The ritual of the sculpture exchange begins

The ritual of the sculpture exchange begins

It’s that time of year again. Time for the summer ritual of the Arts Council of Lake...

Vagabond dining adds fun, adventure to food

Vagabond dining adds fun, adventure to food

Are you doing much vagabond dining this summer? You might know it by its more common name,...

Piece of Cake Bakery  wins beer-infused cupcake competition

Piece of Cake Bakery wins beer-infused cupcake competition

Piece of Cake Bakery owner Marilyn DeVault and baker Shelby Page recently won Portland Brewing...

Teens land best summer jobs

Teens land best summer jobs

Working at Alder Creek gives teens time to paddle, help public learn new sports Could a summer...

Lake Oswego native brings his band back to town for fifth gig, July 23

Lake Oswego native brings his band back to town for fifth gig, July 23

Blind to Reason plays Make Oswego Great Again Mayor's Ball Extravaganza on July 23 A San...

'Odysseo' adds additional show dates

'Odysseo' adds additional show dates

Because of strong ticket sales in Oregon, the producers of “Odysseo” have added an...

Relaxing doesn't get much better

Relaxing doesn't get much better

Ah, I am still feeling rested and relaxed from our excursions a few weeks ago. Last week, I...

New Eaton-Fischer law practice  in Lake Oswego focuses on family

New Eaton-Fischer law practice in Lake Oswego focuses on family

Personal causes motivate longtime lawyer friends Sonya Fischer knew she wanted to partner with...

CRT premiering 'One Slight Hitch'

CRT premiering 'One Slight Hitch'

Come enjoy a comedy about a wedding day gone completely and spectacularly awry. Clackamas...

See Hear Do

See Hear Do

Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free...

Majestic horses take center stage in 'Odysseo'

Majestic horses take center stage in 'Odysseo'

Eight different breeds are used in a $30 million production under the Big Top in South Waterfront...

Lakewood presents premiere of 'Nine'

Lakewood presents premiere of 'Nine'

64th season opener is a Tony Award-winning musical Lakewood Theatre Company opens its 64th season...

Making a big gain on pain

Making a big gain on pain

The QI Spot finds right combination for treatment Dr. Wade McCulloch has declared war on pain....

BurnCycle focuses on making your day

BurnCycle focuses on making your day

45-minute session applies mental aspects of yoga to cardio Who would have thought that riding...

The Right Nuts

The Right Nuts

Bliss Nut-Butters to make debut at farmers market It’s hard to live up to a last name like...

Savant Skin Care offers innovative treatments

Savant Skin Care offers innovative treatments

If you have noticed that area men and women are looking more beautiful lately, it could be due...

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July 21, 2016

Do a little armchair traveling to Brazil

by Cheryl Hill
Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is host to the Summer Olympics in August, and it is the first time a city in South America has ever hosted an Olympics. Want to learn more about Brazil, and read some…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Masque Alfresco will present The Trickster of Seville on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at George Rogers Park through Aug. 7.
July 21, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Pamplin Media Group
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low…
REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Author Jack Estes displays his new novel A Soldiers Son, a book about a father fighting to prevent his son from repeating his own experience in the Vietnam War.
July 21, 2016

Helping soldiers to heal

by Cliff Newell
Father-son trauma is subject of new Estes book Serving in the Vietnam War turned Jack Estes’ soul inside out. He has been on a journey to find healing ever since. Now, the Lake Oswego-based…


Judith Hutchinson, left, and Marilyn Ellwood of the West Linn Garden Club wave to the parade crowd.
July 21, 2016

Viewers 'dig in' and enjoy the 60th Old Time Fair parade

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn celebrated 60 years of community fun at the Old Time Fair this past weekend, with several special anniversary events coinciding with traditional events like the Old Time Fair Parade…
Judith Hutchinson, left, and Marilyn Ellwood of the West Linn Garden Club wave to the parade crowd.
July 21, 2016

Viewers 'dig in' and enjoy the 60th Old Time Fair parade

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn celebrated 60 years of community fun at the Old Time Fair this past weekend, with several special anniversary events coinciding with traditional events like the Old Time Fair Parade…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - 'That's Me in the Bar' is A.J. Croces acclaimed album, first released in 1996. Croce will present a concert of the songs on the album Aug. 1 at Lake Theater and Cafe in Lake Oswego.
July 21, 2016

A.J. Croce presents concert

by Pamplin Media Group
Concert celebrates 20th anniversary and re-release of 'That's Me in the Bar' Fresh off the release of his most ambitious project yet, A.J. Croce is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his…
July 21, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Newberg Community Band to perform The Newberg Community Band will perform at the Old Fashioned Festival from 1-2 p.m. July 31. The band will play marches, a Big Band medley, music from “The Lion…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Bring blankets and pillows or low sand chairs to watch the Movie in the Park on Thursday evenings through Aug. 11.
July 21, 2016

