The taming of Steven O. Bannon

The taming of Steven O. Bannon

Lake Oswego woman names and tames feral cat who brought grief to Bryant neighborhood.

Pack Memorial Day with wine, vineyard events

Pack Memorial Day with wine, vineyard events

We've got one more long weekend to celebrate Oregon Wine Month. Tour near and far to sample...

Trainer's Club is Ace of Clubs

Trainer's Club is Ace of Clubs

Trainers and members at Trainer's Club in Lake Oswego have raised more than $10,000 for...

Tulips for Sandy

Tulips for Sandy

Friends and family of West Linn's Sandy Streeter surprised her by planting 850 purple tulips in...

Travel can be a breeze in right hands

Travel can be a breeze in right hands

Lake Oswego Adult Community Center invites seniors to learn about travel opportunities.

Wine events packing the calendar this month

Wine events packing the calendar this month

Celebrate Oregon Wine Month all through May! Get these events on your calendar.

Love of fine food launches Quaintrelle

Love of fine food launches Quaintrelle

Looking for a new restaurant to try? Visit Quaintrelle on Mississippi Avenue.

Discussion set on immigrants, refugees and Oregonians

Discussion set on immigrants, refugees and Oregonians

Marylhurst Speakers Series continues May 18 with Manuel Padilla speaking on 'The Space Between...

Ceramicists to share tricks of their trade

Ceramicists to share tricks of their trade

View ceramics and learn how different glazes affect the end results in Earth Glaze & Fire exhibit

Cool Things to Do

Cool Things to Do

We've selected many fun things to do this weekend and into next week. Get these on your calendar!

CCC to open 'The Good Doctor'

CCC to open 'The Good Doctor'

Clackamas Community College's theater department will present 'The Good Doctor' as the third...

Willamette Women Democrats to meet Thursday

Willamette Women Democrats to meet Thursday

Willamette Women Democrats will meet Thursday May 11 at Celebrate Catering Center.

Diane Dennis constantly reinventing self, business

Diane Dennis constantly reinventing self, business

Inspired Media Communications founder Diane Dennis has launched a new television program.

- Barn living is luxury at its best -

- Barn living is luxury at its best -

DC Building has developed a niche for one-of-a-kind wood structures.

Seattle-based glassybaby gives back in Lake Oswego

Seattle-based glassybaby gives back in Lake Oswego

Planned as a pop-up store last August, glassybaby has extended its lease through the end of 2017.

Esagui releasing new book in series

Esagui releasing new book in series

Help author Veronica Esagui celebrate her birthday at her book launch

Civil Rights activists to speak at Mary's Woods

Civil Rights activists to speak at Mary's Woods

Hear civil rights activists Carol Ruth Silver and Claude Liggins at Mary's Woods March 4.

Stretch peace of Thanksgiving on #GivingTuesday

Stretch peace of Thanksgiving on #GivingTuesday

Want to keep the peaceful feeling going beyond Thanksgiving? Donate or volunteer on #GivingTuesday

Local couple helps bring top talent to Lake Oswego for Music Mondays

Local couple helps bring top talent to Lake Oswego for Music Mondays

Visit Lake Theater and Cafe for Music Monday concert series

Plenty of fun planned for holidays in WL

Plenty of fun planned for holidays in WL

Many events are planned for West Linn residents this holiday season.

Zupan's Markets, Coalition Brewing release fourth private label beer

Zupan's Markets, Coalition Brewing release fourth private label beer

Zupan's Markets and Coalition Brewing have released another private label beer just in time for...

Something for everyone at Holiday Gallery

Something for everyone at Holiday Gallery

Give everyone on your list a piece of art this year. The holiday gallery includes clothing and...

Santa  Sing-Along  set for  Nov. 26

Santa Sing-Along set for Nov. 26

Broadway Rose Theatre Company will present a Santa Sing-Along event you won't want to miss

Clay Circle artists to hold art show, sale

Clay Circle artists to hold art show, sale

West Linn artist Sara Swink and other artists from her Clay Circle Studio will hold a sale of...

Burn some calories before you feast

Burn some calories before you feast

Take part in West Linn's Turkey Trot, Trainer's Club's Calorie Crusher

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Lake Oswego's Community

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation invites the public to participate in a Celebrating Wellness event to take place at West Waluga Park June 15. Its free and open to all.
May 25, 2017

- Let's get FIT-sical -

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Rec is hosting a Celebrate Wellness 1980s style event on June 15. Be there!
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Learn food preservation skills such as pickling vegetables through Oregon State University Extension Service classes this summer.
May 25, 2017

Sign up now for food preservation classes

by OSU Extension Service
If you planted a garden you will want to learn how to preserve all your produce. Oregon State Extension Service can teach you the tricks.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Tea served by tuxedoed waiters has become a tradition at the annual Mothers Day Tea served at the West Linn Adult Community Center.
May 25, 2017

Annual Mother's Day Tea a big hit - as was the weather!

by John Ferenz
Tuxedo-clan gentlemen served Mother's Day Tea at the West Linn Adult Community Center.


