Citizen's View: What is so scary about diversity?

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Let's be clear. Diversity is not a detriment. It is an asset to everyone involved.

Citizen's View: Praising a positive development

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There are some positive examples here of builders who not only talk about community care, but deliver through considered discussion and response to…

My World: Giving 'smart' a whole new meaning

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If I could only figure out how to get this darned doohickey I'm writing on to bring me a cup of coffee and my newspaper in the morning, life would be…

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: LO's 'Cheers'; Leave pets home; Collaboration; Valuable column; Are rumors true?; Buehler for Oregon

Our Opinion: Independent Party needs to prove viability

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We don't blame the IPO for using this unexpected bit of leverage. After all, the political deck in Oregon is stacked heavily in favor of the…

Citizen's View: Lake Oswego needs affordable housing options

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I talked with dozens of senior residents who do not want to live in retirement communities. They want to stay in neighborhoods.

A PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY

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Watch for photos from Lake Oswego's past on the first Thursday of every month in The Review.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Lake Oswego Review's mailbox this week: Leave pets home; Seeking synergy; Full of poop.

Spare Change: Equitable funding important, but at how high…

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The district should not be obligated to pick up the slack when certain schools' alumni fail to donate.

Citizen's View: Infrastructure must be top priority

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Governing is about choosing, and focus brings about measurable results for elected officials' accountability.

Citizen's View: Metro should follow builder's lead

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Private developers in the Portland region have shown it's possible to build more residences at a lower cost compared with Metro's proposal.

Citizen's View: What makes up the 'Lake Oswego brand'?

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
To protect or build our brand, we shouldn't rely on image, but rather examine the everyday experiences we enjoy.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Lake Oswego Review's mailbox this week: A public treasure; An ambitious plan; Maintain our roads

Just Another Point of View: Have the best names in mind if…

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Could we take a baby-sale baby back if we decided later we weren't cut out for parenthood?

Citizen's View: Is someone you know in crisis?

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Mental health struggles impact all of us in different ways. All of us, no matter how invincible we may seem, have moments of despair.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Lake Oswego Review's mailbox this week: Gun Law 101; A public treasure;

My World: 'No one is promised tomorrow'

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I find myself quietly engaged in a kind of summing up of my life, as Somerset Maugham has put it, despite whatever challenges the immediate future…

The way to move forward

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We've challenged the Earth's limits in our quest to expand and conquer. Now what?

Bonds and taxes: What do you want to pay for?

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
In the immediate future and over the next few years, there will be a number of requests for bonding authorization from several governmental bodies.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Unseen fireworks a disappointment; Oppose bus barn

Our Opinion: A nation built by immigrants can't turn away…

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There is a desperate need for a sensible immigration policy that protects America's historic role of being a destination for those fleeing oppression

Citizen's View: Infrastructure must be a priority

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
A first-rate quality of life is not possible without a first-rate infrastructure.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: A powerful step; Proud American; 'Knowledge-enhanced'

Just Another Point of View: A quick review of our country's…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
So far, almost every solution to every 'problem' we've faced in our country's history has been foolish.

Citizen's View: Exploring transportation's future

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
With all the exciting innovations on the horizon, we may soon see some real improvements in ease of transportation, public health, the environment…

Citizen's View: Put gun measure on ballot

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Those of us who have lost a parent, a child, a brother, a sister or a classmate can take action to halt preventable, senseless acts of violence.

Please make the shootings stop

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I feel hopeless, I feel sad and I am angry. Something must change, because we all know that doing nothing is not working.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Modern-day slavery; Pesky peacocks; Why not share?

Citizen's View: Teachers work to bring lessons about…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Now is the time for institutional commitment to action that combats racism and promotes equity.

Citizen's View: Marylhurst graduation a time to reflect

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
While Sunday's commencement ceremony was bittersweet, we are glad it provided an opportunity for our community to come together one final time

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: A successful recital; Supporting Buehler

Citizen's View: $13 million plan to improve LOSD athletic…

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No cost estimates have yet been provided for any of the projects, and there has been no analysis of the risks involved or whether the money should be…

Citizen's View: We must invest in our students

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
This is my challenge in the state Senate - to work with our community on finding a way to support the promise of these young adults.

