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The future of food:first-generation farmers

The future of food:first-generation farmers

When she was an undergrad college student, Chelsea Rosenthal was looking for a cheap way to...

Jumping the rails

Jumping the rails

Wilsonville was bustling the week of June 17-21, as 278 horses — and their accompanying...

City's wetland mitigation work earns honors

City's wetland mitigation work earns honors

When the City of Wilsonville set out to extend Boeckman Road across the Coffee Lake Wetlands 10...

Ukulele Jam promises big fun, communal spirit

Ukulele Jam promises big fun, communal spirit

As folks file into a gathering at the Wilsonville Community Center space on a recent Wednesday...

Roadway closure vexes neighbors

Roadway closure vexes neighbors

Neighbors in a pair of subdivisions adjacent to Southwest Canyon Creek Road were well aware of...

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...

Donated quilt could bring the warmth of Hawaii home

Donated quilt could bring the warmth of Hawaii home

As Robert Thompson has gotten older, he’s noticed a change: “I get cold.” So...

Lloyd is transcendent when it comes to fiber art

Lloyd is transcendent when it comes to fiber art

Wilsonville artist plans exhibition at Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts this weekend Marlene...

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Wilsonville's Latest News

July 01, 2015

Cities waiting for Legislature to land on weed

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Today as you read this, life in Wilsonville — and every other town in Oregon — will change. Whether the activation of Measure 91 — commonly known as the recreational marijuana law — will cause a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, Tiger Scout Cole Schenk, WEBLOS II Jake Nichols, Star Scout William Hagen, and WEBLOS II Trevor Budiao participate in their troop's flag retirement ceremony on Flag Day in Wilsonville June 14.
July 01, 2015

A final salute

by Kate Hoots
With this year’s effort, Wilsonville’s Boy Scout Troop 194 added another year to a longtime Flag Day tradition in the city. Under the leadership of Scoutmaster John Budiao, the boys retired a…
FILE PHOTO - Savas
June 30, 2015

Commissioner Paul Savas to run for county chairman in 2016

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas last week announced his likely run for Clackamas County chairman in 2016. He is assembling his campaign for the position currently held by John Ludlow…
June 24, 2015

Wilsonville Public Library among official 'cooling centers'

by The Spokeman
Wilsonville's Public Library is one of a handful of official “cooling” centers” in Clackamas County that will provide relief for the public as temperatures soar into the 90s and approach triple…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: PHIL FAVORITE - Traffic-calming medians are being installed on Wilsonville Road near the high school in hopes of slowing traffic and adding beauty.
June 24, 2015

Wilsonville Road project on time, going smoothly

by Phil Favorite
Detour route changed after neighbors expressed concern about traffic volume, speeds It’s been mostly smooth sailing so far near Wilsonville Road, where southbound traffic is being diverted…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: PHIL FAVORITE - Kinsman's extension with travel from Barber Street to Boeckman Road, a path that requires several land purchases.
June 24, 2015

Kinsman Road Extension stays on track

by Phil Favorite
Project will extend road from Barber Street to Boeckman Road, improving roadway grid west of I-5 Wilsonville city officials shared a final look at design plans for the Kinsman Road Extension…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Barrel racer Carlee Pierce in the 2014 St. Paul Rodeo. This year's event kicks off with a night of bull riding and runs through the July 4th spectacular.
June 24, 2015

Big To-Do

by Pugmire Hole, Leslie
Wednesday, June 24 LIBRARY BOARD: Wilsonville’s Library board of directors meets at 6:30 p.m., public welcome. Wilsonville Library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. See agenda at…
REVIEW PHOTO: GARY M. STEIN - Lambs Natures Choice Market in Lake Oswego, which is also known as Palisades Marketplace,  is one of four Lamb's locations acquired this week by the Bales Marketplace grocery store chain.
June 24, 2015

Bales Marketplace buys Lamb's Markets

by Gary M. Stein
Lamb's Markets, including the Nature's Choice Market on McVey Avenue in Lake Oswego, has been purchased by the Bales Marketplace grocery store chain. Dave Rumley, Bales' president and general…
June 24, 2015

