Supporters, critics of Block 137 project flood City Hall

Supporters, critics of Block 137 project flood City Hall

So many people show up for the Development Review Commission's hearing that a second session has...

Fire, explosion cause $50,000 in damage to Scratch restaurant

Fire, explosion cause $50,000 in damage to Scratch restaurant

Cause of blaze 'undetermined' An explosion and fire heavily damaged a downtown Lake Oswego...

Lake Oswego woman honored for saving little girl

Lake Oswego woman honored for saving little girl

Sunny Freeman awarded Chief's Coin for heroic action after motorcycle crash When a motorcycle...

LOSD board looks at maintenance, facilities bond

LOSD board looks at maintenance, facilities bond

Three-day work session has officials weighing needs for the future Address millions of dollars in...

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by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - New traffic signs from ODOT, including this one on Kruse Way near the intersection of I5 and 217, are designed to ease congestion by offering information on drive times.
July 22, 2014

ODOT flips the switch on more Highway 217 traffic signs

by Gary M. Stein
Advisory speeds, real-time information designed to improve safety, reduce congestion New signs designed to improve safety, reduce secondary crashes and provide drivers with real-time travel…
Matthew Christopher Leonard
July 21, 2014

Missing Lake Oswego man hasn't been seen since July 15

by Gary Stein
Lake Oswego police are asking for the public’s help in locating Matthew Christopher Leonard, a 54-year-old man who was last seen around 10 p.m. July 15 at his home in the 2000 block of Dellwood…
July 21, 2014

Surprises await neighborhoods on National Night Out

by (none)
Fourteen Lake Oswego neighborhoods have already registered with the city to hold National Night Out parties on Aug. 5, which means they’ll get a visit from firefighters or police officers…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lakewood Theatre Company's proposed 40-by-50-foot rehearsal facility would be located on the north end of the center's property, adjacent to the main performance hall.
July 18, 2014

Lakewood Theatre gets $100,000 closer to new rehearsal space

by Saundra Sorenson
Company awarded one of 18 Meyer Memorial Trust grants Lakewood Theatre Company is $100,000 closer to building a dedicated rehearsal space. On Friday, Meyer Memorial Trust announced it was…
NEITLING
July 17, 2014

LO actress fires up big role on TNT's 'The Last Ship'

by Jason Vondersmith
Marissa Neitling says she 'never would have dreamed this big' When Lake Oswego native Marissa Neitling attended the University of Oregon from 2002 to 2007, she gave herself some career options.…
by: FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Olde Time Baseball Game is always a popular fair mainstay. This years game is at 6:45 on Friday.
July 17, 2014

It's almost Old Time Fair time

by Caitlin Tompkins
The end of July is approaching quickly. That means the Old Time Fair will soon draw thousands of people to Willamette Park. A skydiving display followed by the coronation of the fair queen on…
by: VERN UYETAKE - Access to Oswego Lake is blocked, even in public parks.
July 17, 2014

Oswego Lake lawsuit appeal adds some 'friends'

by Saundra Sorenson
Law professors from around the country sign on to support public access Is the city’s namesake lake public? The City of Lake Oswego has spent $180,000 arguing that the answer is a resounding…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Developer Patrick Kessi says his plan for the Wizer Block completes the village in a way the city envisioned when it set the code for this block.
July 17, 2014

Wizer Block plan heads back to Development Review Commission

by Saundra Sorenson
City staff, chamber support a proposal the developer insists is good fit for downtown core A city staff report recommends approval of developer Patrick Kessi’s redesigned proposal for downtown…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego native Steve Studebaker (center) is lead vocalist and guitarist with San Francisco-based Blind to Reason. Tim Leong (left) is on bass and vocals, and Chris Ruiz (right) is the bands drummer.
July 17, 2014

Lakeridge alum's band rocks the Gemini Saturday

by Nancy Townsley
Steve Studebaker turns his roots rock and blues show into a reunion It’s been 40 years since his first live performance, but Lakeridge High School alumnus Steve Studebaker is still “bringing it”…
Oswego Heritage House has been home to the Oswego Heritage Council since 1997.
July 17, 2014

Exploring Lake Oswego, past and present

by Gary Stein
New history column from the Oswego Heritage Council will run monthly Welcome to “From Our Vault,” a new column written for The Review by Oswego Heritage Council volunteers. Each month, the…

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by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Evening rush hour starts to jam both directions on I-205 in Clackamas County. ODOT officials say traffic is getting worse in some areas. To combat that, the agency has launched a series of new signs offering information on congestion and drive times.
Jul 17, 2014

Honk if you think traffic's getting worse

by Shasta Kearns Moore
ODOT rolls out new smart signs to help drivers avoid trouble If you’re like many people, you’ve noticed that traffic is worse this summer. That’s not just a matter of perception, says Oregon…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: RHONDA COHEN - A proud and happy moment at the 2014 Lake Oswego Relay for Life came when cancer survivors did a victory march around the high school track.
Jul 17, 2014

Relay for Life - and for hope

by Cliff Newell
Hundreds circle the track at Lake Oswego High to raise funds for the fight against cancer Thunder and lightning filled the sky, but it was the hundreds of participants who created the real…
Jul 17, 2014

Council amends ballot initiative, discusses legislative…

by Saundra Sorenson
Vacancy procedures, debt limit also on agenda Only projects related to automobile lanes — not pedestrian or bike paths — could be petitioned for a public vote under clarifications approved by…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - 1968 BMW 1600 GT, owned by Ted Davis of Lake Oswego
Jul 17, 2014

Don't miss these local rides

by The Review
Car buffs from Lake Oswego, West Linn and Wilsonville will be among the participants at the Concours d'Elegance in Forest Grove this weekend. Make sure to check out these cool rides: 1968 BMW…
Jul 17, 2014

Identity theft jumps in Clackamas County

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Identity theft is up 28 percent, though overall crime is down slightly, according to a new report on 2013 crime statistics released July 10 by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. The majority…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Laurie Bothwell, executive director of the Clackamas County Fair, stands as the livestock barn is demolished.
Jul 17, 2014

Fair's past tumbles with old barn

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County ponders fairgrounds' future, new facilities The 108th annual Clackamas County Fair opens in August and for the first time in 90 years, its signature livestock barn with the…
by: REVIEW PHOTOS: CLIFF NEWELL - Troy Bany checks out how his bees are doing on a Friday morning at his farm in West Linn.
Jul 17, 2014

Buzzing with activity

by Cliff Newell
Firefighter Troy Bany keeps the honey flowing as a master beekeeper To bee or not to bee? That’s the question Troy Bany faced when his wife Gina gave him an unusual Christmas gift six years ago…
Jul 17, 2014

Youth Villages gets new director

by Cliff Newell
Rebecca Hancock brings strong experience in helping kids who face big challenges Rebecca Hancock brings a rich Tennessee accent and impressive credentials to her new job as director of…
by: COURTESY OF NBC - Elisha Joyce of Lake Oswego is competing in NBCs new high-stakes culinary game, Food Fighters. The eight-episode show premieres 8 p.m. Tuesday on KGW (8)
Jul 17, 2014

LO's Elisha Joyce is ready for a 'Food Fight'

by Barb Randall
Could the Quinoa Queen take home $100,000 or more from TV's latest culinary competition? Elisha Joyce of Lake Oswego considers herself a pretty good cook, and now she has the opportunity to…
Jul 17, 2014

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 7/7/14 3:08 p.m. A woman discovered that her vehicle incurred much more damage than a small scratch, as she originally thought. 7/8/14 1:46 p.m. A row of mailboxes on Hillshire Drive…




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