Snapshot of a county

Beaverton Valley Times - News
A long-awaited report draws a picture of the racial and ethnic minorities of Washington County.

Tigard students take H&R Block Budget Challenge

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Program helps high school students gain a better understanding of money matters.

County's unemployment rate remains low

Beaverton Valley Times - News
County economist: Area seeing second-longest run of low numbers in quarter century

Richardson diagnosed with brain cancer

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The secretary of state, who is second in line to the governor, said he has begun treatment for the tumor, which was caught 'early.'

Mayors on the green

Regal Courier - News
The first annual Mayor's Golf Tournament raised $2,000 for arts and recreation.

Sherwood police seek help ID'ing suspect in car theft,…

Sherwood Gazette - News
Anyone with information should call 503-629-0111, the Washington County non-emergency dispatch number.

Statewide, more parents opt not to immunize children

Beaverton Valley Times - News
A state agency map shows the immunization rate for each school and facility in Washington County

Wilsonville's water tests come back clear

Sherwood Gazette - News
The City of Sherwood obtains its water from the same source as Wilsonville, the Wilsonville-Willamette River Water Treatment Plant.

Sen. Merkley videotapes visit to U.S. border detention…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Facebook video shows senator being denied access to facility in which children are being held.

Tourism chief: Visitors are good for Oregon

Beaverton Valley Times - News
'it's the front door to our economy,' Todd Davidson tells Washington County Public Affairs Forum; he rebuts criticism that tourists add to traffic…

2018 Rose Festival VIP winner chosen

Portland Tribune - News
The lucky winner in the Ultimate Rose Festival Experience Contest is from Aloha

Singing and dancing into 10 years

Regal Courier - News
Sherwood Foundation for the Arts will present 'Hello, Dolly!' in Stella Olsen Park this month.

UGB aftermath: Lessons learned, looking ahead

Regal Courier - News
City, school district discuss key takeaways from this year's growth consideration process.

TriMet to host free travel training for newest bus line

The Times - News
Line 42-Denney/Hall serves people traveling between Tigard and Beaverton, avoiding Highway 217.

Washington County will start vehicle registration fee

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Annual amount of $30 will be collected with two-year renewals of state registration fees, so total will be $60. County will keep 60 percent, cities…

Bonamici, Read join Brookwood students for '529 Day'

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The elected officials advised students on the importance of college savings accounts during an assembly.

Construction on new Sherwood High School approaching

Regal Courier - News
The Sherwood School District plans to break ground in June on the new Sherwood High School.

Driver ID'd in PSU hit-and-run

Regal Courier - News
News outlet says the driver, Greg Porter, 61, lived in King City up until last year.

Not 'Sleeping' on homeless issue

The Times - News
Local organization Family Promise of Tualatin Valley hosted a fundraiser for homeless students this weekend.

Crowds gather in Beaverton, Tualatin for Memorial Day

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Photo gallery: Military aircraft flyovers, solemn speeches and patriotic music highlight day of remembrance.

In King City, green is gold

Regal Courier - News
Green Planet, the city's first cannabis dispensary, has growing a customer base.

Hillsboro hospice service warns of data breach

Hillsboro Tribune - News
Nonprofit says 600 patients may have had their health informtion accessed through email breach.

Day of Prayer in King City

Regal Courier - News
Local faith leaders and community members observed the national tradition earlier this month.

County housing authority nets extra funds

Beaverton Valley Times - News
U.S. Sens Merkley, Wyden announce 13 grants statewide, including to Washington County.

Law enforcement leaders call for pre-kindergarten funding

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Current and next DA are joined by Beaverton police chief in bid for education investment

Lawmakers convene in special session

Beaverton Valley Times - News
State lawmakers start their special session to consider a proposal by Gov. Kate Brown to expand a business tax break.

Providence executive talks about health care trends

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Medical Group chief says rising costs, changing mix of patients will lead to even more change in the next decade.

Buehler wins GOP nomination for governor

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Rep. Knute Buehler of Bend, Portland retired pilot Greg Wooldridge and Bend businessman Sam Carpenter ended a bitter battle for the GOP nomination…

Marylhurst's legacy of growth & renewal

Lake Oswego Review - News
The college campus on the Willamette River has always adapted to the needs of the surrounding community

Marylhurst University will close before the end of 2018

Lake Oswego Review - News
Declining enrollment proves fatal to the liberal arts college, which dates back to 1893

Washington County budget gets an OK

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Budget committee action sends plan to commissioners for June 19 adoption; $1.2 billion plan is down 3 percent from current spending, although it adds…

Firefighters 'fill the boot'

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Money raised in coming weeks will go toward fight against muscular dystrophy.

