Ethics commission to pursue Kitzhaber for 10 violations

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The Oregon Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to make preliminary finding of violations. The vote prompts a period when the former governor…

TTSD superintendent speaks out

The Times - News
Following the death of 17 in a school in Florida, Superintendent Ernie Brown issues statement.

New PSU president pitches county businesses

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Co-op education would benefit them, students, he tells Westside Economic Alliance forum in Tigard.

House passes bill to keep guns from abusers

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon House voted 37-23 Thursday to close the so-called 'boyfriend loophole' in state gun law.

County invites nominees for public health awards

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Recipients will be honored at ceremony April 3 in Hillsboro during National Public Health Week.

Dispute leaves counties with less for job training

Beaverton Valley Times - News
State adds money for rural areas, but two-county agency says it's taking a deeper cut that will affect its ability to serve minorities.

Washington County names two officials

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Building official, principal engineer in Land Use & Transportation Department succeed retiree, promoted division manager.

Investigators: Kitzhaber violated ethics law 11 times

Portland Tribune - News
An investigation report released Wednesday will be used as the basis for an ethics violation case against former Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Exclusion Day draws near for students without immunization

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Rule affects youths in public, private schools, preschool, Head Start, child care.

No hearing on Kruse misconduct allegations

Portland Tribune - News
After the Roseburg senator's resignation became final Wednesday, the Senate Conduct Committee canceled a Feb. 22 hearing to consider allegations…

Sheriff: Men in van attempted to abduct teen

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The incident may be related to attempted abductions in Tigard on Jan. 3 and 11.

Washington County honors black employees

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Observance coincides with Black History Month; similar gatherings are planned through the year to recognize other groups

'Equifax bill' requires faster data breaches notices

Portland Tribune - News
A bill in the Legislature comes at a time when Equifax is under fire for failing to fully reveal the extent of a data breach last year.

Kindergaren registration begins

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Tigard-Tualatin School District sets open houses, events for parents to learn about programs.

Kruse resigns over misconduct allegations

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Roseburg Republican Sen. Jeff Kruse continued to deny the allegations of inappropriate touching while tendering his resignation Thursday, Feb. 8. The…

Oregon 'uplists' marbled murrelet to endangered

Portland Tribune - News
The change to endangered status will likely result in stricter logging limits on state forestland.

Terry launches bid for county chairman

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Commissioner gets a personal boost from the man he hopes to succeed on the Washington County board.

Momentum grows for making strangulation a felony

Clackamas Review - News
Oregon legislator representing Milwaukie sponsors bill increasing penalties for crime

Governor pushes 'Future Ready Oregon' to close workforce…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Brown's Monday morning speech on the state's workforce issue kicks off the 35-day 79th Legislative Assembly.

Pressure mounts as Kruse stays away from Legislature

Portland Tribune - News
'Building into this idea that this is somehow political games or a political process demeans the victims who waited to be able to speak up until…

State auditors see potential trouble in marijuana tracking…

Portland Tribune - News
Among other issues auditors found, data in the cannabis tracking system was self-reported by cannabis businesses, raising auditors' concerns about…

Former Tigard High teacher/coach arrested for sex abuse

The Times - News
Marcus D. Jolley is accused of sexual abuse involving high school students in 2005 and 2016.

Our Opinion: Go slow on cap, trade legislation

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
The most compelling reason to wait is to keep faith with Oregon voters, who agreed in 2010 to allow the Legislature to meet every year.

Letters to the editor

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Topics range from affordable housing, to 'Dreamers,' to voter assistance teams.

Competition seeks art for sidewalks

The Times - Features
Three partnering organizations want the environmental artworks for Tigard and Hillsboro.

Spay/neuter special for feral, stray cats in February

Clackamas Review - News
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon celebrates Spay/Neuter Awareness Month as the perfect time to prevent litters of kittens in the spring

Know an Amazing Kid? Submit your nominations

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Fifth annual contest recognizes youth making a difference. We're looking for nominees who live in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood and King City.

Kindergarten registration at Deer Creek approaching

Regal Courier - News
The King City-based elementary school will hold an open house on Thursday, Feb. 15.

Cultural Trust brings road show to Beaverton

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Organizations that could be eligible for grants are encouraged to attend Feb. 8 event.

Bonamici offers view on opioid problem

Beaverton Valley Times - News
U.S. representative hears officials, providers, others at roundtable discussion following visit to Beaverton office of LifeWorks Northwest.

CPR training slated for Washington Square

The Times - News
Hands-only resuscitation has proven critical for improving recovery chances for people in cardiac arrest.

Late sheriff leaves lasting legacy

Forest Grove News-Times - News
Bill Probstfield served as Washington County sheriff for a decade starting in the 1980s.

Ms. Vargas Corona goes to Washington

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici has invited a 'Dreamer' to attend President Trump's State of the Union speech.

Voters say 'yes' to Measure 101

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The plan to fund health insurance coverage for low-income residents passes in Washington County and rest of the state.

Cities want more room to grow

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Beaverton, King City, Sherwood among area cities asking for an expansion of the growth boundary.

