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Stepping forward from tragedy to hope

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Gardenview gives joy of senior living

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Attend Tipton art opening at Johnstone Financial

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Lake Oswego Reads offers many experiences

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Clients' success fuels trainer's enthusiasm

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Foodworx conference set for Feb. 20 at Portland State University

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Vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth to perform

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SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Walking is good for the body and brain. When the weather is inclement, you can use the treadmill at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.
February 04, 2016

Take a walk to improve body, brain

by MARIA BIGELOW
We at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center believe it takes three hours. Yes, three hours of moderate exercise per week is what you need to improve your cognitive function. According to a study in Frontiers in Aging…
February 04, 2016

Marylhurst Chamber Choir to travel to Ireland

by The Review, Tidings
Ensemble will compete for top honor at the 2016 Cork International Choir Festival Marylhurst Chamber Choir is the only choir in the United States that has been invited to perform and compete at the Cork International Choir…
February 04, 2016

Get your tickets now for Native American salmon bake

by Jan Wirtz
Salmon Bake tickets are now on sale. One of the tastiest Lake Oswego Reads events is the traditional Northwest American Indian salmon bake to take place Feb. 26 at Lake Oswego Parks and Rec offices, 1500 Greentree Road.…
February 04, 2016

Engagement

by The Review, Tidings
Campbell - Letourneau Kelly Alaine Campbell and Dr. Phillip Andrew Letourneau have announced their engagement. A May 2016 wedding is planned. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mike and Phyllis Campbell of Lake Oswego. She…
'The Jigsaw Man' by Leigh Goodison
February 04, 2016

Former LO author releases medical thriller

by The Review, Tidings
What would you do if you woke up looking like a completely different person? What if you woke up one day looking like a completely different person? Could you live with the consequences — or would the trauma turn you into a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - An iFLY experience is just what Norma Heyser needed to pull herself out of the winter doldrums. Here, another senior enjoys flying.
February 04, 2016

Finding a lift from winter doldrums

by Norma Heyser
Although it’s time for Jottings, I find I am not interested in much of anything I have to say. I’ve been quite negative this winter, thinking about politics, the cost of living, the end of life and what if I can’t write…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Oregon State Universitys Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives has acquired the papers of renowned beer journalist and historian Fred Eckhardt, pictured here at a celebration of his 82nd birthday.
February 04, 2016

OSU acquires archives of 'founding father of American craft beer'

by Oregon State University
Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives at Oregon State University’s Valley Library has acquired the papers of renowned beer journalist and historian Fred Eckhardt. The Eckhardt collection provides a record of the craft brewing…
February 04, 2016

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Master Gardeners meeting to focus on native plants The Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter will hold a meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie. Guest speaker…
February 04, 2016

What's Happening

by the Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, FEB. 4 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN AND SURROUNDING AREAS — Meet and greet at various locations. Call Joanne at 503-656-1924 or visit newcomerswelcomeclub.weebly.com. MOMS IN PRAYER — 1:10-2:10…
STAFF PHOTOS: BARB RANDALL  - Chitra Joag-Dev of Lake Oswego shares her Indian cuisine with Barb Randall. She is preparing shira, a tasty snack.
January 28, 2016

- The tastes of India are delicious and varied -

by Barb Randall
Chitra Joag-Dev shares recipes and lore of her heritage Make room on the dinner table for a thali — we’re exploring the foods of India today. Through my friend, Mary Spence, I met Chitra Joag-Dev of Lake Oswego, who…
January 28, 2016

County sheriff's office to hold Mental Health First Aid Training

by the Review, Tidings
Course teaches individuals how to help those experiencing mental health challenges or crises Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office staff and local experts are offering Mental Health First Aid Training from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 5…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Get a team together to play in the co-ed flag football league.
January 28, 2016

Sign up for co-ed flag football

by Jan Wirtz
Get moving Play co-ed flag football with the Youth Action Council — Registration is open for 2016 YAC Flag Football League, for grades 9-12. Download forms at www.LOteenscene.org and bring to LOPR-Palisades, 1500 Greentree…
REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Lynn Taylor, left, and Teresa Schader are committee members of Lake Oswego Reads. They will be leading the North American Inspired Art Tour.
January 28, 2016

