Month: August 2011

No child left behind

By ALLEN PRELL Expect students to study harder, when teachers  are willing to teach harder. Our expectations from students, young and old, has changed over time. So has the expectations from the employers in today’s hard...

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Maine Ave. residents treated badly

To the Editor: I have lived on Maine Avenue. for almost fifty years and keep wondering why the residents of our street are treated so badly by the city. Over the years, we have established a street lighting district and some of...

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Visitors Center

To the Editor: Keizer has higher priorities than a Visitors Center at Keizer Station. No,no, no,  a thousand times no. A visitors center at Keizer Station does no good for the River Road businesses that are the heart of our...

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Dreams are never too big to fail

By ERIC A. HOWALD Been thinking about dreams. Big ones: about a box full of my book arriving at the doorstep fresh from the printer still smelling of the press and ink, my name on the cover. The big “A.” the culmination of a...

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