This week in Wilsonville History
Jan. 20, 1988
Plans to build a new post office building in Wilsonville were put on hold when the U.S. Postal Service initiated a moratorium on new capital expenses.
The post office had recently been forced to lease extra space due to cramped quarters caused by Wilsonville's growth and more postal routes.
Jan. 21, 1998
Wilsonville City Council, faced with applications for two new apartment complexes (Marcia's Vineyard Village and White Oak Village, both near Elligsen Road and Canyon Creek North), were required to interpret a section of the city's Comprehensive Plan requiring "balanced housing." The 1987 rule was made to ensure no part of the city had exclusive multi-family or single-family housing. City staff recommended the council waive the rule for the apartments.
Jan. 23, 2008
Sonic Drive-In announced its intention to open an establishment in Wilsonville, prompting so much enthusiasm the news made the front page of the newspaper.
Republican candidate to the Oregon House of Representatives Mark Wingard revealed that seven years earlier he pleaded guilty to charges of misdemeanor assault charges against his son. Wingard was running for the district representing Wilsonville.