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Through a different lens

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Tigard Mayor John L. Cook takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 27, 2014

Tigard Mayor takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Mayor John L. Cook took a few minutes out of his vacation, Thursday, to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral marketing campaign to raise money to cure Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A view from the cab of the SP 4449 of Mike Warren watching Gary Oslund inspect further maintenance to the firebox of the historic steam locomotive at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
August 21, 2014


by Jim Redden
Maintenance of SP 4449 locomotive offers a rare view of local rail heritage Portland’s most famous steam locomotive is open for public inspection — literally. The city-owned 1941 locomotive that…
August 13, 2014

Big rigs roll into Conestoga for Big Truck Day

by Beaverton Valley Times
Big Truck Day, one of the most unique events coordinated by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, will be back for its 16th year on Saturday at the Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center,…
News-Times photo: David Roza
August 07, 2014


by David Roza
Adelante Mujeres teams up with Tualatin Riverkeepers to give girls healthy, productive summer Beaverton resident Richard Harrold has led quite a few kayak and canoeing trips along the Tualatin…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Trumpeters practice during a rehearsal at the Juanita Pohl Center in Tualatin. The musicians pay $7 a week to be part of the band, with money simply going toward buying music.
August 07, 2014

Big Band makes a comeback

by Caitlin Feldman
New Horizons Big Band of Tualatin breaks age barriers and revives a seldom-played genre Taking after his father, Bob Lenneville began learning the drums at age 5. By age 14, he’d switched to the…
August 07, 2014

Robert Cray headlines Groovin' in the Grass

by Beaverton Valley Times
Saturday night will get smoother as five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray takes the stage as the headliner in Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s fourth annual Groovin’ on the Grass…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Joe Dudman from Portland takes first place in the 5K during the Sun Run in Beaverton. This year, the run raised about $10,000 for the Beaverton Police Activities League and HomePlate Youth Services.
August 06, 2014

They're off and running

by Beaverton Valley Times
Sun Run benefits Police Activities League, HomePlate Fundraising-oriented runners recently hit the streets for the second annual Beaverton Rotary Sun Run on July 27. The event included 5K, 10K…
Rose Kisling
July 31, 2014

Beaverton Christian honors 30-year career of church secretary

by Beaverton Valley Times
A celebration honoring Rose Kisling’s 30 years of service as secretary will be held at Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., on Saturday at 4 p.m. Kisling’s last day on the job is…
by: TIMES PHOTOS: JOHN LARIVIERE - The Jones family of Jerry, 3-year-old Ruby, 5-year-old JJ and Mary race toward the finish line of the Party in the Park Family Triathlon on Saturday morning.
July 30, 2014

A true Party in the Park

by Beaverton Valley Times
Thousands of people flock to Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District's signature community celebration
by: COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL SHAFER-MONTGOMERY - German student Emanuel Schultz wears his final, shiny coat in the final scene in the German production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in 1999. A documentary filmed at the time will be shown Monday at the Elsie Stuhr Center.
July 25, 2014

Documentary showcases German production of 'Joseph'

by Ray Pitz
As a continuing tribute to the legacy of James N. Erickson, the late Beaverton High School drama teacher and director, a special showing of the documentary chronicling his 1999 journey to…

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by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Lindsey Parker practices dressage technique with her horse, Questt.
Jul 25, 2014

Parker Stables is turning out champions

by Barbara Sherman
Two nationally ranked dressage competitors hail from training center Set among the rolling hills between Beef Bend and Roy Rogers roads lies Parker Stables, with 29 horses currently in…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sister Barbara Jean Laughlin, Sister Evelyn Schwall (seated), Sister Ina Marie Nosack and Sister Lawdean Lamberger are four of six Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon who will celebrate Jubilees this year and be honored during a special Mass on Sunday.
Jul 24, 2014

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians

by Barbara Kerr
Six sisters will be honored Sunday for combined 375 years of service In the tradition of the Catholic Church, the word “jubilee” is used to designate an anniversary year. In 2014, the Sisters of…
Jul 20, 2014

Party in the Park schedule of events

by Beaverton Valley Times
All events take place July 26 at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex in Beaverton Party in the Park activities • Family Triathlon begins at Aquatic Center — 9 a.m. • Food Vendors open…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - This 1965 Cobra owned by Scott Hess of Aloha won the 'Stormin' Norman's Favorite Pick' award during the 2013 Classic at T-Hills.
Jul 19, 2014

The Classic at T-Hills revs up for charity

by Beaverton Valley Times
Collection of sweet rides roll in to celebrate car show's 10th year What do you get when you combine classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, imports, customs and trucks with live music and…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Families are encouraged to complete a 50-yard swim, two-mile bike ride and a third-mile run together during the Family Triathlon on July 26 to kick off a day of fun at the Party in the Park.
Jul 18, 2014

Family Triathlon returns to get all ages moving at Party in the…

by Christina Lent
Explore HMT Complex on July 26 as you swim, bike and run to the finish Grab your running shoes, swimming suit and favorite set of wheels — the eighth annual Family Triathlon is a fun, active…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Huitzilopochtli dance troupe captain Jose Carlos performs a traditional Aztec dance honoring the sun while wearing a colorful headdress as part of the Beaverton International Celebration.
Jul 17, 2014

Beaverton International Celebration offers interactive fun

by Christina Lent
Multicultural dancing, music and art highlight July 26 event Now in its fourth year, the Beaverton International Celebration allows Party in the Park guests to sample the rich cultural diversity…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Get ready for fun, games and giant inflatables at the ninth annual Party in the Park on Saturday, July 26, at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex in Beaverton.
Jul 17, 2014

Party in the Park offers something for everyone

by Christina Lent
Signature summer festival returns with action-packed day of activities Summer is the perfect time for people to come together for a good time. And the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Garrett, Ray and Rick Baldwin all have classic cars.
Jul 17, 2014


by Caitlin Feldman
Three members of the Baldwin family will cruise into the 42nd annual Concours d'Elegance Ray Baldwin has owned hundreds of cars. A picture of each one hangs on a wall in his Beaverton home,…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CINDY CADDELL - Maid Marian knights one of her loyal subjects as members of the Maid Marian Royal Court, including Robin Hood and his Merryman (and Merrywomen), look on.
Jul 16, 2014

Robin Hood Festival celebrates 60 years

by The Times
The Sherwood Robin Hood Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. With festivities celebrating the first official festival in 1954, this year’s community celebration promises to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 16th annual Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Jul 16, 2014

Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge welcomes racers, spectators

by Beaverton Valley Times
Three-day event features thrilling races between cycling world's best Alpenrose Dairy is gearing up to host its 16th annual Velodrome Challenge on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This elite…

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