Friday Jul 25
Interstate 5 near the Baldock rest area
Two people were killed in traffic crashes on Friday. The first claimed the life of a man near the Oregon Coast and the second was south of Portland.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Oregon State Police trooper gets lifesaving award for heroism in Wilsonville bridge incident
An Oregon State Police trooper assigned to the Portland area received the department's lifesaving award Thursday for preventing a woman from jumping off Wilsonville's Boone Bridge in February.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright's Gordon House: Works of art in a work of art
People who appreciate inviting, glass-framed living rooms, subtle red concrete floors and custom fretwork see Frank Lloyd Wright's Gordon House as a piece of art.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Nitroheat Is Expanding Into the Northwest Region
Nitroheat, a wholly owned subsidiary of AUTRIS is expanding into Portland, Oregon with bigger and better facilities and strategic growth in the Pacific Northwest region.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Read my lips: CCC's $90M bond won't affect taxpayers
Will you support Clackamas Community College's $90 million bond measure to build a Industrial/Technical Learning Center and DeJardin Science Addition in Oregon City for various skilled trades and to help rebuild the health-sciences building in North Clackamas? CCC's elected board members expressed their support for it Wednesday night, and they're ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Where the 'wool hits the road'
Alpacas, lunch, yarn and wine - a day trip with The Traveling Ewe is all that and more.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Courier Mailer
Westside Bypass: Dead issue? Or a piece of the regional transportation puzzle?
Plans for the long-dormant westside bypass envisioned a new freeway branching off Interstate 5 here, in southern Tualatin, before heading in a sweeping northwest arc past Sherwood to Hillsboro.
Honk if you think traffic sucks
That's not just a matter of perception, says Oregon Department of Transportation spokesperson Dave Thompson.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Sponsored Content: Lennar at Villebois in Wilsonville grand opening set for Saturday, July 19
LennaraA A s aA A BiscayaA A model will be featured prominently at Villebois. The home offers 2,305 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a 2-bay garage.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Huge dance party on Columbia River island was unsanctioned but accepted by law enforcement, parks officials
The dance party on a Columbia River island that ended with three people stabbed last holiday weekend had been regularly monitored by law enforcement throughout the day.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The more things change ...
A preponderance of rocket ships, lasers and alien raider attacks clearly marks Clayton Callahan's second novel, 'Tales of the Screaming Eagle: The Legend of Kilroy,' as futuristic science-fiction.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright: Composing the Gordon House for music
Of all the celebrated starchitects, only one could have made this matter-of-fact claim: "If I hadn't been so busy being a famous architect, I would have been a famous pianist."
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Jiggles torn down to continue Nyberg Rivers construction
A few weeks ago , we said goodbye to Jiggles. Earlier today, we said goodbye to the building that housed it.
How should this 850-acre site in Basalt Creek be redeveloped?
The cities of Tualatin and Wilsonville are gathering input on how to develop the 850-acre Basalt Creek area along Interstate 5 The cities of Wilsonville and Tualatin are asking people to share their ideas on how to develop an 850-acre site between the two cities, along Interstate 5. Metro included the unincorporated site within the urban growth ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Spokane bans chemical that may kill bees
Spokane is among cities that have restricted use of pesticides that are chemically similar to nicotine because they may be killing bees.
Spokane bans chemical that may kill bees
The City Council in late June voted to ban city purchase and use of neonicotinoids.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Wilsonville, Tualatin seek development ideas for 850 acres next to I-5
The cities of Tualatin and Wilsonville are gathering input on how to develop the 850-acre Basalt Creek area along Interstate 5 The cities of Tualatin and Wilsonville are soliciting public comment through July 14 on the Basalt Creek area, a high-profile parcel of land that abuts I-5 just south of its junction with I-205.
New residential development in Villebois will close major connection to Boeckman Road
Two detour routes will be available during the estimate four-month closure of the north-south route.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
SMART gets grant for alternative fuel infrastructure
The South Metro Area Regional Transit Agency has been awarded a $60,000 competitive Oregon grant to support alternative-fueling infrastructure, the city of Wilsonville announced.
Police seek clues in apartment mailbox thefts
According to Wilsonville Police, mailboxes at three Wilsonville-area complexes - the Madison Boulder Creek Apartments, Hathaway Court Apartments and the Madison Bridge Creek Apartments - were broken into by an unknown individual who is apparently timing the thefts to occur after mail delivery takes place but before the bulk of residents return to ... (more)