Paper welcomes new team members

Paper welcomes new team members

Finally, the Wilsonville Spokesman editorial team is in place. After what seemed like an eternity...

Wilsonville brings supper to the community

Wilsonville brings supper to the community

City officials visit local neighborhoods for good food, healthy discussion When people think of...

Sister City Association seeks host families

Sister City Association seeks host families

As fall approaches, the Wilsonville Sister City Association is once again on the lookout for...

NWREC provides education at upcoming open house

NWREC provides education at upcoming open house

Oregon State's extension center will open its doors to the public July 29 For almost 60 years...

Big To-Do

Big To-Do

Wednesday, July 22 DEVELOPMENT: Wilsonville’s Development Review Board Panel B meets at 6:30...

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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Wilsonville's Latest News

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…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Substantial progress on the Lowrie Primary garden enclosure building and roof continues to be made.
July 29, 2015

School District's bond money hard at work

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn-Wilsonville School District makes progress on bond projects With the start of school just a little more than a month away, the West Linn-Wilsonville School District is working towards…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Cason Hill, 5, of Wilsonville enjoys going down the big slide in the newly reopened playground structure at Murase Plaza.
July 29, 2015

Murase Park gets facelift

by Andrew Kilstrom
City Officials gathered at Murase Park Thursday to unveil new, improved play equipment It was nothing but smiles as Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp cut the length of ribbon hanging from the Beth…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Villebois Plaza was completed with funds from the West Side Plan Area Urban Renewal District.
July 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…
July 29, 2015

Inaugural Leadership Academy a resounding success

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville's first Leadership Academy class graduated in June Over the past decade the city of Wilsonville has generally fared pretty well when it comes to community citizen surveys, ranking it…
July 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
July 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…
July 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…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: JON GAIL - Dee Staten
July 29, 2015

After 31 years with city, Staten calling it quits

by Jake Bartman
Engineer has seen Wilsonville turn from rural town to prosperous city On July 31, Dee Staten will retire after exactly 31 years as an engineer for the city of Wilsonville. In that time he has…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
July 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…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - See what its like to live off a disaster kit for one night by camping out - whether its pitching a tent in the backyard or packing up camping gear and heading to a state park - during Camp Prepare!
Jul 24, 2015

Will you be ready when The Big One hits?

by The Review
For one night, American Red Cross's 'Camp Prepare!' will show you what it's like to live off a disaster kit Over the past two weeks, much attention has been given to the Cascadia Subduction Zone…
Jul 22, 2015

Kiwanis Club set to host annual Kids Fun Run

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville Kiwanis Club expects its biggest turnout yet for Saturday's event The Wilsonville Kiwanis Club is back with another installment of its annual Kids Fun Run, which expects to be bigger…
Jul 22, 2015

Family Preservation Program returns to Coffee Creek

by Andrew Kilstrom
The signing of Bill 5507 renews FPP for YWCA of Greater Portland Senate Bill 5507 will be signed by Governor Kate Brown in the coming weeks, which means the Family Preservation Project will…
Jul 21, 2015

Summit to prepare county for disaster

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas Fire and the Clackamas County Office of Emergency Management will host the first-ever Community Emergency Response Team summit this weekend. The summit is intended to improve…
Jul 17, 2015

Wilsonville pursuit ends in crash

by Pamplin Media Group
Suspects reported to be entering homes under construction About 3:20 a.m. Friday, July 17, deputies with the Wilsonville Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle with the occupants…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Ethan Fanelli, 10, of Wilsonville builds a bee's nest at Saturday's Graham Oaks Nature Park. Families from all over came to Saturday's event hosted by Metro at Graham Oaks Nature Park. Nature-themed activities and tours were held to introduce visitors to the 250-acre site, which contains a white oak savanna, wetlands and wooded riparian zones.
Jul 15, 2015

Fun timeat Graham Oaks Nature Park

by Andrew Kilstrom
A Korean War memorial ceremony will begin at 10 am. at Wilsonville's Town Center Park
Jul 15, 2015

Big To-Do

by (none)
Thursday, July 16 MORNING SPARK: Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting and ‘morning spark’ at Portera on the Grove, 8945 SW Ash Meadows Circle, from 7:30-9 p.m. Call Brandi…
ANDREW KILSTROM - Angela Kim, left, gives her son, Alex, a warm embrace at Saturday's TACE event at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
Jul 15, 2015

Successful TACE event requires many hands

by Andrew Kilstrom
The first thing you notice when you enter the visitor's waiting room of Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, the womens' prison in Wilsonville, is the level of anticipation in the tightly-packed…
JOSH KULLA - The Frog Pond Planning Area is divided east-west by Stafford Road and north-south by Advance and Boeckman roads.
Jul 15, 2015

Planning Commission makes progress on Frog Pond

by Andrew Kilstrom
The Wilsonville Planning Commission made some headway on the Frog Pond Area Plan in its regular meeting July 8, coming to a consensus on the area’s proposed west neighborhood. Frog Pond is a…
CITY OF WILSONVILLE - Screen shot of Wilsonville's new mobile app
Jul 15, 2015

App makes it simple to access city services

by Kelsey O'Halloran
For Wilsonville citizens who want to submit a government request, contact city leaders, find a local park or learn more about their city, there’s now an app for that. The City of Wilsonville for…




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