Helping turn empty houses into vibrant homes

Helping turn empty houses into vibrant homes

With a low inventory this time of year, Community Warehouse in Tualatin needs more donations to...

Dads and daughters dance for memories

Dads and daughters dance for memories

With full participation and a substantial waiting list, the Snow Ball Daddy Daughter Dance looks...

Twality play carries on legacy with 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

Twality play carries on legacy with 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

Annual musical opens next week at Tigard High When Anne Muehleck was in eighth grade, she starred...

Beaverton's 'STARS' attraction

Beaverton's 'STARS' attraction

Color guard team made up entirely of district special education students rocks the audience at...

Jamal Tarhuni taken off 'No Fly List' according to Homeland Security

Jamal Tarhuni taken off 'No Fly List' according to Homeland Security

After years on the federal No-Fly List, a Tigard man is now able to take to the skies The letter...

Grants will improve safety on routes to schools

Grants will improve safety on routes to schools

Beaverton School District, city of Tigard receive federal funding through Metro. Children in...

'Peter Pan' comes to life at Tualatin High School

'Peter Pan' comes to life at Tualatin High School

In one of its biggest productions, TuHS presents the classic tale of never growing up, opening...

Know an amazing kid? Nominations are now open

Know an amazing kid? Nominations are now open

The Times and its affiliate newspapers are accepting nominations through the end of February for...


Tigard's Latest News

March 02, 2015

Man arrested after pleasuring himself in yard

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police officers arrested a homeless man on Monday after he was allegedly caught masturbating in a residential neighborhood. Kevin Flot, 34, faces tresspassing and public indecency…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin police investigate a robbery that occurred at Arby's in Tualatin on Saturday.
March 05, 2015

Burglary at Tualatin Arby's over the weekend

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin police are investigating the possibility of a link to other Arby's robberies The third in a string of Arby's Restaurant burglaries hit Tualatin on Saturday, Feb. 28. Officers responded…
Photo Credit: TVF&R - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews say a fire in a Tigard garage likely started from smoking marterials that were not properly disposed of.
March 02, 2015

Five escape Tigard house fire

by Geoff Pursinger
When firefighters arrived at the home on Wrightwood Court, the garage was ablaze, the house was filled with smoke, and one of the occupants was still inside. That was the scene Tualatin Valley…
March 01, 2015

Tualatin man dies from gunshot wounds

by Pamplin Media Group
A 20-year-old Tualatin man shot early Saturday morning in Northeast Portland died Sunday morning. Portland police said Esteban “Steve” Del Cid died in a Portland hospital, where he was being…
(Image is Clickable Link) The Tigard-Tualatin School District is having its annual Kindergarten Roundup next week. Click here for a map of the school district's boundaries.
February 27, 2015

Kindergarten Roundup set for Tuesday in Tigard-Tualatin

by Geoff Pursinger
Parents in the Tigard-Tualatin School District, is your little one headed to kindergarten in the fall? Then be sure to check out the district’s kindergarten roundup, slated for Tuesday, March 3.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JESSIE LI - Everett Dalton, 18, plays guitar during a concert for 7-year-old Jair Bernal Guttierez. The concert raised more than $1,300 for Jair's family.
February 26, 2015

THS students put on concert for Sparrow Club child

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard elementary school student is one step closer to getting the help he needs thanks to the students at Tigard High School. Jair Bernal Gutierrez, 7, was born with a rare form of muscular…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This map shows where marijuana facilities will be allowed after all regulations are enacted. The bright yellow triangle represents the designated area.
February 26, 2015

Marijuana regulation agreements prove hazy

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin city councilors and mayor entered heated discussion about proposed weed rules on Monday A heated discussion lit up during the work session before Monday night’s City Council meeting in…
Zurschmeide
February 26, 2015

Two seats open for Tigard-Tualatin School Board

by Geoff Pursinger
Two familiar faces have filed for the May 19 election for Tigard-Tualatin School Board. Jill Zurschmeide, an incumbent seeking her third term, and former opponent Terri Burnette are currently…
Holly Polivka, a member of the city's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and her 3½-year-old son Coby enjoy the equipment at Dirksen Nature Park.
February 26, 2015

Rotary Club donates fitness equipment to Dirksen Park

by Geoff Pursinger
$12,000 worth of work-out equipment unveiled last week Next time you’re out jogging, you might want to stop by Dirksen Nature Park. Last week, the Tigard Rotary Club unveiled $12,000 worth of…
February 26, 2015

Poll: 71% of voters favor November library levy

by Eric Apalategui
Telephone survey suggests most residents would support higher taxes for WCCLS services More than two-thirds of voters said they will probably support a larger Washington County Cooperative…

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Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - Ejiro Isiorho, a Tigard podiatrist is working with the Oregon Podiatric Medical Association to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes to help the poor.
Feb 25, 2015

Tigard podiatrists collects shoes for the poor

by Geoff Pursinger
Do you have a pair of shoes that are too small? Out of style? Never looked right on you? Good news — we’ve got a place to dispose of them. Ejiro Isiorho, a Tigard podiatrist, is working with the…
Photo Credit: GEOFF PURSINGER - Andy Cartmill, a Washington County health educator, speaks to kids about the dangers of drug addiction at a marijuana forum at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Tuesday. The forum was designed to give kids and parents information about the dangers of drugs.
Feb 25, 2015

Tigard marijuana forum attracts hundreds

by Geoff Pursinger
As OLCC discusses regulations, Tigard forum tells kids to 'just say no' About 300 people packed St. Anthony Catholic Church on Tuesday night, but it wasn't for a sermon. It was to talk about…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Haggen employee hangs a sign at a newly converted store in Washington. Stores in Tigard and Sherwood will be converted in March, the company says.
Feb 19, 2015

Haggen takeover to begin in March, company says

by Geoff Pursinger
Five new stores in Tigard, Beaverton and Sherwood will be similar to Tualatin store Consider it an extreme makeover, supermarket edition. In March, several Albertsons supermarkets across the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Several TriMet bus lines will see schedule changes starting in March.
Feb 24, 2015

TriMet bus schedules to change March 1

by Geoff Pursinger
Bus riders be aware, changes are coming to your morning commute. Starting Sunday, March 1, TriMet will be changing the schedules of several Portland-area busses, including several that run…
Smith
Feb 23, 2015

School Board member says no to second term

by Geoff Pursinger
Bob Smith will not seek re-election, Terri Burnette to run in his place The Tigard-Tualatin School Board will have a new member following May’s election after current school board member Bob…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Crews worked this morning to put out a residential fire in rural Tualatin.
Feb 23, 2015

No injuries reported in Tualatin residential fire

by Caitlin Feldman
Investigators are working to determine exactly what caused a Tualatin fire this morning Tualatin Valley Fire & Resuce have extinguished a house fire that broke out in rural Tualatin on Monday…
Feb 23, 2015

Tigard woman killed in motorcycle crash

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard woman was killed Sunday afternoon after she crashed her motorcycle into a parked car. Tara Lu Freemole, 60, was in the parking lot of Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jerome and Teri Kersey
Feb 20, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers great, Tualatin resident Jerome Kersey…

by Miles Vance
Kersey and his family had lived in Tualatin for several years As a professional basketball player, former Trail Blazers star Jerome Kersey found a longterm home in Portland. But in his…
Feb 19, 2015

District shrinks slightly, now ninth-largest in Oregon

by Miles Vance
According to counts by Oregon school districts, Education Service Districts, and state education agencies, there were 570,857 students enrolled in K-12 public schools last fall, with more than…




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