Signs of spring include new wines

Signs of spring include new wines

Signs of spring include crocus, robins and the releases of new wines

'It's the little things'

'It's the little things'

The Tour of Remodeled Homes takes place Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12. Visit 12 homes,...

Local teens support Special Olympic athletes in Polar Plunge

Local teens support Special Olympic athletes in Polar Plunge

Teens support Special Olympics by taking the Polar Plunge

Celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri

Celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri

Celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri with the Iranian community to learn more about their culture

Trios Studio hosting its annual 'Pearls of the World' exhibit and sale

Trios Studio hosting its annual 'Pearls of the World' exhibit and sale

Trios Studio will host its annual open house from noon - 5 p.m. March 11 for costumers to view...

- The state of the market -

- The state of the market -

Housing market still going strong

Begin Lenten season with Fastelavn bollers

Begin Lenten season with Fastelavn bollers

Barb Randall encourages all to start Lent by celebrating like the Nordic Lutherans do -- withe...

Painting outside the frame

Painting outside the frame

International artist George D. Green brings 'Visual Magic' to Lake Oswego

Riley Dawg shares

Riley Dawg shares

Want a puppy? Get a Riley Dawg comfort pet

OCT presents 'Flora & Ulysses'

OCT presents 'Flora & Ulysses'

Lake Oswego's Darren Sze plays William Spiver in Oregon Children's Theatre's production of 'Flora...

Celebrate at Muddy Waters Birthday Bash on April 3

Celebrate at Muddy Waters Birthday Bash on April 3

Lake Theater and Cafe's Music Mondays concert series will host a Muddy Water's birthday bash on...

WL's Jean O'Donovan releases first book, art

WL's Jean O'Donovan releases first book, art

West Linn's Jean O'Donovan has released her first book, and is exhibiting art at West Linn library

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...

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Lake Oswego's Community

SUBMITTED PHOTO: CERTIFIED ANGUS BRAND BEEF - Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional St. Patricks Day feast. The Certified Beef Brand Chef Michael Ollier suggests creating a rub made of coriander, caraway, black pepper and bay leaves to season the meat.
March 16, 2017

Leprechaun cake, twist on corned beef make for fun St. Patrick's Day

by Barb Randall
The luck of the Irish is coming! Get ready with corned beef and cabbage, and more!
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Artist Alyson Whitney, shown here with her dog, Tater Tot, helps people celebrate their pets lives with custom urns, wall hangings and textiles.
March 16, 2017

Celebrating pets

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Lake Oswego artist Alyson Whitney honors pets with special art
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Gigi, a student at West Linn Community Preschool in 2014, poses with the Easter Bunny. Bring your children for a photo at the annual Peter Rabbit Breakfast on April 8 at West Linn High School.
March 16, 2017

Hop on down to Peter Rabbit Breakfast

by Pamplin Media Group
Put some Easter fun on the calendar. Attend the Peter Rabbit Breakfast and Carnival


SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The new logo of Lake Oswego Meals on Wheels program.
March 16, 2017

Support your hometown Meals on Wheels

by Barb Randall
Lake Oswego Meals on Wheels is updating its look with a new logo, same great service
SUBMITTED PHOTO: 123RF - Want to get out more, but dont enjoy driving? Take Lyft or Uber; its as easy as texting. A Lyft representative will teach you how to use the system at 11 a.m. March 17 at the LOACC. Its free, no registration required.
March 16, 2017

Simplify life by using Lyft, Uber

by Maria Bigelow
The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is hosting a presentation by a representative from Lyft to teach seniors how to use the service
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Bob Hyland of Hyland Garden Design will be the guest speaker at the April 10 Clackamas County Master Gardeners meeting. He will share information on making exciting container gardens.
March 16, 2017

Learn to make exuberant container gardens

by Barb Randall
Clackamas County Master Gardeners will hold its monthly meeting April 10
March 16, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Here is a list of meetings and special events happening this week.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Kids naturally love to dance. Lessons help with developing style, confidence and techniques.
March 16, 2017

