Young and old will enjoy 'Messiah'

Young and old will enjoy 'Messiah'

Thirty members of Hillsboro Community Youth Choir’s Premier and Encore groups will join...

Latest holiday 'massacre' brings this comedy to life

Latest holiday 'massacre' brings this comedy to life

Two years ago, we saw our first Bag&Baggage holiday production, “Farndale...


Hillsboro's Features

December 19, 2014

City looking for local artists' submissions

by Pamplin Media Group
Local artists can become part of Hillsboro’s Public Art Collection and represent the creative image of the city around the world. In a tradition initiated by Mayor Jerry Willey and facilitated…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Jeremy Davis calms his crying nephew, Collin Davis, as they visit Santa and Mrs. Claus. About 250 children attended the meet-and-greet Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Cornelius Public Library. Sponsored by the Cornelius Booster Club, the afternoon included activities and a photo of each child with Santa.
December 19, 2014

Santa Claus has come to town

by (none)
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Team members of GCL Construction hung the frames and then the blocks last Friday in Cornelius.
December 12, 2014

Colorful quilt blocks brighten barns

by Stephanie Haugen
Westside Quilters Guild members saw two years of planning finally bear fruit last week as they hung the first two installments of wooden quilt blocks that will soon dot the western Washington…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Members of the Neil Armstrong Middle School choir sing Christmas carols during the tree lighting ceremony Friday evening at Veterans Memorial Park in Cornelius. Dozens of residents turned out for the festive event, which included a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, who arrived in a Cornelius Fire Department fire truck.
December 12, 2014

LIGHTING up the SEASON

by Doug Burkhardt
December 12, 2014

Bluegrass band plays at church

by Joann Boatwright
The award-winning bluegrass band Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising will perform in concert Friday, Dec. 12, at the Scholls Community Church. The Tualatin-based band won “Holiday Song of the Year”…
December 12, 2014

Grammy winners perform in Hillsboro

by Joann Boatwright
Mark Hanson, Doug Smith and Terry Robb are the Acoustic Guitar Summit. The trio will return to the Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro, Friday, Dec. 12, for a holiday…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - A running joke while Hillsboro Police Sgt. Dave White has been teaching in Bangladesh is the number of students who fall asleep in his class. In this set-up photo, White himself pretends to sleep so his students can strike gotcha poses around him. What can I say. It happens to the best of us, White joked on Facebook.
December 05, 2014

HPD officer teaches final lessons in Bangladesh

by Dave White
Banks resident Dave White, a sergeant with the Hillsboro Police Department, was in Bangladesh for nearly three weeks training officers there in the ways of modern policing. While abroad he wrote…
December 05, 2014

Art Briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Museum offers winter break camps There will be winter break camps at the Washington County Museum for kids ages 8 to 11. Camps are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and are Dec. 29 to 31 and Jan. 2. Call…
December 05, 2014

A 'White Christmas' from the HART

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Washington County’s 2014 holiday season is rife with non-traditional theatrical fare, which makes HART Theatre’s decision to present a thoroughly conventional production of “Irving Berlin’s…
December 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…

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Photo Credit: COURTESY IMAGE - Jim Smiths passion lies in painting miniature images such as this scene, Flowers at Saturday Market, which is only 4.5 inches by three inches.
Nov 28, 2014

Mini paintings have big following

by Joann Boatwright
Artist Jim Smith — who’s been painting and teaching in Hillsboro for nearly 50 years — will open part two of his show at Manaia Cafe & Hawaiian Grill for downtown Hillsboro’s First Tuesday, Dec.…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Lorraine Schiebel, 90, has been playing the organ and piano at Helvetia Community Church in Hillsboro for eight decades. Its given me a lot of pleasure, she said.
Dec 04, 2014

IVORY KEYS to JOY

by Stephanie Haugen
Playing organ and piano at a Helvetia church has been Lorraine Schiebel's pastime for 80 years — and counting Lorraine Schiebel shuffles up to her organ leaning on a walker, tugs the bench…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Susana Cincre and Joselyn Tapia fill and wrap tamales at Centro Cultural Saturday.
Nov 21, 2014

Free dinner brings all hands to Cornelius deck

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
The first 15 turkeys have already been turned into turkey tamales. The second 15 will be reserved for the traditional mashed-potatoes-and-gravy treatment. All 30 will be part of a free, hot…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - There will be a free concert Friday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles.
Nov 14, 2014

Pacific ensembles fete 10 years with free concert

by Joann Boatwright
Pacific University’s Philharmonic and Chamber Ensembles will celebrate its 10th anniversary Friday with a free concert that includes two Oregon premier selections and a bit of “Star Wars.”…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Marine Sgt. Joshua Sweeney raises the American flag in front of his new home on Southwest River Road in Hillsboro. His home was designed and built by Homes for Our Troops, a national nonprofit organization that constructs homes for veterans to help them live independently. Sweeney lost his legs in October 2009 while serving in Afghanistan.
Nov 14, 2014

Veterans Day tributes

by Chase Allgood
Nov 14, 2014

County libraries see usage rise

by (none)
Since the Washington County Cooperative Library Services launched their 3M Cloud Library e-book solution about a month and a half ago, Washington County libraries have “had one of the fastest…
Nov 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Indian culture organization Rasika will provide fun opportunities for locals to learn about Indian dress, music and dance.
Nov 07, 2014

'Incredible India' event set for Nov. 8

by Joann Boatwright
Learn how to wear a sari or get your hand tattooed with henna at Washington County Museum’s free monthly “family day” this Saturday, Nov. 8. Representatives from Rasika, a local Indian arts and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Petty Officer 1st Class Alan Breaux is an aviation structural mechanic serving in the U.S. Navy on Whidbey Island in Washington.
Nov 07, 2014

Hilhi grad now serving inNavy in Washington state

by Staff
Petty Officer 1st Class Alan Breaux, a Hillsboro native who went to Hillsboro High School, is now serving in the U.S. Navy as an aviation structural mechanic with a Whidbey Island-based…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tigard photographer Loren Nelson with his large format camera at the Helzer Art Gallery at Portland Community College's Rock Creek Campus.
Nov 07, 2014

The patient photographer

by Caitlin Feldman
Virtually untouched since its doors closed for business in 1962, the Walters Blacksmith Shop in North Plains has sat collecting dust and preserving its artifacts. An entire building to the past,…




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