Who's paying for Republicans' walkout protest?

Portland Tribune - News
In the shadow of Senate Republicans' infamous walkout, questions remain on how the protest was financed and whether Democrats will make good on their…

CCSO: Person dies in roll-over crash in Stafford

The Times - News
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office seeks tips in crash that injured four others on July 12.

Council waives some charges on accessory dwelling units

The Times - News
City will do away with parks, transportation fees for next four years on those building ADUs of 1,000 sq. ft. or less.

Oregon school vision screening funds doubled for 2019-20

The Times - News
School-based eye exams lead to better detection of problems, increased student performance

Construction legislation divvies up millions to statewide…

Portland Tribune - News
One of the last bills passed was also one of the more important, funding housing, building repair and medical treatment for incarcerated youth.

Bailey named new Tigard High Principal

The Times - News
Brian Bailey previously worked in the Sherwood School District, including positions at Sherwood High and Laurel Ridge.

Appeals Court: DA's jury decision based on race

Portland Tribune - News
A 2015 conviction has been overturned at the appellate level; Barton, now the Washington County district attorney, said he plans to appeal.

Sen. Boquist: Nasty politics led to threats, GOP anger

Portland Tribune - News
Republican who doesn't regret saying 'send bachelors' and 'come heavily armed' to arrest him talks death threats and lack of 'Kumbaya' in state's…

Police logs

The Times - News
The following reports were issued by police in Beaverton, Tigard and Tualatin.

President invites Timber Unity to take D.C. victory lap

Portland Tribune - News
A growing political group run by farmers, loggers and truckers point to similarities with their movement and President Trump's populist rise.

'Christmas tree bill' pumps out millions to local projects

Portland Tribune - News
Legislation was one of the last to pass, and gives politicians a pile of pork to bring back to districts.

Audit: State cybersecurity needs a major update

Portland Tribune - News
Secretary of state auditors say agencies' fragmented organization and approach to managing data security ripe for problems, like a major breach in…

Overreach? Productive session? Lawmakers shine light on…

Portland Tribune - News
School funding, some environmental victories cited by Democrats; GOP sees walkout as effective tactic against supermajority.

National celebration includes free ice cream locally

The Times - News
Tigard Parks and Rec will host a activities, ice cream at city parks throughout July.

Weiss sworn in as only fourth chief in TVF&R history

The Times - News
The ceremony, known as the 'transfer of command,' was held Monday at Rolling Hills Community Church.

Brown: 'I am not backing down' on cap-and-trade legislation

Portland Tribune - News
Governor told reporters resuming fight for carbon legislation is a top priority, and she wants it done soon.

Urban-rural 'cold civil war' forces out cap-and-trade bill

Portland Tribune - News
Perception that House Bill 2020 took from ruralites to give to Oregon's cities gained significant traction, and played a significant role in…

Dome Digest: Sine die edition

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon's Legislature sprinted to finish its work, voting on the last bill just before 5 p.m. Sunday.

Shivali Kadam wins Miss Oregon Pageant

Portland Tribune - Features
The Miss Portland contestant was crowned Saturday in Seaside; Tigard High and Oregon State grad receives a scholarship and will compete in the Miss…

Lawmakers step up the pace as session hits home stretch

Portland Tribune - News
With most runaway GOP senators back in Capitol and two days before the end, environmental legislation was shelved amid tense votes.

Car crashes into Tigard home slightly injuring girl inside

The Times - News
A woman driving a Toyota Highlander on Walnut street passed out before the accident.

Defiant GOP senators return to a pile of unfinished business

Portland Tribune - News
A few runaway lawmakers plan to show up Saturday, kicking off two marathon days to vote on as many bills as possible.

TVF&R Chief Mike Duyck calls it a career

The Times - News
The Beaverton resident has headed the second largest fire department in the state since 2010.

Redefining the term 'wallflower'

The Times - News
Tigard mural will celebrate indigenous flora, fauna, peoples with the artist painting his creation from July 8 to 15 in Downtown Tigard.

Gunfight erupts at Washington Square Mall

The Times - News
No bystanders were hit but vehicles were after two groups open fire Wednesday, June 26, in parking lot.

Getting carried away

The Times - News
Despite weather snags, Festival of Balloons delights visitors in Tigard's Cook Park

City bond request for police facility won't go to voters…

The Times - News
The Tigard City Council agreed to wait to educate voters and until TriMet decides where a Hall Boulevard station will be located.

Senate negotiations sputter as Republicans' walkout…

Portland Tribune - News
Dozens of bills - including important budget legislation - in limbo as AWOL senators raise money to pay possible fines.

Tigard council appoints its first youth council member

The Times - News
Meghan Turley, a Tigard High School senior, will join the council weekly up on the dais.

