'Benign neglect' the only option for Lake Oswego's…

PSU study looks at possible alternative strategies for bringing properties into the city

Lake Oswego's D Avenue project will create meandering road

Project's design phase is nearly complete, with construction planned to begin in Spring 2018

Lake Oswego mulls upgrades to wastewater plant

City is studying a redesign that could make the Portland-owned Tryon Creek facility less intrusive

More drivers translate into longer commutes

Census Bureau surveys confirm what local motorists already know: Traffic in the metro area is getting worse

Online sting's success should worry parents

Sheriff's Det. Erin Schweitzer says Clackamas County's largest pedophile bust is proof that bad guys are preying on children

SLIDESHOW: Creating The Windward

Removal of the downtown Lake Oswego development's last tower crane marks a construction milestone

ODOT looks at seven highway toll scenarios

The transportation agency and its consultants will conduct modeling of the different tolling scenaries. None of the models are intended as formal…

SLIDESHOW: Rotarians play Santa for dozens of families

Members of the Lake Oswego Rotary Club gather to pack and deliver boxes of food and bags of toys for their neighbors in need.

City Notes

It's not too late to share your thoughts and concerns as the council prepares for its 2018 goal-setting retreat in January.

Share your photos with us!

It's your chance to spread some local holiday cheer by sharing your great family photos with your friends and neighbors.


This week's question: Is it OK to put Christmas lights on my car during the holiday season?

Police Log

When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD

Lake Oswego School Board puts Spanish Immersion expansion…

Pause will allow the LOSD to conduct a districtwide study of space utilization and capacity

How best to replace Heather Beck?

Lake Oswego School Board members say appointing an interim superintendent through the 2018-19 school year would allow time for a 'competetive…

The Windward's last tower crane may come down this week

Downtown Lake Oswego project reaches another milestone, although it's all dependent on the wind

Beck will miss next Lake Oswego School Board meeting

Superintendent, who resigned last week, will instead be in Cupertino for a long-planned session about technology

A matter of faith

Local congregations celebrate the season with traditions that remind us that we are all connected

Empty shops cause concern in downtown Lake Oswego

Are rash of closings part of a downward trend, or just the result of typical turnover?

Lake Oswego City Council will decide whether to plunge into…

Swimming enthusiasts want the city to partner with the school district and build a bigger replacement for the LOSD's deteriorating facility

Get ready to swing at Holiday Concert

'Jingle & Swing' promises to transport the audience back in time to a golden age of music

Share your photo with us!

It's your chance to spread some local holiday cheer by sharing your great family photos with your friends and neighbors.

All for the love of goldens

Melissa Heinonen started PDX Goldens in 2016; on Sunday, the dogs and their humans gathered in LO

Board unveils latest projections for PERS

Projected 2019-21 increases may be tempered by 2017 growth in earnings from state investment fund; board will set rates next fall, but longterm…

ODOT seeks I-205 feedback

Online open house details plans to widen the freeway and strengthen some bridges


City officials gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Operations and Maintenance Center.

City Notes

Celebrate the winter solstice with a concert by The Stumptowners on Wednesday


Now that we're in the midst of the holiday season, can you share some fire-safety tips?

Police Log

When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD

News Briefs

SD19 nominating convention set for Jan. 6; Gathering to explain cultural tax credit; LOPD arrests eight for impaired driving

School Board urged to pause before expanding immersion

Language program, capacity issues dominate the discussion at Lake Oswego School District's first Town Hall

Golf course, Airbnb top residents' concerns

Lake Oswego City Councilors host an open house in advance oftheir 2018 goal-setting retreat

Delaying Spanish Immersion expansion is among Lake Oswego…

The topic is likely to dominate a Town Hall meeting planned for Lakeridge High School tonight

Lake Oswego High School basketball player sues over past…

Tiam Jon Kord blames three coaches for 'poorly conceptualized' charge drill during 2015 practice

A whopper of a career

Amy Hannum has been impressing customers at the Burger King on McEwan Road for 30 years

Share your photo with us!

It's your chance to spread some local holiday cheer by sharing your great family photos with your friends and neighbors.

