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April 23, 2014

War on theaters goes on, but Lake battle a victory

by Mikel Kelly
Some of the fondest memories echoing around in my 66-year-old brain are the ones that have to do with movies. They were stirred just a bit this past week when I read the story in the Lake Oswego…
April 23, 2014

Readers Letters

by Letters
Honored to be part of Capitol delegation Thirty students from our 8th grade class at Inza R Wood Middle School recently arrived home from our debate in Washington D.C. that was titled “We the…
April 16, 2014

Dr. Kitzhaber, heal Cover Oregon, stat

by Editorial Board
Heads have been rolling at the state capital since Gov. John Kitzhaber released an independent assessment of Cover Oregon a week ago. Whether another person — the governor himself — should lose…
April 16, 2014

Readers' Letters

by Jim Barnes and Chris Singrey
Help us design the skateboard park Skateboard fans — the city of Wilsonville has hired the American Ramp Company (ARC) to help develop a conceptual plan for a new Wilsonville skateboard park to…
April 09, 2014

Don't let the future go to pot

by Kathy Hollamon
There has been much in the news lately about marijuana. With Washington and Colorado passing recreational use laws, and our own state having a medical marijuana law, it’s no wonder that young…
April 09, 2014

25 years later, Web is still changing the world

by Rich Bader
Twenty-five years! Wait, what? It’s been 25 years since the advent of the World Wide Web, when dub-dub-dub and URLs entered our vocabulary. Without hyperbole, it is astounding how much impact…
Kelly
April 02, 2014

I can't walk around and brush my teeth at the same time

by Mikel Kelly
I am not one of those people who can walk around while I’m brushing my teeth. You know what I mean. In the movies, they mosey nonchalantly from room to room, talking to fellow cast members,…
April 02, 2014

Reader Letters

by Readers' Letters
If you value freedom, then register to vote America is all about liberty. No other word is more closely associated with the idea of America as the word “liberty.” The Liberty Bell is engraved…
April 02, 2014

Newspapers do still have a place in our lives

by Mary Lord
I agree the newspaper business has a rich and colorful past. I also agree with the editorial (“Public notices must remain a fixture of newspapers” March 19). Everyone can afford the price of a…
April 02, 2014

Newspapers do still have a place in our lives

by Victoria Munroe
I am very upset that this newspaper has given voice to someone dispensing misleading and dangerous information regarding women’s healthcare. I am referring to the letter, “I must speak about…

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Mar 26, 2014

What a year it has been; it's time for a change

by Lori Hall
When I joined the Wilsonville Spokesman last spring I did not know the city very well — all I knew was the Family Fun Center and Fry’s (my husband’s favorite store). Over the course of the last…
DAVIS
Mar 26, 2014

2014 legislative session: good, bad and ugly

by Rep. John Davis
The second even-year annual legislative session in Oregon’s history recently concluded after 33 days in Salem, delivering good, bad and ugly results for Oregonians. On the positive end, in a…
Mar 26, 2014

City of Wilsonville needs better signage - and soon

by Ron Sanford
Signs become very costly to business owners when stolen. It has become very apparent as a small-business owner in Wilsonville that there is a need for better signage throughout the city. We…
Mar 19, 2014

Public notices must remain a fixture of newspapers

by Gary Allen
Drive to relegate public notices strictly to websites is bad for democracy On March 13, the staff of a small newspaper in the nation’s heartland will be recognized by a national organization…
Kelly
Mar 19, 2014

The newspaper business has a rich and colorful past

by Mikel Kelly
Since I changed jobs two years ago and no longer work with just one or two papers, I don’t do tours of the office anymore. I now work on the central design desk, so somebody else has to take Cub…
Mar 12, 2014

Alter districts, but don't neglect PSU

by Editorial board
You can say this for Portland Mayor Charlie Hales: In his first 14 months in office, he hasn’t been afraid to tackle the boring stuff. The mayor’s current proposal to curtail the city’s urban…
Mar 12, 2014

Readers' Letters

by Readers' Letters
WCS welcomes support from community The board of Wilsonville Community Sharing is pleased to announce its decision to lease dedicated space at the administrative building owned by Grace Chapel.…
by: MIKE LUCAS - Cartoon
Mar 12, 2014

Cartoon

by Mike Lucas
Mar 05, 2014

Proposed law would target e-cigarettes

by Rep. Phil Barnhart
Last year, I was waiting for a flight when someone activated a device that released something that looked like smoke and had a strong scent. It was clear at the time that this was not a…
Lillian Shirley
Mar 05, 2014

Fifty years of fighting tobacco just the beginning

by Lillian Shirley
Fifty years ago this January, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report on smoking and health that rattled our nation to its core. It alerted us to the deadly consequences of smoking and clearly…




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