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TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Angela Patrick founded Forge Hot Yoga studios, formerly known as Bikram Yoga, in West Linn and Happy Valley.
January 19, 2017

Forge a new path to fitness with hot yoga, Pilates

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Formerly known as Bikram Yoga, West Linn studio has added Pilates,Yin Yoga classes
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Robin Mennis does a trunk rotation exercise with trainer Louise Gillis.
January 19, 2017

Fit For Life trainer shows clients age is just a number

by Andrew Kilstrom
Louise Gillis teaches clients to MELT pain away, specializes in helping those 55 and older improve their daily lives
PHOTOGRAPHS BY VERN UYETAKE - Raw foods, according to Hartmann, are akin to what a dog might eat in the wild — much healthier than common processed foods.
January 19, 2017

Don't forget your pet in your New Year's resolution

by Patrick Malee
Nature's Pet has all you need for a healthier best friend


PHOTOS BY VERN UYETAKE - Massage therapost Alexandra Hayes readies her room for a session.
January 19, 2017

Beat the cold and flu season while relaxing

by Claire Green
Help your immune system be at full strength with Elements Massage Beat the cold and flu season while relaxing
Patients of Legacy-GoHealth Urgent Care will like the bright and open feel of the clinics waiting area. Legacy-GoHealth just opened at West Linn Central Village.
November 18, 2016

Improving urgent care

by Kelsey O'Halloran
West Linn's new Legacy-GoHealth facility looks to brighten the walk-in clinic experience The bright, high-tech waiting room at West Linn’s newest urgent care facility is just one of many ways that Legacy-GoHealth Urgent Care…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - For those who want to keep their centerpieces intact until the Thanksgiving meal begins, there are decorative fruit boxes. Filled with chocolate dipped fruit, each piece is drizzled with festive chocolate swizzle.
November 18, 2016

Elegantly display harvest's bounty

by Claire Colby
Why not try something delicious for your centerpiece? There’s a fine balance between decoration and functionality while working out the real estate available on the Thanksgiving feast table. A holiday staple for many holiday…
TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Sous chefs Benjamin Calvillo, left, and Robert Carlile show off the restaurants parmasean crusted petrale sole.
November 18, 2016

(five-0-three) packs delicious punch

by Andrew Kilstrom
Restaurant embraces holiday spirit with variety of tasty offerings November means Thanksgiving and the delicious foods that come with the beloved holiday. From mashed potatoes to butternut squash, the start of winter calls for…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Advantis representatives say it is important to create a spending plan before you begin your holiday shopping, and follow it closely.
November 18, 2016

Planning ahead with Advantis

by Patrick Malee
Already worrying about holiday spending? Advantis Credit Union is here to help Though stressful in its own right, Thanksgiving can be thought of as “the calm before the storm” as far as holiday seasons go. Sure, you have to…
Master Frenel Ostin leads the class through a drill
October 24, 2016

A life of taekwondo

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Master Frenel Ostin emphasizes discipline, education at One Taekwondo Academy For Master Frenel Ostin, taekwondo is more than a sport — it’s a lifestyle. At One Taekwondo Academy in West Linn, he teaches his students about…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - A selection of roosting pockets are good to put up in your yard to provide overnight motel room for roosting birds.
October 24, 2016

Cold weather birds of a feather flock together

by Claire Colby
Head to the Backyard Bird Shop for all of your fall and winter essentials Large swaths of migratory birds have taken to the sky over West Linn to find more hospitable climates to hunker down and establish their cold weather…

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PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Sushi Hurray chef Nathan Ou arrived in West Linn after spending four years as a chef in Vancouver, Washington.
Oct 24, 2016

Make your day at Sushi Hurray

by Patrick Malee
New sushi restaurant gaining popularity at Central Village If you’re looking for sushi around town, look no further than West Linn Central Village for a fresh new option. Emphasis on the word “fresh”: at Sushi Hurray, which…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Rilynn Berg smiles at her new haircut.
Oct 24, 2016

Sit Still prepares for Halloween celebration

by Andrew Kilstrom
Salon offers face-painting, courtesy of professional makeup artists With the leaves turning from green to orange, fall is officially upon us, and with fall comes the favorite holiday of many kids in West Linn: Halloween. With…
TIDINGS PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Janine Voll says fall can be bright with colorful seasonal sprays, wreaths, flowers and plant baskets.
Sep 26, 2016

Fall in full color

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Wishing Well Floral offers seasonal touches to welcome the new season {Janine Voll knows it can be hard to say goodbye to the warm weather and vibrant flowers of summer — but she’s ready to help her customers embrace the changing…
VERN UYETAKE - Mathnasium Center Director Noah Gribben supervises Garrett Blondeau as he takes an assessment test.
Sep 26, 2016

Go back to school with help from Mathnasium

by Andrew Kilstrom
Mathnasium will welcome all families to its Monster Math event Oct. 30 School is back in session and that means long nights for students and parents. Pouring over math homework and preparing for upcoming tests can prove to be a…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Tan Republics Alexis Kristoff gets one the tanning bed ready.
Sep 26, 2016

Keeping your skin happy, healthy and radiant

by Claire Colby
Tan Republic is more than beds with customizable, skin transforming packages As summer draws to a close and the leaves around West Linn begin to turn a brilliant array of fiery autumn colors, residents’ tans typically begin to…
TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Manager Kristy Booth works on a shorter haircut that has been the trend this summer.
Aug 23, 2016

Guys go short to beat summer heat

by Andrew Kilstrom
Sports Clips enjoys one of its busiest times of the year The summer weather has been just a bit inconsistent during the month of August, but despite the occasional showering of rain, temperatures around West Linn have stayed…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Pedicure customers will be treated to new chairs when Aqua Nails reopens.
Aug 23, 2016

Salon gets a makeover

by Kelsey O'Halloran
After a fire, Aqua Nails Bar owners remodel shop After a fire swept through Aqua Nails Bar in April — destroying manicure tables and chairs — the salon’s owners could have decided to close their doors for good. Instead, co-owner…
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Since he started recently as Market of Choices new kitchen manager, Daniel Apke has added new items like cheese sticks and hard boiled eggs to the Gourmet Take Away section.
Aug 23, 2016

A lunchtime oasis

by Patrick Malee
Market of Choice has quick and tasty lunch options for everyone For every parent, there comes a time when packing lunches is no longer part of the daily routine, when brown paper bags are replaced with a $10 dollar bill and you…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Having fun at Bikram Yoga are owner Angela Patrick, left, and manager Amy Robertson. The studio in West Linn can help anyone at any age with physical problems.
Aug 23, 2016

Bikram Yoga getting younger than yesterday

by Cliff Newell
West Linn studio offers classes for people of all ages Angela Patrick became involved with yoga for a very simple reason. She was miserable. “What drove me to yoga was that I broke my back when I fell off a horse,” Patrick said.…
TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - (five-0-three) chef Vito Crews shows off one of the restaurants tasty offerings.
Jul 22, 2016

With summer weather (five-0-three) is the place to be

by Andrew Kilstrom
Popular local restaurant has many summer offerings in store for customers West Linn has become infused with high-end restaurants in recent years, ensuring there’s always a place to get a tasty bite to eat no matter what you’re in…