Published: 7/3/2012 11:46:01 AM
Two Wilsonville charities dedicated to helping others received a boost on June 18 when they each received two substantial donations.Jake Schwein, pastor of compassion and justice at Grace Chapel, presented one $4,000 check each to Cheryl Kelly, who represented Wilsonville Community Sharing, and Lonnie Gieber of Random Kindness.
Published: 7/10/2012 2:51:52 PM
The Wilsonville City Council appointed Jhuma Chaudhuri to the city’s Development Review Board during its Monday, July 2 session.The DRB consists of two five-person panels who make decisions regarding development, design review, conditional use permits, zoning and more.
Published: 7/10/2012 2:55:15 PM
A Wilsonville resident has filed a lawsuit against the city of Wilsonville after his wheelchair flipped over when he was exciting a South Metro Area Regional Transit van last August.
Published: 7/17/2012 1:20:38 PM
It looks as though Mayor Tim Knapp will have a challenger in the mayoral race after all.Wilsonville City Councilor Richard Goddard announced July 10 his intention to run for mayor against Knapp, now seeking a second term after first being elected in 2008.
Published: 7/17/2012 1:40:47 PM
On his last day in Wilsonville, Jeff Owen spent his time riding his bike along Boeckman Creek with other enthusiastic cyclists.SMART’s Bike and Pedestrian Coordinator led the “Explore Boeckman Creek” bike ride on Saturday, July 7, helping riders rediscover the waterway in their own backyard.
Published: 7/24/2012 11:35:05 AM
South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) is proposing to increase fares on three routes that travel outside of Wilsonville city limits. The cash fare for the 1X route which travels to Salem would increase from $2.
Published: 7/24/2012 11:47:06 AM
It already has been a year since City Manager Bryan Cosgrove was hired last June, and plenty has happened since then.“Most of the first year for me, quite honestly, has been getting to know the community, the employees, and getting used to the council dynamics and trying to get to know each councilor individually,” he told the Spokesman during an interview last week.
Published: 7/24/2012 12:10:42 PM
More than 200 community members attended the city of Wilsonville’s first neighborhood barbecue of the season in the Day Dream Ranch area.This is one of the city’s biggest turnouts for the annual barbecues, which take place in various neighborhoods around the city each summer.
Published: 7/31/2012 2:02:52 PM
Wilsonville neighborhoods will be taking a stand against crime by throwing an outdoor party as National Night-Out returns to Wilsonville on Tuesday, Aug.
Published: 7/31/2012 2:09:00 PM
As August rolls around and the end of summer approaches, Wilsonville prepares to open its newest school, Lowrie Primary.Anticipating the changes, including many students walking to school, the city of Wilsonville and the West Linn-Wilsonville School District want to ensure students can make it safely to class.