Alice Sumida learns to dance through history

Alice Sumida learns to dance through history

At 100, dancer says she focuses on good life, positive attitude Wearing a bright yellow,...

Walmart stores plan for August opening

Walmart stores plan for August opening

Sherwood and Tigard Walmarts open same day. This time next month, Southwest Washington County...

Police K-9 fundraiser passes halfway mark

Police K-9 fundraiser passes halfway mark

Burgerville will donate proceeds to new dog during bicycle safety fair on Saturday The Tigard...

Tualatin pair take a different approach to acting

Tualatin pair take a different approach to acting

Suzi Smith never wanted to be an actress; Anneliese Chapman decided she wasn’t competitive...

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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.
July 24, 2014

Update: SWAT raid home of suspected drug dealer

by Geoff Pursinger
Hundreds of syringes found, two arrested. Tigard Police have arrested two people and detained more than a dozen others in an early morning raid on a suspected heroin trafficking operation,…
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.,…
July 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…
Philippo
July 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,…
ODOT released this simulation of how the traffic signs will work, telling drivers on Highway 217 to slow down as congestion increases.
July 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
July 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…
The Times' Sports Editor Dan Brood brought home an award from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for this photo of Sherwood junior Hunter Pfefferkorn after the Bowmen won the 4 x 400 relay at the Class 5A State Track and Field Championships.
July 24, 2014

Times brings home awards from state newspaper association

by Geoff Pursinger
The Times has earned several awards in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including an award for general excellence. The ONPA's annual awards are the…
July 21, 2014

Training through experience

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin's Daniel Lacy hopes to fill need in the automotive training industry Daniel Lacy was struck by an idea 15 years ago. He wanted to figure out a way to provide mechanical training and…
The Tigard company opened its first store at Washington Square earlier this year.
July 18, 2014

Young Art to open in Bridgeport

by Geoff Pursinger
Just a week after Bridgeport Village announced that it would be opening six new stores this fall, the outdoor shopping mall has landed another tenant. Young Art Lessons, a children's art store…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Beaverton resident and military veteran Robert Gustafson stands by the U.S. flag in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3452 building in Tualatin. Gustafson is the second Save Our Veterans patient to have complimentary surgery since the program kicked off in early July.
July 17, 2014

Tualatin clinic takes load off veteran's shoulders with surgery

by Shannon O. Wells
While serving as a fixed-wing crew chief in the U.S. Army in the jungles of Vietnam, Robert Gustafson dodged enemy rockets for two years without suffering serious injury. While walking down the…

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by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Aleiah Barnes, 8, and her sister, Ileiza, 11, race down their King City neighborhood in soap box derby cars. The sport, which began during the Great Depression, is still going strong with its national championships next week in Akron, Ohio.
Jul 17, 2014

King City girls feel the pull of soap box derby

by Geoff Pursinger
Soap box derby cars don't have engines, but they do have 70 years of racing tradition under their belt Ileiza Barnes and her sister Aleiah are still years away from taking their driving test at…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dave Whitcher, who teaches math at Twality Middle School, is raising money to transform his songwriting hobby into something more. Whitcher is known for his MegaMath songs, which teach kids about math terminology
Jul 17, 2014

Math teacher taps into tunes with Kickstarter campaign

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard math teacher hopes crowdfunding will take music project to next level Dave Whitcher is not a great singer, or so the Twality Middle School teacher says in his online video. He sees…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - When Jim Balsiger went into cardiac arrest in February, doctors didnt think he would pull through. On Monday, he met with the men and women who saved his life.
Jul 17, 2014

Heart attack survivor reunites with CPR heroes

by Geoff Pursinger
Jim Balsiger is alive because his daughter didn't hesitate A Tigard man was reunited Monday with the men and women who saved his life after he nearly died of cardiac arrest at his home during…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Demolition on the Tualatin City Council Building began last Thursday, July 10. The building was torn down to make way for the extension of Seneca Street into Nyberg Rivers.
Jul 17, 2014

Crews tear down Tualatin City Council Building to clear space…

by Caitlin Feldman
After four decades of existence and several months of vacancy, Tualatin’s City Council Building was torn down last week in preparation for the Southwest Seneca Street extension. The go ahead to…
Jul 17, 2014

ArtSplash returns for its 19th year

by Caitlin Feldman
Head to the Tualatin Commons to see and buy art from 39 artists The 19th annual ArtSplash Art Show and Sale hits the Tualatin Commons this weekend. Featuring 39 Pacific Northwest artists,…
Jul 17, 2014

New Seasons steps up to sponsor Crawfish Festival

by Caitlin Feldman
Market's 14th location coming to Nyberg Rivers, finding ways to give back The Tualatin Crawfish Festival has been through a lot in the past year. First, was an announcement it would not…
by: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Calli Luikart, 17, and Mark Toda, 18, took 10th and 4th place, respectively, at the Future Business Leaders of America national competition in Nashville. Luikart is a rising senior at Tualatin High School and Toda, a Tualatin high school graduate, will attend University of Washington in the fall.
Jul 17, 2014

Meet the next leaders in business

by Caitlin Feldman
Two TuHS students placed in the top 10 at Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference When you think of outgoing high school students and extracurriculars, accounting might…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Looking down from the home stands Tuesday at Southridge High School, visitors can see the transformation taking place around the football field and track as the Community Plaza project moves steadily forward.
Jul 17, 2014

Southridge Community Plaza takes shape

by Christina Lent
Final funding push to raise $20,000 is underway, and you can help Jeff and Kim Keller were blown away by the progress as they entered the Southridge High School construction zone for the new…
by: CREDIT: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP:  JOHN SCHRAG - This 1938 Alfa Romeo got a lot of attention Saturday morning on Main Street Forest Grove, where a parade of classic cars set out for a Vineyard Driving Tour as part of the weekend festivities surrounding the  Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance.
Jul 19, 2014

Classic cars converge in Oregon

by John Schrag
You can see more than 300 stunning automobiles in Forest Grove on Sunday If you see some head-turning cars around the Portland area this weekend, don’t be surprised. The Forest Grove Concours…
Hilliker
Jul 17, 2014

Woman arrested after children found alone on road

by The Times
Mother faces mistreatment charges after toddlers wandered away from Sherwood home Sherwood Police have arrested a woman after her two small children were left wandering on the side of the road…




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