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...

Help from above

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

Spread holiday cheer by sharing your holiday family photos with the Wilsonville community in the...

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

It’s no secret: Oregon’s craft brewing industry is booming. And things aren’t...

A closer look at potential benefits of locks reopening

A closer look at potential benefits of locks reopening

A recently released report on the economic potential of the now-closed Willamette Falls Locks...

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December 24, 2014

Charbonneau seniors donate blankets to VA Hospital

by Josh Kulla
Helping Hands group at Spring Ridge Court makes fleece blankets by hand A group of Wilsonville seniors has been working overtime this year to make Christmas a little more joyful for wounded or…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Frog Pond Grange Hall, shown here, could be a key component of future commercial development in the Frog Pond Planning Area.
December 24, 2014

Frog Pond development taking shape as planning unfolds

by Josh Kulla
It might seem like a long time in terms of weeks and months. But in real time, with public involvement overlapping with consultant research and much more, the speed at which the Frog Pond…
December 24, 2014

City moving forwardwith planning for aquatics center

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville City Council has accepted a feasibility study that could pave the way for the city to eventually build a proposed $25.1 million aquatic center. Councilors voted unanimously at…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Cafe Yumm owner Mark Beauchamp was recently honored when his Wilsonville store was named the city's best new business for 2014 by the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce.
December 24, 2014

Chamber announces 'best of' winners

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual members meeting on Dec. 11 at the Al Kader Shrine Center in Wilsonville. The group welcomed 2015 President Eric Postma into his new…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Champoeg State Heritage Area will host a Harvest Festival Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the park southwest of Wilsonville. The event is free to the public with a parking pass and will be centered on the ever-popular apple.
December 24, 2014

Big To-do

by The Spokesman
COMMUNITY Clackamas Community College Wilsonville Campus will be showing the work of artist Jean Thomas from Jan. 12 to March 20 in the gallery area of the main lobby. Thomas uses a variety of…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: METRO - Willamette Falls is the second most powerful waterfall in North America.
December 24, 2014

Public access secured to Willamette Falls

by Pamplin Media Group
As announced at the Metro Council meeting Dec. 11, new agreements with a private developer and Portland General Electric have secured permanent public access to Willamette Falls, the second most…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO JAIME VALDEZ - Traditional Christmas displays and music attract thousands of people to The Grotto's Festival of Lights.
December 24, 2014

Religious yes, churchgoers no

by Jim Redden
Overtly religious signs of the holiday season are everywhere this time of year. They include public displays of Nativity scenes and Hanukkah menorahs, performances of Handel’s Messiah and gospel…
December 24, 2014

Metro Council continues trash talk

by Jennifer Anderson
A month after their “Let’s Talk Trash” film festival, the Metro government is still talking trash. In fact, the public will be hearing much more about how to overhaul the region’s trash network…
December 24, 2014

Tom Maletis presented 2014 LPGA Patty Berg Award

by (none)
Tom Maletis, president of Tournament Golf Foundation (TGF), was presented the 2014 Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Patty Berg Award at the annual year-end 2014 Rolex LPGA Awards…
December 24, 2014

Police Reports

by The Spokesman
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…

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Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The historic 130-year old Frog Pond Church on S.W. Boeckman Road in Wilsonville.
Dec 24, 2014

Frog Pond Church hosting Christmas Eve service

by Josh Kulla
6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve service marks the first public commemoration in many years The old steeple bell at the Frog Pond Church will ring out once again, and the newly restored white doors of…
Dec 22, 2014

We have snow! Some mountain resorts open for skiing

by Kylie Wray
Meadows and Timberline run their lifts, Skibowl waits on more snow Ski Resorts on Mount Hood, and, of course, skiers, are rejoicing in the fact that the ski season is finally kicking off, just…
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.
Dec 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.
Dec 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…
Dec 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.
Dec 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…
Dec 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…
Dec 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…
Dec 17, 2014

Cities, consultants creating Basalt Creek scenarios

by (none)
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.
Dec 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.…




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