Tualatin's summer concerts come to end with a Big Night Out

Tualatin's summer concerts come to end with a Big Night Out

Rain and wind stayed away Friday night long enough for Big Night Out to rock Tualatin’s...

Sen. Ron Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum

Sen. Ron Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum

Senator touts 'trade done right,' argues for transportation bill, Scoggins Dam upgrades When it...

Tualatin teens make local library go during summer months

Tualatin teens make local library go during summer months

A select group of teens volunteer countless hours As summer winds down and school looms on the...

It's playtime for the Chelsea Hicks Foundation

It's playtime for the Chelsea Hicks Foundation

Tigard's Alison and Jason Hicks turn tragic loss into foundation devoted to imagination and fun ...

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters do their part to tackle wildfires

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters do their part to tackle wildfires

Local firefighters battle fires in locales across the state When Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue...

Art Walk takes its last lap at Bridgeport Village

Art Walk takes its last lap at Bridgeport Village

Organizer: Event to return, in modified form, next year Art Walk Tuesdays at Bridgeport Village...

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FILE - Haggen expanded rapidly over the past year, purchasing some 146 stores from Albertsons and Safeway throughout the West Coast in order to ease a merger between those two companies. But Albertsons and Haggen are now suing one another over alleged wrongdoings during the deal.
September 01, 2015

Haggen suing Albertsons for over $1 billlion

by Times news staff
Bellingham grocer claims Albertsons lied in leadup to store sales An unusual business deal between two Pacific Northwest supermarket chains took another turn for the strange on Tuesday as the…
September 01, 2015

Explore Downtown Tigard Street Fair returns to Main Street on…

by Geoff Pursinger
Mark your calendars, the Explore Downtown Tigard Street Fair returns to Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 12. The annual one-day festival stretches through much of downtown and offers something for…
COURTESY OF THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - Angela Wallace of Sherwood sits on the Pumice Plain (on the north side of Mount St. Helens) during an activity on Aug. 4.
September 01, 2015

Tigard girl among those who attend unique Mount St. Helens camp

by Ray Pitz
Tigard's Victoria Levin and Angela Wallace of Sherwood both enjoy program Two girls, one from Tigard and one from Sherwood, were among 20 girls from Washington and Oregon to participate in this…
September 01, 2015

Tigard Street Heritage Trail gets major makeover, plans for…

by Geoff Pursinger
Heritage Street Trail could include dog park, BMX track, if funding permits An unofficial trail through Tigard’s downtown is finally getting some tender love and care from the city. For years,…
COURTESY OF THE CITY OF TIGARD - A chart shows how even as the Tigard Water Service Area's population grew from 2005 to 2014, the amount of water used in a day by the average resident decreased.
September 01, 2015

Tigard touts success in water conservation effort

by Mark Miller
City: Water consumption per service area resident has fallen since 2005 Many parts of the country are continuing to struggle with record periods of drought. The city of Tigard is doing something…
September 01, 2015

Tualatin community plan to be unveiled Sept. 17

by Mark Miller
Plan due to judges in November as part of America's Best Communities contest Tualatin's bid to win the America's Best Communities competition will take another step forward this month when its…
FILE - A view of Basalt Creek, an area of undeveloped land between Tualatin and Wilsonville, on the corner of Southwest Greenhill Lane and Southwest Boones Ferry Road.
August 31, 2015

Basalt Creek joint work session canceled

by Mark Miller
'Postponement' agreed, with new date TBD For now, an answer on just how to divide the Basalt Creek area is not forthcoming. Tualatin and Wilsonville city officials canceled a joint council work…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Concertgoers at the Tualatin Commons dance Friday night as the band Big Night Out performs the last show in this year's 'Concerts on the Commons' series.
August 31, 2015

Tualatin dances into the night at last summer concert of the year

by Mark Miller
'Concerts on the Commons' completes its 18th year With the end of August came the last in Tualatin's annual Concerts on the Commons series of outdoor music events on Friday. The Big Night Out…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Mallory Matheson of Tigard checks one of the large stencils on the mural shes completing for her National Honor Society project.
August 30, 2015

