Sen. Ron Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum on Thursday

Sen. Ron Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum on Thursday

Senator touts 'trade done right,' argues for transportation bill, Scoggins Dam upgrades When it...

Jesuit High School President John Gladstone makes the grade

Jesuit High School President John Gladstone makes the grade

Gladstone will step down next spring after a decade leading the Catholic school in Raleigh Hills...

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters do their part to tackle wildfires

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters do their part to tackle wildfires

Local firefighters battle fires in locales across the state When Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue...

Cedar Hills Apartments installs 'gnormous' gnome

Cedar Hills Apartments installs 'gnormous' gnome

The newest resident at the Cedar Hills Apartments is three feet taller than former NBA star...

Sun shines again on final Last Tuesday concert

Sun shines again on final Last Tuesday concert

The Patrick Lamb Band struts its stuff under the sun at The Round The sun shone. Children played....

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - My New Red Shoes is providing  new, never-been-worn pairs of shoes for more than 490 students across the Portland area this week, ahead of the first day of school.
August 26, 2015

My New Red Shoes helping homeless children

by Geoff Pursinger
The group offers clothes, shoes for school's first day If you’ve spoken with Tigard resident Kim Marshall lately, she’s likely brought up “my new red shoes.” She talks about them a lot. But…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tim Sobol (in yellow shirt) with members of his team during last years Walk to End Alzheimers. The Beaverton resident is chairing the Sept. 13 event for the second year.
August 26, 2015

Beaverton's Tim Sobol chairs Alzheimer's walk

by Eric Apalategui
Tim Sobol hopes Sept. 13 event raises more than $400,000 After a long battle, Alzheimer's disease eventually killed Tim Sobol’s grandfather. The Beaverton man is fighting back on behalf of his…
August 26, 2015

Fire damages Aloha home

by Eric Apalategui
A large fire rendered an Aloha home uninhabitable early Wednesday morning, but the occupants escaped unharmed. Starting about 1:20 a.m., several 9-1-1 callers reported heavy fire from the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Four Beaverton Boy Scouts, front left, Jacob Ingalls, Hamilton Beard, Kyle Blaich and Leon Mosley, recently received their Eagle Scout badge, the highest honor in Scouting.
August 26, 2015

Four Beaverton Scouts attain Eagle Scout rank

by Ray Pitz
Four Beaverton boys were recently honored for their efforts in attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award given in Boy Scouts. The Scouts included Jacob Ingalls, Leon Mosley, Hamilton…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Daniel Chiu shows the gold medal he won during the recent International Olympiad in Informatics held in Kazakhstan.
August 26, 2015

Bethany teen Daniel Chiu wins gold at International Olympiad in…

by Eric Apalategui
Daniel Chiu, 16, helps U.S. team to strong showing in Kazakhstan Daniel Chiu, a 16-year-old Bethany resident who attends the Catlin Gabel School, was on a four-person U.S. team that recently…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - TVF&R firefighters work to battle a fire that broke out early Tuesday morning at a two-story home in the Oak Hills neighborhood north of Beaverton.
August 25, 2015

Tuesday morning fire burns two-story home in Oak Hills

by Miles Vance
A family of five is displaced, but no one is injured There was significant damage but no injuries reported from an overnight fire in Oak Hills that burned a two-story home. Tualatin Valley Fire…
COURTESY ZACHARY BAKER - The Winchester Place garden on Southwest Far Vista Street in Beaverton was inspired by the gardens of Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga., and is part of Saturdays Open Days Program.
August 25, 2015

Open Days Garden Trail comes to Beaverton and Southwest Portland…

by Miles Vance
The event benefits the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon and the Garden Conservancy A beautiful day. A beautiful walk. And beautiful gardens — who could ask for more? You'll get all three on…
August 25, 2015

Beaverton vigil to ask congressional reps to support Iran deal

by Miles Vance
The event is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday near the Beaverton Library Portland-area groups including Moveon.org, Democracy for America and others will host a rally at 5 p.m. Wednesday in support of…
TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE - An explosion and fire heavy damaged this duplix in Aloha late Saturday.
August 23, 2015

Man killed, neighbors displaced in Aloha duplex explosion and…

by Jim Redden
One man was killed and three people were displaced after an apparent explosion and fire in an Aloha duplex late Saturday. The names of the victims were not immediately released. The cause of the…
WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - A woman was critically hurt and her horse killed when hit by this pickup at Northwest Shadybrook and Pumpkin Ridge roads, on Saturday.
August 23, 2015

