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Sports

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

Wilsonville girl's lacrosse garners all-state, all-league honors

June 12, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Sports Tanner Russ
To cap off a 10-7 season, the Wildcats earned recognition for their high scoring offense and GPA's

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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

EARTHTALK: Reviving bee population

June 23, 2018 Doug Moss and Roddy Scheer, EarthTalk
Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help bees back from massive die-offs in recent years?-Bill Gorman, Albuquerque, NM

Novick hired as environmental specialist at Oregon justice department

June 22, 2018 Jim Redden
The NYU State Impact Center selected the department of the two-year grant-funded position in December.

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