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My 2022 New Year Resolution

My 2022 New Year Resolution

Where to Start? Where have I been? A lot has changed over the past several years. I have taken a step back to regroup, stabilize my family, support my children and come to grips with the new reality that is our life. That explains why many of you haven’t heard...
Net Neutrality Rally

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 Gelser, and State...
Oregonians for Net Neutrality

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...
West Linn’s fiber network of the future

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...
Willamette Falls December 2015

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....
Fighting for our West Linn neighbors

Fighting for our West Linn neighbors

As President of the West Linn City Council, I understand it’s agonizing to watch our streets torn apart for infrastructure. For the past two weeks I’ve been walking door-to-door talking with residents of Robinwood, the most significantly affected by the delayed...