Wilsonville: The perfect community to raise a family

Wilsonville: The perfect community to raise a family

Scott and Tina Starr settled in Wilsonville more than two decades ago Editor's note: Due to...

Wilsonville joins chorus against industrial lands bill

Wilsonville joins chorus against industrial lands bill

SB 716 would allow "large lot industrial" parcels outside the current UGB system Wilsonville...

Wilsonville seeks to ramp up development fees

Wilsonville seeks to ramp up development fees

Rates have not been raised since 2007 City councilors on April 6 heard a proposal to raise...

Swimming safer

Swimming safer

After losing his son in a drowning accident, Brad Holly and his family have started a new program...

Familiar face returns to lead Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

Familiar face returns to lead Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

Rob Persson replaces Heidi Steward as Coffee Creek superintendent For Rob Persson, returning to...

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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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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April 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…
April 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.
April 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…
April 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,…
April 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…
April 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…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The UPStealth is made up of numerous individual nickel-zinc battery cells and comes in 250 and 500 watt configurations from Blue Earths Wilsonville factory.
April 08, 2015

Blue Earth introduces groundbreaking battery technology

by Josh Kulla
As usual, some of the coolest and most innovative things happening in engineering today are taking place behind closed doors. And when it comes to the world of traffic safety, that point where…
April 08, 2015

School bond refi results in million-dollar savings

by Kate Hoots
West Linn-Wilsonville School District restructures debt, reduces interest payments by $10.4 million over life of bonds A well-timed refinance of debt from a 2008 capital improvement bond will…

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Apr 08, 2015

Police Reports

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Police Department operates under contract with the City of Wilsonville. All reports listed here are public record and are in chronological order. All persons named therein are…
Apr 08, 2015

Wilsonville celebrates 17 years as a 'Tree City'

by Josh Kulla
April 11 tree-planting event also honors Oregon Arbor Week The City of Wilsonville will celebrate Oregon Arbor Week by planting trees in Memorial Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 11.…
Apr 08, 2015

Excellent java found at Water Avenue

by Barb Randall
It’s called a number of names: Joe, mud, Pentecostal whiskey. It has fancy monikers, too, like café, java and demitasse. Whatever name you give it, lowly or highbrow, people around the world…
Apr 08, 2015

News Briefs

by The Spokesman
Canby artist featured at Wilsonville Library The Wilsonville Library April Artist of the Month is Canby artist Jennifer Benz. You might recognize her beadwork from previous displays at the…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Hand2Mouth cast member Julie Hammond gets motivational with Coffee Creek Correctional Facility inmates during the theater groups recent performance at the Wilsonville prison.
Apr 07, 2015

Theater group gives 'Pep Talk' at Coffee Creek

by Josh Kulla
This was no ordinary stage production. But then, Coffee Creek Correctional Facility is no ordinary venue for Portland’s Hand2Mouth theatre group —- and when they first stepped through the gates…
Apr 07, 2015

Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs seeks award…

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs (CCTCA) is seeking nominations from the public recognizing individuals and businesses that make a positive impact on the county’s tourism industry.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bill Leach's photography captures the landscapes of Oregon.
Apr 06, 2015

Bill Leach photography on display at CCC Wilsonville

by Josh Kulla
A photo exhibit of historic landscapes and images by retired dean of Campus Services Bill Leach will be on display in the commons area of the CCC Wilsonville Training Center from March 30…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Security issues could make some vital state websites vulnerable to hackers or cybercrime, according to tests by the Pamplin Media Group/EO Media Group Capital Bureau in Salem.
Apr 03, 2015

Vital state websites a click away from security vulnerabilities

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Oregonians who used state websites to pay child support, file unemployment claims and renew their vehicle registration in recent months were vulnerable to attackers who could intercept…
Apr 03, 2015

Wilsonville opens online survey for Frog Pond concept plan

by Josh Kulla
The public is invited to participate in a City of Wilsonville online open house and survey on the draft concept plan for the Frog Pond planning area east of the city. The open house and survey…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY JAIL - SIALE SAILI
Apr 03, 2015

Holiday Inn rampage leads to man's arrest

by Josh Kulla
Video shows man throwing bar stools at the bar and bartender A California man was arrested and faces multiple criminal charges after he allegedly trashed the bar at the Holiday Inn South during…




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