Day: December 26, 2017

“Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America” by Emily Dufton

“Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America” by Emily Dufton c.2017, Basic Books $28.00 / $36.50 Canada 312 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Is the grass greener on the other side of the fence? It doesn’t seem to be. Your side looks just fine, healthy, and filled with weed. There’ll be no poison on that, though; weed is exactly what you want there and in the new book “Grass Roots” by Emily Dufton, you see how, historically, that’s been a good thing and it’s been bad. Had you lived in Jamestown 400 years ago,...

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Celtics go 2-2 at Capitol City Classic

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—McNary simply ran out of gas, falling to Sprague 58-43 on Friday, Dec. 22 in its final game of the Capitol City Classic at Willamette University. “I just literally think that the gas tank was below empty,” Celtics head coach Ryan Kirch said. “And they’re frustrated and disappointed because it’s a rival. They just played so hard for four games. You could see out there that they could barely just run and get up and down the floor on the college court. They’re not excuses but the guys just ran out of gas....

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McNary wrestlers going to Reno, Nev.

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary had four wrestlers place in the top three at the Liberty Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 16 in Hillsboro. At 106 pounds, freshman Grady Burrows took second, winning his first three matches by pin fall. He then earned a technical fall in the semifinals before getting pinned by Cael Morrison, of Dallas, in the first place match. Enrique Vincent cruised through his first three matches at 132 pounds, winning the first two by pin fall and then the third by major decision. However, after losing 5-3 to North Marion’s Russel Stigall in the...

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