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The Wilsonville Police Department operates under contract with the city of Wilsonville. All...

World of Speed to open doors Friday

World of Speed to open doors Friday

With mere days until its grand opening, things are getting hectic around the new World of Speed...

Hungry for a cause

Hungry for a cause

Community of Hope Church youth group members will join students throughout the world this...

Retirement at the Grove

Retirement at the Grove

Portera at the Grove is not your grandmother’s retirement home. Unless, that is, grandma is...

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...

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 22, 2015

Big To-do

by The Spokesman
Thursday, April 23 LIVE JAZZ: Rebecca Hardiman and Tom Grant will perform at Restaurant Five-O-Three in West Linn, 21900 Willamette Drive No. 201, from 7 to 10 pm. Info: restaurant503.com…
April 22, 2015

Ultimate New Home showcase features stops in Wilsonville

by The Spokesman
Have you ever found yourself heading to open houses, with no intention of buying a new home, just to check out the latest in home design? If so, the Ultimate New Home Showcase is for you. The…
April 20, 2015

Clackamas Community College to get start on bond projects

by Raymond Rendleman
With voters in the Clackamas Community College district approving a $90 million bond measure in November to update and modernize college recources, planning now is underway to construct and…
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…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: STARR FAMILY - Scott and Tina Starr with their children Sammy, Kelsey and Kayleah.
April 15, 2015

Wilsonville: The perfect community to raise a family

by Josh Kulla
Scott and Tina Starr settled in Wilsonville more than two decades ago Editor's note: Due to unforeseen circumstances out of the control of editorial staff, the Perspective issue referenced on…
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,…

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Apr 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…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Brothers Tom and Chris Maletis own Langdon Farms Golf Club, shown here, and are currently supporting proposed Senate Bill 716, which would allow properties between 150 and acres in size to be designated as large lot industrial for development purposes. Opponents of the bill are convinced that Langdon Farms is the primary target of the bill.
Apr 15, 2015

Wilsonville joins chorus against industrial lands bill

by Josh Kulla
SB 716 would allow "large lot industrial" parcels outside the current UGB system Wilsonville officials have joined forces with the agricultural community to fight a proposed state senate bill…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Maddie Holly, pictured with parents Brad and Samantha Holly, is wearing an iSwimband. The Hollys have launched Swim Safe Swim Aware, a local program to keep kids safer during pool parties and other gatherings in and around water.
Apr 15, 2015

Swimming safer

by Kelsey O'Halloran
After losing his son in a drowning accident, Brad Holly and his family have started a new program to keep kids safe in the water. During the past five years, Brad Holly and his family have found…
Apr 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 - Rob Persson, the new superintendent at the Coffee Creek, initially set out to be a teacher but switched to law enforcement two decades ago after a ride-along with a police officer.
Apr 15, 2015

Familiar face returns to lead Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

by Josh Kulla
Rob Persson replaces Heidi Steward as Coffee Creek superintendent For Rob Persson, returning to Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville is like coming home again. Persson was recently…
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.
Apr 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…
Apr 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…
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…




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