Breathe deep for  labor pain relief

Breathe deep for labor pain relief

Providence Willamette Falls Hospital is the first of the Providence hospitals to offer nitrous...

Tinker, learn in WL library's Makerspace

Tinker, learn in WL library's Makerspace

Visit the West Linn Library's Makerspace in the teen room.

Zupan's Markets partners with Commons Brewery on fifth beer

Zupan's Markets partners with Commons Brewery on fifth beer

Zupan's Markets and Commons Brewery have collaborated on a fifth Farm-to-Market beer

Bringing the songs

Bringing the songs

Musicians, longtime friends collaborate to promote musical productions on regional and national...

Lakewood Theatre Company ends season with 'Godspell'

Lakewood Theatre Company ends season with 'Godspell'

Based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew, show to run April 28-June 11

Cool things to do this weekend in Lake Oswego and West Linn

Cool things to do this weekend in Lake Oswego and West Linn

Upcoming events include art shows, celebrations of International Beaver Day

Pepe Raphael and 3 Leg Torso together at last

Pepe Raphael and 3 Leg Torso together at last

Get tickets now for special May 1 concert at Lake Theater and Cafe

Lake Area Artists Show and Sale opens April 21

Lake Area Artists Show and Sale opens April 21

More than 400 original works of art will be available for purchase at the Lake Area Artists Show...

'I followed my passion'

'I followed my passion'

Dale LaFollette of West Linn named to Northwest Motorsports Hall of Fame

Passover brings renewal, hope and peace

Passover brings renewal, hope and peace

Passover begins at sundown Monday, April 10. This holiday is an opportunity for Jews to recommit...

Home Plate gets hot, filling food to kids in need

Home Plate gets hot, filling food to kids in need

Thanks to the folks at West Linn Food Pantry, elementary school children eat warm, filling food...

A good ride

A good ride

Tim Moss has been transporting families to Portland International Airport via his business Lake...

Vote for your favorite sculpture

Vote for your favorite sculpture

Vote to keep your favorite sculpture in the Gallery Without Walls. Ballots are due May 12.

Beaver Tales exhibit opens tomorrow with reception

Beaver Tales exhibit opens tomorrow with reception

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego celebrates International Beaver Day with the opening of its...

Preservation Society opens LO's newest, smallest museum

Preservation Society opens LO's newest, smallest museum

The Lake Oswego Preservation Society will open its new history center and museum this weekend.

Haladay family joins Walla Walla Vintners

Haladay family joins Walla Walla Vintners

Lake Oswego's Scott Haladay begins new career in wine industry

Marylhurst Chamber Choir to compete in Grand Prix of Nations

Marylhurst Chamber Choir to compete in Grand Prix of Nations

Marylhurst Chamber Choir is preparing for another international competition, the Third...

LGPC 'pulls out all the stops' on organ renovation

LGPC 'pulls out all the stops' on organ renovation

Attend organ dedication concert at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church March 26

Hop on down to Peter Rabbit Breakfast

Hop on down to Peter Rabbit Breakfast

Put some Easter fun on the calendar. Attend the Peter Rabbit Breakfast and Carnival

Signs of spring include new wines

Signs of spring include new wines

Signs of spring include crocus, robins and the releases of new wines

'It's the little things'

'It's the little things'

The Tour of Remodeled Homes takes place Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12. Visit 12 homes,...

Local teens support Special Olympic athletes in Polar Plunge

Local teens support Special Olympic athletes in Polar Plunge

Teens support Special Olympics by taking the Polar Plunge

Celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri

Celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri

Celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri with the Iranian community to learn more about their culture

Trios Studio hosting its annual 'Pearls of the World' exhibit and sale

Trios Studio hosting its annual 'Pearls of the World' exhibit and sale

Trios Studio will host its annual open house from noon - 5 p.m. March 11 for costumers to view...

