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June 30, 2014

Senior reminds everyone that elderly often need help

by Lillian Mills
Lillian Mills, 79, has seen 'steady erosion' of benefits and can't always make ends meet If you were to believe most TV and print advertising, Americans in their 60s, 70s and beyond are all…
June 30, 2014

Couple sees right through slick salesman's tactics

by Isabel Torrey
They still purchase his product but have a little fun with him during the negotitions Recently my husband and I recognized we were the object of a superb salesman's crafty ploys, yet somehow we…
June 30, 2014

Please be prepared for Fourth of July activities

by Chief Chuck Fessler
King City police chief offers tips for the holiday plus information about golf carts and safety around nearby road project The King City Police Department thanks all contributors to the…
June 30, 2014

King City TVF&R captain provides startling statistics

by Capt. Troy Spisla
Every year fireworks cause up to $90,000 in property damage districtwide In past years districtwide, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue has typically responded to 40 to 50 firework fires, resulting…
June 30, 2014

Guess what she let loose in her back yard?

by Lynn S. Turner
Hint: They wiggle and are very beneficial to the garden My daughter had not been fishing in about 30 years. When an opportunity came to go to Hagg Lake for trout fishing with her daughter's…
June 30, 2014

Good Neighbor Center director thanks Whole Foods Market for…

by Jack Schwab
To the Editor: The board and staff of the Good Neighbor Center want to welcome Whole Foods Market to north Tigard. Whole Foods has always been generous in donating food to us. We could not feed…
June 30, 2014

Resident complains that Tigard Water District did not notify…

by John Smith
Media warned the public not to use the water because of E coli contamination To the Editor: On the Friday, May 23, Portland issued the largest boil water alert in its history. Most citizens…
May 30, 2014

LGBT advocate lauds Judge McShane ruling on gay marriage in…

by Jeana Frazzini
This has been a whirlwind of a historic year for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) movement. And now, on May 19, in Oregon, another step forward has been achieved. After decades…
May 30, 2014

Columnist is dead serious: Down with phone automatons

by Isabel Torrey
Thank you for phoning Therapeutic-Health Clinic. Your call may be monitored or recorded for quality control. If this is a medical emergency, hang up and call 9-1-1. Concerning prescriptions,…
May 30, 2014

Rep. John Davis expresses concerns over education in Oregon

by John Davis
Legislator is concerned about Oregon's low high school graduation rates Each week the bulk of concerns from constituents and officials confirm what the Oregon Values Project found, that…

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May 30, 2014

Good weather brings more King City Community Park use and…

by Chief Chuck Fessler
Police chief reminds visitors of the rules in the park along the Tualatin River Over the past month, calls for service have remained steady at approximately 131 calls for the month. This total…
May 30, 2014

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge offers nature camp this…

by Carolyn Uyemura
A volunteer work party is coming up, and two new workers join the staff Creative Nature Camp Youth (third- to fifth-graders in the fall of 2014)) are invited to spend a week at Tualatin River…