Meridian Park receives a $5 million donation

Meridian Park receives a $5 million donation

TEC Equipment leader pledges funds for new building Standing outside of TEC Equipment in...

A place at the table, haven for rest

A place at the table, haven for rest

Rolling Hills Community Church makes impact with its Community Life Center Families, friends,...

Caring Closet calls for help

Caring Closet calls for help

Group seeks clothes for families and children in need High demand has left cupboards bare at the...

Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

New focus needed in light of Tigard, Tualatin votes Plans to build a new transit line from...

Our Table opens organic grocery store

Our Table opens organic grocery store

Cooperative store complements 60-acre farm operation in Sherwood Walking into the new Our Table...

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Students donate computers to schools in Guatemala

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December 16, 2014

Six arrested in prostitution sting

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County sheriff’s detectives arrested six men in a prostitution sting last week aimed at stopping human trafficking. On Thursday, Dec. 11, sheriff’s detectives and the FBI arrested…
Photo Credit: CCSO  - Smith
December 11, 2014

Locals arrested in online child-sex sting

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County deputies conducted a child-sex sting late last week and arrested men from Milwaukie, Oregon City and Tigard. Three suspects in online child-sexual-corruption charges include…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Aaron Ross of Portland has found a way to allow Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden to be himself on his talk show with a recurring theme: Meet Your City's Boss.
December 11, 2014

A web series that hits home

by Caitlin Feldman
'Meet Your City's Boss,' captures character of area mayors, including Lou Ogden and Denny Doyle On a 100-degree day this past spring, Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden, comedian Aaron Ross and a…
December 11, 2014

Tigard will see water bills increase

by Geoff Pursinger
Starting Jan. 1, 2015, residents in Tigard, Bull Mountain, King City and Durham can expect to see the fifth straight year of double-digit increases to their water bills. On Tuesday, the Tigard…
Jane Schuster
December 11, 2014

A healthy reminder to eat (relatively) well

by Caitlin Feldman
Meridian Park diabetes program coordinator offers tips for holiday meals Right in the middle of the holiday season, most people have probably already had their fair share of carbohydrates and…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tim Esau went door-to-door in Tigard last year to put an anti-transit petition on the ballot in Tigard. Now, hes set his sights on all of Washington County.
December 09, 2014

Anti-light rail bill could head to county vote

by Geoff Pursinger
Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man who brought about sweeping changes in the way the city of Tigard handles light rail is at it…
December 09, 2014

Light-rail talk gets heated in Tualatin

by Caitlin Feldman
City ponders plan to define limits of voter-approved measure Whenever light rail is mentioned in the south metro area, it's likely to evoke some kind of discussion, and it's probably going to be…
Bill Middleton
December 08, 2014

Mayor pushes for measure that would require voter approval on…

by Ray Pitz
If sent to voters and approved, measure would kick in July 1, 2015 Sherwood Mayor Bill Middleton hopes to send voters a measure that would allow them to vote on future city fees and taxes.…
Krisanna Clark
January 01, 2015

State finds 'insufficient evidence' that mayor-elect made false…

by Ray Pitz
The Oregon Secretary of State receives letter that YMCA board members used 'board member' and 'board of trustee' designations interchangeably The Oregon Secretary of State’s Election Division…
Tigard Police plan additional enforcement on the roads through January to catch drunken drivers
December 05, 2014

Extra police planned through Jan. 1

by Geoff Pursinger
Five intoxicated drivers arrested Thanksgiving week Tigard Police arrested five intoxicated drivers in the past week, as part of a national campaign to stop impaired drivers from getting behind…

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Dec 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Washington County is considering a major overhaul of its animal control ordinance.
Dec 04, 2014

County plans overhaul of animal control code

by Doug Burkhardt
Existing animal ordinances were written in 1985 A lot of things have changed since 1985, when Washington County approved its current animal control ordinance. With population growth and major…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Rev. Jim Wallace took over at Calvin Presbyterian Church earlier this year. Its a big move for Calvin, which has been without a head pastor for years.
Dec 04, 2014

Church looks to future with new pastor

by Geoff Pursinger
Rev. Jim Wallace hopes to expand membership, outreach When The Rev. Jim Wallace stepped off the plane at Portland International Airport last month, it was the first time he’d ever been to the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WCSO - JOE LOUIS DAVIS
Dec 04, 2014

Beaverton man held in Tuesday hit-and-run

by Geoff Pursinger
A Beaverton man was arrested Thursday evening in connection with the Tuesday afternoon hit-and-run that injured an 82-year-old man on Southwest Beef Bend Road. Joe Louis Davis, 42, was lodged in…
Photo Credit: THE TIMES: JONATHAN HOUSE - Dancers rehearse 'A Nutcracker Tea' at the June Taylor School of Dance in Tualatin.
Dec 04, 2014

A classic ballet tale retold

by Caitlin Feldman
Northwest Dance Theatre stages 'A Nutcracker Tea' at Tualatin Library this Sunday In unison, 12 pink tulle skirts fly up into the air with the point of a toe and the flick of a leg. In the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Brongaene Griffin, middle, plays the fiddle with Conor O'Bryan, left, and Bob Soper at Paddy's Bar & Grill.
Dec 04, 2014

Musical trio tunes up for Irish Ceili

by Caitlin Feldman
Winona Grange hosts Bronnie Griffin, Bob Soper and Conor O'Bryan this Friday, Dec. 5 When Brongaene “Bronnie” Griffin started playing the violin as a child, her dad started making sure she…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Police tape ropes off a portion of Cereghino Lane in Sherwood after a man killed his girlfriend, shot her sister and then turned the gun on himself.
Dec 04, 2014

Sherwood mourns loss after Thanksgiving shooting

by Geoff Pursinger
Update: Family releases statement It was shortly after midnight, early Thanksgiving morning, when the shots rang out. There were at least eight, shattering the otherwise quiet Sherwood…
Dec 04, 2014

Tualatin lights the (floating) tree

by Caitlin Feldman
Starry Nights and Holiday Lights event arrives on Friday ‘Tis the season for tree lightings, and one of the area’s most unique is happening this Friday, Dec. 5, in Tualatin. In the 11th year of…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tualatin High student Bryce Haskin is a driven senior with multiple interests that range from business to sports.
Dec 04, 2014

Strategizing for the future of business

by Caitlin Feldman
TuHS senior Bryce Haskin has gone great lengths to get a jump on business endeavors and dreams Like many high school students, Bryce Haskin has dabbled in his fair share of sports. He’s made it…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Many more apartment buildings like these in St. Johns will have to be built in the region to prevent he Urban Growth Boundary from being expanded, according to a report to be considered by the Metro Council on Thursday.
Dec 03, 2014

Region's mayors question Metro's density plan

by Jim Redden
Ad-hoc organization pushes back on housing shift An informal organization representing the region's mayors is questioning whether a proposal to increase density will work — or whether it will…




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