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Entrepreneurs vie at Oregon Technology Business Center's first Westside Startup Pitch Event

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Portland Community College's 'Hairspray' keeps ringing true at Sylvania campus

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New director leads Aloha Community Library

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Washington County Sheriff's Office
March 06, 2015

Washington County Sheriff's deputy was justified in shooting…

by Miles Vance
The DA's report showed that Lembe aimed a pistol at deputies before he was shot. The Washington County District Attorney's office ruled on Tuesday that an officer-involved shooting that led to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Dodge Neon struck two vehicles stopped at the intersection of Southwest Murray Boulevard and Weir Road on Thursday, flipping on its roof and killing the driver.
March 05, 2015

One driver killed in Murray Boulevard crash late Thursday morning

by Eric Apalategui
Driver strikes two vehicles stopped at Weir Road intersection and flips on its top A Beaverton woman was killed late Thursday morning when her car crashed into two other vehicles and landed on…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - David Sanders was captured after a manhunt and lodged in the Washington County Jail on numerous charges.
March 12, 2015

K9 catches fleeing suspect; another remains at large

by Eric Apalategui
Ridgewood Elementary School put into lockdown during manhunt A Washington County Sheriff’s Office K9 on Thursday caught a driver suspected of speeding at least 88 miles per hour on Highway 26…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - David Schaefer (right), founder and CEO of Beaverton-based eWind Solutions, accepts $500 for first place in the Oregon Technology Business Center's first Westside Startup Pitch Event on March 3. Jim McCreight of OTBC handed out the cash and emceed the event.
March 05, 2015

Beaverton's eWind Solutions lands $100,000 in USDA funding

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton-based eWind Solutions just got a bit more air under its plan to develop kite-based energy production. David Schaefer, the company’s founder and chief executive officer, said the U.S.…
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March 04, 2015

Beaverton Police arrest Hillsboro man for his fifth DUII

by Miles Vance
It wasn't easy, but Beaverton Police took a five-time DUII driver off the road on Tuesday. Early Tuesday morning, Beaverton Police officers were contacted about a possible DUII driver on a…
Beaverton Farmers Market
March 04, 2015

St. Patrick's Day comes early to Beaverton Farmers Market on…

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton will get an early start on celebrating St. Patrick's Day with an Irish celebration at this Saturday’s Beaverton Farmers Market. The celebration will include music and dance…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Kevin Concannon, an undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, speaks with Marni Kuyl, director of Washington County Health & Human Services, during a tour of two nutritional programs at the Beaverton Activities Center.
March 04, 2015

Agriculture under secretary Kevin Concannon tours Beaverton…

by Eric Apalategui
A top federal official took some of the lessons he learned on a swing through Washington County last week back with him to Washington, D.C. Kevin Concannon, the under secretary at the U.S.…
March 04, 2015

Safer walking routes lead to proposed school bus cuts in…

by Eric Apalategui
More than 1,000 children could lose their bus rides in September after a Beaverton School District committee determined that they can walk safely to school instead. The district recently…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - Ejiro Isiorho, a Tigard podiatrist is working with the Oregon Podiatric Medical Association to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes to help the poor.
March 04, 2015

Tigard podiatrists collects shoes for the poor

by Geoff Pursinger
Do you have a pair of shoes that are too small? Out of style? Never looked right on you? Good news — we’ve got a place to dispose of them. Ejiro Isiorho, a Tigard podiatrist, is working with the…
Photo Credit: JONATHAN HOUSE - Mt. View Middle School humanities teacher Lea Molczan has been running a world postcard collection drive in her classroom for three years.
March 04, 2015

Mountain View students get world tour via postcards

by Ray Pitz
Sixth-graders at Mountain View Middle School have found a unique way to travel the world without ever leaving their classrooms. Recently, three sections of humanities classes at the school…

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Mar 03, 2015

Tigard murder suspect arraigned Tuesday, charged with killing…

by Geoff Pursinger
Orlando Pouncey was extradited to Oregon earlier this week. Orlando Pouncey, the Tigard man charged with murdering a Beaverton father outside his son’s home in January, was arraigned this week…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Divya Amirtharaj, 13, of Beaverton hopes to win this Saturday's Portland Tribune/Comcast Regional Spelling Bee and earn her way back to the national competition. This photo was taken during the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Mar 03, 2015

Beaverton girl tries for third regional spelling bee title

by Eric Apalategui
Divya Amirtharaj, 13, wants to earn her way back to the Scripps National Spelling Bee with a victory in Portland this Saturday. If there is a new winner at this Saturday’s 12th-annual Portland…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mayor Denny Doyle presents a past winner of the 'If I Were Mayor...' competition.
Mar 02, 2015

'If I Were Mayor...' contest returns to Beaverton City Hall

by Eric Apalategui
Prizes awarded in three school grade categories Cash is on the line as Beaverton’s annual “If I Were Mayor…” contest returns to City Hall. Beaverton students in grades four through 12 can enter…
Mar 01, 2015

Man killed crossing TV Highway

by Pamplin Media Group
A 51-year-old man died early Sunday morning when he was struck by a car on the Tualatin Valley Highway in Hillsboro. Police have not released the man’s name. He died at the accident scene.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton City Council President Mark Fagin, with his wife Shelley.
Feb 27, 2015

Beaverton City Council members named to national steering…

by Eric Apalategui
Council President Mark Fagin and Councilor Lacey Beaty will advise National League of Cities policy. Two members of the Beaverton City Council have been appointed to serve on committees for the…
Beaverton Police
Feb 26, 2015

Man robs The Home Depot at knifepoint, causes lockdown at Sunset…

by Miles Vance
Police have likely caught the suspect and the lockdown has been lifted Beaverton Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed The Home Depot, 13700 NW Science Park Drive, at…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF COREY LEDERER/FACEBOOK PAGE - John A. Pelham of Beaverton, shown here with Lyndsey Pelham Lederer, was honored Thursday, Feb. 26, by the Oregon State Legislature.
Feb 26, 2015

Sunset High grad John Pelham honored by Oregon legislature one…

by Miles Vance
John Pelham is gone, but definitely not forgotten. Pelham, a 2010 Sunset High School grad who was serving as a Specialist in the U.S. Army when he was killed in Afghanistan on Feb. 12, 2014, was…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Elsie Stuhr (third from left) helps break ground during the 1950s for the Beaverton Swim Center, the first facility built in the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, which now is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015.
Feb 26, 2015

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District celebrates 60th…

by Eric Apalategui
Patrons will be the ones to get gifts, starting with a drawing during spring class registration beginning March 7 The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District will celebrate its diamond…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Beaverton STARS color guard rehearses with members of Southridge High Schools color guard before performing at the Tigard RhythmFest at Tigard High School.
Feb 25, 2015

Beaverton's 'STARS' attraction

by Eric Apalategui
Color guard team made up entirely of district special education students rocks the audience at Tigard's RhythmFest The cheers just kept building as the final color guard team performed its…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton has Washington County's most popular public library.
Feb 25, 2015

Poll: 71% of voters favor November library levy

by Eric Apalategui
Telephone survey suggests most residents would support higher taxes for WCCLS services More than two-thirds of voters said they will probably support a larger Washington County Cooperative…




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