Development Review Commission schedules Wizer Block deliberations for July 30

Development Review Commission schedules Wizer Block deliberations for July 30

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A nose for public art

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The Review wins prize  for General Excellence

The Review wins prize for General Excellence

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LO's Elisha Joyce wins $60,000 on 'Food Fighters'

LO's Elisha Joyce wins $60,000 on 'Food Fighters'

Lake Oswego’s “Food Fighter,” Elisha Joyce, took home $60,000 from the televised...

Lake Oswego woman honored for saving little girl

Lake Oswego woman honored for saving little girl

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by: LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - The windows were blown out of the Scratch Restaurant by a late Saturday explosion.
July 24, 2014

Fire damages Scratch Restaurant

by Jim Redden
Cause listed as 'undetermined' An explosion and fire heavily damaged a downtown Lake Oswego restaurant late Saturday. No one was injured at the incident at Scratch Restaurant, 149 A Ave. Fire…
July 24, 2014

LO's Stickmen Brewery stuck with two noise citations and counting

by Saundra Sorenson
Restaurant wants to feature live bands on its patio, but police say pub needs to turn it down Four nights a week at Stickmen Brewery & Skewery, you can sit in on a live set by a local…
Leonard
July 24, 2014

News Briefs

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Missing LO man's body found in wooded area Lake Oswego Police found the body of Matthew Christopher Leonard, a 54-year-old Lake Oswego man who had been missing for more than a week, in a heavily…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Joe Morelock joined the Lake Oswego School District this week as executive director of secondary education.
July 24, 2014

'Empowering teachers and students'

by Jillian Daley
New LOSD administrator is known for tech-savvy instructional innovations With change sometimes comes more change. So it could be with the arrival of Joe Morelock, who on Monday began work as the…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Greg and Lora Fitzhugh (nee Martinez) married earlier this month at Lake Grove Elementary School, where they first met.
July 24, 2014

A tale of love and Lake Grove

by Jillian Daley
Childhood friends reconnect through Facebook and marry “I promise to walk by your side forever as your best friend, your lover and your soul mate, and you are the love of my life.” So begin the…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Allie Roth's home has been a hub of collecting crucial items for foster children. Fortunately, the crowding has been eased by finding a warehouse in Tigard.
July 24, 2014

With Love and an open heart

by Cliff Newell
Allie Roth creates a nonprofit to help foster families For Allie Roth, the innovative program “With Love” started with the desire to make a difference in the life of one child. Her name was…
These four teenage girls will be returning to Cyprus as both friends and peacemakers. From left: Jenny Patroclou, Joanna Chimarrides, Yasemin Ozant and Merve Onkaya.
July 24, 2014

A new generation of peacemakers

by Cliff Newell
Four Cyprus teens hope to change their war-torn homeland Their names are Joanna, Yasemin, Merve and Jenny. The oldest of the four girls is just 18. But they have already chosen to accept the…
July 24, 2014

CityNotes

by Saundra Sorenson
CITY COUNCIL SESSION TUESDAY — The City Council will continue its discussion of updates to the Transportation System Plan on Tuesday, July 29. There will also be a public hearing on the issue of…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Members of the Lake Oswego Mah Jongg Club find themselves objects of fascination to tourists at Lan Su Chines Gardens. From the left are Selina Lo, Lilly Logan, Laura Campbell, Nicole Rhoads, and Rebekah Claeys.
July 24, 2014

The perfect place for mah jongg

by Cliff Newell
When you ask Lilly Logan if she likes playing mah jongg in Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden, she clasps her hands, blissfully closes her eyes and her face takes on a beatific glow. She gives all…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Joshua Johnson puts on his work clothes for working in his apple orchards, then later in the day changes into his white jacket for his work as a doctor.
July 24, 2014

Finnegan Cider ready for booming demand

by Cliff Newell
Lake Oswego couple plants 3,000 cider apple trees in Sherwood Is hard cider the drink that made America great? It certainly was the drink of choice when the country’s founding fathers bellied up…

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Jul 24, 2014

Ask A Cop: How is the LOPD organized?

by The Review
(A Lake Oswego police officer answers readers' questions every week in this space. Send your questions to staff reporter Cliff Newell at cnewell@lakeoswegoreview.com or call 503-636-1281 ext.…
Jul 24, 2014

Police Log

by The Review
BURGLARIES 7/15/14 12:23 p.m. A vacant rental home was broken into several times. ACCIDENTS 7/16/14 1:38 p.m. A hit-and-run driver inflicted $1,500 in damage to a Chevrolet Suburban parked on…
Jul 24, 2014

Firmin named chairman of Youth Villages Oregon

by The Review
Alistair Firmin of Lake Oswego has been named chairman of the board of Youth Villages Oregon. Firmin is vice president of customer service for The Standard, a division of Stancorp Financial…
Matthew Christopher Leonard
Jul 23, 2014

Missing Lake Oswego man's body found in heavily wooded area

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Police found the body of Matthew Christopher Leonard, a 54-year-old Lake Oswego man who had been missing for more than a week, in a heavily wooded area behind a residence on Westview…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - New traffic signs from ODOT, including this one on Kruse Way near the intersection of I5 and 217, are designed to ease congestion by offering information on drive times.
Jul 22, 2014

ODOT flips the switch on more Highway 217 traffic signs

by Gary M. Stein
Advisory speeds, real-time information designed to improve safety, reduce congestion New signs designed to improve safety, reduce secondary crashes and provide drivers with real-time travel…
Jul 21, 2014

Surprises await neighborhoods on National Night Out

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Fourteen Lake Oswego neighborhoods have already registered with the city to hold National Night Out parties on Aug. 5, which means they’ll get a visit from firefighters or police officers…
by: LAKE OSWEGO FIRE DEPARTMENT - The windows were blown out of the Scratch Restaurant by a late Saturday explosion.
Jul 20, 2014

Fire, explosion cause $50,000 in damage to Scratch restaurant

by Jim Redden
Cause of blaze 'undetermined' An explosion and fire heavily damaged a downtown Lake Oswego restaurant late Saturday. No one was injured at the incident at Scratch Restaurant, 149 A Ave. Fire…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lakewood Theatre Company's proposed 40-by-50-foot rehearsal facility would be located on the north end of the center's property, adjacent to the main performance hall.
Jul 18, 2014

Lakewood Theatre gets $100,000 closer to new rehearsal space

by Saundra Sorenson
Company awarded one of 18 Meyer Memorial Trust grants Lakewood Theatre Company is $100,000 closer to building a dedicated rehearsal space. On Friday, Meyer Memorial Trust announced it was…
NEITLING
Jul 17, 2014

LO actress fires up big role on TNT's 'The Last Ship'

by Jason Vondersmith
Marissa Neitling says she 'never would have dreamed this big' When Lake Oswego native Marissa Neitling attended the University of Oregon from 2002 to 2007, she gave herself some career options.…
by: FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Olde Time Baseball Game is always a popular fair mainstay. This years game is at 6:45 on Friday.
Jul 17, 2014

It's almost Old Time Fair time

by Caitlin Tompkins
The end of July is approaching quickly. That means the Old Time Fair will soon draw thousands of people to Willamette Park. A skydiving display followed by the coronation of the fair queen on…




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