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Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Lake Oswego Police cars are parked at the end of Twin Points Rd. for a death investigation.
October 19, 2014

Man found dead on Oswego Lake

by KOIN 6 News
A man was found dead on Oswego Lake Sunday morning. Lake Oswego police responded to the 1900 block of Twin Points Road shortly before noon Oct.19 on reports of a man floating face down in the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY KOIN 6 NEWS - Teddy Stivahtis is wanted for murdering his aunt and robbing banks.
October 19, 2014

Gresham murder suspect robbed Lake Oswego bank

by KOIN 6 News
A man with a foul odor and an oversized white hat who robbed a Lake Oswego bank late Saturday morning was identified as the suspect in a Gresham murder and another bank robbery in Canby. Teddy…
BRENDA ADAMS
October 17, 2014

Tigard woman arrested for setting early morning fire

by The Review
A 29-year-old Tigard woman was arrested Friday in connection with an early morning fire at a demolished house in Lake Oswego. The fire in a large debris pile in the 13400 block of Fosberg Road…
October 17, 2014

Chamber, PAC endorse Gudman and Buck for Lake Oswego City Council

by The Review
The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce and the Keep Lake Oswego Great political action committee have endorsed Jeff Gudman and Joe Buck in the race for City Council. Chamber President Doug Cushing…
ENGWEILER
October 16, 2014

Convicted murderer Conrad Engweiler released from prison

by Saundra Sorenson
Former Lake Oswego resident Conrad Engweiler, who has served 24 years for the aggravated murder of a classmate in 1990, was released from prison and into lifelong parole Thursday. Engweiler, who…
October 16, 2014

Pub pleads no contest to noise violations

by Saundra Sorenson
Stickmen Brewery & Skewery fined If you follow Stickmen Brewery & Skewery on Facebook, you may have seen a post from frustrated manager Kathy Krech last week announcing that the restaurant and…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Libby Bailey worked with lots of happy little girls in Tanzania. With the nonprofit organization Your Sisters, she wants to give them opportunities for when they grow up.
October 16, 2014

Breaking the cycle of poverty in Tanzania

by Cliff Newell
LO's Libby Bailey returns home with plans to help girls and women in the East African nation through a nonprofit called Your Sisters Libby Bailey had a lot she loved about her life in Lake…
October 16, 2014

Show us your pumpkin-carving skills!

by Pamplin Media Group
Halloween is right around the corner! Have you started decorating and carving your pumpkins yet? Share your creepy crawly creativity by sending us photos of your ghoulish gourds. We’ll post…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jane Heisler sometimes wound up in some unusual places in her four years as communications director for Lake Oswego water projects. But she was ready for any challenge.
October 16, 2014

Veteran city planner Jane Heisler to retire

by Cliff Newell
Water and sewer projects dominated last four of her 26 years in Lake Oswego Water projects in Lake Oswego won’t be the same without Jane Heisler to serve as communications director. For the past…
October 16, 2014

How 'age friendly' is LO?

by Cliff Newell
Elders in Action hopes its survey will help local businesses cater to the needs of senior citizens A team of senior citizens will fan out across Lake Oswego today on a mission. “We would like to…

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Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Anne Parfitt (foreground) and the rest of her team from Archaeological Investigation Northwest sift through soil thought to contain artifacts dating back to prehistoric times.
Oct 16, 2014

Digging for history

by Saundra Sorenson
Archaeological excavation in Old Town makes way for LO-Tigard pipeline The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership paused in its pipeline construction to do a little due diligence — for history.…
Oct 16, 2014

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Convicted killer Engweiler to be released today Former Lake Oswego resident Conrad Engweiler, who has served 24 years for the aggravated murder of a classmate in 1990, will be released from…
Oct 16, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION OPENINGS: The citizen advisory body announced it is seeking applications to fill three openings. Qualified applicants for two of the openings must have credentials…
Oct 16, 2014

J.B. Pilkington's legacy lives on

by Nancy Dunis
From Our Vault Ever wonder who or what Pilkington Road was named after? Pilkington Road was named after the J.B. Pilkington Nursery. Originally, the nursery began as a fruit tree farm owned by…
Oct 16, 2014

Police Log

by (none)
BURGLARIES 10/10/14 2:05 a.m. A K-9 unit was called to stop a burglary in progress. 10/11/14 5:09 a.m. The front door of an apartment on Lakeview Boulevard was smashed, causing $600 in damage,…
WEITMAN
Oct 16, 2014

Ask a Cop: Are first responders prepared for a hazardous rail…

by (none)
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers’ questions each week in this space. To submit a question, call staff reporter Cliff Newell at 503-636-1281 ext. 105 or send an email to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Steel pipes were welded into 240-foot lengths before being loaded onto a barge for a trip down the Willamette River.
Oct 15, 2014

Barge carries pipes for underwater tunnel

by (none)
A large derrick barge carrying pipes that will eventually be pulled through a tunnel under the Willamette River between Meldrum Bar Park in Gladstone and Mapleton Drive in West Linn arrived at…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Clackamas County Tax Assessor Bob Vroman expects property tax revenue to jump by $35.5 million this year, the highest percentage increase since 2009.
Oct 14, 2014

Average LO property tax bill to increase by 2.5 percent

by Shasta Kearns Moore
County expects hefty revenue boost as it mails tax notices this week Property tax bills in Lake Oswego will rise by an average of 2.5 percent and Clackamas County will have about $35.5 million…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Through thick and thin, Cooper Cheetham kept the Stars and Stripes waving waving Friday night.
Oct 14, 2014

Three cheers for the red, white and (Laker) blue

by Pamplin Media Group
On the field, the Lakers were dressed in navy blue and white, but the stands were filled with red, white and blue on Friday when Lake Oswego traveled to Tigard to take on the No. 2 Tigers. Lake…
ANDREWS
Oct 13, 2014

Enjoy coffee, celebrate community banks at The Bank of Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Public invited to meet new President/CEO Stephen G. Andrews on Thursday morning The Bank of Oswego is inviting the public to gather for coffee Thursday morning and meet new president and CEO…



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