Finding Christmas through song

Finding Christmas through song

Members of Singing Christmas Tree performed at Meridian Park last week with help from local...

The Christmas album that almost wasn't for Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

The Christmas album that almost wasn't for Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

The Tualatin band's album has been a hit two years running. Hear songs from the album Dec. 29 at...

2014: A year in photos (part 1)

2014: A year in photos (part 1)

Times photographer Jaime Valdez shares memorable images from 2014 Our photographers have been...

Anonymous group spreads random acts of kindness at Tigard High

Anonymous group spreads random acts of kindness at Tigard High

Ask any child, and they’ll tell you that this time of year, an army of elves is hard at work...

Overcoming a hurdle to walk again

Overcoming a hurdle to walk again

With a leg refusing to heal, Erica Bruns undergoes surgery. This is the third part in an ongoing...

Author imagines a life with mastodons

Author imagines a life with mastodons

'I Wonder...' children's book provides glimpse into Tualatin's past When Ramona Merrill first saw...

Tigard Police take on the business beat

Tigard Police take on the business beat

They're the only unit of its kind in the country, a team of Tigard investigators is cracking down...


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Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - The Washington County Jail, which opened in 1998, is one of the largest jails in Oregon. The jail can accommodate 572 inmates.
December 25, 2014

Audit of jail's health care contract sparks changes

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County is ratcheting down costs and imposing stricter rules on health care contracting at its jail after a recent audit revealed staffing shortages from its medical contractor and a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Southwest Seneca Street is open now and awaiting functional street lights to manage traffic along S.W. Martinazzi Avenue.
December 25, 2014

Seneca extension nears home stretch

by Caitlin Feldman
Stoplight installation and library parking lot construction remain Seneca Street opened to drivers this month, just about five months after Tualatin City Hall was torn down to make way for the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A conservative estimate of 100,000 crashes are the direct result of drowsy driving each year.
December 25, 2014

Don't fall asleep at the wheel this holiday season

by Caitlin Feldman
Sleep medicine physician offers advice to beat holiday stress and drowsy driving Rolling the window down. Engaging in conversation. Drinking coffee. Listening to loud music. When you start to…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Southwest Roy Rogers Road is largely undeveloped today, but the city of Tigard is planning for major development to start as early as next summer.
December 25, 2014

Council approves River Terrace plans

by Geoff Pursinger
Dirt could begin to move in summer near Roy Rogers Road The land around Southwest Roy Rogers Road and Scholls Ferry Road is largely undeveloped right now, but that won’t be the case for long.…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - The city of Tigard is planning a series of community walks, starting Jan. 1 in Cook Park.
December 24, 2014

Community walk planned for Jan. 1

by Geoff Pursinger
Wanna get out and see your city? The city of Tigard is planning a series of community walks, designed to let residents experience different parts of their city. The first community walk begins…
December 23, 2014

Woman choked, robbed, outside of Washington Square mall

by Geoff Pursinger
Police claim thieves were after pair of designer shoes Tigard Police are searching for two men who robbed a woman outside of Washington Square mall over the weekend. According to police, a woman…
Taylor Caniff
December 22, 2014

Internet celebrity to host meet-and-greet in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Taylor Caniff returns to area on second leg of national tour Get ready, your teenage daughter is about to freak out. Taylor Caniff, the 18-year-old Internet celebrity and heartthrob to millions…
December 22, 2014

We have snow! Some mountain resorts open for skiing

by Kylie Wray
Meadows and Timberline run their lifts, Skibowl waits on more snow Ski Resorts on Mount Hood, and, of course, skiers, are rejoicing in the fact that the ski season is finally kicking off, just…
Photo Credit: TIGARD POLICE - Two men have been charged after allegedly blowing up a gas station bathroom while trying to make hash oil, a highly potent extract of marijuana.
December 19, 2014

Federal charges filed after Tigard explosion

by Geoff Pursinger
Two men burned in a hash oil explosion in a Tigard gas station bathroom are facing federal charges. Jose Rios-Soto, 23, and Dennis Tapia-Garcia, 18, are charged with endangering human life while…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTTED - Three Albertsons supermarkets in Tigard and Sherwood are poised to become Haggens after an acquisition of 146 stores across Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Arizona
December 25, 2014

Haggen takes over Albertsons stores in Tigard, Sherwood

by Geoff Pursinger
Grocery store chain plans to acquire 146 stores on West Coast Haggen Food and Pharmacy is about to make a major comeback. The Washington-based grocery store chain announced Friday that it will…

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Dec 19, 2014

Coastal Farm & Fleet joins the fight against hunger

by (none)
People who want to help fight hunger in Washington County can double their contribution through the end of the year, thanks to a partnership between Coastal Farm & Ranch and Oregon Food Bank…
Shambry
Dec 18, 2014

Tigard Police arrest accused armed robber

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police arrested a man accused of robbing a Subway restaurant on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Alexander Shambry, 24, of Tigard, faces second-degree robbery charges after police say he walked into…
Google Fiber has delayed an announcement about whether or not the ultra-high-speed Internet will be coming to Portland and several neighboring cities. A decision is expected in early 2015.
Dec 18, 2014

Google Fiber delays decision on Portland-area expansion

by Geoff Pursinger
Don't pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. The Internet giant announced Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high-speed Internet and cable services…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Dec 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tualatin High School seniors Paige Spalding, Christie Coder and Andrew Hashberger pretend to stuff classmate Lars Bates in a bucket as Maria Cooley documents the moment on a cellphone to post on social media.
Dec 18, 2014

School district navigating a new age of harassment

by Caitlin Feldman
Anonymous accounts across TTSD target and harass peers and faculty A note is passed across a classroom with two columns: one for names, one for numbers. It’s a list of girls in the class with…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - For more than a year, the Welcoming Pole at PCC Sylvania has sat in an out-of-the-way corner of College Center. Now, after a thorough restoration, the 36-foot-tall pole will soon be erected at the colleges entrance.
Dec 18, 2014

PCC totem pole gets new lease on life

by Geoff Pursinger
World renowned artist restores landmark on Sylvania campus Portland Community College has a problem, and it’s not the kind you’d expect. The Sylvania campus has spent the past few years dealing…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: GEOFF PURSINGER - Westside Christian High School basketball player Grant Shearer, 17, tours the schools new gymnasium, which should be completed by the end of the year. Westside plays Horizon Christian at the school on Jan. 6.
Dec 18, 2014

New gym means more than just athletics for Westside Christian

by Geoff Pursinger
From games to graduation, school will have place to gather Basketball players at Westside Christian High School are preparing for something they’ve never experienced before: A home-court…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ANGELA BOHLKE - Santa listens to the Christmas wishes during at stop at Community Partners For Affordable Housings annual holiday party.
Dec 18, 2014

Food, cookies and Santa abound at CPAH celebration

by Geoff Pursinger
CPAH celebrates the holidays with gifts, fun More than 100 people flocked to Colossae Church in Tigard on Tuesday night. They came from across Tigard, Beaverton and Southwest Portland. But they…
Rasmussen
Dec 16, 2014

Six arrested in prostitution sting

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County sheriff’s detectives arrested six men in a prostitution sting last week aimed at stopping human trafficking. On Thursday, Dec. 11, sheriff’s detectives and the FBI arrested…
Photo Credit: CCSO  - Smith
Dec 11, 2014

Locals arrested in online child-sex sting

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County deputies conducted a child-sex sting late last week and arrested men from Milwaukie, Oregon City and Tigard. Three suspects in online child-sexual-corruption charges include…




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