Wilsonville Community Garden kicks off season with space reservations

Wilsonville Community Garden kicks off season with space reservations

Parks and Rec says it's not too late to get in on the action

New PulsePoint app hoping to reduce cardiac arrest deaths

New PulsePoint app hoping to reduce cardiac arrest deaths

Pilot program along with AED distribution program gaining traction throughout Willamette Valley

After months of parking complaints, residential parking zone considered in Wilsonville

After months of parking complaints, residential parking zone considered in Wilsonville

City manager meets with Brenchley Estates neighborhood residents and nearby apartment dwellers

Holistic Health Fair coming back to Wilsonville community center

Holistic Health Fair coming back to Wilsonville community center

Day of wellness and fun for the whole family and a good cause

Wilsonville Parks and Rec looking for direction at Master Plan kickoff

Wilsonville Parks and Rec looking for direction at Master Plan kickoff

Dreaming of riverfront recreation? Attend town hall to give input on the future parks and recreation

Wilsonville Costco gas station expansion approved

Wilsonville Costco gas station expansion approved

Initial phases of construction underway. No completion timeline available to the public.

Grady Nelson runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position Three

Grady Nelson runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position Three

Retired police officer runs against West Linn's Dylan Hydes for school board

Hydes runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position Three

Hydes runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position Three

Former middle school social studies teacher runs against Wilsonville's Grady Nelson for school board

A sweet dash

A sweet dash

Kids spend a sunny Saturday morning racing for candy and prizes at the annual egg hunt in...

Priced out of the market: Wilsonville rent increases driving out residents

Priced out of the market: Wilsonville rent increases driving out residents

Big-time investors are putting the squeeze on renters scraping by in Wilsonville

A hot rental market

A hot rental market

Wilsonville outpacing other suburban cities with rent increases and unit prices

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April 24, 2017

These kids are truly AMAZING

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Local youth to be honored for serving others and improving their communities
PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Tira Hubbard, a probation officer in Jackson County, sits in a House Judiciary hearing at the Capitol in Salem Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
April 22, 2017

Bills would stave off opening of second women's prison

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
State's only women's prison has hovered over capacity for a year
April 20, 2017

Clackamas board chairman: Resolve Stafford

by Peter Wong
Commissioners conduct second hearing, plan discussion on April 26 and potential action on May 11. Agreement pending with Metro, three cities to shape area's future.


SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Its that time again,  as the Clackamas County Master Gardeners put on their annual spring garden fair May 6-7 in Canby.
April 19, 2017

Big to do

by Spokesman staff
What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and coming up
April 19, 2017

Clackamas County considers federal block grants

by Peter Wong
Federal funds on the chopping block in Trump's new budget
April 19, 2017

Metro Council votes for urban, rural reserves

by Peter Wong
Matter will move to state Land Conservation and Development Commission if approved by both counties
April 19, 2017

New in brief

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Disaster loans available for businesses impacted by winter storms in county
April 18, 2017

Clackamas leaders lay out ambitious goals

by Peter Wong
Road repairs and planning for new courthouse, plus economic development and help for rural areas and people 'left behind'
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - The proposed legislation is intended to ensure equal tax treatment for businesses and legal treatment for individuals under federal law.
April 15, 2017

Wyden, Blumenauer seek to protect pot industry, users

by Peter Wong
Oregon leaders hope states' rights will sway Republicans and ensure equal tax treatment for businesses
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - The I-5 Connection Choir brightened the atmosphere at the Wilsonville Public Library April 8 with an upbeat concert.
April 14, 2017

I-5 Connection Choir pleases at library concert

by Claire Green
The lively sing-along featured classics from Elvis to B.B. King
April 13, 2017

Arguments about Stafford future remain unchanged

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County board will hear a second round of comments April 19; possible action scheduled May 11.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - For Charbonneau resident Jeannie Brandstrom painting is a new passion, but over the last year and a half, she has produced nearly 40 paintings.
April 13, 2017

Two spring-inspired collections, one venue

by Claire Green
The Wilsonville Public Library features two artists this April as its artists of the month
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO  - Your last chance to get help with filing your taxes before deadline will be April 15 at the Wilsonville Library. Bring all of your documentation.
April 12, 2017

Big to do

by Spokesman staff
What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and beyond
April 12, 2017

County board plans two hearings on Stafford reserve

by Peter Wong
Hearings for revised legal findings in support of desgination as urban reserve
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Trey Maust is running for position 5 against Wilsonvilles Ginger Fitch.
April 12, 2017

Trey Maust runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School District position 5

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn resident brings banking background to school board race
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Ginger Fitch focuses her law practice on abuse and neglect cases with children and adults. She's running for position 5.
April 12, 2017

Ginger Fitch runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board position 5

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville's Ginger Fitch brings background in child advocacy as a lawyer
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - Despite joining the Navy to get away from home and see more of the world, Daelyn Mohr (left) says that it was the opportunity to come home that motivated him to make history.
April 12, 2017

Local teen used promise of leave to make history

by Claire Green
Wilsonville High School graduate breaks Naval record dating back to 2001
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - About 45 people came to Als Home & Garden center in Wilsonville April 5 for a ribbon cutting and Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce Morning Spark meeting.
April 12, 2017

