Recreational pot will go on sale locally Oct. 1

Recreational pot will go on sale locally Oct. 1

Retail sales from existing dispensaries will be limited until well into next year Legal pot will...

Nike designers go back to middle school at ACMA

Nike designers go back to middle school at ACMA

When 12-year-old May Corl went to design a backpack for her classmate, Zoe Cramer, she knew it...

Middle school building rising from hillside

Middle school building rising from hillside

New campus first will be home to students from older schools Beaverton district will rebuild...

Hundreds rally against Planned Parenthood in Beaverton

Hundreds rally against Planned Parenthood in Beaverton

The peaceful protest comes in response to controversial videos A hot-button issue with national...

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NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - (From left) Ali Groshong, Emily Olson, Chris Breeding and Tiana Rudolf participate in the Washington County Fair's Pig Scramble on Thursday morning in Hillsboro. It was Olson's second, Rudolf and Bredding's third and Groshong's fifth year showing pigs at the fair.
July 31, 2015

Washington County Fair's opening-day heatwave doesn't wither…

by Travis Loose
Thursday’s scorching heat did nothing to deter young or old — seeking thrills on a carnival ride, a peek at barnyard animals or a tall cone of cotton candy — from turning out on opening day of…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper told Kerry Eggers in October 2014 that his life after professional wrestling was all about fun and family. Piper died Friday, July 31, at age 61.
July 31, 2015

Wrestler, Oregon entrepreneur 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies

by Pamplin Media Group
Pro wrestler, entrepreneur and comedian “Rowdy” Roddy Piper of Gaston died Friday. He was 61. The World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment) hall-of-famer and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Firefighters work to put out a fire on Southwest Avalon Drive near Westview High School.
July 30, 2015

Fires displace adults, dogs at two fires

by Eric Apalategui
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue recently doused two fires in the Beaverton area, each of which temporarily displaced two adults and a dog. A passerby reported a fire on Southwest Avalon Drive near…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - It wont be long now -- preparations are under way to spruce up the fairgrounds and get all the rides and booths set up for this years Washington County Fair, which kicks off Thursday at 10 a.m.
July 29, 2015

County fair kicks off this week in Hillsboro

by Doug Burkhardt
'Maker Fair,' dog show join festivities, but demolition derby, tractor pull missing The annual Washington County Fair is back this week for another season of “Big Fair Fun.” This year’s…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Edward Lewis walks along his backyard near the fence between his property and a future sports park behind Mountain View Middle School. He and his wife fear the park will be noisy, increase traffic and reduce their home's value.
July 29, 2015

Neighbors fear sports park plan

by Eric Apalategui
Noise, traffic and lights could disrupt their lives, critics say When Edward and Tamara Lewis bought their house 15 years ago, they accepted the noise of Southwest 170th Avenue in their front…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Arab American Mahrajan will celebrate Arabic culture will include a bazaar and other activities. For the first time, the festival will be held at Alpenrose Dairy.
July 29, 2015

Sights, sounds and smells of Arabic culture spice up Alpenrose…

by Missi Jarrar
Event set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday Alpenrose Dairy in Southwest Portland is famous for a lot of things — its ice cream, Little League Baseball, its bicycle velodrome — but on Sunday, it will…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Alexandre Boyce brought home gold from the Las Vegas International Chess Festival.
July 29, 2015

Alexandre Boyce makes all the right moves

by Geoff Pursinger
He may be only 9 years old, but Alexandre Boyce is already getting a reputation for making all the right moves. Boyce, a Bull Mountain middle schooler, recently brought home the gold at an…
Washington County Sheriff's Office
July 30, 2015

National Night Out coming to Beaverton, Bethany

by The Times
Free events will begin at local parks at 6 p.m. The Beaverton Police Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Office are always looking for ways to make our communities safer, and they want…
Wilfredo Peraza-Domenech
July 24, 2015

Burglary suspect arrested on Friday after standoff in Beaverton

by Eric Apalategui
Tactical team responds to Timberland Drive, which was closed during police activity. Officers from the Beaverton Police Department and Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team arrested a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A car driven by Portland resident Elliot James Keitges was finally stopped after police deployed spike strips.
July 24, 2015

