Bag&Baggage hires Forest Grove's Lewis as Mueller departs for Portland

Bag&Baggage hires Forest Grove's Lewis as Mueller departs for Portland

Since eighth-grade, Beth Lewis knew what she wanted. She wanted to be on the stage, immersing...

Spanish bee spells 'é-x-i-t-o' (success)

Spanish bee spells 'é-x-i-t-o' (success)

â-  Hillsboro students perform well at event for dual-language learners A sea of spellers...

City puts bilingual workers' skills to good use

City puts bilingual workers' skills to good use

JTOP campaign opens doors for those with limited job experience For Juan Barajas, the ability to...

Downtown bistro gets a warm welcome

Downtown bistro gets a warm welcome

Quick lunches for the working crowd, late hours for the pub crowd When some Hillsboro police...

Experimental county police program extends to Hillsboro

Experimental county police program extends to Hillsboro

Safety Academy offers disabled a chance to protect themselves Standing in the lobby of the...

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WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE -  Charlene Marvin died after her motorcycle was struck by a car Saturday.
April 19, 2015

Female motorcyclist, 64, killed in Washington County accident

by Jim Redden
A Carlton woman was killed when her motorcycle was struck by a car in Washington County on Saturday. Charlene Marvin, 64, was Lifeflighted from the scene and later died of her injuries at an…
April 17, 2015

Gun rights advocates support recall of Washington County…

by Pamplin Media Group
A national gun rights group is throwing its support behind recall efforts aimed at three Oregon lawmakers who were targeted in part because of support for a controversial gun sale background…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - Plata Garza, a Forest Grove resident, said he tries to capture a spirit of happiness in his artwork, which will be on display at the Shirley Huffman Auditorium in the Hillsboro Civic Center until mid-June.
April 17, 2015

Growing up with art

by Doug Burkhardt
Hillsboro center is home to Forest Grove resident Plata Garza's paintings Like many people, Plata Garza had a passion for art when he was a young boy. But unlike most others, Garza did not drop…
April 16, 2015

School notes

by (None)
Candidate slates ‘meet and greet’ Hillsboro School Board candidate Bart Rask will hold a meet and greet with voters from 9 to 11 a.m. this Saturday, April 18, at Insomnia Coffee, 5389 W.…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - Hillsboro artist Jorge Reyes displayed his Trashformers artwork at the Latino Cultural Festival in 2013. Reyes creations are made from pieces of recycled lawnmowers, keyboards, vacuum cleaners and other assorted items.
April 16, 2015

Hillsboro festival spotlights music, dance

by Doug Burkhardt
Cross-cultural celebration said to be 'largest one yet' It’s mid-April, and that means the Hillsboro community’s annual Latino Cultural Festival is almost at hand. On Sunday, April 19, the…
COURTESY PHOTO: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Mathew White, 30, of Hillsboro, was cited for DUII after rolling his 2001 Toyota pickup and crashing it into a yard on Old Cornelius Pass Road Sunday afternoon.
April 16, 2015

Hillsboro man rolls truck; cited for DUII

by Pamplin Media Group
A Hillsboro man rolled his truck Sunday afternoon on Old Cornelius Pass Road and was cited for allegedly driving under the influence of intoxicants. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies…
April 16, 2015

Police log

by (None)
April 2 - An unknown male suspect drove off without paying after pumping more than $50 worth of gas at a station in the 1700 block of N.E. Cornell Road. - An unknown suspect stole pallets from a…
COURTESY PHOTO: LYNN KETCHUM - Mason bees pollinate early-blooming plants, such as Oregon grape.
April 16, 2015

Mason bees pollinate plants before honeybees get busy

by Kym Pokorny
Efficient insects take on a bigger role in back yard gardens The gardening season is young, but mason bees are out for their short but productive foray into the blooms of your backyard. These…
April 16, 2015

Hillsboro schools net $220,880 Nike grant

by Kathy Fuller
Money will enhance local district's AVID program The Nike School Innovation Fund (NSIF) has awarded the Hillsboro School District a grant of $222,880 to support the expansion of AVID…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: NANCY TOWNSLEY - An excessive number of volumes sometimes can spill out of book cases and make a room practically unusable. Take time to cull your personal library so your work space is free of clutter.
April 16, 2015

Spring-cleaning indoor, outdoor spaces is a snap

by (None)
De-cluttering is the first step to enjoying your home's outer and inner limits It’s time to prep your home’s outdoor spaces for the season ahead. From the yard to the garage to the deck, getting…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Tualatin Hills Nature Center will host its annual sale of native plants on April 25.
Apr 16, 2015

Tualatin Hills Nature Center hosts native plant sale

by Eric Apalategui
The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District will host its 15th-annual Spring Native Plant Sale on Saturday, April 25. The free event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tualatin…
COURTESY PHOTO - On April 3, Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck addressed the Westside Economic Alliance at the newly opened Embassy Suites Hotel in Hillsboro.
Apr 10, 2015

Duyck: Washington County is on strong path

by Doug Burkhardt
Annual 'State of the County' speech focuses on growth, challenges Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck delivered his fifth “State of the County” speech April 3, and his message was upbeat and…
Apr 10, 2015

Yamhelas meeting set April 16

by (none)
The Yamhelas Westsider Trail planning team has invited the public to an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. in McMinnville.…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Liberty High School Activities Director Dom Giansante leads students from eight area high schools in a dance to Shake It, by Metro Station. Libertys leadership students organize a dance at the Hillsboro Elks Lodge for students in the life skills program.
Apr 09, 2015

May I have this DANCE?

by Kathy Fuller
Special needs students enjoy an afternoon of dancing at Elks Lodge The rhythmic beat of pop music was audible from outside the Hillsboro Elks Lodge Friday afternoon. Inside, the large parquet…
Apr 10, 2015

Lawsuit challenging mayor's tiebreaking vote dismissed

by Doug Burkhardt
Case was related to changing downtown streets to two-way grid It appears the last potential hurdle to the city’s reconfiguration of downtown streets from one-way to two-way has been cleared…
Apr 09, 2015

Tobias principal charts course for retirement

by Kathy Fuller and Doug Burkhardt
Steve Callaway stepping aside after 35-year career in education Steve Callaway, principal at Tobias Elementary School, has announced he intends to retire June 30 after 35 years in education. But…
Apr 09, 2015

Council OKs zoning for medical marijuana

by Doug Burkhardt
Hillsboro panel will make final decision on pot issue at April 21 meeting Following the recommendations of the city’s Planning Commission, the Hillsboro City Council voted 4-1 Wednesday evening…
Apr 09, 2015

Cornelius dog park open house set April 14

by (None)
Estimated cost for council-approved venue is $36,500 The Cornelius Parks Advisory Board will hold an open house about the development of an off-leash dog area in the city next Tuesday, April 14.…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: NANCY TOWNSLEY - Vinyl siding is the most popular home siding material used by homebuilders today, requiring only an occasional soap and water cleaning.
Apr 09, 2015

What you should know before replacing the siding on your home

by (None)
â- A certain amount of upkeep is necessary to protect your investment Whether you’re building a home from scratch or contemplating an upgrade, when choosing siding, there’s a lot more to…
COURTESY PHOTO: STATEPOINT MEDIA - Buying young plants at a nursery can be pricey, but starting your own garden from seeds takes perseverance.
Apr 09, 2015

Plant a garden 'from scratch'? Yes, you can

by Pamplin Media Group
Start your seedlings indoors and transfer them outside later Planting a garden from scratch can sound like a daunting task, especially for those who are new to the hobby. But with the right…




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