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175th Avenue residents brace for traffic

175th Avenue residents brace for traffic

Activists applaud delay in plan to straighten, widen Cooper Mountain road while promoting flatter...

A half century of hair

A half century of hair

Al Patershall has been cutting hair at the same Cedar Mill barber shop since 1965 When Al...

Drones help real estate sales soar

Drones help real estate sales soar

Other businesses are starting to use the eyes in the sky for their own operations Jesse Dill...

Yakima Products to buy Lake Oswego's West End Building for $20.1 million

Yakima Products to buy Lake Oswego's West End Building for $20.1 million

Beaverton-based rack maker plans to move its headquarters by Dec. 1; city negotiating with school...

Sunset High grad crowned Miss Oregon

Sunset High grad crowned Miss Oregon

Ali Wallace, 21, follows her mother into pageantry. Ali Wallace has been around beauty pageants...

Broadway Street improvements begin

Broadway Street improvements begin

Some pain will come with the gains as construction crew works through summer. Chuck Wilson...

Roger Tilbury's widow says namesake park is 'perfect'

Roger Tilbury's widow says namesake park is 'perfect'

Margaret Tilbury's donation turns into hidden gem. Walking through the woods behind her former...

Lane restrictions coming soon to Farmington Road project

Lane restrictions coming soon to Farmington Road project

Motorists should expect delays or find alternate routes. It’s almost time for the rubber to...

Decision on new high school nears

Decision on new high school nears

Beaverton Planning Commission could decide key issues at June 24 hearing. The Beaverton Planning...

Maryville Rose Queen is royalty for the ages

Maryville Rose Queen is royalty for the ages

'Dimi' Todd oldest crowned in the center's annual tradition. When you’re 100 years old,...

Cracker Barrel planning first Pacific Coast location in Beaverton

Cracker Barrel planning first Pacific Coast location in Beaverton

Plan at Canyon Road and Highway 217 also calls features 4-story Marriott hotel. Cracker Barrel is...

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TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE - Fire caused heavy damage to this home in the Bethany area early Sunday.
July 05, 2015

Farm house burns down in Bethany area

by Jim Redden
An early Sunday morning fire destroyed an old farm house in rural Multnomah County northwest of Portland. No one was injured in the blaze in the Bethany area, although the American Red Cross…
FILE PHOTO - The Beaverton School District's plan to build a new high school in South Cooper Mountain has faced vocal opposition but won the Beaverton Planning Commission's approval on July 1. That decision may be appealed.
July 02, 2015

Commission approves South Cooper Mountain high school plan

by Eric Apalategui
Panel's 4-2 decision may still face appeal over wetlands issue. The Beaverton Planning Commission overrode concerns about filling a wetlands to vote 4-2 Wednesday in favor of a new high school…
Beaverton Police Department
July 02, 2015

Police watching for impaired holiday drivers

by Eric Apalategui
Over the Fourth of July, officers will be looking carefully for drunk and drugged motorists. Before celebrating the Fourth of July with alcohol or possibly marijuana, the Beaverton Police…
(Image is Clickable Link) Yakima Products' offer for the West End Building is $3.3 million more than the city owes on the property.
July 01, 2015

Beaverton-based Yakima Inc. moving to Lake Oswego

by Saundra Sorenson
The company will take its 100 jobs to LO by December of this year Beaverton-based Yakima Products Inc. has agreed to purchase the West End Building in Lake Oswego for $20.1 million, company and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Police are asking for information leading to the identification of this robber, who struck two Plaid Pantry stores in Beaverton on July 1.
July 01, 2015

Robber strikes two Plaid Pantry stores Wednesday

by The Times
Convenience stores offer $2,000 reward for information leading to arrest. The Beaverton Police Department wants the public's help to identify a tall robber who used underwear as a mask while…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Dancers from Painted Sky Northstar Dance Company perform at Last Tuesday at The Round in Beaverton on Tuesday afternoon.
July 01, 2015

Ten Tiny Dances returns to the Beaverton Farmers Market July 11

by The Times
Performers display many dance styles on small stages at the Beaverton Farmers Market The seventh Ten Tiny Dances performance comes to the little stage at the Beaverton Farmers Market on July 11.…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Phil Haberthur and his wife Lisa, stand at their new location of Beaverton Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, which is located adjacent to its previous location.
July 01, 2015

