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September 21, 2014

Pursuit leads to reckless driving arrest in Washington County

by Jim Redden
A Beaverton man was arrested after a high-speed chase in Washington County early Saturday. Kyler Martin, 26, is charged with Attempt to Elude Police, Reckless Driving, Recklessly Endangering…
September 20, 2014

Fire could threaten Washington County water supply

by Jim Redden
The fire burning out of control approximately two miles from Hagg Lake poses a potential threat to Washington County's primary water supply, both now and after it is extinguished. An team…
September 19, 2014

Day of activities, celebration to mark Cedar Mill Library's 40th…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Events on tap from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cedar Mill, Bethany branches Gather together with family, friends and neighbors on Saturday to celebrate 40 years of library services in the Cedar Mill and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF CLEAN WATER SERVICES - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, county Chair Andy Duyck and other officials toured Hagg Lake and Scoggins Dam in May. The dam could be in line for safety improvements if Congress acts on funding.
September 18, 2014

Scoggins Dam safety teeters on politics

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County officials are hopeful that funds will come The tide appears to be turning for Scoggins Dam, an earthquake-vulnerable structure that contains the Henry Hagg Lake reservoir near…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The sentencing of Victor Moreno-Hernandez, right, was postponed until Sept. 25.
September 17, 2014

Sentencing set for Stars Cabaret pimp

by Kendra Hogue
Victor Moreno-Hernandez, 28, will be sentenced Thursday, Sept. 25, in Washington County Circuit Court for sexually abusing and prostituting a 13-year-old girl from the Beaverton exotic dance…
September 17, 2014

Southridge honors military heroes at plaza dedication

by Christina Lent
Patriotic tribute kicks off annual Memorial Football Game The community is invited to Southridge High School Friday night for a special patriotic salute to military veterans who made the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Members of the Oregon State Forensics team pack up gear after performing their duties at the scene of a homicide at the Birch Pointe Apartments in Beaverton.
September 16, 2014

Police identify Cornell Road homicide victim as Washington…

by Shannon O. Wells
Investigators interview two people with "knowledge of the case" in Bend A man found dead in an apparent homicide outside a Northwest Cornell Road apartment complex on Wednesday morning has been…
September 16, 2014

Meeting to focus on Cooper Mountain water-storage aquifer…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Council OKs purchase of lots to access aquifers for city water system A meeting to discuss the city of Beaverton's proposed water-supply aquifer test well drilling and supply system in a…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND POLICE - Beaverton man Scobee Mike Bates was reported missing by his wife Friday, believed suicidal
September 13, 2014

Missing Beaverton man found safe in Tigard

by Joseph Gallivan
Quit work early Friday morning, abandoning cell phone. A missing Beaverton man is safe after he was discovered in Tigard over the weekend. Scobee Mike Bates, 58, of Beaverton, was reported…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County Sheriff's Office investigators released this composite drawing of the man suspected in the stabbing death of Nicole Laube in Cedar Mill on Aug. 19.
September 15, 2014

Officials release composite drawing of suspect in Laube homicide

by Shannon O. Wells
Witness provides details of hoodie-wearing man at Cedar Mill apartment complex on Aug. 19 Washington County Major Crimes Team detectives have released a composite drawing of the man suspected of…

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Sep 14, 2014

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada covered in smoke

by Estacada News
State resources assist with 3,588-acre fire With the 36 Pit Fire continuing to burn in forest land about 10 miles east of Estacada, Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared the disaster a conflagration,…
Sep 13, 2014

Website makes it easy to see if solar will work, and pay off,…

by Steve Law
Ever wonder how much electricity you could produce with solar panels on your rooftop? A new online tool called Mapdwell Solar System can help create an estimate, and it’s available free to…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - More than three dozen new homes have been constructed in the Bronson Creek development on West Union Road in Washington County. A new study says many people still desire the suburban lifestyle.
Sep 12, 2014

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

by Jim Redden
Metro study sees population shift, critics say numbers skewed The traditional American Dream is alive and well in the Portland area. Despite all the buzz about tiny homes on wheels and…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: PCC - Portland Community College President Jeremy Brown hands out diplomas on stage at the Memorial Coliseum during the college's commencement in June.
Sep 12, 2014

PCC ranks fifth in degrees awarded

by Beaverton Valley Times
Two-year college gave 4,217 degrees in 2012-13 Community College Week, a national trade publication for two-year colleges, ranked Portland Community College No. 5 in the nation in awarding…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Mirella Carrera leads her kindergarten class in a song to help remember classmates names during the first day of kindergarten at Linwood Elementary in the North Clackamas School District. Carrera says it is not important to her at all whether children know their letters and numbers when they enter kindergarten, only that they grow and progress.
Sep 12, 2014

Does test ask kindergartners the wrong questions?

by Shasta Kearns Moore
State's new standardized assessment is designed to measure readiness It’s the beginning of the school year and a fight is already breaking out on the playground. This time, it’s between parents,…
Sep 11, 2014

East wind fans region's wildfire flames

by Pamplin Media Group
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area.…
Sep 11, 2014

Engweiler to live with family, work as law clerk

by Saundra Sorenson
Family of murder victim prepares list of parole conditions it hopes will be imposed After serving 24 years for the aggravated murder of a Sunset High School classmate and after a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - TVF&R volunteer firefighter Mike Berry grabs equipment to use on a stairclimber as part of a benefit for the Portland Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge.
Sep 11, 2014

Stepping up

by Caitlin Feldman
TVF&R volunteer firefighters take climbing challenge for Cystic Fibrosis Firefighters don’t typically hang out in full gear without a fire to fight, but that’s exactly what six Tualatin Valley…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Westview High School freshman Aditya Jain, third from right, talks to volunteers about distributing fliers related to his beef and dairy industry-related Eagle Scout project.
Sep 11, 2014

The meat of the matter

by Shannon O. Wells
Westview freshman raising beef-industry awareness one pledge at a time At the tender age of 14, Aditya Jain understands change often works best when approached incrementally, using education…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jim Pickett and Joe Roberts found just the right vehicle, a 1966 Ford Thunderbird languishing for years in an Aloha garage, to spruce up and take on their upcoming trek from Chicago to Los Angeles in the path of old U.S. Route 66.
Sep 11, 2014

Two guys, a T-bird and Route 66

by Shannon O. Wells
Retirees to raise awareness for diabetes during trip along iconic U.S. highway When asked to come up with something, anything, that’s improved since the swinging 1960s, Joe Roberts, 66, has to…

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