More than just a game

More than just a game

For Lake Oswego High players and students with special needs, flag football creates a path toward...

'A different kind of learning experience'

'A different kind of learning experience'

Online schools in Oregon are growing, but educators worry about how students learn and their...

'Arrested on 35th Place'

'Arrested on 35th Place'

Furry fugitives rounded up in south Lake Oswego Ginny Mandrell was just about to get her morning...

KISS concert in Lake Oswego raises $1.15 million for military museum

KISS concert in Lake Oswego raises $1.15 million for military museum

Rick and Erika Miller host the All Star Salute to the Oregon Military at the Jantzen Island home...

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Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: SHASTA KEARNS MOORE - Jaime Narozniak picks out toothbrushes at the Sandy Dollar Tree for evacuees at the Red Cross shelter in Estacada. Narozniak started a Facebook group to organize donations that rapidly grew to nearly 200 members.
September 18, 2014

Facebook becomes lifeline as raging 36 Pit Fire grows

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Nearly 5,000 people are using two social media pages to share information and make sure needs are met Linda Arnett is trying to find someone to take donated books, but Red Cross volunteers turn…
BUNICK
September 18, 2014

Council finalizes loan details, clears path for WEB sale

by Saundra Sorenson
The Lake Oswego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize replacements to a line of credit to finance its loan on the West End Building, clearing the way for the city to deposit…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bruce Holloway, Washington Incident Management Team Commander, updates reporters on the 36 Pit Fire Wednesday morning.
September 18, 2014

Rain brings good news for firefighters

by Isabel Gautschi
36 Pit Fire now 30 percent contained Firefighters are taking advantage of the rain, lighter wind and cooler temperatures to make progress toward containing the 36 Pit Fire burning on 4,104 acres…
September 18, 2014

Dollars and cents: The financial impact of online schools

by Jillian Daley
Although most of the debate surrounding online schools centers on the quality of education, charter schools do receive state funding. That makes them a source of revenue for some school…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - More than three dozen new homes have been constructed in the Bronson Creek development on West Union Road in Washington County. A new study says many people still desire the suburban lifestyle.
September 18, 2014

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs, survey says

by Jim Redden
Metro study sees a population shift, but critics say the numbers are skewed The traditional American Dream is alive and well in the Portland area. Despite all the buzz about tiny homes on wheels…
September 18, 2014

Council sets aside three nights for Wizer Block appeal

by Saundra Sorenson
Public testimony will be capped at three minutes per person and limited to points already in evidence The Lake Oswego City Council will hold a three-night special session next week to hear…
MURPHY
September 18, 2014

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Wells Fargo to open new Lake Grove branch Wells Fargo Bank is moving its Lake Grove branch to a new location next week to better serve its local customers. The current location at 16365 Boones…
FILIPPELLI
September 18, 2014

Ask a Cop: What does a school resource officer do?

by (none)
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers' questions each week in this space. To submit a question, call staff reporter Cliff Newell at 503-636-1281 ext. 105 or send an email to…
September 18, 2014

Murphy's vision: 'Live Where You Play'

by NANCY DUNIS
Developer invested in 3,000 acres in 1912 to create the Lake Oswego Country Club District Originally from Seattle, Paul C. Murphy was a well-known banker, real estate investor and developer. He…
September 18, 2014

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
LOPD TO STAGE UNDERAGE DECOY OPERATION — The Lake Oswego Police Department, in cooperation with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, will send underage volunteers into 20 random bars,…

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Sep 18, 2014

Police log

by Saundra Sorenson
THEFTS 9/9/14 10:36 a.m. About $2,800 worth of appliances were stolen overnight from a house that was under construction. A refrigerator, dishwasher and pieces of an oven and stove were taken.…
Photo Credit: PMG - 31 Pit Fire Press Conference - Spet 16th, 2014
Sep 15, 2014

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada covered in smoke

by Estacada News
State resources assist with 3,588-acre fire With the 36 Pit Fire continuing to burn in forest land about 10 miles east of Estacada, Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared the disaster a conflagration,…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Mirella Carrera leads her kindergarten class in a song to help remember classmates names during the first day of kindergarten at Linwood Elementary in the North Clackamas School District. Carrera says it is not important to her at all whether children know their letters and numbers when they enter kindergarten, only that they grow and progress.
Sep 11, 2014

Does test ask kindergarteners the wrong questions?

by Shasta Kearns Moore
State's new standardized assessment is designed to measure readiness, but critics say parents should opt out It’s the beginning of the school year and a fight is already breaking out on the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Fire Marshal Gert Zoutendijk posts a closure notice Thursday at a trailhead leading into Cooks Butte Park. The park will remain closed through the weekend.
Sep 11, 2014

Red flag warning prompts fire department to close Cooks Butte…

by Gary M. Stein
UPDATE: Cooks Butte Park will remain closed Monday due to the area's extreme weather conditions and because the Lake Oswego Fire Department has dispatched some of its wildfire-fighting equipment…
ENGWEILER
Sep 11, 2014

Engweiler to live with family, work as law clerk

by Saundra Sorenson
Family of murder victim prepares list of parole conditions it hopes will be imposed After serving 24 years for the aggravated murder of a Sunset High School classmate and after a…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Doerr is looking forward to talking about the novel in Lake Oswego on Feb. 11, 2015.
Sep 11, 2014

For Lake Oswego Reads, it's 'All the Light We Cannot See'

by The Review, Tidings
Citywide reading program returns for a ninth year of 'provocative programs and conversations' “All the Light We Cannot See,” Anthony Doerr’s stirring novel about a blind French girl and a German…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ERIC GORANSON - Megan Brokaw is ready for kindergarten at River Grove Elementary. She loves playing soccer and gymnastics and going to school with the big kids.
Sep 11, 2014

Magical Moments

by (none)
There’s something magical about the first day of school — new clothes, new supplies, new beginnings. Fortunately, parents (and Review photographer Vern Uyetake) tagged along last week, cameras…
HANER
Sep 11, 2014

Former LO cheerleader back in Oregon

by Saundra Sorenson
After escaping house arrest in June, Julia Lynn Haner was discovered in San Francisco The former Lake Oswego High School student who has become known as the “fugitive cheerleader” is back in…
Sep 11, 2014

LOPD convenes 'OLCC Summit' in advance of underage stings

by Saundra Sorenson
Goal is to head off citations with education, police chief says About four times a year, 20 businesses that hold liquor licenses in Lake Oswego are tested to see if they properly enforce laws to…
Sep 11, 2014

Students improve performance on state standardized tests

by Jillian Daley
Scores for local districts exceed state averages Riverdale School District high school students’ performance on state standardized tests improved dramatically in 2013-14, the Oregon Department…



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