Balancing priorities

Balancing priorities

Richard Devlin, who represents Lake Oswego in the state Senate, says he reads budgets 'like some...

Facilities report offers board another look at options for addressing deferred maintenance

Facilities report offers board another look at options for addressing deferred maintenance

School building repairs, real estate sales on the table as district considers November bond...

Local students weigh in on hazing and bullying

Local students weigh in on hazing and bullying

Members of our Student Writers Advisory Group share their perspectives on modern-day bullying...

'An open-ended opportunity to listen'

'An open-ended opportunity to listen'

By partnering with neighborhood groups and others, Lake Oswego city officials hope to prevent a...

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PROMOTING PEACE

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Photo Credit: SUBARU OF AMERICAN - The functional hood scoop is the most obvious of the body modifications that help distinguish the Subaru WRX.
January 30, 2015

2015 Subaru WRX: A fast car you can live with

by Jim Redden
If it didn't have the hood scoop, the 2015 Subaru WRX would be the perfect modern sleeper — an incredibly fast car that looks like an affordable family sedan. The other body modifications are so…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Fog blanketed Hazelia Field near Luscher Farm this week as soccer players gathered for a game under the lights. Rain returned to the area Wednesday, but the foggy mornings and evenings gave way to unseasonably warm temperatures and scattered sunshine for most of the week - and that pattern is expected to last at least through this weekend.
January 29, 2015

DARK SHADOWS

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January 29, 2015

High school grad rate jumps statewide; 90% earn diplomas in LOSD

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Despite gains, minorities struggle to make the grade in most areas, but not in Lake Oswego All Portland-area districts are graduating more high school students than last year and Lake Oswego…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dale Reynolds was a longtime administrator in the Lake Oswego School District, serving as principal of Lake Oswego Junior High and Lakeridge Junior High (when it was called Waluga).
January 29, 2015

Community honors longtime LO educator

by Jillian Daley
Dale Reynolds, who passed away Jan. 6, was a World War II hero before joining LOSD as a teacher and administrator When someone dies, they often leave behind a wealth of mementos and memories —…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - West Linn Mayor John Kovash listens as assistant construction manager Kyle Sandera describes progress on the new LOT water plant during a Jan. 22 tour.
January 29, 2015

LO-Tigard Water Partnership seeks remedies for treatment plant…

by Patrick Malee
Most of project is on schedule, but facility in West Linn is behind by approximately 11 months It was a piece of news that no one wanted to hear — not the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO - The city's North Anchor proect includes properties on the north side of B Avenue at First Street.
January 29, 2015

Weigh in on the North Anchor

by (none)
The City Council has identified development of the North Anchor properties on the north side of B Avenue at First Street as among its top priorities in 2015. To that end, the Lake Oswego…
January 29, 2015

Howling at the moon

by Cliff Newell
Lake Oswego banker Scott-Ryan Abbe loves making connections with fans of his weekend Country radio show Scott-Ryan Abbe is a well-recognized figure in Lake Oswego. By day, Abbe is the service…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Pepe and the Bottle Blondes will perform Feb. 14 at Art Throb, a Valentines Day gala benefitting the Arts Council of Lake Oswego.
January 29, 2015

A celebration of art and romance

by The Review
Art Throb promises to be a sweetheart of a benefit for the Arts Council of Lake Oswego The Arts Council of Lake Oswego has a romantic suggestion for art lovers who are looking for a special way…
ENGWEILER
January 29, 2015

Engweiler claims 'conspiracy' delayed release

by Saundra Sorenson
Paroled killer's lawsuit names nearly 40 defendants, seeks unspecified damages A former Lake Oswego resident recently paroled from a murder conviction claims his constitutional rights were…
January 29, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
ACCIDENTS 1/21/15 6:56 p.m. A big white truck backed into a small silver car on McVey Avenue. At first it seemed like the drivers were exchanging information, but then it looked like the trucker…

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PECORARO
Jan 29, 2015

Ask A Cop: What does it take to be a female police officer?

by The Review
(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…
Jan 29, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
LAKE FOREST FIRE DISTRICT BUDGET COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: The Lake Grove Fire District is looking for volunteers to serve as citizen members of its budget committee. Qualified volunteers…
Jan 29, 2015

State program offers $3-for-$1 incentive to save

by Raymond Rendleman
Nonprofit's classes are the first step toward free money for Clackamas County residents If someone told you that many Clackamas County residents qualify to have the state of Oregon give them $3…
Jan 29, 2015

Council to hear Hallinan subdivision appeal

by Saundra Sorenson
Lake Oswego's City Council will hear an appeal Feb. 3 of the Development Review Commission's decision to approve an eight-home subdivision in the Hallinan Heights neighborhood. The appeal, filed…
Jan 28, 2015

LO apartment owner must pay $475,000 to settle housing…

by (none)
The owner of a 342-unit housing complex in Lake Oswego has agreed to pay $475,000 as part of a settlement with the state labor department over a housing discrimination complaint. Oregon Labor…
Google Fiber announced this week that it would not be coming to the Portland area, despite more than a year of work by several local cities. The cities are still being considered for possible expansion in the future, Google said.
Jan 28, 2015

Portland, suburbs fail to make first Google Fiber cut

by Jim Redden
Tech giant says Portland area is still in the running for possible expansion. Despite jumping through all the hoops required by Google, it looks like the Portland area will not be getting the…
SCHRUNK
Jan 23, 2015

LOPD officer dies after year-long battle with cancer

by Gary M. Stein
John Gary Schrunk Jr. joined the department in 2013 and fell ill while attending the police academy Lake Oswego Police officer John Gary Schrunk Jr., who joined the department in 2013 after…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Northwest Freedom Singers performed Monday at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Marys Woods.
Jan 23, 2015

Mary's Woods celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

by Rob West
More than 175 residents gather for a day of remembrance More than 175 residents of Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst gathered with visitors and guests in the Chapel of the Holy Names on Jan. 19 to…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Portland is attracting more young adults, but few families with children, than its peers. Portland's median age - and family incomes- are higher than most other large U.S. cities, partly because of the lower number of children in the city.
Jan 22, 2015

Think you know Portland? Think again

by Steve Law
A survey of the 50 largest U.S. cities shows Portlanders are older and better paid Portland is a young city, right? And it’s filled with people making subpar pay. Well, it turns out those and…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Albertsons has operated its store on South State Street in Lake Oswego since 1990. Theres no word yet on what might replace it.
Jan 15, 2015

Albertsons will shutter its store on State Street

by Cliff Newell
Closing on Feb. 18 will leave only one supermarket in downtown Lake Oswego Lake Oswego residents said this week they hope Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods “or even a Walmart grocery” will open a new…




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