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REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - From left, Mark Waller, Linda Brown, Bob Brown, Mary Puskas, Barry Sheldahl and Kellen MacFayden gather around the peace pole they installed at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center on Friday.
April 27, 2017

Rotarians spread message of peace across entire city

by Jillian Daley
Twenty new Peace Poles in parks and public spaces are part of the group's efforts to promote unity
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Public Works Director Anthony Hooper demonstrates the test wall that staff and construction crews have been using to test out exterior building designs. The new Maintenance Center will incorporate the design on the left.
April 27, 2017

New Maintenance Center rapidly taking shape

by Anthony Macuk
Lake Oswego Public Works staff have endured a brutal winter with even less space than usual, but the payoff will be a bigger and more efficient workspace
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Run participants may start on downtown's relatively flat roads, but the annual event is really known for its hilly terrain and breathtaking views.
April 27, 2017

Registration underway for 41st-annual Lake Run

by Pamplin Media Group
May 13 event in Lake Oswego will include a 10K, 5K and two-block Kids Dash


SUBMITTED PHOTO: LAKE OSWEGO ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT - Crews work to stabalize a sinkhole and clear out nearby hazards after heavy rains in December 2015. The City shared this photo with The Review in March 2016, before an Oak Creek homeowner filed a lawsuit over the repairs.
April 27, 2017

Lake Oswego homeowner sues over sinkhole

by Anthony Macuk
Lola Amacher's lawsuit says efforts to repair a municipal stormwater pipe have caused flooding in her Oak Creek yard
April 27, 2017

School zone enforcement detail nets 27 citations in Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Highest cited speed was 41 mph in the 20-mph zone near Lake Oswego High School; that driver faces a $520 fine
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Employees washed cars by hand at the Lake Oswego Car Wash on Boones Ferry Road, which closed for good on March 31 after 25 years in business.
April 27, 2017

Lake Oswego Car Wash shuts down

by Pamplin Media Group
Boones Ferry Road's longtime car wash bids Lake Oswego farewell
April 27, 2017

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
No call is too small for the Lake Oswego Police Department
April 27, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Here's what's happening around Lake Oswego this week, including the annual Shred Day and Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Aaliyah Salgado (left) gets her face painted by a snow queen from Dragon Theater Princesses on Monday at the grand opening celebration for her Sweet Angels Bakery in Lake Oswego.
April 26, 2017

'Dreams come true'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Kyra's Bake Shop, Mascots for a Cure partner to bring a young cancer fighter's bakery to life in Lake Oswego
SUBMITTED PHOTO: NIKI STREALY - Officials say a fire at Pine Shed Ribs and Barbecue started Tuesday morning when one of the meat smoker doors was left open, allowing in too much oxygen.
April 27, 2017

Lake Oswego Fire Department extinguishes smoker fire at Pine Shed Ribs and Barbecue

by Anthony Macuk
Bystanders use fire extinguishers to contain the flames until firefighters arrive
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Workers cleaning up this trash-strewn lot on Jean Road say they saw a large boa constrictor slithering away from the property on Saturday. Neighbors have been warned to be on the lookout.
April 27, 2017

Six-foot snake may be on the loose in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Construction workers say they saw a huge boa constrictor among the trash and debris on a vacant Jean Road lot, but a police search for the slithering serpent came up empty
April 24, 2017

West Linn man killed in confrontation with police

by Patrick Malee
Officers on paid administrative leave after death of 25-year-old Chance Thompson
April 22, 2017

DMV warns of latest phishing scam

by Pamplin Media Group
Callers claim vehicle registration fees or taxes must be paid immediately
April 20, 2017

Clackamas board chairman: Resolve Stafford

by Peter Wong
Commissioners conduct second hearing, plan discussion on April 26 and potential action on May 11. Agreement pending with Metro, three cities to shape area's future.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LO-TIGARD WATER PARTNERSHIP - Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker (from left), Tigard City Councilor Jason Snider and Tigard Mayor John Cook dig the first scoops of dirt at the June 2014 groundbreaking ceremony for Tigard's new Bonita Pump Station, one of a half-dozen pieces of infrastructure that were built or expanded as part of the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership.
April 20, 2017

Who'll govern LO-Tigard's water supply in the future?

by Anthony Macuk
Tigard wants a joint board, but Lake Oswego would prefer to continue serving as Partnership's operations manager
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - More than 15,000 Easter eggs awaited youngsters Saturday at the seventh-annual Hop at the Hunt. The event, co-sponsored by Lake Oswego Hunt and Hope Community Church, also included pony rides, face painting, police and fire vehicles and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself.
April 20, 2017

