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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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…
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!
July 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…
July 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…
July 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…
July 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…
July 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.
July 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
July 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.
July 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.
July 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…

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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…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Martin with some of her fellow 'mer-people' (clockwise from top rear: Collette Remsen, Alex Hatherl, Katy Bush Nelson, Miah Caroll.
Jul 15, 2015

Big fins and lots of fun

by Cliff Newell
Fate has been very kind to Kyna Martin of Wilsonville. One day two years ago, on her first day working at the Portland Aquarium, she suddenly met her role model when she laid eyes on the Queen…
PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND REIGN PHOTOGRAPHY - Concertgoers get up and dance during a past Rotary Summer Concert.
Jul 15, 2015

Rotary to bring 'rock and soul,' country, oldiesand an '80s…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
For the past 14 years, the Rotary Club of Wilsonville has drawn thousands of residents out to enjoy summer nights, live music and time with their neighbors. This year’s lineup of Rotary Summer…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Girl Scout Troop 45573 gave about $80 to the Wilsonville Public Library and about $100 to PAWS Animal Shelter in West Linn, from left: Kyra Lorio, Lacie Wheeler, Isabel Folske, Hefziba Bautista, Kaylie Koenig and Abbey Johnston.
Jul 15, 2015

Girl Scouts support library, PAWS

by Jillian Daley
Wilsonville Public Library Director Patrick Duke says if children are given an opportunity to create good in the world, they will. Girl Scout Troop 45573 gave credence to that statement when the…
Jul 15, 2015

Wilsonville news briefs

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
TriMet changes rules for dogs, e-cigs TriMet has updated its regulations for the transit system, to ensure the safety and comfort of riders and employees. Changes include a move to conform with…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: LESLIE PUGMIRE HOLE - Metro and partners have planted more than 150,000 trees seedlings and millions of wildflower seeds in the process of restoring the land, which bore the brunt of  farming and erosion.
Jul 08, 2015

Wilsonville, meet Nature

by Jodi Garber-Simon
Build a bee box, take a guided walk on a nature trail, complete a scavenger hunt, see a Native American basket weaving demonstration and enjoy free pie at Metro’s Graham Oaks Nature Park this…
PAMPIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership will lead a canor trip through the Willamatte Narrows near West Linn.
Jul 08, 2015

Big To-Do

by Pugmire Hole, Leslie
Wednesday July 8 PLANNING: Wilsonville Planning Commission meeting at 6 p.m.; see agenda at ci.wilsonville.or.us; Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop E. Thursday July 9 PARKS AND…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Single family housing permits in the last year triple what was seen in 2012 and overall construction value in the city tops $90 million.
Jul 08, 2015

City undaunted by population growth

by Brad Bolchunos
As Wilsonville’s population growth races past most comparable cities in Oregon, city officials use careful planning to stay in stride. “We’ve seen tremendous growth over time,” said Chris…
VERN UYETAKE - Angel McCoy of the Tree Hill Learning Center in Camas has fun throwing water on her camp group.
Jul 08, 2015

Splish, splash

by (none)
Wilsonville water parks have been busy since they opened in June, right about the time the Willamette Valley’s heat wave began. In Memorial Park’s Murase Plaza, temperatures topped out at 96…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - From left to right, Wine Director Donnie Hopkins, Executive Chef Steven Hazell, Manager Christine Jeffries and Executive Vice President Shawn Dionne have strived to make the Oregon Wine Garden a destination spot in the Portland metro area.
Jul 08, 2015

Heard throughthe grapevine

by Patrick Malee
The way Steven Hazell envisions it, dining at the Oregon Wine Garden in the Charbonneau area should not simply be an enjoyable night out. Rather, the restaurant’s executive chef would like to…




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