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November 20, 2014

Harvest Market supports Basket of Joy food and toy drive

by Beaverton Valley Times
Saturday marks the end of the regular 2014 season of the Beaverton Farmers Market, but it also opens the Basket of Joy food and toy drive for the Tualatin Valley Gleaners, which partners with…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Joe Roberts and Jim Pickett show off a commemorative plate on the 1966 Ford Thunderbird that took them along the old Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles earlier this fall.
November 20, 2014

66-year-old travelers share tales from Route 66 jaunt

by Shannon O. Wells
In-laws traveled 'America's Main Street' in 1966 Thunderbird Joe Roberts and Jim Pickett have heard the Eagles’ infamous line about “standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona,” from “Take It…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Karen Nguyen, Paula Jacobs, Ingrid Erickson, Jessica Vo, Justyce Chaney, Katie Fletcher, Amelia Monfared, Jessica Choe, Julia Adebawo, Amy Bloodworth and Heidi Davis attended the Nov. 4 Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting to discuss the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20.
November 19, 2014

Quit for a day - or a lifetime

by Kendra Hogue
'Rebels' join annual Smokeout to help kids stay off tobacco You can’t meet a goal without taking the first step. For 37 years, the goal of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout…
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November 19, 2014

'Prolific' construction site burglar arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Beaverton and West Linn police departments and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office participated in the investigation. Police have arrested a man they…
November 19, 2014

Questions remain, but free full-day kindergarten is a go

by Kendra Hogue
Staffing costs and teacher-student ratios need adjusting Registration is now open for free, full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools in the Beaverton School District, with sessions…
Photo Credit: BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Beaverton police detectives uncovered several counterfeit credit cards, credit card-making devices, about $1,800 in cash, and more than $13,000 in new prepaid gift cards, receipts, shredded gift cards, credit cards and other documents in a motel room connected to Thomas Geter, 40, of California. Geter was arrested and lodged in the Washington County Jail.
November 18, 2014

California man arrested on credit card counterfeit charges

by Beaverton Valley Times
Police find credit card-making equipment, gift cards in hotel room A California man arrested in Beaverton over the weekend was running a “sophisticated counterfeit credit card operation,”…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies display two of the eight kittens recovered from a stolen vehicle on Friday. The kittens were unharmed and returned to the Bonnie. L Hays Animal Shelter in Hillsboro before being put up for adoption on Saturday afternoon at PetCo in Hillsboro.
November 15, 2014

Kittens recovered from stolen car now up for adoption

by Beaverton Valley Times
Suspects sought after eight kittens found unharmed Eight kittens up for adoption Saturday afternoon are safe after ending up in the middle of a stolen car caper in Aloha on Friday afternoon.…
November 15, 2014

Man indicted after Best Mart robbery arrest

by Beaverton Valley Times
Store owners slowed suspect's progress before he fled police A man who apparently planned to steal two beers from a convenience store in Beaverton got far more than he expected when the store’s…
November 15, 2014

Author to discuss book with Beaverton City Library group

by Shannon O. Wells
'Shape of the Eye' is about family and raising a child with Down syndrome “Pacific Northwest Reading Café,” a newly launched book and reading group at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W.…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE  - Federal fugitive of justice Cory Nathaniel Johnston, 33, of Hillsboro, was arrested on Thursday following an extensive chase through the Beaverton area.
November 14, 2014

Beaverton, Hillsboro fugitives arrested after car, foot chase

by Beaverton Valley Times
Two men face charges including burglary, hit-and-run, drug posession Two male fugitives wanted by U.S. marshals, one a Beaverton resident and another from Hillsboro, were arrested Thursday…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sarah Yahna is leading the charge to stop development of a new parking structure that would be built in the middle of the current lot at Progress Ridge.
Nov 14, 2014

Progress Ridge neighbors, merchants concerned about parking…

by Shannon O. Wells
Resident appeals OK of two-story structure She’s not a Progress Ridge Town Center merchant, but Beaverton resident Sarah Yahna feels strongly enough about the character and feel of her…
Police say this black or dark blue Dodge truck hit a bicyclist on North Dakota Street on Wednesday, then sped off.
Nov 14, 2014

Police search for hit-and-run driver

by Geoff Pursinger
Motorist in Dodge truck struck bicyclist and fled scene Tigard Police are investigating a hit and run after a bicyclist was struck by a truck on Southwest North Dakota Street on Wednesday.…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Nurse Practitioner Lil Reitzel checks Elizabeth Rubio-Alfaro's blood pressure at the Hillsboro clinic.
Nov 13, 2014

Last of low-cost county clinics near closure

by Kendra Hogue
Vote on proposal by commission due in mid-December A plan is underway to close Washington County’s two remaining clinics for high-risk, low-income clients. Stakeholders and the county Board of…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lucia Carbone, Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Neuroscience Department at OHSU, sits in the bay where her crew works.
Nov 13, 2014

Searching for similarities

by Caitlin Feldman
Scientist hopes to further sarcoma research with help of tumor from a gibbon “I don’t know what it is, but I think they sent you a dead frog,” the delivery man told Kimberly Nevonen, a research…
Nov 13, 2014

Beaverton-area schools close Thursday

by Christina Lent
Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District facilities are open The Beaverton School District has closed all schools and facilities for Thursday due to projected worsening weather conditions. In…
Nov 13, 2014

Chamber launches 100 Strong in Beaverton

by Christina Lent
Professional women will connect quarterly for a worthy cause The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to make a big impact. It is mobilizing support for a new program called 100…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Sgt. Brick Humphrey adds a spice to the homemade mac and cheese he prepares during a cooking class with the Beaverton Police Activities League.
Nov 13, 2014

Cops, kids and macaroni = winning recipe

by Shannon O. Wells
Beaverton PAL adds cooking class to after-school options Like many growing 9-year-olds, Harry Hoisington clearly knows his way around a plate of macaroni and cheese. His critique of Beaverton…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jesuit High School seniors Claire Lucas, from left, Brigid Kelley and Jana Anparo will join 43 fellow students at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice this weekend in Washington, D.C.
Nov 13, 2014

Jesuit students tackle social justice issues in Washington, D.C.

by Shannon O. Wells
School sending 43 students to annual teach-in event The U.S. Congress of recent years may be known for its state of perpetual gridlock, but a large group of Jesuit High School students finds a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Veteran Ben Kramer surrounds himself with students in Kristen Green's second-grade classroom at Chehalem Elementary School.
Nov 12, 2014

A hero's welcome

by Ray Pitz
Chehalem students meet Ben Kramer and thank him for his service with Marines Armed with a poster honoring Sgt. Ben Kramer, students in Kristen Green’s second-grade class at Chehalem Elementary…
Nov 12, 2014

Beaverton City Library hosts Teen Art Show

by Beaverton Valley Times
The opening reception is scheduled for Thursday at 4 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B in the library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. The reception features artistic activities throughout the exhibition,…



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