West Linn Tidings News

Sports

Fall practices begin Monday at West Linn High School

August 17, 2017 West Linn Tidings - Sports Miles Vance
All fall season sports teams open practice for the coming '17 season on Monday

Miles Vance: Looking ahead to the fall season and new readers

August 17, 2017 West Linn Tidings - Sports Miles Vance
The West Linn Tidings will continue to be your best source for high school sports news

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Community

Designer gets inspiration from strong women

August 17, 2017 Lake Oswego Review - My Community Barb Randall
Lake Oswegan Joan Robbins has launched a clothing line for mature women. You can view the fashions at Fade to Light, Portland Fashion Institute's runway fashion show taking place Aug. 23 at the Crystal Ballroom.

Inspiration comes when you need it most

August 17, 2017 Lake Oswego Review - My Community Barb Randall
Topic for column comes when least expected. Barb Randall was inspired to write this column while on an interview for another story.
  • Get the most out of the bonus years

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Seniors are looking for ways to make the most of their bonus years. The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will hold a meeting to give…
  • Is your pet ready for the total eclipse?

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    From National Check the Chip Day to road trip safety, DoveLewis is encouraging pet owners to plan ahead for their pets at home and on the…
  • Ural Thomas presented as special treat

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    City thanks all volunteers with free concert taking place Sept. 3 at Westlake Park. Don't miss it!
  • What's Happening

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Meetings and events of special note this week. Have a meeting you wish to include? Email the details to [email protected]
  • Volunteers needed to pull ivy at Mary S. Young Park

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Volunteers are needed for a number of projects in and around West Linn. A work party will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 2 to pull ivy…
  • Enjoy an afternoon of Wine and Roses

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Attend Wine and Roses, a fundraiser for American Association of University Women Lake Oswego branch for their scholarship program.
  • Community Briefs

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    information about events and activities happening in the community. Have an event you wish to publicize? Email the information to…
  • Are wings or roots more beneficial to comfortable life?

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    High school reunions cause classmates to evaluate life since school days. Jottings contributor Peggy Keonjian shares her insights.
  • Volunteers needed to pull ivy at Mary S. Young Park

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Can you help out on the ivy pull at Mary S. Young Park Sept. 2? It goes from 9 a.m. to noon. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water and gloves.
  • Community Briefs

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Have community news you wish to share? Email it to [email protected]
  • '50s summer job provided job skills and sex ed

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Jottings contributor Jeanie Oakleaf Anderson recalls a summer job where she gained some pretty interesting job skills.
  • Plenty of fun planned at WL Library during August

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    West Linn Library has plenty of fun left for the dwindling summer days. Take in these events.
  • What's Happening

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Have a meeting or event you wish to include in What's Happening? Email the details to Barb Randall at [email protected]
  • Use free captioned phone to understand every word

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Those with hearing loss can benefit from ClearCaptions phones. A representative from ClearCaptions will be at the West Linn Adult Community…
  • Rae Gordon presents benefit concert

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Blues and gospel singer Rae Gordon will present a benefit concert Aug. 24 in Milwaukie for the Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County.
  • Tick tock, repair your clock

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Ever wonder how to repair a clock? West Linn Parks and Recreation has a class to teach you how to make those intricate repairs.
  • Learn about foreign investments

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center has a weekly investment group, to share investment opportunitites while analyzing statistics and…
  • Babies want to have fun, too

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers a play park for ages 0-4 Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m.
  • Lavender Girls

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    West Linn's Lavender Girls have raised about $1,000 per year for the Children's Cancer Association. They will sell their products from 4-8…
  • Adventures are part of a well-lived life

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Randall gives a nudge to add adventure to your life. They can be major adventures involving danger and risk, or simple adventures such as…
  • What's Happening

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Have an event you wish to include in What's Happening? Email the details to [email protected] one week before the notice should…
  • How do you know the truth?