Dance, tennis, lacrosse keep kids active

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of classes and workshops
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tiffany Carlson, the senior centers building coordinator, was honored with a baby shower recently. Her baby is expected next month.
March 16, 2017

Seniors honor Tiffany Carlson and her new baby

by Doug Dickston
West Linn Adult Community Center to welcome new baby, baby shower held
March 16, 2017

Beach trip still relaxing, even with fall

by Joan Waldron
Joan Waldron shares tale of relaxing trip to Rockaway Beach
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Nadya Okamoto, founder of Camions of Care, now called PERIOD, is a freshman at Harvard College. The organization has matured to tackle even bigger womens menstrual issues such as the repeal of the sales tax that 37 states still place on menstrual hygiene products, and a complete national expansion of their campus chapter network.
March 16, 2017

Camions of Care rebrands as PERIOD

by Camions of Care
Camions of Care has changed its name to PERIOD, still focused on providing support for at-risk and sheltered women
March 16, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
A number of events are planned this week. Get these on your calendar.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - February through early April is the optimum time to start vegetables from seed.
March 16, 2017

Save money by starting vegetable seeds at home

by Kym Pokorny
A home garden is fun to grow, and can cut down on your food budget.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dick and Rusty, 2011
March 09, 2017

Memories of Dick

by Jo Ann Parsons
Jo Ann Parsons shares excerpts of the tribute she gave at her husband Dick's memorial earlier this year.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Lake Oswego resident Laurie Kilbourne will run in the Shamrock Run as part of the Alzheimers Associations ALZ Stars team. You can donate funds to support her online.
March 09, 2017

ALZ Stars will wear purple in Shamrock Run

by Barb Randall
Support ALZ Stars in the Shamrock Run March 19
March 09, 2017

Staying in Motion class helps those with dementia

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Adult Community Center offering a special program for those with Alzheimer's disease
March 09, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Take part of these special events coming up in the community.
March 09, 2017

Oregon Symphony's Wente to give sneak peek of new season

by Pamplin Media Group
Lakewood Center Associates will meet March 16. The program will be presented by Tom Wente and members of the Oregon Symphony
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Jacquelyn Rodgers leads the Core Conditioning class at the WLACC. It delivers a long list of benefits to those lucky enough to attend.
March 09, 2017

Class improves core strength

by Keli Stevens
Want to improve your core strength? Take Core Conditioning offered at the WLACC
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Volunteers at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center are providing rides for seniors to the grocery store, plus help with shopping. Sign up for the free service now.
March 09, 2017

We'll take you shopping

by Maria Bigelow
Need help carrying groceries? The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center just started a new program to give seniors a ride and a hand with grocery shopping.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Golf Course will offer a Junior Golf Camp during spring break. Its a great way for your kids to refresh their skills.
March 09, 2017

Spring break activities abound at LO Parks

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Rec has many activities to keep kids busy and having fun during spring break
March 09, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Meetings and events of special note.
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - From left, Josh Hershinow, Tate Williams, Max Niedergang, Nay Nay Kent-Taylor and Jeremy McMullen perform the blessing of the candles.
March 02, 2017

Beit Haverim celebrating 25 years

by Barb Randall
Beit Haverim will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special dinner and auction March 11
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Carol Ruth Silver and Claude Liggins will share their experiences participating in the Freedom Rides of the Civil Rights Movement at Marys Woods on March 4.
March 02, 2017

Civil Rights activists to speak at Mary's Woods

by Pamplin Media Group
Hear civil rights activists Carol Ruth Silver and Claude Liggins at Mary's Woods March 4.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Pam Magnuson, one of the style experts at The Difference, will be the guest speaker at the Lake Oswego Womens Coalition meeting March 15. Her presentation is titled, Do Your Clothes Like You? Know Your Wardrobe. All are welcome to attend the meeting and luncheon.
March 02, 2017

Do your clothes like you?

by Barb Randall
Find out if your clothes like you at a presentation by Pam Magnuson at the Lake Oswego Women's Coalition meeting March 15.

