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Tigard Times: Congressional candidates square off on business
Committee members are appointed by the City Council to review and make recommendations regarding land use matters. The applicant appointed to the current opening will serve through December 2015. Applicants must be city residents. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2012.
Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking five volunteers to serve on the County’s Community Health Council. Membership requirements are guided by Council bylaws and federal regulations. At this time, representation is needed from patients served by Clackamas County Community Health’s primary care or behavioral health clinics. Parents and guardians of our patients are also eligible for membership.
When you’re looking for a job, your resume is going to be how an employer first gets to know you. Of course you want to include the work experience and education that makes you qualified for a job, but should you include your experience volunteering?
New York Times: Oakland’s Reins Blister a Mayor Raised on Protest
Days after Jean Quan was elected mayor in the fall of 2010, the Oakland police put a wheel clamp on her silver Prius while it was parked outside City Hall. She cursed her husband for not paying the family’s parking tickets and braced for the embarrassing news articles.
Wall Street Journal: A One-Horse Town Down to Two People
MESSEX, Colo.—One of the few disadvantages of living in Messex, people here say, is the noise made by coal trains rumbling along the nearby railroad tracks. The train engineers “just don’t know how to lay off the horn,” says David Ulibarri. “They act like somebody’s there. There ain’t nobody there.”
My favorite entries include:
- 1/30, 5:10 p.m.; In a fight over skating etiquette, two males threw two other skaters’ skateboards over the fence.
- 2/5, 1:38 p.m.; A woman was going door to door not selling anything but just “practicing her people skills.” Since she had no permit to do this, she was asked to stop.
- 3/11, 10:30 p.m.; Six juveniles at Coeur D’Alene and Vista drives were carrying seven dozen eggs. When asked, they said they were going to make pancakes.
In the Headlines
A member of the Oregon State Bar, two book groups, a drama reading group and the Portland Community College Board of Directors, Frisbee has always had many pursuits. But the pursuit that takes up the most time — her job as director of planning and building services for the city of Lake Oswego — is about to come to an end. Frisbee, 63, will retire at the end of January.
A decision on a new baseball stadium proposed in Milwaukie’s North Industrial Area is on deck. Milwaukie’s City Council plans a special meeting Monday, Jan. 9, to discuss the proposal. Community Development Director Kenny Asher said the council discussion “is going to be a big production — a decision point for the council.”
After serving just four months, Yakima City Manager Don Cooper will resign at the end of the week, citing the illness of an undisclosed immediate family member in Florida.