Raleigh Hills teen recounts life-saving 'heroics'

Raleigh Hills teen recounts life-saving 'heroics'

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Beaverton nears food cart pod approval

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Riverkeepers, land owner appeal high school approval

Riverkeepers, land owner appeal high school approval

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Camps for Kids: Hall of Fame coach Nick Robertson till helping young people

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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 early Thursday. A citizen called police shortly after 3:30 a.m.…
Metro
July 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,…
July 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.
July 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.
July 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.
July 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…
Matt Pederson
July 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…
July 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.
July 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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TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - The Oregon Department of Transportation expects about 500 people to sign up for its OReGO program in the next few weeks. OReGO is testing technology for drivers who agree to pay a per-mile fee as an alternative to the state gas tax.
Jul 22, 2015

OReGO lines up test drive for state road fee

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
The first volunteers are being recruited in Oregon’s “test drive” of whether a pay-per-mile fee should replace a gasoline tax. The program is known as OReGO. But an Oregon Department of…
Sylvia Kelley
Jul 22, 2015

Portland Community College board names Sylvia Kelley interim…

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Portland Community College’s Board of Directors last week appointed Sylvia Kelley as the college’s interim president while a national search is conducted for PCC’s next permanent president.…
(Image is Clickable Link) Party in the Park
Jul 21, 2015

Party in the Park ready to roll on Saturday in Beaverton

by Miles Vance
Most events are set to kick off at 11 a.m. Saturday in Beaverton What a decade! The annual Party in the Park — Beaverton’s biggest celebration — is back for its 10th year, set for Saturday at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Southridge High School physics teacher Bradford Hill (right) is well recognized for his teaching success. His latest accolade is the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Jul 21, 2015

Southridge physics teacher honored with Presidential Award

by Eric Apalategui
Bradford Hill will receive $10,000 and be recognized by Obama Administration. Southridge High School physics teacher Bradford Hill has been named a recipient of the Presidential Award for…
Jul 21, 2015

Micropaving projects coming to Washington County

by The Times
Roads affected are in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood and SW Portland Micro-surface paving will begin Tuesday on several county roads. Preparation work, including vegetation trimming and…
Washington County Sheriff's Dept.
Jul 20, 2015

Aloha toddler survives fall from third-story window by landing…

by Miles Vance
A neighbor said Monday that the boy's 'going to be OK' A 2-year-old Aloha boy who fell from a three-story window on Sunday and landed on his father is reportedly “going to be OK.” At…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Firefighters contained a Sunday afternoon fire to a single unit at The Lakes Apartments in Tanasbourne.
Jul 20, 2015

Fire damages Tanasbourne apartment

by Eric Apalategui
Firefighters working in 95-degree temperatures hold fire to one unit This story has been updated. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue quickly knocked down a fire on Sunday afternoon at The Lakes…
WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Both the driver and passenger were injured in this single-vehicle crash.
Jul 19, 2015

Driver injured in crash arrested for DUII, assault

by Jim Redden
A Beaverton driver hospitalized in a Washington County crash Saturday that also injured a passenger has been cited for drunk driving and other crimes. Joshaua Farnsworth, 30, was arrested for…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Joyce K. Hamreus, 64, of Beaverton had stopped her car for construction on Highway 6 in Tillamook County when another car slammed into her. She died from her injuries on the way to a hospital.
Jul 18, 2015

Four car crash kills Beaverton woman

by Pamplin Media Group
Joyce K. Hamreus, 64, was standing outside her car when another car struck her. A four-car crash killed a Beaverton woman Friday after a car crossed over the center line of Highway 6 in the…
COURTESY OF TVF&R - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews said a man pulled a woman from a burning vehicle Saturday afternoon at a Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway Chevron station.
Jul 18, 2015

Bystander saves woman from car burning next to gas pump

by Pamplin Media Group
Editor's note: The following story includes updated information. A bystander pulled a woman from a burning car at a Raleigh Hills service station Saturday afternoon. The woman, later identified…




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