New leg gives new lease on life to amputee

New leg gives new lease on life to amputee

23-year-old Erica Bruns is running again thanks to a grant that gifted her a running blade this...

Byrom Elementary takes strides toward empowerment with Girls on the Run

Byrom Elementary takes strides toward empowerment with Girls on the Run

The first of its kind in the Tigard-Tualatin School District, Girls on the Run's first season is...

Girls in Technology camp aims to interest kids in STEM

Girls in Technology camp aims to interest kids in STEM

Emma Barbee isn’t sure what she wants to do when she grows up, but she knows it’ll...

Mock earthquake prepares city workers for real deal

Mock earthquake prepares city workers for real deal

'Not a question of if, but when' big quake will city, city official says Last week, Tigard was...


Tigard's Latest News

May 28, 2015

Tigard hits lowest unemployment rate in years

by Geoff Pursinger
City takes top marks in countywide unemployment rates Tigard residents are hard at work, according to newly released unemployment numbers released by the state. According to the Oregon…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Navy veteran George Hager, 90, wishes Commander Jonathan Puskas of Lake Oswego well after the two spoke after the Memorial Day ceremony at Winona Cemetery in Tualatin. Hager played the bugle during the ceremony, something he did when he was aboard the USS Fulton from 1942-1945.
May 28, 2015

Tualatin honors veterans in ceremony

by Jules Rogers
“I have a small stone that sits on a shelf in my office at home ... the beach on which I found it was Omaha Beach in Normandy, France,” recalled Vietnam veteran Lieutenant Colonel Norbert…
May 28, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: May 18 to 26

by Geoff Pursinger
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between May 18 and May 26: Warrants — 2; theft — 6; assault — 1; fraud — 2; driving under the influence of intoxicants — 4; robbery — 2;…
May 27, 2015

DAs, crime victims oppose grand jury recordings bills

by Saundra Sorenson
Passage could make victims more vulnerable during and after testimony, groups say District attorneys from more than a half dozen counties joined crime victims and victim advocates in Lake Oswego…
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May 26, 2015

Story in Photos: Memorial Day 2015

by Geoff Pursinger
Times photographer Jaime Valdez joined the crowd at Winona Cemetery in Tualatin, on Monday, for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Men's Auxiliary 3452's annual Memorial Day ceremony. Lt. Col. Norb…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Appeal in Kaliq Mansor case calls for new trial after court allowed a search of Mansor's computers, which included Internet searches for 'father hates baby' among other searches.
May 26, 2015

Court of Appeals hears case of Metzger father

by Geoff Pursinger
Kaliq Mansor argues for new trial, says computer evidence used against him was unconstitutional A Metzger man is appealing his 2012 murder conviction, saying that a Washington County judge erred…
BARBARA SHERMAN - The Tigard American Legion Post 158 Color Guard presents the U.S. and Oregon flags at the beginning of the annual Memorial Day ceremony in Crescent Grove Cemetery in Tigard.
May 26, 2015

Patriotism abounds at Tigard Memorial Day ceremony

by Barbara Sherman
Police Chief Alan Orr is keynote speaker at Crescent Grove event The crowd gathered at Crescent Grove Cemetery in Tigard on Monday, May 25, for the annual Memorial Day program hosted by Tigard…
TUALATIN POLICE.  - Tualatin Police say a woman crashed into a McDonald's restaurant on Tuesday morning, injuring one person.
May 26, 2015

Woman mistakes gas for brake, crashes into Tualatin McDonald's

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard woman will not face charges after she crashed into the side of a McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday morning and injured one person. At about 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, an unidentified…
Brouse
May 22, 2015

Brouse still winning race but Pearson says he'll ask for recount

by Geoff Pursinger
Tight race gets even tighter after updated numbers released (This updates an earlier version of this story.) Renee Brouse has maintained her lead in the race for Sherwood City Council,…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Patrick and Karyn Pecknold stand outside of their Durham home in 2011. The city has seen a 40 percent rise in its population over the last five years, growing to nearly 2,000 residents
May 28, 2015

