Tualatin High School junior seeks new heights

Tualatin High School junior seeks new heights

17-year-old Ellie Parker is pursuing her pilot's license and the Air Force Academy, while keeping...

Celebrate Tualatin winners announced Thursday afternoon

Celebrate Tualatin winners announced Thursday afternoon

During the Celebrate Tualatin awards at Tualatin Country Club earlier today, the Tualatin Chamber...

Twality teacher takes reigns at community theater

Twality teacher takes reigns at community theater

New Mask & Mirror comedy opens Friday at Calvin Presbyterian Three years ago, Linda Talluto was...

County light rail petition in limbo

County light rail petition in limbo

Judge rules against Esau in ballot initiative wording Four months ago, Tim Esau expected to have...

Tigard resident creates art with a buzz

Tigard resident creates art with a buzz

Pam Nichols discovered encaustic painting as it was on the rise, and is still riding the wave In...

New police program offers developmentally disabled the chance to protect themselves

New police program offers developmentally disabled the chance to protect themselves

Standing in the lobby of the Beaverton Police Department, Tigard resident Andy Gardner cleared...

Tom Swearingen tells tales of the western tradition

Tom Swearingen tells tales of the western tradition

Cowboy poet and Tualatin resident will perform at the Tualatin and Tigard libraries April 19 and...

Tigard OK's new apartment complex on city dog park

Tigard OK's new apartment complex on city dog park

Ash Avenue Dog Park and public works yard will move to make way for 157-unit apartments this...

Olivia Paulson named Youth Volunteer of the Year

Olivia Paulson named Youth Volunteer of the Year

Olivia Paulson just loves to help. A senior at Tigard High School, Paulson was named the Youth...

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Karen Twain, a longtime admin in the Tigard-Tualatin School District, left in 2014 for a job in Salem. The district announced this week that she would be returning to the district this summer.
April 24, 2015

State education leader leaves for Tigard-Tualatin position

by Geoff Pursinger
Karen Twain returns to the district after a year as the state's literacy director. Little more than a year after leaving the Tigard-Tualatin School District for a job in Salem, Karen Twain is…
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April 24, 2015

Tigard High School names 2015 'distinguished alumni'

by Geoff Pursinger
Ceremony planned for May 8 at Tigard High School Tigard High School has unveiled the newest set of inductees that will be placed on the school’s academic hall-of-fame. On Friday, the school…
April 23, 2015

Suspect arrested in Tualatin burglary

by Caitlin Feldman
18-year-old Christian Russell Crawford was arrested and may be connected to multiple theft incidents Tualatin Police officers arrested a man suspected of a Tualatin burglary on Sunday, April 19…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Freshman Mariana Rodriguez carries buckets to be filled with bark while working on a wetland restoration project in Kelly Perry's biology class at Tualatin High School.
April 23, 2015

The front of Tualatin High School goes from dysfunctional…

by Caitlin Feldman
At TuHS, restoration projects become ultra-localized with the help of community partners and 550 biology students If you've walked through the front doors at Tualatin High School in the past…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Colette Petersen, 18, who is a Tualatin High senior and the marketing director for the school's FBLA, holds the championship trophy that her team recently won on the state-wide competition. From her left pictured clockwise is; Mallory Reser, Malachi Seib, Elijah Raffo, FBLA advisor Jim McCaffrey, Erin Brohoski and Mckenzie Morrow.
April 23, 2015

Fifth consecutive state championship for Tualatin High School…

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin High School's business leaders have been hard at work, and this month brought home the club's 10th win in 14 years For the fifth year in a row, Tualatin High School's Future Business…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Aimee DeCastro and her son Howard sit in front of Horizon Christian High School. DeCastro will be leading the Arrowsmith Program at the school next year, which Howard will be a participant in.
April 23, 2015

Horizon Christian aims to serve more students with Arrowsmith…

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin's Horizon Christian schools are working to bring in the Arrowsmith Program to address the needs of a wider range of students Aimee DeCastro has watched her son struggle in school for…
BARBARA SHERMAN - At Tigard American Legion Post 158 on April 3, Jennifer Lamaye (center), co-founder of Mission Mahalo, instructs Girl Scouts how to pack boxes with cookies and other items for overseas troops while her son Jordan plays on the floor.
April 23, 2015

Girl Scouts collect and pack cookies for overseas troops

by Barbara Sherman
Tigard Troop 45081 also donates funds for shipping costs Nearly three dozen Girl Scouts descended on Tigard American Legion Post 158 on April 3 to pack boxes with and other items to send to…
April 23, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: April 14 - 21

