LOHS students fighting new state exams

LOHS students fighting new state exams

Campaign claims 'tests are designed for students to fail' and urges more high school juniors to...

LUBA weighs appeal against Wizer Block

LUBA weighs appeal against Wizer Block

State board expected to decide by April 9 whether City Council's approval of mixed-use project...

LOHS dancers take state title

LOHS dancers take state title

Lakeridge dancers claim third place in their division at OSAA competition Lake Oswego might as...

Cole Porter, Noel Coward and a world premiere: Lakewood unveils 2015-16 season

Cole Porter, Noel Coward and a world premiere: Lakewood unveils 2015-16 season

Productions will include comedy, drama and musicals on two stages A Cole Porter musical, a Noel...

And then there was Haggen

And then there was Haggen

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Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Welcome to our first issue of the Clackamas County Cultural Guide. We hope you find this to be...

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STUDEBAKER
March 26, 2015

State of the city? Solid, Studebaker reports

by Saundra Sorenson
Mayor says Lake Oswego looks to build on its successes from 2014 Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker offered few surprises in his State of the City address Monday, saying the City Council had met…
March 26, 2015

LO Preservation Society asks state Supreme Court to save Carman…

by Saundra Sorenson
Appeals Court erred in its definition of 'property owner," petition claims The Lake Oswego Preservation Society isn’t about to let the city’s oldest home get demolished without a fight. The…
March 26, 2015

U.S. News ranks nation's top grad schools

by Jillian Daley
OHSU among best in medicine; U of O education school places 12th Oregon Health and Science University earned the highest rank in the state for any category in U.S. News & World Report’s list of…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Kathy Schilling (from left), Dawn Kolb and Dawn Grunwald pause during a rare quiet moment at Luscher Farm. Under their leadership, the farm will take an even more prominent place in city recreation.
March 26, 2015

Several more events planned for Luscher Farm

by Cliff Newell
LO's 'treasure' will host a greater variety of programming as city officials redistribute activities Luscher Farm has long been Lake Oswego’s favorite spot for harvesting fresh, healthy food and…
March 26, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
BURGLARIES 3/22/15 5:36 p.m. A burglar took door units and parts from a location on Monroe Parkway. ACCIDENTS 3/22/15 11:40 p.m. A father reported that his daughter had driven into a building.…
March 26, 2015

News Briefs

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City reviewing offers for West End Building Lake Oswego received 11 sealed bids for the West End Building, Redevelopment Director Brant Williams said last week — “a variety of offers from a…
PHILLIPS
March 26, 2015

Ask A Cop: When can my kid have a BB gun?

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…
March 26, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
OSWEGO HERITAGE COUNCIL LECTURE: As part of Oswego Heritage Council's First Wednesday series, Larry Logan will give a talk titled "My Boss Wears Pajamas to Work," about his career as Playboy…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: PAUL SHEARER - FRANCO
March 25, 2015

Franco's actions nothing to meow at

by Cliff Newell
Australian Shepherd and city crews team up to rescue a trapped cat On the honor roll of Lake Oswego heroes, you can now add Franco the Australian Shepherd. It was Franco's quick action on March…
BENSON
March 23, 2015

Civic leader, elder advocate George Benson dies at age 81

by Cliff Newell
Sudden passing draws wave of tributes from community leaders George L. Benson, a longtime Lake Oswego resident whose passion for education and dedication to community service improved the lives…

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QUATRARO
Mar 24, 2015

LOHS senior joins Rose Festival Court

by Jillian Daley
Talia Quatraro says being named Metro East princess is a 'once-in-a-lifetime experience' Roses are red and violets are blue, or so the poets say. But on this year’s Rose Festival Court, the…
Mar 23, 2015

Attorney seeks release of full hazing report

by Jillian Daley
Letter also asks district attorney to compel the release of documents, photos gathered during Pacer Dance Team investigation The attorney for a former Lakeridge High School dancer's parents is…
FILE PHOTO - Gregory Geist
Mar 25, 2015

Gregory Geist appointed as director of Clackamas County Water…

by The Clackamas Review
Gregory Geist was appointed director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services on Monday following a nationwide recruitment. He had been serving since December as the third acting director…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Plans for downtown Lake Oswegos Wizer Block call for three four-story buildings at the corner of First Street and A Avenue, with 207 apartments and about 36,000 square feet of retail space.
Mar 19, 2015

LUBA weighs appeal against Lake Oswego's Wizer Block

by Saundra Sorenson
State board expected to decide by April 9 whether City Council's approval of the mixed-use project was appropriate A classroom at the University of Oregon's Knight Law Center provided a unique…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Edwin Thompson is never happier than when he is around a meteorite, like the one at the Smithsonian Institute. Thompson is now turning his facts into science fiction.
Mar 19, 2015

A meteoric career

by Cliff Newell
After years of chasing space rocks, Lake Oswego's Edwin Thompson pours his passion into a new science fiction novel Edwin Thompson’s meteoric career began when he was just a boy. As a…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Oswego Lake is about 3.5 feet below normal for this time of the year, the result of an unusually dry winter.
Mar 19, 2015

Oswego Lake refilling - slowly

by Saundra Sorenson
It’s not just your imagination: Oswego Lake’s levels are low. That’s partly by design, of course — the Lake Oswego Corporation lowered the water level by about 10 feet in October to enable…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Construction crews have been hard at work for months to complete a new water system for Lake Oswego and Tigard, but theres concern how much water the cities will be able to draw.
Mar 19, 2015

Court decision leaves many thirsty for answers about Lake…

by Geoff Pursinger
It was supposed to be so easy. Seven years ago, city leaders in Tigard and Lake Oswego shook hands on a deal that would drastically change the way Tigard does business. Come summer 2016, Tigard…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - School bus driver Bernie Cohen has been a Lake Oswego resident for 28 years. He loves working with children, he says, because hes still young at heart.
Mar 19, 2015

All aboard the Bernie Cohen express

by Jillian Daley
LO resident says he became a bus driver to spend time with children during his retirement Waiting for a big yellow bus to trundle up to the neighborhood stop where you and your kid are shivering…
REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Christine Bocus (left) joined Biotronik President Marlou Janssen at the companys Lake Oswego offices on Friday. Bocus traveled from Trinidad to thank Biotronik employees for making the pacemaker that saved her life.
Mar 19, 2015

Heartfelt thanks

by Cliff Newell
Christine Bocus travels from Trinidad to Lake Oswego to meet the Biotronik employees who saved her life When Biotronik went calling, Christine Bocus came running — all the way from Trinidad to…
BUCK
Mar 19, 2015

Chamber honors Keeler, Buck for impact on life in LO

by The Review
Annual awards dinner pays tribute to citizens who often work behind the scenes to improve their community Two men who have had a profound impact on the quality of life in Lake Oswego were…




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