KCCA residents practice 'democracy in action' during recall election meeting

KCCA residents practice 'democracy in action' during recall election meeting

They reject recall of four board members by 3-to-1 ratio About 400 civic-minded King City Civic...

New KCCA administrator's first day was day before recall election meeting

New KCCA administrator's first day was day before recall election meeting

Chance connection leads Beth Freeman to her new position in King City Kismet is the only word to...

TVF&R King City Station 35 captain leaves after nine years

TVF&R King City Station 35 captain leaves after nine years

Troy Spisla is moving to Station 60 on Northwest Cornell Road Aug. 1 will be both a sad and happy...

TVF&R chief presents annual report to the King City City Council

TVF&R chief presents annual report to the King City City Council

Mike Duyck brings council members up to speed on fire district statistics Tualatin Valley Fire &...

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July 30, 2015

Medical marijuana dispensary is coming to King City area

by Barbara Sherman
New owners plan for former Lil Brick Deli site to be open for business by October A new medical marijuana dispensary will be opening this fall in the former Lil Brick Deli location on Pacific…
July 30, 2015

Suzan Turley leaves King City and resigns from City Council

by Barbara Sherman
Longtime city councilor sells her home and can't find an apartment within the city limits King City City Councilor Suzan Turley resigned from the position July 1, saying in an email to the mayor…
July 30, 2015

King City's garbage rates are going up slightly

by Barbara Sherman
Pride Disposal has raised rates in Tigard, and now King City's are increasing too King City residents will see a small rate increase in their Pride Disposal Company bills as Summerfield…
July 30, 2015

King City council decides to adopt rules for its conduct

by Barbara Sherman
'Issue has never come up before,' one councilor says King City councilors have been put on notice to be on their best behavior going forward after they voted 5 to 0 at the July 1 meeting to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Moving Wall visits Camden, Tenn., in 2011.
July 20, 2015

Milwaukie parade to honor Vietnam service, Moving Memorial Wall

by Raymond Rendleman
On Saturday, July 25, American Legion Post 180 and the Milwaukie Rotary Club will help organize the city of Milwaukie’s Honoring Military Service & Sacrifice Parade that coincides with the 50th…
BARBARA SHERMAN - The King City Civic Association Clubhouse looks peaceful from the outside, but  trouble is brewing with four Board of Directors members facing a recall election July 7 and Administrator J. Pat Moore leaving June 5.
June 25, 2015

KCCA Board of Directors faces July 7 recall

by Barbara Sherman
Residents will decide who stays and who goes among four members King City Civic Association residents almost need a scorecard to keep track of the Board of Directors – who is in, who is out and…
BARBARA SHERMAN - King City Civic Association Adminstrator J. Pat Moore (far right), who left June 5, makes a point during the May 12 Board of Directors meeting; from left are Bill Barber, who has since resigned, Joe Wilson, Paul Downing, Terry Pittsley, Denny Gelfand, KCCA attorney Tom Johnson of Vial Fotheringham LLP, Mike Whitmarsh and Blair Wyatt.
June 25, 2015

KCCA Administrator J. Pat Moore leaves June 5

by Barbara Sherman
His departure after six years is based on 'mutual agreement' J. Pat Moore’s six-year tenure as King City Civic Association administrator abruptly ended June 5, when according to board members,…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Wanda Barcomb knows that the IRS doesn't contact people by email or phone, and she wants to make sure others know it too.
June 25, 2015

Saavy senior wants to warn others about IRS scam showing up in…

by Barbara Sherman
Retired tax preparer Wanda Barcomb knows enough not to fall for it but others might not Wanda Barcomb is a proud native of Lubbock, Texas, and still has the drawl to prove it. She also is…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Sandy Brewer, chairwoman of the Summerfield Women's Golf Club's annual Charity Auction, sits with a few of the items that have been donated for the auction, which will be held in the Summerfield Clubhouse and is open to the public.
June 25, 2015

Summerfield charity auction to benefit two local organizations

by Barbara Sherman
Everyone is invited to Summerfield Clubhouse for silent auction July 11 that will benefit the Caring Closet and Washington County Domestic Violence Resource Center Over the past several years,…
June 25, 2015

King City council OKs 2015-16 budget after disagreement

by Barbara Sherman
One of the councilors complains that the council did not vet the budget enough, but he is overridden The King City City Council on June 3 adopted the 2015-16 budget, which has a general fund…

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BARBARA SHERMAN - Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) (right) chats with Jeff Grossman following his talk before the Southwest Corridor Republican Club in the King City Clubhouse on May 27.
Jun 25, 2015

John Davis visits King City Republicans on May 27

by Barbara Sherman
District 26 state representative tells group that with Democrat majority, it's a 'tough session' Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) brought a hard-charging message about a dysfunctional Legislature…
BARBARA SHERMAN - The Tigard American Legion Post 158 Color Guard presents the colors at the beginning of the Memorial Day ceremony in Crescent Grove Cemetery in Tigard on May 25.
Jun 25, 2015

Patriotism is on parade at Crescent Grove Cemetery on Memorial…

by Barbara Sherman
Tigard American Legion Post 158 honors veterans of all wars again The crowd gathered at Crescent Grove Cemetery in Tigard on May 25 for the annual Memorial Day program hosted by Tigard American…