Lake Oswego-based mortgage broker helps vets overcome lending obstacles

Lake Oswego-based mortgage broker helps vets overcome lending obstacles

Treatment of returning Vietnam vets prompted Dick Maurer to learn the ins and outs of VA loans...

Bee's Wraps are certainly the bee's knees

Bee's Wraps are certainly the bee's knees

Sustainable food storage product cuts down on plastic wrap My next Food Find of 2015 is the...

How hot is it?

How hot is it?

Sample 40 hot sauces at Hot Sauce Reserve Some like it hot and some like it even hotter. Like...

Have trucks, will deliver

Have trucks, will deliver

Sandiland, Peters get Wagon Inc. rolling A fantasy of someone in desperate, immediate need of a...

Insurance Lounge makes buying insurance fun, interesting

Insurance Lounge makes buying insurance fun, interesting

Education, technology makes buying process less stressful When was the last time you had fun...

The Springs Living serves seniors farm-to-table fare

The Springs Living serves seniors farm-to-table fare

When today’s seniors were children many of them lived a farm-to-fork lifestyle — not...

Spotlight trains kids to shine on stage

Spotlight trains kids to shine on stage

Lisa Mitchell has creative whirl of activity at Lake Oswego academy Sidebar: Performing career...

Celebrate National Ketchup Day tomorrow

Celebrate National Ketchup Day tomorrow

Sample beer made with Red Duck Ketchups Clear the decks — tomorrow is National Ketchup Day,...

Local realtors 'Renew, Energize and Donate'

A big thanks to the more than 900 Keller Williams Realty associates — including agents from...

Want grace? Call Bonnie Trumbull

Want grace? Call Bonnie Trumbull

Lake Oswego woman hopes to rejuvenate etiquette with new business Emily Post, where art thou?...

Salisbury releases first movie

Salisbury releases first movie

'Under the Blood Red Sun' available to download “Under the Red Blood Sun,” written by...

Marissa Neitling is at a theater near you

Marissa Neitling is at a theater near you

Lake Oswego actress makes movie debut in 'San Andreas' Americans love disaster movies, and...

Marylhurst's 'Iolanthee' a must-see

Marylhurst's 'Iolanthee' a must-see

Gilbert & Sullivan comes to life If you’re looking for stellar entertainment this weekend,...

New approach to better health care

New approach to better health care

Entrepreneur makes access to lab tests easier, less costly When Lake Oswego resident Adel...

Historic Home Tour set for Saturday

Historic Home Tour set for Saturday

Tickets are still available for this annual event Oswego Heritage Council will hold its annual...

Music in the Masud style

Music in the Masud style

Community is most important to talented Lake Oswego guitarist Life is good for Masud Tahmassbi...

Food finds in every booth at farmers market

Food finds in every booth at farmers market

Oh, man — are we in for some fun! The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market will open May 16 at...

19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival set for May 16

19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival set for May 16

The Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 19th annual Tualatin River...

Inviting Vines features Kinzy Faire

Inviting Vines features Kinzy Faire

Estacada garden is rarely open to the public The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection...

Peregrine Lit series continues

Peregrine Lit series continues

As a continuation of the Peregrine Literary Series and in honor of Elder Americans Month, Joseph...

3 Lego Torso to perform at Lake Theater

3 Lego Torso to perform at Lake Theater

The Lake Theater & Café holds a special place in the heart of 3 Leg Torso’s violinist and...

'Buffy! A Parody Play' at Funhouse in June

'Buffy! A Parody Play' at Funhouse in June

Funhouse Lounge this May and June will present its second scripted show, “Buffy! A Parody...

'Real Life' comes to Happy Trails

'Real Life' comes to Happy Trails

Ambitious new program aims at helping people with disabilities Happy Trails Riding Center of...

Seeds planted to get you gardening

Seeds planted to get you gardening

Lake Grove Garden Club's 90th annual sale offers quality plants at great prices Green thumbs...

Meet your Cheese Buddy

Meet your Cheese Buddy

Ron Bronleewe at Lamb's Nature's Choice Market knows cheeses Do you have a Cheese Buddy? You...


Lake Oswego's Community

SUBMITTED PHOTOS - This recipe for Feta Stuffed Watermelon Blocks is quick to prepare, colorful and delicious.
July 02, 2015

An all-American food celebration

by Barb Randall
Fourth of July is a day to celebrate freedom and the traditional fare that makes this country so unique The summer's most anticipated holiday is finally here. Get out your red, white and blue…
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE  - Jasmine Ngendo, 5, of Lake Oswego, gets a balloon creation from Megan Ottoman of Dragon Theatre at the Kids get Creative activities Friday.
July 02, 2015

Festival of the Arts spreads joy of art, art making

by Photos by Vern Uyetake
Throngs of art enthusiasts came out to Lakewood Center for the Arts and George Rogers Park to take part in the Festival of the Arts this weekend. Vern Uyetake shares some of the activities in…
July 02, 2015

Trek carefully during summer travel season

by Better Business Bureau
BBB urges travelers to book smartly when using online vacation rental sites As online vacation rental sites such as Airbnb, VRBO and FlipKey become more popular, Better Business Bureau warns…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Technology has its positive and negative issues.
July 02, 2015

