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Thanks For Doing This!!

Citizens from all across Lake Oswego have signed our citizen initiative petition, 2020IN-1, to protect our natural parks from development that’s inconsistent with maintaining them as natural habitats. Not…

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Evaluating options on park measures

THERESA KOHLHOFF’sREADER’S LETTER The city is considering a referendum against a citizen’s initiative, Love LO Parks. The only park that is presently charter protected is Springbrook. It has been…

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Qualified!

Great news! Our citizen initiative petition limiting development in 15 natural parks has been certified by the Clackamas county elections office as achieving the required signature threshold…we are going…

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City Council Discusses 2020IN-1

On June 15, 2021, Lake Oswego City Council discussed agenda item “7.3 Proposed Natural Areas Preservation Charter Referendum.” Martha Bennett, the City Manager, presented options before the City regarding our…

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Act locally, impact globally

MEGAN BUSBEE’SREADER’S LETTER Nausea, tightened chest, headaches and anxiety were my symptoms from the relentless toxic wildfire smoke that eerily and dangerously clouded LO. I’m pretty certain too that…

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Video: Rally for Hallinan Woods

Lake Oswego residents held a rally on Monday, September 21, 2020, to save Hallinan Woods. Rally goers brought awareness and urgency to preserving the 2-acre Yates property adjacent to…

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Help Us Expand Hallinan Woods

The Coalition for Hallinan Woods Nature Park is raising awareness of an opportunity to increase the footprint of Hallinan Woods, a 3.8-acre natural area, by ~53% (bringing it to…

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Woodmont A Natural Park No More

Shocking photos of Woodmont Natural Park, located in the Forest Highlands Neighborhood, shared by a neighbor who is disappointed at the destruction of natural habitat. Woodmont’s 6.8 acre of…

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Owners vs. Caretakers

LO citizens: I encourage all of you over the next few days/weeks to take some time to reflect upon the kind of individuals and community you desire to be. …

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Our Numbers Tell A Different Story

Doug McKean’s Citizen’s View in this week’s LO Review, “Opposition grows to initiative by LoveLOParks,” is another attempt to mislead our community. If you haven’t yet read Mr. McKean’s…

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Our Charter Amendment Is The Better Way

Nancy Gronowski’s Citizen’s View, “Don’t be fooled by LoveLOParks: There’s a better way”, misrepresents our citizen-led initiative with misleading commentary in this week’s LO Review. READ MS. GRONOWSKI’sCITIZEN’S VIEW…

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Our Community Should Decide

Rosemary DiCandilo offers a perspective on Lake Oswego’s natural areas and builds a case to protect them from future City development in this week’s LO Review. READ MS. DiCANDILO’sLETTER…

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Tues, 12/17 @ 3:00 PM: Citizen Comment

Scott Handley, Chief Petitioner, introduced the community’s prospective petition initiative, 2020IN-1, to City Council. After Scott’s comments, several Councilors asked questions about the initiative. Watch and read below. Subject:…

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