Artists rise to 'Rocket Girls' challenge

Artists rise to 'Rocket Girls' challenge

Artists' interpretations of 'Rise of Rocket Girls'

Start your day the Aztec way with pinole

Start your day the Aztec way with pinole

Is your breakfast not giving you go power? Try pinole, an ancient Aztec power food

Hood named CEO  of Mary's Woods

Hood named CEO of Mary's Woods

Mary's Woods new CEO began November 2016

Business briefs

Business briefs

News about business people in the area.

Attend these LO Reads events

Attend these LO Reads events

The month of February is filled with events, lectures, films and more programs supporting Lake...

Evans releases new title

Evans releases new title

Lake Oswego author Rosemary R. Evans has releasesd a new series of books. These are for preteens.

'Laid-back acoustic' night set for Feb. 13

'Laid-back acoustic' night set for Feb. 13

Ty Curtis, Jerry Jacques and Dave Kahl will perform at Lake Theater and Cafe Feb. 13

- Get tickets now for Art Throb -

- Get tickets now for Art Throb -

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego has two mahor fundraisers you can support this winter, ArtMart...

Marylhurst Speaker Series sparks dialogue on social justice

Marylhurst Speaker Series sparks dialogue on social justice

Maryhurst University's Speaker Series will focus on social justice issues

Stretch peace of Thanksgiving on #GivingTuesday

Stretch peace of Thanksgiving on #GivingTuesday

Want to keep the peaceful feeling going beyond Thanksgiving? Donate or volunteer on #GivingTuesday

Local couple helps bring top talent to Lake Oswego for Music Mondays

Local couple helps bring top talent to Lake Oswego for Music Mondays

Visit Lake Theater and Cafe for Music Monday concert series

Plenty of fun planned for holidays in WL

Plenty of fun planned for holidays in WL

Many events are planned for West Linn residents this holiday season.

Zupan's Markets, Coalition Brewing release fourth private label beer

Zupan's Markets, Coalition Brewing release fourth private label beer

Zupan's Markets and Coalition Brewing have released another private label beer just in time for...

Something for everyone at Holiday Gallery

Something for everyone at Holiday Gallery

Give everyone on your list a piece of art this year. The holiday gallery includes clothing and...

Santa  Sing-Along  set for  Nov. 26

Santa Sing-Along set for Nov. 26

Broadway Rose Theatre Company will present a Santa Sing-Along event you won't want to miss

Clay Circle artists to hold art show, sale

Clay Circle artists to hold art show, sale

West Linn artist Sara Swink and other artists from her Clay Circle Studio will hold a sale of...

Burn some calories before you feast

Burn some calories before you feast

Take part in West Linn's Turkey Trot, Trainer's Club's Calorie Crusher

Oswego Trading Co. offers hip design

Oswego Trading Co. offers hip design

New consignment shop offers eclectic mix of accessories, artwork and furnishings Out with the...

Palisades Floral has holiday open house Saturday

Palisades Floral has holiday open house Saturday

Palisades Floral will hold its annual holiday open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10,...

Affiniti to present annual White Christmas gala

Affiniti to present annual White Christmas gala

Mary's Woods at Marylhurst will present Affiniti, Ireland's foremost Celtic classical trio, in...

Holy Taco hopes to fill Mexican food void in downtown Lake Oswego

Holy Taco hopes to fill Mexican food void in downtown Lake Oswego

Owners of Zeppo Italian Restaurant remake their popular space into a boutique eatery featuring...

A decade of golden memories

A decade of golden memories

Grizzled, aged reporter looks back with gratitude on 10 years in LO I did not want to write this...

Aji Tram owner to launch Lantern

Aji Tram owner to launch Lantern

Eric Mann opening second restaurant in central Eastside Portland It had been an ambition of...

Livestock Framing streamlines framing process

Livestock Framing streamlines framing process

Make heirloom treasures of digital photos Little more than a year ago, Mike Maloney was an...

'Carved by Nature' to open

'Carved by Nature' to open

David Haslett's stone sculptures and Larry N. Olson's photography on exhibit Nov. 4-19 The Arts...