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Jottings contributor Roy Houston shares thoughts on learning right from wrong, and how sometimes you have to change your perspective.
  • Portland's sometimes weird history presented at LOACC

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    The Learning and Technology group at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will host Sharon Thorne of the Oregon Historical Society for an…
  • Priest to share Mass, photos of Camino de Santiago

    Lake Oswego Review - My Community
    Hear inspiring stories from Father Jeff Eirvin about the trek he and his father took along the Camino de Santiago, walking nearly 150 miles…

Education

Education news

August 18, 2017 West Linn Tidings - Education Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn residents make college dean's lists and Western Oregon adds two new scholarships

Sunset Primary welcomes familiar face

August 17, 2017 West Linn Tidings - Education Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn-Wilsonville's Michelle Wilson returns to her former school as Sunset's new principal
  • Education news

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Sunset and Trillium Creek primaries find their next principals and Western Oregon adds two new scholarship opportunities
  • School district continues building brick by brick

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn-Wilsonville School District forges on with bond projects ahead of school year
  • Well-deserved retirement marks end of an era

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn Hight School head secretary Julie Kahle retires after 31 years with school district
  • West Linn High Honor Roll

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Hundreds of West Linn High School students qualified for the spring 2017 honor roll
  • SWAG writes about family

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    The Student Writers Advisory Group writes for the last time for the 2016-17 school year
  • Kid-based organization lends a helping hand

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Local nonprofit Hands Helping Hands grows in size and impact in West Linn community
  • Do you smell cookies?

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Sunset Fire Hall played host to a YMCA-sponsored baking camp for kids last week, producing some tasty treats
  • New school board plans for 2017-18 school year

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board welcomes Ginger Fitch, Dylan Hydes to its ranks while planning for the future
  • Meridian Creek readies before first day of school

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Meridian Creek Middle School works to tie up loose ends ahead of its first school year of operation
  • Education news in brief

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Who made the dean's list? Who made the president's list? Who graduated this summer? See it here!
  • Pack your bags, it's vacation time

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Willamette Primary, other West Linn-Wilsonville schools, pack up and prepare for a summer of R&R
  • CREST vegetables in full bloom

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn-Wilsonville School District's Center for Research in Environmental Sciences and Technologies enjoys many growing vegetables
  • Education news

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn news in education for the week of June 29-July 6 inlcudes high school students placing at the Student Media Olympics
  • WL-WV cooks up nutritious success

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn-Wilsonville School District's Nutrition Services Department is now turning a profit while providing healthy food
  • Education news in West Linn

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Dozens of local students make Oregon State University Honor Roll and another graduates from Wheaton College
  • School district ponders options for high schools

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn-Wilsonville School District's Long-Range Planning Committee begins early stages of high school task force
  • School's out for West Linn-Wilsonville!

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn-Wilsonville School District celebrated its last day of school Tuesday, June 20, marking the start of summer
  • Juniors and the dreaded months of spring

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn High School senior Anisha Arcot discusses the value of balance for busy students during spring term
  • Education news for the week of June 15-22

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    The West Linn-Wilsonville School District receives the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from GFOA
  • Trillium Creek celebrates final harvest

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Trillium Creek Primary harvested a variety of veggies Friday, June 16 to donate to the Willamette Food Pantry
  • Art Tech graduates record number

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    Arts and Technology High School graduated a record 33 seniors Tuesday, June 13 at Clackamas Community College
  • School Board approves superintendent contract

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn-Wilsonville Superintendent Kathy Ludwig gets new three-year contract with 3.25 percent raise
  • Hats off to the Class of 2017

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn High School Class of 2017 celebrates the final chapter of their high school careers
  • Our bubble in West Linn

    West Linn Tidings - Education
    West Linn High School sophomore Calli Masters reflects on her experiences during a recent trip to New York City

Entertainment

Community Supported Art program is open

August 17, 2017 Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment Barb Randall
Ever consider buying art like you do produce - from a CSA? Portland Open Studios allows art patrons to purchase art via a Consumer Support Art program. Read more here.

