Wizer Block opponents vow to appeal Council's decision to overturn DRC

Wizer Block opponents vow to appeal Council's decision to overturn DRC

Kessi says he's ready to move forward with redevelopment plans for downtown site Opponents of...

'Common' complaints: Parents leery of new standards

'Common' complaints: Parents leery of new standards

Changes to curriculum and state tests have some talking about opting out Controversial new...

County sets sights on pockets of poverty

County sets sights on pockets of poverty

Nearly 10 percent of the area's residents live below the federal poverty line It’s a tale of...

Just nosing around

Just nosing around

River Grove Elementary students learn about public art during Gallery Without Walls tour When you...

'Nobody has to be left alone'

'Nobody has to be left alone'

“Most people don’t wake up thinking they’re going to be planning a funeral by the...

'We try to save as many people as we can'

'We try to save as many people as we can'

Police and firefighters practice a new way of responding quickly to the site of mass casualties...

Beck defends Common Core

Beck defends Common Core

School superintendent says new curriculum will serve students well Alternating clips from the...

UPDATED: City Council approves Wizer Block plans

UPDATED: City Council approves Wizer Block plans

Overturns DRC rejection late Wednesday BREAKING: City Council votes 5-2 to overturn the...

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Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Ralph Fuccillo has worked in advertising for about four decades. Friday is his last day on the job for Pamplin Media Group, which includes the Portland Tribune, Lake Oswego Review and West Linn Tidings.
October 02, 2014

After four decades, adman Ralph Fuccillo to retire

by Jillian Daley
Clients, colleagues salute 'a consistent force in the LO real estate world' “The end of an era.” That’s how Windermere Stellar-Lake Oswego Principal Broker Valarie Ross characterizes the…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Our Table cooperative farm outside Sherwood is just one of the Farmlandia Farm Loop participants.
October 02, 2014

Farmlandia Farm Loop offers agritourism attractions aplenty

by Josh Kulla
14 farms, wineries and nurseries in Clackamas and Washington counties are taking part They’ve just wrapped up a series of farm dinners for the season, but that doesn’t mean the Farmlandia Farm…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO - Lake Oswego will impose a 5 percent tax on medical marijuana and a 10 percent tax on recreational pot if voters approve Measure 91 in November.
October 02, 2014

City Council votes unanimously to tax future marijuana sales

by Saundra Sorenson
Pre-emptive move puts taxes in place before voters decide on Measure 91 in November In an eight-minute special session Tuesday night, the Lake Oswego City Council voted unanimously to tax…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Rev. Alison Schultz has joined Christ Church Episcopal Parish as associate rector. Schultz  attended General Theological Seminary in New York City, where she met The Rev. Jeremy Lucas, now rector at Christ Church.
October 02, 2014

Christ Church Episcopal Parish calls the Rev. Alison Schultz as…

by Barb Randall
The Rev. Alison Schultz has been called to Christ Church Episcopal Parish as its new associate rector. Schultz graduated from the University of Akron and then taught school for a few years while…
October 02, 2014

Police Log

by Saundra Sorenson
FRAUD 9/16/14 11:41 a.m. A woman received a call for someone posing as a representative of “the U.S. Treasury.” The scammer accused the woman of failing to pay her 2007-2008 taxes, and the woman…
October 02, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
CITY COUNCIL: The City Council will hold a regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m. Three study sessions will be conducted, including revisions to the city’s investment policy and its…
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October 02, 2014

Ask a Cop: Why can't you change the speed limit on my street?

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(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…
October 02, 2014

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COLA endorses Manz, Keenen for Council Citizens for Local Accountability has endorsed Jackie Manz and Matt Keenen in the race for Lake Oswego City Council — the first endorsements of the 2014…
September 29, 2014

Officials find some unity in concerns

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County maintains more miles of roads than any other county in Oregon, and Commissioner Jim Bernard was among the elected officials last week who warned that the situation is reaching a…
September 27, 2014

Lake Oswego welcomes new Wells Fargo bank

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Grand opening celebration is Saturday Wells Fargo is holding a grand opening party for its newest bank branch in Lake Oswego today (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lake Oswego Mayor Kent…

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Photo Credit: REVIEW: VERN UYETAKE - Mayor Kent Studebaker and City Councilor Donna Jordan listen to public testimony Tuesday from opponents of a plan to redevelop downtown Lake Oswegos Wizer Block.
Sep 25, 2014

City Council approves Wizer Block

by Saundra Sorenson
Evergreen Group's proposal for Block 137 can move forward After eight hours of testimony and deliberation, the Lake Oswego City Council voted to overturn the Development Review Commission’s…
Sep 25, 2014

County overhaul turns constituents into 'customers'

by Shasta Kearns Moore
If all goes according to plan, Clackamas County will look and feel a lot more like a Fortune 500 company by 2017 than a county government. Performance Clackamas is the county’s ambitious new…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: SEAN MINOGUE - Lake Oswego City Manager Scott Lazenby swings through the trees during Leadership Lake Oswegos two-day retreat in Newberg.
Sep 25, 2014

Leadership Lake Oswego swings into action

by Gary M. Stein
Sure, it can be a real jungle out there. But that doesn’t mean you’re likely to see City Manager Scott Lazenby or school Superintendent Heather Beck swinging from the trees anytime soon. Or does…
Sep 25, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
CASCADIA EARTHQUAKE PRESENTATION — Dr. Althea Rizzo, coordinator for the Geological Hazard Program at the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, will discuss current theories on Oregon’s risk…
Sep 25, 2014

Police Log

by Saundra Sorenson
ACCIDENTS 9/16/14 5:58 a.m. A woman drove her vehicle into a tree near the intersection of Amberwood Circle and Westlake Drive. Airbags were deployed, and the motorist was cited for failing to…
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Sep 25, 2014

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Lake Oswego ranked No. 12 on list of safest cities Lake Oswego is ranked No. 12 — right behind Beaverton and just ahead of Canby — in a list of the 30 safest cities in Oregon released this week…
Sep 25, 2014

Local drivers sought for open school bus routes

by Jillian Daley
First Student Inc. may be bringing on drivers from out of state to serve the Lake Oswego School District, but they are not permanent — and the bus company is seeking local drivers for its LO…
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Sep 25, 2014

Ask a Cop: Do police and fire departments get along?

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(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…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Gubernatorial candidates Gov. John Kitzhaber, left, state Rep. Dennis Richardson, center, and Pacific Green Party's Jason Levin, right, discussed a handful of issues Monday morning during their first joint appearance before the editorial boards of the Pamplin Media Group and the East Oregonian (EO) Media Group.
Sep 23, 2014

Kitz, Richardson shine light on differences in first joint…

by Peter Wong
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber defended his record of achievement Monday morning while Republican and Pacific Green rivals battered him on the Cover Oregon website fiasco, education funding and…



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