Baby born in the bathroom

Baby born in the bathroom

Emily and Anthony Newbold of Wilsonville welcomed their second daughter Avenly into the world...

Kiwanis Kids Fun Run 2015

Kiwanis Kids Fun Run 2015

Wilsonville held its 12th annual Kiwanis Fun Run Saturday, July 25, and as many as 800 kids were...

After 31 years with city, Staten calling it quits

After 31 years with city, Staten calling it quits

Engineer has seen Wilsonville turn from rural town to prosperous city On July 31, Dee Staten will...

Inaugural Leadership Academy a resounding success

Wilsonville's first Leadership Academy class graduated in June Over the past decade the city of...

School District's bond money hard at work

School District's bond money hard at work

West Linn-Wilsonville School District makes progress on bond projects With the start of school...

Murase Park gets facelift

Murase Park gets facelift

City Officials gathered at Murase Park Thursday to unveil new, improved play equipment It was...

Will you be ready when The Big One hits?

Will you be ready when The Big One hits?

For one night, American Red Cross's 'Camp Prepare!' will show you what it's like to live off a...

Former Wilsonvilleiconic house celebrates

Former Wilsonvilleiconic house celebrates

Wright's only house in Oregon now sits at the Oregon Gardens in Silverton Unbeknownst to many...

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Kiwanis Kids Fun Run

12th annual Kiwanis Kids Fun Run returned July 25


 


Wilsonville's Latest News

July 30, 2015

Wilsonville Library open late as "cooling center" July 30 and 31

by Jake Bartman
Other locations also open late; Clackamas County health officials offer tips The Wilsonville Public Library will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. both today (July 30) and Friday the…
July 29, 2015

No resolution to marijuana question yet

by Jake Bartman
City Council must decide whether to refer matter to voters In the wake of the passage of Measure 91, which legalized recreational marijuana use throughout Oregon, the City of Wilsonville has yet…
July 29, 2015

Spokesman Story Sleuth

by (none)
Those of us who live in Oregon know that we have a strong civic streak, performing public service, running for office and helping our neighbors. Did you know that last year Oregon ranked 7th in…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Villebois Plaza was completed with funds from the West Side Plan Area Urban Renewal District.
July 29, 2015

West Side Urban Renewal District reaches max indebtedness

by Andrew Kilstrom
City Council approves loan to make West Side Plan Area's total indebtedness $40 million The West Side Plan Area, Wilsonville's urban renewal district located west of Interstate 5, officially…
July 29, 2015

Tourism Committee seeks new members

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville accepting applications for 7 new committee members The recently created Wilsonville Tourism Promotion Committee is looking for seven volunteer applicants to round out its committee…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville City Manager Bryan Cosgrove
July 29, 2015

Questions, concerns remain after gavel falls

by Jake Bartman
Leaders recap, reflect on 2015 wins and losses Following a drama-filled session, started under a cloud of scandals involving then-Gov. John Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature finally adjoined…
July 29, 2015

Genealogist offers free help finding a missing person

by Jake Bartman
Library talk on Aug. 1 will help folks find birth parents or missing family members On Saturday, Aug. 1, the Wilsonville Public Library will host a free talk by genealogist Connie Lenzen…
PAMPLIN MEDIA FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville's Fun in the Park returns and (nearly) everything is free.
July 29, 2015

Wilsonville offers Fun in the Park

by Spokesman staff
If you want to be involved in Wilsonville’s annual Fun in the Park event this weekend, you need to bring the fun. And if you’re attending, bring something to carry it all home. “Vendors who…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
July 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
Jake Bartman
July 22, 2015

Paper welcomes new team members

by Jake Bartman
Finally, the Wilsonville Spokesman editorial team is in place. After what seemed like an eternity to Spokesman publisher J. Brian Monihan, your local newspaper now has a fully staffed news team…

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ANDREW KILSTROM - Wilsonville residents line the sidewalks of Courtside Park to talk to local Wilsonville agencies.
Jul 22, 2015

Wilsonville brings supper to the community

by Andrew Kilstrom
City officials visit local neighborhoods for good food, healthy discussion When people think of their local city council members, chances are they think of professional clothing, fancy…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Mayors Yoichiro Iino and Bill Stark sign the sister city agreement in Council Chambers on Monday, October 17, 1988.
Jul 22, 2015

Sister City Association seeks host families

by Jake Bartman
As fall approaches, the Wilsonville Sister City Association is once again on the lookout for families to host a delegation of students from Kitakata, Japan. Past delegations have included 16…
Jul 22, 2015

Kiwanis Club set to host annual Kids Fun Run

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville Kiwanis Club expects its biggest turnout yet for Saturday's event The Wilsonville Kiwanis Club is back with another installment of its annual Kids Fun Run, which expects to be bigger…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The open house's main attraction is a hayride across the 160-acre farm complete with educational lessons along the way.
Jul 22, 2015

NWREC provides education at upcoming open house

by Andrew Kilstrom
Oregon State's extension center will open its doors to the public July 29 For almost 60 years North Willamette Research and Extension Center – an Oregon State University farming research…
Jul 22, 2015

Family Preservation Program returns to Coffee Creek

by Andrew Kilstrom
The signing of Bill 5507 renews FPP for YWCA of Greater Portland Senate Bill 5507 will be signed by Governor Kate Brown in the coming weeks, which means the Family Preservation Project will…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - If it's summer, it must be time for Rotary Summertime Concerts, in Wilsonville's Town Center Park.
Jul 22, 2015

Big To-Do

by Pamplin Media Group
Wednesday, July 22 DEVELOPMENT: Wilsonville’s Development Review Board Panel B meets at 6:30 p.m., public welcome. Willamette River Room, City Hall, 29799 SW Town Center, Loop E. See…
Jul 21, 2015

Summit to prepare county for disaster

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas Fire and the Clackamas County Office of Emergency Management will host the first-ever Community Emergency Response Team summit this weekend. The summit is intended to improve…
Jul 17, 2015

Wilsonville pursuit ends in crash

by Pamplin Media Group
Suspects reported to be entering homes under construction About 3:20 a.m. Friday, July 17, deputies with the Wilsonville Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle with the occupants…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Ethan Fanelli, 10, of Wilsonville builds a bee's nest at Saturday's Graham Oaks Nature Park. Families from all over came to Saturday's event hosted by Metro at Graham Oaks Nature Park. Nature-themed activities and tours were held to introduce visitors to the 250-acre site, which contains a white oak savanna, wetlands and wooded riparian zones.
Jul 15, 2015

Fun timeat Graham Oaks Nature Park

by Andrew Kilstrom
A Korean War memorial ceremony will begin at 10 am. at Wilsonville's Town Center Park
Jul 15, 2015

Big To-Do

by (none)
Thursday, July 16 MORNING SPARK: Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting and ‘morning spark’ at Portera on the Grove, 8945 SW Ash Meadows Circle, from 7:30-9 p.m. Call Brandi…




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