Keizer voters will choose between two candidates for state House District 21 in the general election: the former state rep- resentative, Republican Kevin Mannix, and Democrat Ramiro Navarro.
The race for Oregon Senate District 11 is a campaign of local titans: incumbent Kim Thatcher, the Republican candidate versus Richard Walsh, local attorney and former Keizer city councilor.
Thank You Keizer
By JEFF COWEN As I was counting down my time here at Keizer Fire, the opportunity to pursue retirement became available and timely, and for the District to seek the next Fire Chief. My time in emergency services is 42 years with nearly fifteen years here at KFD. I am[Read More…]
Manufactured home parks: The varied faces of the American Dream
In the late 1960s, Walter and Ruth Robinson purchased an acre or so of property along the lazily-named Big River in rural Missouri. They’d raised four children in the suburbs of St. Louis.The eldest joined the Marines and never made it home from the Vietnam War. Insurance money collected after[Read More…]
Manufactured home parks: Keizer’s sacrifice zones
Since the beginning of the year, Keizertimes has been covering the plights of residents in two of the city’s manufactured home parks. The owner of the parks, Investment Property Group (IPG), based in Irvine, Calif., wants residents of the parks to believe our interest is only in “selling sensational stories,”[Read More…]