Parker Stables is turning out champions

Parker Stables is turning out champions

Two nationally ranked dressage competitors hail from training center Set among the rolling hills...

Training through experience

Training through experience

Tualatin's Daniel Lacy hopes to fill need in the automotive training industry Daniel Lacy was...

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians

Six sisters will be honored Sunday for combined 375 years of service In the tradition of the...

New library manager takes helm in Sherwood

New library manager takes helm in Sherwood

Adrienne Doman Calkins most recently worked as senior circulation director in Olympia Sherwood...

RIDING ON NOSTALGIA

RIDING ON NOSTALGIA

Three members of the Baldwin family will cruise into the 42nd annual Concours d'Elegance Ray...

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by: COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL SHAFER-MONTGOMERY - German student Emanuel Schultz wears his final, shiny coat in the final scene in the German production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in 1999. A documentary filmed at the time will be shown Monday at the Elsie Stuhr Center.
July 25, 2014

Documentary showcases German production of 'Joseph'

by Ray Pitz
As a continuing tribute to the legacy of James N. Erickson, the late Beaverton High School drama teacher and director, a special showing of the documentary chronicling his 1999 journey to…
July 25, 2014

Dance coach seeks pledges to help open Sherwood studio

by Barbara Sherman
Sarah Jakubowski has until Aug. 6 to raise $20,000 on Kickstarter Sarah Jakubowski is well known in the Sherwood and Tigard communities for coaching and choreographing high school dance teams,…
July 17, 2014

Elderly patients recall memories from song - comfort in words

by Caitlin Feldman
Legacy Meridian Park Hospital volunteers visit with elderly patients to ease their stress From her hospital bed, Beatrice tapped her foot to the tune of a Patsy Klein song. She mouthed along…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CINDY CADDELL - Maid Marian knights one of her loyal subjects as members of the Maid Marian Royal Court, including Robin Hood and his Merryman (and Merrywomen), look on.
July 16, 2014

Robin Hood Festival celebrates 60 years

by The Times
The Sherwood Robin Hood Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. With festivities celebrating the first official festival in 1954, this year’s community celebration promises to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 16th annual Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
July 16, 2014

Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge welcomes racers, spectators

by Beaverton Valley Times
Three-day event features thrilling races between cycling world's best Alpenrose Dairy is gearing up to host its 16th annual Velodrome Challenge on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This elite…
July 10, 2014

Cruise-In benefit for homeless veterans revs up

by Beaverton Valley Times
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and make your way to the third annual classic car Cruise-In on Saturday. The free Cruise-In community event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Valley…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: STEPHEN YOUNG - After the public left on the Fourth of July, reenactors had their own fireworks show, involving shooting cannons in the dark.
July 10, 2014

Civil War reenactors live like it's 1863

by Caitlin Feldman
In its 21st year, over 600 members of the Northwest Civil War Council participated in a reenactment at Willamette Mission State Park over the Fourth of July weekend It’s 1863, and you’re in…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Dan White, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, photographed many jazz artists, including Elmer Price.
July 03, 2014

Traveling jazz exhibit graces county museum

by Joann Boatwright
“The Fine Art of Jazz,” a traveling exhibit of 50 black-and-white photographs celebrating the music and musicians of early 20th Century Kansas City, Mo., is offered at the Washington County…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Mike Richardson, owner and founder of Dark Horse Comics, always has a project. He recently completed a new graphic novel, Atomic League with artist Bruce Zick.
July 03, 2014

Dark Horse founder searches for modern superheroes

by Caitlin Feldman
Dark Horse founder Mike Richardson started his comic book empire on a credit card in the 1980s, and today is one of the biggest names in the industry When Mike Richardson heard he was going to…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CHRIS RYAN - Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays Marian (the librarian) Paroo and big sister to Winthrop Paroo, played by Josiah Bartell in The Music Man.
June 26, 2014

'Music Man' actress lands coveted role as Marian

by Barbara Sherman
Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays the librarian in Broadway Rose's new show Most people take a trip to Disneyland or Disney World, and all they leave with are fond memories. Chrissy Kelly-Pettit, who…

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Washington County sold the foreclosed home at 360 S.W. Devonwood Ave. to Proud Ground for $5,000. In turn, Proud Ground fully renovated the property and marketed it to first-time buyers.
Jun 19, 2014

