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Hillsboro officer teaching police in South Asia

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Former police chief Scott Whitehead wins seat on North Plains City Council

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Teen finds haven at Hillsboro maternity home

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SolarWorld expansion brings new jobs

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November 23, 2014

Portland, Hillsboro residents hurt in crash near Pendleton

by KOIN 6 News
Portland and Hillsboro residents were hurt in a crash along I-84 near Pendleton on Saturday. Shelley Whittaker was driving a 2002 Mitsubishi when, authorities believe, she hit the back-end of…
November 21, 2014

South Hillsboro shifting into higher gear

by Doug Burkhardt
It won’t be long now. Planners with the city of Hillsboro are about to see about 17 years of visioning become a reality as infrastructure work on the South Hillsboro community begins in 2015.…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies display two of the eight kittens recovered from a stolen vehicle on Friday. The kittens were unharmed and returned to the Bonnie. L Hays Animal Shelter in Hillsboro before being put up for adoption on Saturday afternoon at PetCo in Hillsboro.
November 21, 2014

Kittens recovered from stolen car now up for adoption

by (none)
Eight kittens up for adoption Saturday afternoon are safe after ending up in the middle of a stolen car caper in Aloha on Friday afternoon. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office,…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Nurse Practitioner Lil Reitzel checks Elizabeth Rubio-Alfaro's blood pressure at the Hillsboro clinic.
November 21, 2014

Last of low-cost clinics closing

by Kendra Hogue
A plan is under way to close Washington County’s two remaining clinics for high-risk, low-income clients. Meetings with stakeholders and the Washington County Board of Commissioners are already…
Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO - 'The priorities we heard from voters were the economy and education,' says House Speaker Tina Kotek. 'Not everyone is finding success in our economic recovery, so the question is how we make sure that people who are working hard are getting ahead.'
November 21, 2014

Voters' message? Fix the economy

by Peter Wong
Even as Oregon continues its recovery from the downturn that started seven years ago, for returning Gov. John Kitzhaber and incoming lawmakers of both parties, it’s still the economy, stupid.…
November 21, 2014

Pair arrested after shooting near corrections center

by Staff
Two Aloha men have been arrested in association with a gang-related shooting just outside the Washington County Community Corrections Center in Hillsboro Oct. 28. Miguel Angel Cruz, 18, was…
November 21, 2014

Comcast builds data center in Hillsboro

by Kendra Hogue
Comcast announced in a Nov. 14 press release that it is building a data center in Hillsboro. “The state-of-the-art facility will provide support for Comcast’s video, Internet and phone services…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Karen Nguyen, Paula Jacobs, Ingrid Erickson, Jessica Vo, Justyce Chaney, Katie Fletcher, Amelia Monfared, Jessica Choe, Julia Adebawo, Amy Bloodworth and Heidi Davis attended the Nov. 4 Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting to discuss the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20.
November 21, 2014

Folks can quit for a day - or for a lifetime

by Kendra Hogue
You can’t meet a goal without taking the first step. For 37 years, the goal of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout has been to encourage smokers to stop for one day and make a…
November 21, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Nov. 9 Employees of Goodwill in the 2900 block of S.W. 234th Avenue found a training grenade in their donation bins. Specialists responded and disposed of the device. The passenger window was…
November 21, 2014

Board names two to budget committee

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro School District board members voted unanimously to appoint Jaime Rodriguez and Betsy Julian to two open seats on the district’s budget committee. Rodriguez and Julian will serve…

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Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE  - Federal fugitive of justice Cory Nathaniel Johnston, 33, of Hillsboro, was arrested on Thursday following an extensive chase through the Beaverton area.
Nov 21, 2014

Beaverton, Hillsboro fugitives arrested after car, foot chase

by Pamplin Media Group
Two male fugitives wanted by U.S. marshals, one a Beaverton resident and another from Hillsboro, were arrested Thursday following a high-speed car chase that started in Bethany and ended on foot…
Nov 21, 2014

Relay for Life 2015 fundraising begins

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Sponsorship recruitment and fundraising for Forest Grove’s Relay for Life 2015 has already started. Next year’s fundraiser for the American Cancer Society will be held from 10 a.m. July 18 to 10…
Tigard Mayor John L. Cook stands outside an Uber taxi, privately owned vehicles that tour the area picking up passengers. Cook and three other local mayors petitioned the car service to come after months of stalled talks with Portland.
Nov 21, 2014

Tech startup Uber rides into Hillsboro

by Geoff Pursinger
Uber Technologies Inc., the tech startup car service, announced Nov. 19 that it will be coming to four Portland-area suburban communities — Hillsboro, Tigard, Beaverton and Gresham. As of now,…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Bill Pike shows off a Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, one of which was implanted in the right ventricle of his heart last week at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Pike is part of a worldwide clinical trial of the device, which is considerably smaller than a traditional pacemaker.
Nov 21, 2014

Hillsboro man is first to get trial pacemaker

by Shannon O. Wells
Bill Pike knows the size of his wife’s traditional heart pacemaker. So when Dr. Randy Jones showed him the state of the art device that would be implanted in his chest, he figured the procedure…
Nov 21, 2014

Board names marine deputy 'officer of year'

by (none)
Washington County Marine Patrol Deputy Jerry Roley was recognized as the Oregon Marine Board’s Officer of the Year earlier this month during the agency’s post-season law enforcement conference…
Nov 20, 2014

City requests no open burning

by Kathy Fuller
Resolutions asks public to not burn on bad air quality days The Hillsboro City Council passed a resolution Tuesday that encourages Hillsboro residents to refrain from open burning, as well as…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Hillsboro Rotary Club last week donated 34 graphing calculators to Hillsboros four high schools and Miller Education Center. Pictured here are Century High School students receiving their classroom calculators. Rotary community service chair Donna Bosak said club members wanted to do something for the high schools since elementary schools are the beneficiaries of many school supply drives each September. Rotary members raised $1,500 and the district foundation matched the money with a grant. Each of the high schools received 8 calculators and Miller received two. Hillsboro Rotary also funds several scholarships each spring for local graduates seeking  two-year technical degrees.
Nov 20, 2014

A calculating donation

by (none)
Nov 19, 2014

Seligman: Sex ed topic 'tip of a big iceberg'

by Kathy Fuller
Citizens question school board about sex ed curriculum The Hillsboro School District's curriculum on human sexuality education has come into question by several citizens as well as one school…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - With new sidewalks between 17th and 24th avenues, Northeast Grant Street will have sidewalks between First and 28th avenues in Hillsboro.
Nov 19, 2014

Grant Street sidewalks get council's OK

by Kathy Fuller
Residential project will begin in early December Pedestrians who use Northeast Grant Street will soon have sidewalks all the way from Northeast 28th Avenue to Cornell Road. The Hillsboro City…
Nov 18, 2014

Crystal Apple nominations sought

by (none)
Tenth year for education awards Nominations are now open for the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce’s Crystal Apple Awards, recognizing outstanding educators in Hillsboro. The Crystal Apple Awards,…



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