Helping turn empty houses into vibrant homes

Helping turn empty houses into vibrant homes

With a low inventory this time of year, Community Warehouse in Tualatin needs more donations to...

Dads and daughters dance for memories

Dads and daughters dance for memories

With full participation and a substantial waiting list, the Snow Ball Daddy Daughter Dance looks...

Twality play carries on legacy with 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

Twality play carries on legacy with 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

Annual musical opens next week at Tigard High When Anne Muehleck was in eighth grade, she starred...

Jamal Tarhuni taken off 'No Fly List' according to Homeland Security

Jamal Tarhuni taken off 'No Fly List' according to Homeland Security

After years on the federal No-Fly List, a Tigard man is now able to take to the skies The letter...

'Peter Pan' comes to life at Tualatin High School

'Peter Pan' comes to life at Tualatin High School

In one of its biggest productions, TuHS presents the classic tale of never growing up, opening...

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Photo Credit: WCSO - Pouncey
March 03, 2015

Tigard murder suspect arraigned Tuesday, charged with killing…

by Geoff Pursinger
Orlando Pouncey was extradited to Oregon earlier this week. Orlando Pouncey, the Tigard man charged with murdering a Beaverton father outside his son’s home in January, was arraigned this week…
Photo Credit: ADAM WICKHAM - Jill Warren, right, and Tamara Alva, left, say that a planned apartment complex on Southwest Oak Street will cause flooding issues upstream. The Tigard City Council denied the project on Tuesday
March 03, 2015

Council denies wetland apartment complex

by Geoff Pursinger
Controversial apartments would have been built on protected wetland Tigard City Councilors shot down a plan to build a controversial apartment complex on wetlands near Metzger Elementary School…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dalton Christopher Newman reportedly robbed a 76 Gas Station in Tualatin after presenting a knife to the employee. He was last seen wearing a red, hooded sweatshirt like the one in this photo.
March 05, 2015

Armed Robbery in Tualatin on Sunday

by Caitlin Feldman
A former employee reportedly drew a knife and demanded cash at a 76 Gas Station Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Tualatin over the weekend. The robbery was reported on…
March 02, 2015

Man arrested after pleasuring himself in yard

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police have arrested a homeless man who officers say was caught masturbating in a residential neighborhood. Kevin Flot, 34, faces tresspassing and public indecency charges after he was…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin police investigate a robbery that occurred at Arby's in Tualatin on Saturday.
March 05, 2015

Burglary at Tualatin Arby's over the weekend

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin police are investigating the possibility of a link to other Arby's robberies The third in a string of Arby's Restaurant burglaries hit Tualatin on Saturday, Feb. 28. Tualatin Police…
Photo Credit: TVF&R - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews say a fire in a Tigard garage likely started from smoking marterials that were not properly disposed of.
March 02, 2015

Five escape Tigard house fire

by Geoff Pursinger
When firefighters arrived at the home on Wrightwood Court on Sunday, the garage was ablaze, the house was filled with smoke and one of the occupants was still inside. That was the scene Tualatin…
March 01, 2015

Tualatin man dies from gunshot wounds

by Pamplin Media Group
A 20-year-old Tualatin man shot early Saturday morning in Northeast Portland died Sunday morning. Portland police said Esteban “Steve” Del Cid died in a Portland hospital, where he was being…
(Image is Clickable Link) The Tigard-Tualatin School District is having its annual Kindergarten Roundup next week. Click here for a map of the school district's boundaries.
February 27, 2015

Kindergarten Roundup set for Tuesday in Tigard-Tualatin

by Geoff Pursinger
Parents in the Tigard-Tualatin School District, is your little one headed to kindergarten in the fall? Then be sure to check out the district’s kindergarten roundup, slated for Tuesday, March 3.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JESSIE LI - Everett Dalton, 18, plays guitar during a concert for 7-year-old Jair Bernal Guttierez. The concert raised more than $1,300 for Jair's family.
February 26, 2015

