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Wilsonville's Latest Opinions

October 15, 2014

Measure 92 doesn't deliver

by Ruth Carey
As a nutritionist and dietitian for 30 years, I understand how important it is for food labels to be accurate and reliable so that consumers can make informed decisions about the foods they buy.…
October 15, 2014

Ignore the scare tactics, yes on 92

by Julie Crosse
You’ve probably seen the barrage of attack ads from the No on Measure 92 campaign. The chemical conglomerates and big out-of-state corporations that earn billions in profits from the sale of…
October 15, 2014

Governor's race offers poor choices

by Editorial board
Many Oregon voters, we suspect, are uninspired by their options in the gubernatorial race. We know we are. Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat running for an unprecedented fourth term, has not…
October 01, 2014

Open primary appeals to more voters

by Editorial board
Ballot Measure 90 — the open primary initiative — won’t cure all afflictions that plague the election process in Oregon and elsewhere, but it would give more people the chance to participate in…
October 01, 2014

City needs input on how to pay for aquatics center

by Craig Faiman
We in Wilsonville first learned that an aquatic and recreation center was the most desired recreation facility, after nature trails, in the voter surveys to inform the parks master plan…
October 01, 2014

Letter to the Editor

by The Spokesman
School bond will ensure safe schools, low class sizes I am writing in support of the West Linn -Wilsonville School District’s capital construction bond and local option levy. As a parent of…
September 10, 2014

Let us know what's in our food

by Anne and Rene Berblinger
Family farmers worry about the potential contamination of crops with genetically engineered pollen or seed As Oregon family farmers, we enthusiastically support the ballot measure to label…
September 10, 2014

CCC bond measure is well-planned and necessary

by Jeanne Magmer
I am supporting the Clackamas Community College bond measure in November for the following reasons: * It’s a good plan based on what our community wants from its college. * It adds classrooms…
September 10, 2014

If you can't laugh at things, why go on?

by Mikel Kelly
On more than one occasion last week, I was reminded about the importance of laughing. The first instance came up during a talk I was giving to the Gresham Lions Club about this column thing I do…
September 03, 2014

City acts responsibly in useof urban renewal tool

by Tim Knapp
The Wilsonville City Council is taking action now to close-down three of six “TIF Zones,” which are the city’s voter-approved, single-property urban renewal districts. The TIF Zones were…

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