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Photo Contest

Enter your best images in the 13th Annual City of Lake Oswego Photo Contest for a chance to win! First place winners will receive a $150 gift card; second place winners a $100 gift card; and third place winners a $50 gift card.


  • Life in Lake Oswego
  • Places in Lake Oswego
  • Plants and Wildlife
  • Positive Aging
  • Pets
  • Digitally Altered 
  • Youth (photographer < 18)

Entries need to be submitted by 5 p.m., Tuesday, September 7. 

Photos can be submitted online!

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Hello LO

HelloLO is the official City of Lake Oswego newsletter. It is mailed every month to all households and businesses within City limits. To receive the newsletter by email, please check the HelloLO box at our e-news subscription page.

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Unsung Heroes

It’s time again to recognize our Unsung Heroes!  Nominate that special person who has made a positive difference in our community-someone who spends his or her free time volunteering, helping neighbors, or trying to make a difference in the lives of those around them.

Deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, November 15.  

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Services & Activities Guide

Lake Oswego is a community rich with art, culture, historical resources, quality schools, vibrant business districts, and an abundance of activities and events for all ages.  In the City's Services & Activity Guide, you will find information about these wonderful features and the wealth of services and programs offered by the City of Lake Oswego and its community partners. The

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Bonnie Hirshberger
Citizen Information Specialist
HelloLO/LODown Publisher

Diana Smith-Bouwer
Project Specialist
Citizen Information Center 
(first floor of City Hall)

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