Lake Oswego neighbors get first glimpse of plans for Providence Mercantile Center

Lake Oswego neighbors get first glimpse of plans for Providence Mercantile Center

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Enrollment predicted to rise by 1,000 students in 7 years

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Lake Oswego City Council votes to build new City Hall

Lake Oswego City Council votes to build new City Hall

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WHITTEN
March 29, 2017

Lake Grove principal to retire

by Jillian Daley
Carol Whitten says she still wants to help people after she leaves her current position in the LOSD
March 25, 2017

Advocates, legislators seek more money for veteran services

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Veterans and their supporters say governor isn't meeting spirit of Measure 96 and its allocation of lottery money.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - Former Gov. Barbara Roberts speaks Thursday, March 23, at the Capitol about her autobiography 'Up the Capitol Steps.'
March 23, 2017

Former governor criticizes U.S. Supreme Court nominee

by Peter Wong
Barbara Roberts singles out Gorsuch's opposition to death option for terminally ill patients and broad educational rights for students with disabilities; she supports both.


Jonathan William Hanna.
March 24, 2017

Police: Man arrested after running out of gas on I-205 mid-chase

by Pamplin Media Group
Jonathan William Hanna was driving a stolen vehicle and was in possession of illicit drugs, according to the Lake Oswego Police Department.
March 23, 2017

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
The latest police log, with its list of accidents, thefts and more has been released, although DUIs and arrests are only published in print, in case charges are dropped
March 23, 2017

Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
The bill by Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Beaverton, now heads to the House of Representatives, where it has bipartisan support.
March 23, 2017

DRC signs off on new assisted-living facility at Mary's Woods

by Anthony Macuk
48-unit building is part of a mixed-use development that's set to break ground soon
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Neighbors and residents were caught off guard by the removal of 82 trees last week from the One Jefferson Parkway apartment complex.
March 23, 2017

Tree removal stuns neighbors at One Jefferson Parkway apartments

by Anthony Macuk
Property's owners say many of the 82 trees were encroaching on complex's buildings and sidewalks
PHOTO COURTESY OF UNITED STATE POSTAL SERVICE - Passport offices have been swamped around the country this year, a trend thats also made its way to City Hall in Lake Oswego.
March 23, 2017

Passport applications surge in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Nationwide trend is keeping the City's passport office staff busy
REVIEW PHOTO - A sign in the window of Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin's computer repair store announces that he is leaving Lake Oswego to set up shop in a Red State.
March 23, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
What's new in Lake Oswego? Kevin Kerwin is leaving town; the Preservation Society is opening a new museum; and there's a new county health plan
March 23, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
What's new with the City? Well, there's a Budget Committee this Thursday for starters.
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Lake Oswego Poilce Officer Jeff Oliver demonstrates the process for assembling one of the department's Naloxone nasal spray devices, which are carried in every LOPD vehicle.
March 23, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
LOPD administers Naloxone for the first time; LOCOM dispatchers set to graduate; City seeks input on new police facility
MORRIS
March 23, 2017

ASK A FIREFIGHTER

by Pamplin Media Group
We didn't start the fire, but LOFD makes sure it isn't always burning
REVIEW PHOTO - A sign in the window of Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin's computer repair store announces his intention to leave Lake Oswego and set up shop in a 'Red State.'
March 22, 2017

Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin says he's left Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
A sign in the window of Kerwin's repair shop announces his departure for a 'red state' where he can live among Trump supporters
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - CenterCal Properties' plans for the Providence Mercantile campus include an organic grocery store, restaurants, retail space and offices.
March 22, 2017

Meeting to offer first look at plans for Providence Mercantile Center in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Developer CenterCal Properties invites public to learn more about project's Town Center concept
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Then-junior (and now a senior) Syd Hoevet gazes out a wall of windows at Lakeridge High School on a quiet afternoon in 2016. The windows should be double-paned for better energy efficiency, said Randy Miller, the district's executive director of project management, in an interview last year.
March 22, 2017

Next video, tour spotlight Lakeridge High

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge High School is in 'fair' condition, but it still needs millions of dollars in repairs
PHOTO COURTESY OF LAKE OSWEGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Paul and Terri Graham accept their Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chamber of Commerce on Saturday. From left: Chamber President Syd Dorn; the Grahams' children, Chris and Erin; Teri and Paul Graham; former schools Superintendent Bill Korach, who presented the award; event Chair Hope Wirta; and Chamber Executive Director Keith Dickerson.
March 23, 2017

Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce honors Grahams, Beck, Johnson

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Annual celebration recognizes 'a sampling' of the people who make Lake Oswego a better place
PHOTO COURTESY OF SARA DEBOY - Lake Oswego School District, fire and police officials attended the Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools class March 6-9 in Maryland. From left: Randy Miller, Larry Goff, Joe Morelock, Mike Brady, David Morris, Dale Jorgensen, Sara Deboy and Patrick Tomblin.
March 22, 2017

Preparing for a school emergency

by Jillian Daley
LOSD, police and fire officials travel to Maryland to fine-tune their plans for disasters at local schools
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LAKEWOOD THEATRE COMPANY - 'El Grande de Coca Cola' is scheduled for Lakewood Theatre Company's Mainstage from  March 2 to April 8, 2018.
March 21, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company unveils 65th season

by Barb Randall
World and Portland premieres highlight series of plays that focus on the meaning of community
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESY OF LAKER DANCE TEAM - The Lake Oswego High School dance team took second place in the 6A category at the state championships on Saturday in Portland.
March 23, 2017

Local dance teams fly at state

by Jillian Daley
LOHS pockets second place, and Lakers and Pacers both best their own rankings at last year's state dance competitions
March 17, 2017

Metro Council poised to certify urban reserves

by Peter Wong
Decision put off until April 13; cities, resident group still argue against including Stafford, but landowners, home builders support action to complete decade-old process.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER - Deanne L. Darling
March 17, 2017

Second Clackamas County judge will retire

by Peter Wong
Deanne Darling was first woman named to county bench back in 1995; she will retire June 30, when Judge Eve Miller also will step down.
March 16, 2017

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
In the News Briefs today, topics include artist George D. Green showing his work and an opportunity to help design Woodmont Park
SUBMITTED PHOTO: CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO - Lake Oswego's Incident Command Center inside the City Hall council chambers was divided into teams on March 4 to coordinate law enforcements response to competing political rallies.
March 16, 2017

'REASONABILITY WINS THE DAY'

by Anthony Macuk
Lake Oswego police, fire and city officials say there's 'no such thing as too much planning' when dueling political rallies come to town
TRIBUNE PHOTO: LYNDSEY HEWITT - Carlito Bryant Garcia, 11, of Lake Oswego's Westridge Elementary, likes that you can make chess 'your own game' depending on your strategy.
March 16, 2017

Students play chess for success

by Lyndsey Hewitt
50th-annual state tourney of Chess for Success shows that benefits go beyond the board

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REVIEW PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Sam Haney (center) raises a (nonalcoholic) toast to his tablemates, including Rowen Anderson (left), at an Etiquette Dinner histed by the National League of Young Men on Sunday.
Mar 16, 2017

Developing well-mannered men

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Members of Lake Oswego's National League of Young Men learn proper etiquette at an instructional dinner
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The north Stafford area, west of West Linn, is a mix of rural farms and large-lot houses, along with pockets of more densely built residential areas.
Mar 16, 2017

Council weighs Stafford options

by Anthony Macuk
Lake Oswego and other cities are pushing to have their concerns addressed in a potential agreement between Metro and Clackamas County
BUSSANICH
Mar 16, 2017

Bussanich kicks off fundraising campaign

by Kelsey O'Halloran
LO bake shop owner Kyra Bussanich is raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and competing for the title of Woman of the Year
REVIEW PHOTO: ALVARO FONTAN - March 10, 2017: Despite what feels like nonstop rain, workers continue to install roofing, sheathing and flashing on Building A in this photo looking southeast from A Avenue and Second Street.
Mar 16, 2017

Transforming the Wizer Block

by Pamplin Media Group
All three buildings continue to take shape at the Wizer Block, despite rainy weather
Mar 16, 2017

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
Accidents, stolen vehicles, thefts, fraud and a random assortment of misdeeds fill the Lake Oswego Police Log
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A photograph taken around 1900 shows members of the Vose family. Front row (from left): Emily, Abram (father), Mary Jane (mother) and Victor. Back row (from left): Burget, Martha, Hayes and Irma.
Mar 16, 2017

Family left mark on area schools

by Nancy Dunis
The Vose family came from England and were early settlers in the Lake Oswego area
Mar 16, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Happenings this month include Adopt a Plot, a Springbrook Park ivy pull and more
REVIEW FILE PHOTO - Lake Oswego School District students file past a bus.
Mar 14, 2017

