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Arch bridge planning is truly a public process

Arch bridge planning is truly a public process

Over the course of 2014, the city has been working on a plan to revitalize and showcase the area near the arch bridge and the Willamette Falls. Currently a landscape of parking lots, oddly angled street corners and masked views of the river, we now have a chance to...

Keep West Linn Strong

Keep West Linn Strong

As we enter election season, there are many decisions that we will have to make. Our city has the opportunity to keep the strong forward momentum of this council moving forward for the foreseeable future. I am pleased that two of our councilors, Jody Carson and Mike...

West Linn Old Time Fair 2014

West Linn Old Time Fair 2014

The West Linn Old Time Fair was a great success for 2014.  Thousands of attendees watched the parade, rode the rides, attended the events, and enjoyed all the wonderful food vendors.  Here are some of the sights and sounds. Post by Thomas Frank. Drop by the @WLPDNews...

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....