Hundreds gather at Muslim Center in wake of deadly train attack

Hundreds gather at Muslim Center in wake of deadly train attack

A vigil coincided with the first night of the holy month of Ramadan, the 'month of mercy' in the...

Showing up for science

Showing up for science

Stoller Middle School students placed at the national Science Olympiad.

Memorial Day events scheduled in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin

Memorial Day events scheduled in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin

The programs feature flyovers and guest speakers and will honor the nation's fallen.

Construction nears completion at Mountainside High School

Construction nears completion at Mountainside High School

The new district high school will open next year, amid crowding and budget cuts.

From inside the maelstrom

From inside the maelstrom

Thirteen years ago, Beaverton attorney Brandon Mayfield fell afoul of the Patriot Act. Today, he...

Newspaper chain celebrates 'Amazing Kids'

Newspaper chain celebrates 'Amazing Kids'

Youths from Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood are among more than two dozen who...

Two-time basketball MVP, Beaverton family have unbreakable bond

Two-time basketball MVP, Beaverton family have unbreakable bond

Golden State Warrior star Steph Curry and Southridge up-and-comer Cameron Brink's family reflect...

President Trump's proposal to eliminate Community Development Block Grants could hurt local cities

President Trump's proposal to eliminate Community Development Block Grants could hurt local cities

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Portrait: Heroes in our communities

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PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL  - Chris Nussbaum Takes No. 1 at the Half-Marathon.
May 28, 2017

Rose Festival Half-Marathon

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
First Rose Festival Half-Marathon winners announced. Sun shines and weather cooperates.
PHOTO COURTESY KOIN 6 NEWS - Harris Zafar with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Portland on May 27, 2017.
May 27, 2017

Vigil set tonight in Tigard, following deadly MAX attack

by The Times
The Muslim Educational Trust will host an 8:30 p.m. vigil and interfaith dinner/breaking of the fast at the center, 10330 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, in Tigard.
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Rob Drake became city manager of Cornelius in February 2012.
May 27, 2017

Rob Drake starts PERS benefits but keeps Cornelius job

by Art Heerwagen
The former mayor of Beaverton has been serving as city manager in the nearby town of Cornelius.


Eric Jeremiah Coulson
May 27, 2017

Driver arrested after car narrowly misses apartment

by The Times
Eric Jeremiah Coulson of Beaverton was charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants.
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Hillsboro's SolarWorld facility expects to lay off as many as 700 people and close its manufacturing plant in July, the company announced this week.
May 26, 2017

SolarWorld to lay off between 500 and 711 employees, could close Hillsboro facility

by Geoff Pursinger
The layoffs include hundreds of factory workers, as well as high-level directors and managers.
EO MEDIA GROUP - Democrats say questions about the state's Medicaid expansion haven't derailed talks to establish a tax on health care providers to help cover the program's expenses.
May 26, 2017

Democrats: Medicaid concerns haven't derailed provider tax talks

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson released a memo saying that the state, has not verified everyone covered by the Oregon Health Plan still met the criteria.
PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Gov. Kate Brown signs a minimum wage bill in her ceremonial office at the Oregon Capitol in Salem March 2, 2016.
May 26, 2017

Pay equity bill heads to governor's desk

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Gov. Kate Brown is expected to sign the bill next week.
Davis
May 26, 2017

Man charged with assaulting Sheriff's deputy in Aloha

by Geoff Pursinger
A Hillsboro K-9 team found the suspect hiding near Mountain View Middle School on Friday morning.
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - SolarWorld announced Monday, May 22, it had filed a mass layoff notice for all employees at its Hillsboro location.
May 25, 2017

SolarWorld files notice of expected mass layoffs, closure of Hillsboro plant

by John William Howard
The Washington County high-tech firm is one of the region's largest employers.
WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - The remains of a family van after a head-on collission Tuesday, May 17.
May 25, 2017

Family of three in hospital after head-on crash

by The Times
Beaverton resident Jesus Villanueva-Pettry, 23, was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Members of the Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization meet May 17, 2017, at the Oregon Capitol in Salem.
May 25, 2017

Legislators pursue changing appointment authority for ODOT director

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Many of the proposed projects on the list would benefit westside commuters.
May 25, 2017

Death notices

by The Times
Death notices published for Richard Cromer, Raymond Lockard and Dorothy Ruth Martin.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THPRD - Mountainview Champions Park was the name approved by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District.
May 24, 2017

Field of Champions

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District announces the name of the new community park in Aloha.
COURTESY OF REMBOLD - A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Rise Central recently took place.
May 24, 2017

