Author: Lyndon Zaitz

The kids are watching

I don’t understand discrimination, racism or prejudice. I know what the words mean, it’s just that I can’t wrap my head around the people who harbor such views. As human beings we all have our biases, we generally are...

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Fostering hope

Six hundred people out of a total of 333,000 doesn’t seem like a lot—actually, it seems like a puny amount, until you realize it is the number of foster kids in all of Marion County. That relatively small number takes on major...

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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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