A HOPPIN' GOOD TIME

A HOPPIN' GOOD TIME

Lake Oswego youngsters scramble for 15,000 Easter eggs at the seventh-annual Hop at the Hunt

Who'll govern LO-Tigard's water supply in the future?

Who'll govern LO-Tigard's water supply in the future?

Tigard wants a joint board, but Lake Oswego would prefer to continue serving as Partnership's...

WaterAfrica plans 10th 'Walk4Water'

WaterAfrica plans 10th 'Walk4Water'

Organizers say the Lake Oswego event has grown from 80-100 walkers to 350-400 in recent years

Union donation stirs campaign finance pot

Union donation stirs campaign finance pot

Lake Oswego School Board candidates raise $69,100, including a $10,000 LOSEA donation to Sara...

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April 25, 2017

Lakeridge takes third, but LOHS unranked in Best High Schools rankings

by Jillian Daley
Pacers celebrate while administrators look at whether testing opt-outs could have affected LOHS on U.S. News list
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Workers cleaning up this trash-strewn lot on Jean Road say they saw a large boa constrictor slithering away from the property on Saturday. Neighbors have been warned to be on the lookout.
April 27, 2017

Six-foot snake may be on the loose in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Construction workers say they saw a huge boa constrictor among the trash and debris on a vacant Jean Road lot, but a police search for the slithering serpent came up empty
April 24, 2017

West Linn man killed in confrontation with police

by Patrick Malee
Officers on paid administrative leave after death of 25-year-old Chance Thompson


April 22, 2017

DMV warns of latest phishing scam

by Pamplin Media Group
Callers claim vehicle registration fees or taxes must be paid immediately
April 20, 2017

Clackamas board chairman: Resolve Stafford

by Peter Wong
Commissioners conduct second hearing, plan discussion on April 26 and potential action on May 11. Agreement pending with Metro, three cities to shape area's future.
KOHLHOFF
April 20, 2017

Lake Oswego City Council rejects call for more authority over DRC

by Anthony Macuk
Proposal would have let councilors override 'problematic' development application approvals
April 20, 2017

Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
What are some of the latest thefts, frauds and miscellaneous incidents in Lake Oswego? Find out in this week's Police Log.
April 20, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Run registration is underway, and the next school zone enforcement will be April 27
April 20, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Attend Free the Trees party, a Budget Committee meeting and more
April 20, 2017

These kids are truly Amazing!

by Pamplin Media Group
Local youth to be honored May 8 for serving others and improving their communities
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Frank Schreck of Lake Oswego takes a close look at a worm he collected Friday during the Preschool Nature Walk at Springbrook Park.
April 19, 2017

'Making the park their playground'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Preschoolers explore Lake Oswego's Springbrook Park through organized nature walks
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lakeridge Junior High School is slated for replacement on the Lake Oswego school bond that's on the May ballot.
April 19, 2017

Next video, school tour focus on LJHS

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge Junior High is slated for full replacement on the May 16 bond
SUBMITTED PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - Aaliyah Salgado, who is now in hospice, told her mom Yesenia that if she couldn't open a bakery 'here, 'Im going to do it in heaven. I'm going to have a bakery here or in heaven.'
April 18, 2017

Aaliyah's 'Sweet Angels' dream will come true

by KOIN 6 NEWS
On April 24, Kyra's Bake Shop in Lake Oswego will help a young cancer patient open the bakery she always hoped she'd own one day
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - From left, local parents Sukhwant and Jasjeet Jhaj say they want the district to make changes including creating a diversity inclusion and equity plan. Sukhwant Jhaj addressed the Lake Oswego School Board meeting on Monday on topics including establishing such a plan as well as hiring a more racially diverse staff.
April 18, 2017

District urged to help foster 'safe learning environment'

by Jillian Daley
LO for LOve attends School Board meeting to support parent who is seeking ways to improve racial tolerance in the district
April 18, 2017

Clackamas leaders lay out ambitious goals

by Peter Wong
Road repairs and planning for new courthouse, plus economic development and help for rural areas and people 'left behind'
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lake Oswego Fire Lt. Paul Lauritzon reaches for pizza ingredients in front of Paul Atkinson, a competitor from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, during a fundraising event Wednesday at California Pizza Kitchen. LOFD, the two-time defending champion, finished second this year.
April 20, 2017

Lake Oswego firefighters dethroned at 'Iron Chef'-style pizza competition

by Mark Miller
In a benefit for the Chelsea Hicks Foundation, newcomers from the Tigard Police Department knock off the two-time defending champs from the LOFD
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - Lake Oswego firefighters remove the contents of a garage on Canal Street after an early morning fire that caused some smoke damage Thursday but no injuries.
April 13, 2017