Totem poles and much more

by Cliff Newell
Native American art is focus of LOR tour on Tuesday Art lovers of Lake Oswego can steep themselves in culture during the Native American Inspired Art Tour on Tuesday, part of Lake Oswego Reads. Bus seats for the regular part…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Professor Cynthia-Lou Coleman
January 28, 2016

Lake Oswego Women's Coalition to host LO Reads Event

by The Review, Tidings
PSU Indigenous professor to discuss Illusions and the American Indian Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition will host a Lake Oswego Reads event as its regular meeting Feb. 10 at The Stafford Boutique Retirement Center, 1200 Overlook…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Barb Blum, left, leads a brain health class at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. The center will make brain health education a priority in 2016.
January 28, 2016

Learn something new at LOACC and benefit your brain

by Maria Bigelow
Even with all the medical advancements and constant medical research we know little about the brain. To share what knowledge is available, the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will be focusing on brain health in 2016. This…
January 28, 2016

Get help filing your taxes

by The Review, Tidings
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers — especially those 60 and older — at more than 5,000 locations nationwide. People can get help filing their taxes at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dawn Boone, executive director of A6 Studio and Gallery in Bend, will discuss Edward Curtis artistry at the AAUW meeting to be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Oswego Heritage House. The program is free and open to the public.
January 28, 2016

AAUW to host LO Reads program

by The Review, Tidings
Dawn Boone to discuss Edward Curtis prints The American Association of University Women Lake Oswego will present Dawn Boone, executive director of A6 Studio and Gallery in Bend as the guest speaker of its meeting planned for…
January 28, 2016

It seems as though nature has been rendered lifeless

by Mary Lansing
Those of us old enough to remember have watched the face of Lake Oswego change appreciably during the past 50 years. This has often involved devastation wrought by developers who cut trees and plowed under houses and barns.…
January 28, 2016

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JAN. 28 MOMS IN PRAYER — 1:10-2:10 p.m., 3909 Bass Lane, Lake Oswego. Join Lakeridge High School mothers praying for children, school, teachers. Call Karen 503-638-9182 or email jim.nelson4@gmail.com. WE TOASTED…
January 28, 2016

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Volunteer to deliver Valentine-a-Grams The Meals on Wheels people are preparing for the 21st annual Valentine-A-Gram event and need volunteers to deliver goodie boxes throughout the Portland-Vancouver metro area Feb. 12.…
January 28, 2016

Be on the lookout: Tax scams spike during filing season

by Better Business Bureau
With tax season in full swing, the Better Business Bureau Northwest warns of new twists on tax scams hammering local consumers. According to the BBB Scam Tracker, tax scams ranked at the top nationally in 2015 with more than…
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - Lake Oswego artist Roger A. Long points out a portion of his Living Script work at the Living Garden on Evergreen Road in Lake Oswego.
January 21, 2016

Roger Long is the artist among us

by Barb Randall
Nature and spirit are depicted in each piece Many citizens have the intention of leaving a lasting impression on the community through leadership and altruistic deeds. Few however will leave as lasting, or as unique an…
The Schnell family published a recipe book of favorite recipes in 2001. The recipes are for simple, delicious dishes.
January 21, 2016

Put a plate on the table for German-Russian cuisine

by Barb Randall
Make room on the table for a plate filled with German-Russian cuisine today. We’re sharing the other side of the Randall family heritage. Mark’s great-grandparents, Elizabeth and Peter Schnell, immigrated to the United…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Mousai Remix will perform as part of the Music in the Woods concert series at Marys Woods Jan. 31.
January 21, 2016

Music in the Woods concert series continues

by The Review, Tidings
Mary’s Woods will present Mousai Remix in its Music in the Woods concert series at 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at Mary’s Woods Chapel of the Holy Names, 17400 Holy Names Drive, in Lake Oswego. The Portland-based quartet is made up of…
January 21, 2016

