Boeckman Creek Crossing trail undergoes repair

Boeckman Creek Crossing trail undergoes repair

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Check out the new and improved Memorial Park lot

Check out the new and improved Memorial Park lot

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Aquatic center task force kicks off latest planning effort

Aquatic center task force kicks off latest planning effort

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From the field to the office: new Oregon Tech program offers EMS professionals a choice

From the field to the office: new Oregon Tech program offers EMS professionals a choice

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Perspective 2014: Local enthusiasts see a 'jump' in dog agility

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Quiet sisters find strong voice as crusaders

Quiet sisters find strong voice as crusaders

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by: FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow, left, sits next to Paul Savas at a February town hall in Wilsonville. Ludlow has now endorsed Savas' opponents in the coming election.
April 16, 2014

Community reacts to Ludlow comments

by Raymond Rendleman
It’s an unspoken rule of politics: Local elected officials don’t usually oppose the re-election campaigns of members of their own city council, county commission, or water or school board.…
April 16, 2014

Clackamas County debate light on substance

by Raymond Rendleman
Facts? What facts? If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the debate among commissioner candidates Thursday in Happy Valley. Sponsored by the…
April 16, 2014

County board to hold second marijuana hearing

by Raymond Rendleman
The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners is moving forward to adopt an ordinance to set a moratorium at least until May 1, 2015, on the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries. During the…
April 16, 2014

April 16 Police Reports

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Police Department is run under contract by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. All reports listed here are public record and are shown in chronological order. All suspects…
by: PHOTO COURTESY MICHELE VAN KLEEF - Michele Van Kleef and Christina Cooper will sing with guitarist Tim Ellis at an April 19 benefit concert in Canby.
April 16, 2014

Benefit concert features Wilsonville vocal artists

by The Spokesman
Wilsonville vocal artists Michelle Van Kleef and Christina Cooper will perform live along with renowned guitarist Tim Ellis at a benefit concert for Providence Medical Center from noon to 4 p.m.…
April 16, 2014

Rep. John Davis set to host town hall meetings

by The Spokesman
State Rep. John Davis, R-Wilsonville, will hold a series of town hall meetings in House District 26 throughout April and May. These meetings will provide his constituents in Wilsonville,…
April 16, 2014

Oregon Tech gains independent board

by Josh Kulla
Oregon Institute of Technology President Chris Maples announced last week that the Oregon State Board of Higher Education approved a request for Oregon Tech to establish its own independent…
April 16, 2014

Craigslist ticket scam foiled by repeat customer

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville police officers arrested a Portland man recently for allegedly attempting to sell invalid tickets to the April 13 Blazers game. Kevin Michael Richards, 27, had sold identical,…
April 16, 2014

Wilsonville Business Expo scheduled for April 22

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Business Expo on 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Al Kader Shrine Center, 25100 SW Parkway Ave. The event will feature a variety…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Creekside Woods Apartments is a 55 and over complex in the heart of Wilsonville. Police are seeking the identity of the person or persons responsible for dozens of incidents involving vandalized vehicles parked at this complex.
April 16, 2014

Vandal targets cars at senior apartments

by Josh Kulla
A rash of vandalism to vehicles at a local senior apartment complex has police on the lookout for clues that will lead them to the perpetrators. A vandal — or group of vandals — has been…

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by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - A new ban on smoking tobacco or any other substance within 20 feet of SMART bus shelters like this one looks set to take effect sometime in May following city council approval of the ban at its April 7 meeting.
Apr 16, 2014

Bus stops to become no-smoking zones

by Josh Kulla
If you’re going to smoke in Wilsonville’s public spaces, you’re going to want to steer clear of bus stops. The Wilsonville City Council voted 3-1 April 7 in favor of Ordinance 735, which…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The former Wilsonville Visitor and Information Center at Town Center Park will soon undergo a $362,000 overhaul before emerging as the new headquarters for the city of Wilsonvilles parks and recreation department.
Apr 16, 2014

Supplemental budget will pay for parks building

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville City Council has voted to approve a $728,700 supplemental budget to pay for unexpected capital projects that have cropped up during the current budget year. The single largest…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The I-5 interchange overhaul completed in 2011 is just one example of federal transportation dollars flowing to Wilsonville.
Apr 16, 2014

Council backs group seeking federal funding for roads

by Josh Kulla
It’s a symbolic gesture, but one that provides a window into the city of Wilsonville’s priorities as an economic hub. The city council voted April 7 to formally endorse the platform of…
Apr 16, 2014

Wilsonville joins the pot moratorium club

by Josh Kulla
The Wilsonville City Council has decided to avoid the ongoing controversy over medical marijuana dispensaries for at least another year, as councilors voted unanimously to adopt a one-year…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The 181-acre Frog Pond area in east Wilsonville, shown here at the corner of Stafford and Boeckman roads, is slated for the development of up to 1,000 single-family homes in the coming years.
Apr 16, 2014

Consulting firm to develop Frog Pond master plan

by Josh Kulla
The residential build-out of the Frog Pond area in east Wilsonville will be the largest development in the city since Villebois. And it’s now getting underway in earnest, with the City Council…
Apr 16, 2014

April 16 Briefs

by The Spokesman
Leave your drugs with the city No need to hoard, trash or flush those old prescription drugs. Wilsonville has installed a drug take back box in the Public Works Building at 30000 SW Town Center…
Apr 16, 2014

Clackamas County gets its health report card

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County is once again in the top tier of Oregon counties for a range of health factors, according to a new national report that ranks each county in every state where there is…
Apr 16, 2014

Volunteer Wilsonville

by The Spokesman
W.E.R.K Day draws volunteers to participate in environmental cleanup projects, such as removing ivy and other plants, rebuilding trails and painting park equipment. Free breakfast and coffee are…
Apr 10, 2014

Clackamas County debate light on substance

by Raymond Rendleman
Facts? What facts? If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the debate among commissioner candidates Thursday in Happy Valley. Sponsored by the…
Apr 09, 2014

Small earthquake rattles region

by Pamplin Media Group
Residents across the area were rocked by a 3.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No injuries or damage was immediately reported. According to the…




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