Johnny Cash tribute show benefits Beaverton Historical Society

Johnny Cash tribute show benefits Beaverton Historical Society

Jimmie Ray Cantrell, a former Oregonian, to perform Cash hits Jimmie Ray Cantrell’s love of...

A new recipe to fight hunger

A new recipe to fight hunger

Oregon Food Bank pushes for education, more fresh produce Susannah Morgan marvels at the shiny...

A lasting tribute

A lasting tribute

Southridge continues Memorial Game tradition with patriotic dedication of new Community Plaza...

'Whodunit' actress assumes opposite role

'Whodunit' actress assumes opposite role

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin artist Diane Hicks works from photos and paints with watercolors to create paintings that she deems, 'Realistic, but not.'
October 01, 2014

Supporting the community through art

by Caitlin Feldman
Celebrate the Gifts Art Festival returns to Calvin Presbyterian Church in Tigard this weekend With technology and advances in digital photo editing, snapping the perfect picture is much easier…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Jo Linden, program coordinator for Tigard-based Cascade Education Corps, shows a group of Farmington View Elementary School students how to properly prepare a tree for planting.
September 25, 2014

Volunteers dig into '1 Million Trees' project

by Kendra Hogue
Tree-planting has been improving the Tualatin River Watershed for 10 years Scott Fogarty, executive director of Friends of Trees, wondered if he heard right when Paul Allen, owner of the…
September 24, 2014

Munada Market offers local and African crafts

by Beaverton Valley Times
Oregon Heritage Farms hosts benefit for people in need in Zambia A unique collection of African arts and crafts products is on sale at the third Munada Market at Heritage Farms, 22801 S.W.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Healing energy is just one of several positive messages featured on a BlankieGram that Shelly Pollock and Gene Banducci created.
September 25, 2014

Covering the world in hugs, one blankie at a time

by Caitlin Feldman
New BlankieGram enterprise donates one blanket for each one purchased When Shelly Pollock was diagnosed with melanoma years ago, she felt a lack of support from friends and family. It wasn't…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sunday Trailways event will highlight Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District's 60-mile trails network and the many ways people enjoy it.
September 17, 2014

Sunday Trailways event celebrates Westside Regional Trail

by Beaverton Valley Times
Variety of activities and music will highlight festivities Families and community members are invited to walk, run, ride or roll along the Beaverton portion of the Westside Regional Trail on…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: MICHAEL DURHAM - Oregon Zoo visitors can catch up with Gus, believed to be the worlds oldest male Steller sea lion, during the zoos annual Senior Safari. Anyone 65 or older, along with one companion, can visit the zoo for free on Tuesday.
September 13, 2014

Seniors can visit the zoo for free Tuesday

by The Times
Local seniors have the opportunity to reconnect with wildlife Tuesday during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., seniors, who may each…
September 11, 2014

Project aims to help people with disabilities

by The Times
Washington is one of 12 counties piloting Oregon Project Independence Washington County is one of 12 counties participating in a year-long Oregon Project Independence pilot project. Project…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kathy Norris flings a patriotic blanket that was initially intended to be donated, but her Marine veteran husband convinced her to let him keep it.
September 11, 2014

Helping hands

by Caitlin Feldman
Tigard Auxiliary's Kathy Norris has been making blankets for veterans since 2009, and is on her 128th creation It takes Kathy Norris 30 minutes to crochet one row of a blanket and 45 hours to…
September 11, 2014

Tour de Parks explores Tigard on Saturday

by The Times
On your mark, get set, ride! Bicyclists from across Washington County will converge on Tigard this weekend for the seventh annual “Tour de Parks” bike ride. The free bicycle ride will travel…
September 11, 2014

Vox Max Belgian hoists prize in river beer contest

by Kendra Hogue
Clean Water Services' challenge sends four top brews to New Orleans event Beer maker Ted Assur took the top prize last week in the inaugural challenge to create beer from Tualatin River water.…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Cabela's Marketing Manager Shannon Jidas, left, and 'Camo Guy' Chadd McDowell have some fun during media day at the new store in Tualatin.
Sep 05, 2014