Scout the dog alerts Lake Oswego family to fire in garage

by Pamplin Media Group
Some possessions are burned, but no one was injured in early morning blaze
REVIEW PHOTO: GARY M. STEIN - A hundred foot tall fir came down across three homes on Hill Way. Renter Nicole Ferebee was the only one home at the time, and said no one was hurt when limbs smashed through a front window.
April 13, 2017

Wind storm brings down trees, knocks out power in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
The unexpected Friday morning storm sends first responders and maintenence crews scrambling to keep up
April 13, 2017

Arguments about Stafford future remain unchanged

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County board will hear a second round of comments April 19; possible action scheduled May 11.
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - City Councilor Jackie Manz, PrepLO Co-chair Jan Castle and other city officials and residents look at various design ideas for the new police station.
April 13, 2017

Public weighs in on Lake Oswego's new police station

by Anthony Macuk
Designers say exterior will reflect new building's role as part of a 'civic center' in the city's downtown core
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lucy Sandrose enters a contest Saturday to guess the weight of pig iron rods on display at the Lake Oswego Preservation Society's History Center & Museum.
April 13, 2017

Tiny space tells a big story

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Preservation Society opens its 700-square-foot history museum in Old Town
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - The biggest project among last year's Neighborhood Enhancement Grant recipients is a new pavillion and outdoor classroom structure that is currently under construction at Hallinan Elementary School. Neighbors raised half of the funding, and the other half came from a matching grant from the City.
April 13, 2017

Deadline nears for Lake Oswego neighborhood grants

by Anthony Macuk
Last year's projects include a new pavillion, a butterfly garden and emergency preparedness kits
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Richard Santee (right), vice president and manager of the Oswego Pioneer Cemetery, joins City contract arborist Morgan Holen and cemetery board member Jerry Instenes in welcoming guests to Friday's Heritage Tree dedication.
April 13, 2017

'I've always liked that tree'

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego honors a Pacific Dogwood as the city's 37th Heritage Tree
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Stafford area between Lake Oswego, West Linn and Tualatin is a mix of rural farms and large-lot houses, along with pockets of more densely built residential areas.
April 13, 2017

Board plans hearings on Stafford

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County commissioners will hear from the public about findings on Stafford as an urban reserve.
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - This peacock is one of more than a dozen who have made their home in Lake Oswegos Lake Forest neighborhood.
April 13, 2017

The beautiful birds of Bonaire Avenue

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Lake Oswego's Lake Forest neighborhood has been home to peacocks for roughly 50 years, neighbors say

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REVIEW PHOTO - Anna's Cure cupcakes feature some of cancer survivor Anna Seely's favorite things: chocolate, orange, raspberry, flowers, sparkles, the color pink and an orange ribbon for Leukemia awareness.
Apr 13, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Wait is over: Anna's Cure cupcakes are here; Poets to read in honor of William Stafford; Emergency Preparedness Fair planned
Apr 13, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Here's what's happening at City Hall and around Lake oswego this week
PHOTO COURTESY OF CLACKAMAS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - Horses for Clean Water founder Alayne Blickle teaches horse owners how to manage mud and manure at a workshop April 8.
Apr 13, 2017

Managing mud and manure

by Kelsey O'Halloran
At a Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District workshop, horse owners learn how to handle the messier side of equine care
VEACH
Apr 13, 2017

ASK A COP

by Pamplin Media Group
Someone got a ticket for misusing a special turn lane, and now this driver wants to know exactly what that is.
Apr 13, 2017

Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
What are some of the latest happenings in the Lake Oswego police log?
FILE PHOTO - Once Easter eggs have been outside or handled and hidden, they could become damaged and should not be eaten, experts say. The best thing to do is discard them.
Apr 12, 2017

Handle eggs safely this Easter season

by Oregon Department of Agriculture
Experts say you should treat eggs and egg products as potentially hazardous foods
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Renae Bedolla works shoulder to shoulder with dozens of volunteers to improve landscaping at Hallinan Elementary School during one of the Hallinan Improvement Projects many work blitzes in the summer of 2015.
Apr 13, 2017

Next video, LOSD tour focus on Hallinan

by Jillian Daley
Necessary repairs are more than a PTO can or should do, parent volunteer says
SUBMITTED PHOTO - 'Love Bites by Carnie' has announced that it will open its new bakery and corporate headquarters in Sherwood.
Apr 11, 2017

'Love Bites' picks Sherwood for bakery, not Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Carnie Wilson's bite-size cheesecake company says LO location didn't work out, despite City's willingness to change its commercial code
REVIEW PHOTO: GARY M. STEIN - A hundred foot tall fir came down across three homes on Hill Way. Renter Nicole Ferebee was the only one home at the time, and said no one was hurt when limbs smashed through a front window.
Apr 13, 2017

