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Road projects, driving under the influence updates, stores selling alcohol to minors, Senator sets gathering and more.

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Nike has been ranked No. 29 in Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 18th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

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The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures from publicly available information in categories including environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, philanthropy and community support.

The full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is online at thecro.com.

State senator slates

May 20 gathering

State Sen. Mark Hass will meet constituents from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20, at Ava Roasteria Banquet Room, 4770 S.W. Hall Blvd., Beaverton.

Hass serves District 14, which includes much of Beaverton, Aloha and unincorporated sections of Washington County. He is chairman of the Senate Finance and Revenue Committee and sits on the Senate Education, General Government and Accountability committees, and on the Joint Committee on Tax Credits, which he co-chairs.

Extra DUII patrols

continue in May

The Beaverton Police Department staged targeted patrols for impaired drivers during the month of April and made 22 DUII arrests. The patrols will continue through May.

The department is participating in a yearlong National Traffic Safety Campaign. The focus of this campaign is taking impaired drivers off the streets and keeping Beaverton a safe city to travel and live in. 

The High Visibility Enforcement detail was paid for by grant funds. So far this year Beaverton Police officers have taken 107 impaired drivers off Beaverton streets.

Stores caught selling

alcohol to minors

Washington County Sheriff's Deputies conducted an undercover compliance mission on April 28, in which underage adults attempted to buy alcohol from stores. 

An underage assistant would provide their actual age and valid Oregon State issued I.D. card if requested by the clerk. Thirty-nine businesses around the Aloha and Cornelius areas were checked and two sold alcohol.  

The stores that sold alcohol were the 7-Eleven at 17771 S.W. Tualatin Valley Highway in Aloha and the Space Age Market at 845 N. Adair Street in Cornelius.

The two clerks who sold alcohol to the underage person were cited for furnishing alcohol to a minor; a Class "A" misdemeanor that carries up to a $5,000 fine for the first conviction.

Farmington road project

extended into weekends

Weekend road work will take place from Friday to Sunday, and again on Friday, May 19 to Sunday, May 21, on Southwest Farmington Road from Rose Lane to Murray Boulevard, weather-permitting.

The weekend work is estimated to take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic.

From May 12 to 14, work includes excavation, curbs, sidewalk and paving on the east side of Farmington Road at Murray Boulevard. From May 19 to 21, the work will involve the paving of the center portion of Farmington. Travelers are advised to use alternate routes of Tualatin Valley Highway and Allen Boulevard.

Check BeavertonOregon.gov/trafficalerts for the most current information on traffic impacts