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Lake Oswego's Community

SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Attend the second-annual Taste.Learn.Celebrate. grand wine tasting event hosted by Cascade Foothills Winegrowers on May 6. The event features the wines made in the Willamette Valleys cooler east side.
April 20, 2017

Learn something new every day

by Barb Randall
Winemakers are preparing to release their new wines this month. Here is a lineup of events happening soon.
April 20, 2017

Reflection polishes teen's outlook

by Lynn Deal
Jottings contributor Lynn Deal uses the space this week to share a sample of her short story writing.
Conrad Michael Lyon
April 20, 2017

Birth

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego residents George Michael Anthony and Monica Schneider are new grandparents of Conrad Lyon


April 20, 2017

It's milk month, enjoy Oregon's official state beverage

by Oregon Department of Agriculture
Got milk? It's Oregon's state beverage, and April is Oregon Milk Month
April 20, 2017

LCA to learn about Cultural Crossing expansion at Japanese Garden

by Barb Randall
The Japanese Garden's expansion project is completed. Learn about it at the Lakewood Center Associates meeting April 27
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Golden Arrows have been members of Pi Beta Phi for 50 years or more. They include, from left: back row, Suzi Ramsby Bayless, Pat Flanagan Peters, Judy Ross Swanson; and front row, Katie Freeman Bullard, Jeanne Krouse Bliss, Patty Batchelder Melrose, Linda Laush Livermore and Doris Rademacher-Dramov. Bayless, Bullard and Melrose are founding members of the Lake Oswego-Dunthorpe Alumnae Club.
April 20, 2017

Local Pi Beta Phi chapter has reason to celebrate

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego's Pi Beta Phi Fraternity is celebrating its 50 years of community service this month.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Join the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at Luscher Farm and receive a box of fresh, locally grown produce each week through October.
April 20, 2017

Gardening, produce is focus of LO Parks

by Judy Nelson
Need help planting a garden? Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers many classes
April 20, 2017

Staying informed in a fake news era

by Oregon State University
Oregon State University will host a series of lectures on the subject of fake news.
April 20, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
meetings and events of special note which you don't want to miss
April 20, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Take note of these community news briefs, as they contain news you can use.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The annual Mothers Day Tea hosted by the City of West Linn at the West Linn Adult Community Center takes on a French spin this year. Get tickets now for this popular event.
April 20, 2017

Get tickets for fancy Mother's Day Tea

by Keli Stevens
Calling all moms, friends of moms, anyone who has ever had a mom - Get tickets for WLACC Mother's Day Tea
April 13, 2017

Learn about addictive behaviors

by Barb Randall
Attend a workshop on addictive behaviors offered by the Oregon Episcopal Diocesan Recovery Commission
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Watch Smart Money for tips on making the most of Social Security benefits. A recent episode featured Alan Edwards, left, Social Security Administrator Senior Public Affairs Specialist interviewed by hosts Julia Anderson and former KGW Business reporter Joe Smith. Smart Money is a series geared toward helping viewers make informed decisions about their financial future.
April 13, 2017

Social Security experts share tips on 'Smart Money'

by Pamplin Media Group
Learn about Social Security and other financial issues in new show 'Smart Money'
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Oregon State University students conduct a blood pressure screening on campus.
April 13, 2017

Elevated blood pressure not a high mortality risk for elderly with weak grip

by Oregon State University
Oregon State University researchers discover elevated blood pressure doesn't increase mortality risk for all
April 13, 2017

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

by Pamplin Media Group
Take the pledge to not drive with distractions this month - it's safer for everyone.
April 13, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Take note of these meetings and special events. They might be exactly what you are looking for.
April 13, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Take note of these community events happening and get involved.
April 13, 2017

Men invited to chew the fat

by Maria Bigelow
A new men's group is being formed to give the guys an opportunity to talk about aging
April 13, 2017

Vote for your choice of Movies in the Park

by Terri Jones
Planning on attending the Movies in the Park this summer? Vote for what you'd like to see!
April 13, 2017

Join CASA, OC Women's Club in action for Child Abuse Prevention Month

by Pamplin Media Group
Women taking action for Child Abuse Prevention Month -
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Providing shuttle service during Oswego Heritage Councils Historic Home Tour & More will be this refurbished 1945 Chevy school bus, the Green Machine.
April 13, 2017

Historic Home Tour filled with exciting facts

by Nancy Dunis
Get the Historic Home Tour on your calendar. It is the annual tour organized by Oswego Heritage Council.
April 13, 2017

