'Luckiest guy' gets a new lease on life

'Luckiest guy' gets a new lease on life

Steve Michaud isn't given to deep analysis or philosophizing about things that've happened, or...

Tigard's newest brewery taps into Farmer's Market scene

Tigard's newest brewery taps into Farmer's Market scene

Red Ox Brewing will set up kegs on July 20 and 27 The Tigard-Area Farmer’s Market has long...

Aunt Becky's special jam comes to Tualatin Farmers Market

Aunt Becky's special jam comes to Tualatin Farmers Market

Becky Morse followed a dream, and you can find her at the Tualatin Farmers Market Six years ago,...

A bike-washing machine in Sherwood? Oh, yeah!

A bike-washing machine in Sherwood? Oh, yeah!

The Hales family creates a unique bike washer at their home in Heron Ridge subdivision They say...

Main Street intersection to close for one week

Main Street intersection to close for one week

City assures, businesses will remain open Tigard commuters be aware: The city is shutting down...

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July 11, 2014

Bucket of tools causes fire in Tigard apartment

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews put out a kitchen fire in a Tigard apartment complex on Friday morning after a bucket of tools was left on a hot stove. According to Stefan Myers, a spokesman…
July 11, 2014

Safety town hall set for Thursday

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and State Rep. Margaret Doherty are teaming up for a special town hall next week to discuss public safety. The town hall, set for 7 p.m., Thursday,…
July 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Pam Benson stands in front of the Tigard Flea Market where shes been the manager for the past six years. The market closed its doors on Sunday, but Benson hopes to move the market to the Tigard Grange once a month
July 10, 2014

Tigard Flea Market closes doors

by Geoff Pursinger
The bright pink sign outside Tigard Flea Market the past few days says it all: “Lost our lease!” Plastered over the bazaar’s large storefront window is the message, “Many sales.” The Tigard Flea…
by: TIMES PHOTO: CAITLIN FELDMAN - Mary Ruiz, a Tualatin High School graduate, has always been concerned with social justice and equality. She is pursuing these issues through her studies at Mill College in Oakland, Calif.
July 10, 2014

Tualatin High grad works toward equality

by Caitlin Feldman
Mary Ruiz interns for U.S Rep. Earl Blumenauer, strives for social justice Public policy, social justice and equitable housing are just a few of the issues that keep 19-year-old Mary Ruiz up at…
Derek Glos
July 03, 2014

Glos dynasty continues at Vigilant

by Geoff Pursinger
Son of current president to take over in 2015 After searching across the country for its next president, a Tigard company has opted to hire the son of its current president. Derek Glos will take…
July 10, 2014

Tigard Rotary Club honors Jan Richardson

by The Times
The Tigard Rotary Club has named Jan Richardson its Rotarian of the Year. Richardson received the honor at the Rotary’s awards banquet on June 26. The award is given to Rotary members for…
July 09, 2014

Six new stores to roost at Bridgeport Village

by Geoff Pursinger
Officials at Bridgeport Village announced on Wednesday that six new tenants will be moving into the shopping center later this year. The news comes as Bridgeport’s parent company; CenterCal…
July 08, 2014

TTSD mental health programs saved

by Geoff Pursinger
Kaiser Permanente Northwest grant will connect students with support services and resources The Tigard-Tualatin School District for five years has helped students struggling with mental health…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden took a turn using a track hoe to help level Jiggles, which stood at Tualatin's entryway for 30 years.
July 07, 2014

Jiggles torn down to continue Nyberg Rivers construction

by Caitlin Feldman
After closing in June, the Jiggles building was leveled this morning to make room for three new restaurants A few weeks ago, we said goodbye to Jiggles. Earlier today, we said goodbye to the…

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by: LACEY JACOBY - Sarah Dougall gets transformed into a cat at the Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration at Tigard High School.
Jul 05, 2014

Tigard fireworks show goes off with a bang

by Geoff Pursinger
The Times' photographer Lacey Jacoby was at the Tigard Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration at Tigard High School on Friday, capturing all the fun. For more of Lacey's photos from…
by: TVF&R - Lt. Dale Johnson
Jul 04, 2014

Off-duty TVF&R lieutenant dies following kitesurfing accident

by Christina Lent
Fire chief says 'Dale Johnson was a good firefighter, a good lieutenant and a good man' A 49-year-old Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighter died Thursday afternoon following a kitesurfing…
by: TIMES PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Kids on all types of vehicles get to ride safely in the streets of King City's Edgewater on the Tualatin subdivision during the annual Fourth of July parade, which this year attracted at least 400 participants.
Jul 04, 2014

King City celebrates Fourth of July with patriotic parade

by BARBARA SHERMAN
Babies in strollers, tots on tricycles and bigger kids on two-wheelers, all decorated with red, white and blue streamers and balloons, filled the streets of the Edgewater on the Tualatin…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Discovery Day volunteers Dave Summers, left, and Richard Harrold help folks get into their kayaks and canoes on the Tualatin River.
Jul 03, 2014

Tualatin Riverkeepers celebrates 25 years of Discovery Days

by Caitlin Feldman
As far as rivers go, Tualatin’s stream isn’t exactly treacherous. It’s an easy-going, amiable river, one that doesn’t worry much about propelling floaters to their destinations. This makes it a…
Jul 03, 2014

Tigard veteran starts support group for chronic pain sufferers

by Geoff Pursinger
For Tigard veteran Tim Harless, living with chronic pain is nothing new. Harless has suffered from chronic pain since 2000. Surgerys did nothing for his pain and doctors recommended large…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Originally from Illinois, Lou Ogden, Tualatins mayor of 20 years, never had intentions to pursue political office.
Jul 03, 2014

Ogden eyes sixth term

by Caitlin Feldman
After 20 years as Tualatin's mayor, Lou Ogden wants at least four more Lou Ogden never had intentions of being mayor. He didn’t want to be in charge and didn’t know much about local politics. He…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Alberta Rider music teacher Amy McKean is packing a bag for Tanzania this summer after her classroom won UNICEFs first ever school challenge to raise funds.
Jul 03, 2014

Teacher heads to Africa for UNICEF tour

by Geoff Pursinger
Amy McKean is one of five in the nation to win trip to Tanzania For years, musician Amy McKean has been infatuated with the music of Africa. Next month she’ll be heading there in person. McKean,…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - ODOT officials have warned for months that drivers should slow down while crossing Interstate 5 onto Highway 217
Jul 03, 2014

ODOT finds no faults with troublesome flyover

by Geoff Pursinger
Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation say they are still working to determine the cause of several crashes on the overpass from Interstate 5 to Highway 217, and plan on adding…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lana Painter Cole
Jul 03, 2014

Sherwood chamber selects new executive director

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce has selected Lana Painter Cole as its newest executive director. Cole officially began her duties on Monday, replacing Nancy Bruton, who took a job in…
(Image is Clickable Link) Volunteers set up SheleterBox tents in Syria. The humanitarian group provides shelter and equipment to those involved in disasters.
Jul 03, 2014

Humanitarian work earns Sherwood man kudos from Obama

by Ray Pitz
Rob Lucke promotes, raises funds for disaster relief group Shelterbox Learning recently that he would be receiving an award from “the president,” Rob Lucke just naturally assumed it would be the…




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