Opinions still mixed on makeup of future Frog Pond housing

Opinions still mixed on makeup of future Frog Pond housing

April 2 open house offers another chance for public input One by one, the details of the Frog...

Closing the circle

Closing the circle

After 44 years, Kristy Schnabel uncovers the story behind the name on her POW/MIA bracelet Kristy...

Stafford urban reserves still in limbo

Stafford urban reserves still in limbo

Land Conservation and Development Commission heard arguments March 12 With planning for future...

Water pipeline would follow Kinsman Road, 95th Avenue

Water pipeline would follow Kinsman Road, 95th Avenue

Preferred route subject to refinement as planning on $1 billion project continues Wilsonville is...

Debate on Stafford's future re-ignites at legislature

Debate on Stafford's future re-ignites at legislature

House Bill 3211 would designate all of Stafford as 'urban reserve' As the 2015 Oregon legislative...

Untapped potential

Untapped potential

Twenty years ago, when West Linn resident Tim Hohl first started brewing his own beer, he felt...

Council to reconsider new logo, tagline

Council to reconsider new logo, tagline

Public pushback against new city logo prompts reconsideration When it comes to its new logo and...

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Welcome to our first issue of the Clackamas County Cultural Guide. We hope you find this to be...

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March 26, 2015

Stormwater upgrades to impact traffic near Town Center Park

by Josh Kulla
The City of Wilsonville expects to start work on a stormwater pipeline upgrade project near Town Center Park Monday, April 6. The project will involve replacement of two stormwater sewer lines…
March 25, 2015

Big To-do

by The Spokesman
Today GAME NIGHT: From 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road, enjoy board games and meet fellow board game enthusiasts at this informal event. Board games are…
March 25, 2015

Drought declared in two Oregon counties

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
Lake, Malheur face water shortages; three others may join list SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown announced last Tuesday that she declared a drought emergency in Lake and Malheur counties in southeastern…
March 25, 2015

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…
March 25, 2015

Gun sale background check supporters make new push

by Hillary Borrud
Expanded screening urged for Internet, person-to-person sales SALEM — Supporters of expanded gun sale background checks renewed their push for legislation in the Oregon Capitol last week. The…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Interrobang vermouth is made in the Pacific Northwest. It has a unique flavor.
March 25, 2015

Yesteryear medicinals part of today's cocktails

by Barb Randall
Hit me again, barkeep! That’s not a phrase I use often, but it’s spring break, and I bet it’s being heard at poolside bars around the country. And why not? Vacations are meant for indulgences,…
March 20, 2015

Wilsonville to host marijuana town hall April 15

by Josh Kulla
HD 26 Rep. John Davis will host three Measure 91 town hall meetings HD 26 State Representative John Davis, along with other legislators, city councilors, officials, and law enforcement from the…
FILE PHOTO - Gregory Geist
March 25, 2015

Gregory Geist appointed as director of Clackamas County Water…

by The Clackamas Review
Gregory Geist was appointed director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services on Monday following a nationwide recruitment. He had been serving since December as the third acting director…
March 25, 2015

Library board seeks seeks members

by The Spokesman
The city of Wilsonville is filling vacancies on its library board. The board consists of a chair, vice-chair and three other members who serve a regular term of four years. The board supports…
March 19, 2015

Pedestrian struck, killed by semi-truck on I-5

by The Spokesman
A pedestrian was killed this morning after, according to police, he walked into traffic on the southbound I-5 near Wilsonville and was struck by a semi-truck. Tersee S. Gar, 24, of Tualatin was…

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SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Willamette Falls National Heritage Area is a concept whose time has come, according to the Wilsonville City Council, which voted to support efforts to obtain that designation for the falls, shown here, and a swath of the Willamette Valley.
Mar 18, 2015

Wilsonville backs National Heritage Area effort

by Josh Kulla
Willamette Falls National Heritage Area Coalition seeks federal status for a swath of the Willamette Valley The Wilsonville City Council has thrown its weight behind an effort to designate a…
Mar 18, 2015

Obtaining legal pot a hot issue

by Hillary Borrud, EO Media
Source of seeds, starts in hazy area till retail shops open in July In less than five months, Oregonians age 21 and older can legally grow and consume recreational marijuana under Measure 91,…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Natalie Cha of Three Rivers Charter School is the winner of the Regional Spelling Bee held at the Hollywood Theater, Saturday, March 7. Cha stands with Rebecca Brown of Comcast, left, and Mark Garber, president of Portland Tribune and Community Newspapers. Cha will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May.
Mar 18, 2015

West Linn 12-year-old goes 14 rounds to win spelling bee

by Teresa Carson
Natalie Cha from Three Rivers Charter School in West Linn correctly spelled “geniculate,” a scientific term, to win the 2015 Portland Tribune/Comcast Regional Spelling Bee Saturday in Portland.…
Mar 18, 2015

Former A.G. Frohnmayer, dead at 74

by Peter Wong
Tributes are being paid to Dave Frohnmayer, former president of the University of Oregon and former Oregon attorney general, who died Monday at the age of 74. “He was a lawyer’s lawyer,” says…
Mar 18, 2015

Experience community of urban winery

by Barb Randall
SE Wine Collective brings community feel to neighborhood Editor's Note: Barb Randall writes "Lifting the Fork," a column that covers the culinary scene. "Lifting the Fork" will now appear each…
SUBMITTED GRAPHIC  - The Wilsonville Library's course on political extremism runs for eight weeks and starts March 30.
Mar 18, 2015

Wilsonville library to host class on political extremism

by Josh Kulla
Instructor Bill Meulemans spent 11 years teaching in Northern Ireland What could be more appropriate for our times than a class on political extremism? Not a lot in these days of ISIS, Sovereign…
Mar 18, 2015

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…
Mar 18, 2015

Bills aim to regulate GMO crop growing

by Mateusz Perkowski/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Critics claim proposed restrictions on growing biotech crops in Oregon would undermine voluntary coexistence efforts and spark new conflicts between farmers. Legislation that would give…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Steve Gilmore.
Mar 25, 2015

Gilmore steps down as head of Wilsonville Chamber

by Josh Kulla
After seven years Gilmore is moving to Republic Services in Washington state When Steve Gilmore took over the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce in 2008 the organization was searching for a new…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Karen and Keith Kaiser, who live along Advance Road, told the City Council that they see many more accidents on the road than are reflected in official reports.
Mar 18, 2015

Advance Road: 'It's a serious problem'

by Josh Kulla
Property owners say they witness many more crashes than are reported to police Karen and Keith Kaiser say they have seen, too many times, the result of reckless driving coupled with a curving,…




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