Meet Tualatin's new librarian, Jerianne Thompson

Meet Tualatin's new librarian, Jerianne Thompson

The Times sat down with the new manager of the Tualatin Public Library to talk books, her new...

Tigard's First Citizen is Thomas Murphy

Tigard's First Citizen is Thomas Murphy

Chamber honors transit advocate, lawyer with Shining Star award When Thomas Murphy got the call...

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The 'truth' about lying

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Police arrest alleged arsonist

Police arrest alleged arsonist

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TTSD expects $4.4 million in extra cash next year

TTSD expects $4.4 million in extra cash next year

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Two Kilts brings home a gold for its Scottish Ale

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Elmo Studd's Building Supplies closed its doors in 2011, but the empty lumber yard will soon become home to the city's first rock climbing gym.
April 15, 2014

Elmo Studds to become new rock climbing gym

by Geoff Pursinger
Circuit Bouldering Gym plans to open third location in Tigard Changes are on the horizon for the long dormant Elmo Studd’s Building Supplies site on Southwest Durham Road. The lumber yard and…
April 15, 2014

City to extend ban on marijuana dispensaries

by Geoff Pursinger
Ban would reach until May 2015 The city of Tigard is expected to approve a plan next week that would extend its moratorium against medical marijuana dispensaries from opening inside city limits.…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Clark
April 14, 2014

Krisanna Clark throws hat in Sherwood mayoral ring

by Ray Pitz
City councilor was elected in 2010 Sherwood City Council member Krisanna Clark announced her intent to run for mayor in the November election. Clark made the announcement Monday morning in a…
by: SUBMITTED - Synergy dancers perform at the state competition on Saturday, April 5. The team brought home the state championship in the large middle school division.
April 17, 2014

Synergy Dance team wins state championship

by Geoff Pursinger
The girls are at it again. Synergy Dance Team, a group comprised of dancers from Twality, Hazelbrook and Fowler middle schools, brought home a first-place trophy from the Oregon Junior Dance…
Adams
April 11, 2014

Tigard woman charged with throwing flares at Beaverton Police…

by Geoff Pursinger
Beaverton Police arrested a Tigard woman after she allegedly threw lit road flares into a police station parking lot. Brenda Adams, 28, was arrested at 8 a.m. on Friday after police say she…
April 11, 2014

You can be a bone marrow match

by The Times
TVF&R crews invite public to join them for national registry drive Saturday Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue invites the community to participate in a bone marrow registry drive on Saturday from 11…
by: FILE PHOTO - Tigard city officials say they need to engage the public more about what role the city should play in planning in the Southwest Corridor.
April 10, 2014

Advisory vote gains approval from regional leaders

by Geoff Pursinger
Planners of the Southwest Corridor Plan say Tigard should go back to voters Regional planners looking to build either a MAX light-rail or rapid-bus line to Tigard say they support plans for a…
April 10, 2014

Tualatin library seeks public services supervisor

by Caitlin Feldman
Thompson wants her old position filled by exciting candidate With Jerianne Thompson’s position change, the Tualatin Public Library seeks a new public services supervisor to implement goals and…
April 10, 2014

Cheryl Strayed headlines HomeWord Bound event

by The Times
Cheryl Strayed, a Portland novelist, advice columnist and memoirist tops the list of speakers at this year's “HomeWord Bound” event, which takes place in the Oregon Zoo's Cascade Crest Banquet…
by: TIMES PHOTO: CAITLIN FELDMAN - This is one of Tonie Tollens four horses on her 32-animal farm. Tollen Farm is a featured stop on the Favorite 5 Country Farm tour.
April 10, 2014

Five farms come together for spring tour

by Caitlin Feldman
Local farmers invite public to catch a glimpse of rural life The forest behind Ed and Laura Wild’s house hasn’t been touched since the 1930s. At nearly eight acres, most of the land remains…

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Apr 09, 2014

Environmental consultant challenges Parrish for House seat

by Saundra Sorenson
Gerritt Rosenthal throws cap back in ring Longtime Stafford resident Gerritt Rosenthal wants to give voters some variety this November, so the environmental consultant threw his cap back in the…
by: COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County sheriff's deputies are trying to determine why a man was crouching on the tracks before being struck by this Portland and Western Railroad engine late Monday night.
Apr 08, 2014

Update: Man killed by train on Tonquin Loop identified

by Ray Pitz
Sheriffs deputies are trying to identify the victim Washington County sheriff’s deputies have identified a man who was killed by a train late Monday evening in unicorporated Sherwood. Deputies…
Howell
Apr 08, 2014

THS senior named Youth Volunteer of the Year

by Geoff Pursinger
Katie Howell is latest Shining Star recipient A Tigard High School senior has been named a Shining Star winner for her volunteerism in the community. Katie Howell was named 2014 Youth Volunteer…
DeAngelo
Apr 08, 2014

Downtown caterer named Business of the Year

by Geoff Pursinger
For 30 years, Steve DeAngelo has been cooking up something special in the Tigard business which bares his name. Now, he’s being recognized for it. DeAngelo's Catering & EventsDeAngelo’s Catering…
No damage was reported in downtown Sherwood or any other part of the city related to Sunday night's quake.
Apr 07, 2014

Small earthquake rocks Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin

by Geoff Pursinger
Two small earthquakes were reported along Tualatin River Residents across the area were rocked by a 3.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No injuries…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Steel plates crashed into the cab of a commercial vehicle Monday afternoon.
Apr 07, 2014

Traffic crash causes delays on Tualatin-Sherwood Road

by Caitlin Feldman
A commercial vehicle hauling large steel beams along Tualatin-Sherwood Road lost its cargo at 1:04 p.m. Monday, spilling the heavy steel beams onto the road and causing major delays near…
Apr 04, 2014

Police say apparent suicide leads to drug manufacturing operation

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police say a welfare check at a home near Byrom Elementary School led police to an illegal drug manufacturing operation, and an apparent suicide. At about 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, April…
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Apr 02, 2014

Our newspapers won't be downsizing staff or shrinking in size

by Mark Garber
Local news — news about your city, your community, your neighborhood — is the future of journalism. No one in the media business disputes that notion. Investors as savvy as Warren Buffet are…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Piles of yarn stack the shelves at Nitro Knitters on Scholls Ferry Road. The yarn shop and school is one of several in the Portland area that hope to bring the hobby to more people
Apr 03, 2014

Pick up and purl: Knitting community begins new chapter with…

by Geoff Pursinger
Longtime Tigard yarn shop closes, another opens For more than 30 years, Tigard has been home to a small yarn shop just off Pacific Highway. Inside lies row after row of brightly colored yarn on…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tigerette dancers Rachael Keenan, Camryn Flint, Rachel Blackwell and Amanda Lam dance during Saturdays national championship in Anaheim, Calif. The school brought home first place and two second-place finishes, the best any school in Oregon has ever done at the competition.
Apr 03, 2014

Tigerette dancers are nation's best

by Geoff Pursinger
When Tigard High School dancer Amanda Lam found out she was a national champion, she was in line for a roller coaster. The 17-year-old Tigard senior was one of more than 40 girls from Tigard’s…




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