Category: West Linn

  • West Linn Library 75th Birthday Party

    West Linn Library 75th Birthday Party

    The library opened on March 1, 1939 and on March 1, 2014 they threw a 75th birthday party!  There was cake and punch, live music from Trashcan Joe, the official opening of the new parking lot, the dedication of the new wall mural, a kids craft, and a used book sale. All in all, a…

  • National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference

    National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference

    Councilors Jenni Tan & Thomas Frank joined more than 1,500 local elected officials and city leaders at the National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference in Washington. The five-day conference is the nation’s largest gathering of city officials focused on advocating city priorities with members of Congress, the White House and federal agencies looking for solutions…

  • Sustainability Plan Update Workshop

    Sustainability Plan Update Workshop

    What will the future hold for your city? Be proactive! Please join our community workshop series and collaborate with your West Linn neighbors and businesses in a free facilitated workshop series to design a prosperous future for West Linn: Identify and map out systems for energy, water, waste, food, and local economies.Come share your ideas…

  • Clackamas Hardwood Forest Project

    Clackamas Hardwood Forest Project

    Here is information about one of the most innovative government projects I have seen in a long time.  State Representative Julie Parrish is partnering with local governments, businesses, Universities, and even homeowners  to create a sustainable renewable industry.  I am proud that West Linn will be the first municipal partner to join within clackamas county.…

  • 2013 Christmas Parade

    2013 Christmas Parade

    The weather was perfect for the annual Christmas Parade in the Historic Willamette District!  Hundreds of families came out to cheer, smile, and enjoy the morning with a special guest – Santa Claus!  Thank you to West Linn Police Department, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, & City of West Linn for coordinating this event each…

  • Youth Music Project

    Youth Music Project

    The Youth Music Project opened its doors to the surrounding West Linn community two years ago with a mission to “provide outstanding rock, pop, and country music education for youth by offering free or low cost lessons, free instrument use, and exceptional performance opportunities.” This summer the organization transitioned to a bigger space less than…

  • Christmas Tree Lighting

    Christmas Tree Lighting

    This past Friday, Santa and all his elves dropped into West Linn transforming our City Hall to an extension of the North Pole.  Lots of people came out that braved the cold conditions to hear Radio Disney, drink some hot chocolate, decorate cookies and ornaments, watch a movie, and even meet Santa himself.  Quick reminder,…

  • Terrific Tuesday – Mr. Hoo

    Terrific Tuesday – Mr. Hoo

    The West Linn Library has some wonderful shows for children sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Mr. Hoo visited the Library end of November.  The children, and some adults, danced and had a great time.  Mr. Hoo is also part of the widely popular group The Alphabeticians.  They have CD’s and show lists available.  Thank…

  • December 10th Happy Hour

    December 10th Happy Hour

    Join me at a no-host happy hour at Lil’ Cooperstown in Historic Willamette on December 10, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. This casual opportunity is your chance to get to meet me and to talk about issues of importance in West Linn. No RSVP is required.                    

  • 2013 Thanksgiving Box Distribution

    2013 Thanksgiving Box Distribution

    This year marked another successful year for the West Linn Conference of St. Vincent de Paul.  Over 300 deserving families received a Thanksgiving box!  Our conference is the only one within the metro area that continues to meet the needs of our community during the Thanksgiving period.  Thank you to all the various West Linn…