Kitzhaber launches new school year at TTSD

Kitzhaber launches new school year at TTSD

Tuesday marked the first day of school in Tigard-Tualatin, and Gov. John Kitzhaber was ready for...

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

SHERWOOD — The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comment on a...

All in a  day's work for Tigard parks workers

All in a day's work for Tigard parks workers

Crews tame viney invaders at Dirksen Nature Park There’s something sinister going on in...

Tigard-area church offers music to lift the soul and heart of Beaverton writer

Tigard-area church offers music to lift the soul and heart of Beaverton writer

Meadow Springs Community Church grants woman's wish to hear her songs performed. Last Sunday was...

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September 04, 2014

Tigard Police search for armed robbers

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are looking for three men involved in an attempted armed robbery on Tuesday afternoon. According to Tigard Police spokesman Jim Wolf, a man in the 16000 block of Friendly Lane…
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August 29, 2014

Second jail employee pleads not guilty in misconduct case

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County Jail technician Brett Lindsey Robinson pleaded not guilty to sexual misconduct with an inmate at her arraignment Friday morning, Aug. 29. An indictment released Friday outlined…
Roddy Piper, right, poses with Rocket Fizz co-founder Robert Poweel and bottles of the 'All Out of Bubble Gum' soda. Piper will be at Progress Ridge on Saturday signing bottles of the soft drink.
August 29, 2014

Rowdy Roddy Piper turns movie role into soft drink

by Geoff Pursinger
The professional wrestler has been turned into a G.I. Joe action figure, a comic book superhero, and now a soft drink. It’s not often that fans of professional wrestling, novelty soft drinks and…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
August 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Frankie Wiseman helps her daughter Logan Bomgardner find scissors during a back-to-school backpack giveaway on Monday hosted by Community Partners for Affordable Housing.
August 28, 2014

CPAH gets families ready for school with backpack giveaway

by Geoff Pursinger
A line of people stretched out the doors of Greenburg Oaks’ community room on Monday, as families across Tigard and Southwest Portland waited to pick up some back-to-school supplies for their…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Erik Gottschalk, vice president of operations at Pacific Natural Foods, guides a tour of the companys Tualatin Plant where soy beans are ground up and blending stations are located.
August 28, 2014

Company maximizes sustainability practices

by Caitlin Feldman
Pacific Natural Foods pulls out all the stops in effort to minimize waste Sustainability has a broad definition. Depending on who you talk to, recycling and composting might be the bottom line.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Fifteen students attended a 'wearable tech' workshop at Portland Community College's Sylvania campus last week, where they learned how to combine clothing and accessories with technology.
August 28, 2014

Students learn about attainable technology

by Caitlin Feldman
15 students learn to combine technology and fashion in a PCC Sylvania workshop Engineers. Programmers. Designers. Creators of products. Makers of things. Inventors of solutions. These are a few…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: JASON BARKER - Jason Barker brews beer made from purified sewage effluent mixed with Tualatin River water in his cramped Hillsboro garage, near a refrigerator bearing the bumpersticker I Brew, Therefore I Am.
August 28, 2014

Never fear, river beer is crystal clear

by Kendra Hogue
Judges to taste brewers' concoctions made from former sewage effluent Portland-area beer drinkers rarely bat an eye at the unorthodox flavors dreamed up by local home brewers. Chocolate Stout?…
August 28, 2014

Political hopefuls crowd Sherwood ballot

by Ray Pitz
Two file for mayor and 11 candidates eye council seats Two Sherwood city councilors are running for mayor. They are joined by 11 candidates who hope to secure one of three available seats on the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - By fall 2016, a new boat launch at Farmington Road and River Road will provide paddlers with a new entry point along the Tualatin River.
August 28, 2014

Accessing the Tualatin River launch by launch

by Caitlin Feldman
Metro secures grant to build new boat launch at Farmington and River roads by fall 2016 The Tualatin River is defined by meandering waters, quiet wildlife and whispering woods. Flanked in spots…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Construction has begun on Oleson Road for the new Scandinavian Heritage Foundatrion Cultural Center in Garden Home.
Aug 28, 2014

Project replaces Scandinavian Foundation cottage with cultural…

by Shannon O. Wells
Garden Home facility to double space for special events Those used to seeing the old cottage housing the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation headquarters on Southwest Oleson Road may be alarmed by…
Aug 28, 2014

NerdWallet.com lists Sherwood as No. 6 on list 'cities on the…

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood has once again made a list highlighting its virtues, landing in a top-10 listing of Oregon “cities on the rise,” according to NerdWallet.com. The personal finance website places…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Buddy, a 6-year-old daschund, announced on Tuesday that he was running as a write-in candidate for Tualatin mayor.
Aug 26, 2014

Tualatin mayor's race faces 'ruff' challenger

by Geoff Pursinger
A dog is running for mayor of Tualatin. Yes, you read that correctly. In an email statement released Tuesday, a 6-year-old dachshund named Buddy announced his candidacy for the mayor’s race in…
Photo Credit: JAIME VALDEZ - A thirsty canine drinks from a dog-sized water fountain at Ash Avenue Dog Park in Tigard in 2011. The park is to be moved to a new site across the street sometime next year.
Aug 26, 2014

City to move Ash Avenue Dog Park

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard officials plan to build apartment complex on park site. Park to be moved across the street. The city of Tigard has plans to move a popular dog park in downtown to make way for a new…
Aug 21, 2014

Escalator severs toddler's finger at Washington Square mall

by Geoff Pursinger
Authorities discovered a faulty safety switch on an escalator at Washington Square mall, which severed a 2-year-old boy’s fingers last week, but say it likely had little to do with the accident.…
Tigard Mayor John L. Cook takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug 21, 2014

Tigard Mayor takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Mayor John L. Cook took a few minutes out of his vacation, Thursday, to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral marketing campaign to raise money to cure Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,…
Aug 21, 2014

Police investigate Tigard stabbing

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are investigating after two men were stabbed at an apartment complex early Wednesday morning. At about 3:30 a.m., Aug. 20, police were called to Park Place Apartments, 11555 S.W.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Barb Zahler opened a small library outside her Bull Mountain home earlier this year. The library is part of the Little Free Library program, which has spread all over the world since it began in 2009
Aug 21, 2014

It's take a book, leave a book at little libraries across town

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard and Tualatin are latest to launch Little Free Libraries, small book boxes in neighborhoods all over town Barbara Zahler loves libraries. As a girl growing up in North Portland, Zahler had…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Protestors march near the new Walmart on Southwest Dartmouth Street. The supercenter opened on Wednesday, despite opposition from groups like Tigard First!
Aug 21, 2014

Protesters hold 'race to the bottom'

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard First lost battle, but members say fight to keep big-box stores out continues Steve Bintliff is a man of his word. Days after the 138,000-square-foot Walmart supercenter opened on…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jan Guinta recently decided to run against incumbent Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden.
Aug 21, 2014

Challenger emerges in race for Tualatin mayor

by Caitlin Feldman
Jan Giunta steps up to challenge Mayor Lou Ogden for Tualatin's top job Jan Giunta never had intentions of running for mayor — she never really had intentions of being involved in politics at…



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