Big changes are ahead on Pacific Highway

Big changes are ahead on Pacific Highway

Durham-Fischer safety project will be completed at end of October with more projects slated for...

Public safety is on the line in November election

Public safety is on the line in November election

King City voters are asked to renew a local option levy for five more years A local option levy...

Panhandlers in King City are put on notice

Panhandlers in King City are put on notice

City Council votes to prohibit pedestrains on traffic islands for safety reasons King City...

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CSI: TVF&R investigator searches for clues for causes of fires

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September 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…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - READY TO TACKLE CITY BUSINESS - City Manager Dave Wells (left) congratulates Bob Olmstead after swearing him in as the newest King City city councilor at the Sept. 17 meeting.
September 23, 2014

Newcomer joins King City City Council on Sept. 17

by Barbara Sherman
Bob Olmstead joins the council early after being appointed at the previous meeting Bob Olmstead, who is on the November ballot running for a King City council seat, got a jump start on his…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - SEEKING HIS OWN SEAT -- Ken Gibson poses outside King City City Hall, where he has served the past few years, following a council meeting.
September 23, 2014

Twice appointed, Ken Gibson is running for a King City council…

by Barbara Sherman
Already serving for several years, Gibson is the only councilor who lives in Edgewater on the Tualatin Ken Gibson is a very familiar face on the King City City Council although he is actually…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - ALREADY ACTIVE IN COMMUNITY - Bob Olmstead, shown here following a King City Lions Club barbecue to honor volunteers, is a year-round golfer with the King City Men's Golf Club.
September 23, 2014

New King City councilor hits the ground running

by Barbara Sherman
Bob Olmstead is newest city councilor and also running for a four-year term in November Bob Olmstead has been active in King City since moving here 10 years ago, organizing the annual King City…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - FORECLOSURE - According to King City Civic Association Administrator J. Patrick Moore, this property on Royalty Parkway was in foreclosure until recently after one half of the couple died and the other was reportedly moved to a care home in California. 'We talked with the company that was working on the property for the bank, but the cleanup they have done so far is insufficient,' Moore said. 'They did clean up the back and side yard, and remove some items that were left in the yard previously.'
September 23, 2014

King City tightens rules on non-compliance with CC&Rs

by Barbara Sherman
Civic association just shortened the process to bring properties into compliance Why are many homes in the King City Civic Association beautifully maintained with well-landscaped yards while…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - WELCOMING COMMITTEE - Kathy Peper (right) with Yvonne Welch stands at the entrance to King City Expo in the King City Clubhouse on Sept. 12.
September 23, 2014

King City Expo's third time is truly the charm

by Barbara Sherman
Patrons and vendors alike agree that the successful event offers something for everyone The third annual King City Expo held Sept. 12 in the King City Clubhouse was another rousing success by…
August 28, 2014

Panhandlers in King City may soon be getting the boot

by Barbara Sherman
City Council and city attorney discuss ideas for new ordinances to limit soliciting and loitering The King City City Council took its first steps toward managing a panhandling problem that…
August 28, 2014

King City November ballot includes local option levy for police…

by Barbara Sherman
Current five-year levy expires June 30, 2015 The King City City Council voted 4 to 0 on Aug.6 to put a local option levy for police services on the November ballot. The current five-year levy…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - SPICY FOOD IS PERFECT COMPLIMENT - Wendy and Bob Marchant (left) host a Mexican-themed potluck in the driveway of their home on King James that include neighbors Peggy and Jim Trees (third and fourth from left) and other friends on National Night Out.
August 28, 2014

Neighborhoods get together for National Night Out

by Barbara Sherman
King City friends and neighbors don't let sizzling temperatures spoil their fun National Night Out is always held on the first Tuesday in August, and this year on Aug. 5 neighbors in several…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - PERMANENT CHANGE - The ability of drivers to make left turns in and out of Royal Villa Drive ended Aug. 22 as part of  the Oregon Department of Transportation's 99W Fischer Road to Durham Road Safety Project due to a high crash rate at the intersection.
August 28, 2014

Royal Villas residents must change old driving habits

by Barbara Sherman
ODOT permanently eliminates left turns into and out of community on Royal Villa Drive The Oregon Department of Transportation's 99W Fischer Road to Durham Road Safety project is slated to be…

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Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - ALL IN THE FAMILY - Nirvana Schuyler purchased Bull Mountain Family Dentistry from Dimitri Vareldzis in November 2011.
Aug 28, 2014

King City dental office is part of family business

by Barbara Sherman
Nirvana Schuyler owns Bull Mountain Family Dentistry, and her husband Josh owns Schuyler Family Dentistry in Woodburn For Nirvana and Josh Schuyler, running a dental practice is all in the…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - THE FAMILY BUSINESS - In 1974 Mat McCann's dad Joe purchased Goodwin's, the original pharmacy that opened in 1972, and Mat took over in 1996 and has expanded the departments.
Aug 28, 2014

McCann's celebrates big 40th anniversary

by Barbara Sherman
Pharmacy is one of King City Plaza original businesses McCann's Pharmacy & Medical Equipment celebrated a major milestone in August as it marked its 40th anniversary as well as a place in King…
Photo Credit: SANDY HOLLAND - PRACTICES WHAT SHE PREACHES -Jennifer Kitchell goes from member to owner of Curves and moves it to the King City Plaza.
Aug 28, 2014

Curves moves across 99W from Willowbrook Center to King City…

by Sandy Holland
New owner Jennifer Kitchell is excited about new location and is offering grand opening specials Tigard Curves' new owner, Jennifer Kitchell, used to struggle with her weight and tried diet…
Aug 28, 2014

Senior Studies Institute fall term kicks off Sept. 6 with open…

by Barbara Sherman
Portland Community College offers popular program Portland Community College’s Senior Studies Institute offers a unique learning program for dynamic older adults who want to expand their…