Gala highlights 20 years of Westview theater

Gala highlights 20 years of Westview theater

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Burnished in leather

Burnished in leather

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A holly, jolly holiday partnership

A holly, jolly holiday partnership

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One year of reinvention

One year of reinvention

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Cedar Hills mall contest combines gingerbread, dogs and holiday fun

Cedar Hills mall contest combines gingerbread, dogs and holiday fun

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Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

Southwest Corridor planners push back federal study

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
December 17, 2014

City recognizes Lanphere Enterprises, Sutherland & Co.

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton 4 Business Awards presented at council meeting Beaverton Valley Times The city of Beaverton and the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented Lanphere Enterprises and David…
December 16, 2014

Beaverton High School launches Success Fund with $100,000…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Initiative to support academics, technology and facilities Beaverton High School students will be the beneficiary of an ambitious long-term funding initiative created by a group of parents and…
December 14, 2014

Transient juvenile car prowler caught

by Jim Redden
Washington County Sheriff's deputies caught a juvenile transient who was burglarizing unlocked cars in the Aloha area early Sunday. Zachariah T. Cordova, 17, was turned over to juvenile…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Team members of GCL Construction hung the frames and then the blocks last Friday in Cornelius.
December 12, 2014

Colorful quilt blocks brighten up barns

by Stephanie Haugen
Washington County officially has a quilt barn trail Westside Quilters Guild members saw two years of planning come to fruition last week as they hung the first two installments of wooden quilt…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A PGE crew truck working on power outages caused by Thursday's storm.
December 12, 2014

Storm leaves thousands without power

by Jim Redden
Over 20,000 customers in the Portland metropolitan were still without power Friday morning after PGE repair crews worked through the nights to fix downed power lines. PGE said crews responded to…
Photo Credit: KOIN LOCAL NEWS - Wind gust are expected to continue up the Willamette Valley this afternoon.
December 11, 2014

Winds cause problems throughout region

by Raymond Rendleman
Roads closed, MAX disrupted, Christmas Ships delayed The powerful wind storm that moved into the region Thursday caused many problems through the afternoon rush hour. Power was out already to…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Brannon's Pub and Brewery owner Kevin Brannon enjoys a beer brewed just feet away from the circular bar area.
December 11, 2014

The beer is here

by Shannon O. Wells
Brannon's offers 10 microbrews, Sunday brunch in downtown Beaverton If you wander into the just-opened Brannon’s Pub and Brewery, you’ll likely notice how the industrial, metal gear-oriented…
December 11, 2014

Nike expansion plans to accommodate new jobs

by Shannon O. Wells
Washington County OKs proposal for two office buildings, parking structures The Washington County Land Use and Transportation Department has approved Nike's $150 million expansion plan — with…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: VIRGINIA WERNER - Jack Baldschun, right, a Beaverton High School student and member of the marketing team for the new Virginia Garcia Health Center clinic at the school, shows his father, Randy Baldschun, the room that will serve as a dental clinic.
December 11, 2014

Virginia Garcia dedicates student clinic at Beaverton High…

by Shannon O. Wells
Facility to provide primary care, mental health services to district students Helping out with marketing and decor for a student health clinic are not a typical part of the teenage experience,…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Fifth-graders Abdullah Alabadi, left, Riley Suzuki and Mukund Sammi consult with Sexton Mountain Elementary Principal Teresa Clemens-Brower on a price of an item at Walmart.
Dec 11, 2014

Sexton Mountain Elementary fifth-graders set shining example

by Kathy Kwong
Claire Bartlett's fifth-graders at Sexton Mountain Elementary School give of themselves to support Melody's Angels Claire Bartlett’s fifth-graders took a writing assignment to a whole new level.…
Dec 11, 2014

Nonprofit status provides boost to fledgling Aloha Historical…

by Shannon O. Wells
Founders to seek grant funding, record veterans' oral histories The fledgling Aloha Historical Society took a significant step forward last week when the Internal Revenue Service approved a…
Dec 11, 2014

THPRD to usher in rate, program changes for out-of-district…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Winter program sign-ups for district residents start Saturday The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District is implementing changes beginning Jan. 1, 2015, designed to benefit fitness…
Photo Credit: BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Police found Shawn John Cutler, 44, walking in traffic on Cornell Road on Tuesday after he failed to return to the Washington County Community Corrections Center on Sunday.
Dec 10, 2014

Police arrest sex predator reported missing on Sunday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Cutler failed to return to center where he's been since prison release A call to Beaverton police about a man walking in traffic Tuesday evening in the Bethany area led to the arrest of a…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Joshua Johnson
Dec 10, 2014

Three Beaverton men arrested after threats, armed robbery

by Beaverton Valley Times
Suspects chased victims down dead-end street in vehicle Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested three Beaverton men on Monday after they reportedly threatened and robbed victims at…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tim Esau went door-to-door in Tigard last year to put an anti-transit petition on the ballot in Tigard. Now, hes set his sights on all of Washington County.
Dec 09, 2014

Anti-light rail bill could head to county vote

by Geoff Pursinger
Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man who brought about sweeping changes in the way the city of Tigard handles light rail is at it…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Christopher Joseph Gonzales, 44, of Vancouver, Wash., was arrested on Sunday and lodged in Washington County Jail after detectives investigated a complaint that the man had had inappropriate sexual contact with young girls.
Dec 08, 2014

Man arrested for alleged child sex abuse at Bonny Slope residence

by Beaverton Valley Times
Deputies ask public for information on other possible victims Washington County Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for possible sex abuse victims following the arrest of a Vancouver,…
Dec 05, 2014

Liberty High School addresses possible threat

by Doug Burkhardt
In the wake of a potential threat of violence, the Hillsboro School District sent out an "auto-dialer" message to families with students at Liberty High School this morning at 10:15. The…
Dec 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - The Washington County Jail, which opened in 1998, is one of the largest jails in Oregon. The jail can accommodate 572 inmates.
Dec 04, 2014

Audit of jail's health care contract sparks changes

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County allegedly lost $350,000 in value Washington County is ratcheting down costs and imposing stricter rules on health care contracting at its jail after a recent audit revealed…




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