Month: March 2015

Anti-vaccination forces hurt all

Rude awakenings, it was once believed, were reserved for other states in our nation.  Now we know from recent events that the one exceptional state, Oregon, is no longer of privileged status as was true in former years.  Our...

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Hillary’s Nixonian path to office

By MICHAEL GERSON   The effective kickoff of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was an act of deck clearing so breathtaking, so brazen, that it remains difficult to process. A former secretary of state summoned reporters to...

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Ted Alan Sharp

Ted Alan Sharp of Keizer lost his battle against cancer Friday, March 20. Sharp was 66. Ted was born in Ontario, Ore. on Aug. 12,1948 to Eugene and Flo Sharp and was raised in New Plymouth, Idaho, graduating from New Plymouth...

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William C. Drakeley Sr.

William C. Drakeley Sr.,101, died Thursday, March 19. He was born October 3, 1913, in Angie, North Dakota, the son of William C. and Sadie P. Jones Drakeley. The family moved to Salem when he was 17 where he graduated from Salem...

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