Day: April 27, 2018

Bite the bullet

The final amount of the Salem-Keizer School District’s Bond Measure was not grabbed out of thin air. It was not decided on in a vacuum. School bonds are serious business; members of the committee that established the amount...

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Vote YES for our schools

By JONATHAN THOMPSON Stop someone from Keizer on the street and ask them what they love about their town and you will hear things like “small town feel” and “spirit of volunteerism.”  You will also hear Keizerites talk about how...

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May’s special session isn’t needed

Governor Kate Brown has called for a special session of the Oregon Legislature for May 21.  This is due to the signing of Senate Bill 1528. the $244 million increase in business taxes.  Rather than giving this bill (which had...

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Police do much more good than bad

Before the 1960s, though the Cold War had raged unabated since the late 1940s,  the U.S. was a fairly tranquil place to live and thereby generally enjoyed by its people. However, shortly after John F. Kenney’s assassination in...

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