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How would you plan West Linn?

How would you plan West Linn?

Each term West Linn High School teacher Todd Jones gives his students an assignment to plan a City.  Not just any City but West Linn.  Students have to zone the land, place infrastructure, & provide public services.  This was my second time attending the...

EVOC Training

EVOC Training

Recently I attended EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) training for several public safety agencies at Portland International Raceway.   The course consisted of high-speed driving, slow vehicle precision maneuvers, high-speed avoidance course, PIT (Pursuit...

West Linn Easter Egg Hunt

West Linn Easter Egg Hunt

The West Linn Lions sponsored the 59th Easter Egg Hunt at West Linn High School on Saturday, March 30, 2013.  The weather was picture perfect and hundreds of children rushed the fields to gather as many easter eggs as possible.  My daughter anxiously waits all...

Small Business Outreach – Dahlgren

Small Business Outreach – Dahlgren

This week I had a great discussion with a small home based business Dahlgren.  The coffee was great and the discussion centered on making West Linn more business friendly.  Did you know West Linn has one of the highest home based business per capita in the State? Who...

Centennial Quilt

Centennial Quilt

On January 17, West Linn held an old-fashioned quilting bee.  The quilting bee pieced together West Linn's 100 year history in the form of a 88" x 88" quilt.  Local business, residents, and community leaders decorated and donated the squares.  My family and I dropped...

Virtual Photo Walks with Google+ Hangouts

Virtual Photo Walks with Google+ Hangouts

It is no secret that I am a big fan of technology.  It offers us efficiency, communication, and freedom.  The simple  ability to travel is something that can be easily be overlooked by others and something that most of us take for granted.  What if you weren't able to...

New West Linn Police Reserves and Sergeant

New West Linn Police Reserves and Sergeant

On February 12th, three new reserve officers joined our West Linn Police Department.  I would like to thank each of them volunteering their time to help patrol our streets and I wish them the best of luck as they move forward in their careers. The day was also marked...

Parks & Recreation Volunteer Appreciation Event

Parks & Recreation Volunteer Appreciation Event

We had a great event supporting and thanking all the many volunteers who donated their time making West Linn parks great.  The event was held at the historic McLean House.  So many times as I visit our parks with my family, I ask the others what part of West linn they...

Run/Walk for the White Oak Savanna

Run/Walk for the White Oak Savanna

The 2nd Annual Run/Walk for the White Oak Savanna will be held on Sunday April 14th at the Rosemont Ridge Middle School track. The address is 20001 Salamo Rd. in West Linn. The 5 k Run will start at 9 am. The 1 mi. walk will start at about 10 am. There will be great...