The WLACC has something for everyone

by Pamplin Media Group
The West Linn Adult Community Center offers free and fee-based classes and activities all week long.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Lake Oswego resident and pickleball enthusiast George Kent recently celebrated his 96th birthday with a game of pickleball. Drop-in sessions are available all week long for others to play the sport. Its fun for all skill levels.
April 13, 2017

Pickleball could be the secret to a long and healthy life

by Judy Nelson
Pickleball is good for all ages, and a fun game to play.
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - When Steve Munts cat, Zee, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease three years ago, the Lake Oswego resident sought out unconventional ways to save her life.
April 13, 2017

Saving Zee

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Steve Munt saves his cat, Zee, from unique and severe illness.
STAFF FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Thousands of Easter eggs — made of plastic and filled with candies and other treats — can be collected at area egg hunts this week and next.
April 06, 2017

Easter egg hunts are planned all around

by Barb Randall
Don't miss these Easter egg hunts this weekend and next.

Don't miss the local news

SUBMTTED PHOTO  - Artist Diana Crites of Woebegone Art will be the guest speaker at the Lake Oswego Womens Coalition meeting April 19. Reserve a seat at the luncheon meeting today.
Apr 06, 2017

Artist Diana Crites to speak at LOWC

by Barb Randall
Former West Linn resident and artist Diana Crites will be the guest speaker at the Lake Oswego Women's Coalition meeting April 19.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Lake Grove Garden Club recently held its annual Daffodil Day, where they plant daffodils and other spring flowers around the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, and provide potted daffodils for delivery to Meals on Wheels participants. The club is preparing for its annual plant sale to take place April 29.
Apr 06, 2017

Lake Grove Garden Club beautifies Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Get ready for Lake Grove Garden Club's 92-annual plant sale April 29
Apr 06, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Add these events and special meetings to your calendar. Learn how to list your events at the bottom of this list.
Apr 06, 2017

Questions of trust arise

by Jeanie Oakleaf Anderson
Jeanie Oakleaf Anderson has many questions about trust at this time in her life.
Apr 06, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Take special note of these community events and meetings. Add them to your calendar.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Students can learn how to grow a successful garden using raised beds and trellises at a class offered through Lake Oswego Parks and Rec.
Apr 06, 2017

Learn to nurture your green thumb

by Judy Nelson
Want to learn how to garden so that is it easier and more productive? Take a class at LO Parks and Rec.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Even if the weather is still drippy, summer will come, and with it West Linns Music in the Park concert series. The lineup was recently announced.
Apr 06, 2017

West Linn announces Music in the Park lineup

by Terri Jones
West Linn Parks and Rec staff are thinking about summer - they've just released the summer concert lineup
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Participating in classes and activies at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is actualy good for your health, according to a study done by the Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging. Come to the center to learn more.
Apr 06, 2017

Community centers are good for your outlook, health

by Maria Bigelow
The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center offers many activities.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: ANDISHEH CENTER - The Andisheh Center hosted a New Year celebration recently for Portlands Iranian community at Oaks Park. The family-focused event included food, music and dancing.
Mar 30, 2017

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, with great foods

by Barb Randall
Iranian friends starting New Year with colorful festivities, fragrant foods
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Classic Wines Auction raised a record-breaking $3.5 million dollars for its charity partners this year. More events will take place beginning in June, so you can still support the cause.
Mar 30, 2017

Classic Wines Auction breaks record, raises $3.5 million for…

by Pamplin Media Group
Classic Wines Auction generated a record-breaking amount of money to donate to charity partners
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - The members of the Lakewood Center Associates members have put out a call for donations for their annual One More Time around Clothing Sale to take place April 6-8 at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St. in Lake Oswego. Jan Coulton, left, and Nancy Sergeant remind the community this is a good time to go through your closets and get rid of gently used dresses, coats, sweaters, blouses, tank tops, jackets, pants, jeans, shorts, belts, purses, shoes, scarves and hats. Mens and childrens clothing also is being sought. Donations can be brought to the center between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 4 and 5, and contributions are tax deductible. Sale hours will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 7 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8. Those needing to arrange for an early donation time should call Nancy Sergeant at 503-635-5221. Lakewood Center Associates is the supporting auxiliary of the Lakewood Center for the Arts. They raise funds to support the programs of the center.  All are welcome to attend their monthly luncheon and programs, which take place the third Thursday of each month in the lower level of the Lakewood Center for the Arts. Learn more online at lakewood-center.org or speak with a member at the clothing sale.
Mar 30, 2017

