Bag&Baggage makes bold front-office changes

Bag&Baggage makes bold front-office changes

-  Theater troupe gives Forest Grove woman lead manager role Since eighth grade, Beth Lewis knew...

Smithsonian forges partnership with Rice Museum

Smithsonian forges partnership with Rice Museum

County attraction has extensive collection of rocks, minerals The prestigious Washington,...

The geography of music

The geography of music

Hillsboro teacher is a 2015 National Geographic Grosvenor fellow There’s a lot more to...

Downtown bistro gets a warm welcome

Downtown bistro gets a warm welcome

Quick lunches for the working crowd, late hours for the pub crowd When some Hillsboro police...


Hillsboro's Latest News

LT. CRAIG ALLEN
May 01, 2015

Hillsboro lieutenant is trainer of the year

by Nancy Townsley
Allen says training programs for officers his 'real passion' Lt. Craig Allen of the Hillsboro Police Department, a research and training partner and certified Force Science Institute analyst,…
May 01, 2015

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Shred event set Saturday at post office The Hillsboro Police Department is hosting a shred event 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 2, at the Hillsboro Post Office, 125 1st Ave. in Hillsboro. There…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Washington County Transportation Futures Study is scheduled to take 18 months to complete, but citizen members of the Study Advisory Committee hope the results will help reduce congestion and improve livability in the county.
May 01, 2015

'Transportation Futures' study under way

by Jim Redden
Group launches look into county needs, but completion far away The long-awaited study of Washington County’s transportation needs is finally under way, including an online survey open to the…
Wayne Clift
May 01, 2015

School Board candidates Q & A: Wayne Clift and Jaime Rodriguez

by Kathy Fuller
Incumbent Wayne Clift and challenger Jaime Rodriguez are seeking election to Position 7 on the Hillsboro School Board. The text below is their answers to questions asked by the Hillsboro…
Lisa Allen
May 01, 2015

School Board candidates Q and A: Lisa Allen, Bart Rask, Chris…

by Kathy Fuller
Three candidates are seeking election to Position 5 on the Hillsboro School Board — Lisa Allen, Chris Barry and Bart Rask. There is no incumbent, as Adriana Cañas is vacating the seat at the end…
Kim Strelchun
May 01, 2015

School Board candidates Q and A:Kim Strelchun and Christian Honl

by Kathy Fuller
Incumbent Kim Strelchun and challenger Christian Honl are seeking election to Position 4 of the Hillsboro School Board. The text below is their answers to questions asked by the Hillsboro…
COURTESY PHOTO - Moles, voles and gophers can drive homeowners crazy.
April 30, 2015

Gardens at risk from moles, voles and gophers that dig

by Kym Pokorny
But you can prevent them from 'digging' yours by following this advice Spring brings buds and blooms, but it also brings moles, voles and gophers. The small mammals take gardeners to their knees…
Kim Strelchun
April 30, 2015

Eight vie for three seats on Hillsboro School Board

by Kathy Fuller
Eight candidates will vie for three open seats on the Hillsboro School Board in the May 19 election. Incumbent Kim Strelchun faces two challengers — Christian Honl and Tim Reeves — for the…
April 30, 2015

Beaverton boundary weigh-in irks Strelchun

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro school board will continue to look into boundary swap Hillsboro School Board members will continue looking into a potential boundary swap between the Beaverton and Hillsboro school…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Hillsboro City Council member Kyle Allen, who also serves on the Family Promise Board of Trustees, stands in front of the First Congregational Church in Hillsboro, one of 10 churches around the area that provides homeless families with a place to stay. Kyle and his wife, Lisa, volunteer at the church to assist families in the Family Promise program.
April 30, 2015

A promise of support

by Doug Burkhardt
Ten local churches band together to provide shelter, meals for families Sometimes, a helping hand is all it takes to give a displaced family a fresh start. Based in Hillsboro, an organization…

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Apr 30, 2015

Police log

by (None)
April 16 - In the 300 block of N.E. Grant Street, the plexiglass covering of a reader board was removed and damaged and the letters on the reader board rearranged into profanities. - In the 6300…
MARK HARMON
Apr 30, 2015

County museum hires director

by (None)
Mark Harmon relocates from Illinois to lead Hillsboro nonprofit Washington County Museum Board President Betty Atteberry last week announced the hiring of Mark Harmon as the museum’s new…
Apr 30, 2015

Ex-Cornelius fire chief dies at home

by Doug Burkhardt
Cornelius Fire Chief Chris Asanovic served 41 years Chris Asanovic, longtime fire chief of the Cornelius Fire Department, passed away at his Cornelius home early Wednesday morning. Michael…
Apr 30, 2015

Basil lovers can try a few varieties

by Stephanie Haugen
Classic herb is always a hit in pasta and meat dishes Those brand new to gardening — as well as experienced green thumbs — can delight in growing herbs this year. Whether filling acres or simply…
Apr 30, 2015

Get a head start in the garden

by Polly Gottesman
One of the most useful techniques for the small home gardener in our climate is transplanting. Although sprinkling seeds into hoed rows in the ground is the iconic image of gardening, there are…
COURTESY PHOTO: LINDA MCMAHAN - Coneflower should be divided every three to five years if it declines in vigor or the center is dying.
May 01, 2015

Divide and conquer plants to keep them healthy

by Kym Pokorny
Don't forget fourth step after seeding, planting and pruning While you’re weeding and seeding and planting and pruning, there’s one more thing to put on your plate: dividing. Dividing is a…
May 01, 2015

Facing recall, Riley apologizes for slavery law remark

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Republicans call for censure; YouTube video captures comment State Sen. Chuck Riley apologized Wednesday for a Hillsboro town-hall remark that suggested he supported slavery. “I made a statement…
Apr 24, 2015

Sidewalks seen as boon for school safety

by Doug Burkhardt
Projects due to begin near pair of Hillsboro campuses Hillsboro City Council member Kyle Allen is a man on a safety mission, and he is finding a lot of support these days. Allen, who was elected…
Apr 24, 2015

Council wades into school land swap

by Eric Apalategui
Three Beaverton councilors, mayor want school boundary redrawn The majority of the Beaverton City Council has made it clear they’ve chosen sides in a behind-the-scenes discussion about redrawing…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - The Cascade train, seen here at Old Town's Union Station, would need more money from the state if service is to continue.
Apr 24, 2015

Legislature launches review of Oregon Amtrak subsidies

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Sen. Betsy Johnson wants to see schedule changes One key legislator says Oregon will continue state-subsidized passenger rail service between Portland and Eugene. But state Sen. Betsy Johnson,…




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