Tigard resident creates art with a buzz

Tigard resident creates art with a buzz

Pam Nichols discovered encaustic painting as it was on the rise, and is still riding the wave In...

New police program offers developmentally disabled the chance to protect themselves

New police program offers developmentally disabled the chance to protect themselves

Standing in the lobby of the Beaverton Police Department, Tigard resident Andy Gardner cleared...

Tom Swearingen tells tales of the western tradition

Tom Swearingen tells tales of the western tradition

Cowboy poet and Tualatin resident will perform at the Tualatin and Tigard libraries April 19 and...

Tigard OK's new apartment complex on city dog park

Tigard OK's new apartment complex on city dog park

Ash Avenue Dog Park and public works yard will move to make way for 157-unit apartments this...

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TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A new home off Southwest Beef Bend Road is one of three Tigard-area homes featured in the Ultimate New Home Showcase, a collection of more than 30 new homes for sale across the Portland area.
April 17, 2015

Tigard on display in NW Natural home tour

by Geoff Pursinger
Ultimate New Home Showcase begins April 24 Three Tigard-area homes are on display this month as part of the Ultimate New Home Showcase. The showcase, formerly called the Ultimate Open House,…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Students at Mary Woodward Elementary School load bags of clothes onto a school bus during last years Stuff the Bus clothing drive. The drive collects thousands of shirts, pants shoes and other items for needy students in the district
April 16, 2015

Stuff the Bus returns next week

by Geoff Pursinger
Clothing drive includes community drop-off at THS Students across the Tigard-Tualatin School District are getting ready to stuff the bus. The popular clothing drive returns to Tigard and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - During their trip to New York City, the TuHS Concert Choir performed for adjudication at Queens College in the LeFrak Concert Call.
April 16, 2015

TuHS Concert Choir sings melody at Carnegie Hall

by Caitlin Feldman
Choir students at Tualatin High gear up for state and their final concert of the year after performing in New York City last month Carnegie Hall isn’t a place where most high schoolers get to…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Carla Staedter, a Tigard environmental coordinator, has been named the 2015 Green Heron award winner by the Tualatin Riverkeepers for her work to restore Tigards creeks and streams.
April 16, 2015

Riverkeepers award Tigard environmental coordinator

by Geoff Pursinger
Carla Staedter knows the wild underbelly of Tigard. Staedter, an environmental coordinator for the city, has spent much of her career knee deep in creeks across the city, working to restore them…
April 16, 2015

Community walk planned for April 18

by Geoff Pursinger
The city is hosting a rain-or-shine community walk through Tigard on Saturday, April 18, and you are invited. The 4 1/2-mile walk begins at Cook Park and loops through the Fanno Creek Trail to…
April 16, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: April 7 - 13

by Geoff Pursinger
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between April 7 and 13: Fraud — 1; harassment — 1; disorderly conduct — 1; theft — 4; warrants — 3; drug related — 1; providing alcohol…
April 16, 2015

WCHS musical comedy opens next weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard’s Westside Christian High School is putting on a show. Next week, the private Christian high school will unveil its production of “A Year with Frog and Toad,” a family-friendly musical…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Whole Foods opened on Southwest Scholls Ferry Road last year, bringing with it a sea of changes for Greenway Town Center. Property owners say theres plenty of more changes in store for the shopping mall
April 16, 2015

Whole Foods was just the beginning at Greenway Town Center,…

by Geoff Pursinger
Call it a second lease on life. Anyone driving along Southwest Scholls Ferry Road in the past year has likely seen the transformation taking place at Greenway Shopping Center, the once run-down…
Casa Lola
April 14, 2015

New businesses march into Tigard and Beaverton in March

by Miles Vance
Business was on the march during March, and the Times wants to tell you about it. Several new businesses recently joined the local marketplace, and you can read about each, in brief, below. To…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Roger Brosseau, a U.S. postal worker for 26 years, delivers mail in downtown Tigard during snowstorm in February 2014. Last week, the Oregon Legislature urged fedearl authorities to re-classify Tigard's two ZIP codes from 'Portand' to 'Tigard.'
April 13, 2015

