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Portland Community College board votes to remove college president Jeremy Brown on Monday

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Fowler Falcons Lindsay Brohmer and Paul Gohlke tie the knot at school ceremony

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Drones Plus off and flying at Beaverton Town Square

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Eric D. Simpson
May 22, 2015

Eric Simpson has math on his side in school board race

by Eric Apalategui
Melissa Potter would have to pull off a near numeric impossibility to win a seat. Melissa C. Potter is a former high school science teacher who now is a university researcher and teacher, so…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton helped local taxpayers save $2.5 million on their 2014 returns.
May 21, 2015

Tax help nets nearly $2.5 million for Beaverton taxpayers

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton Tax Assistance Program helped local residents land nearly $2.5 million in tax refunds during the recent tax season. The city partnered with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and Creating…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A night market.
May 21, 2015

Beaverton Night Market moved to Sept. 12

by Eric Apalategui
City's Diversity Advisory Board gives the internationally flavored event a trial run. The city's Diversity Advisory Board will host its first Beaverton Night Market on the second Saturday in…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Kids were digging it as the Beaverton School District broke ground on its ninth middle school. The signs represent the other Beaverton schools that will use the building while their own campuses are rebuilt in the coming years. Middle-schoolers will finally take over in September 2020.
May 21, 2015

District breaks ground on new middle school

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton School District and Skanska USA Building broke ground on the district's newest middle school on Tuesday. The school, designed by Mahlum Architects, will open on a 16-acre campus in…
Beaverton School District
May 21, 2015

Beaverton School District announces administrative hires

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton School District has announced several new administrative assignments that will become effective July 1. More administration moves are expected before the beginning of the 2015-16…
Skylar Schultz
May 20, 2015

What Students Say / Montclair Elementary School

by Jaime Valdez
How do you plan to spend this summer? “I’m going to draw some pictures and take them up to the VA hospital and give them to the veterans. Also, I’m also going to a Jeep race with my father and…
SUBMITTED - THPRD will abandon the red section of Greenway Park's trail but reopen part of a loop and the parks disc golf course.
May 20, 2015

THPRD to reopen part of Greenway Park trail

by Eric Apalategui
Beavers forced closure when they dammed Fanno Creek and flooded the center of the park. The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District will reopen part of a looped path in Greenway Park. The…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jose Sanchez, a junior at Beaverton High School, has proposed that upperclassmen at Beavertons high schools be allowed to leave campus during their lunch hours.
May 20, 2015

Beaverton High School student Jose Sanchez lobbies for open…

by Eric Apalategui
Jose Sanchez just wants to be able to be able to buy a frappe, or head home to grab an assignment he forgot. But like the rest of the students at Beaverton High School, the 17-year-old junior is…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jayne Scott, the longtime arts and culture manager for the city of Beaverton, recently retired from full-time work but plans to stay on and push toward the goal of bringing an arts and culture center to town.
May 20, 2015

Beaverton's Jayne Scott retires but stays with art center project

by Eric Apalategui
Jayne Scott practically grew up working for the city. So it’s no surprise that the manager of Beaverton's arts and culture program isn’t going to let a simple thing like her own retirement stop…
May 19 election results
May 19, 2015

Degman, Tymchuk and Simpson winning seats on Beaverton School…

by Eric Apalategui
Only Simpson's race proves close in battles over three seats. Becky Tymchuk will join incumbent Linda Degman on the Beaverton School Board as both candidates easily fended off challengers in…

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Richard Burke
May 19, 2015

Burke easily retains water district seat

by Eric Apalategui
Incumbent shakes off fellow Libertarian challenger Lars D.H. Hedbor. Incumbent Richard Burke easily prevailed against big money — and some nasty political tactics — to retain his seat on the…
COURTESY WEST COAST RAVENS - The West Coast Ravens will perform a fly-over during Monday's Memorial Day evet at Veteran's Memorial Day event in Beaverton.
May 19, 2015

American Legion to lead Memorial Day event at Veterans Memorial…

by Miles Vance
The event begins at 10 a.m. Monday and celebrates America's best Beaverton Post #124 of the American Legion will lead a Memorial Day event at Veterans Memorial Park in Beaverton beginning at 10…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - John Wheeler (left) of Vernier Software & Technology works with students from Cindy Montelongo's fifth grade class at Vose Elementary on their wind turbines project.
May 19, 2015

Vose Elementary kids and Vernier Software & Technology workers…

by Miles Vance
Vose, Vernier team up to make and test wind turbines It's one thing to talk about STEM education in our schools, but employees from Vernier Software & Technology teamed up with students at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sr. Geraldine Bernards
May 18, 2015

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon remember Sister Geraldine Bernards…

by Miles Vance
A dedicated caregiver, Sr. Geraldine Bernards spent 39 years at Maryville as a nurse, director of nursing and administrator A Vigil Service and Mass of Christian Burial was held May 17-18 to…
COURTESY: SALEM-KEIZER PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Salam Noor is likely to become Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education.
May 18, 2015

Governor taps Salam Noor for top education post

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The Salem-Keizer veteran has experience from early childhood to higher education Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that Salem's Salam Noor should replace Rob Saxton as Deputy Superintendent of…
May 18, 2015

Beaverton Night Market coming Aug. 22

by Eric Apalategui
A one-day pilot run at The Round will test the internationally flavored event's appeal. Beaverton’s Diversity Advisory Board is going to give its idea for an international market a tryout later…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Mayor Denny Doyle, members of the Biggi family and others cut a ceremonial ribbon Monday to celebrate the opening of Southwest Rose Biggi Drive. The newly extended street helps connect motorists between Canyon Road and Hall Boulevard near The Round.
May 18, 2015

City, family celebrate Rose Biggi Avenue opening

by Eric Apalategui
Street named for founder of Beaverton Foods. The Biggi family and the city of Beaverton have traveled together for a very long time, and people from both groups came together on Monday, May 18,…
May 18, 2015

THPRD refinance saves taxpayers $5 million

by Eric Apalategui
Bond payments will end in 2027, two years ahead of schedule. When is tax news good news? How about when Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District saves taxpayers more than $5 million? THPRD…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Stoller Middle School Science Bowl team concentrates during competition in Washington D.C., at the start of May.
May 18, 2015

Stoller Middle School Science Bowl team wins $1,000 for science…

by Miles Vance
The Stoller Middle School Science Bowl team won $1000 at the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl competition, held in the Washington, D.C., area from April 30-May 4. Stoller…
COURTESY CITY OF BEAVERTON - The winners of the 2015 Human Rights Advisory Commissions Creative Expressions contest were honored at the May 12 Beaverton City Council meeting. Students submitted artworks expressing the importance of human and civil rights.
May 20, 2015

Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission honors 2015 Creative…

by Miles Vance
The City of Beaverton's Human Rights Advisory Commission honored winners of the 2015 Creative Expressions contest at the Beaverton City Council meeting on May 12. HRAC members Sheri Struk and…




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