Day: January 21, 2011

The public’s opinion

Abraham Lincoln used to say “With public opinion on its side, nothing can fail.”  Wise words then and wise words now. They are words that every government official should take to heart.  In its pledge to do more listening to the...

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Baker made drama cool

An era will come to a close  when McNary High School’s current musical production of “Hairspray” ends on January 29. It marks the last production to be directed by long-time theatre arts instructor Linda Baker, who will return...

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Thanks to unknown donor of flag

To the Editor: The Keizer Heritage Foundation would like to thank the anonymous, generous person who noticed that our U.S. flag, in front of “The Old School” on Chemawa Road, next to City Hall, was on its last legs. He said his...

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It’s feathered, not ratted

McNary drama students (from left) Alex Noble, Luke Smith, and Allison Reid take part in dress rehearsals for Hairspray, which opened this week at the High School. Weekend performances include 7 p.m. curtain times on Friday and...

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Band needs help with festival funds

To the Editor: To the citizens of Keizer: The McNary High School Band has been invited to participate in the Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim, CA in May. Along with the excitement of the invitation is the cost of travel, fees...

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