Tigard Police release name of person of interest in Friday shooting

Tigard Police release name of person of interest in Friday shooting

Police say 'person of interest' is dangerous, urge people to call 911. Police have released the...

School funding leads wish list at Washington County Schools Legislative Forum

School funding leads wish list at Washington County Schools Legislative Forum

Third annual education gathering highlights need for more money If school districts in...

The Tualatin Valley Water District's Firefly vehicle alights in Beaverton

The Tualatin Valley Water District's Firefly vehicle alights in Beaverton

TVWD's new meter-reading van buzzes around during a test of the all-electric vehicle A Firefly...

Culture Week has International School of Beaverton students poised to create dragon out of plastic bottles

Culture Week has International School of Beaverton students poised to create dragon out of plastic bottles

With the help of two artists, students hope to create Students at the International School of...

Beaverton Aloha Little League opens and shares new indoor practice facility

Beaverton Aloha Little League opens and shares new indoor practice facility

The Clubhouse offers 6,000 square feet for hitting, pitching and more BEAVERTON — Beaverton...

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State officials will listen to ideas about how to regulate recreational marijuana.
January 30, 2015

OLCC hosts marijuana talk at Washington Square hotel

by Eric Apalategui
Residents can weigh in on recreational pot rules from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at Embassy Suites. Washington County residents soon will be able to weigh in the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s…
January 29, 2015

Beaverton Valley Times solicits stories of 'Families' for 2015…

by Miles Vance
It's all about family here the Beaverton Valley Times, and this year, we want to chronicle some of Beaverton's best. The 2015 version of our annual Portrait special section will be built around…
January 29, 2015

Girl's kidnapping story was made up, Tigard Police say

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police say that a 15-year-old girl who claimed she was nearly kidnapped near Southwest Scholls Ferry Road on Monday made up the story. Tigard Police spokesman Jim Wolf said the girl…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Boriken Restaurant owner Sam Vasquez in the dining room of its Beaverton location.
January 29, 2015

Beaverton's new Boriken restaurant brings Puerto Rico's flavors…

by Eric Apalategui
Fans of this Caribbean cuisine no longer have to travel to Seattle or the island itself When Samuel Vazquez first moved to the area about five years ago, he noticed that he could find a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dr. James Beckerman who is a cardiologist and medical director at the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute at St. Vincent Medical Center, recently released his new book, Heart to Start.
January 29, 2015

St. Vincent cardiologist Dr. James Beckerman launches new book…

by Eric Apalategui
Dr. James Beckerman entered medical school with plans to become a psychiatrist, but a tragedy suddenly steered him into a new direction. While on vacation with his future wife’s family, her…
January 29, 2015

Sen. Mark Hass, Rep. Tobias Read talk tax changes at Beaverton…

by Eric Apalategui
State legislators meet with about 50 people at Beaverton City Library When State Senator Mark Hass asked about 50 people attending a Monday night forum whether anyone thought Oregon’s tax system…
Google Fiber announced this week that it would not be coming to the Portland area, despite more than a year of work by several local cities. The cities are still being considered for possible expansion in the future, Google said.
January 28, 2015

Portland, suburbs fail to make first Google Fiber cut

by Jim Redden
Tech giant says Portland area is still in the running for possible expansion. Despite jumping through all the hoops required by Google, it looks like the Portland area will not be getting the…
January 26, 2015

School funding leads wish list at Washington County Schools…

by Geoff Pursinger
Third annual education gathering highlights need for more money If school districts in Washington County have their way, state legislators will focus on three things during the recently started…
January 23, 2015

Murray Scholls branch library reopening Saturday

by Eric Apalategui
Construction work progressing on major expansion project. The Beaverton City Library's branch at Murray Scholls Town Center is reopening at noon Saturday. While work on the major expansion…
Photo Credit: COURTESY WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT. - Washington County Sheriff's deputies and medical personnel investigate the scene of a fatal accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred Thursday evening near Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
January 29, 2015

Coos Bay woman struck and killed in Cedar Mill by vehicle driven…

by Miles Vance
The victim and her daughter were struck in a crosswalk An 80-year-old Coos Bay woman was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by an Aloha man on Thursday night in Cedar Mill near Providence St.…

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Jan 23, 2015

County open house looks at Bonny Slope development

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County will host an open house next week to talk about development of the Bonny Slope West area. The event is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at Jacob Wismer Elementary School,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jim Daniels who has owned his Sexton Mountain condominium for 8 months, is distraught that the city of Beaverton plans to build solar panels on the grassy area that covers a water tank.
Jan 22, 2015

Sexton Mountain solar panel installation riles neighbors

by Eric Apalategui
Neighbors say a massive array of panels will destroy one of the best views in Beaverton When Jim Daniels bought his condominium last June, he figured he paid at least a $15,000 premium for his…
PAIGE WHITE
Jan 22, 2015

Sunset High School students press for new Beaverton-area…

by Eric Apalategui
Teens take case for safe, temporary housing to City Hall If Beth Merrill’s students truly ace their Senior Seminar class, it could mean much more than a nice mark on their report cards. It could…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Dam-building activity by beavers at Greenway Park in Beaverton covered one path in water and forced its temporary closure.
Jan 22, 2015

Beavers dams cause 'dam'age, changes to Tualatin Hills Park &…

by Eric Apalategui
THPRD learns to live with flooding and tree damage as beavers make a comeback Big rodents are doing their best to transform Beaverton into Beaver Town. As the famously industrious animals…
Jan 15, 2015

Beaverton parents can opt for half-day kindergarten this fall

by Eric Apalategui
Children will be in rooms with full-day students and will need a ride home Starting in September, kindergarten classrooms across the Beaverton School District will run on a full-day schedule,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Gwen Wildfong, 88, was among the founding members of the Assistance League of Greater Portland and is its longest-tenured volunteers.
Jan 22, 2015

Volunteer Gwen Wildfong celebrates 50 years of service with…

by Eric Apalategui
Assistance League's founding member has volunteered since the 1960s Plenty has changed in the 50 years since the Assistance League of Greater Portland became a chapter of a national organization…
KATELYN PENNER
Jan 22, 2015

NewsBriefs

by Miles Vance
Katelyn Penner honored as ‘Amazing Young Woman’ Katelyn Penner, a high school freshman from Beaverton, is featured by Elite Clubs National League in its Amazing Young Woman campaign, which…
Jan 22, 2015

Successful Shoes and Sox for Kids event

by The Times
Beaverton Lions Club provides shoes and socks to 31 area children The annual rendition of Shoes and Sox for Kids, put on by the Beaverton Lions Club, saw another successful year at its Dec. 16…
Jan 22, 2015

Former PE teacher Patricia Knecht gives $150,000 to Beaverton…

by Miles Vance
Longtime PE teacher makes a bequest of $150,000 The Beaverton Education Foundation announced last week that it had received a bequest of more than $150,000 from Patricia Knecht, a longtime…
Market of Choice opened its latest store in Timberland Town Center in Northwest Portland on Thursday, Jan.15, to offer shoppers an extensive selection of natural, organic, conventional and local products. TIMES PHOTO: Miles Vance
Jan 22, 2015

New Market of Choice grocery store now open in Cedar Mill

by Miles Vance
The grocery offers a pleathora of choices in an upscale setting Market of Choice made its grand opening in the new Timberland Town Center on Jan. 15, and on first look, it would indeed appear…




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