Deep Wilsonville roots

Deep Wilsonville roots

Lyman and Louise Seely will soon celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary The bond between Lyman...

Wastewater treatment plant finished early, under budget

Wastewater treatment plant finished early, under budget

Wilsonville’s new $44 million wastewater treatment plant is now finished. Even better for...

Canyon Creek extension a step closer to reality

Canyon Creek extension a step closer to reality

While certain details remain to be ironed out, the long-planned street connection between Town...

Councilors question draft tourism plan

Councilors question draft tourism plan

City Council reactions to a draft tourism strategy for Wilsonville ranged from enthused to...

Boeckman Creek Crossing trail undergoes repair

Boeckman Creek Crossing trail undergoes repair

With spring finally breaking through during the past week, odds are that some Wilsonville...

Check out the new and improved Memorial Park lot

Check out the new and improved Memorial Park lot

Parking at Memorial Park will be a pleasure now that the city has completed a $1 million overhaul...

Perspective 2014: Local enthusiasts see a 'jump' in dog agility

Perspective 2014: Local enthusiasts see a 'jump' in dog agility

The dogs jumped through tires, zipped through tunnels and weaved between poles. Guided by their...

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April 23, 2014

Big to-do

by The Spokesman
TODAY Elevation Youth Ensemble kids theater group is Sweet Everythings today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The fundraiser will include nine local vendors, including Urban Cowgirl Trading Company,…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Clackamas Education Service District Superintendent Milt Dennison cautioned that the CESD budget estimates are based in part on student head count, which could change in the next several months.
April 23, 2014

Local school districts to receive CESD rebate

by Jillian Daley
A redistribution of Clackamas Education Service District funds could mean hundreds of thousands more dollars for Lake Oswego and West Linn-Wilsonville school districts. The influx will help…
April 23, 2014

Recycle fluorescent bulbs

by The Spokesman
The Clackamas County Recycle at Work program is offering to help county businesses recycle fluorescent bulbs. “These lamps are the largest source of mercury in our waste stream, and mercury is…
April 23, 2014

April 23 Police Reports

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Police Department is run under contract with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. All reports listed here are public record and are in chronological order. All persons named…
April 23, 2014

Drop off your drugs

by The Spokesman
It is important for many reasons to properly dispose of prescription medications after they no longer are needed. Flushing pharmaceuticals down the toilet, for instance, can be dangerous both…
April 23, 2014

Volunteer Wilsonville

by The Spokesman
W.E.R.K Day draws volunteers to participate in environmental cleanup projects, such as removing ivy and other plants, rebuilding trails and painting park equipment. Free breakfast and coffee are…
April 23, 2014

Engagement

by Kate Hoots
Brittany Farrell and Kevin Drake of Portland would like to announce their engagement. Brittany is the daughter of Dave and Jean Farrell of Wilsonville. Kevin is the son of Doug and Carley Drake…
April 23, 2014

Finance association honors city of Wilsonville

by Josh Kulla
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Wilsonville by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its…
April 23, 2014

FLIR announces Formula One partnership

by The Spokesman
FLIR Systems announced last week it has been named an Innovation Partner with Infiniti Red Bull Racing. The winner of four consecutive Formula One World Champions, Infiniti Red Bull Racing will…
April 23, 2014

Wilsonville woman is Queen Thelma finalist

by The Spokesman
In 1914, The Portland Rose Festival held a special public election. After millions of votes were cast, 17-year old Thelma Hollingsworth edged out the competition to become the first elected…

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by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Rain Garden Apartments in Villebois is one of five complexes seeking to continue receiving a property tax exemption in exchange for offering reduced rent to low-income tenants.
Apr 23, 2014

Council grants tax exemptions for low-income apartments

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville City Council recently approved property tax exemptions for five low-income apartment complexes operating within city limits. The exemptions are offered each year at the request…
Apr 23, 2014

Wilsonville Toyota to host teen driving clinic

by Josh Kulla
April 27 event will feature interactive educational activities for teens and parents As far as Dave Jachter is concerned, he isn’t simply selling cars: he’s providing a product and a service…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Wilsonville Rite Aid Distribution Center will host its annual plant sale to benefit Doernbecher Children's Hospital on April 25 and 26.
Apr 21, 2014

Rite Aid plant sale set for Friday and Saturday

by Josh Kulla
Eighth annual sale set for Wilsonville Rite Aid Distribution Center; sales benefit Doernbecher Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Wilsonville Rite Aid Distribution Center will hold its eighth…
by: FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow, left, sits next to Paul Savas at a February town hall in Wilsonville. Ludlow has now endorsed Savas' opponents in the coming election.
Apr 16, 2014

Community reacts to Ludlow comments

by Raymond Rendleman
It’s an unspoken rule of politics: Local elected officials don’t usually oppose the re-election campaigns of members of their own city council, county commission, or water or school board.…
Apr 16, 2014

Clackamas County debate light on substance

by Raymond Rendleman
Facts? What facts? If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the debate among commissioner candidates Thursday in Happy Valley. Sponsored by the…
Apr 16, 2014

County board to hold second marijuana hearing

by Raymond Rendleman
The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners is moving forward to adopt an ordinance to set a moratorium at least until May 1, 2015, on the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries. During the…
Apr 16, 2014

April 16 Police Reports

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Police Department is run under contract by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. All reports listed here are public record and are shown in chronological order. All suspects…
by: PHOTO COURTESY MICHELE VAN KLEEF - Michele Van Kleef and Christina Cooper will sing with guitarist Tim Ellis at an April 19 benefit concert in Canby.
Apr 16, 2014

Benefit concert features Wilsonville vocal artists

by The Spokesman
Wilsonville vocal artists Michelle Van Kleef and Christina Cooper will perform live along with renowned guitarist Tim Ellis at a benefit concert for Providence Medical Center from noon to 4 p.m.…
Apr 16, 2014

Oregon Tech gains independent board

by Josh Kulla
Oregon Institute of Technology President Chris Maples announced last week that the Oregon State Board of Higher Education approved a request for Oregon Tech to establish its own independent…
Apr 16, 2014

Craigslist ticket scam foiled by repeat customer

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville police officers arrested a Portland man recently for allegedly attempting to sell invalid tickets to the April 13 Blazers game. Kevin Michael Richards, 27, had sold identical,…




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