A time to be thankful

A time to be thankful

We asked people around West Linn what they are thankful for this holiday season Kirsten Wyatt,...

Rain fails to dampen holiday spirit

Rain fails to dampen holiday spirit

West Linn gets in the spirit with annual tree lighting The holidays arrived in West Linn on Nov....

Agency caught in former deputy's fight

Agency caught in former deputy's fight

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office focus of complaint as domestic violence dispute boils over ...

Arch bridge tops work session agenda

Arch bridge tops work session agenda

Preliminary discussion about redevelopment plans on tap With just one month remaining before the...

West Linn looks to broaden horizons

West Linn looks to broaden horizons

Thomas Frank isn’t one to try to reinvent the wheel. When it comes to city business, Frank...

Special delivery

Special delivery

PAWS Animal Shelter takes in dog rescued by UPS Driver The UPS delivery man simply couldn’t...

Stafford designation sent back to Metro, county

Stafford designation sent back to Metro, county

Land Conservation and Development Committee voted for remand Nov. 13 The ongoing fight over the...

Reaching out

Reaching out

Trial runs of new engagement opportunities prove successful in WL There were times in recent...

Commission to Metro: Don't forget about the roads

Commission to Metro: Don't forget about the roads

Board says Metro's Climate Smart strategy ill-conceived The Clackamas Board of County...

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bailey Cheetham has every confidence she will have as wonderful a relationship with her new puppy Leonard as she did with her first lab puppy.
November 27, 2014

A vision for helping others

by Cliff Newell
Lake Oswego girl is committed to training guide dogs for the blind Bailey Cheetham is so committed to training guide dogs that she is even willing to get up early on school days to perform puppy…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Twelve of the 39 pending marijuana cases in Clackamas County will be dismissed under a new policy announced by the district attorney's office.
November 27, 2014

Clackamas County lightens up on marijuana charges

by Saundra Sorenson
Good news for anyone facing a criminal marijuana charge in Clackamas County: Your case may be dismissed, or the charges may be reduced. Clackamas County District Attorney John S. Foote announced…
November 27, 2014

Share the holidays with Tidings readers

by The Tidings
The holidays are all about traditions, and one tradition the community has counted on for the past few years is the West Linn Tidings’s annual Family Holiday Photo issue. This is your chance to…
November 27, 2014

Edible pot, packaging concern Oregon lawmakers

by Hillary Borrud
OLCC officials seek funds for marijuana retail sales program Lawmakers asked lots of questions about Oregon’s new legal pot law during first legislative committee meeting since voters approved…
November 27, 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 11/16 12:32 p.m. A…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Twelve of the 39 pending marijuana cases in Clackamas County will be dismissed under a new policy announced by the district attorney's office.
November 24, 2014

Clackamas County lightens up on marijuana charges

by Saundra Sorenson
In anticipation of Measure 91, many charges will be dismissed Good news for anyone facing a criminal marijuana charge in Clackamas County: Your case may be dismissed, or the charges may be…
November 20, 2014

City to revise municipal codes related to advisory groups

by Patrick Malee
Membership numbers, term limits would be made uniform In the midst of an effort to revise Chapter 2 of the West Linn Municipal Code — relating to citizen advisory groups — city staff members…
November 20, 2014

Clackamas County Round Up

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County is seeking citizens to serve on four county Advisory Boards and Commissions. The Clackamas County Service District No. 1 Riverhealth Advisory Board is seeking applicants. The…
November 20, 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 11/9 3:10 p.m.…
November 20, 2014

News briefs

by The Tidings
Nominate resident for Robert Moore Award The Robert Moore Award was created by the West Linn City Council in 2013 to recognize individuals who contribute to the quality of life in the community…

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Nov 20, 2014

Poverty polls reveal change in attitudes

by Jim Redden
Oregonians downplay income inequality, seek more job training Income inequality has become a huge political issue in recent years. Many people lost their jobs and homes during the Great…
Nov 20, 2014

Farthest left on Left Coast? That's right, it's Oregon

by Jim Redden
Oregon’s reputation as one of the most liberal states in the country was reinforced by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley’s victory over his Republican challenger in the general election. Merkley easily…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dr. Joe Young referred 8-year-old Maima to Dr. Rick Sacra after finding the young girl in the jungles of Liberia. The girl had missed a year of school because of an abscessed jaw. Sacra, shown here during a check-up with Maima, later contracted Ebola and was flown home to the U.S.
Nov 20, 2014

Working in Ebola's hot zone

by Barbara Sherman
Local dentist's mission to Liberia brings him face to face with Americans who later contracted the disease What a difference a year makes. When Dr. Joe Young embarked on a two-week humanitarian…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Karen Nguyen, Paula Jacobs, Ingrid Erickson, Jessica Vo, Justyce Chaney, Katie Fletcher, Amelia Monfared, Jessica Choe, Julia Adebawo, Amy Bloodworth and Heidi Davis attended the Nov. 4 Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting to discuss the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20.
Nov 20, 2014

Quit for a day - then a lifetime

by Kendra Hogue
'Rebels' join annual Smokeout to help kids stay off tobacco You can’t meet a goal without taking the first step. For 37 years, the goal of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout…
Nov 20, 2014

Economists: Kicker refund 'a coin flip'

by Peter Wong
It’s 50-50 as to whether Oregon taxpayers will get a rebate of excess personal income taxes next year, according to the state’s latest economic and revenue forecast presented last week. State…
Nov 19, 2014

Clackamas County immigrants favor OC, Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon experiencing boom in number of people moving here - This week, Portland State University’s Population Research Center (PRC) released its preliminary 2014 population estimates, showing…
FRISBY
Nov 19, 2014

'Prolific' construction site burglar arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Beaverton and West Linn police departments and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office participated in the investigation. Police have arrested a man they…
Nov 17, 2014

Series of car break-ins reported at Mary S. Young Park

by Patrick Malee
Credit cards, purses stolen from five vehicles Sunday A series of car break-ins at Mary S. Young Park Sunday afternoon left a number of residents without valuable belongings, according to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The annual lighting of Maddax Woods is set for Saturday, and the celebration will run from 3 to 8 p.m.
Nov 13, 2014

Maddax Woods lighting ceremony set

by Patrick Malee
Celebration includes live music, animal watching and storytelling Don’t look now, but it’s officially tree lighting season, beginning this weekend at Maddax Woods. The annual Lighting of Maddax…
KOVASH
Nov 13, 2014

Code changes sent back to Planning Commission

by Patrick Malee
City Council remands development code amendments to commission in response to request for further public input In the midst of an effort to amend community development code language related to…




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