65 riders taking bike commute challenge

65 riders taking bike commute challenge

The Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) has launched the 2014 Bicycle Commute Challenge in...

Friends share good leads, great wine

Friends share good leads, great wine

As is the case with all journalists, I have a circle of folks I have come to rely on to provide...

Downsizing leads to upsized lifestyle

Downsizing leads to upsized lifestyle

Small space accomodates two cooks and storage When Roger and Lynn Hennagin of Lake Oswego...

Arts education linked to student achievement in the Portland area

Arts education linked to student achievement in the Portland area

Report ties The Right Brain Initiative to an increase in student test scores There is a...

Fearing releases 'The Great Thanksgiving Escape'

Fearing releases 'The Great Thanksgiving Escape'

West Linn resident, illustrator and author Mark Fearing has released “The Great...

Training pooches and the people who love them

Training pooches and the people who love them

Lucid Dog Training makes dogs better dogs, masters better masters Sometimes a dog owner looks at...

Bedside Manners at a coffeehouse

Bedside Manners at a coffeehouse

Author Monica Jarrett provides special care as bonus at Javalove Every coffee shop offers some...

Move keeps Lake Oswego Cleaners close to its customers

Move keeps Lake Oswego Cleaners close to its customers

Choi family business relocates from B Avenue to Second Street Connie Choi has a big asset as a...

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

With just over a week until the public unveiling, employees at Nyberg Rivers store are excited to...

Phantom Screens afford new level of style

Phantom Screens afford new level of style

Retractable screens clearly the way to go Anne Nicoud believes once you’ve seen Phantom...

Student building a better prosthetic hand at PCC's MakerSpace

Student building a better prosthetic hand at PCC's MakerSpace

Jordan Nickerson develops mechanical prototype for mass-production at lower price Portland...

Surgery center performs same-day hip replacement surgery

Patients report high satisfaction, less pain and fast recovery The Oregon Outpatient Surgery...

Kart race raises $4,000 for charity

Kart race raises $4,000 for charity

The Lake Oswego branch of Guild Mortgage Company recently sponsored a Can-Am Charity Karting...

Becoming a crepe success

Becoming a crepe success

Haley Russell pleases palates with traditional French dish Haley Russell is an authentic crepe...

Keep cool with popsicles, drinking vinegar

Keep cool with popsicles, drinking vinegar

I love sweltering heat. Give me 97 degrees in the shade over 75 any day. I credit my acclimation...

A magnificent obsession with cars

A magnificent obsession with cars

Don Plumb creates his own world of antique, unique automobiles Don Plumb does not have to say a...

Shift to concierge medicine pleases Hashiguchi

Shift to concierge medicine pleases Hashiguchi

Lake Oswego doctor now has more time for patients thanks to MDVIP Dr. Steven Hashiguchi has made...

ProHealth Chiropractic offers method used by Olympians

ProHealth Chiropractic offers method used by Olympians

Chiropractor Jeff Robinson hopes all will utilize AMIT Chiropractic physician Jeff Robinson,...

Hear folktales of Hershel of Ostropol

Hear folktales of Hershel of Ostropol

Page2Stage Express will bring the lovable trickster Hershel of Ostropol to life at Willamette...

Books keep coming from sister authors

Books keep coming from sister authors

Best-selling authors Nancy Bush and Lisa Jackson continue to fill bookshelves fast. The Lake...

The comeback kings of golf bags

The comeback kings of golf bags

Lemman family brings back Jones Sports Company to fond reception Back in the 1970s and 1980s,...

Clackamas Rep to present 'Carousel'

Clackamas Rep to present 'Carousel'

Clackamas Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 10th season Aug. 2 with Rodgers and...

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Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Carlos Miranda explains to his sons, Samuel, 4, and Benjamin, 6, how the locks work.
September 18, 2014

Lock it down

by Patrick Malee
Willamette Falls Lock Fest returned in style Sept. 13 On a sunny day along the Willamette River, West Linn celebrated one of its oldest historic landmarks during the annual Willamette Falls Lock…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Needlers and Hookers knitting and crocheting group meets Thursday mornings at the West Linn Adult Community Center. They welcome new members.
September 18, 2014

WLACC: knit a little, talk a lot

by Mieke Wiegman
Editor’s note: While West Linn Adult Community Center contributor Doug Dickston is on vacation, other members are sharing their perspective on the benefits of membership. Today, Rita Perry…
September 18, 2014

Memorial Gathering

by Norma Heyser
Corners and clusters of Edwardian-esque furnishings and treasured paraphernalia fill her newly painted canary yellow mansion on the Jerome Street hill. A sunny Astoria day overlooking the mighty…
September 18, 2014

Get free cypress trees for joining Arbor Day Foundation

by The Review, Tidings
Everyone in Oregon who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free Arizona cypress trees as part of the foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America,…
September 18, 2014

