Beaverton School Board candidate Daniel Vazquez hijacks voters' forum

Beaverton School Board candidate Daniel Vazquez hijacks voters' forum

Daniel Vazquez refuses to relinquish the microphone during baffling closing statement. ...

Ex-wife in Tigard murder case of Jerry Nguyen arrested April 9

Ex-wife in Tigard murder case of Jerry Nguyen arrested April 9

Lauren Nguyen allegedly bought ammunition before her ex-husband's slaying Tigard Police have...

Food cart pods on a roll to Beaverton

Food cart pods on a roll to Beaverton

City leaders are amending rules that will allow more mobile restaurants like those found in...

Beaverton Police honor Margaret Mueller, Detective Jason Buelt for saving man's life

Beaverton Police honor Margaret Mueller, Detective Jason Buelt for saving man's life

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TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - Bridge Meadows is interested in buying this old parking lot that Beaverton Christian Church has listed  for sale along Southwest Allen Boulevard.
April 17, 2015

Bridge Meadows housing complex eyes new Beaverton location

by Eric Apalategui
New apartments on Allen Boulevard would blend low-income seniors with families adopting foster children into one community. Bridge Meadows, a housing developer that creates innovative apartment…
April 15, 2015

School board candidates pitch ideas for votes

by Eric Apalategui
A modest-sized audience heard on Tuesday night how seven candidates would handle issues including education funding, program options and patron complaints if they win one of three open spots on…
Julia Boariu
April 15, 2015

What Students Say// Cedar Mill Elementary School

by Jaime Valdez
What’s your favorite hobby and why? “Sports, because you get a good workout and I’m really good at them. I play soccer and do gymnastics. Sports make me feel happy.” — Makiah Neal, fifth grade…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Kiara Rivas, a fifth-grader at Vose Elementary School in Beaverton, holds the trophy she won at the statewide Spanish Spelling Bee Friday in Forest Grove.
April 15, 2015

Spanish Bee spells 'é-x-i-t-o' (success)

by Nancy Townsley
A sea of spellers spilled from the Grove Room into the hallway at the Forest Grove School District administration building on Friday morning between rounds at the fifth annual Spanish Spelling…
Oregon Lottery
April 14, 2015

Second Beaverton resident in a month wins Megabucks jackpot

by Eric Apalategui
Viva Las Beaverton! Apparently you don't have to travel to Vegas to win big, as evidenced by a second Beaverton resident winning the Megabucks jackpot two months in a row. The Oregon Lottery…
LCD
April 16, 2015

Beaverton's LCD named top medium-sized business in Oregon

by Miles Vance
Also, check out our list of new businesses in Beaverton and Tigard Beaverton-based Lanphere Construction & Development, which provides construction management and general contracting services,…
April 14, 2015

Jesuit High School honored for sustainability work

by Eric Apalategui
Jesuit High School has been honored for continuing work to reduce its impact on the environment. Jesuit recently was awarded both the overall 2015 Oregon Sustainable School Award and the first…
Beaverton School District
April 13, 2015

School boundary process ramping up

by Eric Apalategui
Community members will have a chance to provide input on where their children attend school. Telling parents their children no longer will attend the school they’ve grown to cherish can be among…
April 12, 2015

Teenage girl fight leads to stabbing

by Jim Redden
A 15-year-old girl is hospitalized in serious but stable condition after being stabbed several times by another 15-year-old girl during a fight at an Washington County elementary school Saturday…
Lauren Nguyen, pictured here in a previous mug photo, was arrested Thursday for illegally purchasing ammunition prior to her ex-husband's death in January.
April 10, 2015

Ex-wife in Tigard murder case of Jerry Nguyen arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Lauren Nguyen allegedly bought ammunition before her ex-husband's murder Tigard Police have arrested the ex-wife of Jerry Duy Nguyen, the Beaverton man gunned down in January outside his…

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TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Kiara Rivas, a fifth-grader at Beaverton's Vose Elementary School, finished first in Oregon's Statewide Spanish Spelling Bee.
Apr 10, 2015

Beaverton girl wins state Spanish spelling bee

by The Times
A fifth-grader at Beaverton's Vose Elementary School won the Oregon Statewide Spanish Spelling Bee. With the win, Kiara Rivas earned a spot in the National Spanish Spelling Bee to be held in New…
Apr 10, 2015

City sponsors emergency course in Spanish

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton will offer what is believed to be Oregon's first culturally adapted emergency and disaster preparedness course in Spanish. The "Listos!" course, which is a collaboration with the city…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Rev. David Randall-Bodman of the Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ carries the cross during a Good Friday event in Beaverton.
Apr 09, 2015

Taking up their cross

by Jon House
Hundreds came together on Friday, April 3, for the annual Walk of the Cross in downtown Beaverton. The Walk of the Cross is a 1-mile Ecumenical pilgrimage that went through downtown Beaverton on…
Angelina Ramirez
Apr 09, 2015

Students Speak // ACMA

by Miles Vance
Who is your favorite artist? "My favorite directors are probably Christopher Nolan and Alfonso Cuaron, mainly for their works like, for Alfonso, “Gravity,” and for Christopher Nolan, “Inception”…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Stacy Mix, the founder and director of the Little Warriors preschool at Aloha High School, hugs Anthony Espindola,4, before he leaves school.
Apr 09, 2015

Little Warriors preschool survives trial by fire

by Eric Apalategui
When teacher Stacy Mix opened the Little Warriors preschool program at Aloha High School, she had next to nothing. “We started this school with six children and a handful of Barbie dolls and…
TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Emma Cordova (top right) rehearses with cheer team Hazzard, which heads to Florida next month for its last, and biggest, competition.
Apr 09, 2015

StyleShock Hazzard is still climbing, heading to Summit All Star…

by Caitlin Feldman
It’s been a weird year for the All-Star Cheerleading team StyleShock Hazzard. Not that it hasn’t been great — it ended up better than any of the athletes or coaches had ever hoped — but it’s…
Beaverton School District
Apr 09, 2015

Beaverton School District budget proposes hundreds of new…

by Eric Apalategui
Kim Overhage has served on the Beaverton School District's budget committee many times, including during rocky economic times that saw the district cut scores of teachers, librarians and other…
Beaverton School District
Apr 10, 2015

Minority students are now the majority

by Eric Apalategui
Students of color make up 50.1 percent of kids in Beaverton School District classrooms. The Beaverton School District has reached a landmark: This year, for the first time, there are more…
FILE PHOTO - Wajdi Said tours the new Muslim Educational Trust school and community center on Scholls Ferry Road in 2014. The center should be completed by August, with students starting classes there this fall.
Apr 09, 2015

Muslim Educational Trust to wrap up construction this summer

by Geoff Pursinger
$1 million needed to finish construction It has taken years, but come this fall, the students at the Muslim Educational Trust should finally be able to settle in at their new school on Scholls…
COURTESY PHOTO - On April 3, Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck addressed the Westside Economic Alliance at the newly opened Embassy Suites Hotel in Hillsboro.
Apr 09, 2015

Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck: County is on strong path

by Doug Burkhardt
Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck delivered his fifth “State of the County” speech on April 3, and his message was upbeat and forward-looking. This year, with Nike in the process of major…




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