Overcoming a hurdle to walk again

Overcoming a hurdle to walk again

With a leg refusing to heal, Erica Bruns undergoes surgery. This is the third part in an ongoing...

Author imagines a life with mastodons

Author imagines a life with mastodons

'I Wonder...' children's book provides glimpse into Tualatin's past When Ramona Merrill first saw...

Tigard Police take on the business beat

Tigard Police take on the business beat

They're the only unit of its kind in the country, a team of Tigard investigators is cracking down...

PCC totem pole gets new lease on life

PCC totem pole gets new lease on life

World renowned artist restores landmark on Sylvania campus Portland Community College has a...

Meridian Park receives a $5 million donation

Meridian Park receives a $5 million donation

TEC Equipment leader pledges funds for new building Standing outside of TEC Equipment in...

A place at the table, haven for rest

A place at the table, haven for rest

Rolling Hills Community Church makes impact with its Community Life Center Families, friends,...

Caring Closet calls for help

Caring Closet calls for help

Group seeks clothes for families and children in need High demand has left cupboards bare at the...

Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

New focus needed in light of Tigard, Tualatin votes Plans to build a new transit line from...

Our Table opens organic grocery store

Our Table opens organic grocery store

Cooperative store complements 60-acre farm operation in Sherwood Walking into the new Our Table...

Students donate computers to schools in Guatemala

Students donate computers to schools in Guatemala

Police union partners on technology gifts Students in Tigard High School's computer classes are...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
Google Fiber has delayed an announcement about whether or not the ultra-high-speed Internet will be coming to Portland and several neighboring cities. A decision is expected in early 2015.
December 18, 2014

Google Fiber delays decision on Portland-area expansion

by Geoff Pursinger
Don't pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. The Internet giant announced Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high-speed Internet and cable services…
Shambry
December 18, 2014

Tigard Police arrest armed robber

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police have arrested a man accused of robbing a Subway restaurant early Wednesday morning. Alexander Shambry, 24, of Tigard, faces second-degree robbery charges after police say he walked…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tualatin High School seniors Paige Spalding, Christie Coder and Andrew Hashberger pretend to stuff classmate Lars Bates in a bucket as Maria Cooley documents the moment on a cellphone to post on social media.
December 18, 2014

School district navigating a new age of harassment

by Caitlin Feldman
Anonymous accounts across TTSD target and harass peers and faculty A note is passed across a classroom with two columns: one for names, one for numbers. It’s a list of girls in the class with…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: GEOFF PURSINGER - Westside Christian High School basketball player Grant Shearer, 17, tours the schools new gymnasium, which should be completed by the end of the year. Westside plays Horizon Christian at the school on Jan. 6.
December 18, 2014

New gym means more than just athletics for Westside Christian

by Geoff Pursinger
From games to graduation, school will have place to gather Basketball players at Westside Christian High School are preparing for something they’ve never experienced before: A home-court…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ANGELA BOHLKE - Santa listens to the Christmas wishes during at stop at Community Partners For Affordable Housings annual holiday party.
December 18, 2014

Food, cookies and Santa abound at CPAH celebration

by Geoff Pursinger
CPAH celebrates the holidays with gifts, fun More than 100 people flocked to Colossae Church in Tigard on Tuesday night. They came from across Tigard, Beaverton and Southwest Portland. But they…
Rasmussen
December 16, 2014

Six arrested in prostitution sting

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County sheriff’s detectives arrested six men in a prostitution sting last week aimed at stopping human trafficking. On Thursday, Dec. 11, sheriff’s detectives and the FBI arrested…
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December 11, 2014

Locals arrested in online child-sex sting

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County deputies conducted a child-sex sting late last week and arrested men from Milwaukie, Oregon City and Tigard. Three suspects in online child-sexual-corruption charges include…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Aaron Ross of Portland has found a way to allow Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden to be himself on his talk show with a recurring theme: Meet Your City's Boss.
December 11, 2014

A web series that hits home

by Caitlin Feldman
'Meet Your City's Boss,' captures character of area mayors, including Lou Ogden and Denny Doyle On a 100-degree day this past spring, Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden, comedian Aaron Ross and a…
December 11, 2014

Tigard will see water bills increase

by Geoff Pursinger
Starting Jan. 1, 2015, residents in Tigard, Bull Mountain, King City and Durham can expect to see the fifth straight year of double-digit increases to their water bills. On Tuesday, the Tigard…

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Jane Schuster
Dec 11, 2014

A healthy reminder to eat (relatively) well

by Caitlin Feldman
Meridian Park diabetes program coordinator offers tips for holiday meals Right in the middle of the holiday season, most people have probably already had their fair share of carbohydrates and…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tim Esau went door-to-door in Tigard last year to put an anti-transit petition on the ballot in Tigard. Now, hes set his sights on all of Washington County.
Dec 09, 2014

Anti-light rail bill could head to county vote

by Geoff Pursinger
Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man who brought about sweeping changes in the way the city of Tigard handles light rail is at it…
Dec 09, 2014

Light-rail talk gets heated in Tualatin

by Caitlin Feldman
City ponders plan to define limits of voter-approved measure Whenever light rail is mentioned in the south metro area, it's likely to evoke some kind of discussion, and it's probably going to be…
Bill Middleton
Dec 08, 2014

Mayor pushes for measure that would require voter approval on…

by Ray Pitz
If sent to voters and approved, measure would kick in July 1, 2015 Sherwood Mayor Bill Middleton hopes to send voters a measure that would allow them to vote on future city fees and taxes.…
Krisanna Clark
Jan 01, 2015

State finds 'insufficient evidence' that mayor-elect made false…

by Ray Pitz
The Oregon Secretary of State receives letter that YMCA board members used 'board member' and 'board of trustee' designations interchangeably The Oregon Secretary of State’s Election Division…
Tigard Police plan additional enforcement on the roads through January to catch drunken drivers
Dec 05, 2014

Extra police planned through Jan. 1

by Geoff Pursinger
Five intoxicated drivers arrested Thanksgiving week Tigard Police arrested five intoxicated drivers in the past week, as part of a national campaign to stop impaired drivers from getting behind…
Dec 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Washington County is considering a major overhaul of its animal control ordinance.
Dec 04, 2014

County plans overhaul of animal control code

by Doug Burkhardt
Existing animal ordinances were written in 1985 A lot of things have changed since 1985, when Washington County approved its current animal control ordinance. With population growth and major…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Rev. Jim Wallace took over at Calvin Presbyterian Church earlier this year. Its a big move for Calvin, which has been without a head pastor for years.
Dec 04, 2014

Church looks to future with new pastor

by Geoff Pursinger
Rev. Jim Wallace hopes to expand membership, outreach When The Rev. Jim Wallace stepped off the plane at Portland International Airport last month, it was the first time he’d ever been to the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WCSO - JOE LOUIS DAVIS
Dec 04, 2014

Beaverton man held in Tuesday hit-and-run

by Geoff Pursinger
A Beaverton man was arrested Thursday evening in connection with the Tuesday afternoon hit-and-run that injured an 82-year-old man on Southwest Beef Bend Road. Joe Louis Davis, 42, was lodged in…




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