Featured Stories

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

City Notes

SHRED DAY — Citizens can dispose of sensitive documents such as credit card statements, old tax forms and more at the free community shredding event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — or until the truck is full — Saturday at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way.

Participants are encouraged to bring donations for the Oregon Food Bank. For more information go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/sustainability/secure-document-shredding, or contact Susan Millhauser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-635-0291.

FOOTHILLS — A public informational meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday to unveil the proposed Foothills urban renewal plan to fund projects in the district that lies between downtown and the Willamette River. City leaders approved a revised framework plan for the area last summer.

The meeting will take place at city hall, 380 A Ave. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/ed/foothills.

SPRINGBROOK PARK — The Friends of Springbrook Park, Friends of Iron Mountain and Oswego Lake Watershed Council are planning a riparian restoration of a tributary in Springbrook Park on Saturday. Volunteers should bring gloves and tools and meet at the Wembley Park trailhead by the kiosk, according to the groups. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon.

COUNCIL — The city council’s next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at city hall, 380 A Ave. For an agenda, check the city’s website at

WATER PARTNERSHIP — Oregon’s Division of State Lands has approved Lake Oswego’s application for a permit to run a new pipeline beneath the Willamette River to the city’s water treatment plant in West Linn. It’s one of many projects in the works for the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership.

In other related news, the partnership has obtained a temporary construction easement in Gladstone and a permit of entry for its river intake pump station, it has obtained nine of 12 easements needed to drill beneath Oswego Lake and it continues to test and evaluate three cultural resources near proposed water facilities.