Rider critically injured, horse killed after pickup crash in…

by Jim Redden
Portland victim identified; charges possible A 26-year-old woman from Portland was critically injured and the horse she was riding was killed when they were hit by a pickup truck in the North…

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Aug 22, 2015

Smoky haze prompts calls to 911

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County fire departments have received several calls about smokey haze around the Portland area. It appears that winds have pushed smoke from wildfires in Eastern Oregon toward…
TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - Police taped off part of the HIdden Village Mobile Estates during an investigation after officers returned fire at Michael Westrich, who police said injured fellow officer Scott Burke with a shotgun July 8. Westrich died and Burke recovered and returned to patrol duties.
Aug 21, 2015

Beaverton police officers back on the beat after July shooting

by Eric Apalategui
Investigation winding down after July 8 shooting death of Michael Westrich, who injured a Beaverton officer. All four Beaverton Police Department officers involved in last month’s fatal shooting…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Construction of a new water storage facility is among the projects Tualatin Valley Water District is funding through water rates. The board has approved a 16.4 percent increase.
Aug 21, 2015

Tualatin Valley Water District approves large rate hike

by Eric Apalategui
A typical residential customer's bill will rise 16.4 percent in November, about $10 more per bi-monthly bill. A typical Tualatin Valley Water District customer this fall will see a $10 increase…
PHOTO COURTESY OF JAHMAI CHERRY, CITY OF BEAVERTON - Crews widening Southwest Farmington Road in Beaverton recently uncovered planks of wood that were the earliest form of paving on roadways in early farming communities west of Portland.
Aug 21, 2015

Farmington Road work uncovers pieces of history

by Carla Kennelly
A century and a half ago, local roads were made with wooden planks. Crews working to widen Southwest Farmington Road in Beaverton briefly became archeologists after uncovering remnants of an old…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Ed Casuga and his son Kurtis will be participating this weekend in the Tualatin Riverkeepers paddle trip for those with disabilities.
Aug 20, 2015

Paddle trip planned for people with disabilities this Saturday…

by Geoff Pursinger
Radford Bean believes that everyone can have fun on the Tualatin River. Now, he’s working to make that dream a reality. The paddle guide is working with the Tualatin Riverkeepers and Adventures…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The city of Beaverton's Steven Sparks points on the map where the new South Cooper Mountain high school will be located.
Aug 19, 2015

Sports fields OK'd for new high school at South Cooper site

by Miles Vance
City council gives thumbs up, adds new conditions Game on. The Beaverton City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to uphold a decision that will allow the Beaverton School District to build…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Melinda Bell high fives well wishers and family at the Spring Graduation ceremony of the Portland Union Gospel Mission's LifeChange program at Cornerstone Church in Beaverton on Aug. 13.
Aug 19, 2015

From ruin to graduation

by Miles Vance
Beaverton's LifeChange Center helps lift Melinda Bell back into society Melinda Bell stands in front of a crowd of family and friends at Cornerstone Church in Beaverton. It is her graduation…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Teacher Ashley Gardiner helps Devaansh Tripathi with a coloring exercise during the Kindergarten Academy at Elmonica Elementary.
Aug 19, 2015

Kindergarten Academy gives youngest kids a head start

by Eric Apalategui
Elmonica is one of a handful of schools hosting the summer preview Five-year-old Oliver “Ollie” Johnson is already a grizzled school veteran after spending a week in Elmonica Elementary School’s…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Filling Station pet supply store offers both a drive-up window for pet owners and a Taster Wall for pets. Its located at 10115 S.W. Nimbus Ave., Ste. 100, in Tigard.
Aug 19, 2015

No summer vacation for businesses in Beaverton area

by Miles Vance
New businesses just keep rolling into town in big numbers It may be summertime, but there’s been no vacation for new businesses in and around Beaverton. Several new businesses recently joined…
The Independent Party of Oregon has earned major party status, making it the third party in the state to run its own primary. Candidates will run against democrats and republicans in general elections.
Aug 19, 2015

Independent Party earns major status

by Jim Redden
When voters fill out their ballots this fall, they’ll likely see more than just Republicans and Democrats running for statewide offices. The Independent Party of Oregon officially achieved major…



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