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Student is 'a perfect fit' for Doernbecher fundraiser

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Pickleball: Don't judge a sport by its name

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Memory care facility turns 100th birthday into trot down memory lane

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Breakfast Rotary secures funding for new police K-9

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November 21, 2014

Tigard Police warn motorists to drive sober, or get pulled over

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police will be out in force for the next several days, looking for drunk drivers on the road during Thanksgiving week. Starting Friday, Nov. 21, and continuing through Dec. 1, Tigard…
November 20, 2014

Water, sewer rates on the rise in 2015

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard leaders will decide next month on additional fees. The Tigard City Council is considering a plan that could see your water bill go up significantly in the next few years. On Tuesday,…
November 20, 2014

Tigard Police named in federal lawsuit

by Geoff Pursinger
John Slaughter claims officers injured him in unlawful arrest. A 76-year-old Tigard man is suing the Tigard Police Department after he claims he was falsely arrested at a US Bank after he tried…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Evan Marx, a sophomore at Tualatin High School and a board member at Tualatin School House Pantry, faces the soup aisle at the pantry, located in the basement of Rolling Hills Community Church.
November 20, 2014

Students make big impact on community

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin High School students support Tualatin School House Pantry by volunteering time and efforts Families sat waiting patiently, shopping the shelves, putting items in carts, chatting with…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: GINGER MOSHOFSKY - Program coordinator Julie Wickman, right, visits with students from a Mission: Citizen class. The free program is offered to anyone who wants to become a U.S. citizen and is run by a dedicated team of high school students.
November 20, 2014

Teaching to the test, and to life

by Caitlin Feldman
Student-run classes at Tualatin Public Library help people gain U.S. citizenship Most United States citizens didn’t have to take a test to earn this status: Citizenship was granted simply…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Baristas at the Human Bean coffee shop in Wilsonville donated 100 percent of their tips on Oct. 24 to Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center to benefit their annual event, Coffee for A Cure.
November 20, 2014

Local shops support Legacy Meridian Park efforts

by Caitlin Feldman
Human Bean hosts Mocha for Men event on Friday after successful fundraiser for women's breast health Many businesses designate a charitable cause to donate to, and for a new drive-thru coffee…
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November 19, 2014

'Prolific' construction site burglar arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Beaverton and West Linn police departments and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office participated in the investigation. Police have arrested a man they…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Renee Radziwon-Chapman
November 20, 2014

Lawsuit filed against Wildcat Haven Sanctuary

by Geoff Pursinger
The estate of a woman killed in a cougar attack last year is suing the Sherwood big cat sanctuary where she worked, claiming the organization was negligent when it allowed her to work at the…
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November 17, 2014

Burdick named pro tempore of Senate

by Geoff Pursinger
It looks like Tigard’s state Sen. Ginny Burdick will serve another term as the second-in-command of the Oregon Senate. At a biennial Senate Democratic Caucus retreat in Gleneden Beach on Friday,…
November 14, 2014

Police arrest three in delivery van theft

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police have arrested two 15-year-old girls after they reportedly stole a newspaper delivery van. A man accused of assisting the girls in the theft was also taken into custody. Tigard…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sarah Yahna is leading the charge to stop development of a new parking structure that would be built in the middle of the current lot at Progress Ridge.
Nov 14, 2014

Progress Ridge neighbors, merchants concerned about parking…

by Shannon O. Wells
Resident appeals OK of two-story structure She’s not a Progress Ridge Town Center merchant, but Beaverton resident Sarah Yahna feels strongly enough about the character and feel of her…
Police say this black or dark blue Dodge truck hit a bicyclist on North Dakota Street on Wednesday, then sped off.
Nov 13, 2014

Police search for hit-and-run driver

by Geoff Pursinger
Motorist in Dodge truck struck bicyclist and fled scene Tigard Police are investigating a hit and run after a bicyclist was struck by a truck on Southwest North Dakota Street on Wednesday.…
Tigard Police say this man robbed two people at gunpoint on Monday, as they were walking along the Cook Park trail system.
Nov 13, 2014

Sketch released of Cook Park gunman

by Geoff Pursinger
Police seek information about identity of armed robber Tigard Police have released a sketch of the man they say robbed two people at gunpoint near Cook Park on Monday. Officers responded to the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: GEOFF PURSINGER - Parker Ediger holds up an unraveling mallet used to play percussion equipment. The Tigard Senior has posted a video online of the bands woeful equipment as part of a contest to fin $10,000.
Nov 13, 2014

THS band seeks new ways to secure funding

by Geoff Pursinger
From concerts to online videos and sponsorship, band will get job done Parker Ediger is frustrated. The 17-year-old Tigard High School senior has spent years studying music in the band…
Tigard Maor John L. Cook cuts the ribbon on Main Street, officially ending an 11-month construction project. Now, Cook said, businesses will have to entice shoppers to come back.
Nov 13, 2014

Main Street construction ends, now businesses must 'activate'…

by Geoff Pursinger
City leaders, business owners vow to put construction behind them and get back to work. A few construction workers put finishing touches on Southwest Main Street, as a crowd of city officials…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ALISSA WHELAN - Ricky and one of her babies, Dennis, live at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita, Calif. Ricky has a specific kind of sarcoma on her foot, that researchers are hoping may shed new light onto the cancer.
Nov 13, 2014

Searching for similarities

by Caitlin Feldman
Scientist hopes to further sarcoma research with help of tumor from a gibbon “I don't know what it is, but I think they sent you a dead frog,” the delivery man told Kimberly Nevonen, a research…
Nov 13, 2014

School canceled in Tigard-Tualatin, Sherwood, Beaverton

by Geoff Pursinger
School districts across the area are canceling classes on Thursday after reports of up to a half-foot of snow. The Tigard-Tualatin School District, the Sherwood School District and the Beaverton…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Oliver Price is a star both on the athletic field and in the classroom.
Nov 13, 2014

Leading by example

by Caitlin Feldman
TuHS junior Oliver Price is a leader on the field, in the classroom and in the community For 16-year-old Oliver Price, giving back to his community and trying his best have never been a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Deb Steele shows off a few pieces of her nature-inspired jewelry.
Nov 13, 2014

The new age of silversmithing

by Caitlin Feldman
Deb Steele uses a special kind of silver to craft her jewelry When Deb Steele quit her inflexible job nearly 10 years ago, it was to spend more time with her family and make sure she was there…
Nov 13, 2014

Ride Connection assesses Tualatin Shuttle

by Caitlin Feldman
Survey asks what people need and want out of service After 17 years of operation, the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce turned over Tualatin Shuttle service to Ride Connection on Oct. 1. The transfer…



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