Beit Haverim invites all to challenge

Beit Haverim invites all to challenge

Dinner followed by Shabbat service The community is invited to celebrate the Festival of Lights...

Young opera singer uses music to defeat diabetes

Young opera singer uses music to defeat diabetes

Anna Martin to present Voices Together fundraising concert in January Anna Louise Martin...

Trends for 2015 including sipping bone broth

Trends for 2015 including sipping bone broth

Even though we are in the midst of holiday hoopla, I’ve got my sights set on beginning the...

VanderVeer launches skin care line

VanderVeer launches skin care line

Elizabeth VanderVeer of The VanderVeer Center in Portland has launched Volante, a line of...

The Three Digital Amigos

The Three Digital Amigos

Friendship is key for success in San Francisco for Laker buddies The digital marketing scene...

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Portland Youth Philharmonic will present its annual, family-friendly Concert at Christmas at...

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego has released her first CD Twelve-year-old Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego...

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted, a band based in Lake Oswego, has released “One Chance,” its newest single. ...

Schrandt releases second CD

Schrandt releases second CD

West Linn musician Kevin Schrandt has released his second CD, “Yesteryear.” Schrandt...

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Stumptown Stages continues its 10th anniversary season with the original musical adaptation of...

Meet Larry Todd of Maywood Homes Inc.

Meet Larry Todd of Maywood Homes Inc.

An occasional feature, Business Leaders introduces men and women of industry to readers of the...

See premier of 'Noel'

See premier of 'Noel'

New contemporary ballet fuses ballet with imagination of the circus Moxie Dance Theatre and AWOL...

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Visit Oregon Olive Mill and Durant Vineyards About this time every November, I get an urge to...


West Linn's Community

Candy Cane Cocoa would be a welcome treat for Santa along with the cookies you leave.
December 18, 2014

Santa's more than ready for some new cookies

by Barb Randall
Ho, Ho, Ho! We’ve got a week to go! This week is devoted to knocking off the last-minute items on the Christmas preparation list, especially the baking of the Christmas cookies for Santa. The…
Join the Strealys for a Micro Marathon Fun Run/Walk New Year's Day. The event is a benefit for Oregon Foster Care. Pictured from left are Alden, Niki, Ethan, Audra and Aidan.
December 18, 2014

Start 2015 off with a micro marathon

by Barb Randall
Walk/run to benefit Oregon's foster care program There are many ways to start the New Year. Some people will enjoy ushering 2015 in by staying up reveling until midnight and beyond. Others might…
Photo Credit: REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The clock on the wall says its time to go for Dr. Daniel Schrinsky. The Lake Oswego physician is retiring after a distinguished 37-year career.
December 18, 2014

Leaving a healthy legacy

by Cliff Newell
Dr. Daniel Schrinsky, women's health pioneer, to retire after 37 years Dr. Daniel Schrinsky will be glad when his final day at Women’s Healthcare Associates comes in January. Then he can finally…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the West Linn Adult Community Center are starting a new musical group. If you like to sing or play a musical instrument join the fun.
December 18, 2014

Calling all musicians: Come play with us

by Doug Dickston
WLACC forming new musical group The West Linn Adult Community Center encourages suggestions for new musical activities. We know seniors love music. Currently we have a flourishing ukulele group…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Treat yourself to a walk through a West Linn park today.
December 18, 2014

Give yourself the gift of really living

by Terri Jones
Providing life enhancing experiences and promoting healthy community is the mission of the West Linn Parks and Recreation Department. Right in your community there are more than 600 acres of…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Lake Oswego Public Golf Course is open during winter.
December 18, 2014

Hidden gem found on the greens

by Dina Balogh
Did you know that the Lake Oswego Public Golf Course is open in the winter? Course hours through February are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., depending on weather conditions. There may be a delay in opening…
December 18, 2014

What's Happening

by the Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, DEC. 18 FREE, DROP-IN BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division, Oregon City. WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS — noon. Waggener Edstrom…
December 18, 2014

Christmas greets are cherished

by Jo Ann Parsons
As a prelude to writing and sending my Christmas greetings, I bring out the album of “Christmas Cards/Letters Sent” to get into the spirit of this annual endeavor. I’ve been sending holiday…
December 18, 2014

Community briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Attracting birds to gardens is topic of Master Gardener meeting Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter will learn about birding and how to attract birds to the garden, during a meeting to be…
December 18, 2014

Make a new resolution this year

by Maria Bigelow
Get into the habit of volunteering The New Year is right around the corner and many of us at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center are cheating on our diets knowing that we will start a new…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A membership to the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is a perfect gift for any senior. Another great idea is to create a book depicting their lifes adventures and events.
Dec 11, 2014

LOACC has the perfect gifts for seniors

by Maria Bigelow
We all struggle to find the perfect gift for loved ones. And grandpa doesn’t want hard candy or a tie — so what do you get him? We suggest that a membership to the Lake Oswego Adult Community…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mr. and Mrs. Joshua McLaughlin
Dec 11, 2014

Wedding

by The Review, Tidings
Taylor-McLaughlin Melanie Taylor and Joshua McLaughlin were married Aug. 23, 2014, at Tualatin Country Club. Peter Scofield officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride was escorted by her…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Fencing Alliance will host a three-day workshop on fencing during winter break.
Dec 11, 2014

Plenty of options offered during winter break

by Dina Balogh
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department is offering a special Introduction to Fencing Camp during winter break at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. The three-day class on the Olympic…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - It starts out looking like a Dr. Seuss tree ...
Dec 11, 2014

WLACC Christmas tree resurrected once again

by Doug Dickston
It all started with R. Bloom’s flower shop in Lake Oswego a number of years ago. They wanted to donate a 12-foot artificial Christmas tree to someone. It wasn’t easy to put up, but it was built…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTO: BARB RANDALL - Sarah Taylor-Kondolean of Lake Oswego found the star hidden in the offices of the Lake Oswego Review and West Linn Tidings. She gets to keep the star, plus will receive a discount on her purchase at the Holiday Gallery.
Dec 11, 2014

Seeing stars has rewards

by Barb Randall
Be alert and you might just see stars. Sixty handcrafted porcelain stars have been hidden around Lake Oswego and in Lake Oswego businesses as part of the Find a Hidden Star campaign to promote…
Dec 11, 2014

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Change to West Linn city parks picnic shelter reservation schedule For many years, residents of West Linn have lined up on the first workday in March or flooded phone lines vying for their pick…
Dec 11, 2014

Learn about the fascinating science of IONS

by Mary Lansing
In 1971, astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, experienced a profound sense of universal connectedness as he gazed upon the planet Earth during his return home aboard…
Dec 11, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, DEC. 11 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN — 11 a.m. luncheon at local restaurant. Call 214-202-7021 or email newcomerswelcomeclub.weebly.com. WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS —…
Dec 11, 2014

Make appointments to donate blood

by The Review, Tidings
The American Red Cross reports that blood donations often decline at this time of year, when donors get busy with holiday festivities and travel. Severe winter weather and seasonal illnesses,…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTO: BARB RANDALL - One lucky young lady will be crowned Oregon's St. Lucia at ScanFair Sunday at noon.
Dec 04, 2014

How much pickled herring can you eat?

by Barb Randall
ScanFest includes meatball, pickled herring eating contests How much pickled herring do you think you could eat in a minute? You can find out at ScanFair this weekend. Good natured eating…




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