Local businesses must renew licenses this month

by Kelsey O'Halloran
For Wilsonville business owners, renewal applications and fees are due to City Hall by June 30 For Wilsonville business owners, it’s that time of year – time to once again renew all city-issued…
June 17, 2015

Are you looking for volunteers?

by Pugmire Hole, Leslie
We'll give you a place to do that Are you looking for volunteers? A community runs on volunteers and Wilsonville is no exception. Whether it’s nonprofits or schools and churches, every…

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(Image is Clickable Link) PAMPLIN MEDIA FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville City Council will hold a joint meeting with Tualatin City Council tonight to discuss the Basalt Creek planning efforts. The 847-acre unincorporated area between the two cities is undergoing a comprehensive long-term planning process.
Jun 17, 2015

Big To-Do

by Pugmire Hole, Leslie
Wednesday, June 17 STORIES AND SCIENCE: Enjoy a story and a science demonstration, then experience follow-up crafts and hands-on science activities. The event, running from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.…
(Image is Clickable Link) SOURCE: CITY OF WILSONVILLE - A glimpse of some of the features suggested for Wilsonville's Memorial Park, in the meadow area. A series of open houses and a city-lead survey were conducted to solicit ideas for the park, which is hoped to gain better visual access to the Willamette River when the master plan is implemented
Jun 17, 2015

Memorial Park plan gets green light

by Phil Favorite
In the making since October of last year, and following multiple public hearings and presentations, the new Master Plan for Wilsonville’s Memorial Park is ready to be put into play. City Council…
(Image is Clickable Link) SPOKESMAN PHOTO: EMERSON  MALONE - Wilsonville resident Kelly Bartlett built the city's first Little Free Library next to her neighborhood playground.
Jun 17, 2015

Wilsonville gets its first Little Free Library

by Emerson Malone
The Hardy Boys, Amelia Bedelia, Tyler Durden and Wilbur the Pig have all just moved into Wilsonville’s Villebois neighborhood. They all live inside the community’s first “Little Free Library” on…
Jun 17, 2015

Wilsonville called best place to start a business

by Phil Favorite
The Wilsonville business climate has come a long way since the darkest days of 2008, when the recession began taking a toll on the local community. Fast forward to 2015. Revenues are up,…
Jun 17, 2015

Travel with the Spokesman

by Pugmire Hole, Leslie
As you pack for your next vacation, be sure and throw a copy of the Wilsonville Spokesman in your bag. Once you reach your destintation — whether it’s around the corner or around the globe —…
Jun 17, 2015

July 4th prompts early deadlines

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Due to the July 4 Independence Day holiday — and the Spokesman’s July 3 office closure to observe it — deadlines will be early for the next publication. Letters, guest columns and calendar items…
MAP BY OPEN STREET MAPS. - S&H Logging, located in the open spaces on Stafford Road seen at the lower edge of this map, wants to change its permitted land uses and has been consistently opposed by nearby residents in the rural area. The two area school are one reason residents are opposed the soil mining desired by S&H onsite.
Jun 17, 2015

County to revisit S&H Logging permit in Stafford

by Patrick Malee
County's approval of permit for soil mining was remanded by LUBA S&H Logging and petitioners from the Stafford-Tualatin Citizens Planning Organization continue to battle over the future of a…
Jun 17, 2015

Wilsonville news briefs

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Wilsonville contractor cited by DEQ On May 29, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued a civil penalty of $5,000 to Rose City Contracting Inc., of Wilsonville, for failing to…
Jun 10, 2015

Wilsonville Community Sharing ready to crank up fundraising

by Phil Favorite
City funding agreement under discussion by council, organization As members of the Wilsonville City Council were weighing changes to the city’s funding agreement with Wilsonville Community…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Sidney Stone, the missionary pastor and evangelist at Timberline Baptist Church in Sherwood, is equally at home spreading the word of God in the church or in prisons.
Jun 10, 2015

Hearing the call

by Barbara Sherman
Pastor ministers to prison inmates, including the women at Coffee Creek Sidney Stone never planned to become a minister, let alone a prison pastor. Yet 11 years ago, after serving briefly as a…




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