WL-WV lands top graduation rate in Oregon

WL-WV lands top graduation rate in Oregon

When graduation rates across the state of Oregon were released earlier this month, the West...

Highway 43 project included  on STIP 150 percent funding list

Highway 43 project included on STIP 150 percent funding list

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Metro stands firm on Stafford reserves

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Lauren B survives emotional hurricane

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Vets finding strength in numbers

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WL Chamber of Commerce hits reboot

WL Chamber of Commerce hits reboot

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Student media in the digital age

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Digging for discovery

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Cliffhanger leaves Lauren B's fate in doubt

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TIDINGS PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE - Dave Kruse was named the winner of the 2015 Robert Moore Award Monday, in recognition of his service at Mary S. Young Park.
February 11, 2016

Community members honored

by Patrick Malee
Honors were for community service, police work and sustainability Before diving into the minutiae of its goals and rules Monday night, West Linn City Council took time to present three community…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO  - GED student Marquez Goldsby works in the lobby of Londer Learning Center last April.
February 11, 2016

Oregon GED students still struggling

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Critics say easier passing score isn't enough of a change Masked in Oregon’s recent celebration of higher graduation rates was the fact that 26 percent of the state’s students did not graduate…
February 11, 2016

Rough schedule for city manager hiring process approved

by Patrick Malee
Hopes to conduct interviews with finalists in March As the search for a new West Linn city manager continues, the City Council voted unanimously Monday to adopt a formal process for recruitment…
February 11, 2016

We want West Linn's story

by Tidings staff
Tidings photographers, reporters and editors will be out in force on Thursday, Feb. 11, to chronicle “A Day in the Life of West Linn” for our Perspective 2016 magazine. But we can’t be…
February 11, 2016

West Linn City Council adopts 2016 goals

by Patrick Malee
Arch Bridge, hiring of new city manager among highlights One year ago, when the West Linn City Council adopted its 2015 goals, one major piece was missing: the Arch Bridge Area planning project.…
February 11, 2016

Get it fixed at West Linn's Repair Fair

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Volunteers to restore household items, build community When volunteer repairers hammer, weld and stitch at West Linn’s Repair Fair later this month, co-organizer Lisa Clifton says she hopes…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The UNITY Center of West Linn is finding that a little kindness makes a big difference. At the left UNITY members Ava, Kelly and Olivia McBeain, along with Marty Bankhead, make a kindness offering to Julie Mankin and Rev. Tim Herzfeld-Kamprath at West Linn Lutheran Church.
February 11, 2016

A kinder, gentler West Linn

by Cliff Newell
UNITY Center gets busy with 40 Days of Kindness If West Linn is starting to seem like a much kinder place you can thank The UNITY Center and Rev. Victoria Etchemendy. The UNITY Center, an…
February 11, 2016

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: LIFE IN WEST LINN 1/30 9:51…
February 11, 2016

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislators to hold Town Hall meeting Wilsonville-area state legislators are holding a public Town Hall meeting in Wilsonville on current issues being deliberated in the 2016 “short session” of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - More than 150 people turned out at World of Speed in Wilsonville last October to thank first responders of all stripes for their service.
February 11, 2016

Nonprofit to give back to first responders

by Jake Bartman
Founders organized First Responders Appreciation Day last fall, form nonprofit When Tim and Beverly Alexander launched First Responders Appreciation Day last October in Wilsonville, their goal…

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PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID F. ASHTON - This is a Sellwood Bee-exclusive photo juxtaposing the old and new Sellwood Bridges, taken from between the angel wings of Bent 5 in the middle of the Willamette River during construction.
Feb 11, 2016

Two public events planned to mark new Sellwood Bridge opening

by Jim Redden
Multnomah County has two community events planned to mark the opening of the new Sellwood Bridge — a final Feb. 25 walk across the original bridge before it is dismantled and a Feb. 27…
YASUI FAMILY COLLECTION - Minoru Yasui
Feb 11, 2016

See Oregon's first Medal of Freedom

by Tidings staff
The Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded posthumously to Oregon native Minoru Yasui will be on display at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland, until Feb. 19. It is the…
Feb 05, 2016

Bond report raises concern at board meeting

by Andrew Kilstrom
The status of the West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s 2014 bond projects was discussed Feb. 1 at the regularly scheduled board meeting. Long-range Planning Committee member David Lake…
Feb 04, 2016

City looks to expand youth engagement opportunities

by Patrick Malee
New program for high school students tentatively slated for fall Excitement abounded Monday as the West Linn City Council agreed to begin work on a new youth engagement program for high school…
Feb 04, 2016

Sometimes you're the real deal, other times you're the sidekick

by Mikel Kelly
It occurred to me the other day as I was pondering the big issues in life (a practice I’m much more inclined to indulge in now that I’m a card-carrying member of The Crankiest Generation), that…
Feb 04, 2016

Associations requesting increased stipends

by Patrick Malee
Fixed annual stipend would increase from $300 to $500 As neighborhood associations continue to be a focus for the 2016 West Linn City Council, a new funding proposal will soon be submitted by…
TIDINGS PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Willamette Primary fourth-graders stretch before embarking on 20 minutes of all-out running to raise money for their school.
Feb 04, 2016

Willamette Primary's Fun Run travels light years

by Andrew Kilstrom
The event included a 'Star Wars' theme this year Many people wouldn’t qualify running as something that’s fun. Good exercise and a necessary evil, maybe, but something to look forward to? That…
Feb 04, 2016

News briefs

by Tidings staff
Cedar native ‘plank house’ returns For the first time in more than a century, the community of West Linn can get a glimpse of one of its first residential structures. At its January board…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Oregon Governor Kate Brown has thus far tried to stay neutral in what may be a coming political battle over a gross receipts tax hike known as Initiative Petition 28.
Feb 04, 2016

Oregon heading for ballot brawl

by Nick Budnick
Despite tradition of compromise, rivals say tax increase deal unlikely When a proposed statewide $15-an-hour minimum wage measure gave businesses heartburn, Gov. Kate Brown intervened to float a…
PAMPLIN FILE PHOTO - Beaverton Senator Mark Hass has a proposal for new legislatition after a group started collecting signatures to impose a gross receipts tax on Oregon businesses.
Feb 04, 2016

Compromise offered on gross receipts tax

by Hillary Borrud and Paris Achen
Sen. Mark Hass says his proposal could avoid ballot battle SALEM — Looking to head off a nasty and costly ballot fight, a state senator has introduced a proposal to levy a new tax on…



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