Lakeridge AD to resign

Lakeridge AD to resign

Ian Lamont announces last week his resignation will be effective June 30 In the wake of two...

Two West Linn students killed in Gorge crash

Two West Linn students killed in Gorge crash

Community in mourning after second fatal car accident within a year Less than a year after losing...

A dangerous illusion

A dangerous illusion

As accidents continue to pile up on Highway 43 at McVey Avenue, officials focus on who owns the...

Albertsons ready for one last goodbye

Albertsons ready for one last goodbye

Its State Street supermarket is now closed, and the chain is expected to convert the Lake Grove...

Board approves open enrollment at LOHS

Board approves open enrollment at LOHS

25 new slots will be available in the fall to freshmen or sophomores who want to be Lakers The...

For Michelle DeCourcy, 'Wild' Oscars were 'magical'

For Michelle DeCourcy, 'Wild' Oscars were 'magical'

Lake Oswego designer crafted the gown worn by author Cheryl Strayed at the Academy Awards Famed...

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February 27, 2015

Lake Oswegans join Children's Center board

by The Review
Two Lake Oswego residents are among three new members named Friday to the board of the Children's Center, the only organization providing medical assessments and family support services to…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - An elderly motorist flipped her car after driving the wrong way.
March 05, 2015

No serious injuries in Kruse Way crash

by Saundra Sorenson
Motorist drove wrong way, police said A Lake Oswego woman driving in the wrong direction on Kruse Way flipped her car after hitting a tree Thursday morning but did not suffer life-threatening…
February 26, 2015

Country club hopes to turn overflow parking into homes

by Saundra Sorenson
The Oswego Lake Country Club hopes to create a residential development on a two-acre parcel currently used for overflow parking. The club has applied to the city for a minor land partition for…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JOSEPH GALLIVAN - Danielle Tudor (left) and Brenda Tracy want lawmakers to extend Oregons deadline for prosecutions of rape. Current law sets the statute of limitations at six years.
February 26, 2015

Changing law, changing culture

by Peter Wong
Two women work to extend statute of limitations on rape Danielle Tudor and Brenda Tracy, unlike many of the people who will walk the halls of the state Capitol in Salem this year, say they want…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Fundraising Equity Committee member Chris Barhyte also helped organize fundraising efforts for a fence and path at Lakeridge High to enhance the planned stadium upgrade. The Lakeridge community raised $117,000 for stadium upgrades from 86 personal donations, according to a recent report from the Fundraising Equity Committee.
February 26, 2015

Report addresses inequities in school fundraising

by Jillian Daley
Income differences often mean that some schools get far more in donations than others, volunteer committee says Parents, board members and the superintendent should establish best practices for…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: BROOKLYN HNIZDIL - A day of honor was held for four veterans of World War II at the Lake Oswego Public Library on Sunday: Robert Weiss (from left), Dr. David Grimwood, Art Sorenson and Wilton Jackson. The vets are all wrapped in their Quilts of Valor. Standing behind the veterans is event emcee Bill Baars. Escorting the honorees were the Patriot Riders.
February 26, 2015

Celebrating heroes

by Cliff Newell
Lake Oswego Reads hits a high point by honoring four WWII vets The overwhelming success of the 2015 Lake Oswego Reads program reached a peak Sunday with the honoring of four World War II…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: LEVI SIM - Among the attendees at last weeks Community Leaders Breakfast (from left): Lake Oswego Fire Chief Ed Wilson; political consultant Elaine Franklin and former U.S. Sen. Bob Packwood (in foreground); City Councilor Jackie Manz; and City Councilor Jon Gustafson.
February 26, 2015

'A Community Connected'

by (none)
More than 150 community leaders gathered at the Crowne Plaza last week for a Community Leaders Breakfast sponsored by The Bank of Oswego and the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce. The event…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Staff and members of the board of directors gathered Feb. 18 to break ground on a a new artist training facility at the Lakewood Center for the Arts.
February 26, 2015

News Briefs

by (none)
Lakewood breaks ground on training facility Construction is underway on the new artist training facility at the Lakewood Center for the Arts. Staff and members of the board of directors gathered…
February 26, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
OLCC LISTENING SESSION: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will hold a listening session about marijuana regulation in Clackamas County from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, at the Monarch Hotel &…
DENNING
February 26, 2015

Ask A Cop: What should I do when emergency vehicles are…

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…

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Feb 26, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 2/19/15 11:36 a.m. A car hit a fawn-colored Chihuahua-dachshund mix, which ran away screaming. Police found the driver who hit the dog, but not the dog. THEFTS 2/18/15 4:28 p.m. A new…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Feb 26, 2015

Parents of former Pacer dancer say they intend to sue district…

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego school officials didn't do enough to stop bullying or provide a safe environment for the girl, tort claim notice says The Lake Oswego School District failed to provide a safe…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - 'Wild' author Cheryle Strayed walks the Red Carpet on Sunday in a dress designed by Lake Oswego's Michelle DeCourcy.
Feb 20, 2015

Strayed will wear gown by Lake Oswego's Michelle DeCourcy for…

by The Review
Lake Oswego fashion designer Michelle DeCourcy’s first Oscar gown will be worn by Cheryl Strayed when the “Wild” author attends the 87th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. DeCourcy…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - KERSEY
Feb 19, 2015

Blazers remember Jerome Kersey

by Steve Brandon
Tears streamed down Terry Porter's face as he tried to come to grips with Wednesday's sudden death of Jerome Kersey and express how much Kersey meant to him and the community. "Just too soon,"…
GOLDEN
Feb 19, 2015

Are Oregon's students being tested too much?

by Peter Wong
Lawmakers are considering bills that would limit the use of test results and clarify the right of parents to opt out Oregon’s debate about student testing has moved from the classroom to the…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Cornerstone Construction Services has taken the 1950 Shaw House down to the studs as part of a remodel for this years Street of Dreams. The homes iconic stone patio and railing will be preserved.
Feb 19, 2015

Remodeling history

by Kelsey O'Halloran
When the Street of Dreams comes to Lake Oswego in August, the 65-year-old Shaw House will be its centerpiece Marylou Colver of the Lake Oswego Preservation Society walked across the wood floors…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Mike Buck and the Friends of Iron Mountain have been honored by Lake Oswego with an Unsung Heroes award for their work to protect the natural area.
Feb 19, 2015

Befriending Iron Mountain

by Saundra Sorenson
Dedicated neighbors help to care for a 50-acre park filled with natural beauty Mike Buck is taking a crash course in nature. The longtime Lake Oswego businessman is studying to become an Oregon…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Rotarian Ted Ricks hands out dictionaries to eager Oak Creek Elementary School students.
Feb 19, 2015

Finding the right words

by Jillian Daley
LO Rotary promotes literacy by delivering new dictionaries to elementary students Oak Creek Elementary School third-grader Chris Novitsky clutched “A Student’s Dictionary” tightly in his small…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Anthony Doerr (middle) met with members of the Lake Oswego Reads steering committee prior to his presentation at Lake Oswego High School.
Feb 19, 2015

Readers pack auditorium to hear Doerr

by Barb Randall
Excitement ran high as avid readers of “All the Light We Cannot See” crowded into Lake Oswego High School on Feb. 11 to hear author Anthony Doerr speak about this year’s Lake Oswego Reads…




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