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Handle with extreme care

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

A treat for music fans old and 'Nu'

A treat for music fans old and 'Nu'

Powerhouse 1980s band Nu Shooz will highlight a weekend of great entertainment Would the 1980s be...

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 ...

Madey wins Golfer of the Year at Oregon Sports Awards

Madey wins Golfer of the Year at Oregon Sports Awards

Three West Linn athletes also win top honors; LO's Jazz Johnson among the finalists Lake Oswego...

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FILE PHOTO - Savas
June 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
June 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…
June 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.
June 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…
June 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.
June 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.
June 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.
June 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…
June 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…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office Marine Unit will enforce all boating laws this summer; boaters and people on rafts caught without a life jacket face fines of up to $260.
June 25, 2015

How to stay safe on the water

by (none)
“Drowning is a preventable tragedy.” That’s the message from Clackamas County Sheriff’s Lt. Robert Wurpes, who supervises the agency’s Marine Patrol. “Often by the time you realize you’re in…

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BROWN
Jun 25, 2015

Bill gives students more options for opting out

by Peter Wong
Governor signs standardized testing measure, but says student participation in exams is crucial Gov. Kate Brown added her signature this week to a bill that eases the way for Oregon students to…
Jun 25, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
THEFTS 6/15/15 9:32 a.m. A Santa Cruz mountain bike worth $2,000 was taken from an open garage on McDuff Court. 6/16/15 3:28 p.m. A bike rack was swiped off the top of a vehicle. The Yakima…
SIMON
Jun 25, 2015

Ask A Cop: What is a special turn lane?

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…
Jun 25, 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…
Jun 25, 2015

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Paving work continues in downtown Lake Oswego Crews began final paving work Sunday night where pipes for the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership were installed along Chandler Road, A Avenue,…
Forecasters are predicting temperatures to reach the mid-90s by Thursday and triple digits this weekend, with no relief in sight well into next week.
Jun 23, 2015

Adult Community Center among official 'cooling centers'

by The Review
Lake Oswego’s Adult Community Center is one of a handful of official “cooling centers” in Clackamas County that will provide relief for the public as temperatures soar into the 90s and approach…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Paving work will begin Sunday night in downtown Lake Oswego and continue through the week.
Jun 20, 2015

ROAD ALERT: Paving work begins Sunday night

by Pamplin Media Group
Crews will begin final paving work Sunday night where pipes for the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership were installed along Chandler Road, A Avenue, Ninth Street and B Avenue from Ninth Street…
REVIEW PHOTO: EMERSON MALONE - Representatives of various Friends Groups pose for a photo last week during the citys thank-you barbecue at Luscher Farm. The volunteer groups invest hundreds of hours every year in taking care of the Lake Oswegos parks and natural areas.
Jun 18, 2015

Lake Oswego's open spaces have a lot of Friends

by Emerson Malone
Volunteer groups are often called city's 'unsung heroes,' and now they have an easier to way to move the gear they need to restore parks and natural areas Lake Oswego’s Parks & Recreation…
KETZLER
Jun 18, 2015

LOSD approves final changes to policy handbook

by Jillian Daley
New regulations address school fundraising and student activity groups The Lake Oswego School District last week finished a year-long policy manual overhaul that includes changes to procedures…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Dedication Stone was established at the first Oliphant Community Golf Tournament in 2014. Helping to carry on the tradition are Tom Mueller (from left), Beth Oliphant Hoover and Michael Harper.
Jun 18, 2015

Tournament honors Oliphant's legacy

by Cliff Newell
When golfers tee off on June 27, they'll be paying tribute to a man who worked tirelessly to make LO a better place Players and sponsors have signed up early and often for the second-annual…




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