Mobile park residents say water metering system all wet

Mobile park residents say water metering system all wet

Trio spearheads complaint to Department of Justice over 'outrageous' bills Residents at a...

Virginia Garcia celebrates 40th year with a party

Virginia Garcia celebrates 40th year with a party

Health care organization honors original founders; governor attends Gov. Kate Brown was one of...

3-D brings car parts, theme park floats to life

3-D brings car parts, theme park floats to life

There isn't much Robin Oeffner, Mike Larkin can't make at local shop The concept of 3-D printing...

Tuality announces affiliation with OHSU

Tuality announces affiliation with OHSU

Tuality Healthcare leaders announced this morning in Hillsboro they are pursuing an affiliation...


Hillsboro's Latest News

HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Books about going to school for the first time can help ease the transition to kindergarten.
August 27, 2015

'We've got this': Kindergarten a rite of passage

by Kathy Fuller
Principal talks about advent of full-day program in Hillsboro About this time each year, 5-year-olds start getting antsy to start a whole new chapter in their young lives. Kindergarten is a rite…
August 28, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Aug. 16 - An unknown suspect smashed out a window at a residence using a rock in the 7400 block of S.E. Shamrock Lane. - An unknown suspect broke into a vehicle in the 1900 block of N.E. 52nd…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Beginning next year, this scenic, pastoral landscape south of TV Highway in Hillsboro will be in the process of being transformed into thousands of housing units and a commercial village.
August 27, 2015

Council takes giant leap into South Hillsboro

by Doug Burkhardt
Final vote on annexation, new zoning set for Sept. 1 Hillsboro has taken a pair of big steps to prepare for future growth. On Aug. 18, the Hillsboro City Council unanimously approved two crucial…
August 27, 2015

Grant helps kindergartners fend off first-day jitters

by Kathy Fuller
Four-day camp introduces kids to school before the 'big day' Incoming kindergartners who will attend Tobias Elementary School in Aloha got a sneak peek earlier this month at what school is all…
August 27, 2015

Pacific professors land research grant

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Collaborative will study mindfulness training effects on police officers A community-based partnership of police officers, university research psychologists and a mindfulness instructor has been…
August 28, 2015

Hillsboro Library donates books to WIC

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Books at home help promote early learning, literacy The Hillsboro Tribune The Hillsboro Public Library recently donated 1,479 new books to Washington County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for…
August 27, 2015

Six-week caregiver series begins Sept. 17

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The Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Family Caregiver Support Program and Tuality Healthcare will sponsor a six-week series for family and friends caring for a loved one…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - The Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center will shutter for three weeks for yearly maintenance and some energy efficiency upgrades.
August 26, 2015

Aquatic center closes for maintenance, upgrades

by Kathy Fuller
SHARC shuts down for three weeks beginning Aug. 31 Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) will be closed for annual maintenance and cleaning beginning Monday, Aug. 31. The facility will…
Washington County Museum
August 25, 2015

Washington County Museum's Rock Creek facility rededicated Monday

by Ray Pitz
Expanded new construction to be used to store artifacts Washington County Museum's Rock Creek facility will be rededicated Monday during an open house/ribbon cutting ceremony. The event is…
August 24, 2015

Fire closes Hwy. 26 in Washington County

by Jim Redden
A brush fire closed Hagg Lake and U.S. 26 in Washington County on Sunday. The fire began around 3 p.m. off near Manning around Milepost 43 and quickly burned at least 12 acres, according to the…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - A woman was critically hurt and her horse killed when hit by this pickup at Northwest Shadybrook and Pumpkin Ridge roads, on Saturday.
Aug 23, 2015

Rider critically injured, horse killed after pickup crash in…

by Jim Redden
Portland victim identified; charges possible A 26-year-old woman from Portland was critically injured and the horse she was riding was killed when they were hit by a pickup truck in the North…
Adam Buchalski
Aug 21, 2015

Buchalski sentenced to 92 months for crash that killed Maria…

by Travis Loose
When Maria Lara Martinez said goodbye to her family as she headed to work on Jan. 4, none of them knew it would be the last time they saw her. Today, with tears in their eyes, they searched for…
Aug 21, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Aug. 9 - A cell phone was stolen from a work locker in the 1500 block of N.E. Arrington Road. - A suspect entered a home in the 2100 block of S.E. Maple Street through a window, stole a…
Aug 21, 2015

Parks on the way

by Kathy Fuller
City moves to purchase eight-acre park site in South Hillsboro Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department is growing and making long-range and near-term plans. With Orenco Station Plaza opening…
Aug 21, 2015

State ban campfires due to fire danger

by Staff
The Oregon Parks & Recreation Department (OPRD) is prohibiting all campfires in Oregon State Parks and other properties owned and managed by the department. The ban includes but is not limited…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - A firefighter sprays water on a fire that started with a single spark at Dimeo Farms south of Hillsboro Thursday afternoon.
Aug 20, 2015

One little spark: firefighters quell blaze on farm south of…

by Travis Loose
One little spark turned into a full-fledged fire in 30 seconds on a farm in Washington County Thursday afternoon. “You couldn’t believe how fast it went,” Dave Dimeo said. “It just exploded like…
Aug 20, 2015

News briefs

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Army reunion organizers look for brigade members The 3rd Brigade of the Army’s famous 2nd Infantry Division will inactivate and be redesignated as the 1st Brigade in a 2 p.m. ceremony on Sept.…
Aug 20, 2015

Four Century grads earn student leader honors

by Kathy Fuller
National program requires rigorous preparation Four recent graduates of Century High School have earned national recognition as National Association of Student Councils distinguished student…
Aug 20, 2015

Governor signs McLain's license plate bill into law

by Doug Burkhardt
Oregon's cancer awareness plates modeled after Washington's Although still a freshman legislator, state Rep. Susan McLain has already helped make a positive mark on the state of Oregon and has…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Too many heavy books can cause aching backs, shoulders and necks. Experts advise parents to make sure children wear backpacks properly.
Aug 20, 2015

Mind your back(pack)

by Kent Bond, PT
Heavy, improperly worn schoolbook satchels can lead to injury, experts say From homework and tests to extra-curricular activities, students already shoulder plenty of weight during…



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