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Reading at Willamette Primary School

Reading at Willamette Primary School

Today I had the great pleasure of reading to Ms. Rhoades 5th grade class at Willamette Primary School.  The children were learning about the American Revolution this past week.  After my reading, I had time for some Q&A with the students.  I wanted to know what...

Swearing-in Ceremony

Swearing-in Ceremony

On January 7, 2013, I was sworn in as your West linn City Councilor.  I am humbled and honored to be your new City Councilor.  I would like to thank all the different residents of West Linn that took the time to talk with me, express your concerns, and share...

Willamette Living History Tour – 2012

Willamette Living History Tour – 2012

West Linn has so many unique family oriented opportunities. Arguably, one of the most unique events is the living history tour in the Old Willamette District.  Actors and actresses bring you to a evening in 1908 Willamette.  You will be guided through the town and...

Remembering Steve Forsyth

Remembering Steve Forsyth

December 11, 2012 marked a day of senseless violence in our community.  The unthinkable happened just a few miles away from our town.  During the height of Christmas shopping season, a lone gunmen opened fire on unsuspecting victims.  Unfortunately, two people were...

Use Your Smartphone to Monitor Your Doors

Use Your Smartphone to Monitor Your Doors

Technology is making our lives better and easier. Here is a great idea that utilizes our smart phone to bring us safety and security to our homes. Located at Christine Street, Edison Junior is fundraising for their great idea. The product is battery powered and works off your wi-fi to communicate with your smart phone. There is a optional deadbolt opener that can be added to the system to remotely unlock your door for trusted individuals.

My Priorities for Next Year

My Priorities for Next Year

Thank you for your vote. I am honored to be your new city councilor. West Linn is a great community. My family and I have enjoyed the many parks, open spaces, trails, shops and events.  Throughout the campaign, I heard the same positive reinforcements about our city....

Robinwood Station Magic Show

Robinwood Station Magic Show

On Saturday, November 17, the Society of Young Magicians along with the Society of American Magicians gave the residents of West Linn a wonderful show. The Society of American Magicians (SAM) is the oldest and most prestigious magic society in the world. In 1981, the Society of Young Magicians was formed to learn the art and ethics of magic at a early age. Both societies entertained everyone for four hours. Lots of big tricks, and small personal magic shows were given.
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City needs Frank’s skills and leadership

City needs Frank’s skills and leadership

Karen Taylor wrote a letter of support published in the West Linn Tidings on October 31, 2012: Many of our citizens are struggling to maintain the standard of living enjoyed prior to the onset of the Great Recession of 2007. With the receipt of the annual tax bill...