Tigard company takes aim at biochar

Tigard company takes aim at biochar

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Tualatin families sow healthier life with community gardens

Tualatin families sow healthier life with community gardens

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Fitting the prosthetic mold

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Tigard teen spends time filling pantry orders for families

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Sherwood resident Alex Mestre took this photo of a SWAT team preparing on his block in the 17000 block of Southwest Cereghino Lane.
November 27, 2014

Two bodies found in Sherwood home

by KOIN Local 6
Thanksgiving day shooting leaves two dead, another injured. SHERWOOD, Ore. (KOIN 6) – Two bodies have been found inside a home after a 5 ½ hour standoff, officials confirmed. The situation…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Volunteers with nonprofit Timmy Global Health set up a clinic in Quito, Ecuador. The volunteers went to five different location in five days and provided care to more than 500 patients.
November 27, 2014

Caring for the world's patients

by Caitlin Feldman
Meridian Park nurse provides care in Dominican Republic and Ecuador, and plans to go back Anna Takaku was directing traffic in Ecuador when she felt two small arms wrap around her waist. She…
November 27, 2014

Company buys out partner to become mall's sole owner

by Geoff Pursinger
Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss. The Macerich Co., a Santa Monica, Calif.-based real estate company, announced last week that it would be buying out a nearly 50 percent ownership stake…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - TuHS students, clockwise from upper left, Austin Brown, Cole Buss, Jarod Pereda, Lily Kirwan, McKenzie Lester, and Haley Frith have all qualified for All-State or All-Northwest in choir.
November 27, 2014

Tualatin music students qualify for All-State and All-Northwest…

by Caitlin Feldman
If you've ever ended up in a car full of singers, chances are you've heard them harmonize along with the radio and with each other. Or, at least that's how choir students from Tualatin High…
November 26, 2014

Armed gunman steals phone, wallet from Tigard man

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are searching for three men who robbed a Tigard man at gunpoint on Monday night. A 32-year-old man was walking along Southwest 71st Avenue near Pine Street at about 10:15 p.m.,…
November 26, 2014

New plan calls for more sidewalks, safer trails

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard aims to become most walkable city in Northwest by 2035. The next 20 years of Tigard’s future were decided Tuesday night. The City Council formally adopted a new “strategic plan” on Nov.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Kimberly Hunt and her son Colton, 2,  at the Bridgeport Village Tree Lighting ceremony and Santa reveal.
November 26, 2014

Bridgeport illuminates the holidays

by Caitlin Feldman
Bridgeport Village kicked off the holiday season with arrival of Santa The cheers for Elsa might have been louder than the cheers for Santa Claus at Friday night's Illuminate Your Holidays…
November 25, 2014

One arrested after robbery of Beaverton man

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are looking for a man who assaulted a Beaverton man near 121st Avenue and Scholls Ferry Road on Monday afternoon. Police were called to the area at about 3:35 p.m., Monday, on…
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November 27, 2014

Police arrest two men in Tualatin stabbing

by Geoff Pursinger
Tualatin Police arrested two Tigard men after they allegedly stabbed a man in the throat at an apartment complex in Tualatin. James Kropf, 39, and John Jackson, 49, were charged with…
Photo Credit: TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE AND RESCUE - Two men were burned in what police are calling a 'hash oil' explosion in a Tigard convenience store.
November 23, 2014

Two men burned in Tigard 'hash oil' explosion

by Jim Redden
Two men were severely burned in what police say was a "hash oil" explosion inside a bathroom at a Tigard convenience store early Sunday. Dennis Tapia, 18, and Jose Rios, 23, took themselves to a…

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Nov 21, 2014

Tigard Police warn motorists to drive sober, or get pulled over

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police will be out in force for the next several days, looking for drunk drivers on the road during Thanksgiving week. Starting Friday, Nov. 21, and continuing through Dec. 1, Tigard…
Nov 20, 2014

Water, sewer rates on the rise in 2015

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard leaders will decide next month on additional fees. The Tigard City Council is considering a plan that could see your water bill go up significantly in the next few years. On Tuesday,…
Tigard student Tim Haarmann helped develop a running shoe with Nike designers during his stay at Doernbecher Childrens Hospital while recovering from his battle with cancer.
Nov 20, 2014

Student is 'a perfect fit' for Doernbecher fundraiser

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard student turns cancer diagnosis into Nike apparel line. Tim Haarmann isn’t your average 15-year-old. What high school sophomores, after all, have their own clothing line? Haarmann, a…
Nov 20, 2014

Tigard Police named in federal lawsuit

by Geoff Pursinger
John Slaughter claims officers injured him in unlawful arrest. A 76-year-old Tigard man is suing the Tigard Police Department after he claims he was falsely arrested at a US Bank after he tried…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ - Chuck Dudtin of Beaverton and Tony Tollenaar of Tualatin (top) team-up and play pickleball against Clay Reynolds and Irma Trommlitz, both from Tigard, at the tennis courts at Tualatin Community Park.
Nov 20, 2014

Pickleball: Don't judge a sport by its name

by Caitlin Feldman
Pickleball gains popularity in Tualatin parks throughout the winter monts As temperatures inched toward freezing Monday night, more than a dozen people at Tualatin Community Park didn’t seem to…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jane Cooney escorts her mother, Marjorie Mandelkorn, to see horses brought by Stafford Farms as a birthday surprise for Mandelkorns 100th birthday at Fanno Creek Elite Care.
Nov 20, 2014

Memory care facility turns 100th birthday into trot down memory…

by Geoff Pursinger
Marjorie Mandelkorn doesn’t come out of her room much these days. Mandelkorn, who turned 100 on Tuesday, lives at Fanno Creek Elite Care memory care facility on Southwest Grant Avenue in Tigard.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Evan Marx, a sophomore at Tualatin High School and a board member at Tualatin School House Pantry, faces the soup aisle at the pantry, located in the basement of Rolling Hills Community Church.
Nov 20, 2014

Students make big impact on community

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin High School students support Tualatin School House Pantry by volunteering time and efforts Families sat waiting patiently, shopping the shelves, putting items in carts, chatting with…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: GINGER MOSHOFSKY - Program coordinator Julie Wickman, right, visits with students from a Mission: Citizen class. The free program is offered to anyone who wants to become a U.S. citizen and is run by a dedicated team of high school students.
Nov 20, 2014

Teaching to the test, and to life

by Caitlin Feldman
Student-run classes at Tualatin Public Library help people gain U.S. citizenship Most United States citizens didn’t have to take a test to earn this status: Citizenship was granted simply…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Baristas at the Human Bean coffee shop in Wilsonville donated 100 percent of their tips on Oct. 24 to Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center to benefit their annual event, Coffee for A Cure.
Nov 20, 2014

Local shops support Legacy Meridian Park efforts

by Caitlin Feldman
Human Bean hosts Mocha for Men event on Friday after successful fundraiser for women's breast health Many businesses designate a charitable cause to donate to, and for a new drive-thru coffee…
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Nov 19, 2014

'Prolific' construction site burglar arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Beaverton and West Linn police departments and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office participated in the investigation. Police have arrested a man they…




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