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SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Boeckman Road, shown here, is the southern boundary of the Frog Pond West neighborhood envisioned for the future.
May 27, 2015

Residents renew call for low density at Frog Pond

by Luke Roney
City councilors heard a common refrain from residents during their May 18 meeting: When it comes to housing, Wilsonville is out of balance. “It is well acknowledged that we’re up to 54 percent…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Helen Burns
May 27, 2015

Former Wilsonville planning commissioner dies

by The Spokesman
Former Wilsonville Planning Commissioner Helen Burns, who served during the city’s formative years, died May 18. She was 88. Burns, a 40-year resident of Wilsonville, was on the Planning…
May 27, 2015

PERS investment plan still awaits action

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
What may be the only immediate action that lawmakers can take to reduce a looming liability for Oregon’s public pension system is still sitting on the table this session. State Treasurer Ted…
May 27, 2015

Big To-do, May 27

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…
SUBMITTED - From left to right: Kate Jeffries and Kaiya Shivers of Wilsonville, along with Natalya Karnes of Tualatin, all share the lead role as Alice in 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.,' the latest production by Christian Youth Portland.
May 30, 2015

Wilsonville actresses share lead in CYT's 'Alice Jr.'

by Brian Monihan
It’s time to go down the rabbit hole. Christian Youth Theater Portland will perform Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” at Bridge City Community Church, 2816 S.E. Harrison St. in Milwaukie. The…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Wilsonville Community Sharing, which offers food and other assistance to locals in need, has a new board.
May 20, 2015

News in brief

by The Spokesman
Wilsonville Community Sharing announces new board Wilsonville Community Sharing, a local nonprofit that provides food and other assistance to people in need, has announced the members of its new…
May 20, 2015

Suit alleges assault by doctor at Coffee Creek

by The Spokesman
Two women have filed a lawsuit claiming that a doctor at Coffee Creek Correctional facility sexually assaulted them during mandatory gynecological examinations. The suit — brought by one former…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - The Korean War Veterans Association is holding a Memorial Day Ceremony in Wilsonville's Town Center Park, 29800 S.W. Park Place. The event, to be held May 25 from 10 to 11 a.m., features the national anthem, presentation of colors, wreath presentation, various speakers, POW/MIA recitation, a fly over, closing prayer, TAPS and retiring of the colors.
May 20, 2015

Big To-do

by The Spokesman
Thursday, April 23 LIVE JAZZ: Rebecca Hardiman and Tom Grant will perform at Restaurant Five-O-Three in West Linn, 21900 Willamette Drive No. 201, from 7 to 10 pm. Info: http://restaurant503.com…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Ron Youngman, a retired U.S. Coast Guard inspector, stands at the stern of The Portland sternwheeler. Youngman is the Oregon Maritime Museum trustee responsible for its operation and maintenance.
May 20, 2015

THE MUSEUM THAT MOVES

by Jim Redden
Where can you take a ride on the last operating steam-powered, sternwheel tugboat in the country that currently serves as a floating museum? Here’s a hint. The tugboat’s name is The Portland.…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - More than 250 works of art by local students will be on display at the Wilsonville Festival of Arts
May 20, 2015

Arts festival gears up for sweet sixteenth year

by Kelsey O'Halloran
This year’s Wilsonville Festival of Arts features “several new wrinkles” to inspire and impress visitors, says volunteer Kit Whitaker. The 16th annual festival will feature the winning artwork…

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May 14, 2015

State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
UPDATE: University presidents want more money for schools State economists are projecting both a $473 million rebate to taxpayers next year and up to $264 million more for the state budget in…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn resident Bob Hamm's new book, 'Becoming Oregon,' is a collection of original news articles that tells the story of Oregon's history from 1804 to 1905.
May 27, 2015

Typing up history

by Patrick Malee
Bob Hamm loves to type. By that, he does not mean “writing,” though he loves that too, having spent a portion of his career as an English teacher in both West Linn and Lake Oswego. No, when Hamm…
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May 13, 2015

WL-WV considers $88.9 million budget for 2015-16

by Kate Hoots
Recent PERS ruling not likely to affect 2015-16 schools budget The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board recessed briefly during its May meeting to allow the district’s citizen budget committee to…
PORTLAND TRIBUNE: TROY WAYRYNEN - Protesters hold up traffic as they march against traffic on Dec. 3, 2014, in Portland. Protesters were marching to bring awareness to the public against police brutality.
May 20, 2015

Race relations a problem, but let's not talk about it

by Jim Redden
Recent police killings of unarmed African-Americans in other states have helped make race the hottest issue in America today. A recent survey conducted for Oregon Public Broadcasting found that…
May 13, 2015

Local doctor takes opioid abuse to Congress

by Kelsey O'Halloran
A Wilsonville resident was recently sworn in to testify before Congress about opioid abuse and treatment. Dr. Marvin Seppala, who has spent the past 27 years practicing addiction treatment, is…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Ice Age Tonquin Trail, which runs through Graham Oaks Nature Park (11825 SW Wilsonville Road), is a popular place to ride in Wilsonville.
May 13, 2015

Five rides for Wilsonville cyclists

by Kelsey O'Halloran
May is not only a time for maypole dances and mother appreciation. It’s also National Bike Month — a month for celebrating bicycles and the benefits of riding them. To encourage cycling in…
PEGGY SAVAGE - A visitor inspects one of many quilts hanging on display in the Dibble House.
May 08, 2015

Molalla Quilt Show features more than quilts

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Quilt Show opened today to sunshine that promises to last the weekend -- perfect weather for strolling through Molalla's Dibble House Museum Complex to check out the displays of…
May 07, 2015

Sprinkler credited with knocking out fire

by The Spokesman
The early morning blaze was caused by improper disposal of used rags, investigator says Authorities are crediting a fire sprinkler for preventing a Thursday morning blaze at OrePac in…
May 06, 2015

Court rejects retroactive adjustments to PERS

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Critics say decision will result in higher pension costs Oregon’s Supreme Court has ruled that a cost-of-living adjustment for public retirees cannot be changed retroactively. The court, in a…
MAHS - Molalla Quilt Show opens Friday
May 06, 2015

Molalla Quilt Show opens Friday

by Peggy Savage
 The annual Molalla Quilt Show will be held Mothers' Day weekend. On Friday, May 8, show hours will be from noon to 4 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dibble…




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