For Spirit of Tualatin winnter, volunteering has become second nature

For Spirit of Tualatin winnter, volunteering has become second nature

Ed Casey won the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce award at the Celebrate Tualatin event after decades...

Splash of color coming to downtown with Art Walk

Splash of color coming to downtown with Art Walk

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Tualatin librarian focuses on empowering teens

Tualatin librarian focuses on empowering teens

Tualatin's Teen Services Librarian Aimee Meuchel honored for her outstanding accomplishments and...

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Tigard groups respond to disaster in Nepal

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TIMES FILE PHOTO - Two Tigard farmers markets launch their 2015 seasons on Mother's Day weekend. The markets have long been a home to local produce and small businesses
May 04, 2015

Two farmers markets kick off this weekend in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood will be teeming with markets after this weekend's grand openings in Tigard The crowds will converge at two spots across Tigard this weekend, as the city celebrates…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - A new school-based health center at Tualatin High opens Monday, offering students in TTSD and Sherwood School District access to medical treatments, whether or not their families have insurance.
May 01, 2015

New medical clinic opens inside Tualatin High School

by Geoff Pursinger
Clinic to begin seeing patients on Monday morning Alice Hamilton is ready to get to work. “It’s my home,” she says gesturing to the small office in a converted Tualatin High School classroom.…
May 01, 2015

Legacy power outage restored today

by Caitlin Feldman
A Legacy wide power outage occurred late last night, lasting through this morning, believed to be no loss of data Legacy Health, including at Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin,…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Gayle Allen digs up soil for sowing seeds near the Tigard Public Library on April 22. The Tigard Garden Club's planting was done to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lady Bird Johnson's Highway Beautification Act.
May 01, 2015

Tigard Garden Club brings beauty to Tigard parks

by Geoff Pursinger
Group spreads wildflower seeds across Tigard to mark 50th anniversary of Highway Beautification Act Members of the Tigard Garden Club certainly aren't afraid to get their hands dirty. Drivers on…
COURTESY WHEEL OF FORTUNE - Stacy Singledecker will fulfill a life dream May 5 when her taped 'Wheel of Fortune' segment airs at 7:30 p.m. on KATU Channel 2. She can't say how she did so fans will have to tune in to find out.
April 30, 2015

Sherwood woman is 'Wheel of Fortune' contestant

by Ray Pitz
Stacy Singledecker recently got a chance to cross another item off her “bucket list” — getting a chance to appear on “Wheel of Fortune” game show. Not that an appearance on the iconic game show…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Eric Fuller, 29, won Rookie of the Year for the Celebrate Tualatin awards, after a year of service with the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce.
April 30, 2015

Eric Fuller makes volunteering a part of his life, but it wasn't…

by Caitlin Feldman
The Tigard resident won Rookie of the Year at Celebrate Tualatin, after less than a year of being a Tualatin Chamber of Commerce member Until he got a job in the insurance industry, Eric Fuller…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jeannette Chaffee holds her book, 'Extravagant Graces,' which includes a story of how she survived a 1986 plane bombing other stories she wrote at her home in Tualatin.
April 30, 2015

Tualatin resident writes tales with a hope to inspire

by Caitlin Feldman
In her book, "Extravagant Graces: 23 Inspiring Stories of Facing Impossible Odds," Jeanette Chaffee recounts her most difficult moment, and those of 22 others Jeanette Chaffee was 17,000 feet…
April 30, 2015

Tigard Police Log: April 21 - 28

by Geoff Pursinger
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between April 21 and 28: Theft — 17; driving under the influence of intoxicants — 5; hit and run — 1; warrants — 5; child neglect — 1;…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Erin Carmona gets into the spirit of the Tualatin Crawfish Festival in 2013. The America's Best Communities competition has named Tualatin one of America's best places to live.
April 29, 2015

Tualatin named among America's best communities

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin is one of two Oregon communities winning $50,000 and entering the quarterfinals of the America's Best Communities competition Tualatin is one step closer to being crowned America's…
April 29, 2015

Study shows interest in Tigard YMCA, but split on funding

by Geoff Pursinger
Council will discuss the study at May 12 meeting Tigard residents are all in favor of bringing a new recreation center to the city, complete with a swimming pool, children’s activities and…

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CITY OF TIGARD - A fire hydrant struck by a semi-truck sent water spilling into the roads and nearby businesses on Monday afternoon.
Apr 27, 2015

Water emergency declared after semi-truck crashes into hydrant

by Geoff Pursinger
72nd Avenue was closed for four hours following the accident Tigard Public Works crews were busy on Monday, April 27, trying to repair damage after a semi-truck crashed into a fire hydrant on…
Apr 27, 2015

TTSD to host listening sessions on budget

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard-Tualatin School District is holding two community listening sessions this week, to speak with parents and residents about next year’s budget. The 2015-16 school year likely won’t…
Washington County
Apr 27, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin unemployment rates one of the best in Washington…

by Eric Apalategui
Washington County's unemployment rate hit its lowest level in years, with Tigard and Tualatin helping to nudge job growth higher and unemployment lower. As a whole, the county's labor force rose…
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.
Apr 24, 2015

State education leader leaves for Tigard-Tualatin position

by Geoff Pursinger
Update: Karen Twain to serve as defacto No. 2 in Tigard-Tualatin district. A little more than a year after leaving the Tigard-Tualatin School District for a job in Salem, Karen Twain is coming…
Howe
Apr 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 to the school’s academic hall of fame. On Friday, the school announced that six…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Ellie Parker, a junior at Tualatin High School, flies Cessna airplanes similar to the one behind her at the Aurora St,ate Airport.
Apr 23, 2015

Tualatin High School junior seeks new heights

by Caitlin Feldman
17-year-old Ellie Parker is pursuing her pilot's license and the Air Force Academy, while keeping busy with numerous other endeavors Ellie Parker sat in a truck with her dad and brother…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Ed Casey, a longtime Tualatin resident and lifetime member of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce, received the Spirit of Tualatin award Thursday at the Tualatin Country Club.
Apr 30, 2015

Celebrate Tualatin winners announced Thursday afternoon

by Caitlin Feldman
During the Celebrate Tualatin awards at Tualatin Country Club on Thursday, April 23, the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce recognized several community members who have worked tirelessly over the…
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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…




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