Question of the week

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Two large athletic facilities are in the works for the Stafford/I-205 area. What do you think about that?

Our chance to correct West Linn's staff-centric legal model

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I hope our council finds the courage to trust this to the voters, and if they do, I hope you will join me in insisting that West Linn's five-person…

Readers' letters

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Readers weigh in on agricultural needs, the future of the school district and legal services at City Hall

Habits of the heart compromised

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I have along the way assisted families who definitely needed it and they have prospered as a result. Yet, these have been few and far between.

To our readers: Welcome to Pamplin Media's new website

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Our team of web programmers, led by webmaster Alvaro Fontan, has spent thousands of hours writing code for the new websites and the databases that…

Question of the week

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Readers respond to last week's question about the Willamette Falls Legacy Project; this week, we ask about athletic facilities proposed in the…

This week in West Linn History

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On June 17, 1987 the West Linn City Council voted to require residents in the Rosemont area to limit their water use during summer.

Don't apply Portland's fake affordable housing 'solutions'…

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Encouraging demolition of existing, often affordable, housing for replacement by new market-rate construction of duplexes is the last thing many such…

Help veteran volunteers pass the torch

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All over West Linn, and elsewhere, nonprofit, civic and fraternal groups are struggling to attract new members and pass the torch

Reflections on being a black girl in suburbia

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I keep coming back to that statement, 'Too white to be black and too black to be white.'

Have compassion for those broken and reborn into hate

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It is such an easy thing, in the face of that degree of hatred, to become jaded and angry and fearful

Question of the week

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What do you think of the Willamette Falls Legacy Project Riverwalk design in Oregon City, and how do you think it might influence West Linn's plans…

- Following through -

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'The connectedness for us new Oregonians that Sherry had hoped to accomplish is being realized. We now know some of our neighbors on a deeper level…

Christian leaders must oppose bigotry

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The United States is being torn apart across religious and cultural lines for political gain

This week in West Linn history

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Looking back at history from 10, 20 and 30 years ago

New bypass would help, not hurt farmers

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As growth occurs, the lack of a north-south connector on Portland's west side will place increasing strain on our rural roads and our farming…

Create path to outdoor access

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Let it be true that 'in Oregon, our accomplishments will stem - as before - from the labors of people who gave the best of themselves, of public…

Where are you coming from, Mr. President?

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There is something spiritual when we as human beings take the time to 'soak in' the natural world around us; the mountains, trees, streams, oceans…

This week in West Linn history

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Locals are dismayed to find out the City plans to rename and unify a major route through town that uses several different names

Readers' letters

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Voices from the Past is another example of the Historical Society bringing history to the community to be experienced by all

OK, maybe I love my leaf blower a little too much

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That leaf blower may be the No. 1 reason I'm utterly happy and satisfied in my golden years, able to enjoy even the darkest and rainiest days

An opportunity to support family stability

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No-cause evictions are the single-most common reason provided by families coming into our family shelter

Readers' letters

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Our schools need the leadership of Regan Sonnen Molatore, Trey Maust and Dylan Nelson

An open letter to Jim Farrell

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You don't like a '' feel good Board'' I don't know what that means, but I can assure you that I feel good

The City's budget process is in full swing: Speak up or…

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Currently the budget is developed by city staff and it is unclear how much input, if any, is considered coming from citizen advisory boards and task…

Board election brings wealth of candidates

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The Tidings endorses Regan Molatore, Dylan Hydes and Trey Maust for School Board

Go and live your dream

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I ask you to join me in dreaming together and voting for Dylan Hydes and Ginger Fitch by May 16 for your West Linn Wilsonville School Board

Readers' letters

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The community continues to share its thoughts on the upcoming School Board election

Dylan Hydes offers school board his experience and openness

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While I am no longer a teacher, that experience of working directly with children, and being on the front lines of education, has given me a valuable…

Mike Taylor says we can be exceptional

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So much can be done when policymakers embrace a range of alternatives

Despite rumors, district has plenty to celebrate

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As a taxpayer and a citizen I am very proud that we are able to provide an exceptional education to as many children in the state as we can

Readers' letters

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Tidings readers share their views on a hotly contested school board election

What do we want our school board to look like?

