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December 23, 2014

Weather service warns of weekend flooding

by Pamplin Media Group
Massive amounts of rain are headed toward northern Oregon this weekend, bringing the potential for flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement that cautions…
December 15, 2014

Portland man arrested for Cornelius car jacking

by Jim Redden
A Portland man was arrested after stealing a car in Cornelius and leading law enforcement officials from several agencies on a chase. Raymond Osborne, 58. is charged with Robbery I, Assault II,…
December 14, 2014

Transient juvenile car prowler caught

by Jim Redden
Washington County Sheriff's deputies caught a juvenile transient who was burglarizing unlocked cars in the Aloha area early Sunday. Zachariah T. Cordova, 17, was turned over to juvenile…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A man wanted for reckless driving left this Buick in a Hillsboro neighborhood on Saturday.
December 14, 2014

Hillsboro police look for reckless driver

by KOIN 6 News
A reckless driver is still being sought after managing to get away from Hillsboro police early Saturday morning. The suspect, who faces multiple charges, is an Hispanic man in his mid-30s, about…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD  INSET: COURTESY PHOTO - Laura Hollingsworth has been taking her daughter, Brittany Tipps, to the Dougy Center since the fall of 2010, the year Tipps lost her father. The Dougy Center is one of the 30 entities the city of Hillsboro supported this year through its Community Services Grant Program. Inset: Tobias Elementary School student Eli Sayre carefully considers a move during a recent tournament organized by Chess for Success, which was awarded $1,500 for fiscal year 2014-15.
December 12, 2014

City hands out $ 100,000 to area service groups

by Doug Burkhardt
The city of Hillsboro had the opportunity to take on the role of Santa Claus last week, and 30 community service organizations were the beneficiaries. At the Dec. 2 meeting of the Hillsboro City…
December 12, 2014

Threats disrupt Liberty High classes

by Kathy Fuller
A threat on social media led to heightened security at Liberty High School last Friday. School administrators and Hillsboro police officers investigated Twitter threats that came to their…
December 12, 2014

Hillsboro trio visits White House

by Kathy Fuller
Three representatives from Hillsboro attended the White House “College Opportunity Day of Action” Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C. Steve Larson, assistant superintendent of the Hillsboro School…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - On Monday, Gov. John Kitzhaber proposed an $18.6 billion budget - a $1.6 billion increase from the previous biennium's budget.
December 12, 2014

Governor does math, budgets for education

by Peter Wong
SALEM — Gov. John Kitzhaber proposes close to $1 billion in the state’s next two-year budget to enable children to be ready to learn upon entering school, make progress in reading skills and…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Numerous sequoia trees were recently cleared from the 26-acre parcel at the northwest corner of Baseline Road and Cornelius Pass Road as preparation for the construction of Sequoia Village kicks into high gear. Plans call for a 50,000 square foot WalMart store, a 208-unit residential complex and two separate 9,000 square foot commercial buildings on the site.
December 12, 2014

Trees fall for WalMart

by Kathy Fuller
December 12, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Nov. 30 In the 300 block of N.E. Third Avenue, a driver hit a parked vehicle and didn’t stop. They left their side mirror behind, though. In the 4200 block of S.E. Maya Court, a vehicle’s…

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Dec 12, 2014

Newberg wins first trapshoot of season

by Kathy Fuller
Newberg and Verboort gun clubs tied for first place in the first shoot of the Tualatin Valley Trapshoot League season, held Dec. 5. The shoot was held at the Hillsboro Gun Club. Clay Whitmore of…
Dec 12, 2014

City hosts final leaf drop on Dec. 20

by Staff
The city of Hillsboro will provide one more free leaf disposal drop-off opportunity for the season on Dec. 20. Local residents can bring leaves to the Hillsboro Fairground Sports Complex on 28th…
Dec 12, 2014

Owners willing to pay tax to boost downtown

by Doug Burkhardt
It’s not every day a group of property owners get together and decide to impose a higher tax on themselves, even if the reason for doing so is a beneficial one. But that is what appears to be…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A PGE crew truck working on power outages caused by Thursday's storm.
Dec 12, 2014

Storm leaves thousands without power

by Jim Redden
Over 20,000 customers in the Portland metropolitan were still without power Friday morning after PGE repair crews worked through the nights to fix downed power lines. PGE said crews responded to…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - At the Hillsboro City Council meeting on Dec. 2, Salma Ahmad, president of the Islamic Society of Greater Portland, thanks Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey for declaring the week of Dec. 7-13 Human Rights Week. Ahmads organization helps to build relationships and foster understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims.
Dec 12, 2014

Humanity rules

by Doug Burkhardt
Dec 12, 2014

Two 7-Elevenscaught inalcohol sting

by (none)
Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover alcohol sales compliance mission where decoy teenagers attempted to buy alcohol from stores in Washington County Friday, Dec. 5. The…
Dec 12, 2014

Local groups fly higherwith support from air show

by (none)
Putting on the Oregon International Air Show requires an entire year of planning “and it’s all for this day,” said Judy Willey, the long-time executive director who announced her retirement just…
Dec 12, 2014

Children get to shop with cops

by Staff
Thanks to the Cornelius Fred Meyer and the deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, local kids were able to go holiday shopping with officers who serve the city of Cornelius. On…
Photo Credit: KOIN LOCAL NEWS - Wind gust are expected to continue up the Willamette Valley this afternoon.
Dec 11, 2014

Winds cause problems throughout region

by Raymond Rendleman
Roads closed, MAX disrupted, Christmas Ships delayed The powerful wind storm that moved into the region Thursday caused many problems through the afternoon rush hour. Power was out already to…
Dec 11, 2014

Road funding splits Metro votes

by Nick Christensen, Metro Reporter
Two key Metro advisory committees recommended approval of the proposed regional tailpipe emissions reduction plan this week, but not without suggested changes to parts of the strategy. The Metro…




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