Start time changes get the green light

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego School District high schools and middle schools to start later, elementary schools to start earlier
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Randy Miller, the district's executive director of bond management, previously told The Review that Lake Oswego Junior High School's boilers appear to be original to the building, built in 1956.
Mar 14, 2017

Tour, video focus on LOJ

by Jillian Daley
Structural, mechanical deficiences top long list of junior high school's maintenance needs
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - Lake Oswego Fire Department officials estimate the damage to a stove and surrounding cabinets at roughly $7,000-$8,000 after a Monday-afternoon fire at the Kruseway Commons apartment complex.
Mar 13, 2017

Lake Oswego Fire Department extinguishes apartment fire

by Anthony Macuk
Flames ignite after residents leave unattended food on a stovetop; damage is estimated at $7,000-$8,000.
COURTESY PHOTO: THE OREGON ZOO - The Oregon Zoo's decision to euthanize 54-year-old Packy the Asian elephant touched off a storm of criticism from animal rights groups and some zoo staff. Packy died Feb. 9, after a prolonged battle with drug-resistant TB.
Mar 12, 2017

Packy's fight for life: 'Meeting emotion with emotion'

by Kevin Harden
Emails show Oregon Zoo officials were challenged by critics and staff as they wrestled with difficult decision to euthanize beloved elephant
Mar 11, 2017

Women's Expo offers resources

by Lyndsey Hewitt
The gathering is a part of a larger foundation - The Portland Women's Expo Foundation - which pushes the goal of building a resource center for women to help them successfully sustain themselves…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: LYNDSEY HEWITT - Fifth grader Devina Shrestha, of Mary Woodward Elementary School in Tigard, contemplates her next move at the 50th annual Chess for Success tournament on Saturday at the Oregon Convention Center.
Mar 11, 2017

Chess for Success: Students love strategy

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Students, teachers, coaches and parents divulge that the benefits of chess play goes beyond the board at the 50th anniversary tournament.
HEINE
Mar 16, 2017

Former Bank of Oswego CEO asks U.S. District Court to dismiss…

by Gary M. Stein
Federal prosecutors drop eight counts after attorneys for Dan Heine allege 'outrageous' and 'prejudicial' misconduct
PHOTO COURTESY OF ARTS COUNCIL OF LAKE OSWEGO - Abstract illusionist George D. Green was the guest of honor last week at the opening of 'Visual Magic,' a major restropective of his work from the 1980s to today. Green's work has been featured in galleries and museums around the world.
Mar 10, 2017

'Visual Magic' on display through March in Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Renowned abstract illusionist George D. Green brings a major retrospective of his 'trompe l'oeil' style to the 510 Museum & ARTspace
JOHNSON
Mar 09, 2017

Tickets still available for Chamber awards dinner

by Pamplin Media Group
Heather Beck and Don Johnson are among the honorees at a gala event scheduled for March 18
PHOTO COURTESY OF JENNA LEE PICTURES - Juan Andres-Pedro was greeted at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu on Friday with a red-carpet welcome and a crowd of cheering fans.
Mar 09, 2017

A week in Juan's world

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Make-A-Wish Oregon sends Lake Oswego 8-year-old on a dream trip to Honolulu
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Elliana Kirk (left) and Kyra Yannotta are two of the youngest members of The Portland Ballet's Career Track program.
Mar 09, 2017

'Stars of tomorrow'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
The Portland Ballet's Career Track program includes young dancers from West Linn and Lake Oswego
Nordlum
Mar 09, 2017

Federal judge recommends dropping most claims in hazing lawsuit…

by Jillian Daley
Unsealed document says the Lake Oswego School District and other individual defendants should still face a former dancer's claim of negligence
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Battalion Chief Randy Hopkins stands in the engine bay at the main LOFD station on his last day before retirement.
Mar 09, 2017

LOFD's Randy Hopkins retires

by Anthony Macuk
Battalion Chief Randy Hopkins worked for 32 years at the Lake Oswego Fire Department
Mar 09, 2017

All school lead tests results available online

by Pamplin Media Group
Readings above the recommended levels were found in four fixtures at Lakeridge Junior High
Mar 09, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Here's what's happening around Lake Oswego this week
Mar 09, 2017

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
No call is too small for the Lake Oswego Police Department
PETERSON
Mar 09, 2017

ASK A COP

by Pamplin Media Group
With tax season here, what type of fraud should I be aware of?



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