Bone broth craze makes its way to Portland

Bone broth craze makes its way to Portland

You read it here first, friends. In December, I wrote a column about trends we would see in...

Tales from World War II

Tales from World War II

Sandoval, Thayer to offer exciting program at Heritage House Rosie the Riveter and a soldier who...

Volunteer to be a Family Food Educator

Clackamas County Extension Services is offering an eight-week Family Food Educator (FFE)...

31st annual Classic Wines Auction set for March 7

31st annual Classic Wines Auction set for March 7

Gala benefits 82,000 area children and families Based in Portland, First Growth Children and...

Lake Oswego Reads events gearing up for next week

Lake Oswego Reads events gearing up for next week

Lake Oswego Public Library’s annual literacy extravaganza for the whole city, Lake Oswego...

CRT announces 2015 season lineup

CRT announces 2015 season lineup

The first show of its main stage season is the stormy, American classic by Tennessee Williams,...

'Soul Harmony' is entertainment and music history

'Soul Harmony' is entertainment and music history

Stumptown Stages to present world premiere on R&B The creative team of Michael Allen Harrison...

Little Smiles makes kids happy

Little Smiles makes kids happy

Dr. Pelley brings pediatric dental practice to West Linn Cynthia Pelley doesn’t just want...

A veteran helping veterans

A veteran helping veterans

Joseph Walterbach's 4Vets.biz lets businesses reward veterans Joseph Walterbach’s new...

Help Moxie Dance with crowdfunding campaign

Moxie Contemporary Ballet School and Company, currently located in West Linn, has launched an...

Red Duck Cocktail Sauce added to list of 2015 Food Finds

Red Duck Cocktail Sauce added to list of 2015 Food Finds

Pine Street Market also something to look forward to in 2015 Just in time for Oregon’s...

Rediscover Chuckie Pies, enjoy Spanish fruit preserves

Rediscover Chuckie Pies, enjoy Spanish fruit preserves

Randall's quest for 52 new food products highlights one old, one new You get a bonus this...

Portland's Fertile Ground Festival to begin Jan. 22

Portland's Fertile Ground Festival to begin Jan. 22

75 acts of theater, dance, music and more to be performed during 11 day festival The...

Chamber's diaper derby supports Madonna's Center

Chamber's diaper derby supports Madonna's Center

Members of the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce networking group donated more than 1,800...

Are you bored? Liven up the party with DRY Sodas

Are you bored? Liven up the party with DRY Sodas

For many Americans, holiday feasting began at Thanksgiving and will continue at least until New...

West Linn girl overcomes the odds

West Linn girl overcomes the odds

Amazing comeback gives Raynah Cheng another state gymnastics title Among the great apostles of...

Peace & Tranquility

Peace & Tranquility

Women provide health and wellness services at Pure Vida Message and Wellness in Lake Oswego The...

Lakewood Theatre Company presents world premiere of 'The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock'

Lakewood Theatre Company presents world premiere of 'The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock'

Portland Fertile Ground production runs Jan. 9 through Feb. 15 In a remote Irish village, a...

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

Even though we are in the midst of holiday hoopla, I’ve got my sights set on beginning the...

VanderVeer launches skin care line

VanderVeer launches skin care line

Elizabeth VanderVeer of The VanderVeer Center in Portland has launched Volante, a line of...

The Three Digital Amigos

The Three Digital Amigos

Friendship is key for success in San Francisco for Laker buddies The digital marketing scene...

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Portland Youth Philharmonic will present its annual, family-friendly Concert at Christmas at...

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego has released her first CD Twelve-year-old Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego...


West Linn's Community

Photo Credit: REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Richard Halliday taught genealogy when genealogy wasnt cool. Now he has many students seeking their familly histories at his classes in Lake Oswego.
January 29, 2015

Genealogy demystified

by Cliff Newell
If you are curious about the history of your family, the best person you could possibly meet is Richard Halliday. First of all, the 84-year-old gentleman from West Linn is a really nice guy. But…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Anne Sandoval will share tales of her experiences working in industry during WWII at Oswego Heritage House Wednesday evening.
January 29, 2015

Hear tales from World War II

by Maria Bigelow
Rosie the Riveter and a soldier who helped liberate a Nazi death camp. In the persons of Anne Sandoval and Gen. James Thayer, both Lake Oswego residents, they will present a most intriguing…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Stephen Simon walks his dog Lola in Fields Bridge Park.
January 29, 2015

Get out and explore West Linn parks

by Terry Jones
West Linn Parks and Recreation Department staff consider sunny winter days to be highly prized occasions in the Pacific Northwest, a rare canoodle of warmth on your exposed face inviting you…
January 29, 2015

A farewell to Helen

by Norma Heyser
Norma Heyser submits this tribute to Jottings contributor Helen Oredson Mahle, who died Dec. 21, 2014, at the age of 96. Dear Helen, Helen is the subject name on JoAnn's email message this…
January 29, 2015

