Tualatin High School teacher arrested on sex charges

Tualatin High School teacher arrested on sex charges

Sheriff's Office claims technology teacher abused underage student Detectives with the...

Tualatin state senator Richard Devlin to run for secretary of state

Tualatin state senator Richard Devlin to run for secretary of state

The Tualatin senator is the first Democrat to enter race, though others will likely follow State...

Tigard group Breast Friends helps women all over country

Tigard group Breast Friends helps women all over country

Becky Olson and Sharon Henifin know what it’s like to live with a cancer diagnosis. They...

Kindergarten Connect brings teachers, young students together in Tigard-Tualatin School District

Kindergarten Connect brings teachers, young students together in Tigard-Tualatin School District

The program means that kindergarteners won't begin 'til Sept. 14 Next week, elementary school...

Tigard teen Mallory Matheson asks 'Before I die I want to ...

Tigard teen Mallory Matheson asks 'Before I die I want to ...

Matheson's senior National Honor Society project asks locals a big question It's not every day...


Tigard's Latest News

September 04, 2015

Business group to tour Tigard, Tualatin by bike

by Mark Miller
Westside Economic Alliance holding bicycle tour to showcase development Fifty or so businesspeople, elected officials and others will get to view Tigard and Tualatin by bicycle this month. The…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tigard Police and the Washington County Sheriff's office are planning extra patrols over the weekend to catch drunken drivers partying during Labor Day celebrations.
September 03, 2015

Police, deputies in force for Labor Day weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
Drive sober or get pulled over, Tigard Police warn. Planning on partying this weekend? Tigard Police and the Washington County Sheriff's Office are warning drivers to be safe when they get…
September 04, 2015

Primary election filing window opens Sept. 10

by Peter Wong
Washington County and statewide offices up for grabs on May 17, 2016 Filing opens Thursday, Sept. 10, for federal, state, Metro and Washington County offices on the May 17 primary election…
FILE - The Tualatin Farmers Market had little success with its new day and location this summer. An organizer said this week the market is closing down 'indefinitely' after an early end to its 2015 season.
September 02, 2015

Tualatin Farmers Market closes early this season

by Mark Miller
New day, place don't work out for market as attendance dips A discouraging summer for the Tualatin Farmers Market has come to an early end. Market organizers announced via Facebook late in…
PHOTO COURTESY OF TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE - A small fire in a unit at the Summer Creek Apartments was extinguished Friday by a sprinkler system, which Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said prevented a larger, smokier blaze.
September 02, 2015

TVF&R credits sprinkler with preventing serious apartment fire

by Times news staff
Damage to Tigard apartment limited as alarm goes off, fire sprinkler activates One solitary fire sprinkler head activated when a candle on the floor started a small fire in a Tigard apartment on…
September 02, 2015

TVWD, Tualatin 'close' to resolution with Portland Water Bureau

by Mark Miller
Amendments could resolve mediation that started in 2013 over contract details Two years of mediation between the Portland Water Bureau and two of its wholesale customers in Washington County may…
FILE - Haggen expanded rapidly over the past year, purchasing some 146 stores from Albertsons and Safeway throughout the West Coast in order to ease a merger between those two companies. But Albertsons and Haggen are now suing one another over alleged wrongdoings during the deal.
September 01, 2015

Haggen suing Albertsons for over $1 billlion

by Times news staff
Bellingham grocer claims Albertsons lied in leadup to store sales An unusual business deal between two Pacific Northwest supermarket chains took another turn for the strange on Tuesday as the…
September 01, 2015

Explore Downtown Tigard Street Fair returns to Main Street on…

by Geoff Pursinger
Mark your calendars, the Explore Downtown Tigard Street Fair returns to Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 12. The annual one-day festival stretches through much of downtown and offers something for…
COURTESY OF THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - Angela Wallace of Sherwood sits on the Pumice Plain (on the north side of Mount St. Helens) during an activity on Aug. 4.
September 01, 2015

