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Sports

Check out our best photos from Week 7 of 2018 high school football

October 18, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
The action was wild, the hits were big and the resuts were huge in Thursday-Friday football action

Play of the Day: The best from Week 7 in high school football

October 14, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
Take a look back at the plays that made the difference between victory and defeat in Week 7

Friends to Follow

Social media posts from your local merchants

Education

WL-WV administration updates board on school buses, PERS

October 11, 2018 West Linn Tidings - Education Clara Howell
Since June, First Student hired 14 new bus drivers for the West Linn-Wilsonville School District

Wilsonville High teacher looks to the sky

October 10, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools Clara Howell
Christopher Shotola-Hardt's artwork will be at the Blackfish Gallery until Oct. 27

Opinion

The search for civilty

October 16, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Kay Jewett
When people from both the right and the left disparage each other mercilessly and often without forethought, it is hard not to feel that we, as a country, have somehow lost our moral compass

Affordable housing crunch requires regional solution

October 10, 2018 Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion Mayor Tim Knapp
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
  • Letters to the Editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Boeckman Bridge not necessary but experience for Wilsonville City Council candidates is!
  • Try to remember the joys of September

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    So while we had to worry about maintaining a working car for the eldest, we still had to rent a U-HAUL to get all the classroom supplies to…
  • Don't use initiatives to control costs

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Voters should reject Measures 103 and 104 and insist instead that the Legislature perform the heavy lifting required to control costs of…
  • Letters to the Editor

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    Where do the candidates for local and state office stand on these regional matters?
  • My View: State sanctuary law strikes the right balance

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    While there are certainly ways the current law could be improved or clarified, and there appears to be some misunderstanding regarding how…
  • My View: Measure 105 would restore respect for law

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The sanctuary statute undermines respect for law in significant ways. It tells illegal immigrants that Oregon considers immigration-law…
  • Metro's housing bond needs more 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 housing…
  • Measure 102 changes are justified

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    The first statewide measure voters see on their ballot should not be difficult at all
  • To our daughter, on her first day of preschool

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    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

    Wilsonville Spokesman - Opinion
    In case you think that I'm impossibly uncoordinated, let me just mention that I have actually stayed on several uncooperative horses…
  • 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

Sustainable Life

Fall weather perfect for tree planting

October 16, 2018 Cynthia Orlando
Brighten up your yard, provide shade and habitat with these suggested varieties

Pacific Power offers cash grants for EV infrastructure

October 16, 2018 Jeff Zurschmeide
Organizations applying for grants must apply by Nov. 15, but other grant-funding cycles will follow.

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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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Flossing works!

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Funny noises from your car

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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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Scan Tools-What You Need to Know Part II

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Low-stress visits (Part II)

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