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Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Heléna Macalino holds her first book, The Reflection, which will be released Saturday during a party at Jacobsens Books & More.
October 01, 2014

Never too young to tell a story

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro author, 7, releases first book Seven-year-old Heléna Macalino, a self-described “bundle of energy,” has channeled some of that energy into writing and publishing her very own book.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Kara Girod and Javier Solis are professional salsa dancers. Solis will be in Hillsboro Saturday for a special event.
September 26, 2014

Salsa affair brings spice to library

by Joann Boatwright
Salsa — from fancy footwork to taste-tickling sauce — will be served up at the Hillsboro Public Library’s Main Branch on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., is free, open to…
September 26, 2014

Hillsboro girl, 7, writes book

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Seven-year-old Heléna Macalino will unveil her first book, “The Reflection,” at Jacobsen’s Books at 3 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 4. Helena’s brother, Damien Macalino, released “What if an…
September 26, 2014

Six receptions set for First Tuesday event

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Walters Cultural Arts Center, the Washington County Museum, Manaia Café, Summa Real Estate, Influence Music Hall and Sequoia Gallery + Studios will host opening receptions for First Tuesday,…
September 26, 2014

October genealogy classes held at North Plains Library

by Stephanie Haugen
The North Plains Public Library staff will hold free genealogy classes Oct. 8, 15 and 22 at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Learn to use Family Search, Heritage Quest and Ancestry databases and Find-a-Grave…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ - Doug Burkhardt, an Aloha resident and associate editor of the Hillsboro Tribune, has released a new book about the history of Washington County railroads under the pen name D.C. Jesse Burkhardt.
September 19, 2014

Local railroads come alive in new book

by Shannon Wells
Growing up in the sleepy town of Jackson, Mich., D. C. Jesse Burkhardt found trains mysterious and alluring. “I would hear them at night as a kid,” the Aloha resident said. “I was curious where…
September 19, 2014

Modern witch hunts target of B&B's 'Crucible'

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Since Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” was first produced in 1953, it has been venerated as a brilliant allegory about the communist “witch hunts” of the McCarthy era. However, by casting his…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Pianist George Winston will return to the Walters Cultural Arts Center next weekend for the first time since 2009.
September 19, 2014

Philanthropic piano star offers two shows

by Joann Boatwright
Legendary pianist George Winston will return to the stage at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro for two concerts Sept. 26 and 27. Known for his introspective and almost tranquilizing…
September 19, 2014

County libraries expand e-book options

by Stephanie Haugen
A new simpler option is coming for Washington County Cooperative Library Services library cardholders as of Sept. 23. The service links to WCCLS online accounts and has many new titles for all…
September 12, 2014

Art Briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Talent show looks for unusual skills Organizers of the Renaissance Festival of Hillsboro are looking for talents that would have been appreciated 100 years ago. All entertainers, including…

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Sep 12, 2014

RUSH IN TO SEE 'FOOLS'

by Stephanie Haugen
Evidently, divorce is not always a bad thing. It was allegedly Neil Simon’s split from actress Marsha Mason that indirectly inspired “Fools,” one of the funniest shows we’ve seen all year. An…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - Amy Osborne, who painted Original Spin, will be at a closing reception for her work at RoseSprings Center for the Healing Arts.
Sep 05, 2014

Hillsboro show inspired by life of memories

by Joann Boatwright
Amy Osborne’s art work from her early life sat in a box for decades. “I started painting at 14 or 15, but nobody saw it,” Osborne said. Instead, she kept all that finished and unfinished work in…
Sep 05, 2014

HART comedy 'Fools' provides moral lesson

by Stephanie Haugen
HART Theatre’s newest production, “Fools,” opens Friday, Sept. 5, and runs through Sept. 21. Steve Kelsey will direct the comedy, which was written by Neil Simon. The setting takes place in the…
Sep 05, 2014

Quilt Barn Trail gets green light

by Stephanie Haugen
The Washington County Board of Commissioners passed ordinance changes last week that will allow organizers of a Quilt Barn Trail to start moving forward. The new regulations will be effective…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Arianne Jacques as Abigail Williams, Peter Schuyler as John Proctor and Jessica Geffen as Elizabeth Proctor take the stage this week during the opening weekend of The Crucible.
Aug 29, 2014

Still-relevant 'Crucible' honors youth, classic tale

by Joann Boatwright
Bag&Baggage Productions’ upcoming show, Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” will be presented in honor of Silverna Scott, a recently retired theater teacher at Hillsboro High School. Scott has not…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Edmund Duyck has been farming wheat in the Hillsboro area since 1954. At age 84, Duyck still operates a tractor and enjoys producing crops on his land.
Aug 29, 2014

WHEAT KINGS

by Doug Burkhardt
Combines have been in action around Washington County in recent weeks as the annual wheat harvest hit its stride. In this part of Oregon, the main wheat harvest generally starts in July and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - Photographer Doug Pettitts work will be showcased as part of the September exhibit at Sequoia Gallery + Studios.
Aug 29, 2014

First Tuesday brings student works, jewelry, photos

by Stephanie Haugen
The First Tuesday celebration in downtown Hillsboro always means new art for local art lovers to gaze upon. There will be openings receptions for September’s exhibits next Tuesday, Sept. 2 at…
Sep 15, 2014

Indian murder mystery gets cultural twist

by Stephanie Haugen
There will be one detective, two murder victims, and many suspects. There will be multiple rounds of interrogation. But the mystery will be solved in one evening. Anita Menon, founder and…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - For the second year in a row, Cole Duyck won the Combine Destruction Derby in his Duyck Dynasty combine and celebrated with his Golden Wrench award.
Aug 22, 2014

Combines and dust

by Doug Burkhardt
Last weekend was a perfect time for the annual Banks Bar-B-Que: No rain, not too hot, and no wild breezes to send the dust flying. The task of raising dust clouds was left to the many drivers…
Aug 22, 2014

Walters sets the stage with new voices, old favorites

by Stephanie Haugen
Tickets for the Walters Cultural Arts Center 2014-2015 concert series are now on sale. The series kicks off in September with two intimate performances by pianist George Winston Friday, Sept.…



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