Citizen's View: City fireworks show a bad idea

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Even City of Lake Oswego residents would wince at the taxes and fees that would be levied to reimburse burned-out parties for a Fourth of July…

City Council's vote on ADUs protects Lake Oswego…

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There is no proof that ADUs are a panacea for affordable housing or any other social equity goal.

My World: Excellence should be celebrated

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
The notion that we should never recognize academic achievement would have a profoundly negative effect on society as a whole. We need to set the bar…

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Honoring effort; Supporting inclusion; Circumventing voters; Support Chuckie Pies; Building their dream

Our Opinion: Is Metro right agency to lead on housing?

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
More important than the money is the murkiness of the mission, and the potential pitfalls it poses.

Citizen's View: Let's create a City on a Hill 

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
I want our City to create and celebrate a new normal of nonviolence to all species and to the environment that is our common home.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Lead on diversity; Don't change the course; Prioritizing Hallinan Woods; Keep local control

Citizen's View: Proud of bond efforts a year later

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
While you might not see them from the street, a number of bond-funded projects have already been completed.

Citizen's View: What our children eat matters - for…

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Lake Oswego Sustainability Network has convened a group of parents and community members who are seeking healthier food choices - healthier for our…

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Please expand Hallinan Woods; Protect our water; LO needs the Woods; A tennis bubble; Winning and losing; A…

Citizen's View: Please 'protect what we love'

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The Friends of Hallinan Heights Woods fully supports the Parks & Recreation Board in placing the acquisition of the Yates property high on their…

Our Opinion: Brown, Buehler: Show voters your…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
The fall showdown offers two seasoned politicians an excellent opportunity to show voters the path they'd take to a brighter future.

Citizen's View: If change happens, we all won

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Did my campaign have any effect? Or am I still insignificant, a mere citizen?

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Offensive and inflammatory; Gem of a Concert; Helpful neighbors; A degrading honor

Just Another Point of View: Still searching for a…

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Even in cases where the offensive mascot name was the idea of the very people involved, the rest of us have decided to bless the issue with our…

Citizen's View: Teach students practical skills…

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Family Life Education and other practical arts, cultural arts (such as Music and Art) and Physical Education will keep students in school,

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Lake Oswego Review's mailbox this week: Do the math; Duck tale; Gem of a Concert!

Making the most of each day, as if our lives…

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My World columnist Ronald Talney reflects on aging and finding enjoyment in life

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Election day advice and a thank-you for the Walk4Water event

Congress averts season of smoke

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Congress' action is an important first step to get us on the path to more fire-resilient forests.

Citizen's View: Lake Oswego Police Department must…

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We deserve a concrete action plan that includes not just clear guidelines and requirements, but also consequences for failing to meet those…

A Photographic Memory

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Lakefront lots were less desirable than lake-view lots because the untamed vegetation made the lakeshore less attractive.

Citizen's View: Equal Pay Act of 2017 affects all…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Women in Oregon still make, on average, 79 cents on the dollar compared to what men make.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Fighting 'marauders'; Mystery solved; Vote for Buck; Keep rental ban

University's reaction over sexist speech is…

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Inaction and silence are equal acts of violence.I walked out that night and immediately started a longer version of this piece, which was published…

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Wrong style; Still contributing; Elect Healy; Successful transition; More than marches; Promote Jorgensen; Dig…

Our Opinion: Concussion effort needs schools' help

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
We think that the safety of kids who play sports is important. We don't think we're alone, and that's why we think we ought to have the help of all…

Citizen's View: Will you be displaced by quake?

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
If your house was built before 1974, when our building codes first took earthquakes into account, your house is probably not bolted to its foundation.

Citizen's View: Campaigning as forces collide

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
If we embrace the people's bottom-up initiatives - Black Lives Matter, Me Too, Enough! - then we've acknowledged we are a global village, a community…

CORRECTION

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Every effort is made to ensure that stories appearing in The Lake Oswego Review are accurate.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Allow short-term rentals in LO; Common-sense approach; Positive experience; Stay philanthropic; Walk in the park;…

Just Another Point of View: A few things I don't…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
These are by no means all the things I don't understand. I could fill an encyclopedia with the complete list.

My World: Contributing to the wider world? It's…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Life still does go on and in important ways. Unfortunately, though, our technological age does not appreciate its elders very much.

