Machines on a mission

Machines on a mission

Memorial Coliseum transforms into robot battle arena Robots under the control of engineering...

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Holiday Happenings

Check out fun Easter events around town Underwater Egg Hunt —The 16th annual Underwater Egg...

Trilling time

Trilling time

Musicians take part in Flute Fair Flutists from Oregon and Southwest Washington gathered Saturday...

A link through the bars

A link through the bars

Sherwood teen launches website to support children with parents in prison When Gabriella was only...

Theater's 'financial vulnerability' takes center stage

Theater's 'financial vulnerability' takes center stage

In Washington County, glitches in show plans can have a big impact When the lead actor in a major...

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Tigard's Features

by: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Curtis Tigard is turning 105, and the community is throwing the avid golfer a party Sunday at the Tigard Public Library.
April 11, 2014

Grab a slice of cake with Curtis Tigard

by The Times
The Tigard Historical Association is throwing a birthday party, and you’re invited. Curtis Tigard, the grandson of the city’s founder Wilson Tigard, turns 105 this year, and the association is…
April 10, 2014

Are you a senior who needs yard help?

by The Times
Key Club students will complete tasks during Saturday work party The Tigard High School Key Club, which is affiliated with Kiwanis International, is planning to clean up seniors’ yards in the…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Members of the Tualatin Hills Synchro Team get ready for their next move in the 11-12 Age Group category during the Oregon Association of Synchronized Swimmings Classic Invitational competition Saturday in Beaverton.
April 11, 2014

Synchronicity

by Jonathan House
Teams put on a show in Oregon Association of Synchronized Swimmings Classic Invitational Loud music, showy makeup and big smiles filled the Howard Terpenning Recreation Complex in Beaverton on…
April 03, 2014

Sports Page hosts Karaoke-A-Thon benefit

by Beaverton Valley Times
Event raises funds for Team Dominick's Walk Now for Autism Speaks It’s time to enjoy a night of singing for a good cause. Twenty singers are signed up for a special Karaoke-A-Thon Saturday night…
April 03, 2014

Libraries share 'Art of the Story'

by The Times
10th annual Storytelling Festival offers week of events The Washington County Cooperative Library Services hosts the 10th annual Storytelling Festival — Art of the Story beginning on Saturday.…
by: WENDY WAGNER - Book cover of 'Skinwalkers.'
April 02, 2014

Powell's in Cedar Hills welcomes fantasy author

by Raymond Rendleman
Novel's heroine fights variety of were-beings Wendy N. Wagner will debut her fantasy-adventure story about Vikings, lycanthropes and the ties of motherhood. “Lycanthrope” can mean any kind of…
April 02, 2014

Flutists head to Flute Fair on Saturday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Aloha High hosts Greater Portland Flute Society event Flutists from Oregon and Southwest Washington will gather Saturday for the annual Flute Fair presented by the Greater Portland Flute…
by: COURTESY OF ERNIE METCALFE - A firefighter aboard Truck 252, an aerial ladder truck, mans a nozzle to contain the fire that would destroy the Beaverton High School theater during Spring Break in 1979.
March 26, 2014

Firefighter recalls harrowing day

by Ray Pitz
March 19 marked the 35th anniversary of the BHS auditorium fire March 19, 1979, is a day Terry Bowman will never forget. It was the week of spring break, and all of the 1,710 students at…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ERIC SQUIRES - Ankitha Krishnamurthy and Sagarika Ramachandran perform an Indian classical dance set to Beethoven's '5th Symphony' at last week's celebration of local arts and culture. The young women are part of the Mai3m dance group, which received a $1,000 grant for the Washington County Cultural Trust to put on an Indian dance festival this year. Ankitha is an eighth-grader at Meadow Park Middle School in Beaverton; Sagarika is a seventh-grader at the Arts and Communication Magnet Academy in Beaverton.
March 26, 2014