A HOPPIN' GOOD TIME

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego youngsters scramble for 15,000 Easter eggs at the seventh-annual Hop at the Hunt
KOHLHOFF
April 20, 2017

Lake Oswego City Council rejects call for more authority over DRC

by Anthony Macuk
Proposal would have let councilors override 'problematic' development application approvals
April 20, 2017

Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
What are some of the latest thefts, frauds and miscellaneous incidents in Lake Oswego? Find out in this week's Police Log.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: WATERAFRICA - Water Africa Co-founder Diane Savage teaches students at Bridgeport Elementary about the pumps that are installed to supply clean water in Zambia during a presentation in April 2016.
April 20, 2017

WaterAfrica plans 10th 'Walk4Water'

by Anthony Macuk
Organizers say the Lake Oswego event has grown from 80-100 walkers to 350-400 in recent years
April 20, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Run registration is underway, and the next school zone enforcement will be April 27
April 20, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Attend Free the Trees party, a Budget Committee meeting and more
April 20, 2017

These kids are truly Amazing!

by Pamplin Media Group
Local youth to be honored May 8 for serving others and improving their communities
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Frank Schreck of Lake Oswego takes a close look at a worm he collected Friday during the Preschool Nature Walk at Springbrook Park.
April 19, 2017

'Making the park their playground'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Preschoolers explore Lake Oswego's Springbrook Park through organized nature walks
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lakeridge Junior High School is slated for replacement on the Lake Oswego school bond that's on the May ballot.
April 19, 2017

Next video, school tour focus on LJHS

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge Junior High is slated for full replacement on the May 16 bond
SUBMITTED PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - Aaliyah Salgado, who is now in hospice, told her mom Yesenia that if she couldn't open a bakery 'here, 'Im going to do it in heaven. I'm going to have a bakery here or in heaven.'
April 18, 2017

Aaliyah's 'Sweet Angels' dream will come true

by KOIN 6 NEWS
On April 24, Kyra's Bake Shop in Lake Oswego will help a young cancer patient open the bakery she always hoped she'd own one day

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REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - From left, local parents Sukhwant and Jasjeet Jhaj say they want the district to make changes including creating a diversity inclusion and equity plan. Sukhwant Jhaj addressed the Lake Oswego School Board meeting on Monday on topics including establishing such a plan as well as hiring a more racially diverse staff.
Apr 18, 2017

District urged to help foster 'safe learning environment'

by Jillian Daley
LO for LOve attends School Board meeting to support parent who is seeking ways to improve racial tolerance in the district
Apr 18, 2017

Clackamas leaders lay out ambitious goals

by Peter Wong
Road repairs and planning for new courthouse, plus economic development and help for rural areas and people 'left behind'
POCKLINGTON
Apr 17, 2017

Union donation stirs campaign finance pot

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego School Board candidates raise $69,100, including a $10,000 LOSEA donation to Sara Pocklington
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lake Oswego Fire Lt. Paul Lauritzon reaches for pizza ingredients in front of Paul Atkinson, a competitor from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, during a fundraising event Wednesday at California Pizza Kitchen. LOFD, the two-time defending champion, finished second this year.
Apr 20, 2017

Lake Oswego firefighters dethroned at 'Iron Chef'-style pizza…

by Mark Miller
In a benefit for the Chelsea Hicks Foundation, newcomers from the Tigard Police Department knock off the two-time defending champs from the LOFD
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - Lake Oswego firefighters remove the contents of a garage on Canal Street after an early morning fire that caused some smoke damage Thursday but no injuries.
Apr 13, 2017

Scout the dog alerts Lake Oswego family to fire in garage

by Pamplin Media Group
Some possessions are burned, but no one was injured in early morning blaze
REVIEW PHOTO: GARY M. STEIN - A hundred foot tall fir came down across three homes on Hill Way. Renter Nicole Ferebee was the only one home at the time, and said no one was hurt when limbs smashed through a front window.
Apr 13, 2017

Wind storm brings down trees, knocks out power in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
The unexpected Friday morning storm sends first responders and maintenence crews scrambling to keep up
Apr 13, 2017

Arguments about Stafford future remain unchanged

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County board will hear a second round of comments April 19; possible action scheduled May 11.
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - City Councilor Jackie Manz, PrepLO Co-chair Jan Castle and other city officials and residents look at various design ideas for the new police station.
Apr 13, 2017

Public weighs in on Lake Oswego's new police station

by Anthony Macuk
Designers say exterior will reflect new building's role as part of a 'civic center' in the city's downtown core
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lucy Sandrose enters a contest Saturday to guess the weight of pig iron rods on display at the Lake Oswego Preservation Society's History Center & Museum.
Apr 13, 2017

