City hires new planning manager

City hires new planning manager

John Boyd, formerly of Tillamook County, started in new role Monday Following through on a plan...

A healthier glow

A healthier glow

WL business offers safer tanning option Growing up in Southern California, Stacey Mickey never...

Local politicians react to Ludlow comments

Local politicians react to Ludlow comments

Opposition to Savas, Bernard surprises longtime observers of Clackamas County politics It’s...

Council bans medical pot shops for a year

Council bans medical pot shops for a year

Moratorium gives council members a year to create policies for medical marijuana dispensaries....

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by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Clackamas Education Service District Superintendent Milt Dennison cautioned that the CESD budget estimates are based in part on student head count, which could change in the next several months.
April 17, 2014

Local school districts to receive CESD rebate

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego and West Linn-Wilsonville could see hundreds of thousands more dollars next fiscal year A redistribution of Clackamas Education Service District funds could mean hundreds of…
April 17, 2014

County commission candidates debate

by Raymond Rendleman
Vitriol overshadows issues in races for commissioner seats If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the recent debate among commissioner…
April 17, 2014

County moving to ban medical pot shops

by Raymond Rendleman
The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners is moving forward to adopt an ordinance to set a moratorium at least until May 1, 2015, on the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries. During the…
April 17, 2014

Police Log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents: THEFTS 4/8 2:49 p.m. A…
April 17, 2014

Science fiction for kids at the library

by Rebecca Mayer
For the past seven months, West Linn Public Library has been hosting a kids-only book club called Burns Street Kids. At 4 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month, we meet to discuss the books…
April 17, 2014

Neighbors Helping Neighbors needs volunteers

by The Tidings
Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to be more neighborly or you just can’t get enough of doing yard work, West Linn’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors is for you. During the event, scheduled…
April 17, 2014

Travel with the Tidings

by The Tidings
As you pack for your next vacation, be sure to throw a copy of the West Linn Tidings in your bag. Once you reach your destination -- whether it’s around the corner or around the globe – grab the…
April 17, 2014

News Briefs

by The Tidings
Volunteer at Maddax Woods Maddax Woods needs help to fight back against English ivy and other invasive, non-native plants. You can volunteer to help save the trees, native plants and animals in…
by: JONATHAN HOUSE - John Venheim stands in his garage workshop in Tigard where he refurbishes vintage pressed-steel toy trucks and construction vehicles.
April 17, 2014

Tigard man enthralled by tin toy trucks

by Bill MacKenzie
He refurbishes and sells vintage pressed-steel toy vehicles It all started, as so many good things do, with his father. John Venheim’s father, Georg, a decorated veteran of World War II, came to…
April 16, 2014

DUII suspected in overnight rollover crash

by Patrick Malee
Crash occurred just after midnight Wednesday West Linn Police responded to a rollover crash shortly after midnight Wednesday on McKillican Street near Amy Street. Responding officers found a red…

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Apr 13, 2014

Salamo Road closed for two hours Saturday after three-car crash

by The Tidings
One driver suffered minor injuries, was arrested for DUII A three-car DUII crash resulted in a minor injury and closed Salamo Road for two hours Saturday, according to police. The crash occurred…
Apr 10, 2014

Clackamas County debate light on substance

by Raymond Rendleman
Facts? What facts? If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the debate among commissioner candidates Thursday in Happy Valley. Sponsored by the…
Apr 10, 2014

WL fights new fees from Oregon City

by Patrick Malee
OC ordinance added $110,000 in right of way fees Facing $110,000 in fees after Oregon City adopted a shared utility ordinance, West Linn will fight back in the form of waiver requests. The…
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Apr 10, 2014

Former candidate challenges Parrish in upcoming election

by Saundra Sorenson
Rosenthal previously campaigned in 2010 One Democrat has stepped up to challenge Julie Parrish in representing District 37. Gerritt Rosenthal, an environmental consultant, previously ran for the…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - In the midst of a gap year between schools, Erik Van de Water jumped at the opportunity to step in as president of the Hidden Springs Neighborhood Association.
Apr 10, 2014

Stepping up

by Patrick Malee
19-year old Erik Van de Water serving as new Hidden Springs NA president The word “president” is not often associated with the description of a 19-year old. President of a fraternity, perhaps,…
Apr 10, 2014

Police Log

by The Tidings
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents: FRAUD 3/31 5:10 p.m. A…
Apr 10, 2014

Lions to hide 2,000 eggs for annual hunt

by The Tidings
Children through 5th grade are invited to participate The 60th annual West Linn Lions Easter egg hunt is scheduled for April 19th. The hunt, to be held on the West Linn High football field,…
Apr 10, 2014

Medical Marijuana: Nipped in the bud?

by Patrick Malee
City to consider one-year ban on pot dispensaries Following in the footsteps of cities like Wilsonville, Tigard and Sherwood, West Linn is set to consider a one-year moratorium on state-licensed…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Roney
Apr 10, 2014

Tidings has new editor

by The Tidings
Luke Roney brings a decade of experience to the Tidings Luke Roney has joined the West Linn Tidings staff as editor. Roney, who brings a decade of news experience to the Tidings, said he will…
Apr 10, 2014

Poll shows Oregonians favor protecting rural land

by Jim Redden and Patrick Malee
Area residents favor development on existing city land, not farms Though some property owners were frustrated with the land use “grand bargain” recently approved by the 2014 Oregon State…




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