King City's Opinions

January 29, 2015

Red is the right color for February

by Isabel Torrey
Turning over the February calendar page shows red hearts, lacy flowers and tender poems. But - at our house, at least - the only “real red” in my mind’s eye is an ominous, glowing,…
January 29, 2015

Crime statistics change with population growth

by Chief Chuck Fessler
The King City Police Department hopes everyone had a joyous New Year. As the department finalizes 2014, our activities for the year show a notably increase. Our calls for service increased by 21…
January 29, 2015

Spring is not very far behind at Tualatin River National…

by Pam Farris
February is here, and spring isn't far behind, so there are lots of activities going on at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. These activities are free and open to the public, but…
January 29, 2015

New water pipeline may run along 131st Avenue

by Elsa Mann
To the editor: At the Dec. 15 meeting of Citizen Participation Organization 4K (King City) at the Highlands Clubhouse, an official with the Tualatin Valley Water District discussed several…
January 29, 2015

Southwest Corridor Republican Club will hit the ground running

by Billie Reynolds
To the Editor: Get ready for the 2015 political year with food and facts about the state of Oregon and its Republican party. Be part of the development of a tent big enough to hold both…
January 28, 2015

Our Opinion: Jobs report is rosy, but there's work to do

by Editorial board
If you're still nervous about the New Year, here’s something to boost your spirits: The Portland-area economy is showing verifiable signs of sustained growth. Two bits of evidence have emerged…
December 26, 2014

Gov. Kitzhaber's proposed budget adds up to gains for education

by Pamplin Media Group
The 2015-17 budget proposed by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber shows the importance of both addition and subtraction. The plan, released earlier this month, raises some important, and quite familiar,…
December 26, 2014

Surviving a subtle, stalking, silent stranger's stranglehold

by Isabel Torrey
Every autumn, well-meaning power- and insulation-companies repeatedly warn, “Winter’s coming! Here are ways to cut your utility costs.” My late husband and I followed all such advice. We…
December 26, 2014

Chief offers safe driving tips for winter

by Chief Chuck Fessler
During this time of year, the King City Police Department maintains an extra awareness of residents who may be alone or just experiencing the holiday blues. If you are worried about someone,…
December 26, 2014

Winter activities abound at the Tualatin River National Wildlife…

by Pam Farris
Restoration project January has arrived, and you've made some New Year's resolutions. If those resolutions include getting more exercise, spending more time in nature and helping your community,…

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Dec 26, 2014

Don't ignore your heart over the holidays

by Capt. Troy Spisla
During the holidays, people think about family and friends and what the New Year may bring, but heart health may not be near the top of your list Chest pain, shortness of breath, or discomfort…
Dec 26, 2014

King City Holiday Bazaar coordinator offers heart-felt thank you

by Donna Kloster
To the Editor: The annual King City Lions Club-sponsored holiday bazaar was held in King City on Nov. 14 and 15. It was the 20th annual bazaar held in the King City Clubhouse After a rainy week…