Giving HOPE, giving HEARTS

Giving HOPE, giving HEARTS

Tamara and Ben Patridge have big hearts. The husband and wife team generously, and quite...

City, county make deal on fairgrounds land

City, county make deal on fairgrounds land

Plan for RV parking, sports fields has some detractors The city of Hillsboro and Washington...

State treasurer joins throng of Cornelius Place fans

State treasurer joins throng of Cornelius Place fans

Ted Wheeler visits Cornelius to talk up library/senior housing complex Last Wednesday, March 18,...

HART actors  do well with 'tragicomic' characters

HART actors do well with 'tragicomic' characters

'Hot l Baltimore' cast has audience following clues Plays are funny things — some have...

Hillsboro's Latest News

March 27, 2015

Pesticides linked to bee deaths banned

by Steve Law
The Oregon Department of Agriculture, responding to a series of bee deaths traced to pesticides, enacted a narrow new regulation earlier this month barring the use of four types of pesticides.…
March 27, 2015

Council lights fire to OK pot dispensary zoning

by Doug Burkhardt
Emergency clause could move zoning plan ahead by May 1 The wheels of government often turn slowly, but with a one-year moratorium on the opening of medical marijuana dispensaries in Hillsboro…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mayor Denny Doyle had his photo taken last year when he welcomed Uber to Beaverton.
March 27, 2015

Lyft poised to join Uber in offering rides

by Eric Apalategui
Ride-sharing service said to be coming to suburbs Need a Lyft? The ride-sharing company is hiring drivers in the Portland area and appears poised to soon offer customers an alternative to Uber…
March 27, 2015

School budget passes test

by Peter Wong
Education backers say amount is still not sufficient A state school fund of $7.255 billion, slightly more than was originally proposed by the Legislature’s chief budget writers, has cleared its…
March 27, 2015

State wants studded tires off by end of March

by Staff
Given current weather forecasts, the Oregon Department of Transportation does not plan to extend the studded tire season in the state. A study completed in 2014 concluded studded tires cause…
March 27, 2015

School notes

by Staff
Century Band and Colorguard slate auction, concert Century High School’s Band and Colorguard will hold a fundraising auction Friday, April 17, at the Hillsboro Elks Lodge, 21865 N.W. Quatama…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - Workers at Fernhill Wetlands are dismantling buildings to make way for a water purifying project. The site is adjacent to a specially designed trail and water garden at the northern edge of the 90-acre wetlands.
March 27, 2015

Making way for purification at Fernhill Wetlands

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
â- Forest Grove facility has been a way station for street-sweeping debris Clean Water Services (CWS) has alternate plans for a roughly two-acre materials-handling yard adjacent to a specially…
March 27, 2015

'Boogeyman' sentenced for sex abuse

by Betty Campbell
Stephen Rockett gets 52.5 years in prison for molesting Hillsboro sisters Steven Douglas Rockett, who was found guilty on March 11 of multiple counts of sexually abusing children, was sentenced…
March 27, 2015

DEQ issues fines for storm water, asbestos violations

by Staff
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality last week fined Summit Natural Energy Corporation $4,000 for storm water violations at its ethanol facility at 535 N. Fourth Ave., in Cornelius.…
March 27, 2015

Police log

by Staff
March 11 - A boat cover was stolen from the 3200 block of N.E. First Place. - Three vehicles were entered and numerous items were stolen from the 2400 block of S.E. Larkspur Court. March 12 - A…

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Mar 26, 2015

Genentech expanding its local operations

by Hillsboro Tribune
Company expects to add about 100 jobs Genentech is planning to invest more than $125 million to expand its production facility in Hillsboro. “This investment in our sterile production…
Mar 25, 2015

Eight candidates file for school board

by Kathy Fuller
Two incumbents will seek re-election. Voters will see a crowded special election ballot in May, with eight candidates running for three positions on the Hillsboro School Board. Two candidates…
Mar 23, 2015

Open house set March 25 for Jackson, Glencoe roads projects

by Staff
Washington County and the city of Hillsboro invite the public to attend a combined project open house on Wednesday, March 25, for the Jackson School Road capital improvement project and the…
Canby High School
Mar 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Show Division

by Brian Monihan
Canby High School takes top honors Photos by J. Brian Monihan Some consider the Show Division to be the premiere category of state dance. This year's high school dance teams didn't disappoint.…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - To ensure a project that funds bicycle and pedestrian safety remained on the citys annual Top 10 priority list, the Hillsboro City Council voted Tuesday to expand the list to 11.
Mar 20, 2015

When 10's not enough, list grows to 11

by Doug Burkhardt
Council expands priorities for 2015 before unanimous vote When you can’t agree on a “Top 10” list, make the list longer. That was the strategy pursued by the Hillsboro City Council Tuesday…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - In a case of bad timing, the rain chose last Saturday, March 14 -- the day of the annual St. Patricks Day parade in downtown Hillsboro -- to make a reappearance. Showers may have kept the crowd down, but those who attended enjoyed a fun show nevertheless. Among the highlights were (left to right) Dr. Seuss Thing 1 and Thing 2 waving shamrocks.
Mar 20, 2015


by Doug Burkhardt
Mar 20, 2015

Early season wakes up green thumbs

by Polly Gottesman
Unseasonably warm weather has gardeners thinking about planting The beautiful and unseasonably warm weather this February and March has turned everyone’s minds to spring. Gardeners start to…
Deputy Fire Chief Scott Malone (left) presents the Firefighter of the Year award to Eric Keim during a March 10 ceremony at American Legion Post 6 in Hillsboro.
Mar 20, 2015

Eric Keim named firefighter of year

by Hilsboro Tribune
Hillsboro firefighter and paramedic Eric Keim has been selected by his peers as the 2014 Firefighter of the Year. Keim’s selection was announced March 10. The award is given annually to an…
Mar 20, 2015

Hillsboro's All Saints Episcopal Church names interim rector

by (none)
All Saints Episcopal Church, one of Hillsboro’s oldest churches, has named Rev. Paul Barthelemy as its interim rector. Barthelemy is a Lake Oswego resident, and comes to All Saints with an…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - The festival featured a variety of performers in vibrant costumes, such as this fairy resting in the courtyard.
Mar 20, 2015

County alters contract terms; Renaissance Festival won't be back…

by Doug Burkhardt
Producers, Washington County can't agree on fairgrounds contract The Oregon Renaissance Festival is vanishing into the wisps of time. The festival’s theme was an attempt to duplicate life in a…

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