Lake Oswego mayor: Chris Kyle 'did not lie'

Lake Oswego mayor: Chris Kyle 'did not lie'

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Bunick misses deadline for WEB deposit, asks city for extension

Bunick misses deadline for WEB deposit, asks city for extension

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Picture this!

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School board priorities: safety, instruction

School board priorities: safety, instruction

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Developer Patrick Kessis proposal for the Wizer Block includes 207 apartments and 36,000 square feet of retail space.
August 19, 2014

DRC formally rejects Wizer block proposal

by Saundra Sorenson
Commission adds details to amended ruling ahead of developer's likley appeal Lake Oswego's Development Review Commission formally rejected a proposal for a 290,000-square-foot, mixed-use…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Preparing to dump a bucket of ice water over Oscar Cardona (left) and Kai Hsiao are Azhar Jameeli (back left) and Curtis Williams.
August 19, 2014

Holiday Retirement accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

by Barb Randall
Lake Oswego-based Holiday Retirement accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge this week and helped to raise money for the ALS Association. The challenge came from Village Gate, one of the company’s 305…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - West Linn Police are investigating the fire, which is suspected to have been caused by illegal camping.
August 18, 2014

Illegal campfire causes half-acre burn at Cedar Island Park

by The Tidings
No injuries or structural damage reported An illegal campfire is suspected to have caused a half-acre burn at Cedar Island Park in West Linn Sunday night. At 8:53 p.m., a caller reported seeing…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Nancy Wakefield, a retired teacher and administrator, has been volunteering with Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) for seven years.
August 14, 2014

Advocating for children's best interests

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Friday concert will raise funds, build awareness for CASA of Clackamas County It’s funny how one phone call can change the course of a life. Or several. Thirteen years ago, Nancy Wakefield was a…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: SAUNDRA SORENSON - Darrell Baker, the president and CEO of Stilwell Baker, Inc., gives U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader a tour of his company Monday during Schraders Made in Oregon manufacturing tour.
August 14, 2014

Schrader focuses on jobs, innovation during district tour

by Saundra Sorenson
Congressman spends recess visiting Oregon-based companies Congressman Kurt Schrader is spending the next couple of weeks touring Oregon-based businesses and asking, “What do I need to know to…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO - The two-story home at 3811 Carman Drive was built in 1857 by pioneer couple Waters and Lucretia Carman.
August 14, 2014

Carman House remains historic landmark, appeals board says

by Saundra Sorenson
LUBA ruling reverses City Council's decision to remove designation Lake Oswego's Carman House will keep its historic landmark designation, the state Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) has decided.…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - A highway memorial honors Grady Waxenfelter, a Clackamas County weighmaster who was killed near the intersection of Highway 224 and Amisigger Road of Feb. 6.
August 14, 2014

Weighmaster's death raises concerns over safety, training

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Six-month state investigation could result in a heavy fine for Clackamas County It seems like everyone who knew Grady Waxenfelter loved him. The Estacada man many describe as warm, caring, an…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Two new elementary school principals, Amy Blakey at Forest Hills and Tin Kha at Westridge, are looking to connect with the community online and in person.
August 14, 2014

New elementary principals reach out

by Jillian Daley
Amy Blakey, Tin Kha are looking for new ways to connect with their school communities Two new Lake Oswego School District principals are taking differing approaches to community outreach. Forest…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO - Lake Oswego will be full of beautiful collector cars on Sunday at the 15th Oswego Heritage Council show. There will be horseless carriages, Jaguars and much more.
August 14, 2014

Cars, boats and fun in the sun

by Cliff Newell
Oswego Heritage Council hosts its 15th annual classics show this weekend From horseless carriages and modern-day Jaguars to classic wooden boats and glamorous comedians on water skis, there’ll…
August 14, 2014

LOSD administrators will get same 2 percent raise as teachers,…

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego School District administrators will receive the same salary boost as teachers and classified staff in 2014-15. Teachers and non-licensed employees negotiated three-year contracts…

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Aug 14, 2014

First of two construction projects set to begin Monday on B…

by Saundra Sorenson
Stormwater upgrades mark the beginning of partnership project Businesses will remain open on B Avenue even as construction begins next week on the first of two separate water projects, the Lake…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO:  WAYNE PURDY - Wayne Purdys 1926 Purdy Biscayne Baby is made of mahogony and required 18 coats of varnish.
Aug 14, 2014

Building a link to his past

by Barb Randall
There will be many beautiful and unique boats on Lakewood Bay during the Classic Boat Show on Sunday, but only one “gentleman’s racer” has a family connection that goes back almost 90 years.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ORMOND ORMSBY - Margaret Ormsby holds her 2-month-old great-grandson, Cameron Lee, during her 100th birthday celebration.
Aug 14, 2014

Longtime Lake Oswego Resident Turns 100

by Caitlin Tompkins
Margaret Ormsby moved to Lake Oswego in 1952 and has been an involved community member since then. Margaret Ormsby started her new life in Lake Oswego in 1952, when the town was a small village…
Aug 14, 2014

Police Log

by The Review
THEFTS 8/4/14 10:03 a.m. Money was stolen from a location on Regency Court. 8/4/14 7 p.m. A paddleboard was stolen from the Blue Heron on South Shore Boulevard. 8/5/14 11:01 a.m. A 5-gallon gas…
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Aug 14, 2014

Ask A Cop: Can a car be pulled over for too much exhaust?

by The Review
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers’ questions every week in this space. Send your questions to Cliff Newell at cnewell@lakeoswegoreview.com or call 503-636-1281 ext. 105) “If a…
Aug 14, 2014

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego hotel managers named to county tourism board Two Lake Oswego hotel managers have been named to the Clackamas County Tourism Development Council, which is responsible for implementing…
Aug 14, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
MOVIES IN THE PARK — The City of Lake Oswego will host an outdoor screening of "The LEGO Movie" tonight. Films begin at dusk, about 8:30 p.m., at Millenium Plaza Park and are free. Attendees are…
Aug 13, 2014

Clackamas County faces $2.75 million wrongful death suit

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Oregon OSHA hits county with a $2,100 citation in connection with weighmaster homicide Clackamas County is facing a $2.75 million lawsuit and a $2,100 fine in the wake of the on-duty homicide of…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Dan Heine stands in front of a map of Lake Oswego at his bank on State Street. His contributions to community life earned him many awards.
Aug 12, 2014

Dan Heine to step down at The Bank of Oswego

by Cliff Newell
Bank's founder and only CEO worked tirelessly to make Lake Oswego a better place to live When Lake Oswegans think of Dan Heine, they probably think about the delicious smell of fresh-baked…
Lori Lee Davis
Aug 08, 2014

Elderly driver crashes into building, two vehicles

by The Review
An elderly Lake Oswego woman was cited for reckless driving Friday morning after she crashed her car into a building and two other vehicles on South State Street. Police said numerous callers to…




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