RUNNING THE SHOW

RUNNING THE SHOW

When the NW Natural Street of Dreams comes to town, organizers know they not only have to manage...

Barman, Wallin look to LOSD's future

Barman, Wallin look to LOSD's future

With the election behind them, Bob Barman and John Wallin weigh in on a faciltiies bond, new...

Maddie's Moment

Maddie's Moment

Maddie Rabing (center) went into last weekend’s state track & field championships as the...

Lakeridge High hires a new athletic director

Lakeridge High hires a new athletic director

Ian O'Brien, an experienced administrator in the Warrenton-Hammond School District, will replace...

Lake Oswego mayor's appointments ignite 'payback' debate

Lake Oswego mayor's appointments ignite 'payback' debate

Planning commissioner involved in lawsuit against city loses his seat As agenda items go,...

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Lake Oswego's Latest News

Lakeridge High School has hired Fred Gold as its new vardity boys basketball coach.
May 28, 2015

Lakeridge hires Fred Gold as new boys basketball coach

by Matt Sherman
Lakeridge High School has filled its head boys basketball coaching vacancy with the hiring of Pacers assistant coach Fred Gold. Gold has been an assistant with the varsity team for the past two…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Planning Commissioner John LaMotte calls the citys current Community Development Code cumbersome. It falls to the Planning Commission, he says, to find ways to make the rules easier for everybody.
May 28, 2015

A tonal shift in planning philosophy

by Saundra Sorenson
Officials vow to simplify rules and increase community engagement as the city works to streamline its development code When Hallinan Heights neighbors approached city officials in 2014 and again…
May 28, 2015

Residents say they're happy with life in Lake Oswego

by Saundra Sorenson
Community survey also shows growing satisfaction with city government Most Lake Oswego residents are happy with the way city government is run and pleased with the quality of life in the city,…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Home food deliveries for pets in Lake Oswego are now a reality, thanks to Ruth Berberich, director of the LOACC Meals on Wheels program. Helping her load up is FIDO Vice President Ron Smith.
May 28, 2015

Keeping people and pets together

by Cliff Newell
FIDO's food bank and AniMeals deliveries help low-income residents feed their cats and dogs Ron Smith knows how difficult it can be for people on fixed incomes to properly care for their cats…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Talia Quatraro (with the microphone) and the other 2015 Portland Rose Festival princesses spoke to a large crowd of Rotarians on Tuesday at a luncheon at the West End Building.
May 28, 2015

A luncheon fit for a queen

by Cliff Newell
Rotary clubs honor 15 Rose Festival princesses, including Lake Oswego's Talia Quatraro Only one member of the Rose Festival Court can be crowned Queen of Rosaria next month, but the 15 princess…
May 28, 2015

City secures $4 million grant for Boones Ferry Road project

by Saundra Sorenson
Funds will help pay for first phase of bike and pedestrian improvements Lake Oswego’s Boones Ferry Road Improvement Project got a significant nudge forward last week when the city secured an…
May 28, 2015

Forum ponders Lake Grove parking options

by Saundra Sorenson
Residents, businesses and property owners gathered at the West End Building earlier this month to help the city identify potential locations for parking facilities as part of the Boones Ferry…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: RALPH WALKER - Displays at last weeks luncheon honoring U.S. military personnel included memorabilia and a cake for every branch of the Armed Forces. The event was held at Oswego Lake Country Club.
May 28, 2015

Honoring heroes

by Cliff Newell
Fifth-annual luncheon in Lake Oswego pays tribute to members of the military, local first responders “Humbling,” was the word U.S. Chief Petty Officer Harold Dayse had for his encounter with…
May 28, 2015

LO students form Interact service club

by (none)
Eighteen students from Lake Oswego high schools and middle schools gathered at the Oswego Heritage House last week for the inaugural meeting of a new Interact Club — a youth-oriented service…
May 28, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
THEFTS 5/18/15 9:32 a.m. A popular restaurant was robbed of two raised garden beds and the vegetables they contained. Loss was set at $300. 5/20/15 1:11 p.m. A realtor’s sign was stolen and then…

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REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Fire destroyed a portable toilet and the structure that surrounded it near the seventh hole of the Lake Oswego Municpal Golf Course.
May 28, 2015

Fire destroys restroom at golf course

by The Review
May 16 blaze is the second since 2014 A restroom facility at the Lake Oswego Municipal Golf Course has been deliberately burned down for the second time, officials said this week. The latest…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Rides on the Willamette Shore Trolley pass through the 1,400-foot Elk Rock tunnel on a 40-minute, four-mile roundtrip.
May 28, 2015

News Briefs

by (none)
Trolley begins weekend runs from downtown Lake Oswego All aboard! The Willamette Shore Trolley has resumed its trips into Lake Oswego’s past with weekend rides that depart from the downtown…
May 28, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
CITY COUNCIL: The Lake Oswego City Council will hold a joint meeting with the Lake Oswego Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to conduct a public hearing on the city’s proposed budget…
EUSCHER
May 28, 2015

Ask A Cop: How long can I park my car?

by The Review
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers’ questions each week in this space. To submit a question, call staff reporter Cliff Newell at 503 636-1281 ext. 105 or send an email to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LOFD - Lake Oswego firefighters help the victim of a crash Tuesday afternoon after the moped he was riding hit a Toyota Prius. One lane of Country Club Road was closed while police investigated the accident.
May 27, 2015

Moped rider hurt in crash on Country Club Road

by The Review
A 40-year-old man was injured Tuesday afternoon when the moped he was riding crashed into a Toyota Prius on Country Club Road. Police said the Prius was heading east near the intersection of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Carol Bray
May 27, 2015

Assistance League taps Carol Bray as president

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton-based Assistance League of Greater Portland has chosen Lake Oswego resident Carol Bray as its president. Bray has dedicated her life to volunteer service since she started donating…
SIEGEL
May 21, 2015

Metro, state agencies question LO's Sensitive Lands overhaul

by Saundra Sorenson
Letters say incentive-based plan may not comply with environmental-protection regulations Lake Oswego’s ongoing Sensitive Lands overhaul hit a roadblock last week when Metro planners told the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This old headgate was built in 1905-06 to control water flow from the Tualatin River to Oswego Lake. It was decommissioned in 1997 and recently restored, with a new interpretive panel and observation plaza.
May 21, 2015

Ross, O'Neill honored for work on historic preservation in LO

by Gary M. Stein
City celebrates National Historic Preservation Month with awards, exhibits and special events Two longtime contributors to historic preservation in Lake Oswego were honored by the city Tuesday…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lakewood Principal Stan Girod played the leading role in a school production of South Pacific.
May 21, 2015

From Our Vault: Lake Oswego residents remember Lakewood School

by Nancy Dunis
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Lakewood School history project. These contributions were compiled into a scrapbook and storyboards and displayed at the Lakewood Center for the Arts…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Amy Pritchard and her nephew, Fritz, check out bouquets of flowers on opening day at the Lake Oswego Farmers Market.
May 21, 2015

A BLOOMING CELEBRATION

by Pamplin Media Group
Saturday was supposed to be about flowers. After all, more than 70 volunteers awoke early in the morning to hang 250 flower baskets throughout Lake Oswego, and thousands of people flocked to…




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