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Get a free smoke alarm Through the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign, the Red Cross offers free smoke alarm installations and fire prevention education to families across Oregon. Interested residents can schedule an…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Enjoy Polynesian-style dance, Hawaiian food and island culture at the 10th annual Hoike to be held Jan. 30 at Portland Community Colleges Sylvania campus. The event features matinee and evening performances, plus luau and silent auction.
Jan 21, 2016

Enjoy Hawaiian food, festival

by The Review, Tidings
Need a virtual vacation to the Hawaiian islands? Then plan on attending the 10th annual Ho’ike Ke Aloha O Mana — in the Spirit of Aloha. Presented by Ka’ana ‘Ike A Ka ‘Ohana (KIAKO) Foundation…
Jan 21, 2016

Weathering the weather

by Jo Ann Parsons
My dog Rusty and I have had some cold walks these January mornings. One day, my smarter-than-I-phone said the temperature was 27 degrees, but the “real feel” was 19 degrees. The strong easterly…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The annual Daddie Daughter Dinner Dance will be held March 5 at the Parks and Rec offices at Palisades Elementary School. Sign up now.
Jan 21, 2016

Calling all daddies and daughters to the dance

by Jan Wirtz
Get excited for events Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance — Break out the hats and dress to impress! Throw on your dancing shoes, enjoy a delightful meal and create a memory to last a lifetime. Capture…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - You can view LOACC Chef Sara Schraders favorite recipes on the L.O. ACC Pinterest page. Each recipe features a photo and detailed instructions.
Jan 21, 2016

Learn about Pinterest, YouTube

by Maria Bigelow
Pinterest — it’s one of those modern words we hear but don’t really understand. It wasn’t until Sara Schrader, the head chef at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, started creating boards on…
Jan 21, 2016

What'shappening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JAN. 21 MOMS IN PRAYER — 1:10-2:10 p.m., 3909 Bass Lane, Lake Oswego. Join Lakeridge High School mothers praying for children, school, teachers. Call Karen 503-638-9182 or email…
Colorfly is just one app you might enjoy exploring.
Jan 21, 2016

Cool apps for your new mobile device

by Cheryl Hill
Did you get a new mobile device over the holidays? If you haven’t already delved into the app store to see what’s out there, here are some apps to get you started. Know Fast (free, iOS) — I have…
A newborn baby is rapt with attention as a musical therapist sings and plays the guitar. Scientific evidence shows music therapy greatly aids premature babies.
Jan 14, 2016

Rhythm, breath and a lullaby

by Cliff Newell
Workshop to show how right sounds can help premature babies Never underrate a baby. They might be very young, but they are smarter and more sensitive than most people think. They also hear a lot…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - The Randall family enjoyed eating Broder Swedish Meatballs during the holiday season.
Jan 14, 2016

Put a new plate on the table

by Barb Randall
Year to be dedicated to cuisines of the world Last year, Lifting the Fork was all about food finds. I enjoyed sampling the wide variety of foods and discovered some truly delicious products.…
Jan 14, 2016

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Lakewood Associates to meet Jan. 21 The Lakewood Center Associates will hold its monthly luncheon meeting Jan. 21 in the community room at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St. in Lake…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - These art pieces are for sale at ArtMart, the Arts Council of Lake Oswegos art recycling fundraiser. Bring your unwanted treasures in, then purchase something new for your home or office.
Jan 14, 2016

Recycle your art at Art Mart

by The Review, Tidings
Bring donations of art, then shop for replacement art ArtMart at the Arts Council of Lake Oswego is open and business is brisk, according to Lori Goldstein, program manager for the Arts Council.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Lake Oswego Republican Women will host a luncheon meeting Jan. 19 at The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport, 7265 S.W. Hazelfern Road in Tigard. Guest speaker will be Oregon Rep. Julie Parrish, who represents District 37, which includes Tualatin and West Linn.  Cost of the luncheon meeting, which begins at 11:30 a.m., is $22. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by noon Jan. 15 to Elaine OToole by phone at 503-421-6447 or email at elaine.lorw@comcast.net.
Jan 14, 2016

