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Sep 21 2020 thru Sep 27 2020

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En Español Sep. 25
Información del votante para lectores españoles
Los residentes de Keizer tendrán la oportunidad de elegir a los miembros del ayuntamiento de Keizer el martes, 3 de noviembre.
COMMUNITY Sep. 25
Netflix's High Score uses a cheat code
TJ Reid reviews original shows and movies for the Keizertimes. This week he looked at Netflix's High Score, which he deemed a good supplemental history of the video game industry.
NEWS Sep. 25
Commission weighs in on statewide dev. proposals
The Keizer Planing commission was asked for its thoughts on efficiency measures that might require smaller lot sizes, a reduction of parking requirements and how to adjust standards to encourage a wider variety of housing. On all three questions, commissioners were open to discussions, but expressed concerns over unexpected consequences.
FreeCOMMUNITY Sep. 25
KAA celebrates Colors of Autumn
Keizer Art Association’s virtual show in October is Colors of Autumn. The association’s website will feature beautiful colors of the fall season. Entries of any medium depicting the colors of autumn may be entered. Children ages 4 – 14 are encouraged to enter this show.
COMMUNITY Sep. 25
Saving more than just the children
Child sex trafficking has been thrust into the spot light with #SaveOurChildren, but awareness started long before the hashtag was trending. The Center for Hope and Safety, in Salem, says spreading resources and information for trafficking victims is more helpful.
FreeCORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK Sep. 25
New COVID outbreak at Keizer Station
Panda Express reports five COVID-19 cases in latest weekly update from Oregon Health Authority.
NEWS Sep. 25
The many paths to greater inclusivity
An inclusivity resolution is one way Keizer could demonstrate its commitment to providing an equitable atmosphere for all Keizer residents, but cities throughout Oregon and the nation have found unique ways to work toward equal justice and opportunity. These are a few of the ones Keizertimes found.
FreeSCHOOLS Sep. 25
Survey: How was the first week of school?
Help us report on back-to-school with distance learning by taking our quick survey.
NEWS Sep. 25
Following the money in local politics
With slightly more than a month left before voters choose their next elected leaders, Keizertimes took a look at local candidates’ campaign finance activity to see which ones are leading in the money race.
NEWS Sep. 25
Council talks inclusion Sept. 28
The Keizer City Council plans to talk about its efforts toward greater inclusivity at a work session Monday, Sept. 28. There will be limited public testimony will be permitted toward the end of the meeting and that feedback will be used in a follow-up work session planned for October.
SPORTS Sep. 24
Top 20 Volcanoes players of all time: #18 Bryan Reynolds
Bryan Reynolds, a switch-hitting outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, comes in at #18 on the Keizertimes list of the 20 greatest Volcanoes players of all time.
NEWS Sep. 24
Police calls September 13 - September 20
NEWS Sep. 24
Traffic Court
SPORTS Sep. 24
Top 20 Volcanoes players of all time: #19 Clay Hensley
Coming in at #19 of the Keizertimes list greatest of greatest Volcanoes of all time is Clay Hensley. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound, right-handed pitcher played in the Major Leagues for seven seasons with three different teams, ending his career with a 28-34 record and an ERA of 4.00.
COMMUNITY Sep. 24
McNary grad debuts Salem LEGO shop
Brick in the Wall, an interactive, LEGO-themed shop started by Alex deMeurers, will have its grand opening on Friday, Sept. 25. The store is located at 3838 Commercial Street S.E., in Salem.
SCHOOLS Sep. 23
SKPS board runs 4.5-hour marathon meeting
While the Salem-Keizer School Board addressed many items in their four-and-a-half hour meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22 — such as the numerous technology issues with comprehensive distance learning (CDL) and Superintendent Christy Perry being named Oregon Superintendent of the Year — they couldn’t escape the flood of criticism that once again took place during public testimony.
BOOK REVIEW Sep. 21
BOOK REVIEW “My Own Words” by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams
Terri Schlichenmeyer is based in Wisconsin and reviews books for the Keizertimes and other publications.

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