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Behind Oregon City’s Hidden Tax on West Linn Residents

Behind Oregon City’s Hidden Tax on West Linn Residents

The city of Oregon City wants to charge the Tri City Service District (of which West Linn is a partner) and South Fork Water Board (of which West Linn is a co-owner) a tax hidden in the form of a franchise fee. I would like to describe why the West Linn City Council...

Lake Oswego Amateur Radio Emergency Services Field Day 2014

Lake Oswego Amateur Radio Emergency Services Field Day 2014

The Lake Oswego Amateur Radio Emergency Service held a field day at Marylhurst Heights Park for 24 continuous hours on June 28th.  The park was transformed with wire antennas, batteries, solar cells, and radios.  This marathon drill was to simulate a catastrophic...

West Linn Old Fashioned Fair Court

West Linn Old Fashioned Fair Court

Presentations were made from the West Linn Old Fashioned Fair Court to the West Linn Rotary. The princesses shared their community service projects with us. A very impressive and inspiring court indeed!   [gallery type="rectangular"...

City needs ‘economic SWAT team’

City needs ‘economic SWAT team’

Published in the West Linn Tidings and Oregonian: On June 2, the West Linn City Council approved the regulatory streamlining project. This project lays the groundwork for solid economic development in West Linn. There are several significant changes in this project...

My thoughts and prayers go out to the students, parents, staff and all first responders at Reynolds High School. These senseless acts of violence should never occur and our children should always feel safe going to school.

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Reynolds High School

My thoughts and prayers go out to the students, parents, staff and all first responders at Reynolds High School. These senseless acts of violence should never occur and our children should always feel safe going to school.

Regulatory Streamlining Comments

Regulatory Streamlining Comments

On June 2, the West Linn Council approved the regulatory streamlining project.  This project is one of the foundational pieces to lay the groundwork for solid economic development in West Linn. About West Linn: We are a vibrant community that wants commercial options....

Gateway to the Globe

Gateway to the Globe

On Monday, April 21 Councilor Tan and I attended the Port of Portland's annual report to the community.  The keynote was named "Gateway to the Globe" and it did show the vast reach of the Port's businesses.  Here are the highlights from Bill Wyatt's remarks. Gateway...

West Linn Police Station Tour

West Linn Police Station Tour

The West Linn City Council toured the new police department building that is currently under construction.  The project is on schedule and will be completed this summer.  Here are some pictures of the progress.   [gallery type="rectangular"...

Preserve nature area, but follow due process

Preserve nature area, but follow due process

Published in the West Linn Tidings and Oregonian: There is a gem in West Linn – the White Oak Savanna. The 14-acre park boasts a stand of rare white oaks and at the top of its slope, a stunning view of the Willamette River and the Willamette Narrows. As you walk the...