Oregon Symphony quintet shares Christmas spirit with inmates

Oregon Symphony quintet shares Christmas spirit with inmates

On Dec. 9 the Oregon Symphony’s Holiday Brass Quintet travelled to the Coffee Creek...

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Help from above

Hearing the name Life Flight often brings to mind images of helicopters landing on freeways to...

Share holidays with Spokesman readers

Share holidays with Spokesman readers

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Ready, set, romp!

Ready, set, romp!

Second annual Reindeer Romp 5K Run/Walk draws a crowd Wilsonville held its second annual...

Holidays come to light

Holidays come to light

Wilsonville holds Christmas tree lighting at Town Center Park Wilsonville unveiled its more than...

A unique holiday experience

A unique holiday experience

The Frog Pond Farm is a combination tree stand, non-profit group, gift shop and petting zoo When...

Willamette Falls Locks could have big impact on Wilsonville

Willamette Falls Locks could have big impact on Wilsonville

Should the historic locks reopen, the city could gain jobs, port status and more A commercial...

SMART looks to dial back on-demand service

SMART looks to dial back on-demand service

Wilsonville’s South Metro Area Transit agency is poised to make significant changes to...

They've got beer ambitions

They've got beer ambitions

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A closer look at potential benefits of locks reopening

A closer look at potential benefits of locks reopening

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Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - 126-acre Memorial Park in Wilsonville has natural areas, ball fields and more. The city is currently holding an online survey as part of the process of creating an updated master plan for the park.
December 19, 2014

City asks public to take Memorial Park survey

by Josh Kulla
Online survey runs through Jan. 16, is part of master planning process The Wilsonville Parks and Recreation Department wants your help in determining the future of Memorial Park. And right now…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Just Us Guys of Wilsonville is hosting its first Adult Prom tomorrow night at the McMenamins Old Church in Wilsonville.
December 18, 2014

Tickets still available for first Adult Prom

by Josh Kulla
Proceeds will benefit the May family of Wilsonville and its fight against cancer Wilsonville non-profit group Just Us Guys is hosting its inaugural Adult Prom tomorrow night, Dec. 19, at 6:30…
December 18, 2014

Wilsonville Library closed on Christmas, New Year's Day

by Josh Kulla
Library will close early on Christmas Eve The Wilsonville Public Library announced it will observe the following holiday closure schedule: The library will be closed early - 2 p.m. on Christmas…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED IMAGE - A barn-themed play structure made by Portland firm Columbia Cascade Company, shown here, will soon be put in place at Murase Plaza.
December 17, 2014

Check out the new playground coming to Murase Plaza

by Josh Kulla
A pair of play structures rising above a “safe fall” surface is set to take the place of the aging metal slide, small climbing wall and bark chips at Murase Plaza. The Wilsonville City Council…
December 17, 2014

Police Reports

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Police Department is run under contract with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. All reports listed here are public record and are listed in chronological order. All persons…
December 17, 2014

Stormwater fee hike on council's Jan. 5 agenda

by Josh Kulla
The City Council has at least one New Year’s resolution: to replenish Wilsonville’s nearly depleted stormwater fund. And that means stormwater fee hikes — more than doubling the current…
December 17, 2014

Cities, consultants creating Basalt Creek scenarios

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There are two visions for the Basalt Creek Planning Area, that stretch of about 800 acres between Wilsonville and Tualatin. Wilsonville city leaders want to see industrial uses, while their…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Sgt. Bradley O'Neil and his K9 partner Nero are shown here at a training session; the pair helped in the arrest of a woman Monday who showed up at that training session with an active warrant.
December 16, 2014

K9 units attract wanted woman

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville Police Sgt. and his K9 partner aid in arrest A woman with a warrant out for her arrest decided Monday to check out a CCSO K9 training session in Milwaukie, with predictable results.…
December 10, 2014

Around Wilsonville

by The Spokesman
Mayor welcomes delegation from Myanmar A delegation from Myanmar recently called upon Mayor Tim Knapp. Led by U Kyaw Swar Soe, Chair of the Myanmar Farmers Development Party, the delegation…

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Dec 10, 2014

City set to join renewable power program

by Josh Kulla
11 percent of Wilsonville residences use renewable wind power Wilsonville is exploring joining the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Community program, a move that could mean…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Wilsonville artists (From right) Michele Van Kleef, Naomi LaViolette and Christina Cooper have teamed up for the past five years to bring holiday music to Wilsonville stages.
Dec 10, 2014

Fifth annual Homegrown Christmas set to grace the Old Church

by The Spokesman
Michele Van Kleef, Naomi LaViolette and Christina Cooper team up for holiday concerts Local musical performers Michele Van Kleef, Naomi LaViolette and Christina Cooper will host their fifth…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dana Lionel's Oregon Cat Project on B Avenue included a no-kill shelter, thrift store and cat food bank.
Dec 10, 2014

Cat Project owner faces animal neglect charges

by Saundra Sorenson
Neighbors and supporters of Dana Lionel's Oregon Cat Project were surprised in late September to see an eviction notice posted on the organization’s front door. After all, Lionel claims to have…
Dec 10, 2014

Budget includes money to keep mentally ill out of jail

by Hillary Borrud
Groups that have lobbied for Oregon to expand programs to prevent people with mental illness from cycling through the criminal justice system were encouraged to see funding included in the…
Dec 10, 2014

SMART set to increase price of monthly passes

by Josh Kulla
All-route and 1X passes will increase in price by $10 a month It’s getting tough to keep up with all the changes to routes and services at the South Metro Area Transit agency. Even as…
Dec 10, 2014

Pedestrian river crossing moves forward

by Josh Kulla
City to work with ODOT to find location, design alternatives Wilsonville appears to be making solid progress toward a long-planned bike and pedestrian bridge across the Willamette River. City…
Dec 10, 2014

Governor does math, budgets for education

by Peter Wong
SALEM — Gov. John Kitzhaber proposes close to $1 billion in the state’s next two-year budget to enable children to be ready to learn upon entering school, make progress in reading skills and…
Dec 10, 2014

Big To-do

by The Spokesman
COMMUNITY Local musical performers Michele Van Kleef, Naomi LaViolette and Christina Cooper will host their fifth annual series of Christmas shows, entitled “Homegrown Christmas,” at 7 p.m. on…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY JAIL - Donovan Moon, 30, of Fairview, was sentenced to nearly three years in prison for a Nov. 6 escapade that began in Wilsonville and ended outside Sherwood.
Dec 08, 2014

Man sent to prison for Molotov cocktails, machete threat

by Josh Kulla
A Fairview man will spend 35-months in prison in connection with a Nov. 6 incident in which he threatened a woman in Wilsonville with a machete before engaging police in a high-speed vehicle and…
Dec 03, 2014

Villebois Drive North now open to traffic

by Josh Kulla
The city of Wilsonville announced Nov. 25 that new sections of Villebois Drive North and Costa Circle East are now open in the Villebois neighborhood on the west side of the city. The new, open…




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