Tiny space tells a big story

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Preservation Society opens its 700-square-foot history museum in Old Town
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - The biggest project among last year's Neighborhood Enhancement Grant recipients is a new pavillion and outdoor classroom structure that is currently under construction at Hallinan Elementary School. Neighbors raised half of the funding, and the other half came from a matching grant from the City.
Apr 13, 2017

Deadline nears for Lake Oswego neighborhood grants

by Anthony Macuk
Last year's projects include a new pavillion, a butterfly garden and emergency preparedness kits
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Richard Santee (right), vice president and manager of the Oswego Pioneer Cemetery, joins City contract arborist Morgan Holen and cemetery board member Jerry Instenes in welcoming guests to Friday's Heritage Tree dedication.
Apr 13, 2017

'I've always liked that tree'

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego honors a Pacific Dogwood as the city's 37th Heritage Tree
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Stafford area between Lake Oswego, West Linn and Tualatin is a mix of rural farms and large-lot houses, along with pockets of more densely built residential areas.
Apr 13, 2017

Board plans hearings on Stafford

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County commissioners will hear from the public about findings on Stafford as an urban reserve.
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - This peacock is one of more than a dozen who have made their home in Lake Oswegos Lake Forest neighborhood.
Apr 13, 2017

The beautiful birds of Bonaire Avenue

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Lake Oswego's Lake Forest neighborhood has been home to peacocks for roughly 50 years, neighbors say
REVIEW PHOTO - Anna's Cure cupcakes feature some of cancer survivor Anna Seely's favorite things: chocolate, orange, raspberry, flowers, sparkles, the color pink and an orange ribbon for Leukemia awareness.
Apr 13, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Wait is over: Anna's Cure cupcakes are here; Poets to read in honor of William Stafford; Emergency Preparedness Fair planned
Apr 13, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Here's what's happening at City Hall and around Lake oswego this week
PHOTO COURTESY OF CLACKAMAS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - Horses for Clean Water founder Alayne Blickle teaches horse owners how to manage mud and manure at a workshop April 8.
Apr 13, 2017

Managing mud and manure

by Kelsey O'Halloran
At a Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District workshop, horse owners learn how to handle the messier side of equine care
VEACH
Apr 13, 2017

ASK A COP

by Pamplin Media Group
Someone got a ticket for misusing a special turn lane, and now this driver wants to know exactly what that is.
Apr 13, 2017

Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
What are some of the latest happenings in the Lake Oswego police log?
FILE PHOTO - Once Easter eggs have been outside or handled and hidden, they could become damaged and should not be eaten, experts say. The best thing to do is discard them.
Apr 12, 2017

Handle eggs safely this Easter season

by Oregon Department of Agriculture
Experts say you should treat eggs and egg products as potentially hazardous foods
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Renae Bedolla works shoulder to shoulder with dozens of volunteers to improve landscaping at Hallinan Elementary School during one of the Hallinan Improvement Projects many work blitzes in the summer of 2015.
Apr 13, 2017

Next video, LOSD tour focus on Hallinan

by Jillian Daley
Necessary repairs are more than a PTO can or should do, parent volunteer says
SUBMITTED PHOTO - 'Love Bites by Carnie' has announced that it will open its new bakery and corporate headquarters in Sherwood.
Apr 11, 2017

'Love Bites' picks Sherwood for bakery, not Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Carnie Wilson's bite-size cheesecake company says LO location didn't work out, despite City's willingness to change its commercial code
REVIEW PHOTO: GARY M. STEIN - A hundred foot tall fir came down across three homes on Hill Way. Renter Nicole Ferebee was the only one home at the time, and said no one was hurt when limbs smashed through a front window.
Apr 13, 2017

Wind storm brings down trees, knocks out power in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
The unexpected Friday morning storm sends first responders and maintenence crews scrambling to keep up
PHOTO COURTESY OF LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - Fire officials had to extricate a seatbelted driver from his vehicle after a rollover crash near Lake Oswego High School on Thursday afternoon. The driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries that officials said did not appear to be life-threatening.
Apr 06, 2017

Driver injured in Lake Oswego rollover crash

by Pamplin Media Group
Elderly man may have suffered a medical incident before driving off Country Club Road and hitting a tree
Apr 06, 2017

Board plans three hearings on Stafford findings

by Peter Wong
Proceedings focus on legal underpinnings for original 2011 decision as urban reserve, not to reconsider designation of unincorporated area between Tualatin and West Linn.



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