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

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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…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The citys agreement with Evergreen Group would guarantee use of all accesses and driveways.
December 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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 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…
December 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…
December 11, 2014

News Briefs

by (none)
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…
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December 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…
December 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…

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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…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego High School choir members Carolyn Miller (left) and Julia Wolf sing holiday favorites before the lighting Friday of Lake Oswegos holiday tree in Bigelow Plaza.
Dec 04, 2014

Let it glow! Let it glow! Let it glow!

by The Review
Sure, the weather outside was frightful. And no, the rain never really did show signs of stopping. But that didn’t keep Lake Oswegans from lighting two holiday trees Friday night and filling…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Gov. John Kitzhaber, shown here in May 2014, released his recommended budget this week.
Dec 04, 2014

Kitzhaber's proposal could leave LO schools with big budget gap

by Jillian Daley
District officials, board members hope lawmakers will 'improve' governor's new spending plan Gov. John Kitzhaber’s recommended state budget for 2015-17 includes an increase of $260 million for…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - 4. 3690 Lakeview Blvd. Sales price: $3.5 million.
Dec 04, 2014

Many of the area's priciest homes have a Lake Oswego address

by Saundra Sorenson
Eleven LO residences make list of most expensive properties sold in the first half of 2014 In news that likely won’t surprise anyone familiar with the local real estate scene, 11 of the 31 most…
Dec 04, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
HOLIDAY MARKET: The Lake Oswego Holiday Market will be held this weekend at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. The market will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 6, and from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego Community Transition Program students, with the encouragement of staff and parents, are working on a coat drive for the Community Transitional School. Sorting through donated coats (from left): Janelli Villarreal, Danny Rother, Spencer Traxton, Program Coordinator Rollie Wilson, Munnie Kettler and Brittany Reynolds.
Dec 04, 2014

Donated coats will make kids 'feel like they are loved'

by Jillian Daley
Led by LO resident Munnie Kettler, special needs students reach out to homeless children Munnie Kettler remembers wandering the streets with no food or shelter as a destitute child in India.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Submit your holiday cards to run in The Lake Oswego Review no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 to ensure that they will appear in the Dec. 25 issue.
Dec 04, 2014

Share the holidays with Review readers

by (none)
The holidays are all about traditions, and one tradition the community has counted on for the past few years is the Lake Oswego Review’s annual Family Holiday Photo issue. This is your chance to…
Dec 04, 2014

Transportation reports say: Pay now or pay later

by Peter Wong
ODOT urges more funding for road, bridge maintenance Two new reports from the Oregon Department of Transportation echo the warning from the oil-filter ads of the 1960s: You can pay me now, or…
Dec 04, 2014

Waxenfelter murder suspect in custody

by Isabel Gautschi
Hospitalized Dirck White was wanted for February slaying of Clackamas County weighmaster Almost a year after the fatal shooting of Grady Waxenfelter, the prime suspect in his murder has been…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE: FILE PHOTO - A man wakes up from sleeping on the sidewalk along West Burnside Street outside the Portland Rescue Mission. The number of homeless outnumber the number of beds available.
Dec 04, 2014

Poll: Income inequality flops as big issue

by Jim Redden
But most Oregonians say they want to help the poor and fund job training Income inequality has become a huge political issue in recent years. Many people lost their jobs and homes during the…




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