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November 25, 2014

Voters support incumbents plus police and school district levies

by Barbara Sherman
Bill Barber and Billie Reynolds will be new faces on King City City Council King City voters overwhelmingly approved the passage of a local option levy for police services on the November…
November 25, 2014

Major work on Highway 99W project is complete as of Nov. 4

by Pamplin Media Group
Many changes and improvements should make for safer and more efficient conditions As of Nov. 4, all the major work on the OR 99W: Fischer Road to Durham Road Safety Project was complete,…
November 25, 2014

King City is ready to tax marijuana sales if Oregon law allows it

by Barbara Sherman
City Council passed local law before state voters approved recreational use King City was ahead of its time in joining dozens of other Oregon cities in approving a sales tax on the sale of…
November 25, 2014

Public hearing set on King City Town Center Plan

by Barbara Sherman
City Council will hear final comments from the public Dec. 3 After many months of hard work and public input, a revised King City Town Center Plan is about ready to be finalized. The King City…
November 25, 2014

Police arrest man accused of robbing King City Dotty's and two…

by Jim Wolf
Four police agencies are involved in arresting Mark Anthony Shaver of Tualatin A man accused of robbing King City and Tigard Dotty’s was arrested Thursday, Oct. 24. Tigard police investigators,…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - A colorful display of fall and Halloween items outside McCann's Pharmacy and Medical Supply beautifies the area, but many hope the Plaza itself will be spruced up as part of future improvements.
October 29, 2014

City officials pleased with revised town center plan

by Barbara Sherman
Next step for King City is holding a public hearing The people have talked, and they have been heard when it comes to the King City Town Center Plan. At a joint meeting of the King City City…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - King City Grocery Outlet employee Nicole Wulf (left) chats with store co-owner Tony Slater and Mission Mahalo co-founder Jennifer Lamaye, holding son Jordan, before they start packing boxes for troops stationed in Afghanistan.
October 29, 2014

Oregon National Guard troops in Afghanistan celebrate early…

by Barbara Sherman
Mission Mahalo teams up with Grocery Outlet to ship boxes to troops in Afghanistan Employees at King City Grocery Outlet are used to bagging and boxing lots of items, but on Sept. 30, the…
October 29, 2014

Armed robber hits King City Dotty's and possibly another location

by Barbara Sherman
Shots may have been fired in yet another incident in King City An armed robbery took place in King City on Thursday, Oct. 9, when at approximately 5:45 p.m. a male subject wearing a black hoodie…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - Denna Nemec (left) used to have Carol Chaoman's part-time bookkeeping job at the King City Civic Association she stepped up to the executive assistant position.
October 29, 2014

KCCA staffers are more than qualified for their new jobs

by Barbara Sherman
Donna Nemec is King City Civic Association's new executive assistant; Carol Chapman is new bookkeeper When Donna Nemec became the King City Civic Association’s administrative assistant July 1,…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - Working together to create happy holidays for at least 180 Washington County foster children are (from left) Kathy Peper; Rachna Sharma, ODHS foster parent recruiter; Cari Froeber, Summerfield Civic Association administrator; J. Pat Moore, King City Civic Association administrator; and Jacob Pilling, HomeStreet Bank branch manager.
October 29, 2014

Community steps up to help foster kids have a merry Christmas

by Barbara Sherman
It takes a village of kind-hearted people to provide happy holidays for children in the Washington County foster care program A program to provide Christmas gifts for kids in Washington County…

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Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - Members of the King City Civic Association Board of Directors include (from left) Joe Wilson, Paul Downing, Carolyn Griffith, Jim Armour, Bridget Smolen and Denny Gelfand. Armour presented each of them with an award at their Oct. 15 board meeting.
Oct 29, 2014

KCCA board members receive individual awards from grateful…

by Barbara Sherman
President Jim Armour decides to reward their good works by presenting them with tokens of his appreciation Members of the King City Civic Association Board of Directors thought they knew what…
Oct 29, 2014

Astound Broadband sets up shop locally in King City

by Barbara Sherman
Data communications company is newcomer to the area A new data-communications service facility is coming to King City, but residents probably won’t even be aware of it. Fred Miller, a…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
Oct 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…