Two-way streets plan could be put to public vote

Two-way streets plan could be put to public vote

Petitioners need 6,669 signatures to get question on May ballot The war for the streets of...

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...


Hillsboro's Latest News

PHOTO BY BETTY CAMPBELL - Benito Omana Moro and his wife, Carina Rodriguez Gutierrez stand in front of their Hillsboro restaurant, Bellino Pasta & Cafe.
September 03, 2015

Bellino Pasta & Cafe in Hillsboro offers fresh food, friendly…

by Betty Campbell
Some little boys dream of being a quarterback or an astronaut. Benito Omana Moro spent his childhood dreaming of wearing chef whites and owning his own restaurant. His dream became a reality…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici greets citizens during her visit to Centro Cultural in Cornelius Monday evening. Bonamici spent an hour answering questions from constituents.
September 02, 2015

Bonamici talks Iran, education at town hall

by Kathy Fuller
About 50 citizens turned out Monday night in Cornelius to ask questions of and share their opinions with U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) Bonamici stopped at Centro Cultural on a six-city…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Visitors to the Washington County Museum will see the outside a covered wagon that traversed the Oregon Trail during the 1959 Centennial On to Oregon Cavalcade.
September 02, 2015

On to Oregon: Wagon wheels into Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Washington County Museum to unveil Oregon Trail wagon exhibit. Take a step back in time later this month when the Washington County Museum unveils Hillsboro’s replica Oregon Trail wagon that…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Hillsboro man driving the upside-down pickup at the gas station, near the top of this overhead photograph, reportedly failed to stop and struck multiple vehicles stopped for a traffic signal on Southwest Tualatin Valley Highway at 185th Avenue at about 7 p.m. Tuesday. The accident killed a Hillsboro woman and injured at least seven more people. It remains under investigation.
September 02, 2015

Hillsboro passenger dies in Aloha crash

by Eric Apalategui
Sheriff's investigators still determining what caused another driver to barrel into intersection. Washington County Sheriff's deputies continue to investigate a multiple-vehicle crash in Aloha…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - Liza Schade, registrar for the Washington County Museum, shows a giant iron cauldron used to make Swiss cheese. Her audience includes Deanna Palm, chairwoman of Portland Community Colleges board of directors, and Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey (both behind the cauldron), among others.
September 02, 2015

Washington County museum's Rock Creek site nearly finished

by Eric Apalategui
The Washington County Museum wrote a new chapter in its own history this week when it re-dedicated its facility at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek Campus. For the museum, once mired in…
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

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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…

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Aug 27, 2015

Megan Braze resigns from city council

by Kathy Fuller
Councilors will appoint replacement Oct. 6 Megan Braze has resigned from her Hillsboro City Council seat. Her resignation was effective Wednesday, Aug. 26. In her resignation letter, Braze said…
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.
Sep 02, 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…
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.
Aug 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.
Aug 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…
Aug 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.
Aug 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…
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…



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