Say 'yes' to Tigard-Tualatin levy request

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
District has proven to be a good steward of the public's money, and this renews an existing levy.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
A Scout does outreach; elected officials reject Measure 105, which would overturn Oregon's 'Sanctuary' law.

Clean energy jobs are key to our future

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Tom Brewer: Oregon should lead the way in bolstering both the environment and the economy.

Measure 102 deserves a 'yes' vote

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
This simple change to the state Constitution will allow public-private partnerships for affordable housing.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics are a generous donation from a local business, and the problems surrounding a bottle-drop facility.

Our Opinion: Tolls must add capacity first

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Like other big issues facing Oregon, the transportation problem can seem unsolvable. But for the average person trying to make his or her way to…

Career, technical education lifts up lives

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Congresswoman: Recent bill supports programs such as Auto Tech at Aloha High School.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics this week include a fundraiser for Alzheimer's research, property tax options and an Oregon House race.

Our editorial: It's time to stop false attacks on the media

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Newspapers across the nation, including The Times, take an opportunity to push back against the 'fake news' nonsense.

Housing bond measure isn't answer to crisis

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce comes out against November bond measure.

Law enforcement leaders back sanctuary law

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Washington County Sheriff and District Attorney both oppose Measure 105 on November ballot.

King City is getting ready for housing challenge

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Mayor Ken Gibson: The population increase is coming for every city in the metro area; King City has a plan.

Our Opinion: Independent party must prove viability

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
We don't blame the IPO for using this unexpected bit of leverage. After all, the political deck in Oregon is stacked heavily in favor of the…

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics range from the White House border policy, to Alzheimer's research, to election lawn signs.

In November, vote to maintain Oregon's sanctuary status

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Current law is supported by many in law enforcement, encourages immigrants to trust police.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Well-known clerk says good bye to Tigard; gubernatorial candidate right on education.

People are being heard on light rail plan

The Times - Opinion
My opinion: More need to get involved, and the deadline to do so is Monday, July 30.

Fire season requires attention from all of us

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Smokey skies over the region last year remind us that living so close to the forests is a blessing but has its impacts, as well.

Residents came together out of love

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Citizens' view: In response to a federal policy taking children from people seeking asylum, a community comes together.

Let states fix health care woes

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Guest opinion: Congress can't or won't fix our health care, so it's time to let states try.

Our Opinion: Compromise immigration bill needed

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
We call on our state's congressional delegation, Democrats and the lone Republican, to work toward a compromise immigration reform bill, rather than…

Review Buehler's record on women's health issues

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Opinion: State senator says gubernatorial candidate isn't playing fair on important topic.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Tolling for highways is terrible option; 'electronic-repair' rights would be boon.

Participate when education task force comes to town

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The Legislature proved that the 'road show' concept worked in 2016-17 to create a transportation package of bills; here's hoping lightning strikes…

Court ruling doesn't diminish need for unions

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Beaverton teacher says unions have benefitted the state; will continue to do so.

Tigard takes first step toward smart zoning option

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: It's time to reconsider strict zoning throughout Washington County in light of a shortage of affordable housing; to reduce transit; and…

Reflecting on Marylhurst

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Marylhurst trustees reflect on bittersweet last commencement for historic college.

Letter to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The city of Beaverton is honored for its commitment to inclusion and engagement.

Oregon leads nation in encouraging people to vote

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Credit Secretary of State Dennis Richardson for being on the correct side of voters rights.

Graduations remind us to support education

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
State Sen. Rob Wagner reflects on messages he takes away from gradutation season.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics include a high school theater production, vaccinations and recent high-profile suicides.

Unhappy about vehicle registration fee? Blame the feds

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our view: When Congress stopped increasing the federal gas tax in 1993, cities, counties and states had to step up.

History, challenges of Clean Water Services little…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Citizen's opinion: Replacing longtime public servant Bill Gaffi won't be easy.

Is Metro right agency to lead on housing?

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: A lot more information is needed before moving forward with a massive housing vote.

