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Sports

Unbeaten Wildcats claim several all-league honors

December 10, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Sports Tanner Russ
After the team's dominant regular season run, Wilsonville received more than 20 NWOC distinctions

Wilsonville poised for success

December 05, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Sports Tanner Russ
Girls basketball should compete for league title, will have to overcome La Salle Prep

Friends to Follow

Social media posts from your local merchants

Education

Being a teen and missing school: a sickening combo

December 05, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Alyson Johnston
I get scared of missing important material, so I will suffer through the school day

Connected within the world

December 05, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Clara Howell
Arts and Technology High School students give back to the community by volunteering

Opinion

Keep the kicker, pay down PERS

December 07, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Pamplin Media Group
The PERS crisis is gobbling up money that should be spent on teachers, textbooks and fixing defective water faucets

Does Wilsonville need these bridges?

December 05, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Doris Wehler
Why in the world is our City Council spending $1.5 million to buy land that may never be used?
  • Letters to the editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The ironically named 'Accurate Labels Act,' uses outdated thinking and ignores the latest science linking toxic chemicals found in products…
  • Going home

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    My child's eye sees where the farmhouse my father built, the one that I grew up in, once stood.
  • Share your holiday greetings

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The Spokesman compiles the cards into one giant holiday greeting card from the community!
  • They put turn signals in your car for a reason

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    An aggravatingly high percentage of drivers on the road have demonstrated (and continue to demonstrate every day) that they have no idea…
  • TriMet heading down a costly road with its electric buses

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The buses must be charged from the utility grid, which is powered mostly by coal and natural gas.
  • Ouster of Rep. Vial hurts all of Oregon

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Decades ago, Oregon was famous for pragmatic, consensus-building Republicans like Mark O. Hatfield and Tom McCall. They made civility the…
  • Addressing myths about PERS

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Yes, some local entities are really suffering because of PERS obligations. The payroll costs of benefits are affecting the availability of…
  • Alexa, turn up the heat

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Ten to fifteen percent energy savings was the general claim being made for a switch to smart technology.
  • Where has our civility gone?

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    For the most part, we were civil, respected each other, and most often were able to find topics we could agree on and move forward.
  • In hot market, job hunt can still go cold

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    To call attention to the employment challenges of people with disabilities, October was slated as National Disability Employment Awareness…
  • Our Opinion: It's finally over. What did we learn?

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Democrats will start 2019 with their much-coveted supermajorities in the state House and Senate, meaning they can raise taxes and fees…
  • Here's a recap of our endorsements

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Pamplin Media Group's choices in state, regional and local campaigns, including candidates and ballot measrues
  • State could use more creative tension

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Oregon voters only need to look back to the 2011 legislative session - when the Oregon House was divided 30-30 between Democrats and…
  • Community means all of us

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    David Davis is a strong, clear voice advocating for those who currently face the socio-economic challenges my mom once did.
  • Candidates should have facts about pedestrian bridge

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    It is abhorrent that people run for the office of city councilor with this little information.
  • Letters to the Editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Hear from your neighbors about the upcoming mid-term elections -- and how they suggest you vote
  • Guide the changes in Wilsonville

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We should also have the courage to invite and vote for new city council leadership with fresh ideas and energy
  • Letters to the editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Dont' forget to vote by Nov. 6 and don't forget to do your research and vote informed!
  • Vial, Neron good choices for Legislature

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Vial turned in perhaps the most impressive first term by a state legislator we have seen in a while. Despite being a freshman in the…
  • Keep City Council in balance with your votes

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Lehan for knowledge, temperment; Budiao for community voice, public service spirit
  • The search for civility

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    When people from both the right and the left disparage each other mercilessly and often without forethought, it is hard not to feel that…
  • Affordable housing crunch requires regional solution

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    There are not enough homes that are affordable for people who live and work in our region, especially those earning close to minimum wage.
  • Our Opinion: Affordable housing bond needs work

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We agree that lack of available affordable housing is a regional issue, but we're not convinced that turning Metro into a regional…
  • Letters to the Editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Wilsonville voters: Your fellow citizens have suggestions for your election ballot

Sustainable Life

TriMet using hawks to stop poop from 10,000 crows

December 09, 2018 Zane Sparling
The regional transit agency spends $1.5 million a year cleaning up the transit mall in Portland.

State upholds approval of Grand Ronde fishing platform

December 08, 2018 Patrick Malee
Department of State Lands said concerns raised by the other tribes and PGE deserve consideration.

Insiders

The BUZZ about electric toothbrushes

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Winter driving

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Traveling with pets

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Halloween and Sugar: setting limits and routine with your sugar monster

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Under the hood: tune-ups

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Halloween Hazards

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Getting the most out of your dental insurance

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Rain: preparing your car for wet weather

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Being Safe in the Water with Algae Blooms

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Words of Wisdom

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Know your limits with auto repair

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Are you prepared?

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Has your cat been to the vet recently?

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Your Child's Dental Emergency

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How to Speak Mechanic-ese

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