Community welcomes Al's Home & Garden

by Claire Green
Garden center opens early to make connections and give away garden goodies
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - At the unveiling of the latest World of Speed exhibit, American Muscle, excited museum members and special guests marvelled at the 15 classic cars that will be on display until December 2017.
April 12, 2017

World of Speed honors American muscle cars

by Claire Green
Partially-paralyzed Clackamas County officer recognized along with new exhibit reveal
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Wilsonvilles new Parks and Recreation Director Mike McCarty to address the future of the department and its master plan.
April 10, 2017

Inclusion, traffic and Parks & Rec on docket for next City Council meeting

by Claire Green
Other long-term community issues to also be addressed at the April 17 meeting

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TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs (CCTCA) offices would be on the second floor, while  the Clackamas County Arts Alliance, the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition and the Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation would occupy the first floor.
Apr 08, 2017

County tourism group eyes historic building

by Patrick Malee
Hope to repurpose West Linn's old city hall as cultural center with other nonprofits
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - Rural sections of Wilsonville Road were closed April 7 due to downed trees. However, despite widespread power outages throughout the Portland metro area, PGE reported that Wilsonville has only been minority affected.
Apr 07, 2017

Wilsonville largely unaffected by storm

by Claire Green
Despite a few downed trees, PGE says outages are minor
PHOTO COURTESY: CLACKAMAS.US/CITIZENIN - This map shows some of the active Community Planning Organizations in northern Clackamas County.
Apr 07, 2017

Get involved with your community's planning

by Raymond Rendleman
New group aims to boost neighborhood involvement in Clackamas County
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Throughout Painters work, her attention to detail is what she says sets her work apart.
Apr 07, 2017

From laboratories to art galleries

by Claire Green
Tammie Painter ditched her lab research career to pursue painting
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Friends hold a vigil April 7 for Brandon Powell, 18, who went missing March 12 from his family's home in Estacada.
Apr 06, 2017

Former Wilsonville High teen still missing

by Claire Green
Sandy PD still working the case while friends organize vigil
Apr 06, 2017

Board plans three hearings on Stafford findings

by Peter Wong
Proceedings focus on legal underpinnings for original 2011 decision as urban reserve, not to reconsider designation of unincorporated area between Tualatin and West Linn.
Apr 06, 2017

Clackamas County considers federal block grants

by Peter Wong
Board told that $3 million for housing and community improvements is in jeopardy under Trump budget plans, but Congress will decide fate of program dating to 1974.
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO  - Help out the American Red Cross April 7 at a blood drive at Wilsonville Library.
Apr 05, 2017

Big To Do

by Spokesman staff
What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and looking ahead
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Three Rivers Charter School finally opened Monday, April 3 after years of planning. Students and their families got the chance to explore their new school before classes started.
Apr 05, 2017

Three Rivers Charter School opens its doors

by Andrew Kilstrom
Charter moves to custom-built location after years as former bank location
SUBMITTED PHOTO - During the road closure between Boeckman Road and Villebois Drive, a detour route along Boberg Road, Barber Street, Costa Circle and Villebois Drive will be available.
Apr 05, 2017

Three-month Boeckman Road closure begins soon

by Claire Green
Shutdown will close off one of Villebois' main roads and may cause commute slowdowns
PHOTO BY VERN UYETAKE - Alen Steiger isnt one to say no when asked to share his time or financial expertise.
Apr 05, 2017

RETIRED, BUT NOT REALLY

by Claire Green
Alen Steiger, longtime volunteer, offers free tax help in Wilsonville and serves as a court-appointed advocate for foster children
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - With the July 1 deadline for the Citys 2017-2018 budget aproaching, City staff are working through staff data to determine Wilsonvilles increased PERS contribution rates.
Apr 05, 2017

City prepares for PERS increases

by Claire Green
Varying numbers of employees are keeping contribution rates uncertain and PERS fluid
Apr 05, 2017

News in brief

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Visit the Oregon Garden with a cultural pass through your local libary
Apr 05, 2017

Wilsonville Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
Wilsonville Police Department is run under contract with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. Information for the police log comes from the public record, and all persons named therein are…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville is one of several cities in the Portland metro area that has seen an uptick in traffic problems over the years.
Apr 04, 2017

Lawmakers consider sharing cost of Portland traffic bottlenecks

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Local governments would match $598.7 million in state funds for shared-interest projects
COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY - A map shows where Morgan Road will be closed at Tonquin Road outside Sherwood and how traffic will be detoured next weekend.
Apr 01, 2017

Update: Morgan Road closure at Tonquin Road postponed this weekend

by Pamplin Media Group
Grading work had been set for April 7-10 but has to be rescheduled
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Last years winner, Craig Fairbert, created this painting of a  ferruginous hawk
Apr 01, 2017

Wildlife artists sought for a stamp

by staff
Art competition used to promote conseration , research and habitate for game birds
Mar 31, 2017

Oregon officials react to prospect of federal pot crackdown

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Oregon officials say a crackdown would violate state rights
Mar 31, 2017

News in brief

by staff
Authors for local festival needed and county seeks advisors for 4-H and extension budget committees
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined a state of Washington lawsuit to block President Trump's immigration travel ban.
Mar 30, 2017

Oregon seeks to join travel ban lawsuit, citing 'harm' to state, institutions

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
'Harm' to state, institutions cited in court papers filed