Gunfire, robbery reported in NE Portland on Sunday

Portland Tribune - News
Shooting occurs at Northeast 42nd Avenue, Stan's Market robbed on night of June 3.

Tigard mayor's timing could hurt city

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: John Cook's decision not to run for re-election, coming within days of failed vote, will leave an impression.

When 'safe and welcoming' is no longer enough

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
One high school teacher recounts the work he and cohorts do to help a student whose father could be deported.

Relay for Life event is all about hope

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Tigard-Tualatin relay, and luminaria event, focus on what we have, not what we've lost.

Student to 'adults' - Please do something!

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Tualatin student: All sides need to come together to end epidemic of gun violence in schools.

We're not yet prepared for next big disaster

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Infrastructure Week reminds us that maintaining what we have is a key component for readiness.

Fighting to overcome the opioid crisis

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Congresswoman: Tour of state has led to analysis of our opioid crisis in Oregon.

Breakdown of voting in Washington County

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Two lessons to be learned from Tigard and Tualatin; new Washington County Commission still taking shape.

Our list of endorsements

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Tuesday is the dealine to vote; The Times will begin posting election results shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The final print edition before Tuesday's election focuses on races in our region.

Newspaper: San Soucie, Mitchell for Beaverton City…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Incumbent Marc San Soucie should get the call-back; Laura Mitchell's experience would add to council.

Ogden gets nod in BOLI race; position shouldn't be…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The time has come for Gov. Brown and the Legislature to make this an appointed directorship.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
With the primary election coming up May 15, readers sound off on candidates, Tigard's levy.

Treece gets nod for District 2

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Director of Westside Economic Alliance would bring vision to county.

Give Deckert top job in county

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Former legislator would be the right fit to help a well-run county pivot toward the next challenges.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
May 15 election dominates the mail bag this week, including DA and county races.

Tualatin correct to focus bond projects on streets

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Editorial: Vote 'yes' on bond measure to address safety, signals, crosswalks and more.

Sherwood's choices: Smart growth, or unplanned…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Sherwood staff was correct to weave an expansion of the urban growth boundary into the city's comprehensive plan.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The Tuesday, May 15, primary election dominates the newspaper's mailbag this week.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Elections on May primary ballot dominates this week's mail bag; ballots should be distributed around May 1.

Collaboration connects students to their futures

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Portland Community College, Bank of America support the Future Connect program.

'Yes' vote urged for Tigard levy

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: City has been a good steward of taxpayer funds; levy would support police, library, sidewalks, crosswalks.

Vote 'yes' in Mayfor BeavertonSchool District'slevy…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The new levy replaces one about to expire, will cost homeowners about the same, and will mean smaller classrooms.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Only two letters this week: Rep. Rich Vial gets kudos, and e-cigarettes get burned.

OPINION: Governor should veto bill that hurts small…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Rep. Julie Parrish: Disconnecting Oregon from federal tax code will hurt many small businesses.

Let's praise student activism - from left or right

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: From walkouts to nationwide marches, students are becoming activists; that's a good thing.

Good session for health care, education, small…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Column: State Rep. Margaret Doherty reflects on the 2018 legislative session.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
This week's topics: The Washington County race for district attorney, plus a critique on the media.

Our Opinion: Time is now to prepare for big quake

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
A recent study reveals that we can no longer afford to postpone local efforts to prepare for the next major earthquake.

Letter to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
It's up to us to protect the National Monuments from being rolled back by White House.

Banning books isn't about helping students

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Opinion column: Sometimes, controversial books are exactly what students need.

'Yes' votes will expand fire services westward

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Measures 34-280 and 34-281 shouldn't be on the ballot, but since they are, voters should approve them.

Tigard-Tualatin board got it right on contraceptives

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: School leaders get an A+ for how they handled the issue in high school health clinics.

It's time to ban assault-style weapons

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Military-style weapons have no purpose in the hands of civilians.

