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'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

Before he was a 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist ice skater, four-time world champion and...

Crack in the foundation

Crack in the foundation

Replacing the 101-year old Bolton Reservoir is a primary focus for West Linn There are times when...

Public transit likely to be big part of plan

Public transit likely to be big part of plan

Updated West Linn transportation plan will deal with new realities As he gears up for what will...

Kaitlin Niswanger plans Halloween 'Thriller'

Kaitlin Niswanger plans Halloween 'Thriller'

Young woman to perform privates dances for ill children on Friday Every kid deserves to have a...

Voters will decide on three potential annexations

Voters will decide on three potential annexations

Properties located at Bland Circle, Rosemont Road and Weatherhill Road As Election Day...

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October 30, 2014

School bond would allow maintenence, upgrades

by Kate Hoots
Although much of the public’s attention is drawn to large projects included under a proposed capital construction bond on the upcoming November ballot, school officials take a broader view. With…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - A tree fell on this house in Willamette, taking out the electricity.
October 30, 2014

WL escapes storm without 'significant' damage

by Patrick Malee
Wind gusts knocked trees and wires down, caused power outages Fierce winds ravaged trees and left thousands without power in the Portland area last weekend, but West Linn escaped major damage…
October 30, 2014

Don't forget to vote

by Patrick Malee
Voters in West Linn will decide on new city councilors, school measures It’s that time of year again, and if you’re a registered voter, don’t forget to turn in your ballot before it’s too late.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Work will occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
October 30, 2014

LOT water pipeline construction ready to begin on Nov. 2

by The Tidings
The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership will begin night construction Nov. 2 to install a new water pipeline along approximately two miles of Highway 43, between Lake Oswego and West Linn. The…
October 30, 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: ACCIDENTS 10/19 6:01 p.m. A…
October 30, 2014

Read the book, then watch the movie

by By Cheryl Hill
It’s been hard to escape the “Gone Girl” fanfare of the past few years. After Gillian Flynn’s book came out in the summer of 2012 it became a huge hit and was on the bestseller list for months.…
October 28, 2014

'Haunted Trail' re-scheduled for Saturday

by Patrick Malee
Strong winds and rain shuttered the West Linn Haunted Trail last weekend, but the city acted quickly to give residents another shot at getting "spooked." The Haunted Trail, which this year had a…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
October 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF KOIN LOCAL 6 - This tree crushed the garage in Lake Oswego, but no one was hurt during the High Wind Warning, Oct. 25, 2014
October 25, 2014

Fierce winds topple trees, sever power

by Pamplin Media Group
60,000 PGE customers without electricity Saturday afternoon High winds pummeling the Portland metropolitan area are causing downed trees and extensive power outages. Portland General Electric…
October 24, 2014

WES to get another interim director in ongoing search for…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Another interim director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services will step down Nov. 30. Clackamas County’s Water Environment Services will see its fourth top manager in a year as the…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The fire caused parts of all three floors to collapse. As of Thursday night, the cause and damage estimate was undetermined.
Oct 30, 2014

Three-story WL home heavily damaged by fire

by The Tidings
No one was injured; fire caused all three floors to partially collapse A two-alarm fire left a West Linn home severely damaged Thursday afternoon. At 4:43 p.m., the first of multiple calls came…
Oct 23, 2014

WL police arrest man who drove stolen car to court

by The Tidings
Rental car had been missing for six weeks West Linn police officers had just completed a traffic stop on Main Street in Oregon City Thursday morning when 48-year old Gary Ramsey Jr., of Boring,…
County Clerk Sherry Hall.
Oct 23, 2014

Voters to decide if clerk's office is well run

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Challenger David Robinson says he hopes to improve the office's image in light of controversies - U.S. Navy Commander David Robinson thinks he has a good shot at knocking County Clerk Sherry…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: DAVID JONES - This year's West Linn Haunted Trail has a theme of 'Baron Samedi's Midnight Travelling Circus,' and organizers are promising an inclusive, memorable experience for those of all ages.
Oct 23, 2014

Local Halloween enthusiasts help revamp city's 'Haunted Trail'

by Patrick Malee
David Jones takes Halloween seriously. For the West Linn resident, it’s not just a chance to hand out candy or trick-or-treat with his kids. No, it’s much more than that. Halloween, as Jones…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO - Students ages 13 to 18 will perform at the Youth Music Project open mic event Friday.
Oct 23, 2014

Youth Music Project hosts open mic night

by Patrick Malee
The free show is set for 7 p.m. Friday Youth Music Project, a nonprofit music school in West Linn, will host open mic night this Friday, open to students age 13 to 18. The evening will be filled…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Jake Stoneking met a long-term goal when he received his diploma from West Linn High School with the class of 2014 on June 2.
Oct 23, 2014

WLHS graduate succumbs to cancer

by Camille Collier
Jake Stoneking, class of 2014, passes away Oct. 16 Jacob Stoneking, a 2014 West Linn High School graduate, died Oct. 16. Re-diagnosed with brain cancer this February, Stoneking was told by…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat is a great costume for a parent and child.
Oct 23, 2014

Let books inspire your Halloween costume

by Ayn Frazee
This Halloween, let your bookworm flag fly. In a sea of spider men and sassy witches, stand out with a literature-themed costume. Need some inspiration? Here’s a short list of ideas, ranging…
Oct 23, 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 10/11 1:09 p.m. Items…
Look for information about West Linn's Amazing Kid, Emma Waibel, and other Amazing Kids from around the state in a special section in this Week's Tidings.
Oct 23, 2014

Waibel wows as 'Amazing Kid'

by The Tidings
Emma Waibel is an amazing kid. And it’s not just because she is the first young woman from outside of Portland to serve as Rose Festival queen. Waibel — a senior at West Linn High School, where…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Anne Parfitt (foreground) and the rest of her team from Archaeological Investigation Northwest sift through soil thought to contain artifacts dating back to prehistoric times.
Oct 23, 2014

Archaeological excavation makes way for the LOT pipeline

by Saundra Sorenson
Archaeological excavation in Old Town Lake Oswego makes way for the LOT pipeline The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership paused in its pipeline construction to do a little due diligence — for…



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