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - The succulent plant aloe vera has numerous medicinal qualities. It used to be common practice to have a plant in houses.
February 16, 2017

- Aloe good for you inside, out -

by Barb Randall
Looking for a natural remedy for just about anything that ails you? try Detoxwater
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - At 93, Sample stays busy with her artwork and visits from friends.
February 16, 2017

Life in color

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Lake Oswego resident Gloria Sample keeps life colorful and content with her art
February 16, 2017

Providence Willamette Falls honored by World Health Organization, UNICEF

by Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center is certified Baby Friendly


STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - From left, Randall Fastabend, Kevin Bryck and Lis Clipton, ham it up with tools they will use to repair items at the Repair Fair set for Feb. 25 at Robinwood Station. The trio are the organizers of the event, which aims to stop the cycle of consumption. Rather than replace an item when it breaks, try to fix it, they encourage.
February 16, 2017

Repair Fair will be fun, beneficial

by Barb Randall
Before you throw that item away, take it to the Repair Fair - it might be fixable!
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Peregrine Literary Series on Feb. 19 will be a celebration of Brian Doyle, and a benefit for his family.
February 16, 2017

Keep on Laughing for Doyle

by Barb Randall
The literary works of Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle will be focus of Sunday's Peregrine Literary Series.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Longtime West Linn Adult Community Center Marge Russell is looking to the future, and planning to sell her house.
February 16, 2017

Marge Russell is planning ahead

by Doug Dickston
Seniors face many challenges, including how to live independently with comfort
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Beef Bolognese sauce over pasta is on the menu for Friday, Feb. 17. Lunch is served three days a week at the LOACC, and starting in March, you can join the Sunday Supper Club and the Tuesday Salad Bar.
February 16, 2017

More great food available at LOACC

by Maria Bigelow
Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is adding a Sunday Supper Club and Tuesday Salad Bar. Come and eat!
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Stephanie Bell and Justin Gutierrez are engaged to be married. A July 2017 wedding is planned.
February 16, 2017

Engagement

by Pamplin Media Group
Stephanie Bell of Lake Oswego and Justin Gutierrez, formerly of Heppner, are engaged
February 16, 2017

What's Happening

by Barb Randall
Meetings and events of special note
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Those wishing to babysit can sign up for the two-day Babysitter Bootcamp offered March 3-4 through Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation.
February 16, 2017

Potential sitters can sign up for Babysitter Bootcamp

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation is offering a Baby-sitting Bootcamp March 3 and 4

Don't miss the local news

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - State Rep. Bill Kennemer, R-39, represents an area that includes rural Oregon City. He will speak at the Lake Oswego Republican Womens meeting Feb. 21.
Feb 16, 2017

State Rep. Kennemer to speak on Legislative Assembly

by Pamplin Media Group
Join the Lake Oswego Republican Women to hear Rep. Bill Kennemer talk on the 79th Legislative Assembly
Feb 16, 2017

Master Gardeners to receive award at conference

by Pamplin Media Group
Master Gardeners from throughout the world will gather this summer for the international Master Gardener Conference.
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - Timna Rockman, left, is serving as a shelicha, or emissary, from Israel, sharing Israeli culture with American students in an effort to correct common prejudices about the Israeli-Arab conflict. She is a houseguest of Michelle Minch and her family in West Linn.
Feb 09, 2017

Woman shares Israeli culture, life with local students

by Barb Randall
Israel's Timna Rockman is in the US to share a true picture of Israeli life, culture
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Grapefruit has long been enjoyed by those wishing to lose weight. It is low in calories and high in fiber. But it can be dangerous for those taking certain medications.
Feb 09, 2017

Eating grapefruit can be good for some, bad for others

by Barb Randall
Barb Randall shares warnings about mixing some medications with grapefruit, and also Valentine's Day wine events
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Jade Aguilar, assistant professor of sociology and womens and gender studies at Willamette University, will open Marylhurst Universitys Speakers Series on Feb. 23 with a discussion on gender issues.
Feb 09, 2017

Talks on gender, race beginning at Marylhurst

by Barb Randall
Marylhurst University kicks off its Speakers Series on social justice Feb. 23
Feb 09, 2017

Tree hazards and prevention to be shared

by Pamplin Media Group
Clackamas County Master Gardeners invite the public to attend a special presentation on warning signs that trees may be in trouble
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Portland area resident Debbie Ethell, the executive director of KOTA Foundation, will address members of the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center Feb. 13. She is working to keep elephants from extinction.
Feb 09, 2017

Elephants are more like humans than you know

by Maria Bigelow
The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will host a special program on KOTA Foundation Feb. 13
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Reference librarian Jane Carr will be the guest speaker at the Lake Oswego Womens Coalition meeting Feb. 15. Carr will share slides showing how the space program influenced American life.
Feb 09, 2017

LOWC to see how space impacts life then, now

by Barb Randall
Lake Oswego Women's Coalition will participate in LO Reads, with a presentation on how the space program impacted pop culture by Reference Librarian Jane Carr Feb. 15
Feb 09, 2017

Home is where your heart is

by Roy Houston
Where is your home? Roy Houston ponders that question and gives his answers.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Doug Dickston encourages senior travelers to Mexico to use a cane when walking on uneven walkways and to remember the phrase no lo hice, which means I did not in situations where you might be blamed for doing something you did or did not do.
Feb 09, 2017

Language no barrier for sunny trip to Mexico

by Doug Dickston
Doug Dickston offers tips for easy communication while on vacation in Mexico