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...

Lake Oswego man killed in crash on icy road

Lake Oswego man killed in crash on icy road

A Lake Oswego man died Monday morning when he lost control of his car on a snow- and ice-covered...

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...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
Google Fiber has delayed an announcement about whether or not the ultra-high-speed Internet will be coming to Portland and several neighboring cities. A decision is expected in early 2015.
December 18, 2014

Google Fiber delays decision on Portland-area expansion

by Geoff Pursinger
Don't pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. The Internet giant announced Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high-speed Internet and cable services…
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…

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Dec 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 - 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 - LOSD Facility Operations Director Rob Dreier points to a problem area at Lakeridge Junior High Schools West Campus.
Dec 11, 2014

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

by Jillian Daley
Some repairs could be delayed and costs reduced, but school officials know that 'things only last so long' Two studies released this fall indicated that Lakeridge Junior High and Bryant…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dana Lionels Oregon Cat Project on B Avenue included a no-kill cat shelter, a thrift store and a cat food bank.
Dec 11, 2014

Cat Project's demise leaves supporters baffled

by Saundra Sorenson
Eviction, neglect charges mar popular shelter's reputation for saving thousands of animals When a popular Lake Oswego cat shelter shuttered in late September and its owner, Dana Lionel, waived…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Members of Get with the Program, an all-girls robotics team, nervously watch their robot move through an obstacle course during a practice tournament last Friday (from left): Roselyn Dai, Lexi Burck, Anita Oprea, Tessa DiVergilio and Bailey Tharp (between Tessa and Bailey is Anitas mom, Irina Oprea).
Dec 11, 2014

Girls get with the programming

by Jillian Daley
Two new all-girl robotics teams are helping to close the high-tech gender gap Girlbotics is on the rise in Lake Oswego. The creation of two new female-only teams has changed the percentage of…
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…
HUGHES
Dec 11, 2014

Councilors question 'inconsistency' in the way Sensitive Lands…

by Saundra Sorenson
City approves commercial developer's request, but not without some debate Lake Oswego's controversial Sensitive Lands program took center stage this week during a City Council debate on…




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