Bee's Wraps are certainly the bee's knees

Bee's Wraps are certainly the bee's knees

Sustainable food storage product cuts down on plastic wrap My next Food Find of 2015 is the...

How hot is it?

How hot is it?

Sample 40 hot sauces at Hot Sauce Reserve Some like it hot and some like it even hotter. Like...

Have trucks, will deliver

Have trucks, will deliver

Sandiland, Peters get Wagon Inc. rolling A fantasy of someone in desperate, immediate need of a...

Insurance Lounge makes buying insurance fun, interesting

Insurance Lounge makes buying insurance fun, interesting

Education, technology makes buying process less stressful When was the last time you had fun...

The Springs Living serves seniors farm-to-table fare

The Springs Living serves seniors farm-to-table fare

When today’s seniors were children many of them lived a farm-to-fork lifestyle — not...

Spotlight trains kids to shine on stage

Spotlight trains kids to shine on stage

Lisa Mitchell has creative whirl of activity at Lake Oswego academy Sidebar: Performing career...

Celebrate National Ketchup Day tomorrow

Celebrate National Ketchup Day tomorrow

Sample beer made with Red Duck Ketchups Clear the decks — tomorrow is National Ketchup Day,...

Local realtors 'Renew, Energize and Donate'

A big thanks to the more than 900 Keller Williams Realty associates — including agents from...

Want grace? Call Bonnie Trumbull

Want grace? Call Bonnie Trumbull

Lake Oswego woman hopes to rejuvenate etiquette with new business Emily Post, where art thou?...

Salisbury releases first movie

Salisbury releases first movie

'Under the Blood Red Sun' available to download “Under the Red Blood Sun,” written by...

Marissa Neitling is at a theater near you

Marissa Neitling is at a theater near you

Lake Oswego actress makes movie debut in 'San Andreas' Americans love disaster movies, and...

Marylhurst's 'Iolanthee' a must-see

Marylhurst's 'Iolanthee' a must-see

Gilbert & Sullivan comes to life If you’re looking for stellar entertainment this weekend,...

New approach to better health care

New approach to better health care

Entrepreneur makes access to lab tests easier, less costly When Lake Oswego resident Adel...

Historic Home Tour set for Saturday

Historic Home Tour set for Saturday

Tickets are still available for this annual event Oswego Heritage Council will hold its annual...

Music in the Masud style

Music in the Masud style

Community is most important to talented Lake Oswego guitarist Life is good for Masud Tahmassbi...

Food finds in every booth at farmers market

Food finds in every booth at farmers market

Oh, man — are we in for some fun! The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market will open May 16 at...

19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival set for May 16

19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival set for May 16

The Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 19th annual Tualatin River...

Inviting Vines features Kinzy Faire

Inviting Vines features Kinzy Faire

Estacada garden is rarely open to the public The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection...

Peregrine Lit series continues

Peregrine Lit series continues

As a continuation of the Peregrine Literary Series and in honor of Elder Americans Month, Joseph...

3 Lego Torso to perform at Lake Theater

3 Lego Torso to perform at Lake Theater

The Lake Theater & Café holds a special place in the heart of 3 Leg Torso’s violinist and...

'Buffy! A Parody Play' at Funhouse in June

'Buffy! A Parody Play' at Funhouse in June

Funhouse Lounge this May and June will present its second scripted show, “Buffy! A Parody...

'Real Life' comes to Happy Trails

'Real Life' comes to Happy Trails

Ambitious new program aims at helping people with disabilities Happy Trails Riding Center of...

Seeds planted to get you gardening

Seeds planted to get you gardening

Lake Grove Garden Club's 90th annual sale offers quality plants at great prices Green thumbs...

Meet your Cheese Buddy

Meet your Cheese Buddy

Ron Bronleewe at Lamb's Nature's Choice Market knows cheeses Do you have a Cheese Buddy? You...


West Linn's Community

STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Linda Graybeal smiles at the idea of being a world record-setting powerlifter. She has always been a great athlete, but she never expected to end up in a muscle magazine.
June 25, 2015

The accidental record setter

by Cliff Newell
Linda Graybeal talks softly but powerlifts a big weight Linda Graybeal’s neck hurt. She had stenosis, a cramped nerve in her neck that caused her arm to go painfully numb. She was told physical…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: DOBBES FAMILY ESTATE WINERY - Joe Dobbes, founder and winemaker of Dobbes Family Estate Winery.
June 25, 2015

Oregon wines are simply amazing

by Barb Randall
Dobbes Family Estate Winery offers tastings and tours The more I learn about wine, the more I realize how little I know. Thank goodness there are experts who love sharing their knowledge. My…
Corban University student Arsinio Walker is volunteering at the West Linn Adult Community Center this summer as part of his graduation requirements.
June 25, 2015

Meet volunteer Arsinio Walker

by Doug Dickston
Jamaican food, music, and even hurricanes are things the Corban University student still misses. We must be doing something right at the West Linn Adult Community Center. How else to explain…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Children ages 4 to 6 are invited to attend the Kindercamp Once Upon a Time camp, where they can pretend to be knights and princesses and build castles and catapults.
June 25, 2015

