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West Linn's Latest News

April 16, 2014

DUII suspected in overnight rollover crash

by Patrick Malee
Crash occurred just after midnight Wednesday West Linn Police responded to a rollover crash shortly after midnight Wednesday on McKillican Street near Amy Street. Responding officers found a red…
April 15, 2014

Council bans medical pot shops for a year

by Patrick Malee
Moratorium gives council members a year to create policies for medical marijuana dispensaries. The message from the West Linn City Council was clear: We're not ready for medical marijuana now,…
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April 13, 2014

Salamo Road closed for two hours Saturday after three-car crash

by The Tidings
One driver suffered minor injuries, was arrested for DUII A three-car DUII crash resulted in a minor injury and closed Salamo Road for two hours Saturday, according to police. The crash occurred…
April 10, 2014

Clackamas County debate light on substance

by Raymond Rendleman
Facts? What facts? If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the debate among commissioner candidates Thursday in Happy Valley. Sponsored by the…
April 10, 2014

WL fights new fees from Oregon City

by Patrick Malee
OC ordinance added $110,000 in right of way fees Facing $110,000 in fees after Oregon City adopted a shared utility ordinance, West Linn will fight back in the form of waiver requests. The…
April 10, 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: FRAUD 3/31 5:10 p.m. A…
April 10, 2014

Lions to hide 2,000 eggs for annual hunt

by The Tidings
Children through 5th grade are invited to participate The 60th annual West Linn Lions Easter egg hunt is scheduled for April 19th. The hunt, to be held on the West Linn High football field,…
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April 10, 2014

Tidings has new editor

by The Tidings
Luke Roney brings a decade of experience to the Tidings Luke Roney has joined the West Linn Tidings staff as editor. Roney, who brings a decade of news experience to the Tidings, said he will…
April 10, 2014

Poll shows Oregonians favor protecting rural land

by Jim Redden and Patrick Malee
Area residents favor development on existing city land, not farms Though some property owners were frustrated with the land use “grand bargain” recently approved by the 2014 Oregon State…
April 10, 2014

Peter Rabbit Breakfast and Carnival returns this weekend

by Patrick Malee
Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at WLHS The West Linn Community Preschool is set to host the 38th annual Peter Rabbit Breakfast and Carnival this Saturday at West Linn High School. Breakfast…

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Apr 10, 2014

Contracts awarded for water partnership pipeline

by Saundra Sorenson
Projects slated to come in under budget, city says The Lake Oswego City Council approved two construction bids on a pipeline that will run through Gladstone, West Linn and Lake Oswego as part of…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: GARY HARTMAN - Keeva, a 2-year-old mixed-breed dog, jumps over a bar. Agility enthusiasts say the sport provides exercise for people and animals alike.
Apr 10, 2014

Local enthusiasts see a jump in dog agility

by Jeff Goodman
Hobby growing in Pacific Northwest The dogs jumped through tires, zipped through tunnels and weaved between poles. Guided by their human handlers, they scurried in and out of chutes, climbed…
Apr 10, 2014

News Briefs

by The Tidings
Lions host easter egg hunt Kids in fifth grade and younger are invited to head over to the West Linn High School football field April 19 at 10 a.m. to take part in the Lions Easter Egg Hunt.…
Apr 10, 2014

Check out the library's DIY books

by Shasta Barnes
Learn to make everything from a coffeebot to bachelor's jams. Spring is officially here and while we are all anxiously awaiting nice weather, why not use the next rainy day to take on a DIY…
by: TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Library assistant Joanna Campa painted her cat, Quinn, whom she adopted as a rescue cat three years ago.
Apr 10, 2014

Librarians' art on display

by Barb Randall
For the pleasure of patrons and staff alike, the West Linn Public Library displays the art of local artists on a regular basis. This month, the exhibit features the art of some of the library…
Two small earthquakes were reported along Southwest Scholls-Sherwood Road on Sunday. Tremors were felt in West Linn as well.
Apr 10, 2014

Small earthquake rattles region

by Pamplin Media Group
Two small earthquakes reported along Tualatin River, no damage reported Residents across the area were rocked by a 3.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological…
Apr 03, 2014

News Briefs

by The Tidings
Take the Clackamas County community survey Clackamas County residents are invited to go online and take the 2014 Clackamas County Community Survey. The countywide survey, compiled by DHM…
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Apr 02, 2014

Our newspapers won't be downsizing staff or shrinking in size

by Mark Garber
Local news — news about your city, your community, your neighborhood — is the future of journalism. No one in the media business disputes that notion. Investors as savvy as Warren Buffet are…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - A five-year effort to acquire the last segment of the 20-acre White Oak Savanna natural area, led by volunteer Roberta Schwarz, was halted Monday in a 3-2 city council vote.
Apr 03, 2014

Resolution to acquire White Oak Savanna land fails

by Patrick Malee
Potential financial commitment cited as deciding factor A five-year effort to preserve and protect a 5.65-acre swath of land at the White Oak Savanna natural area took a dramatic turn Monday…
by: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The city is looking to generate a swell of foot traffic at its 'storefront studio' for the arch bridge and Bolton Town Center master planning project.
Apr 03, 2014

West Linn to hold storefront studio workshops

by Patrick Malee
City looks for input on arch bridge and Bolton town center project As city officials began brainstorming ideas for the arch bridge and Bolton town center master planning project, the operative…




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