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Oct 19 2020 thru Oct 25 2020

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NEWS October 24
Keizer MD, dentist on shifting to telehealth
Telemedicine has revolutionized healthcare for local MD. Dentists, on the other hand, have some catching up to do.
OPINION October 24
LETTER: Support for Kim Thatcher
You, too, can submit a letter to the editor by emailing [email protected]
COMMUNITY October 24
Major bummer: Band leadership takes on new look during pandemic
Instead of experiencing the capstone of their high school careers, would be drum majors Grace Melting and Jaeden Bell have been disappointed with the lack of marching band.
OPINION October 24
LETTER: Support for Laura Reid
You, too, can submit a letter to the editor by emailing [email protected]
SCHOOLS October 24
MHS library reopens, sort of
Students can now request books on the McNary website to read physically, online and listen to for free. Students with any questions can email McNary librarian Jeanne Woodley at [email protected]
OPINION October 24
LETTER: Support for Bill Post
You, too, can submit a letter to the editor by emailing [email protected]
COMMUNITY October 24
Engagement
Keizertimes sends best wishes to Community Reporter Lauren Murphy on her recent engagement to Nick McQuade. You, too, can send an engagement announcement to the paper by emailing [email protected]
COMMUNITY October 23
MCFD1 needs bond approval to avoid gutting budget
The Marion County Fire District #1 (MCFD1) board of directors passed a resolution asking voters to renew the local option levy for emergency services during the November 3 general election.
OPINION October 23
LETTER: Support for Dylan Juran
You, too, can submit a letter to the editor by emailing [email protected]
COMMUNITY October 23
Free shredding offered
FreeCOMMUNITY October 23
Keizertimes earns haul in ad contest
Keizertimes won 17 awards including eight first place honors, in the 2020 Better Ad Ideas contest judged by other state newspaper associations. Sixteen of the awards were won by Keizertimes production manager and graphic designer, Andrew Jackson.
NEWS October 23
Herrera elected first Latino to League of Cities board
Keizer City Councilor Roland Herrera became the first Latinx member of the League of Oregon Cities (LOC) during its recent elections for the board of directors.
OPINION October 23
LETTER: Support for Laura Reid
You, too, can submit a letter to the editor by emailing [email protected]
NEWS October 23
On growth: Transport impacts will be costly
New study will inform UGB expansion decisions
FreeVOTE 2020 October 23
VOTING VITALS: Ballot return data, voting information for Oct. 22
Here’s your quick look at how the 2020 general election is going, with daily updates on ballot return information, details on past voting and a collection of stories from the news team at Salem Reporter on this year’s election.
COMMUNITY October 23
KAA winners on display
The monthly themed shows from the Keizer Art Association are now presented virtually on their website at keizerarts.com.
FreeCORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK October 23
KFD using AeroClave to battle COVID-19
Last month, KFD received an AeroClave machine, an automated, no-touch disinfectant machine that promises to eliminate the human error of conventional cleaning methods.
NEWS October 23
Cherriots driver on the pandemic: ‘Anxiety that leads to preparedness then action and response’
In a time when we are told to avoid being in close quarters with people outside of our households, public transportation drivers have seen major changes in their day to day job. Vicki Morris, a driver for Cherriots, talked with the Keizertimes about what it's been like to drive strangers over the last eight months.
NEWS October 22
KFD firefighters share story of wildfire battles
Aaron Pittis and Bill Herring have both been with KFD for nearly 20 years. But neither of them had seen fires in Oregon like the ones they saw last month.
SPORTS October 22
MYB runs out of time against West Portland
Due to the two-hour-and-five-minute duration limit on fall ball games, the Celtics ran out of time to score the winning run from third, causing the game to end in a 6-6 tie.
COMMUNITY October 22
Keizer director, young playwright combine for digital debut
Just in time for Halloween, KHT will be putting on a spooky tale called Let the Right One Burn, written by Maeve Z, which is inspired by Julius Long’s 1934 short story The Pale Man.
SPORTS October 22
Top 20 Volcanoes players of all time: #13 Travis Ishikawa
Ishikawa was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in 2002 and spent two seasons with the Volcanoes.
COMMUNITY October 22
Traffic Court
NEWS October 22
Police calls Oct. 11 - Oct. 18
SPORTS October 22
Top 20 Volcanoes players of all time: #14 Jonathan Sanchez
Sanchez, a left-handed pitcher from Puerto Rico, played in the major leagues for eight seasons. He had a career record of 39-58 with a 4.70 ERA and 796 strikeouts in 786.1 innings.
OPINION October 19
LETTER: Support for Mike DeBlasi
Keizerite Pat Fisher wrote a letter to the editor to express support
OPINION October 19
LETTER: Dylan Juran has tools to add to city council
Keizerite Linda Baker endorses candidate Dylan Juran for Keizer City Council.
OPINION October 19
Endorsement clarification
A clarification about the endorsement editorial written by the Keizertimes editorial board last week. Candidate Ross Day requested a clarification of his stance on LGBTQ+ issues. His response does not change the paper's endorsement of Dylan Juran
COMMUNITY October 19
Mentors wanted: McNary grad founded group to support teens
The group "No Solo Existen" is looking for mentors to help at risk youth connect with a safe adult. To inquire about mentoring opportunities and upcoming meetings, visit the group’s Facebook page, email [email protected] or call Brian Harrison at 971-701-5906.
OPINION October 19
Regarding the bare minimums
Keizertimes Publisher clarifies the "bare minimum" comment in the Oct. 9 endorsement editorial.
COMMUNITY October 19
Starting from scraps: Quilters rally to spread joy amid tragedy
Keizerite Diane Bowden organized a supply drive to help quilters who had lost everything in the fires. She collected enough supplies to create 100 care packages that she delivered to local quilt shops from Ashland to Jefferson.
OPINION October 19
LETTER: Laura Reid deserves another council terrm
Marlene Parsons serves on the Keizer City Council, Position 3, and endorses Laura Reid.

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