Month: June 2017

You can’t force people

The goal of identifying Keizer as a welcoming, safe and inclusive city is one that can be embraced by all citizens. The plea from a small group of Keizer residents that went before the city council was for a Inclusivity...

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Fees

To the Editor: This is in regard to the city council imposing a free for additional money for police and parks in Keizer. After watching Police Chief  John Teague’s presentation at the special city council meeting, I am inclined...

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Why some people are unwelcome 

To the Editor: In the letter sent by “Concerned friends” to the Keizer mayor, most readers will notice a gaping hole in the “friends” argument for making Keizer a “welcoming and inclusive city.” “Inclusive” is a current buzzword...

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Time for a good buddy tale

By DEBRA SAUNDERS Americans needed a good buddy movie after a deranged gunman targeted Republicans practicing for a bipartisan ballgame to raise money for charities last week. The attack left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise,...

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New tactics needed in Afghan war

By GENE H. McINTYRE After 15 years of trying the same strategies and tactics to defeat the Taliban, would it not seem high time that something new is tried? Reference is made to our ongoing, apparently interminable...

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