Incumbent judge wins, another fills open seat

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Charles Bailey turns back challenge from Steven Charles Burke; Kathy Proctor wins newly created judgeship

People of Providence - Meet R. Bryan Bell, M.D., D.D.S.,…

Portland Tribune - News
SPONSORED CONTENT: The People of Providence is brought to you by the Providence Foundations of Oregon

Barton claims victory in Washington County DA's race

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Barton, a prosecutor with the Washington County District Attorney's Office, will take office in 2019

November races set for House, Senate in south county

Beaverton Valley Times - News
November contests are lining up for Rep. Richard Vial in the House and Sen. Kim Thatcher in the Senate.

A comedy of errors

Wilsonville Spokesman - News
WilsonvilleSTAGE to perform comedic farce 'Flaming Idiots' at three venues in or near Wilsonville

Harrington, Terry in runoff for Washington County chair

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The Metro councilor will face the District 4 commissioner; neither won a majority in the four-way race.

Barton claims victory in Washington County DA's race

Forest Grove News-Times - News
Barton, a prosecutor with the Washington County District Attorney's Office, will take office in 2019.

Diller in strong lead for Democratic spot SD 13

Wilsonville Spokesman - News
With 60 percent of the vote in early returns, Wilsonville's Paul Diller appears to have defeated Sarah Grider for the Dem ticket on Sen. Thatcher's…

King City Police Log

Regal Courier - News
Here's a look at what King City police were dealing with from April 11 through May 8, 2018.

Rep. Richard Vial leading in House District 26…

The Times - News
Incumbent Rep. Richard Vial currently leads opponent Dan Laschober by 2-1 margin.

Hoyle rolls to victory in labor commissioner race

Portland Tribune - News
UPDATE: Lane County legislator tops longtime Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden by winning in Willamette Valley and I-5 corridor. Ogden won Eastern and…

Washington County recognizes Asian heritage month

Beaverton Valley Times - Features
Consuls from Japan, Korea take part in ceremonial resolution adopted by county commissioners to honor Asians and Pacific Islanders, who constitute 11…

Ramadan begins Tuesday

Beaverton Valley Times - Features
Islam's holy month runs through June 14, with Muslims throughout the world fasting from dawn to sunset.

Soccer star recalls her Habitat for Humanity home

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Adrianna Franch and her mother speak at a fundraiser for Willamette West affiliate in Tigard; two local aid recipients also talk.

Good hands

The Times - News
Tom McGuire of Tigard found a funny little niche for himself, fixing baseball gloves.

Washington County budget proposed at $1.2 billion

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Spending up only slightly from current year; public comments to be heard May 17 before adoption scheduled June 19.

PCC Rock Creek nets new president

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Christopher Villa comes from Los Angeles Mission College to lead campus in Washington County.

Getting back to their roots

Wilsonville Spokesman - News
Wilsonville Garden Club's plant sale benefits CCC horticulture program, aims to promote garden education

New business brings cheer to Sherwood

Regal Courier - News
StyleShock, a competitive cheer training center, has relocated to Sherwood.

Arguments fly in judgeship race

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Incumbent Judge Charles Bailey faces challenger Steven Charles Burke for Position 6 on the Washington County Circuit Court.

Summer drops into town

Regal Courier - News
The Sherwood Saturday Market opened this weekend for year with new and long-term vendors.

Tigard-Tualatin gets new superintendent

The Times - News
School board signs three-year contract for Susan Rieke-Smith, who has worked in Salem-Keizer and Springfield districts.

A 'Promise' to help homeless students

The Times - News
New nonprofit to house Tigard-Tualatin, Sherwood and Lake Oswego families.

Lively contest for Washington County chair

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Four seek position being vacated by Andy Duyck after eight years; runoff will occur Nov. 6 if no one wins a majority in May 15 primary.

New Washington County Dairy Princess-Ambassador…

Regal Courier - News
Sherwood High student takes the title, educates others on the dairy industry.

New general manager sought for clean water agency

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Washington County commissioners set in motion a process for hiring a successor to Bill Gaffi, who has led Clean Water Services for nearly half of the…

Tigard High students hold walkout in support of…

The Times - News
The local event, organized at THS by Bonifacio Yuzon, was part of nationwide Stand for the Second movement

Creating in King City

Regal Courier - News
Seniors show off their knitting, crocheting and ceramics skills at Civic Association clubhouse.

Deadline looms for May primary

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Ballots must be mailed by Thursday, May 10; Washington County releases list of drop-off sites.

Here's the story

Regal Courier - News
Sherwood Public Library will host the finale of a countywide storytelling festival.

Region participates in National Drug Take Back Day

Portland Tribune - News
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day occurs on Saturday, April 28 across Oregon.

Bonamici releases plan to combat opioid abuse

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Congresswoman proposes self-funding grants to encourage pharmacies to set up safe disposal sites for unused medications; report also endorses steps…

Eleven displaced in Beaverton apartment fire

Beaverton Valley Times - News
No one is injured in the Thursday, April 26, fire on Southwest Teal Boulevard.