Lessons in resignation of Sen. Kruse

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Not every agency handles harassment cases as well as Beaverton's chamber.

Editorial: Governor right to focus on jobs in her…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Unemployment may be at record lows right now, but not everybody is experiencing the boom times.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics focus on the Legislature: Bills to curb illegal gun violence, and the cap-and-invest proposal.

Our Opinion: Go slow on cap, trade legislation

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The most compelling reason to wait is to keep faith with Oregon voters, who agreed in 2010 to allow the Legislature to meet every year.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics range from affordable housing, to 'Dreamers,' to voter assistance teams.

My View: What's the chance of a woman president?

The Times - Opinion
Studies also have found that, for the voice of a collective group to be heard, that group must achieve a critical mass - around 30 percent. If we're…

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Topics range from health insurance coverage to Puerto Rico to climate legislation.

Our community at crosshairs of national news

The Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Affordable Care Act (Measure 101) and DACA make news right in our backyards.

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Topics include Measure 101 - Tuesday is the voting deadline - and family medical leave.opin

Our Opinion: Vote yes on Ballot Measure 101

The Times - Opinion
A 'yes' vote on Measure 101 allows the democratic process to work, gives lawmakers a year to monitor the new financing package they passed last…

Statewide road show for education: 'A' for effort

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Statewide road shows for transportation in 2016-17 resulted in an ambitious, bipartisan bill. Can legislators do the same for education?

PCC enters 2018 with optimism

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
President Mark Mitsui says college remains community leader in environmental movement.

Health care tax doesn't pass fairness test

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Voters should reject Measure 101 and force lawmakers to craft better funding plan.

Our Opinion: Vote 'yes' on Ballot Measure 101

The Times - Opinion
A 'yes' vote on Measure 101 allows the democratic process to work, gives lawmakers a year to monitor the new financing package they passed last…

Secretary of State: Oregon fails 1 in 4 students

The Times - Opinion
An audit of education procedures shows much more action is needed in this state.

Sexual harassment dialogue is overdue

The Times - Opinion
Powerful men are beginning to be outsted because of their inappropriate actions ... finally.

Betty Bode bids farewell to Beaverton City Council

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Longtime activist talks about why she first ran for office, and her hopes for the council's future.

My View: Give to the arts by year-end

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Oregonians may get a 2017 tax credit for giving to the Oregon Cultural Trust and qualifying arts organizations by Dec. 31.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics range from standardized tests, to government waste, to West Coast states' leadership.

Richard Devlin has served region well; moving into…

The Times - Opinion
At the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, the Tualatin lawmaker will help set regional energy policy.

It's time for West Coast leaders to talk traffic

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Rep. Richard Vial: Bipartisan plan needed to address transportation issues.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics range from 'unity' ruling to police logs to logging in wildfire areas.

Protect, expand affordable housing in SW Corridor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Save existing affordable housing, while coming up with options for new units.

Letter to the editor: Support Bethany Elementary…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Fifth-grade students are holding a sock drive, and are asking our readers to make donations.

My View: Kids' health shouldn't be a budget…

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Congress has cut funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program; Sen. Ron Wyden vows to fight for funding to allow the program to continue.

Letters to the editor

The Times - Opinion
Topics range from quake-endangered dam, to Puerto Rico, to CHIP and diabetes funding.

Senate tax plan threatens education

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici: Final vote on tax proposal could come as early as week of Dec. 4.

My View: Emissions cap boosts kids' health

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Many of the same emissions that are polluting the air and hurting kids' development also are affecting the climate and influencing weather, forest…

Light rail: Delayed vote may be best of bad options

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: The southern part of Washington County needs a light rail line as soon as possible.

Metro role in affordable housing is tricky

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Our opinion: There's no question that the region needs affordable units, but proposed 2018 vote raises questions.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics include media bias against the Trump administration and a 'yes' vote on January's Measure 101.

Cultural Trust donation is win-win scenario

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Opinion: Donating through the trust is good for Oregonians, good for the arts, good for taxpayers.

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