Black Girl in Suburbia

Black Girl in Suburbia

WL native documents life as a minority in the suburbs Shortly after Melissa Lowery graduated from...

Volunteers sought for Saturday McLean Park cleanup

Volunteers sought for Saturday McLean Park cleanup

Friends of McLean Park and House is looking for volunteers to help spread mulch, weed, replant...

Paying it forward

Paying it forward

WL resident celebrates birthday with 41 acts of kindness April Krubel was shopping at Washington...

Prize-winning art on display

Prize-winning art on display

The award-winning work of young West Linn artists is now on display at the West Linn Public...

Calling all planners

Calling all planners

Arch bridge storefront studio attracts bevy of ideas Over the course of three days the walls of a...

City hires new planning manager

City hires new planning manager

John Boyd, formerly of Tillamook County, started in new role Monday Following through on a plan...

A healthier glow

A healthier glow

WL business offers safer tanning option Growing up in Southern California, Stacey Mickey never...

Council bans medical pot shops for a year

Council bans medical pot shops for a year

Moratorium gives council members a year to create policies for medical marijuana dispensaries....

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April 24, 2014

Mom shares daughter's struggle with eating disorder

by The Tidings
It is crucial for parents to take action as soon as they detect a problem Editors note: The following is a West Linn mother’s account of her daughter’s struggle with an eating disorder. She…
Hill
April 24, 2014

Answering the call

by Patrick Malee
WL native to spend 10 months with FEMA Corps program Sage Hill was running out of time. The West Linn native was attending Portland State University and working at Whole Foods when he realized…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: JACKIE HAMMOND-WILLIAMS - Crowds pack the Oregon City Farmers Market, which is open year round downtown on Main Street.
April 24, 2014

Farmers markets benefit from New Seasons

by Raymond Rendleman
Grocery store offers grants to supplement shoppers on budget Corporations usually don’t give cash to their competition, but New Seasons Market recently handed out checks to support more than…
April 24, 2014

Candidates: Watch those signs

by The Clackamas Review
ODOT warns people about rules in time for election season With statewide campaigns just around the corner, ODOT officials are reminding residents about rules regarding political signs. For…
April 24, 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 4/13 11:53 a.m. A…
April 24, 2014

Vote for movies in the park lineup

by The Tidings
If you had to choose between watching “Pitch Perfect” or “Back to the Future” at Hammerle Park July 2, what would be your pick? Wait ... don’t tell us. Tell the City of West Linn. As the city…
Caterina, a yellow lab, was the first dog in the program.
April 24, 2014

Dogs wanted for library program

by Elaine Spence
Help wanted: Volunteer reading companions for children of all ages. Applicants must have compassion, fur, and four legs. Tails optional. Empathetic dog handlers must accompany the furry…
April 24, 2014

Clackamas County gets its health report card

by The Clackamas Review
2014 data shows improvement, more work to be done Clackamas County is once again in the top tier of Oregon counties for a range of health factors, according to a new national report that ranks…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: LINDA FAVERO - Sebastian Kunda, left, presents a gift of Ugandan art to Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker before a happy crowd at Foothills Park.
April 24, 2014

More big bucks earned by Walk4Water

by The Review
Donations are still being accepted in effort to build wells in Uganda Walkers again showed they can raise a lot of money at Walk4Water7 on April 5. There were 300 of them who came to Foothills…
by: TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Dana Lionel, founder of Oregon Cat Project, traps feral cats and then rehabilitates them as barnies which can be helpful as mousers on farms, commercial buildings and more.
April 24, 2014

Barnies get more than nine lives

by Barb Randall
Feral cats are rehabilitated into kitties with purpose Because of their agility and ability to land on their feet from falls, cats are said to have nine lives. That may be the case for…

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Apr 24, 2014

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by The Tidings
Help pull ivy at Mary S. Young Park Residents are invited to help with the Great Ivy Challenge at Mary S. Young Park for Earth Day this Saturday. Meet volunteer leaders at the covered shelter at…
Apr 24, 2014

Celebrating West Linn moms

by The tidings
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, the Tidings wants to celebrate West Linn’s wonderful moms. Send us a photo of you and your mom together and we’ll put it in the paper in May. Send high…
by: PHOTO BY IAN PROBASCO/METRO - Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette discusses transportation strategies with Commissioner Paul Savas and other elected officials from Clackamas County at the April 11 Climate Smart Communities summit.
Apr 24, 2014

Regional leaders grapple with state's climate mandate

by Corey Buchanan
Officials from across region favor tackling technology solutions Metro-area residents, from both liberal Portland and more conservative Clackamas County, say they’d be willing to pay more in…
Apr 24, 2014

Mark your calendar for spring garden fair

by The Review, Tidings
Clackamas County Master Gardeners host the 30th annual event The Clackamas County Master Gardeners will present its 30th annual spring garden fair May 3 and 4 at the Clackamas County Event…
by: CONTRIBUTED: CLACKAMAS COUNTY - Holding a mock-up of a sign touting Borings relationship with Dull, Scotland, placed last year in Boring Station Trailhead Park, are, from left, Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith; Rep. Bill Kennemer, R-Oregon City; commissioners Paul Savas, John Ludlow and Jim Bernard; Boring Community Planning Organization Chairman Steve Bates; and Sen. Alan Olsen, R-Canby. The small sign soon will be replaced with a much larger one on Highway 212 between the communitys two stop lights.
Apr 24, 2014

Boring, Bland and Dull

by Beverly Corbell
Boring joins tourism group of locales with mundane names The community of Boring gets a lot of attention because of its bland name, and now the shire of Bland, Australia, is hoping to capitalize…
Apr 24, 2014

Ludlow responds to letter's backlash

by Corey Buchanan
At the first evening business meeting Thursday following his endorsement of challengers Karen Bowerman and Steve Bates for the upcoming election, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow…
STROSCHEIN
Apr 20, 2014

'I went after him'

by Patrick Malee
West Linn resident Bill Gellos came home to a burglary in progress It started with a quick run to Burgerville. Bill Gellos and his friend, Trent Blakeslee, weren't in the mood to cook dinner…
by: FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow, left, sits next to Paul Savas at a February town hall in Wilsonville. Ludlow has now endorsed Savas' opponents in the coming election.
Apr 17, 2014

Local politicians react to Ludlow comments

by Raymond Rendleman
Opposition to Savas, Bernard surprises longtime observers of Clackamas County politics It’s an unspoken rule of politics: Local elected officials don’t usually oppose the re-election campaigns…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Clackamas Education Service District Superintendent Milt Dennison cautioned that the CESD budget estimates are based in part on student head count, which could change in the next several months.
Apr 17, 2014

Local school districts to receive CESD rebate

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego and West Linn-Wilsonville could see hundreds of thousands more dollars next fiscal year A redistribution of Clackamas Education Service District funds could mean hundreds of…
Apr 17, 2014

County commission candidates debate

by Raymond Rendleman
Vitriol overshadows issues in races for commissioner seats If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the recent debate among commissioner…




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