Oak Hills Turkey Trot raises $5,000 for fire victims

Oak Hills Turkey Trot raises $5,000 for fire victims

More than 1,300 runners take part in Thanksgiving Day run A brisk Thanksgiving Day morning...

Cedar Mill Park reopens with new features

Cedar Mill Park reopens with new features

Park and school districts worked to gain mutual benefits for 5-acre space Driving along Northwest...

Homeless liaisons strive for stability for homeless youth

Homeless liaisons strive for stability for homeless youth

Needs remain great for many families in Beaverton The Beaverton School District and Washington...

Tigard teen spends time filling pantry orders for families

Tigard teen spends time filling pantry orders for families

Jeannette Jancola is a giver. Jancola, a 16-year-old high school student from Tigard, can...

Cedar Hills Crossing computer store is closed on 'Grey Thursday'

Cedar Hills Crossing computer store is closed on 'Grey Thursday'

Employees, shoppers like option to stay home on Thanksgiving Day Denise Slattery is concerned...

'A selfless man of service'

'A selfless man of service'

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Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Immigration attorney Leslie Martinez of Hillsboro speaks with Rosalba Avila, a client who became a citizen prior to Sept. 11, 2001. Rosalba and her husband Juvenita have five children who are American-born and attend Hillsboro schools.
November 27, 2014

Immigrant advocates celebrate Obama's decision

by Kendra Hogue
Attorney, clients say executive actions will 'make a difference' Hillsboro-based immigration attorney Leslie Martinez, a U.S. citizen of Mexican-American descent, watched President Obama’s…
Photo Credit: KOIN-6 NEWS: JENNIFER HOFF - Police respond to the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 12000 block of Conestoga Drive in Beaverton on Thursday evening. Conestoga Drive resident Chesea B. Fresh was fatally shot after police say she pointed a rifle at Beaverton officers who responded to a 911 call from Fresh's boyfriend. The incident is under investigation and the officers involved were placed on administrative leave.
November 20, 2014

Investigation finds two officers fired at woman who aimed rifle…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Officers identified in fatal shooting on Conestoga Drive Investigators say a woman fatally shot by Beaverton police officers on Thursday, Nov. 20, had threatened officers and pointed a rifle at…
November 25, 2014

One arrested after robbery of Beaverton man

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police are looking for a man who assaulted a Beaverton man near 121st Avenue and Scholls Ferry Road on Monday afternoon. Police were called to the area at about 3:35 p.m., Monday, on…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED BY KIRKE JOHNSON FAMILY/KOIN-6 NEWS - Kirke Johnson, 70, advocated for bicycle safety and logged up to 10,000 miles a year on his recumbent bike. He was killed on Thursday when a FedEx truck collided with his bike at Northwest Cornell and Barnes roads.
November 20, 2014

Family of man killed on bicycle wants to carry on his…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Kirke Johnson, 70, collided with a FedEx truck driven by Gresham man on Thursday The family of a bicycle-safety advocate who was killed when a FedEx truck struck him on his recumbent bike…
November 21, 2014

Mayor praises Frontier for 1-gigabit service speed upgrade

by Beaverton Valley Times
Digital service provider connects to 26,000 homes in Beaverton Cable TV and Internet service provider Frontier Communications recently announced 1 gigabit speeds are now available to residences…
Tigard student Tim Haarmann helped develop a running shoe with Nike designers during his stay at Doernbecher Childrens Hospital while recovering from his battle with cancer.
November 21, 2014

Student is 'a perfect fit' for Doernbecher fundraiser

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard student turns cancer diagnosis into Nike apparel line. Tim Haarmann isn’t your average 15-year-old. What high school sophomores, after all, have their own clothing line? Haarmann, a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Forward Stride volunteer Kathy Kelley visits equestrian friends in the organization's South Cooper Mountain stables. Kelley won the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanships District 9 Volunteer of the Year award.
November 20, 2014

Along for the ride

by Shannon O. Wells
Forward Stride volunteer earns regional award for work with therapeutic riding clients What is a good mother to do with a restless middle school-aged daughter who shies away from traditional…
November 20, 2014

Harvest Market supports Basket of Joy food and toy drive

by Beaverton Valley Times
Saturday marks the end of the regular 2014 season of the Beaverton Farmers Market, but it also opens the Basket of Joy food and toy drive for the Tualatin Valley Gleaners, which partners with…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Joe Roberts and Jim Pickett show off a commemorative plate on the 1966 Ford Thunderbird that took them along the old Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles earlier this fall.
November 20, 2014

