NuScale Power, Tigard's nuclear energy company, prepares for 2020

NuScale Power, Tigard's nuclear energy company, prepares for 2020

Tigard company works to make small nuclear reactors a reality across the planet Tigard is known...

'Hairspray' keeps ringing true

'Hairspray' keeps ringing true

With many lead actors out of Tigard and Beaverton, Portland Community College Sylvania prepares...

Bull Mountain couple brings four-legged friends together for birthday celebration

Bull Mountain couple brings four-legged friends together for birthday celebration

For more than a decade, the world's cutest family reunion has taken place in Tigard. As far as...

Memory care facility grows horticulture program

Memory care facility grows horticulture program

Working with plants helps Elite Care's residents dealing with dementia and Alzheimers They say...

Know an amazing kid? Nominations are now open

Know an amazing kid? Nominations are now open

The Times and its affiliate newspapers are accepting nominations through the end of February for...


Tigard's Latest News

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March 05, 2015

Tualatin police arrest wanted armed robber

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police have arrested an 18-year-old man accused of robbing his former workplace. Dalton Newman was taken into custody Wednesday, March 4 and charged with a slew of charges stemming from…
March 05, 2015

Julie Parrish works for increased transparency

by Caitlin Feldman
With her comprehensive Ethics and Campaign Reform Agenda, Rep. Julie Parrish hopes state can earn back voter trust As Representative Julie Parrish went through campaign cycles during her…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tualatin Police Chief Kent Barker is on the board of the Police Policy Committee and the Board on Police Standards and Training. These governing bodies review reports of officers' misconduct, and determine when certifications need to be revoked.
March 05, 2015

Upholding police officer standards

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin Police Chief Kent Barker helps determine when officers need to lose certifications In every profession, there is room for error. When the employees are public servants, however,…
March 05, 2015

Tigard Library's 'Food for Fines' program begins March 22

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard Public Library has good news for patrons with fines on their accounts — they’re willing to erase them for you. The library’s annual “Food for Fines” program begins March 22. The…
Photo Credit: WCSO - Pouncey
March 03, 2015

Tigard murder suspect arraigned Tuesday, charged with killing…

by Geoff Pursinger
Orlando Pouncey was extradited to Oregon earlier this week. Orlando Pouncey, the Tigard man charged with murdering a Beaverton father outside his son’s home in January, was arraigned this week…
Photo Credit: ADAM WICKHAM - Jill Warren, right, and Tamara Alva, left, say that a planned apartment complex on Southwest Oak Street will cause flooding issues upstream. The Tigard City Council denied the project on Tuesday
March 03, 2015

Council denies wetland apartment complex

by Geoff Pursinger
Council denies wetland apartment complex Tigard City Councilors shot down on Tuesday a plan to build a controversial apartment complex on wetlands near Metzger Elementary School. The plan had…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dalton Christopher Newman reportedly robbed a 76 Gas Station in Tualatin after presenting a knife to the employee. He was last seen wearing a red, hooded sweatshirt like the one in this photo.
March 05, 2015

Armed Robbery in Tualatin on Sunday

by Caitlin Feldman
A former employee reportedly drew a knife and demanded cash at a 76 Gas Station Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Tualatin over the weekend. The robbery was reported on…
March 02, 2015

Man arrested after pleasuring himself in yard

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police have arrested a homeless man who officers say was caught masturbating in a residential neighborhood. Kevin Flot, 34, faces tresspassing and public indecency charges after he was…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin police investigate a robbery that occurred at Arby's in Tualatin on Saturday.
March 05, 2015

Burglary at Tualatin Arby's over the weekend

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin police are investigating the possibility of a link to other Arby's robberies The third in a string of Arby's Restaurant burglaries hit Tualatin on Saturday, Feb. 28. Tualatin Police…
Photo Credit: TVF&R - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews say a fire in a Tigard garage likely started from smoking marterials that were not properly disposed of.
March 02, 2015