Clackamas County sets affordable housing goal

County seeks 2,000 new homes affordable for low- and moderate-income families in next five years; commissioners conduct sessions on how to achieve…

State launches retirement plan

Pilot projects result in 75 percent participation rate as state-sponsored program, akin to individual retirement accounts, begins reaching 1 million…

More than 700 Oregonians choose third gender for ID

In June, the Oregon Transportation Commission made Oregon the first state to offer a third, nonbinary gender on state-issued driver licenses and ID…


Winter is coming! Does the Lake Oswego Police Department have any tips for driving in bad weather?

City Notes

Join Santa Claus in Lake Oswego this weekend for a ride on the Tinseltown Trolley

Police Log

When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD

News Briefs

'Respond to Racism' schedules meeting; Distracted-driving detail nets 37 citations; Parish plans gun-prevention vigil

Lake Oswego School Board hears three Spanish…

Topic is likely to come up again Monday at a Town Hall-style meeting hosted by the school district

Blue Moon Coffee finds a new home in downtown Lake…

Former Lake Grove favorite now shares an A Avenue corner with Washington Federal branch

Jury finds former Bank of Oswego executives guilty…

Dan Heine, Diana Yates also convicted of 12 counts of filing false bank entries

Oswego Lake drawdown uncovers 10 'dead-end' pipes

City issues sewage-spill warning as a precaution while Cabana Pointe lines are mapped and repairs are made


Tree lightings and a joyous parade turn downtown Lake Oswego into a holiday wonderland

Lake Oswego's Joe Buck says he will run for spot on…

City councilor and restaurateur says he'll seek appointment and run for a full term

Lake Oswego man accused of importing powerful…

Joseph Richard Caruso being held into Portland, linked to Chinese drug investigation

A new home for Lake Oswego's Public Works Department

Next week's ribbon-cutting ceremony will cap off a 17-month construction process

Share your holiday photos with The Lake Oswego…

It's your chance to spread some local holiday cheer by sharing your great family photos with your friends and neighbors.

Police Log

When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD

City Notes

The City will host its 53rd annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Bigelow Plaza (in the Safeway parking lot at Fifth Street and A…

Six SD19 candidates make their pitch for Devlin's…

Tualatin residents Claudia Black, Gerritt Rosenthal join four other hopefuls at a town hall meeting in Lake Oswego

With grateful hearts

On Thanksgiving, Lake Oswegans give thanks for all of the blessings of the season

A firehouse Thanksgiving

On-duty Lake Oswego firefighters still find ways to celebrate the holiday with family and friends

Bank of Oswego fraud case is now in the jury's hands

Prosecutors, defense lawyers deliver their closing arguments during a federal trial involving former executives Dan Heine and Diana Yates

SLIDESHOW: Unveiling a new chapter

The Lake Oswego Public Library hosts a day filled with high-tech gadgets and old-fashioned fun

Feeding Lake Oswego neighbors in need

School, civic, business and faith leaders come together to make sure 69 families have a Thanksgiving meal

Two communities remember Ryan Grimaldi

Lake Oswego Fire Department's Andrea Tardio was engaged to the Hillsboro firefighter, who died this month in a hunting accident

TriMet says it will delay bond vote by two years

Metro will sponsor a measure in 2020 instead that could be accompanied by a housing bond

From Our Vault: Remsen's drew a big crowd

Loyal customers flocked to family-friendly grocer, especially after a state-of-the-art remodel in 1959-60

Marylhurst to revive dorms

Planned renovation of Villa Maria building will bring back on-campus housing for the first time in 10 years

Special Services Council working toward inclusion

Parents' group cites recent successes in annual report to the Lake Oswego School Board, but says that challenges do remain

Dems focus attention on politics, economics at…

Willamette Women Democrats host Oregon's chief economist and lots of candidates

Let Lake Oswego's holiday season begin!

Santa Claus will make a special appearance for the City's 53rd annual tree-lighting celebration

Riverdale High School senior's survey sheds light…

Gillian Styring will share her results and call others to action at a TedXYouth conference on Saturday


This week's question: Is the Lake Oswego Police Department doing its youandblue campaign again?

