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November 28, 2015

This week in Wilsonville History

by the tidings
Nov. 28, 1985 The Wilsonville Design Review Board gave its preliminary approval for the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce's plan to remodel a donated building scheduled to be moved to make way for…
Allison Browning
November 25, 2015

Live the adventure one day at a time

by Allison Browning
You know those school projects you had when growing up? Well what happens to those when you become an adult? I think it morphs into something other than “project” and due date and grade. It…
November 18, 2015

Look out for the invisible heroes

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Catching up with my son last week, I asked him if he did anything particularly interesting for Veterans Day. He seemed puzzled by the question, pointing out that he was at work that day. I had…
November 18, 2015

Help save Stafford's rural roots

by contributor
Help save Stafford’s rural roots Listen. Can you hear that plaintive sound coming down from the hills? Stafford leaders are sending out an S.O.S.! The Hamlet needs our help. Stafford of…
November 11, 2015

Letters to the Editor

by contributors
(Ed note: The following letter was received too late for publication prior to the advisory vote Nov. 4) Coffee Creek doesn’t need development Regarding the article by the mayor of Wilsonville in…
November 11, 2015

This week in Wilsonville history

by The Spokesman
Nov. 12, 1985 The Wilsonville area was in full ‘nut mode,’ with 27 classified ads gracing the backpages of the Spokesman, offering walnuts, almonds, filberts and pecans. You could get them…
November 04, 2015

Everything I need to know I learned in Outdoor School

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
Watching recent efforts to make Outdoor School in Oregon a sustainable — and enduring — program across the state makes my heart glad. It wasn’t until my children entered fifth-grade in Oregon…
Pugmire Hole
October 28, 2015

Dumb luck strikes again

by Leslie Pugmire Hole
We’re a couple of weeks past the end of Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Month so I can breath a sigh a relief. I survived. I survived the media coverage (including ours), the chit-chat at the…
October 28, 2015

Advise City on urban renewal

by Tim Knapp, Scott Starr
What is this vote for? On the Nov. 3 special election, Wilsonville City Council asks citizens to consider Measure 3-468, “Vote on Forming a Coffee Creek Urban Renewal District.” The purpose of…
October 28, 2015

State has persistant need for EMT, paramedics

by (none)
In response to the 10-21-15 letter from Richard Bilger, “Support legislation transitioning military medics to EMTs,” I would like to add my support for evaluating training equivalency for…

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Oct 21, 2015

Don't add to Wilsonville Road woes with bypass

by John Ludlow
Wilsonville Road, west of town, is one of my favorite byways. On the way to Newberg you get to see a microcosm of Clackamas County and rural Oregon. Alongside the beautiful Willamette River you…
Oct 21, 2015

Support transition of military medics to EMTs

by (none)
Military veterans receive some of the best medical training and experience available when serving our country. Their sacrifices, commitment to duty and ability to get the job done in austere…

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