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Year: 2012

  • Remembering Steve Forsyth

    Remembering Steve Forsyth

    December 11, 2012 marked a day of senseless violence in our community.  The unthinkable happened just a few miles away from our town.  During the height of Christmas shopping season, a lone gunmen opened fire on unsuspecting victims.  Unfortunately, two people were taken away from us that day – Cindy Ann Yuille of Portland & Steve Forsyth […]

  • Use Your Smartphone to Monitor Your Doors

    Use Your Smartphone to Monitor Your Doors

    Technology is making our lives better and easier. Here is a great idea that utilizes our smart phone to bring us safety and security to our homes. Located at Christine Street, Edison Junior is fundraising for their great idea. The product is battery powered and works off your wi-fi to communicate with your smart phone. There is a optional deadbolt opener that can be added to the system to remotely unlock your door for trusted individuals.

  • My Priorities for Next Year

    My Priorities for Next Year

    Thank you for your vote. I am honored to be your new city councilor. West Linn is a great community. My family and I have enjoyed the many parks, open spaces, trails, shops and events.  Throughout the campaign, I heard the same positive reinforcements about our city. Yet, we have some work to do. First, […]

  • Robinwood Station Magic Show

    Robinwood Station Magic Show

    On Saturday, November 17, the Society of Young Magicians along with the Society of American Magicians gave the residents of West Linn a wonderful show. The Society of American Magicians (SAM) is the oldest and most prestigious magic society in the world. In 1981, the Society of Young Magicians was formed to learn the art and ethics of magic at a early age. Both societies entertained everyone for four hours. Lots of big tricks, and small personal magic shows were given. Click to read more

  • City needs Frank’s skills and leadership

    City needs Frank’s skills and leadership

    Karen Taylor wrote a letter of support published in the West Linn Tidings on October 31, 2012: Many of our citizens are struggling to maintain the standard of living enjoyed prior to the onset of the Great Recession of 2007. With the receipt of the annual tax bill just a few days ago, we are […]

  • Thomas Frank: A platform of economic development and a perspective built on reason

    Thomas Frank: A platform of economic development and a perspective built on reason

    Erik Simshauser wrote a letter of support published in the West Linn Tidings on October 31, 2012: Elections provide a unique opportunity for each of us to express our political voice. And the impact of elections, including the candidates we choose and the measures we support, can necessarily be far reaching — in particular, those decisions […]

  • Thank you for running, Thomas Frank

    Thank you for running, Thomas Frank

    Dennis Richey wrote a letter of support published in the West Linn Tidings on October 31, 2012: The city council race is without much controversy for the first time since I moved here 18 years ago. We have two fine candidates running for the two positions. Both are highly qualified. Jenni Tan is serving as […]

  • I’m happy to endorse Thomas Frank

    I’m happy to endorse Thomas Frank

    Nancy King wrote a letter of support: I’m happy to endorse Thomas Frank for City Council. My husband and I moved to West Linn from Portland in 2001 with our two sons. We chose West Linn because of the community support for schools and the uniqueness of the environment. What we didn’t expect, when we […]

  • Frank will be excellent city councilor

    Frank will be excellent city councilor

    Glen Friedman wrote a letter of support published in the West Linn Tidings on October 31, 2012: I first met Thomas Frank while we were serving together on the West Linn Police Station Task Force. During those months, I found Thomas’ commitment to finding the best solution for the citizens of West Linn refreshing. He wants […]

  • Frank would be positive addition to council

    Frank would be positive addition to council

    Grant Oakes wrote a letter of support published in the West Linn Tidings on October 31, 2012: I am pleased to see that Thomas Frank has filed to fill a seat on the West Linn City Council. I have had the opportunity to work with him on the police facility development committee and the police […]