Election 2014: Jan Giunta challenges for Tualatin mayor

Election 2014: Jan Giunta challenges for Tualatin mayor

Community advocate responds to The Times' candidate survey Family: Husband deceased, three...

Election 2014: Lou Ogden seeks re-election as Tualatin's mayor

Election 2014: Lou Ogden seeks re-election as Tualatin's mayor

Long-time leader responds to The Times' candidate survey Age: 59 Family: Married to Barb;...

Pastor recalls couple killed in accident (along with their daughter) were loving parents

Pastor recalls couple killed in accident (along with their daughter) were loving parents

Memorial service planned for Sunday at Doubletree in Northeast Portland The parents who were...

Gearing up for success

Gearing up for success

TuHS robotics captain Jorge Reyes seeks out challenges Jorge Reyes is a robotics genius. Or, at...

THS alumni sought for induction to 'Hall of Fame'

THS alumni sought for induction to 'Hall of Fame'

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Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: ALVARO FONTAN - GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby says she would alter - not repeal - the federal Obamacare law to reduce the costs and regulation on businesses. She also blamed much of the states economic doldrums on policies supported by her opponent, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.
October 21, 2014

Wehby rolls with hits, stays on course

by Peter Wong
GOP candidate says website flap, attacks distract worried voters Even though Monica Wehby was exposed to politics when she was president of the Oregon Medical Association, she has felt it full…
October 21, 2014

WCHS to offer scholarship at open house

by Geoff Pursinger
Westside Christian High School off Pacific Highway is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. Westside — which relocated from Lake Oswego to Tigard last year — was founded in 1981.…
Photo Credit: UNDATED COURTESTY PHOTO - Tiffany Fefelov, 27, her husband Fred Fefelov, 34 and their 7-year-old daughter Mila all died in a crash on Highway 20.
October 20, 2014

Three members of King City family killed in crash

by Jim Redden
Three members of a King City family were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Lost Lake in eastern Linn County early Saturday. The three were in a car hit by an SUV. They are…
October 19, 2014

Elmer's in Tigard robbed

by Jim Redden
A suspect got away after robbing the Elmer's Restaurant at 14055 S.W. Pacific Highway in Tigard on Saturday evening. No one was injured during the incident. The suspect is described as a white…
BRENDA ADAMS
October 21, 2014

Tigard woman arrested for setting early morning fire

by The Review
A 29-year-old Tigard woman was arrested Friday in connection with an early morning fire at a demolished house in Lake Oswego. The fire in a large debris pile in the 13400 block of Fosberg Road…
October 16, 2014

Estimate shows levy funds increasing for schools

by Geoff Pursinger
County says levy could generate as much as $6 million a year Voters pamphlets were mailed to homes across Tigard and Tualatin this week, but while the pamphlet is normally a great place to learn…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Rich Mackin and Heather Fulton talk about their love of costumes and racing giant pumpkins across Tualatin's Lake of the Commons.
October 16, 2014

A vaguely nautical spectacle

by Caitlin Feldman
Returning paddlers gear up for West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta Heather Fulton answered the door of her Southeast Portland home in a dinosaur onesie, complete with a hood and tail. Her boyfriend…
October 16, 2014

Trust government? Fuhgeddaboudit

by Peter Wong
New poll reveals most voters are dissatisfied as crucial election nears Oregonians, like other Americans, do not trust their government even as they prepare to elect new officials Nov. 4. By a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: CAITLIN FELDMAN - Mayoral candidate Jan Giunta spoke to a full room at Marquis Tualatin on Tuesday night about her vision and hopes for Tualatin, while incumbent Mayor Lou Ogden and incumbent City Councilor Wade Brooksby looked on.
October 16, 2014

Tualatin candidates face off in forum

by Caitlin Feldman
Mayoral and City Council hopefuls share visions for city With all of Tualatin’s four incumbents up for re-election, and all but one facing a challenger, Tuesday night’s forum at Marquis Tualatin…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Art in the Burbs co-chair Angela McDade and Gina Mazza, center, greet families to the art gallery alongside school board member Barry Albertson, left, and Superintendent Ernie Brown, right. The fundraiser returns to Tigard this weekend.
October 16, 2014