Clear out closets for annual One More Time Around Sale

by Pamplin Media Group
Lakewood Center Associates will hold its annual One More Time Around clothing sale
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Take advantage of special discounts and other perks granted to senior citizens. Some discounts start at age 50.
Mar 30, 2017

Being a senior has its perks

by Marie Bigelow
Start taking advantage of senior discounts - you can as early as age 50 at some stores
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dorothy Ann Cole says empathy is about connecting with a persons feelings and needs.
Mar 30, 2017

Speaking the Language of Peace

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Dorothy Ann Cole works for peace through Language of Peace
SUBMITTED PHOTO - In an effort to help WLACC members keep their weight in check, they will be weighed before and after lunch. Those whose post-lunch weight is greater than their pre-lunch weight will be charged a $100 fee. This all takes place in honor of April Fools Day. (Its a joke!)
Mar 30, 2017

Friends helping friends at WLACC

by Doug Dickston
West Linn Adult Community Center plans special lunch treat and treatment
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Trees in a Box will be distributed free during Arbor Week, April 3-7 at West Linn Parks & Rec offices, 22500 Salamo Road.
Mar 30, 2017

Arbor Week, Earth Day events planned

by Terri Jones
West Linn Parks and Recreation is planning Arbor Week events.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Children learn how to do assessments of injuries in new medically focused classes offered through Lake Oswego Parks & Rec.
Mar 30, 2017

Is there a doctor in the house?

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers many classes, camps and events
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Jillian Schoene, executive director of Emerge Oregon, will be the guest speaker at the Willamette Women Democrats meeting April 13 at Celebrate Conference Center. All are invited to attend.
Mar 30, 2017

Emerge Oregon's Schoene to speak to women Dems

by Barb Randall
Willamette Women Democrates will hold its monthly meeting April 13 at Celebrate Conference Center.
Mar 30, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Meetings and events of special note you may want to add to your calendar
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The New Thought Center for Spiritual Living will present Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith April 7 and 8 for transformative programs to help people activate their unique gifts and highest potential. Tickets can be purchased online.
Mar 30, 2017

Beckwith to help activate unique gifts, lead visioning workshop

by Pamplin Media Group
New Thought Center for Spiritual Living invites all to attend program and workshop by Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - Members of the Lake Oswego Lions Club gathered recently to pull the winning ticket in its Pot o Gold Raffle. The club was raising funds to support its Sight and Hearing project work.
Mar 30, 2017

LO Lions Club raises funds for Sight, Hearing projects

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Lions Club holds 50-50 split raffle to raise funds for eye, hearing care
Mar 30, 2017

Thrift shopping offers hours of enjoyment

by Kathryn Kendall
Jottings contributor Kathryn Kendall shares thoughts on shopping in thrift stores.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Claus Meyer is one of the chefs credited with founding New Nordic cuisine. Ponzi Vineyards President Maria Ponzi has collaborated with the culinary institute Teknisk Skole Silkeborg, to present  Nordic inspired dinners at Ponzi in May. Sign up now as seating is limited.
Mar 23, 2017

Wineries stirring excitement this spring

by Barb Randall
Try New Nordic cuisine at Ponzi Vineyards' dinners this May. Sign up now.
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Sarah Asby has been riding her horse, Benny, for 20 years.
Mar 23, 2017

Century riders

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Sarah Asby and her horse Benny will compete at the Oregon Equestrian Center in West Linn April 29, 30
SUBMITTED PHOTO - James C. Chesnutt is the medical director of Oregon Health & Science Universitys Sports Medicine Program and OHSUs Concussion Program and co-chairman of the OHSU TBI Initiative.
Mar 23, 2017

Brain injuries cause lasting issues

by Barb Randall
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. A fundraiser is planned for Sunday at Twiggs Martini Bar in Bridgeport
Mar 23, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Meetings and events of special note you may want to add to your calendar



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