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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Stafford author Roland Smith holds up his latest novel, 'Beneath,' which will be released on Jan. 27.
January 22, 2015

Words tell readers what lies 'Beneath'

by Caitlin Feldman
Local author Roland Smith hasn't taken a day off in decades, and the latest fruit of his labor, 'Beneath,' comes out Jan. 27 Roland Smith doesn’t get writer’s block. For him, it’s an elusive…
January 22, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
A roundup of events happening in our communities over the coming weeks Art Westside Cultural Alliance Networks for the Art — Connect with the local creative community at a free arts and culture…
January 22, 2015

Actress is ready for her close-up

by Barbara Sherman
Jennifer Goldsmith has moved from the chorus into the spotlight Jennifer Goldsmith lives, eats and breathes theater: Her day job is working at Portland Center Stage as the associate development…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A painter, writer, activist, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Miriam Greenstein is also a Holocaust survivor. However, it is the combination of these things that define her, not one singular item.
January 15, 2015

A light in the shadows

by Caitlin Feldman
Author and Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein brings her story of war, life and healing to Tualatin Public Library on Jan. 24 What do you remember of your life prior to your 10th birthday?…
January 15, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
What's going on in our communities over the coming weeks To have items listed here, send them to Out&About, P.O. Box 22109, Portland 97269-2109; email cfeldman@commnewspapers.com or fax to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Four NASCAR cars used by famous drivers will be part of a Daytona 500 mockup at the World of Speed motorsports museum in Wilsonville. The museum is set to open in April 2015.
January 08, 2015

World of Speed Museum expects to open in April

by Josh Kulla
World of Speed, the Wilsonville motorsports museum set to open in spring, has announced that John Amschler has signed on as director of education. Amschler will lead the museum’s education…
January 08, 2015

'Eagles' will fly at museum screening

by Pamplin Media Group
History buff to discuss war film at county museum Pamplin Media Group A screening of “Forgotten Eagles,” a film about the Aztec Eagle fighter squadron in World War II, will take place at 6:30…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF UNITED VAN LINES - A United Van Lines map shows the top states where people were moving, and leaving, in 2014.
January 08, 2015

Oregon No. 1 destination for people on the move

by Pamplin Media Group
Going somewhere? If you’re moving, it’s likely you’re headed to Oregon. That’s what United Van Lines’ 38th annual National Movers Study discovered. Oregon is the No. 1 moving destination in the…
January 09, 2015

Out and About events

by Caitlin Feldman
What's happening in our communities in the coming weeks art Art On Broadway Gallery — 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. This month’s featured exhibit is a “Winter Group Show” offering…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Artists work on hanging photos at the Hillsboro Public Library for an exhibit, titled 'The First Three Years,' representing the amount of time that the Orenco Photography Club has been in existence.
January 08, 2015

Framing the extraordinary

by Caitlin Feldman
Orenco Photography Club's first large-scale exhibit will be at the Hillsboro Public Library through February, following a reception on Thursday, Jan. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s Friday morning at…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sarah Taylor warms up on the bar at June Taylors School of Dance prior to her September trip to an international dance competition in Belgium.
Jan 01, 2015

Reflections from 2014: A year in pictures

by Jon House
Times photographer Jonathan House shares his images of the year Community newspaper photojournalism is really a study of small moments. Some moments present themselves to you in very obvious…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Genevieve Smith, 80, Norma Rowe, 91, and Anna Belle Tallman, 88, follow Ethel Henry's lead in a tap dance at Raleigh Hills' Courtyard Village.
Dec 18, 2014

Meet the Courtyard Rockettes

by Caitlin Feldman
New dance ensemble takes Courtyard Village by storm Four pairs of tap shoes pitter pattered on the wood floor. Some were well worn, others with hardly a crack in the leather. The dancers could…
Jan 15, 2015

Actress moves from the chorus into the spotlight

by Barbara Sherman
Jennifer Goldsmith performs in 'The World Goes 'Round' Jennifer Goldsmith lives, eats and breathes theater: Her day job is working at Portland Center Stage as the associate development director,…
Jan 15, 2015

Broadway Rose presents 'The World Goes 'Round'

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
Musical revue runs Jan. 29 through March 1 in Tigard Broadway Rose Theatre Company kicks off its 2015 “Season of Bright Beginnings” with a retrospective of two of musical theater's greatest…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JEFFREY BALL - Alan Baker holds up his daughter West for a family photo through a wreath set up at Beaverton City Park on Friday prior to the annual tree-illumination ceremony.
Dec 11, 2014

Trees light up and illuminate the holidays

by Caitlin Feldman
Communities gathered Friday for annual holiday celebrations On a frigid December Friday, it seemed the whole of Tualatin gathered at the Lake of the Commons to celebrate the start of the holiday…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - On Nov. 22, Lynde and David Ogle were reunited with the men who made sure their daughter, Adelyn, was born safely last May. During his sister's birth, big brother Carter was being watched by a friend.
Dec 04, 2014

An unconventional entrance into the world

by Caitlin Feldman
Ogle family reunites with TVF&R firefighters who delivered their daughter Lynde Ogle was in the car with her husband, David, by the time she realized they wouldn’t make it to the hospital in…
Dec 04, 2014

Tis the season for lighting up the night

by Christina Lent
Community events ring in holidays with festive celebrations Families and neighbors looking to ring in the holiday season with the community are invited to gather at one of the several tree…
Jan 15, 2015

Oregon gets REFORMA chapter to aid libraries

by Stephanie Haugen
Spanish-language materials, programs are side benefits More communication, better connections, increased support — these are a few of local librarians’ favorite things. And now, Oregon libraries…
Jan 15, 2015

Yamhelas trail to take two steps forward in 2015

by Stephanie Haugen
Planning and land buy expected for trail from Gaston to McMinnville Yamhelas Westsider Trail enthusiasts are closer to creating a McMinnville-to-Gaston path after receiving a grant in 2014 from…
Jan 15, 2015

Route selected for planned 'Council Creek' trail

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Approved route follows railroad, goes nowhere near a creek HILLSBORO — After tallying costs, benefits and comments for and against various routes proposed for the Council Creek Regional Trail,…




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