Albertsons will shutter its store on State Street

Albertsons will shutter its store on State Street

Closing on Feb. 18 will leave only one supermarket in downtown Lake Oswego Lake Oswego residents...

'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...

Lakewood is Fertile Ground for arts festival

Lakewood is Fertile Ground for arts festival

Portland's 11-day celebration of theater, dance and music includes four original works that will...

PROMOTING PEACE

PROMOTING PEACE

Community gathers to dedicate Peace Poles in ceremonies scheduled to align with Martin Luther...

Vandals ruin Lakeridge High's life-size Art of Dairy cow

Vandals ruin Lakeridge High's life-size Art of Dairy cow

School administrators are seeking information about who smashed the artwork, which was a finalist...

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January 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…
January 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.
January 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
January 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.
January 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.
January 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…
January 22, 2015

Board mulls impact of kindergarten, immersion changes

by Jillian Daley
New portable classrooms will accomodate growth at River Grove Elementary School districts throughout Oregon are implementing full-day kindergarten next school year, and that — along with Spanish…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego residents said this week they hope Trader Joes, Whole Foods or even a Walmart grocery will open a new store in the citys downtown core after learning that Albertsons will close its South State Street supermarket next month. See story, Page A2.
January 22, 2015

Shutting the doors

by Pamplin Media Group
LO bids farewell to Albertsons
January 22, 2015

Police Log

by The Review
THEFTS 1/13/15 4:28 p.m. Two watches, including a Rolex Submariner Anniversary Edition, were stolen from a moving truck on Dogwood Drive. 1/14/15 10:48 a.m. A yard burglar entered a backyard on…
Schulmerich
January 22, 2015

$1.6 million awarded for wrongful deaths

by Jodi Weinberger
Families of women killed in 2010 by off-duty deputy settle with Clackamas County Clackamas County has reached a settlement with the families of Kathleen Hoffmeister and Victoria Schulmerich, two…

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Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Because of Howard Shapiro, many men in the Portland area have learned how to keep going after their wives become seriously ill.
Jan 22, 2015

Caregiver support group for men celebrating its 25th anniversary

by Cliff Newell
'We learn a lot from each other' about dealing with a spouse's illness, founder Howard Shapiro says When Howard Shapiro sought the help of a men’s support group in 1989 to help him deal with the…
BUCKLE
Jan 22, 2015

Lake Oswego man pleads guilty to public indecency

by Saundra Sorenson
Eugene Buckle will continues to undergo neurological analysis A Lake Oswego man pleaded guilty to a felony charge of public indecency during a plea deal last week. Eugene Holcombe Buckle, 65,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Support for proposals for increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour breaks down along party lines. Republicans are generally opposed to the increase, while Democrats support it.
Jan 22, 2015

An economic divide

by Jim Redden
Survey finds residents are divided about how best to create jobs and help the state's workers Oregonians understand the economy is recovering, but they feel that recovery isn’t happening fast…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the Lake Oswego Junior High debate team gathered at a Town Hall last week hosted by state Rep. Ann Lininger and Lake Oswego City Councilor Jeff Gudman. From left: Lininger, teacher Aletia Cochran, Andrew Johnson, Lance Pancost, Gudman, Noah Slobodin, Amy Wang, Julia Lininger-White and Doris Yang.
Jan 22, 2015

Lininger pays visit to LO City Hall

by Saundra Sorenson
Invites student debate, addresses looming questions about legal marijuana With city offices and public schools closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, state Rep. Ann Lininger (D-Lake…
Jan 22, 2015

Council gets Metro briefing, appoints liaisons

by Saundra Sorenson
Collette talks about transportation funding, neighborhood grants Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette briefed the Lake Oswego City Council on issues of regional importance Tuesday night in a…
ROSENTHAL
Jan 22, 2015

Ask A Cop: How do I replace a lost passport and driver's license?

by The Review
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers the questions of our readers each week in this space. To submit a question email staff reporter Cliff Newell at cnewell@lakeoswegoreview.com or call…
Jan 22, 2015

City Notes

by Saundra Sorenson
LAKE OSWEGO-TIGARD WATER PARTNERSHIP: Pipeline construction continues this week on Highway 43, with one crew progressing north from West Linn and another headed south from Lake Oswego. Workers…
Jan 17, 2015

Lakeridge dancers, parents want 'hurtful' comments on social…

by Jillian Daley
Teen's email says 'it's hard to be a target' with so much criticism being directed at the Pacer Dance Team Parents and supporters of Lakeridge dancers want to clear the air about alleged hazing…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Within 24 hours of Bodhi going to live with the Pope family in Lake Oswego, Juliet spoke her first four-word sentence:  I want my dog.
Jan 20, 2015

A girl's best friend

by The Review
For 5-year-old Juliet Pope of Lake Oswego, living with Bodhi has been a life-changing experience Juliet Pope of Lake Oswego and her therapy dog Bodhi were among five new service and therapy dogs…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - LOPD Sgt. Jeff Oliver examines his departments new Naloxone kit. The kit looks simple, but it can save the lives of those who overdose on heroin and other opiates.
Jan 20, 2015

LOPD first to carry anti-overdose drug

by Cliff Newell
Naloxone can counteract the effects of heroin and other opiates and keep people alive, Police Chief Don Johnson says Lake Oswego Police Department officers now carry a kit that can save the…




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