Alice Sumida learns to dance through history

Alice Sumida learns to dance through history

At 100, dancer says she focuses on good life, positive attitude Wearing a bright yellow,...

Larry Kangas' final mural comes to life

Larry Kangas' final mural comes to life

Lotus flower-themed work will be dedicated on Aug. 1 Larry Kangas lost his seven-year battle with...

Voices across the water

Voices across the water

Beaverton's ISing Choir spreads song, spirit of giving on tour of France If an audience in...

Velodrome Challenge rolls into town

Velodrome Challenge rolls into town

The Cadonau family’s Alpenrose Dairy, at 6149 S.W. Shattuck Road, has quite a jewel on its...

SMOKED OUT

SMOKED OUT

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45 drivers cited in pedestrian-safety operation

45 drivers cited in pedestrian-safety operation

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Southridge Community Plaza takes shape

Southridge Community Plaza takes shape

Final funding push to raise $20,000 is underway, and you can help Jeff and Kim Keller were blown...

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Taking the stage

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July 24, 2014

Beaverton schools get $1.36 million bump from county

by Kendra Hogue
District will have more Gain Share funds for 2014-15 school year than expected The Beaverton School District received some surprising news on Friday. Washington County officials announced the…
by: SUBMITTED ART - Beginning this fall, signs like the ones above could be placed near the Hall Boulevard-Watson Avenue couplet between Farmington Road and Fifth Street to help visitors find their way.
July 23, 2014

Wayfinding signs refocusing on Hall-Watson area

by Shannon O. Wells
24 directional signs, kiosk could be in place by fall in Old Town Beaverton A wayfinding sign system is on its way to Central Beaverton, but it may take until this fall for the first ones to…
ODOT released this simulation of how the traffic signs will work, telling drivers on Highway 217 to slow down as congestion increases.
July 22, 2014

New variable speed signs make debut on Highway 217

by Geoff Pursinger
'ODOT RealTime' signs warn about congestion to stop drivers from hitting the brakes. Drivers along Highway 217 might notice something a little different about their commute home. The Oregon…
by: COURTESY OF ONPA/SCOTT WASHBURN - State Rep. Dennis Richardson made a point during Fridays debate with Gov. John Kitzhaber before newspaper publishers and editors in Salem. It was the first joint appearance of the two gubernatorial candidates in the 2014 election.
July 23, 2014

Governor candidates sharpen differences

by Peter Wong
Kitzhaber, Richardson jab during first debate at newspaper gathering Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican rival Dennis Richardson have laid out clear differences for the fall campaign.…
July 22, 2014

Beaverton woman fatally struck by vehicle on Highway 211

by Beaverton Valley Times
Driver cooperates with investigators, not considered at fault Oregon State Police continue to investigate a Saturday morning traffic crash that killed a Beaverton woman who was walking along…
July 22, 2014

Second Sun Run to raise funds for Police Activities League, Home…

by Shannon O. Wells
Sunday event features 5k, 10k, kids' run courses through Central Beaverton Fundraising-oriented runners will hit the streets for the second-annual Beaverton Rotary Sun Run on Sunday, July 27, at…
by: STATE OF OREGON - Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh
July 21, 2014

Former Gov. Atiyeh dies at 91

by Peter Wong
Led Oregon out of 1980s recession Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high…
July 21, 2014

South Cooper Mountain draft plan to be reviewed at open house

by Beaverton Valley Times
Public invited to event at Scholls Heights school on Thursday The city of Beaverton continues the planning process for the South Cooper Mountain annexation area with a final open house on…
by: TIMES PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ - Beaverton Sub Station owner Chuck Wilson holds up his Small/Medium Business Award during Friday's Service to Beaverton luncheon.
July 18, 2014

Service to Beaverton Award winners include Vernier Software, Sub…

by Shannon O. Wells
Businesses, civic leaders, students, teachers recognized at annual luncheon ceremony When referred to as the "mayor" of Southwest Broadway Street while he's assembling submarine sandwiches in…
July 18, 2014

