Changing the culture of LOSD athletics

Changing the culture of LOSD athletics

Ian O’Brien and Brigham Baker say they knew exactly what they were getting themselves into...

Beginning again

Beginning again

Not much has changed about high school registration: Some students are nervous, others are...

'LO Reads' chooses first nonfiction book

'LO Reads' chooses first nonfiction book

Citywide reading program will focus on photographer Edward Curtis and his efforts to capture...

Running on all cylinders

Running on all cylinders

Oswego Heritage Council's 16th Collector Car and Classic Boat Show draws big crowds, lots of...

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HEINE
August 27, 2015

Heine asks court to order Bank of Oswego to pay his legal fees

by Gary M. Stein
Bank's board rejected the request from its former CEO, who says he can't afford the cost of mounting a defense Former Bank of Oswego President and CEO Dan Heine filed a federal complaint this…
STUDEBAKER
August 27, 2015

Councilors will each pick their 'Top Five' finalists

by Saundra Sorenson
Process will help narrow the list of 13 applicants for the council seat vacated by Karen Bowerman Lake Oswego city councilors have been asked to narrow the list of 13 applicants for the seat…
REVIEW PHOTO: SAUNDRA SORENSON - Jeffrey Lang, president of the Friends of Tryon Creek board, wants to create a true living canopy classroom for kids at the state natural areas visitors center.
August 27, 2015

Friends of Tryon Creek envisions new 'living canopy classroom'

by Saundra Sorenson
Group hopes to raise $1.2 million for renovation of state natural area's outdated visitors center Tryon Creek State Natural Area was dedicated in 1975, the result of a private-public partnership…
REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - New York artist Anthony Heinz May crafted his wood sculpture onsite for Lake Oswegos Gallery Without Walls. The piece is one of 14 that will be officially unveiled on Sunday.
August 27, 2015

Going out on a limb

by The Review
New York artist Anthony Heinz May creates his wood sculpture onsite for the Gallery Without Walls In some ways, Anthony Heinz May’s contribution to this year’s Gallery Without Walls is as much…
MORELOCK
August 27, 2015

Finding the right school leaders

by Jillian Daley
District tries out a new hiring method for filling high-level Lakeridge and Community Schools roles Superintendent Heather Beck describes the Lake Oswego School District’s new hiring process as…
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - The Lake Oswego Rotary Club honored rising seniors George Irving of Lakeridge High School and Samarra Watson of Lake Oswego High School this week as the first recipients of the local club's scholarships for the World Affairs Seminar.
August 27, 2015

Lake Oswego teens win new Rotary scholarships

by Jillian Daley
Samarra Watson and George Irving receive funds to attend the World Affairs Seminar on energy Two teens were celebrated Monday as the first-ever recipients of Lake Oswego Rotary Club scholarships…
TREAT
August 27, 2015

Ask A Cop: Where will police be when school starts?

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…
August 27, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
BURGLARIES 8/19/15 9:29 a.m. A woman returned home to find that a gang of juveniles had broken into her house several times. ACCIDENTS 8/22/15 10:26 p.m. A black SUV was hit on C Avenue, causing…
August 27, 2015

Mary's Woods offers shuttle to West Linn

by Patrick Malee
Three-month trial will run in a loop, with local stops at Adult Community Center, Transit Center and Millennium Plaza Park West Linn residents now have a new route to Lake Oswego — and vice…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Megan Brokaw was ready last year for the first day of kindergarten at River Grove Elementary School.
August 27, 2015

News Briefs

by (none)
Send us your back-to-school photos Breathe easy, parents: Summer is almost over and the start of school is right around the corner! When you send your student off to his or her first day of…

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Aug 27, 2015

City Notes

by (none)
CITY COUNCIL: The Lake Oswego City Council returns from its month-long hiatus Tuesday; the meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. In addition to compiling a list of finalists for the council…
Aug 26, 2015

Lots of smoke, but no fire at Lakeridge

by Jillian Daley
LO firefighters rushed to the scene after receiving a call Wednesday, but no one was injured and nothing was damaged at the school A malfunctioning refrigerator in the concessions stand of…
PHOTO COURTESY OF GERT ZOUTENDIJK - Lake Oswego Fire Marshal Gert Zoutendijk (right) and fellow public information officer Tommy Schroeder of the Portland Fire Bureau head into the field to assess the Canyon Creek Complex fire. Zoutendijk spent eight days manning the Joint Information Center near John Day.
Aug 24, 2015

'Home after home was completely gone'

by Cliff Newell
LO Fire Marshal Gert Zoutendijk joins hundreds of firefighters battling the Canyon Creek Complex fire near John Day Just days after completing an Emergency Management Institute class for public…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Firefighters spent much of Friday morning mopping up the remains of a brush fire that spread up a hillside adjacent to Waluga Park East.
Aug 21, 2015

Firefighters douse small brush fire in Lake Oswego

by The Review
City uses CodeRED alert system to notify neighbors as flames creep up a hillside adjacent to Waluga Park East Lake Oswego firefighters were still at Waluga Park East late Friday morning, mopping…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Mike Mayer and his wife, Nicole, are shown leaving the parade of boats at the Oswego Heritage Councils Collector Car & Classic Boat Show a few years ago. Mayer has had boats shown at the event for the past eight years.
Aug 20, 2015

Another 'Sideways' glance

by Cliff Newell
Mike Mayer of Lake Oswego is bringing his masterpiece back to the Oswego Heritage Council's Collector Car & Classic Boat Show on Sunday The Oswego Heritage Council’s Collector Car & Classic Boat…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Bike riders pedal through George Rogers Park during a recent outing - just one of many ways to rack up miles in Lake Oswegos upcoming Commute Challenge.
Aug 20, 2015

Commute Challenge's goal: Get LO residents out of their cars

by Kyler Roberts
Month-long event will include badges, prizes and family-friendly walks, rides and safety workshops This year, it’s less about the distance and more about how you get there. Lake Oswego will…
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Troy Wolfe, the new store director at Natures Choice Market in Lake Oswego, is eager to get to know the shoppers and get involved with the community.
Aug 20, 2015

A Wolfe in Lamb's clothing

by Barb Randall
Troy Wolfe takes over for Nick Goldsmith as store director of Nature's Choice Market There’s a new face in the aisles at Lamb’s Nature’s Choice Market. Troy Wolfe has taken on the role of store…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Joe Menashe, managing principal broker for Realty Trust Group, and listing agent Jessica Lee Stephens pose outside a home for sale on Rainbow Drive in Lake Oswego. Menashe says the basic laws of supply and demand are driving the local market.
Aug 20, 2015

'Price, condition, location'

by Saundra Sorenson
Even in the midst of a hot real estate market, local agents and brokers say, buying and selling a home still depends on the same traditional factors How hot is the Portland-area real estate…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker shakes hands with Civil Air Patrol Cadet Zachary Proffitt, who just achieved the rank of captain, something only about 17,000 people in the nation have done since 1963.
Aug 20, 2015

Lakeridge teen earns Civil Air Patrol's Amelia Earhart Award

by Jillian Daley
Zachary Proffitt is one of about 17,000 cadets since 1963 who has achieves the rank of captain in the CAP At first glance, Zachary Proffitt looks like a U.S. Air Force officer when he’s in…
Aug 20, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
PLANNING COMMISSION: The Lake Oswego Planning Commission will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall to hold its first work session on the Commercial Code Streamlining Project, with public…



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