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March 05, 2015

The View From Here: What is the role of a community newspaper?

by Gary M. Stein
In the summer of 1974, I attended a two-week high school journalism workshop on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo, Calif. One morning, in the middle of that workshop, we were all rushed to…
March 05, 2015

When nobody's looking

by Peter Wright
The extremes of human behavior, from unspeakable evils to heavenly kindnesses, set the tone of a society much less than the small acts that the millions in the middle perform daily. The Stalins…
March 05, 2015

Celebrate National Fix-A-Leak Week

by Bruce Brown
It is no great secret that water availability is rapidly emerging as a major national and world concern. I remember reading back in the 1980s that “water will be the oil of the 21st century.”…
March 05, 2015

The rest of the story

by Martine Kaufmann
Paul Harvey had a popular radio show based on well-crafted narratives of “mysteries from histories,” concluding with the famous tag line, “And now you know the rest of the story.” The Lake…
March 05, 2015

Lions Club hosts wide variety of speakers

by Denise Gordon
“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller The Lake Oswego Lions Club is known for having terrific speakers at our meetings, and the month of February was no…
March 05, 2015

Outstanding schools are part of a vibrant community

by Kerry Griffin
The people of Lake Oswego have an extraordinary commitment to our children’s education. I see it everywhere I look: parent-led programs that enrich school curricula, special events and…
March 05, 2015

Readers' Letters

by Pamplin Media Group
Redevelopment working well An old building in our downtown is revitalized. A new lease, an updated look. Kyra’s Bake Shop, in its new location on the corner of A Avenue and Sixth Street, is good…
February 26, 2015

Our Opinion: Rape prosecutions shouldn't be limited

by Editorial board
Victims of rape and sexual assault must cope with their emotional pain for life. Why, then, does Oregon law allow the people who perpetrate these crimes to be freed from the threat of…
February 26, 2015

My View: Pamplin partnership fills journalism gaps

by Mark Garber
In his final public statement as Oregon governor, John Kitzhaber evaded personal responsibility for the ordeal he put his state through, resorting instead to a worn-out excuse of too many fallen…
February 26, 2015

Citizen's View: Economics for a livable future

by Peter Wright
A recent article by Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson asked whether debt (government, business and household) helps economic growth and reduces unemployment, or the opposite. He…

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Feb 26, 2015

Citizen's View: Understanding the tragedy of the Water…

by Gerry Good
The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership (LOTWP) is a tragedy that has needlessly inflated Lake Oswego water rates. Our water bills have gone up and will continue to go up for a variety of…
Feb 26, 2015

Citizen's View: Computer-based Common Core eliminates the…

by Gale Gipson
The more that people understand what Common Core is, the less they seem to like it. The reason I am opposed is that it is a federal takeover of our schools. If it wasn’t for Bill Gates and his…
Feb 26, 2015

Citizen's View: Help the Foundation support our local schools

by Sara Patinkin
When I talk to my son about kindergarten, he shares with me small bits of his days and what he is learning. During these conversations, his eyes light up and a huge grin spreads across his face.…
Feb 26, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
Demand accountability The comments by Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership Project Director Joel Komarek to the West Linn City Council (“Attorney: West Linn has no legal leverage to enforce LOT…
Feb 26, 2015

Correction

by (none)
The man pictured in a series of photos and drawings for a story about “The Faces of Marylhurst Project” was incorrectly identified as artist Dennis Cunningham in the Feb. 19 issue of The Review.…
Feb 19, 2015

The View From Here: Answer the call and help teachers change…

by Gary M. Stein
Lakeridge High senior Lucas Friedman never knew Max Berkowitz, but something Lucas said at last week’s Lake Oswego Schools Foundation luncheon reminded me of the man who played a major role in…
Feb 19, 2015

Food allergies could cause variety of illnesses

by Laurie Marzell
Have you ever wondered why your child suddenly turns into someone who can’t sit still, doesn’t listen to you and cannot remember the math problems that he/she whizzed through, just yesterday?…
Feb 19, 2015

It's time for Coach Steve Couryto come home to his alma mater

by Mark Bachman
In a recent letter to the Lake Oswego School District Board, Coach Steve Coury made an impassioned plea to “bring this community back together as one” while inferring that there is bitterness…
Feb 19, 2015

John Wallin: We must prepare 'all of our students' for success

by John Wallin
This past autumn, I attended my 14th consecutive elementary school back-to-school barbecue. My youngest daughter graduates from fifth grade this June and will move on to junior high. Like her…
Feb 19, 2015

Readers' letters

by Pamplin Media Group
Opposed to county resolution At their business meeting on Feb. 19, the Board of Clackamas County Commissioners will vote on “A Resolution in the Matter of Supporting Second Amendment Rights.”…




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