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April 10, 2014

Drinking and waterways simply are a bad mix

by editorial staff
The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners took an interesting and necessary step recently in unanimously approving rules to allow for visual inspections of personal items belonging to people…
Gudman
April 10, 2014

There is a way forward for our operations/maintenance center

by Jeff Gudman
Lake Oswego City Council can potentially fund the operations/maintenance facility within existing resources. Funding the operations/maintenance facility is one the highest 2014 council goals.…
Berg
April 10, 2014

Citizens know the right priorities for Lake Oswego

by Dave Berg
“Action expresses priorities.” — Mahatma Gandhi A couple of years ago I wrote column with the following statement: “the new council will be making difficult decisions in the next 1 to 3 years,…
Barman
April 10, 2014

'The gift that keeps on giving'

by Bob Barman
I’m not sure what part of being on the Lake Oswego School Board I enjoy more, handing out diplomas to euphoric graduating seniors or receiving calls in March and April from proud parents or…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Nehalem Kunkle-Read, left and Samarra Watson, both members of the Lake Oswego High School track team, help create a new trail last Friday in Springbrook Park. Behind them is Jim Evans a board member of Friends of Springbrook Park and neighbor and far left is Kohl Nicoll, also a member of the LOHS track team.
April 10, 2014

Readers' Letters

by The Review
‘Live a purpose-driven life and invest in success’ Donate to the foundation campaign — success is no accident. I believe in American exceptionalism and that education is one of the keys to our…
April 10, 2014

Football 'legend' Smythe held responsible for Pacer actions

by Kathy Kiever
When Tom Smythe agreed to coach at Lakeridge, our Pacer family was excited to welcome back “the legend.” Since 2011, I have attended every game and many practices. The behavior I have witnessed…
April 03, 2014

Hopefully, Pacer football program will view OSAA actions in…

by The Editorial Board
We aren’t going to mince words. There were times last football season when the Lakeridge Pacers’ conduct on the field was embarrassing. Sports at the high school level should be fun, healthy,…
Zebrowski
April 03, 2014

LOS Foundation is a great investment in our community

by Pati Zebrowski
This year our youngest daughter will graduate from Lake Oswego High School. It is a time of transition for our family as we move our focus from K-12 and on to college and the entry of our…
Macpherson
April 03, 2014

Strong schools translate into strong communities

by Greg Macpherson
When I was growing up in Oregon we took public funding of schools for granted. The PTA would do some modest fundraising. But the core academic programs were supported by local property taxes.…
Kelly
April 03, 2014

Some newspapers are made by humans and some aren't

by Mikel Kelly
If, like me, you had spent four decades working for good, wholesome, family-owned community newspapers and not one of those Satan-worshiping mega-corporations that produce most of our country’s…

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Apr 03, 2014

Autonomous vehicles may change the face of transportation

by R A Fontes
Let’s not waste energy trying to make significant improvements to public transit in Lake Oswego. In the short term TriMet won’t change; in the long term everything will. There is, on balance,…
Apr 03, 2014

Readers' Letters

by The Review
Give to the foundation’s campaign, endowment fund The Lake Oswego Schools Foundation annual campaign is in full swing, with the goal of raising $2 million to fund Lake Oswego teacher’s salaries.…
Apr 03, 2014

Nation's marijuana policies are out of date, but ...

by Max Margolis
Well, it looks like the state’s legislative effort to legalize marijuana has failed, so another petition drive will soon begin. Now is the time for our leaders to start talking about marijuana…
Mar 27, 2014

Plenty of blame to go around for Cover Oregon

by Editorial Board
Heads have been rolling at the state capital since Gov. John Kitzhaber released an independent assessment of Cover Oregon a week ago. If the Cover Oregon board agrees with Kitzhaber’s request to…
Lori Hall
Mar 27, 2014

A key member of our news team says goodbye

by Lori Hall
I joined the West Linn Tidings-Lake Oswego Review newsroom in July of 2011 as a staff reporter. I was thrilled to return to the world of journalism, covering city hall and the school district…
Mar 27, 2014

Developers have to plan project with respect to the defined…

by Phil Pirrotta
I would like to discuss the points made in Michael Sander’s (citizen’s view last week). Mr. Sander believes we should support the Wizer proposal for its “long-lasting economic benefits for Lake…
Mar 27, 2014

'The whole TSP scenario makes one wonder'

by Gerry Good
Some 69 percent of the spending is slated for bike paths and trails to connect places in the city (page 107). Has anyone taken even rudimentary measures of the current usage of existing trails…
Kelly
Mar 27, 2014

The newspaper business has a rich and colorful past

by Mikel Kelly
Since I changed jobs two years ago and no longer work with just one or two papers, I don’t do tours of the office anymore. I now work on the central design desk, so somebody else has to take Cub…
Marzell
Mar 27, 2014

Want to prevent cancer? Think tocotrienols, the best vitamin E…

by Dr. Laurie Marzell
Vitamin E has received a fair amount of bad press lately. Before throwing the concept of vitamin E into the garbage, let’s explore some new aspects of it. There are eight forms of vitamin E with…
Mar 27, 2014

Readers' Letters

by The Review
Donating to foundation ‘is not a partisan issue’ The Lake Oswego Schools Foundation is presently fully engaged in its efforts to raise money for the Lake Oswego School system. It is an effort I…



Invest in Success 2014

 The Lake Oswego Schools Foundation is dedicated to keeping class sizes small and our school's curriculum rich by raising money to pay for additional teachers. Our 2013-2014 campaign goal is to raise $2 million and increase family participation to 80%. Our video showcases the impact the Foundation makes in all of our schools : http://www.losfoundation.org

 




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