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Local Rosebuds bloom in the Rose City Rollers derby league

Students from Tualatin and Beaverton high schools help round out Portland's Rosebud All-Stars...

Gallery without walls continue through next week

Gallery without walls continue through next week

Art Walk to wrap up May 15 If you haven’t been to downtown Tigard in the past week, you...

Could Tigard's library re-open on Thursdays?

Could Tigard's library re-open on Thursdays?

City budget could bring weeklong service back to the library through a new utility fee on parks...

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...

Tualatin librarian focuses on empowering teens

Tualatin librarian focuses on empowering teens

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Tigard groups respond to disaster in Nepal

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May 07, 2015

First marijuana dispensary on track to open in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
The Herbary will open next to George's Giant Hamburgers on Pacific Highway This week, Tigard opened its doors to medical marijuana dispensaries after more than a year of banning medicinal shops…
COURTESY PHOTO: LEW SCHOLL - During the flood of February 1996, Lew Scholl went up in an airplane to take photographs and document exactly what the water covered.
May 07, 2015

The search for a Tualatin city hall continues

by Caitlin Feldman
Most options for city hall lie in the flood zone, which covers most of downtown Tualatin, but more variables than that will weigh into the final decision As Tualatin evaluates its options for a…
TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - SEED organizers speak during a meeting. The grassroots organization is run by five volunteers, who keep everything running smoothly.
May 07, 2015

SEED Program helps enrich the student community

by Caitlin Feldman
Launched last school year from a grassroots effort, Tigard-Tualatin's SEED Program continues offering enrichment programs for students Just because something isn’t taught during the school day…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Tigard area is home to several farmers markets, all of which have proven to be popular destinations for fresh fruits, veggies and other local items.
May 07, 2015

Tigard farmers markets launch this weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard and Bull Mountain markets aim to make splash on Mothers Day weekend For three years, Tigard has been home to two competing farmers markets, both of them fighting for your business. This…
May 07, 2015

Tigard-Tualatin won't be effected by PERS ruling this year

by Pamplin Media Group
2017, though, that's another story The Tigard-Tualatin School District will potentially have to pay back millions of dollars to retirees after the Oregon Supreme Court ruled last week that…
May 07, 2015

Tigard High, Fowler gear up for literary plays

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High School and Fowler Middle School open new stage productions this week that highlight the work of some of England’s best known authors. Fowler Middle School students, under the…
May 07, 2015

'Supa Fresh' plant sale set for Saturday

by Geoff Pursinger
Calling all gardeners. The SupaFresh Youth Farm is hosting an organic plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at its headquarters at 9055 S.W. Locust St. in Tigard. The farm, a program…
May 07, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: April 28-May 5

by Geoff Pursinger
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between April 28 and May 5: Driving under the influence of intoxicants — 2; assault — 3; drug related — 1; theft — 7; robbery — 1;…
SUBMITTED - Andy Gardner, of Tigard, checks out the inside of a Washington County Sheriff's Office patrol car as part of the Westside Crime Prevention Coalition's safety academy, which wrapped up this week at Beaverton Police Department.
May 05, 2015

It's graduation day for police safety academy

by Geoff Pursinger
Pilot program helps people with disabilities protect themselves This week, several Washington County law enforcement agencies wrapped up a month-long pilot program working with people with…
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…

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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 on Thursday, April 30

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 Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin, experienced a…
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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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…
Apr 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;…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Several new glass sculptures are being installed this week along Southwest Main Street.
Apr 30, 2015

Splash of color coming to downtown with Art Walk

by Geoff Pursinger
Planners say Tigard Art Walk will be catalyst to bring people to downtown Standing nearly 20 feet tall, Mobius seems perfectly at home watching traffic pass by on Southwest Main Street. The…
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.
Apr 29, 2015

Tualatin named among America's best Communities

by Caitlin Feldman
The city is one of two Oregon communities winning $50,000 to put toward creating a revitalization plan Tualatin is one step closer to being crowned America’s best. Along with Chehalem Valley,…
Apr 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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