Day: February 12, 2018

Hooper, Vaughn place third, fifth in 500 free at GVC Championships

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes MCMINNVILLE—Kyle Hooper wanted to get on the podium and make a statement for the McNary swim team at the Greater Valley Conference Championships. With the help of his teammates, he got there, finishing third in the 500-yard freestyle and fourth in the 200 individual medley Saturday, Feb. 10 at the McMinnville Aquatic Center. “When I saw five or six people standing at the end cheering me and Harrison (Vaughn) on, it shows that our team cares about us and they want us to succeed,” Hooper said. “When it matters they really show it...

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Mandatory reporting changes head to Legislature

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A Oregon Senate bill submitted to the 79th Oregon Legislature that would modify Oregon’s mandatory reporting rules was set to be considered at the committee level this week. The bill, SB 1540, amends the state’s rules to define reportable offenses as sexual contact or intercourse as those in which lacked consent – or the victim had the inability to provide consent  – for teens and young adults between the ages of 14 and 21, if one of the parties is more than three years older, or if there is reasonable cause to...

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