Let it snow

Let it snow

Annual parade brings holiday joy to West Linn In the more than 20 years since she moved to West...

WL girls help brighten Christmas for orphans

WL girls help brighten Christmas for orphans

Girls in the Dominican Republic will get friendship packages Kindness is catching among the...

Metro Council accepts urban growth report

Metro Council accepts urban growth report

Yearlong research will explore effects of increasing density The Metro Council unanimously...

Final concepts presented to council

Final concepts presented to council

Public hearing set for Dec. 15 More than a year after the process began, West Linn may be nearing...

Cat Project owner faces animal neglect charges

Cat Project owner faces animal neglect charges

Lake Oswego shelter evicted after complaints from landlord, neighbors Neighbors and supporters of...

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...

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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December 16, 2014

Arch bridge redevelopment plan approved

by Patrick Malee
Ruling was unanimous in the face of calls to delay vote In front of a crowd comprised of both critics and supporters of their vision for the redevelopment of the arch bridge-Bolton area, City…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: METRO - Willamette Falls is the second most powerful waterfall in North America.
December 11, 2014

BREAKING: Agreement secures public access to Willamette Falls

by The Oregon City News
As announced at the Metro Council meeting Thursday afternoon, new agreements with a private developer and Portland General Electric have secured permanent public access to Willamette Falls, the…
December 11, 2014

Council approves code changes

by Patrick Malee
Amendments designed to create more 'uniform' process A long-term project to amend Chapter 2 of the West Linn Municipal Code — which relates to citizen advisory groups — came to a close Monday,…
December 11, 2014

City reverses Planning Commission ruling on athletic field…

by Patrick Malee
Lights at Rosemont Ridge fields will be allowed to stay on until 10 p.m. A tentative appeal ruling on athletic field lights at Rosemont Ridge Middle School became final Monday, as the West Linn…
December 11, 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 12/5 8:44 a.m. A…
December 11, 2014

City receives clean audit, approves changes to Community…

by Patrick Malee
City receives clean audit, approves changes to Community Development Code Before the West Linn City Council launched into a set of appeals and public hearings Monday, it first heard a short…
December 11, 2014

News briefs

by The Tidings
Concert to feature selections from “Messiah” The Church of Latter-Day Saints in West Linn, 1395 Rosemont Road, will hold a Christmas Music Devotional at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 14. The free event will…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Submit your holiday cards to run in The Lake Oswego Review no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 to ensure that they will appear in the Dec. 25 issue.
December 11, 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…
December 11, 2014

A new way to help homeless veterans

by Cliff Newell
County grant will help expand bag program that could save the lives of vets and their children Ken Kraft says it’s easy to imagine what it is like being a homeless veteran in Clackamas County.…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Marshall Runkle adjusts the Nest Learning Thermostat that optimizes the energy upgrades he is making to his North Portland home.
December 11, 2014

Clean Energy Works' offer could help cut heating bills

by Jim Redden
Area homes sought to take part in Nest technology program If you’re thinking about making your home safer or more energy efficient, Clean Energy Works of Oregon has a deal for you — a free…

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Dec 11, 2014

Suspect in murder of weighmaster arrested

by Isabel Gautschi
Dirck Morgan White was arrested in Los Angeles Almost a year after the fatal shooting of Grady Waxenfelter, the prime suspect in his murder has been arrested. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s…
Photo Credit: CCC - Parini
Dec 11, 2014

Marylhurst honors Community College advancement dean

by Pamplin Media Group
Shelly Parini, Clackamas Community College’s dean of the College Advancement and Public Affairs department since 2006, recently was honored with a Marylhurst University distinguished alumni…
Photo Credit: RENDERING COURTESY: CITY OF OC - A planned Riverwalk aims to connect Oregon Citys Main Street with Willamette Falls.
Dec 11, 2014

Willamette Falls project wins statewide award

by Pamplin Media Group
At their Nov. 14 Design Awards, the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects awarded a Merit Award in Analysis and Planning for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project. “This…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - To increase safety and minimize the impacts on traffic and local businesses, most construction along Hwy. 43 between West Linn and Lake Oswego will continue to occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
Dec 05, 2014

Second crew to begin pipeline construction along Hwy. 43

by The Review
Work scheduled to begin on West Linn end of the project Sunday Construction is expected to begin Sunday night on the West Linn end of the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership’s project to…
Dec 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The theme for this year's West Linn Holiday Parade is For kids from one to 92
Dec 04, 2014

Dashing through the snow

by Patrick Malee
WL prepares for annual Holiday Parade Every year, in the days leading up to West Linn’s annual Holiday Parade, Recreation Coordinator Terri Jones glances anxiously at the upcoming weather…
Dec 04, 2014

Lights at Rosemont Ridge fields spark heated debate

by Patrick Malee
Council voted tentatively to approve use of lights until 10 p.m. In an appeal hearing Monday, the West Linn City Council voted tentatively in favor of a West Linn-Wilsonville School District…
Dec 04, 2014

Some immigrants might get licenses despite 88's defeat

by Peter Wong
President's order could open door to work permits, legal status President Barack Obama’s immigration order could open the way for millions of undocumented people in the United States to obtain…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Submit your holiday cards to run in The Lake Oswego Review no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 to ensure that they will appear in the Dec. 25 issue.
Dec 04, 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…
Dec 04, 2014

Transportation reports say: pay now or pay later

by Peter Wong
ODOT urges more funding for road, bridge maintenance Two new reports from the Oregon Department of Transportation echo the warning from the oil-filter ads of the 1960s: You can pay me now, or…




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