THS students put on concert for Sparrow Club child

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard elementary school student is one step closer to getting the help he needs thanks to the students at Tigard High School. Jair Bernal Gutierrez, 7, was born with a rare form of muscular…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This map shows where marijuana facilities will be allowed after all regulations are enacted. The bright yellow triangle represents the designated area.
February 26, 2015

Marijuana regulation agreements prove hazy

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin city councilors and mayor entered heated discussion about proposed weed rules on Monday A heated discussion lit up during the work session before Monday night’s City Council meeting in…

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Feb 26, 2015

Two seats open for Tigard-Tualatin School Board

by Geoff Pursinger
Two familiar faces have filed for the May 19 election for Tigard-Tualatin School Board. Jill Zurschmeide, an incumbent seeking her third term, and former opponent Terri Burnette are currently…
Holly Polivka, a member of the city's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and her 3½-year-old son Coby enjoy the equipment at Dirksen Nature Park.
Feb 26, 2015

Rotary Club donates fitness equipment to Dirksen Park

by Geoff Pursinger
$12,000 worth of work-out equipment unveiled last week Next time you’re out jogging, you might want to stop by Dirksen Nature Park. Last week, the Tigard Rotary Club unveiled $12,000 worth of…
Feb 26, 2015

Poll: 71% of voters favor November library levy

by Eric Apalategui
Telephone survey suggests most residents would support higher taxes for WCCLS services More than two-thirds of voters said they will probably support a larger Washington County Cooperative…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Beaverton STARS color guard rehearses with members of Southridge High Schools color guard before performing at the Tigard RhythmFest at Tigard High School.
Feb 26, 2015

Beaverton's 'STARS' attraction

by Eric Apalategui
Color guard team made up entirely of district special education students rocks the audience at Tigard's RhythmFest The cheers just kept building as the final color guard team performed its…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - Ejiro Isiorho, a Tigard podiatrist is working with the Oregon Podiatric Medical Association to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes to help the poor.
Feb 25, 2015

Tigard podiatrists collects shoes for the poor

by Geoff Pursinger
Do you have a pair of shoes that are too small? Out of style? Never looked right on you? Good news — we’ve got a place to dispose of them. Ejiro Isiorho, a Tigard podiatrist, is working with the…
Photo Credit: GEOFF PURSINGER - Andy Cartmill, a Washington County health educator, speaks to kids about the dangers of drug addiction at a marijuana forum at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Tuesday. The forum was designed to give kids and parents information about the dangers of drugs.
Feb 25, 2015

Tigard marijuana forum attracts hundreds

by Geoff Pursinger
As OLCC discusses regulations, Tigard forum tells kids to 'just say no' About 300 people packed St. Anthony Catholic Church on Tuesday night, but it wasn't for a sermon. It was to talk about…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Haggen employee hangs a sign at a newly converted store in Washington. Stores in Tigard and Sherwood will be converted in March, the company says.
Feb 19, 2015

Haggen takeover to begin in March, company says

by Geoff Pursinger
Five new stores in Tigard, Beaverton and Sherwood will be similar to Tualatin store Consider it an extreme makeover, supermarket edition. In March, several Albertsons supermarkets across the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Several TriMet bus lines will see schedule changes starting in March.
Feb 24, 2015

TriMet bus schedules to change March 1

by Geoff Pursinger
Bus riders be aware, changes are coming to your morning commute. Starting Sunday, March 1, TriMet will be changing the schedules of several Portland-area busses, including several that run…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Metro granted federal funding to assist the Safe Routes to School programs in Beaverton and Tigard, among other improvements to make it easier to get around without cars.
Feb 24, 2015

Grants will improve safety on routes to schools

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton School District, city of Tigard receive federal funding through Metro. Children in Beaverton and Tigard will get some additional help walking or biking to school safely thanks to new…




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