Beaverton Farmers Market incubates small businesses

Beaverton Farmers Market incubates small businesses

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Transportation Futures Study underway

Transportation Futures Study underway

The long-awaited study of Washington County's transportation needs is finally underway, including...

ISing Choir readies for 10th anniversary concerts at Village Baptist Church

ISing Choir readies for 10th anniversary concerts at Village Baptist Church

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May 06, 2015

Beaverton forces strip club to prevent child exploitation

by Eric Apalategui
Mutual agreement forces Stars Cabaret to make sure dancers and others are at least 21 and don't engage in prostitution The city of Beaverton is going to new lengths to prevent child exploitation…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue got on top of a nighttime fire at Beaverton's Extended Stay America hotel.
May 06, 2015

Fire damages Extended Stay America motel

by Eric Apalategui
Careless smoker apparently starts outdoor blaze that enters building. Investigators say that it was likely a cigarette thrown into barkdust that started a fire that forced the evacuation of 49…
May 06, 2015

PERS decision could cost Beaverton district millions

by Eric Apalategui
It's too early to know exactly how hard the state Supreme Court ruling will hit local taxpayers. An Oregon Supreme Court decision that nullified money-saving changes to the Public Employees…
Beaverton School District
May 06, 2015

High school cost rises again: $146.3 million

by Eric Apalategui
Expanded academic programs plus regulations and inflation boost estimate. The estimated cost of the Beaverton School District’s next high school has taken another jump upward and now sits at…
Beaverton School District
May 05, 2015

Beaverton schools hope to better weather economic downturns with…

by Eric Apalategui
New fund would save 5% of General Fund, a total of more than $20 million. After the mass layoffs and overcrowded classrooms that followed the Great Recession, the Beaverton School Board is on…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Uma Doshi
May 05, 2015

Jesuit senior Uma Doshi honored on Monday as a U.S. Presidential…

by Miles Vance
Higher mathematics are a key part of Doshi's present life and future career Numbers in general, and mathematics in particular, have long been an important part of Jesuit High School senior Uma…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Sunset Jazz Band celebrates its first-place win in the AA category at the Reno Jazz Festival, held April 30-May 2 at the University of Nevada, Reno.
May 05, 2015

Trumpeter Austin Ford, Sunset Jazz Band score big at Reno Jazz…

by Miles Vance
Ford is named the Outstanding Trumpeter among all high school bands In a placed billed as “The Biggest Little City in the World,” Sunset sophomore Austin Ford and the Sunset Jazz Band showed…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A tree trimmer found human remains in this small forest near an Aloha mobile home park on Tuesday.
May 07, 2015

Body found in Aloha woods

by Eric Apalategui
Sheriff's investigators don't find evidence of violence; waiting for positive identification. Washington County Sheriff’s officials are investigating human remains found Tuesday, May 5, in woods…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Westview High School student Alisha Steigerwald was honored by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici for her painting, 'Someone that I used to know.'
May 05, 2015

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici honors local high school artists

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton-area high school students receive honorable mentions in Congressional Art Competition. Two Beaverton-area students were honorable mention winners in the 2015 Congressional Art…
May 04, 2015

Westview, Stoller make final rounds at National Science Bowl

by Eric Apalategui
The Westview High and Stoller Middle school teams were among the last 16 teams standing at the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl held April 30-May 4 in Washington, D.C. In all…

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PHOTO CREDIT: BEAVERTON SCHOOL DISTRICT - The Oregon Duck mascot and Westview High School Principal Jon Franco help Apoorva Somayazulu celebrate her receipt of the Stamps Scholarship, one of the most prestigious and generous scholarships offered at the University of Oregon.
May 29, 2015

Westview High School student receives full ride with UO's Stamps…

by Eric Apalategui
Apoorva Somayazulu hopes to one day promote women's health in impoverished countries. Apoorva Somayazulu doesn’t plan to play football for the Oregon Ducks, but the “signing day” ceremony held…
May 04, 2015

Stoller Middle School students honored in Letters About…

by Eric Apalategui
Sixth-grader Vicky Siah places first in statewide writing competition. Three Stoller Middle School sixth-graders will be honored on Thursday, May 7, for their entries in the 2015 Letters About…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Unoccupied buildings hit by three arson fires are now just piles of debris after the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District's contractor demolished them last week. The property is slated to be developed into a park one day.
May 04, 2015

THPRD demolished buildings after arson attacks

by Eric Apalategui
District speeds up removal of unused buildings at future park site after three fires set. A contractor hired by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District has demolished three vacant…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters work to contain a fire to the Children's Ministry building at Westside United Methodist Church on Monday morning.
May 04, 2015

Fire destroys church's children's center

by Eric Apalategui
Blaze on Westside United Methodist Church campus likely result of accidental cause. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue investigators said a fire that destroyed the Children's Ministry building at…
Beaverton School District
May 01, 2015

Donor pledges $3 million to Beaverton High School Success Fund

by Eric Apalategui
Anonymous alum's gift and more contributions will pay for academic programs and other priorities. An anonymous donor who credits Beaverton High School for laying the foundation for his own…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - OES senior Ted Morrisette and some of his fellow students have been building a tiny house that they'll donate to Portland's Dignity Village.
May 01, 2015

Oregon Episcopal School's Ted Morissette leads fellow students…

by Miles Vance
Ted Morissette will pursue his passion for film production when he begins college next fall. But before he graduates from Oregon Episcopal School in June, he's satisfying his curiosity about…
TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - The red box shows the location where Bridge Meadows hopes to build a three-generation apartment complex along Southwest Allen Boulevard.
Apr 30, 2015

Bridge Meadows project gets warmer welcome on Allen Boulevard

by Eric Apalategui
People who live near Southwest Allen Boulevard gave a mostly warm welcome to Bridge Meadows, a Portland nonprofit agency that houses low-income seniors and families adopting foster children in…
Andres Enrique Mendoza
Apr 29, 2015

Beaverton teen charged with attempted murder

by Eric Apalategui
Police say gang-related shooting leads to prosecution. Beaverton Police on Tuesday charged a Beaverton teenager with attempted murder in relation to a shooting in mid-April that investigators…
Beaverton School District
Apr 28, 2015

Beaverton School Board cuts bus routes for 1,000 students

by Eric Apalategui
Board overrules parent concern and follows state guidelines to decide safe walking routes to schools. Despite an outcry from parents living north of Highway 26, the Beaverton School Board on…
Richard P. Burke
Apr 28, 2015

Libertarians Lars D.H. Hedbor and Richard P. Burke square off in…

by Eric Apalategui
Lars D.H. Hedbor tries to unseat incumbent Richard P. Burke on the Tualatin Valley Water District's board Rifts in Oregon’s Libertarian Party politics are splashing into the race for a seat on…




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