5 hrs ago
Could Portland sneak in a sales tax on pot before a vote?
The City of Portland may try to slap a city sales tax on marijuana so it can collect tax revenue if the state votes to legalize marijuana in November.
7 hrs ago
Wizer Block plan voted down; Jesse Ventura trial: West Linn & Lake Oswego news
The developer said the new design for the high-end housing and retail center incorporates the best suggestions gathered from meetings with neighbors, businesses, city leaders and the public.
9 hrs ago
Energy efficiency rebates under scrutiny as cost effectiveness is questioned
A contractor crawls under a Lake Oswego home to look for problems in old ducts. Many traditional weatherization mainstays like insulation and duct sealing are having trouble meeting required cost effectiveness thresholds in gas heated homes.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Google Fiber in Hillsboro: city reaches agreement with Google to locate 'huts' on public property
Hillsboro officials have completed another step in the effort to stay in contention for Google Fiber's high-speed Internet service.
Under fire, Aequitas Capital announces division that will bank investment advisers
Aequitas Capital Management CEO Bob Jesenik this week announced a new division that will provide financial services to registered investment advisers.
Development Review Commission rejects proposal for Wizer Block
UPDATE: Lake Oswego's Development Review Commission voted 3-2 late Wednesday night to reject a proposal for a 290,000-square-foot, mixed-use development on downtown's Wizer Block.
Oregon cat lover No. 1 - Thursday, 31 July 2014 01:00
Everett-Hirsch is not prone to such understatement, because if you have lived a remarkable life and have a golden gift of gab, why hide your light under a bushel basket? Everett-Hirsch doesn't.
Beaverton Valley Times
Poll shows demand for mass transit
Beaverton is fortunate to have a full complement of mass transit options, including light rail, Westside Express Service commuter rail and bus routes.
Faith and friction - Thursday, 31 July 2014 01:00
An evangelical group's campaign to place faith-based clubs in Portland-area schools is reviving a long-standing debate in Lake Oswego about the separation of church and state, complete with protective parents, cautious school officials and a group that tells children they're sinners who are bound for 'a terrible place of death' if they don't mend ... (more)
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Happening this weekend: Free black cat adoptions, ferret fair and more
Carino is playful, friendly and available to be adopted for free during Cat Adoption Team's Black Tie Adoption Special this weekend.
Clackamas County starts drumming up support for land use deal in 2015
The Stafford Hamlet -- pictured here looking southwest from south of Lake Oswego, with Stafford Road crossing Interstate 205 at upper right -- is designated as open for urban development in the future, but residents hope to preserve the area's status as a rural farming community.
Former Lake Oswego business consultant sentenced for failing to pay income taxes
A former consultant to a now-defunct Lake Oswego business-coaching firm was sentenced Wednesday to six months' incarceration for failing to pay federal taxes in 2007 and 2008.
Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel'
Ok, show of hands here. How many of you have heard of The Clackamas Repertory Theatre Company? How many of those same hands have seen a production there? Why do I ask? Well if you've lived in the Portland area for any length of time , you are likely aware of the thriving theatre community that exists here.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Rox in Sox free music and books festival is this Saturday, August 2nd
Rox in Sox, Oregon's newest family festival of music and reading, will hit Lake Oswego again from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 2nd.
Former Lake Oswego cheerleader facing sex-trafficking charge found in California
A 19-year-old woman who fled while awaiting trial in Portland on a sex trafficking of a minor charge was arrested by San Francisco police on Monday, the FBI said.
Randy Leonard awarded Chief's Coin for saving life
Randy Leonard was heading from his home in West Linn to a speaking engagement in Portland when the woman caught his eye.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Instructor of Dog Owner Guardianship School aims to train humans, not dogs
Lake Oswego resident Lori Stephens is offering a new perspective on training that focuses on teaching humans, rather than their canine companions.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Ferns move to star billing in home garden renewal
Years ago, we remodeled our Lake Oswego First Addition Ranch-style home to create a new front entry and bump our garage forward.