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Yakima Products to buy Lake Oswego's West End Building for $20.1 million

Yakima Products to buy Lake Oswego's West End Building for $20.1 million

Beaverton-based rack maker plans to move its headquarters by Dec. 1; city negotiating with school...

Sunset High grad crowned Miss Oregon

Sunset High grad crowned Miss Oregon

Ali Wallace, 21, follows her mother into pageantry. Ali Wallace has been around beauty pageants...

Broadway Street improvements begin

Broadway Street improvements begin

Some pain will come with the gains as construction crew works through summer. Chuck Wilson...

Roger Tilbury's widow says namesake park is 'perfect'

Roger Tilbury's widow says namesake park is 'perfect'

Margaret Tilbury's donation turns into hidden gem. Walking through the woods behind her former...

Lane restrictions coming soon to Farmington Road project

Lane restrictions coming soon to Farmington Road project

Motorists should expect delays or find alternate routes. It’s almost time for the rubber to...

Decision on new high school nears

Decision on new high school nears

Beaverton Planning Commission could decide key issues at June 24 hearing. The Beaverton Planning...

Maryville Rose Queen is royalty for the ages

Maryville Rose Queen is royalty for the ages

'Dimi' Todd oldest crowned in the center's annual tradition. When you’re 100 years old,...

Cracker Barrel planning first Pacific Coast location in Beaverton

Cracker Barrel planning first Pacific Coast location in Beaverton

Plan at Canyon Road and Highway 217 also calls features 4-story Marriott hotel. Cracker Barrel is...

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Police are asking for information leading to the identification of this robber, who struck two Plaid Pantry stores in Beaverton on July 1.
July 01, 2015

Robber strikes two Plaid Pantry stores Wednesday

by Eric Apalategui
Convenience stores offer $2,000 reward for information leading to arrest. The Beaverton Police Department wants the public's help to identify a tall robber using underwear as a mask while…
July 01, 2015

THPRD opens six 'cooling centers'

by Eric Apalategui
A new heat watch prompts district to let people soak up their air conditioning to stay safe. With the arrival of another heat wave, the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District already has…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Nike Chairman Phil Knight announced on Tuesday that he would be stepping down from the company he co-founded in 1964.
June 30, 2015

Phil Knight announces plan to step down as Nike's chairman

by Geoff Pursinger
Knight says CEO Mark Parker should replace him. Nike Inc. Chairman Phil Knight said Tuesday that he would step down as chairman of the company he co-founded more than 50 years ago. Knight, 77,…
June 30, 2015

Council to weigh transportation fee for South Cooper Mountain

by Eric Apalategui
Proposed system development charges could raise $24 million through new construction. The city of Beaverton expects to pay for almost half of about $50 million needed for roads and other…
Beaverton School District
June 30, 2015

Beaverton School District approves $260,000 settlement

by Eric Apalategui
Agreement pays special education costs for student who was discharged from program. The Beaverton School District will pay up to $260,000 in educational costs for a student who is eligible for…
BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Byron Boye Harris
June 28, 2015

Beaverton indecent exposure suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
A Beaverton man has been arrested as a suspect in two separate indecent exposure cases. Byron Boye Harris, 37, is charged with two counts of Public Indecency. Beaverton Police first received a…
FILE PHOTO - The Beaverton School District plans to build a large high school in the South Cooper Mountain area but faces a somewhat divided Beaverton Planning Commission over plans to fill part of a wetlands area for athletic fields.
June 27, 2015

Commission divided on South Cooper Mountain high school…

by Eric Apalategui
Wetlands are 'linchpin issue' as commission appears divided; hearing continued to July 1. The Beaverton Planning Commission already has spent nearly 10 hours in a multi-day public hearing in…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jon Callahan, a firefighter with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, extinguishes a fire in a grassy field that was ignited by a firework to demonstrate how quickly a fire can spread at the TVF&R Regional Training center in Sherwood.
June 25, 2015

Fireworks in use: Handle with extreme care

by Ray Pitz
A demonstration shows how fast grass is ignited by a firework Just how quickly a fireworks-ignited fire can accelerate was brought home vividly Tuesday morning during a demonstration at Tualatin…
Beaverton
June 25, 2015

