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Thanks For Doing This!!

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…
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Evaluating options on park measures

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…
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Citizen Initiative 2020IN-1 Qualifies for the November 2021 Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon – July 7, 2021 – Love Lake Oswego Parks Committee is pleased to announce…
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City Council Recognizes & Files 2020IN-1

City Council Recognizes & Files 2020IN-1

Per Oregon statute, on July 6, 2021, the Lake Oswego City Council adopted Resolution 21-23 thereby recognizing our citizen initiative…
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Love LO Parks measure will appear on November ballot

Love LO Parks measure will appear on November ballot

Clara Howell’s LO Review article (posted online July 2nd), “Love LO Parks measure will appear on the November ballot,” is…
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Qualified!

Qualified!

Great news!Our citizen initiative petition limiting development in 15 natural parks has been certified by the Clackamas county elections office…
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City Council Discusses 2020IN-1

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…
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Every Signature’s Important

Every Signature’s Important

“It’s surely our responsibility to do everything within our power to create a planet that provides a home not just…
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Don’t take LO natural areas for granted

Don’t take LO natural areas for granted

CLAIRE PUCHY’SCITIZEN’s VIEW The recent wildfires are a reminder of how precious our environment is to humans, as well as…
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Act locally, impact globally

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…
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The debate is over, action is required now

The debate is over, action is required now

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes…
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Woodmont A Natural Park No More

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…
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Owners vs. Caretakers

Owners vs. Caretakers

LO citizens: I encourage all of you over the next few days/weeks to take some time to reflect upon the…
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Happy 45th Birthday Cooks Butte Nature Park!

Happy 45th Birthday Cooks Butte Nature Park!

On April 4, 1975, John and Marjorie Emery deeded the 42 acres we know as Cooks Butte Nature Park to…
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Reader’s Letter- The parks, the people and the future

Reader’s Letter- The parks, the people and the future

LESLIE EMERY’SREADERS’ LETTER I am one of three sons of Marjorie Emery. It was Marjorie whose profound love of nature,…
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Lake Oswego’s Cooks’ Butte (VIDEO)

Lake Oswego’s Cooks’ Butte (VIDEO)

(What mysteries await us at the top?) Just on the other side of Stafford Hamlet… In this episode of Around…
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Dear Neighbors…

Dear Neighbors…

Dear Neighbors, Last September, our Palisades neighbors were confronted with insurmountable odds to protect Cook’s Butte for the 3rd time…
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Save LO Parks initiative: Remember McCall

Save LO Parks initiative: Remember McCall

Betsy Wosko reminds us about Oregon’s Comprehensive Plan and its priority for community involvement as a necessary balancing force against…
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Charter protection shouldn’t be exclusive to Springbrook

The Friends of Springbrook Park Board’s letter in the LO Review this week, “Please do not support LoveLOParks charter petition,”…
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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…
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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…
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Our Community Should Decide

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…
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Citizen’s View- We must protect our natural areas

Citizen’s View- We must protect our natural areas

Scott Handley, a Lake Oswego resident and the chief petitioner for the community-led prospective initiative 2020IN-1, outlines the necessity to…
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Letter to the Editor- Welcome 2020 by helping protect LO natural areas

Letter to the Editor- Welcome 2020 by helping protect LO natural areas

Kirsten Sommer offers the community to start the new year on a positive note and protect Lake Oswego’s natural areas…
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Tues, 12/17 @ 3:00 PM: Citizen Comment

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…
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Emery’s Rescind Consent for Telecommunications Tower at Cooks Butte

Emery’s Rescind Consent for Telecommunications Tower at Cooks Butte

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon – November 6, 2019 – Save Cooks Butte announced two major developments at our…
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