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Don't let 'tsunami' wash over Willamette Valley

Don't let 'tsunami' wash over Willamette Valley

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
These new designs modify formerly efficient hull shapes and create fuel-guzzling crafts that generate immense waves as they plow through the water
Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
We had a wonderful 10-day visit where students stayed with host families and experienced American culture and life in Wilsonville
As end of high school looms, new life lies ahead

As end of high school looms, new life lies ahead

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Well, here I am, almost 18. Supposedly the 'older and wiser' version of myself
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
County commission and the news courthouse, evolution versus creation, and Charbonneau's goverance debate
Your high school yearbook, revisited

Your high school yearbook, revisited

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
The best part of The Annual, after discovering who won the vote for 'Best Dressed' or 'Most Likely to Succeed,' were the blank pages where we…
Our future hinges on the price of college

Our future hinges on the price of college

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Even though I've earned some scholarships via that route, it's only a fraction of the yearly cost of attendance
Law would help creatives control work

Law would help creatives control work

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Unfortunately many independent creators receive scant remuneration for their time, talent and efforts
What contributes to student success?

What contributes to student success?

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
More than 60 studies from across the country show that student achievement is higher n schools with a professionally staffed library
A true calling

A true calling

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
There's something about the wee hours of the night that renders us defenseless against worry
Illegal Secret Sister Gift Exchange making the rounds

Illegal Secret Sister Gift Exchange making the rounds

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Internet scams are an unfortunate component of the holiday season. Here's how they work.
Stafford Hamlet points way to its future

Stafford Hamlet points way to its future

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Planners and councils saw buildings galore,Hamleteers cringed about roads, traffic and more!
Headlines we want to write in 2020

Headlines we want to write in 2020

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
For 2020 we're trying to tone down our ambitions a bit. Here's our next wish list
Keeping the pledge: Providing community journalism

Keeping the pledge: Providing community journalism

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
We need readers to invest in our product so we can continue to provide valuable news to communities
Strickler: Yes, ODOT will use salt if needed on region's…

Strickler: Yes, ODOT will use salt if needed on region's…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
'When using salt, in most cases, we'll mix it with deicer as it's spread on the road.'
Make it a doublefor OregonCultural Trust

Make it a doublefor OregonCultural Trust

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
If you already match your annual gifts to the trust, you are amazing and brilliant because you are designating a portion of your state taxes to…
A way to save local journalism

A way to save local journalism

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
As the only consistent and dedicated source for local news about our communities, our 25 newspapers and websites provide powerful storytelling and…
The best gifts come in small packages

The best gifts come in small packages

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Maybe heaven shined upon you, and you finally got that Bissel rug cleaner you've NOT been wanting
Small businesses are original 'experiential shopping'…

Small businesses are original 'experiential shopping'…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
'Small Business Saturday ... is set to build on a decade of success and rally even more communities.'
Transit plans reflect Metro's priorities, not voters'

Transit plans reflect Metro's priorities, not voters'

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Rachel Dawson is a policy analyst at the Portland-based Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon's free-market public policy research organization
Caring for those who first cared for us

Caring for those who first cared for us

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Many who care for aging parents face similar challenges, and far too often lack access to the support they need.
Childhood gift brings adult comfort

Childhood gift brings adult comfort

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
I spent hours in my little bed rotating those faces. They matched my moods exactly.
Legislature peddles harmful solution to housing insecurity

Legislature peddles harmful solution to housing insecurity

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Cities are vested with the right to 'Home Rule.' Citizens are vested in the right to have a say
Bipartisan cooperation is still possible

Bipartisan cooperation is still possible

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Of course, finding a common problem is easier than crafting a shared solution. But again, Oregon seems on the verge of doing so.
What should a Mercy Corps supporter do?

What should a Mercy Corps supporter do?

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Use whatever influence you and your wife have as donors to actively help them be more effective and to have fewer and less severe failings going…
Mercy Corps can take steps to regain trust

Mercy Corps can take steps to regain trust

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
If you haven't been sexually abused by someone you trusted when you were too vulnerable to protect yourself, then you cannot understand
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Charbonneau goverance concerns, overbearing state telling us what to do locally and a tale of giving celebrated
Job often requires taking it on the chin

Job often requires taking it on the chin

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
You learn to cut through the hyperbole and listen to the complaint - taking it onboard if there is validity to it
Wake up to the importance of French Prairie

Wake up to the importance of French Prairie

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
My main concern is ensuring that our farmers are protected and that they prosper.
Veterans Day much different 50 years ago

Veterans Day much different 50 years ago

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
When it came to Veterans Day in 1969 and subsequent years, most Vietnam veterans did not wish to participate
The truth is  in the music

The truth is in the music

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Life is a song that has high notes and low notes. It is often emotional and unexpected. It can be out of tune and grate on your nerves, or it can be…

Honoring those who served our country

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Honoring those who served our country
Many balked at the notion that they were heroes.Still, within their varied experiences was a common theme about those who found purpose in a noble…

Letters to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Don't forget to vote in the upcoming Nov. 5 election Wilsonville - there are things on it for you!

