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OPINION Nov. 13
How to protect migrating animals
Jim Akenson is senior conservation director with the Oregon Hunters Association. Lori McKinnon is president of Coastal Farm & Ranch. They wrote to the paper to encourage people to invest in conservation efforts, more specifically, habitat connectivity.
COMMUNITY Nov. 13
Salem PD needs help with 2020 toy drive
The Salem Police Department is hosting the 34th Annual Salem Police Toy Drive and is encouraging everyone to help out in any way they can. They are looking for new and unwrapped toys for kids up to 14 to be donated. Wrapping paper, tape and other materials are also appreciated.
FreeNEWS Nov. 13
Governor Kate Brown announces statewide two-week freeze to stop rapid spread of COVID-19
The new measures take effect Wednesday, Nov. 18, in all Oregon counties
NEWS Nov. 13
Rent burdens on tap for city council
Keizer was designated as a rent burdened city in 2019. On Monday, Nov. 16, the Keizer City Council will host a public hearing on how to solve the problem.
COMMUNITY Nov. 13
New agent at Keizer realty office
Alexandria Sanchez has joined the Keizer Bledsoe Santana Team Realty office.
OPINION Nov. 13
LETTER: Loss of levy vote for MCFD1 will hurt
Fire Chief Kyle McMann writes to readers to explain what the failure of the local levy will do to Marion County Fire District #1 emergency services.
NEWS Nov. 13
Residents take softer tone after changes
After changes were made to the value statement during the city council work session on Monday, Nov. 9, the residents who came for public testimony were much more gracious to the council than in their comments than in previous meetings.
NEWS Nov. 13
K. Juran wins council seat
At time of press last week it was too close to call the race between Kyle Juran and Michele Roland-Schwartz. It has since been called for Juran, who says his goal is to listen to the people in the community.
NEWS Nov. 13
NAACP president tells council it can aim higher
The city council invited the Salem-area NAACP president, Benny Williams, to speak before the council and shed light on what a formal condemnation of white supremacy would mean. Williams urged the council to be leaders and stop comparing this statement to what other government entities have written.
FreeCORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK Nov. 13
Pandemic pause in effect until Nov. 25
Due to rising COVID cases, parts of Oregon, including Marion County, entered a two-week pause in its phased reopening Wednesday, Nov. 11. See article for new restrictions and response from The Marion County Board of Commissioners.
NEWS Nov. 13
A bold new direction: City values draft to include condemnation of white supremacy
The Keizer City Council included a condemnation of white supremacy and recognition of the Kalapuya Tribe members that once inhabited the land the city now occupies at their work session on the value statement on Monday, Nov. 9.
NEWS Nov. 12
Police calls Nov. 1 to Nov. 9
SPORTS Nov. 12
Top 20 Volcanoes players of all time: #10 Adam Duvall
Duvall has played in the big leagues for seven seasons and made the National League (NL) All-Star team in 2016.
SPORTS Nov. 12
Doutt heading to Southern Virginia
Leah Doutt has been participating in workouts with the McNary girls’ basketball team over the offseason. However, with the season in jeopardy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Doutt has elected to graduate this month, join the Southern Virginia team in December and begin her college studies in January.
COMMUNITY Nov. 12
Keizer library lends a helping hand to Idanha
The Keizer Community Library donated more than 30 children's books to Idanha.
SCHOOLS Nov. 11
School board will add student advisor
The Salem Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Board of Directors voted to add a student advisor to the school board, accepted a proclamation to recognize the month of November as Native American Heritage Month, and elected two community members to serve on the budget committee during a virtual board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
BOOK REVIEW Nov. 11
REVIEW: "The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War" by John "Chick" Donohue & J.T. Molloy
Terri Schlichenmeyer is based in Wisconsin and reviews books for the Keizertimes and other publications.
City Council Nov. 11
Keizer City Council Agenda
CITY OF KEIZER MISSION STATEMENT: KEEP CITY GOVERNMENT COSTS AND SERVICES TO A MINIMUM BY PROVIDING CITY SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN A COORDINATED, EFFICIENT AND LEAST COST FASHION
SCHOOLS Nov. 10
With one week left in quarter, half of Salem-Keizer high school students failing at least one class
The data is the latest sign that online classes have failed to reach a significant number of students in Oregon’s second-largest district, despite expanded outreach efforts.
OPINION Nov. 9
Enola Holmes provides fresh take to Sherlock story
T.J. Reid frequently reviews original movies and tv shows for the Keizertimes. This week he looked at Netflix's Enola Holmes, which he concludes is worth the watch.
OPINION Nov. 9
Keizer values
Keizertimes publisher Lyndon Zaitz urges the Keizer City Council to pass a value statement sooner rather than later.
COMMUNITY Nov. 9
New Keizer officers take oath of office
Officers Tim Hein, Cody Stupfel and Trenton Webb were sworn in to the Keizer Police Department Monday, Nov. 2.

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