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Indoor skydiving facility 'iFly' set for October opening

Indoor skydiving facility 'iFly' set for October opening

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Tigard's Latest News

July 02, 2015

Middle of Millen parade to feature family reunion

by Geoff Pursinger
Family float will be first time siblings have been together in nearly 20 years For many, the Fourth of July is about spending time with family. And in Leslie Rogness’ family, they are taking…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A man died Thursday after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing on Southwest 124th Avenue in Tualatin.
July 02, 2015

Motorcyclist killed in Tualatin crash

by The Times
Man was apparently traveling fast when he lost control on Southwest 124th Avenue. A motorcyclist died after crashing at a high rate of speed on Southwest 124th Avenue in Tualatin on Thursday…
TIMES PHOTO: CAITLIN FELDMAN - Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center staff worked with volunteers from Tualatin High School for an emergency preparedness drill last week. The high schoolers acted as injured patients, while staff decontaminated and treated them.
July 02, 2015

Better safe than sorry at Meridian Park

by Caitlin Feldman
An emergency drill at the area hospital last week practiced protocol for a train derailment and an influx of patients It’s nearing 10 a.m. on a Thursday morning and large dome-shaped canopies…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Teens wait for instruction at a Tree to Tree ropes course. The city's teen programs are full for the summer.
July 02, 2015

Tualatin summer camps are filled with fun and nearly full

by Caitlin Feldman
As the programs grow, so does their popularity, and just a few sessions have spots left as summer kicks off The teen summer camp program through the city of Tualatin has always been popular.…
July 02, 2015

City Council cookout planned for July 7

by Geoff Pursinger
Have dinner plans next week? Why not swing by Summerlake Park in Tigard for a barbecue with the Tigard City council. The council is hosting the community cookout from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday,…
July 02, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: June 23-30

by Caitlin Feldman
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between June and 30: Theft — 14; warrants — 7; assault — 4; drug related — 1; criminal trespass — 1; interfering with a police officer —…
PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - The smaller pump station on the left will be destroyed starting July 1.
July 01, 2015

Clackamas River pump being razed this week

by Raymond Rendleman
Station in Gladstone to draw less water than original plans - Wondering about that large red crane that arrived last month in Gladstone? It will be used to demolish the old Clackamas River…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The city of Tualatin has until July 6 to either comply with terms of lawsuit, or to send representatives to Washington County Courthouse to explain why they have not done so.
June 30, 2015

Lawsuit filed against city of Tualatin

by Caitlin Feldman
Mae Heide, petitioner of a ballot initiative seeking term limits, says city isn't playing fair The city of Tualatin is being sued, but no, it’s not for money. On Friday, an alternative writ of…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A remodel on the Tualatin Public Pool will begin this winter.
June 30, 2015

Remodels and potential change loom for Tigard, Tualatin pools

by Caitlin Feldman
Board President Kathy Stallkamp says aquatic district won't yet take stand on proposed Tigard YMCA, Tualatin Pool remodel to begin this winter For the better part of a year, the Tigard Tualatin…
June 29, 2015

Firefighters evacuate Balloon Festival after suspicious smell

by Geoff Pursinger
It was a case of mistaken identity that lead Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews to partially evacuate the Tigard Festival of Balloons on Saturday night after a suspicious chemical smell was…

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TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Before the balloon can fly, there's the setup. Here, volunteers hold open the envelope of pilot Brann Smith's balloon, the Sundancer, helping to inflate it with hot air before Friday's launch.
Jun 26, 2015

A Story in Photos: Where do the balloons go after they leave the…

by Geoff Pursinger
Thousands will descend on Cook Park each morning this weekend to watch the hot air balloons set sail on the morning breeze during the Tigard Festival of Balloons, but few people see where the…
Jun 26, 2015

Tualatin library extends hours during heat wave

by Caitlin Feldman
Patrons can find respite from heat until 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Don't have air conditioning? Don't want to rack up your electricity bill? Luckily, the Tualatin Public Library has you…
Bowden, left, and Westfall, right, were arrested June 25 after allegedly robbing a man with a gun on Bull Mountain.
Jun 26, 2015

Two arrested after armed robbery on Bull Mountain

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two men after they allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint on Bull Mountain last week. Andrew Elbert Westfall, 25, and Tyrone Dwayne Bowden, 28,…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Wicked 'Defy Gravity' hot air balloon takes off during the Festival of Balloons at Cook Park.
Jun 26, 2015

A Story in Photos: Tigard Festival of Balloons 2015

by Geoff Pursinger
The Times' Jaime Valdez, Miles Vance and Geoff Pursinger were at Cook Park on Friday morning for the start of the 31st annual Tigard Festival of Balloons at Cook Park. The three-day festival…
SUBMITTED - Police are investigating a crash at Walnut Street and Pacific Highway that reportedly killed one person.
Jun 26, 2015

Motorcyclist killed on Pacific Highway identified

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash in Tigard in the afternoon of June 25. William Tyrone Cummings, 57, of Tigard, was riding a motorcycle on Pacific…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jon Callahan, a firefighter with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, extinguishes a fire in a grassy field that was ignited by a firework to demonstrate how quickly a fire can spread at the TVF&R Regional Training center in Sherwood.
Jun 25, 2015

Fireworks in use: Handle with extreme care, fire agency warns

by Ray Pitz
Just how quickly a fireworks-ignited fire can accelerate was brought home vividly Tuesday morning during a demonstration at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Training Center in rural Sherwood. On…
Jun 25, 2015

Tigard man dies off Oregon Coast, police say

by Geoff Pursinger
Oregon State Police say a Tigard man died on June 25 while fishing along the Oregon Coast. Police say Richard Enderle, 64, was halibut fishing on a boat in the Pacific Ocean about 24 miles west…
TPD - Police are investigating a crash at Walnut Street and Pacific Highway that reportedly killed one person.
Jun 25, 2015

One dead after motorcycle crash

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Pacific Highway near Walnut Street. The crash occured at about 3:20 p.m., Thursday. One lane of the highway is open, but police ask…
Jun 25, 2015

Tualatin library presents discussion on Declaration of…

by Caitlin Feldman
While some people shy away from mentioning sensitive topics, starting hard conversations is one of Oregon Humanities' goals. Through the Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities partners with…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A marker in the lower right-side of the frame indicates where a paved bike path will be constructed behind  Cabela's, as Paul Hennon, Community Services Director with Tualatin, points to the where Interstate 5 is located.
Jun 25, 2015

Tualatin looks to fill missing link in Greenway Trail

by Caitlin Feldman
Soon, ground will break on the Tualatin River Greenway Gap Completion Project, and the trail will be open this winter Behind Nyberg Rivers Shopping Center, a dense forest of Himalayan…




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