Update: Name released in Tigard homicide

Update: Name released in Tigard homicide

Death is second homicide in three months Tigard Police are investigating after a 73-year-old man...

K-9 Zoey will stay on the scent, continues to be an asset even as weed legalizes

K-9 Zoey will stay on the scent, continues to be an asset even as weed legalizes

With the legalization of marijuana, many police departments are retiring their drug dogs, but...

Tualatin passes ordinance on marijuana regulations

Tualatin passes ordinance on marijuana regulations

On Monday, the city council passed regulations on marijuana facilities to much dissent and...

Haggen to begin converting Tigard, Sherwood, Beaverton stores within the week

Haggen to begin converting Tigard, Sherwood, Beaverton stores within the week

Haggen Food and Pharmacy, the Washington-based grocery chain poised to make a major splash in the...

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March 30, 2015

Tualatin Police to conduct pedestrian safety operation Tuesday…

by Caitlin Feldman
Police will pull over and possibly cite drivers who don't comply with pedestrian safety laws The Tualatin Police Department will conduct a Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation at crosswalks…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tigard Police arrested Nicholas Krochmal Jr on Friday after he allegedly murdered his father, Nicholas Krochmal Sr.
March 27, 2015

Tigard Police arrest son in father's slaying

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police have arrested a 38-year-old man after he allegedly murdered his father in his family home early Friday morning. According to police, Nicholas Krochmal Jr. turned himself in at the…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Northwest Demolition and Dismantling of Tigard will work with the Portland Development Commission on a partial demolition project at the 105-year-old Centennial Mills site in Northwest Portland.
March 27, 2015

Tigard firm will demolish part of Centennial Mills site

by Pamplin Media Group
The Portland Development Commission has chosen Northwest Demolition & Dismantling of Tigard as the construction manager/general contractor for demolition and salvage work at Centennial Mills…
March 26, 2015

'Talk Tigard' meetings set for March, April

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard City Councilors are looking to hear from you. Councilors are planning a series of get-togethers with residents to discuss several topics, covering everything from marijuana dispensaries…
March 26, 2015

Differing opinions about Southwest Corridor planning erupt at…

by Caitlin Feldman
The Tualatin City Council and some community members disagree about what 'planning' and 'design' mean in relation to light rail Tualatin voters gave themselves the right to vote before city…
March 26, 2015

TTSD not happy with proposed budget

by Geoff Pursinger
After a year of adding back, district worries it may have to make cuts again already The 2014-2015 school year was supposed to be the start of something good. It was the first time in several…
March 26, 2015

Mid-week farmers market to set up shop next week

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard's first-ever Wednesday farmers market kicks off Wednesday April 1, and you're all invited. Starting April 1, the Tigard-Area Farmers Markets will run a mid-week market on Wednesday…
March 26, 2015

Constituent Coffee planned for Saturday

by Geoff Pursinger
Rep. Margaret Doherty wants to chat. The Tigard Democrat — who represents District 35 in the Oregon House of Representatives, is planning a "Constituent Coffee" on Saturday, March 28 at…
March 25, 2015

TTSD comments on racist, doctored photo

by Caitlin Feldman
Screen shot of Tualatin High's website was manipulated to look like it was hacked The Tigard-Tualatin School District released a statement this week condemning racist comments that were doctored…
Martin
March 25, 2015

Serial masturbator sentenced to 18 years in jail, maximum…

by Caitlin Feldman
Robert Martin, a former Sherwood resident who exposed himself to women in Tigard and Tualatin, received 18 years in jail last week Robert Ray Martin, the serial masturbator who pleaded not…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mayor Denny Doyle had his photo taken last year when he welcomed Uber to Beaverton.
Mar 27, 2015

Lyft poised to join Uber in offering rides

by Eric Apalategui
Ride-sharing service seems likely to be embraced in suburbs and will get a test drive in Portland This story has been updated following an interview with Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle and input…
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Mar 24, 2015

Chamber names 2015 Shining Stars scholarship winners

by Geoff Pursinger
Three Tigard High students will receive $1,000 college scholarships The Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the first of its annual Shining Stars community award winners; three high…
Gresham High School
Mar 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division

by Brian Monihan
Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend's state dance championships. Photos by J. Brian Monihan (unless otherwise noted) Local high school dance teams did well…
JONATHAN HOUSE - Twality Middle Schoolers hold hands as they leave the Tigard High gym en route to a designated spot where they would be reunited with their parents. The event was part of a disaster drill involving the Tigard-Tualatin School District and local law enforcement.
Mar 20, 2015

Tigard-Tualatin plans for the worst with drill

by Geoff Pursinger
Students evacuate school in mock drill to practice district readiness in the event of an emergency. When the Washington County Sheriff’s deputy stepped into the Tigard High School gymnasium on…
Mar 20, 2015

THS to hold emergency drill Friday

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High School will be practicing a mock emergency reunification drill at the school on Friday morning between 8:45 a.m. and noon. Select students will participate in a mock evacuation and…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Markayla Ballard, sophomore, shares a smile while sharing her artwork she's working for the Student Visual Chronicle project in Jeannine Miller's classroom at Tualatin High School.
Mar 19, 2015

A visual history of Tualatin, created by high school students

by Caitlin Feldman
A record number of participants in Tualatin's Student Visual Chronicle means more recollections of Tualatin's history Music by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros plays through speakers at the…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Graham Oelke, 13, a seventh-grader at St. Anthony Catholic School, shoots a free throw at his home in Tigard. Oelke will compete in the Hoop Shoot National Finals in Springfield, Mass. on April 18.
Mar 19, 2015

The perfect basketball shot on repeat sends Tigard's Graham…

by Caitlin Feldman
Tigard's 13-year-old Graham Oelke heads to the East Coast next month after winning regionals for the Elks National Hoop Shoot competition Graham Oelke didn’t think he’d win his school’s free…
Mar 26, 2015

Tualatin man killed on Interstate 5

by Caitlin Feldman
A Tualatin man walked into a lane of southbound traffic this morning, pronounced dead at scene A Tualatin man died Thursday morning after being struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 5, near…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Delivery Nurse Jeni Fitzpatrick listens to the heartbeat of baby Levi Vial as mom, Kennebec, watches on at the Family Birth Center at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center.
Mar 19, 2015

A day in the life of a labor and delivery nurse at Meridian Park

by Caitlin Feldman
Labor and delivery nurses have to be experts in everything, and Meridian Park's Jeni Fitzpatrick has seen it all For Jeni Fitzpatrick, a time never existed when she didn’t know that she wanted…
SUBMITTED ART - It will cost thousands more than expected to install Tigards large public art sculptures, about $40,000, city officials estimate. Brian Borrello, a Portland artist, constructed the two large public art sculptures for downtown.
Mar 19, 2015

Main Street art hits $400,000 bump in road

by Geoff Pursinger
It will cost far more than estimated to install large public art pieces in downtown Tigard. Standing 16 feet tall, the large bulb-like flower sculptures will surely catch the eye of travelers…




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