Tigard ZIP code bill passes House, Senate

by Geoff Pursinger
Postal Service has final say in changing designation. The Oregon Legislature has approved a bill that could give Tigard its own ZIP codes, rather than share codes with the city of Portland. On…

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Apr 11, 2015

Tigard Police stop theft in process Friday

by Caitlin Feldman
A woman called 911 Friday afternoon as an intruder broke into her home and began bagging up her valuables. When an unknown man forced his way into a Tigard woman's home on Friday afternoon, she…
Lauren Nguyen, pictured here in a previous mug photo, was arrested Thursday for illegally purchasing ammunition prior to her ex-husband's death in January.
Apr 10, 2015

Ex-wife in Tigard murder case of Jerry Nguyen arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Lauren Nguyen allegedly bought ammunition before her ex-husband's murder Tigard Police have arrested the ex-wife of Jerry Duy Nguyen, the Beaverton man gunned down in January outside his…
Avery
Apr 09, 2015

PCC Sylvania names new president

by Geoff Pursinger
Lisa Avery to take over college's largest and oldest campus. Portland Community College’s Sylvania Campus has a new leader. On Thursday, the school named Lisa Avery as the campus’ new president,…
TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Emma Cordova (top right) rehearses with cheer team Hazzard, which heads to Florida next month for its last, and biggest, competition.
Apr 09, 2015

StyleShock Hazzard is still climbing as they head to the Summit…

by Caitlin Feldman
Tigard's StyleShock Hazzard cheer team heads to Florida next month for a competition that was a long shot when the season began It’s been a weird year for the All-Star Cheerleading team…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Casey Raz, a sixth-grader at Hazelbrook Middle School, prepares to take photos of the pond in his backyard. Raz won the Arbor Week Photo Contest for the city and was recognized by photographer Peter Lik.
Apr 09, 2015

12-year-old's photo finds the famous photographer who inspired…

by Caitlin Feldman
Casey Raz, a Hazelbrook sixth-grader, received a letter and package from photographer Peter Lik after winning Tualatin's Arbor Week Photo Contest When Casey Raz saw the sunset from Ibach Park in…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The line on this map represents the Tualatin Supply Line, which connects with the Washington County Supply Line at Oleson Road to bring the city water daily. Tualatin is a wholesale customer with Portland, and can currently use up to 10.8 million gallons of water a day.
Apr 09, 2015

Tualatin evaluates its water source options

by Caitlin Feldman
With a peak water demand date of 2023, Tualatin is currently looking into its water options for the coming years As far as water goes, Tualatin is in a unique position. With a peak demand date…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This is the same model of Airsoft gun as the one found on TTSD property earlier this week. The orange tip is supposed to let people know it's a replica, capable of shooting only plastic foam pellets, but only the gun's stock was visible to teachers upon its discovery.
Apr 09, 2015

Replica gun found on Tigard-Tualatin School District property

by Caitlin Feldman
An Airsoft gun was in possession of a Tualatin High student Tuesday night, not used threateningly, no charges filed When the stock of what appeared to be a rifle was seen in an off-site…
Community Partners For Affordable Houising
Apr 09, 2015

Community Partners for Affordable Housing hosts 'HomeWord Bound'…

by Miles Vance
For Community Partners for Affordable Housing, "home" has always been the word of the day. CPAH, which provides safe and sustainable affordable housing for individuals and families in Tigard,…
FILE PHOTO - Wajdi Said tours the new Muslim Educational Trust school and community center on Scholls Ferry Road in 2014. The center should be completed by August, with students starting classes there this fall.
Apr 09, 2015

Muslim Educational Trust to wrap up construction this summer

by Geoff Pursinger
$1 million needed to finish construction It has taken years, but come this fall, the students at the Muslim Educational Trust should finally be able to settle in at their new school on Scholls…
Brown
Apr 09, 2015

Budget cuts unlikely in TTSD next year

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard-Tualatin School District likely won’t have to make drastic cuts to its budget next school year, but if you were expecting to see smiles on the faces of school board members this week,…




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