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between April 14 and 21: Driving under the influence of intoxicants — 2; warrants — 3; theft — 5; drug related — 1; assault — 2; child…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Tigards Edward Martin III has been making horror films for more than a decade. One of his first is finally making its way to the big screen with its world premiere at the Joy Cinema on Saturday.
April 23, 2015

Tigard filmmaker premieres work at Joy this weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
More than a decade in the making, Tigard's Edward Martin to screen horror film this weekend Tigard’s Joy Cinema on Pacific Highway is no stranger to the spooky. The second-run movie theater is…
Tigard City Councilors have banned marijuana retail shops, including medical dispensaries, from opening in the city's downtown. Instead, shops will be limited to retail spaces along Pacific Highway.
April 23, 2015

Tigard bans pot shops from Main Street

by Geoff Pursinger
Retail stores limited to Pacific Highway, can apply for business licenses in May. When work crews finished a major reconstruction of Southwest Main Street earlier this year, city leaders touted…

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TIMES FILE PHOTO - About 700 people in Tigard were told to boil their water last weekend, after a pump failed in a neighborhood on Little Bull Mountain.
Apr 22, 2015

Not a drop to drink: City explains boil water advisory

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard issued its fourth boil water alert last week. Is our water safe to drink? Last weekend, 700 Tigard residents woke up to bad news. For the fourth time since 2012, residents in the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Crews drill holes near Southwest Bonita Road in Tigard. Major construction is expected in the area over the next two months, beginning this week.
Apr 21, 2015

Pipeline construction means disruptions to Bonita Road

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard motorists near Southwest 72nd Avenue may need to find alternate routes over the next few weeks. Starting this week, crews will be installing 3,000 feet of water pipeline along Southwest…
Apr 21, 2015

Celebrate Tualatin awards this Thursday

by Caitlin Feldman
Winners will be recognized at the Tualatin Country Club To witness the recognition of outstanding commitment to the Tualatin business community, sign up to attend the Celebrate Tualatin awards,…
Apr 21, 2015

New grant may lead to better traffic around Washington Square

by Miles Vance
Traffic around Washington Square is going to get better. At least that's the hope after the City of Beaverton — which will work in partnership with the City of Tigard — was recently awarded a…
Tigard couple Kaycee Savata and Cameron Baker won an Elvis-themed wedding in Las Vegas, courtest of the TODAY show on NBC.
Apr 20, 2015

Tigard couple win Elvis-themed wedding on TODAY show

by Geoff Pursinger
Elvis-themed weddings are a dime-a-dozen in Las Vegas, but when one Tigard couple heads to Sin City later this week, they'll be getting something special. This week, Kaycee Satava and Cameron…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Tigard City Councilors will decide this week how marijuana retail shops and medical dispensaries will be regulated within the city
Apr 20, 2015

Not easy being green: Tigard rethinks Main Street and marijuana

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Council to vote on marijuana regulations on Tuesday Tuesy The Tigard City Council is poised to make a decision this week that will shape how marijuana is sold in the city. For months,…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Zack Cotner looks at empty shelves at Safeway in 2012. There was a rush on bottled water after the city's boil water notice impacted about 58,000 people. The 2015 boil water notice affected about 300, the city said.
Apr 19, 2015

Update: Boil water notice lifted in Tigard neighborhood

by Geoff Pursinger
Update: As of 9 a.m., Sunday, April 19, water customers in the Canterbury neighborhood no longer need to boil their water, according to the city of Tigard. The boil water advisory issued April…
(Image is Clickable Link) The city of Tigard is warning residents within this area of Tigard, between Southwest McDonald Street and Southwest Kable Street, to boil their water for a full minute after a loss of pressure occured in the area, potentially allowing bacteria to contaminate the water.
Apr 18, 2015

Boil water notice issued for parts of Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Edior's note: The boil water notice was lifted at 9 a.m., Sunday, April 19. If you live in the Canterbury area of Tigard, the city has some bad news. Tigard has issued a boil water notice for…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A new home off Southwest Beef Bend Road is one of three Tigard-area homes featured in the Ultimate New Home Showcase, a collection of more than 30 new homes for sale across the Portland area.
Apr 17, 2015

Tigard on display in NW Natural home tour

by Geoff Pursinger
Ultimate New Home Showcase begins April 24 Three Tigard-area homes are on display this month as part of the Ultimate New Home Showcase. The showcase, formerly called the Ultimate Open House,…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Students at Mary Woodward Elementary School load bags of clothes onto a school bus during last years Stuff the Bus clothing drive. The drive collects thousands of shirts, pants shoes and other items for needy students in the district
Apr 16, 2015

Stuff the Bus returns next week

by Geoff Pursinger
Clothing drive includes community drop-off at THS Students across the Tigard-Tualatin School District are getting ready to stuff the bus. The popular clothing drive returns to Tigard and…




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