Beit Haverim invites all to challenge

Beit Haverim invites all to challenge

Dinner followed by Shabbat service The community is invited to celebrate the Festival of Lights...

Young opera singer uses music to defeat diabetes

Young opera singer uses music to defeat diabetes

Anna Martin to present Voices Together fundraising concert in January Anna Louise Martin...

Trends for 2015 including sipping bone broth

Trends for 2015 including sipping bone broth

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VanderVeer launches skin care line

VanderVeer launches skin care line

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The Three Digital Amigos

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Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

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Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

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The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

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Schrandt releases second CD

Schrandt releases second CD

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Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

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Meet Larry Todd of Maywood Homes Inc.

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See premier of 'Noel'

See premier of 'Noel'

New contemporary ballet fuses ballet with imagination of the circus Moxie Dance Theatre and AWOL...

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

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West Linn's Community

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A membership to the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is a perfect gift for any senior. Another great idea is to create a book depicting their lifes adventures and events.
December 11, 2014

LOACC has the perfect gifts for seniors

by Maria Bigelow
We all struggle to find the perfect gift for loved ones. And grandpa doesn’t want hard candy or a tie — so what do you get him? We suggest that a membership to the Lake Oswego Adult Community…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mr. and Mrs. Joshua McLaughlin
December 11, 2014

Wedding

by The Review, Tidings
Taylor-McLaughlin Melanie Taylor and Joshua McLaughlin were married Aug. 23, 2014, at Tualatin Country Club. Peter Scofield officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride was escorted by her…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Fencing Alliance will host a three-day workshop on fencing during winter break.
December 11, 2014

Plenty of options offered during winter break

by Dina Balogh
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department is offering a special Introduction to Fencing Camp during winter break at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. The three-day class on the Olympic…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - It starts out looking like a Dr. Seuss tree ...
December 11, 2014

WLACC Christmas tree resurrected once again

by Doug Dickston
It all started with R. Bloom’s flower shop in Lake Oswego a number of years ago. They wanted to donate a 12-foot artificial Christmas tree to someone. It wasn’t easy to put up, but it was built…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTO: BARB RANDALL - Sarah Taylor-Kondolean of Lake Oswego found the star hidden in the offices of the Lake Oswego Review and West Linn Tidings. She gets to keep the star, plus will receive a discount on her purchase at the Holiday Gallery.
December 11, 2014

Seeing stars has rewards

by Barb Randall
Be alert and you might just see stars. Sixty handcrafted porcelain stars have been hidden around Lake Oswego and in Lake Oswego businesses as part of the Find a Hidden Star campaign to promote…
December 11, 2014

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Change to West Linn city parks picnic shelter reservation schedule For many years, residents of West Linn have lined up on the first workday in March or flooded phone lines vying for their pick…
December 11, 2014

Learn about the fascinating science of IONS

by Mary Lansing
In 1971, astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, experienced a profound sense of universal connectedness as he gazed upon the planet Earth during his return home aboard…
December 11, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, DEC. 11 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN — 11 a.m. luncheon at local restaurant. Call 214-202-7021 or email newcomerswelcomeclub.weebly.com. WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS —…
December 11, 2014

Make appointments to donate blood

by The Review, Tidings
The American Red Cross reports that blood donations often decline at this time of year, when donors get busy with holiday festivities and travel. Severe winter weather and seasonal illnesses,…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTO: BARB RANDALL - One lucky young lady will be crowned Oregon's St. Lucia at ScanFair Sunday at noon.
December 04, 2014

How much pickled herring can you eat?

by Barb Randall
ScanFest includes meatball, pickled herring eating contests How much pickled herring do you think you could eat in a minute? You can find out at ScanFair this weekend. Good natured eating…

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Dec 04, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, DEC. 4 NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Meet and greet at The Lodge, Oswego Point Apartments, 500 Foothills Road. 214-202-7021,…
Dec 04, 2014

Farewell to Joan

by Nancy Dunis
It’s hard to believe you’re gone. I had just seen you on the home-shopping channel QVC, which is where I really got to know you. I’d heard of you when I was growing up, but frankly, I wasn’t a…
Dec 04, 2014

'A Cup of Holiday Laughs' comes to the WLACC

by Doug Dickston
The Portland metro area has plenty of fine theater. The City of West Linn, not so much. Our schools do a good job with theater, but we don’t offer a great deal in the way of adult performances.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mountain Park Church invites the public to attend Back to the Manger, a nearly professional presentation by the churchs JAM (Jesus and Music) choir, to be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 14. This musical will take you back through time  from the head bands of the 1980s to the rock and roll of the 1950s to the swing of the 1920s, said Jodi Gelder, director of JAM choir and gospel recording artists. Back to the Manger has something for every generation. Pastor Gregg Borror invites the public to join the church communitys celebration of the season by attending the program, then stay and enjoy coffee. JAM asks those attending to bring a donation of canned food to the performance for those in need. Mountain Park Church is located at 40 McNary Parkway in Lake Oswego.
Dec 04, 2014

MPC's JAM to present 'Back to the Manger'

by The Review, Tidings
The Yoon Trio will perform at the luncheon meeting.
Dec 04, 2014

Yoon Trio, Company to perform at LOWC

by The Review, Tidings
Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition will present its annual holiday program Dec. 17 at Oswego Lake Country Club, 20 Iron Mountain Blvd. in Lake Oswego. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. Providing the…
Dec 04, 2014

Move from stress to success: Caregiving through the holidays

by Clackamas County Family Caregiver Support Program
Move from stress to success with tips Already feeling overwhelmed with caregiving tasks, stressed-out caregivers may view traditional holiday preparations as more of a drain of precious energy…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sugar can cause lots of problems. Learn how to avoid it during the holiday season at the Diabetes Support Group.
Dec 04, 2014

Love affair with sugar can cause big problems

by Maria Bigelow
I don’t know about you, but I did not navigate the piles of Halloween candy as well as I would have liked. I ate way too much candy. And now we embark on another sugary holiday filled with…
Dec 04, 2014

Library offers many events in December

by Barb Randall
The Lake Oswego Public Library will see plenty of activity during December, thanks to funding from the Friends of the Library. Put these events on your calendar: n Artist and facilitator Anya…
Dec 04, 2014

Be sure to shop safely this holiday season

by The Better Business Bureau
Scammers take advantage of consumers during holiday shopping season Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday — the holiday shopping season is here, and Better…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Lynne Bacon sings along with the Lake Oswego High School choir during Fridays tree lighting at Safeway.
Dec 04, 2014

Let the holiday festivities begin!

by Barb Randall
Citizens brave wet, cold to attend 50th annual Tree Lighting It was wet and cold, but that didn’t damped the spirits of those gathered for the 50th annual Tree Lighting event Friday at Bigelow…




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