Tigard teen Mallory Matheson asks 'Before I die I want to ...

by Miles Vance
Matheson's senior National Honor Society project asks locals a big question It's not every day that a teenager asks you to consider your mortality. Indeed, it's not every teenager who even knows…
Moore
August 27, 2015

Las Vegas Police explain shooting Tigard man

by Geoff Pursinger
Police claim Anthony Moore was high when he pulled a gun on officers at Rio hotel More information has come to light about what happened after a former Tigard resident was shot by police in a…

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Aug 27, 2015

Majority on Tualatin council unwilling to consider changing…

by Mark Miller
Bubenik, Davis, Truax fail to get support for proposed forum Four months after quietly adopting an elections ordinance without public input, a majority of Tualatin city councilors were still…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The cities of Tigard and Tualatin are - as of now - taking very different approaches to their regulation of legal marijuana sales.
Aug 26, 2015

Tigard, Tualatin consider different pot pathways

by Geoff Pursinger and Mark Miller
Tualatin considers ban on marijuana while Tigard allows for early sales Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em? That’s the question on the mind of city leaders all over the state this week as they grapple…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - My New Red Shoes is providing  new, never-been-worn pairs of shoes for more than 490 students across the Portland area this week, ahead of the first day of school.
Aug 26, 2015

My New Red Shoes helping homeless children

by Geoff Pursinger
The group offers clothes, shoes for school's first day If you’ve spoken with Tigard resident Kim Marshall lately, she’s likely brought up “my new red shoes.” She talks about them a lot. But…
Aug 26, 2015

THS, TuHS prepare for later start time this fall

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard and Tualatin high schools will start 15 minutes later, cut 'late start' days. If you’re a student at Tigard or Tualatin high school, we have good news. The Tigard-Tualatin School District…
Aug 26, 2015

Party to celebrate summer reading in Tualatin

by Mark Miller
Live music, refreshments at Martinazzi Avenue library The Tualatin Public Library is wrapping up its summer reading program by throwing an all-ages party on Sunday. From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Four Beaverton Boy Scouts, front left, Jacob Ingalls, Hamilton Beard, Kyle Blaich and Leon Mosley, recently received their Eagle Scout badge, the highest honor in Scouting.
Aug 26, 2015

Two area Boy Scouts complete Eagle Scout projects in Tigard

by Ray Pitz
The Boy Scouts are in action in Tigard. Out of a group of four Beaverton boys who were recently honored for their efforts in attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award given in Boy…
COURTESY - Boundary Option 3 for the Basalt Creek area, as presented with this map at a Monday work session of the Tualatin City Council, would give Wilsonville the land south of the red dashed line and Tualatin the land north of it.
Aug 25, 2015

Third option for Basalt Creek division discussed at Tualatin…

by Mark Miller
Tonquin Road mooted as partial boundary With the first two options for dividing up the area known as Basalt Creek between Tualatin and Wilsonville — an area both cities want to develop —…
Southwest Corridor
Aug 24, 2015

Mayor Lou Ogden all but rules out downtown Tualatin station for…

by Mark Miller
Cost would be 'more than is feasible to fund,' mayor says Metro's beleaguered Southwest Corridor project hit another curb Monday evening when Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden announced that his city’s…
COURTESY OF PAUL HENNON - Construction workers put down concrete footings for the section of the Greenway Trail under construction beneath Interstate 5 in Tualatin.
Aug 24, 2015

First concrete poured in Greenway Trail project

by Mark Miller
Crews construct footings as Tualatin moves toward gap completion The Tualatin River Greenway Trail Gap Completion Project is a concrete reality as of Monday. Several months of work are still…
Aug 22, 2015

Smoky haze prompts calls to 911

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County fire departments have received several calls about smokey haze around the Portland area. It appears that winds have pushed smoke from wildfires in Eastern Oregon toward…



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