Category: Letters

KLL board doing good work

To the Editor: The last couple of months there has been controversy concerning Keizer Little League. I have been a supporter, lover of kids and volunteer in this program on and off for more than 50 years. I want you to know that...

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To the dog owners of Keizer

To the Editor: I am an avid dog walker who has spent time, energy and money to train my dog.  We enjoy evening walks and love looking at the different houses and subdivisions of Keizer.  In the year and a half since I got my...

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For undecided voters in Keizer

To the Editor: Imagine a friend comes to you with an opportunity to go in on an investment together. Your friend gives you the background information and makes a convincing, passionate pitch. It’s a bit risky and would require a...

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Vaccine rates not bad at all

To the Editor: Recently, there have been multiple newspaper articles sounding the alarm that Oregon’s vaccine exemption rate for kindergarten students has sharply risen. Is this true, or is there more to the data than people...

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City officials need to protect

To the Editor: Bullets continue to fly across the Willamette River, this time on June 2 into a home on the river and barely missing  the resident. This, after an incident last Sept. 10 when a hail of bullets sent park-goers...

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Keep cats indoors

To the Editor: I read the June 8 letter to the editor (#Justice for Shadow) written by Lori Beyeler.  She let her cat outside and a neighbor trapped it and released it miles away. It is wonderful that she did find her cat.  I...

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Iris Festival 2018

To the Editor: A couple of thoughts about the Iris Festival: First, the new signs are huge improvement over the confusing “Check it Out” banners of the past few years.  And, the parade—gaps and all—is a very good thing.  But,...

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Restore BOLI with Ogden

To the Editor: I think we all agree that we need to restore to the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) the sense of balance between law enforcement and promotion of a healthy business climate. That is why I urge voters of all...

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He left the world a better place

To the Editor: Our Keizer and Salem communities lost a wonderful gentleman on Easter Sunday, April 1. John Jenkins died peacefully at his home in Keizer at age 94, with his wife Regina at his side. John and Regina met and...

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ISIS getting foothold in Sahel

To the Editor: There is talk about ISIS making a comeback in Syria, and President Trump’s talk of simply walking away from the place certainly doesn’t help matters; but, a case can be made that it’s in the African Sahel that the...

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Go kids, go

To the Editor: We have to support the kids. They are eloquent in their speeches, their signs and slogans, and their tenacity. The Second Amendment is not at fault, but things change after 231 years or so. Our Founding Fathers...

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Go kids, go

To the Editor: We have to support the kids. They are eloquent in their speeches, their signs and slogans, and their tenacity. The Second Amendment is not at fault, but things change after 231 years or so. Our Founding Fathers...

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