Tigard girl among those who attend unique Mount St. Helens camp

by Ray Pitz
Tigard's Victoria Levin and Angela Wallace of Sherwood both enjoy program Two girls, one from Tigard and one from Sherwood, were among 20 girls from Washington and Oregon to participate in this…
September 01, 2015

Tigard Street Heritage Trail gets major makeover, plans for…

by Geoff Pursinger
Heritage Street Trail could include dog park, BMX track, if funding permits An unofficial trail through Tigard’s downtown is finally getting some tender love and care from the city. For years,…

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COURTESY OF THE CITY OF TIGARD - A chart shows how even as the Tigard Water Service Area's population grew from 2005 to 2014, the amount of water used in a day by the average resident decreased.
Sep 01, 2015

Tigard touts success in water conservation effort

by Mark Miller
City: Water consumption per service area resident has fallen since 2005 Many parts of the country are continuing to struggle with record periods of drought. The city of Tigard is doing something…
Sep 01, 2015

Tualatin community plan to be unveiled Sept. 17

by Mark Miller
Plan due to judges in November as part of America's Best Communities contest Tualatin's bid to win the America's Best Communities competition will take another step forward this month when its…
FILE - A view of Basalt Creek, an area of undeveloped land between Tualatin and Wilsonville, on the corner of Southwest Greenhill Lane and Southwest Boones Ferry Road.
Aug 31, 2015

Basalt Creek joint work session canceled

by Mark Miller
'Postponement' agreed, with new date TBD For now, an answer on just how to divide the Basalt Creek area is not forthcoming. Tualatin and Wilsonville city officials canceled a joint council work…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Concertgoers at the Tualatin Commons dance Friday night as the band Big Night Out performs the last show in this year's 'Concerts on the Commons' series.
Aug 31, 2015

Tualatin dances into the night at last summer concert of the year

by Mark Miller
'Concerts on the Commons' completes its 18th year With the end of August came the last in Tualatin's annual Concerts on the Commons series of outdoor music events on Friday. The Big Night Out…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Quirio and Donna Alrcon Elizondop of Tualatin dance to the music from the Big Night Out band during the last concert of the season at Concerts on the Commons in Tualatin.
Aug 28, 2015

Tualatin's summer concerts come to end with a Big Night Out

by Pamplin Media Group
Rain and wind stayed away Friday night long enough for Big Night Out to rock Tualatin’s Commons during the final Concerts on the Commons. The concerts that began in early July ended with a bang…
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

Sen. Ron Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic…

by Mark Miller
Senator touts 'trade done right,' argues for transportation bill, Scoggins Dam upgrades When it comes to nourishing businesses that thrive in the global economy and bolster the entire state of…
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Aug 27, 2015

Las Vegas Police explain shooting Tigard man

by Geoff Pursinger
Police claim Anthony Moore was high when he pulled a gun on officers at Rio hotel More information has come to light about what happened after a former Tigard resident was shot by police in a…
Aug 27, 2015

Majority on Tualatin council unwilling to consider changing…

by Mark Miller
Bubenik, Davis, Truax fail to get support for proposed forum Four months after quietly adopting an elections ordinance without public input, a majority of Tualatin city councilors were still…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Teen volunteer Meredith Williams and librarian Samantha Wikstrom haul books during a cleanup event at the Tualatin Library.
Aug 27, 2015

Tualatin teens make local library go during summer months

by Missi Jarrar
A select group of teens volunteer countless hours As summer winds down and school looms on the horizon, most teens are worrying about the start of fall sports practice, back-to-school shopping…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Alison and Jason Hicks started the Chelsea Hicks Foundation in honor of their daughter, who loved to play dress up.
Aug 27, 2015

It's playtime for the Chelsea Hicks Foundation

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard's Alison and Jason Hicks turn tragic loss into foundation devoted to imagination and fun The racks of costumes at Alison Hicks’ office rise high overhead, taller than a two-story home.…



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