Technology has its pros and cons

by Maria Bigelos
Technology has become part of everyday life, and people at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center can be found either singing its praises or hissing at its frustrations. My husband and I often…
July 02, 2015

Memories of summers long ago

by Esther Halvorsen-Hill
As I was walking through a quiet neighborhood with my granddaughter this morning, I suddenly got that carefree, full-of-wonder feeling that I experienced as a child. I started reminiscing as we…
July 02, 2015

It's time to cool off and get fit

by Jan Wirtz
If you can’t stand the heat, get out to the Swim Park! The Lake Oswego Swim Park is open from July 1 to Aug. 30. Park hours are 1-6 p.m. daily, weather permitting; entry is free and available to…
STAFF FILE PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego Lion Club member Renee Kerr serves up pancakes at the annual pancake feed in George Rogers Park. The Lions will serve from 7 a.m.-noon.
July 02, 2015

Plenty of fun for all on the Fourth

by The Review, Tidings
Celebration begins with a concert Friday and continues through the weekend with food, fireworks and waterski and wakeboard exhibitions The City of Lake Oswego is preparing for the annual Fourth…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tom Brady was recently elected president of the Friends of West Linn Adult Community Center. His term of office is two years.
July 02, 2015

New Friends president takes over at WLACC

by Doug Dickston
The voting is over. The inauguration is over. The gala parties are over, and a new man has assumed the office of president of the Friends of the West Linn Adult Community Center. Tom Brady, a…
July 02, 2015

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Enjoy hikes with women of Mountain Park Church The women of Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego invite other women to join them for hiking this summer. The free hikes will leave at 9:30 a.m.…
July 02, 2015

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JULY 2 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN: Meet and greet at local home. Call 214-202-7021 or visit newcomerswelcomeclub.weebly.com. WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS CLUB: Noon.…

Don't miss the local news

STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Linda Graybeal smiles at the idea of being a world record-setting powerlifter. She has always been a great athlete, but she never expected to end up in a muscle magazine.
Jun 25, 2015

The accidental record setter

by Cliff Newell
Linda Graybeal talks softly but powerlifts a big weight Linda Graybeal’s neck hurt. She had stenosis, a cramped nerve in her neck that caused her arm to go painfully numb. She was told physical…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: DOBBES FAMILY ESTATE WINERY - Joe Dobbes, founder and winemaker of Dobbes Family Estate Winery.
Jun 25, 2015

Oregon wines are simply amazing

by Barb Randall
Dobbes Family Estate Winery offers tastings and tours The more I learn about wine, the more I realize how little I know. Thank goodness there are experts who love sharing their knowledge. My…
Corban University student Arsinio Walker is volunteering at the West Linn Adult Community Center this summer as part of his graduation requirements.
Jun 25, 2015

Meet volunteer Arsinio Walker

by Doug Dickston
Jamaican food, music, and even hurricanes are things the Corban University student still misses. We must be doing something right at the West Linn Adult Community Center. How else to explain…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Children ages 4 to 6 are invited to attend the Kindercamp Once Upon a Time camp, where they can pretend to be knights and princesses and build castles and catapults.
Jun 25, 2015

Have some 'Once upon a time' fun

by Jan Wirtz
GET CREATIVE! Kindercamp: Once Upon A Time: Join our half-day camp staffed by the professionals from Vermont Hills Family Life Center. Children sing songs, play games, listen to stories and…
Jun 25, 2015

Prepping for retirement inspires year of discovery

by Kathryn Kendall
My first year of retirement has been a year of discovery. It has been interesting to be ‘the baby’ at most activities and classes at the senior centers. When I turned 60, I started asking my…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Hot dogs are a traditional American food often served on the Fourth of July. The folks at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will host a special lunch July 1 in honor of the holiday.
Jun 25, 2015

July 4 and food: a match made in heaven

by Maria Bigelow
Summer is my favorite season for food. I love fruit of all kinds, corn, watermelon and anything grilled or barbequed, to name just a few. The best day for summer foods, though, is the Fourth of…
Jun 25, 2015

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JUNE 25 WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS CLUB: Noon. Waggener Edstrom Communications, 3 Centerpointe Drive, fifth floor. Email erikb@waggeneredstrom.com or visit wetoasted.toastmastersclub.org.…
REVIEW PHOTO: EMERSON MALONE - LO ARES members (from left) Bill DeBuhr, Phil Rossi, Ed Reynolds and Philip Pirrotta will keep Lake Oswegos lines of communication open when a natural disaster strikes.
Jun 18, 2015

Avoiding a communications disaster

by Emerson Malone
If phone lines go down and electricity is scarce, Lake Oswego's Amateur Radio Emergency Services group could be the area's most essential resource Although their technology may seem like…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Festival of the Arts will bring out the creativity in children of all ages. Dont miss the festival.
Jun 18, 2015

Kids get creative at Festival of the Arts

by Jan Wirtz
Opportunities abound for kids’ creativity to blossom during Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts June 26 through 28. Friday from noon to 4 p.m. children of all ages will enjoy arts and crafts,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - You can feel lonely, even in a house full of people. The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center urges all to come and connect with activities and events.
Jun 18, 2015

Avoid loneliness, come to the LOACC

by Maria Bigelow
I will admit that I, like many of the staff at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, am a sensitive soul and feel great empathy for people who are struggling. The plight of loneliness pulls at…




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