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Format: 2016
  • Planning | Tue, Sep 27, 2016 | full story
    The city’s building department has added a second plans examiner, Yvonne Steinmetz, in response to increased demand for permitting services. Ms. Steinmetz previously worked for the cities of Portland and Eugene, where she served in similar positions over the past eighteen years. Ms. Steinmetz also has prior experience as a contractor and builder.
  • Community | Mon, Sep 26, 2016 | full story
    The Oregonian names the City of Lake Oswego a Winner of the Oregon 2016 Top Workplace Award The City of Lake Oswego has been honored as one of the top 100 workplaces in Oregon and southwest Washington by The Oregonian.
  • Public Works | Tue, Aug 30, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – This summer, the City of Lake Oswego collected water samples from taps in each City-owned building, to test for the presence of lead in the water from faucets or building plumbing.
  • Police | Tue, Aug 23, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO – The Lake Oswego Police Department will be conducting a traffic safety detail to raise awareness of pedestrian issues in school zones related to speed. The goal is to increase safety in school zones and reduce the number of vehicle versus pedestrian crashes within the City of Lake Oswego.
  • Police | Tue, Aug 9, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO -  The Lake Oswego Police Department was again awarded an overtime grant to improve safety for pedestrians.  This is the eighth year in a row the department has received this grant and will once again begin targeted enforcement at crosswalks throughout the City.  The primary focus of this program is to raise the awareness of pedestrian safety issues and to reduce the
  • City Manager | Mon, Jun 6, 2016 | full story
    On June 7-8, the City of Lake Oswego will participate in Cascadia Rising, the largest-ever regional exercise supported by FEMA Region X that includes local, state, tribal and federal partners. Cascadia Rising is scheduled to occur in Oregon, Washington and Idaho to simulate the first four days of a Cascadia earthquake and tsunami.
  • Police | Sat, May 7, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO - On May 5, 2016, at 4:43 p.m., an unknown suspect approached a female victim as she was withdrawing cash from the ATM at OnPoint Credit Union, at 6300 Meadows Rd. The suspect tried to take the cash from the victim, and there was a brief struggle.
  • Public Works | Mon, May 2, 2016 | full story
    Let’s celebrate National Drinking Water Week and our unsung heroes! Tap water provides public health protection, fire suppression, drives our economy and supports the quality of life we enjoy.
  • Community | Wed, Apr 20, 2016 | full story
    Posting temporary signs in residential zones during the political season?
  • Parks and Recreation | Wed, Apr 13, 2016 | full story
    Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation has been honored to receive a Metro Nature in the Neighborhoods Grant to restore the three natural parks: Byrant Woods, Canal Acres and River Run. To complete this work the City partnered with Friends of Trees, Clean Water Services and Adalante Mujeres, to name a few. The goal of this project is to implement a native plant restoration project on City-o
  • Community | Thu, Apr 7, 2016 | full story
    TRAFFIC ALERT:  From Monday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 13, 1st Street will be closed downtown between A Avenue and the Lakeview Village parking entrance. Vehicle access to Lakeview Village will remain open on the south side from Evergreen Rd. The east sidewalk on 1st Street will be open for pedestrian access.
  • Police | Wed, Apr 6, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO – The Lake Oswego Police Department will be working in partnership with Oregon Impact to participate in high-visibility DUII enforcement details with other law enforcement agencies across the nation on various dates in 2016.
  • Community | Tue, Mar 22, 2016 | full story
    The city of Lake Oswego is excited to announce a variety of community forestry events - including a bike ride and a tree-themed poetry contest for Lake Oswego students! While many of these events take place during Oregon Arbor Week, the first full week in April, Lake Oswego celebrates trees throughout the year thanks to the City’s Urban and Community Forestry Program.
  • Community | Fri, Mar 18, 2016 | full story
    The Arts Council of Lake Oswego and the City of Lake Oswego announces the search for new committee members for the Public Art Committee. Members must reside within the city limits of Lake Oswego, and have a sincere interest the preservation of art.
  • Police | Tue, Mar 8, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO - The Lake Oswego Police Department was awarded an overtime grant to enforce speeds in school zones. The primary focus of this program is to raise the awareness of pedestrian safety issues in school zones related to speed and to reduce the number crashes between vehicles and pedestrians within the city of Lake Oswego. 
  • Police | Fri, Feb 5, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO - On Thursday, February 4, 2016 at about 6:15 pm, the Lake Oswego Police Department responded to a reported suicide in the 13000 block of SW Boones Ferry Road. Officers found a deceased male, identified as Joshua G.
  • Planning | Tue, Jan 5, 2016 | full story
    LAKE OSWEGO – On December 11, 2015, Oswego Lake Country Club submitted an application for the removal of 197 trees (File No. 499-15-06255). There are an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 existing trees on the 119-acre site located at 20 Iron Mountain Boulevard.