If the Southwest Corridor light rail gets built, make sure…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Zooming past Tigard isn't the point; the city needs to have the right stop, or stops, on the proposed rail line.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics include the U.S. Senate's health care debate, art in Tigard, and a progressive budget proposal in D.C.

Amid setbacks, lawmakers make strides for equity and…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: The Legislature missed badly on revenue reform and PERS, but there are wins aplenty in the 2017 session.

Transportation bill: Not pretty, but a pretty good package…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Bipartisan approach pays dividends as a joint Senate-House committee find common ground on issue.

Our View: Celebrate your and others' independence

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
We are Americans first and should endeavor to respect and embrace our individual differences - regardless of what they may be.

Full employment? Some observations from those seeking work

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Washington County hasn't seen unemployment numbers this low since the start of the 1990s, economists say.

The Times: New look up front, same quality within

The Times - Opinion
All of the Pamplin Media newspapers have updated their mastheads, as well as their web pages and social media presence.

Our Opinion: State needs this transportation package

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Legislature needs to provide relief for the worst congestion nightmares in the region - many of which are on the westside.

Home is key component to economic vitality

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
When it comes to housing, you have the basic supply-and-demand issue, but when you get into it there is so much more.

Board chair honors scholarship contributors

The Times - Opinion
Many groups and individuals step up to support Tigard-Tualatin students throughout the year.

Our View: Graduation-season advice for everyone but…

The Times - Opinion
We suspect graduates are up to their eyeballs in advice and they don't need any more. But for educators, parents and lawmakers, we have some ideas.

Kelly: Before Oprah, Martha or Gloria, there was Randy Clark

The Times - Opinion
'As a wife and mom and, perhaps most important, a grandmother, she was, quite simply, a force of nature.'

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
The Times' readers weigh in on: Donald Trump versus Barack Obama, laws to restrict gun ownership and the tax burden of corporations.

Region's new chiefs of police offer views on their…

The Times - Opinion
Part 1 of a series of interviews with the chiefs of police: Kathy McAlpine of Tigard, Jim Monger of Beaverton and Bill Steele of Tualatin.

Federal funding for community development benefits all of us

The Times - Opinion
Washington County's Andy Duyck and Tualatin's Frank Bubenik reflect on two important federal tool, Community Development Block Grants and the HOME…

Editorial: Two planned Portland rallies are distasteful,…

The Times - Opinion
However, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is right to ask organizers to withdraw proposed rallies in wake of the stabbings on a MAX train.

Tigard: It's time forcity to step up on 'sanctuary' status

The Times - Opinion
It sends a powerful message that, in the eyes of the city, all residents are treated the same.

Memorial Day: Take time to thank those who serve

The Times - Opinion
Cameron Smith served three tours in Iraq as a Marine and is the director of the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Topics range from city budgets to the current health care debate.

My View: HB2007 will reduce barriers to housing

The Times - Opinion
1000 Friends of Oregon backs House a bill at the Oregon Legislature.

Our View: Tualatin 'loss' in ABC contest turns into a big…

The Times - Opinion
Those who put together the America's Best Cities entry for Tualatin are improving the community.

Our Opinion: Time for business to lay out its plan

The Times - Opinion
When it comes to new revenue, it's not enough to be against everything; now is the time to stand for something, too.

Letters: Readers speak out on variety of topics

The Times - Opinion
Topics this week range from legislation in Salem to the May election and more.

Rep. Malstrom: Bill in Legislature would serve as…

The Times - Opinion
It is time to pass a bill to cap and price carbon emissions and reinvest proceeds in our communities.

Editorial: School board candidates outline positions

The Times - Opinion
The Times submitted five questions to the candidates in this contested race. What follows is the opinion of the editorial board. The candidates'…

Paul Grun: Tigard-Tualatin School Board candidates outline…

The Times - Opinion
We asked candidates five questions: The following answers answers unedited.

Sharon Fox: Tigard-Tualatin School Board candidates outline…

The Times - Opinion
We asked candidates five questions: The following answers answers unedited.

Vote 'yes' for Enhanced Sheriff's Patrol District

The Times - Opinion
Newspaper: Services needed more than ever as Washington County continues to grow.

Ignore bad delivery of message: Tigard should declare…

The Times - Opinion
The message - that all residents of Tigard have equal value in the eyes of the city government - is worthy.

Tigard's urban development projects will raise your taxes

The Times - Opinion
A group, 123Tigard, wants to protect the livability of our community.

Why a 'yes' vote on urban renewal is good for Tigard

The Times - Opinion
The Tigard Triangle is roughly 500 acres in size; almost the same footprint as downtown Portland.

Our cities benefit from program on president's chopping…

The Times - Opinion
It's easy to find facilities and programs in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood and the rest of Washington County that have received funds from…

Mayor Cook: Tigard budget remains on steady course

The Times - Opinion
City has a roughly $137 million budget, which has to be adopted before the fiscal year ends in June.

