2015 Oregon International Air Show in pictures

2015 Oregon International Air Show in pictures

Temperatures and attendance both soared this weekend alongside the 2015 Oregon International Air...

Seasons of success

Seasons of success

New Seasons Market gets kudos for local foods, charitable giving Blending the appeal of a focus...

Council signs off on deal for downtown theater

Council signs off on deal for downtown theater

Bag&Baggage will get $775,000 loan at 1 percent interest The city of Hillsboro has taken a...


Hillsboro's Latest News

HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Following in the footsteps of Hank's Thriftway just a couple blocks west, Baker's Burgers will close its doors in September. It has operated on Baseline Street for 19 years.
July 29, 2015

Hillsboro burger joint closing in autumn, leaving another gap in…

by Doug Burkhardt
After 19 years in business, Baker’s Burgers is being forced to vacate its building at 807 S. E. Baseline St. The owners, Man Ho Jo and Karen Jo, said they were notified by the owner of their…
COURTESY PHOTO - After spending five months running wild on Bald Peak with a harness still on her head, Sarah the Satanic Cow gained more than 150 pounds, causing her harness to cut into her muzzle.
July 28, 2015

Where now, brown cow?

by Travis Loose
Bovine jumps fence, hangs out for five months on Bald Peak south of Hillsboro before capture With the 500-pound creature snared securely by the ankle, Jay Meyer was finally able to look her in…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Telly Heath was staying at this Luke-Dorf facility on Southeast Washington Street in downtown Hillsboro in 2010 when he sexually assaulted two women. The crimes sparked calls for legislation to heighten regulations on facilities that house people with mental illnesses or addictions.
July 28, 2015

Luke-Dorf resident's crimes spark legislation

by Clara Howell
Governor signs bill requiring oversight of structured housing facilities Five years ago, Telly Heath was a resident at Luke-Dorf in Hillsboro — a community-structured housing complex in the 400…
July 27, 2015

Walk or run to support Prader-Willi Syndrome research

by Pamplin Media Group
Event takes place Aug. 1 at Hillsboro High School The community is invited to participate in a 5K run/walk Saturday, Aug. 1, to benefit the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research. The event, One…
COURTESY PHOTO: BRUCE MONTGOMERY - A close call at home plate is captured during last years inaugural softball game between members of the Hillsboro Police Department and the Hillsboro Fire Department. The firefighters carried the day, 11-6, in a game sponsored by the Hillsboro Hops.
July 24, 2015

Police officers, firefighters square off in softball rivalry

by Doug Burkhardt
'Local Heroes' game set for Aug. 15 at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro The rivalry is intense, but it’s all in good fun and serves a valuable purpose. For the second consecutive year, members of…
Martha Guise
July 23, 2015

Martha Guise selected as new Century High principal

by Kathy Fuller
Martha Guise was named as the new principal at Century High School Wednesday, replacing Ted Zehr, who was recently promoted to executive director of secondary schools for the Hillsboro School…
Hillsboro Tribune Photo: Stephanie Haugen
July 23, 2015

McLain, Gallegos talked traffic , minimum wage

by Stephanie Haugen
State Representatives Susan McLain and Joe Gallegos hosted a town hall meeting at the Hillsboro Main Library last Thursday, July 16, to wrap up the last legislative session. It was a packed room…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Students busily engineer the perfect roller coaster loop.
July 23, 2015

Yes, It's hot outside, but ...

by Kathy Fuller
Cool things are happening at McKinney's summer school program McKinney Elementary: where summer school is cool. “Cool!” the children exclaimed as they launched their marbles down the twisting,…
July 23, 2015

Talks heat up over land swap proposal

by Kathy Fuller
Boundary discussions between the Hillsboro and Beaverton school districts will begin in earnest next month. Officials from both districts met in June to lay out the ground rules for discussing a…
COURTESY PHOTOS: PETER VAN HOUTEN - Its quite a spectacle when pianists and 10 grand pianos fill the stage for the Ten Grands event (above), founded by Michael Allen Harrison. Ten Grands on the Green takes place on an Aloha golf course July 25.
July 23, 2015

'Ten Grands' concert supports music education

by Jason Vondersmith
Michael Allen Harrison’s Ten Grands stands as one of Portland’s unique events, annually filling a concert hall the past 15 years with the majesty, sound and intensity of 10 pianists and their 10…

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HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: MICHAEL SPROLES - Pilot John Klatt took Michael Sproles, a summer academic intern at the News-Times and Hillsboro Tribune, on a wild ride a few days before last weekends Oregon International Air Show.
Jul 23, 2015

Upward SPIRAL

by Michael Sproles
“It’s like riding in those teacups at Disneyland. Except you’re in a plane doing flips. And there are zero teacups.” These were the comforting words spoken to me by a man exiting the same air…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Virginia Parks will display and sell her encaustic (hot wax) paintings at the Chehalam Mountain Art Affair event this weekend.
Jul 23, 2015

Artists gather in woods for informal festival

by Joann Boatwright
Informal festival gives creators a low cost chance to sell and display in Hillsboro More than a dozen local artists will gather this weekend for the Chehalem Mountain Art Affair’s 12th annual…
COURTESY PHOTO - Robert Bragdon signs the top of each bread loaf he bakes with a unique symbol.
Jul 23, 2015

From combat medic to Washington County baker

by Clara Howell
Robert Bragdon survived military service to open a bakery with his wife Before he could ride a bike or play baseball, Robert Bragdon learned to bake. “My grandmother raised me and taught me how…
Jul 23, 2015

School notes

by (None)
Free math camp offers SAT test help A free 8-day math camp is being offered at Harvest Community Church, 21235 N.W. Quatama Road, Beaverton, in August. Camp dates are Aug. 10-13 and Aug. 17-20,…
Jul 23, 2015

District shifts administrators

by Staff
A number of administrators in the Hillsboro School District assumed new jobs starting in July. Ted Zehr, principal at Century High School for the last 10 years, has been named the Hillsboro…
Jul 23, 2015

Hillsboro snags grant for wetlands restoration

by Staff
The city of Hillsboro has been awarded a $335,000 “Nature in Neighborhoods” capital grant funded by Metro’s natural areas bond measure, which was approved by voters in 2006. The grant will go to…
Jul 23, 2015

News briefs

by (None)
Beginning campers invited on overnighter L.L. Stub Stewart State Park is inviting beginning campers to join in an overnight guided camping excursion July 31 to Aug. 2 as part of the statewide…
Washington County Sheriff's Dept.
Jul 23, 2015

Aloha toddler survives fall from third-story window by landing…

by Miles Vance
A 2-year-old Aloha boy who fell from a three-story window on Sunday and landed on his father is reportedly “going to be OK.” At approximately 8:17 p.m. Sunday, Washington County Sheriff's…
Jul 23, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 12 - Several mailboxes were smashed by an unknown suspect in the 600 block of S.W. Walnut Street, which caused several hundred dollars of damage. - An iPhone 5 was reported stolen in the…
Jul 23, 2015

Hillsboro Tribune garners awards in Oregon contest

by (None)
The Hillsboro Tribune, a Pamplin Media Group community newspaper, brought home several awards for writing, photography and design from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2015 Better…




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