Our Opinion: Natural areas need voters' support,…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Our Opinion: Natural areas need voters' support,…
As density increases, it's even more important to protect and enhance our regional greenspaces, invest in urban and suburban parks, and coordinate…

Vote 'yes' twice for WL-WV schools

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Vote 'yes' twice for WL-WV schools
The district has always been diligent in trying to account for long-term growth and to staff our schools as fully as possible to best meet the needs…

Letters to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Don't forget to vote in the upcoming Nov. 5 election Wilsonville - there are things on it for you!

Hither & Yon

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Hither & Yon
When you think about it, cemeteries are storybooks in tangible form, moss and granite narratives about people

Better to pay for schools now than later

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Better to pay for schools now than later
Much of the bond will be used for badly needed safety improvements in many of the schools, a step the district can't afford to delay

Letters to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Don't forget to vote in the upcoming Nov. 5 election Wilsonville - there are things on it for you!

Invest in kids, invest in schools

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Invest in kids, invest in schools
While there is room to improve, our schools are excellent. This is, in large part, due to our community's historic willingness to invest in them.

Getting your scare on

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Getting your scare on
As we ascended the creaky stairway of our Victorian era apartment, the phone suddenly began to ring. And ring'and ring

Letters to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
West Linn-Wilsoville School District bond and operating levy and a bit about Ben West

The greatest generation had it so good - after they…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
The greatest generation had it so good - after they…
The things expected of a good dad today would have blown my old man's mind back in his heyday

Bevarly: When a governor undermines her own…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Bevarly: When a governor undermines her own…
'We're now seeing in Oregon that the wall may only exist in the enabling legislation -- not in practice.'

New age of youth activism dawns

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
New age of youth activism dawns
They didn't simply oppose something. This wasn't about 'don't' or 'stop' - it was more about 'do' and 'start.' They were demanding positive change,…

Letter to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Letter to the Editor
Everyone should be clear that pesticides killed bees in Wilsonville parking lot

Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem
If Oregon hopes to find a new Public Records Advocate, independence must be a guaranteed part of the job description, not a hollow campaign promise.

Prusak: Safe gun storage is a necessary step

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Prusak: Safe gun storage is a necessary step
'We know that easy access to firearms is one of the primary drivers of gun violence in the United States.'

Honor our warriors; remember the fallen

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Honor our warriors; remember the fallen
A group of Oregon residents is proposing a Vietnam War memorial on the Oregon state Capitol grounds. This proposed memorial will honor all who served…

Big Tobacco, stop poisoning our children

Clackamas Review - Opinion
Big Tobacco, stop poisoning our children
David Jacques is a volunteer ambassador for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Clackamas County and also works with homeless communities of…

Letters to the Editor

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Nonprofit defends transparency in finanical decisions, dedication to its mission

Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem
If Oregon hopes to find a new Public Records Advocate, independence must be a guaranteed part of the job description, not a hollow campaign promise.

Dear Congress: Oregon has the answers

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Dear Congress: Oregon has the answers
Oregon's vote-by-mail system is the cheapest, most logical answer for states worried about election manipulation by hackers or foreign agents. And…

Candidates should be willing to take risks, learn…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Candidates should be willing to take risks, learn…
By learning, experimenting, and continuously improving, federal, state, and local governments will have a stronger handle on what they can do to help…

The buzz about the Bee Hive

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
The buzz about  the Bee Hive
This was a school and a town that ate, breathed and slept football, so it was no surprise that the rallies were well attended

Court ruling muddies waterway access

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Court ruling muddies waterway access
Avoiding the prospect of costly and unnecessary litigation will require the Oregon Legislature to clarify that the public has access rights from…

Future of recycling is about more than recycling

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Future of recycling is about more than recycling
Now processors, both here and abroad, will accept only materials that are well-sorted.

Is reverse mortgage a blessing or curse?

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Is reverse mortgage a blessing or curse?
Once the reverse mortgage was paid off, it was estimated there would be $20,000 for the heirs.

Congestion among ongoing problems in the Gorge

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Congestion among ongoing problems in the Gorge
Steps taken and decisions made today will establish the pace for the area for decades to come

Antitrust safe harbor is answer newspapers need

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Antitrust safe harbor is answer newspapers need
The bill would provide news publishers a safe harbor in which to collectively negotiate with platforms like Google and Facebook

Ladies, gents - the Rolling Bones ... er, Stones!

Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
Ladies, gents - the Rolling Bones ... er, Stones!
The energetic, nice-looking boy band I grew up with has turned into skinny, deeply wrinkled elder statesmen of rock

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