THE UDDER TRUTH about BETSY THE COW

THE UDDER TRUTH about BETSY THE COW

Retired from Washington County Fair, 50-year-old fiberglass bovine promotes county's dairy...

Big, loud 'teddy bear' takes to stage

Big, loud 'teddy bear' takes to stage

It’s been said that a director paints his scene with the colors of his characters. But when...

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by: COURTESY PHOTO - The women in this adaptation of Love Labours Lost are strong and powerful, yet still sexy.
July 25, 2014

My kingdom for a Vespa

by David Roza
Hillsboro director takes Shakespeare to 1960s Italy Have you had too much “Hamlet?” Are Romeo and Juliet droning on too long? Or perhaps you’ve grown mad with “Macbeth”? Worry not, Shakespeare…
July 25, 2014

Private art festival welcomes public in Scholls

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Head to the country hills in Scholls for the 11th annual Chehalem Mountain Art Affair this Saturday and Sunday. The event will include almost 20 booths featuring different local juried artists…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Aloha author Clayton Callahan talks about his military service and how it influenced the story of his science fiction ebook, 'Tales of Screaming Eagle, The Legend of Kilroy.'
July 25, 2014

Back from Iraq, Aloha writer pens a fictional war story

by Shannon O. Wells
Author combines Middle East experiences, science-fiction in novel A preponderance of rocket ships, lasers and alien raider attacks clearly marks Clayton Callahan’s second novel, “Tales of the…
by: COURTESY OF JP CUTLER MEDIA - The Northwest String Summit rocked Hornings Hideout in North Plains last year, and it returns July 17 to 20.
July 18, 2014

A MEETING of MUSICAL MINDS

by Rob Cullivan
Northwest String Summit brings bluegrass to Horning's Hideout Horning’s Hideout in North Plains hosts one of the most popular summer roots music fests around, the Northwest String Summit. This…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CHARLES WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY - Madam Shamhat, played by Sarah Ominski, leads her dancing girls and townsfolk on the stage.
July 18, 2014

HART stage flooded with young talent

by Karlyn Weaver
Children cast in many important roles in "Crazy Old Man" HART Theatre’s current production of “Crazy Old Man” follows Noah, played wonderfully by Nick Hamilton, through his trials and…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - The public is invited to watch Indian dance performances this summer at the Walters Cultural Arts Center.
July 18, 2014

Celebrate culture, dance this summer

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Celebrate the Indian culture Saturday, July 26, and throughout August with the rich diversity of Indian classical dance forms. Mai3m’s dance festival, Mithranjali, will be held at the Walters…
Last year, Hillsboro residents tried a rock-climbing wall set up near the Washington County Courthouse as part of Celebrate Hillsboro.
July 18, 2014

It's time to celebrate, Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Tenth annual festival July 19 is bigger, better Downtown Hillsboro will fill with thousands of people Saturday, all there to Celebrate Hillsboro. The 10th annual day-long Celebrate Hillsboro…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Members of the band War Paint practice Proud Mary during Camp Amp at Century High School earlier this week. War Paint and a dozen other bands will perform in concert tonight, 7 p.m. at Century High School and will take the stage again Saturday during Celebrate Hillsboro.
July 18, 2014

Kids get amped up

by Kathy Fuller
Participants form a band, make a video Clara Callison wore a Minnie Mouse T-shirt. Hailey Parmentier donned a shirt from the band “My Chemical Romance” and Hannah Johnson showed her sense of…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Cherry Grove resident Gunawan Murhadi, who became a U.S. citizen in 1995, celebrated his roots with a solo entry in Hillsboros July 4 parade.
July 18, 2014

Immigrant brings slice of Indonesia to town

by Doug Burkhardt
Gunawan Murhadi shares music, spreads 'good life' message in Oregon Bringing the phrase “one-man band” to life, Gunawan Murhadi decided to appear in Hillsboro’s Fourth of July parade simply to…
by: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Aloha resident Brandon Wynne is participating in softball competitions through Special Olympics Oregon.
July 18, 2014

Getting his turn at bat

by Shannon O. Wells
Special Olympics outfielder has earned two gold medals When appraising the relative sportsmanship of his fellow Special Olympics competitors, Brandon Wynne is directly honest, but fair. “One…

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by: COURTESY PHOTOS - A cast of about 30 make Crazy Old Man by local playwrights come to life for the frist time.
Jul 11, 2014

Local writers' Noah musical makes world debut

by Cindy Dauer
'Crazy Old Man' premieres at HART Theatre this weekend You may be familiar with the story of Noah’s Ark, but you have never heard the story told this way. Vaudeville-style villains, heartfelt…
Jul 11, 2014

It's never too late to give theater a try

by Joann Boatwright
Two theater opportunities come to the Senior Center Local seniors can discover their inner actor — or perhaps their inner ham — this summer during theater classes. A one-day readers theater…
Jul 11, 2014

Hillsboro company's innovative microscopes head to England

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Hillsboro-based FEI has announced its largest order ever for one of the most advanced synchrotron light sources in the world. FEI’s cryo transmission electron microscopes and focused ion…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - Corporal Mark Trost takes photos of graffiti in an alleyway between houses during a patrol July 1. The Washington County Sheriffs Office began running Cornelius police services this month.
Jul 11, 2014

Cornelius police transition begins with friendly ride

by Kate Stringer
First day of merger finds Sheriff's corporal searching for 'heartbeat of the city' It was 10 a.m. when Cpl. Mark Trost (rhymes with ‘toast’) parked his car on the left shoulder of Baseline…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS BY DOUG BURKHARDT - Hillsboros Tuesday Market is a cool place to be! On July 1, youngsters enjoyed splashing in the fountain on a 90-degree day, while other daring kids lined up to take a wild spin in a twirling anti-gravity device.
Jul 11, 2014

Action at the market

by Doug Burkhardt
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - A wary green heron wartches and waits for food to appear in the stream where he is lurking at the Fernhill Wetlands area near Forest Grove. Green herons dine on fish and amphibians.
Jul 11, 2014

Waiting for a fishy meal

by Doug Burkhardt
Jul 04, 2014

Library donates books to families

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The Hillsboro Public Library recently donated 574 new English, Spanish and bilingual books to Washington County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for families to take home. Hardbound and…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: JOANN BOATWRIGHT - Flo Christiansen hand-crafted Antique Stars  (left) for a neighbor and Poppy Field (right) with a long-arm quilter by Becky Knopt.
Jul 04, 2014

Quilt exhibit keeps history in stitches

by Joann Boatwright
Evidence of use — a bit of fraying, a stain or two — shows the quilts in the Washington County Museum’s current show, “Timeless Stitches,” have been well used and well loved. The museum’s quilt…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: NANCY TOWNSLEY - Hillsboro resident Patty Logsdon fell in love with her fathers 1947 Ford Club Coupe, which he restored and customized over a nine-year period.
Jul 04, 2014

Hillsboro woman brings dad's restored '47 Ford to Concours

by Nancy Townsley
Patty Logsdon has a double dose of the blues. That is, the Hillsboro resident — a California transplant who cleans houses for a living — owns two classic cars, and they’re both painted blue.…
Jul 04, 2014

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Theater class opportunities coming up A Summer Readers Theatre Class, which will run July 31 to Aug. 28. The class will be every Thursday 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. No experience is necessary. Classes…




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