May 25, 2017

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
Get these meetings and special events on your calendar. If you have events to list, please email [email protected]
SUBMITTED PHOTO - To prevent elder abuse, the LOACC has resources available for caregivers, families and seniors.
May 25, 2017

May is Elder Abuse Awareness month

by Maria Bigelow
Learn how to avoid elder abuse from the staff at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.
May 25, 2017

Don't allow the news to get to you

by Joan Waldron
A constant diet of disturbing news can be detrimental to your health. Here are tips to replace the negative with positives.
May 25, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Mark your calendar for these special events, including the last judged event of the Rose Festival princesses before the Queen of Rosaria is crowned
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Runners stand at attention as the National Anthem is played before the start of the 10k race.
May 18, 2017

Drizzle doesn't dampen spirits

by Barb Randall
More than 1,100 runners took part in the Lake Oswego Women's Club annual Lake Run Saturday. And it was raining.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: YOUNGBERG HILL - The views from Youngberg Hill Vineyard & Inn are some of the most spectacular in the Willamette Valley.
May 18, 2017

Relax, sip and savor Oregon wines

by Barb Randall
There is still plenty of time to experience Oregon Wine Month! Treat yourself to a wine adventure anywhere in Oregon.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - WLACC member Mark Thomas encourages all to take part in Wii bowling, a new activitiy planned for 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Join the fun.
May 18, 2017

Play Wii bowling at the WLACC

by Keli Stevens
Ever play Wii bowling? Visit the West Linn Adult Community Center Tuesday afternoons and join the fun.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Try SUP (Stand-Up Paddle) Yoga through Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation.
May 18, 2017

Enjoy yoga, SUP together

by Judy Nelson
If you like yoga the staff at Lake Oswego Parks and Rec believe you'll like SUP yoga
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Peggy Keonjian recalls an evening spent with a friend who was selling his Andy Warhol art. She learned a lot that evening, about art and eating artichokes.
May 18, 2017

Learning about Andy Warhol, hedgehogs and eating 'chokes'

by Peggy Keonjian
In her article, Jottings contributor Peggy Keonjian tells about eating artichokes for the first time and other fun events.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Emma Kingsberg, who has a Master of Science in clinical nutrition, will lead a series of three classes on the benefits of Nutri-Blending at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, beginning June 16.
May 18, 2017

Learn about the benefits of Nutri-Blending

by Maria Bigelow
Emma Kingsberg will present a series of lectures on blending natural foods for health benefits at the LOACC.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Gina and Leah Olson are getting a head start on Take Care of West Linn Day by sprucing up around the West Linn Adult Community Center.
May 18, 2017

Be part of Take Care of WL Day

by Terri Jones
Calling all West Linn citizens - take part in Take Care of West Linn Day this Saturday, May 20!
May 18, 2017

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
Have a meeting or special event you wish to list in What's Happening? Email [email protected]
May 18, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Need to post a community event? Email the details to [email protected]
Oregon law requires the use of safety restraints for drivers and all passengers.
May 11, 2017

Sheriff's Office participating in Click It Or Ticket campaign

by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and other agencies will conduct at traffic enforcement blitz May 15 through 28. Wear your seatbelt and be sure carseats are installed correctly.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Spend the day outdoors with the family May 20, during the annual Tualatin River Bird Festival, at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, 19255 S.W. Pacific Highway in Sherwood.
May 11, 2017

Enjoy bird festival May 20

by Pamplin Media Group
The whole family will enjoy spending a day at the Tualatin River Bird Festival May 20.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Briana Thornton, pictured, will be joined by Selena Jones to share details of the Artists Vision exhibit at this years Festival of the Arts to the Lakewood Center Associates . The Associates will meet May 18 in the community room of the Lakewood Center for the Arts. All are welcome to attend.
May 11, 2017

