Nonprofit Tigard coffee shop plans to support local causes

Nonprofit Tigard coffee shop plans to support local causes

There’s more than just java brewing at the bustling Well & Good Coffee House near Southwest...

New law allows students to skip driving test

New law allows students to skip driving test

Young driver's who complete driver's education no longer need to take DMV test For decades,...

Brownies donate cookie profits to shelter

Brownies donate cookie profits to shelter

If you ask the six members of Tigard Girl Scout Troop No. 45060 what they did, they will say they...

Elmo Studds to become new rock climbing gym

Elmo Studds to become new rock climbing gym

Circuit Bouldering Gym plans to open third location in Tigard Changes are on the horizon for the...

Tigard's First Citizen is Thomas Murphy

Tigard's First Citizen is Thomas Murphy

Chamber honors transit advocate, lawyer with Shining Star award When Thomas Murphy got the call...

Police arrest alleged arsonist

Police arrest alleged arsonist

Tigard Police arrested a homeless man who allegedly broke into two work trucks on Main Street,...

TTSD expects $4.4 million in extra cash next year

TTSD expects $4.4 million in extra cash next year

More cash means TTSD will invest in staffing, programs, district says When the recession hit the...

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by: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT - A Sherwood man died Wednesday evening after his motorcycle crossed a center line on Scholls-Sherwood Road and collided with another vehicle.
April 17, 2014

Sherwood motorcyclist killed on Scholls-Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
The accident occurred near Lebeau Road Washington County sheriff’s deputies responded Wednesday evening to a motorcycle crash that killed a Sherwood man on Southwest Scholls-Sherwood Road near…
by: JAIME VALDEZ. - Tigard High School students Cinthya Barrera and Micaela Gonzalez, plant a tree along the Fanno Creek Trail in Tigard. The students are part of the Cascade Education Corps, which does environmental work across Washington County.
April 17, 2014

High school students help city celebrate Arbor Day

by Geoff Pursinger
For most students at Tigard High School, science class brings to mind images of classrooms, experiments and lessons on the periodic table, but 17-year-old Jacqueline Perez’s science class is a…
by: TIMES PHOTO: CAITLIN FELDMAN - The Adjusted Nutz from left to right are Dan Baumberger on bass; Patrick Christina on drums; Scot Gavic with vocals; and Dave Ling on guitar.
April 17, 2014

Tualatin welcomes 'Nutz' to CI Bar and Grill crowd

by Caitlin Feldman
Two women hurriedly make their way to the CI Bar and Grill dance floor. Warm-ups and hesitations don’t exist. They begin jiving with a fervor presumably learned decades ago and surprisingly…
April 17, 2014

Celebrate Tualatin nominees chosen

by Caitlin Feldman
Award winners will be announced at April 24 luncheon As a way to recognize outstanding service by volunteers, businesses and organizations, the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce submitted names of…
April 17, 2014

Vine2Wine returns in support of the Tualatin Public Library

by Caitlin Feldman
Wine-tasting benefit invests in the library's future When the Tualatin Library Foundation formed five years ago, its members were already thinking about the distant future. They wanted to create…
April 17, 2014

PCC, school partners get $445,000 from state for dual-credit…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Consortium will expand class offerings in districts and add services that prepare students for college The Oregon Education Investment Board and the Oregon Department of Education announced that…
April 15, 2014

City to extend ban on marijuana dispensaries

by Geoff Pursinger
Ban would run through May 2015 The city of Tigard is expected to approve a plan next week that would extend its moratorium against medical marijuana dispensaries from opening inside city limits.…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Clark
April 14, 2014

Krisanna Clark throws hat in Sherwood mayoral ring

by Ray Pitz
City councilor was elected in 2010 Sherwood City Council member Krisanna Clark announced her intent to run for mayor in the November election. Clark made the announcement Monday morning in a…
by: SUBMITTED - Synergy dancers perform at the state competition on Saturday, April 5. The team brought home the state championship in the large middle school division.
April 17, 2014

