Coffee with a Cop shines light on community policing

Coffee with a Cop shines light on community policing

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Jeffrey Allen unveils new store in downtown Tigard

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Local grads turn boredom into viral video sensation

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End of an era for Sherwood tree

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Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Tualatin Crawfish Festival is back for the 64th time this weekend with some new events and plently of your recurring favorites.
July 31, 2014

The 64th Tualatin Crawfish Festival comes to town this weekend

by Caitlin Feldman
Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3, enjoy the festival like never before Last year, we were prepared to bid adieu to the Tualatin Crawfish Festival. But this year it's back for the 64th…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Stephanie Garcia Cruz, Kricia Ruano andm Daniela Ramirez Arroniz attended a Student Leadership Summit in Washinton, D.C. as part of their internship through Bank of America. The internship is eight weeks, paid and places recent high school grads with a local nonprofit, like Habitat for Humanity.
July 31, 2014

Tualatin grad builds foundation for the future

by Caitlin Feldman
2014 graduates complete Bank of America internships before heading to college Before she embarked on an internship through Bank of America’s Summer Leadership Program, 18-year-old Daniela…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Tonya Priestly (left) and Cheryl Fitzgerald (right) helped each other survive breast cancer through their friendship and support. The two women met through Sisters for Survivors, an organization Tonya started after her diagnosis.
July 31, 2014

Finding friendship through survival

by Caitlin Feldman
Tonya Priestley and Cheryl Fitzgerald form bond in cancer journey Cheryl Fitzgerald sat in her then 8-year-old son’s room for hours, listening to him breathe. Just listening. Listening.…
July 31, 2014

Man arrested, charged with theft in disappearance of over…

by Ray Pitz
Philip Greene accused of taking 114,000 pounds of metal for several years A 62-year old Newberg man was recently arrested and charged with several counts of theft in connection with the removal…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: TVF&R - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue officials say three cars were damaged and two destroyed after an afternoon fire in Tigard.
July 29, 2014

Update: TVF&R says Tigard fire was accidental

by The Times
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue investigators have determined the cause of a Tigard car fire on Tuesday that sent one man to the hospital and burned five vehicles. According to TVF&R the fire was…
July 31, 2014

Mask & Mirror concert set for August

by Geoff Pursinger
The Mask & Mirror Singers will be singing their hearts out next week, as part of a free concert and ice cream social at Calvin Presbyterian Church. The concert begins at 7p.m., Wednesday, Aug.…
July 26, 2014

Expect traffic delays on Scholls Ferry at Tile Flat Road on…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Travelers are encouraged to use alternate routes as crews complete paving project A contractor for Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation will perform paving work on…
by: FILE PHOTO - ODOT will record traffic patterns during rainy weather to determine what, if anything, caused several crashes on the overpass of Highway 217 earlier this year.
July 31, 2014

Signs, seal and cameras to be installed at Highway 217 flyover

by Geoff Pursinger
After several crashes were reported on the flyover, ODOT says it will do whatever it takes to fix the problem Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation say they will be putting up…
The Arab American Cultural Center of Oregon said that the current Israeli offensive in Gaza has left many in the community grieving and unable to celebrate next week's Mahrajan Arab Festival.
July 25, 2014

Arab-American group cancels yearly festival in light of Gaza…

by Geoff Pursinger
The Arab American Cultural Center of Oregon has canceled its annual festival at Portland Community College’s Sylvania campus. Organizers say it wasn’t right to celebrate while people were being…
July 24, 2014

Police seek help in Scholls Ferry Road stabbing

by Geoff Pursinger
A Beaverton man is in the hospital after he was stabbed several times in the back late Tuesday night. Beaverton Police were called to the 10300 block of Scholls Ferry Road at about 10:51 p.m.,…

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Alice Sumidas incredible life was documented in the 2004 children's book Music for Alice by Allen Say. Sumida, who turned 100 last week, said she has no signs of slowing down.
Jul 24, 2014

Alice Sumida learns to dance through history

by Geoff Pursinger
At 100, dancer says she focuses on good life, positive attitude Wearing a bright yellow, knee-length ball gown, Alice Sumida knows how to work the room. Nearly everyone at Edgewood Downs…
by: GEOFF PURSINGER - Alexander Leake, 27, is escorted to a police transport vehicle. Neighbors have said for months that Leake's home on Gentlewoods Drive was being used to sell heroin.
Jul 24, 2014

Officers raid home of suspected drug dealer

by Geoff Pursinger
Hundreds of syringes found and two suspects arrested Tigard Police arrested two people and detained more than a dozen others in an early morning raid Thursday on a suspected heroin trafficking…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Hollis Bascom moves a pallet of boxes at the new Walmart supercenter on Southwest Dartmouth Street in Tigard. Both the Tigard store and the larger Sherwood supercenter will open at 7:30 a.m., Aug. 13.
Jul 24, 2014

Walmart stores plan for August opening

by Geoff Pursinger
Sherwood and Tigard Walmarts open same day. This time next month, Southwest Washington County will be home to not one but two Walmart supercenters. The world’s largest retailer announced this…
by: FILE PHOTO - Tigard Police and the Tigard Breakfast Rotary will be hosting a bicycle safety fair at Tigard Burgerville on Saturday as a fundraiser for a new K-9 unit. Bring your bike and helmet to Burgerville from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jul 24, 2014

Police K-9 fundraiser passes halfway mark

by Geoff Pursinger
Burgerville will donate proceeds to new dog during bicycle safety fair on Saturday The Tigard Police Department is well on its way to securing the funding for a new police dog. Tigard Police and…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Suzi Smith will be conducting a film and TV acting camp with Anneliese Chapman at Horizon Christian High School.
Jul 24, 2014

Tualatin pair take a different approach to acting

by Caitlin Feldman
Suzi Smith never wanted to be an actress; Anneliese Chapman decided she wasn’t competitive enough to shoot for stardom. But the two knew the business, and wanted to help others find their way.…
Jul 24, 2014

Evidence suppression overturned by courts

by Caitlin Feldman
The Oregon Court of Appeals last week revisited an earlier judge’s decision in a driving under the influence of intoxicants case involving Tualatin resident Bethany Michel. The defendant was…
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Jul 23, 2014

Jury convicts Tualatin man of girlfriend's murder

by Caitlin Feldman
Lujar Philippo sentenced to 28 years in prison On June 22, 2012, Lujar Philippo stabbed his girlfriend Kiorinta Edmond to death on the lawn outside their Tualatin Meadows apartment. On Tuesday,…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp raises a point July 16 at a joint Tualatin-Wilsonville city council meeting on the future of Basalt Creek.
Jul 29, 2014

Visions for Basalt Creek differ

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville wants industrial land. Tualatin wants residential. The two cities must meet in the middle One thing is clear from the recent joint meeting between the Wilsonville and Tualatin city…
ODOT released this simulation of how the traffic signs will work, telling drivers on Highway 217 to slow down as congestion increases.
Jul 22, 2014

New variable speed signs make debut on Highway 217

by Geoff Pursinger
'ODOT RealTime' signs warn about congestion to stop drivers from hitting the brakes. Drivers along Highway 217 might notice something a little different about their commute home. The Oregon…
by: STATE OF OREGON - Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh
Jul 21, 2014

Former Gov. Atiyeh dies at 91

by Peter Wong
Led Oregon out of 1980s recession Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high…




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