Lighting the way for Shane Kramer

Lighting the way for Shane Kramer

Leukemia victim's family to take part in 'Light the Night Walk' As is often the case with young...

Bethany schools are feeling pinch

Bethany schools are feeling pinch

District leaders ponder solutions for overcrowded schools Concerned parents, school staff and...

National impaired-driving diversion leader praises Beaverton's program

National impaired-driving diversion leader praises Beaverton's program

Michael Kavanaugh sees city's court program as model for others It’s a reasonably good sign...

Beaverton puts out call for Public Safety Center bond proposal

Beaverton puts out call for Public Safety Center bond proposal

Voters to decide on $35 million request to upgrade facility When someone asks Beaverton Mayor...

A real page turner

A real page turner

Thornhill thrives on delivering books to William Walker The wooden shelves in the beginning...

An appy medium

An appy medium

Principal praises staff for smart use of digital tools Not long ago, Marcy Godesa’s options...

Medical teaching clinic finds natural fit in Beaverton

Medical teaching clinic finds natural fit in Beaverton

NCNM to show facility to public at open house If the nearly 400 patients who sought out...

Heart of a Lion

Heart of a Lion

Lions foundation honors man for sight screening work Readers' note: This story was updated to...

OES research shows teens are adept at multitasking

OES research shows teens are adept at multitasking

Study reveals some youth excel at juggling electronic devices Telling youths who are juggling...

Edgewood Downs residents knit caps for newborns

Edgewood Downs residents knit caps for newborns

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Marty Moyer, left, wants her friend Jody Wiser and residents of Washington County to pay a $30 Vehicle Registration Fee for road maintenance, a fee Wiser does not support.
October 23, 2014

Fast 'frenemies' debate merits of road measure

by Kendra Hogue
Proposed vehicle registration fee prompts opposite opinions At a June 17 public hearing of the Washington County Board of Commissioners in Hillsboro, two women approached the panel to offer…
October 23, 2014

School district hires teams to complete Beaverton bond projects

by Shannon O. Wells
$1.2 million in salaries part of $680 bond measure approved by voters in May With large chunks of the $680 million Beaverton School District bond measure going toward the capital costs of…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Beaverton Police Chief Geoff Spalding and Oregon Rep. Tobias Read talk to voters during a Beaverton-sponsored Voters' Forum on Monday.
October 23, 2014

Forum tackles road needs, food labeling and more

by Shannon O. Wells
State candidates answer submitted questions Mid-terms are traditionally lower-participation elections, but based on the 140 or so who turned out for the Beaverton Fall Voters Forum on Monday…
October 22, 2014

Besides election fliers, property tax bills in mail

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County property taxes rose 4.4 percent this year Washington County property tax statements started shipping out in the mail Friday and will continue through this Saturday. What will…
October 21, 2014

City seeks public review of Creekside District Master Plan

by Beaverton Valley Times
Public comment period extended to Nov. 18 The city of Beaverton invites the public to learn more about the Creekside District Master Plan draft by attending tonight's City Council meeting or…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Josiah Kezelee Pierce, 22, of Portland, was arrested Friday morning.
October 21, 2014

Portland men arrested after chase in stolen vehicle

by Beaverton Valley Times
Drugs found in Honda deputies tried to stop in Oak Hills Washington County sheriff's deputies arrested two Portland men early Friday morning after they fled deputies in Oak Hills and crashed a…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: ALVARO FONTAN - GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby says she would alter - not repeal - the federal Obamacare law to reduce the costs and regulation on businesses. She also blamed much of the states economic doldrums on policies supported by her opponent, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.
October 21, 2014

Wehby rolls with hits, stays on course

by Peter Wong
GOP candidate says website flap, attacks distract worried voters Even though Monica Wehby was exposed to politics when she was president of the Oregon Medical Association, she has felt it full…
October 20, 2014

Oregon wants ideas for seniors, people with disabilities

by Jim Redden
The State of Oregon wants to hear from people about the services it should be providing for seniors and people with disabilities. Aging and People with Disabilities, a division of the Oregon…
October 20, 2014

Tonight's voters' forum to feature candidates, discussion of…

by Beaverton Valley Times
With the Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election looming, the Beaverton Committee for Community Involvement is hosting a fall Voters’ Forum tonight from 6:15 to 9 p.m. at the Beaverton City Library,…
October 17, 2014

Urban vote key to GMO campaign

by Mateusz Perkowski
Opponents see a tough time in some areas, but could win The fate of Oregon’s genetically modified organism labeling initiative will hinge on whether heavy spending by opponents can overcome the…

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Oct 17, 2014

Forum explores GMO labeling issue

by Pamplin Media Group
Newspaper groups, campaign reps focus on public's questions Is Ballot Measure 92 a straightforward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need about genetically modified organisms,…
Oct 16, 2014

Washington County news briefs

by Kendra Hogue
Mortell is new county public health manager Patricia Mortell has joined the Washington County Department of Health and Human Services as its public health division manager. Mortell replaces…
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Oct 16, 2014

Convicted murderer Conrad Engweiler released from prison

by Saundra Sorenson
Former Lake Oswego resident Conrad Engweiler, who has served 24 years for the aggravated murder of a classmate in 1990, was released from prison and into lifelong parole Thursday. Engweiler, who…
Oct 16, 2014

Trust government? Fuhgeddaboudit

by Peter Wong
New poll reveals most voters are dissatisfied as crucial election nears Oregonians, like other Americans, do not trust their government even as they prepare to elect new officials Nov. 4. By a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dr. Jon Buchanan is a key physician in the new Concussion Program in Legacy Healths Sports Medicine and Orthopedics division.
Oct 16, 2014

Getting ahead of the game

by Shannon O. Wells
Legacy's new concussion program provides range of services for student-athletes When it comes to appropriate treatment for sports-related concussions, teenage and young adult patients — whose…
Oct 16, 2014

Library hosts Beaverton Voters' Forum on Monday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Candidates for state office and representatives of ballot measures will participate The Beaverton Committee for Community Involvement will host a Voters’ Forum on Monday from 6:15 to 9 p.m. in…
Oct 15, 2014

City Council grapples with pot taxation

by Shannon O. Wells
Beaverton moves toward tax on recreational marijuana A spirited City Council discussion on the impending presence of medical marijuana dispensaries and the possibility of recreational pot sales…
Oct 15, 2014

Murrayhill tree planting seeks more volunteers

by Kendra Hogue
Tree for All, which recently launched an effort to plant 1 million trees along the Tualatin River and its tributaries, plans a tree planting in Beaverton on Saturday in the Murrayhill community.…
Oct 15, 2014

Learn how to prepare for natural disasters at expo

by Beaverton Valley Times
The Beaverton School District and Mountain View Middle School will host Washington County’s inaugural resilience fair and preparedness exposition on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Called…
Oct 15, 2014

Cooper Mountain neighbors unite over 175th concerns

by Kendra Hogue
Public can learn more about road issues at Oct. 23 meeting Fran Warren, an Intel retiree who lives on a three-acre lot on Cooper Mountain in Beaverton, didn’t like what she saw when…



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