Oregon Senate eyes animal bill

Oregon Senate eyes animal bill

House passes bill to keep declawing and devocalizing of pets in the hands of experts

There's probably a reason they don't ask me to make speeches

There's probably a reason they don't ask me to make speeches

They let me out of the office this week to go talk to a group. That doesn't happen too much...


Lake Oswego's Opinions

June 25, 2015

Just Another Point of View: Assembling a barbecue can be …

by Mikel Kelly
I’m feeling pretty good about myself right now, because last weekend I put a barbecue together. All by myself. First of all, I’m sure you’re asking, “Kelly, why would you even TRY something that…
June 25, 2015

Citizen's View: Please stop scaring me; support Toxic Free Kids

by Devon Downeysmith
The world turns out to have a lot of hazards when you become an expectant mom. I’m already overwhelmed with thinking about how to make healthy choices for my baby — what to eat, what to buy —…
June 25, 2015

Citizen's View: Return to reasonable lending opens door to …

by Dave Liniger
Home-buying season is heating up. Homes sold faster in April than at any point in almost the last two years, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home…
June 25, 2015

Citizen's View: Breast imaging providers must lead density…

by Amy S. Thurmond, M.D.
In January 2014, Oregon became the 11th state in the nation to pass a law requiring mammography providers to inform women patients with “extreme breast density” about their status and how this…
June 25, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
Buy a brick, honor a star! Have you or someone you love ever been in a Lakewood Theatre Company show? If so, make them a star! To help fund the Artist Training Facility, an addition to the…
June 25, 2015

Corrections

by Miles Vance
-- The 66th annual Lake Oswego Lions Club 4th of July Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to noon in George Rogers Park, 611 S. State Street. Cost for the breakfast, which includes…
June 18, 2015

Our Opinion: PCC should search close to home for its next…

by Editorial Board
Oregon’s largest public institution of higher education is looking for a new president. For the sake of this region’s students, workers and businesses, we all should hope Portland Community…
June 18, 2015

Citizen's View: A few reflections on another Father's Day

by Ronald Talney
It is early morning. Early enough that I still have the house to myself. I make coffee. I bring in the newspaper and sit in my old chair. In most respects, it is just another morning. But it…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - You never know who youll neet at the Lake Oswego Lions Clubs 4th of July pancake breakfast.
June 18, 2015

Citizen's View: Lions Club will be flipping flapjacks on the…

by Denise Gordon
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched ... but are felt in the heart.” — Helen Keller This has been a wonderful, and early, spring. We were in our gardens…
June 18, 2015

Citizen's View: We should put prosperity before profits

by Peter Wright
Dr. Red was both worried and angry. The state was about to pass laws that would force him to pay his employees a $15-an-hour minimum wage, which would most certainly cut into his personal…

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Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: Leadership requires willingness to prioritize…

by Dave Berg
“It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities; it’s an irresponsible government that fails to choose.” — Tony Blair Why does city leadership need to define our core services? Simply…
Jun 18, 2015

Citizen's View: Downtown can change, retain character

by Erin Preston
Communities and town centers can change for the better while still maintaining their character and individuality. That is most certainly the case with our community. Oswego used to be a small…
Jun 18, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
Rethink street tree process Overall, I think Lake Oswego is doing a good job with its street trees. I especially like the landscaped medians in the center of the roads. That being said, I have…
Jun 18, 2015

Correction

by Miles Vance
The recently published Summer Fun Guide incorrectly listed the admission fee for activities at North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District facilities. Admission costs $5 for residents of the…
Jun 11, 2015

The View from Here: Here's hoping CERT training kicks in when a…

by Gary M. Stein
There’s now a green hard hat and bright orange vest hanging on the hook behind my desk in downtown Lake Oswego, proof that I’ve completed seven weeks of training to become a member of the city’s…
Jun 11, 2015

Citizen's View: Latest breast imaging techniques offer best hope…

by Dr. Laurie Marzell
Should you get a mammogram or not? What type is more accurate? Is it necessary to get a mammogram yearly? Should you also get an ultrasound? These are excellent questions, because new…
Jun 11, 2015

Citizen's View: Donate blood, give the gift of life and become…

by Donna Scales
As I sat beside my son’s hospital bed, anxiety nearly suffocated me. We’d had such high hopes for this surgery, his third. He’d just come out of 5½ hours of surgery to correct a bone in his leg…
Jun 11, 2015

Citizen's View: City budget has long-term issues

by Gerry Good
Our city has just completed its budget for the coming fiscal year, and all sounds good. But what lurks on the horizon is not good. In the past year, there have been a number of articles about…
Jun 11, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
Buy a Lakewood brick The Lakewood Center for the Arts is a valuable asset to our community, providing live theater performances and educational programs and acting as host for the Lake Oswego…
Jun 04, 2015

Readers' Letters

by (none)
A future economic asset My name is on the wait list for a residence in the new Wizer Block development, so I’ve closely followed its progress through hearings, council approval votes and…




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