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Former Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins will speak at the Willamette Women Democrats meeting March 9. All are welcome to attend.
Mar 02, 2017

Willamette Women Democrats to meet March 9

by Pamplin Media Group
Former Oregon State Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins will be the guest speaker at the Willamette Women Democrats meeting March 9.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Trumpeter Musician Third Class Daniel Arute of Navy Band Northwest will be the featured major soloist during the concert.
Mar 02, 2017

Millennium Concert Band to present concert

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Millennium Concert Band will present a concert March 5 at Lakeridge High School auditorium.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Michelle Moore, a martial arts expert and private security guard, shared tips on self-defense with members of the West Linn Adult Community Center.
Mar 02, 2017

Assertive common sense will help keep the bad guys at bay

by Doug Dickston
West Linn Adult Community Center members were introduced to Empowered Focused Self Defense
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - An Intro to Guitar class will be offered through Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation. Sign up now.
Mar 02, 2017

Classes offered to learn to play guitar

by Judy Nelson
Spring break camps and classes are still available through Lake Oswego Parks and Rec
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bingham
Mar 02, 2017

Wedding

by Pamplin Media Group
Kelsi Gjesdal and Bruce Bingham were married Sept. 24, 2016
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Angelie Karabatsos will present Aging with Grace: Mental Well-Being for Older Adults from 10-11:30 a.m. March 22.
Mar 02, 2017

Being mentally tough isn't always possible

by Maria Bigelow
Get a new perspective on mental well-being by attending Aging with Grace: Mental Well-Being for Older Adults
Mar 02, 2017

Women's rights came through hard work

by Peggy Keonjian
Jottings writer Peggy Keonjian recalls her days on the frontline of women's rights movement
Mar 02, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Meetings and events of special note
Feb 23, 2017

Furnace replacement project not so easy in snow, ice

by Jo Anne Seymour
Jottings from Fifth and G
Feb 23, 2017

Soroptimists to hold awards ceremony

by Pamplin Media Group
Soroptimist International Lake Oswego West Linn to hold annual awards ceremony
Feb 23, 2017

Sex, porn topics of mental health conference

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Grove Presbyterian Church will host the annual Shattering Stigma conference March 11
Feb 23, 2017

Start decorating for St. Patrick's Day now

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers fun classes, events
Feb 23, 2017

LO Reads program wraps up this week

by Barb Randall
There is still time to attend Lake Oswego Reads programs
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Delores Maloney has discovered Uber, and she has regained some of her independence. Maloney finds the transportation service makes trips to appointments and shopping simple. The system is easy to use.
Feb 23, 2017

Regain independence by using Uber, Lyft

by Doug Dickston
Seniors are finding Uber and Lyft to be helpful transportation modes.
Feb 23, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Meetings and events of special note taking place this week
Feb 23, 2017

AAUW to hear from labor economist King

by Pamplin Media Group
AAUW will host Mary C. King to speak on 'Taking on Economic Inequality to Advance all Women' March 11.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Pictured from left are: David Davies, Frank Bridwell, Malcolm Mathes and Lynn Brokaw.
Feb 23, 2017

Kindness lives on and on

by Maria Bigelow
The Meals on Wheels organizers at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center focus on doing for others.
Feb 23, 2017

Myth vs. reality

by Kym Pokorny, OSU Extension
Oregon State Extension Service busts myths on gardening.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Terry Olson, left, and Lisa Brinkman are exhibiting their art at West Linn Lutheran Churchs Creative Space Gallery through March.
Feb 23, 2017

Creative Space Gallery showing art of Olson, Brinkman

by Pamplin Media Group
Artists Terry Olson and Lisa Brinkman are exhibiting their art at West Linn Lutheran Church
Feb 23, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Take note of these special events coming up in the near future
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - The succulent plant aloe vera has numerous medicinal qualities. It used to be common practice to have a plant in houses.
Feb 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.
Feb 16, 2017

Life in color

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

Providence Willamette Falls honored by World Health…

by Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center is certified Baby Friendly
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Those wishing to babysit can sign up for the two-day Babysitter Bootcamp offered March 3-4 through Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation.
Feb 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
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



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