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Bag&Baggage, city forge plan to bring new theater building to downtown

Bag&Baggage, city forge plan to bring new theater building to downtown

If all goes as planned, Hillsboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions will be moving their offices and...

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Keep pets cool during hot weather

With the onset of the summer’s first serious heat, Washington County Animal Services manager...

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

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HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Bag&Baggage Productions is planning to buy the old Wells Fargo bank building, which has sat empty for years, to transform it into their own performing arts space.
June 29, 2015

Bag&Baggage, city forge plan to bring new theater building to…

by Stephanie Haugen
If all goes as planned, Hillsboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions will be moving their offices and getting to work planning the remodel of their very own theater this year. Bag&Baggage and the city of…
June 26, 2015

City moves ahead with North Hillsboro vision

by Kathy Fuller
About 1,300 acres may become 'urban renewal district' in city An open house on plans for the North Hillsboro Industrial District drew 60 people to the Hillsboro Main Library last week to see…
June 26, 2015

Former employee files lawsuit against Hillsboro School District

by Kathy Fuller
A former employee of the Hillsboro School District has filed lawsuit in Washington County Circuit Court, alleging she was wrongfully discharged from the school district and that the district…
June 25, 2015

Beat the heat at Hillsboro cooling stations

by Kathy Fuller
With severe heat predicted in the coming week, the city of Hillsboro offers cooling stations at the following locations, which are air-conditioned and will have water available: Hillsboro Police…
A Hillsboro man died Wednesday after crashing his car on Northwest Jackson School Road.
June 25, 2015

Hillsboro man dies in Jackson School crash

by Pamplin Media Group
A Hillsboro man died just before noon Wednesday, June 24, after he drove his vehicle off Northwest Jackson School Road. Washington County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene of the…
June 25, 2015

City, firefighters ratify two-year contract

by Kathy Fuller
Local 2201 negotiates pay increases of 2 to 4 percent The Hillsboro City Council has unanimously approved a two-year labor contract with Hillsboro Firefighters Local 2201, the union representing…
June 25, 2015

Awaiting state regs, county board opts for medical-pot model

by Daniel Forbes
Legal marijuana use likely permitted in eight districts While Oregon may soon be awash in recreational marijuana dispensaries — weed becomes legal here for adult use on July 1 — Washington…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Erin Schneider, who was paralyzed in a July 2011 car accident after glancing down to change the music on her iPod, recently became the owner of a retrofitted van that allows her more independence
June 25, 2015

A second chance at independence

by Clara Howell
â- Hillsboro native Erin Schneider, paralyzed in a crash, gets retrofitted van On July 22, 2011, Erin Schneider was driving down Northwest Hornecker Road in Hillsboro when a quick glance at her…
COURTESY PHOTO: STEN PORSE - Stevia can be grown in Oregon without too much trouble, and provides a healthy alternative for cooking.
June 25, 2015

Sweeten cooking with garden herb

by Stephanie Haugen
Sugar substitute can be grown in local gardens Trying to cut down on sugar? Grow stevia. Stevia is a natural sweetener that can be grown in Oregon gardens. The leaves and flowers are intensely…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Last years Relay for Life event in Hillsboro was a rainy affair, but crowds of folks still showed up to walk down East Main Street to promote awareness for cancer research.
June 25, 2015

Relay for Life participants to converge on Hillsboro Stadium…

by Clara Howell
Annual event to raise funds for cancer research will cover 24 hours Almost 600 participants have registered for the Relay for Life event coming up this Saturday, June 27, at the Hillsboro…

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COURTESY IMAGE: CITY OF HILLSBORO - This rendering by Venice, Calif. artist Cliff Garten shows what will be an art piece installed along the Brookwood Parkway overpass at Highway 26 once the road construction there is complete.
Jun 25, 2015

Rendering shows Brookwood overpass art, fencing by artist Cliff…

by (None)
Hillsboro will soon have a new piece of public art that serves a dual purpose as pedestrian fencing above the Brookwood Parkway overcrossing. Newly-released artist renderings depict what drivers…
Jun 26, 2015

Nighttime road striping to begin

by Pamplin Media Group
Motorists should be alert for crews on county roads Nighttime road striping will start soon on some Washington County arterial roads. Washington County officials are asking drivers to be on…
COURTESY PHOTO - Hillsboro Schools Foundations prize patrol recently paid a visit to Evergreen Middle School to award a grant to the schools Comicon, a yearly convention to showcase student-designed graphic novels. Evergreen was one of nine grants awarded by HSF for the 2015-16 school year.
Jun 24, 2015

Hillsboro Schools Foundation awards $50K in grants

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro Schools Foundation, a volunteer-driven nonprofit that raises funds to enhance public education in the Hillsboro School District, has awarded nine grants totaling $50,000 to schools…
COURTESY PHOTO: HILLSBORO FIRE - Improperly discarded smoking materials caused an early morning house fire on Evergreen Road that displaced 11 residents.
Jun 23, 2015

Tuesday morning house fire displaces 11

by Pamplin Media Group
Blaze started by improperly discarded cigarettes Eleven people and one dog were safely evacuated and uninjured after an early morning house fire at 30095 N.W. Evergreen Road in Hillsboro…
Jun 19, 2015

Burn ban goes into effect Saturday

by Kathy Fuller
The warm, dry weather has prompted the issuance of a burn ban in the city of Hillsboro. The burn ban extends across all of Washington County. Hillsboro Fire and Rescue, in conjunction with the…
COURTESY PHOTO - Charles Fernald died Monday after he crashed his motorcycle off Highway 26 in southeast Oregon.
Jun 19, 2015

Hillsboro man dies in Malheur County motorcycle accident

by Staff
Hillsboro resident Charles P. Fernald, 70, died in a motorcycle crash Monday, June 15, in Malheur County. According to Sgt. Bob Wilson, Oregon State Police received the report of a…
Jun 19, 2015

Police log

by (None)
May 31 - A backyard fence was entered overnight and tools were stolen in the 200 block of N.W. Garibaldi Street. - In the 18600 block of N.W. Eider Court, a camera was left in the hallway of a…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Customers were shocked on Monday to learn Hanks Thriftway, their neighborhood grocery store, was going out of business.
Jun 18, 2015

Hank's Thriftway closing after 80 years

by Clara Howell and Doug Burkhardt
For many customers, the Monday morning Facebook post came like a punch. On June 15 at 7 a.m., after eight decades in business, family-owned Hank’s Thriftway notified its customers it will be…
KATIE RILEY
Jun 18, 2015

Afoul of election law, kids' fund seeks commission support

by Daniel Forbes
Katie Riley to bring new initiative before county commission June 23 A citizen's initiative geared to provide sustainable funding for children's out-of-school enrichment programs has run afoul…
Jun 18, 2015

Tighter state forest fire restrictions go into effect Friday

by Pamplin Media Group
The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) tightens fire prevention rules starting June 19 in northwestern Oregon, including the Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests, and private lands in the…




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