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Graneto returns to McNary

Jordan Graneto has spent a lot of time in the gym at McNary High School over the course of his life. As a former Celtic player, Graneto led McNary to back-to-back Greater Valley Conference Championships back in 2008 and 2009.  In 2016, Graneto came back to the McNary program to[Read More…]

Celts get much needed win over Sprague

Annie Leigh Besa looks to score after receiving the ball in the post. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) McNary forward Rebekah Grimmer drives by her defender on the baseline in McNary’s 51-28 victory over Sprague. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) The McNary girls basketball team came into their contest . . . You have reached content[Read More…]

Help shape public policy on alcohol consumption

Marion County Health and Human Services is looking to redefine local norms when it comes to alcohol consumption. Two public input sessions are set for next week. (File) A nearly year-long effort by the Marion County Health and Human Service Department (HHS) is reaching its next phase with two opportunities for[Read More…]

Chemeketa narrows president search

Chemeketa Community College is hosting a series of community forums with the five finalists in its pursuit of a new college president.  Community forums with each prospectswill take place on the Chemeketa campus Building 2, Room 170 Feb. 25 through March 1 from 4 to 5 p.m.  Candidates and there[Read More…]

I-5 Crossing at Columbia River

To the Editor: Presently, there isn’t enough money available to replace the aging I-5 bridge in the manner currently envisioned. But there still might be a way to build the badly needed replacement by constructing a new crossing in stages.  Phase one: Build a northbound span. Include an emergency access lane. Phase[Read More…]

Senior park rents out of control

To the Editor: Well, they’ve done it this time. This mobile park and many others have been bought by two different investor groups from California. All of us have been seething over the rent increases in the last several years. Over the last three years our space rent has been increased a[Read More…]

The ‘fakes first’ media

By L. BRENT BOZELL III AND TIM GRAHAM The left would expect mere mortals to understand that as opposed to them, the left rises above the rumormongering and misinformation of social media. As with so much else regarding the left, that’s nonsense. It cuts, pastes and amplifies the unsubstantiated ardor[Read More…]

The emergency? Triviality of politics

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi learned that President Trump would declare a national emergency to shift around money to finance his border wall, her denunciation was predictable. But her way of expressing outrage was not. The issue she used to make her point was important on many levels. Observing the[Read More…]

Speaking lies and untruths in D.C.

One of the earliest life lessons I learned was that, if fear and self-loathing were to be avoided, it was best to tell the truth the first time any delicate subject was broached. The matter of not telling the truth, however, seems to be frequent in far too many human exchanges[Read More…]

Volunteers, youth liaisons sought for advisory roles

The city of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve on the following committees: • Keizer Points of Interest Committee. The committee was established to identify, authenticate and memorialize sites of interest located in the Keizer area. Sites to be identified may be of the historical, geographical,[Read More…]