Author: Lyndon Zaitz

County needs to act

For the fourth time since 2000 a driver was killed in an accident at the intersection of Wheatland Road and Brooklake Road just north of Keizer. On Thursday, Sept. 16, Jeff Weathers’ vehicle crashed over the steep embankment on...

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A bird in the hand

There is more than $600,000 in the Keizer park improvement fund gathered from system developmen charges.  The city says most of that money, if not all, is earmarked for the proposed boat ramp at Keizer Rapids Park. The city...

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Strike up the band

On Saturday, Sept. 11, McNary High School band members will spread out across Keizer seeking donations for its programs. When a student in a band uniform comes knocking we hope that most  households will find a little something...

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Music in Keizer

There is a lot of music in Keizer.  The Keizer Community Stage Band has grown into an excellent and passionate group of musicians. The music programs at the high school and middle schools are envied by other schools.  Local...

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The legacy of Richard Walsh

Richard Walsh’s announcement that he will not seek election to a third full term this year has been met with sadness. Walsh has been one of the workhorses of the city council over the past 10 years.  His fingerprints are on some...

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