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  1. A galloping galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    After 12 years of putting on an annual 'Hope Ball,' the Portland branch of the American Cancer Society wanted to shake things up in 2016. The Hope Ball events, which typically feature an auction to raise money for cancer research, have frequently been held at the Portland Art Museum.

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  2. Three Rivers quietly awaits long-desired new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Portland Tribune

    Three Rivers Charter School has been keeping a rather large secret for the past few years - a 10,400-square-foot secret to be exact. For 16 years the school has operated out of a repurposed bank building on Willamette Falls Drive just north of the West Linn Paper Mill, making the most out of a building designed for a drastically different use while dealing with heavy traffic that's made getting students to and from school a nightmare at times.

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  3. UO's Schneider aims to kick into NFL spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Portland Tribune

    Two years later, after having hit 33 of 36 field-goal attempts in two seasons as starting kicker, the former walk-on from Grant High eyes bigger goals. Maybe another strong season in 2016 and then '17 can put him on the NFL radar? "Thus far, I've put myself in a good position to be heavily considered," he says.

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  4. Rock & RollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Portland Tribune

    On the 2004 night when her life changed forever, Kim 'Rocket Mean' Stegeman was out with her friends at a punk rock show in Portland. Stegeman did not yet have her roller derby nickname - because roller derby as it's known today didn't exist.

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  5. It's Neighborhood Church vs. neighbors in Stafford disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Portland Tribune

    A plan for new sports fields pits the Neighborhood Church Assembly of God against residential neighbors in the Stafford area between Tualatin and West Linn. The church seeks approval for two full-size fields, a smaller field, parking and accessory buildings on 26 acres it owns at the southwest corner of SW Stafford Road and Interstate 205.

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  6. Council denies development proposal at Upper Midhill DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Portland Tribune

    The West Linn City Council voted 4-1 Monday, Aug. 15, to deny the applicant's appeal and uphold the Planning Commission's original decision to prohibit the 34-lot subdivision that is also known as the Chene Blanc Subdivision. Ultimately, the Council found that the surrounding infrastructure in the area simply wasn't suitable to absorb such a substantial development - thus creating a safety issue.

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  7. Beth Smolens announces candidacy for West Linn City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Portland Tribune

    In a press release, Smolens noted that she "has been involved in bettering West Linn's neighborhoods and preserving West Linn heritage for over a decade." "We need a City Council that works with residents preserving our heritage, supporting sensible solutions to economic development, facilitating more public involvement and generally keeping West Linn a wonderful place to raise a family," Smolens said in the release.

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  8. Laid off mill workers retrain through TAA programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Portland Tribune

    Former Newberg mill workers have gone in many directions since the announcement that the facility would idle last fall and its eventual permanent closure in February. Some have moved to work at other mills in the region, including West Linn and Longview, Wash., some have found work at A-dec Inc. or at Portland International Airport, some are still looking for work and some, like John Haslett, have gone into a retraining program sponsored by the federal government.

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  9. Police arrest burglary suspect after call from watchful residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Portland Tribune

    While many of these calls turn out to be either unwarranted or unprovable once police arrive to follow up, at times they can also lead to breakthroughs. That was the case Thursday, Aug. 11, when West Linn resident Theresa Norris told police she 'noticed something suspicious' at around noon, ultimately leading to the arrests of two burglary suspects in the Sunset area.

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  10. Bee preparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Portland Tribune

    Wilsonville made the news across the country during the unfortunate timing of National Pollinator Week in June 2013. An estimated 50,000 bumble bees were found dead beneath the European linden trees outside the Wilsonville Target June 15, the result of pesticides applied out of season.

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  11. 'Combat Boots & Country Roots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Portland Tribune

    John Steinbaugh, a decorated member of the U.S. Army, has seen the rigors of conflict up close, having done 13 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Others have not been as fortunate, both mentally and physically.

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  12. Area shelter takes in 39 cats from West LinnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Portland Tribune

    The Oregon Humane Society's cattery in Portland grew by more than 30 percent Monday, Aug. 8, as a West Linn man's hospitalization prompted a need to remove 39 cats from his home.

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  13. 'Cowboy Boots & Country Roots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Portland Tribune

    John Steinbaugh, a decorated member of the U.S. Army, has seen the rigors of conflict up close, having done 13 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Others have not been as fortunate, both mentally and physically.

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  14. Clackamas board hears skepticism about fuel tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Portland Tribune

    Clackamas County commissioners heard skepticism, but also some support, for a proposed fuel tax on the Nov. 8 ballot to fund local road repairs. The commissioners got reactions to the fuel tax, and a proposed tax on retail sales of marijuana for recreational use, during a quarterly town hall meeting at West Linn High School.

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  15. Caution: Sellwood Bridge milestones aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Portland Tribune

    Multnomah County has released a tentative construction schedule for the remainder of the Sellwood Bridge project. All of the dates are still subject to change, but drivers should be aware that: * The southbound ramp from the west end of the bridge to Highway 43 is expected to open on Aug. 29. That will allow drivers to turn left from the bridge toward Lake Oswego and West Linn, instead of having to drive north on Highway 43 to the turnaround point at Taylor's Ferry Road.

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  16. Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Portland Tribune

    It's a light, fast-paced and funny Stephen Sondheim musical by Broadway Rose, a tribute to ancient Roman theater and classic vaudeville that follows slave Pseudolus as he seeks to win freedom by helping his hapless master, Hero, woo a courtesan. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays and some Saturdays, Aug. 4-21, Deb Fennell Auditorium, 9000 S.W. Durham Road, It's Polaris Dance Theatre's annual outdoor dance festival, with performing companies and many genres, such as aerial, ballet, hip hop, ballroom, belly dancing, contemporary, modern, folk and jazz.

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  17. Vikings women's soccer in 'building' mode, but with immediate potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Portland Tribune

    Two 'building years' are ahead for Portland State women's soccer, says coach Laura Schott, but she is optimistic about both seasons. 'Some of our best years have been ones when we're in transition,' Schott says.

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  18. Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Tickets remain for the wacky fellow's 'The Mandatory World Tour' stop at McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28. . The museum announced this week that it has a cool exhibit opening, 'Democracy's Blueprints: The Documents that Built America,' with printings and engravings of iconic pieces such as the Magna Carta, U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights and Monroe Doctrine.

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  19. Spokesman honored with journalism awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    'This is a tremendous achievement by our staff,' said Publisher J. Brian Monihan. 'Everyone works very hard each week to produce the best newspaper possible for our community.'

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  20. The essence of 'Quintessence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    It is, then, a word that might be associated with any of the five luxury homes on the 63-acre property just outside West Linn that plays host to the upcoming 2016 Street of Dreams. But only one of the homes is actually named 'Quintessence,' and what makes it truly special might surprise you.

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