Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce honors Grahams, Beck, Johnson

Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce honors Grahams, Beck, Johnson

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Next video, tour spotlight Lakeridge High

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Lakewood Theatre Company unveils 65th season

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Local dance teams fly at state

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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
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


TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Construction continued its strong growth in February, as Oregon's unemployment rate dropped to a 41-year low.
March 21, 2017

Unemployment rate drops to historic low in February

by Pamplin Media Group
State employment officials said that in February, 82,000 Oregonians were unemployed, the lowest number since August. 1995.
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
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.
March 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.
March 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
March 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.
March 16, 2017

Transforming the Wizer Block

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

Police Log

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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.
March 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
March 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.
March 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.
March 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.
March 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.
March 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
March 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 and their families.
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.
March 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
March 16, 2017

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

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.
March 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
March 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

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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

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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?
OREGON STATE BAR - Eve L. Miller
Mar 09, 2017

Clackamas County judge will retire

by Peter Wong
Eve L. Miller has been on circuit court 20 years; governor's office seeks applicants for the vacancy.
REVIEW PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Leukemia survivor Anna Seely and Kyra's Bake Shop owner Kyra Bussanich are teaming up to create a special cupcake to support blood cancer research.
Mar 08, 2017

'Cancer touches everybody'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Local Man and Woman of the Year candidates are ready to launch campaigns that will help fund blood cancer research
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lake Oswego High School students pour out of the school in support of acceptance of all races during a walkout Tuesday morning.
Mar 02, 2017

Lake Oswego students hold walkout and speak out against racist…

by Jillian Daley
LOHS students removed the racial epithets from the boys' bathrooms themselves
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego author James Fleming, whose whimsical poems about everyday subjects graced the pages of The Review for many years and whose work appeared in countless magazines, anthologies and three books, died Friday after suffering what appears to have been a stroke. He was 93.
Mar 06, 2017

Beloved Lake Oswego poet James Fleming dies at 93

by Gary M. Stein
Whimsical work appeared in books, magazines and monthly in The Review
REVIEW PHOTO: BRIAN MONIHAN - Hundreds of people descend from Millennium Plaza Park and head for State Street on Saturday as part of a rally called 'Stand for LOve' in Lake Oswego.
Mar 04, 2017

Hundreds 'Stand for LOve' in downtown Lake Oswego

by Hannah Rank
More than 300 people gather in between bursts of rain and hail to support 'love and justice for all'
REVIEW PHOTO: BRIAN MONIHAN - Police try to keep pro-Trump marchers and counter-protesters separated Saturday after both groups converged on lower Millenium Plaza Park. Despite several confrontations throughout the day, officers only made three arrests.
Mar 09, 2017

Trump supporters, protesters clash in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Dueling rallies remain largely peaceful, despite a handful of confrontations between 'March 4 Trump' participants and counter-protest groups
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - A crowd of at least 100 people gathered for the Saturday morning rally.
Mar 09, 2017

'For all of the little ones'

by Jillian Daley
Saturday morning rally speakers urge people to commit to the May school bond to improve safety, security and educational offerings
Mar 02, 2017

Metro Council hears more about Stafford status

by Peter Wong
Question facing councilors on March 16 is whether 23,000 acres, including undeveloped area in Clackamas County, are sufficient for development in the next 40-50 years.
REVIEW PHOTO: ANTHONY MACUK - Lake Oswego business owner Kevin Kerwin stands outside his computer repair shop in downtown Lake Oswego. Kerwin removed the sign promoting a March 4 Trump rally this week after parting ways with the event's other organizers.
Mar 02, 2017

Lake Oswego to host dueling political rallies

by Anthony Macuk
Saturday's 'March 4 Trump' is part of a national series of events, while 'Stand for LOve' is a purely local response
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Joe Heiden has never allowed a battle with cancer to hold him down, and is set to compete on the hit show 'American Ninja Warrior' in early March.
Mar 02, 2017

The ultimate warrior

by Patrick Malee
In the midst of his cancer battle, Joe Heiden will compete on 'American Ninja Warrior'
Mar 02, 2017

Lake Oswego seniors' scores among state's best on AP tests

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn-Wilsonville seniors also did well in 2016, data shows
Mar 02, 2017

LOSD releases more lead-testing results

by Jillian Daley
Only one fixture - at Hallinan Elementary - showed elevated levels
BURDICK
Mar 02, 2017

White House may target recreational use of pot

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Oregon officials say any federal crackdown would violate state's rights
REVIEW PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Education Director Hilda Pereyo (right) shows educational LEGO kits to St. Thomas More Catholic School fifth-graders Quinn Flanagan (left) and Sarah Wolff. Evergreen offers camps and workshops connected to the LEGO sets.
Mar 02, 2017

'The sky's the limit'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Girls find inspiration in stories about aviation and aerospace's female pioneers at a Lake Oswego Reads event
COOK
Mar 02, 2017

Lake Oswego, Tigard councils discuss oversight of water project

by Anthony Macuk
Questions about future operations and maintenence costs dominate meeting
Mar 02, 2017

City Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
Here's what's happening at City Hall and around Lake Oswego this week



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