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July 31, 2015

Century grad now serving on Navy sub

by Staff
The Hillsboro Tribune A 2012 Century High School graduate and Hillsboro native is serving aboard one of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines, living and working at a Navy…
July 31, 2015

County fair kicks off this week

by Doug Burkhardt
The annual Washington County Fair is back this week for another season of “Big Fair Fun.” This year’s festivities get started Thursday, July 30, and conclude Sunday, Aug. 2.Washington County…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - A rainbow of colorful lights is greeting pedestrians, drivers and MAX train passengers traveling through Hillsboro at night. Beginning at sunset and continuing through midnight, the city of Hillsboros Main Street Bridge is now home to a nightly display of public art, a light-emitting diode (LED) projector fades the colors into each other with slow light movement across the arch. The light show debuted Tuesday, July 21, 2015. The project will also reduce long-term maintenance costs associated with the replacement of the formerly blue light bulbs, which were already in need of replacement.
July 31, 2015

Main Street bridge shinesas ART DISPLAY

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COURTESY PHOTOS - Virginia Parks will display and sell her encaustic (hot wax) paintings at the Chehalam Mountain Art Affair event this weekend.
July 23, 2015

Artists gather in woods for informal festival

by Joann Boatwright
Informal festival gives creators a low cost chance to sell and display in Hillsboro More than a dozen local artists will gather this weekend for the Chehalem Mountain Art Affair’s 12th annual…
COURTESY PHOTO - Molly Gloss will be at the North Plains Public Library July 25 to talk about her work, including her newest one, Falling from Horses.
July 17, 2015

Oregon author to discuss work in North Plains

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon author Molly Gloss will be in North Plains at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25, to discuss her work as Friends of the North Plains Public Library hosts “An Evening with an Author” at the library.…
COURTESY PHOTO: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Peter Schuyler plays the comedic Richard III in Bag&Baggage Productions version of the Shakespearean play, opening Wednesday, July 22.
July 16, 2015

Tragic 'Richard III' dark, funny

by Stephanie Haugen
Bag&Baggage stages work by the Bard in Hillsboro's downtown plaza Nothing says summer like watching a little theater outside on a warm evening with one of Shakespeare’s most famous villains.…
COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL HENLEY/CONTEMPORARY IMAGES - Kathleen Silloway, Aaron Morrow and Karlyn Weaver brought their characters to life on stage during the opening weekend of Agatha on the Rise.
July 16, 2015

Local playwright's work rises to the HART's stage

by Tina Arth
HART's Page to Stage winner showing in Hillsboro For the past three years, Hillsboro Artists’ Regional Theater (HART) has given local playwrights the opportunity to enter scenes from original…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - A big fish that didnt get away trundles along Main Street, looking as if it is about to swallow several parade attendees. The huge, 14-foot tall display of a Chinook salmon was intended to attract people to the 60th birthday party of the Hillsboro-based Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District on Sept. 19.
July 09, 2015

Big parade marches down Main

by Staff
Revelers celebrate Independence Day with patriotism, fun in Hillsboro
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Some of the first runners across the finish line at Saturdays 15th annual C.A.T. Walk & Run were actually rollers.
July 09, 2015

Racing for a cure in Hillsboro

by Pamplin Media Group
C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run raises $71,500 for cancer research and treatment About 1,000 runners and walkers took to downtown Hillsboro streets on the Fourth of July and raised about $71,500 for…
COURTESY PHOTOS: MICHAEL HENLEY/CONTEMPORARY IMAGES - The cast of HART Theatres Agatha on the Rise was hard at work rehearsing this week, prepping for the opening weekend of an original comedy.
July 09, 2015

Local writer sees show come to life at HART

by Stephanie Haugen
This weekend brings the opening performances of “Agatha on the Rise” at the Hillsboro Artist’s Repertory Theatre (HART), 185 S.E. Washington St. Local playwright Sally Stember’s “Agatha on the…

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COURTESY PHOTO  - Oakwood Gardens in Hillsboro will be transformed into the magical forests of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream for Bag&Baggage Productions seventh annual gala dinner and auction.
Jul 02, 2015

Fundraiser supports life-changing Bag&Baggage program for teens

by Stephanie Haugen
Hillsboro high school students taking internships with Bag&Baggage Productions aren’t just killing time until graduation or trying to get out of school early. They’re stepping into their…
Hillsboros Fourth of July Parade is the largest parade of the day in Oregon.
Jul 01, 2015

Independence Day celebrations abound

by Pamplin Media Group
There’s no need travel this weekend for the Fourth of July, there are plenty celebrations right in our back yard. Those looking to give some holiday time to a good cause can do so in Hillsboro…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Conversations with Writers, a group that brings authors to speak in Hillsboro, will host Margaret Chula as she presents Living in the Moment: A Haiku Life.
Jun 25, 2015

Haiku writer to answer questions during Hillsboro visit

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Conversations with Writers will host its monthly author talk next Monday, June 29, with Margaret Chula, who’ll present “Living in the Moment: A Haiku Life.” Chula’s seven collections of haiku,…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Hillsboro Artist Justin Lacche stands in front of the Beaverton Building which gave him inspiration to paint, 'Afternoon at the Beaverton Building at The Round,' which he holds.
Jun 25, 2015

It's not his city it's yours

by Caitlin Feldman
Hillsboro artist Justin Lacche has an exhibition exploring the spirit of Beaverton Justin Lacche sat in the courtyard of The Beaverton Building at The Round and began to sketch. He wanted to…
COURTESY PHOTO  - Jake Elliot will read from his book Hounds of the Hunted in Hillsboro Saturday. Five other authors will also appear at Three Mugs Brewing.
Jun 19, 2015

From horror stories to westerns, listen up this Saturday

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The public is invited to a special Books & Brews event in Hillsboro this Saturday, June 27,- featuring local authors. Six authors will read their work at Three Mugs Brewing, 2020 N.W. Aloclek…
Cassie Greer
Jun 04, 2015

Celebrate summer reading with stories, drawings

by Staff
Locals are invited to a celebration at the Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, to kick off the start of the 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program at Washington County public…
COURTESY PHOTO - Laurence Cox as King Arthur and Mila Boyd as Lady of the Lake take the stage as talented cast members of Hart Theatres Spamalot.
Jun 04, 2015

HART's 'Spamalot' selling out shows

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Musical modeled after 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is sure to be fun In the words of the immortal Monty Python, “If life seems jolly rotten, there’s something you’ve forgotten, and that’s…
Fred Melden
Jun 04, 2015

Poetry night a mainstay of arts center

by JoAnn Boatwright
Monthly event welcomes all poets to read or listen Open Poetry Night has been a mainstay of the Walters Cultural Arts Center’s Tuesday Happenings Series for 10 years, drawing poetry readers and…
Jun 04, 2015

Bid Oregon Chorale founder farewell

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The Oregon Chorale will present two special shows this weekend to honor founder Bernie Kuehn, who’s retiring from his director position. Saturday, June 6, there will be a performance at the…




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