Is Durham really the fastest growing city in Oregon?

by Geoff Pursinger
Census Bureau estimates tiny town has grown by more than 40 percent since 2010 The city of Durham gained some bragging rights this week, becoming the fastest growing city in Oregon. According to…

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TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Richman Siansimbi, senior mechanical consultant engineer with Digital Scan 3D,  demonstrates how the 3D scanner scans clients in the 3D Shapify booth at Washington Square Mall.
May 21, 2015

Shapify Me makes splash at Washington Square

by Geoff Pursinger
New business at Washington Square uses high tech scanners to create perfect models of shoppers. You’ve heard of “selfies,” but a new business at Washington Square is hoping to put a new term in…
May 21, 2015

Tigard YMCA could be decided this fall

by Geoff Pursinger
If council doesn't put bond measure before voters soon, supporters of YMCA could take measure into their own hands Voters could decide as early as this fall if they’d like to see a YMCA…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jen Knight reads to her children, Conner, 4, and Brielle, 2, at her home in Tigard. Her children, both extroverts, seemed to love helping her read along.
May 21, 2015

Portland Moms Blog aims to build a network of moms

by Caitlin Feldman
Tigard woman Jen Knight launched Portland Moms Blog to help moms feel connected and supported As a new mom, Jen Knight struggled with the thought that everything she did was wrong. Was she…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Police and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to a car crash on Southwest Boones Ferry Road, Wednesday night, after a man was struck while crossing the street.
May 21, 2015

Man in critical condition after Tualatin car crash

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police are investigating after a crash on Boones Ferry Road sent one man to the hospital with critical injuries. Tualatin Police were called to Southwest Boones Ferry Road near Siletz…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jim Haberski, cemetery director at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, stands at an entrance of the Tigard's Catholic cemetery. The cemetery turned 125 this year.
May 21, 2015

It's 125 years and counting at St. Anthony Cemetery

by Geoff Pursinger
St. Anthony Cemetery passes major milestone Jim Haberski knows where the bodies are buried. In fact, he helped dig many of them. The cemetery director at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, at the…
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May 21, 2015

Local educators honored for helping turn students into readers

by Caitlin Feldman
Two TTSD employees were presented with Literacy Awards in recognition of their dedication to making students readers at the local level Karen Johnson became a teacher because she wasn’t old…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - MRI technologist Exiva Patino stands in the doorway to a MRI scanner at Legacy Median Park Medical Center.
May 21, 2015

Legacy Health encourages students to say 'YES' to health careers

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin High School alum Exiva Patino participated in Legacy Health's YES Program years ago, and the experience shaped her entire career As a junior at Tualatin High School, Exiva Patino…
GEOFF PURSINGER - Rep. John Davis, of Wilsonville, speaks to a crowd at the Tigard Public Library on Wednesday. The legislator has been hosting a series of town halls aimed at educating the public about work being done with Measure 91, which legalized recreational marijuana in Oregon.
May 21, 2015

Tigard town hall clears the air about marijuana legalization

by Geoff Pursinger
A crowd gathered at the Tigard Public Library on Wednesday, May 20, with one thing on their minds — marijuana. The group were there for a special town hall aimed at helping residents understand…
May 21, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: May 12-19

by Geoff Pursinger
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between May 12 and May 19: Theft — 7; child neglect — 1; assault — 4; warrant — 3; criminal mischief — 1; interfering with a public…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - PCC President Jeremy Brown was removed from his position Monday night, May 18, weeks after it was reported that he applied for a job in Arkansas.
May 21, 2015

PCC board votes to remove college president

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland Community College will be looking for a new leader, less than two years after hiring the last one. On Monday, May 18, the Portland Community College board voted to part ways with…




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