Two seek open judgeship

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Todd Huegli, Kathy Proctor started legal careers after working elsewhere; both are candidates for newly created position

BOLI: 'The most important race you've never heard…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Republican Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden and Democrat Val Hoyle, former majority leader for the Oregon House of Representatives, face off for election May…

Washington County takes one more step toward event…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Commissioners approve exemption from bidding requirements, invite competitive proposals for a combination construction manager/general contractor to…

Labor commissioner: Elected or appointed?

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Some question the wisdom of electing the nonpartisan state labor commissioner, but Oregon is the only state in which the labor commissioner is…

Tigard High introduces 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Spring musical comedy production harkens back to 'Golden Age' of entertainment.

Wild horses couldn't keep her away

Regal Courier - News
Sherwood High School student Natalie Driscoll trained a wild mustang in 100 days.

Ron Wyden to host Washington County town hall April…

Hillsboro Tribune - News
Wyden, a Democrat, will be at Five Oaks Middle School in Beaverton this weekend to speak with constituents.

Sherwood High students protest for gun reform, gun…

Regal Courier - News
Students took part in national school walkout for gun reform, and counter-demonstrators supported the Second Amendment.

King City Community Notes: April and May

Regal Courier - News
King City Police Department to host two community events; King City women's golf scores; and more.

Five weeks after brutal assault, Mohammadi goes home

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Doctors were forced to amputate part of Afghan immigrant's leg; attacker remains in Lincoln County Jail

King City progresses with growth, with some…

Regal Courier - News
The City Council approved a Concept Plan, but one resident wants to put it to a city-wide vote.

Sherwood's growth plan comes to a halt, for now

Regal Courier - News
The City Council unanimously voted to withdraw a planned growth ask from Metro.

County puts off exotic-animal ban

Beaverton Valley Times - News
New hearing date is June 5; board says potential changes will be reviewed at May 8 work session, which is open to the public but not for offering…

Tigard plays host to county commission debate

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Eight candidates on May 15 ballot gather Friday, April 20, at Tigard Public Library.

King City Police Log: Late March through early…

Regal Courier - News
Graffit; stolen property; traffic violations; shoplifting; arrests on outstanding warrants; and more.

Beaverton deputy superintendent resigns following…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Steve Phillips retweeted a post expressing views critical of undocumented immigrants; the superintendent and school board denounced the sentiments.

Eye-popping costumes take Wizard World by storm

Portland Tribune - News
UPDATE: Thousands gather at Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Saturday, April 14, for celebrity event.

Sherwood City Council keeps possibility of…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The council will address the question of whether to submit a growth ask to Metro in another meeting next Tuesday.

Teeing Off in Summerfield

Regal Courier - News
THe Summerfield Women's Golf Club celebrates the beginning of the golf season.

Candidates make their case for labor post

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Val Hoyle and Lou Ogden speak at Washington County Public Affairs Forum; third candidate on May 15 ballot is absent.

New Washington County Dairy Princess-Ambassador…

Sherwood Gazette - News
Sherwood High student takes the title, educates others on the dairy industry.

Three groups team up for candidate fair

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Washington County Public Affairs Forum joins League of Women Voters and League of United Latin American Citizens in first-time event that drew a…

More forums scheduled for Washington County…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Two of them will have the candidates for board chair, who is elected countywide; one will have candidates for Districts 2 and 4.

Sherwood Community Briefs: April 2018

Sherwood Gazette - News
Sherwood Cruisers accepting scholarship applications; Two Kilts to hold family fun fest; and more.

Southwest Washington expansions mark OAME's growth

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Beaverton, Southwest Washington expansions mark OAME's next stage of growth

Some Washington County offices will move temporarily

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Continuing seismic work on the Public Services Building in downtown Hillsboro will require relocation of some Health and Human Services offices to a…

Garbage rates go up this month

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Surcharges of $2 for residential and 4 percent for commercial service apply outside cities; increases prompted by China's more restrictive standards…

Update: Stolen puppy recovered

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Jedi, a 5-month-old Yorkshire terrier, went missing Monday and hasn't been seen since.

The last of the beat cops

Beaverton Valley Times - News
School resource officers are a little-known but integral part of solution for keeping schools safe.

Sherwood kid is pedaling to Azerbaijan

Sherwood Gazette - News
A Sherwood Middle School student will compete in an elite BMX world competition.

Homeless program official gets public health award

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Recognition by Washington County is a first for a county employee outside Health and Human Services Department; three others honored during National…

Inside Sherwood's first craft cidery

Sherwood Gazette - News
'When we say local, we mean it,' says the head of Xylem Cider Works in Sherwood.

OPINION: Governor should veto bill that hurts small…

Beaverton Valley Times - Opinion
Rep. Julie Parrish: Disconnecting Oregon from federal tax code will hurt many small businesses.

Pamplin Media rolls out its press plant expansion

Regal Courier - News
Parent company of The Regal Courier has invested in weekly and monthly newspapers throughout region.

Applications for Robin Hood courts, scholarships…

Sherwood Gazette - News
Planning for the annual Sherwood festival's 65th year is already in high gear.

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