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Sports

Week 3 high school football scores are here

September 20, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
Check out all the big scores and results from the third week of the high school season

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games from Sept. 14

September 17, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
Big winners from the second week included Sherwood, Scappoose, Tualatin, Barlow and Lake Oswego

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Education

Clackamas Community College rolls out the wire

September 19, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Clara Howell
CCC adds electrician apprenticeship to address need for skilled trade workers

Leveling the playing field

September 19, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Clara Howell
New Three Rivers Charter School administrator creates a united environment

Opinion

To our daughter, on her first day of preschool

September 20, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Pampha and Som Subedi
You are American-born and all career paths are open to you. If you don't see the job you want, create one.

Legends of the fall

September 19, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Kay Jewett
In case you think that I'm impossibly uncoordinated, let me just mention that I have actually stayed on several uncooperative horses without mishap.
  • When does thrift stop making sense?

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    While I'm thrifty enough to save my cotton Q-tips if I only use one end I also purchase $4 fancy espresso drinks when I like plain old…
  • Speaking in moo

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    As it happened, at that time in Scotland there were no supermarkets as we know them. There was the butcher, the fishmonger and the canned…
  • Labor Day: Workers must stand together for change

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We know through polling conducted in 2017 that union favorability is at its highest in over a decade, because more workers see the power in…
  • Paid family leave good for small businesses

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We need politicians to stop listening to big corporations and start taking direction from their constituents, including Main Street…
  • Back into the fray

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    I believed that in my lifetime I could play a role in my community, and my country, progressively becoming more equitable, more tolerant,…
  • King City joins Wilsonville in boundary expansion

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Given the severity of the housing affordability crisis, we urge the Metro Council to support our proposal to increase the regional housing…
  • Defining what we love about Oregon

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Land use planning may not seem exciting or sexy. Without it, though, what we have all come to appreciate as the uniqueness of life in…
  • Tolls must be used to add capacity first

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We aren't ready to rule out congestion pricing, but we do agree that a primary purpose for tolls should be new capacity
  • Tolling is a sensible congestion solution

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Pricing highways also provides highway planners and policymakers signals about where additional capacity is needed, and provides a funding…
  • Aurora airport expansion carries negative impacts

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    what the elected leaders of Wilsonville and Clackamas County stopped by their intervention was yet another attempt to expand the Aurora…
  • Setting an example for the world

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Our work is a labor of love because we love our country and believe we are playing a vital role in our democracy.
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Kiwanis Fun Run supporters want to see it return in 2019 to hoardes of expecting children
  • Catching up at Coffee Creek

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    On this one weekend a year, inmates get to see their kids without the hindrance of bars and other barriers getting in the way
  • Wyden should support bill that will protect legacy musicians

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    I have attended too many benefit concerts for friends who are unable to afford their medical bills as they've gotten older
  • Independent party must prove viability

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    We don't blame the IPO for using this unexpected bit of leverage. After all, the political deck in Oregon is stacked heavily in favor of…
  • Bumper to bumper

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    I now plan my outings according to rush hour. The problem is, it's beginning to feel like rush hour never truly ends. It's just less rushed…
  • Metro housing bond needs more work

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Metro believes you will vote for this measure because 'somebody needs to do something' about the housing crisis. Don't buy it.
  • Have good names in mind if you're going to baby sale

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Verzenio, I continue, had a certain hoity-toity appeal, but we finally decided that the poor kid would be linked with Shakespeare in the…
  • Letter to the editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The flow of information is unprecedented. This requires heightened discernment to wade through information,
  • Get involved in transit planning

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    I both anticipate and fret about the continued growth in our region as we welcome thousands of new arrivals to live in more apartments,…
  • Uh-oh, the skeletons are out of the closet

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The event would always start slowly but would gradually pick up momentum and become more animated as tongues were loosened by the unending…
  • Reconsidering some past stubbornness

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    For the better part of my life when I have contemplated getting older I have strongly declared my opposition to moving into any kind of…
  • CITIZEN'S VIEW: PERS Pac-Man eats teacher salaries

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Oregon basically has to charge our teachers $7,398 a year to cover our unfunded PERS liabilities
  • The happy camper

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Columnist Kay Jewett reminisces about her experiences at summer camp in Michigan

Sustainable Life

Help protect vital wetlands

September 20, 2018 Steve Law
Wetlands & Wellies, the annual fundraiser for The Wetlands Conservancy, comes Oct. 14 to Southeast Portland.

The price of Oregon's failed cougar management

September 20, 2018 Steven Brown
State initiative to ban use of hounds to hunt cougars has led to growth in the predator's numbers.

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Your Child's Dental Emergency

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4th of July Safety Tips For Your Pet

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Taking Care of Baby Teeth

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Teeth Bleaching: What to expect

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