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Portland Moms Blog aims to build a network of moms

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

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Fowler Falcons tie the knot at school ceremony

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Brouse
May 22, 2015

Brouse leads City Council race by 11 votes

by Geoff Pursinger
Tight race gets even tighter after updated numbers released Renee Brouse has maintained her lead in the race for Sherwood City Council, but it's close. Three days after voters cast their ballots…
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…
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…
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…
Johnson
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…
COURTESY OF KENT POWLOSKI - HAM radio operator Irene Lazzaretto manages incoming damage reports during an earthquake drill in Tigard, May 14. The drill tested the citys response in an emergency situation.
May 21, 2015

Mock earthquake prepares city workers for real deal

by Geoff Pursinger
'Not a question of if, but when' big quake will city, city official says Last week, Tigard was rocked by a major earthquake. Buildings toppled. Children screamed. Men gnashed their teeth. But…
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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Renee Brouse
May 21, 2015

Brouse gains 15-vote lead in election too close to call

by Ray Pitz
A race for a seat on the Sherwood City Council has turned into a seesaw battle with candidate Renee Brouse now in the lead. As of Wednesday morning, Brouse held a 15-vote lead over challenger…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bugler and World War II submariner George Hager will perform a 'Taps' duet on May 15.
May 20, 2015

Tualatin's annual Memorial Day event May 25

by Caitlin Feldman
Event begins at 10:45 a.m. at Winona Cemetery, followed by a free picnic at Tualatin Community Park If you don't yet have plans for Memorial Day this year, look no further than the center of…
Zurschmeide
May 19, 2015

Unopposed candidates sweep into TTSD school board

by Geoff Pursinger
Jill Zurschmeide and Terri Burnette have easily claimed positions on the Tigard-Tualatin School Board, based on early results from Tuesday night's special election. Zurschmeide and Burnette ran…
May 19, 2015

District attorneys, crime victims oppose bills requiring grand…

by Saundra Sorenson
Passage could make crime 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…
Alan Pearson
May 19, 2015

Tight race between Pearson, Brouse shows only 17-vote difference

by Ray Pitz
Although initial results showed Alan Pearson in the lead for a seat on the Sherwood City Council, the gap between Parson and his nearest competitor — Renee Brouse — had narrowed to 17 votes…
May 19, 2015

Sherwood suggests tips for water conservation

by Miles Vance
As the weather warms and we transition into summer, the area's water needs — and shortcomings — will become more and more apparent. According to the city of Sherwood, which gets some of its…
COURTESY: SALEM-KEIZER PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Salam Noor is likely to become Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education.
May 18, 2015

Governor taps Salam Noor for top education post

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The Salem-Keizer veteran has experience from early childhood to higher education Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that Salem's Salam Noor should replace Rob Saxton as Deputy Superintendent of…
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 18, 2015

PCC board votes to remove college president

by Pamplin Media Group
The Portland Community College board voted Monday night to part ways with Jeremy Brown, the college president. Board members unanimously approved a separation-in-service agreement that removes…
Tigard High School's sports fields are featured in a new prom-themed advertisement by Nike Football. The ad was released on Twitter on Friday.
May 15, 2015

Tigard High featured in prom-themed Nike advert

by Geoff Pursinger
A new commercial by Nike Football is showing off Tigard's tender side. On Friday, a new advertisement posted on twitter account appeared to show a student at Tigard High School The 17 second ad…
TIMES PHOTO: GEOFF PURSINGER - The bridge over Southwest North Dakota Street in Tigard will close indefinitely starting June 1. ODOT officials say that its in need of serious repairs.
May 15, 2015

North Dakota Street bridge to close indefinitely

by Pamplin Media Group
Starting June 1, drivers will have to take either Tigard St. or Walnut St. as detours Drivers beware — starting next month, you might need to find a new way home. The Oregon Department of…




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