Get a sneak peek at Festival of the Arts with Lakewood Associates

by Pamplin Media Group
Lakewood Center Associates will hold its monthly luncheon meeting May 18. Join them to learn more about this year's Festival of the Arts.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: BILL BAILY - The winners of the Lake Area Artists Show and Sale have been announced, based on the judging by the principal judge, Bradley Lawrence of the Lawrence Gallery. Best in Show went to Bill Baily for Color Wheel, shown above. Other winners include: first place, Janet Amundsen-Splidsboel, A Little of This & That; second place, Sarah Bouwsma, Sun on Water; third place, Anji Grainger, Autumn Visitor. The Pat Tunks Award went to Linda J. Baker, Porcelain Horse. Honorable mentions went to Mike Frary, Theresa Andreas-OLeary, Rene Eisenbart, Rob Sanford, Gretha Lindwood, Sandy Dutko and Airi Foote. The Peoples Choice Award went to Anji Grainger for Spirit Hunter; and the Artists Choice Award went to Theresa Andreas-OLeary for Happy Planet. The Mayors Award was given to Rob Sanford for Sand Hill Cranes; the Lake Oswego Review Award went to Rene Eisenbart for Sage of the Sea; and the Lakewood Center Award also went to Rene Eisenbart for Out of My Back Door. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego Award went to Lorraine Bushek for Copper Pot.
May 11, 2017

Bill Baily's art named 'Best of Show'

by Pamplin Media Group
The Lake Area Artists Show and Sale was a complete success. Artist Bill Baily won Best of Show
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Lake Oswego Farmers Market will open its 17th season May 20 at Millennium Plaza Park.
May 11, 2017

Farmers market to open May 20

by Judy Nelson
The Lake Oswego Farmers Market will open May 20 - market hours are 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The market takes place at Millennium Plaza Park.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Josie Seymour remembers fun tales about her mother, pictured here.
May 11, 2017

- I remember Mother -

by Josie Paulson Seymour
Josie Seymour remembers her Mother, particularly on Mother's Day. She shares fun memories.
West Linn Adult Community Center will host a number of Alzheimer's programs this month.
May 11, 2017

Community center is great resource for many things

by Mieke Wiegman
Alzheimer's isn't a normal part of aging. Learn more about the disease and other memory loss and dementia at the WLACC.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The documentary On the Ground will be shown May 12 at The Unity Center in West Linn. The screening is at 7 p.m., and all are invited to a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. The screening is free.
May 11, 2017

See homelessness documentary at Films on 43

by Pamplin Media Group
Join Emmanuel Presbyterian, West Linn Lutheran and The Unity Center for a screening of 'On the Ground' May 12
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May 11, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Meetings and special events you may want to attend. Get these on your calendar.

Don't miss the local news

STAFF PHOTOS: BARB RANDALL - Sara and Dave Specter, proprietors and winemakers at Bells Up Winery, invite all to check out their new porch addition to the tasting room and winery. Bells Up will be open May 20-22 and Memorial Day Weekend.
May 04, 2017

May is Oregon Wine Month

by Barb Randall
May is Oregon Wine Month, dedicated to wine tasting, wine learning and wine loving!
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - A benefit gala honoring Oregons late senator and governor, Mark O. Hatfield, will be held May 18 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Parish. The event benefits the Wholistic Peace Institute which Hatfield co-founded.
May 04, 2017

Wholistic Peace Institute hosting gala benefit

by Pamplin Media Group
Get tickets now for the Sowing Seeds of Love gala being held May 18
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - Elder Lee Barney and his wife, Ilene Barney are the directors at the Portland Oregon Temple Visitor Center, now celebrating its fifth year.
May 04, 2017

Mormon temple visitors center a treat for all

by Barb Randall
Bring out-of-town guests to the Portland Oregon Temple's Visitor Center
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Lake Oswego author Ruth Wariner will share the story behind her childhood in a polygamist family in rural Mexico. She was 39th of her fathers 42 children.
May 04, 2017

Ruth Wariner to share tale of growing up in polygamist household

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego author Ruth Wariner will talk about her book 'The Sound of Gravel' at the Lake Oswego Women's Coalition meeting May 17.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Program Coordinator and former foster youth Lisa J. Féinics said she wants these events to engage others in a positive way.
May 04, 2017

PCC celebrating Foster Care Month

by James G. Hill
Celebrate Foster Care Month and Portland Community College's Fostering Success Program
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The graduating class of the Lake Oswego chapter of National Charity League includes: front row, Ryan Barbee, Makenna Wong, Natalie Landgraf, Natalie Jones, Gracie Ketterling, Ella Harman, Danielle Smith, Libby Hornecker, Cami Pontarelli and Sophia Petry; middle row, Emily Reno, Nicole OBrien, Kristin Locke, Emma Carter, Peyton Woolworth, Lauren Gilbert, Laura Ayre, Megan Gordon, Maddie Leimbach and Audrey Olsen; and back row, Kaitlyn Olsen, Madeleine Aronson, Eleanor Moreland, Rhys Richmond, Georgia Weeks, Emily Zinsmeister, Claire Askew, Emily Holman and Allison Regan.
May 04, 2017