Filling the Westgate gap

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
A blighted Beaverton lot will soon become a community hub that offers housing and shopping close to the MAX.
COURTESY OF THE ROSE FESTIVAL - The Rose Festival Half-Marathon takes place in Beaverton Sunday.
May 24, 2017

Rose run will fill streets on Sunday

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
The Rose Festival will kick off in Beaverton this year with a half-marathon that was previously known as the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.
THE TIMES: MANDY FEDER-SAWYER - TVF&R Firefighter Tim Beckman has participated in the Fill the Boot campaign for three years. He said Monday that people have been generous.
May 24, 2017

Bringing on the boot

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to collect donations.
BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Beavreton Police Department.
May 24, 2017

Beaverton Police Logs

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Drug crimes involving heroin, burglaries, crashes, drunk driving, sexual assaults, counterfeit bills.
THE TIMES: MANDY FEDER-SAWYER - Celia Castillo-Torres gets a standing ovation from the mayor and city council members after reading her submission, 'Being Black.'
May 24, 2017

Human rights group lauds students

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Winner annouced for the 2017 Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission at the city council meeting.
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Tualatin Public Library and others in the Washington County Cooperative Library Services system will stop charging overdue fines for children's materials beginning next month.
May 23, 2017

Libraries halt fines for overdue children's books

by Mark Miller
Library officials said they hope the change removes a 'barrier' to low-income families checking out materials, especially as summer reading approaches.
PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - Investigators say the early-morning Friday shooting could be gang related.
May 19, 2017

Portland man was victim in Beaverton nightclub shooting

by KOIN 6 News
UPDATE: 34-year-old man died from multiple gunshot wounds in what deputies say could be gang-related shooting.
COURTESY OF BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - The driver of this car that caught on fire was transported to the hospital on Thursday night.
May 19, 2017

Fiery crash sends driver to the hospital

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
A Thursday evening crash sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
May 19, 2017

Kitzhaber to speak at second forum on health care

by Pamplin Media Group
Former governor will focus on national developments in Wednesday talk at Beaverton City Library.
May 19, 2017

Storytelling event planned in Beaverton

by Pamplin Media Group
County will observe Older Americans Month, Mental Health Awareness Month with session at city library.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Washington County will survey roads this summer to assess damage from winter storms.
May 19, 2017

Washington County will survey roads for damage

by Peter Wong
Official says harsh winter prompts inspections that normally occur every four years; pavement conditions exceed targets in some areas, not in others
May 18, 2017

Virginia Garcia opens women's clinic in Hillsboro

by Geoff Pursinger
It's the first dedicated women's clinic for Virginia Garcia, which has provided health care to low-income families across Washington and Yamhill counties for decades.

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May 18, 2017

Washington County budget a step closer to final approval

by Peter Wong
Citizen panel OKs $1.2 billion spending plan for coming year, forwards it to county commissioners for adoption June 20.
WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Troix Chandler was arrested after a hash oil operation caught fire in Beaverton.
May 18, 2017

Honey oil explosion ends with injuries, arrests

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
A woman and two children were in an apartment that caught fire due to an explosion that occurred during the manufacture of hash oil.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Suspects have been stealing keys from fitness centers and taking items from vehicles.
May 18, 2017

Beaverton Briefs

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Women are stealing keys from fitness centers and taking items from vehicles in the Beaverton area.
CONTRIBUTED IMAGE - Summer series features top chefs, music and wine.
May 18, 2017

Chef in my Garden

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
The 15th annual summer dinner series features fresh food, music, local wines and education, along with top chefs.
Beaverton School District is lobbying local legislators for a better budget.
May 17, 2017

BSD calls on community to support better school funding

by Blair Stenvick
Board Chair Anne Bryan is hoping for a long-term sustainable funding goal.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF TVF&R - Off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters will take to the streets on May 22 in Beaverton, May 23 in Wilsonville, June 2 in Newberg and June 3 in Tigard to Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and help send children and teens like 16-year-old Allison Reetz, center, to MDA summer camp. Motorists are invited to drop cash and check donations into firefighters boots.
May 17, 2017

Fill the boot, change lives

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue are holding 'Fill the Boot' events to fight back against Muscular Dystrophy.
Metzger Park is run by Washington County
May 17, 2017

Future of Metzger Park topic of meeting

by The Times
The county is holding a public meeting on Monday, May 22, to give members of the community a window on the future and a chance to weigh in.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Felicita Monteblanco
May 16, 2017

THPRD Board changes face

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Monteblanco, Jones, Holly Thompson secure seats on the Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District Board after Tuesday night vote.
Tom Colett
May 16, 2017

Colett leads BSD Zone 7 race

by The Times
Tom Colett has a healthy lead over opponents Washburn, Wantland and Fife-Adams.
PHOTO COURTESY OF BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Two women have been stealing from fitness clubs to access vehicles and belongings.
May 16, 2017

