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Project reduces Foster Road to one lane

Clackamas County officials will be upgrading guardrails on Foster Road next week.

Installations will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 12-Oct. 16 at two locations: the bridge next to the intersection of Foster Road and Troge Road and the curve north of the intersection of Foster Road and Winston Road.

Foster Road will be reduced by one lane during the work, and flaggers will guide drivers.

Neighbors raising funds for Stafford Stone

The First Addition/Forest Hills Neighborhood Association is hoping to raise $5,000 to partner with the City of Lake Oswego to fund the final Stafford Standing Stone that will be placed in Stafford Grove Park.

The 12-foot-tall, polished standing stone will be set in its base on Oct. 14 in the small park at 1061 Sunningdale Road, just across the street from the Stafford family’s former home. When fundraising is complete, the stone will be engraved with William Stafford’s poem, “With Neighbors One Afternoon.”

Carole Ockert, the neighborhood association’s chairwoman, says tax-deductible contributions of $250 and above are suggested. Checks should be made payable to The Friends of William Stafford and include “for the Stafford Grove Stone” in the notes field.

Send donations to Carole Ockert, FANFH Chairwoman, P.O. Box 938, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. For more information, contact Ockert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-720-2305.

Marylhurst Reunion Weekend is this month

Marylhurst University is hosting its “The Wizard of Oz”-themed Reunion Weekend Oct. 23 and 24.

This year’s reunion activities include a happy hour Oct. 23 at Stickmen Brewery Company in Lake Oswego. In addition, on Oct. 23, university professor Greg Crosby is putting on an all-day seminar on the dynamics of love, hope, courage, ingenuity and teamwork.

University President Melody Rose will speak during Saturday’s Celebration Luncheon, during which outstanding alumni will be honored. Saturday events and activities also include a morning tea with the Sisters of the Holy Names, a historical tour of the campus and art exhibits.

Reunion events are open to not only alumni but to the whole community. The university’s address is 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst.

For a full schedule and to register, visit marylhurst.edu/reunion. For more information, contact Alumni Relations at 503-699-6327 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..