The Weekly Roundup: What you'll learn in this week's Review

Four residents at The Springs celebrated major milestones, teen vaping is on the rise and LO looks to combat food waste

Council approves mandatory food waste separation program

33 businesses in LO already participate in voluntary program which will become mandatory for some businesses in three phases beginning March 2020

Portland, Lake Oswego working on a wastewater agreement

Lake Oswego awaits the arrival of new city manager to finish work on intergovernmental agreement for Tryon Creek Wastewater Plant repair/replace…

Residents advised to avoid creek after discovery of sewage…

Complications arose Thursday at Springbrook Creek, Monroe Park Tributary in aftermath of July 8 spill

Gravel truck slides off road in LO

Police: Mechanical failure to blame for large dump truck that slid off the road in Palisades Neighborhood

Council hears suggestions for spending park bond money

Board recommends $2 million allocation to LOSD pool, council to revisit issue in September

Police log

Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Lake Oswego Police Department.Authorities recently filed reports on the…

Bite-Sized Blotter: Drunken misadventures, mysterious…

Every Wednesday, we'll whet your police log appetite with the week's best entries.

Paving complete on Country Club Road

LO's Country Club Road Project is nearly complete and traffic patterns will soon be back to normal

LO Rotary seeks host family for exchange student

They are in need of a family to host the Guatemalan student starting in January

RTR, Mary's Woods to host presentation on racism in Oregon

Author Walidah Imarisha will aim to tackle question: 'Why aren't there more Black people in Oregon?'

School board elects Rob Wagner to chair

The board also chose Liz Hartman to serve as vice chair for the 2019-20 school year

What's On Deck: Council to discuss park bond projects

Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board will present its bond recommendations to the council Tuesday

Public input sought on LO-to-Oak Grove bike/ped bridge

Officials schedule two public outreach events, the first is set for Monday, Aug. 5 at the LO Operations and Maintenance Center

The Weekly Roundup: What you'll learn in this week's Review

Local business is booming on the Fourth, Ponzi scheme victims land a record settlement and cars are packing the Sellwood Bridge

Local priest's book to become feature film

'Scars' by Father Richard Berg will be translated to the silver screen by LO native and LA filmmaker Shaun Kosta

LO man sentenced for fentanyl distribution

The 'prolific darknet narcotics vendor' was connected to a deadly 2017 overdose in Wisconsin

Investors reach $234.6 million settlement in LO Ponzi…

Settlement of lawsuit against third parties involved in Aequitas scheme is believed to be largest in state history

LO's plastic bag ban is in place: How are residents…

While many see banning plastic as a step toward ensuring a healthier environment, others cite unintended consequences

'It's all my favorite': Scores line streets for parade

Hundreds showed up for Lake Oswego's beloved Star Spangled Parade on A Avenue last week

Is the July 4 parade a boon for local businesses?

Businesses on and around A Avenue saw more foot traffic, increases in sales last week

Council approves smart metering initiative

46 percent of all the City's water meters are 15 years old, nearing their 20-year life span

Police log

Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Lake Oswego Police Department.Authorities recently filed reports on the…

Bite-Sized Blotter: Rabbit rescues and 'extreme coughing'

Every Wednesday, we'll whet your police log appetite with the week's best entries.

LO responds to sewage leak near Springbrook Creek

Leak was discovered Monday afternoon and stopped by early evening, but it was unknown how much sewage was released

Wilco store set to open at former Walmart property

Farmer-owned cooperative carries everything from lawn and garden items to pet products, hardware

Investors reach $234.6 million settlement in LO Ponzi…

Settlement of lawsuit against third parties involved in Aequitas scheme is believed to be largest in state history

A week of summer reading activities on the way

Starting July 15, the library will offer a week of summer reading crafts and performances for kids

Fowler named new LO Chamber president

Julia Fowler, who owns Blue Moon Coffee, took over July 1 and will serve until June 30, 2020

The Weekly Roundup: What you'll learn in this week's Review

A new city manager is introduced as another retires, and a student lands a role on a Netflix show

LOSD to implement Raptor visitor management system

The system will scan IDs of all new visitors to school buildings to increase student safety

Telling their stories: John O'Malley

97-year-old Lake Oswego resident stormed Omaha Beach on D-Day, survived being a prisoner of war

LO has $30 million for parks. Now comes the hard…

Athletic fields? A recreation center? A new pool? Parks board will present recommendations to City Council July 16

Lake Oswego shows its patriotic spirit

Lake Oswego's annual 4th of July parade drew thousands to downtown and as should be the case, red, white and blue were the colors of the day.

'His legacy is that he is a cultivator of people.'

Colleagues, council members reflect on Scott Lazenby's six-year tenure as city manager

'It's a movement': LOACC hosts second Repair Fair

Residents arrived at last Saturday's event to have everything from bikes to appliances and clothing repaired by volunteers

Police log

Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Lake Oswego Police Department.Authorities recently filed reports on the…

What's open on the Fourth?

The public golf course, tennis center and swim park will each be open during the day and into the early evening

Respond to Racism co-sponsors Vanport documentary…

They are working with Independent Progressives of America to bring the history of Vanport to LO

Ever wonder about the origins of waterski shows?

This week's History Connection column explores the origins of Portland Water Spectacular - and waterski shows in general

Neighborhood Enhancement: What's coming to your…

Check out the list of proposals for the City's Neighborhood Enhancement Program

LOSD changes name of Special Services Department

The department, overseen by Patrick Tomblin, will now be known as Student Services

LO announces Martha Bennett will be new city manager

Bennett, the former chief operating officer at Metro, was selected to replace Scott Lazenby

Festivities on the Fourth

There's no place like Lake Oswego on the Fourth of July with breakfast, a parade and community celebration of our nation's birthday

LO Youth Council spreads the word about suicide…

The group produced a video in cooperation with the LOPD to raise money for Lines for Life

Kohlhoff announces mayoral bid

City Councilor becomes first candidate to emerge in 2020 Lake Oswego mayoral race

LO unharmed during thunderstorm, but many lost power

The Lake Oswego Fire Department responded to several calls related to downed trees and power lines, but 'nothing significant'

Is Lake Oswego becoming a Portland microcosm?

Portland businesses love Lake Oswego - what does that mean for the city's future?

Glassybaby lights hearts and homes

'Whether it is a loss, sickness, new baby, new job, wedding or birthday, we have the perfect color or name.'

Former employee files complaint against LOSD for…

The Extended Day Program employee says she was terminated without just cause

District moves forward with pool design

Despite still needing additional funding, LOSD begins planning and design of pool

McDonald's employee served smiles in LO for more…

Dedicated commuter and 26-year employee celebrates retirement from McDonald's with festivites

Police log

Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Lake Oswego Police Department.Authorities recently filed reports on the…

Get your bags here!

City, chamber and local businesses partner to distribute reusable bags this weekend ahead of the City's plastic bag ban taking effect Monday, July 1

School board welcomes Aird, Wallin to the board

At the June 25 meeting the school board also certified the passage of the LO Learning Levy

Bite-Sized Blotter: Smelly trash, burger patties…

Every Wednesday, we'll whet your police log appetite with the week's best entries.

Deconstruction begins for LO's new City Hall project

Deconstruction near A Avenue and Third Street expected to be done by mid-July

LOFD responds to garage fire near downtown LO

No injuries from fire that was caused by a homeowner leaving epoxy unattended

Slideshow: Festival of the Arts delights in 56th…

Attendees enjoyed the mild weather and an array of special exhibits at festival

'The longest day' is every day with Alzheimers

The Springs at Carman Oaks fundraises for memory care on the summer solstice.

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