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Foushee, Risenhoover sign National Letters of Intent

Foushee, Risenhoover sign National Letters of Intent
November 9, 2011

This morning at approximately 9:55 a.m. in the Media Center, West Linn saw two of its most successful athletes sign National Letters of Intent. Zachary Foushee, senior, committed to the University of Oregon...

Wal-Mart is moving into West Linn

Wal-Mart is moving into West Linn
November 9, 2011

Yellow cranes and caution tape litter the Robinwood Shopping Center parking lot. Wal-Mart has started building a new store in West Linn located where the Bales Thriftway used to be. The leasing and improvements...

Local voters approve police station bond, other measures

Local voters approve police station bond, other measures
November 9, 2011

This year’s Election Day had West Linn voters saying “yes” to police stations, sheriffs, and countywide urban renewal votes. On Nov. 8, voters approved all four measures on the ballot: 3-377, 3-378,...

Alert! Emergency! The public must know! This is only a test

November 9, 2011

Today at 11a.m., the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are jointly testing the Emergency Alert System (EAS), and they want to let citizens know...

Donate to families in need through the annual Canned Food Drive

Donate to families in need through the annual Canned Food Drive
November 7, 2011

This year’s annual Canned Food Drive starts today, Monday, Nov. 7. Students are encouraged to bring in canned food to their second period classes, and only canned food is allowed. All of the food donated...

7,000,000,000 and counting: World’s population hits an extraordinary landmark

7,000,000,000 and counting: World's population hits an extraordinary landmark
October 31, 2011

The world population has reached a new milestone. As of today, Oct. 31, there are seven billion people on the planet. While the identity of the seven billionth person is not completely verifiable, the...

Mary S. Young conjures countless horrors to its Haunted Trail

October 28, 2011

Eerie shrieking, distressed cries, and the buzzing of chainsaws emanate from Mary S. Young State Park. Once a year, at the end of October, the park turns upside down with fright and terror. The Haunted...

Despite unsure start, third semi-annual blood drive resulted in success

Despite unsure start, third semi-annual blood drive resulted in success
October 27, 2011

Though it started out with 23 of the 118 pre-registered students being unable to donate blood, this year’s third semi-annual blood drive proved to be successful. “At first we didn’t have a lot...

60 minutes with Brian Monihan

60 minutes with Brian Monihan
October 21, 2011

It’s official. The West Linn Tidings and the Amplifier are teaming up. Today in second period, Brian Monihan, Vice President of the West Linn Tidings, spoke to the school’s Journalism class regarding...

Presenting a case all their own: Mock Trial Team in the Big Apple

October 20, 2011

The Mock Trial Team is off to compete on an international stage. The team left Oct. 18 for the Empire City Invitational, held in New York, N.Y. The competition began on Thursday for the Lions, when they...

Local library goes digital with eReaders

Local library goes digital with eReaders
October 17, 2011

With the invention of eReaders and their ever-growing popularity, it’s imperative that eReader users keep up with current advancements in technology. For those people who are dedicated to these devices...

Amplifier is older than…

Amplifier is older than…
October 13, 2011

Amplifier has grown to be a long lived tradition of West Linn High School over the decades. This year, Amplifier will be celebrating its 90th anniversary. Being around so long, the Amplifier has lived...

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