Monthly Archives: March 2012

Excellence in Education Has a Price and Lake Oswegans Prove Willing to Pay It

With school budgets cuts across the country, the creation of educational foundations to stop the bleeding is not unusual. “What is unusual,” explains Lake Oswego School District Foundation Director Mary Puskas, “is the success that we’ve had.” The numbers back … Continue reading

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Why Hamburger Lovers Brake for the Giant Drive-In

On his Hamburger America website, hamburger aficionado, author and documentary film maker George Motz encourages his audience to “Help preserve our hamburger heritage.” Bill and Gail Kreger, owners of the Giant Drive-In at 15840 Boones Ferry Road in Lake Oswego … Continue reading

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10 Excuses to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Lake Oswego this Weekend

Lake Oswego’s Maher family is giving you a perfect excuse to party this weekend at their third annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival held at Maher’s Irish Brew Pub, 352 B Avenue in Lake Oswego. Events run from Thursday, March 15 … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening Set for Lake Oswego Dads and Their Daughters

I am blessed with two daughters who I have cheered for at sporting events, taken pictures of at proms, waited up for until curfew, and sent off to college. But one of my fondest memories is of a father/daughter dance … Continue reading

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Oswego Lake: It Ain’t Broke, So No Need to Fix It

If Oswego Lake were human, it would be blushing right now. Monday night, citizen after citizen stood up before the city planning commission to sing its praises as everything from, “a jewel,” to what “anchors our community.” The occasion wasn’t  … Continue reading

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