Oregon Senate eyes animal bill

Oregon Senate eyes animal bill

House passes bill to keep declawing and devocalizing of pets in the hands of experts

There's probably a reason they don't ask me to make speeches

There's probably a reason they don't ask me to make speeches

They let me out of the office this week to go talk to a group. That doesn't happen too much...


Lake Oswego's Opinions

July 02, 2015

The View from Here: Where is the line between objectivity and…

by Gary M. Stein
I didn’t run the photo. There wasn’t anything wrong with the image taken by photographer Vern Uyetake. In fact, it was a pretty funny photo of a prominent member of the community, wearing a…
July 02, 2015

Just Another Point of View: After 41 years, retirement is…

by Mikel Kelly
David Letterman’s done it. So has Bob Schieffer. Much to my chagrin, Gary Larson, creator of “The Far Side,” did it years ago, before he had any business doing it. And the surviving members of…
July 02, 2015

Citizen's View: Now that pot's legal: A transition, and a big…

by Rep. Ann Lininger
Last week, Rep. Andy Olson, Rep. Carl Wilson and I brought two cannabis bills to a vote in the Oregon House. House Bill 3400 helps implement voters’ decision to legalize adult use of…
July 02, 2015

Citizen's View: There's really only one way to eat a hot dog,…

by John LaMotte
To add some fun and flavor to your 4th of July festivities, I highly recommend serving Chicago-style hot dogs. Chicagoans know that hot dogs, when served correctly and properly, can be a full…
July 02, 2015

Citizen's View: Remembering what it meant to become an American

by Ronald Talney
The first time I celebrated Independence Day in the United States was in 1942. I was within a week of becoming 6 years old. My family had emigrated from Canada to a small town in Northwest…
July 02, 2015

Citizen's View: Lions Club installs its new officers

by Denise Gordon
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” — Helen Keller The Lake Oswego Lions Club held its annual officer installation and appreciation dinner on Wednesday, June 24,…
July 02, 2015

Citizen's View: After 26 years in downtown LO, 'I think there is…

by Phil Chizum
I agree with the neighbors and businesses opposed to the proposed large apartment/retail complex on the Wizer Block in downtown Lake Oswego. By approving the development plan with not nearly…
July 02, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
Put library on State Street My name is Shelby Moore. I’m in 4th grade at Westridge Elementary in Lake Oswego. I have an idea about what we can put in the old Albertsons store on State Street:…
June 25, 2015

Just Another Point of View: Assembling a barbecue can be …

by Mikel Kelly
I’m feeling pretty good about myself right now, because last weekend I put a barbecue together. All by myself. First of all, I’m sure you’re asking, “Kelly, why would you even TRY something that…
June 25, 2015

Citizen's View: Please stop scaring me; support Toxic Free Kids

by Devon Downeysmith
The world turns out to have a lot of hazards when you become an expectant mom. I’m already overwhelmed with thinking about how to make healthy choices for my baby — what to eat, what to buy —…

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Jun 25, 2015

Citizen's View: Return to reasonable lending opens door to …

by Dave Liniger
Home-buying season is heating up. Homes sold faster in April than at any point in almost the last two years, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home…
Jun 25, 2015

Citizen's View: Breast imaging providers must lead density…

by Amy S. Thurmond, M.D.
In January 2014, Oregon became the 11th state in the nation to pass a law requiring mammography providers to inform women patients with “extreme breast density” about their status and how this…
Jun 25, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
Buy a brick, honor a star! Have you or someone you love ever been in a Lakewood Theatre Company show? If so, make them a star! To help fund the Artist Training Facility, an addition to the…
Jun 25, 2015

Corrections

by Miles Vance
-- The 66th annual Lake Oswego Lions Club 4th of July Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to noon in George Rogers Park, 611 S. State Street. Cost for the breakfast, which includes…
Jun 18, 2015

Our Opinion: PCC should search close to home for its next…

by Editorial Board
Oregon’s largest public institution of higher education is looking for a new president. For the sake of this region’s students, workers and businesses, we all should hope Portland Community…
Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: A few reflections on another Father's Day

by Ronald Talney
It is early morning. Early enough that I still have the house to myself. I make coffee. I bring in the newspaper and sit in my old chair. In most respects, it is just another morning. But it…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - You never know who youll neet at the Lake Oswego Lions Clubs 4th of July pancake breakfast.
Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: Lions Club will be flipping flapjacks on the…

by Denise Gordon
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched ... but are felt in the heart.” — Helen Keller This has been a wonderful, and early, spring. We were in our gardens…
Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: We should put prosperity before profits

by Peter Wright
Dr. Red was both worried and angry. The state was about to pass laws that would force him to pay his employees a $15-an-hour minimum wage, which would most certainly cut into his personal…
Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: Leadership requires willingness to prioritize…

by Dave Berg
“It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities; it’s an irresponsible government that fails to choose.” — Tony Blair Why does city leadership need to define our core services? Simply…
Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: Downtown can change, retain character

by Erin Preston
Communities and town centers can change for the better while still maintaining their character and individuality. That is most certainly the case with our community. Oswego used to be a small…




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