Walking on

Walking on

Longtime WL residents working to get back on their feet after serious accident At 4:49 p.m. Jan....

Mayor: State of city is 'strong and vibrant'

Mayor: State of city is 'strong and vibrant'

Water utilities, earthquake prep highlighted in WL Mayor John Kovash's annual address In his...

WL, LOT search for remedies to water plant delay

WL, LOT search for remedies to water plant delay

Plant construction delayed by 11 months; discussion scheduled for Feb. 9 It was a piece of news...

Balancing priorities

Balancing priorities

Richard Devlin, who represents West Linn in the state Senate, says he reads budgets 'like some...


West Linn's Latest News

January 29, 2015

Frank, Tan appointed to national Small Cities Council Steering…

by The Tidings
Committee helps form policy for National League of Cities West Linn City Council President Thomas Frank and City Councilor Jenni Tan have been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC)…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - West Linn couple Bob and Cammy Bauer are looking to secure a formerly uncertain future with their new auto repair shop in Wilsonville.
January 29, 2015

Owners of new auto shop commited to service

by Josh Kulla
After corporate downsizing, couple hopes new venture is the path to security Bob and Cammy Bauer have a story that is typical of many during the Great Recession. Forced to scramble to come up…
January 29, 2015

News briefs

by The Tidings
Lions to hand out six scholarships to WLHS grads The West Linn Lions Service Club will offer six scholarships to 2015 West Linn graduating seniors. Information regarding application information…
January 29, 2015

Police Log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents: ARRESTS 1/19 9:08 a.m.…
January 29, 2015

Group is seeking support for outdoor education

by Jennifer Anderson
Metro, other agencies hold round of public meetings to launch effort A new statewide coalition wants the state to spend $22 million per year on an Outdoor Education Fund. Oregon Outdoor…
January 29, 2015

Free money? Yes, just set aside your first $1,000

by Raymond Rendleman
Nonprofit agency in offers 3-for-1 match to locals If someone told you that many Clackamas County residents qualify to have the state of Oregon give them $3 for every $1 they put in their…
January 29, 2015

Metro graduation rates continue climb

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Despite gains, minorities struggle to make the grade All Portland-area districts are graduating more high school students than last year, according to 2013-14 data released by the Oregon…
January 29, 2015

State a dumping ground for dirty diesel

by Steve Law
Public health advocates seek stricter rules on air quality Mary Peveto made her name as an activist prodding Esco Corp. to reduce toxic air emissions near her children’s school in Northwest…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: CCHS - Wool sorters work in Oregon City in this historic photo from 1918.
January 29, 2015

Oregon City museums announce exhibit lineup

by Roxandra Pennington
Volunteer and water power fuel 2015 CCHS exhibits Just as birds return a bit before spring, new volunteer-designed exhibits return to the Clackamas County Historical Society, with opening events…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Fans of the Saturday Night Howl dont just like the country music played by Scott-Ryan Abbe. They like the personal touch he gives to all of his listeners.
January 29, 2015

Howling at the moon

by Cliff Newell
Lake Oswego banker Scott-Ryan Abbe loves making connections with fans of his weekend Country radio show Scott-Ryan Abbe is a well-recognized figure in Lake Oswego. By day, Abbe is the service…

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Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Albertsons has operated its store on South State Street in Lake Oswego since 1990. Theres no word yet on what might replace it.
Jan 15, 2015

Albertsons will shutter its store on State Street

by Cliff Newell
Closing on Feb. 18 will leave only one supermarket in downtown Lake Oswego Lake Oswego residents said this week they hope Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods “or even a Walmart grocery” will open a new…
Jan 22, 2015

Wi-Fi available at six city parks

by Patrick Malee
Access is free; speed will vary depending on season When West Linn’s parks and recreation department installed solar panels at Tanner Creek Park last year, no one anticipated it would be the start…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Despite the tree damage caused by beavers in their neighborhood, residents like Mike Watters have formed a group to help educate the community about living with the animals.
Jan 22, 2015

Eager B.E.A.V.ers

by Patrick Malee
Residents form group to learn more about beavers in neighborhood It began with a birthday dinner. Peggy Watters was celebrating alongside her husband, Mike, and friends from the neighborhood…
SPELLECY
Jan 22, 2015

Good manners can be fun

by Cliff Newell
Debbie Spellecy class sure to boost civility in West Linn Because of Debbie Spellecy, there will be soon be well-mannered children all over West Linn. And parents will be able to go to…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dr. David Farley is quite happy about the progress of one of his patients at the Radiant Pain Relief Centre in West Linn. In back is Brendon Lundberg, CEO of Radiant Health Management Corp.
Jan 22, 2015

From WL to across the country

by Cliff Newell
Radiant Pain Relief Centres ready for rapid expansion There is now just one Radiant Pain Relief Centre in the country, but that will soon change. From that lone clinic in West Linn there will be…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Two separate crews are working in West Linn and Lake Oswego to connect a pipeline that will deliver treated water from the LOT plant to Lake Oswego and Tigard.
Jan 22, 2015

LOT Highway 43 pipeline near halfway complete

by Patrick Malee
Project targeted for completion this summer If you frequently drive on Highway 43 between West Linn and Lake Oswego, you might be growing weary of the bumpy roads and nighttime congestion caused…
Jan 22, 2015

News briefs

by The Tidings
Mahatma Gandhi grandson to speak at The UNITY Center On Jan. 25, Arun Gandhi, the fifth grandson of the legendary Mahatma Gandhi, will be in dialogue at The UNITY Center of West Linn as a…
Jan 22, 2015

Police Log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents: FRAUD 1/13 3:23 p.m. A…
Jan 22, 2015

News from the archive: January 1974

by The Tidings
Travel back in time to when feral cats were the scourge of West Linn Editor’s note: The following snippets are based on articles from January 1974 issues of The Lake Oswego Review, which also…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Cylvia Hayes talks about how she gained a love for nature while growing up, during the Fortified: Stories of Climate Action event at PSU.
Jan 22, 2015

Hayes' ocean expertise raises questions

by Hillary Borrud
As governor's adviser, fiancee landed deal as marine consultant Four years ago, Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes had little experience working on ocean policy. But within 14 months, Hayes became a…




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