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Do we really want a feel-good board who are willing to stand by the district's perceived laurels and who should have been more involved in the…

Experience, knowledge important resource for school board

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We need candidates who have built relationships necessary to move the work of the district forward

Nelson has long history of dedication to kids

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You need board members who know our schools and have established themselves as being able to work with district staff

Accountability, transparency, capabilities

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We can be an 'exceptional' school district with an active, transparent, capable, accountable and professional Board

Our Opinion: Legislature should require more transparency

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As a DHM poll demonstrates, Oregonians want to know how their tax dollars are spent

Facts more important than campaign rhetoric

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I've watched several people running for the Board over time and find it disheartening when candidates get too casual with the facts to score…

Readers' letters

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WL Tidings readers weigh in on upcoming school board contests

China and U.S. not a single entity but many individuals

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China is nearly 300 million children who share aspirations, dreams and fears with our children

Readers' letters

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Tidings readers weigh in on the issues of the week

It's not too late to learn life's lessons

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As we get older, it is critical that we consciously find ways to be in meaningful relationships

Where did society really start going wrong? Gym…

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Of all the countless subjects we were taught in high school - some by brilliant, highly skilled educators and some by complete know-nothing,…

The false Russian narrative

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NOW, they are claiming that Russia and Putin are some kind of big, bad boogey men that we must all be deathly afraid of?

Where do we go from here, Oregon Legislature?

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Under Democrat control it has been and ever-loving nightmare.

Cracks in the ceiling, (or why the West…

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The district is like a big house, and while it may 'look' beautiful in so many respects, it still needs ongoing care

In the wrong hands an attorney can be a dangerous…

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Chris Jordan proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that an attorney under the city manager could be a tool used to disenfranchise citizens of their rights

Readers' letters

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West Linn community writers address Parks initiatives and urban/rural reserves issue

Just Another Point of View: A Final Four that fits…

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Columnist Mikel Kelly, who, it could be argued, likes basketball a little too much, takes time from his game watching and court strategizing…

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Tidings readers weigh in on acceptance and compassion in modern America

The times, they do keep a changin'

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'I have participated in numerous weddings. In fact, too many to remember. In reflection, this one had a special feel.'

Let's make sure all votes count

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Equal Voice Voting makes every citizen's vote matter and allows all viable candidates to have an equal opportunity

Grow up and support current administration

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Any unhappy political persons in D.C. should also refrain in dividing the people and our country

GOP shows more compassion than Dems

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'There was significant harm done to many Americans when the ACA was implemented, but the Dems were not concerned'

Storm water plan needs public scrutiny

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'A hearing with the Planning Commission is the proper way for us to get these facts aired'

Reader's letter

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'I was surprised to read attorney Gruber's skewed reminiscence of a Clackamas Women Lawyers event'

Should Oregon join the National Popular Vote…

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It's only fair that votes cast in Oregon should matter just as much as votes cast in any other state

Too many attorneys add confusion to process

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Stafford reform will provide stability

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Month of February brings important reminders

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Living in 2017 America

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Stafford Hamlet: Fulfilling its purpose

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God helps those who help themselves?

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Honor the city charter to lower legal risk

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Readers' letters

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Come on West Linn, get ready

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A hole in the world

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WL must avoid racial bias

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Reader's letter

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Readers' letters

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See the good in accepting refugees

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America is the most powerful country in the world and we have so many resources to help the refugees

Could the Newberry social media posts catalyze…

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Despite at least 30 years of various influential people trying, the effort to modernize the department has never really gotten very far off the ground

Elementary history: WL-WV boundaries

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The new Meridian Creek Middle School at the edge of Wilsonville is being sold as a way to remedy the overcrowding of Wood, Rosemont and Athey Creek…

What do we do with Gramma?

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