City Council OKs agreement with county to streamline Nike expansion plans

City Council OKs agreement with county to streamline Nike expansion plans

The Beaverton City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Washington County to...

Metro area caught in gigabit gamble

Metro area caught in gigabit gamble

Residents of the Portland metropolitan area who are interested in broadband service might be a...

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Most young professionals are familiar with the heart-pounding, clammy sweat and free-ranging...

Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

It was purely by accident that Joseph Auth and Amanda Spahn discovered last May that their farm...

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

The Oregon Renaissance Festival is about to come roaring back into Hillsboro, and organizers are...

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

-  Community ties help lighten rigors of labor for area's farmworkers Julian Perez-Perez began...

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

It was a drill for an event no one ever wants to experience. On July 30, Hillsboro School...

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August 22, 2014

Schools put bucks behind college, career planning

by Kathy Fuller
It’s never too early to dream of becoming a vet or a doctor or a rocket scientist. After all, kids love to dream. Brooke Nova wants to put those dreams into action as the Hillsboro School…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Aisha Willits is the new director of planning for the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District.
August 22, 2014

Avid gardeners need not give up in August

by Shannon O. Wells
As natural to the Westside’s landscape the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District’s parks, green spaces and recreational facilities may seem, not one of the district’s properties came to be…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - A full school year awaits students in the Hillsboro School District in 2014-15.
August 22, 2014

Hillsboro schools restore lost days

by Kathy Fuller
For the first time in five years, Hillsboro students will be able to anticipate a full school year — with no budget reduction days — when they walk in the doors Sept. 2. Hillsboro School…
August 22, 2014

Intel pledges $100 billion investment in Washington County

by Kendra Hogue
Representatives of Intel Corp., Washington County and the city of Hillsboro said Monday that they have reached a proposed agreement for the microchip giant to invest $100 billion in its…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Oregon Symphony music director Carlos Kalmar will direct the Beat Goes On Marching Band Sunday at the Hillsboro Hops baseball game.
August 22, 2014

Maestro at the ballpark

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro Hops baseball fans just scored a musical victory. The Oregon Symphony and the Beat Goes On Marching Band have announced the quirky combination of baseball and band. On Sunday, Aug. 24,…
August 22, 2014

Aquatic center closing for two weeks

by (none)
Time for a little R&R after a busy summer. The city of Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department’s Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) will close for its annual repair and cleaning…
August 22, 2014

County paving projects start

by Pamplin Media Group
Paving crews under contract with Washington County’s Department of Land Use & Transportation will soon begin paving work on a number of major county roads. County paving projects will continue…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Washington County politicians take to the Tualatin River last summer during the 2013 version of the Political Paddle Race. This years event is set for Aug. 23.
August 22, 2014

Political race lands on Tualatin River

by Kendra Hogue
Elected officials from the Tualatin River Basin and beyond will soon face tough competition in the race to be No. 1. On Aug. 23 at 8 a.m., politicians will gather at Cook Park in Tigard for the…
August 22, 2014

State voters will decide

by Peter Wong
Oregon voters will decide seven measures on the Nov. 4 statewide ballot — and four of them have appeared in some form before. On the ballot will be all four initiatives for which signatures were…
August 22, 2014

School Notes

by Kathy Fuller
Former Liberty teacher sentenced for sexually abusing student Gregg Martin Jensen, 54, of Hillsboro, was sentenced Aug. 12 in Washington County Court to six years, four months in prison for…

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Aug 22, 2014

Cemetery volunteers needed

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The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is seeking volunteers to fill two open positions. The commission is comprised of seven citizens who develop and maintain a listing of all pioneer and…
Aug 22, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 25 A 1999 green Honda Civic was stolen from the Willow Creek MAX station. A 20-year-old man struck a parked car and fire hydrant and fled near the intersection of 15th Avenue and Walnut…
Aug 22, 2014

Save the date for annual SOLVE beach cleanup

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The very first volunteer, coast-wide beach cleanup in the world was held in Oregon in 1984. Thirty years later, SOLVE is getting ready for the 30th annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup Sept. 27 and…
Gardeners are harvesting their bounty this month, but that doesn't have to end with summer.
Aug 22, 2014

Avid gardeners need not give up in August

by Polly Gottesman
In August, most vegetable gardens in western Oregon are in full swing. Tomatoes are ripening, cucumbers and zucchini are overproducing, and sweet corn ears are filling out. Onions and garlic…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - The building activity happening at New Life Baptist Church at 34th and Main Street in Hillsboro has a bit more to it than meets the eye. The new steeple, shown here with its inner structure, cleverly disguises what will be an AT&T cell phone tower when complete. The new building under the tower will house cell tower equipment. The church will gain a new sources of revenue for allowing the tower to be placed on its property.
Aug 22, 2014

Not a belfry ... a celfry

by Kathy Fuller
Aug 22, 2014

Beaverton Valley Times seeks nominees for Amazing Kid honor

by no byline
The Beaverton Valley Times is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging from elementary school kindergartner to a high school senior to be considered for the honor of…
Aug 21, 2014

Cross necklace helps detectives identify homicide victim

by Beaverton Valley Times
Aloha man died from a gunshot wound in a field The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office on Thursday identified a homicide victim found Aug. 11 in a field as a 45-year-old Aloha man. The body of…
Photo Credit: OREGON STATE POLICE - A van driven by Ramon Oros Barrera of Cornelius was damaged after it collided with a Honda Accord early Tuesday morning on Highway 219 near Newberg. Barrera was arrested and chaged with felony hit and run.
Aug 19, 2014

Cornelius man charged with felony hit and run

by (none)
Oregon State Police arrested a 35-year-old Cornelius man Tuesday morning following an injury hit and run traffic crash on Highway 219 south of Newberg. Ramon Oros Barrera was arrested on…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Brett Robinson
Aug 19, 2014

Second Washington County Jail worker charged with sexual…

by Kendra Hogue
Employee arrested for sex with an inmate, following investigation into Jill Curry case in July. Another jail services technician at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Tuesday…
Aug 15, 2014

Tort claim pits couple vs. cops

by Betty Campbell
A Forest Grove man and his wife have filed a tort claim against the city of Hillsboro for damages they claim occurred during a warrantless search of their home July 4. Adam Horstman and Christle…




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