Citizen's View: Special Olympics needs golf coaches

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Approximately 20 athletes with intellectual or developmental disabilities will practice two hours weekly at the Muni

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Tree City USA; Nothing to fear; STRs create value; Allow STRs

Citizen's View: Gun regulations, rights can coexist

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
The debate doesn't require one to choose the Second Amendment or regulation.

Citizen's View: Honor Dr. King by joining fight for…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Honor King this April 4 by finding ways to join the fight for social justice and human progress. As King said, it is not about whether you succeed…

A Photographic Memory

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Oswego took home the first-prize trophy in the 1946 Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade.

Citizen's View: Short-term rentals are a win-win

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Through the sharing of our home, others are able to see where we live - the pros and cons - while bringing commerce to the neighborhood,

No Police Log this week

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Technology changes don't allow the Lake Oswego Police Department to share a summary of calls

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Allow short-term rentals; Farm-fresh goodness; Great stewards; Equal Pay Day; Support the Alzheimer's Act

Our Opinion: We must heed quake report's call to…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
A recent study reveals that we can no longer afford to postpone local efforts to prepare for the next major earthquake

Citizen's View: 'Just to have a platform'

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
My name on the Oregon Secretary of State's website generated not a single invitation to speak.

No Police Log this week

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Technology changes don't allow the Lake Oswego Police Department to share a summary of calls

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Lake Oswego Review's mailbox this week: Allow short-term rentals; Vote for Buck

My 5th District race begins

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
My intention in filing was to register a protest, to let Kurt Schrader know that I and other constituents were serious about taking steps to stop gun…

Citizen's View: The Windward and the rhythm of Lake…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
By recognizing that we cannot successfully live backwards, you embraced change, overcame the difficulties and helped a community shape its future.

READERS' LETTERS

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In The Review's mailbox this week: Support the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation

No Police Log this week

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Technology changes don't allow the Lake Oswego Police Department to share a summary of calls

Citizen's View: Protect us from men with guns

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
What do we do when the killers, when those whom we've trusted to protect us, turn their testosterone-fueled aggression against us?

Salinas: Listening, learning, leading in my 1st…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
The Legislature passed several bills to keep women, children and families safe. Among this legislation were three bills for which I was the chief…

Wagner: Successes, surprises in Salem

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Despite the acrimony we see in Washington, D.C., we are extremely bipartisan in Oregon in our approach to policymaking.

No Police Log this week

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Technology changes don't allow the Lake Oswego Police Department to share a summary of calls

READERS' LETTERS

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
In this week's mailbag: Make it stop; Say something; Misplaced priorities; Support Foundation

Just Another Point of View: A brief history of our…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
I must not be much of an American, because another Presidents Day has come and gone and I didn't buy a new mattress OR a major appliance.

My World: Our thoughts and prayers

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
One has to ask how many hearts need descend into unfathomed grief? How many more lives to be destroyed?

Media-hate: a rush to judgement

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
The idea that an error is allowed in journalism, even one publicly declared and repaired, doesn't seem to occur to many people

READERS' LETTERS

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
In this week's mailbag: Time to act; A real 'treat'; Significant impact; Say something!

Our Opinion: Short legislative session appears…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
The Legislature is wrapping up its business, perhaps even a bit early, and it looks like it has managed to table some unwieldy topics ill-suited for…

Citizen's View: The genius of Donald Trump

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Anyone who has the unflagging support of 35-40 percent of the American public, and who said he could shoot somebody in Times Square and not lose a…

Citizen's View: Lake Oswego students count on your…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Ongoing generosity to the Foundation is one of the greatest gifts you can make to our students and our community.

Citizen's View: The insult of 'chain migration'

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
America is fortunate to have had the presence of immigrants like my father to make this a richer and nobler place to live for everyone.

READERS' LETTERS

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
Keep the course; Comic relief; On your own; The right tools; Choose Dominguez; Protect our trees; Successful planting; Guns in schools; Shaping…

Citizen's View: Will we commit to hard work of…

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
We need to do more than talk or attend meetings or go to trainings. We must set concrete goals, plan with purpose and take decisive action.

Citizen's View: 'I am hopeful for our future'

Lake Oswego Review - Opinion
We are engaged in a learning process that will make us a better community today, tomorrow and in the future. Through these actions, we will be better…

Citizen's View: Challenges require leadership

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How will we maintain our quality of life at the same or lower costs to the taxpayer, even as labor costs escalate?

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