Cedar Hills mall contest combines gingerbread, dogs and holiday fun

Cedar Hills mall contest combines gingerbread, dogs and holiday fun

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Virginia Garcia dedicates student clinic at Beaverton High School

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Sexton Mountain Elementary fifth-graders set shining example

Sexton Mountain Elementary fifth-graders set shining example

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Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

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December 17, 2014

City recognizes Lanphere Enterprises, Sutherland & Co.

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton 4 Business Awards presented at council meeting Beaverton Valley Times The city of Beaverton and the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented Lanphere Enterprises and David…
December 16, 2014

Beaverton High School launches Success Fund with $100,000…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Initiative to support academics, technology and facilities Beaverton High School students will be the beneficiary of an ambitious long-term funding initiative created by a group of parents and…
December 14, 2014

Transient juvenile car prowler caught

by Jim Redden
Washington County Sheriff's deputies caught a juvenile transient who was burglarizing unlocked cars in the Aloha area early Sunday. Zachariah T. Cordova, 17, was turned over to juvenile…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Team members of GCL Construction hung the frames and then the blocks last Friday in Cornelius.
December 12, 2014

Colorful quilt blocks brighten up barns

by Stephanie Haugen
Washington County officially has a quilt barn trail Westside Quilters Guild members saw two years of planning come to fruition last week as they hung the first two installments of wooden quilt…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A PGE crew truck working on power outages caused by Thursday's storm.
December 12, 2014

Storm leaves thousands without power

by Jim Redden
Over 20,000 customers in the Portland metropolitan were still without power Friday morning after PGE repair crews worked through the nights to fix downed power lines. PGE said crews responded to…
Photo Credit: KOIN LOCAL NEWS - Wind gust are expected to continue up the Willamette Valley this afternoon.
December 11, 2014

Winds cause problems throughout region

by Raymond Rendleman
Roads closed, MAX disrupted, Christmas Ships delayed The powerful wind storm that moved into the region Thursday caused many problems through the afternoon rush hour. Power was out already to…
December 11, 2014

Nike expansion plans to accommodate new jobs

by Shannon O. Wells
Washington County OKs proposal for two office buildings, parking structures The Washington County Land Use and Transportation Department has approved Nike's $150 million expansion plan — with…
December 11, 2014

Nonprofit status provides boost to fledgling Aloha Historical…

by Shannon O. Wells
Founders to seek grant funding, record veterans' oral histories The fledgling Aloha Historical Society took a significant step forward last week when the Internal Revenue Service approved a…
December 11, 2014

THPRD to usher in rate, program changes for out-of-district…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Winter program sign-ups for district residents start Saturday The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District is implementing changes beginning Jan. 1, 2015, designed to benefit fitness…
Photo Credit: BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Police found Shawn John Cutler, 44, walking in traffic on Cornell Road on Tuesday after he failed to return to the Washington County Community Corrections Center on Sunday.
December 10, 2014

Police arrest sex predator reported missing on Sunday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Cutler failed to return to center where he's been since prison release A call to Beaverton police about a man walking in traffic Tuesday evening in the Bethany area led to the arrest of a…

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Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Joshua Johnson
Dec 10, 2014

Three Beaverton men arrested after threats, armed robbery

by Beaverton Valley Times
Suspects chased victims down dead-end street in vehicle Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested three Beaverton men on Monday after they reportedly threatened and robbed victims at…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tim Esau went door-to-door in Tigard last year to put an anti-transit petition on the ballot in Tigard. Now, hes set his sights on all of Washington County.
Dec 09, 2014

Anti-light rail bill could head to county vote

by Geoff Pursinger
Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man who brought about sweeping changes in the way the city of Tigard handles light rail is at it…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Christopher Joseph Gonzales, 44, of Vancouver, Wash., was arrested on Sunday and lodged in Washington County Jail after detectives investigated a complaint that the man had had inappropriate sexual contact with young girls.
Dec 08, 2014

Man arrested for alleged child sex abuse at Bonny Slope residence

by Beaverton Valley Times
Deputies ask public for information on other possible victims Washington County Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for possible sex abuse victims following the arrest of a Vancouver,…
Dec 05, 2014

Liberty High School addresses possible threat

by Doug Burkhardt
In the wake of a potential threat of violence, the Hillsboro School District sent out an "auto-dialer" message to families with students at Liberty High School this morning at 10:15. The…
Dec 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - The Washington County Jail, which opened in 1998, is one of the largest jails in Oregon. The jail can accommodate 572 inmates.
Dec 04, 2014

Audit of jail's health care contract sparks changes

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County allegedly lost $350,000 in value Washington County is ratcheting down costs and imposing stricter rules on health care contracting at its jail after a recent audit revealed…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WCSO - JOE LOUIS DAVIS
Dec 05, 2014

Beaverton man held in Tuesday hit-and-run

by Geoff Pursinger
A Beaverton man was arrested Thursday evening in connection with the Tuesday afternoon hit-and-run that injured an 82-year-old man on Southwest Beef Bend Road. Joe Louis Davis, 42, was lodged in…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Washington County is considering a major overhaul of its animal control ordinance.
Dec 04, 2014

Washington County plans overhaul of animal control code

by Doug Burkhardt
Existing animal ordinances were written in 1985 A lot of things have changed since 1985, when Washington County approved its current animal control ordinance. With population growth and major…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Shelia Deeth, leader of the Cedar Mill-based Writers' Mill group, shows off the group's latest writing anthology in front of fellow members Ron Davis (from left), Jennifer Hemmeyer, Judy Beaston, Matthew McAyeal, Joanne Dehaan, Mary Jane Erickson, Rebecca Muchow, Minnie Stoumbaugh, Pati Burraston, Jean Harkin and Joe Mendez.
Dec 04, 2014

Words from the Writers' Mill

by Shannon O. Wells
Local group gets third anthology for sale on Amazon It’s one thing when a story you wrote appears in an anthology of local writers that sells largely to friends and family around town. It’s…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: SYDNEY PALMER - Iman Wahle, left, explains her Catlin Gabel School robotics teams' Flight Zone exhibit model to judges at OMSI on Nov. 23. She's joined by Flying Chickens team members Robin Attey, second from left, and Vincent Miller, second from right.
Dec 04, 2014

Learning to fly

by Shannon O. Wells
Catlin Gabel team simulates flight for OMSI exhibit event Iman Wahle wants to help people learn to fly — or at least experience a visceral feel of a soaring airplane — while keeping both feet on…




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