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Agenda for Keizer City Council work session

Agenda for Keizer City Council work session

Monday, April 11 at 6 p.m.

More faces to be sold for mural

More faces to be sold for mural

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes All that was needed was an auctioneer. Motions were made at a fast and furious rate during the March 22 Keizer Public Arts Commission (KPAC) meeting in regard to faces on the upcoming public mural, scheduled to be installed this summer on the north wall at Town & Country […]

Anti-Muslim rhetoric profits the enemy

Anti-Muslim rhetoric profits the enemy

By MICHAEL GERSON  After the Brussels murders, and the Paris murders, and the San Bernardino murders and dozens of previous, tragic iterations of innocent blood on the sidewalk, the two leading Republican candidates for president propose to finally get tough on terrorism. In Ted Cruz’s view, America is “voluntarily surrendering to the enemy to show […]

Would The Donald govern like Arnold?

Would The Donald govern like Arnold?

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS They’re both iconic figures in American culture who are known by their first names. California’s former governor is Arnold. The GOP presidential front-runner is The Donald. We Californians who lived through Arnold’s two terms in the governor’s office have watched The Donald’s presidential campaign unfold with a sense of deja vu. […]

Build a WinCo here and we will come

Build a WinCo here and we will come

To the Editor: My husband and I just read the “One Grocery Store” article in the Keizertimes of March 18. I am 70 years old and my husband is 89 years old. I have lived in Keizer since 1970. When we first moved to Keizer, Orcutts was open, and we shopped there without regard to […]

Seeking sanity from sea of hyperbole

Seeking sanity from sea of hyperbole

I’ve a hunch in this season of political campaigning, that many an American seeks sanity from the storm of hyperbole that’s out there every day now.  A lot of concern has to do with the rather open-ended, undefined or sketchy, difficult-to-imagine-coming-to-fruition promises that some of those who want to be president are throwing out there […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, April 4

Second homeless meeting in Keizer on March 29

Second homeless meeting in Keizer on March 29

The new Mid-Willamette Homeless Initiative needed a new home. The first meeting of the task force last month was held in a meeting room at the Salem Public Library, but a crowd of more than 100 people filled the room beyond capacity. As such, the second meeting will be held next Tuesday, March 29 in […]

Hop around town for egg hunts, Easter services

Hop around town for egg hunts, Easter services

If you are looking for Easter services or egg hunts this weekend, there is no shortage of options. Here are a few of the events around town and the region: • Egg hunt at Bauman Farm, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arrive any time and jump in line to seek out 12 eggs and collect […]

Suspects identified in Goodpaster shooting

Suspects identified in Goodpaster shooting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Some surprising information came out recently regarding the Jerrid Goodpaster homicide at Keizer Station. Among those surprised? His father, Eric Goodpaster. Jerrid, 28, was fatally shot in a Keizer Station parking lot near Starbucks on Valentine’s Day evening. No arrests have been made yet, but detectives with the Keizer […]

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