Learning to be a leader

Learning to be a leader

Police cadet Decker Strom wins statewide award Decker Strom, a senior at Liberty High School,...

Flinging flying discs

Flinging flying discs

There’s nothing like flinging a disc across a wide open field to get a little energy out of...

Investing in the future

Investing in the future

Students throughout school district get STEAM infusion “Whoa. This is so cool,” said...

North Plains school celebrates centennial

North Plains school celebrates centennial

North Plains Elementary School is commemorating its 100th year with a slate of activities on...


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COURTESY PHOTO - A conceptual plan for Killin Wetlands includes parking, trails, picnic areas, a shelter and new fencing.
May 29, 2015

Banks natural area plan will include trails, parking spaces

by Stephanie Haugen
Planners narrow down Killin Wetlands design Metro planners presented their final design concept for the Killin Wetlands natural area near Banks at a meeting last week. The 30 attendees responded…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Richard Moellmer (center), trial court adminstrator for Washington County Circuit Court, receives a distinguished service award May 13 during the Washington County Bar Association/Oregon Supreme Court dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Hillsboro. Making the presentation are Oregon Supreme Court Justice David Brewer and retired Washington County Judge Gayle Nachtigal.
May 29, 2015

Moellmer wins award for improving court system

by Staff
Richard E. Moellmer, trial court administrator for the Washington County Circuit Court, is the recipient of the National Center for State Courts’ 2015 Distinguished Service Award, one of the…
COURTESY PHOTO: JAY W. PSCHEIDT - Rust disease could affect roses at a higher than normal rate after the relatively warm, dry winter in Oregon.
May 29, 2015

How to fight the 'big four' disease, pest foes of roses

by Kym Pokorny
Mild weather has gardeners handling plant diseases earlier this year Charmingly warm weather coaxed roses into bloom early this year, which means dealing with the usual diseases and pests…
May 28, 2015

Deputies named in federal lawsuit

by Doug Burkhardt
Plaintiff claims failure to arrest led to her mother's slaying Alleging that deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office erred by failing to arrest a domestic violence suspect, the…
May 28, 2015

Hillsboro budget is nearly set

by Doug Burkhardt
$419 million proposal includes a big jump in personnel costs The city of Hillsboro is nearly set with its fiscal year 2015-16 budget, with a public hearing on the proposed budget one of the…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - North Plains Elementary School principal Karen Murphy introduces one of the speakers during an assembly Thursday afternoon celebrating the schools 100 years.
May 28, 2015

100 years

by Kathy Fuller
North Plains Elementary students got a history lesson today during the centennial celebration. school North Plains Elementary is 100 years old. The students celebrated Thursday during school and…
May 28, 2015

Beaverton man dies in rollover crash on Highway 6 in Washington…

by (Staff)
A 42-year-old Beaverton man died Wednesday in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 6 at milepost 36 in Washington County. Oregon Stat Police troopers responded to the crash around 9:19…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - The Oregon Legislature is debating whether to change the method of taxation on recreational marijuana.
May 28, 2015

State weighs marijuana tax, grower rules

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
Business owners may be required to live in Oregon for two years Oregon lawmakers are working on legislation that could determine who can invest in the state’s new legal recreational marijuana…
May 28, 2015

PERS investment plan awaits action

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Lawmakers have yet to move on state treasurer's plan What may be the only immediate action that lawmakers can take to reduce a looming liability for Oregon’s public pension system is still…
JERRALYN NESS
May 28, 2015

Ness to retire from Community Action

by (None)
Jerralynn Ness, the longtime executive director of Community Action — a nonprofit serving Washington County’s low-income residents — announced Wednesday she plans to retire before the end of…

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May 28, 2015

Book helps people identify tree species in Oregon

by (None)
The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees with a simple, step-by-step process. The book, “What Tree is That?” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree…
May 29, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
May 13 -- In the 1600 block of N.W. 191st Avenue, a residence’s garage door was left open overnight, and an unknown suspect entered it and ransacked the garage and vehicle inside. May 14 - In…
COURTESY PHOTO - Christopher Duran Hernandez is fighting leukemia, and a bone marrow transplant could save his life. Hernandez, 16, is the brother of a former volunteer firefighter with the North Plains district.
May 28, 2015

Challenge from North Plains firefighters geared to help cancer…

by Staff
Fire station will host 'Be-the-Match' events June 12-13 Washington County Fire District No. 2 (WCFD2) is the first fire department to issue a “firefighter challenge” for BeTheMatch.org, the…
May 28, 2015

There's more than one way to grow lemons

by Stephanie Haugen
Gardeners in the Willamette Valley are blessed with fertile soil and plentiful rain, making most crops a delight to grow. But those who have ever tried growing tropical fruits in the Pacific…
May 28, 2015

Glencoe graduates complete basic training

by (none)
Army Pvt. Tobias J. Medina, the son of Forest Grove resident Erika Baca, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Army Pvt. Vivian Hernandez-Davila also…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A driver crashed into a bicyclist Friday afternoon in Cedar Mill, seriously injuring the cyclist. The driver was cited Tuesday.
May 28, 2015

Driver cited after seriously injuring cyclist

by Eric Apalategui
A Hillsboro man on Tuesday was cited for making a dangerous left turn and careless driving after he caused a collision that seriously injured a Cedar Mill bicyclist on Friday. David Warren, 64,…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - First- and second-grade students from Forest Grove Community School put the finishing touches on their Take a Bite garden located at 15th Avenue and Birch Street.
May 29, 2015

Students to neighbors: take a bite

by Kathy Fuller
Forest Grove Community School promotes front yard gardens offering healthy snacks Take a stroll around Forest Grove this summer and you might come across a garden box next to the sidewalk with a…
May 27, 2015

Washington County Community Action director announces plans to…

by (None)
Jerralynn Ness, the longtime executive director of Community Action — a nonprofit serving Washington County’s low-income residents — announced Wednesday she plans to retire before the end of…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - A handful of residents attended last week's meeting at the Hillsboro Main Library to take a look at the city's draft Trail Master Plan.
May 27, 2015

City's plan envisions loop trail around Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Proposal would add 70 miles of trails to city A handful of residents got a glimpse last week of a comprehensive draft of the city of Hillsboro’s Trail System Master Plan. The final of three…
May 27, 2015

School notes

by Kathy Fuller
Governor signs Rep. McLain’s HB 2680 Gov. Kate Brown last week signed House Bill 2680, which establishes a temporary moratorium on the use of standardized tests in evaluating schools and…




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