Month: August 2013

  • House Concurrent Resolution 18

    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, Senator DEVLIN SUMMARY The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a […]

  • Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP)

    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 all the pipes by trenching and patching is the most expensive option.  West Linn […]

  • Concert for the White Oak Savanna

    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 usually play at El Gaucho at the Benson Hotel. The […]

  • Blue Heron Project Update

    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 of CCSD #1 and the Tri-City Service District […]

  • The $330,000 hamburger

    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 reporters and taste-tested by […]

  • Willamette Falls Legacy Project

    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 serve as an economic engine, a waterfront destination, a unique habitat, a window into Oregon’s past […]

  • Happy Hour July 23, 2013

    Happy Hour July 23, 2013

    Thank you to everyone who attended my first community outreach Happy Hour on July 23 at 5-0-3 Restaurant in West Linn! I had a great time and learned a lot. I am tentatively planning another Happy Hour on October 22, 2013.   I hope to see you there, especially if you couldn’t make last week’s […]