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Sports

Oregon Sports Awards ready to honor the state's best athletes

June 20, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
The event is slated for tonight (Wednesday, June 20) at Nike World Headquarters

Football Slideshow: 2018 Les Schwab Bowl

June 18, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
The North defense carries the day in its 24-7 win over the South team on Saturday

Friends to Follow

Social media posts from your local merchants

Education

A balancing act

June 22, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Brandon Kyung
It is never wise to completely sacrifice a social life, education, or involvement in activities

Pace yourself

June 21, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Clara Howell
Fifth-graders celebrated their final stretch by walking to Wood to mark the end of their time in primary school

Opinion

Thank you, Senator Merkley

June 21, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Linda Clark-Traeger
The current actions of taking the children of immigrants crossing the border from their mothers is beyond all human decency

8 questions citizens need answered

June 20, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Mike Taylor
Editor's note: West Linn resident Mike Taylor submitted a series of eight questions for the West Linn-Wilsonville School District; following his queries are responses by WL-WV Superintendent Kathy Ludwig. Questions and answers have been edited for brevity and clarity.
  • Policy of separating families at border is 'zero humanity'

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Sen. Jeff Merkley asks: What nation can justify inflicting harm on children to discourage parents from exercising the international right…
  • The Cherished Letter

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    While it's hard to say goodbye to these three important people in my life, because of their letters, I truly think that they are all okay…
  • Metro's new role in housing crisis

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    For this effort to succeed, voters and local officials in all the cities will need to commit to the idea that the affordable housing crisis…
  • Canby Ferry bridge would hurt West Linn and area

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    If a bridge is built, it will carry thousands more cars a day and many of those will funnel down Pete's Mountain and land in front of…
  • Our Opinion: Track ADU law for effectiveness

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    ADUs offer a desirable alternative to traditional forms of rental housing. The region has numerous inner-city high-rises and large suburban…
  • Police in schools counterproductive

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Due to the unjust discipline practices, resource officers deter many students from being engaged in school. These practices undermine the…
  • Hangin' with Methuselah

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Besides imagining what life must have been like for her, learning about her set me to thinking about the prospect of getting old.
  • Teach students practical skills they'll use as adults

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Family Life Education and other practical arts, cultural arts (such as Music and Art) and Physical Education will keep students in school,
  • Just Another Point of View: Still searching for a school mascot that won't offend

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Even in cases where the offensive mascot name was the idea of the very people involved, the rest of us have decided to bless the issue with…
  • Brown, Buehler, show us your vision

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    It was not that long ago that socially moderate Republicans and fiscally conservative Democrats helped force debate and compromise on a…
  • We're not yet prepared for next big disaster

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    While people and organizations are trained and ready to respond, the difficult truth is that only a small amount of our public and private…
  • Of robots and cats

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    By the time my wife arrived home, I had sent Miles out on several test missions and personally observed his cunning cleaning skills
  • It's all in the genes

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Let's face it, when you think about all those generations of progeny, you have to realize that there's always the chance of some pretty…
  • Letters to the Editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    I'm talking about the distribution of 'unsaleable' bakery goods to the elderly and those on a fixed income.
  • Concussion effort needs schools' help

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We think that the safety of kids who play sports is important. We don't think we're alone, and that's why we think we ought to have the…
  • Adjust approach to sea lions in Willamette River

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We need to adopt a rational approach, whereby seals and the various species of sea lions will be managed, but not destroyed
  • Letters to the editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Cast your ballot by May 15 for this primary; no local issues for Wilsonville but plenty of regional and state concerns on ballot
  • Buck has earned a seat on Metro Council

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    In a race where the philosophical differences are imperceptible and every resume is impressive, we believe voters must look at leadership…
  • Just Another Point of View: A few things I don't understand

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    These are by no means all the things I don't understand. I could fill an encyclopedia with the complete list.
  • Letters to the editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Having been a volunteer at CCCF since they opened in 2002 I have seen many women successfully turn their lives around.
  • New bike event coming to Wilsonville, surrounding area

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    This summer the affair includes a single bicycle event to start small and build a successful track record.
  • Oregon deserves accountable representatives

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We must find and elect candidates who refuse to accept special interest money because they want to represent the people equally.
  • Clackamas County needs trust in county clerk

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    It is past time voters retire the current clerk.Clackamas County needs someone in that job who knows what they're doing.
  • Don't be an egghead; be part of the solution

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Really, the future of the community egg hunt will be controlled by the community.

Sustainable Life

A forest full of food

June 21, 2018 Hailey Stewart
Winslow Food Forest will host classes on creating food forests in urban settings.

MORE RIDE SERVICES, MORE CONGESTION?

June 21, 2018 Steve Law
Portland is launching a study of how Uber and Lyft contribute to the city's increasingly clogged traffic, but studies and anecdotal data show they are contributing to the problem and weakening transit use.

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Teeth Bleaching: What to expect

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