Author: Lyndon Zaitz

Get ready for visitors

In two weeks hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts will descend on Keizer. Good Vibrations Motorcycle Rally’s event headquarters will be at Keizer Renaissance Inn while most of the rally events will be held at Salem’s Riverfront...

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Shakedown

One would hope Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican congressman from Texas, was an outlier last week when he spoke about a $20 billion fund set up by BP  at the president’s behest to compensate those affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil...

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Just the facts

In the news business, the outlet that gets the news out first wins.  If this television station scoops that station by 10 minutes; or, that newspaper beats that radio station, it means more viewers/readers and certainly bragging...

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Public input on budget

The Keizer City Council and the Budget Committee have some tough decisions to make as the city’s annual budget is planned for 2010-11. Just as tough as making the budget numbers work will be facing concerned, even angry,...

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Earth Day at 40

The 40th Earth Day was observed on Thursday, April 22. The concern about pollution and the environment begat Earth Day and eventually the creation of the  Environmental Protection Agency under President Nixon in 1970. Global...

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