Neighborhoods get together for National Night Out

Neighborhoods get together for National Night Out

King City friends and neighbors don't let sizzling temperatures spoil their fun National Night...

King City dental office is part of family business

King City dental office is part of family business

Nirvana Schuyler owns Bull Mountain Family Dentistry, and her husband Josh owns Schuyler Family...

McCann's celebrates big 40th anniversary

McCann's celebrates big 40th anniversary

Pharmacy is one of King City Plaza original businesses McCann's Pharmacy & Medical Equipment...

Curves moves across 99W from Willowbrook Center to King City Plaza

Curves moves across 99W from Willowbrook Center to King City Plaza

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August 28, 2014

Panhandlers in King City may soon be getting the boot

by Barbara Sherman
City Council and city attorney discuss ideas for new ordinances to limit soliciting and loitering The King City City Council took its first steps toward managing a panhandling problem that…
August 28, 2014

King City November ballot includes local option levy for police…

by Barbara Sherman
Current five-year levy expires June 30, 2015 The King City City Council voted 4 to 0 on Aug.6 to put a local option levy for police services on the November ballot. The current five-year levy…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - PERMANENT CHANGE - The ability of drivers to make left turns in and out of Royal Villa Drive ended Aug. 22 as part of  the Oregon Department of Transportation's 99W Fischer Road to Durham Road Safety Project due to a high crash rate at the intersection.
August 28, 2014

Royal Villas residents must change old driving habits

by Barbara Sherman
ODOT permanently eliminates left turns into and out of community on Royal Villa Drive The Oregon Department of Transportation's 99W Fischer Road to Durham Road Safety project is slated to be…
August 28, 2014

Senior Studies Institute fall term kicks off Sept. 6 with open…

by Barbara Sherman
Portland Community College offers popular program Portland Community College’s Senior Studies Institute offers a unique learning program for dynamic older adults who want to expand their…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - HAND OUT OR HAND UP? - This man, standing on an island in Royalty Parkway just inside the King City city limits next to 99W, is a frequent visitor to the spot, and some local residents want city officials to 'do something' to eliminate panhandling.
July 31, 2014

Are panhandlers proliferating in and around King City?

by Barbara Sherman
City officials will pursue ways to discourage them from using city property Panhandlers are a frequent sight standing on the medians at Pacific Highway and Durham Road and even in King City on…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - BIG CHANGES ARE AHEAD - Dickson is currently a quiet street mainly used by residents of the Highlands, but after the Brown subdivision is built with 23 single-family homes and 22 apartments, traffic on the street will increase to more than 300 vehicle trips per day, according to King City's planning consultant, Keith Liden.
July 31, 2014

Timberland Homes project gets green light

by Barbara Sherman
Owner Steve Brown had to jump through a lot of hoops to get the subdivision approved After many months and several neighborhood meetings, Steve Brown, owner of Timberland Homes, finally had an…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - CHANGES AHEAD - Dead-end Versailles Lane, located south of Fischer Road, currently serves the 24-unit River Lake Village Condos, but in the future, the residents of 80 new homes also will be using it.
July 31, 2014

River's Edge is new King City subdivision in growing part of city

by Barbara Sherman
The new homes will connect to Versailles Lane to gain access to Fischer Road The quiet, leafy, dead-end Versailles Lane south of Fischer Road will be getting a lot more traffic in the future due…
July 31, 2014

There will be four seats up for election in November on King…

by Barbara Sherman
Due to recent resignation, council members are planning to appoint someone now King City is accepting applications for candidates for City Council who are interested in running in the November…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - MEDIAN IS BEEHIVE OF ACTIVITY - A highway safety construction project is underway in earnest along 99W in the vicinity of Fischer Road where this photo was taken July 17.
July 31, 2014

One big project is underway on Pacific Highway

by Barbara Sherman
Drivers are affected by construction along 99W between Durham Road and Tualatin River King City’s 99W frontage is one huge construction project as the Oregon Department of Transportation works…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - GRATEFUL RECIPIENTS - Tara Taylor (left), associate director of community engagements with the Oregon Food Bank, and Jack Schwab, executive director of the Good Neighbor Center in Tigard, accept checks totaling $11,200 from Carol Knutson (center), Summerfield Women's Golf Club's charity event treasurer, at a dinner July 17; in the background is Robin Nash, golf tournament chairwoman, who led the program.
July 31, 2014

Golfers create winning legacy and help several local non-profits

by Barbara Sherman
Summerfield Women's Golf Club has donated more than $60,000 to charity over the past six years Way to go, Summerfield Women's Golf Club! Club members just celebrated another successful charity…

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by: BARBARA SHERMAN - UNEXPECTED GIFTS - After receiving patriotic quilts from Elisabeth Hampton (in background holding quilt), veterans line up to register with host Billie Reynolds.
Jul 31, 2014

Church creates annual 'Veterans Day' to honor vets in summertime

by Paul Hailey and Hank Lageman
Grace Communion International and King City Friday Bible Study Group combine to honor local veterans The Portland congregation of Grace Communion International, along with help from the King…