Proud Ground program paves way for homeownership

by Kendra Hougue
Sale is pending on Beaverton home A sale is pending on a Beaverton home remodeled and offered by Proud Ground at less than market rate. Proud Ground is a state-certified nonprofit organization…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Steve Holgate portrays Abraham Lincoln as he entertains seniors at the Sherwood Senior Community Center by reciting speeches Lincoln read in his day.
Jun 19, 2014

Of the people, by the people, for the people

by Caitlin Feldman
Through a mock press conference and two-act play, Steve Holgate embodies the nation's 16th president “We’ll start with volunteers,” the Abraham Lincoln portrayer said. “Who here would like to be…
by: SUBMITTED ART - Karen Kain will be signing copies of her memoir, 'A Unique Life Fully Lived: A Personal Story of Love, Hope and Courage.'
Jun 19, 2014

Author shares 'A Unique Life Fully Lived'

by Beaverton Valley Times
Memoir is hopeful story of a special mother-daughter relationship Author and parent advocate for special needs families, Karen Kain is a beacon of light carrying an inspiring message with…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CARLI DAVIDSON - Zuri, an eastern black rhino, is a favorite of visitors to the Oregon Zoos Africa Savanna habitat. The zoos Bowling for Rhinos fundraiser takes place Saturday at Sunset Lanes in Beaverton.
Jun 18, 2014

Sunset Lanes hosts 'Bowling for Rhinos'

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton fundraiser supports rhino conservation efforts It’s a critical time for rhinos worldwide. More than 1,000 rhinos were killed last year in South Africa alone. And with two of the five…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Community gardeners-in-training Katie and Noah plant Indian squash in Tualatin United Methodist Church's new children's garden.
Jun 18, 2014

Learning to garden one seed at a time

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin United Methodist Church's new garden is in full bloom The lawn next to Tualatin United Methodist Church has been unused since the church was built in the 1980s. Kids have run through it…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility inmate Crystal Magana harvests blue violet leaves as Cassandra Maughan and Bridgette Lewis observe at the women's prison in Wilsonville.
Jun 12, 2014

A transformative project

by Caitlin Feldman
Coffee Creek inmates harvest leaves for Oregon Zoo's effort to save endangered butterflies The clouds locked out the sky while the chain link, barbed wire-lined fence locked in the grounds.…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF JESSIE KIRK PHOTOGRAPHY - Angela Webber (left) and sister Audrey have gained much popularity as The Doubleclicks and released 'Dimetrodon' on Tuesday.
Jun 11, 2014

SONGS FOR NERDLY EARS

by Jason Vondersmith
Portland's Doubleclicks roll in Kickstarter dough, keeping their fans happy “The community of geeks” has spoken, and the result of their generosity came out Tuesday — “Dimetrodon,” the third…
by: TIMES PHOTO: KEITH SHEFFIELD - Ruth Gustafson attends about six cosplay events and conventions a year. At last Saturday's Beaverton meet-up, she wore a Totoro costume that she spent a year making. Some of the most exciting aspects of cosplaying are posing, taking pictures and staying in character regardless of the setting. 
Jun 11, 2014

A community of its own

by Caitlin Feldman
Cosplayers gather at Uwajimaya to mix, mingle and admire For a year, Ruth Gustafson worked on her Totoro costume — the back panel alone took nine months. No tutorials or instructions existed for…
by: TIMES PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Deb Wilson has opened 503 Uncorked on Railroad Avenue in Old Town Sherwood. The business is located in the former SweetStory Bakery space.
Jun 05, 2014

New wine bar features extensive list of local vintages

by Ray Pitz
503 Uncorked moves into Old Town Sherwood The idea of opening a wine bar in Sherwood has been floating around in Deb Wilson’s head for the past seven or so years. “The more I got to know wine…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Now that Aloha resident Colleen Leal is on a national lung transplant list, she hopes to one day soon unhook from her breathing machine and be able to catch up with her young grandson.
Jun 05, 2014

Mad Greek Deli hosts benefit for Aloha woman

by Beaverton Valley Times
Colleen Leal is awaiting a lifesaving, double-lung transplant For Colleen Leal of Aloha every breath is a struggle as she awaits a lifesaving, double-lung transplant. In 2008, she began…




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