Big Band makes a comeback

Big Band makes a comeback

New Horizons Big Band of Tualatin breaks age barriers and revives a seldom-played genre Taking...

CHICAS on the WATER

CHICAS on the WATER

Adelante Mujeres teams up with Tualatin Riverkeepers to give girls healthy, productive summer...

They're off and running

They're off and running

Sun Run benefits Police Activities League, HomePlate Fundraising-oriented runners recently hit...

Tualatin author releases new memoir

Tualatin author releases new memoir

J. Lex Butler chronicles tales from decades of his life J. Lex Butler never knew why he...

A true Party in the Park

A true Party in the Park

Thousands of people flock to Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District's signature community...

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Tigard's Features

Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF JANIS MIGLAVS - Mursi huts keep their occupants safe from the oncoming storm in Ethiopia, Africa.
August 14, 2014

Through a different lens

by Caitlin Feldman
Sherwood photographer Janis Miglavs spent the past 14 years documenting remote African tribes It started with a billboard. He was driving into Portland on Interstate 84 when he saw it — one of…
August 13, 2014

Big rigs roll into Conestoga for Big Truck Day

by Beaverton Valley Times
Big Truck Day, one of the most unique events coordinated by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, will be back for its 16th year on Saturday at the Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center,…
August 07, 2014

Robert Cray headlines Groovin' in the Grass

by Beaverton Valley Times
Saturday night will get smoother as five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray takes the stage as the headliner in Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s fourth annual Groovin’ on the Grass…
Rose Kisling
July 31, 2014

Beaverton Christian honors 30-year career of church secretary

by Beaverton Valley Times
A celebration honoring Rose Kisling’s 30 years of service as secretary will be held at Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., on Saturday at 4 p.m. Kisling’s last day on the job is…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL SHAFER-MONTGOMERY - German student Emanuel Schultz wears his final, shiny coat in the final scene in the German production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in 1999. A documentary filmed at the time will be shown Monday at the Elsie Stuhr Center.
July 25, 2014

Documentary showcases German production of 'Joseph'

by Ray Pitz
As a continuing tribute to the legacy of James N. Erickson, the late Beaverton High School drama teacher and director, a special showing of the documentary chronicling his 1999 journey to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bobs Auto Cafe hopes to properly train technicians through paid internships. Its Board of Directors, Daniel Lacy, Russ Johnson, Ken Dixon Bob Harris, Colin Hart and Jamie Brooks are working to make this a reality. (Not pictured - Hart and Brooks.)
July 25, 2014

Training through experience

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin's Daniel Lacy hopes to fill need in the automotive training industry Daniel Lacy was struck by an idea 15 years ago. He wanted to figure out a way to provide mechanical training and…
July 25, 2014

Dance coach seeks pledges to help open Sherwood studio

by Barbara Sherman
Sarah Jakubowski has until Aug. 6 to raise $20,000 on Kickstarter Sarah Jakubowski is well known in the Sherwood and Tigard communities for coaching and choreographing high school dance teams,…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Lindsey Parker practices dressage technique with her horse, Questt.
July 25, 2014

Parker Stables is turning out champions

by Barbara Sherman
Two nationally ranked dressage competitors hail from training center Set among the rolling hills between Beef Bend and Roy Rogers roads lies Parker Stables, with 29 horses currently in…
by: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Adrienne Doman Calkins was recently selected as the city's new library director. She takes over duties on Monday, July 14.
July 24, 2014

New library manager takes helm in Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Adrienne Doman Calkins most recently worked as senior circulation director in Olympia Sherwood Public Library has selected a new library manager. Adrienne Doman Calkins steps into the role left…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sister Barbara Jean Laughlin, Sister Evelyn Schwall (seated), Sister Ina Marie Nosack and Sister Lawdean Lamberger are four of six Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon who will celebrate Jubilees this year and be honored during a special Mass on Sunday.
July 24, 2014

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians

by Barbara Kerr
Six sisters will be honored Sunday for combined 375 years of service In the tradition of the Catholic Church, the word “jubilee” is used to designate an anniversary year. In 2014, the Sisters of…

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Jul 17, 2014

Elderly patients recall memories from song - comfort in words

by Caitlin Feldman
Legacy Meridian Park Hospital volunteers visit with elderly patients to ease their stress From her hospital bed, Beatrice tapped her foot to the tune of a Patsy Klein song. She mouthed along…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Garrett, Ray and Rick Baldwin all have classic cars.
Jul 17, 2014

RIDING ON NOSTALGIA

by Caitlin Feldman
Three members of the Baldwin family will cruise into the 42nd annual Concours d'Elegance Ray Baldwin has owned hundreds of cars. A picture of each one hangs on a wall in his Beaverton home,…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CINDY CADDELL - Maid Marian knights one of her loyal subjects as members of the Maid Marian Royal Court, including Robin Hood and his Merryman (and Merrywomen), look on.
Jul 16, 2014

Robin Hood Festival celebrates 60 years

by The Times
The Sherwood Robin Hood Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. With festivities celebrating the first official festival in 1954, this year’s community celebration promises to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 16th annual Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Jul 16, 2014

Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge welcomes racers, spectators

by Beaverton Valley Times
Three-day event features thrilling races between cycling world's best Alpenrose Dairy is gearing up to host its 16th annual Velodrome Challenge on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This elite…
Jul 10, 2014

Cruise-In benefit for homeless veterans revs up

by Beaverton Valley Times
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and make your way to the third annual classic car Cruise-In on Saturday. The free Cruise-In community event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Valley…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: STEPHEN YOUNG - After the public left on the Fourth of July, reenactors had their own fireworks show, involving shooting cannons in the dark.
Jul 10, 2014

Civil War reenactors live like it's 1863

by Caitlin Feldman
In its 21st year, over 600 members of the Northwest Civil War Council participated in a reenactment at Willamette Mission State Park over the Fourth of July weekend It’s 1863, and you’re in…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Dan White, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, photographed many jazz artists, including Elmer Price.
Jul 03, 2014

Traveling jazz exhibit graces county museum

by Joann Boatwright
“The Fine Art of Jazz,” a traveling exhibit of 50 black-and-white photographs celebrating the music and musicians of early 20th Century Kansas City, Mo., is offered at the Washington County…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Mike Richardson, owner and founder of Dark Horse Comics, always has a project. He recently completed a new graphic novel, Atomic League with artist Bruce Zick.
Jul 03, 2014

Dark Horse founder searches for modern superheroes

by Caitlin Feldman
Dark Horse founder Mike Richardson started his comic book empire on a credit card in the 1980s, and today is one of the biggest names in the industry When Mike Richardson heard he was going to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CHRIS RYAN - Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays Marian (the librarian) Paroo and big sister to Winthrop Paroo, played by Josiah Bartell in The Music Man.
Jun 26, 2014

'Music Man' actress lands coveted role as Marian

by Barbara Sherman
Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays the librarian in Broadway Rose's new show Most people take a trip to Disneyland or Disney World, and all they leave with are fond memories. Chrissy Kelly-Pettit, who…




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