Tualatin family joins Tour de Cure to fundraise for diabetes research

Tualatin family joins Tour de Cure to fundraise for diabetes research

With a diabetic father and daughter, the Johnsons will participate in the event for the eighth...

After decades of teaching driver's  education, Ron Dyer says goodbye

After decades of teaching driver's education, Ron Dyer says goodbye

After more than 30 years in the passenger seat, Ron Dyer is driving off into the sunset. This...

New sculpture pays tribute to native peoples

New sculpture pays tribute to native peoples

Art installation is part of efforts by the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership to mitigate the...

Times bring home gold at 2015 ONPA awards

Times bring home gold at 2015 ONPA awards

The Times brought home more than a dozen awards this week in the annual competition of the Oregon...

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - TVF&R crews worked to put out two brush fires at the same location near Tualatin on Monday.
July 27, 2015

Fires near Tualatin contained, none injured

by Caitlin Feldman
TVF&R crews were called out twice to the same unincorporated Washington County location Monday None were injured in two brush fires that ignited at the same location near Tualatin on Monday, and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue brush rig sits among some of the ground that burned during a Monday fire near the Tigard Sand & Gravel Quarry in Tualatin.
July 27, 2015

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews battle brush fire in Tualatin

by The Times
The fire, near the Tigard Sand & Gravel Quarry, consumes 3-5 acres Fire season is here, and in this case, "here" is Tualatin. At 11:24 a.m. Monday, firefighters were dispatched to deal with a…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Team Tegan - Tualatin's Johnson family (from left) Connor, Brian, Teagan and Mick - helped publicize and support the Tour de Cure to benefit diabetes research and support.
July 27, 2015

Tour De Cure raises nearly $400,000 to help stop diabetes

by The Times
The event in Hillsboro featured nearly 500 riders, volunteers Saturday's weather may have been disagreeable, but the 500+ riders and volunteers who took part in the American Diabetes…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ladrue V. Cramer died Thursday after he lost control of his pickup truck and landed in a creek below Highway 18 in rural Lincoln County.
July 24, 2015

Sherwood man dies in crash near coast

by The Times
A 76-year-old Sherwood man died Thursday afternoon when his pickup truck lost control and went over a steep embankment in Lincoln County. Ladrue V. Cramer was pronounced dead at the scene of the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A car driven by Portland resident Elliot James Keitges was finally stopped after police deployed spike strips.
July 24, 2015

Impaired man arrested after long pursuit begins on Scholls Ferry…

by Eric Apalategui
Police officers from two agencies finally caught an impaired driver who was recklessly making his way from Beaverton to Portland early Thursday. A citizen called police shortly after 3:30 a.m.…
July 24, 2015

Sherwood hires city attorney

by The Times
Josh Soper will begin Aug. 10 to complete switch to in-house legal services. The Sherwood City Council has named Josh Soper as the new city attorney after a three-month recruitment process.…
Capital One
July 23, 2015

Tigard's largest employer Capital One to close doors by year's…

by Geoff Pursinger
One of Tigard's largest employers announced this week that it will close its doors by the end of the year. Capital One, which has operated a call center on Southwest 69th Avenue since 2012, told…
Baldwin
July 23, 2015

Tigard Police assist in arrest of New Mexico fugitive

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard's newest K-9 officer Diesel nabbed his first bad guy on July 22 Diesel, Tigard’s newest K-9 officer, has been on the beat for less than a month, but he’s already snagged his first bad…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Art Barry, an 82-year-old Tualatin resident, had this wood shop built after he retired at age 70.
July 23, 2015

Tualatin artist showcases craft at ArtSplash

by Caitlin Feldman
Art Barry has been woodworking for years, and will display and sell some of his creations this weekend at Tualatin's annual event The smell of sawdust seeps out of the room above Art Barry’s…
July 23, 2015

New dispensary to open this fall along Pacific Highway

by Barbara Sherman
A new medical marijuana dispensary will open this fall in the location of the former Lil Brick Deli on Pacific Highway just north of Southwest Fischer Road. While the property is surrounded by…

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Jul 23, 2015

Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: July 14-21

by Geoff Pursinger
TIGARD The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between July 14 and 21: Criminal trespass — 1; warrants — 7; theft — 7; assault — 1; hit and run — 1; child neglect — 1; identity theft —…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Pictured during last year's SHOC Foundation Walk & Run is this years keynote speaker Tami Ward, daughter, Maggie, 14, son, Henry, 17, husband, Chris, and Zachary McKnight, 13.
Jul 23, 2015

Tigard woman to speak at SHOC Foundation Walk & Run in Gladstone

by Ellen Spitaleri
Tami Ward to talk about surviving ovarian cancer at 11th annual event For ovarian cancer survivor and Tigard resident Tami Ward, the fight to find a cure for the disease is personal. That’s why…
Jul 23, 2015

Micropaving projects coming to Washington County

by The Times
Micro-surface paving will begin Tuesday on several county roads. Preparation work, including vegetation trimming and striping removal began on Monday. Work hours for both the preparation and…
TIMES PHOTO: GEOFF PURSINGER - Crews are building new gateway entrances to Southwest Main Street, which will include a 16-foot-tall pink petal sculpture.
Jul 23, 2015

Public art (finally) underway on Main

by Geoff Pursinger
Construction should finish by Tigard Street Fair, Sept. 12 After years of anticipation, Tigard will be getting its first large-scale public art project. And it’s getting it sooner than many…
FILE PHOTO - Haggen took over more than 100 stores across the country this year, but Albertsons says it still owes millions and is refusing to pay.
Jul 22, 2015

Albertsons sues Haggen over lack of payment

by Geoff Pursinger
Chain bought 38 stores, but never paid for them, lawsuit claims When Haggen Food and Pharmacy took over Albertsons stores across the state earlier this year, they said that the transition would…
Jul 22, 2015

North Dakota Street bridge re-opened

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard motorists can breathe a sigh of relief on their way home from work tonight. City crews have re-opened the North Dakota Street Bridge after it was closed for more than a month due to…
Metro
Jul 21, 2015

Bull Mountain Park among those awarded Metro grants

by Miles Vance
Metro gives the future park $126,000 for development Partnership was the theme on July 9 as the Metro Council approved a new round of grants to boost residents' access to nature, the latest…
Tigard Farmers Market
Jul 21, 2015

Tigard Farmers Market helps fight hunger with food drive

by Missi Jarrar
The Tualatin Valley Gleaners will also help with the project Normally, the Tigard Area Farmers Market feeds others, providing the best in fresh, local produce to area residents. But this week,…
Jul 21, 2015

Sherwood police officer assaulted in Safeway parking lot

by Geoff Pursinger
Sherwood Police arrested a man after he allegedly struck a police officer in a Safeway parking lot on Monday afternoon. Police were called to Safeway, 20685 S.W. Roy Rogers Road, at about 1:45…
Jul 17, 2015

Sprinkler extinguishes fire on Roy Rogers Road

by Geoff Pursinger
Fire investigators are looking into what caused an apartment building along Roy Rogers Road to catch fire, Thursday evening. Firefighters were called to 20512 S.W. Roy Rogers Road, in Sherwood,…




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