West Linn loves a parade

West Linn loves a parade

Spectators lined both sides of Willamette Drive this morning eagerly awaiting the start of the...

Council approves $1 million for work on reservoir

Bolton Reservoir has been deemed 'seismically deficient' by the city In a step toward replacing...

Honk if you think traffic stinks

Honk if you think traffic stinks

ODOT rolls out new smart signs to help drivers avoid trouble If you’re like many people,...

Buzzing with activity

Buzzing with activity

Firefighter Troy Bany keeps the honey flowing as a master beekeeper in West Linn To bee or not to...

They want customers to repeat their name

They want customers to repeat their name

Eugene-based Cafe Yumm opens its newest restaurant in Wilsonville Wilsonville’s newest...

75,000 minutes? No problem

75,000 minutes? No problem

Summer Reading Program at library reaches its goal After capping out at approximately 69,000...

Martial arts studio was down, not out

Martial arts studio was down, not out

Premier Martial Arts emerges from long recovery after flooding When burst pipes caused extensive...

Early morning blaze displaces 11

Early morning blaze displaces 11

Ross Adams and his family spent the early hours of Wednesday morning watching firefighters battle...

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by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - New traffic signs from ODOT, including this one on Kruse Way near the intersection of I5 and 217, are designed to ease congestion by offering information on drive times.
July 22, 2014

ODOT flips the switch on more Highway 217 traffic signs

by Gary M. Stein
Advisory speeds, real-time information designed to improve safety, reduce congestion New signs designed to improve safety, reduce secondary crashes and provide drivers with real-time travel…
July 17, 2014

Read my lips: CCC's $90M bond won't affect taxpayers

by Raymond Rendleman
Will you support Clackamas Community College’s $90 million bond measure to build a Industrial/Technical Learning Center and DeJardin Science Addition in Oregon City for various skilled trades…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: WEST LINN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - The 1968 West Linn fair court rides a swan-themed float in the parade. The event was first called the West Linn Community Fair.
July 17, 2014

From humble beginnings: West Linn Old Time Fair

by West Linn Historical Society
Before the princesses, the skydivers and the parade, there was the basement of the Willamette Methodist Church. That’s where, in the early ’50s, members of Willamette Grange Hall 888 met for…
July 17, 2014

Cougar sightings in region

by The Tidings
Authorities in Oregon City over the weekend got calls about two cougar sightings in that city’s Park Place neighborhood. Oregon City police received the first call from a woman July 12, about…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Laurie Bothwell, executive director of the Clackamas County Fair, stands as the livestock barn is demolished.
July 17, 2014

Fair's past tumbles with old barn

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County ponders fairgrounds' future, new facilities The 108th annual Clackamas County Fairgrounds opens in August and for the first time in 90 years, its signature livestock barn with…
July 17, 2014

ID theft is up in Clackamas County

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Identity theft is up 28 percent, though overall crime is down slightly, according to a new report on 2013 crime statistics released July 10 from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. The…
July 17, 2014

Hospitals face big fines for poor care

by Peter Korn
Portland facilities targeted for penalties in federal crackdown A number of Portland-area hospitals are on track to have their Medicare payments reduced this fall as part of a federal program to…
July 17, 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 7/4 10:51 a.m. A car…
July 17, 2014

News Briefs

by The Tidings
Living History Tour tickets available Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Willamette Living History Tour. The tour date is Sept. 20. On the tour, costumed guides will lead you through the…
by: CLACKAMAS COUNTY JAIL - Brandon Barker shown here in a June 2012 mugshot.
July 17, 2014

Jail inmate commits suicide

by Pamplin Media Group
A Clackamas County Jail inmate committed suicide in his cell July 4, according to authorities. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says Brandon Anthony Barker, 28, used a bed sheet to hang…

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Jul 17, 2014

CCC, Oregon Tech sign reverse transfer agreement

by The Clackamas Review
More students in Oregon will have the opportunity to be credited with an associate's degree while earning a bachelor's degree through a new "Reverse Transfer" agreement, signed last week between…
Jul 17, 2014

Early literacy starts with you!

by Rebecca Mayer
West Linn Public Library launched its 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in February of this year and already our participants have read almost 22,000 books! 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten…
Jul 17, 2014

Obituary

by The Tidings
Karen Lee Gibson April 2, 1948 to June 27, 2014 West Linn resident Karen Lee Gibson died June 27, 2014. She was 66. No services are planned.
by: TIDINGS FILE PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - The 2014 Old Time Fair kicks off Friday at Willamette Park.
Jul 17, 2014

It's almost Old Time Fair time!

by Caitlin Tompkins
The end of July is approaching quickly. That means the Old Time Fair will soon draw thousands of people to Willamette Park. A skydiving display followed by the coronation of the fair queen on…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - A group of kids eagerly waits for the music to begin.
Jul 17, 2014

Dancin' in the streets

by The Tidings
West Linn townspeople turned out in droves for the annual Street Dance held Saturday night in the historic Willamette district. The event began with a flag presentation by Dean Schulze of…
by: CREDIT: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP:  JOHN SCHRAG - This 1938 Alfa Romeo got a lot of attention Saturday morning on Main Street Forest Grove, where a parade of classic cars set out for a Vineyard Driving Tour as part of the weekend festivities surrounding the  Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance.
Jul 19, 2014

Classic cars converge in Oregon

by John Schrag
You can see more than 300 stunning automobiles in Forest Grove on Sunday If you see some head-turning cars around the Portland area this weekend, don’t be surprised. The Forest Grove Concours…
Jul 10, 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 6/27 8:54 a.m. Items…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Libby Burke, a librarian with the Bonneville Power Administration, says the discovery of eight storage boxes filled with 50 reels of 16-millimeter films was 'like a miracle.'
Jul 12, 2014

DVDs chronicle early years of hydroelectric power in the…

by Pamplin Media Group
BPA has already distributed more than 1,800 free copies of stunning six-film set The Bonneville Power Administration Library has released a new collection of six BPA-produced films from the…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Derek and Sarah Gill will live out of these backpacks for the next 11 months during their misionary trip to 11 countries.
Jul 11, 2014

West Linn couple on a mission

by Luke Roney
Sarah and Derek Gill are visiting 11 countries in 11 months during a World Race missionary trip Sarah and Derek Gill were in a comfortable house in West Linn a couple weeks ago. By now, they’re…
Jul 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…




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