Calling out to the past

Calling out to the past

West Linn Historical Society holds casting call for new living history event

Former mayor Norm King remembered as stabilizing force in West Linn

Former mayor Norm King remembered as stabilizing force in West Linn

King served two terms as mayor and was co-founder of the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition

Council hears update on Riverwalk

Council hears update on Riverwalk

'The next big event is June 3 at OMSI, where we will unveil the preferred design.'

West Linn council votes to move Sunset school forward

West Linn council votes to move Sunset school forward

Whether that hearing - the eighth regarding Sunset Primary, including hearings at the planning...

Chinchilla abandoned in West Linn

Chinchilla abandoned in West Linn

Owner, who said she was moving and couldn't keep the animal, said to be older woman with an accent

West Linn City Council evaluates outreach plan for waterfront development project

West Linn City Council evaluates outreach plan for waterfront development project

The shorthanded council was uncomfortable with moving forward at the March 13 meeting.

Portland Ballet's Career Track program includes young dancers from West Linn, Lake Oswego

Portland Ballet's Career Track program includes young dancers from West Linn, Lake Oswego

Kyra Yannotta and Elliana Kirk will showcase their skills in a Studio Company Performance this...

G.E.A.R.S. finishes first in all of Oregon robotics

G.E.A.R.S. finishes first in all of Oregon robotics

Collection of local sixth-graders take down the competition with ease

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March 26, 2017

News in Brief

by The Tidings
City holds town forum and is looking for teen-created art supporting mental health
March 25, 2017

Aboriculture comes to Clackamas Community College

by Clackamas Community College
Oregon Employment Department expects a growing need for the profession in coming years
TIDINGS PHOTO: LESLIE PUGMIRE HOLE - A code amendment will allow the White Oak Savanna Park, now a city-owned property in its entirety, to be used for outdoor recreation.
March 24, 2017

West Linn council works to complete White Oak Savanna initiative

by Patrick Malee
The land still has to be formally designated as a park, which is complicated by the fact that it resides within an Office-Business Center (OBC) zone


Jonathan William Hanna.
March 24, 2017

Police: Man arrested after running out of gas on I-205 mid-chase

by Pamplin Media Group
Jonathan William Hanna was driving a stolen vehicle and was in possession of illicit drugs, according to the Lake Oswego Police Department.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 2017 West Linn Old Time Fair Court: (from left) Princesses Aislinn McCarthy and Grace Heaton, 2016 Queen Allison Ingle, and Princesses Lilly Curd and Ashley Chon.
March 23, 2017

2017 Old Time Fair Court reign begins

by Tidings staff
Their first public appearance, May 20, is the Teddy Bear Parade in Oregon City
March 23, 2017

Police log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department
TIDINGS PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE -
March 23, 2017

Creeks and culverts fill as West Linn experiences yet another wet week of weather

by Patrick Malee
The rain and clouds returned early this week as well
REVIEW PHOTO - A sign in the window of Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin's computer repair store announces his intention to leave Lake Oswego and set up shop in a 'Red State.'
March 22, 2017

Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin says he's left Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
A sign in the window of Kerwin's repair shop announces his departure for a 'red state' where he can live among Trump supporters
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LAKEWOOD THEATRE COMPANY - 'El Grande de Coca Cola' is scheduled for Lakewood Theatre Company's Mainstage from  March 2 to April 8, 2018.
March 21, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company unveils 65th season

by Barb Randall
World and Portland premieres highlight series of plays that focus on the meaning of community
March 17, 2017

Metro Council poised to certify urban reserves

by Peter Wong
Decision put off until April 13; cities, resident group still argue against including Stafford, but landowners, home builders support action to complete decade-old process.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER - Deanne L. Darling
March 17, 2017

Second Clackamas County judge will retire

by Peter Wong
Deanne Darling was first woman named to county bench back in 1995; she will retire June 30, when Judge Eve Miller also will step down.
March 16, 2017

With budget talks on horizon, West Linn prepping for PERS hikes

by Patrick Malee
'It's kind of like the snake swallowing a rat - or maybe something bigger than a rat.'
March 16, 2017

Dylan Digby hired as new West Linn assistant to the city manager

by Patrick Malee
West Linn has not had an assistant in the city management department since Assistant City Manager Kirsten Wyatt departed in March 2016. And as City Manager Eileen Stein emphasized, Digby's role will differ from Wyatt's.
PMG PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The new facility is slated to be developed on an 7-acre space next to the Wankers Country Store and Saloon.
March 16, 2017

New indoor soccer, lacrosse facility coming to Stafford area outside West Linn

by Patrick Malee
Fieldhouse Athletics LLC is set to construct a new 95,000-square-foot indoor athletic facility on about seven acres at 19995 S.W. Stafford Road
Devlin
March 16, 2017

Devlin briefs West Linn council on 2017 Legislature

by Patrick Malee
'Most of the bills that will be introduced have been, although you'll see a few hundred more.'

