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Democrats sweep Oregon races, win House, Republicans hold Senate

Democrats sweep Oregon races, win House, Republicans hold Senate

Wally Milner and Aleks Brooks

November 7, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

Editors note: Wally Milner volunteered with Rachel Prusak's campaign for State Representative. In Oregon Democrats emerged victorious and on a national level won the House of Representatives and the Republicans winning the Senate. In the Oregon Senate Democrats are leading 18 to 11. In the Oregon House ...

2018 November Midterm Election Live Blog

2018 November Midterm Election Live Blog

November 6, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

Hello, and welcome to our live coverage of the midterm elections. Control of the House and Senate is up for grabs today, as well as 36 Governorships and most State legislatures. In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown is facing a strong challenge from Knute Buehler. A number of controversial ballot measures...

CTE programs benefit from unexpected grant

CTE programs benefit from unexpected grant

Kaleigh Henderson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Academics, Current Events, Media, Staff, Top Stories

Editor’s note: Glenn Krake is the adviser to the Amplifier/WLHSnow.com It sounds like something out of a bad dream. Your classmates have been working on an essay for a statewide essay contest for the entire year, and you only find out one month before the deadline. You race to put it together, c...

Candidates Parrish, Prusak, and Paulson lay out visions for Oregon

Candidates Parrish, Prusak, and Paulson lay out visions for Oregon
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Wally Milner, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Editors note: The author of this article has volunteered for Rachel Prusak's campaign Candidates for the Oregon state legislature attended a forum in the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The candidates, invited by West Linn students answered questions on student issues such as gun c...

Consumer’s responsibility

Consumer’s responsibility

Matilda Milner, Copy Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Opinions

The past week has been a kick in the gut, leaving the American people with the wind knocked out of them. Whether a political junkie or a casual observer of the news, the name Brett Kavanaugh would have darkened the screen of your phone, tablet, or television in recent days. His story is textbook, he...

Student activism at WLHS

Remy Gottschling, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Politics

A quick timeline of student activism that has taken place at West Linn High School over the past few years.  Unfortunately, I wasn't able to put everything in this one slide, but I hope this will inspire more students to stand up and speak out.

Coming Out

Coming Out

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Media, Opinions, Photo, The People, Top Stories

Today is the 30th Annual National Coming Out Day! Quick history lesson - National Coming Out Day was born on the first anniversary of the march on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, which took place on October 11, 1987. Over half a million people participated. This event also resulted in the founding...

Senior Sunrise

Senior Sunrise

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Graduating Class, Photo, Photo Slideshows, The People, Top Stories

Seniors arrive at school hours before first bell to watch the sunrise.

Missed the Emmys? We have you covered

Missed the Emmys? We have you covered

Aleks Brooks, Advertising Manager

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events

It is that time of year again, and The Emmys are back with the awards for all of the most popular TV shows of 2017-2018. Not everyone has three hours to watch the whole event, so here is a list of some of the most important and best moments of the night. Before the show, Jennifer Lewis made a state...

Honoring those who serve

Honoring those who serve

Kaiden Randall, Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, The People, Top Stories

Editors note: The author of this story participated in this event 

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