Month: November 2011

Action needed now on Alzheimer’s

By JON BARTHOLOMEW Every 69 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease. Currently there are an estimated 5.4 million Americans with Alzheimer’s, which could grow to 16 million by 2050. In Oregon, about 76,000...

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911 fee

To the Editor: Over twenty years ago, the Oregon Legislature started a 75 cent per month tax on telephone service to pay for the newly created 9-1-1 emergency telephone service.  Twenty years ago the 75 cent tax was enough to...

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Local businesses help fill shelves

To the Editor: On behalf of the Keizer Community Food Bank (KCFB), I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to Ed Roberts and the Nightmare Factory crew at the Oregon School for the Deaf for adding 1,500 pounds of food to the...

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Celt duo headed to state XC meet

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes It’s been a season of firsts for McNary High School’s cross country teams. It was the first time the girls had two team members, senior Ashley Burger and junior Courtney Repp, named to the...

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