Learning without borders

Learning without borders

Free English classes offered Monday evenings at Rolling Hills Community Church It started with...

Battle bots set to take stage at THS

Battle bots set to take stage at THS

Tigard High students prepare for this weekend's inaugural robotics league championships Things...

Tigard lawmaker aims to change zip code confusion

Tigard lawmaker aims to change zip code confusion

Legislator Margaret Doherty wants an act of Congress to give Tigard its own ZIP code designation...

Pearl District shop plans Tigard expansion

Pearl District shop plans Tigard expansion

Western Bikeworks to open in Tigard Triangle in March. A Pearl District bicycle shop is...


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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY - The interior of The Old Spaghetti Factory is know for its use of old trolleys, which serve as dining booths.
January 22, 2015

The Old Spaghetti Factory heads to Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Restaurant in the Walmart complex could be up by the fall. Sherwood will soon be home to The Old Spaghetti Factory restaurant. Plans are underway to construct the restaurant, whose corporate…
January 22, 2015

Tigard teens hopes Twitter can save him from his final exam. He…

by Geoff Pursinger
Student post goes viral after betting teacher how many retweets ge could get This week, Craig Kaeding has one of the most famous faces at Tigard High School. Kaeding, 16, was looking for a way…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kwang 'Yunna' Yuan who has owned her coffee business, Cheer Me Up Coffee, for almost 10 years in Tualatin, has weeks to close her business.
January 22, 2015

A sad day for Cheer Me Up

by Caitlin Feldman
Independently owned Nyberg Rivers cafe will close its doors on Feb. 8 When Kwang “Yunna” Yuan bought Cheer Me Up Coffee 10 years ago, she thought it would be a good place to work. The storefront…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Andrea Geiger of Garden Home plants a snowberry shrub at Ibach Park during a tree planting event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
January 22, 2015

Rebuilding the natural habitat

by Caitlin Feldman
More than 200 volunteers planted 2,500 plants Monday morning in Ibach Park After walking through the mist and the mud, more than 200 people gathered on Monday morning to plant trees and shrubs…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Together strives to educate youth and parents about alcohol and drug use, and in September earned a $125,000 grant to help with their mission.
January 22, 2015

Tualatin Together actively working toward empowering youth

by Caitlin Feldman
The local nonprofit hopes to continue educating youth and parents on the risks of underage drug and alcohol use The focus of Tualatin Together has always been on youth, and after the nonprofit’s…
January 22, 2015

Tigard High School play "Two's a Crowd" to open in February

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High School’s spring play is getting ready for its big debut next month. “Two’s a Crowd” opens Feb. 12 at the Deb Fennell auditorium at the high school. Written by Douglas Parkhirst in…
Pacific Highway has long been known for its congestion, but finding a solution won't be a simple fix, City Coucnilors say.
January 22, 2015

Fixing Pacific Highway traffic is a regional problem, Council…

by Geoff Pursinger
While construction begins at Gaarde/McDonald St., city plans future projects to ease traffic on clogged highway How do you solve a problem like Pacific Highway? That was the question on the…
January 21, 2015

Tigard Police investigating fatal car crash on 99W

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are investigating after a woman was struck and killed by a tow truck while walking across Pacific Highway early Wednesday morning. According to Jim Wolf, a spokesman with the…
(Image is Clickable Link) The city's new website, which went online Tuesday, offers a more interactive approach to local government. '(The old website) didn't tell the city's story,' said Assistant City Manager Liz Newton.
January 20, 2015

New city website aims to tell city's story, Tigard officials say

by Geoff Pursinger
Residents logging onto the city’s website this week have likely noticed something different. On Tuesday, the city unveiled its new website, offering a sleeker design, and more mobile-friendly…
January 20, 2015

Nominations sought for Shining Stars community awards

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good men and women. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Chamber’s annual Shining Stars awards — the Chamber’s annual…

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Jan 16, 2015

Tigard liquor sellers caught in OLCC sting

by Geoff Pursinger
Two Tigard businesses sold alcohol to minors during a recent sting of local liquor sellers, according to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The OLCC and Tigard Police conducted a sting on 10…
Jan 22, 2015

Layoffs rise at shuttering Tigard plant

by Geoff Pursinger
Commercial Vehicle Group will begin laying off more than 100 people on Jan. 26. A Tigard company will begin laying off more than 100 people this week, after the company announced last year it…
Jan 15, 2015

County transportation issues focus of new advisory group

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County is looking for a dozen people who will help guide the county’s transportation planning process. Applications are due by Jan. 30 for the county’s Transportation Study Advisory…
Jan 15, 2015

County wants public ideas about its road/street safety projects

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County’s Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee is looking for public comments on its top road safety improvement candidates considered for funding next fiscal year.…
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Jan 15, 2015

Tigard man sentenced in Bald Peak sex abuse case

by Geoff Pursinger
A 23-year-old Tigard man will spent more than six years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a mentally challenged woman in Yamhill County. Philip Jurov, of Tigard, was found…
Jan 15, 2015

Kitzhaber details his plans and priorities for fourth term

by Peter Wong
Kitzhaber says he'll remain ambitious John Kitzhaber began his fourth and final term as governor on Monday with omens good and bad. The Democratic chief executive from Cedar Hills was re-elected…
Photo Credit: ADAM WICKHAM - Tamara Alva and Jill Warren are fighting to prevent a large apartment complex from being built on sensitive wetland in Metzger. Neighbors are concerned the project will impact flooding in other parts of town.
Jan 22, 2015

Neighbors question controversial apartment complex

by Geoff Pursinger
Proposed A+O Apartment needs city approval to build. Neighbors say plans are too risky Dozens of concerned neighbors packed a Tigard City Council meeting this week, concerned about a…
Miles Vance
Jan 15, 2015

New managing editor is looking ahead to great stories in the…

by Miles Vance
To all our valued readers in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood and the surrounding areas, let me begin with this — It's nice to meet you. Oh sure, I've met some of you before — a lot of you,…
Jan 15, 2015

December was good month for real estate sales

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland Realtors closed more deals in December than they had in the past nine years, according to a new RMLS report released Thursday morning. The regional listing service reported that closed…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Cameron Stanfill, a senior in the CE2 Program at Tigard High School, replenishes parts for a service truck at his internship at The Plumbers Inc. in Tigard.
Jan 15, 2015

Tigard students take care of business with program

by Geoff Pursinger
TTSD program offers work-experience for students who don't flourish in classroom setting When Cody LeClerc was in high school, he wasn’t exactly a straight-A student. The Tigard teen found it…




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