New Beaverton schools will include $5 million in solar panels

New Beaverton schools will include $5 million in solar panels

The district follows state law for new construction; three existing schools already have solar...

Beaverton's Southminster Presbyterian Church initiated Presbyterians' national same-sex marriage decision

Beaverton's Southminster Presbyterian Church initiated Presbyterians' national same-sex marriage decision

Southminster Presbyterian Church members draft proposal that rewrites the large denomination's...

Haggen will open Beaverton store April 7

Haggen will open Beaverton store April 7

Albertsons store on Hall Boulevard will close briefly during conversion. Haggen Food and...

Coming attraction: Downtown Beaverton to rise from old Westgate Theater site

Coming attraction: Downtown Beaverton to rise from old Westgate Theater site

This week, the downtown of Beaverton’s present could take a big step toward the future....

Beaverton's Old Town is getting newer

Beaverton's Old Town is getting newer

Four multi-story apartment projects and a senior care facility will bring hundreds of new...

Providence St. Vincent surgeons deploy robots to battle human diseases

Providence St. Vincent surgeons deploy robots to battle human diseases

Jeff Perry has a robot to thank for being up and around just five weeks after having 12 inches...

Giant subdivision coming to South Cooper Mountain

Giant subdivision coming to South Cooper Mountain

Construction likely to begin this year on Beaverton's largest housing development in a decade....

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WIKIMEDIA COMMONS - If Beaverton begins charging for parking, its metering system will likely be more modern than this throwback.
March 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
March 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…
March 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.
March 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
March 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
March 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.
March 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
March 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…
March 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…
Gresham High School
March 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division

by Brian Monihan
Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend's state dance championships. Photos by J. Brian Monihan (unless otherwise noted) Local high school dance teams did well…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - A masked robber brandishes a gun while robbing an employee of Plaid Pantry near Nike early Friday.
Mar 21, 2015

Sheriff seeks help finding Plaid Pantry robber

by Eric Apalategui
Suspect brandishes gun and escapes with undisclosed amount of cash early Friday. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday asked for the public's help to identify a man who robbed a…
John A. Somoza
Mar 21, 2015

Beaverton School Board has three contested races after…

by Eric Apalategui
Fire and water district incumbents also get challengers just before deadline. Two more candidates filed to run for the Beaverton School Board before the filing deadline passed March 19, and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton City Library
Mar 21, 2015

Beaverton libraries offer free spring break activities

by Eric Apalategui
The following press release from the city of Beaverton details a bunch of free activities at its library branches during spring break, which starts today. BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City…
Alejandro Cazarez-Lopez
Mar 20, 2015

Sheriff's K9 tracks down assault suspect

by Eric Apalategui
Man wanted for Thursday morning assault of estranged wife in Beaverton. Washington County Sheriff's deputies deputies on Thursday evening captured a man suspected of seriously assaulting his…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - An artist's concept of what an arts and culture center might look like.
Mar 19, 2015

City gets $50,000 arts center grant

by Eric Apalategui
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded $50,000 to help the city of Beaverton get its residents involved in the design for a future arts and culture center. The “Our Town” grant,…
Alejandro Cazarez-Lopez
Mar 19, 2015

Beaverton police want help finding suspect in violent assault

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who reportedly seriously injured his estranged wife early Thursday morning. At about 6:20 a.m., officers…
Mar 18, 2015

Beaverton couple wins $12.6 millon in Megabucks drawing

by Eric Apalategui
Ticket bought at 7-Eleven claims Megabucks jackpot for John and Patricia Cason. John and Patricia Cason of Beaverton found their pot of gold on St. Patrick's Day when the couple realized they…
TVF&R - The exterior of this fourplex on Gingham Lane in south Beaverton shows the effects of today's fire.
Mar 18, 2015

Beaverton apartment fire displaces four families but injures none

by Miles Vance
A Wednesday afternoon apartment fire near Southridge High School in south Beaverton displaced four families, but firefighters on the scene reported that no one was injured in the blaze.…
Mar 18, 2015

Beaverton boosts franchise fees for electricity, gas

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton City Council voted Tuesday to raise the fees it charges Portland General Electric and NW Natural to bring electricity and gas to homes and businesses across the city. The increases…
Mar 18, 2015

County rejects term limits petition on technical grounds

by Doug Burkhardt
The term limits ballot petition submitted to the Washington County Elections Office on March 3 by Tom Black and Daniel Vazquez has been rejected on a technicality. Black and Vazquez have been…




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