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2008-07-29 15:00:42

By Dana Tims, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 29--Lake Oswego's City Council members will meet in executive session this morning to figure out what to do now that talks have broken down with the contractor on the city's $100 million project to replace an aging sewer line on the bottom of Oswego Lake. Negotiations between the city and Barnard Construction of Bozeman, Mont., were halted when the two sides couldn't agree on a maximum price for the so-called Lake Oswego Interceptor...

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By Wendy Owen, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 16--LAKE OSWEGO -- The Lake Oswego School District is known for working with community committees on topics from sex education to preventing bullying. But no one told thousands of people who pay taxes for an Oswego Lake swim park -- controlled by the school district -- that they might not be able to swim there next summer. Word got out when folks visited two weeks ago for a swim on a hot day and found five maple trees tagged for...