Are you bored? Liven up the party with DRY Sodas

Are you bored? Liven up the party with DRY Sodas

For many Americans, holiday feasting began at Thanksgiving and will continue at least until New...

West Linn girl overcomes the odds

West Linn girl overcomes the odds

Amazing comeback gives Raynah Cheng another state gymnastics title Among the great apostles of...

Peace & Tranquility

Peace & Tranquility

Women provide health and wellness services at Pure Vida Message and Wellness in Lake Oswego The...

Lakewood Theatre Company presents world premiere of 'The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock'

Lakewood Theatre Company presents world premiere of 'The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock'

Portland Fertile Ground production runs Jan. 9 through Feb. 15 In a remote Irish village, a...

Beit Haverim invites all to challenge

Beit Haverim invites all to challenge

Dinner followed by Shabbat service The community is invited to celebrate the Festival of Lights...

Young opera singer uses music to defeat diabetes

Young opera singer uses music to defeat diabetes

Anna Martin to present Voices Together fundraising concert in January Anna Louise Martin...

Trends for 2015 including sipping bone broth

Trends for 2015 including sipping bone broth

Even though we are in the midst of holiday hoopla, I’ve got my sights set on beginning the...

VanderVeer launches skin care line

VanderVeer launches skin care line

Elizabeth VanderVeer of The VanderVeer Center in Portland has launched Volante, a line of...

The Three Digital Amigos

The Three Digital Amigos

Friendship is key for success in San Francisco for Laker buddies The digital marketing scene...

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Portland Youth Philharmonic will present its annual, family-friendly Concert at Christmas at...

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego has released her first CD Twelve-year-old Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego...

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted, a band based in Lake Oswego, has released “One Chance,” its newest single. ...

Schrandt releases second CD

Schrandt releases second CD

West Linn musician Kevin Schrandt has released his second CD, “Yesteryear.” Schrandt...

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Stumptown Stages continues its 10th anniversary season with the original musical adaptation of...

Meet Larry Todd of Maywood Homes Inc.

Meet Larry Todd of Maywood Homes Inc.

An occasional feature, Business Leaders introduces men and women of industry to readers of the...

See premier of 'Noel'

See premier of 'Noel'

New contemporary ballet fuses ballet with imagination of the circus Moxie Dance Theatre and AWOL...

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Visit Oregon Olive Mill and Durant Vineyards About this time every November, I get an urge to...


West Linn's Community

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Get out of your comfort zone and try something new through Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation, like yoga.
December 25, 2014

Resolve to get moving in 2015

by Dina Balogh
Keep your New Year’s resolution and get active, learn a new skill or hobby. Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers a variety of yoga, dance, educational, art and fitness classes for all levels…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Keith Dickerson, and board members and supporters of Madonnas Center Britney Sparks, Dylan Kessell, Sean Oelke, Willow Kessell Oelke, Jeanne Davis and Valerie Aschbacher pose before the 1,800 disposable diapers brought to a networking session recently. In addition to the nearly $900 worth of diapers, more than $400 was raised at the event to benefit Madonnas Center.
December 25, 2014

Chamber's diaper derby supports Madonna's Center

by The Review, Tidings
Members of the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce networking group donated more than 1,800 disposable diapers recently to Madonna’s Center, located in Milwaukie. In addition to the diapers, more…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Try a new activity offered through Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation, like yoga or Tension Releasing Exercises.
December 25, 2014

Same old exercises can be boring, so get motivated

by Maria Bigelow
Start the New Year pursuing new interests Exercise can get boring, doing the “same ol’ same ol’” doesn’t provide much motivation to keep moving. Leave it to Lake Oswego Parks and Rec to come up…
December 25, 2014

A wish for the best of everything in 2015

by Helen Oredson Mahle
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone. I have been rereading my 2013 Christmas mail trying to decide what you would like to hear from me. Perhaps that I am only 69 years old…
December 25, 2014

Wrongful convictions to be discussed by Women Democrats

by The Review, Tidings
The Oregon Innocence Project will be featured at the Willamette Women Democrats’ Jan. 7 program, taking place from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland, 15555…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Preparations for the annual Old Time Fair go on all year. Applications for the fair court will be accepted in January.
December 25, 2014

