Wilsonville photographer wins Kodak Award

Wilsonville photographer wins Kodak Award

John Naccarato's portrait of a model atop a vintage plane has extra meaning You certainly...

On a roll

On a roll

A Wilsonville teen's senior project has morphed into a longboard manufacturing business The...

Bringing art to the community

Bringing art to the community

Editor’s note: As the Wilsonville Rotary Club’s Heart of Gold event approaches, the...

Economic growth sets new records for Wilsonville

Economic growth sets new records for Wilsonville

Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp used his recent State of The City speech to talk about not just the...

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Trudy's Living Room focuses on relationships and community

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SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Duckworth property includes a half-dozen abandoned mobile homes like the one pictured here. Owner Michael Duckworth must have these and other debris cleaned up as a condition of the sale of the land to the City.
March 05, 2015

Wilsonville to buy $1.1 million Willamette riverfront property

by Josh Kulla
3.5 acre former trailer park sits next to city park, sewer treatment plant The City of Wilsonville moved to add a valuable piece of Willamette riverfront property for future parks use Monday, as…
March 04, 2015

Communications plan focuses on evolving technology

by Josh Kulla
When it comes to communicating with the public, the city of Wilsonville has many different goals in mind. But one of the biggest is simply working to avoid springing big surprises on the…
March 04, 2015

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 in chronological order. All persons named…
March 04, 2015

Coffee Creek names Persson new superintendent

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville prison names second top officer in a month The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC), announced two changes March 4 to the Operations Division management team. Named were Rob…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Flowers were left on the sign in front of West Linn High School, where students and staff are mourning the loss of Cooper Hill and Antonio Caballero.
March 04, 2015

West Linn mourns the deaths of two WLHS students

by Patrick Malee and Kate Hoots
Less than a year after losing two teens in a car crash, West Linn is reeling once again in the face of tragedy. West Linn High School students Cooper Hill and Antonio Caballero were killed in a…
March 04, 2015

Richardson speaks out about political scandal

by Jim Redden
Dennis Richardson has not said much publicly since Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber defeated him to win re-election last year. But the former Republican state legislator recently appeared on “Terry…
March 04, 2015

Do you know an 'Amazing Kid?'

by (none)
Know a stand-out Wilsonville kid who deserves kudos? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you. The Spokesman is now accepting nominations for boys and girls — from elementary school students to…
March 04, 2015

News Briefs

by Josh Kulla
Pay off Wilsonville library fines with food donations The Wilsonville Public Library is holding a Food for Fines promotion during the month of March, where those who owe money for late book…
March 04, 2015

Coffee Creek cosmetology program grows

by The Spokesman
Opportunities for women in medium custody at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility to earn cosmetology certification have expanded with the Feb. 19 grand opening of renovated space for the program.…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - Loop Hi-Way Towing spent Feb. 24 off the side of a teep embankment near Corbett extracting two of five abandoned vehicles. This 1982 Volkswagen Rabbit had been there for 30 years.
March 04, 2015

Corbett's cliffside conundrum

by Katy Sword
More than 200 feet down an embankment, near the Angels Rest trailhead, a 1982 Volkswagen Rabbit spent 30 years burrowing into the landscape between two trees. Further down the precipice, a 2007…

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Mar 04, 2015

Governor sets goals, ready to make her mark

by Peter Wong
While Gov. Kate Brown shares the goals of improving the education of students and economic prospects of communities, she’s likely to put her own stamp on initiatives advanced by her predecessor.…
Mar 03, 2015

Mentor Graphics acquires competitor

by Josh Kulla
Mentor Graphics Corp. announced March 3 it has acquired the business assets of Tanner EDA, a leading tool provider for the design, layout and verification of analog/mixed-signal (AMS) and MEMS…
Mar 02, 2015

Wilsonville Library holding food for book fines promotion

by Josh Kulla
Every donated item earns $1 reduction in a person's fines The Wilsonville Public Library is holding a Food for Fines promotion during the month of March, where those who owe money for late book…
Feb 26, 2015

City, state work together to keep manufacturer

by Josh Kulla
TE Connectivity may be anonymous, but it accounts for hundreds of local jobs Wilsonville recently scored a bit of a business coup, with the retention of a relatively anonymous, but key local…
Feb 26, 2015

Jeanne Carver to speak at antique spinning wheel showcase

by Josh Kulla
The Aurora Colony Handspinners Guild will host Jeanne Carver as featured speaker during its annual Antique Spinning Wheel Showcase, March 14 at the Old Aurora Colony Museum in Aurora. Carver and…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: DANNY ABREGO/WILSONVILLE ROTARY - John Budaio has served in three branches of the military and is now a local Boy Scout troop leader.
Feb 25, 2015

Wilsonville vet is dedicated to service

by Josh Kulla
Editor’s note: As the Wilsonville Rotary Club’s Heart of Gold event approaches, the Spokesman is profiling each of the nominees for the Heart of the City honor that will be awarded at that…
Feb 25, 2015

City of Wilsonville to offer teen driving safety training for…

by Josh Kulla
March 3 session will be held at Wilsonville City Hall On Tuesday, March 3, the City of Wilsonville is hosting a “Train the Trainers” workshop for teen-driver safety advocates in partnership with…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Janna Hoehn stands in front of a display for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Funds Faces Never Forgotten project to honor soldiers who died in Vietnam.
Feb 25, 2015

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund trying to put faces to names of…

by Raymond Rendleman
Veterans advocacy groups are trying to obtain a photo of every soldier whose name is etched on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., all 58,300 of them. To date, Vietnam Veterans…
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Feb 25, 2015

West Linn lawmaker introduces ethics, campaign reform bills

by Patrick Malee
On Monday in Salem, Oregon House Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn) introduced a series of bills that would significantly alter what she termed as “antiquated” state ethics and campaign laws. The…
Feb 25, 2015

In first press conference, Brown outlines her views

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that she will continue Oregon’s moratorium on executions, a policy initiated in 2011 by former Gov. John Kitzhaber. Oregon needs to have “a broader…




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