Beaverton Police Logs

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Health clubs hit with thieves stealing keys and emptying vehicles of valuables in Beaverton, police seek information.
May 16, 2017

Washington County passes sheriff's levy

by Peter Wong
Measure 34-272 extends patrols, investigations and other services in urban unincorporated areas through 2023; five-year rate is unchanged.
CAPITAL BUREAU - State economists say tax receipts are up $370 million.
May 16, 2017

Forecast closes budget gap by $200 million, predicts kicker

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
State economist say increased revenue could trigger personal income tax kicker
PHOTO COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY - The crisis negiotiation team pulled in big honors.
May 16, 2017

Crisis negotiating team nets top honors

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
The Washington County Crisis Negotiation Unit receives first-place at a regional competition on May 7.
PHOTO COURTESY OF JAMES G. HILL, PCC - Tom and Chris Neilsen of Portland stand in the library at PCC's Sylvania Campus.
May 16, 2017

Donation ensures scholarships for PCC students

by The Times
Tom and Chris Neilsen of Northwest Portland have provided a $280,000 gift to the college.
CONTRIBUTED IMAGE - THPRD is in the running for a national gold medal.
May 16, 2017

Parks district is finalist for top national honor

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is named finalist for a national gold medal award.
LAW ENFORCEMENT - A seatbelt sting is underway.
May 16, 2017

Click-it or ticket

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Put your seatbelts on -- law enforcement agencies will be cracking down on those who don't follow the seatbelt laws.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - Former Gov. John Kitzhaber speaks about Oregon's successful reshaping of how medical services are delivered through coordinated-care organizations during a Washington County Public Affairs Forum luncheon Monday (May 15) at the Golden Valley Restaurant in Beaverton.
May 15, 2017

Kitzhaber: Oregon Health Plan changes covered more people,…

by Peter Wong
Former governor, at Washington County forum, says coordinated-care model offers lessons for national debate that focuses on the wrong point.
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center plans to provide free healthcare to 4,000 children across the Portland area, thanks to a new grant from the Oregon Health Authority. The center plans to use its school-based health centers, including its Centur High School clinic, to find eligable students.
May 15, 2017

Virginia Garcia awarded millions to help uninsured children

by Pamplin Media Group
Virginia Garcia, National University of Natural Medicine and Neighborhood Health Center partner to treat 4,000 uninsured children over the next year.
COURTESY OF PGE - The Boardman coal plant in Eastern Oregon, the single-largest source of carbon emissions in the state and a significant source of air pollution, is scheduled to close down in 2020. There's a raging debate over whether PGE should replace the coal power with more fossil fuels or renewable energy.
May 13, 2017

PGE may opt against natural gas plants to replace coal plant in…

by Steve Law
The company provides power to almost all of Washington County.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Beaverton, speaks at a town hall meeting Sunday (May 7) in the Lincoln High School gym in Portland.
May 12, 2017

Bonamici: Congress needs more bipartisanship, less party-line…

by Peter Wong
The Democrat from Beaverton, spoke Sunday at the last of six town hall meetings that started with a March 13 gathering in Hillsboro.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden speaks at a town hall meeting Saturday, May 6, at Liberty High School in Hillsboro. It was his second such meeting this year in Washington County.
May 11, 2017

Wyden: Resist GOP health care overhaul

by Peter Wong
It's the senator's second town hall in Washington County this year.
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
May 11, 2017

THPRD candidates speak about transparency, effective leadership

by Blair Stenvick
The forum took place in advance of the May 16 election.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Former Oregon U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith, the president of the National Association of Broadcasters, said Tuesday that President Trump is wrong to brand the media the enemy of the people. He made his remarks Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Portland Business Alliance.
May 11, 2017

Gordon Smith: Trump is wrong about news media as 'the enemy of…

by Peter Wong
Smith is a former Republican state senator, Oregon Senate president and was one of Oregon's U.S. senators for 12 years.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - Rep. Phil Barnhart, from left, House Speaker Tina Kotek and Rep. Nancy Nathanson speak about linkage of a new business tax to targeted education and social spending to a joint legislative committee on Thursday, May 4, in Salem
May 11, 2017

House Democrats propose new business tax targeted to education,…

by Peter Wong
Lawmakers face a $1.6 billion gap between projected income and anticipated spending this year.
THE TIMES: MANDY FEDER-SAWYER - Brandon and Stephanie Ensley recently opened their third Firehouse Subs restaurant in three years. They plan to open five more in the next five years.
May 11, 2017

Firehouse Subs opens third restaurant

by Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Ambitious couple opens three restaurants in three years and plans to open another five in five years.