Beaverton's 'STARS' attraction

Beaverton's 'STARS' attraction

Color guard team made up entirely of district special education students rocks the audience at...

Poll: 71% of voters favor November library levy

Poll: 71% of voters favor November library levy

Telephone survey suggests most residents would support higher taxes for WCCLS services More than...

Neighbors win battle for full park along Murray Boulevard

Neighbors win battle for full park along Murray Boulevard

The dust is beginning to settle after neighbors won their battle for future park land along...

TriMet announces changes to Beaverton bus routes, schedules

Bus riders be aware, changes are coming to your morning commute. Starting Sunday, March 1,...

Seniors, veterans get a 'great' hot meal in Aloha

Seniors, veterans get a 'great' hot meal in Aloha

Meals on Wheels People and Washington County team up with Edwards Center for new Monday lunch...

Grants will improve safety on routes to schools

Grants will improve safety on routes to schools

Beaverton School District, city of Tigard receive federal funding through Metro. Children in...

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Beaverton Police
February 26, 2015

Man robs The Home Depot at knifepoint, causes lockdown at Sunset…

by Miles Vance
Police have likely caught the suspect and the lockdown has been lifted Beaverton Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed The Home Depot, 13700 NW Science Park Drive, at…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF COREY LEDERER/FACEBOOK PAGE - John A. Pelham of Beaverton, shown here with Lyndsey Pelham Lederer, was honored Thursday, Feb. 26, by the Oregon State Legislature.
February 26, 2015

Sunset High grad John Pelham honored by Oregon legislature one…

by Miles Vance
John Pelham is gone, but definitely not forgotten. Pelham, a 2010 Sunset High School grad who was serving as a Specialist in the U.S. Army when he was killed in Afghanistan on Feb. 12, 2014, was…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Elsie Stuhr (third from left) helps break ground during the 1950s for the Beaverton Swim Center, the first facility built in the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, which now is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015.
February 26, 2015

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District celebrates 60th…

by Eric Apalategui
Patrons will be the ones to get gifts, starting with a drawing during spring class registration beginning March 7 The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District will celebrate its diamond…
February 26, 2015

Aloha man dies after Tuesday motorcycle crash on S.W. River Road

by Miles Vance
Steven D. Willford of Aloha dies in the single-vehicle crash Washington County Sheriff's Deputies reported on Tuesday evening that an Aloha man crashed his motorcycle on S.W. River Road and died…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Paul Anthony, chief financial officer of Shannon Pratt Valuations in Beaverton, and father of three in Portland Public Schools is running for the Zone 3 seat on the board.
February 25, 2015

Anthony takes aim at school board seat

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Even in a brief encounter with Portland Public Schools board hopeful Paul Anthony, one is struck by his precision. For example, PPS’s recent effort for “boundary redraws are a cascading dominoes…
February 25, 2015

Citizens press DEQ on air permit application

by Kathy Fuller
Many questions remain to be answered to satisfy the public’s concern over Intel Corporation’s air emissions at its Aloha and Ronler Acres chip manufacturing facilities. That much was clear Feb.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This photo shows a bullet hole in a truck window caused by Aloha's Troy Dean Haren after he shot up an Aloha neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.
February 24, 2015

Aloha man arrested after shooting up Aloha neighborhood on…

by Miles Vance
Troy Dean Haren, upset about a family issue, began drinking, then shooting Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an Aloha man on Tuesday afternoon after he reportedly shot up his house…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Haggen employee hangs a sign at a newly converted store in Washington. Stores in Tigard and Sherwood will be converted in March, the company says.
February 24, 2015

Haggen takeover to begin in March, company says

by Geoff Pursinger
Consider it an extreme makeover, supermarket edition. In March, several Albertsons supermarkets across the state will close, then reopen as Haggen Food and Pharmacy stores, including sites in…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Joseph Marietta recently explained neighbors' opposition to selling off a corner of a future park property off Southwest Murray Boulevard.
February 23, 2015

City, THPRD confirm end of Cobb park property deal

by Eric Apalategui
Park district follows suit with mayor's decision after hundreds of neighbors oppose a proposed land sale As the Beaverton Valley Times first reported over the weekend, the city of Beaverton has…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - William 'Frosty' Comer, Joseph Marietta and Ned Randell opposed a possible deal between the city of Beaverton and the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District that would have turned a corner of the Cobb Trust property in their neighborhood into a housing development instead of a park. The deal appears to be off the table.
February 22, 2015

