'This is just a new adventure'

'This is just a new adventure'

Erica Bruns sets sights on next step after losing part of her leg in a motorcycle crash It was...

Sheriff's deputy makes patroling his home a priority

Sheriff's deputy makes patroling his home a priority

Bull Mountain's Allen Pastori focuses on stopping speeders Allen Pastori’s commute...

Pioneer cemetery showcases Tigard's early history

Pioneer cemetery showcases Tigard's early history

Haunted or not, Sunset Pioneer Cemetery holds historic value Thousands of people drive by the...

The UPS Store  in Tigard offers new 3D printer to clients

The UPS Store in Tigard offers new 3D printer to clients

If you ask Skip Jensen, the future has come to Tigard. Whirring away in his small UPS Store off...

Election 2014: Read up about the candidates

Election 2014: Read up about the candidates

Not sure who to vote for? We've got you covered With the Nov. 4 election only a few weeks away,...

Tigard growlerie serves up a good time

Tigard growlerie serves up a good time

Tapphoria has 26 brews on tap as well as wine, ale, cider and kombucha Michael Westfall loves to...

One man's plan to fix downtown

One man's plan to fix downtown

Could a YMCA be the answer to Tigard's problems? If you ask Neal Brown, the most important...

Welcome to the haunted dollhouse

Welcome to the haunted dollhouse

Tualatin Youth Advisory Council is working hard to scare you, and their haunted house will be...

Pastor recalls couple killed in accident (along with their daughter) were loving parents

Pastor recalls couple killed in accident (along with their daughter) were loving parents

Memorial service planned for Sunday at Doubletree in Northeast Portland The parents who were...

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October 30, 2014

Tualatin sets tax rate for marijuana

by Caitlin Feldman
If voters approve Measure 91, city will take cut of pot sales With the Nov. 4 election deadline fast approaching, the Tualatin City Council adopted a final marijuana resolution before the…
October 30, 2014

Tualatin Pool remodel to be reworked

by Caitlin Feldman
Tigard Tualatin Aquatic District Board of Directors makes plans for Tualatin Pool remodel The Tigard Tualatin Aquatic District Board of Directors in May started looking at ways it could improve…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Reza Fouladian, 17, has already secured a job as chief technology officer of an online company, thanks to the work of Tigard High Schools Information Technology program
October 30, 2014

Having computer issues? Reza can help

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High student is ready to bail you out with your IT help. Reza Fouladian isn’t your typical 17-year-old. The Tigard High School senior has already secured his dream job as chief technology…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Wade Brooksby is running for re-election to his Position 3 seat on the Tualatin City Council.
October 29, 2014

Election 2014: Wade Brooksby seeks re-election to Tualatin City…

by Christina Lent
Position 3 incumbent responds to The Times' candidate survey Age: 52 Family: Married to Jodi, with three daughters: London, 19, attending college; and 12-year-old twins, Sydney and Britain,…
October 29, 2014

SolarWorld readies expansion plan announcement

by Kendra Hogue
Hillsboro’s SolarWorld Industries Americas will expand its U.S. manufacturing capacities, according to an Oct. 28 report in Bloomberg News. The story quoted SolarWorld Chief Executive Officer…
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October 29, 2014

Burglary suspect arrested in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard police arrested a man they say is responsible for two burglaries in Tigard this week. Ronald Lee Dickinson, Jr., 49, was arrested on Monday after police say he broke into two homes where…
October 27, 2014

Eleven vie for appointment to Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
Six of those also are running for election Nov. 4 Eleven residents have applied for a possible appointment to a seat on the Sherwood City Council. Naomi Belov, Anthony Bevel, Dean Boswell, Renee…
The Tigard Area Farmers Market has won a $73,000 grant to help low-income families eat healthier
October 27, 2014

Farmers Market wins grant to help low-income families

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard Area Farmers Market has landed a $73,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The grant, which was announced last week, is meant to improve access to healthy foods for low…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
October 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF KOIN LOCAL 6 - This tree crushed the garage in Lake Oswego, but no one was hurt during the High Wind Warning, Oct. 25, 2014
October 25, 2014

