A true Party in the Park

A true Party in the Park

Thousands of people flock to Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District's signature community...

Parker Stables is turning out champions

Parker Stables is turning out champions

Two nationally ranked dressage competitors hail from training center Set among the rolling hills...

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians

Six sisters will be honored Sunday for combined 375 years of service In the tradition of the...



Three members of the Baldwin family will cruise into the 42nd annual Concours d'Elegance Ray...

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

Beaverton's Features

Rose Kisling
July 31, 2014

Beaverton Christian honors 30-year career of church secretary

by Beaverton Valley Times
A celebration honoring Rose Kisling’s 30 years of service as secretary will be held at Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., on Saturday at 4 p.m. Kisling’s last day on the job is…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL SHAFER-MONTGOMERY - German student Emanuel Schultz wears his final, shiny coat in the final scene in the German production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in 1999. A documentary filmed at the time will be shown Monday at the Elsie Stuhr Center.
July 25, 2014

Documentary showcases German production of 'Joseph'

by Ray Pitz
As a continuing tribute to the legacy of James N. Erickson, the late Beaverton High School drama teacher and director, a special showing of the documentary chronicling his 1999 journey to…
July 20, 2014

Party in the Park schedule of events

by Beaverton Valley Times
All events take place July 26 at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex in Beaverton Party in the Park activities • Family Triathlon begins at Aquatic Center — 9 a.m. • Food Vendors open…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - This 1965 Cobra owned by Scott Hess of Aloha won the 'Stormin' Norman's Favorite Pick' award during the 2013 Classic at T-Hills.
July 19, 2014

The Classic at T-Hills revs up for charity

by Beaverton Valley Times
Collection of sweet rides roll in to celebrate car show's 10th year What do you get when you combine classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, imports, customs and trucks with live music and…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Families are encouraged to complete a 50-yard swim, two-mile bike ride and a third-mile run together during the Family Triathlon on July 26 to kick off a day of fun at the Party in the Park.
July 18, 2014

Family Triathlon returns to get all ages moving at Party in the…

by Christina Lent
Explore HMT Complex on July 26 as you swim, bike and run to the finish Grab your running shoes, swimming suit and favorite set of wheels — the eighth annual Family Triathlon is a fun, active…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Huitzilopochtli dance troupe captain Jose Carlos performs a traditional Aztec dance honoring the sun while wearing a colorful headdress as part of the Beaverton International Celebration.
July 17, 2014

Beaverton International Celebration offers interactive fun

by Christina Lent
Multicultural dancing, music and art highlight July 26 event Now in its fourth year, the Beaverton International Celebration allows Party in the Park guests to sample the rich cultural diversity…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Get ready for fun, games and giant inflatables at the ninth annual Party in the Park on Saturday, July 26, at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex in Beaverton.
July 17, 2014

Party in the Park offers something for everyone

by Christina Lent
Signature summer festival returns with action-packed day of activities Summer is the perfect time for people to come together for a good time. And the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CINDY CADDELL - Maid Marian knights one of her loyal subjects as members of the Maid Marian Royal Court, including Robin Hood and his Merryman (and Merrywomen), look on.
July 16, 2014

Robin Hood Festival celebrates 60 years

by The Times
The Sherwood Robin Hood Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. With festivities celebrating the first official festival in 1954, this year’s community celebration promises to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 16th annual Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
July 16, 2014

Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge welcomes racers, spectators

by Beaverton Valley Times
Three-day event features thrilling races between cycling world's best Alpenrose Dairy is gearing up to host its 16th annual Velodrome Challenge on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This elite…
July 10, 2014

Cruise-In benefit for homeless veterans revs up

by Beaverton Valley Times
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and make your way to the third annual classic car Cruise-In on Saturday. The free Cruise-In community event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Valley…

Don't miss the local news

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: STEPHEN YOUNG - After the public left on the Fourth of July, reenactors had their own fireworks show, involving shooting cannons in the dark.
Jul 10, 2014

Civil War reenactors live like it's 1863

by Caitlin Feldman
In its 21st year, over 600 members of the Northwest Civil War Council participated in a reenactment at Willamette Mission State Park over the Fourth of July weekend It’s 1863, and you’re in…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Dan White, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, photographed many jazz artists, including Elmer Price.
Jul 03, 2014