Neighbors win battle over Beaverton park land along Murray…

by Eric Apalategui
Mayor Denny Doyle confirms city won't pursue deal that would have shrunk future park to create housing for seniors and foster families The following story was updated to reflect an interview…

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Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: NANCY TOWNSLEY - Joseph Gale Elementary Principal Gretchen Schlag talks to television reporters about additional security measures after a man entered the Forest Grove school Thursday and picked up -- then put down -- a third-grade boy.
Feb 20, 2015

Principal praises staff for quick action in Forest Grove…

by Nancy Townsley
Less than 24 hours after a 29-year-old man entered Joseph Gale Elementary School, walked upstairs to teacher Sienna Garrett’s third-grade classroom and picked up a 9-year-old student, Principal…
Manning
Feb 20, 2015

Las Vegas man arrested in Beaverton for sex trafficking of a…

by Miles Vance
Reginald Manning is arrested at the Comfort Inn in Beaverton Detectives with the Beaverton Police Department opened an investigation into the sex-trafficking of an underage female on Wednesday,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton ranks among America's safest cities, according to a recent ranking use crime data.
Feb 20, 2015

Beaverton is the safest city in the Pacific Northwest

by Eric Apalategui
National ranking uses crime data to once again rank city best in Oregon, top 10% in U.S. Beaverton is the safest larger city in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, according to the latest annual…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jerome and Teri Kersey
Feb 20, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers great, Tualatin resident Jerome Kersey…

by Miles Vance
Kersey and his family had lived in Tualatin for several years As a professional basketball player, former Trail Blazers star Jerome Kersey found a longterm home in Portland. But in his…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: FOREST GROVE POLICE - JOSHUA BROWN
Feb 20, 2015

'I want to believe it was a fluke'

by Nancy Townsley
Principal credits staff for fast action after man grabs Joseph Gale third-grader Less than 24 hours after a 29-year-old man entered Joseph Gale Elementary School, walked upstairs to teacher…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CHRIS HAMILTON - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue hosted a reunion breakfast on Saturday for 22 sudden cardiac arrest survivors and some of the people who saved their lives. The Valentines Day event was held at the Tualatin Country Club.
Feb 19, 2015

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reunites sudden cardiac arrest…

by The Times
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue brings together 22 survivors and the people who saved them Valentine’s Day was a day to celebrate not just love, but life for 22 sudden cardiac arrest survivors who…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Wiliam 'Frosty' Comer, Joseph Marietta and Ned Randell stand on the property that was owned by the Cobb family  until the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District bought it in 2010. Now the district is considering selling a piece of the land for eventual development into housing for foster families and low-income seniors.
Feb 18, 2015

Neighbors fight Sexton Mountain park land development deal

by Eric Apalategui
THPRD, city officials say proposal would result in a better park, welcome housing for foster kids and seniors New information was added to the end of this story on Feb. 19. When Joseph Marietta…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - This 3-D model of the Beaverton School Districts newest high school was on display at an open house held Feb. 12 at Scholls Heights Elementary School.
Feb 18, 2015

Concerns linger over new Beaverton School District high school

by Eric Apalategui
Traffic is a major issue for neighbors, but future boundary and wetland decisions also loom Beaverton School District and the experts they hired to design and build the area’s next high school…
The Times is looking for nominations for the 2015 Pamplin Media Group Amazing Kids contest.
Feb 06, 2015

Know an amazing kid? Nominations are now open

by Pamplin Media Group
The Beaverton Valley Times and its affiliate newspapers are accepting nominations through the end of February for a special section called “Amazing Kids.” This annual April special section will…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Traffic speeds along Southwest Farmington Road just east of Murray Road past the stump of a tree recently removed in preparation for the Farmington Road improvement project.
Feb 18, 2015

Feb. 26 open house highlights Farmington Road Project

by Ray Pitz
Project would run between Murray Boulevard and Hocken Avenue in Beaverton With $21.4 million in improvements planned for Farmington Road between Murray Boulevard and Hocken Avenue, people are…




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