WL small business center opens

WL small business center opens

Center offers a variety of services, amenities to business owners As West Linn’s Community...

With future in the air, Stafford board works to get the vote out

With future in the air, Stafford board works to get the vote out

Final informational town hall meeting set for Saturday As the clock ticks before an...

Slowing down

Slowing down

A move to the Stafford area gave Jane Comer a new appreciation of the rural lifestyle Jane...

City waives farmer's market fees

City waives farmer's market fees

Looks to re-evaluate future involvement with market The West Linn Farmer’s Market benefits...

'Nobody has to be left alone'

'Nobody has to be left alone'

When tragedy strikes, local volunteers coordinate with emergency responders to provide 'emotional...

To build or preserve?

To build or preserve?

Residents concerned about potential Upper Midhill development When Scot Chandler and his family...

Online schools grow in popularity

Online schools grow in popularity

Some educators worry about how students learn and their opportunities to socialize with peers...

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Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville Police School Resource Officer Patrick Finn (left) and West Linn Police SRO Alistair Bunch (right) are working together to better serve students in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District. They stand here outside the district office building on Stafford Road with Deputy Superintendent Jane Stickney.
October 02, 2014

WL-WV schools welcome new resource officers

by Kate Hoots
Officer Alistair Bunch will serve in West Linn schools, with Officer Pat Finn filling the role in Wilsonville The kids of West Linn and Wilsonville aren’t the only ones who headed back to school…
October 02, 2014

Council discusses tax on future marijuana sales

by Patrick Malee
Preemptive tax would go into effect if state measure to legalize recreational use passes in November Following in the footsteps of cities like Wilsonville and Tigard, the West Linn City Council…
October 02, 2014

Input sought for arch bridge project

by The Tidings
City holding both in-person and online open houses in search of feedback It’s open house season in West Linn, as two different forums on the arch bridge-Bolton planning project are set to run…
MANN
October 02, 2014

Theft investigation leads WL police to drug cache

by Patrick Malee
When West Linn police officers raided a Portland home in the early morning hours of Sept. 23, they weren’t expecting a drug bust. The police search warrant team had arrived at the home on the…
FRANK
October 02, 2014

Frank elected to League of Oregon Cities board of directors

by The Tidings
West Linn City Councilor Thomas Frank was voted unanimously to the League of Oregon Cities Board of Directors on Sept. 27 during the 89th annual conference in Eugene. The League of Oregon Cities…
October 02, 2014

Police Log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents: THEFTS 9/21 2:50 p.m. A cell…
October 02, 2014

County Public Health a nationally 'high-performing' department

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County Public Health, a division of the Department of Health, Housing and Human Services, has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. The…
October 02, 2014

Discover cool websites at the library

by Cheryl Hill
Here at the West Linn Public Library we get a wide variety of questions ranging from “Where can I find this book?” to “How do I make a baked potato in the microwave?” In the course of helping…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Oregon lawmakers are trying to figure out ways to pay for repairs to existing highways and bridges as gas tax funds dwindle.
October 02, 2014

State road funding is stuck in traffic

by Peter Wong
Lawmakers wrangle barriers to paying for highway, bridge work Oregon lawmakers next year will face renewed questions about how to pay for maintaining roads and moving people and goods. But so…
Hernandez
September 29, 2014

Suspected DUII driver had 5-year-old son in car

by The Tidings
A Hillsboro man was arrested in West Linn on Sunday night on suspicion of attempting to elude police officers, DUII and other charges. Jesus Hernandez, 24, was apprehended by Oregon State Police…

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Sep 29, 2014

Officials find some unity in concerns

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County maintains more miles of roads than any other county in Oregon, and Commissioner Jim Bernard was among the elected officials last week who warned that the situation is reaching a…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left to right, Heather MacLaren, Lyla Shukur, Aislinn McCarthy, Molly Jenne, Heidi MacLaren, Julia Winkle and Patti Obana posed in front of the Little Free Library Sunday morning.
Sep 25, 2014

Girl Scout troop opens 'Little Free Library'

by The Tidings
The library outside Safeway operates under 'Take a book, leave a book' theme As they work toward earning their Bronze Award — the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve — five girls of…
Sep 25, 2014

Get ready to celebrate the freedom to read

by Elaine Spence
West Linn young people have started a new academic year. In some schools, locally and across the country, classics such as “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “The Catcher in the Rye” and “To…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Ian Davidson has been a happy commuter ever since he traded in his car for a kayak. He highly recommends it.
Sep 25, 2014

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

by Cliff Newell
LO intern Ian Davidson avoids rush-hour snarls by crossing the Willamette River in his kayak Commuting to work by car can be a real drag, especially when it involves navigating the…
Sep 25, 2014

Police Log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents: THEFTS 9/13 6:59 p.m. A…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Oregon Food Bank volunteer Lynn Shaker helps sort apples for donation boxes. Groups and individuals as young as six can sign up for two-hour shifts at the food bank, doing everything from sorting and repacking to leading gardening or cooking classes.
Sep 25, 2014

A new recipe to fight hunger

by Jennifer Anderson
Oregon Food Bank pushes for education, more fresh produce Susannah Morgan marvels at the shiny purple eggplants that hang on the vine, the bright rows of rainbow chard, beets, tomatoes and pole…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF CLEAN WATER SERVICES - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, county Chair Andy Duyck and other officials toured Hagg Lake and Scoggins Dam in May. The dam could be in line for safety improvements if Congress acts on funding.
Sep 25, 2014

Scoggins Dam safety teeters on politics

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County officials are hopeful that funds will come The tide appears to be turning for Scoggins Dam, an earthquake-vulnerable structure that contains the Henry Hagg Lake reservoir near…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
MANN
Sep 24, 2014

WL police seize heroin, other drugs in raid of Portland home

by Patrick Malee
Raid was part of theft investigation dating back to August When West Linn police officers raided a Portland home early Tuesday morning, they weren't expecting a drug bust. The police search…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bruce Holloway, Washington Incident Management Team Commander, updates reporters on the 36 Pit Fire Wednesday morning.
Sep 18, 2014

Rain brings good news for firefighters

by Isabel Gautschi
36 Pit Fire now 30 percent contained Firefighters are taking advantage of the rain, lighter wind and cooler temperatures to make progress toward containing the 36 Pit Fire burning on 4,104 acres…



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