Slowing down

Slowing down

A move to the Stafford area gave Jane Comer a new appreciation of the rural lifestyle Jane...

City waives farmer's market fees

City waives farmer's market fees

Looks to re-evaluate future involvement with market The West Linn Farmer’s Market benefits...

'Nobody has to be left alone'

'Nobody has to be left alone'

When tragedy strikes, local volunteers coordinate with emergency responders to provide 'emotional...

To build or preserve?

To build or preserve?

Residents concerned about potential Upper Midhill development When Scot Chandler and his family...

Online schools grow in popularity

Online schools grow in popularity

Some educators worry about how students learn and their opportunities to socialize with peers...

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September 29, 2014

Suspected DUII driver had 5-year-old son in car

by The Tidings
A Hillsboro man was arrested in West Linn on Sunday night on suspicion of attempting to elude police officers, DUII and other charges. Jesus Hernandez, 24, was apprehended by Oregon State Police…
September 29, 2014

Officials find some unity in concerns

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County maintains more miles of roads than any other county in Oregon, and Commissioner Jim Bernard was among the elected officials last week who warned that the situation is reaching a…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left to right, Heather MacLaren, Lyla Shukur, Aislinn McCarthy, Molly Jenne, Heidi MacLaren, Julia Winkle and Patti Obana posed in front of the Little Free Library Sunday morning.
September 25, 2014

Girl Scout troop opens 'Little Free Library'

by The Tidings
The library outside Safeway operates under 'Take a book, leave a book' theme As they work toward earning their Bronze Award — the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve — five girls of…
September 25, 2014

Get ready to celebrate the freedom to read

by Elaine Spence
West Linn young people have started a new academic year. In some schools, locally and across the country, classics such as “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “The Catcher in the Rye” and “To…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Ian Davidson has been a happy commuter ever since he traded in his car for a kayak. He highly recommends it.
September 25, 2014

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

by Cliff Newell
LO intern Ian Davidson avoids rush-hour snarls by crossing the Willamette River in his kayak Commuting to work by car can be a real drag, especially when it involves navigating the…
September 25, 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 9/13 6:59 p.m. A…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Oregon Food Bank volunteer Lynn Shaker helps sort apples for donation boxes. Groups and individuals as young as six can sign up for two-hour shifts at the food bank, doing everything from sorting and repacking to leading gardening or cooking classes.
September 25, 2014

A new recipe to fight hunger

by Jennifer Anderson
Oregon Food Bank pushes for education, more fresh produce Susannah Morgan marvels at the shiny purple eggplants that hang on the vine, the bright rows of rainbow chard, beets, tomatoes and pole…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF CLEAN WATER SERVICES - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, county Chair Andy Duyck and other officials toured Hagg Lake and Scoggins Dam in May. The dam could be in line for safety improvements if Congress acts on funding.
September 25, 2014

Scoggins Dam safety teeters on politics

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County officials are hopeful that funds will come The tide appears to be turning for Scoggins Dam, an earthquake-vulnerable structure that contains the Henry Hagg Lake reservoir near…
September 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
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September 24, 2014

WL police seize heroin, other drugs in raid of Portland home

by Patrick Malee
Raid was part of theft investigation dating back to August When West Linn police officers raided a Portland home early Tuesday morning, they weren't expecting a drug bust. The police search…

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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bruce Holloway, Washington Incident Management Team Commander, updates reporters on the 36 Pit Fire Wednesday morning.
Sep 18, 2014

Rain brings good news for firefighters

by Isabel Gautschi
36 Pit Fire now 30 percent contained Firefighters are taking advantage of the rain, lighter wind and cooler temperatures to make progress toward containing the 36 Pit Fire burning on 4,104 acres…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NES: TROY WAYRYNEN - Local emergency agencies set up at an incident command center at Timber Park in Estacada, Oregon. Fire fighters use the park as a rest area as they help contain a forest fire.
Sep 18, 2014

As 36 Pit Fire burns on, WL resident lends a hand

by The Tidings
Dave Kleinke volunteered at Estacada Red Cross shelter Sunday night When news broke of a large and growing wildfire near Estacada, West Linn resident Dave Kleinke jumped into action. Kleinke has…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Michael and Lisa Noel have quite a collection of wine at their West Linn home. Among the bottles is their very own label - Noel Family Vineyards. The vineyard, located in Newberg, produces up to 125 cases of pinot noir each year.
Sep 18, 2014

Passion in a bottle

by Luke Roney
A trip to Italy inspired West Linn resident Michael Noel to plant his own vineyard There is a recurring pattern in the life of Michael Noel: discovery followed by doing. For instance, the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This year's Willamette Living History Tour will, for the second year in a row, take visitors back to the year 1913/
Sep 18, 2014

A blast from the past

by Patrick Malee
Willamette Living History Tour returns Saturday For the second year running, the Willamette Living History Tour will bring residents all the way back to 1913 this Saturday starting at 7 p.m. The…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Attendees at the Sept. 11 commemoration created a community bouquet that was to be placed in the new police station following the ceremony.
Sep 18, 2014

Honoring those who serve

by Luke Roney
The West Linn Police Department hosted a Sept. 11 commemoration at its new station
Sep 18, 2014

News Briefs

by The Tidings
Resource center for small business to open West Linn’s new Small Business Resource Center at the library is set to open Sept. 25, according to the city. The resource center is located in the…
Sep 18, 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: ARRESTS 9/6 2:47 a.m. Damon…
Sep 18, 2014

Check out free digital magazines

by Cheryl Hill
If you prefer to read digital magazines instead of the paper versions, the West Linn Public Library has something new for you. With Zinio for Libraries you now have access to 32 digital magazine…
Sep 18, 2014

County adds e-cigs to banned items

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The ban only extends to county-owned property The Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 Sept. 11 to add electronic cigarettes to the list of prohibited tobacco products inside all county-owned…
Sep 18, 2014

Clackamas County round up

by Pamplin Media Group
County Administrator Don Krupp said the county's new website, launched Monday, Sept. 15, will have a more clean and modern appearance as well as offer better ability to search and use with…



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