Big To Do

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What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and coming up

Taylor looks to make local schools exceptional if elected to school board

Taylor looks to make local schools exceptional if elected to school board

Mike Taylor runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position 1 against Wilsonville's Regan...

Five months in, City reviews truck ordinance

Five months in, City reviews truck ordinance

City presents traffic data collected 90 days after sign installation

State lawmakers answer questions and make connections in Wilsomville

State lawmakers answer questions and make connections in Wilsomville

Legislators tackle regional issues and hear personal pleas at town hall

City begins Parks and Recreation planning with open house

City begins Parks and Recreation planning with open house

City looks for public input regarding recreation, parks and priorities

Molatore aims for second term on West Linn-Wilsonville School Board

Molatore aims for second term on West Linn-Wilsonville School Board

Regan Molatore runs for Position 1 against West Linn's Mike Taylor

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 26, 2017

Massive health care cuts on possible budget reduction list

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
State looking at $1.6 billion shortage to maintain current services
April 26, 2017

Bill would eliminate a dozen obsolete boards, commissions

by Claire Withycombe and Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Numerous Oregon governors have tried to dismantle inactive commissions but largely failed
April 26, 2017

Council departs from traditional liaison positions

by Claire Green
For efficiency, councilors won't attend individual non-council City meetings


April 26, 2017

Wilsonville Police Log

by Claire Green
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…
April 26, 2017

Wilsonville, college tackle workforce conditions

by Staff
Partnership hoped to help employers realized the robust resouces that exist in the community
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
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Raised beds are ADA friendly and wonderful for individuals with physical limitations who dont want to or cant get down on the ground to garden.
April 19, 2017

Wilsonville Community Garden kicks off season with space reservations

by Claire Green
Parks and Rec says it's not too late to get in on the action
SUMBITTED PHOTO - The PulsePoint Foundation, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, International Association of Firefighters Local 1660 and the automated external defibrillator (AED) manufacturer Philips Healthcare have pooled their years of experience and resources to create the Verified Responder Pilot Program app.
April 19, 2017

New PulsePoint app hoping to reduce cardiac arrest deaths

by Claire Green
Pilot program along with AED distribution program gaining traction throughout Willamette Valley
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - Brenchley Estates Homeowners Association President Michael Jason Abernathy (pictured standing) gave several heartfelt speeches during the meeting, asking the City Manager to approve the Residential Parking Zone.
April 19, 2017

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

by Claire Green
City manager meets with Brenchley Estates neighborhood residents and nearby apartment dwellers
SUBMITTED PHOTO - During one of the mini tai chi classes offered last year, fair attendees were encouraged to drop-in on the class to experience the flow of the class and be inspired to sign up for the full-length, weekly version.
April 19, 2017

Holistic Health Fair coming back to Wilsonville community center

by Claire Green
Day of wellness and fun for the whole family and a good cause
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - On the docket for future parks development is a plot of riverfront land that was previously a mobile home park. Although the land doesnt have a gradual slope for river access,  the location could have river access enabling features built, such as stairs or ramps.
April 19, 2017

Wilsonville Parks and Rec looking for direction at Master Plan kickoff

by Claire Green
Dreaming of riverfront recreation? Attend town hall to give input on the future parks and recreation
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - Sections of the roofing on the existing canpoy have been removed in preparation for the expansion.
April 19, 2017

Wilsonville Costco gas station expansion approved

by Claire Green
Initial phases of construction underway. No completion timeline available to the public.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Grady Nelson currently resides on the school district's Long-Range Planning Committee and served as Boeckman Creek's PTA president in the past.
April 19, 2017

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

by Andrew Kilstrom
Retired police officer runs against West Linn's Dylan Hydes for school board
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dylan Hydes, who has practiced law for the past nine years, previously taught middle school social studies in San Jose, California.
April 19, 2017

Hydes runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position Three

by Andrew Kilstrom
Former middle school social studies teacher runs against Wilsonville's Grady Nelson for school board
April 19, 2017

New in brief

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Disaster loans available for businesses impacted by winter storms in county

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SPOKESMAN PHOTO: LESLIE PUGMIRE HOLE - Youngsters dash for candy and prizes during the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Wilsonvilles Memorial Park Saturday, April 15. Hidden in four eggs was a ticket awarded a lucky child a bicycle donated by Hope Assembly Church. See page  5 for more photos.
Apr 19, 2017

A sweet dash

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Kids spend a sunny Saturday morning racing for candy and prizes at the annual egg hunt in Wilsonville
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 12, 2017

Big to do

by Spokesman staff
What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and beyond
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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
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.