Keizer school vs. Catholic church in case of eminent domain

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The Salem-Keizer School Board is considering using eminent domain to acquire land next to McNary High School in Keizer.

St. Edward Catholic Church owns the vacant lot. But when district officials approached church leadership, they did not want to sell.

Read the original story here. Read the church leaders’ response here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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