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Learn about stream bank restoration Is the area next to your river or stream, known as the riparian area, eroding and falling off into the water each winter? Clackamas County Soil and Water…
September 18, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18 FREE, DROP-IN BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division, Oregon City. WE TOASTED TOASTMASTERS — noon, Waggener…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Life can be overwhelming. Learn how to handle stress at workshops offered by Olive Gallagher.
September 18, 2014

Life can be overwhelming

by Maria Bigelow
Classes offered to learn to handle stress Life has a way of being stressful, and bit by bit we feel overwhelmed and maybe even out of control. The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is offering…
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September 18, 2014

Friends of Tryon Creek appoints new officers

by Barb Randall
Jeffrey Lang of Portland has been appointed president of the nonprofit Friends of Tryon Creek. A community activist, he is founder of Gales Greek Insurance Services (GCIS), an insurance provider…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Rain or shine, Lake Oswego Parks and Recreations indoor playground is open for fun.
September 18, 2014

Rain or shine, indoor playground is open

by Dina Balogh
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation’s Indoor Playground Is back! Rain? No problem! The Indoor playground at the West End Building is back and better than ever. Come play on our new equipment,…
Mr. and Mrs. Brett Deatherage
September 18, 2014

Wedding

by The Review, Tidings
Holmes - Deatherage Brett Deatherage and Ashley Holmes were married Aug. 16, 2014 at The Aerie at Eagle Landing in Happy Valley. Russell Voss, the groom’s uncle, officiated. Serving as maid of…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bidder 70 is the first film in Emmanuel Presbyterian Church's new social responsibility film discussion group. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Sept. 23.
Sep 18, 2014

Emmanuel Presbyterian to begin socially responsible film group

by Barb Randall
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in West Linn is beginning a film discussion group of films based on social responsibility. The first film, “Bidder 70,” will be shown at 7 p.m. Sept. 23. “This first…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTOS: BARB RANDALL - Lake Oswego resident Chuck Toombs is excited about dulse, an Oregon State University patented sea vegetable with high nutritional value. Calling it a super food, he expects it to replace kale as the new hot vegetable.
Sep 11, 2014

Superfood sea vegetable soon to be all the rage

by Barb Randall
“It’s the fastest growing, most nutritious vegetable on earth!” my friend Chuck Toombs of Lake Oswego said. “And when you sauté it, it tastes like bacon!” A vegetable that tastes like bacon?…
Photo Credit: REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Bob Jordan makes like a blur on his bike as he trains in his Lake Oswego neighborhood for the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on October 11.
Sep 11, 2014

Doing it for Emily

by review
Memory of a little girl motivates Jordans to battle dread disease Emily Jordan was a little girl who died of leukemia when she was 5 1/2 years old. But because a gift she gave her father in 1997…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Financial planner Judith McGee is the guest speaker at the Lake Oswego Womens Coalition luncheon meeting Sept. 17 at Oswego Lake Country Club.
Sep 11, 2014

Lake Oswego Women's Coalition beginning new program year

by Barb Randall
Judith McGee to share insight into power of the pocketbook The Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition will begin a new program year at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at Oswego Lake Country Club, 20 Iron Mountain…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Roberta Phillip, chairwoman of Pay Disparity in Oregon, will talk at the AAUW meeting at Oswego Heritage House at 10 a.m. Sept. 13. All are welcome to attend.
Sep 11, 2014

Pay disparity is topic of AAUW meeting

by Barb Randall
The American Association of University Women, Lake Oswego Branch (AAUW-LO) invites the public to a free presentation by Roberta Phillip on Pay Disparity in Oregon. The talk will be held at…
Sep 11, 2014

LOACC is now open Saturdays

by Maria Bigelow
Many seniors work well past the typically retirement age and might find it difficult to find time to be a part of the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. We are now open from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.…
Sep 11, 2014

Decorating trends is topic of LCA meeting

by the Review, Tidings
The Lakewood Center Associates will hold a meeting and luncheon Sept. 18 at the Lakewood Center for the Arts community room. The lunch program features Barbara Bridges, owner of Bridges Estate…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The McKenzie Lounge at the West End Building is open to all teens.
Sep 11, 2014

Teens welcome at McKenzie Lounge

by Dina Balogh
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation’s McKenzie Lounge at the West End Building located at 4101 Kruse Way, is now open. The After School Activity Program (ASAP) and Teen Lounge Drop-In Program are…
Sep 11, 2014

Seniors can visit the Oregon Zoo for free Tuesday

by Barb Randall
Local seniors have the opportunity to reconnect with wildlife Sept. 16 during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. seniors, who may each…
Sep 11, 2014

Summer jobs were excellent adventures

by Jeanie Oakleaf Anderson
Summer jobs. Work permits. War time need for workers to help with the harvest. Opportunities to learn. Life has changed a lot since the 1940s. While summer may get a bit boring for young people…



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