Planning commission denies new development

Planning commission denies new development

34-home subdivision was proposed at 18000 Upper Midhill Drive The property has been in limbo for...

West Linn children's librarian selected as Caldecott Medal judge

West Linn children's librarian selected as Caldecott Medal judge

Will serve on 2018 committee for prestigious children's book award Come January 2017, Sarah...

A glowing success

A glowing success

West Linn High School grad appears on 'America's Greatest Makers' Zach Vorhies still thinks about...

Governor pledges support for Abernethy Bridge upgrades in visit to Oregon City

Governor pledges support for Abernethy Bridge upgrades in visit to Oregon City

$150 million bridge project will be discussed at 2017 Legislature Oregon Gov. Kate Brown visited...

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The sparkplug for change

LOT project proved to be impetus for political upheaval in West Linn What follows is the second...

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'Dressed to the nines'

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - More than 350 products sold under 42 different brands, including Columbia River Organics, are included in a massive recall of frozen foods announced this week.
May 05, 2016

Northwest company expands recall of frozen foods over listeria…

by The Review
More than 350 products sold under 42 brands at Costco, Safeway, Trader Joe's, Walmart and other stores are included More than 350 frozen food products sold under 42 different brands at stores…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Work on the replacement of the Cedaroak Boat Ramp will begin during the in-water work period this summer, after July 1.
May 05, 2016

Cedaroak Boat Ramp replacement contracts approved

by Patrick Malee
It’s official: the Cedaroak Boat Ramp will be replaced this summer. The long-awaited reconstruction effort for the popular ramp took another crucial step forward Monday, May 2, as the West Linn…
May 05, 2016

New WL Youth Council moving forward

by Patrick Malee
Application process set to take place in May The formation of West Linn’s first “youth council” advisory board is about to ramp up this month, as the City is set to open the application process…


May 05, 2016

Metro councilor details busy calendar before WL council

by Patrick Malee
Transportation, affordable housing among top priorities for Metro Within the confines of West Linn City Hall, the Metro regional governing body is often painted with an ominous connotation — a…
May 05, 2016

News briefs

by The Tidings
WLHS 50th reunion coming up West Linn High School Class of 1966 is searching for alumni. A reunion will be held Aug. 19 at the Charbonneau Country Club. Search for West Linn Class of 1966 on…
May 05, 2016

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: LIFE IN WEST LINN 4/23 4:15…
May 05, 2016

County looks to close gap between funding and needs in road…

by Peter Wong
Advisory vote on May ballot not binding Clackamas County voters will advise commissioners May 17 whether to pursue a local source of money to pay for road repairs. Measure 3-478 is advisory…
TRIBUNE ILLUSTRATION - No presidential candidates will appear on the Independent Party of Oregon's May 17 primary ballot.
May 05, 2016

Independent Party allowed to scratch off write-in nominee

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
Presidential candidate doesn't have to be winner in primary SALEM — The Independent Party of Oregon will not be bound by the results of a May write-in election for its presidential nominee. That…
SCHRADER
May 04, 2016

Race for position No. 3 heating up

by Peter Wong
One incumbent, two newcomers for Clackamas County Commission's position No. 3 Clackamas County Commissioner Martha Schrader of Canby faces a second-time candidate and a political newcomer in the…
May 04, 2016

West Linn-Wilsonville School District receives 32 superintendent…

by Andrew Kilstrom
When West Linn-Wilsonville School District Superintendent Bill Rhoades announced his plans to retire at the conclusion of the school year back in February, it left just a little more than four…

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May 02, 2016

Former West Linn city manager takes interim role in California

by Patrick Malee
Chris Jordan signed on as interim city manager in Los Altos, California Former West Linn City Manager Chris Jordan has been hired as interim city manager in Los Altos, California. The hiring was…
May 02, 2016

States set Columbia summer/fall salmon seasons

by Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Oregon and Washington fishery managers have announced the 2016 summer and fall salmon seasons for the Columbia River. Summer Chinook fisheries will begin June 16, with a daily bag limit of two…
WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDIA CENTER - From left, are OPB reporter Rob Manning, Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman.
May 02, 2016

Pamplin Media moderates debate for Clackamas County chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Media Center and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman co-hosted a more than hour-long debate on April 28 for members of the County Board of Commissioners…
Apr 29, 2016

Meals program gets big Burgerville boost

by Cliff Newell
Campaign to serve seniors turns into 'March Madness' When Jessica Spencer asked Burgerville of West Linn for help on the annual Meals On Wheels fundraiser by the Pioneer Community Center, an…
JONATHAN HOUSE - Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks to a crowd of more than 400 Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Castaway Portland in Northwest Portland. The event marked the first visit to Oregon by a GOP presidential candidate in advance of the state's May 17 primary.
Apr 29, 2016

Kasich tells NW Portland town hall 'people need a choice'

by Paris Achen
Ohio governor is the first GOP presidential candidate to visit Oregon Ohio Gov. John Kasich told a Northwest Portland town hall crowd of about 400 people Thursday afternoon that he wasn't…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: ANDREA PAUL - Gary and Andrea Paul, center, are thankful to friends, family and neighbors who helped Gary with the trial-and-error brewing process over the years.
Apr 28, 2016

A 'trusty' tap

by Patrick Malee
Local home brewer opens Trusty Brewing in Vancouver The smell was what got to Gary Paul. More than 20 years ago, when Paul lived in San Francisco next to the famed Anchor Brewing Company, the…
TIDINGS PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE - Sarah Tinio, Emily Hamel, Taylor Bosson were the first to sing in front of the crowd April 20.
Apr 28, 2016

Gearing up for state

by Patrick Malee
Top WLHS musicians play concert at WL library West Linn High School students performed at “Music in the Stacks” at the West Linn Public Library April 20. Each of the performers, according to…
Apr 28, 2016

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: LIFE IN WEST LINN n 4/16…
Apr 28, 2016

County candidates chime in on tax initiative

by Peter Wong
Little support for gross receipts tax proposal Multnomah County mostly exists to provide social services. Washington County thinks of itself largely as an economic development agency trying to…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - Candidates for Clackamas County commission positions outlined their positions on the Stafford hamlet issue during an April 23 forum.
Apr 28, 2016

Commission candidates debate future of Stafford

by Peter Wong
Praise for Stafford plan adopted by hamlet community Though candidates for Clackamas County Commission praised a community plan for Stafford — an area awaiting a regional designation for future…