Wind storm brings down trees, knocks out power in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
The unexpected Friday morning storm sends first responders and maintenence crews scrambling to keep up
PHOTO COURTESY OF LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - Fire officials had to extricate a seatbelted driver from his vehicle after a rollover crash near Lake Oswego High School on Thursday afternoon. The driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries that officials said did not appear to be life-threatening.
Apr 06, 2017

Driver injured in Lake Oswego rollover crash

by Pamplin Media Group
Elderly man may have suffered a medical incident before driving off Country Club Road and hitting a tree
Apr 06, 2017

Board plans three hearings on Stafford findings

by Peter Wong
Proceedings focus on legal underpinnings for original 2011 decision as urban reserve, not to reconsider designation of unincorporated area between Tualatin and West Linn.
Apr 06, 2017

Clackamas County considers federal block grants

by Peter Wong
Board told that $3 million for housing and community improvements is in jeopardy under Trump budget plans, but Congress will decide fate of program dating to 1974.
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The DiVergilio family only runs together during the Lake Run (and for photo ops). The Lake Oswego residents are (from left): Adam, daughter Tessa (a Lakeridge Junior High eighth-grader), mother Tamara and daughter Aliya (a Westridge Elementary School fourth-grader). Read this family's story and more in the brand-new L.O. Monthly Magazine.
Apr 06, 2017

A FRESH L.O. MONTHLY

by J. Brian Monihan
Former insert in The Review to appear as stand-alone magazine this week
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - South Shore resident Debra Harris has been using a portable toilet in her driveway for two years after her home was accidentally disconnected from the sewer system.
Apr 06, 2017

City Council rejects plan to restore sewer service

by Anthony Macuk
Debra Harris lost her sewer connection two years ago, but councilors felt her proposed solution was unfair to a next-door neighbor
SUBMITTED PHOTO: MORGAN HOLEN - Residents can celebrate Lake Oswego's newest Heritage Tree on Friday: a Pacific dogwood in the Oswego Pioneer Cemetery, the first of its species to be designated in the city.
Apr 06, 2017

Getting ready for Arbor Week (or maybe Arbor Month)

by Anthony Macuk
Lake Oswego is holding its annual Arbor Week, but some of the events this year continue until mid-May
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - More than 15,000 treat-filled Easter eggs will await youngsters at the seventh-annual Hop at the Hunt, which is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. April 15 on the grounds of the Lake Oswego Hunt.
Apr 06, 2017

Ready for a hoppin' good time

by Pamplin Media Group
More than 15,000 candy-filled Easter eggs await youngsters at Lake Oswego's Hop at the Hunt
REVIEW PHOTO: ALVARO FONTAN - March 29, 2017: All of the Wizer Block's three buildings are visible in this view looking southwest from the corner of First Street and A Avenue. Note the pedestrian walkway that extends from First Street to Second Street behind Building A and the central courtyard taking shape under the crane at upper left.
Apr 06, 2017

Transforming the Wizer Block

by Pamplin Media Group
Work continues on the Wizer Block development, where apartments are expected to lease 'at market rate'
Apr 06, 2017

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
What unusual activities occurred in the past few weeks in the miscellaneous section of the Lake Oswego Review? Find out in the latest police log.
TREAT
Apr 06, 2017

ASK A COP

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Police Lt. Doug Treat tells us what that message board on Country Club Road is all about
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE OREGON QUILT PROJECT - Volunteers document a quilt for the Oregon Quilt Project.
Apr 06, 2017

Quilt Project records stitches in time

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Volunteers to visit Lake Oswego Adult Community Center to document quilts new and old
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A homeless man who asked that his name not be used sits in camp outside Gresham. Two recent studies show that social issues, including homelessness and an affordable housing crisis, are causing people to lose faith in the future of the Portland metro area.
Apr 06, 2017

Headed in the wrong direction?

by Jim Redden
Annual TriMet survey finds metro-area residents worried about a growing list of social problems
Apr 06, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Activities in Lake Oswego include an LOPD Facility Forum, a blood drive and more
Apr 06, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Local police attend Legislative Session, and Highway 43 will be reduced to one lane in each direction
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Workers lay down a coat of sealant on the Lake Oswego School District pool's concrete flooring during a maintenance blitz in the summer of 2014. From left: Phil Williams, Tom Williams, Phil Oppen and Josh Williams
Apr 05, 2017

Latest video, tour are of pool

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego School District swimming facility is slated for replacement on the May 16 bond



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