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Category: West Linn

  • 2nd Anniversary of the Robinwood Station Community Center Concert

    2nd Anniversary of the Robinwood Station Community Center Concert

    On June 22 at 5 – 6, Mariano DeOrgebeso and Toshi Ozanaki are playing Latin versions of pop songs and also traditional Peruvian and Brazillian songs. Mariano and Toshi play at least 4 nights a week at El Gaucho restaurant in downtown Portland. It is rare they play out and this will be a real […]

  • June 2013 Council Goals & Department Updates

    June 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 updates.  Click the file link below to read the update.     [wpdm_file id=5]

  • 2013 West Linn Farmers’ Market

    2013 West Linn Farmers’ Market

    The West Linn Farmers’ market has been retooled and expanded for 2013!  Each week will have a special theme, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and of course live music.  The market runs on Wednesdays June 19th to August 28th 4-7pm.  The market is located in the Historic Willamette District between 12th and 15th streets. Summer Solstice June […]

  • Water Symposium

    Water Symposium

    Recently, I the opportunity to attend a water symposium at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.  The 6th graders presented to a panel their findings after researching water issues within our community.  Topics varied from our aging water infrastructure, to the recent Lake Oswego Tigard Partnership application,  chemicals in our water, fluoridation, water rights, Clackamas County Watershed, and […]

  • Water Line Replacement Projects for 2013

    Water Line Replacement Projects for 2013

    The City of West Linn is proceeding with the water system improvement project that will replace deteriorated sections of the existing water mains, services and hydrants.  These improvements are being made as part of a planned capital improvement program with no additional expense to adjacent property owners.   Due to  the  nature  of  the  work, […]

  • Become a Part of History!

    Become a Part of History!

    WILLAMETTE LIVING HISTORY TOURInvites you to…Become a Part of History!  Kids and Young Adults Needed to Play a Part in the 2013 “An Evening in Willamette 1913” Tour date: September 21, 2013 We need a large number of kids aged 9 to 20 to play the part of hop pickers and town folk at the West Linn Old […]

  • Stepping Up To The Plate Part 2: Now It’s Your Turn

    Stepping Up To The Plate Part 2: Now It’s Your Turn

      I’ll admit it; the day I went to register volunteers at the White Oak Savanna (WOS) I was a little skeptical. It wasn’t the noteworthy organization or the wonderful people that run it that had me uneasy. No, it was the notion that I couldn’t possibly be of any help as a volunteer for […]

  • A Gesture of Gratitude

    A Gesture of Gratitude

    Alice Richmond is a long term resident of West Linn.  Her contributions to our community is substantial.  Many of the West Linn events we enjoy today were her ideas and determination.  Bringing the community together to help Alice was rewarding and her overall gratitude is priceless!  Here is a story posted in the Tidings posted on May […]

  • Small Business Outreach – Polar Systems

    Small Business Outreach – Polar Systems

    Recently I met with Tim Tragesser and Shane Boyle of Polar Systems.  Polar Systems moved to West Linn in 2010.  They are excited to be part of our City and want to continue to grow while being a valuable community partner. Who is Polar Systems?   Started in 1981 and moved to West Linn from SE Portland […]

  • Schrader | Devlin Joint Town Hall Meeting

    Schrader | Devlin Joint Town Hall Meeting

     On Monday, April 22nd, US Congressman Kurt Schrader and Oregon Senator Richard Devlin held a joint town hall at West Linn High School. They began by introducing their current agenda, but left most of the allotted time for constituents to ask questions. Questions ranged from budgetary concerns, to environmental issues; but it was clear that […]