Baby born in the bathroom

Baby born in the bathroom

Emily and Anthony Newbold of Wilsonville welcomed their second daughter Avenly into the world...

Kiwanis Kids Fun Run 2015

Kiwanis Kids Fun Run 2015

Wilsonville held its 12th annual Kiwanis Fun Run Saturday, July 25, and as many as 800 kids were...

After 31 years with city, Staten calling it quits

After 31 years with city, Staten calling it quits

Engineer has seen Wilsonville turn from rural town to prosperous city On July 31, Dee Staten will...

Inaugural Leadership Academy a resounding success

Wilsonville's first Leadership Academy class graduated in June Over the past decade the city of...

School District's bond money hard at work

School District's bond money hard at work

West Linn-Wilsonville School District makes progress on bond projects With the start of school...

Murase Park gets facelift

Murase Park gets facelift

City Officials gathered at Murase Park Thursday to unveil new, improved play equipment It was...

Will you be ready when The Big One hits?

Will you be ready when The Big One hits?

For one night, American Red Cross's 'Camp Prepare!' will show you what it's like to live off a...

Former Wilsonvilleiconic house celebrates

Former Wilsonvilleiconic house celebrates

Wright's only house in Oregon now sits at the Oregon Gardens in Silverton Unbeknownst to many...

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Kiwanis Kids Fun Run

12th annual Kiwanis Kids Fun Run returned July 25


 


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Corina Smith of Camas Washington tries to pick out a winning pair of ducks.
August 05, 2015

Fun in the Park is sizzlin' hot

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Temperatures hovering around 100 degrees couldn’t keep the crowds away from Wilsonville’s 15th annual Fun in the Park celebration Aug. 1. It was a full day of roving performers, food, animals…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Microsoft began accepting orders for its Surface Hub device on July 1, and says that it will start shipping the device this fall.
August 05, 2015

Microsoft comes to Wilsonville

by Jake Bartman
Until recently, few in Wilsonville were aware of the presence of software giant Microsoft in their city. The company came to town in 2012 to complete its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, a firm…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Downtown Wilsonville, Nebraska.
August 05, 2015

TheOTHER Wilsonvilles

by Jake Bartman
Although there is no city quite like Wilsonville, Oregon, there are, in fact, a few other towns in the United States that call themselves Wilsonville. With more than 20,000 residents,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ryan Massrey, left, and Walt 'Uncle Wally' Sims get together to display their famous barbecue sauce.
August 05, 2015

Uncle Wally's sauce back and better than ever

by Andrew Kilstrom
Ryan Massrey was 10 years old when he tried the sauce for the first time. Walt Sims, better known as Uncle Wally, was selling barbecue in front of the old Thriftway in Troutdale nearly 20 years…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville's transit director Stephan Lashbrook says that all SMART vehicles will be equipped with the new tracking technology by January 2016.
August 05, 2015

SMART to receive technology upgrade

by Jake Bartman
On July 20, Wilsonville City Council approved a resolution to enter into a contract that will see South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) implement almost $300,000 worth of new hardware and…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Members of the Wilsonville community eat lunch together at the Wilsonville Community Center Friday.
August 05, 2015

Wilsonville working toward senior pairing program

by Andrew Kilstrom
The number of senior citizens in Wilsonville has grown a great deal over the years, but opportunities to connect with one another are sometimes hard to come by. Whether it be the difficulty of…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Aurora Colony Days parade epitomizes small town fun.
August 05, 2015

Big To-Do

by (none)
Wednesday, August 5 TRIVIA AT BOONTOWN BISTRO: Stop by for an evening of difficult questions, drink specials, and prizes. The weekly event takes place from 7:30-9 p.m. inside the Holiday Inn at…
August 05, 2015

This week in Wilsonville history

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Aug. 7, 1985 Several callers to a Portland radio staiton reported seeing a black funnel clould over Wilsonville during a late Thursady afternoon thunderstorm. The callers to KGW reported that…
July 30, 2015

Wilsonville Library open late as "cooling center" July 30 and 31

by Jake Bartman
Other locations also open late; Clackamas County health officials offer tips The Wilsonville Public Library will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. both today (July 30) and Friday the…
July 29, 2015

No resolution to marijuana question yet

by Jake Bartman
City Council must decide whether to refer matter to voters In the wake of the passage of Measure 91, which legalized recreational marijuana use throughout Oregon, the City of Wilsonville has yet…

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Jul 29, 2015

Spokesman Story Sleuth

by (none)
Those of us who live in Oregon know that we have a strong civic streak, performing public service, running for office and helping our neighbors. Did you know that last year Oregon ranked 7th in…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Villebois Plaza was completed with funds from the West Side Plan Area Urban Renewal District.
Jul 29, 2015

West Side Urban Renewal District reaches max indebtedness

by Andrew Kilstrom
City Council approves loan to make West Side Plan Area's total indebtedness $40 million The West Side Plan Area, Wilsonville's urban renewal district located west of Interstate 5, officially…
Jul 29, 2015

Tourism Committee seeks new members

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville accepting applications for 7 new committee members The recently created Wilsonville Tourism Promotion Committee is looking for seven volunteer applicants to round out its committee…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville City Manager Bryan Cosgrove
Jul 29, 2015

Questions, concerns remain after gavel falls

by Jake Bartman
Leaders recap, reflect on 2015 wins and losses Following a drama-filled session, started under a cloud of scandals involving then-Gov. John Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature finally adjoined…
Jul 29, 2015

Genealogist offers free help finding a missing person

by Jake Bartman
Library talk on Aug. 1 will help folks find birth parents or missing family members On Saturday, Aug. 1, the Wilsonville Public Library will host a free talk by genealogist Connie Lenzen…
PAMPLIN MEDIA FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville's Fun in the Park returns and (nearly) everything is free.
Jul 29, 2015

Wilsonville offers Fun in the Park

by Spokesman staff
If you want to be involved in Wilsonville’s annual Fun in the Park event this weekend, you need to bring the fun. And if you’re attending, bring something to carry it all home. “Vendors who…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
Jul 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
Jake Bartman
Jul 22, 2015

Paper welcomes new team members

by Jake Bartman
Finally, the Wilsonville Spokesman editorial team is in place. After what seemed like an eternity to Spokesman publisher J. Brian Monihan, your local newspaper now has a fully staffed news team…
ANDREW KILSTROM - Wilsonville residents line the sidewalks of Courtside Park to talk to local Wilsonville agencies.
Jul 22, 2015

Wilsonville brings supper to the community

by Andrew Kilstrom
City officials visit local neighborhoods for good food, healthy discussion When people think of their local city council members, chances are they think of professional clothing, fancy…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Mayors Yoichiro Iino and Bill Stark sign the sister city agreement in Council Chambers on Monday, October 17, 1988.
Jul 22, 2015

Sister City Association seeks host families

by Jake Bartman
As fall approaches, the Wilsonville Sister City Association is once again on the lookout for families to host a delegation of students from Kitakata, Japan. Past delegations have included 16…




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