Local Halloween enthusiasts help revamp city's 'Haunted Trail'

Local Halloween enthusiasts help revamp city's 'Haunted Trail'

David Jones takes Halloween seriously. For the West Linn resident, it’s not just a chance to...

Voters will decide on three potential annexations

Voters will decide on three potential annexations

Properties located at Bland Circle, Rosemont Road and Weatherhill Road As Election Day...

The past, present and future of neighborhood associations

The past, present and future of neighborhood associations

Once a bridge between residents and city government, neighborhood associations have faced...

WL-WV bond includes plans for WLHS

WL-WV bond includes plans for WLHS

Project would add class space to the school's 700 building As voters in the West Linn-Wilsonville...

A home under a dome

A home under a dome

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West Linn's Latest News

October 24, 2014

WES to get another interim director in ongoing search for…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Another interim director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services will step down Nov. 30. Clackamas County’s Water Environment Services will see its fourth top manager in a year as the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The fire caused parts of all three floors to collapse. As of Thursday night, the cause and damage estimate was undetermined.
October 30, 2014

Three-story WL home heavily damaged by fire

by The Tidings
No one was injured; fire caused all three floors to partially collapse A two-alarm fire left a West Linn home severely damaged Thursday afternoon. At 4:43 p.m., the first of multiple calls came…
October 23, 2014

WL police arrest man who drove stolen car to court

by The Tidings
Rental car had been missing for six weeks West Linn police officers had just completed a traffic stop on Main Street in Oregon City Thursday morning when 48-year old Gary Ramsey Jr., of Boring,…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO - Students ages 13 to 18 will perform at the Youth Music Project open mic event Friday.
October 23, 2014

Youth Music Project hosts open mic night

by Patrick Malee
The free show is set for 7 p.m. Friday Youth Music Project, a nonprofit music school in West Linn, will host open mic night this Friday, open to students age 13 to 18. The evening will be filled…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Jake Stoneking met a long-term goal when he received his diploma from West Linn High School with the class of 2014 on June 2.
October 23, 2014

WLHS graduate succumbs to cancer

by Camille Collier
Jake Stoneking, class of 2014, passes away Oct. 16 Jacob Stoneking, a 2014 West Linn High School graduate, died Oct. 16. Re-diagnosed with brain cancer this February, Stoneking was told by…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Challenger David Robinson hopes to take the County Clerkship from incumbent Sherry Hall on Nov. 4.
October 23, 2014

Voters to decide if clerk's office is well run

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Challenger David Robinson says he hopes to improve the office's image in light of controversies U.S. Navy Commander David Robinson thinks he has a good shot at knocking County Clerk Sherry Hall…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat is a great costume for a parent and child.
October 23, 2014

Let books inspire your Halloween costume

by Ayn Frazee
This Halloween, let your bookworm flag fly. In a sea of spider men and sassy witches, stand out with a literature-themed costume. Need some inspiration? Here’s a short list of ideas, ranging…
October 23, 2014

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: THEFTS 10/11 1:09 p.m. Items…
Look for information about West Linn's Amazing Kid, Emma Waibel, and other Amazing Kids from around the state in a special section in this Week's Tidings.
October 23, 2014

Waibel wows as 'Amazing Kid'

by The Tidings
Emma Waibel is an amazing kid. And it’s not just because she is the first young woman from outside of Portland to serve as Rose Festival queen. Waibel — a senior at West Linn High School, where…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Anne Parfitt (foreground) and the rest of her team from Archaeological Investigation Northwest sift through soil thought to contain artifacts dating back to prehistoric times.
October 23, 2014

Archaeological excavation makes way for the LOT pipeline

by Saundra Sorenson
Archaeological excavation in Old Town Lake Oswego makes way for the LOT pipeline The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership paused in its pipeline construction to do a little due diligence — for…

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Oct 22, 2014

Parsons Farms forced to close Wankers Corner location

by Saundra Sorenson
Zoning regulations require that stand be shut down or relocated This is the last season for the Parsons Farms produce stand at Wankers Corner. Zoning regulations mean that when the Parsons…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The traffic stops happened within minutes of each other Tuesday afternoon. Police seized methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Oct 23, 2014

Consecutive traffic stops net stolen vehicle, drugs in West Linn

by The Tidings
Stolen car was from California Two traffic stops within minutes of each other Tuesday resulted in West Linn Police recovering a stolen car from California and arresting both drivers for…
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Oct 21, 2014

Intoxicated I-5 hitchhiker arrested

by Pamplin Media Group
Tony Lee Wood was wanted on nine warrants from seven different jurisdictions Reports of an intoxicated man hitchhiking and stumbling into traffic Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 near the Carmen…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville boy Josh Pierson is one of the top-ranked go-kart racers in his age group nationally. He practices and races regularly at Pats Acres, a racetrack just outside Canby.
Oct 16, 2014

Speeding through childhood

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville 8-year-old Josh Pierson is busy tearing up the go-kart racing circuit After years stuck in the passenger seat, most teenagers are ecstatic to finally get their license to drive. But…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The city's new YourGOV app allows residents to report problems in real time.
Oct 16, 2014

City releases 'YourGOV' smartphone app

by The Tidings
App allows residents to report non-emergency issues West Linn recently launched its own computer and smartphone app, YourGOV, which allows residents to quickly and easily report non-emergency…
Oct 16, 2014

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: THEFTS 10/3 12:17 p.m. A…
Oct 16, 2014

Thriving through the rain

by Joanna Campa
Oregon is a beautiful place to live. I have always been amazed by the lush greenery and beautiful colors on the trees, especially through these fall months. But these lush surroundings come with…
Oct 16, 2014

News briefs

by The Tidings
Attend ‘adult only talk’ on subtance abuse, bullying The Community Collaboration for Drug Free Youth is set to hold an “Adult Only Talk” on teen substance use/abuse and anti-bullying — a hot…
Oct 16, 2014

Unique tourism campaign brings Texas visitors

by Shasta Kearns Moore
View-Master toys gave pedicab riders from Austin a look at Mount Hood Clackamas County Commissioners approved their consent agenda with flair Oct. 9. The commissioners all sported View-Masters —…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Steel pipes were welded into 240-foot lengths before being loaded onto a barge for a trip down the Willamette River.
Oct 15, 2014

Barge carries pipes for underwater tunnel

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A large derrick barge carrying pipes that will eventually be pulled through a tunnel under the Willamette River between Meldrum Bar Park in Gladstone and Mapleton Drive in West Linn arrived at…



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