Beaverton City Council adopts budget

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton City Council adopted a fairly ho-hum budget at its Tuesday night meeting. The vote was unanimous, but the discussion that preceded it was a times edgy. The total budget, $191.6…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Washington County Sheriffs Deputy Joe Yazzolino, left, defends an attack from K9 officer Taz as his handler, Deputy Don Maller looks on.
June 25, 2015

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

by Kathy Fuller
Ten officers compete for 'Top Dog' status at county fairgrounds The competition was tough as canine officers and their handlers competed for the title of "Top Dog" in front of a big crowd at the…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jim McElhinny's fingerprints are all over the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District after his 35-year career. He retires June 30.
Jun 24, 2015

McElhinny retiring after 35 years with THPRD

by Eric Apalategui
Longtime administrator helped plan many of the district's facilities and programs. When Jim McElhinny first landed a job with Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, the activities guide was…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza uses an interactive production line that allows customers to make their pizzas unique to their own tastes. Blaze is open at 3260 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd.
Jun 24, 2015

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza now cooking in Beaverton

by Miles Vance
Also new in town are eight three one, WORKOUT ANYTIME and Radiant Pain Relief Centres Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza is now open for business and fast-firing pizzas at Cedar Hills Crossing. Blaze,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Listos! participants attended five, three-hour training sessions on disaster preparedness in Spanish.
Jun 25, 2015

News Briefs

by Eric Apalategui
Bethany's Menon completes education two years early Sixteen-year old Alisha Menon of Bethany graduated two years ahead of schedule as a member of the 2015 graduating class at Oregon Connections…
Jun 24, 2015

Beaverton's human rights group hosts child trafficking talk July…

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will host a speaker on child trafficking at its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 Lena Sinha, program manager at the Sexual Assault…
Jun 24, 2015

THPRD shuffles advisory committees

by Eric Apalategui
District's board makes changes despite trails group's objection. Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s board of directors voted Tuesday to reorganize its advisory committees into three key…
Jun 24, 2015

Awaiting state regs, Washington County Commission opts for…

by Daniel Forbes
Legal marijuana use permitted in eight county districts While recreational marijuana stores may open as soon as 2016 — weed becomes legal here for personal use on July 1 — Washington County is…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Judy LaParne is planning to open the first legal marijuana dispensary in Metzger next month. The shop, Cannabis Delivery Company, was an idea of her late husband, Allen Thompson
Jun 24, 2015

Metzger dispensary plans for July 1 opening

by Geoff Pursinger
Store will become second marijuana dispensary in Tigard area, along with Herbary on Pacific Highway Normally, when you start seeing officials from the CDC in your neighborhood, you worry about…
What's Legal campaign wants to 'educate before you recreate' as legalized personal marijuana use and possession arrives July 1.
Jun 22, 2015

Oregon Liquor Control Commission stresses rules for recreational…

by The Times
Marijuana use and possession becoming legal July 1, but many limits still apply. When recreational marijuana possession and use becomes legal for adults on July 1, it doesn't mean that all…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle greeted Beaverton Celebration Parade visitors as a past event. This year's parade is Sept. 12, but groups that want to have an entry in the lineup have until Aug. 14 to apply.
Jun 22, 2015

Beaverton Celebration Parade entries due Aug. 14

by Eric Apalategui
The theme for the Sept. 12 parade is 'Beaverton--My Kinda Town!" The city of Beaverton is inviting local nonprofit, business and community groups to take part in this year's annual Beaverton…
SUMBITTED PHOTO - Bales Marketplace, with stores in Aloha and Cedar Mill, is tripling in size by purchasing four markets from Lamb's Markets, including its grocery store in Garden Home.
Jun 19, 2015

Bales Marketplace buys Lamb's stores

by Gary M. Stein
Garden Home's Lamb's Thriftway one of four markets acquired. Company officials have confirmed that Beaverton-area Bales Marketplace has purchased four grocery stores from Lamb's Markets,…




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