Beaverton's Baja Fresh gets fresh location, fresh motif

by Ray Pitz
The restaurant moves to a warm wood look Beaverton’s Baja Fresh Mexican Grill has added a new look and a new location, recently moving across the parking lot from the restaurant’s longtime Cedar…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Arjun Jain
July 01, 2015

Beaverton student honored in Young Scientist Challenge

by Eric Apalategui
Arjun Jain of Meadow Park Summa is top Oregon finisher. A Beaverton School District eighth-grader is Oregon's merit winner in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Arjun…
July 01, 2015

THPRD opens six 'cooling centers'

by Eric Apalategui
A new heat watch prompts district to let people soak up their air conditioning to stay safe. With the arrival of another heat wave, the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District already has…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Nike Chairman Phil Knight announced on Tuesday that he would be stepping down from the company he co-founded in 1964.
June 30, 2015

Phil Knight announces plan to step down as Nike's chairman

by Geoff Pursinger
Knight says CEO Mark Parker should replace him. Nike Inc. Chairman Phil Knight said Tuesday that he would step down as chairman of the company he co-founded more than 50 years ago. Knight, 77,…

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Jun 30, 2015

Council to weigh transportation fee for South Cooper Mountain

by Eric Apalategui
Proposed system development charges could raise $24 million through new construction. The city of Beaverton expects to pay for almost half of about $50 million needed for roads and other…
Beaverton School District
Jun 30, 2015

Beaverton School District approves $260,000 settlement

by Eric Apalategui
Agreement pays special education costs for student who was discharged from program. The Beaverton School District will pay up to $260,000 in educational costs for a student who is eligible for…
BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Byron Boye Harris
Jun 28, 2015

Beaverton indecent exposure suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
A Beaverton man has been arrested as a suspect in two separate indecent exposure cases. Byron Boye Harris, 37, is charged with two counts of Public Indecency. Beaverton Police first received a…
FILE PHOTO - The Beaverton School District plans to build a large high school in the South Cooper Mountain area but faces a somewhat divided Beaverton Planning Commission over plans to fill part of a wetlands area for athletic fields.
Jun 27, 2015

Commission divided on South Cooper Mountain high school…

by Eric Apalategui
Wetlands are 'linchpin issue' as commission appears divided; hearing continued to July 1. The Beaverton Planning Commission already has spent nearly 10 hours in a multi-day public hearing in…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jon Callahan, a firefighter with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, extinguishes a fire in a grassy field that was ignited by a firework to demonstrate how quickly a fire can spread at the TVF&R Regional Training center in Sherwood.
Jun 25, 2015

Fireworks in use: Handle with extreme care

by Ray Pitz
A demonstration shows how fast grass is ignited by a firework Just how quickly a fireworks-ignited fire can accelerate was brought home vividly Tuesday morning during a demonstration at Tualatin…
Beaverton
Jun 25, 2015

Beaverton City Council adopts budget

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton City Council adopted a fairly ho-hum budget at its Tuesday night meeting. The vote was unanimous, but the discussion that preceded it was a times edgy. The total budget, $191.6…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Washington County Sheriffs Deputy Joe Yazzolino, left, defends an attack from K9 officer Taz as his handler, Deputy Don Maller looks on.
Jun 25, 2015

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

by Kathy Fuller
Ten officers compete for 'Top Dog' status at county fairgrounds The competition was tough as canine officers and their handlers competed for the title of "Top Dog" in front of a big crowd at the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jim McElhinny's fingerprints are all over the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District after his 35-year career. He retires June 30.
Jun 24, 2015

McElhinny retiring after 35 years with THPRD

by Eric Apalategui
Longtime administrator helped plan many of the district's facilities and programs. When Jim McElhinny first landed a job with Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, the activities guide was…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza uses an interactive production line that allows customers to make their pizzas unique to their own tastes. Blaze is open at 3260 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd.
Jun 24, 2015

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza now cooking in Beaverton

by Miles Vance
Also new in town are eight three one, WORKOUT ANYTIME and Radiant Pain Relief Centres Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza is now open for business and fast-firing pizzas at Cedar Hills Crossing. Blaze,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Listos! participants attended five, three-hour training sessions on disaster preparedness in Spanish.
Jun 25, 2015

News Briefs

by Eric Apalategui
Bethany's Menon completes education two years early Sixteen-year old Alisha Menon of Bethany graduated two years ahead of schedule as a member of the 2015 graduating class at Oregon Connections…




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