The big stage

The big stage

Hillsboro's Betsy Lucas dances as principal for Nevada Ballet Theatre December marks the 20th...

Longtime Hillsboro doctor hangs up his stethoscope

Longtime Hillsboro doctor hangs up his stethoscope

The price of tuition to medical school when Dr. Edward Clarke attended in the early 1970s was...

'The Interview' comes to Forest Grove after Sony releases controversial film

'The Interview' comes to Forest Grove after Sony releases controversial film

When Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday it was reversing its decision not to release...

Anti-transit bill could head to county vote

Anti-transit bill could head to county vote

Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man...

Route selected for planned 'Council Creek' trail

Route selected for planned 'Council Creek' trail

After tallying costs, benefits and comments for and against various routes proposed for the...

Lyons sets new course for Hillsboro Aviation

Lyons sets new course for Hillsboro Aviation

Company spins off flight training; focuses on charters, sales After more than 20 years of...

REMARKABLE REDUX

REMARKABLE REDUX

Hillsboro girl, 8, returns to stage after liver transplant Braylin Soon dons her pink cowboy...


Hillsboro's Latest News

Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Caitlyn McCarthy
December 28, 2014

Woman arrested for Cornelius duplex fire

by Jim Redden
A woman has been charged with arson in a Saturday evening duplex fire in Cornelius. Caitlyn McCarthy, 20, has been arrested for Arson I and lodged in the Washington County Jail. No one was…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - ROBERT DIETZ
December 28, 2014

Detectives arrest Hillsboro man for downloading child porn

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) detectives arrested a Hillsboro man who was downloading child pornography while using free wifi at a local business on Dec. 27. Robert Dietz, 59, has a…
Photo Credit: CORNELIUS FIRE DEPARTMENT - This duplex in the 400 block of South 8th Avenue in Cornelius was destroyed by fire Saturday.
December 28, 2014

Red Cross responds to three fires Saturday

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Latest fire in the Rick Creek area The Portland Chapter of the Red Cross helped three families after three separate fires on Saturday. No one was injured in any of the fires, although…
December 28, 2014

Nonprofit status provides boost to fledgling Aloha Historical…

by Shannon O. Wells
The fledgling Aloha Historical Society took a significant step forward last week when the Internal Revenue Service approved a nonprofit, tax-exempt status for the online-based organization. The…
December 28, 2014

Downtownplan gets a final green light

by Doug Burkhardt
More changes are on the way for Hillsboro’s business district. With a unanimous vote the evening of Dec. 16, the Hillsboro City Council adopted an ordinance that will create an Economic…
December 28, 2014

Monico no longer serves with WCSO

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett has laid off deputy Miguel Monico, based on his inability to testify in court. The layoff was effective Dec. 6, and Monico’s county-provided health care…
December 28, 2014

Google delays decision on expansion in area

by Geoff Pursinger
Don’t pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. Internet giant Google Fiber announced last Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high speed Internet and…
December 26, 2014

Open house set on downtown streets

by (none)
Two-way conversion project on agenda The city of Hillsboro will hold an open house on the Downtown Two-Way Street Conversion Project from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Hillsboro Civic…
December 28, 2014

Suspense is over: GMO labeling measure fails

by Peter Wong
Despite a flurry of activity last week, the unofficial but final results from a statewide recount were the same: Oregon voters rejected a labeling requirement for genetically modified food by…
December 28, 2014

State police recruit new troopers

by (none)
If you are looking at a possible career as an Oregon State Police (OSP) Trooper, now is the time to apply. OSP is preparing to hire recruit troopers in 2015 and recruitment has begun. Using the…

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Dec 28, 2014

Generosity reigns in Hillsboro schools

by (none)
Hillsboro School District students, staff, parents and community members helped in a big way to make Hillsboro Elks Lodge’s annual holiday food drive a success this year. More than 300,000…
Dec 28, 2014

Multiple crashes lead to arrest

by (none)
Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash Saturday in which a vehicle left the scene and shortly afterward crashed again. The driver was arrested and charged with…
Dec 28, 2014

Clinic plans to award free hearing aids

by Staff
Pacific EarClinic, the newest addition to the Pacific University School of Audiology, will soon donate a pair of new digital hearing aids valued at $6,000 to community members in need. To…
Dec 28, 2014

Pacific names new director

by (none)
Pacific University has selected Mary Von as the director of its School of Physician Assistant Studies. Von has served as interim director since June following the departure of her predecessor,…
Dec 28, 2014

Tsunami anniversary serves as reminder

by (none)
Dec. 26 is the 10-year anniversary of the earthquake that struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggering a massive tsunami that devastated the island and damaged areas more than 3,000…
Dylan Ritterman
Dec 24, 2014

Youth pastor arrested on sex abuse charges

by KOIN 6 NEWS
A youth pastor is facing criminal charges over claims he sexually abused at least one minor in his church’s basement, the Hillsboro Police Department confirmed Tuesday. Dylan Ritterman, 27,…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - A fire destroyed a greenhouse early Tuesday morning at Peterkort Roses.
Dec 23, 2014

Fire burns Hillsboro greenhouse

by KOIN 6 NEWS
More than $100,000 in damage was done to flowers inside a greenhouse that caught fire early Tuesday morning. Storm Smith, a spokesperson with Hillsboro Fire, said the fire was reported shortly…
Dec 23, 2014

Deputies recover stolen packages

by Pamplin Media Group
Package thefts increase during the holiday season as many gift items are shipped and left on porches. On Dec. 19 at 2:06 p.m., deputies with the Washington County Sheriff's Office were called to…
Dec 22, 2014

We have snow! Some mountain resorts open for skiing

by Kylie Wray
Meadows and Timberline run their lifts, Skibowl waits on more snow Ski Resorts on Mount Hood, and, of course, skiers, are rejoicing in the fact that the ski season is finally kicking off, just…
Dec 19, 2014

Coastal Farm & Fleet joins the fight against hunger

by (none)
People who want to help fight hunger in Washington County can double their contribution through the end of the year, thanks to a partnership between Coastal Farm & Ranch and Oregon Food Bank…




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