Session hones in on possible cancer connection

Session hones in on possible cancer connection

Intel appears to have a great deal of work to do as the company attempts to assure residents of...

Willey touts city's growth in yearly address

Willey touts city's growth in yearly address

With a major development in South Hillsboro about to kick into high gear and growth in the...

Bringing a MESSAGE of PEACE

Bringing a MESSAGE of PEACE

Arun Gandhi’s serious manner got a thorough test last Wednesday when he opened the floor to...

From sales force to war zone

From sales force to war zone

It must have been a gigantic transition going from being a car salesman to serving in a war zone,...


Hillsboro's Latest News

Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Students at West Union Elementary School cheer during an assembly announcing a partnership with a school in Uganda. Principal John Allen (in middle of photo) will travel to Uganda this summer to deliver messages from West Union students.
January 31, 2015

West Union Elementary partners with school in Uganda

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West Union Elementary School on Wednesday kicked off a partnership with Mpondwe Lhubiriha Secondary School in Uganda. Students at West Union will complete projects that will be delivered to the…
January 30, 2015

Portland, suburbs won't get Google Fiber, at least for now

by Jim Redden and Doug Burkhardt
Despite jumping through all the hoops required by Google, the Portland metropolitan area will not be one of the four cities chosen to get the company’s high-speed broadband service. That means…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Forest Grove School District Superintendent Yvonne Curtis makes a point at her table during a joint forum between Washington County educators and legislators in Tigard Jan. 21.
January 30, 2015

It's all about money at schools forum

by Geoff Pursinger
If school districts in Washington County have their way, state legislators will focus on three things during the recently started legislative season: Funding, funding and more funding. School…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - A proposed safety project will improve traffic flow and pedestrian and bicyclist safety along Tualatin Valley Highway at 185th Avenue in Hillsboro.
January 30, 2015

Project will enhance vehicle, pedestrian safety

by Kathy Fuller
In an effort to improve safety on one of the most dangerous stretches of Tualatin Valley Highway, Oregon Department of Transportation officials are proposing a redesign of traffic flow on the…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - This green heron, spotted at Fernhill Wetlands near Forest Grove, is a relatively rare site in the Willamette Valley, but populations are slowly increasing in western Oregon.
January 30, 2015

'Bird nerds' flock to county hot spots this winter

by Stephanie Haugen
Most people see yellow birds, blue birds and brown birds. But Shawneen Finnegan, Vern Beeson, Phil Kahler and other bird watching enthusiasts see American goldfinches (Carduelis tristis), Lazuli…
January 30, 2015

News Briefs

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St. Paddy’s Day parade set for March 14 The leprechauns are beginning to stir from their winter slumber now that they know Hillsboro’s 37th annual St. Patrick’s parade will be held Saturday,…
January 30, 2015

Polce Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Jan. 18 A vehicle window was broken out overnight at a home in the 6700 block of S.E. Wrenfield Street. A driver hit another vehicle in the 2900 block of S.W. 234th Avenue. The driver did not…
January 30, 2015

Hillsboro wins weekly trapshoot

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Hillsboro Gun Club won the weekly competition of the Tualatin Valley Trapshoot League, held Jan. 23 at the Hillsboro Gun Club. Alan Julian, Scott Julian and Jeff Word each shot 24 for Hillsboro.…
January 30, 2015

Bonamici legislation targets testing

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Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin last week introduced the “Support Making Assessments Reliable and Timely” (SMART) Act. “This bipartisan legislation will help…
January 30, 2015

Hillsboro's graduation rate well above state's

by Kathy Fuller
Oregon released the graduation rates for the 2013-14 school year Thursday showing the number of students graduating up to 72 percent from 68.7 percent a year ago, reflecting steady growth over…

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Jan 30, 2015

History finds fault with grand jury status quo across Oregon

by Lee van der Voo
Oregon is the only state in the West — and one of only 14 nationwide — that doesn’t routinely record what happens at grand juries, the citizen juries that indict people for major crimes. A bill…
Jan 30, 2015

Judge speaks about daughter's murder

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Thomas Kohl, a Washington County Circuit Court judge, will speak Saturday morning, Jan. 31, in Hillsboro about the 2006 murder of his 21-year-old daughter, Megan, and the personal and…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Walgreens pharmacies and other flu shot providers are not seeing any noticeable decline in the number of vaccines they are giving out, despite concerns this years flu shot is not as effective as usual.
Jan 30, 2015

Flu bug continues to take a bite out of residents

by Doug Burkhardt
The current flu season has not yet stopped heating up, and citizens are not getting much help from this year’s flu shot. According to Gerry Ewing, spokesman for Tuality Healthcare in Hillsboro,…
Jan 30, 2015

Kaiser offers free dental care Feb. 7

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month — a prime opportunity to offer parents tips on caring for their children’s smiles. On Saturday, Feb. 7, Kaiser Permanente Northwest is…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Bottles of wine reflect the glow from a background lamp at Primrose & Tumbleweeds in downtown Hillsboro. The artistic shape of the bottles, combined with the different varieties of wine, provides a colorful display of form and light.
Jan 30, 2015

Shelf LIFE

by Doug Burkhardt
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Fog shrouds MAX light rail tracks over the weekend, making a mid-morning scene look like dusk. The fog has been thick across the area for several days, but the weekend weather forecast suggests the sun may soon be back to burn the fog away, with partly sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-50s expected.
Jan 30, 2015

Into the FOG

by Doug Burkhardt
Jan 29, 2015

Project Homeless Connect set Friday in Hillsboro

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County Project Homeless Connect will be held at Sonrise Church in Hillsboro on Friday, Jan. 30. The only Project Homeless Connect held in the tri-county region, Washington County…
Glenn Miller
Jan 29, 2015

Land swap talk sparks school board fuss

by Kathy Fuller
A request to get a discussion of a “land trade” on the Hillsboro School Board agenda appeared to take several board members by surprise during a work session Tuesday night. Board member Glenn…
Google Fiber announced this week that it would not be coming to the Portland area, despite more than a year of work by several local cities. The cities are still being considered for possible expansion in the future, Google said.
Jan 28, 2015

Portland, suburbs fail to make first Google Fiber cut

by Jim Redden
Tech giant says Portland area is still in the running for possible expansion. Despite jumping through all the hoops required by Google, it looks like the Portland area will not be getting the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WCSO - A lone bull's rampage through the small town of Cornelius ended Monday afternoon, Jan. 19, when a Washington County sheriff's deputy shot the animal.
Jan 23, 2015

Deputies put down loose bull in Cornelius

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A loose Charolais bull gave some Cornelius residents a scare late Monday morning, Jan. 19. Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) deputies responded to a call about the bull around 11:30 a.m.…




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