Teenager Jaime Tinoco arrested for Nicole Laube's murder

Teenager Jaime Tinoco arrested for Nicole Laube's murder

Tinoco arrested and charged with aggravated murder and unlawful use of a weapon Wednesday The...

Valley Catholic teacher honored for teaching CPR

Valley Catholic teacher honored for teaching CPR

Herb Lommen knows what it’s like to survive heart disease. The Valley Catholic teacher is...

Providence Health & Services employees bring relief to Guatemala

Providence Health & Services employees bring relief to Guatemala

For Christina Vander Werf, making the world a better place came down to one thing —...

Handful of people protest Beaverton church's role in same-sex marriage

Handful of people protest Beaverton church's role in same-sex marriage

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Robert Edward Foster
April 02, 2015

Washington County Corrections looking for Beaverton sex offender…

by Miles Vance
Foster is at large after failing to return to the Corrections Center The Washington County Community Corrections Department is asking for your help in locating a Beaverton man previously…
COURTESY OF RICHARD HETZLER  - Members of Westviews Hot Wired robotics team won the regional competition in Oakland while setting a new world record. They will now go to nationals in St. Louis.
April 01, 2015

Beaverton-area robotic teams win West Super-Regional…

by Ray Pitz and Pamplin Media Group staff
Robotics teams representing several Beaverton School District high schools and middle schools are among the six Portland-area teams on their way to the national championships in St. Louis after…
Valley Catholic students led a CPR training session at Washington Square during January.
April 01, 2015

Middle-schoolers becoming lifesavers by teaching CPR

by Eric Apalategui
By the end of May, well more than 4,000 Beaverton School District students will be ready to save lives after learning hands-only CPR. Starting in January, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue…
April 01, 2015

Tualatin Riverkeepers oppose high school's wetland permit

by Eric Apalategui
A prominent environmental group has urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a permit to the Beaverton School District, which hopes to build ball fields into a wetlands area at the site of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Children will once again enjoy an egg hunt at the Garden Home Recreation Center this Saturday, one of several activities planned in the area during Easter weekend.
March 31, 2015

Egg hunts in Beaverton, Sherwood and Tualatin

by Eric Apalategui
These Easter activities are open to the general public. The following egg hunts and Easter-related family activities in eastern Washington County were reported to the Times newspapers. Beaverton…
COURTESY OF RICHARD HETZLER - The Techaholix robotics team was made up of middle-school students from Beaverton. The team was a division finalist in the western super-regional competition.
March 30, 2015

Robotics teams headed to national competition

by Pamplin Media Group
Six Portland-area robotics teams are on their way to the national championships in St. Louis after winning their divisions during the weekend’s regional competition. Teams from Washington County…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton was named the Oregon Community Trees organization's Tree City USA for 2015.
March 27, 2015

Beaverton is Tree City USA

by Eric Apalategui
City gets state honors for work on arboretum and other leafy projects. Beaverton received the Tree City USA Award at the 2015 Oregon Urban Community Forestry Awards announced March 26. Oregon…
SUMBITTED PHOTO - Middle-school students solve problems during the state Mathcounts competition in Corvallis in March. The top finishers will represent Oregon this may at the national competition in Boston.
March 27, 2015

Beaverton 'mathletes' represent Oregon

by Eric Apalategui
Local middle-schoolers will take part in the national Mathcounts competion. Some of Oregon’s best “mathletes” are from the Beaverton area. Middle-schoolers from area schools make up…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - New sidewalk crosses the reopened section of Southwest Oleson Road. Construction work will continue at the site for another two months.
March 27, 2015

Oleson Road reopens to through traffic

by The Times
Work on bridge replacement project to continue into May. Southwest Oleson Road has reopened to traffic south of Beaverton-Hillsdale highway as a bridge replacement project nears completion. The…
COURTESY OF NIKE - Nike's 'Jumpman' logo is one of the Washington County athletic apparel giant's most recognized brands.
March 26, 2015

Nike, photographer seek 'Jumpman' photo trial in 2016

by Kevin L. Harden
Famous image part of Nike's global logo for three decades A New York photographer who claims Nike violated his copyright for its Jumpman logo of a young Michael Jordan dunking a basketball could…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Soon more Beaverton schools will have solar arrays on their rooftops. This aerial view of Springville K-8 School shows a 2011 project with a private investor, but new schools will generate electricity with funding from a voter-approved bond measure.
Mar 25, 2015

New Beaverton schools will include $5 million in solar panels

by Eric Apalategui
The district follows state law for new construction; three existing schools already have solar technology. Like Little Orphan Annie, the Beaverton School District is hoping the sun will come out…
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS - If Beaverton begins charging for parking, its metering system will likely be more modern than this throwback.
Mar 25, 2015

Feed the meter in Beaverton?

by Eric Apalategui
A city official brings up the idea of paid parking but acknowledges a long and possibly bumpy road to get there. Who would possibly want to pay for parking in Beaverton? Well, Todd Juhasz for…
Pouncey
Mar 25, 2015

Details emerge in Orlando Pouncey's slaying of Jerry Duy Nguyen…

by Geoff Pursinger
Jerry Duy Nguyen and Orlando Pouncey were involved in a heated argument on the night that Nguyen was shot to death outside his ex-wife's home in January, according to documents unsealed this…
Mar 25, 2015

A half year ahead, Washington County Public Safety levy scores…

by Scott Schlegel
Results of a January survey indicate strong support — as high as 76 percent — for renewing the current Washington County Public Safety Levy for an additional five years until 2021, with 13…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mayor Denny Doyle had his photo taken last year when he welcomed Uber to Beaverton.
Mar 24, 2015

Lyft poised to join Uber in offering rides

by Eric Apalategui
Ride-sharing service seems likely to be embraced in suburbs and will get a test drive in Portland This story has been updated following an interview with Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle and input…
Washington County Sheriff's Office
Mar 24, 2015

Woman's body found on Cooper Mountain

by Eric Apalategui
Medical examiner says death near city water tank was due to natural causes. A person walking a dog Tuesday morning atop Cooper Mountain found the body of a woman who had been reported missing…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Former Westgate Theater site
Mar 24, 2015

Beaverton seeks developer for Westgate site

by Eric Apalategui
Official city news release on its quest to find the right firm to build a key piece of Beaverton's downtown core. Here is the city of Beaverton's official news release about their process to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Sunday night fire destroyed teaching supplies and other materials belonging to Aloha High School's on-campus daycare program.
Mar 23, 2015

Fire destroys Aloha High School preschool supplies

by Eric Apalategui
TVF&R still investigating the cause of Sunday night blaze This story was updated Tuesday. Community members are asking how to help after a Sunday night fire destroyed a shed full of supplies…
Christopher Robert Kling
Mar 23, 2015

Dad arrested for blowing marijuana smoke into his baby's mouth

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton man caught on video charged with endangering the infant. A Beaverton man has been arrested for allegedly blowing marijuana smoke into his infant child’s mouth. Christopher Robert…
Mar 23, 2015

Beaverton teen gets 14 years for Eugene rape and assault

by The Times
The 17-year-old slipped away from Washington County authorities during trip to Ducks football game. A Beaverton teenager will spend 14 years in prison after admitting that he attacked and raped…




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