Eight apply for seat vacated by Tualatin councilor

The Times - News
Council to make appointment July 22; meanwhile, analysis shows 46% of Tualatin households fall in range between those making a low to an extremely low…

Courtney upends Dems' cap-and-trade fight

Portland Tribune - News
Environmental groups frustrated after Senate President says Democrats don't have votes to pass controversial legislation.

Complete Streets Policy puts all modes of…

The Times - News
Tigard becomes only third city in state to enact such a policy, which brings it closer to a vision of making it the 'most walkable city in the…

Van Fleet named to head Fowler Middle School

The Times - News
Former Tigard High School Principal Andy Van Fleet will take over at Fowler on July 1

'Credible threat' forces Senate to cancel Saturday…

Portland Tribune - News
People associated with Oregon militia groups have been active on social media, calling for 'defense force' to protect GOP runaways.

Housing option bill builds bipartisan support

Portland Tribune - News
HB 2001 hopes to fill in 'missing middle' by opening land-use zones to more than just single-family homes.

'This is the saddest day of my legislative life'

Portland Tribune - News
State police begin search for runaways as legislative leaders tell absent GOP senators 'Oregon needs you.'

Senate GOP on the run; session bumbles into 'train…

Portland Tribune - News
Cap-and-trade bill protest ruins quorum as governor sends state troopers to round up runaways.

Mowers - the four-legged kind - employed at Dirksen…

The Times - News
Six cows take up residence in a portion of the seven-acre park to stabilize ecosystem in the oak savanna.

PERS 101: Video, audio offer master class on thorny…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Two longtime experts in the PERS crisis, Allen Alley and Tim Nesbit, explain how the state got to where it is.

Tigard council adopts resolution for affordable…

The Times - News
Meanwhile, a ban on goats, poines or horses pulling carts or wagons on city sidewalks has been repealed.

May unemployment lowest in nearly three years

Portland Tribune - News
State's recent economic expansion has seen the lowest unemployment rates since 1976.

Cap and trade passes House after heated debate

Portland Tribune - News
State's new environmental policy heavily regulates carbon emissions, causing some to worry about economic impact.

Got a traffic safety project costing under…

The Times - News
Residents can submit projects online (the city has set aside a little more than $2 million) until June 30

Local light rail plan includes elevated station,…

The Times - News
Plans are to have an elevated Bonita Road station, skybridge over Lower Boones Ferry Road.

Lawmakers try to keep manufactured homes in the…

Portland Tribune - News
Legislation to protect affordable mobile homes and other housing faces uphill struggle for funding and approval.

State turns to consultants to clean up foster care…

Portland Tribune - News
Alvarez and Marsal get a $1 million contract to handle 'crisis consulting' for agency battered by problems.

Proposed tobacco tax springs to life as referral to…

Portland Tribune - News
Gov. Kate Brown and legislative leaders hope voters approve a $2 per-pack tax hike to fund Oregon Health Plan.

Dome Digest

Portland Tribune - News
Each of these bills passed their last hurdle this week and now head next to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature.

Democrats back off campaign contribution limits

Portland Tribune - News
With opposition looming in the Senate, supporters say they'll push for constitutional changes in another session.

Brush fire near Tualatin quickly extinguished

The Times - News
The fire was reported at 1:07 p.m. today in an incorporated portion of Washington County.

County gears up to extend Basalt Creek Parkway to…

The Times - News
Plans are to extend Basalt Creek Parkway by one-half mile with construction planned for 2021

Firm to determine this week what residents want at…

The Times - News
An international design firm will survey people in Downtown Tigard on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Air horns of protest can't stall action on climate…

Portland Tribune - News
An environmental plan that will dramatically change industry in Oregon cleared a key hurdle in Salem.

Political turblence could derail cap-and-trade plans

Portland Tribune - News
Democratic leaders are trying to hold votes together as they work to quell concerns.

Police logs

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The following incidents were reported by police in Beaverton, Tigard and Tualatin.

'Coffee with a Cop' set Tuesday

The Times - News
The event features joint gathering of Tigard and Tualatin officers at the Village Inn restaurant in Tualatin.

Lawmakers say so long to single-use plastic bags

Portland Tribune - News
Plastic straws? Gone. Plastic bags? Gone. Polystyrene boxes for takeout food? Still hanging around.

Post-conviction relief for marijuana crimes gets…

Portland Tribune - News
A second bill allows the governor to work with other states to export Oregon's weed.

Community helps foster care nonprofit With Love…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
With Love founder Allie Roth says nonprofit hub growing with new donation warehouse in Tigard.

Lawmakers want to park suspended licenses for…

Portland Tribune - News
Some worry state practice hits poor people with an expensive legal double-whammy.

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