Anti-transit bill could head to county vote

Anti-transit bill could head to county vote

Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man...

Route selected for planned 'Council Creek' trail

Route selected for planned 'Council Creek' trail

After tallying costs, benefits and comments for and against various routes proposed for the...

Lyons sets new course for Hillsboro Aviation

Lyons sets new course for Hillsboro Aviation

Company spins off flight training; focuses on charters, sales After more than 20 years of...

REMARKABLE REDUX

REMARKABLE REDUX

Hillsboro girl, 8, returns to stage after liver transplant Braylin Soon dons her pink cowboy...


Hillsboro's Latest News

December 19, 2014

Coastal Farm & Fleet joins the fight against hunger

by (none)
People who want to help fight hunger in Washington County can double their contribution through the end of the year, thanks to a partnership between Coastal Farm & Ranch and Oregon Food Bank…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - On Friday morning, the day after the Dec. 11 windstorm, crews were out around Washington County, restoring electricity to neighborhoods and removing downed trees. This crew was working to clear a fallen cedar tree on the Pacific University campus in Forest Grove.
December 19, 2014

Windstorm blows into area, but impacts limited

by Doug Burkhardt
Although it wasn’t really the “storm of the century,” as some media outlets were dubbing it, the Dec. 11 windstorm made a relative splash in Washington County. Wind gusts as high as 60 to 70…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Youngsters came to the Elks Lodge excited to see where their food donations were ending up and to help sort canned goods.
December 19, 2014

Kindergartners provide helping hands

by Stephanie Haugen
Last week, when the warehouse door rolled up and about 20 kindergartners ran in from the rainy outside, they had to stop and pause. The sight of thousands of cans stored up for hungry people…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Master Recycler Kelly White lifts one tangled strand of old Christmas lights from the collection bin at the Forest Grove Community School, which is recycling them as a fundraiser.
December 19, 2014

If your holiday lights fail, don't toss them; recycle them

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Has that old, tangled string of Christmas lights flickered its last colorful glow? Don’t just throw it in the trash — drop it off at the Forest Grove Community School, 1914 Pacific Ave., and…
December 19, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Dec. 7 Several items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of S.E. Marinette Avenue. A woman reported items stolen from her unlocked vehicle in the 7100 block of S.E. Wrenfield…
December 19, 2014

Audit shows high price of child care

by (none)
Oregon has among the least affordable child care in the nation, with relatively high costs and relatively low median state income, according to an audit released last week by Oregon Secretary of…
December 19, 2014

Keep your pets safe during holidays

by Staff
With the holiday season in full swing, the American Veterinary Medical Association has issued a reminder to ensure your pets stay healthy over the holiday season. The organization has provided…
December 19, 2014

Hillsboro invests in new police officers, firefighters

by Doug Burkhardt
With the number of emergency calls growing and law enforcement and firefighting professionals increasingly spread too thin, the time appears to be right to give public safety a boost in the city…
December 19, 2014

Bonamici introduces SMART Act

by Kathy Fuller
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) introduced the “Support Making Assessments Reliable and Timely” (SMART) Act last week to address the proliferation of tests in the nation’s classrooms. The…
December 19, 2014

Enhance cycling by taking survey

by Staff
Have you cycled on any one of Oregon’s 12 scenic bikeways this year? Travel Oregon and the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department (OPRD) are embarking on an economic impact and user study of…

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Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Hundreds of Canada geese flew in and took over the soccer fields at the north end of Hillsboros R.A. Brown Middle School last week. Huge flocks of the big geese were also spotted at Reedville Creek Park and on the Century High School baseball diamonds.
Dec 19, 2014

Flocking to the soccer field

by Kathy Fuller
Dec 19, 2014

Verboort wins trapshoot league

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Verboort Gun Club won the weekly Tualatin Valley Trapshoot League contest Dec. 12 at the Newberg Gun Club. League standings: Verboort 6; Newberg 5; Sunset 4; Hillsboro 2. Team scores: Verboort: 115…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - An exhibit of a variety of paintings and pastels from Septembers Hillsboro Plein Air Plus event are currently on display at the Hillsboro Civic Center auditorium. The artwork will be featured through Feb. 24, 2015.
Dec 19, 2014

Artful display

by Doug Burkhardt
Google Fiber has delayed an announcement about whether or not the ultra-high-speed Internet will be coming to Portland and several neighboring cities. A decision is expected in early 2015.
Dec 18, 2014

Google Fiber delays decision on Portland-area expansion

by Geoff Pursinger
Don't pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. The Internet giant announced Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high-speed Internet and cable services…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Dec 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
Dec 19, 2014

Sex education policy gets OK

by Kathy Fuller
The Hillsboro School Board approved an update to the district’s human sexuality, AIDS/HIV and health education policy with a 6-1 vote Dec. 9. The district’s sex education curriculum —…
Dec 15, 2014

Portland man arrested for Cornelius car jacking

by Jim Redden
A Portland man was arrested after stealing a car in Cornelius and leading law enforcement officials from several agencies on a chase. Raymond Osborne, 58. is charged with Robbery I, Assault II,…
Dec 14, 2014

Transient juvenile car prowler caught

by Jim Redden
Washington County Sheriff's deputies caught a juvenile transient who was burglarizing unlocked cars in the Aloha area early Sunday. Zachariah T. Cordova, 17, was turned over to juvenile…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A man wanted for reckless driving left this Buick in a Hillsboro neighborhood on Saturday.
Dec 14, 2014

Hillsboro police look for reckless driver

by KOIN 6 News
A reckless driver is still being sought after managing to get away from Hillsboro police early Saturday morning. The suspect, who faces multiple charges, is an Hispanic man in his mid-30s, about…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD  INSET: COURTESY PHOTO - Laura Hollingsworth has been taking her daughter, Brittany Tipps, to the Dougy Center since the fall of 2010, the year Tipps lost her father. The Dougy Center is one of the 30 entities the city of Hillsboro supported this year through its Community Services Grant Program. Inset: Tobias Elementary School student Eli Sayre carefully considers a move during a recent tournament organized by Chess for Success, which was awarded $1,500 for fiscal year 2014-15.
Dec 12, 2014

City hands out $ 100,000 to area service groups

by Doug Burkhardt
The city of Hillsboro had the opportunity to take on the role of Santa Claus last week, and 30 community service organizations were the beneficiaries. At the Dec. 2 meeting of the Hillsboro City…




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