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West Linn's Latest News

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…
November 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…
November 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.
November 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.
November 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…
November 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…
November 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…

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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…
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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…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - As part of its analysis, the city is taking soil samples to assess landslide risk.
Nov 13, 2014

A site unknown

by Patrick Malee
City working to determine best location for new reservoir The Bolton Reservoir must be replaced. That much has been determined by West Linn city staff members and elected officials, who watched…
Nov 13, 2014

Virgil Maddax: West Linn's Boat Builder

by Roger Shepherd
Editor’s note: On the second Thursday of each month the Tidings will feature an article about West Linn’s rich history written by members of the West Linn Historical Society. The property now…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The fee hike applies only to the city's top trip generators like Safeway, Albertsons and various gas stations.
Nov 13, 2014

Commercial street fees hiked

by Patrick Malee
Increase follows identical 75 percent residential street fee hike in 2013 More than a year after increasing residential street maintenance fees by 75 percent, the City Council voted Monday to do…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Incoming City Councilors Russ Axelrod and Brenda Perry will spend the next two months meeting with city officials and residents as they prepare to take their seats.
Nov 13, 2014

Council-elects look to 'build bridges'

by Patrick Malee
Following the election, Axelrod and Perry meet with City Council, manager Just a week after the final ballots were counted, City Council-elects Brenda Perry and Russ Axelrod are already deep…
Nov 13, 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 11/7 1:07 p.m. A…
Nov 13, 2014

Revitalizing the library's teen room

by Elaine Spence
If you have been downstairs at West Linn Public Library recently, you have no doubt been impressed by the proximity of the new parking lot, the stairway mural, the newly revamped Children’s…



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