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Mar 16, 2017

Police log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department
TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE - The City hopes a revived arts commission will inspire more art pieces similar to the Grindstone sculpture in Willamette Park.
Mar 15, 2017

West Linn City Council discusses revived arts commission

by Patrick Malee
The commission disbanded at some point between 2010 and 2012
Rep. Julie Parrish
Mar 11, 2017

Oregon Republicans optimistic about party's prospects

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Rep. Parrish notes younger attendees at thsi year's conference
PHOTO COURTESY OF ARTS COUNCIL OF LAKE OSWEGO - Abstract illusionist George D. Green was the guest of honor last week at the opening of 'Visual Magic,' a major restropective of his work from the 1980s to today. Green's work has been featured in galleries and museums around the world.
Mar 10, 2017

'Visual Magic' on display through March in Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Renowned abstract illusionist George D. Green brings a major retrospective of his 'trompe l'oeil' style to the 510 Museum & ARTspace
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - World War II veteran Harry Barber, flanked by Estell Lile and Ryan William, lead the 'March 4 Trump' out of George Rogers Park on Saturday.
Mar 09, 2017

Trump supporters, protesters clash at LO rally

by Anthony Macuk
Dueling rallies remain largely peaceful, despite a handful of confrontations
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Abby Farber of West Linn responds to support from passing drivers on State Street during Saturday's rally.
Mar 09, 2017

Hundreds turn out to 'Stand for LOve'

by Hannah Rank
More than 300 people gather in between bursts of rain, hail to support 'love and justice for all'
Mar 09, 2017

West Linn council expresses support for new 'Alliance for Inclusive Community'

by Patrick Malee
Alliance hopes to hold town hall meeting and create new commission
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Larry McIntyre, a former mayor who continues to volunteer in a variety of capacities, says he was stunned when he received the annual Robert Moore Award for community service.
Mar 09, 2017

Longtime volunteer Larry McIntyre honored with service award

by Patrick Malee
'His love for West Linn is exemplified in many different forms.'
Mar 09, 2017

Police log

by The Tidings
OREGON STATE BAR - Eve L. Miller
Mar 09, 2017

Clackamas County judge will retire

by Peter Wong
Eve L. Miller has been on circuit court 20 years; governor's office seeks applicants for the vacancy.
TIDINGS PHOTOS: PATRICK MALEE - The new exhibit, which features an interactive demonstration of the nation's first long-distance power transmission, opened March 3.
Mar 08, 2017

Museum of Oregon Territory celebrates electricity pioneer T.W. Sullivan

by Patrick Malee
Museum visitors can now learn about the life of the man who helped develop the nation's first long-distance transmission of electricity
Mar 08, 2017

West Linn-Wilsonville scores among state's best on AP tests

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego was second in the state for the percentage of students scoring a 3 or higher (61.7 percent) on an AP test in 2016, while West Linn-Wilsonville was third (52.8 percent).
REVIEW PHOTO: BRIAN MONIHAN - Hundreds of people descend from Millennium Plaza Park and head for State Street on Saturday as part of a rally called 'Stand for LOve' in Lake Oswego.
Mar 04, 2017

Hundreds 'Stand for LOve' in downtown Lake Oswego

by Hannah Rank
More than 300 people gather in between bursts of rain and hail to support 'love and justice for all'
REVIEW PHOTO: BRIAN MONIHAN - Police try to keep pro-Trump marchers and counter-protesters separated Saturday after both groups converged on lower Millenium Plaza Park. Despite several confrontations throughout the day, officers only made three arrests.
Mar 09, 2017

Trump supporters, protesters clash in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Dueling rallies remain largely peaceful, despite a handful of confrontations between 'March 4 Trump' participants and counter-protest groups
TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: LESLIE PUGMIRE HOLE - The City must wait for an evaluation from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) on the property before proceeding with plans for a pocket park.
Mar 03, 2017

West Linn eyes start of planning for pocket park

by Patrick Malee
New park on .4 acre property was approved in early 2016
Mar 02, 2017

Do you know an Amazing Kid?

by Staff
The Tidings is looking for youth who make West Linn great!
Mar 02, 2017

Metro Council hears more about Stafford status

by Peter Wong
Question facing councilors on March 16 is whether 23,000 acres, including undeveloped area in Clackamas County, are sufficient for development in the next 40-50 years.
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The City's stormwater system held up through a busy winter. Now West Linn will look to the future — and the climate change that may come with it — as it develops an updated stormwater master plan.
Mar 02, 2017

As global climates continue to shift, West Linn working to update stormwater plan

by Patrick Malee
'The problem with climate change is if you do have the hard data, it means it's already too late.'
TIDINGS FILE PHOTO - Last week, West Linn announced it had received $3 million in regional flexible funds from Metro to complete construction on the first phase of its Highway 43 concept plan. That initial phase covers the northern end of the Highway 43 corridor.
Mar 02, 2017

West Linn receives $3 million for Highway 43 improvements

by Patrick Malee
Funds will be used for first leg of concept plan on northern end of corridor
Mar 02, 2017

West Linn City Council says it remains committed to keeping Stafford rural

by Patrick Malee
'The traffic is a nightmare - and that's not even considering that water and sewer are going to be needed for this.'