Diva Days  returns to THS

Diva Days returns to THS

Nonprofit offers free dresses for homecoming and prom this weekend This time of year, Michelle...

Center asks people to stop donating large items

Center asks people to stop donating large items

Homeless shelter will no longer accept furniture or other 'garage sale' items The Good Neighbor...

Drivers be aware, road construction extended in Tigard

Drivers be aware, road construction extended in Tigard

Drivers across Tigard, start mapping alternative routes around town. Last week, The Times...

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

With just over a week until the public unveiling, employees at Nyberg Rivers store are excited to...

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Paws for a Cause is huge success

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September 13, 2014

Website makes it easy to see if solar will work, and pay off,…

by Steve Law
Ever wonder how much electricity you could produce with solar panels on your rooftop? A new online tool called Mapdwell Solar System can help create an estimate, and it’s available free to…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - More than three dozen new homes have been constructed in the Bronson Creek development on West Union Road in Washington County. A new study says many people still desire the suburban lifestyle.
September 12, 2014

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

by Jim Redden
Metro study sees population shift, critics say numbers skewed The traditional American Dream is alive and well in the Portland area. Despite all the buzz about tiny homes on wheels and…
Brian Imus, a Tigard police officer, crosses Greenburg Road during a traffic sting on Thursday.
September 12, 2014

Crosswalk sting nabs double-digit offenders

by Geoff Pursinger
Police hope operations will educate public on pedestrian laws. Brian Imus must have crossed Southwest Greenburg Road a few hundred times by the end of his four hour shift, Thursday afternoon.…
According to TVF&R, witnesses initially reported a grass fire, but the blaze grew to engulf part of the house by the time firefighters arrived a few minutes later.
September 11, 2014

Update: TVF&R battles second Bull Mountain fire

by Geoff Pursinger
For the second time in a week, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were called to battle a blaze on Bull Mountain. A home in the 14500 block of Southwest 148th Place called 911 shortly after…
September 11, 2014

Tualatin ponders light-rail vote

by Caitlin Feldman
Measure 34-220 gives residents chance to vote on allowing MAX in city In Tuesday’s special election, Tualatin voters will decide if they should have the right to determine the fate of light rail…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Physician Jody Tate talks about the various techniques that the Legacy hospitals use to help diagnose and cure sleep disorders.
September 11, 2014

Tualatin hospital helps strugglers find sound sleep

by Caitlin Feldman
Sleep apnea can lead to myriad other health issues, and often goes undiagnosed Every night, John Severns would go to sleep, and every night, he would wake up 34 times an hour. He’d stop…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tigard City Councilor Gretchen Buehner shares her opinion during the legislative forum.
September 11, 2014

Forum tackles property tax, transportation, mental health…

by Shannon O. Wells
League of Oregon Cities lays out goals for 2015 Legislature With all the talk these days of individual states declaring marijuana legal for medicinal and even recreational use, city of…
September 11, 2014

Tigard ponders rolling out reefer tax

by Geoff Pursinger
Marijuana sales in the city could be taxed if voters approve weed legalization in November If Oregon voters approve legalizing recreational marijuana this fall, the city of Tigard is ready to…
September 11, 2014

Student removed from SHS after police find 'hit list'

by Ray Pitz
A Sherwood High School student who was in possession of a “hit list” has been removed from school until authorities further evaluate the situation. Police found a piece of paper titled, “my hit…
September 10, 2014

State releases TTSD and Sherwood test scores

by Geoff Pursinger
New test scores from the Oregon Department of Education show that Tigard-Tualatin and Sherwood school districts are holding their own. Results released this week show that both districts have…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A zombie actress performs during a scene of Brad Burkes new film Zompacalypse, which has been filming throughout Tigard in the past few weeks.
Sep 09, 2014

Tigard native brings 'zombie musical' to town

by Geoff Pursinger
If you happened to notice a plague of brain eating zombies shuffling through Tigard last week, don’t worry. It’s all part of a new film by Tigard native Brad Burke. For months, Burke, a Portland…
Photo Credit: OSP - A sports utility vehicle and two other cars were damaged after a semitruck's wheel and axle snapped off while traveling along Interstate 5 on Monday.
Sep 11, 2014

Trailer axle breaks, damages three cars on I-5

by The Times
Three vehicles were damaged along Interstate 5 on Monday after a semitrailer's rear axle and wheels came loose, flying across the roadway. Oregon State Police officers were called to the scene…
Photo Credit: TVF&R - Two homes were burned Saturday in a large three-alarm fire. No injuries were reported and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
Sep 07, 2014

Three-alarm fire displaces 10 in Saturday blaze

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue investigators are continuing an investigation into what caused a large three-alarm fire that burned two homes and displaced 10 people on Saturday evening. At 7:37…
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Sep 05, 2014

Eight arrested in Tigard prostitution sting

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police arrested eight men this week in an anti-prostitution sting at a local hotel. On Thursday, Sept. 4, police staged a meet-up with several men who believed they would be meeting a…
Tire marks show where an 86-year-old Tigard woman was struck on Sunday, Aug. 31.
Sep 05, 2014

Tigard Police seek help in hit-and-run case

by The Times
Elderly woman hospitalized after being struck by car An 86-year-old Tigard woman is home from the hospital after she was struck by a car near Englewood Park. Police are still looking for the…
Sep 05, 2014

I-5 crash sends two to hospital

by Geoff Pursinger
Two men were transported to Oregon Health & Science University hospital after an early morning traffic crash along Interstate 5 near Carmen Drive. According to Oregon State Police, a commercial…
Sep 05, 2014

City leaders from across region will share legislative priorities

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton hosts public forum to discuss issues of local interest with state legislators The city of Beaverton, in partnership with the League of Oregon Cities, will host a forum for state and…
Sep 04, 2014

HemCon is moving out of Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Announcement is latest in string of changes for bandage maker A Tigard medical products developer announced last week that it was moving out of the city — which it has called home for more than…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Elizabeth Cvetic has been painting for 60 years, and said that the large mural in the Tigard Senior Center has already brought new energy to the space. The room was previously called the dungeon.
Sep 04, 2014

Mural brings outdoors to Senior Center classroom

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High Key Club members brighten space for seniors For years, the small windowless classroom at the Tigard Senior Center has been known simply as “The Dungeon.” But seven teenagers are…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Joleen Evans, an imaging support specialist at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, earned her associates degree at Portland Community College despite her troubled childhood.
Sep 04, 2014

Tualatin woman reaches rewarding career despite troubled…

by Caitlin Feldman
Legacy Meridian Park employee finds success after years of uncertainty Joleen Evans spent her early twenties floundering. It wasn’t a lack of drive or motivation that caused her to hop from one…



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