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April 24, 2014

Wehby is GOP's best shot

by Editorial board
Portland surgeon has a good grasp of health care issues, but needs to step up her game Oregon Republicans have a choice in the May primary between a candidate who could give fits to U.S. Sen.…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jeremy Brown
April 24, 2014

PCC is game changer for many students

by Jeremy Brown
When I think of spring, I think of new beginnings: a new season (more sunshine coupled with a healthy dose of gentle rain — it’s Oregon, after all), flowers sprouting, and buds blossoming on…
April 24, 2014

The circle of life for LOSF

by John Stirek
As I reflect on a special Easter weekend with my family, I am appreciative of the community we call home and the opportunities an education in the LO school system has provided for me and my…
April 24, 2014

Sick of overly partisan politics?

by Paul Savas
Given that a hyper-partisan political action committee recently paid for the erection of a billboard that implies that the work myself and another commissioner have been doing is “B.S,” I am…
April 24, 2014

Readers' Letters

by The Review
Why are costs in LO higher than West Linn? As a newcomer to Lake Oswego, I find two of my basic living expenses surprising: In West Linn my monthly one-can trash pickup (free recycling pickup)…
April 24, 2014

How to regain control over children

by Lexie Ainge Cottle
Parenting difficult children can often leave us feeling overwhelmed and out of control. We end up feeling powerless, scared, and often angry at these children that seem to make life so tough.…
April 24, 2014

Don't let the future go to pot

by Kathy Hollamon
There has been much in the news lately about marijuana. With Washington and Colorado passing recreational use laws, and our own state having a medical marijuana law, it’s no wonder that young…
April 17, 2014

Pick up the phone for the foundation

by The Editorial Board
If your phone rings Tuesday, Wednesday, April 24 or 29 — and you see a number that starts with 503-534 — take the call. If it’s in the evening, it’s probably a volunteer for the Lake Oswego…
April 17, 2014

Let's prioritize our public schools

by Ann Lininger
Should schools allow more business advertising? Should teachers be compensated based on student performance? Those are two of the subjects that members of our Lake Oswego Middle School Debate…
April 17, 2014

Lakeridge community is urged to support Carlson

by Michael and Jennifer Andrew
As they raise their children, most parents are hoping that in addition to their hard work and guidance, their kids will have the good fortune of meeting other mentors, a teacher or a coach…

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Apr 17, 2014

Hoping Carlson is invited back to Lakeridge

by Sandy Gregg
Being a parent of a student athlete comes with great joy and great heartbreak. Alongside our child we are swept up in the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, perhaps more so than our…
Apr 17, 2014

The war on theaters goes on, but the Lake battle is a victory

by Mikel Kelly
Some of the fondest memories echoing around in my 66-year-old brain are the ones that have to do with movies. They were stirred just a bit this past week when I read the story in the Lake Oswego…
Apr 17, 2014

Readers' Letters

by The Review
Can we help bring our Laker back into the fold? I read the article about Julia Haner with much regret. I remember Julia well when we had kids at LO. Her tumbling passes were awesome! She always…
Apr 17, 2014

So, what exactly is a 'choice for life?'

by Peter Wright
I’m staunchly pro-life. I’m also steadfast in my support of a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy for absolutely any reason whatsoever. The two positions may seem contradictory to those…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE LAKE OSWEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY - Bob Young and Vern Edwards made pancakes for the Lake Oswego Lions Club Pancake Breakfast back in 1964.
Apr 17, 2014

Lake Oswego Lions Club 4th of July Pancake Breakfast offers…

by Denise Gordon
Spring is finally here. Now we can all look forward to the sunny days and warm nights of summer. What summer, and specifically the 4th of July, has meant to the city of Lake Oswego for the past…
Apr 17, 2014

Should we legalize marijuana?

by Teal Bohrer
There is a wide range of legal and illegal mind-altering substances and in the big scheme of things, marijuana is fairly tame. However, I am not convinced that the benefits of legalizing…
Apr 17, 2014

I will survive ... I hope

by Joan Freed
I worry a lot. In fact, I worry about worrying. And worrying too much can kill you. So you can see, I am right to worry. I worry about lots of things, like elevators. Elevators can malfunction,…
Apr 10, 2014

Drinking and waterways simply are a bad mix

by editorial staff
The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners took an interesting and necessary step recently in unanimously approving rules to allow for visual inspections of personal items belonging to people…
Apr 10, 2014

There is a way forward for our operations/maintenance center

by Jeff Gudman
Lake Oswego City Council can potentially fund the operations/maintenance facility within existing resources. Funding the operations/maintenance facility is one the highest 2014 council goals.…
Apr 10, 2014

Citizens know the right priorities for Lake Oswego

by Dave Berg
“Action expresses priorities.” — Mahatma Gandhi A couple of years ago I wrote column with the following statement: “the new council will be making difficult decisions in the next 1 to 3 years,…

Invest in Success 2014

 The Lake Oswego Schools Foundation is dedicated to keeping class sizes small and our school's curriculum rich by raising money to pay for additional teachers. Our 2013-2014 campaign goal is to raise $2 million and increase family participation to 80%. Our video showcases the impact the Foundation makes in all of our schools : http://www.losfoundation.org


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