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Colin Squires

Colin Squires, freshman, is a jack of many trades. Whether it be unicycling, running cross country or traveling around the continent, Squires is bound to have a new trick up his sleeve.


Squires is now adding the trade of writing to his bag of tricks as he is now a reporter for the West Linn Amplifier.


“I like writing and I thought it’d be cool to be a part of the paper and the website. I like the fact that they get ideas out there,” Squires said. Not only does he like to “get his ideas out there,” but Squires also likes to participate within the school by running cross country.


Squires runs varsity and is giving the team a great edge towards going to State. He averages 17.30 for a 5K which is a little over three miles. When Squires isn’t running between the trees and in the heat, he is often traveling around the world.


This summer Squires went to New York to visit family and had a blast sight seeing around the “Big Apple.” In the past, he has traveled to Hawaii and Paris. Vacationing to both places he grew his appreciation for other cultures and he looks forward to visiting again. Most people travel by plane, car or ship, but Squires enjoys transportation on one wheel.


Squires acquired a unicycle as a Christmas present from his grandparents three years ago. He practiced until he could wheel around as if he’d been doing it his whole life.


Squires has many talents and the future will only teach him more. For now, he will learn from the experiences journalism will present him.



Colin Squires, Reporter

Jun 09, 2015
2015-2016 New Staff Members (Story)
Jun 08, 2015
Ryan Klose, junior, earns the first title of OHSLA Player of the Year (Story)
Jun 01, 2015
Class of 2015 builds up to June 1 graduation (Media)
May 11, 2015
Gone on a Mission (Story)
May 08, 2015
Dog piles and Rim Checks with Anthony Mathis (Story)
May 04, 2015
Sean Keating will fill Kevin Mills shoes as vice principal (Story)
Apr 24, 2015
2015-2016 ASB election results released (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
What you need to know about The fastest game on two feet: (Story)
Mar 20, 2015
Last year’s State Champs reload for another season (Story)
Mar 19, 2015
Last year’s State Champs reload for another season (Story)
Dec 09, 2014
Quarterback Tim Tawa is awarded Gatorade Oregon Player of the Year (Story)
Dec 05, 2014
ASB changes Mr. and Ms. West Linn competition to include only senior boys (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
Roman Ollar finishes second in State (Story)
Nov 04, 2014
Five measures, five minutes (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Volleyball starts Playoffs with a 3-1 win against Wilson (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
Meet the West Linn Staff’s Fresh Faces (Story)
Sep 09, 2014
Last night’s Fire in Camassia quickly extinguished (Story)
Jun 06, 2014
Four Track and Field participants place at state (Story)
Apr 18, 2014
Student Speak Out: Prom (Story)
Apr 18, 2014
Girl’s lacrosse remains undefeated after championship rematch against Lake Oswego (Story)
Jan 14, 2014
“Anchorman Two” scores another success (Story)
Dec 18, 2013
Students Speak Out on new app Quizup (Story)
Dec 10, 2013
Student Speak Out on the Cold Winter (Story)
Nov 12, 2013
Michael Haffner out with season ending football injury (Story)
Oct 28, 2013
Boys Cross Country Team advances to State (Story)
Oct 23, 2013
Library is spiced up to motivate (Story)
Oct 01, 2013
Halftime festivities canceled on blackout night (Story)
Sep 26, 2013
Fire scare turns out to be a rumor (Story)
Sep 24, 2013
Cross Country starts season with promising talent (Story)
Feb 22, 2013
Dar Essalam Moroccan Restaurant (Story)
Jan 09, 2013
High School has Become too Easy to Cheat (Story)
Dec 10, 2012
Sarah McKay leaps to high school level (Story)
Oct 30, 2012
JV Boys soccer finish season undefeated (Story)
Oct 18, 2012
Ducks and Beavers start off football season with success (Story)
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