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February 10, 2016

It's baaacck ...

by Spokesman staff
There are some things in life that can be counted on. Community newspapers, from as far back as the days when Mark Twain was a young reporter — and maybe before — can be counted on for a litany…
February 10, 2016

This week in Wilsonville history

by Spokesman staff
Feb. 12, 1986 An editorial appearing in the Spokesman urged balance to the zoning in Wilsonville, particularly when it came to mobile homes. At the time, city records said there were 457 mobile…
February 03, 2016

This week in Wilsonville history

by Spokesman staff
Feb. 1, 2006 A feasibility study found that Wilsonville was not quite ready for an aquatics center, however much some people might have wanted one. The community needed a population of at least…
Allison Browning
January 28, 2016

Ah, January

by Allison Browning
Ah January. Welcome to 2016 World! Another day another year. We’ve survived the holiday madness (although 10 pounds heavier), and winter is in full swing in our fair city. Talk all around is of…
January 20, 2016

Hither & Yon: When B.A. stands for 'Big Anchor'

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
As a parent, there is nothing worse than having a truism you repeated to your children over and over again proven false. Well, possibly there are worse things but this one is right up there.…
January 13, 2016

Wilsonville needs essential medical choices

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
After the recent closure of the Geneva Health Center I find it unbelievable there is no other family medical establishment in Wilsonville. One must drive to Tualatin or Canby for health care,…
December 31, 2015

This week in Wilsonville history

by The Spokesman
Ten years ago After years of negotiating with Portland, Tualatin Valley Water District — serving Aloha, Cedar Mills, Orenco and portions of Beaverton, Tigard and Hillsboro — was turning its eyes…
December 31, 2015

Headlines we would like to write in 2016

by The Spokesman
Everybody gets what they want in development of Basalt Creek No congestion on Wilsonville roads for over an hour Feds find hidden pot of money for transportation projects Willamette Water Supply…
December 23, 2015

Frog Pond planning sets good example

by The Spokesman
There are few municipal actions as difficult to understand for the average citizen as a master plan. They can be too general or too specific, they can plan too far out or make assumptions that…
Allison Browning
December 23, 2015

Living the Dream

by Allison Browning
Holiday Crazy I’ve noticed people get a little crazy around the holidays. It’s not hard to understand why. End of year deadlines loom at work, presents must be bought, family must do the annual…

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Dec 18, 2015

This week in Wilsonville history

by The Spokesman
Dec. 18, 1985 After voters turned down a $1 million bond to build more classroom space in the West Linn School District (which served Wilsonville at the time) the school board made preparations…



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