Our View: Some 'lost causes' are worth conversation,…

The Times - Opinion
A bill to cover postage costs for ballot envelopes in Oregon? A bill to shield courthouses from immigration enforcement? We like the ideas, even if…

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Celebrating Persian culture, a defense of the popular vote compact and a cautionary tale about using social media to date.

Our View: Legislature should raise tobacco use age to 21

The Times - Opinion
The bill passed the Senate and is on its way to the House.

Opinion: Terrorism in Europe and its 100 percent failure…

The Times - Opinion
London will bounce back, just like other cities hit by terrorism.

Our Opinion: Legislature should require more transparency

The Times - Opinion
Members of the public, journalists, researchers and others who seek records in Oregon have waited months, and even years, to get public documents.

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Topics this week including housing prices, health care and fuel efficiency standards.

Where did our society really start going wrong? In gym class

The Times - Opinion
My real beef with P.E. teachers was that they never took into account how hard a person worked to perform the assigned maneuvers in their class.

Our View: Westside Bypass proposal should get…

The Times - Opinion
But rookie lawmaker Rep. Richard Vial gets applause for a brave and innovative idea.

Editorial: Don't vote for ODOT budget until…

The Times - Opinion
Stonewalling by an analysis firm just hurts the credibility of the Transportation Department.

Should Oregon join the National Popular Vote…

The Times - Opinion
Marge Easley: The Legislature should pass the National Popular Vote bill (SB 823).

Opinion: Put social workers back in our schools

The Times - Opinion
Kelly Skellenger says a pair of bills pending in the Oregon Legislature would direct the state education department to hire and place more social…

My View: Redistricting will move state forward

The Times - Opinion
This process is crucial to ensure fair representation in the legislative branches of government.

Our View: Time has come for bold plan on Tigard…

The Times - Opinion
Why can't the Tigard Triangle be the next big land use success story?

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Readers sound off on immigration raids, and musician who performed locally.

Our View: Treasurer did well in Elliott Forest…

The Times - Opinion
We applaud Beaverton's Tobias Read for bucking partisan politics to do the right thing for Oregon.

State Sen. Kim Thatcher: Electoral College protects…

The Times - Opinion
The system was put in place to give the smaller states a larger voice than they would have under a direct democracy.

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
The election of Donald Trump as president continues to vex area residents.

Cities are correct in placing development in…

The Times - Opinion
Every city in the metro region needs more middle- and high-density housing, and more affordable housing; that might mean in your neighborhood.

Stafford residents need to oppose urbanization plan

The Times - Opinion
Adams: 'This is the kind of action that destroys public trust and undermines people's faith in government to act in the public good.'

Lawmakers: Change legal age to buy tobacco products…

The Times - Opinion
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward and Rep. Richard Vial worked together on the bill introduced on the first day of 2017 Legislature.

Protests are great; now let's see that turned into…

The Times - Opinion
The very best thing that could come out of the many protests in January - and we see no reason to think February will be much quieter - is an…

County is right to remain in timberland lawsuit

The Times - Opinion
The counties formed a trust and turned this ownership over to the state for the Department of Forestry to manage in exchange for shared timber…

Our View: Washington County should drop out of…

The Times - Opinion
It was a missed opportunity not to take this to a proper public hearing.

Women's March: the end of apathy

The Times - Opinion
Feder-Sawyer: 'Maybe the Trump election has a positive outcome - solidarity to the tune of about four million people worldwide supporting each other…

Letters to the Editor

The Times - Opinion
The Times' readers weigh in on the issues of the week.

Our View: Snow closures vex districts; state should…

The Times - Opinion
Nine days of school is a lot to mandate that our school districts make up.

Trump foes must be at inauguration, too

The Times - Opinion
Bonamici: 'I will face the inauguration knowing that my constituents expect me to show up for them and represent Oregon's values, and I will not shy…

Beaverton's 'sanctuary' status will threaten U.S.…

The Times - Opinion
LaMountain: 'Sanctuary jurisdictions undermine federal immigration law, shield criminals from justice, and threaten the U.S. citizens they are sworn…

Trump, GOP put expediency over public service

The Times - Opinion
Wyden: 'Mr. Trump is preparing to take office without having cleared the lowest ethical bar required to lead our nation.'

Letters to the Editor

The Times - Opinion
The Times' readers weigh in on the issues of the day.

Our View: Advice offered for lawmakers as…

The Times - Opinion
We can make this another year in which we debate gutting social services or education, or we can make this a year in which we try to stop the…

Things have really changed in Washington County

The Times - Opinion
Treece: 'It's important to continue to advocate for strong economic policies, where all Oregonians can thrive.'

Letters to the Editor

The Times - Opinion
The Times' readers weigh in on a previous column about Sweet Cakes.

Our View: Welcome, 2017 - here are a few wish-list…

The Times - Opinion
We want to see creative thinking about affordable housing, action on 'sanctuary cities,' better solutions to the homeless crisis, more economic…

Would liberals now support Sweet Cakes?

The Times - Opinion
MacKenzie: 'NeverTrumpers ain't breaking the law when they support the ability of businesses to ban politically offensive customers, but how is that…

Letters to the Editor

The Times - Opinion
The Times' readers weigh in on the issues of the day.

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