Police Log

When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD

News Briefs

Meals on Wheels handed big check; Fill a stocking to create holiday joy; 'Tis the season for giving back in LO

City Notes

Reunion Farmers Market returns for one day only; Library staffers will unveil their new high-tech sorting system

Environmental advocate joins race for Senate…

West Linn resident Daphne Wysham currently serves as the director of the Climate Justice Program at the Center for Sustainable Economy and as an…

SLIDESHOW: 'Thank you for your service'

Lake Oswego pays tribute to military veterans with an emotional gathering at City Hall

Lake Oswego Parks & Rec staffers Inglis, Fletcher…

Entire department is also honored for management, enhancement and programming of Luscher Farm

Behold the power of words

More than 100 authors draw big crowds to Wordstock for a day devoted to the literary arts

SLIDESHOW: It's a dirty job ...

Firefighters, guardsmen take advantage of the Oswego Lake drawdown to lead rescue drills in waist-deep mud

Restore Oregon honors two preservation projects in…

Iron Workers Cottage in Old Town, Belluschi Pavilion on Marylhurst campus among 10 winners of DeMuro Award

News Briefs

Lake Oswegans plan two Veterans Day tributes; DAR honors veterans who didn't come home

Tools 4 Troops approaching goal

Nonprofit has already supplied 1,660 veterans with tools for therapeutic, home and workplace needs

'Gusbandry' is antidote to post-election stress

Alicia J. Rose talks about her internet series, dating and the Portland art scene

Preparing for the worst

For Community Emergency Response Team volunteers in Lake Oswego, the final exam can feel very real

Latest designs put Lake Oswego staffers, police in…

New Civic Center will still be built in two stages, but a courtyard has now evolved into a central atrium

City Notes

It's not too late to submit your nomination for this year's Unsung Heroes awards


This week's question: How long do I have to sit at a stop sign for it to be considered a stop?

Police Log

When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD

Jury awards $70,000 to former Pacer dancer but…

Panel finds for the defendants on all but one count in a federal lawsuit that accused the Lake Oswego School District, a coach and a parent volunteer…

Meiser sentenced to life in prison

California man was found guilty last month in the 2012 murder of Frederick 'Fritz' Hayes in Lake Oswego

Macpherson, Davis say they will seek appointment to…

Former state lawmaker, Tualitin city councilor join a race that already includes Lake Oswego School Board member Rob Wagner

Event to share 'Wisdom of Mothers'

Rabbi Eve Posen will talk about her new book, 'Pirkei Imahot: the Wisdom of Mothers, the Voices of Women,' at the Lake Oswego Public Library

'The one time I listen to the parents, we end up…

On the third day of a federal lawsuit against the Lake Oswego School District, a coach and a parent volunteer, a former ally questions the…

China creates turmoil for local recyclers

Far West, other companies have stopped accepting plastics because of strict new purity standards

City, developer zero in on a plan for North Anchor

Project would add two apartment buildings and a boutique hotel along B Avenue in downtown Lake Oswego

Health care enrollment period is now underway

Lake Oswego financial adviser Robert Hesslink offers a few tips for navigating the marketplace

She's a cut above

After more than 45 years, barber Kathy Mach hangs up her clippers - but not without a proper send-off

SLIDESHOW: Crosstoberfest takes cyclists on a wild…

More than 300 riders participated in the cyclocross event, completing as many laps of the 1.5-mile course as possible in 50-minute waves.

Celebrating a beloved author

By official proclamation, Nov. 6 will be 'Brian Doyle Day' in Lake Oswego, with a daylong celebration at the library

Transforming the Wizer Block

Work continues inside and out at The Windward, a new mixed-use development in downtown Lake Oswego

Will Lake Oswego see another crazy winter?

Meteorologists gather at OMSI to talk about last year's snowy weather and try to predict what's coming

Birding without borders

Oregon-born birder Noah Strycker's Big Year: all seven continents, 41 countries and 6,042 species


Now that fall is here, are you as excited for the return of Pumpkin Spice Lattes as I am?

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