Floating on troubled waters

Floating on troubled waters

Clackamas County tries to calm the party atmosphere on rivers, beaches Any given summer Sunday,...

Wilsonville grad finds high-tech success

Wilsonville grad finds high-tech success

Rick Walter created one of the first classes for Swift, Apple's new programming language Many...

Sunglasses Required: Kids Fun Run held under perfect conditions

Sunglasses Required: Kids Fun Run held under perfect conditions

Wilsonville Kiwanians hold their annual Fun Run at Wood Middle School The annual Wilsonville...

Limbo and the Lugnuts open Summer Concert Series

Limbo and the Lugnuts open Summer Concert Series

Wilsonville Rotary club packs Town Center Park for first of four Thursday shows The Wilsonville...

Jasper celebrates his birthday ... at Starbucks

Jasper celebrates his birthday ... at Starbucks

The 4-year-old St. Bernard enjoyed his birthday by helping give away $1,000 worth of drinks with...

Overcoming preconceptions

Overcoming preconceptions

Patrick Sinnott is a Special Olympian who has played for Wilsonville An untimely thunderstorm put...

Rotary concerts kick off this week

Rotary concerts kick off this week

Johnny Limbo performs at 6:30 p.m. July 24; rock violinist Aaron Meyer follows July 31 These...

11th annual Wilsonville Kids Fun Run set for Saturday

11th annual Wilsonville Kids Fun Run set for Saturday

Wilsonville Kiwanis Club continues annual tradition, this year at Wood Middle School This...

Fair's past tumbles with old barn

Fair's past tumbles with old barn

Clackamas County ponders fairgrounds' future, new facilities The 108th annual Clackamas County...

They want customers to repeat their name

They want customers to repeat their name

Eugene-based Cafe Yumm opens its newest restaurant in Wilsonville Wilsonville’s newest...

Plan seeks $46M in Charbonneau fixes

Plan seeks $46M in Charbonneau fixes

Decaying stormwater system most pressing need One of Oregon’s first planned communities,...

Wilsonville Road paving work to take place into August

City plans to re-pave road from Town Center Loop West to Murase Plaza Starting on Monday, July...

Wilsonville veteran given France's highest honor for his service during World War II

Wilsonville veteran given France's highest honor for his service during World War II

Army veteran Ed Phillips, 93, was given the Legion of Honor by the French Government A...

Cosgrove contract extended by appreciative city council

Cosgrove contract extended by appreciative city council

Wilsonville City Manager has built a record of financial expertise in his three years at the helm...

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July 30, 2014

Richardson's lack of diversity could color campaign

by Jim Redden
During recent debate for Oregon governor, Republican challenger Dennis Richardson admitted that as a state representative from Central Point he doesn’t have a lot of experience with diversity.…
July 30, 2014

County parks, rivers get a clean sweep

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Litter, life jackets play big enforcement role in push for safety In conjunction with the enhanced enforcement of the alcohol ban, Clackamas County Parks have begun a multi-year effort to clean…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The 181-acre Frog Pond area, shown here at its southeast corner at Boeckman and Stafford roads, is one of the keys to Wilsonvilles future supply of residential housing.
July 30, 2014

Get ready to offer your opinion on Frog Pond

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville wants input on 500-acre future residential area It’s still mostly open fields with a handful of scattered residences dating back many decades. But the 181-acre Frog Pond Planning…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Goats will be returning to Wilsonville parks this summer; in this photo, a goat grazes at Tranquil Park last summer, part of a large herd assigned to cull the vegetation around the popular walking path.
July 30, 2014

The goats are coming!

by The Spokesman
Every year Wilsonville welcomes special visitors to local parks. These visitors walk on four legs, love to eat anything green including ivy, have a great work ethic, enjoy spending time outdoors…
July 30, 2014

County food drive fills up local pantries

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County’s Health, Housing and Human Services (H3S) raised the equivalent of 26,277 pounds of food for Clackamas food pantries during its internal food drive June 1 to July 14. The…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - The intersection of Day Road and Grahams Ferry Road, shown here, is the northwest corner of the proposed Day Road Design Overlay District.
July 30, 2014

Streamlined code seen as a 'competitive advantage' for city

by Josh Kulla
Form-based codes would give developers an easier path to project approval A new means of streamlining the development application process is in the works for Wilsonville’s Coffee Creek…
July 30, 2014

