Albertsons will shutter its store on State Street

Albertsons will shutter its store on State Street

Closing on Feb. 18 will leave only one supermarket in downtown Lake Oswego Lake Oswego residents...

Eager B.E.A.V.ers

Eager B.E.A.V.ers

Residents form group to learn more about beavers in neighborhood It began with a birthday dinner....

LOT Highway 43 pipeline near halfway complete

LOT Highway 43 pipeline near halfway complete

Project targeted for completion this summer If you frequently drive on Highway 43 between West...

WL City Council talks goals for 2015

WL City Council talks goals for 2015

City scores 8.4 out of 10 on community survey Just about two months removed from a hotly debated...

'Once in a lifetime'

'Once in a lifetime'

Former WL resident worked on 'American Sniper' film During the course of five months working as a...

'Growing, growing, growing'

'Growing, growing, growing'

Expanding Montessori school plans to hold an open house on Saturday Meg O’Keeffe has a nice...


West Linn's Latest News

January 22, 2015

Wi-Fi available at six city parks

by Patrick Malee
Access is free; speed will vary depending on season When West Linn’s parks and recreation department installed solar panels at Tanner Creek Park last year, no one anticipated it would be the start…
SPELLECY
January 22, 2015

Good manners can be fun

by Cliff Newell
Debbie Spellecy class sure to boost civility in West Linn Because of Debbie Spellecy, there will be soon be well-mannered children all over West Linn. And parents will be able to go to…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dr. David Farley is quite happy about the progress of one of his patients at the Radiant Pain Relief Centre in West Linn. In back is Brendon Lundberg, CEO of Radiant Health Management Corp.
January 22, 2015

From WL to across the country

by Cliff Newell
Radiant Pain Relief Centres ready for rapid expansion There is now just one Radiant Pain Relief Centre in the country, but that will soon change. From that lone clinic in West Linn there will be…
January 22, 2015

News briefs

by The Tidings
Mahatma Gandhi grandson to speak at The UNITY Center On Jan. 25, Arun Gandhi, the fifth grandson of the legendary Mahatma Gandhi, will be in dialogue at The UNITY Center of West Linn as a…
January 22, 2015

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: FRAUD 1/13 3:23 p.m. A…
January 22, 2015

News from the archive: January 1974

by The Tidings
Travel back in time to when feral cats were the scourge of West Linn Editor’s note: The following snippets are based on articles from January 1974 issues of The Lake Oswego Review, which also…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Cylvia Hayes talks about how she gained a love for nature while growing up, during the Fortified: Stories of Climate Action event at PSU.
January 22, 2015

Hayes' ocean expertise raises questions

by Hillary Borrud
As governor's adviser, fiancee landed deal as marine consultant Four years ago, Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes had little experience working on ocean policy. But within 14 months, Hayes became a…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Haute Candles are made from non-GMO soybean oil and contain no preservatives. Wilsonville resident Kari Kramer said the company started simply because her friends liked a batch of her first homemade candles. Storebought candles, she said, triggered severe allergies.
January 22, 2015

Wilsonville candlemaker headed to Oscar event

by Josh Kulla
Kari Kramer will be sharing her soy wax candles with celebrities A Wilsonville resident is headed to this year’s Academy Awards celebration in Los Angeles. But she’s not an actress or director.…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY MICHAEL DURHAM, COURTESY OF OREGON ZOO - Volunteers search for amphibian eggs in a pond at Clackamas Community College, as part of a two-year survey. No Western pond turtles were found in 15 sites surveyed.
January 22, 2015

Imperiled turtles not found in county survey

by Steve Law
A two-year survey of likely Western pond turtle habitat in Clackamas County found no trace of the imperiled species. A team of volunteers led by biologists searched 15 potential sites in the…
January 22, 2015

Lawmakers ratchet up school spending

by Peter Wong
Bucking governor, budget writers seek more education funds Oregon’s education establishment was the big winner, and human services and Gov. John Kitzhaber’s targeted spending on education…

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Jan 22, 2015

Oregonians divided about the economy

by Jim Redden
Oregonians understand the economy is recovering — just not nearly fast enough. But they also are deeply split over many of the proposals to create jobs and help workers that will be considered…
Jan 22, 2015

Governor, fiancee tap notable lawyers amid ethics scrutiny

by Hillary Borrud
Hayes' consulting work could face state investigation SALEM — Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, have hired a prominent Portland law firm to represent them ahead of a potential…
Jan 22, 2015

WL woman struck and killed in early morning crash

by The Tidings
Accident occurred in Tigard Wednesday morning A 31-year old West Linn woman identified as Krista Nielsen was struck and killed by a tow truck in Tigard on Wednesday, according to Tigard police.…
Jan 20, 2015

Council opts to deny ConAm rezoning application

by Patrick Malee
Cites lack of proof that land isn't suitable for commercial development In a 2-1 decision Tuesday night, the City Council voted to deny a proposed zoning change at an 11-acre property on the…
Jan 22, 2015

Pedestrians struck by vehicle recovering

by Patrick Malee
The West Linn Police Department confirmed Tuesday that it incorrectly identified the two pedestrians who were struck by a vehicle along Highway 43 back on Jan. 9. The victims were West Linn…
LININGER
Jan 16, 2015

Lininger schedules two Town Halls in January

by Pamplin Media Group
State Rep. Ann Lininger (D-Lake Oswego) has scheduled two Town Halls in January. The first is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Lake Oswego City Hall (380 A Ave.). It will be co-hosted by…
Jan 15, 2015

December was good month for real estate sales

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland Realtors closed more deals in December than they had in the past nine years, according to a new RMLS report released Thursday morning. The regional listing service reported that closed…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - The original Mill A in 1889.
Jan 15, 2015

125 Years of Paper Making in West Linn

by George Kramer
Willamette Falls is, by volume, the second largest waterfall in the United States. And while height may make for spectacular postcards, volume means power. Lots of it. In the mid-1800s, water…
Jan 15, 2015

City Council roundup

by Patrick Malee
Agreement with Damascus approved, council liaisons approved The West Linn City Council spent the majority of its three-hour meeting Monday discussing a re-zoning proposal, but it did manage to…
Jan 15, 2015

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: FRAUD 1/7 2:47 p.m. Fraud…




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