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August 26, 2015

Legislature needs to plug budget holes it created

by Julie Parrish
The 78th Oregon Legislature recently finished a six-month session. I’m proud of the work we accomplished passing bills for affordable housing, domestic violence prevention, and education. But I…
August 19, 2015

Ask for a glass of Truth

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Time and time again “thirsty” Americans have asked the politicians for a “glass of water” — the truth. Time and time again those politicians said, “Vote for Us and you will receive this glass of…
August 19, 2015

Good music and a wonderful cause

by Kyle Bunch
You sat on the lawn. You heard the music. And you answered the call. The Rotary Club of Wilsonville would like to thank Wilsonville residents, as well as visitors from out of town, for…
August 20, 2015

This Week in Wilsonville History

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Aug. 21, 1985 Tektronix, Inc. donated more than eight acres of land in Wilsonville to Clackamas Community College. The parcel was located near the Tektronix facitilty on Boeckman and Parkway and…
August 13, 2015

Reality needed in growth decisions

by Editorial board
The perennial question of whether the Portland area should grow outward or inward is back before the Metro Council, which is required to decide whether the urban growth boundary is sufficiently…
August 14, 2015

This week in Wilsonville history

by (none)
Aug. 12, 1985 Wilsonville was once again in consideration for a Clackamas County landfill site, with four potential locations being considered by Metro: on the west side of Wood Middle School,…
August 05, 2015

All fun, all free eventsupported by the community

by (none)
When it comes to fun, Wilsonville scores big the first Saturday of August. On behalf of our grateful organizing committee, THANK YOU generous sponsors, creative fun providers, and smiling…
August 21, 2015

Wildcat Theater perceives life from all viewpoints

by Lauren Burns
Often we drama kids, or “thespians,” wonder if auditions are worth it —worth the pressure, the preparation, the possibility of being cut or not cast as a lead. The truth is, auditions encompass…
July 29, 2015

This week in Wilsonville History

by (none)
Aug. 7, 1985 In a last-minute agreement between the city of Wilsonville and Willamette Factor, Inc. — owners of properties in the Charbonneau development — an action to turn off electrical…
July 22, 2015

This Week in Wilsonville History

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
July 24, 1985 Lowrie IGA supermarket ad: Fresh ling cod, $2.29 a pound; lean ground beef, $1.38; four grapefruit for 99 cents; sweet corn, 8 ears for 99 cents; 48-count of disposable diapers, $8.99;…

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Jul 22, 2015

Avakian's fine for anti-gay case too much

by Pugmire Hole, Leslie
Oregon’s Bureau of Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian needs to be recalled. Acting as judge, jury and executioner, he has outrageously abused the power of his office in the highly controversial…
Jul 15, 2015

This week in Wilsonville history

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
July 12, 2005 It was a big meeting. Residents of the Thunderbird Mobile Home Park, along with residents of another park in West Linn, packed a meeting room filled with government representatives…
Jul 08, 2015

This Week in Wilsonville History

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
July 6, 2005 The city of Wilsonville was left scratching its collective head and thumbing through its municipal codes, after a car dealer wanting more visibility dispatched people to stand by…

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