Historic review board discussing codes  while transportation board eyes Highway 43

Historic review board discussing codes while transportation board eyes Highway 43

Efforts on Highway 43 depend on ODOT cooperation Editor’s note: The fifth and final...

A reason to run on Independence Day

A reason to run on Independence Day

Every year, a dogged group of runners celebrates Independence Day in Wilsonville with a 5...

Auxiliary lane on I-5 planned to relieve congestion

Auxiliary lane on I-5 planned to relieve congestion

Project is just one of many changes approved for Portland-area roadways Two Metro-area highway...

With filing deadline set for Sept. 1, all's quiet on candidate front

With filing deadline set for Sept. 1, all's quiet on candidate front

Three City Council seats will be up for grabs in November With a new city manager in place and a...

Aided by team of soldiers, West Linn's fireworks display popular attraction

Aided by team of soldiers, West Linn's fireworks display popular attraction

Fans of West Linn’s homegrown Independence Day celebration — now in its 11th year...

LOT project reaches 'final phase'

LOT project reaches 'final phase'

Demolition of old filters, administration building underway Final phase. At one point, residents...

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COURTESY PHOTO - This photo of Tyler Mitchell, who was last seen Thursday, was provided by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
July 01, 2016

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office searches for missing Stafford…

by Pamplin Media Group
Tyler Mitchell, 26, last seen Thursday morning. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is asking Tualatin-area residents to be on the lookout for a 26-year-old man who went missing Thursday.…
July 01, 2016

Council roundup: Road improvement program approved, new public…

by Patrick Malee
Next meeting is July 11 The West Linn City Council had just three members present during a special meeting Monday, June 27, but that didn’t stop it from making decisions on a number of items,…
June 30, 2016

Tri-City Service District working to solve wastewater digestion…

by Patrick Malee
System shared by Tri-City and Clackamas County Service District No. 1 is at capacity Through much of 2015, members of the Tri-City Service District — which treats wastewater for West Linn,…


June 30, 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 6/18 12:29…
June 29, 2016

Watch: Local news reporters discuss lamprey harvest, development…

by Pamplin Media Group
Raymond Rendleman, news editor for the Clackamas Review/Oregon City News, interviewed Patrick Malee, West Linn Tidings reporter, about recent visits by tribes to Willamette Falls. Umatilla,…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Titania (Sara Fay Goldman) sleeps while her fairies dance in Experience Theatre Project's production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at The Round in Beaverton on Friday, June 24.
June 25, 2016

Shakespeare heads outdoors, with some timely political drama

by Bianca Pahl
Lo, tradition wafts solftly through Portland's nature, with gentle, warm summer nights graced by fair ensemble, hastening a season of performance that spills into the eve' beginning this…
PHOTO COURTESY METRO - A new overlook at the Canemah Bluff Nature Park offers visitors sweeping views of the Willamette River and West Linn.
June 25, 2016

Canemah Bluff makeover includes new overlook

by Yuxing Zheng
Improved trails part of work completed at Metro-owned site Visitors to Canemah Bluff Nature Park in Oregon City now can take advantage of a new scenic overlook, footbridge and trails. The new…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: TRAVIS WILLIAMS - Researchers found particularly high levels of pesticides at West Linns Tanner Creek, likely carried over in stormwater runoff from properties further up the hill. Pesticides like  bifenthrin and fipronil are known to be particularly dangerous to amphibians and invertebrates in rivers and creeks.
June 24, 2016

Study finds water runoff carries potentially dangerous…

by Patrick Malee
To be a homeowner is, at times, akin to having tunnel vision. You might be surrounded by other homes, properties and wildlife habitats, but if there’s a problem — say, weeds on the lawn — all…
REVIEW PHOTO: ANHONY MACUK - Willamette Riverkeeper director Travis Williams paddles around the eastern side of Hog Island. The organization helps clean up invasive species on the island on behalf of Clackamas County.
June 24, 2016

Protecting Hog Island

by Anthony Macuk
Caretakers want people to be more careful when visiting the small island in the Willamette River In the middle of the Willamette River, right on the border between West Linn and Lake Oswego,…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Denny Taylor and Kamryn Taylor show some fancy footwork at last Friday's Daddy-Daughter Dance at the West Linn Adult Community Center.
June 24, 2016

Under the Big Top

by Tidings
Daddy-Daughter dance takes a twirl at the circus West Linn dads and daughters were off to the circus June 17, as the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance was held “Under the Big Top” (or in this case,…

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Jun 23, 2016

Clackamas County finds 341 misplaced ballots

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County elections officials announced Thursday that a box containing 341 ballots — including some from Multnomah and Washington counties — were discovered earlier this week during a…
SUBMITTED MAP: OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES - Mapping from DOGAMI shows a number of ancient landslides - shaded in brown - which are scattered throughout West Linn.
Jun 23, 2016

Experts say landslides in WL are ancient, but awareness is still…

by Patrick Malee
Experts say landslides in WL are ancient, but awareness is still key “Will the landslide bring you down?” Fleetwood Mac asked that question, metaphorically, in its famed 1975 song, aptly titled…
MARLENE LLOYD
Jun 23, 2016

Painting with fabrics

by Cliff Newell
Marlene Lloyd teams up with painters for The Noun Show When it comes to including fabric art at art festivals, count in Marlene Lloyd. The Wilsonville textile artist has taken a fresh new step…
Kelly Reid, the interim manager for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project, leads local tribal leaders on a tour through the former Blue Heron Paper Co. site.
Jun 23, 2016

Local Native leaders visit former mill site

by Raymond Rendleman
Many local tribal leaders recently got their first opportunity to tour the former Blue Heron Paper Co. mill site, where the Willamette Falls Legacy Project is planning a public walkway to reach…
Jun 23, 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 6/11 12:42…
Jun 23, 2016

News briefs

by The Tidings
Nominate an endangered place Each year Restore Oregon publishes a list of Oregon’s Most Endangered Places for the purpose of spotlighting their importance and rallying resources to save them.…
Jun 23, 2016

Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs seeks female veterans'…

by Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs
The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs invites all women with prior military service to take a brief, confidential survey sharing their experiences accessing health care and mental health…
TIDINGS PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE - Harvesters from the Yakama Nation and Nez Perce Tribe were joined by researchers last week for the annual lamprey harvest at Willamette Falls.
Jun 22, 2016

A prehistoric delicacy

by Patrick Malee
Year after year, Native American tribes head to Willamette Falls for lamprey harvest To participate in a lamprey harvest at Willamette Falls is not unlike travelling to a different world. You…
TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - The library board is focused on community outreach moving forward, with the hope of drawing visitors for an array of events.
Jun 21, 2016

Library, economic development boards focus on connecting with…

by Patrick Malee
Survey going out to residents regarding economic development Editor's note: The fourth installment of the Tidings’ series on City advisory boards focuses on the library and economic development.…
Jun 20, 2016

Corporate sales tax measure certified for ballot

by Paris Achen
The Secretary of State’s Office June 6 certified a corporate sales tax initiative to be placed on the November general election ballot. "This measure will be a positive game-changer for Oregon's…