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Broadway Street improvements begin

Broadway Street improvements begin

Some pain will come with the gains as construction crew works through summer. Chuck Wilson...

Roger Tilbury's widow says namesake park is 'perfect'

Roger Tilbury's widow says namesake park is 'perfect'

Margaret Tilbury's donation turns into hidden gem. Walking through the woods behind her former...

Lane restrictions coming soon to Farmington Road project

Lane restrictions coming soon to Farmington Road project

Motorists should expect delays or find alternate routes. It’s almost time for the rubber to...

Decision on new high school nears

Decision on new high school nears

Beaverton Planning Commission could decide key issues at June 24 hearing. The Beaverton Planning...

Maryville Rose Queen is royalty for the ages

Maryville Rose Queen is royalty for the ages

'Dimi' Todd oldest crowned in the center's annual tradition. When you’re 100 years old,...

Cracker Barrel planning first Pacific Coast location in Beaverton

Cracker Barrel planning first Pacific Coast location in Beaverton

Plan at Canyon Road and Highway 217 also calls features 4-story Marriott hotel. Cracker Barrel is...

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BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Byron Boye Harris
June 28, 2015

Beaverton indecent exposure suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
A Beaverton man has been arrested as a suspect in two separate indecent exposure cases. Byron Boye Harris, 37, is charged with two counts of Public Indecency. Beaverton Police first received a…
FILE PHOTO - The Beaverton School District plans to build a large high school in the South Cooper Mountain area but faces a somewhat divided Beaverton Planning Commission over plans to fill part of a wetlands area for athletic fields.
June 27, 2015

Commission divided on South Cooper Mountain high school…

by Eric Apalategui
Wetlands are 'linchpin issue' as commission appears divided; hearing continued to July 1. The Beaverton Planning Commission already has spent nearly 10 hours in a multi-day public hearing in…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jon Callahan, a firefighter with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, extinguishes a fire in a grassy field that was ignited by a firework to demonstrate how quickly a fire can spread at the TVF&R Regional Training center in Sherwood.
June 25, 2015

Fireworks in use: Handle with extreme care

by Ray Pitz
A demonstration shows how fast grass is ignited by a firework Just how quickly a fireworks-ignited fire can accelerate was brought home vividly Tuesday morning during a demonstration at Tualatin…
Beaverton
June 25, 2015

Beaverton City Council adopts budget

by Eric Apalategui
The Beaverton City Council adopted a fairly ho-hum budget at its Tuesday night meeting. The vote was unanimous, but the discussion that preceded it was a times edgy. The total budget, $191.6…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Washington County Sheriffs Deputy Joe Yazzolino, left, defends an attack from K9 officer Taz as his handler, Deputy Don Maller looks on.
June 25, 2015

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

by Kathy Fuller
Ten officers compete for 'Top Dog' status at county fairgrounds The competition was tough as canine officers and their handlers competed for the title of "Top Dog" in front of a big crowd at the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jim McElhinny's fingerprints are all over the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District after his 35-year career. He retires June 30.
June 24, 2015

McElhinny retiring after 35 years with THPRD

by Eric Apalategui
Longtime administrator helped plan many of the district's facilities and programs. When Jim McElhinny first landed a job with Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, the activities guide was…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza uses an interactive production line that allows customers to make their pizzas unique to their own tastes. Blaze is open at 3260 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd.
June 24, 2015

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza now cooking in Beaverton

by Miles Vance
Also new in town are eight three one, WORKOUT ANYTIME and Radiant Pain Relief Centres Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza is now open for business and fast-firing pizzas at Cedar Hills Crossing. Blaze,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Listos! participants attended five, three-hour training sessions on disaster preparedness in Spanish.
June 25, 2015

News Briefs

by Eric Apalategui
Bethany's Menon completes education two years early Sixteen-year old Alisha Menon of Bethany graduated two years ahead of schedule as a member of the 2015 graduating class at Oregon Connections…
June 24, 2015

