IVORY KEYS to JOY

IVORY KEYS to JOY

Lorraine Schiebel shuffles up to her organ leaning on a walker, tugs the bench closer to the...

Pacific ensembles fete 10 years with free concert

Pacific ensembles fete 10 years with free concert

Pacific University’s Philharmonic and Chamber Ensembles will celebrate its 10th anniversary...

The patient photographer

The patient photographer

Virtually untouched since its doors closed for business in 1962, the Walters Blacksmith Shop in...

Photographs, quilt to adorn North Plains library

Photographs, quilt to adorn North Plains library

A new month means new displays at the North Plains Public Library. November will bring work from...

Observing October with malice and mayhem

Observing October with malice and mayhem

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Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Susana Cincre and Joselyn Tapia fill and wrap tamales at Centro Cultural Saturday.
November 21, 2014

Free dinner brings all hands to Cornelius deck

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
The first 15 turkeys have already been turned into turkey tamales. The second 15 will be reserved for the traditional mashed-potatoes-and-gravy treatment. All 30 will be part of a free, hot…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Marine Sgt. Joshua Sweeney raises the American flag in front of his new home on Southwest River Road in Hillsboro. His home was designed and built by Homes for Our Troops, a national nonprofit organization that constructs homes for veterans to help them live independently. Sweeney lost his legs in October 2009 while serving in Afghanistan.
November 14, 2014

Veterans Day tributes

by Chase Allgood
November 14, 2014

County libraries see usage rise

by (none)
Since the Washington County Cooperative Library Services launched their 3M Cloud Library e-book solution about a month and a half ago, Washington County libraries have “had one of the fastest…
November 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Indian culture organization Rasika will provide fun opportunities for locals to learn about Indian dress, music and dance.
November 07, 2014

'Incredible India' event set for Nov. 8

by Joann Boatwright
Learn how to wear a sari or get your hand tattooed with henna at Washington County Museum’s free monthly “family day” this Saturday, Nov. 8. Representatives from Rasika, a local Indian arts and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Petty Officer 1st Class Alan Breaux is an aviation structural mechanic serving in the U.S. Navy on Whidbey Island in Washington.
November 07, 2014

Hilhi grad now serving inNavy in Washington state

by Staff
Petty Officer 1st Class Alan Breaux, a Hillsboro native who went to Hillsboro High School, is now serving in the U.S. Navy as an aviation structural mechanic with a Whidbey Island-based…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Rows of crops in a Cornelius farmers field lead to the end of the rainbow Friday evening. A black and stormy sky provided a perfect backdrop for the colorful display.
November 06, 2014

Rainbow bridge

by Doug Burkhardt
October 31, 2014

HART show delivers tricks, treats

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Hillsboro Artists’ Regional Theatre (HART) fills an essential niche in the westside theater scene by regularly providing a venue where area playwrights can display their work. Hard on the heels…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey (left) and Hideyuki Harada, mayor of Fukuroi, Japan, signed a resolution Monday affirming the two municipalities sister city agreement, which started in 1988. The arrangement reinforces the friendship between Hillsboro and Fukuroi, which share common goals and common business interests. The ceremony took place at the Hillsboro Civic Center.
October 31, 2014

FRIENDS forever

by Doug Burkhardt
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - With fog and dew arriving with Octobers cooler temperatures, spider webs around the area are catching more than just tasty bugs and insects for a spiders dinner. This web in Hillsboro, for example, glistened with a heavy coating of dewdrops before the sun rose high enough to dry off the webbing.
October 24, 2014

A WEB of WET

by Doug Burkhardt

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - On Oct. 11, members of the Hillsboro Garden Club turned out for a day of beautification at the Hillsboro post office at the corner of First and Main. The dedicated team planted 64 trees and bushes and about 60 other plants. Members plan to add more plants in the future and maintain the landscaping.
Oct 24, 2014

Gardening GREATS

by Staff
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Hilhi students (left to right) Elijah Webb, Isaac Mitzel and Lauren Goldfarb star in upcoming play, Night of the Living Dead.
Oct 24, 2014

Zombie thriller hits Hilhi stage

by Pamplin Media Group
Just in time for Halloween, 'Night of the Living Dead' runs five nights Hillsboro High School’s theater department is ready and waiting to give its audience a good scare. “Night of the Living…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tim Gabriels metal work studio will be open for curious onlookers this weekend, where he'll offer some demonstrations.
Oct 17, 2014

Local artists open work spaces for tour

by Joann Boatwright
Dozens of artists from one end of the county to the other will open the doors to their most intimate space — their studios. The fifth annual Washington County Open Studios tour kicks off this…
Oct 17, 2014

HACC looking for new members

by Stephanie Haugen
The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council is looking for new members. Artists, members of arts organizations or arts lovers passionate about supporting the growth of Hillsboro’s arts and culture…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Archaeologist and artist Virginia Parks will be showing off some of her encaustic paintings (painting using a variety of different colored waxes) during this weekend's Washington County Open Studios art tour.
Oct 17, 2014

Artists share insight into creative process

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County Open Studios tour is this weekend The fifth annual Washington County Open Studios art tour returns this weekend, with dozens of artists ready to showcase their creations. The…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters members pride themselves on their unique costumes, like these Confederate soldier uniforms.
Oct 10, 2014

Barbershop show celebrates 40 years

by Stephanie Haugen
The Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters will present a 40th anniversary reunion show, “Thanks for the Memories,” this Saturday, Oct. 11. Chuck Olson of Forest Grove co-founded the group four decades…
Oct 10, 2014

You can help solve mysteries at Washington County Museum

by Joann Boatwright
Ken and Kris Bilderback work to make history fun, but can murder, suicide and mysterious deaths actually be fun? Audience members can be the jury. The Bilderbacks will present five cases of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Lisa Changs hula classes are for all ages. Lilinoe Pai (left) and Clare Hildick Klein danced at the Beaverton International Celebration.
Oct 10, 2014

Hillsboro gets a taste of the islands

by Joann Boatwright
Hula instructor Lisa Chang will bring a bit of the Hawaiian Islands to Hillsboro this fall when she teaches at the Walters Cultural Arts Center. She will teach a five-week class that encompasses…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Toni Lincoln will be at the Walters Cultural Arts Center Oct. 10 with Tom Grant, Ron Steen and Dave Captein.
Oct 03, 2014

Portland jazz artist to perform in Hillsboro

by Joann Boatwright
Toni Lincoln was so shy as a child that she’d sing only for the dolls and stuffed animals she propped up on her bed. Since then, she’s expanded her audience to include the one at the Walters…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jimmie Ray Cantrell channels Johnny Cash for his tribute to the 'Man in Black,' accompanied by his wife, Cyndi Cantrell, who will perform the hits of June Carter Cash.
Oct 03, 2014

Johnny Cash tribute rolls into town

by Ray Pitz
Jimmie Ray Cantrell’s love of Johnny Cash goes deeper than the fact both have embraced a love for America, trains and their wives. “He was a wonderful man,” said Cantrell, “just him as a human…



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