LO chapter of NCL recognizes senior class

by Pamplin Media Group
Activities honoring senior students are beginning. The Lake Oswego Chapter of National Charity League honored its seniors recently.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Try Night Night Yoga for a peaceful way to end your day and quiet your mind.
May 04, 2017

Sleep peacefully with Night Night Yoga

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Rec is offering a class to help you sleep better.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Registration is open for the summer camps and programs offered through West Linn Parks & Recreation. Dont miss out.
May 04, 2017

Sign up for summer camps

by Terri Jones
Line up your childrens' summer fun by registering for camps through West Linn Parks
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Lake Oswego Adult Community Centers Sunday Supper Club in March was so successful that they are holding another one. Join them for dinner May 7 for a fee of $10.
May 04, 2017

Make Sundays super by joining Supper Club

by Maria Bigelow
The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center invites all to attend the Sunday Supper Club this Sunday.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The West Linn Adult Community Center will host its annual plant sale this weekend at the center. They will offer hanging baskets, vegetable starts, annuals and perennials.
May 04, 2017

Don't miss annual plant sale next weekend

by Pamplin Media Group
Buy flowers and plants at the annual Friends of the West Linn Adult Community Center.
May 04, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Here's a list of events and meetings going on this week in Lake Oswego and West Linn
May 04, 2017

Do we ever really grow up?

by Roy Houston
Jottings contributor Roy Houston asks if you think you ever truly grow up.
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Mike Darcy hosted the weekly radio show, In the Garden With Mike Darcy, for 35 years.
Apr 27, 2017

A new season

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Mike Darcy knows that gardeners like to share what is happening in their garden
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Pea tendrils are one of the delightful spring delicacies we can enjoy now. Simply cut them off your pea plant, or purchase them at specialty grocery stores.
Apr 27, 2017

Taste buds are teased by spring

by Barb Randall
Spring is coming - and gardens are just starting to produce vegetables. First up are peas.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Visitors to Crater Lake National Park and the other four national parks help support the Oregon economy.
Apr 27, 2017

National park visitors contribute $186 million to Oregon economy

by National Park Service
More than 1.3 million people visited Oregon national parks in 2016.
Phillip Margolin
Apr 27, 2017

'Worthy Brown's Daughter' topic of First Wednesday Lecture

by Pamplin Media Group
Don't miss the First Wednesday Lecture at Oswego Heritage House.
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Esther Halvorson-Hill imagines tiny houses could be an attractive solution for housing for seniors.
Apr 27, 2017

Could a tiny house village solve elder housing issues?

by Esther Halvorson-Hill
Jottings contributor Esther Halvorson-Hill just might have a winning idea of using tiny houses for senior living.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Did you know West Linns mascot, CoWL the OWL, is a volunteer? You can volunteer to the CoWL, or do other work for the city.
Apr 27, 2017

Volunteer for yourself, others

by Terri Jones
West Linn Parks and Recreation recognizes the value of volunteers.
Apr 27, 2017

Gardeners to share tips on aging gardens

by Pamplin Media Group
Clackamas County Master Gardeners invite the community to attend its monthly program.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Part of the criteria for accrediation to become a Center of Excellence is addressing enrichment and socialization for seniors. This photo was taken on a field trip to the Willamette Pie Company in Silverton, one of the many field trips planned for participants.
Apr 27, 2017

LOACC named Center of Excellence

by Maria Bigelow
The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will celebrate its continued accreditation as a Center of Excellence May 23
Apr 27, 2017

Community Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
News about special events happening in the community. Don't miss out
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Learn to can fruit at the Providence Milwaukie Community Teaching Kitchen this summer. Providence and Oregon State University Extension Service have teamed up to teach a variety of food preservation classes this summer.
Apr 27, 2017

Learn safe food preservation techniques

by Pamplin Media Group
Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Oregon State University are offering food preservation classes this summer.
Apr 27, 2017

What's Happening

by Pamplin Media Group
Events and meetings of special note. To list your event email [email protected]
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Dont miss out on the fun being organized by Youth Action Council — sign up for the 50s Rock n Roll Bash on May 13.
Apr 27, 2017

Want to dance?

by Judy Nelson
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation's Youth Action Council is hosting a '50s Rock 'n' Roll Bash May 13
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Attend the second-annual Taste.Learn.Celebrate. grand wine tasting event hosted by Cascade Foothills Winegrowers on May 6. The event features the wines made in the Willamette Valleys cooler east side.
Apr 20, 2017

Learn something new every day

by Barb Randall
Winemakers are preparing to release their new wines this month. Here is a lineup of events happening soon.



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