Beaverton's human rights group hosts child trafficking talk July…

by Eric Apalategui
Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will host a speaker on child trafficking at its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 Lena Sinha, program manager at the Sexual Assault…
June 24, 2015

THPRD shuffles advisory committees

by Eric Apalategui
District's board makes changes despite trails group's objection. Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s board of directors voted Tuesday to reorganize its advisory committees into three key…

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Jun 24, 2015

Awaiting state regs, Washington County Commission opts for…

by Daniel Forbes
Legal marijuana use permitted in eight county districts While recreational marijuana stores may open as soon as 2016 — weed becomes legal here for personal use on July 1 — Washington County is…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Judy LaParne is planning to open the first legal marijuana dispensary in Metzger next month. The shop, Cannabis Delivery Company, was an idea of her late husband, Allen Thompson
Jun 24, 2015

Metzger dispensary plans for July 1 opening

by Geoff Pursinger
Store will become second marijuana dispensary in Tigard area, along with Herbary on Pacific Highway Normally, when you start seeing officials from the CDC in your neighborhood, you worry about…
What's Legal campaign wants to 'educate before you recreate' as legalized personal marijuana use and possession arrives July 1.
Jun 22, 2015

Oregon Liquor Control Commission stresses rules for recreational…

by The Times
Marijuana use and possession becoming legal July 1, but many limits still apply. When recreational marijuana possession and use becomes legal for adults on July 1, it doesn't mean that all…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle greeted Beaverton Celebration Parade visitors as a past event. This year's parade is Sept. 12, but groups that want to have an entry in the lineup have until Aug. 14 to apply.
Jun 22, 2015

Beaverton Celebration Parade entries due Aug. 14

by Eric Apalategui
The theme for the Sept. 12 parade is 'Beaverton--My Kinda Town!" The city of Beaverton is inviting local nonprofit, business and community groups to take part in this year's annual Beaverton…
SUMBITTED PHOTO - Bales Marketplace, with stores in Aloha and Cedar Mill, is tripling in size by purchasing four markets from Lamb's Markets, including its grocery store in Garden Home.
Jun 19, 2015

Bales Marketplace buys Lamb's stores

by Gary M. Stein
Garden Home's Lamb's Thriftway one of four markets acquired. Company officials have confirmed that Beaverton-area Bales Marketplace has purchased four grocery stores from Lamb's Markets,…
Jun 19, 2015

Outdoor burn ban in effect in Washington County

by The Times
Several types of outdoor burning are now prohibited in Washington County. The ban started June 20 and includes backyard burning of yard debris and other materials, agricultural burning and land…
Jun 19, 2015

Beaverton Human Rights Commission seeks two new members

by The Times
Application deadline is 4 p.m. June 26 The city of Beaverton is seeking two Beaverton residents to fill open positions on its Human Rights Advisory Commission. The deadline is coming fast: 4…
Beaverton Police
Jun 19, 2015

Beaverton police bust another fraud ring

by Eric Apalategui
Arrests of traveling thieves are fairly frequent as police, stores team up. Maybe the word will eventually get out that Beaverton is a tough place for out-of-state crime rings to pull their…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Herb Lommen, a teacher at Valley Catholic School, has been a strong advocate for teaching hands-only CPR, including at a Washington Square event during the school year. Thanks to a new law, learning CPR will now be a high school graduation requirement.
Jun 18, 2015

New law makes CPR a requirement for schools

by Geoff Pursinger
TVF&R helped draft legislation for new law, fire chief says. Oregon students will be learning a new skill when they return to classes this fall, after Governor Kate Brown signed a new law that…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Clara Cannon, 18, was Valley Catholic High School's first Portland Rose Festival princess. She has wrapped up both her diploma and her royal duties, but she took time out recently to help crown the 2015 Maryville Rose Queen. Cannon will head off to the University of Idaho this fall.
Jun 18, 2015

Princess Clara wraps up her Rose Festival duties

by Eric Apalategui
Valley Catholic School's first-ever princess recalls whirlwind experience. Clara Cannon had it relatively easy on Monday, taking part in one last (and entirely informal) duty after wrapping up a…




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