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…
July 30, 2014

City set to host neighborhood gatherings

by The Spokesman
Each summer, Wilsonville hosts informal neighborhood barbeques that rotate to different residential areas of the community. These events provide a low-key opportunity for residents to meet with…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Inadequate stormwater drainage has caused flooding on Charbonneau streets in recent years, one of many motivators behind a proposed $44 million infrastructure overhaul in the planned community.
July 29, 2014

Public input sought for Charbonneau plan

by Josh Kulla
City plan calls for $44M overhaul of stormwater, sewer, water and roads A proposed $44 million plan to revamp public utilities in Charbonneau will go before the public Wednesday, July 30, at a…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - This north Wilsonville warehouse could be home to several new car dealers, including Chrysler, according to a Portland Business Journal article.
August 06, 2014

New car dealer could be coming to north Wilsonville

by Josh Kulla
Former Hollywood Video building could house multiple car dealers A large, multi-brand car dealership that could include Chrysler is poised to open in Wilsonville, according to a recent article…

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by: PHOTO: OREGON STATE POLICE - The car off the roadway in the distance in this photo crashed into a tree this morning near milepost 281 on Interstate 5, killing the driver. Oregon State Troopers are investigating the crash.
Jul 25, 2014

OSP investigating fatal I-5 crash

by Josh Kulla
Driver leaves roadway, strikes tree, car catches fire Oregon State Police are investigating Friday's single vehicle fatal traffic crash off the northbound shoulder of Interstate 5 about three…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OREGON STATE POLICE - (Left) Trooper Jamison Goetz receives the Harold Berg Lifesaving Award from OSP Captain Andy Heider in a July 24 ceremony.
Jul 24, 2014

State trooper gets lifesaving award for Boone Bridge heroics

by Josh Kulla
Trooper Jamison Goetz helps save a woman acting in a suicidal manner An Oregon State Police trooper was presented Thursday with an agency award for helping save the life of a woman who…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp raises a point July 16 at a joint Tualatin-Wilsonville city council meeting on the future of Basalt Creek.
Jul 23, 2014

Visions for Basalt Creek differ

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville wants industrial land. Tualatin wants residential. The two cities must meet in the middle One thing is clear from the recent joint meeting between the Wilsonville and Tualatin city…
by: CITY OF WILSONVILLE - A proposed redevelopment of the former Kravens sports bar would feature a pair of comfort food restaurants in the same building, although the exterior would be entirely different than what now exists.
Jul 23, 2014

Tenants for Kraven's site still a mystery

by Josh Kulla
Portland firm Cardno submits application for site design review The mystery surrounding the former Kraven’s sports bar in Wilsonville continues, as preparations mount for the renovation of the…
Jul 23, 2014

Police Reports

by Josh Kulla
POLICE REPORTS 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…
Jul 23, 2014

Wilsonville Rotarians elect 2014-15 officers

by The Spokesman
Weekly luncheons are open to the public at Al Kader Shrine Center The Rotary Club of Wilsonville installed a new president and board Friday, June 13 at Charbonneau Country Club. Taking the helm…
by: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - New traffic signs from ODOT, including this one on Kruse Way near the intersection of I5 and 217, are designed to ease congestion by offering information on drive times.
Jul 22, 2014

ODOT flips the switch on more Highway 217 traffic signs

by Gary M. Stein
Advisory speeds, real-time information designed to improve safety, reduce congestion New signs designed to improve safety, reduce secondary crashes and provide drivers with real-time travel…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP:  JOHN SCHRAG - John Bennett put a final bit of elbow grease into this 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Touring Berlinetta  which is on display at today's  Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance.
Jul 20, 2014

Classic cars converge in Forest Grove

by John Schrag
You can see more than 300 stunning automobiles at Pacific University today It required an unexpected tromp through a wheat field, but one of the most celebrated cars in the Pacific Northwest…
Jul 17, 2014

Read my lips: CCC's $90M bond won't affect taxpayers

by Raymond Rendleman
Will you support Clackamas Community College’s $90 million bond measure to build a Industrial/Technical Learning Center and DeJardin Science Addition in Oregon City for various skilled trades…
Jul 17, 2014

CCC, Oregon Tech sign reverse transfer agreement

by The Clackamas Review
More students in Oregon will have the opportunity to be credited with an associate's degree while earning a bachelor's degree through a new "Reverse Transfer" agreement, signed last week between…




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