Charles F. Tigard Elementary goes fully  digital, with an iPad for every student

Charles F. Tigard Elementary goes fully digital, with an iPad for every student

Charles F. Tigard Elementary School is in the midst of a technological revolution. Rather than...

Meridian Park helps transgender patients get proper care

Meridian Park helps transgender patients get proper care

Dr. Megan Bird of Legacy Medical Group specializes in providing transgender people with the care...

Keeping Irish culture alive through Ceili weekly dance classes

Keeping Irish culture alive through Ceili weekly dance classes

Thursday night Irish dance classes celebrate eight years at Winona Grange in Tualatin It’s...

Third farmers market comes to Tigard this April

Third farmers market comes to Tigard this April

Mid-week market set for Wednesday evenings This spring, Tigard will be overflowing with fresh...

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Photo Credit: SUBARU OF AMERICAN - The functional hood scoop is the most obvious of the body modifications that help distinguish the Subaru WRX.
January 30, 2015

2015 Subaru WRX: A fast car you can live with

by Jim Redden
If it didn't have the hood scoop, the 2015 Subaru WRX would be the perfect modern sleeper — an incredibly fast car that looks like an affordable family sedan. The other body modifications are so…
January 29, 2015

Tigard-Tualatin prepares for full-day kindergarten

by Geoff Pursinger
Parents will have half-day option, but will have to pick up child from school Free full-day kindergarten classes are on track to begin next year in the Tigard-Tualatin School District, but while…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JENNIFER HARRIS - Each year, the Regatta Run happens in memory of TuHS graduate Matt Lembke, who died six years ago in Afghanistan. The funds raised go to scholarships for TuHS students.
January 29, 2015

Regatta Run raises nearly $18,000, money goes toward TuHS…

by Caitlin Feldman
A check for the raised money was presented to the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce last week Through participation and donations, this year's Regatta Run raised $17,766 to put toward a scholarship…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Madison Kenney, a junior from Lincoln High School, helps adults with forms during a Mission Citizen class at the Tualatin Library.
January 29, 2015

Citizenship classes provided by Mission: Citizen continue at…

by Caitlin Feldman
Mission: Citizen, a student-run group out of Portland, teaches citizenship classes in Tualatin and Beaverton A group of high schoolers sits around discussing bureaucracy, naturalization,…
January 29, 2015

House of Bread offers classes for cooking on a budget

by Geoff Pursinger
Famous chef Julia Child once said that you don’t have to cook fancy or complicated recipes, just good food from fresh ingredients. Now, Metzger’s Bethlehem: House of Bread is taking that advice…
January 29, 2015

Doherty Town Hall set for Feb.

by Geoff Pursinger
State Rep. Margaret Doherty is holding a town hall next week, and you're invited. The Tigard democrat — who represents House District 35 in the Oregon Legislature — will be discussing her…
Tigard's Scratch & Grain Baking Co., appeared on ABC's Shark Tank earlier this month, and promises more to come in the next few weeks.
January 29, 2015

Scratch & Grain promises more to come after television…

by Geoff Pursinger
Fresh off their appearance on the ABC reality competition “Shark Tank,” Leah Tutin and Taya Geiger of Tigard are busier than ever. Their business, Scratch & Grain Baking Co., appeared on the…
January 27, 2015

Kidnapping story a hoax, police say

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police say that a 15-year-old girl who claimed she was nearly kidnapped near Southwest Scholls Ferry Road on Monday made up the story. Tigard Police spokesman Jim Wolf said the girl…
The Tigard Public Library's annual patron survey is available online to help the library rate its effectiveness.
January 27, 2015

Tigard Library survey asks for feedback on library services

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard Public Library wants to know what you think. Beginning Sunday, Feb. 1, the library will be asking patrons to take a short survey about how the library is doing, and what it can do…
January 26, 2015

Tigard Police investigate attempted kidnapping near Scholls…

by Geoff Pursinger
Editor's Note: This story has since been updated. Click here for the latest information Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping in Tigard near Southwest Scholls Ferry Road. On Monday,…

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Google Fiber announced this week that it would not be coming to the Portland area, despite more than a year of work by several local cities. The cities are still being considered for possible expansion in the future, Google said.
Jan 28, 2015

Portland, suburbs fail to make first Google Fiber cut

by Jim Redden
Tech giant says Portland area is still in the running for possible expansion. Despite jumping through all the hoops required by Google, it looks like the Portland area will not be getting the…
Jan 26, 2015

School funding leads wish list at Washington County Schools…

by Geoff Pursinger
Third annual education gathering highlights need for more money If school districts in Washington County have their way, state legislators will focus on three things during the recently started…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY - The interior of The Old Spaghetti Factory is know for its use of old trolleys, which serve as dining booths.
Jan 22, 2015

The Old Spaghetti Factory heads to Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Restaurant in the Walmart complex could be up by the fall. Sherwood will soon be home to The Old Spaghetti Factory restaurant. Plans are underway to construct the restaurant, whose corporate…
Jan 22, 2015

Tigard teens hopes Twitter can save him from his final exam. He…

by Geoff Pursinger
Student post goes viral after betting teacher how many retweets ge could get This week, Craig Kaeding has one of the most famous faces at Tigard High School. Kaeding, 16, was looking for a way…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kwang 'Yunna' Yuan who has owned her coffee business, Cheer Me Up Coffee, for almost 10 years in Tualatin, has weeks to close her business.
Jan 22, 2015

A sad day for Cheer Me Up

by Caitlin Feldman
Independently owned Nyberg Rivers cafe will close its doors on Feb. 8 When Kwang “Yunna” Yuan bought Cheer Me Up Coffee 10 years ago, she thought it would be a good place to work. The storefront…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - ELL teacher Glenda Burns has some fun with her student Mauricio Flores during a class at Rolling Hills Community Church.
Jan 22, 2015

Learning without borders

by Caitlin Feldman
Free English classes offered Monday evenings at Rolling Hills Community Church It started with small conversations around a small table. Glenda Burns and Ana Ramirez would help watch the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Andrea Geiger of Garden Home plants a snowberry shrub at Ibach Park during a tree planting event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Jan 22, 2015

Rebuilding the natural habitat

by Caitlin Feldman
More than 200 volunteers planted 2,500 plants Monday morning in Ibach Park After walking through the mist and the mud, more than 200 people gathered on Monday morning to plant trees and shrubs…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Together strives to educate youth and parents about alcohol and drug use, and in September earned a $125,000 grant to help with their mission.
Jan 22, 2015

Tualatin Together actively working toward empowering youth

by Caitlin Feldman
The local nonprofit hopes to continue educating youth and parents on the risks of underage drug and alcohol use The focus of Tualatin Together has always been on youth, and after the nonprofit’s…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tigard High students from left, Zack Carter, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Ethan Gazin pilot their robot Critical Mass before this weekends league robotics championships.
Jan 22, 2015

Battle bots set to take stage at THS

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High students prepare for this weekend's inaugural robotics league championships Things are about to get hectic at Tigard High School. And no, it’s not due to final exams. This weekend,…
Jan 22, 2015

Tigard High School play "Two's a Crowd" to open in February

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High School’s spring play is getting ready for its big debut next month. “Two’s a Crowd” opens Feb. 12 at the Deb Fennell auditorium at the high school. Written by Douglas Parkhirst in…




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