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October 30, 2014

Residents should buy local to help community grow

by Rep. Margaret Doherty
Rep. Margaret Doherty (D-Tigard) offers guest opinion on importance of buying from local vendors When I was growing up in Southwest Portland, we always shopped at our neighborhood stores. We…
October 30, 2014

King City police chief provides Halloween safety tips, info on…

by Chief Chuck Fessler
Chuck Fessler also reminds residents of new ordinance in effect excluding people from traffic islands With the weather reports forecasting coming storms, we can all agree that fall is here. The…
October 30, 2014

Fall is perfect time for walk through Tualatin River National…

by Pam Farris
Many activities (both indoors and outside) will be taking place during the month of November Have you ever sat inside on a rainy November weekend and wondered what to do next? You've just…
October 30, 2014

King City lawn bowlers are very happy with how their season…

by Stan Halpin
To the Editor: This season has been a whopper for the King City Lawn Bowling Club. We can't tell a lie. Yes, this summer's season has been quite marvelous for bowlers in and around King City.…
September 24, 2014

Washington County's road plan is wise investment

by Pamplin Media Group
Measure 34-221 would allow officials to charge drivers $30 per year when renewing registrations There’s a wise philosophy about maintaining your automobile: “Pay now or pay more later.” In…
September 24, 2014

Columnist asks people to try summarizing their lives in 25 words

by Isabel Torrey
Isabel Torrey only finds this possible in the bible, where writers were able to accomplish this feat At first, the editor's letter sounded so exciting, it took me several minutes to realize it…
September 24, 2014

Weather will be changing but not the scams

by Chief Chuck Fessler
King City police chief warns of more scam artists out there trying new tricks Now that autumn is here, I look back over the summer and note that we were fortunate not to experience a major event…
September 24, 2014

Seasonal trail closes at Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge

by Pam Farris
There still is lots to see at site, and volunteers are needed for Second Saturday work party October is arriving with its beautiful colors of orange, yellow and red, the days are shorter, the…
September 24, 2014

Some folks never question why they do the same thing over and…

by Lynn S. Turner
Columnist talks about how hard it is for people to deviate from their normal routines I do so admire people who can find a new, better way of doing something that will change people's lives for…
September 24, 2014

Family urges yes vote on Tigard-Tualatin School District levy

by Heather Donbrosky
To the Editor: My husband and I moved to the lovely town of King City from Utah almost two years ago. We absolutely love it here! We are simply blown away by the beauty of Oregon and all it has…

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Sep 24, 2014

King City Lioness works hard to gather more members for the pride

by Fae Lloyd
To the Editor: Here is a little story from the King City Lions Club: Once upon a time in a faraway land, there lived a King City Lion's Club lioness named Fae. Anyway, she is prowling the…
Sep 24, 2014

King City mayor urges yes vote on public safety levy on November…

by Ron Shay
To The Editor: I would like to encourage King City voters to vote for the police levy that is on the upcoming ballot. The five-year levy is not an increase but is at the same level as it now is,…
Sep 24, 2014

Tigard-Tualatin School District local option levy is on November…

by Susan Stark Haydon
To the Editor: The Tigard-Tualatin School District's local option renewal is on the Nov. 4 ballot. The levy was originally approved by voters in 2000 and renewed in 2004 and 2008. It is not a…