Synergy Dance team wins state championship

by Geoff Pursinger
The girls are at it again. Synergy Dance Team, a group comprised of dancers from Twality, Hazelbrook and Fowler middle schools, brought home a first-place trophy from the Oregon Junior Dance…
Adams
April 11, 2014

Tigard woman charged with throwing flares at Beaverton Police…

by Geoff Pursinger
Beaverton Police arrested a Tigard woman after she allegedly threw lit road flares into a police station parking lot. Brenda Adams, 28, was arrested at 8 a.m. on Friday after police say she…

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Apr 11, 2014

You can be a bone marrow match

by The Times
TVF&R crews invite public to join them for national registry drive Saturday Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue invites the community to participate in a bone marrow registry drive on Saturday from 11…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jerianne Thompson recently started her new job with Tualatin Public Library as its library manager.
Apr 10, 2014

Meet Tualatin's new librarian, Jerianne Thompson

by Saundra Sorenson
The Times sat down with the new manager of the Tualatin Public Library to talk books, her new job, her love of zines and her vision for the library's future. Here's what she had to say. I like…
by: FILE PHOTO - Tigard city officials say they need to engage the public more about what role the city should play in planning in the Southwest Corridor.
Apr 10, 2014

Advisory vote gains approval from regional leaders

by Geoff Pursinger
Planners of the Southwest Corridor Plan say Tigard should go back to voters Regional planners looking to build either a MAX light-rail or rapid-bus line to Tigard say they support plans for a…
Apr 10, 2014

Tualatin library seeks public services supervisor

by Caitlin Feldman
Thompson wants her old position filled by exciting candidate With Jerianne Thompson’s position change, the Tualatin Public Library seeks a new public services supervisor to implement goals and…
Apr 10, 2014

Cheryl Strayed headlines HomeWord Bound event

by The Times
Cheryl Strayed, a Portland novelist, advice columnist and memoirist tops the list of speakers at this year's “HomeWord Bound” event, which takes place in the Oregon Zoo's Cascade Crest Banquet…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Bil Lepp, a West Virginia-based storyteller, author and comedian, will share his techniques as well as tall tales on Friday and Saturday.
Apr 10, 2014

The 'truth' about lying

by Shannon O. Wells
Appalachian native among those sharing tales, techniques in storytelling festival Bob Dylan put forth in his 1966 song “Absolutely Sweet Marie” that “to live outside the law, you must be…
by: TIMES PHOTO: CAITLIN FELDMAN - This is one of Tonie Tollens four horses on her 32-animal farm. Tollen Farm is a featured stop on the Favorite 5 Country Farm tour.
Apr 10, 2014

Five farms come together for spring tour

by Caitlin Feldman
Local farmers invite public to catch a glimpse of rural life The forest behind Ed and Laura Wild’s house hasn’t been touched since the 1930s. At nearly eight acres, most of the land remains…
Rosenthal
Apr 09, 2014

Environmental consultant challenges Parrish for House seat

by Saundra Sorenson
Gerritt Rosenthal throws cap back in ring Longtime Stafford resident Gerritt Rosenthal wants to give voters some variety this November, so the environmental consultant threw his cap back in the…
by: COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County sheriff's deputies are trying to determine why a man was crouching on the tracks before being struck by this Portland and Western Railroad engine late Monday night.
Apr 08, 2014

Update: Man killed by train on Tonquin Loop identified

by Ray Pitz
Sheriffs deputies are trying to identify the victim Washington County sheriff’s deputies have identified a man who was killed by a train late Monday evening in unicorporated Sherwood. Deputies…
Howell
Apr 08, 2014

THS senior named Youth Volunteer of the Year

by Geoff Pursinger
Katie Howell is latest Shining Star recipient A Tigard High School senior has been named a Shining Star winner for her volunteerism in the community. Katie Howell was named 2014 Youth Volunteer…




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