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West Linn's Opinions

April 27, 2017

Readers' letters

by Tidings Readers
Tidings readers share their views on a hotly contested school board election
April 27, 2017

What do we want our school board to look like?

by Jim Farrell
Do we really want a feel-good board who are willing to stand by the district's perceived laurels and who should have been more involved in the district's business?
April 27, 2017

Experience, knowledge important resource for school board

by Regan Molatore
We need candidates who have built relationships necessary to move the work of the district forward


April 27, 2017

Nelson has long history of dedication to kids

by Grady Nelson
You need board members who know our schools and have established themselves as being able to work with district staff
April 27, 2017

Accountability, transparency, capabilities

by Mike Taylor
We can be an 'exceptional' school district with an active, transparent, capable, accountable and professional Board
April 27, 2017

Our Opinion: Legislature should require more transparency

by Editorial board
As a DHM poll demonstrates, Oregonians want to know how their tax dollars are spent
April 20, 2017

Facts more important than campaign rhetoric

by Keith Steele
I've watched several people running for the Board over time and find it disheartening when candidates get too casual with the facts to score political points
April 20, 2017

Readers' letters

by Tidings Readers
WL Tidings readers weigh in on upcoming school board contests
April 13, 2017

China and U.S. not a single entity but many individuals

by Todd Jones
China is nearly 300 million children who share aspirations, dreams and fears with our children
April 13, 2017

Readers' letters

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Tidings readers weigh in on the issues of the week

Don't miss the local news

Apr 13, 2017

It's not too late to learn life's lessons

by David Hawbecker
As we get older, it is critical that we consciously find ways to be in meaningful relationships
Apr 06, 2017

Where did society really start going wrong? Gym class

by Mikel Kelly
Of all the countless subjects we were taught in high school - some by brilliant, highly skilled educators and some by complete know-nothing, incompetent boobs - the most ridiculous was physical education.
Apr 06, 2017

The false Russian narrative

by Diane Gruber
NOW, they are claiming that Russia and Putin are some kind of big, bad boogey men that we must all be deathly afraid of?
Apr 06, 2017

Where do we go from here, Oregon Legislature?

by H Lamont Dunnam
Under Democrat control it has been and ever-loving nightmare.
Mar 30, 2017

Cracks in the ceiling, (or why the West Linn-Wilsonville School District's problems…

by Mike Taylor
The district is like a big house, and while it may 'look' beautiful in so many respects, it still needs ongoing care
Mar 30, 2017

In the wrong hands an attorney can be a dangerous tool

by Rebecca Adams
Chris Jordan proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that an attorney under the city manager could be a tool used to disenfranchise citizens of their rights
Mar 30, 2017

Readers' letters

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
West Linn community writers address Parks initiatives and urban/rural reserves issue
PHOTO COURTESY OF OREGON MEN'S BASKETBALL - Members of the University of Oregon men's basketball team celebrate their win over Kansas and a trip this weekend to the Final Four. The Ducks will face off against North Carolina on Saturday.
Mar 28, 2017

Just Another Point of View: A Final Four that fits this frenzied fellow's fiendish…

by Mikel Kelly
Columnist Mikel Kelly, who, it could be argued, likes basketball a little too much, takes time from his game watching and court strategizing occasionally to write something for the newspaper
Mar 23, 2017

Readers' letters

by Tidings readers
Tidings readers weigh in on acceptance and compassion in modern America
Mar 23, 2017

The times, they do keep a changin'

by David Hawbecker
'I have participated in numerous weddings. In fact, too many to remember. In reflection, this one had a special feel.'