Don't pass up perennials when starting seeds in spring

by OSU Extension
When perusing spring seed catalogs, don’t pass on perennials. These long-lived plants require a bit more commitment than annuals, but they provide pleasure year after year. “Annuals are…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Participants in Youth Arts for Change perform an original play titled In My Humble Opinion. Youth Arts for Change, a program of the Clackamas County Arts Alliance, collaborates with community partners to engage underserved youth through the arts.
January 29, 2015

Arts Build Community grants awarded

by Oregon Arts Commission
Art as a medium to rally community around a shared need is reflected in 34 Oregon projects awarded $200,000 in 2015 Art Build Communities grants from the Oregon Arts Commission. Vacant downtown…
January 29, 2015

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JAN. 29 MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS CLUB — 6:30 p.m. Meet in Hemlock Room in Villa Maria on Marylhurst University campus, 17600 Pacific Highway. Visit www.marylhursttoastmasters.org. WEST…
January 29, 2015

Don't get taken by bogus Super Bowl packages

by Better Business Bureau
BBB warns of travel package issues As the Seattle Seahawks return to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row, the 12th Man’s quest to attend the big game will prove to be expensive and…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sign up now for Girls Youth Lacrosse programs.
January 29, 2015

It's time to get ready for lacrosse

by Dina Balogh
All ages can play this fun game Registration for Girls Youth Lacrosse opened for Lake Oswego residents on Jan. 15. There are still openings and plenty of time to register. Non-resident…
January 22, 2015

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, JAN. 22 MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS CLUB — 6:30 p.m., meet in Hemlock room in Villa Maria on Marylhurst University campus, 17600 Pacific Highway. Visit marylhursttoastmasters.org. WEST…

Don't miss the local news

Jan 22, 2015

Search continues for lost Christmas treasure

by Lee Anderson
I lost it. This time I fear I really have “lost it.” My dear friend gave me the most wonderful Christmas gift in a darling little black box. It was one of those precious antique tongs to use…
Jan 22, 2015

Immediate Senior Placement founder shares insights

by Cliff Newell
Kristen Smith doesn't waste time in finding homes for elder citizens Kristen Smith did a lot of thinking before she started Immediate Senior Placement two years ago. The Lake Oswego woman had…
Jan 22, 2015

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Concert of love songs to benefit LOTSMA Lake Oswego Transitional Shelter Ministries (LOTSM) is hosting Lots of Live, a benefit choral concert to be held at Christ Church Episcopal Parish, 1060…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Parks and Rec can use volunteers to help on a number of projects.
Jan 22, 2015

Become involved with Lake Oswego Parks and Rec

by Dina Balogh
Did you know Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers numerous volunteer opportunities for all ages? Volunteering provides a sense of belonging to something greater than oneself and a sense of…
Jan 22, 2015

Gratitude turns lemons into lemonade

by Maria Bigelow
Most of us at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center have gratitude for something or someone in our lives. It can be fairly easy to be grateful for the car accident you avoided today. But do you…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Geoff Norcross from Oregon Public Broadcasting will be the guest speaker at the AAUW meeting Feb. 14 as part of the Lake Oswego Reads program. He will speak on the role of radio in historical and current events.
Jan 22, 2015

Norcross ready to share role of radio in history

by The Review, Tidings
AAUW to host Lake Oswego Reads event The American Association of University Women, Lake Oswego Branch, invites the public to a free presentation on the role of radio in historical and current…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Clackamas County dog owners have additional low-cost opportunities to license, vaccinate, spay/neuter and microchip their pets thanks to Clackamas County Dog Services and the Clackamas Dogs Foundation.
Jan 22, 2015

Low-cost dog services offered in Clackamas County

by The Review, Tidings
Clackamas County dog owners have additional low-cost opportunities to license, vaccinate, spay/neuter and microchip their pets beginning in January, thanks to new programs being offered through…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Gastlellum
Jan 22, 2015

Oregon's climate movement topic for Democrats

by The Review, Tidings
{im The Willamette Women Democrats will hold its monthly meeting on a different date and in a new location for the month of February. Join them from 4-6 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Home Builders…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - At least two fitness classes are offered free of charge at the West Linn Adult Community Center. They encourage people to keep moving and stay active.
Jan 22, 2015

Stay fit and healthy for free

by Doug Dickston
If you read advice about staying healthy, you’ve probably come across the admonition to avoid sitting as much as possible. Stand while you work, they say. Walk on a treadmill at your desk or…
Photo Credit: REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Their first impression of Haiti was not good for Rick and Liz Allen. By the time they left they were exhilerated by the potential of the Haitian people
Jan 22, 2015

Finding hope in a disaster-stricken land

by Cliff Newell
Rick and Liz Allen say Haitians want to turn around their nation Visitors to Haiti are finding the impact made by the visit of Rick and Liz Allen. When they watch Haitian boys playing soccer…




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