66-year-old travelers share tales from Route 66 jaunt

by Shannon O. Wells
In-laws traveled 'America's Main Street' in 1966 Thunderbird Joe Roberts and Jim Pickett have heard the Eagles’ infamous line about “standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona,” from “Take It…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Karen Nguyen, Paula Jacobs, Ingrid Erickson, Jessica Vo, Justyce Chaney, Katie Fletcher, Amelia Monfared, Jessica Choe, Julia Adebawo, Amy Bloodworth and Heidi Davis attended the Nov. 4 Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting to discuss the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20.
November 19, 2014

Quit for a day - or a lifetime

by Kendra Hogue
'Rebels' join annual Smokeout to help kids stay off tobacco You can’t meet a goal without taking the first step. For 37 years, the goal of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout…

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Nov 19, 2014

'Prolific' construction site burglar arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Beaverton and West Linn police departments and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office participated in the investigation. Police have arrested a man they…
Nov 19, 2014

Questions remain, but free full-day kindergarten is a go

by Kendra Hogue
Staffing costs and teacher-student ratios need adjusting Registration is now open for free, full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools in the Beaverton School District, with sessions…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Westview High School sophomore Evan Lutner volunteers with his group from the school's Habitat for Humanity organization for a Clean-up Day event in the Vose neighborhood.
Nov 19, 2014

Not leaving it alone

by Shannon O. Wells
Volunteer groups fan out to help tidy Vose neighbors' yards As a volunteer coordinator, David Daly knows a thing or two about motivating kids to rake up leaves and yard debris on a cold, crisp…
Photo Credit: TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews work to extinguish a fire that damaged at least six townhomes on Northwest Norwich Street in Beaverton's Oak Hills neighborhood on Sunday night.
Nov 18, 2014

Oak Hills neighbors rally to assist fire victims

by Shannon O. Wells
Sunday night blaze displaces eight families A fire that displaced about eight residents and damaged six townhomes in the Oak Hills neighborhood on Sunday night inspired organizers of an annual…
Photo Credit: BEAVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - Beaverton police detectives uncovered several counterfeit credit cards, credit card-making devices, about $1,800 in cash, and more than $13,000 in new prepaid gift cards, receipts, shredded gift cards, credit cards and other documents in a motel room connected to Thomas Geter, 40, of California. Geter was arrested and lodged in the Washington County Jail.
Nov 18, 2014

California man arrested on credit card counterfeit charges

by Beaverton Valley Times
Police find credit card-making equipment, gift cards in hotel room A California man arrested in Beaverton over the weekend was running a “sophisticated counterfeit credit card operation,”…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Cathy Stanton, who served on the Beaverton City Council for 19 years, died early Sunday morning following an illness. This photo was taken during a reception prior to her final council meeting in December 2012.
Nov 16, 2014

Remembering Cathy Stanton: 'A heck of a lady'

by Shannon O. Wells
Memorial service is Sunday for passionate city leader, volunteer Cathy Stanton was never employed as a librarian, but based on her devotion to the Beaverton City Library — and time she spent…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies display two of the eight kittens recovered from a stolen vehicle on Friday. The kittens were unharmed and returned to the Bonnie. L Hays Animal Shelter in Hillsboro before being put up for adoption on Saturday afternoon at PetCo in Hillsboro.
Nov 15, 2014

Kittens recovered from stolen car now up for adoption

by Beaverton Valley Times
Suspects sought after eight kittens found unharmed Eight kittens up for adoption Saturday afternoon are safe after ending up in the middle of a stolen car caper in Aloha on Friday afternoon.…
Nov 15, 2014

Man indicted after Best Mart robbery arrest

by Beaverton Valley Times
Store owners slowed suspect's progress before he fled police A man who apparently planned to steal two beers from a convenience store in Beaverton got far more than he expected when the store’s…
Nov 15, 2014

Author to discuss book with Beaverton City Library group

by Shannon O. Wells
'Shape of the Eye' is about family and raising a child with Down syndrome “Pacific Northwest Reading Café,” a newly launched book and reading group at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W.…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE  - Federal fugitive of justice Cory Nathaniel Johnston, 33, of Hillsboro, was arrested on Thursday following an extensive chase through the Beaverton area.
Nov 14, 2014

Beaverton, Hillsboro fugitives arrested after car, foot chase

by Beaverton Valley Times
Two men face charges including burglary, hit-and-run, drug posession Two male fugitives wanted by U.S. marshals, one a Beaverton resident and another from Hillsboro, were arrested Thursday…




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