OSU President says Trump, Sanders supporters both lament loss of the American Dream

OSU President says Trump, Sanders supporters both lament loss of the American Dream

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TRANSFORMING THE WIZER BLOCK

TRANSFORMING THE WIZER BLOCK

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Estranged wife charged in the slaying of Lake Oswego man

Estranged wife charged in the slaying of Lake Oswego man

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Foundation luncheon will feature expert from Princeton Review

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Lake Oswego School Board approves Long Range Facilities Plan

Lake Oswego School Board approves Long Range Facilities Plan

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TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO  - GED student Marquez Goldsby works in the lobby of Londer Learning Center last April.
February 11, 2016

Oregon GED students still struggling

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Critics say easier passing score isn't enough of a change Masked in Oregon’s recent celebration of higher graduation rates was the fact that 26 percent of the state’s students did not graduate high school in the regular way…
February 12, 2016

Senate passes three-tier minimum wage

by Paris Achen
The bill would hike wages to $14.75 in the Portland metro area, $12.50 in rural and coastal areas and $13.50 in the rest of the state by 2022. Salem – The Oregon Senate on Thursday passed a controversial bill that sets three…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Stormwater runoff flows over land and directly into local creeks and larger waterways. Because it isn't treated, stormwater runoff is considered the No. 1 source of surface water pollution.
February 11, 2016

Revised stormwater manual awaits City Council approval

by Anthony Macuk
Final version includes a higher threshold for triggering regulations City Councilors are expected to approve the final version of Lake Oswego’s revised stormwater management manual on Tuesday, along with updates to city code…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Already taking orders for the Girl Scout cookie sale of 2016 are Brownie buddies (from left) Sophia Shaner, MaKayla McCartney and Melanie Gabriel-Hastings. The trio hopes to sell 5,032 boxes by March 13.
February 11, 2016

'You don't turn down a Brownie'

by Cliff Newell
Ambitious 8-year-olds hope to sell 5,032 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year — and who could doubt their chances? Never doubt a determined Brownie when she says she’s going to sell a huge amount of Girl Scout cookies. She…
SUBMITTED GRAPHIC - Artist Paul Lanquist's spring poster features the historic boat house on Jantzen Island.
February 11, 2016

News Briefs

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Poster benefits preservation society One of the city’s greatest icons is featured in the fourth and final seasonal poster by artist Paul Lanquist, which will benefit the Lake Oswego Preservation Society. The spring poster…
February 11, 2016

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 2/3/16 11:58 a.m. A tractor-trailer rig became stuck on the railroad tracks near Bryant Road and Lower Drive, closing the road for almost two and a half hours. The 45-year-old driver was cited for impeding traffic.…
PEACHEY
February 11, 2016

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sex abuse Former West Linn High School teacher Jonathan Peachey pleaded guilty in Lake Oswego Municipal Court last week to two counts of third-degree sex abuse. Sex abuse in the third degree is…
REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Katie Brink (from left), Heather Chrisman and Amy Burnham will give young artists a place to shine tonight at a show and reception at Chrisman Framing. The event is part of the citys Lake Oswego Reads program.
February 11, 2016

Photographs by Edward Curtis inspire young artists to create

by Cliff Newell
High school students will display their work tonight in a show centered around this year's Lake Oswego Reads selection Photographer Edward Curtis was willing to risk everything in pursuit of his art, and that makes him the…
February 11, 2016

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
PRESIDENTS’ DAY: All City offices, including the Adult Community Center and the Library, will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. The only exceptions: the Municipal Golf Course will be open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Workers install a new roof on the 115-year-old Luscher Barn.
February 11, 2016

Luscher Farm gets a new barn roof

by (none)
Workers have replaced the aging roof of the barn at Luscher Farm. Built in 1900, the structure is one of the oldest barns in Clackamas County and is routinely used for gardening and other events at the farm. The $42,000…
TREAT
February 11, 2016

