KCCA Board of Directors faces July 7 recall

KCCA Board of Directors faces July 7 recall

Residents will decide who stays and who goes among four members King City Civic Association...

KCCA Administrator J. Pat Moore leaves June 5

KCCA Administrator J. Pat Moore leaves June 5

His departure after six years is based on 'mutual agreement' J. Pat Moore’s six-year tenure...

Saavy senior wants to warn others about IRS scam showing up in inboxes

Saavy senior wants to warn others about IRS scam showing up in inboxes

Retired tax preparer Wanda Barcomb knows enough not to fall for it but others might not Wanda...

Patriotism is on parade at Crescent Grove Cemetery on Memorial Day

Patriotism is on parade at Crescent Grove Cemetery on Memorial Day

Tigard American Legion Post 158 honors veterans of all wars again The crowd gathered at Crescent...

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BARBARA SHERMAN - In a four-way handshake following the announcement that all four KCCA members were retained, audience members congratulate Mike Whitmarsh (left) and Denny Gelfand (second from left).
July 30, 2015

KCCA residents practice 'democracy in action' during recall…

by Barbara Sherman
They reject recall of four board members by 3-to-1 ratio About 400 civic-minded King City Civic Association residents showed up at the Clubhouse on July 7 to participate in a recall election of…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Beth Freeman, who is already a teacher and faculty advisor at Portland State University and runs her own consulting business, is the new part-time King City Civic Association administrator, replacing J. Pat Moore.
July 30, 2015

New KCCA administrator's first day was day before recall…

by Barbara Sherman
Chance connection leads Beth Freeman to her new position in King City Kismet is the only word to describe how new King City Civic Association Administrator Beth Freeman came to the job. The…
July 30, 2015

Medical marijuana dispensary is coming to King City area

by Barbara Sherman
New owners plan for former Lil Brick Deli site to be open for business by October A new medical marijuana dispensary will be opening this fall in the former Lil Brick Deli location on Pacific…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue King City Station 35 Capt. Troy Spisla (left) prepares to ride with firefighter Grant Slagle in the fire district's 'Code 3 golf cart' in the King City Civic Association Fourth of July golf cart parade.
July 30, 2015

TVF&R King City Station 35 captain leaves after nine years

by Barbara Sherman
Troy Spisla is moving to Station 60 on Northwest Cornell Road Aug. 1 will be both a sad and happy day for Troy Spisla, who has been captain of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Station 35 in King…
July 30, 2015

Suzan Turley leaves King City and resigns from City Council

by Barbara Sherman
Longtime city councilor sells her home and can't find an apartment within the city limits King City City Councilor Suzan Turley resigned from the position July 1, saying in an email to the mayor…
BARBARA SHERMAN - A crew from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue King City Station 35 leads off the Edgewater on the Tualatin Fourth of July Parade, with the crew later handing out stickers to kids.
July 30, 2015

TVF&R chief presents annual report to the King City City Council

by Barbara Sherman
Mike Duyck brings council members up to speed on fire district statistics Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Chief Mike Duyck brought the King City City Council up to speed at its July 15 meeting on…
July 30, 2015

King City's garbage rates are going up slightly

by Barbara Sherman
Pride Disposal has raised rates in Tigard, and now King City's are increasing too King City residents will see a small rate increase in their Pride Disposal Company bills as Summerfield…
July 30, 2015

King City council decides to adopt rules for its conduct

by Barbara Sherman
'Issue has never come up before,' one councilor says King City councilors have been put on notice to be on their best behavior going forward after they voted 5 to 0 at the July 1 meeting to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Moving Wall visits Camden, Tenn., in 2011.
July 20, 2015

Milwaukie parade to honor Vietnam service, Moving Memorial Wall

by Raymond Rendleman
On Saturday, July 25, American Legion Post 180 and the Milwaukie Rotary Club will help organize the city of Milwaukie’s Honoring Military Service & Sacrifice Parade that coincides with the 50th…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Sandy Brewer, chairwoman of the Summerfield Women's Golf Club's annual Charity Auction, sits with a few of the items that have been donated for the auction, which will be held in the Summerfield Clubhouse and is open to the public.
June 25, 2015

Summerfield charity auction to benefit two local organizations

by Barbara Sherman
Everyone is invited to Summerfield Clubhouse for silent auction July 11 that will benefit the Caring Closet and Washington County Domestic Violence Resource Center Over the past several years,…

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Jun 25, 2015

King City council OKs 2015-16 budget after disagreement

by Barbara Sherman
One of the councilors complains that the council did not vet the budget enough, but he is overridden The King City City Council on June 3 adopted the 2015-16 budget, which has a general fund…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) (right) chats with Jeff Grossman following his talk before the Southwest Corridor Republican Club in the King City Clubhouse on May 27.
Jun 25, 2015

John Davis visits King City Republicans on May 27

by Barbara Sherman
District 26 state representative tells group that with Democrat majority, it's a 'tough session' Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) brought a hard-charging message about a dysfunctional Legislature…