Parrish to speak at Rep Women's luncheon

by The Review, Tidings
Jan 14, 2016

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JAN. 14 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN AND SURROUNDING AREAS — Monthly luncheon at local restaurant. Call Joanne at 503-656-1924 or visit…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Participate in cross-country skiing through Lake Oswego Parks and Rec.
Jan 14, 2016

Get outdoors and play!

by Jan Wirtz
Get outside Cross-country skiing is a great total body workout and a perfect way to experience the winter wonderland of Bennett Pass at Mount Hood. Start off the day with a beginner to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Imani Milele Childrens Choir from Uganda.
Jan 14, 2016

Learn about Imani Milele program

by The Review, Tidings
Soroptimist International of Lake Oswego/West Linn will present a program regarding the Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda Jan. 20 at Round Table Pizza, 19121 Willamette Drive in West…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Art Henderson is an extremely valuable volunteer about town, particularly at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.
Jan 14, 2016

Meet the Unsung Hero of LOACC

by Maria Bigelow
Art Henderson volunteers in many capacities at LOACC, library and his church The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center offers a wide range of services and support for the community, none of which…
Jan 14, 2016

Fraudsters aim to score big during NFL playoffs

by The Better Business Bureau
BBB warns of travel package issues, fake gear With the Seattle Seahawks advancing into the first round of the National Football League Playoffs, Better Business Bureau warns the faithful 12th…
Jan 14, 2016

Flute's music adds much to life

by Esther Halvorson-Hill
I started playing the flute when I was about 9 years old. I had an old Armstrong flute that took a lot of air to create sound. When I was playing in the high school orchestra, a boy brought in a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This happy scene from Laughter Yoga International Day exemplifies what laughter yoga is all about. There are now 8,000 laughter yoga clubs all over the world.
Jan 07, 2016

Laugh and the world laughs with you

by Cliff Newell
Laughter Yoga is fun path to mental, physical health Laughter Yoga is no joke. Seriously. Upon seeing the term for the first time, it is natural to assume that it’s a put-on, or at best…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - John M. Poothullil, M.D., F.R.C.P.
Jan 07, 2016

Want to lose weight, avoid diabetes in 2016?

by The Review, Tidings
Physician's book offers tips on how you can succeed The Review, Tidings Just in time to support your New Year’s resolution to eat more healthfully and perhaps even lose some weight, Lake Oswego…
Jan 07, 2016

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JAN. 7 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN AND SURROUNDING AREAS: Meet and greet at various locations. Call Joanne at 503-656-1924 or visit newcomerswelcomeclub.weebly.com.…
Jan 07, 2016

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Horticulture Society holding annual meeting The North Willamette Horticulture Society is hosting its annual meeting from Jan. 12-14 at the Clackamas County Event Center, 694 N.E. Fourth Ave. in…
Jan 07, 2016

Bulbs promise new life to come

by Jeanie Oakleaf Anderson
In the middle of winter, When all is ice and snow, In the middle of winter, Good things are starting to grow. It was a gloomy, frigid morning when I remembered that I had tucked under a deck…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The LOACC offered the Aging Mastery Program in fall 2015. It was so well received, it is being offered again starting in February.
Jan 07, 2016

Learn to master aging process

by Maria Bigelow
The game of life changes with each stage of life we experience. Keeping healthy requires a different skill set now than it did when we were 18. Our sleep patterns change, money issues are…
Lisa Shaw-Ryan
Jan 04, 2016

LOWC meeting to feature Lisa Shaw-Ryan

by The Review, Tidings
Local entrepreneur to share what it takes to achieve goals Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition will continue its monthly luncheon meetings Jan. 13 at The Stafford, 1200 Overlook Drive in Lake Oswego.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: MAMA LILS CONDIMENTS - Mama Lils pickles are made locally from local products. They are available at a variety of grocery stores and online at mamalils.com.
Dec 24, 2015

Peppers pack pizazz in each and every single bite

by Barb Randall
Mama Lil's peppers are final food find of 2015 Sometimes we forget how delicious the simple things are. Take for example, pickled peppers. What could be more simple and satisfying? They add a…



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