Celebrate Life

Celebrate Life

The annual Relay For Life took place in Wilsonville’s Town Center Park on Friday, Aug. 28....

An underground issue

An underground issue

Wilsonville resident seeks to raise awareness of high pressure petroleum pipeline Every day, more...

Fire on the range

Fire on the range

Local firefighter reflects on recent deployment to Warm Springs wildfire “The best thing...

Educator returns home to where it all began

Aaron Downs has been a student his whole life and says he realized he was meant for education at...

Fun in the Park is sizzlin' hot

Fun in the Park is sizzlin' hot

Temperatures hovering around 100 degrees couldn’t keep the crowds away from...

The OTHER Wilsonvilles

The OTHER Wilsonvilles

Although there is no city quite like Wilsonville, Oregon, there are a few other towns in the...

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SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JAKE BARTMAN - Proterra, the electric bus's manfacturer, says that it would earn 23 miles per gallon if compared with diesel buses -- significantly more than the 3-6 miles per gallon that diesel buses typically earn.
September 02, 2015

All-electric bus visits Wilsonville

by Jake Bartman
Bus manufacturer promises comfortable, sustainable mass transit This first thing one notices when riding on Proterra’s 40-foot Catalyst model electric bus — besides the new-bus smell — is how…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Lugo family came to Wilsonville from North Carolina to found Pioneer Baptist Church. From left: Gabe, 8; Canaan, 2; Josiah, 6; Cassie; and Edwin.
September 02, 2015

Modern-day missionaries come to Wilsonville

by Jake Bartman
The Lugo family plans to bring a Baptist church to Wilsonville The Portland Metro area is the most nonreligious place in the country, according to a study released by the Public Religion…
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO - Wilsonville's park water features will be closing for the season soon; get your splash time in now before it's too late!
September 02, 2015

Big To-Do

by Spokesman staff
Thursday, Sept. 3 ART SHOW: Local art teachers will be displaying their personal artwork at Trudy’s Living Room, 9740 SW Wilsonville Dr. The “First Thursday” event begins at 5 p.m. Back to…
September 02, 2015

Wilsonville news in brief

by Spokesman staff
Pennsylvania man arrested for indecent exposure On Aug. 24 at about 6 p.m.,Wilsonville Police deputies responded to a call about a male exposing himself to adult females and a child along the…
August 26, 2015

Pennsylvania man arrested for exposing himself on Boeckman Creek…

by Pamplin Media Group
Police say man had been living in a tent in the woods near Boones Ferry Road On Aug. 24 at about 6 p.m.,Wilsonville Police deputies responded to a call about a male exposing himself to adult…
August 26, 2015

Heavy rains this weekend may make roads slick

by The Tidings
With the weekend forecast predicting heavy rains in Northwest Oregon, travelers need to be prepared for difficult conditions. Oil and grease don’t wash away during the dry season; they come to…
PAMPLIN MEDIA FILE PHOTO - It's all about dahlias as summer wraps up and the Dahlia Festival comes to Canby.
August 26, 2015

Big To-Do

by Spokesman staff
Wednesday, Aug. 26 BLOOD DONATIONS: American Red Cross blood drive at St. Cyril Catholic Church, 9210 SW Fifth St. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App,…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JAKE BARTMAN - A view of the Basalt Creek area, looking northwest from Day Road toward Grahams Ferry Road.
August 26, 2015

Basalt Creek team unveils third boundary option

by Jake Bartman
New plan should make cities' economic gains more equitable A third possible plan for future development in the Basalt Creek area was presented to the Wilsonville City Council at a work session…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - The Frog Pond Grange is one of many reminders of the area's rural roots but the area is expected to develop in the coming years and the City of Wilsonville is working on a master plan to guide that growth.
August 26, 2015

Council approves new Frog Pond plan direction

by Jake Bartman
Majority emerges after lengthy discussion about development After a protracted discussion that encompassed a multitude of visions for the future of Wilsonville, four of the city’s five council…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JAKE BARTMAN - More than 600 4-H competitor were involved in this year's Clackamas County Fair.
August 26, 2015

County Fair wraps up yearlong 4-H projects

by Jake Bartman
Sisters see 4-H as opportunity to engage with county members For many, the Clackamas County Fair signifies the beginning of the school year. But for Mallory and Maxine Nelson of Wilsonville,…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Wilsonville Public Library Foundation
Aug 26, 2015

Library Foundation dinner to feature live auction

by Jake Bartman
Annual event will also feature wine wall, talk by notable author It’s no easy task to manage a nonprofit whose job is to assist an institution funded by tax dollars, says Joan Vedder, a member…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Shortening the traditional 24-hour relay timeframe is hoped to bolster the number of participants in Wilsonville.
Aug 26, 2015

Relay For Life: less time, same mission

by Jake Bartman
Organizers hope to boost participation by shortening event For Lois Ann Sharpe, a cancer survivor, one of the most exciting things about the upcoming Relay For Life in Wilsonville is the…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Crews worked after Wilsonville's 2013 bee die-off to cover trees with large nets that kept bees and other polluniators off the poisonous flowers.
Aug 26, 2015

Bee Aware

by Jake Bartman
Documentary and panel discussion hoped to increase understanding of pollinator needs June 15, 2013, was a day that will live in infamy for many Wilsonvillians. That Saturday was the day that an…
Aug 26, 2015

News in brief

by (none)
City Council approves Advance Road annexation The Wilsonville City Council approved on a first reading an ordinance on Aug. 17 to annex approximately 40 acres of land to the south of Advance…
PAMPLIN MEDIA FILE PHOTO - Send us your favorite first-day-of-school photo!
Aug 26, 2015

Hit us with your best shot

by (none)
Apart from Christmas morning, no single day on the calendar means as much to the average kid as the first day of school. Summer fun and doldrums are over and months of exciting possibilities…
Aug 19, 2015

Open fires prohibited at Clackamas County parks

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County announced Wednesday that it was notified Tuesday that state-park fire restrictions are now mandatory throughout the county's parks and forestland properties. Previously,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Wilsonville Public Library will screen the documentary 'Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?' at 7 p.m., Aug. 26
Aug 19, 2015

Big To-Do

by Spokesman staff
Thursday, Aug. 20 PARKS ADVISORY: Wilsonville Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meeting, public welcome. Meeting begins at 6 p.m. at 29600 SW Park Pl., Wilsonville. Go to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - MeiLin McDonald poses with CrossFit Wilsonville co-owner Will Brindza at a fundraising event on August 1. The event raised over $750 towards MeiLin's recovery.
Aug 19, 2015

The long walk back to health

by Jake Bartman
After serious setbacks, local teen finds support for recovery in friends, faith and CrossFit At 16, longtime Wilsonville resident MeiLin McDonald is an extraordinary young woman by any standard…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JAKE BARTMAN - CeCe the toy poodle, age 9, listens to a story read by Hadley Phillips, age 4, during Wilsonville Library's Reading to Dogs.
Aug 19, 2015

Reading to dogs helps kids to learn

by Jake Bartman
Program at Wilsonville Public Library promotes literacy, earns smiles While it’s unclear whether CeCe the toy poodle likes the particular story being read to her today, she seems happy to listen…
PHOTO: STREETS.MN - A Dutch-style woonerf, with landscaping and streetscape objects to slow cars to walking speeds.
Aug 20, 2015

Wilsonville may get a 'woonerf'

by Jake Bartman
A new brownstone development in Villebois may house the European-style thoroughfare An unusual architectural feature may soon become a part of Wilsonville’s Villebois development. It’s called a…



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