Traveling jazz exhibit graces county museum

by Joann Boatwright
“The Fine Art of Jazz,” a traveling exhibit of 50 black-and-white photographs celebrating the music and musicians of early 20th Century Kansas City, Mo., is offered at the Washington County…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Mike Richardson, owner and founder of Dark Horse Comics, always has a project. He recently completed a new graphic novel, Atomic League with artist Bruce Zick.
Jul 03, 2014

Dark Horse founder searches for modern superheroes

by Caitlin Feldman
Dark Horse founder Mike Richardson started his comic book empire on a credit card in the 1980s, and today is one of the biggest names in the industry When Mike Richardson heard he was going to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CHRIS RYAN - Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays Marian (the librarian) Paroo and big sister to Winthrop Paroo, played by Josiah Bartell in The Music Man.
Jul 03, 2014

'Music Man' actress lands coveted role as Marian

by Barbara Sherman
Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays the librarian in Broadway Rose's new show Most people take a trip to Disneyland or Disney World, and all they leave with are fond memories. Chrissy Kelly-Pettit, who…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Washington County sold the foreclosed home at 360 S.W. Devonwood Ave. to Proud Ground for $5,000. In turn, Proud Ground fully renovated the property and marketed it to first-time buyers.
Jun 19, 2014

Proud Ground program paves way for homeownership

by Kendra Hougue
Sale is pending on Beaverton home A sale is pending on a Beaverton home remodeled and offered by Proud Ground at less than market rate. Proud Ground is a state-certified nonprofit organization…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Steve Holgate portrays Abraham Lincoln as he entertains seniors at the Sherwood Senior Community Center by reciting speeches Lincoln read in his day.
Jun 19, 2014

Of the people, by the people, for the people

by Caitlin Feldman
Through a mock press conference and two-act play, Steve Holgate embodies the nation's 16th president “We’ll start with volunteers,” the Abraham Lincoln portrayer said. “Who here would like to be…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CARLI DAVIDSON - Zuri, an eastern black rhino, is a favorite of visitors to the Oregon Zoos Africa Savanna habitat. The zoos Bowling for Rhinos fundraiser takes place Saturday at Sunset Lanes in Beaverton.
Jun 18, 2014

Sunset Lanes hosts 'Bowling for Rhinos'

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton fundraiser supports rhino conservation efforts It’s a critical time for rhinos worldwide. More than 1,000 rhinos were killed last year in South Africa alone. And with two of the five…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility inmate Crystal Magana harvests blue violet leaves as Cassandra Maughan and Bridgette Lewis observe at the women's prison in Wilsonville.
Jun 12, 2014

A transformative project

by Caitlin Feldman
Coffee Creek inmates harvest leaves for Oregon Zoo's effort to save endangered butterflies The clouds locked out the sky while the chain link, barbed wire-lined fence locked in the grounds.…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF JESSIE KIRK PHOTOGRAPHY - Angela Webber (left) and sister Audrey have gained much popularity as The Doubleclicks and released 'Dimetrodon' on Tuesday.
Jun 11, 2014


by Jason Vondersmith
Portland's Doubleclicks roll in Kickstarter dough, keeping their fans happy “The community of geeks” has spoken, and the result of their generosity came out Tuesday — “Dimetrodon,” the third…
by: TIMES PHOTO: KEITH SHEFFIELD - Ruth Gustafson attends about six cosplay events and conventions a year. At last Saturday's Beaverton meet-up, she wore a Totoro costume that she spent a year making. Some of the most exciting aspects of cosplaying are posing, taking pictures and staying in character regardless of the setting. 
Jun 11, 2014

A community of its own

by Caitlin Feldman
Cosplayers gather at Uwajimaya to mix, mingle and admire For a year, Ruth Gustafson worked on her Totoro costume — the back panel alone took nine months. No tutorials or instructions existed for…

Local Weather





Humidity: %

Wind: 3 mph

  • 31 Jul 2014

    Sunny 91°F 62°F

  • 1 Aug 2014

    Mostly Sunny 89°F 59°F