Local arts groups celebrate funding

by The Times
Cultural Coalition of Washington County awards grants Arts groups from throughout Washington County gathered March 20 in Hillsboro to celebrate the grants they received from The Cultural…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sunset High School freshman Jacqueline Brown holds up her winning artwork for the 2014 Teen Summer Reading Art Contest.
March 26, 2014

Reading 'sparks a reaction' in art contest

by Beaverton Valley Times
Libraries' Teen Summer Reading program selects winning illustration The Washington County Cooperative Library Services recently announced Sunset High School freshman Jacqueline Brown as the…

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by: COURTESY OF RAINA STINSON PHOTOGRAPHY - 'Perfect Wife' won Raina Stinson second place in the 'Invisible Women' category of the Sixth Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award For Women Photographers, an international exhibition sponsored by the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards.
Mar 20, 2014

Sweet victory

by Ellen Spitaleri
Raina Stinson's photography earns international acclaim Raina Stinson knows creativity is a way to deal with pain, and she has the award-winning photos to prove it. About a month ago, Stinson, a…
Mar 20, 2014

Birthday for Tigard founder's grandson set for April

by Geoff Pursinger
The Tigard Historical Association is throwing a birthday party, and you’re invited. Curtis Tigard, the grandson of the city’s founder Wilson Tigard, turns 105 this year, and the historical…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Zoo campers check out a snake X-ray during a tour of the zoo's veterinary medical center. Registration is open for the Oregon Zoo's popular Nature Rangers spring break camps March 24-28.
Mar 20, 2014

Zoo camp connects kids with nature

by Beaverton Valley Times
Campers learn about species from around the world This spring, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention giraffes, lions and flamingos.…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jayanthi Raman, who portrays a dancer sitting in a thoughtful mood, will perform Saturday and Sunday in 'Sign Mudras.'
Mar 20, 2014

Gestures share theatrical stories in 'Sign Mudras'

by Beaverton Valley Times
Indian dance blends with sign language to weave compelling tales The Jayanthi Raman Dance Company will treat audiences to a culturally rich program this weekend at the Beaverton City Library.…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Fourth-grader Leila Hardy, 9, raises her hand to spell a word during an exercise at Beaverton's Village Home Education Resource Center. Hardy is representing the home-school center in the annual Portland Tribune/ Comcast Spelling Bee on Saturday at the Hollywood Theatre.
Mar 13, 2014

Students make a beeline for spelling crown

by Tyler Franke
Home-schoolers grab a share of victory in contests past 10 years Local home-schoolers may be small in n-u-m-b-e-r-s, but they certainly can spell w-i-n-n-e-r. A handful of home-school students…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Mathias Galley performs a traditional Ghanaian piece called Kpanlongo during the 2013 Ten Tiny Dances in downtown Beaverton.
Mar 13, 2014

Outdoor event seeks talented dancers

by Beaverton Valley Times
Ten Tiny Dances is looking for summer performers The Beaverton Arts Commission is seeking proposals from master-level choreographers and performers to create and perform a dance as part of…
Mar 13, 2014

St. Patrick's festivities abound around town

by The Times
Winter Market offers Irish entertainment — The Beaverton Farmers Winter Market is teaming up with the city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend with musical and dance performances on Saturday…
Mar 13, 2014

Help students get 'Booked for Success'

by Beaverton Valley Times
Neighbors collect books for William Walker students The Central Beaverton Neighborhood Association Committee is sponsoring “Booked for Success” to ensure all students at William Walker…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Tigard Bahai youth group works on charity projects together as well as fun recreational pursuits.
Mar 06, 2014

The magic of trading up

by Stephanie Haugen
Pacific University student from Tigard takes $10 and pays it forward Aaron Ferguson quickly learned the magic of “trading up,” a new social game that depends on door-to-door footwork and…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the 2014 Beaverton Christian Church mission team spent Jan. 5 to 15 in Haiti where they distributed clothing, shoes and food to more than 1,500 children and their families.
Mar 06, 2014

Women's ministry donates time and goods to Haiti

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton Christian group returns from 10-day mission trip A group of women from Beaverton Christian Church recently returned from a 10-day mission trip to Haiti where they distributed clothing,…




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