Impaired man arrested after long pursuit begins on Scholls Ferry…

by Eric Apalategui
Police officers from two agencies finally caught an impaired driver who was recklessly making his way from Beaverton to Portland in the early-morning hours of July 23. A citizen called police…

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Jul 23, 2015

Tryon Creek bridge among those awarded Metro grants

by Miles Vance
Metro gives the future pedestrian bridge $650,000 for development Partnership was the theme on July 9 as the Metro Council approved a new round of grants to boost residents' access to nature,…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Phillipe Bittar, 19, retells how his younger brother, Raphael, 16, pumped his fist and said how happy he was that Phillipe saved 78-year-old Sally Moeller from her burning car at a Chevron gas station in Raleigh Hills.
Jul 22, 2015

Raleigh Hills teen recounts life-saving 'heroics'

by Eric Apalategui
Phillipe Bittar rescued an elderly woman from her burning car and quickly made headlines. The physical evidence of what Phillipe Bittar did last Saturday will soon disappear as cuts across the…
Jul 22, 2015

Family sues architects in 2013 Aloha fire death of man, son

by Pamplin Media Group
Representatives of a 34-year-old Intel analog engineer who died from injuries suffered in a May 2013 Aloha townhouse fire are suing Portland’s Otak Architects, claiming the firm's house design…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - An early morning fire on Wednesday heavily damaged a West Slope home.
Jul 22, 2015

Woman escapes West Slope fire

by Eric Apalategui
A home in the West Slope was heavily damaged by an early Wednesday morning fire but the only person home was able to escape without injuries. A passerby called for help at 3:59 a.m. after…
FILE PHOTO - Haggen took over more than 100 stores across the country this year, but Albertsons says it still owes millions and is refusing to pay.
Jul 22, 2015

Albertsons sues Haggen over lack of payment

by Geoff Pursinger
Chain bought 146 stores, but never paid for 38 of them, lawsuit claims When Haggen took over Albertsons stores across the state earlier this year, they said that the transition would be easy and…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - NSW Corp.s Kyle Raines shows off the convertible table in the newly-constructed community room at Cedar Hills Apartments.
Jul 22, 2015

Cedar Hills Apartments remodel rides wave of rising rents

by Eric Apalategui
The owners of Cedar Hills Apartments are pouring $6.5 million into a major renovation of the 1970s-era complex. NSW Corporation’s investment at its property, near the intersection of Southwest…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - John Robinson, owner of the Batter Up! waffle cart at The Eating Place at Aloha Mall food cart pod, is pleased that Beaverton soon will allow similar groups of mobile restaurants.
Jul 22, 2015

Beaverton nears food cart pod approval

by Eric Apalategui
The city's first cluster of mobile food servers likely won't open right away. Evan Taggart of Beaverton and his son, Sean, stopped by The Eating Place at Aloha Mall last week to see what food…
Matt Pederson
Jul 22, 2015

Beaverton schools continue personnel additions

by Eric Apalategui
Six elementary, middle school principals added School may be out for the summer, but don’t tell the Beaverton School District — BSD continues to select administrators for its school buildings…
Jul 22, 2015

Family sues architects in 2013 Aloha fire death of man, son

by Pamplin Media Group
Representatives of a 34-year-old Intel analog engineer who died from injuries suffered in a May 2013 Aloha house fire are suing Portland’s Otak Architects, claiming the firm’s house design…
COURTESY PHOTOS: PETER VAN HOUTEN - Its quite a spectacle when pianists and 10 grand pianos fill the stage for the Ten Grands event (above), founded by Michael Allen Harrison. Ten Grands on the Green takes place on an Aloha golf course July 25.
Jul 22, 2015

'Ten Grands' concert supports music ed

by Jason Vondersmith
Michael Allen Harrison’s Ten Grands stands as one of Portland’s unique events, annually filling a concert hall the past 15 years with the majesty, sound and intensity of 10 pianists and their 10…




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