Movies in the Park start tonight!

by Jan Wirtz
'Inside Out' to screen at dusk at Millennium Plaza Park Celebrate a warm summer evening with your family and neighbors by enjoying an outdoor movie at Millennium Plaza Park. The screen is larger…
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July 21, 2016

Business Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Wood named new director at The Stafford Wendy Wood has been named the new executive director at The Stafford Boutique Retirement Community in Lake Oswego. She started with Avamere in 2007, and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Jo Ann Parsons grandson David and his bride Rachel were married July 2 on Lake Union in Seattle.
July 21, 2016

Grandson's wedding is summer highlight

by Jo Ann Parsons
The Fourth of July weekend was definitely the highlight of my summer — and quite possibly for the entire year. The main event was my grandson David’s marriage to Rachel on July 2 aboard the…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Jo Ann Parsons grandson David and his bride Rachel were married July 2 on Lake Union in Seattle.
Jul 21, 2016

Grandson's wedding is summer highlight

by Jo Ann Parsons
The Fourth of July weekend was definitely the highlight of my summer — and quite possibly for the entire year. The main event was my grandson David’s marriage to Rachel on July 2 aboard the…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Rev. David Alexander from New Thought Center for Spiritual Living in Lake Oswego will be one of the speakers at the Gathering the Conscious Majority event to be held Aug. 10 at the center in Lake Oswego. All are welcome to attend.
Jul 21, 2016

Event aims to awaken spiritually motivated activism

by Pamplin Media Group
In an effort to make the world a better place, New Thought Center for Spiritual Living (NTCSL) in partnership with the Association for Global New Thought (AGNT) will present a program next month…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Rev. David Alexander from New Thought Center for Spiritual Living in Lake Oswego will be one of the speakers at the Gathering the Conscious Majority event to be held Aug. 10 at the center in Lake Oswego. All are welcome to attend.
Jul 21, 2016

Event aims to awaken spiritually motivated activism

by Pamplin Media Group
In an effort to make the world a better place, New Thought Center for Spiritual Living (NTCSL) in partnership with the Association for Global New Thought (AGNT) will present a program next month…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: NEIGHBORHOOD MEMORY CAFE - The WLACC will offer Neighborhood Memory Cafes, support groups for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Attend an initial meeting July 26 to learn more.
Jul 21, 2016

WLACC forming memory support groups

by Doug Dickston
Memory loss can be devastating, not just for the afflicted, but also for those living with and caring for them. Social connections become severed just when they are needed most. Neighborhood…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: NEIGHBORHOOD MEMORY CAFE - The WLACC will offer Neighborhood Memory Cafes, support groups for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Attend an initial meeting July 26 to learn more.
Jul 21, 2016

WLACC forming memory support groups

by Doug Dickston
Memory loss can be devastating, not just for the afflicted, but also for those living with and caring for them. Social connections become severed just when they are needed most. Neighborhood…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: QUILLDANCER - Black-oil sunflower seeds attract the greatest variety of birds, including chickadees.
Jul 21, 2016

Birds welcome variety that comes with feeders

by OSU Extension Service
Even in summer when there’s plenty of sustenance from plants and insects, birds welcome the variety of seeds and nuts offered in bird feeders. When putting out a banquet of supplemental food,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: QUILLDANCER - Black-oil sunflower seeds attract the greatest variety of birds, including chickadees.
Jul 21, 2016

Birds welcome variety that comes with feeders

by OSU Extension Service
Even in summer when there’s plenty of sustenance from plants and insects, birds welcome the variety of seeds and nuts offered in bird feeders. When putting out a banquet of supplemental food,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: 123RF - Dont miss out on the fun of attending the Clackamas County Fair this summer. The LOACC will provide transportation Aug. 18. Sign up now.
Jul 21, 2016

Experience the fun of the county fair

by Maria Bigelow
The sights, sounds and smells of a county fair were often the highlight of summers I remember from my childhood. The fair was the gathering spot where you saw friends you hadn’t seen since the…
Jul 21, 2016

What's happening

by Pamplin Media Group
THURSDAY, JULY 21 WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS CLUB — Noon, WE Communications, 3 Centerpointe Drive, fifth floor, Lake Oswego. Email erikb@waggeneredstrom.com or visit wetoasted.toastmastersclub.org.…
Jul 21, 2016

What's happening

by Pamplin Media Group
THURSDAY, JULY 21 WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS CLUB — Noon, WE Communications, 3 Centerpointe Drive, fifth floor, Lake Oswego. Email erikb@waggeneredstrom.com or visit wetoasted.toastmastersclub.org.…