Voters say 'yes' to Measure 101

Portland Tribune - News
Voters overwhelmingly approve keeping certain taxes on health insurance premiums and hospitals.

Drop off ballots for Tuesday's election

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Measure 101: 'Yes' vote maintains deal for low-income health care coverage; 'no' vote sends issue back to Legislature.

Marchers push through downtown to 'reclaim democracy'

Portland Tribune - News
Hundreds of people protested their first year under President Donald J. Trump on Saturday, Jan. 20.

Sherwood, King City among those wanting to grow

The Times - News
Beaverton, Hillsboro and Wilsonville also seek to create more space for housing.

Sweet rides at 2018 Portland International Auto Show

The Times - News
Must-sees include new EVs, SUVs, trucks and more at Oregon Convention Center from Jan. 25 to 28.

Cities want more room to grow

Portland Tribune - News
Five cities intend to ask Metro for urban growth boundary expansions by May 31.

Putting charities in driver's seat

Lake Oswego Review - News
Preview party offers a sneak peek at the Auto Show, a unique chance to give back to community groups and a chance to win a new Audi Q3 Quattro…

Virginia Garcia preparing to lose patients if…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Nearly three-quarters of the Washington County-based medical clinic's patients are on Medicaid.

Board divided on regional housing bond

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Washington County commissioners agree on need for action, but await more details of a measure being considered by the Metro Council for the Nov. 6…

Former Washington County Sheriff Bill Probstfield…

Portland Tribune - News
William Randolph 'Bill' Probstfield served as Washington County Sheriff from 1983 to 1992.

Board puts off exotic-animal ban

Beaverton Valley Times - News
New date is April 17; changes in proposed ordinance would require another public hearing by Washington County commissioners.

Unemployment remains low in Washington County

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Hillsboro led the way in November, followed by Tigard and Tualatin, then Beaverton.

Police: Man in van attempted to pick up child in…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The incident occurred near Templeton Elementary School on Thursday, Jan. 11.

Hayes faces $100,000-plus in fines for ethics…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The Oregon Ethics Commission has found that former First Lady Cylvia Hayes violated state ethics law 22 times largely by using her public position to…

SAIF data breach exposes information from thousands…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Beaverton agencies likely were impacted by data hack on Nov. 3, 2017, affecting teachers and other school employees.

Officials tell feds: Oregon will 'continue to…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Oregon elected officials are critical of the attorney general's reversal of Obama-era policies on recreational marijuana.

Committee to tour state, seek answers to Oregon's…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Sens. Boquist and Hass, both of Washington County, will take part in year-long effort patterned after successful transportation effort of 2016-17.

Merkley: Prospects good for 'dreamers,' children's…

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Democrat says those issues and aid to community health clinics will be tied to a must-pass bill for federal spending authority, which is set…

Confused about Measure 101? Here's a primer to…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
You're going to be asked to vote on this in a few weeks. How well do you understand the issue?

New laws take effect Jan. 1

Beaverton Valley Times - News
From higher gas taxes to more bottles redeemable for a deposit, here are some highlights of new laws that take effect on New Year's Day in Oregon.

Police seek information on serial robber

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Suspect may have robbed places in Beaverton, Tigard, Portland and Washington County.

ODOT looks at seven toll scenarios

Regal Courier - News
The transportation agency and its consultants will conduct modeling of the different tolling scenaries. None of the models are intended as formal…

Water district slates meeting

Regal Courier - News
District serves unincorporated Bull Mountain area and contracts with the City of Tigard.

Fostering the holiday spirit

Regal Courier - News
King City community volunteers to make the holidays possible for foster youth.

Washington County names housing director

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Jill Smith starts Feb. 5; she is deputy director of health, housing and human services in Clackamas County, and also has worked at Multnomah County's…

'Cap and invest' bill takes shape

The Times - News
Sponsors of a proposed law on greenhouse gasses includes Rep. Ken Helm, D-Beaverton.

Our Oregon files tax initiatives

The Times - News
The labor-backed nonprofit says the initiative petitions are a direct response to proposals offered by the business community to tighten up Oregon…

Project will widen 175th Ave.

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Work will be conducted at night, Sundays through Thursdays, starting Jan. 7.

Packwood and a tale of two tax laws

Beaverton Valley Times - News
In an exclusive interview, former senator talks to The Times' Peter Wong and compares the landmark legislation he shepherded in 1986 with the current…

Amtrak train was traveling faster than speed limit…

Portland Tribune - News
UPDATE: ODOT Rail Safety Manager John Johnson is in Washington offering assistance to the inspection teams reviewing the derailment.

Women Democrats to discuss justice system

Beaverton Valley Times - News
An ACLU report on the state's criminal justice system will be the topic in January.

League offers information on Measure 101

Beaverton Valley Times - News
A 'yes' vote in January will secure an assessment of hospitals and insurers, providing coverage for low-income Oregonians.

Firefighting agency slated to expand

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue discusses annexation into Yamhill County and Newberg.

