Day: December 9, 2011

Stop, drop and wait

It is time for the Keizer Fire District and Marion County Fire District #1 to stop their bickering, take a breather and plan for a future that few want to acknowledge. The back and forth between the two fire districts,...

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When holidays are not so jolly

By JAN DuPONT, LCSW “Happy holidays!”  You hear it everywhere around you.  Christmas lights, Christmas music, and holiday shoppers fill your senses.  For some the season is “merry and bright,” but for those that are grieving,...

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Gingrich and his box of matches

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS As a Republican congressman, Newt Gingrich filed ethics charges that led Democratic House Speaker Jim Wright to resign in 1989. Later, the House elected Gingrich speaker. Then, in 1998, Gingrich resigned...

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Guide misses reason for holiday

To the Editor:  I received the Keizertimes 2011 Holiday Gift and Event Guide recently in the mail. In spite of a wide variety of events for young and old, the Holiday Guide was missing something key. There were teas and photos...

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