Fierce winds topple trees, sever power

by Pamplin Media Group
60,000 PGE customers without electricity Saturday afternoon High winds pummeling the Portland metropolitan area are causing downed trees and extensive power outages. Portland General Electric…

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Police found a handgun and loaded magazine in a car after Shaver's arrest, along with thousands of dollars in cash at his Tualatin apartment.
Oct 24, 2014

Tigard Police nab Elmer's Restaurant robbers

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police arrested two people in connection to a string of robberies across Tigard and King City in the past month. Police arrested Mark Anthony Shaver, 31, of Tualatin, and Hillary Nicole…
Oct 27, 2014

Fatal accident victim identied as Tualatin woman

by Jim Redden
The woman killed in a traffic crash on Tuesday in Southeast Portland has been identified as Flora Denby Novarra, 63, of Tualatin. The case remains under investigation and will be forwarded to…
Voters listen during Thursday's Candidate Forum at the Tigard Grange. The forum is the last before November 4's election.
Oct 24, 2014

Tigard candidates share common ground at forum

by Geoff Pursinger
City Council hopefuls agree Tigard needs more community spaces and events Candidates for Tigard City Council have been busy these last few weeks. Along with putting up campaign signs and…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Marty Moyer, left, wants her friend Jody Wiser and residents of Washington County to pay a $30 Vehicle Registration Fee for road maintenance, a fee Wiser does not support.
Oct 23, 2014

Fast 'frenemies' debate merits of road measure

by Kendra Hogue
Proposed vehicle registration fee prompts opposite opinions At a June 17 public hearing of the Washington County Board of Commissioners in Hillsboro, two women approached the panel to offer…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Photo radar vans are used in Beaverton and Portland, but Tigard has avoided the practice, although its one of only a handful of cities in the state allowed to run a program.
Oct 23, 2014

Tigard Police consider ticket to ride

by Geoff Pursinger
City doesn't employ enough officers to run a photo-radar program We’ve all seen them. The large white police vans, with mounted digital displays flashing our speed, sometimes with a quick flash…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Tigards Halloween Canine Costume Contest at Potso Dog Park kicks off this Saturday, rain or shine. The event is popular among dog owners and will be judged by Mayor John L. Cook and Rep. Margaret Doherty.
Oct 23, 2014

Dogs, kids partake in Halloween events in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Halloween is just around the corner, and there are plenty of fun events around the area to give young trick-or-treaters something fun to do. The fall festivities begin this weekend at Potso Dog…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Wil Hoskin and Duncan Ketel, both teachers at Mitch Charter school, walk though the school's garden. The water jug in the forefront is a solution for a greenhouse created by students.
Oct 23, 2014

Gardening for the future

by Caitlin Feldman
MITCH Charter School immerses its students into nature one project at a time An industrial park isn’t typically the first location that comes to mind when one thinks of a school, and it’s…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Legacy diabetes educator shows a patient how to monitor her diabetes. If someone is diagnosed with pre-diabetes, small changes in diet and exercise can lead to big results.
Oct 23, 2014

Better habits for better health

by Caitlin Feldman
Living a healthier life style can prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes, and it starts with getting educated Bad habits are hard to change. The trouble with this is that bad habits can lead to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - New Seasons employees and community members quite literally broke bread at the Nyberg Rivers store's grand opening Wednesday morning.
Oct 23, 2014

New Seasons Market opens at Nyberg Rivers

by Caitlin Feldman
Locally-owned grocery chain welcomes shoppers New Seasons Market, the final flagship tenant of Nyberg Rivers, opened its friendly doors on Wednesday in Tualatin. Having been a staple in the…
Oct 23, 2014

Vandal targets Ogden's yard signs

by Caitlin Feldman
Flyers degrading Tualatin's mayor were taped to signs When City Council President Monique Beikman saw a flyer taped to her neighbor’s “Vote for Lou Ogden” yard sign on Friday, Oct. 10, she…



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