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...

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by: COURTESY PHOTO - Rood Bridge Park has reopened, but patrons will still see signage posted to alert them to the recent cougar sighting.
August 01, 2014

Rood Bridge Park reopened after no signs of cougar

by Stephanie Haugen
Rood Bridge Park in Hillsboro reopened Thursday morning, July 24, after reported cougar sightings. On Tuesday, July 22, the Hillsboro Police Department (HPD) received a report about a possible…
Janae Snyder came to the parade with her four Pomeranians: Bentley, Bella, Lacie and Lily. Her mom, brother and grandma came along to help her wrangle the foursome.
July 21, 2014

Tuesday Marketplace goes to the dogs

by Kathy Fuller
People primp their pooches and join in the fun in downtown Hillsboro Janae Snyder brought her Pomeranian foursome. Butter the Ibizan Hound was on the other end of a leash held by Kandy Sterling.…
by: STATE OF OREGON - Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh
July 21, 2014

Former Gov. Atiyeh dies at 91

by Peter Wong
Led Oregon out of 1980s recession Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP:  JOHN SCHRAG - John Bennett put a final bit of elbow grease into this 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Touring Berlinetta  which is on display at today's  Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance.
July 20, 2014

Classic cars converge in Forest Grove

by John Schrag
You can see more than 300 stunning automobiles at Pacific University today It required an unexpected tromp through a wheat field, but one of the most celebrated cars in the Pacific Northwest…
by: HILLSBORO FIRE DEPARTMENT - A fire started from charcoal briquettes that were not properly disposed at this Hillsboro home on July 19.
July 20, 2014

Charcoal briquettes set Hillsboro deck on fire

by KOIN 6 News
Homeowners got out of the house when they heard glass breaking A Saturday fire on the back deck of a Hillsboro home spread to the rear of the house and the garage, causing extensive damage. The…
July 18, 2014

Keep pets safe in hot weather

by Doug Burkhardt
Police warn of fines for weather-related animal abuse Temperatures in the Hillsboro area were projected to be in the high 80s and low 90s all week, with a chance of intermittent rain here and…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JILL REHKOPF SMITH - Rex Weller, 4, tries to pull his dad, Thomas Weller, out of the Tualatin River while mom Sarah Cain watches. The Hillsboro family found respite from the heat Saturday near Cherry Grove, in the cool water between Lee Falls and Little Lee Falls.
July 18, 2014

Heatwave! Find creative ways to cool off

by Nancy Townsley
Head to the lake, the pool, the coast It’s hot. A heatwave that began last Friday is expected to last throughout the week, according to Steve Pierce of Northwest Weather Consultants in…
July 18, 2014

County considers ending development tax discount

by Kendra Hogue
Board hearing planned in August; some see confusion with vehicle fee Washington County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously decided Tuesday to move forward with an amendment to remove a 20…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - The city of Hillsboro recently purchased five parcels of land on Ninth Avenue near Maple Street, which it plans to transform into a parking lot that could accommodate up to 60 cars.
July 18, 2014

Houses will go so cars can visit library, pool

by Kate Stringer
Project will provide 60 more parking spaces at site Visitors to the popular Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center and the Shute Park Branch Library have become accustomed to circling the block…
by: COURTESY OF LAIKA INC./FOCUS FEATURES - Norman of 'ParaNorman' had 1.4 million different expressions, thanks to 3D printers at Laika able to print out thousands of nearly identical faces.
July 18, 2014

Laika winning technology race

by Peter Korn
Hillsboro company creates unique animation Brian McLean knew all along that he was in a race against technology. In charge of Hillsboro-based Laika’s 3-D printing and prototyping department,…

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Jul 18, 2014

Proposal gives schools more Gain Share money

by Kathy Fuller
Gain Share revenues higher than anticipated Washington County Commission Chair Andy Duyck and Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey announced today that Gain Share revenues for the current 2014-15 fiscal…
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Jul 18, 2014

Officers train for crises

by none
Multi-jurisdiction effort geared toward handling variety of incidents Many situations law enforcement officers respond to involve people who are experiencing a crisis in their lives, and these…
Jul 18, 2014

Papers list some ingredients for Reser's plant

by Kendra Hogue
Food company officials, city mum on Hillsboro expansion details After Beaverton-based Reser’s Fine Foods announced July 7 that it planned to build a new $18 million, 310,000-square-foot…
Jul 18, 2014

Sweeney wins 'Pat Tillman Award'

by none
The first recipient of the Pat Tillman Award for Service will be retired Marine Sgt. Josh Sweeney, a Purple Heart recipient and a member of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team that won the gold…
Greagor
Jul 18, 2014

Greagor gets big payout after quitting

by Doug Burkhardt
Former assistant city manager's name had been found on dating website Steve Greagor, who resigned from his position as assistant city manager effective June 18, went out with a severance payment…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - In Aloha last weekend, 46-year-old Bret T. Davis fell from a tree after running from police after he broke into a home.
Jul 18, 2014

Officers nab weekend burglars

by (none)
Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office were busy responding to burglaries last weekend. In Hillsboro last Friday, July 11, Hillsboro police officers responded to 2905 S.W.…
Jul 18, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 5 n A Coleman generator was stolen from the bed of a pickup in the 1400 block of S.E. Spruce Street. n A laptop was stolen from a residence on N.E. Alexandria Place. July 6 n Officers…
Jul 18, 2014

Transportation on city's 2015 wish list

by Kate Stringer
The Hillsboro City Council gave a literal nod of the head to the League of Oregon Cities’ (LOC) agenda for the 2015 legislative session Monday night, reaching a consensus on four key items the…
Jul 18, 2014

Ukulele University comes to Hillsboro

by (none)
Two-day event happens at Senior Center The Hillsboro Community Senior Center at 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., in Hillsboro, is hosting its first ever Ukulele University Friday and Saturday, July 25 and…
Curry
Jul 17, 2014

Jail technician accused of sexual misconduct

by Nancy Townsley
Sheriff's deputies arrest Jill Curry, hold her on $120,000 bail Eight days after learning of possible criminal conduct by a civilian jail services technician, Washington County Sheriff’s…




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