Lake Oswego honors its Unsung Heroes

Lake Oswego honors its Unsung Heroes

Awards pay tribute to volunteers who often work behind the scenes to make LO a better place to...

A new way to help homeless veterans

County grant will help local VFW post expand bag program that could save the lives of vets and...

LO School Board joins campaign to boost funding for education

LO School Board joins campaign to boost funding for education

'Promise of Oregon' hopes to persuade lawmakers that schools are crucial to the state's future...

Rotarians pay Christmas visit to 76 local families

Rotarians pay Christmas visit to 76 local families

Annual Holiday Baskets program delivers food and toys to Lake Oswegans in need Sometimes, Santa...

Remembering 'a gift from God'

Remembering 'a gift from God'

Hundreds gather in Lake Oswego to honor 11-year-old Thomas Graham, who was killed in...

District's dilemma: what to fix, how to pay for it?

District's dilemma: what to fix, how to pay for it?

Some repairs could be delayed and costs reduced, but school officials know that 'things only last...

Cat Project's demise leaves supporters baffled

Cat Project's demise leaves supporters baffled

Eviction, neglect charges mar popular shelter's reputation for saving thousands of animals When...

Girls get with the programming

Girls get with the programming

Two new all-girl robotics teams are helping to close the high-tech gender gap Girlbotics is on...

Councilors question 'inconsistency' in the way Sensitive Lands program is applied

Councilors question 'inconsistency' in the way Sensitive Lands program is applied

City approves commercial developer's request, but not without some debate Lake Oswego's...

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December 18, 2014

Sellwood Bridge opening delayed until January 2016

by Jim Redden
Multnomah County has pushed back the tentative opening of the replacement Sellwood Bridge to January 2016. The bridge was scheduled to open in the fall of 2015. The county, which owns and…
December 18, 2014

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LO man dies in crash on icy road A Lake Oswego man died Monday morning when his Nissan Sentra lost control on a snow- and ice-covered road near La Pine, crossed into oncoming traffic and slammed…
December 18, 2014

Council gives final OK to Sensitive Lands 'fixes'

by Gary M. Stein
Code amendments precede a sweeping overhaul planned for the program in 2015 Lake Oswego’s City Council gave final approval Tuesday to a series of code amendments designed to simplify and clarify…
BRENT
December 18, 2014

Ask a Cop: What is the most common crime in Lake Oswego?

by The Review
Ask a Cop: What is the most common crime in Lake Oswego? (A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers’ questions each week in this space. To submit a question, call staff reporter Cliff Newell…
LININGER
December 18, 2014

Lininger to lead review of marijuana measure

by Pamplin Media Group
State Rep. Ann Lininger of Lake Oswego will co-chair a new Senate-House committee that will consider whether to propose changes to the voter-approved ballot measure legalizing recreational use…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Kerr family and their friends pose for a happy group photo after ringing bells last week (from left): Nellie Kay Kerr, Catherine Northrup, Amelia Garone, Lindsay Middleton, Renee Kerr, Turner Kerr and Bruce Kerr. In front is Eli Kerr.
December 18, 2014

A family that rings together

by Cliff Newell
The Kerrs of Lake Oswego have been helping the Salvation Army raise funds to feed the needy for at least 25 years For the Kerr family of Lake Oswego, Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without…
December 18, 2014

Police Log

by The Review
BURGLARIES 12/12/14 7:16 a.m. An employee arrived at a business on State Street to find that the doors were open and the computers thrown on the floor. 12/12/14 7:45 a.m. A burglar took a cash…
December 18, 2014

Holiday Notes

by The Review
Journey to the Land of Sweets at LOHS A beloved holiday tradition comes to the Lake Oswego High School auditorium next week, when the Portland Festival Ballet presents “The Nutcracker.” This…
December 18, 2014

Moms helped third-graders launch Junior Historical Society

by Nancy Dunis
“Organize a little historical group” in your classroom, the principal of Forest Hills Elementary School advised, and that’s exactly what teacher Gertrude Thacker did with the help of her…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Packed snow and ice covered Highway 97 outside of La Pine this morning when a car driven by Larry Russell Gardner of Lake Oswego lost control and slammed into an oncoming vehicle. Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene.
December 15, 2014

Lake Oswego man killed in crash on icy road

by The Review
A Lake Oswego man died Monday morning when he lost control of his car on a snow- and ice-covered road near La Pine, crossed into oncoming traffic and slammed into a vehicle traveling in the…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The citys agreement with Evergreen Group would guarantee use of all accesses and driveways.
Dec 12, 2014

Council OKs parking agreement with Wizer developer

by Gary M. Stein
Contract with Cushman & Wakefield to market and sell the West End Building also wins Council approval Lake Oswego will pay $1 a year to sublease 135 public parking spaces from developer Patrick…
Photo Credit: KOIN LOCAL NEWS - Wind gust are expected to continue up the Willamette Valley this afternoon.
Dec 11, 2014

Winds cause problems throughout region

by Raymond Rendleman
Roads closed, MAX disrupted, Christmas Ships delayed The powerful wind storm that moved into the region Thursday caused many problems through the afternoon rush hour. Power was out already to…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - JoEllen Gorgs life has greatly expanded since she graduated from Lake Oswego High School. She is now a high-ranking U.S. Foreign Service officer in Japan.
Dec 11, 2014

On America's Foreign Service

by Cliff Newell
JoEllen Gorg's 'dream job' takes her to diplomatic posts around the world JoEllen Gorg is at the absolute beck and call of the American government, which could send her to the most peaceful spot…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Donation to the Childrens Center will give families the tools they need to begin the road to healing in the aftermath of abuse, executive director Barbara Peschiera says.
Dec 11, 2014

Donor will double gifts to Children's Center

by The Review
County facility provides variety of services to suspected victims of abuse and neglect Twenty-five years of pain and destruction could have been prevented, according to one Oregon family, if…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - All Lake Oswego bike riders dont need an awesome helmet like Legacys Dr. Laura Zhong. But they do need a helmet that fits properly.
Dec 11, 2014

Legacy believes helmet-fitting clinic could save lives of skiers…

by Cliff Newell
Sport-specific headgear will be available at discount prices at free Lake Oswego event Whenever Dr. Laura Zhong rides her bicycle, her safety helmet draws a lot of attention. The helmet has been…
Dec 11, 2014

Police Log

by The Review
BURGLARIES 12/2/14 3:10 p.m. A burglar got inside a home and stole a silver iPad valued at $800. THEFTS 12/1/14 7:24 p.m. A woman fears that a package delivered by mail has been stolen. 12/3/14…
Dec 11, 2014

News Briefs

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Videos commemorate 1964 Christmas flood December marks the 50th anniversary of the Christmas flood of 1964, when the engorged Columbia River backed up the Willamette River all the way to the…
SIMON
Dec 11, 2014

Ask A Cop: What can you do when noise is too loud?

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…
Dec 11, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION BID SAVES MONEY: The Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership has awarded a contract for the construction of a half-mile pipeline along Bonita Road in Tigard to the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - To increase safety and minimize the impacts on traffic and local businesses, most construction along Hwy. 43 between West Linn and Lake Oswego will continue to occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
Dec 05, 2014

Second crew to begin pipeline construction along Hwy. 43

by The Review
Work scheduled to begin on West Linn end of the project Sunday Construction is expected to begin Sunday night on the West Linn end of the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership’s project to…




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