Farmers Market to accept donations for Tualatin Valley Gleaners

by Shannon O. Wells
Patrons asked to bring food and hygiene products to donate on Saturday The Beaverton Farmers Market will hold its annual summer food drive to support the Tualatin Valley Gleaners on Saturday,…

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by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE -  - A fire engulfed a Beaverton residence early Tuesday morning. The man who escaped the fire later committed suicide at a park in Fairview.
Jul 17, 2014

Fairview suicide linked to Beaverton house fire

by Cari Hachmann
A Beaverton man shot and killed himself at Chinook Landing Tuesday A 57-year-old Beaverton man is suspected of burning down his house early Tuesday morning before turning a rifle on himself…
by: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Kevin Brannon stands in the Central Beaverton building that will soon become Brannon's Pub and Brewery. The pub will open in late fall of this year.
Jul 18, 2014

Portland attorney pours heart into brew-pub project

by Shannon O. Wells
Kevin Brannon thinks big with restaurant plans for former Blue Iguana in Beaverton Brewpub restaurants come in all shapes, sizes and styles in the Portland metro area, from super casual…
Jul 18, 2014

Stuff the sousaphone on Saturday at Beaverton Community Business…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton Band Together initiative is collecting musical instrument donations for students The Beaverton Education Foundation and the Beaverton Friends of Music are collecting musical…
Jul 17, 2014

Ingredients listed for Reser's $18 million plant

by Kendra Hogue
After Beaverton-based Reser’s Fine Foods announced July 7 that it planned to build a new $18 million, 310,000-square-foot food-processing plant in Hillsboro, speculation ran high. The…
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Jul 17, 2014

Jail technician accused of sexual misconduct

by Nancy Townsley
Sheriff's deputies arrest Jill Curry, hold her on $120,000 bail Eight days after learning of possible criminal conduct by a civilian jail services technician, Washington County Sheriff’s…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Beaverton resident and military veteran Robert Gustafson stands by the U.S. flag in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3452 building in Tualatin. Gustafson is the second Save Our Veterans patient to have complimentary surgery since the program kicked off in early July.
Jul 17, 2014

A load off his shoulders

by Shannon O. Wells
Murrayhill resident grateful for surgery program to benefit military veterans While serving as a fixed-wing crew chief in the U.S. Army in the jungles of Vietnam, Robert Gustafson dodged enemy…
Jul 16, 2014

Washington County considers ending tax discount

by Kendra Hogue
Transportation tax benefit for builders being removed Washington County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously decided Tuesday to move forward with an amendment to remove a 20 percent discount on…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Brandon Wynne knocks a hit during the 2014 Special Olympics Oregon games. Just like last year, Wynne's Washington Wildcats softball team took a first-place gold medal in the games on July 12 and 13.
Jul 16, 2014

Softball player lifts team to third gold medal

by Shannon O. Wells
Brandon Wynne of Aloha scores two home runs, two base hits at Special Olympics Although thunder and lightning interfered with one of his three games, Aloha resident Brandon Wynne’s two home runs…
by: SUBMITTED ART - Here is an artist rendering of what the development will look like.
Jul 16, 2014

Beaverton City Council moves on First and Angel project

by Shannon O. Wells
Rembold Properties to start work on residential-retail complex in 2015 Property the city of Beaverton owns at Southwest First Street and Angel Avenue has been little more than a vacant expanse…
by: TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE - A Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue investigator is working to determine the cause of a fire that engulfed a Beaverton residence early Tuesday morning,  displacing an adult resident and his pet and causing approximately $250,000 in damages.
Jul 15, 2014

Resident escapes unharmed when morning fire damages home

by Beaverton Valley Times
Cause of blaze that caused $250,000 in damage is under investigation A Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue investigator is working to determine the cause of a fire that engulfed a Beaverton residence…




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