Drive Electric: It's the way of the future

Drive Electric: It's the way of the future

Wilsonville Drive Electric Week event draws dozens of EV owners, dealers It was almost certainly...

Farmlandia Farm Loop offers agritourism attractions aplenty

Farmlandia Farm Loop offers agritourism attractions aplenty

14 farms, wineries and nurseries surrounding Wilsonville are taking part They’ve just...

Passion in a bottle

Passion in a bottle

There is a recurring pattern in the life of Michael Noel: discovery followed by doing. For...

A new recipe to fight hunger

A new recipe to fight hunger

Susannah Morgan marvels at the shiny purple eggplants that hang on the vine, the bright rows of...

Thousands flock to Cabela's for grand opening

Thousands flock to Cabela's for grand opening

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Chipotle, Noodles & Co. likely tenants for Kraven's site

Chipotle, Noodles & Co. likely tenants for Kraven's site

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Rotary concerts net record amount to fight polio

Rotary concerts net record amount to fight polio

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Sewn Loverly: more than just a fabric store

Sewn Loverly: more than just a fabric store

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Photo Credit: WIKIPEDIA / CREATIVE COMMONS - A flowering top from a Silver Haze marijuana plant.
September 30, 2014

Wilsonville city council approves marijuana sales tax

by Josh Kulla
Councilors say they want to make the city "less enticing" to marijuana businesses It might eventually become the law of the land. But even if it does come to pass in November, no one has to like…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The longstanding Frog Pond Grange Hall, shown here, is part of a 500-acre planning area on Wilsonvilles east side that will be developed in coming years. The city now is looking for public input on how to best accomplish that task.
September 30, 2014

Meetings to gauge public opinion on Frog Pond development

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville plans to develop 500-acre residential area on city's east side Throughout the month of October the city of Wilsonville will look for public input on draft plans for the Frog Pond…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - JESUS HERNANDEZ
October 01, 2014

Alleged DUII driver arrested with child in car

by Josh Kulla
Jesus Hernandez arrested in West Linn after low-speed chase that began in Wilsonville A Hillsboro man was arrested Sunday night following a lengthy, yet low-speed pursuit that started on…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE  - A 50-foot-by-50-foot burn pile near a barn flamed up Monday night.
September 26, 2014

Burn pile flames up on Tooze Road

by Ray Pitz
Firefighters responded to a possible barn fire Monday night at 13980 S.W. Tooze Road in rural Sherwood. Crews from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reported seeing a column of smoke when they…
Photo Credit: WILSONVILLE POLICE - This ball python was allegedly discovered a vehicle driven by a pair of Washington residents headed to drug rehab in California. They were arrested by Wilsonville Police for drug possession and animal neglect.
September 25, 2014

Washington pair arrested in Wilsonville on drug, animal neglect…

by Josh Kulla
Deputies allegedly find couple headed to rehab in possession of heroin, methamphetamine A pair of Washington residents arrested Wednesday night by Wilsonville Police on routine controlled…
September 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The intersection of Day and Grahams Ferry roads in north Wilsonville is a key intersection in the Basalt Creek planning area, which will serve Wilsonville and Tualatin in different ways in the future.
September 24, 2014

Wilsonville, Tualatin can 'get creative' with Basalt Creek…

by Josh Kulla
Planning for the future development of the Basalt Creek area is now at a critical stage in the process. “We’re in this phase where we’ve done all the preliminary work, and now we’re launching…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: TRAUMA INTERVENTION PROGRAM - A Trauma Intervention Program volunteer comforts a woman while emergency responders do their job during a recent incident in Vancouver.
September 26, 2014

'Nobody has to be left alone'

by Saundra Sorenson
“Most people don’t wake up thinking they’re going to be planning a funeral by the end of the day.” June Vining knows that’s a harrowing thought, but it’s one that the executive director of the…
September 24, 2014

