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September 24, 2014

Washington County's road plan is wise investment

by Pamplin Media Group
Measure 34-221 would allow officials to charge drivers $30 per year when renewing registrations There’s a wise philosophy about maintaining your automobile: “Pay now or pay more later.” In…
September 24, 2014

Columnist asks people to try summarizing their lives in 25 words

by Isabel Torrey
Isabel Torrey only finds this possible in the bible, where writers were able to accomplish this feat At first, the editor's letter sounded so exciting, it took me several minutes to realize it…
September 24, 2014

Weather will be changing but not the scams

by Chief Chuck Fessler
King City police chief warns of more scam artists out there trying new tricks Now that autumn is here, I look back over the summer and note that we were fortunate not to experience a major event…
September 24, 2014

Seasonal trail closes at Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge

by Pam Farris
There still is lots to see at site, and volunteers are needed for Second Saturday work party October is arriving with its beautiful colors of orange, yellow and red, the days are shorter, the…
September 24, 2014

Some folks never question why they do the same thing over and…

by Lynn S. Turner
Columnist talks about how hard it is for people to deviate from their normal routines I do so admire people who can find a new, better way of doing something that will change people's lives for…
September 24, 2014

Family urges yes vote on Tigard-Tualatin School District levy

by Heather Donbrosky
To the Editor: My husband and I moved to the lovely town of King City from Utah almost two years ago. We absolutely love it here! We are simply blown away by the beauty of Oregon and all it has…
September 24, 2014

King City Lioness works hard to gather more members for the pride

by Fae Lloyd
To the Editor: Here is a little story from the King City Lions Club: Once upon a time in a faraway land, there lived a King City Lion's Club lioness named Fae. Anyway, she is prowling the…
September 24, 2014

King City mayor urges yes vote on public safety levy on November…

by Ron Shay
To The Editor: I would like to encourage King City voters to vote for the police levy that is on the upcoming ballot. The five-year levy is not an increase but is at the same level as it now is,…
September 24, 2014

Tigard-Tualatin School District local option levy is on November…

by Susan Stark Haydon
To the Editor: The Tigard-Tualatin School District's local option renewal is on the Nov. 4 ballot. The levy was originally approved by voters in 2000 and renewed in 2004 and 2008. It is not a…
August 29, 2014

Teachers make a huge difference in students' lives

by Barry Albertson
Tigard-Tualatin School Board member Barry Albertson praises those who make a difference Whenever I'm out, and whenever I get the chance, I ask students how we did - how the Tigard-Tualatin…

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Aug 29, 2014

Scams and fall clean-up are at top of police chief's list

by Chief Chuck Fessler
King City's Chuck Fessler introduces new police officer and announces drug take-back day I hope everyone's summer has gone well. The King City Police Department has experienced a 20 percent…
Aug 29, 2014

District 26 state legislator provides steps to improve Oregon's…

by Rep. John Davis
Rep. John Davis talks about how to bolster middle-class jobs and incomes Too few Oregonians are working for too little pay, contributing to income inequality and a stagnating middle-class.…
Aug 29, 2014

Are these common expressions as annoying to you as they are to…

by Isabel Torrey
Columnist lists some obvious clunkers that should be dispatched to the dustbin Does it also annoy you when TV anchors (especially weathermen) - who of all people should be grammatical examples…
Aug 29, 2014

Fall is great time to visit Tualatin River National Wildlife…

by Pam Farris
New refuge columnist discusses photo society presentation and what to look for on walks Ah... September. The summer heat is dwindling, the days are shorter, and evenings are cooler. It's a good…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - HAPPY TRIO - Edgewood Point chef Cassandra Walker (left) and Administrator Pepsi LaCamp eye food samples with Expo coordinator Kathy Peper at the assisted living facility.
Aug 28, 2014

Everyone is invited to third annual King City Expo

by Barbara Sherman
Vendors represent everything from cosmetics to remodeling to legal services The third annual King City Expo is right around the corner, and although the previous two events were resounding…