Court rejects retroactive adjustments to PERS

Critics say decision will result in higher pension costs Oregon’s Supreme Court has ruled...

Molalla Quilt Show opens Friday

Molalla Quilt Show opens Friday

 The annual Molalla Quilt Show will be held Mothers' Day weekend. On Friday, May 8, show hours...

Downs to expand leadership role

Downs to expand leadership role

WHS principal will move to district admin position July 1; search is on for his replacement Over...

Oregon's racing history on view at World of Speed Museum

Oregon's racing history on view at World of Speed Museum

Among the displays at the World of Speed museum, which opened last Friday, is a unique Chrysler...

Buying a new home? Cash is king

Buying a new home? Cash is king

Justin and Julieth Buri were about to lose. Again. This time it was a gold-colored bungalow, a...

City will continue ban on pot dispensaries

City will continue ban on pot dispensaries

City policy prohibits businesses that are illegal under state or federal law Wilsonville’s...

Hungry for a cause

Hungry for a cause

Community of Hope Church youth group members will join students throughout the world this...

Anderson out as Wilsonville girls hoops coach

Anderson out as Wilsonville girls hoops coach

Move comes after 18 seasons, 302 wins, two state titles After 18 years and two state championship...

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May 05, 2015

Big To-do

by The Spokesman
Today WALK FOR LUNCH: Join Walk Smart - in coordination with National Walk @ Lunch Day — for a 30-minute walk during lunch. To participate meet at Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center…
TIDINGS FILE PHOTO - KULLA
April 29, 2015

Josh Kulla bids farewell to Spokesman

by The Spokesman
Longtime Wilsonville Spokesman reporter, photographer and assistant editor Josh Kulla has filed his last story for this newspaper. Kulla left the Spokesman to take a photographer position with…
April 22, 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: restaurant503.com…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Police reports
April 22, 2015

Police Reports

by The Spokesman
The Wilsonville Police Department operates under contract with the city of Wilsonville. All reports listed here are public record obtained from the Wilsonville Police Department. All persons…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Challenger 1 was driven by Mickey Thompson to a land speed record for a piston engine back in 1960. It now is on display at the World of Speed in Wilsonville, which opens April 24.
April 22, 2015

World of Speed to open doors Friday

by Josh Kulla
With mere days until its grand opening, things are getting hectic around the new World of Speed motorsports museum. After all, it has been a monumental task to transform a former Wilsonville…
April 22, 2015

Ultimate New Home showcase features stops in Wilsonville

by The Spokesman
Have you ever found yourself heading to open houses, with no intention of buying a new home, just to check out the latest in home design? If so, the Ultimate New Home Showcase is for you. The…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Community rooms at Portera at the Grove offer space for the 55-and-older residents to gather and relax in style.
April 22, 2015

Retirement at the Grove

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Portera at the Grove is not your grandmother’s retirement home. Unless, that is, grandma is one of the first residents at the new, four-story 55-and-older complex, which features 112 spacious…
April 20, 2015

Clackamas Community College to get start on bond projects

by Raymond Rendleman
With voters in the Clackamas Community College district approving a $90 million bond measure in November to update and modernize college recources, planning now is underway to construct and…
April 16, 2015

Spokesman's Perspective issue delayed

by The Spokesman
Due to unforeseen circumstances out of the control of editorial staff, the Perspective issue referenced on the cover of the April 15 issue of the Wilsonville Spokesman (“Wilsonville: the perfect…
April 15, 2015

News briefs

by The Spokesman
FLIR settles bribery charges Wilsonville-based FLIR Systems Inc. will pay $9.5 million to settle federal bribery charges. The Securities and Exchange Commission, which announced the settlement…

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Apr 15, 2015

Student writers muse on family

by Kate Hoots
As part the special Perspectives section in this week’s paper, we asked members of our Student Writer’s Advisory Group — which includes students from Wilsonville, West Linn and Lake Oswego — to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: STARR FAMILY - Scott and Tina Starr with their children Sammy, Kelsey and Kayleah.
Apr 15, 2015

Wilsonville: The perfect community to raise a family

by Josh Kulla
Scott and Tina Starr settled in Wilsonville more than two decades ago Editor's note: Due to unforeseen circumstances out of the control of editorial staff, the Perspective issue referenced on…
Apr 15, 2015

Big To-Do

by The Spokesman
Thursday, April 16 LIVE MUSIC: Bay Area indie hip-hop veteran Lyrics Born is touring to promote his recently-released album, “Real People,” and you can hear him with Black Milk, 9 p.m. at…
JOSEPH GALLIVAN - U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) this week will introduce bicameral legislation to reconcile state marijuana laws and federal tax. Seen here at a Thursday April 9 press conference with Measure 91 sponsor Anthony Johnson and Portland attorney Amy Margolis.
Apr 15, 2015

Top politicians vexed by marijuana tax

by Joseph Gallivan
This week, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will introduce bicameral legislation to reconcile state marijuana laws and federal tax law — particularly Section 280E. The…
Apr 15, 2015

City of Wilsonville awards several annual grants

by Josh Kulla
The city of Wilsonville’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board recently awarded grants from the city’s Tourism Grant and Opportunity Grant programs. In all, 10 local nonprofits were awarded $39,…
Apr 15, 2015

Annual farm tour returns Friday

by The Spokesman
It’s time for the 10th annual Favorite 5 Country Farms Spring Tour, an exciting, self-guided tour of five local small farms, artist studios and more. The farms and vendors involved are all in…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Brothers Tom and Chris Maletis own Langdon Farms Golf Club, shown here, and are currently supporting proposed Senate Bill 716, which would allow properties between 150 and acres in size to be designated as large lot industrial for development purposes. Opponents of the bill are convinced that Langdon Farms is the primary target of the bill.
Apr 15, 2015

Wilsonville joins chorus against industrial lands bill

by Josh Kulla
SB 716 would allow "large lot industrial" parcels outside the current UGB system Wilsonville officials have joined forces with the agricultural community to fight a proposed state senate bill…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Homebuilders in Wilsonville could soon face rising development fees as the city attempts to balance its community development budget fund.
Apr 15, 2015

Wilsonville seeks to ramp up development fees

by Josh Kulla
Rates have not been raised since 2007 City councilors on April 6 heard a proposal to raise development fees in Wilsonville by nearly 18 percent. The fees, last raised in 2007, have not kept up…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Maddie Holly, pictured with parents Brad and Samantha Holly, is wearing an iSwimband. The Hollys have launched Swim Safe Swim Aware, a local program to keep kids safer during pool parties and other gatherings in and around water.
Apr 15, 2015

Swimming safer

by Kelsey O'Halloran
After losing his son in a drowning accident, Brad Holly and his family have started a new program to keep kids safe in the water. During the past five years, Brad Holly and his family have found…
Apr 15, 2015

In case of emergency

by Kelsey O'Halloran
A local church plans an emergency preparedness fair for the community Being prepared for emergencies might not be top of mind for everyone, but it’s a major tenet in The Church of Jesus Christ…




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