LOPD officers volunteer in Seaside

by The Review
Five members of the Lake Oswego Police Department joined other law enforcement agencies in volunteering their time this week so that officers of the Seaside Police Department and their families could mourn the loss of Sgt.…
BUSHNELL
February 10, 2016

WL's Lauren B. survives a hurricane of emotions

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn’s Lauren Bushnell narrowly survived a tidal wave of bad weather and contestant sabotage Monday night in the sixth episode of “The Bachelor.” During the show, the 2008 West Linn High School graduate and five other…
February 09, 2016

Lake Oswego Police Department officers will volunteer in Seaside

by The Review
Agency will help cover the city so that community can mourn the loss of Sgt. Jason Goodding, who was shot and killed on Friday Five members of the Lake Oswego Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies in…
February 12, 2016

Clackamas board looks to voters for road options

by Peter Wong
May 17 ballot planned for advisory vote; Feb. 18 hearing will shape measure. Clackamas County commissioners, by a 3-2 vote Tuesday (Feb. 9), favor an advisory election May 17 to guide future decisions about how to raise money…
February 08, 2016

Pedestrian dies while trying to cross Highway 217

by The Review
Lake Oswego woman may have been wearing headphones, police say BREAKING: The pedestrian who was struck and killed as she tried to cross Highway 217 near the Interstate 5 intersection on Monday morning has been identified as…
WESTBROOK
February 05, 2016

Police investigating possible homicide in Lake Oswego

by The Review
Investigators called to the scene of a reported suicide arrest and charge the victim's estranged spouse BREAKING: Lake Oswego Police have arrested the estranged wife of a man whose body was found inside a home Thursday…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID F. ASHTON - This is a Sellwood Bee-exclusive photo juxtaposing the old and new Sellwood Bridges, taken from between the angel wings of Bent 5 in the middle of the Willamette River during construction.
February 10, 2016

Two public events planned to mark new Sellwood Bridge opening

by Jim Redden
Old bridge honored with one last walk before closing for removal Multnomah County has two community events planned to mark the opening of the new Sellwood Bridge — a final Feb. 25 walk across the original bridge before it is…
ROYSTER
February 11, 2016

Lakeridge grad settles lawsuit against coach, district

by Jillian Daley
Marqueese Royster, who claimed he was punched during football practice in 2013, had sought $500,000 in damages The Lake Oswego School District and a former coach have settled a lawsuit for a fraction of the $500,000 sought…
February 05, 2016

Metro Council stands firm on Stafford

by Peter Wong
Findings bolster 2011 decision on urban reserve; Clackamas County still at odds The Metro Council has taken its final step toward redesignating Stafford for future development. Other local governments still have differing…
February 04, 2016

Do you know an 'Amazing Kid' in Lake Oswego?

by Pamplin Media Group
Know a stand-out Lake Oswego kid who deserves recognition? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you. The Review is now accepting nominations for boys and girls — from elementary school students to high school seniors — to…
BUSHNELL
February 04, 2016

Lots of kisses for Lauren B, but who gets next roses?

by (none)
There was plenty of controversy Monday night on Episode 5 of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” with an increasingly confident Olivia staking her claim to Ben Higgins while belittlling her fellow contestants. But a cliffhanger ending…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A proposed tax increase on large businesses gross receipts would hit low-margin, high-volume operations like grocery stores and big box chains.
February 04, 2016

Oregon heads for ballot brawl over tax increase

by Nick Budnick
Despite a compromise proposal, rivals say reaching an agreement before November is unlikely When a proposed statewide $15-an-hour minimum wage measure gave businesses heartburn, Gov. Kate Brown intervened to float a…
STUDEBAKER
February 04, 2016

Council approves final goals for 2016

by Anthony Macuk
Infrastructure, facilities are among the city's priorities for the new year City councilors have given their final approval to a list of goals for 2016. After creating an extensive wish list during a brainstorming session at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Seattle journalist and author Timothy Egan will talk about his nonfiction work, 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher,' at a special presentation Feb. 10 at Lake Oswego High School.
February 04, 2016

