Littlest students are loving school

Littlest students are loving school

Smiles and laughs are plentiful at local elementary schools as youngsters enjoy the first day of...

'More feet on the street'

'More feet on the street'

As Street of Dreams organizers wrap up the 40th annual show, Lake Oswego reflects on the event's...

Council narrows list of applicants for open seat to five finalists

Council narrows list of applicants for open seat to five finalists

Five finalists for the City Council seat vacated by Karen Bowerman were chosen by the sitting...

Strategic Plan includes steps for crafting bond

Strategic Plan includes steps for crafting bond

School Board members are hammering out a proposal that includes a process for determining which...

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Lake Oswego's Latest News

September 04, 2015

Clackamas Community Collge to host business expo on Sept. 10

by The Clackamas Review
Workshops, presentations and resources for small business owners will be featured at the Clackamas Business Expo at Clackamas Community College on Thursday, Sept. 10. The free, daylong event…
HEINE
September 03, 2015

Heine asks court to order Bank of Oswego to pay his legal fees

by Gary M. Stein
Bank's board rejected the request from its former CEO, who says he can't afford the cost of mounting a defense Former Bank of Oswego President and CEO Dan Heine has filed a federal complaint…
September 03, 2015

Council may extend pot dispensary ban

by Saundra Sorenson
City staff told to draft an ordinance that would likely lead to a ballot measure in November 2016 The Lake Oswego City Council asked City Attorney David Powell on Tuesday to draft an ordinance…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Kevin and Susan Welch of Lake Oswego have established the nonprofit Friends of Our Lady Queen of Africa to support the work of the order in Sumbawanga, Tanzania.
September 03, 2015

Supporting the Sisters of Our Lady Queen of Africa

by Barb Randall
Kevin and Susan Welch will talk about the needs of the downtrodden in Tanzania at a Sept. 11 gathering in Lake Oswego Kevin and Susan Welch of Lake Oswego are following the lead of the Sisters…
REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Lynda ONeill (left) and Jeannie McGuire stand by the Old Headgate Memorial at River Run Park. The equipment was intsalled in 1905-1906 to regulate the water level in Oswego Lake.
September 03, 2015

Old headgate finds a home in River Run Park

by Cliff Newell
Preservationists help create a memorial that pays tribute to a key piece of LO's history Dedicated preservationists have created a lovely memorial to a wooden headgate and rusty old crank that…
PENDERGRAFT
September 03, 2015

Breaking all the habits 'that don't let us thrive'

by Cliff Newell
'Brain Coach Brad' Pendergraft will lead a seminar in Lake Oswego designed to translate neuroscience research into personal growth Everyone wants to be happy, but the path to true happiness is…
September 03, 2015

News Briefs

by (none)
Oak Creek Neighbors may revive association Neighbors who live in the area surrounding Oak Creek Elementary School are invited to join an exploratory meeting on Thursday, Sept. 10, to consider…
September 03, 2015

Police Log

by (none)
ACCIDENTS 8/22/15 10:26 p.m. The owner of a white Toyota 4Runner said his car had been struck by a black SUV in a hit-and-run incident on C Avenue. There were no injuries, although the owner of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Only one of the guns in this photo is a real firearm, according to LOPD Officer Chris Denning; the rest are airsoft guns. Can you tell the difference?  (The real gun is the Glock in the upper left corner.)
September 03, 2015

Ask a Cop: What are the rules for using airsoft guns?

by (none)
(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…
September 03, 2015

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
CITY OFFICES CLOSED: All city offices will be closed Monday, in observance of Labor Day. ROAD CLOSURE: Laurel Street will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic from Hallinan Street to…

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Hayden Grubb will be a third-grader at Forest Hills Elementary School in Lake Oswego this year, but not before he poses for a back-to-school photo with his mom, Carrie Merritt. Hayden's favorite subject is math, and he loves playing soccer with his buddies.
Sep 02, 2015

A Great First Day!

by Pamplin Media Group
Their smiles say it all: Students throughout Lake Oswego headed back to school Monday, ready for math and reading and science — and recess!
Sep 03, 2015

Foundation slows search for director

by Jillian Daley
Parent volunteer Jennifer Zagacki will take the reins while hiring committee seeks interim replacement The hiring committee searching for the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation’s next executive…
Sep 01, 2015

LOPD hands out 26 citations in first school zone enforcement…

by The Review
The Lake Oswego Police Department conducted two school zone enforcement operations Tuesday in an effort to promote pedestrian safety and driver awareness. Officers were on Country Club Road…
Aug 31, 2015

High winds wreak havoc in Lake Oswego

by The Review
Lake Oswego police responded to dozens of calls over the weekend after high winds toppled trees, knocked down limbs and knocked out power to residences across the city. PGE crews were still…
HEINE
Aug 27, 2015

Heine asks court to order Bank of Oswego to pay his legal fees

by Gary M. Stein
Bank's board rejected the request from its former CEO, who says he can't afford the cost of mounting a defense Former Bank of Oswego President and CEO Dan Heine filed a federal complaint this…
STUDEBAKER
Aug 27, 2015

Councilors will each pick their 'Top Five' finalists

by Saundra Sorenson
Process will help narrow the list of 13 applicants for the council seat vacated by Karen Bowerman Lake Oswego city councilors have been asked to narrow the list of 13 applicants for the seat…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Quarterbacks coach Alex Brink works with Lakeridge High players during a practice this week. Brink, who played college ball at Washington State, joined new head coach Elvis Akpla's staff this year.
Aug 27, 2015

Changing the culture of LOSD athletics

by Matt Sherman
Ian O’Brien and Brigham Baker say they knew exactly what they were getting themselves into when they took on the roles of athletic director at Lakeridge and Lake Oswego high schools. “Obviously,…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Gabby Loth, a Lake Oswego High School junior, pays her fees during registration activities last week. LOHS seniors and juniors registered Aug. 18; freshmen and sophomores registered Aug. 19.
Aug 27, 2015

Beginning again

by Jillian Daley
Not much has changed about high school registration: Some students are nervous, others are excited, and all are preparing for next week's first day of classes Schedules are computer-generated…
REVIEW PHOTO: SAUNDRA SORENSON - Jeffrey Lang, president of the Friends of Tryon Creek board, wants to create a true living canopy classroom for kids at the state natural areas visitors center.
Aug 27, 2015

Friends of Tryon Creek envisions new 'living canopy classroom'

by Saundra Sorenson
Group hopes to raise $1.2 million for renovation of state natural area's outdated visitors center Tryon Creek State Natural Area was dedicated in 1975, the result of a private-public partnership…
REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - New York artist Anthony Heinz May crafted his wood sculpture onsite for Lake Oswegos Gallery Without Walls. The piece is one of 14 that will be officially unveiled on Sunday.
Aug 27, 2015

Going out on a limb

by The Review
New York artist Anthony Heinz May creates his wood sculpture onsite for the Gallery Without Walls In some ways, Anthony Heinz May’s contribution to this year’s Gallery Without Walls is as much…



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