Now is the time to apply for the Old Time Fair Court

by Terri Jones
Planning and preparations for the annual West Linn Old Time Fair take place year-round. One of the earliest and most visible aspects of the event is the selection of the court. The fair court is…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Liza Burney brings healing practices to the WLACC.
December 25, 2014

Energize your mind with Superbrain Yoga

by Doug Dickston
Liza Burney, who performs pranic healing (and former lawyer) to harness the natural energy of the body in her medicinal practices, will hold a free class entitled “Superbrain Yoga,” at the West…
December 25, 2014

AAUW to learn about African American women

by The Review,Tidings
Meg Langford will share information on African American women in Oregon history at the American Association of University Women, Lake Oswego branch meeting, to be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at…
December 25, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
FRIDAY, DEC. 26 AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE — 1 to 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Lake Church, 790 A Ave., Lake Oswego. Blood donation appointments are recommended and can be made by calling…
Candy Cane Cocoa would be a welcome treat for Santa along with the cookies you leave.
December 18, 2014

Santa's more than ready for some new cookies

by Barb Randall
Ho, Ho, Ho! We’ve got a week to go! This week is devoted to knocking off the last-minute items on the Christmas preparation list, especially the baking of the Christmas cookies for Santa. The…

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Join the Strealys for a Micro Marathon Fun Run/Walk New Year's Day. The event is a benefit for Oregon Foster Care. Pictured from left are Alden, Niki, Ethan, Audra and Aidan.
Dec 18, 2014

Start 2015 off with a micro marathon

by Barb Randall
Walk/run to benefit Oregon's foster care program There are many ways to start the New Year. Some people will enjoy ushering 2015 in by staying up reveling until midnight and beyond. Others might…
Photo Credit: REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The clock on the wall says its time to go for Dr. Daniel Schrinsky. The Lake Oswego physician is retiring after a distinguished 37-year career.
Dec 18, 2014

Leaving a healthy legacy

by Cliff Newell
Dr. Daniel Schrinsky, women's health pioneer, to retire after 37 years Dr. Daniel Schrinsky will be glad when his final day at Women’s Healthcare Associates comes in January. Then he can finally…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the West Linn Adult Community Center are starting a new musical group. If you like to sing or play a musical instrument join the fun.
Dec 18, 2014

Calling all musicians: Come play with us

by Doug Dickston
WLACC forming new musical group The West Linn Adult Community Center encourages suggestions for new musical activities. We know seniors love music. Currently we have a flourishing ukulele group…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Treat yourself to a walk through a West Linn park today.
Dec 18, 2014

Give yourself the gift of really living

by Terri Jones
Providing life enhancing experiences and promoting healthy community is the mission of the West Linn Parks and Recreation Department. Right in your community there are more than 600 acres of…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Lake Oswego Public Golf Course is open during winter.
Dec 18, 2014

Hidden gem found on the greens

by Dina Balogh
Did you know that the Lake Oswego Public Golf Course is open in the winter? Course hours through February are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., depending on weather conditions. There may be a delay in opening…
Dec 18, 2014

What's Happening

by the Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, DEC. 18 FREE, DROP-IN BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division, Oregon City. WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS — noon. Waggener Edstrom…
Dec 18, 2014

Christmas greets are cherished

by Jo Ann Parsons
As a prelude to writing and sending my Christmas greetings, I bring out the album of “Christmas Cards/Letters Sent” to get into the spirit of this annual endeavor. I’ve been sending holiday…
Dec 18, 2014

Community briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Attracting birds to gardens is topic of Master Gardener meeting Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter will learn about birding and how to attract birds to the garden, during a meeting to be…
Dec 18, 2014

Make a new resolution this year

by Maria Bigelow
Get into the habit of volunteering The New Year is right around the corner and many of us at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center are cheating on our diets knowing that we will start a new…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A membership to the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is a perfect gift for any senior. Another great idea is to create a book depicting their lifes adventures and events.
Dec 11, 2014

LOACC has the perfect gifts for seniors

by Maria Bigelow
We all struggle to find the perfect gift for loved ones. And grandpa doesn’t want hard candy or a tie — so what do you get him? We suggest that a membership to the Lake Oswego Adult Community…




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