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Tigard High School students and staff meet with veterans during the school's annual Veterans Day assembly in 2010. This year's assembly is scheduled for Nov. 7.
October 31, 2014

THS veterans assembly planned for Nov. 7

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High School is looking for a few good men. Veterans Day isn't until Tuesday, Nov. 11, but the school is holding a special assembly and breakfast in honor of local veterans a few days…
McGruff the Crime Dog hands candy to a young trick-or-treater during downtown Tigard's 'Trick or Treat Main Street' event, which returns on Oct. 31.
October 30, 2014

Check out these Halloween events this week

by Geoff Pursinger
This time of year there is no shortage of fun and spooky events to keep you warm on the cold, wet October nights. Below, you'll find a selection of Halloween happenings across Tigard, Tualatin…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - A broken tombstone sits in Sunset Pioneer Cemetery.
October 30, 2014

Pioneer cemetery showcases Tigard's early history

by Geoff Pursinger
Haunted or not, Sunset Pioneer Cemetery holds historic value Thousands of people drive by the old cemetery on Pacific Highway every day, but few know it’s there. Tucked on a hillside overlooking…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - UPS customers in Tigard can bring 3D CAD file types and create a part or latches like this one with the stores new 3D printer.
October 30, 2014

The UPS Store in Tigard offers new 3D printer to clients

by Geoff Pursinger
If you ask Skip Jensen, the future has come to Tigard. Whirring away in his small UPS Store off Pacific Highway, “the future” is a large cabinet-like machine, capable of making incredible…
October 30, 2014

Tualatin sets tax rate for marijuana

by Caitlin Feldman
If voters approve Measure 91, city will take cut of pot sales With the Nov. 4 election deadline fast approaching, the Tualatin City Council adopted a final marijuana resolution before the…
October 30, 2014

Tualatin Pool remodel to be reworked

by Caitlin Feldman
Tigard Tualatin Aquatic District Board of Directors makes plans for Tualatin Pool remodel The Tigard Tualatin Aquatic District Board of Directors in May started looking at ways it could improve…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Reza Fouladian, 17, has already secured a job as chief technology officer of an online company, thanks to the work of Tigard High Schools Information Technology program
October 30, 2014

Having computer issues? Reza can help

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High student is ready to bail you out with your IT help. Reza Fouladian isn’t your typical 17-year-old. The Tigard High School senior has already secured his dream job as chief technology…
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October 29, 2014

Burglary suspect arrested in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard police arrested a man they say is responsible for two burglaries in Tigard this week. Ronald Lee Dickinson, Jr., 49, was arrested on Monday after police say he broke into two homes where…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Wade Brooksby is running for re-election to his Position 3 seat on the Tualatin City Council.
October 29, 2014

Election 2014: Wade Brooksby seeks re-election to Tualatin City…

by Christina Lent
Position 3 incumbent responds to The Times' candidate survey Age: 52 Family: Married to Jodi, with three daughters: London, 19, attending college; and 12-year-old twins, Sydney and Britain,…
October 27, 2014

Eleven vie for appointment to Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
Six of those also are running for election Nov. 4 Eleven residents have applied for a possible appointment to a seat on the Sherwood City Council. Naomi Belov, Anthony Bevel, Dean Boswell, Renee…

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The Tigard Area Farmers Market has won a $73,000 grant to help low-income families eat healthier
Oct 27, 2014

Farmers Market wins grant to help low-income families

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard Area Farmers Market has landed a $73,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The grant, which was announced last week, is meant to improve access to healthy foods for low…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
Oct 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF KOIN LOCAL 6 - This tree crushed the garage in Lake Oswego, but no one was hurt during the High Wind Warning, Oct. 25, 2014
Oct 25, 2014

Fierce winds topple trees, sever power

by Pamplin Media Group
60,000 PGE customers without electricity Saturday afternoon High winds pummeling the Portland metropolitan area are causing downed trees and extensive power outages. Portland General Electric…
Police found a handgun and loaded magazine in a car after Shaver's arrest, along with thousands of dollars in cash at his Tualatin apartment.
Oct 24, 2014

Tigard Police nab Elmer's Restaurant robbers

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police arrested two people in connection to a string of robberies across Tigard and King City in the past month. Police arrested Mark Anthony Shaver, 31, of Tualatin, and Hillary Nicole…
Oct 27, 2014

Fatal accident victim identied as Tualatin woman

by Jim Redden
The woman killed in a traffic crash on Tuesday in Southeast Portland has been identified as Flora Denby Novarra, 63, of Tualatin. The case remains under investigation and will be forwarded to…
Voters listen during Thursday's Candidate Forum at the Tigard Grange. The forum is the last before November 4's election.
Oct 24, 2014

Tigard candidates share common ground at forum

by Geoff Pursinger
City Council hopefuls agree Tigard needs more community spaces and events Candidates for Tigard City Council have been busy these last few weeks. Along with putting up campaign signs and…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Marty Moyer, left, wants her friend Jody Wiser and residents of Washington County to pay a $30 Vehicle Registration Fee for road maintenance, a fee Wiser does not support.
Oct 23, 2014

Fast 'frenemies' debate merits of road measure

by Kendra Hogue
Proposed vehicle registration fee prompts opposite opinions At a June 17 public hearing of the Washington County Board of Commissioners in Hillsboro, two women approached the panel to offer…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Photo radar vans are used in Beaverton and Portland, but Tigard has avoided the practice, although its one of only a handful of cities in the state allowed to run a program.
Oct 23, 2014

Tigard Police consider ticket to ride

by Geoff Pursinger
City doesn't employ enough officers to run a photo-radar program We’ve all seen them. The large white police vans, with mounted digital displays flashing our speed, sometimes with a quick flash…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Tigards Halloween Canine Costume Contest at Potso Dog Park kicks off this Saturday, rain or shine. The event is popular among dog owners and will be judged by Mayor John L. Cook and Rep. Margaret Doherty.
Oct 23, 2014

Dogs, kids partake in Halloween events in Tigard

by Geoff Pursinger
Halloween is just around the corner, and there are plenty of fun events around the area to give young trick-or-treaters something fun to do. The fall festivities begin this weekend at Potso Dog…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tapphoria offers 64-ounce growlers, as well as a full restaurant. Its the only bar of its kind in Tigard, Michael Westfall says.
Oct 23, 2014

Tigard growlerie serves up a good time

by Geoff Pursinger
Tapphoria has 26 brews on tap as well as wine, ale, cider and kombucha Michael Westfall loves to talk about beer. As the co-owner of Tapphoria, the new growler bar that opened on Pacific Highway…



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