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Schools Foundation executive director Sara Patinkin resigns

Schools Foundation executive director Sara Patinkin resigns

During her two-year tenure, nonprofit raised $3.2 million to fund teachers in LO schools Sara...

A hot time in the ol' town

A hot time in the ol' town

Despite the heat, Festival of the Arts draws more than 20,000 to three days of art, music, food...

Pot now legal, but limits still apply

Pot now legal, but limits still apply

Consumers can't smoke marijuana in public, and there's no place yet to buy or sell the drug...

Yakima Products to buy Lake Oswego's West End Building for $20.1 million

Yakima Products to buy Lake Oswego's West End Building for $20.1 million

Beaverton-based rack maker plans to move its headquarters by Dec. 1; city negotiating with school...

Handle with extreme care

Handle with extreme care

Demonstration shows just how quickly fireworks can spark a grass fire and how important it is to...

A literary give-and-take

A literary give-and-take

Simple 'take a book, return a book' policy has inspired neighbors throughout the area to...

The heat's on for local water rescue teams

The heat's on for local water rescue teams

Ten people have drowned in area rivers and lakes since Memorial Day, and crews are bracing for...

Crustaceans for a cause

Crustaceans for a cause

Lobster may have been the main course at the Rotary Club's fundraising dinner, but the auction...

Bales grocery chain buys Lamb's Markets

Bales grocery chain buys Lamb's Markets

Combined company will operate six grocery stores, including Nature's Choice Market in LO ...

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REVIEW PHOTO: GARY M. STEIN - Glass Butterfly co-owner Phillip Chizum says the Wizer Block anchor will begin its closing sale on July 13. The shops lease expires Oct. 1.
July 02, 2015

Wizer tenants told they must be out by July 31

by Saundra Sorenson
Glass Butterfly did not have a month-to-month lease, however, and plans to stay put until Oct. 1 All but one of the tenants in Lake Oswego’s Wizer Block have been told they will need to be out…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN PORTLAND - Guests check out vendor booths featuring spa, fashion and cosmetic products at last years Street of Dreams in happy Valley.
July 02, 2015

Strutting on the Street

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Two special events will highlight the opening of the NW Natural Street of Dreams in Lake Oswego After hosting month-long luxury home shows for four decades, the Home Builders Association of…
July 02, 2015

Festival Winners

by (none)
Here are the winners of the 52nd annual Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, an arts education event created and staged by the Lakewood Center for the Arts. “Lakewood is proud to have this event…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: NANCY HEADLEE - A portrait of Jennie Fisher and her sisters was laid at her new marker in the Oregon Pioneer Cemetery. The memory of Jennie, shown at right, was honored at a ceremony held on Tuesday.
July 02, 2015

Remembering a forgotten woman

by Cliff Newell
Jennie Fisher, whose ashes were stored by the state for decades, is finally laid to rest in Lake Oswego Jennie Fisher was destined to be forgotten. Fisher died in 1936, less than two years after…
July 02, 2015

City seeks public input on Sensitive Lands revisions

by Saundra Sorenson
New draft proposal addresses concerns from Metro, state agencies City officials have responded to complaints about their Sensitive Lands overhaul with a new Healthy Ecosystems proposal designed…
TREAT
July 02, 2015

Ask A Cop: Which fireworks are illegal here?

by Pamplin Media Group
(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…
July 02, 2015

State lawmakers ask Congress to reclassify pot

by Hillary Borrud
Measure would list marijuana as a lower-tier drug and open banking options Oregon lawmakers want the U.S. Congress to remove marijuana from a national list of the most dangerous narcotics and…
July 02, 2015

News Briefs

by The Spokesman
Dead fish at George Rogers Park? Toss them back Dead salmon have begun washing up on the beach at George Rogers Park, but state officials say there’s nothing to worry about. In fact, they say…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Georganna Wicklund can display her flag with pride on the Fourth of July. Her ancestor John Trumbull was a great patriot and a great painter.
July 02, 2015

'What he did helped make this country great'

by Clff Newell
Every Fourth of July, Georgia Wicklund celebrates the life of her ancestor, Revolutionary War painter John Trumbull Every American knows that George Washington is considered the father of our…
July 02, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
DEVELOPMENT CODE AND COMP PLAN AUDIT: The Planning Commission is asking for public comments on the city’s audit of the Comprehensive Plan and the Community Development Code. The commission will…

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Jul 02, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
ARRESTS 6/24/15 10:56 a.m. Joshua Karl Smith, 36, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of a probation violation and harassment. 6/25/15 7:02 a.m. Forrest Cameron Moore McNabb, 24,…
FILE PHOTO - Savas
Jun 30, 2015

Commissioner Paul Savas to run for county chairman in 2016

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas last week announced his likely run for Clackamas County chairman in 2016. He is assembling his campaign for the position currently held by John Ludlow…
HEINE
Jun 29, 2015

Heine, Yates face federal bank fraud charges

by Gary M. Stein
Indictment alleges a complex scheme to hide bad loans from The Bank of Oswego's board and from regulators Former Bank of Oswego president and CEO Dan Heine was arrested in Florida on Friday and…
Jun 29, 2015

Lake Oswego issues Stage 1 alert, urges residents to reduce…

by The Review
'Voluntary call to action' comes in response to below-normal levels on the Clackamas River Lake Oswego has issued a Stage 1 alert in response to below-normal water levels on the Clackamas River…
COURTESY: LEAH NASH FOR INVESTIGATEWEST - Justin Buri at his home in the St. Johns neighborhood on a recent April evening. Buri has seen firsthand the pressures of a changing housing market at his job with the Community Alliance of Tenants.
Jun 25, 2015

Cash is king

by Lee van der Voo and James Gordon/Investigate West
In white-hot real estate market, investors are gobbling up houses, driving up prices and fundamentally changing the way homes are sold in the Portland area Justin and Julieth Buri were about to…
Jun 25, 2015

Dead fish at George Rogers Park? Toss them back, officials say

by The Review
Dead salmon have begun washing up on the beach at George Rogers Park, but state officials say there’s nothing to worry about. In fact, they say the die-off is normal and the best thing to do is…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This happy scene is from the harvest festival held last year by the Lake Oswego/West Linn Chapter of Soroptimists International. After five successful years, the chapter is planning even greater achievements.
Jun 25, 2015

Women helping women

by Cliff Newell
Local Soropotomist chapter celebrates five years of support for women in crisis Five years ago, Hollis Davis and Melinda Wittman of Lake Oswego were hoping to strike a spark when they started…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Gordon House, the only home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Oregon, was moved from Wilsonville to its current home at the Oregon Garden in Silverton.
Jun 25, 2015

Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright's Oregon legacy

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Renowned architect only designed one home in the state, and it's open for tours Saturday in honor of his birthday Evelyn Gordon — a Portland native and partner in her family’s laundry business…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tools 4 Troops regularly holds tool distributions at the Robinwood Community Center. The nonprofit is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month.
Jun 25, 2015

Finding a niche

by Patrick Malee
Just one year after it was founded, Tools4Troops has gained a foothold in the military community When West Linn resident Pete Wall co-founded the nonprofit Tools4Troops last year, he was…
Jun 25, 2015

Neighbors unite to save trees

by Cliff Newell
First Addition residents say they're concerned about the increasing toll development is taking “I’m ready to lock arms around a tree tomorrow.” That’s how one resident summed up his feelings…




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