Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

It was purely by accident that Joseph Auth and Amanda Spahn discovered last May that their farm...

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

The Oregon Renaissance Festival is about to come roaring back into Hillsboro, and organizers are...

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

-  Community ties help lighten rigors of labor for area's farmworkers Julian Perez-Perez began...

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

It was a drill for an event no one ever wants to experience. On July 30, Hillsboro School...

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Photo Credit: OREGON STATE POLICE - A van driven by Ramon Oros Barrera of Cornelius was damaged after it collided with a Honda Accord early Tuesday morning on Highway 219 near Newberg. Barrera was arrested and chaged with felony hit and run.
August 19, 2014

Cornelius man charged with felony hit and run

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Oregon State Police arrested a 35-year-old Cornelius man Tuesday morning following an injury hit and run traffic crash on Highway 219 south of Newberg. Ramon Oros Barrera was arrested on…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Brett Robinson
August 19, 2014

Second Washington County Jail worker charged with sexual…

by Kendra Hogue
Employee arrested for sex with an inmate, following investigation into Jill Curry case in July. Another jail services technician at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Tuesday…
August 15, 2014

Tort claim pits couple vs. cops

by Betty Campbell
A Forest Grove man and his wife have filed a tort claim against the city of Hillsboro for damages they claim occurred during a warrantless search of their home July 4. Adam Horstman and Christle…
Keri Sinner
August 15, 2014

Cornelius runaway still missing, may be in danger

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County Sheriff’s Office personnel are still searching for a girl who ran away from her Cornelius home last Friday. Deputies serving the city of Cornelius are asking for the public’s…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - This house at the corner of Southeast Ninth Avenue and Southeast Maple Street was one of two in the neighborhood used by the Hillsboro Fire Department for a live burning drill. Contractors later discovered asbestos was still present.
August 15, 2014

Asbestos discovery leads to alert

by Doug Burkhardt
There might be a slight delay in finding that open parking space near the Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC). The city of Hillsboro announced last week that two of the five houses…
August 15, 2014

Smoke clearing on pot tax bucks

by Peter Wong
How much money Oregon will take in if voters choose Nov. 4 to legalize marijuana? A panel determined this week that the official financial estimate will be between $17 million and $40 million…
August 15, 2014

Hillsboro's FEI sets record

by none
FEI Company, a Hillsboro-based microscopy firm, has reported record results for the second quarter of 2014. Bookings of $259 million were the highest for any quarter in the company’s history,…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) spoke with a group of senior citizens Aug. 6 to hear their views on the current state of senior services in the country. Social Security, managed care and Medicare/Medicaid reform were the primary concerns discussed. About 20 citizens turned out for the reservations-only event, held in the conference room on the second floor of the Hillsboro Main Library.
August 15, 2014

Campaign comes to the library

by Chase allgood
August 15, 2014

Help out a senior

by (none)
Washington County Disability, Aging & Veteran Services is recruiting volunteers for a variety of programs to support older adults in Washington and Columbia counties. A volunteer information and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Alexa Pupillo (left) and Alicia de Jesus Hernandez joined students from around the world at the IB World Conferences over the summer. Alexa went to Canada and Alicia traveled to Australia.
August 15, 2014

Local seniors take on world issues

by Pamplin Media Group
Rising Hillsboro High School seniors Alicia de Jesus Hernandez and Alexa Pupillo were selected to attend International Baccalaureate (IB) World Student Conferences this summer. First hosted in…

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Aug 15, 2014

Intel pledges $100 billion investment in Washington County

by Kendra Hogue
Representatives of Intel Corp., Washington County and the city of Hillsboro said Monday that they have reached a proposed agreement for the microchip giant to invest $100 billion in its…
Aug 15, 2014

Take a run on the runway and help Hillsboro schools

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On Sept. 21, you can get an up-close look at where airplanes take off and land every day at the Hillsboro Airport, and you can support the Hillsboro Schools Foundation while you’re doing it. The…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Detectives with the Washington County Sheriffs Office are searching for a 1931 Ford Model A stolen from a residence south of Hillsboro July 15. The Model A rumbleseat coupe was stolen from a driveway in the 19400 Block of S.W. McCormick Hill Road. WCSO detectives have exhausted all leads and are now seeking the publics help to locate this very distinctive vehicle. It is in mostly original condition with a light brown exterior and original black wheels and fenders. Call 503-846-2500 with any information.
Aug 15, 2014

Where's the Model A?

by Stephanie Haugen
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Land clearing and grading began recently at the corner of Cornelius Pass Road and Baseline for a new subdivision with 28 planned single-family homes. Lennar Homes Northwest owns the property, which will be called the Noble Crossing subdivision.
Aug 15, 2014

Homes on the way

by Doug Burkhardt
Aug 11, 2014

Intel pledges $100 billion investment in Washington County

by Kendra Hogue
Oregon's largest for-profit employer negotiates new SIP deal with county, city of Hillsboro Representatives of Intel Corp., Washington County and the city of Hillsboro said Monday that they have…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Pilot John Kimmel walked away from the crash of his 1991 RV-3M plane in North Plains.
Aug 10, 2014

Pilot survives North Plains crash

by Jim Redden
The pilot of a small plane that crashed in North Plains on Sunday walked away with minor injuries. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the North Plains…
Aug 08, 2014

Deputies investigate gunshots in Cornelius

by none
Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) were called to a Cornelius apartment complex at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, July 31, by citizens who reported multiple gunshots and two men…
Aug 08, 2014

Joy of helping others is crusaders' 'pay'

by Kate Stringer
With a double major in political science and international relations from the University of California-Santa Barbara, Guillermo Magallon could have aimed for a government job with a comfortable…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dr. Anthony M. Taitano, who recently announced his retirement, delivered generations of babies during his career spanning more than three decades.
Aug 08, 2014

Special deliverer

by Shannon O. Wells
Dr. Anthony Taitano delivered so many babies in Washington County for so long that many of his patients were grown women he brought into the world. And guess who delivered their babies? By…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF EO MEDIA - Veteran statehouse reporters Peter Wong, center, and Alan Gustafson, right, will be joined by Capital Press reporter Mateusz Perkowski, left, in the new Salem bureau for the EO Media and the Pamplin Media Group.
Aug 08, 2014

Defying trend, newspaper companies launch new Salem bureau

by Pamplin Media Group
A recent study by Pew Research shows that Oregon, in comparison with most other states, has very few news reporters focused on state government. Two Oregon newspaper companies — the Pamplin…




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