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9/11 Honoring Those Who Serve

A brief community driven ceremony at the Willamette Park boat launch to honor the nearly 3,000 who died on 9/11 and the 7,000 in the ongoing war on terror – but equally as important highlighting the first responders who sacrifice for the community (police, fire,...

West Linn Paper Company Tour

I was able to join a select group of elected and appointed officials to tour the historic West Linn Paper company site.  This is keen area of interest for me.  It represents an exciting opportunity to redevelop the arch bridge area providing a city center, employment...

August 2013 Council Goals & Department Updates

On March 11, 2013 the Council unanimously approved goals that will lead our City into the future.  This week we received a quarterly update on the progress on those goals along with departmental and financial updates.  Click the file links below to read the update.  ...

House Concurrent Resolution 18

In honor of the West Linn Centennial, Representative Julie Parrish and Senator Richard Devlin co-sponsered House Concurrent Resolution 18.  Thank you for your efforts in helping us celebrate.   House Concurrent Resolution 18 Sponsored by Representative PARRISH,...

Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP)

Sewers are expensive.  Within West Linn some are approaching 100 years old and currently need attention.  As sewer pipes age, they may allow water infiltration from rain events which drives the need for increased capacity down stream at treatment plants.  Replacing...

Concert for the White Oak Savanna

The Concert for the White Oak Savanna will be Saturday, August 17th, from 3:30 to 5:30 at the Willamette Park stage. Two virtuoso Latin guitarists, Mariano De Orbegoso and Masud Tahmassbi, will play at a beautiful spot with the river flowing behind the stage. They...

Blue Heron Project Update

The Blue Heron Task Force continues to move forward exploring all avenues of use for the Blue Heron site in West Linn.  Here the update that was given to Council.   What is the Blue Heron Site? Purchased by Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) on behalf...

The $330,000 hamburger

So, would you eat this?   Posted by NBC News: After years of research and weeks of buildup, taste testers on Monday finally bit into a burger created from stem cells in a culture dish rather than meat from a farm or a store.  The burger was cooked in front of...

Willamette Falls Legacy Project

A 23-acre industrial site in Oregon City’s downtown along the Willamette River represents Oregonians’ best chance to rediscover a cultural and scenic treasure: Willamette Falls. With a dynamic location and remarkable history, this former paper mill site could someday...

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