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Serving our Community in a Special Way

You work hard for what you have. Then, you have to continue working hard to keep it. Business leaders in our community Todd Gydesen of Guild Mortgage and Vicki Gile of Gile Group/Premiere Property...

Cyndy Hillier: Advocate Extraordinaire

Cyndy Hillier doesn’t stop. She takes community activism to the next level. “She’s involved in everything.”, says friend Ken Caron. This, I learned, is an understatement. Cyndy is on a mission to make her...

Selling a Home in the Winter

Winter may not be the most popular time to sell a home, but this doesn’t mean you necessarily need to wait, especially if you have a need to sell during the winter months. Over the...
Mason Lewellan presents three Eagle Scouts earn their Silver Palms (recognition for leadership beyond the Eagle Scout rank): Matthew Dannemiller, Liam Davis, and Devin Boatsman.

Tualatin BSA Troop 530 Honors a Convocation of Eagle Scouts

Tualatin Troop 530 is proud to announce its largest group of Eagle Scouts in the city’s history! Established in 1952, Tualatin’s first Boy Scout Troop 530 has had a total of sixty three Eagle...

Harvest Time memories

Jack Wanker’s Sauerkraut Recipe plus his advice on how to get along in politics      Harvest time and pumpkin celebrations are almost over but some old time harvest and political events during my childhood...

Tualatin Votes 2018

This month, we asked each of the candidates for Mayor or City Council to prioritize five essential city services from 1 to 5, with 1 being the most important. Additionally we asked them whether...

Cyndy Hillier: Advocate Extraordinaire

Taking Community Activism to the Next Level Cyndy Hillier doesn’t stop. She takes community activism to the next level. “She’s involved in everything.”, says friend Ken Caron. This, I learned, is an understatement. Cyndy is...
Carolyn Eaton and Dean Doeling.

“Love City, Rise Up” – a Work of Love and Determination

A little over a year ago I was on a business trip to central Oregon, staying in a cheesy economy motel because there was nothing else available. I had just settled in, clicking on...

Repair Our Justice System, but Not at the Expense of Victims

This year, I find myself talking more with voters about our criminal justice system than ever. In the quest to reduce $40,000 per prisoner per year costs, the Oregon Legislature has made some bad...
View of the southern Tualatin Mountains from southwest.

Tualatin Mountain Range – Lost in Oregon

When were you last in the Tualatin Mountain Range? The Tualatin Mountain Range is one of the busiest places in Oregon but not many of the thousands of residents, businesses and tourists are aware of...