Lake Oswego mayor's appointments ignite 'payback' debate

Lake Oswego mayor's appointments ignite 'payback' debate

Planning commissioner involved in lawsuit against city loses his seat As agenda items go,...

A BLOOMING CELEBRATION

A BLOOMING CELEBRATION

Saturday was supposed to be about flowers. After all, more than 70 volunteers awoke early in the...

Laker boys golfers cruise to championship

Laker boys golfers cruise to championship

Cole Madey and Riley Elmes tie for the individual crown as Lake Oswego wins its fourth straight...

Incumbent Bob Barman easily wins re-election to LO school board

Incumbent Bob Barman easily wins re-election to LO school board

Challenger Ed Hutson concedes, trails by 18 percentage points in final but unofficial election...

Firefighters rescue horse stuck in Lake Oswego creek bed

Firefighters rescue horse stuck in Lake Oswego creek bed

Lake Oswego firefighters used a rope-and-pulley system to rescue a 1,000-pound horse last week...

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Lake Oswego's Amazing Kid

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SIEGEL
May 21, 2015

Metro, state agencies question LO's Sensitive Lands overhaul

by Saundra Sorenson
Letters say incentive-based plan may not comply with environmental-protection regulations Lake Oswego’s ongoing Sensitive Lands overhaul hit a roadblock last week when Metro planners told the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This old headgate was built in 1905-06 to control water flow from the Tualatin River to Oswego Lake. It was decommissioned in 1997 and recently restored, with a new interpretive panel and observation plaza.
May 21, 2015

Ross, O'Neill honored for work on historic preservation in LO

by Gary M. Stein
City celebrates National Historic Preservation Month with awards, exhibits and special events Two longtime contributors to historic preservation in Lake Oswego were honored by the city Tuesday…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lakewood Principal Stan Girod played the leading role in a school production of South Pacific.
May 21, 2015

From Our Vault: Lake Oswego residents remember Lakewood School

by Nancy Dunis
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Lakewood School history project. These contributions were compiled into a scrapbook and storyboards and displayed at the Lakewood Center for the Arts…
May 21, 2015

City Notes

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BONITA ROAD PIPELINE: As part of the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership, crews last week completed installation of a pipeline under I-5 running from the area near Paul Schatz Furniture Store…
May 21, 2015

News Briefs

by The Review
Lake Oswego makes Top 10 lists for safety, business climate Lake Oswego is one of the safest places to live and one of the best cities to start a business in Oregon, according to the latest…
May 21, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 5/13/15 4 p.m. A vehicle smacked into the driver’s side of a Hyundai, causing $1,800 in damage. THEFTS 5/13/15 8:31 a.m. Someone broke into a car on Summit Drive and took a purse…
May 21, 2015

Ask A Cop: When is a garage sale permitted?

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…
May 19, 2015

District attorneys, crime victims oppose bills requiring grand…

by Saundra Sorenson
Passage could make crime victims more vulnerable during and after testimony, groups say District attorneys from more than a half-dozen counties joined crime victims and victim advocates in Lake…
COURTESY: SALEM-KEIZER PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Salam Noor is likely to become Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education.
May 18, 2015

Governor taps Salam Noor for top education post

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The Salem-Keizer veteran has experience from early childhood to higher education Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that Salem's Salam Noor should replace Rob Saxton as Deputy Superintendent of…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - PCC President Jeremy Brown was removed from his position Monday night, May 18, weeks after it was reported that he applied for a job in Arkansas.
May 18, 2015

PCC board votes to remove college president

by Pamplin Media Group
The Portland Community College board voted Monday night to part ways with Jeremy Brown, the college president. Board members unanimously approved a separation-in-service agreement that removes…

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May 14, 2015

State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
UPDATE: University presidents want more money for schools State economists are projecting both a $473 million rebate to taxpayers next year and up to $264 million more for the state budget in…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Carolyn Fleder (right) and Irene Zanolli are helping in Nepali in the wake of two major earthquakes that killed more than 8,000 people.
May 14, 2015

Friends join forces to help victims in Nepal

by Jillian Daley
Two earthquakes in two weeks have destroyed villages and killed more than 8,000 people When terrible tragedies such as the recent Nepal earthquakes strike far from home, feelings of horror and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO - Everyone agrees that Lake Oswegos urban forest is one of the things that makes the city special. On May 30, a community forum will address how best to regulate and protect those trees.
May 14, 2015

City wants public to help revise Tree Code

by Saundra Sorenson
Urban Forestry Summit will explore ways to balance environmental protection with residents' property rights There aren’t many people in Lake Oswego who don’t believe the city’s Tree Code needs…
May 14, 2015

Committee gives final OK to 2015-16 city budget

by Saundra Sorenson
$260.7 million spending plan keeps city's focus on roads, infrastructure The Lake Oswego Budget Committee voted unanimously last week to adopt a $260.7 million budget for 2015-16 after making…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Portland Police Bureau trainer Jennifer Mack grooms Olin before a ride at the Lake Oswego Hunt Club.
May 14, 2015

Police horses find a home at the Hunt

by Saundra Sorenson
Portland's Mounted Patrol plans to commute to work daily from the Lake Oswego facility Eight horses from the Portland Police Bureau’s Mounted Patrol are now being stabled at the Lake Oswego Hunt…
May 14, 2015

District OKs River Grove portables

by Jillian Daley
Contract Review Board approves $179,528 contract with COR Construction The Lake Oswego School District’s Contract Review Board has awarded a contract to Southwest Portland-based COR Construction…
ZEBROWSKI
May 14, 2015

School district budget moves forward

by Jillian Daley
LOSD Legal Budget Committee weighs the potential impact of the state Supreme Court's PERS decision The Lake Oswego School District’s Legal Budget Committee has approved a proposed budget for the…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Youngsters make a run for it at the start of the Kids' Dash, one of three events that make up the Lake Run.
May 14, 2015

They're off and RUNNING!

by Pamplin Media Group
Youngsters make a run for it at the start of the Kids’ Dash (above) and three friends cross the finish line of the 5K in unison (right) — that’s Hannah Miller (from left), Remi Lathrop and Maddy…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Pastor Keith Dickerson and about 70 volunteers will help the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce hang flowers baskets on Saturday.
May 14, 2015

Flower baskets, farmers market return Saturday

by Cliff Newell
Lake Oswego residents headed to the opening of the city’s beloved farmers market on Saturday won’t have to wait until they get to Millennium Plaza Park to enjoy the colors of the season. That’s…
OLINGHOUSE
May 14, 2015

News Briefs

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Kessi announces hiring of general contractor for Wizer project Wizer Block developer Patrick Kessi announced Monday that Lease Crutcher Lewis will serve as the general contractor on the…




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