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

by Caitlin Feldman
With just over a week until the public unveiling, employees at Nyberg Rivers store are excited to invite everyone inside A week into September, the countdown has truly begun for the grand…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JAYDE LUCRETIA PHOTOGRAPHY - Though Paws for a Cause didn't see more participants than at last year's event, it more than doubled the amount of money raised thanks to dedicated fundraising by some of the participants.
Sep 05, 2014

Paws for a Cause is huge success

by Caitlin Feldman
Results of Oregon Dog Rescue's biggest fundraiser were better than ever It all started with Henry. Five years ago, Oregon Dog Rescue in Tualatin acquired a 1-year-old terrier who had cataracts…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Arianne Jacques as Abigail Williams, Peter Schuyler as John Proctor and Jessica Geffen as Elizabeth Proctor take the stage this week during the opening weekend of The Crucible.
Sep 04, 2014

Still-relevant 'Crucible' honors youth, classic tale

by Joann Boatwright
Bag&Baggage play remains relatable on stage Bag&Baggage Productions’ upcoming show, Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” will be presented in honor of Silverna Scott, a recently retired theater…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Nathalie Traller, a Sunset High School sophomore, will share her experience battling Alveolar soft part sarcoma.
Sep 04, 2014

Sunset High School sophomore sheds light on rare cancer

by Caitlin Feldman
Teen will share story at Dragonslayer Walk for Sarcoma event Nathalie Traller's dark brown hair falls a few inches below her shoulders and is slicked back with a blue and white polkadot…
Photo Credit: TIME FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT - Jadon Ruiz rides through the bike safety rodeo supervised by the Beaverton Police Department during the annual Bike Beaverton event.
Sep 03, 2014

Bike Beaverton event returns on Sunday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Families encouraged to take part in annual ride and safety rodeo The city of Beaverton's Bicycle Advisory Committee is hosting the seventh annual Bike Beaverton event starting at 1 p.m. on…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Together, Sue Poff and Ginger Rapport have stood at the helm of the Beaverton Farmers Market for the last 19 years. Both say that without each other, they wouldn't have been about to do it.
Aug 28, 2014

Celebrating 500th Beaverton Farmers Market in 19 years

by Caitlin Feldman
Beaverton Farmers Market wouldn't be the same without Ginger Rapport and Sue Poff In 19 years, Ginger Rapport has missed three Beaverton Farmers Market. Three. She’s planned vacations around it.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Former Tigard mayor and Metro Councilor Craig Dirksen leads the racers in the Tualatin River Political Paddle Race on Saturday.
Aug 28, 2014

Ready, set, paddle

by Kendra Hogue
Elected officials hit Tualatin River at Cook Park for annual race On a picture-perfect Saturday morning at Cook Park in Tigard, elected officials from throughout the region snapped on their…
Tigard Mayor John L. Cook takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug 27, 2014

Tigard Mayor takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Mayor John L. Cook took a few minutes out of his vacation, Thursday, to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral marketing campaign to raise money to cure Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A view from the cab of the SP 4449 of Mike Warren watching Gary Oslund inspect further maintenance to the firebox of the historic steam locomotive at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
Aug 21, 2014

HISTORY'S INSIDE VIEW

by Jim Redden
Maintenance of SP 4449 locomotive offers a rare view of local rail heritage Portland’s most famous steam locomotive is open for public inspection — literally. The city-owned 1941 locomotive that…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Suzanne Kenney and Luis Torres perform as two star-crossed lovers during rehearsal of 'High Art.'
Aug 27, 2014

The full circle of Pendulum

by Caitlin Feldman
Pendulum Aerial Arts' revamped "High Art" performance premieres in Portland this weekend With a fluidity traditionally reserved for rivers and streams, The Painter glides through her movements…



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