Author Egan to share more of Curtis' life at LO Reads

by Barb Randall
Discussion on Feb. 10 will delve deeper into 2016 selection, 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher' Edward Curtis wasn’t fully appreciated during his lifetime. The Smithsonian Institution snubbed the photographer because of…
PHOTO COURTESY LAKE OSWEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY - On Feb. 10, 1996, sandbags lined both sides of State Street in an effort to protect businesses from rising floodwaters.
February 04, 2016

REMEMBERING THE DELUGE

by The Review
Floodwaters raged through Lake Oswego 20 years ago this month, leaving behind more than $41 million in damage It will forever be remembered as the day a normally placid Oswego Lake became the raging Oswego River. Twenty…

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REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Community members pore over maps and discuss design options for the new segment of Iron Mountain Park at a city-hosted charrette on Saturday.
Feb 04, 2016

Envisioning a 'natural playground'

by Anthony Macuk
Design charrette gathers public input on how best to develop unused piece of Iron Mountain Park Thirty years ago, the City of Lake Oswego purchased a multi-acre parcel along Iron Mountain…
OLIVER
Feb 04, 2016

Ask A Cop: When should I use my headlights?

by The Review
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers’ questions each week in this space. To submit a question, call staff reporter Cliff Newell at 503-636-1281 ext. 105 or send an email to…
In Lake Oswego, no call is too small.
Feb 04, 2016

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 1/26/16 9:58 a.m. A truck hit a telephone pole and became stuck in mud on Cloverleaf Road. 1/27/16 10:06 a.m. An elderly woman driver hit another vehicle on Monroe Parkway, but did not…
Feb 04, 2016

News Briefs

by (none)
Work begins on 365 By Whole Foods Construction work has begun on the future 365 By Whole Foods Market on State Street in downtown Lake Oswego. The store is scheduled to open in the second half…
Feb 04, 2016

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
BLOOD DRIVE: The City of Lake Oswego will host a blood drive Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at City Hall (380 A Ave.). Walk-ins are welcome, but you can also sign up by going online…
Peachey
Feb 03, 2016

Former WLHS teacher pleads guilty to sex abuse

by Patrick Malee
Sentencing set for Feb. 24 Former West Linn High School teacher Jonathan Peachey pleaded guilty to two counts of third degree sex abuse at the Lake Oswego Municipal Court Wednesday. A judge set…
Feb 03, 2016

Lawmakers propose tweaks to marijuana law

by Paris Achen
Removing a two-year residency requirement to start a marijuana business is one of the proposed changes. SALEM — Representatives from the marijuana industry came out in droves Tuesday to speak…
PARIS ACHEN - left to right, South Salem High School students Tyler Coates, Tori Doten, Conrad Thompson and Davis Carter appeared at the Capitol Tuesday to support raising the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21.
Feb 03, 2016

Coalition seeks to raise legal tobacco age

by Paris Achen
Legislation that would have increased the age to buy tobacco to 21 stalled in committee in 2015. A coalition of 20 health organizations has launched a campaign to combat a sobering trend: About…
COURTESY PHOTO: PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY - Portland State University matriculates about 28,000 students annually, but officials say the cost of education is much too high. A proposed payroll tax would go primarily to a regional scholarship program.
Feb 02, 2016

PSU supporters push ahead with Metro-wide payroll tax plan

by Shasta Kearns Moore
One-tenth-of-1-percent plan may still have uphill battle Portland State University supporters aim to find out how valuable the university is to local voters with an initiative petition to raise…
Feb 02, 2016

Clackamas board considers gas tax

by Peter Wong
Voters may be asked May 17 to weigh in on local option, smaller vehicle fee. Clackamas County commissioners are now floating a local gasoline tax, plus a smaller local vehicle registration fee,…
BUCK
Jan 28, 2016

