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Net Neutrality Rally

What a turnout! Braving the cold crisp winter day, supporters of Net Neutrality came out to support our efforts to put our measure on the November ballot! Thank you to Representative Jennifer Williamson, Representative Pam Marsh, Senator Sara...

Oregonians for Net Neutrality

On January 18, I filed an initiative petition with the Oregon Secretary of State. The petition would require internet service providers practice net neutrality in Oregon, meaning they cannot discriminate against types or sources of data when providing access to...

TVF&R Ride Along

On April 16th I joining TVF&R at Station 59 for a 24 hour shift ride along. https://www.facebook.com/Thomas4Oregon/photos/a.220984098009579.49999.171098039664852/964381440336504/?type=3&theater https://twitter.com/mrthomasfrank/status/721347122109370368...

West Linn’s fiber network of the future

Published in the West Linn Tidings on January 28, 2016: One of this year’s City Council goals is to research the feasibility of a municipal fiber network. Other Oregon cities have moved forward and created their own municipal fiber utility. These municipal fiber...

Thanksgiving Boxes 2015

Thank you to all the volunteers, donors and Safeway for making this Thanksgiving food box drive one of the most successful ever!  We couldn't have done it without all of your generosity and support.  Here are some pictures of both the collection and distribution of...

Willamette Falls December 2015

The Willamette Falls - the second largest falls in North America by volume - became close to becoming the first after the heavy rains of December.  I thought it would be interesting to show the falls during the height of the storms from West Linn Paper.  The top image...

West Linn Police Ride-Along

On Saturday, October 10, I rode-along with Officer James Ables as he patrolled West Linn.  The night started off with a domestic violence case at the Police Station and then moved to two DUII arrests and one traffic stop.  I live tweeted the event using hashtag...

League of Oregon Cities Board Reappointment

West Linn City Council President Thomas Frank was re-elected to the League of Oregon Cities Board of Directors Sept. 26 during the 90th annual conference in Bend. The League of Oregon Cities is an organization that represents the state’s 242 incorporated cities. It...

West Linn’s trophy shelf is filling up

Published in the West Linn Tidings on August 27, 2015: We all know what a great place West Linn is to live, play and raise families. But now the word about our idyllic town is spreading. It seems like each month West Linn has made a new list of top places to live....

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