Things to do

August 17, 2017 Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment Pamplin Media Group
There are plenty of fun events planned this weekend and throughout the week. Here are few suggestions you might enjoy.
  • Nick Schnebelen Band to play at Lake Theater

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Nick Schnebelen Band will play at Lake Theater and Cafe as part of the Music Mondays concert series.
  • Things to Do

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Looking for something to do this weekend and into next week? Check out these activities:
  • A closer look at some of the art of Gallery Without Walls

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Unveil Your Art! takes place Aug. 13 starting at 11 a.m. in Millenium Plaza Park. See for the first time the new sculptures to the Gallery…
  • Last chance to see 'Visit to a Small Planet'

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Lakewood Theatre Company will present the last shows of 'Visit to a Small Planet' this weekend. Don't miss it!
  • Enjoy this week's lineup of free entertainment

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    The calendar says we are nearing the end of summer. Keep that relaxed vibe going by attending the last of the summer concerts and movies -…
  • Things to do

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    There are plenty of events to take in this week in both Lake Oswego and West Linn. Take a look at this long list
  • Haroldson brings experiential theater to LO

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Lakeridge alumni brings experiential theater to hometown theater enthusiasts. See 'Rope' Aug. 10-12
  • Science fiction festival begins at OMSI

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    You have the weekend to take part in the Sci-Fi Film Festival at OMSI. Don't miss out on the fun.
  • Anonymous Theatre presents unique theater

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Now in its 15th year, Anonymous Theater Company will present its secretly cast and rehearsed musical on Monday, Aug. 7.
  • Entertainment Briefs

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Don't miss these fun events, including Outdoor Adventure Day this Saturday, Aug. 5 and a junior golf tournament set for Aug. 25
  • Masque Alfresco presents 'Tartuffe' in park

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    One of the area's most popular theater groups, Masque Alfresco, is presenting 'Tartuffe' in George Rogers Park this weekend. The free…
  • Fine art photography on display at Trainer's Club

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Trainers Club is showing new art during the month of August. Stop by the club during open hours to view it.
  • Tickets still available for Shaken Not Stirred

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Tickets are still available for Shaken Not Stirred, a benefit concert featuring Pink Martini. The event takes place Aug. 19 at Lakewood…
  • Summer Concerts

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Take advantage of the free concerts, movies and theater offered by Lake Oswego and West Linn parks departments, and Marylhurst University.
  • Things to Do

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Looking for something special to do? Check out our list of events. Some are local, others are held in the metropolitan area.
  • Floyd Domino at Lake Theater Aug. 7

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Portland Japanese Garden is hosting special Kabuki performances this weekend. Get tickets to see the performances then view 'Kabuki: A…
  • Entertainment Briefs

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Deadlines are approaching for entering the Clackamas County Fair. Plus, benefit concerts set for this weekend and next.
  • Floyd Domino at Lake Theater Aug. 7

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Lake Theater and Cafe's Music Monday concert series will feature Floyd Domino and a band of all-star Portland musicians Aug. 7. Get tickets…
  • Rare Dali, Royal Medici and Warhol art focus of exhibition, auction

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    The public has a rare opportunity to view the works of Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol and art from the collection of the Medici family of Italy.
  • A-WOL to open aerial dance in trees

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    A-WOL Dance Collective will present its annual summer aerial show in Mary S. Young Park Aug. 4-13
  • - Take in this week's concerts and movies -

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Take advantage of the free music, movies and live performances happening in our parks this summer.
  • THE 19TH PICKATHON: Creating a unicorn

    Portland Tribune - Features
    The festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley includes the likes of Robyn Hitchcock, Jonathan Richman and Drive-By Truckers
  • Berman to present concert at NTCSL

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Portland-based inspirational singer/songwriter Laura Berman will sing Aug. 2 at New Thought Center for Spiritual Living
  • Entertainment Briefs

    Lake Oswego Review - Entertainment
    Many fun events take get on the calendar. If you have one you would like added, email [email protected]

Sustainable Life

Adding native plants to our yards and gardens is more important than ever

August 16, 2017 Cynthia Orlando
Arborist offers a wealth of ideas for adding plants, trees and wildflower meadows to your yard or property

Mt. Hood National Forest recovers from 36 Pit Fire

August 16, 2017 Emily Lindstrand
Three years later, officials say much of the affected forestland is on the road to recovery.

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