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Sunday’s Latino Cultural Festival in downtown Hillsboro drew an estimated 5,000 people...

STEM project makes fifth-graders into boatwrights

STEM project makes fifth-graders into boatwrights

Right now, it’s all about teamwork. Come May 22, it will be all about trust. That’s...

10th Annual Latino Cultural Festival

10th Annual Latino Cultural Festival

The 10th annual Latino Cultural Festival on Sunday at the Hillsboro Civic Center plaza was...

Could MLB team hop to new home in Hillsboro?

Could MLB team hop to new home in Hillsboro?

Lynn Lashbrook took his pursuit of major league baseball in Portland to another level on Monday....

End of an era: Skate World puts skids to rolling fun

End of an era: Skate World puts skids to rolling fun

On April 1, Skate World’s management made the public announcement that the rink would be...

Seed class and swap inspires new gardeners

Seed class and swap inspires new gardeners

A garden class and seed swap in North Plains last weekend brought together green thumbs and...

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April 20, 2014

Allen hoping to serve on Hillsboro City Council

by Betty Campbell
Hillsboro City Council candidate Kyle Allen wants to keep government service simple. “We should get back to basics,” said Allen, who is running in Ward 2. “Basic fundamental services and basic…
April 20, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
April 2 A victim reported their Social Security number fraudulently used to file taxes. April 3 In the 20700 block of N.W. Tennyson Lane, a bike was stolen. In the 700 block of N.W. Fieldcrest…
April 20, 2014

Hillsboro plans open house on new service fees

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The city has scheduled an April 24 open house to discuss a planned increase in fees for utility services. A service delivery study was recently undertaken to assess the costs to provide services…
April 20, 2014

School Notes

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City slates April 23 open house near school City of Hillsboro public works staff will be on hand from 5 to 7 p.m. April 23 at W.L. Henry Elementary School to share information and answer…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - A makeshift memorial stands on 18th Avenue in Forest Grove, where J.T. Mercado-Nuno was struck by an SUV and killed April 9 as he was helping to unload a lawnmower from a truck.
April 21, 2014

Hillsboro man dies near Forest Grove school

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Angela Johnston had just finished a cigarette on the stoop of her 18th Avenue home in Forest Grove when she heard a crash and turned to see a man lying in the street beneath the wheels of a…
April 21, 2014

Community Action celebrates 16 years

by Nadine Colb
The Community Action Celebration of Spirit Gala was held April 4 at the Oregon Zoo. The event, now in its 16th year, was created as a way for Hillsboro-based nonprofit Community Action to…
April 21, 2014

Call 811 before you start digging

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April is National Safe Digging Month, and a good time to remember that you or your contractor must call 811 to have underground utility lines located two business days before digging. The most…
April 21, 2014

Davis schedules Hillsboro town hall

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State Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) will be holding a series of town hall meetings in House District 26 throughout April and May. These meetings will provide constituents in Wilsonville,…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Darrell Click stands in the kitchen of his freshly-built studio apartment at the new 4th Main building in downtown Hillsboro.
April 21, 2014

Move-in day comes to 4th Main

by Kathy Fuller
April 12 was move-in day for Darrell Click. He and three other residents of the 4th Main apartments in downtown Hillsboro moved in last Saturday, the first day residents of the new 71-unit…
April 21, 2014

Calling all chili cooks

by Kathy Fuller
The heat is on. Chili chefs are invited to turn up the heat May 5 in a “Chili Cookoff” hosted by Hillsboro Meals on Wheels in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Elly Ritchie, center manager at…

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Apr 20, 2014

Awards cap annual health week in Hillsboro

by Nancy Townsley
On Valentine’s Day, when greeting card aisles at area grocery stores were crowded with people hoping to impress their sweethearts, Sierra Studnick had condoms on her mind. Specifically, the…
Apr 20, 2014

Gardeners, start your seedlings

by Denise Ruttan
When the first daffodils bloom to let us know spring is near, it is time to start vegetable seeds indoors or in the greenhouse. Cool-season crops such as lettuce, cabbage, kale and chard should…
Apr 21, 2014

Planning commission gives final OK to WalMart

by Doug Burkhardt
After months of consideration, a pair of public hearings and revisions to the plan, the Hillsboro Planning Commission voted unanimously April 9 to give a green light to a new WalMart…
Apr 21, 2014

Juvenile arrested after police chase

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A 15-year-old male was arrested Sunday morning on multiple charges after a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle. At 6:55 a.m. Sunday, deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded…
Apr 21, 2014

Students battle it out in books

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Jackson Elementary School’s team made the quarterfinals last Saturday in the state championships of the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB). The school competed in a pool of 15 middle school state…
Apr 21, 2014

Hops host casting call for employees April 22

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The Hillsboro Hops baseball team will host a casting call for prospective employees of the team’s “HOPSpitality Team” April 22 at the Rock Wood Fired Pizza & Spirits in Tanasbourne (2295 N.W.…
Apr 21, 2014

Oregon adds 7,500 jobs in March

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Oregon businesses added 7,500 jobs in March, the largest seasonally adjusted monthly job gain since November 2005, according to data released this week by the Oregon Employment Department. The…
Apr 21, 2014

OTBC, cities unveil 'PubTalks'

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The cities of Hillsboro and Beaverton, along with the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) have announced a “Westside PubTalk” series of programs for entrepreneurs. The talks will be…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Polly Gottesman of Pumpkin Ridge Gardens shows off a bunch of cauliflower she recently harvested.
Apr 21, 2014

How to harvest year-round

by Polly Gottesman
Despite the rough winter we just experienced in the Pacific Northwest, my husband and I harvested fresh vegetables all winter for 180 families from about five acres of gardens. We’ve been…
Apr 21, 2014

Disabilities resource event set for May 1

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The annual Washington County Resource Fair for people with developmental disabilities takes place Thursday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 7. p.m., at the Aloha Community Center, at 4375 S.W. Edwards…




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