Hometown interns

Hometown interns

City's internship program in its first year In a tough job market, young people entering the...

South Hillsboro no longer just a vision

South Hillsboro no longer just a vision

With what is in effect a new city being born, roads, traffic and transportation remain among the...

'Every one of those kids are my kids'

'Every one of those kids are my kids'

Hillsboro Police Detective Emory Souza is a familiar face around town. He is one of seven school...

'Passive housing' gets buildup in Orenco

'Passive housing' gets buildup in Orenco

Construction crews broke ground last Tuesday on what will eventually be one of the most...

Salmonberry Corridor sees  a path forward

Salmonberry Corridor sees a path forward

Public process will continue until late September The planning process for a proposed 86-mile...

City takes long view with North Hillsboro planning

City takes long view with North Hillsboro planning

Although a fresh 760 acres of land is now available for industrial development north of...

Hillsboro woos Japanese businesses

Hillsboro woos Japanese businesses

Officials build relationships; hope to attract foreign investment Business officials from...

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by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - Crews are clearing away 245,000 cubic yards of soil at the Waste Management site along Minter Bridge Road in Hillsboro to allow a 5.7-acre cell to be filled with trash.
July 11, 2014

Landfill project provides more room for debris

by Kate Stringer
Site not expected to reach capacity for 35 years Although the level of earth-moving activity at Waste Management Inc.’s Hillsboro Landfill appears to be massive, the company is simply preparing…
July 11, 2014

Reser's expands into Hillsboro

by none
Reser’s Fine Foods of Washington County, best known for its salsa and other freshly prepared foods, will break ground on a new 310,000-square-foot facility in Hillsboro late this summer. The new…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Pick up a Wheres Waldo passport at Jacobsens Books or any participating business, and let the hunt begin.
July 11, 2014

Waldo plays 'hide and seek' with shoppers

by Kathy Fuller
Bookstore owner organizes event to promote local shopping Where's Waldo? That’s a question many people, old and young, ask while thumbing through the famous children’s books of the same name by…
July 11, 2014

Get physical with 'Park and Rec' month

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro parks offer special activities during July Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily basis, and of those who do, almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the…
July 11, 2014

Council finalizes ban on e-cigs in parks

by Doug Burkhardt
Final vote, 5-1, is identical to council's vote in June In a final vote July 1, the Hillsboro City Council moved to ratify a ban on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in city parks. “I did a…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: PARRISH EVANS - Tristan Jarmer, who is pursuing her master of arts in teaching degree at Pacific University in Forest Grove, teaches a class filled with economically disadvantaged students at Reedville Elementary in Hillsboro.
July 11, 2014

'No Excuses University' blooms at Reedville

by Jenni Luckett
Pacific's Tristin Jarmer guides at-risk Hillsboro grade-schoolers toward college Daan Javier Solis wants to be a scientist when he grows up. Today, his parents work in a nursery. Fernanda Benito…
July 11, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
June 27 Shoplifting was reported from Macy’s in the 2000 block of N.W. Allie Avenue. Officers came upon the scene of an assault near the intersection of 10th Avenue and Maple Street. The…
July 11, 2014

Chamber takes a walk on the business side

by David Roza
Most Hillsboro business owners pleased with conditions The Greater Hillsboro Area Chamber of Commerce declares on its website that its mission is “to promote business by providing information,…
July 11, 2014

Woman arrested for Aloha burglary

by (none)
Homeowner was in residence at the time Washington County deputies arrested Shaunte Comfort, 35, of Beaverton, July 6, and charged her with first degree burglary, escape, resisting arrest and…
by: FILE ART - From June 12 through July 7, four substation outages on the Westside and in North Portland were caused by adorably nimble, fluffy-tailed and unintentionally suicidal squirrels.
July 11, 2014

Squirrels give local power grid a shock

by Kendra Hogue
Wildlife-related power outages are on the rise When the power goes out on a hot day, most people assume overuse of air conditioning is to blame. But from June 12 through July 7, four substation…

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Jul 11, 2014

Deputies search for Subway robbery suspect

by Beaverton Valley Times
Washington County sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in locating a man who reportedly robbed a Subway Restaurant in Raleigh Hills. The suspect was described as a light-skinned…
Jul 11, 2014

Business Briefs

by Kathy Fuller
Health club offers free education series The ZOO Health Club in Hillsboro has launched a new health education series to inspire healthy food and fitness in the community. In partnership with two…
Jul 11, 2014

Oregon ranks third in long-term care delivery

by Peter Wong
Oregon continues to rank third among the states in delivering services and supporting long-term care for older adults and people with disabilities, according to a new national study released…
Jul 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…
Jul 09, 2014

Animal shelter reunites 45 of 55 fireworks-spooked dogs with…

by Shannon O. Wells
Shelter hopes to send 13 cats home It all started with a dog so spooked by Fourth of July explosions he chewed through two fences to escape his yard. By Friday at 9:45 a.m., the dog was reunited…
Jul 07, 2014

Reser's expands into Hillsboro

by Kendra Hogue
Strong demand for fresh salad products prompts food company to increase output by 35 percent Reser’s Fine Foods of Washington County, best known for its salsa and other freshly prepared foods,…
Jul 04, 2014

Woman injured in Aloha explosion

by no byline
A woman was injured Saturday, June 21, afternoon when a suspicious device blew up inside a portable toilet near the International School of Beaverton in Aloha. Deputies with the Washington…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - As part of the ongoing Baseline Street redevelopment project in downtown Cornelius, South 12th Avenue will be permanently closed to automobile traffic.
Jul 04, 2014

Construction detour permanent in Cornelius

by Doug Burkhardt
Motorists in the city of Cornelius would be wise to get used to having to detour around 12th Avenue in the downtown area, because even after the current construction project is completed, the…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS BY DOUG BURKHARDT - Hillsboros Fourth of July celebration started with the C.A.T. (Cancer Awareness & Treatment) Fun Run, and then came the big parade downtown, which drew a huge turnout. Among the many highlights were high school marching bands and kids in the crowd enjoying bubbles and the candy tossed their way.  A great event that again makes us proud of the Hillsboro community and its citizens.
Jul 04, 2014

A grand celebration

by Doug Burkhardt
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Jul 04, 2014

Rep. Ben Unger begins work for 'Our Oregon' organization

by Doug Burkhardt
Although state Rep. Ben Unger (D-Hillsboro) is stepping away from serving in the Oregon Legislature as of the end of this year, he is by no means stepping back into the shadows. Following up on…




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