Koho back home, on the mend

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Dennis Koho knew he needed to lose some weight and to slow down a bit. He wasn’t anticipating both to suddenly happen due to a heart attack. Yet that’s just what happened to the attorney who is also president of the Keizer City Council. Dennis had a heart attack on Feb. 6 and finally started turning the corner a week later. He was released from Salem Hospital on March 10. Dennis and wife Lori paid the Keizertimes a visit Monday morning after a follow-up visit with his doctor. The next stop was to the Koho and Beatty law office on River Road that Dennis owns. “I think I understand I need to slow down some,” Dennis said. “I’m probably involved in too many things at once, at too intense of a level. I will have to dial that back some. That will be frustrating. That will be difficult as well. Someone pointed out a while back every organization I’ve been involved with I have become president of. To not do that will be difficult for me, I suspect. I just want to be able to get back to my office and practice law competently. My partner and others will watch what I’m doing.” Dennis plans to return to the city council at some point to fill out the rest of his term. Dennis...

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