Hillsboro voters could decide on two-way streets downtown

Hillsboro voters could decide on two-way streets downtown

Petitioners will need 7,000 signatures to get question on the ballot. The war for the streets of...

Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum

Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum

When it comes to nourishing businesses that thrive in the global economy and bolster the entire...

Dogs help police capture K-9 killer

Dogs help police capture K-9 killer

Reiner Schmolling Jr. is apprehended near North Plains Monday A street fight led to the capture...

Council takes giant leap into South Hillsboro

Council takes giant leap into South Hillsboro

Final vote on annexation, new zoning set for Sept. 1 Hillsboro has taken a pair of big steps to...

Mobile park residents say water metering system all wet

Mobile park residents say water metering system all wet

Trio spearheads complaint to Department of Justice over 'outrageous' bills Residents at a...

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COURTESY PHOTO - A new flashing school zone light near Cornelius Elementary School will alert drivers to the busiest times, when drivers should slow down and be alert for children.
August 31, 2015

Slow down in school zones

by Pamplin Media Group
School begins Tuesday in western Washington County School begins for many children in Washington County Tuesday. Washington County Sheriff's deputies serving Cornelius remind drivers that all…
BUCHALSKi
August 28, 2015

Crash victim's family seeks justice at Buchalski sentencing

by Travis Loose
Cornelius man gets 92 months for wreck that killed woman On the morning of Sunday, Jan. 4, 22-year-old Maria Lara Martinez stopped off at her parents’ home to pick up food for her lunch. Maria…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - A firefighter sprays water on a fire that started with a single spark at Dimeo Farms south of Hillsboro Thursday afternoon.
August 28, 2015

Firefighters quell blaze on farm near Hillsboro 'One little…

by Travis Loose
'One little spark' sends dry grass up in flames on Southwest Tongue Lane One little spark turned into a full-fledged fire in 30 seconds on a farm in Washington County Thursday afternoon, Aug.…
RUSSELL SMEED
August 28, 2015

Washington County Sheriff's Office seeks help finding Rock Creek…

by Pamplin Media Group
Russell Smeed, 50, took toy poodle and left note he might harm himself. The Washington County Sheriff's Office wants help finding a Rock Creek man who has been missing for weeks and poses a risk…
August 28, 2015

News briefs

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Rep. Bonamici wants to chat Monday First District Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will hold a town hall at Centro Cultural in Cornelius from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31. It's one of six…
August 27, 2015

Megan Braze resigns from Hillsboro City Council

by Kathy Fuller
Move to another city makes her ineligible to serve on council Megan Braze has resigned from her Hillsboro City Council seat. Her resignation was effective Wednesday, Aug. 26. In her resignation…
PMG PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks to an audience of business and government officials during a Westside Economic Alliance breakfast forum Thursday morning.
August 27, 2015

Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance…

by Mark Miller
When it comes to nourishing businesses that thrive in the global economy and bolster the entire state of Oregon, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden's message for Washington County business and government…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Books about going to school for the first time can help ease the transition to kindergarten.
August 27, 2015

'We've got this': Kindergarten a rite of passage

by Kathy Fuller
Principal talks about advent of full-day program in Hillsboro About this time each year, 5-year-olds start getting antsy to start a whole new chapter in their young lives. Kindergarten is a rite…
August 28, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Aug. 16 - An unknown suspect smashed out a window at a residence using a rock in the 7400 block of S.E. Shamrock Lane. - An unknown suspect broke into a vehicle in the 1900 block of N.E. 52nd…
COURTESY PHOTO - Nicole Palazuelos left a more traditional line of work to paint faces and murals.
August 27, 2015

Artistic RENDERINGS

by Michael Sproles
â- Nicole Palazuelos, former insurance adjuster, at home with a brush in her hand For 23 years, Nicole Palazuelos worked as an insurance claims adjuster before she, along with 300 other…

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NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - A half-hour after firefighters from Hillsboro Cornelius and Washington County arrived at a Tongue Lane fire Thursday afternoon, it was barely a smoking black patch of dirt.
Aug 27, 2015

Fire, fire everywhere

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Western Washington County shrouded in smoke from blazes It was hard to live in western Washington County last weekened without thinking about fire as smoke pervaded the area and darkened what…
Aug 27, 2015

Grant helps kindergartners fend off first-day jitters

by Kathy Fuller
Four-day camp introduces kids to school before the 'big day' Incoming kindergartners who will attend Tobias Elementary School in Aloha got a sneak peek earlier this month at what school is all…
Aug 27, 2015

Pacific professors land research grant

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Collaborative will study mindfulness training effects on police officers A community-based partnership of police officers, university research psychologists and a mindfulness instructor has been…
Aug 27, 2015

County museum's Rock Creek facility rededicated Monday

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Pamplin Media Group Washington County Museum’s Rock Creek facility will be rededicated Monday, Aug. 31, during an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. at…
Aug 28, 2015

Hillsboro Library donates books to WIC

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Books at home help promote early learning, literacy The Hillsboro Tribune The Hillsboro Public Library recently donated 1,479 new books to Washington County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for…
Aug 27, 2015

Six-week caregiver series begins Sept. 17

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The Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Family Caregiver Support Program and Tuality Healthcare will sponsor a six-week series for family and friends caring for a loved one…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - The Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center will shutter for three weeks for yearly maintenance and some energy efficiency upgrades.
Aug 26, 2015

Aquatic center closes for maintenance, upgrades

by Kathy Fuller
SHARC shuts down for three weeks beginning Aug. 31 Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) will be closed for annual maintenance and cleaning beginning Monday, Aug. 31. The facility will…
Washington County Museum
Aug 25, 2015

Washington County Museum's Rock Creek facility rededicated Monday

by Ray Pitz
Expanded new construction to be used to store artifacts Washington County Museum's Rock Creek facility will be rededicated Monday during an open house/ribbon cutting ceremony. The event is…
Aug 24, 2015

Fire closes Hwy. 26 in Washington County

by Jim Redden
A brush fire closed Hagg Lake and U.S. 26 in Washington County on Sunday. The fire began around 3 p.m. off near Manning around Milepost 43 and quickly burned at least 12 acres, according to the…
WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - A woman was critically hurt and her horse killed when hit by this pickup at Northwest Shadybrook and Pumpkin Ridge roads, on Saturday.
Aug 23, 2015

Rider critically injured, horse killed after pickup crash in…

by Jim Redden
Portland victim identified; charges possible A 26-year-old woman from Portland was critically injured and the horse she was riding was killed when they were hit by a pickup truck in the North…



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