Gov. Brown visits Washington County, calls for…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Brown: Congress needs to 'put aside politics' and re-authorize CHIP program

Caring Closet celebrates new additions

Regal Courier - News
Volunteers were instrumental in building facility's first-ever restroom and laundry room that have been a missing element since it opened

Mayor lays out future of King City

Regal Courier - News
Ken Gibson tells Washington County Public Affaiirs Forum about the small city's ambitious growth plans for the future

Voters renew PCC's $185 million bond by wide margin

Portland Tribune - News
Funds will improve PCC's job training centers, increasing the lifespan of facilities and reducing long-term costs, according to college officials.

First results: PCC cruising to win

The Times - News
UPDATE: Sherwood voters elected Renee Brouse to the council and again rejected recreational marijuana.

Man struck, killed crossing Highway 99W at Fischer…

The Times - News
UPDATE: The Washington County Sheriff's Office has identified the man as a Sherwood resident.

Wyden plans town hall at Tigard High School on…

The Times - News
The Democratic senator has also scheduled events in Clackamas and Marion counties, as well as at Pacific University.

Washington County sends out tax bills

Portland Tribune - News
Collections will increase 6 percent to $1.081 billion, even as assessed (taxable) values rise by 4.9 percent and real market value by 10.5 percent.

King City restructures police department

Regal Courier - News
In preparation for Chief Fessler's retirement, a lieutenant position is created and another officer is coming on board

King City becoming major player in metro area

Regal Courier - News
City Manager Mike Weston is positioning the once-sleepy city into a regional powerhouse

King City's UGB request enters final stages

Regal Courier - News
Open houses are planned later this year for public input on city's application to Metro to expand its urban growth boundary west

Rivermeade residents oppose King City's UGB plans

Regal Courier - News
They fear possible future connector streets will divide their quiet, historic neighborhood and ruin the tranquility that residents have enjoyed for…

Garden Villas sewer line project on hold

Regal Courier - News
HUD denies grant application to replace lines running homes with new ones under the streets

Museum of games, puzzles moves to King City

Regal Courier - News
IMOGAP owners say they want to encourage older adults to visit and play games so they are thrilled to relocate to King City

King City Expo again connects seniors and services

Regal Courier - News
The sixth annual event breaks a record for vendors and guests seeking information and enjoying lunch

Chehalem Ridge park plan gets approved

Portland Tribune - News
Metro Council action clears the way for partial development of the nature park south of Forest Grove; public opening is scheduled for early 2020.

Oregon attorney general explains lawsuits against…

Portland Tribune - News
Rosenblum at Washington County Public Affairs Forum: 'Many of these actions have chipped away at our individual freedoms and our collective rights'

Museum of games, puzzles moves to King City Plaza

The Times - News
Often referred to by its acronym IMOGAP, it formerly called a Cirrus Drive suite in Beaverton home.

Card drive set for firefighters

Regal Courier - News
King City Community Foundation is collecting cards and letters to thank those battling forest fires

Candidate says lack of elected office not a barrier

Portland Tribune - News
Seeker of Washington County chairmanship: 'It's important for people to know they have options... It's a great opportunity to make a lot of things…

Red Cross: Start preparing now for Cascadia…

The Times - News
A 'Prepare Out Loud' event in Tigard outlined tips for preparing and surviving the disaster.

Seniors promote peace and solidarity

Regal Courier - News
Summerfield residents (and friends) light candles against the darkness, holding signs along Durham Road

Tsunami hits KCCA Aquatic Center project

Regal Courier - News
The project faces many delays and huge cost overruns since ground was broken on Feb. 24 to add two pools and upgraded amenities

Portable classroom delivery delayed at Deer Creek

Regal Courier - News
Delivery is now scheduled for October, which created last-minute musical-chairs scenario for teachers

Fischer Road inches toward completion

Regal Courier - News
Project is down to final paving plus replacement of three concrete wall panels before it is finally done after almost one year

Resource group for homeless seeks to expand services

Regal Courier - News
The east Washington County group wants to open a day center for homeless adults in Tigard

'Trails' leads audience on soul-searching journey

Regal Courier - News
Broadway Rose creates Appalachian Trail on revolving stage because two friends are supposed to be 'hiking' 2,000 miles

Just Compassion, homeless resource group, holding…

The Times - News
East Washington County group wants to open a day center for homeless adults in Tigard.

Red Cross holding forum in Tigard on preparing for…

The Times - News
Experts say the next Cascadia quake, which could be magnitude 9 or greater, could strike any time.

Board reaffirms stance against racism

Portland Tribune - News
Washington County adopts statement after incidents in Portland, Charlottesville, Va.; county is most diverse in the metro area.

Washington County voters will pick commissioners,…

Portland Tribune - News
Filing opens for already crowded May 15 primary for board chair; two board seats, DA and auditor, and seven judgeships also up.

Gorge group launches fundraising drive for rescuers

Portland Tribune - News
Donations sought to support those who rescue hikers and others trapped by Eagle Creek fire in the Columbia River Gorge

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