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by: COURTESY PHOTO: FRED JOE - Michelle Nava fires a disc during training for disc golf. Nava, 13, a seventh-grader at Brown Elementary School, won the junior disc golf championship in Kansas last summer.
April 25, 2014

Hillsboro's champion

by Molly Simas
Seventh-grader wins world junior disc golf championship Like many girls her age, Michelle Nava talks fast and laughs easily. She loves to draw, craft, read and spend time with friends. A…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - On his 98th birthday, Amos LaHaie is flanked by his sons Gary, left, and Greg LaHaie as he receives his official honorable discharge papers and medals for his service in the Merchant Marine during World War II.
April 20, 2014

Veteran's surprise comes after 69 years

by Kathy Fuller
Amos LaHaie turned 98 on April 4. His five sons and many family members — five generations in all — came from near and far to celebrate with him. That alone was a special treat. But his middle…
April 21, 2014

'Wonka Jr.' cultivates young talent, no small feat

by Gloria Hatrick
The Northwest Youth Theatre is celebrating its 20th anniversary in a big way with the production of “Willy Wonka, Jr.” There’s a big show, a big stage and a big cast. Based on the ever-popular…
April 21, 2014

Art Briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
‘Crazy’ auditions set HART Theatre will be holding auditions for the debut production of “Crazy Old Man,” written by local playwrights Tina Arth, Darrell Baker and Carl Coughlan. The show,…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Tyler Greene of Forest Grove watches as Rebekah McLean of Portland tests his design for a windmill fan.
April 21, 2014

Innovation: from arrowheads to computers

by Gloria Hatrick
What do an arrowhead and a computer have in common? That’s part of what families were out to discover last Saturday at the Free Family Day exhibit “Technology: from Primitive to Present Day” at…
April 11, 2014

Author brings trail experience to page

by Debby de Carlo
William Sullivan has been hiking from one end of Oregon to the other for years, and his best-selling hiking books are well known to casual and veteran outdoorsmen alike. Along his way, he’s also…
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April 11, 2014

County museum offers free family day

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The Washington County Museum will host a Free Family Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Washington County has long been the home of innovators, and guests will have a chance to view…
April 11, 2014

Calendar

by Stephanie Haugen
April 11 Concert l Hailed as the “Godfather of Jazz Jams” in Portland, Ron Steen is a seasoned musician who has been leading jam sessions for more than 20 years. He’s a prolific drummer who…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: HARVEY BERKEY - This North Plains home was moved from the town of Greenville when the railroad went in.
April 06, 2014

History buffs present lost towns of Washington County

by Stephanie Haugen
The shriveled Washington County towns ignored by the railroad, plagued with flooding and destroyed by war — those are the places of the early 1900s Judy Goldmann and Winn Herrschaft are…
April 06, 2014

Summer reading winner awarded

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The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) chose Sunset High School freshman Jacqueline Brown as the winner of the 2014 Teen Summer Reading Art Contest. Brown’s design depicts a…

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Apr 06, 2014

Glencoe senior selected for Rose Fest court

by Kathy Fuller
April 1 was a great day for Marlo Eckert — she turned 18 and began her stint as a Portland Rose Festival princess. Eckert, a senior at Glencoe High School, was crowned the Metro West Rose…
Apr 06, 2014

Earn money for library by shopping

by Stephanie Haugen
Earn a donation for the North Plains Public Library with a Fred Meyer Rewards Card and through Amazon.com. Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking a Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Bil Lepp is heading out from West Virginia to participate in the storytelling festival, including a grand finale performance April 12.
Mar 31, 2014

Five storytellers come to county festival

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Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) hosts the 10th annual storytelling festival, Art of the Story, April 5 to 12. The festival features five professional storytellers: Bil…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: HART THEATRE - News-Times reviewers praise the performances of the cast -- pictured here left to right, Amanda Clark, Jan Rosenthal, Justin Campbell, Nick Hamilton, Ilana Roder, Laurence Cox, Devon Roberts and Sarah Keyes Chang -- which make this intended-comedy hilarious.
Mar 31, 2014

'Is he dead?' comes back to life

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
If the world ever needed more Mark Twain, surely the time is now. For a few hours last Friday, missing airplanes, recently deceased hate peddlers and conspiracy theorists of all stripes receded…
Mar 31, 2014

Hillsboro veteran pens book

by Stephanie Haugen
“Choices in life lead us to the strangest of places.” This is the first line in David Taylor’s book, “Peto and the Meaning of Life,” published by Tate Publishing. Taylor, who now works as an…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: STEPHANIE ADAMS - Charles McAvoy of Forest Grove has been known to start his readings off singing or even in a fake accent.
Mar 21, 2014

A celebration of poetry

by Stephanie Haugen
The second Tuesday of each month, accountants, lawyers, biologists, machinists and Intel “lifers” shed their calculators, microscopes, brief cases, cell phones and ratchets. They go to the…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Kevin Connell plays Lear, Benjamin Farmer plays Perillus, Stephanie Leppert plays Cordelia, Rebecca Ridenour as Goneril and Jessi Walters as Regan in a dramatic scene in this adapted family drama.
Mar 14, 2014

Stripped-down 'Lear' an overall success

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
“Lear” by Bag&Baggage Productions is a somewhat radical adaptation of Shakespeare’s renowned tragedy, “King Lear.” From our perspective, artistic director Scott Palmer has done the world a great…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: ZACH HOLDEN - Zach Holdens photographs on display at Insomnia Coffee Co. in Hillsboro capture the serene, often desolate beauty of the southeastern Oregon desert.
Mar 14, 2014

Veteran captures peace in photo exhibit

by Stephanie Haugen
Hillsboro resident became professional photographer after military service After taking pictures in the war-torn hills of Afghanistan, Zach Holden of Hillsboro retreated to Oregon’s remote…
Mar 14, 2014

Multicultural outreach workshop offered

by Stephanie Haugen
The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council (HACC) will host Melanie Davis, presenting “Cultural Accessways: How to Connect Genuinely with Multicultural Audiences” from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Walters…
by: COURTESY PHOTOS - Steven Alvarado, a member of the Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club in Hillsboro, is the Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland.
Mar 14, 2014

Youth of the Year

by Kathy Fuller
Steven Alvarado is happy to give back to an organization that has given him so much. Alvarado, a senior at Hillsboro High School, was named “Youth of the Year” last week by the Boys & Girls…




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