Lake Oswego council votes to proceed with plans for city-owned…

by Anthony Macuk
City Manager Scott Lazenby gets the OK to negotiate a contract with Lake Oswego firm after survey shows broad support Lake Oswego will move forward with a plan to build a city-owned fiber…
REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Oswego Heritage Council President Candee Jones (left) and Executive Director Katie Henry hope to display more items like this beautiful pine box made by Native Americans.
Jan 28, 2016

Oswego Heritage Council hopes to 'rebuild, reorganize, enhance'

by Cliff Newell
Permanent exhibit of Lake Oswego history tops group's goals for 2016-17 Scott Havens and Candee Jones told members of the Oswego Heritage Council on Saturday that the future looks bright for the…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Chloe Jacobson models the dress her grandmother, Maureen Whitman made for her. Whitman has been making clothes for 70 years, and Chloe says she wears the dress 'every chance I get.'
Jan 28, 2016

'I Made It Myself'

by Cliff Newell
Art show at The Springs at Carman Oaks offers a unique glimpse into residents' lives Residents at The Springs at Carman Oaks can always choose from a wide range of activities — everything from…
LUDLOW
Jan 28, 2016

County considers creating $25 vehicle registration fee

by Peter Wong
Funds would be used to pay for road repairs, maintenance outside cities Clackamas County commissioners are floating a different approach toward a local vehicle registration fee to pay for road…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Large banners herald the Jan. 28 closing of the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Jean Way. Many of the 64 employees will be relocated to other Walmart stores, the company said.
Jan 28, 2016

Walmart customers sad to see Lake Oswego store close

by Anthony Macuk
Local shoppers say they'll miss the market's low prices when it closes its doors for good today When you think of Lake Oswego, you probably think of a small, upscale community with strong…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Volunteers of all ages help the Oswego Lake Watershed Council remove invasive species in 2015 at a site on Hallinan Creek.
Jan 28, 2016

Battling a public nuisance

by Anthony Macuk
For the past year, the Oswego Lake Watershed Council has worked to remove invasive species and restore native plants on private land Invasive species are a recurring problem in the Lake Oswego…
REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Carol Winston chats with a customer at Accessories from the Heart, the retail shop she opened at Second Street and A Avenue in 2009. A retirement sale is set to begin today, and the store will close its doors for good in March.
Jan 28, 2016

'A BUSINESS WITH A HEART'

by Gary M. Stein
Carol Winston, a tireless, passionate advocate for downtown Lake Oswego, says she will close Accessories from the Heart sometime in March When Carol Winston opened her first retail store in Lake…
ATWOOD
Jan 28, 2016

'LO Writes': Project will look into city's future

by Anthony Macuk
Sustainability Network hopes to generate ideas and get the community involved in the fight against climate change If you could peer into the future and read a description of your life history…
BUSHNELL
Jan 28, 2016

News Briefs

by (none)
State, LOSD see increases in four-year graduation rates Lake Oswego School District’s four-year-graduation rate increased to 91 percent in the 2014-15 school year, according to figures released…
WESEL
Jan 28, 2016

Ask A Cop: How are LOPD officers trained?

by The Review
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers’ questions each week in this space. To submit a question, call staff reporter Cliff Newell at 503-636-1281 ext. 105 or send an email to…
Jan 28, 2016

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 1/19/16 2:02 p.m. A driver slammed her car into the carport of an apartment complex. Police and fire officials were called to check on the structure’s stability. 1/19/16 5:39 p.m. An…
Jan 28, 2016

City Notes

by (none)
DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION: The DRC will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.) for a public hearing on a request to build a six-lot subdivision consisting of six townhomes on Fourth…
Jan 28, 2016

FAQs: Plans and 'visions'

by Pamplin Media Group
A breakdown of how and why the district is planning long term for its facilities There are plenty of questions and some confusion whirling around plans and proposals for the future of the Lake…
Lake Oswego Review INSIDERS
Jan 27, 2016

Introducing the Lake Oswego Review's INSIDERS

by Pamplin Media Group
Get advice and tips from local business experts Need advice on banking? Buying a home? The importance of flossing your teeth? How to help your pet lose weight? Or how to exercise with…



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