Task force sends aquatic center proposal to city council

by Josh Kulla
Proposed $23.6 million facility would be self-sufficient in five years A citizen task force took a large step Tuesday toward the future construction of an aquatic center in Wilsonville, voting…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Heather Chambers (left) and Koko Reyes have opened Little Ones Preschool, a Christian school on the east side of Wilsonville that will use the Reggio Emilia approach to early learning.
September 24, 2014

Little Ones Preschool involves the whole family

by Josh Kulla
New school will use the Reggio Emilia approach to early learning It’s impossible to count the ways in which children change one’s life. There are, of course, the sleepless nights, juggling work…

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Sep 23, 2014

Up to $20,000 available in Wilsonville tourism grants

by Josh Kulla
City is seeking projects that could boost tourism visits The City of Wilsonville is accepting grant applications for local tourism projects. Preference will be given to projects that are able to…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bruce Holloway, Washington Incident Management Team Commander, updates reporters on the 36 Pit Fire Wednesday morning.
Sep 18, 2014

Rain brings good news for firefighters

by Isabel Gautschi
36 Pit Fire now 30 percent contained Firefighters are taking advantage of the rain, lighter wind and cooler temperatures to make progress toward containing the 36 Pit Fire burning on 4,104 acres…
Sep 24, 2014

Tualatin man gets 114 mph DUII

by Josh Kulla
Oregon State Police arrested a 29-year old Tualatin man Wednesday night for driving under the influence of intoxicants and other charges after he was clocked at 114 miles per hour in I-5 south…
Photo Credit: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bulldozers were used to create a line behind Silver Fox RV Park. If conditions are right, firefighters will burn the underbrush on the other side of the line so that the wildfire will not be able to burn up fuel on a path toward the park. Fire personnel are stationed at Silver Fox RV Park to make sure the fire doesnt jump the line.
Sep 17, 2014

Some 36 Pit Fire evacuees allowed to return home

by Isabel Gautschi
Officials hopeful on progress toward containment Sgt. Nate Thompson of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s office told media that some evacuation levels have been lowered this morning. Previously…
Photo Credit: JONATHAN HOUSE / PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - The new Cabela's store in Tualatin opens Sept. 18 and officials in that city expect plenty of traffic on I-5 that likely could affect Wilsonville and surrounding communities.
Sep 17, 2014

Cabela's opening in Tualatin expected to bring I-5 traffic jams

by Josh Kulla
City of Tualatin has been planning for the Sept. 18 event for weeks now Tualatin will soon be home to a new shopping center known as Nyberg Rivers, and Cabela's is the largest anchor tenant for…
Photo Credit: JON HOUSE / PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Recreational marijuana will be taxed at a 10 percent rate in Wilsonville if it ultimately is legalized by statewide ballot measure 91, which goes before voters in November.
Sep 17, 2014

Wilsonville approves recreational pot tax

by Josh Kulla
City Council votes to place 10 percent levy on marijuana sales should Measure 91 pass It’s not quite legal yet, but the Wilsonville City Council has already placed a tax on the sale of…
Sep 17, 2014

Aquatic center task force to meet

by Josh Kulla
The city of Wilsonville’s Recreation and Aquatic Center Task Force will meet Sept. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop East. The task force will discuss a…
Sep 17, 2014

"Why Electric?" comes to Portland area Sept. 20

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville event set for Lamb's Thriftway parking lot Portland area electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts and dealers can gather from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in the Lamb’s…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Interactive exhibits like this racing simulator will be a big part of the World of Speed motorsport museum in Wilsonville. It announced its doors will open to the public in April 2015.
Sep 16, 2014

World of Speed announces new opening date

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville motorsport museum to open in April 2015 World of Speed, an interactive motorsports museum based in the former Wilsonville Dodge building, announced Tuesday that it plans to open its…
Photo Credit: PMG - 31 Pit Fire Press Conference - Spet 16th, 2014
Sep 15, 2014

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada covered in smoke

by Estacada News
State resources assist with 3,588-acre fire With the 36 Pit Fire continuing to burn in forest land about 10 miles east of Estacada, Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared the disaster a conflagration,…



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