Touchstone preschoolers bug out on Earth Day

Touchstone preschoolers bug out on Earth Day

Students charged with planting, spreading ladybugs to plants around playground Gabriel Torgerson...

Nature Park hosts native plant sale Saturday

Nature Park hosts native plant sale Saturday

Shoppers can select from more than 150 plant species The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation...

Barnes student walking proud

Barnes student walking proud

Fourth-grader channels his spirit to raise awareness, funding for children with autism From a...

Boardwalk closes gap on Waterhouse Trail system

Boardwalk closes gap on Waterhouse Trail system

Project provides wetlands experience on way to creating 10-mile trail system The unofficial...

Jesuit earns 2014 Green Ribbon School award

Jesuit earns 2014 Green Ribbon School award

National honor recognizes campus' sustainability efforts Jesuit High School was named a 2014 U.S....

Down to business

Down to business

Young Entrepreneurs Academy to present business concepts to public on May 31 With one student...

Good reason to sing

Good reason to sing

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Comic book HERO

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April 22, 2014

Technology teacher cuts, too few counselors among school budget…

by Shannon O. Wells
Montclair parents, students show support of technology specialist With its emphasis on maintaining and even building up programs and staff, Monday night’s early discussions for the Beaverton…
April 21, 2014

Park district appoints three to advisory committees

by Beaverton Valley Times
Seven volunteers reapppointed to new two-year terms The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District appointed three community volunteers to positions on the district's advisory committees at its…
Zellmer
April 18, 2014

Detectives seek help in locating endangered runaway

by Beaverton Valley Times
Update: Beaverton teen found in Pittsburgh Washington County sheriff's detectives received information that Steven Zellmer was in Pittsburgh headed to a bus terminal. Detectives had been trying…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Randy Covey, animal services field supervisor with the Animal Multi-Agency Coordination Group, shows off one of four large animal transport trailers recently purchased to use in emergency response situations across the Portland area.
April 18, 2014

Portland-area animal shelters acquire vital disaster response…

by Geoff Pursinger
The next time tragedy strikes, animal rescuers across the Portland area will be ready. Animal rescuers from across the region have pooled resources to purchase four large animal transport…
April 18, 2014

Beaverton asks residents 'What's Next' with new website

by Beaverton Valley Times
Public can weigh in on shaping the future of the community The city recently launched an interactive “What’s Next, Beaverton” website — www.BeavertonOregon.gov/WhatsNext — and is encouraging…
April 17, 2014

Beaverton Teen Idol semifinalists to compete for area's best pop…

by Beaverton Valley Times
$5 tickets available for event featuring 18 semifinalists from area schools Eighteen finalists for Beaverton Teen Idol will compete on Saturday afternoon to determine the best pop voice in…
by: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District leaders are considering the possibility of patrons ages 35 and older using the popular Elsie Stuhr Center during low-use times.
April 17, 2014

District considers Elsie Stuhr Center age limit changes

by Shannon O. Wells
Park officials assure patrons their concerns will carry weight in decision Just because there’s talk about lowering the age limit to use the Elsie Stuhr Center’s senior-oriented facilities…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ERIC SQUIRES - Enraptured children listen to storybook tales read to them during the grand opening celebration for the new Aloha Community Library at 17455 S.W. Farmington Road. Children dressed up as their favorite characters for an earlier parade from the old facility to the larger space to the east.
April 17, 2014

Aloha celebrates move to larger library

by Shannon O. Wells
Nearly $6,000 raised toward $15,000 matching grant from benefactors At the rate Eric Squires and Douglas Hoy are going, they could start a consulting business specializing in opening community…
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…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - The spirit bench (seen here from the back) collected more flowers and trinkets honoring Ayan and Kiden in the days after it was first repainted.
April 16, 2014

Friends, family grieve passionate pair

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Former Beaverton students leave lasting legacy When a box truck slammed into his 18-year-old daughter as she drove to Forest Grove last week, Sam Dilla was on the other side of the world,…

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Andrew Lubash of Beaverton earned the prestigious Truman Scholarship, making him the first University of Oregon student to get the award since 1992 and eighth ever.
Apr 16, 2014

Southridge graduate earns Truman Scholarship

by Caitlin Feldman
Andrew Lubash is first UO student to get award since 1992 When Andrew Lubash of Beaverton found out he’d become a Truman Scholar on Monday, he was in economics class at the University of Oregon.…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Mika Tomic, right, his sons, Stefan, 2, and Luka, 7, and his wife, Svjetlana, participate in the Arbor Day event at the corner of Southwest Barrows Road and 157th Avenue.
Apr 16, 2014

Volunteers plant 40 trees to spruce up wetlands

by Ray Pitz
Site along Barrows Road was once a fenced-off area About 100 volunteers on Saturday morning flocked to what was once considered something of an eyesore — a former fenced-in storm water retention…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Cheryl Twete, Metro regional government's senior development adviser, was named the city of Beaverton's new community development director on Tuesday.
Apr 15, 2014

Metro executive to fill role on Beaverton's development team

by Shannon O. Wells
Cheryle Twete takes over job formerly held by Don Mazziotti Cheryl Twete, Metro regional government’s senior development adviser, was named the city of Beaverton’s new community development…
Apr 15, 2014

Suspects face charges in human trafficking case following police…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Couple hospitalized, 17-year-old girl victim taken to safety A Tuesday afternoon traffic stop on Southwest 173rd Avenue related to a human trafficking investigation led to the arrest of a…
Apr 15, 2014

Spokane-based company to acquire Mercer Industries' window…

by Shannon O. Wells
Sale to save 'a majority' of employees who faced layoffs by this summer VPI Quality Windows signed a letter of intent to acquire all window and door manufacturing assets of Beaverton-based…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews remain at Highland Park Middle School following a Tuesday morning fire in a portable building on campus used to store items. An investigation continues into what caused the blaze.
Apr 17, 2014

Crews extinguish fire at Highland Park

by Christina Lent
Classes were not affected by Tuesday morning blaze Fire investigators could not determine the cause of a fire early Tuesday morning at Highland Park Middle School that caused an estimated…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A dozen students in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy are pitching business ideas to potential investors at Portland Community College's Rock Creek campus on April 16.
Apr 11, 2014

Learning the ropes

by Shannon O. Wells
Young entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to potential investors at upcoming panel Lots of younger, digitally savvy people have volunteered their time to show parents and grandparents the finer —…
Apr 11, 2014

Beaverton libraries accept food donations in place of fines

by Beaverton Valley Times
To celebrate National Library Week, the Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., will accept non-perishable foods in place of fines from Saturday, April 12, through Sunday, April 20. With…
Adams
Apr 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…
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…




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