'Burbs leaders are a winning combination

by Geoff Pursinger
Art in the Burbs benefit show returns to Alberta Rider The popular Art in the Burbs fundraiser returns to Tigard on Friday, transforming Alberta Rider Elementary School into a one-of-a-kind art…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Learning Palace manager Sherri McBride pulls toys off the shelves at her Washington Square store, which closed this week. The store had only a few months to go on its 15 month lease.
Oct 16, 2014

Washington Square closes door on Learning Palace

by Geoff Pursinger
Mall terminates store's lease prior to holiday season To hear Mike Farris tell it, Washington Square mall practically begged him to open a store there less than a year ago. Now, mall management…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A heart failure patient is brought into Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center on a stretcher. By working with skilled nursing facilities and primary care clinics, the hospital has been able to reduce the return rate of heart failure patients by 95 percent.
Oct 16, 2014

Breaking barriers for patient care

by Caitlin Feldman
Legacy Meridian Park works with Marquis Hope Village to establish better lines of communication and ultimately provide better patient care When Carol Palmer decided to look into why Legacy…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Tigard Police have reached a new contract with the city, after working for months without an agreement. Police will see a slight raise, as well as increased retirement options.
Oct 16, 2014

Tigard council agrees to new police contract

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard’s Police union has struck a deal with the city for a new contract, which is expected to cost taxpayers about $1 million more over the next three years. On Tuesday, the City Council…
Oct 16, 2014

Schools earn high marks on state report cards

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard-Tualatin and Sherwood school districts have once again out-performed the rest of the state, according to newly released report cards from the Oregon Department of Education. The report…
Oct 15, 2014

72nd Avenue to reopen this weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
Good news drivers, after weeks of closure Southwest 72nd Avenue in Tigard is set to reopen this weekend. Crews shut down the busy road between Dartmouth Street and Elmhurst Street in late…
Merkley
Oct 14, 2014

Merkley focuses work on economy

by Peter Wong
Senate re-election bid pushes for funds to fix roads, bridges Democrat Jeff Merkley says he will continue to pursue economic issues — and prod the U.S. Senate to act on them — if he is elected…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A crash on Sunday involving a 77-year-old Tualatin man is under investigation. The driver was transported to the hospital, but was released for non-life threatening injuries.
Oct 14, 2014

Investigation continues into single-vehicle crash

by Caitlin Feldman
Oregon State Police respond to injury crash involving Tualatin man An investigation is continuing into a single-vehicle rollover crash that involved a 77-year-old Tualatin man, Silverio Frias…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Legacy Meridian Park imaging coordinator Rhonda Rilling holds a sign that her co-workers made to help her keep track of her breast cancer treatments. Her last one was scheduled for last Tuesday.
Oct 09, 2014

Breast cancer mission complete

by Caitlin Feldman
Rhonda Rilling finished radiation treatment almost one year after finding a lump When Rhonda Rilling found a lump under her right armpit during a breast self-exam last November, she didn’t know…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Velynn Brown listens to 3rd grader Gael Rojo Monroy read at Metzger Elementary School. State officials say programs like SMART are an important way to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color.
Oct 09, 2014

A SMARTer approach to literacy

by Geoff Pursinger
Nonprofit devotes 22 years to igniting students' love of reading If students can’t read by the time they are 8 years old, chances are, it’s over. According to the Oregon Department of Education,…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Beaverton dentist Tim Murphy examines a boy at Compassion Tigard. The free one-day health clinic returned to Tigard High School on Saturday, serving about 300 people.
Oct 09, 2014

Tigard health clinic makes deeper impact

by Geoff Pursinger
Fewer drop-in patients receive more personal services The popular Compassion Tigard health clinic may have become a victim of its own success. Although hundreds normally line up outside Tigard…



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