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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...

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...

The Alphabeticians

The Alphabeticians

The Terrific Tuesday program in our library is very strong.  The Friends of the Library help fund many different acts that come to perform for our children.  This last Tuesday, The Alphabeticians performed.  They have been to our library before and always bring humor,...

Library Summer 2013 Programs

Library Summer 2013 Programs

The West Linn Library has announced its summer reading, children's program, and drop in crafts for summer 2013.  These are all great programs that keep our children busy and learning during their summer breaks.  Hope to see you there! Children's Program All programs...

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...

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...

Stepping Up To The Plate: The Roberta Schwarz Way

Stepping Up To The Plate: The Roberta Schwarz Way

The day I met Roberta Schwarz I was struck by her passion: For the environment, for education and for the community in general. Roberta Schwarz isn’t a famous celebrity, but her actions are much more important than any person seen on the cover of a tabloid. She is a...

Proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget

Proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget

The proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget was proposed by West Linn City Manager Chris Jordan.  This marks the second biennium budget with significant reductions.  The City continues to struggle with its PERS rates and funding, declining property tax receipts, and...