Beaverton City Council steps into school boundary discussion

Beaverton City Council steps into school boundary discussion

Council members want to wrangle South Cooper Mountain into one district The majority of the...

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Making memories, making music

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Westside Crime Prevention Coalition' Safety Academy benefits people with developmental disabilities

Westside Crime Prevention Coalition' Safety Academy benefits people with developmental disabilities

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Boat builders at Merlo Station show the power of STEAM education

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City of Beaverton
April 27, 2015

Job growth booming in Beaverton, Washington County

by Eric Apalategui
City has the lowest unemployment rate in the county, where overall job growth is strong Washington County's unemployment rate hit its lowest level in years, with Beaverton leading the way. As a…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Melissa Potter
April 27, 2015

Beaverton School Board: Candidate profiles and Q&A

by Eric Apalategui
Get to know school candidates before marking your mail-in ballot. In a game of election musical chairs, seven candidates are circling to win three open seats on the Beaverton School Board.…
Beaverton Police Department
April 24, 2015

Beaverton Police: Investigation doesn't support arrest in…

by Eric Apalategui
Mother had chased man out of Old Navy after she thought he took photos of her daughter in dressing room. Beaverton Police investigators have identified the man a mother chased out of Old Navy…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters doused two blazes in two nights in abandoned buildings at a future park site in the Bethany area.
April 24, 2015

Two fires break out on future park site

by Eric Apalategui
Firefighters douse two blazes in buildings THPRD will have demolished as soon as possible. The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District plans to have old structures removed from future park…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Beaverton Mayor's Ball in February earned more than $70,000 for local nonprofits supporting the arts and homeless youth.
April 24, 2015

Mayor's Ball raises $70,000 for nonprofit groups

by Eric Apalategui
Arts & Culture Foundation, Civic Theatre and HomePlate will use funds to support their Beaverton organizations. The results are in: The annual Beaverton Mayor's Ball held at Nike earlier this…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jose Zarco wins Gates scholarship
April 24, 2015

Aloha High senior named Gates Millennium Scholar

by Eric Apalategui
Jose Zarco will use his scholarship to study engineering at Oregon State University. Aloha High School senior Jose Zarco was recently named one of 1,000 Gates Millennium Scholars for the class…
Beaverton Police
April 22, 2015

Beaverton officers James Beane and Daniel Coulson 'justified' in…

by Eric Apalategui
District Attorney's Office rules two officers acted reasonably when Chelsea Fresh threatened them with a rifle last November The Washington County District Attorney's Office has cleared two…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Whole Foods opened on Southwest Scholls Ferry Road last year, bringing with it a sea of changes for Greenway Town Center. Property owners say theres plenty of more changes in store for the shopping mall
April 22, 2015

Whole Foods was just the beginning at Greenway Town Center,…

by Geoff Pursinger
Call it a second lease on life. Anyone driving along Southwest Scholls Ferry Road in the past year has likely seen the transformation taking place at Greenway Shopping Center, the once run-down…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Participants in this year's Young Entrepreneurs Academy, including eventual winner TJ Barth (third from left), give a thumbs up before the night's results were announced on April 8.
April 22, 2015

Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates Young…

by Miles Vance
The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce gave a big cheer to some of the best young businesses around back on April 8. The chamber hosted its second annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District has posted Opiniator stations at key spots around the district to collect patron feedback.
April 22, 2015

Opiniator wants to know what you think of Tualatin Hills Park &…

by Eric Apalategui
Park district patrons can leave opinions using their cell phones. Anyone with a cell phone and an opinion about Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District facilities can have their say, often…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Joann McCall enjoys a visit from Abbey during a therapy dog visit at the Marquis Autumn Hills memory care center on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.
Apr 22, 2015

When comfort comes in on four fuzzy feet

by Miles Vance
New program at Hannah the Pet Society trains therapy dogs to help For people suffering from cancer, debilitating depression or facing hospice care, it doesn’t really matter what form help comes…
THPRD
Apr 22, 2015

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District budget holds the line…

by Eric Apalategui
It will largely be business as usual in the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District during the coming year, judging from the proposed 2015-16 budget unveiled this week. “There’s nothing in the…
BARBARA SHERMAN - At Tigard American Legion Post 158 on April 3, Jennifer Lamaye (center), co-founder of Mission Mahalo, instructs Girl Scouts how to pack boxes with cookies and other items for overseas troops while her son Jordan plays on the floor.
Apr 22, 2015

Girl Scouts collect and pack cookies for overseas troops

by Barbara Sherman
Nearly three dozen Girl Scouts descended on Tigard American Legion Post 158 on April 3 to pack boxes with and other items to send to troops stationed overseas courtesy of Mission Mahalo. The…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Alohas Sharon Joss (center) poses with Ron Lindahn and Mike Resnick after winning the Glden Pen award at the April 12 Writers of the Future contest.
Apr 21, 2015

Aloha writer Sharon Joss wins Golden Pen award from Writers of…

by Miles Vance
Her winning story was 'Stars That Make Dark Heaven Light' Already a winner in the Writers of the Future contest, Aloha resident Sharon Joss' work is now being celebrated in the present. On April…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Principal Scott Drue speaks with a student at Aloha-Huber Park K-8 School. Drue has been named the Oregon Elementary School Principal of the Year for helping both students and staff succeed.
Apr 21, 2015

Aloha-Huber Park principal Scott Drue named best in Oregon

by Eric Apalategui
Drue honored by administrators for success in student academics and staff development. Scott Drue has been honored as the best of the best by his fellow school administrators. The Oregon…
City of Beaverton
Apr 21, 2015

City of Beaverton gets grant for adaptive signal timing

by Miles Vance
The program will improve traffic at Washington Square Traffic around Washington Square is going to get better. At least that's the hope after the City of Beaverton was recently awarded a…
TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - Bridge Meadows is interested in buying this old parking lot that Beaverton Christian Church has listed  for sale along Southwest Allen Boulevard.
Apr 17, 2015

Bridge Meadows housing complex eyes new Beaverton location

by Eric Apalategui
New apartments on Allen Boulevard would blend low-income seniors with families adopting foster children into one community. Bridge Meadows, a housing developer that creates innovative apartment…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Early during a forum featuring Beaverton School Board candidates, Daniel Vazquez delivers his opening statement. At the end of the event, Vazquez hijacked the microphone during increasingly unintelligible closing remarks while refusing a moderator's pleas to allow a fellow candidate the opportunity to speak.
Apr 15, 2015

Beaverton School Board candidate Daniel Vazquez hijacks voters'…

by Eric Apalategui
Daniel Vazquez refuses to relinquish the microphone during baffling closing statement. Reporter's note: A comment from Daniel Vazquez was added to the bottom of this story April 16. School board…
Lauren Nguyen, pictured here in a previous mug photo, was arrested Thursday for illegally purchasing ammunition prior to her ex-husband's death in January.
Apr 15, 2015

Ex-wife in Tigard murder case of Jerry Nguyen arrested April 9

by Geoff Pursinger
Lauren Nguyen allegedly bought ammunition before her ex-husband's slaying Tigard Police have arrested the ex-wife of Jerry Duy Nguyen, the Beaverton man gunned down in January outside his…
Apr 15, 2015

School board candidates pitch ideas for votes

by Eric Apalategui
A modest-sized audience heard on Tuesday night how seven candidates would handle issues including education funding, program options and patron complaints if they win one of three open spots on…




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