Author: Lyndon Zaitz

Keizer should join bag ban

The City of Keizer tends to follow the direction of its municipal neighbors. When an issue arises in our city the council invariably asks “What are other cities doing?” We think the Keizer city council should follow other cities...

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What is growth?

Government officials speak of growth a lot. But what does that mean to the residents of Keizer? How are we to define growth? Some say that growth means more jobs within our city borders. Some say growth means expanding our city...

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Shop local and small

Where will you shop this holiday season? Will all of your purchases be made at a major retailer or online? Or, will you endeavor to do some of your holiday shopping at Keizer’s small businesses? What is a small business?...

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We recommend Smith

The Keizertimes recommends Elizabeth Smith for position #5 on the Keizer City Council. A longtime resident of Keizer, Smith, the mother of two grown daughters, has been involved with her community for years. She played a role in...

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Take a moment and vote

Voting turnout is generally much lower during midterm elections than during years with a presidential election. It is not a cliche that every vote counts. There have been very close elections at every level of government....

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