Have some 'Once upon a time' fun

by Jan Wirtz
GET CREATIVE! Kindercamp: Once Upon A Time: Join our half-day camp staffed by the professionals from Vermont Hills Family Life Center. Children sing songs, play games, listen to stories and…
June 25, 2015

Prepping for retirement inspires year of discovery

by Kathryn Kendall
My first year of retirement has been a year of discovery. It has been interesting to be ‘the baby’ at most activities and classes at the senior centers. When I turned 60, I started asking my…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Hot dogs are a traditional American food often served on the Fourth of July. The folks at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will host a special lunch July 1 in honor of the holiday.
June 25, 2015

July 4 and food: a match made in heaven

by Maria Bigelow
Summer is my favorite season for food. I love fruit of all kinds, corn, watermelon and anything grilled or barbequed, to name just a few. The best day for summer foods, though, is the Fourth of…
June 25, 2015

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JUNE 25 WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS CLUB: Noon. Waggener Edstrom Communications, 3 Centerpointe Drive, fifth floor. Email erikb@waggeneredstrom.com or visit wetoasted.toastmastersclub.org.…
REVIEW PHOTO: EMERSON MALONE - LO ARES members (from left) Bill DeBuhr, Phil Rossi, Ed Reynolds and Philip Pirrotta will keep Lake Oswegos lines of communication open when a natural disaster strikes.
June 18, 2015

Avoiding a communications disaster

by Emerson Malone
If phone lines go down and electricity is scarce, Lake Oswego's Amateur Radio Emergency Services group could be the area's most essential resource Although their technology may seem like…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Festival of the Arts will bring out the creativity in children of all ages. Dont miss the festival.
June 18, 2015

Kids get creative at Festival of the Arts

by Jan Wirtz
Opportunities abound for kids’ creativity to blossom during Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts June 26 through 28. Friday from noon to 4 p.m. children of all ages will enjoy arts and crafts,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - You can feel lonely, even in a house full of people. The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center urges all to come and connect with activities and events.
June 18, 2015

Avoid loneliness, come to the LOACC

by Maria Bigelow
I will admit that I, like many of the staff at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, am a sensitive soul and feel great empathy for people who are struggling. The plight of loneliness pulls at…

Don't miss the local news

SUBMITTED PHOTO: GLENN AHRENS.    - Drought can damage and sometimes kill Douglas-fir trees. Dying trees have been spotted frequently in western Oregon this spring.
Jun 18, 2015

Drought hits Douglas-fir trees hard

by Mary Stewart, OSU Extension
Many Oregonians have noticed widespread damage in landscape and forest trees this spring — and weather may be the culprit. “Browning or dieback is often caused by weather-related stress,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office Marine Unit will enforce all boating laws this summer; boaters and people on rafts caught without a life jacket face fines of up to $260.
Jun 18, 2015

Water rescue teams offer safety tips for boating and swimming

by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit
Summer is just around the corner — and with it, fun-in-the-sun and water activities. There are many things we can do to make those activities — boating, swimming, floating and fishing — fun and…
Jun 18, 2015

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JUNE 18 FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division, Oregon City. Reserved 15-minute parking in main hospital lot makes it…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LYNN KETCHUM - Follow a few tips and grow a crop of enviable tomatoes like Legend, a variety developed by Oregon State University.
Jun 18, 2015

This is the year to grow big, beautiful tomatoes

by OSU Extension Service
Nothing drives Oregon vegetable gardeners to distraction like the elusive quest for a ripe crop of tomatoes. There’s the fickle weather to consider, diseases to battle and insects to thwart.…
Jun 18, 2015

Mistakes we all make 'em

by Valerie Illustre
Making mistakes is not on most people’s favorite things to do list, but perhaps we should all take a fresh look at mistakes. Making mistakes is occasionally fun, such as when you make too much…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the West Linn Adult Community Center will take a field trip to visit Packy at the Oregon Zoo and view the Rose Garden at Washington Park June 24. Sign up now to participate.
Jun 18, 2015

Come on zoo, rose garden trip

by Doug Dickston
Packy the elephant is trumpeting to you. Like many of us at the West Linn Adult Community Center, at the ripe old age of 53, he’s a senior citizen now, and he’s extending an invitation to visit…
Wyatt Carlsons view of playdough fun.
Jun 11, 2015

Five-year-olds share view of the world

by Barb Randall
What is important to a 5-year-old? You can see for yourself by viewing the photos taken by students of Bernadette Foster’s class at Community Arts Preschool. The photos are currently on display…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Susie Pitts is a new contributor to the Jottings group. In her debut column she shares thoughts on her love for her dog, Theo.
Jun 11, 2015

Nothing sweeter than love of pets

by Susie Pitts
I’m not sure there is anything sweeter than the love of our pets. Theo, our beautiful apricot-and-honey-colored shepherd chow mix, has been a member of our family for three years. He came into…
Jun 11, 2015

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Grief recovery workshop offered An eight-week program on grief recovery will be presented by Pat Mayes at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1040 C Ave. in Lake Oswego. The event will be held 1-3…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Time passes more quickly as we age. Maria Bigelow has several theories on why that is true.
Jun 11, 2015

Time going by too fast? Think like a kid

by Maria Bigelow
A while ago I was speaking with Ronni Bennett, a frequent participant of the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center and an aging advocate; we were talking about why time seems to go by faster as we…




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