Five escape Tigard house fire

by Geoff Pursinger
When firefighters arrived at the home on Wrightwood Court on Sunday, the garage was ablaze, the house was filled with smoke and one of the occupants was still inside. That was the scene Tualatin…

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Mar 01, 2015

Tualatin man dies from gunshot wounds

by Pamplin Media Group
A 20-year-old Tualatin man shot early Saturday morning in Northeast Portland died Sunday morning. Portland police said Esteban “Steve” Del Cid died in a Portland hospital, where he was being…
(Image is Clickable Link) The Tigard-Tualatin School District is having its annual Kindergarten Roundup next week. Click here for a map of the school district's boundaries.
Feb 27, 2015

Kindergarten Roundup set for Tuesday in Tigard-Tualatin

by Geoff Pursinger
Parents in the Tigard-Tualatin School District, is your little one headed to kindergarten in the fall? Then be sure to check out the district’s kindergarten roundup, slated for Tuesday, March 3.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Community Warehouse communications director Rena Satre Meloy helps stack donated items at the organization's Tualatin store.
Feb 26, 2015

Helping turn empty houses into vibrant homes

by Caitlin Feldman
With a low inventory this time of year, Community Warehouse in Tualatin needs more donations to help needy families A blue couch was what it took to keep one Community Warehouse patron’s head…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JESSIE LI - Everett Dalton, 18, plays guitar during a concert for 7-year-old Jair Bernal Guttierez. The concert raised more than $1,300 for Jair's family.
Feb 26, 2015

THS students put on concert for Sparrow Club child

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard elementary school student is one step closer to getting the help he needs thanks to the students at Tigard High School. Jair Bernal Gutierrez, 7, was born with a rare form of muscular…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This map shows where marijuana facilities will be allowed after all regulations are enacted. The bright yellow triangle represents the designated area.
Feb 26, 2015

Marijuana regulation agreements prove hazy

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin city councilors and mayor entered heated discussion about proposed weed rules on Monday A heated discussion lit up during the work session before Monday night’s City Council meeting in…
Zurschmeide
Feb 26, 2015

Two seats open for Tigard-Tualatin School Board

by Geoff Pursinger
Two familiar faces have filed for the May 19 election for Tigard-Tualatin School Board. Jill Zurschmeide, an incumbent seeking her third term, and former opponent Terri Burnette are currently…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Matt Perry dances with his daughters, Megan, left, Brittan and Kaitlyn during the Snow Ball Daddy Daughter Dance at the New Juanita Pohl Center.
Feb 26, 2015

Dads and daughters dance for memories

by Caitlin Feldman
With full participation and a substantial waiting list, the Snow Ball Daddy Daughter Dance looks to expand for next year Girls in poofy tulle dresses timidly walked into the Juanita Pohl Center…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jane, played by Cami Pipper, shouts during the rehearsal of the Twality Middle School production of Cheaper by the Dozen, which opens at Tigard High School next week. Riley Green, left, and Austin Haddock, right, play Janes parents.
Feb 26, 2015

Twality play carries on legacy with 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

by Geoff Pursinger
Annual musical opens next week at Tigard High When Anne Muehleck was in eighth grade, she starred in “Annie” at Twality Middle School. More than a decade later, she’s still at the school,…
Holly Polivka, a member of the city's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and her 3½-year-old son Coby enjoy the equipment at Dirksen Nature Park.
Feb 26, 2015

Rotary Club donates fitness equipment to Dirksen Park

by Geoff Pursinger
$12,000 worth of work-out equipment unveiled last week Next time you’re out jogging, you might want to stop by Dirksen Nature Park. Last week, the Tigard Rotary Club unveiled $12,000 worth of…
Feb 26, 2015

Poll: 71% of voters favor November library levy

by Eric Apalategui
Telephone survey suggests most residents would support higher taxes for WCCLS services More than two-thirds of voters said they will probably support a larger Washington County Cooperative…




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