Giving HOPE, giving HEARTS

Giving HOPE, giving HEARTS

Tamara and Ben Patridge have big hearts. The husband and wife team generously, and quite...

Lose something? Who you gonna call?

Lose something? Who you gonna call?

Charlotte St. Claire-King left her backpack at the Shute Park playground one day about a month...

Making silk out of a Shakespearean sow's ear

Making silk out of a Shakespearean sow's ear

Bag&Baggage's all-female cast brings 'Six Gentlepersons' to life Bag & Baggage seems, in addition...

Prayer, love and laughter

Prayer, love and laughter

Even at the age of 72, Carol Briggs is still an energetic humanist who wants to better the lives...

Performing from the HEART

Performing from the HEART

A big crowd gathered Jan. 31 at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in downtown Hillsboro for the...

Once an idol, an idol once again?

Once an idol, an idol once again?

Hillsboro has a singer in the hunt to become the 2015 American Idol. Seventeen-year-old Lovey...


Hillsboro's Features

HILLSBORO TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Children bounded into Orenco shops in hopes of getting some eggs last year.
March 27, 2015

Eggs-cellent hunts coming to Hillsboro

by Staff
Rain or shine, Easter egg hunts are an Oregon tradition for families. So branch out of individual yards and see how many eggs are hidden in Hillsboro. The Great Westside Easter Event will be…
Cameron Coleman
March 27, 2015

Solar expert to speak about industry at downtown event

by Joann Boatwright
Science pub teaches attendees about energy trends Tom Green, an Oregon solar energy pioneer, spoke to Cameron Coleman’s sixth-grade class in Eugene in 1982. “Eugene was pretty green-minded,”…
March 27, 2015

Hillsboro library adds Sunday hours

by Staff
Beginning Sunday, March 29, the Shute Park Branch of the Hillsboro Public Library, 775 S.E. 10th Ave. in Hillsboro, will be open on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. The public is invited to celebrate…
COURTESY PHOTO - This spring, the Tillamook Forest Center will announce two days in which families can come up and help release Steelhead fry.
March 20, 2015

Explore the Tillamook Forest this spring

by (none)
The Tillamook Forest Center reopened this month after a winter hiatus and is kicking off spring with special educational forest programs for the whole family — preschool story times, tree…
COURTESY PHOTO: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Launce (Jessi Walters) prepares to leave Verona for Milan, while Crab, the sourest-natured dog that ever lived, simply doesnt care.
March 20, 2015

Hilhi senior lends talent to Bag&Baggage comedy

by Stephanie Haugen
Hanna Brumley shines as assistant director for 'Six Gentlepersons' Heading to the Venetian Theatre this weekend just might make Hanna Brumley’s dreams come true before she even graduates from…
March 20, 2015

Art briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Artists have opportunity to create public art Artists are invited to apply for a sculpture commission at the newly renovated Shute Park Library. A permanent work of art will be installed on the…
COURTESY PHOTO - Four-piece traditional Irish band Na Rosai will offer a free Sunday concert at the Hillsboro Main Library.
March 13, 2015

Celebrate St. Patrick with music, stories, food, fun

by (none)
Don’t get pinched this St. Patrick’s Day. Add some green to your wardrobe and celebrate with more than a pint of green beer. The annual Murphy’s Furniture St. Patrick’s Parade is kicking things…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Steve Dials, owner of Summa Real Estate, said the quality of the schools in the district where a prospective home is located remain a major factor for many home buyers.
March 13, 2015

Is school district bias still alive?

by Doug Burkhardt
Realtors say schools a key factor for those with school age kids There is an old saying, “perception is reality,” and in recent years, there has been a perception around Washington County that —…
COURTESY PHOTOS - The annual fundraiser show, Hip to Be Square, is always popular with onlookers.
March 06, 2015

April exhibit seeks artists

by Stephanie Haugen
Hillsboro's Sequoia invites creators to exhibit next month Local artists are invited to enter Sequoia Gallery + Studios’ annual Hip to be Square Show. The show brings in around 100 works created…
COURTESY PHOTO - BodyVox-2 will perform at the Walters Cultural Arts Center Friday, March 13.
March 06, 2015

Powerful dance performance comes to Hillsboro

by (none)
BodyVox-2 returns to the Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13. Portland-based BodyVox will bring their unique dance performances to Hillsboro. The group’s…

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Mar 06, 2015

Arts briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Arts grants still available The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council is accepting applications for the 2015-16 Community Arts & Culture Grants until 5 p.m. March 27. Arts and culture organizations…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Liberty junior Daniel Lupro reacts after finishing second in the boys 200-yard individual medley, his first silver medal of the state meet.
Feb 27, 2015

Lupro's silver medals power Liberty

by Amanda Miles
Daniel Lupro adds two more runner-up finishes to his state swim meet résumé GRESHAM — You’ve got to feel a bit for Daniel Lupro. By all regards, Liberty’s star swimmer had a great Class 5A state…
Feb 20, 2015

'Spoon River' show explores depths of sin, corruption

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Every once in awhile it is comforting to be reminded that sin, corruption and hypocrisy are not recent creations of a godless, materialistic present that has somehow eluded the timeless virtues…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Shook Twins will bring original lyrics and beautiful harmonies to the Walters Cultural Arts Center Friday, Feb. 27.
Feb 20, 2015

Sisterly folk duo comes to Hillsboro

by Stephanie Haugen
Katelyn Shook wakes up every day knowing what she wants to do with her life. “Finding what you want to do, finding that purpose in life while I’m relatively so young, that’s nice,” Shook said.…
The Walters Cultural Arts Center gallery will feature Karen Swallows work through February. Not Near, Not Far reflects the significant influence of eastern aesthetics and philosophies that have come to bear on her approach. This collection of scrolls explores the thematic symbol of the waterfall through the mediums of sumi ink, rice paper, beeswax encaustic and calligraphy. Swallow was a ceramic potter, then focused on Polaroid transfer photographs and hand-tinted silverprints, and eventually concentrated her efforts on Chinese calligraphy.
Feb 20, 2015

Walters displays calligraphy work

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - (Left to right) Robbie Estabrook, Debbie Davis, Chuck Weed, Sarah Kollars, Cindy Swager and Steve Pitzel make up the cast of Spoon River Anthology.
Feb 13, 2015

Century-old classic features new music, new characters

by Stephanie Haugen
On the 100th anniversary of Edgar Lee Masters’ “Spoon River Anthology,” Hillsboro Artists Repertory Theater is putting on the stage version adapted by Charles Aidman with a few of its own…
Feb 13, 2015

Art Briefs

by (none)
Artists can serve as jurors The Hillsboro Public Art Program is accepting applications from artists who want to serve on a volunteer jury for public art projects. Terms are two years. For each…
Feb 06, 2015

Art Briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Summer Reading art contest entries due Feb. 14 Young artists ages 12 to 18 can submit a design for the Washington County Cooperative Library Services 2015 summer reading program. The winning…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey begins his speech in front of a large crowd at the Hillsboro Main Librarys Event Room Jan. 29. Willey spoke for about 45 minutes with an address titled Successful by Design.
Feb 06, 2015

A FESTIVE STATE of the CITY

by Pamplin Media Group




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