District considers Elsie Stuhr Center age limit changes

District considers Elsie Stuhr Center age limit changes

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Aloha celebrates move to larger library

Aloha celebrates move to larger library

Nearly $6,000 raised toward $15,000 matching grant from benefactors At the rate Eric Squires and...

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Comic book HERO

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Friends, family grieve passionate pair

Friends, family grieve passionate pair

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Southridge graduate earns Truman Scholarship

Southridge graduate earns Truman Scholarship

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Volunteers plant 40 trees to spruce up wetlands

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Crews extinguish fire at Highland Park

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April 18, 2014

Detectives seek help in locating endangered runaway

by Beaverton Valley Times
Washington County sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in locating Steven Zellmer, a 16-year-old from Beaverton. Officials believe he has repeatedly engaged in dangerous…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Randy Covey, animal services field supervisor with the Animal Multi-Agency Coordination Group, shows off one of four large animal transport trailers recently purchased to use in emergency response situations across the Portland area.
April 18, 2014

Portland-area animal shelters acquire vital disaster response…

by Geoff Pursinger
The next time tragedy strikes, animal rescuers across the Portland area will be ready. Animal rescuers from across the region have pooled resources to purchase four large animal transport…
April 18, 2014

Beaverton asks residents 'What's Next' with new website

by Beaverton Valley Times
Public can weigh in on shaping the future of the community The city recently launched an interactive “What’s Next, Beaverton” website — www.BeavertonOregon.gov/WhatsNext — and is encouraging…
April 17, 2014

Beaverton Teen Idol semifinalists to compete for area's best pop…

by Beaverton Valley Times
$5 tickets available for event featuring 18 semifinalists from area schools Eighteen finalists for Beaverton Teen Idol will compete on Saturday afternoon to determine the best pop voice in…
April 17, 2014

PCC, school partners get $445,000 from state for dual-credit…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Consortium will expand class offerings in districts and add services that prepare students for college The Oregon Education Investment Board and the Oregon Department of Education announced that…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Cheryl Twete, Metro regional government's senior development adviser, was named the city of Beaverton's new community development director on Tuesday.
April 15, 2014

Metro executive to fill role on Beaverton's development team

by Shannon O. Wells
Cheryle Twete takes over job formerly held by Don Mazziotti Cheryl Twete, Metro regional government’s senior development adviser, was named the city of Beaverton’s new community development…
April 15, 2014

Suspects face charges in human trafficking case following police…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Couple hospitalized, 17-year-old girl victim taken to safety A Tuesday afternoon traffic stop on Southwest 173rd Avenue related to a human trafficking investigation led to the arrest of a…
April 15, 2014

Spokane-based company to acquire Mercer Industries' window…

by Shannon O. Wells
Sale to save 'a majority' of employees who faced layoffs by this summer VPI Quality Windows signed a letter of intent to acquire all window and door manufacturing assets of Beaverton-based…
April 11, 2014

Beaverton libraries accept food donations in place of fines

by Beaverton Valley Times
To celebrate National Library Week, the Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., will accept non-perishable foods in place of fines from Saturday, April 12, through Sunday, April 20. With…
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April 11, 2014

Tigard woman charged with throwing flares at Beaverton Police…

by Geoff Pursinger
Beaverton Police arrested a Tigard woman after she allegedly threw lit road flares into a police station parking lot. Brenda Adams, 28, was arrested at 8 a.m. on Friday after police say she…

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Apr 11, 2014

You can be a bone marrow match

by The Times
TVF&R crews invite public to join them for national registry drive Saturday Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue invites the community to participate in a bone marrow registry drive on Saturday from 11…
Apr 10, 2014

Community members invited to Arbor Day tree-planting event on…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton to be recognized as Tree City USA for 20th year The city of Beaverton and Friends of Trees will host a tree planting ceremony and Arbor Day celebration on Saturday at 9 a.m. at…
Apr 10, 2014

Ridgewood Elementary students tackle projects

by Beaverton Valley Times
Cancer, pet care, deforestation among issues addressed As part of the school’s Primary Years Programme at Ridgewood Elementary School, first- through fifth-grade students will take action…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Bil Lepp, a West Virginia-based storyteller, author and comedian, will share his techniques as well as tall tales on Friday and Saturday.
Apr 10, 2014

The 'truth' about lying

by Shannon O. Wells
Appalachian native among those sharing tales, techniques in storytelling festival Bob Dylan put forth in his 1966 song “Absolutely Sweet Marie” that “to live outside the law, you must be…
Apr 10, 2014

April 16 Sunset High seminar focuses on post-high school options

by Beaverton Valley Times
Students invited to explore careers, alternatives to college Sunset High School’s College and Career Center will host an event designed to provide information and resources about post-high…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Miss Oregon Emma Pelett hangs out with Omar, the son of a resident, during a tour of the new LifeChange Center for Women and Their Children in Beaverton on Friday.
Apr 11, 2014

Miss Oregon returns to LifeChange Center

by Shannon O. Wells
Pelett meets women, children growing in life transition program The Union Gospel Mission’s LifeChange Center for Women and Their Children has — in more ways than one — come a long way since Emma…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY BLACK STUDENT UNION - Crash victims Kiden Dilla (left) and Ayan Osman posed for this photo with five other Black Student Union members at Pacific University. Dilla previously attended Stoller Middle School and the International School of Beaverton.
Apr 09, 2014

Pacific community reeling after crash kills students

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Young driver previously attended Beaverton schools Two Pacific University freshmen died Monday morning in a crash where Highway 47 intersects with Northwest Verboort Road. “I am deeply saddened…
Apr 09, 2014

Council moves toward Dec. 31 pot dispensary ban

by Shannon O. Wells
Two councilors, high school student support longer moratorium Beaverton-area residents looking to acquire medical marijuana close to home would be advised to find sources outside city limits, at…
Apr 09, 2014

Man will serve 17 years for sex trafficking Beaverton teen

by Beaverton Valley Times
Keith Lawrence McMurray recruited girl for prostitution A U.S. district judge sentenced a Portland man on Monday to 17 years in prison for sex trafficking involving a 17-year-old Beaverton girl.…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Students in Terri Buckley's third-grade class at Findley Elementary School prepare 'Smile Bags,' organic-food lunches in paper sacks they adorn with their artwork, on Friday, April 4.
Apr 09, 2014

Findley students share smiles, food with homeless

by Shannon O. Wells
Terri Buckley's class to distribute Smile Bags every four weeks A first-hand experience with homelessness in downtown Portland proved catalytic for a group of third- through fifth-graders at…




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