Bellino Pasta & Cafe in Hillsboro offers fresh food, friendly setting

Bellino Pasta & Cafe in Hillsboro offers fresh food, friendly setting

Some little boys dream of being a quarterback or an astronaut. Benito Omana Moro spent his...

Water wizards ready to juggle local supply

Water wizards ready to juggle local supply

A strong El Niño season could mean another dry year for Washington County Right now, western...

Local schools take stock of seismic safety

Local schools take stock of seismic safety

Hillsboro campuses have backlog of $37 million in upgrades Like many state and local agencies...

Two-way streets plan could be put to public vote

Two-way streets plan could be put to public vote

Petitioners need 6,669 signatures to get question on May ballot The war for the streets of...


Hillsboro's Latest News

September 04, 2015

Taste the county's best tomatoes, vote for favs

by Stephanie Haugen
Mark the calendar for the Washington County Master Gardener Associations annual tomato tasting. The public is invited to taste heirlooms, old standards and new varieties of tomatoes, and vote…
COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - The women working in the typing pool experience all the ups and downs of being a woman in the workplace in The Best of Everything.
September 03, 2015

Hillsboro play addresses sexism, wage gap

by Stephanie Haugen
'Best of Everything' speaks to modern women's issues For all those fans of 1950s fashion and drama, stop by Bag&Baggage Productions’ latest show, “The Best of Everything.” The play is just one…
COURTESY PHOTO: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - A Chevron gas station at the corner of Southwest Tualatin Valley Highway and Southwest 185th Avenue in Aloha was the scene of a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday evening that killed a young woman and sent seven other people to area hospitals.
September 03, 2015

Century graduate dies in seven-vehicle pileup Tuesday

by Nancy Townsley
Casandra Stolzenberger, 20, was a passenger in car hit in TV Highway crash A 20-year-old alumna of Hillsboro’s Century High School died in a seven-vehicle pileup along Tualatin Valley Highway in…
September 03, 2015

Summer fires burn 74 acres in Tillamook Forest

by (none)
Conditions are extremely dry and still dangerous, says Cafferata Fires started by target shooters in the Tillamook State Forest this summer have burned 74 acres of forestland, prompted…
September 03, 2015

Orchards at Orenco featured in new e-book

by Kathy Fuller
Low-income passive house apartments garnering attention across U.S. The Orchards at Orenco, touted as the largest multi-family passive house building in North America, is featured in the North…
September 03, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Aug. 23 - A bag containing work keys was stolen from a vehicle sometime over the weekend in the 20800 block of Northwest Hodes Drive. - A victim’s Social Security number was utilized by an…
September 03, 2015

Primary election filing window opens Sept. 10

by Peter Wong
Washington County and statewide offices up for grabs on May 17, 2016 Filing opens Thursday, Sept. 10, for federal, state, Metro and Washington County offices on the May 17 primary election…
September 03, 2015

Hillsboro's SolarWorld hosts installer summit

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Hillsboro-based SolarWorld, a manufacturer of photovoltaic products worldwide, last week convened about 500 solar installers and 40 vendors from across the country for an annual summit. Hailing…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Certified Beer Judges Dave Hayes and Bill Schneller join Clean Water Services board chairman Andy Duyck to select the winners at Saturdays Pure Water Brew competition.
September 03, 2015

Wastewater becomes prize-winning beer

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Winners of Pure Water Brew Competition announced in Beaverton Winners of last Saturday’s Pure Water Brew Competition — a one-of-a-kind challenge to homebrewers to create beer using highly…
September 03, 2015

School notes

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Department awards grant to defray AP testing costs The U.S. Department of Education last week awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the…

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Sep 03, 2015

Fair warning: Slow down in active school zones

by Pamplin Media Group
Classes are back in session in western Washington County School began for many children in Washington County Tuesday. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies serving Cornelius are reminding drivers…
Sep 03, 2015

High speed suspected in fatal motorcycle crash

by (none)
A Portland man died last Wednesday, Aug. 26, apparently after his motorcycle went off the road near Timber. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies got a report Thursday morning about a missing…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici greets citizens during her visit to Centro Cultural in Cornelius Monday evening. Bonamici spent an hour answering questions from constituents.
Sep 02, 2015

Bonamici talks Iran, education at town hall

by Kathy Fuller
About 50 citizens turned out Monday night in Cornelius to ask questions of and share their opinions with U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) Bonamici stopped at Centro Cultural on a six-city…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Visitors to the Washington County Museum will see the outside a covered wagon that traversed the Oregon Trail during the 1959 Centennial On to Oregon Cavalcade.
Sep 02, 2015

On to Oregon: Wagon wheels into Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Washington County Museum to unveil Oregon Trail wagon exhibit. Take a step back in time later this month when the Washington County Museum unveils Hillsboro’s replica Oregon Trail wagon that…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Hillsboro man driving the upside-down pickup at the gas station, near the top of this overhead photograph, reportedly failed to stop and struck multiple vehicles stopped for a traffic signal on Southwest Tualatin Valley Highway at 185th Avenue at about 7 p.m. Tuesday. The accident killed a Hillsboro woman and injured at least seven more people. It remains under investigation.
Sep 02, 2015

Hillsboro passenger dies in Aloha crash

by Eric Apalategui
Sheriff's investigators still determining what caused another driver to barrel into intersection. Washington County Sheriff's deputies continue to investigate a multiple-vehicle crash in Aloha…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - Liza Schade, registrar for the Washington County Museum, shows a giant iron cauldron used to make Swiss cheese. Her audience includes Deanna Palm, chairwoman of Portland Community Colleges board of directors, and Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey (both behind the cauldron), among others.
Sep 02, 2015

Washington County museum's Rock Creek site nearly finished

by Eric Apalategui
The Washington County Museum wrote a new chapter in its own history this week when it re-dedicated its facility at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek Campus. For the museum, once mired in…
COURTESY PHOTO - A new flashing school zone light near Cornelius Elementary School will alert drivers to the busiest times, when drivers should slow down and be alert for children.
Aug 31, 2015

Slow down in school zones

by Pamplin Media Group
School begins Tuesday in western Washington County School begins for many children in Washington County Tuesday. Washington County Sheriff's deputies serving Cornelius remind drivers that all…
BUCHALSKi
Aug 28, 2015

Crash victim's family seeks justice at Buchalski sentencing

by Travis Loose
Cornelius man gets 92 months for wreck that killed woman On the morning of Sunday, Jan. 4, 22-year-old Maria Lara Martinez stopped off at her parents’ home to pick up food for her lunch. Maria…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - A firefighter sprays water on a fire that started with a single spark at Dimeo Farms south of Hillsboro Thursday afternoon.
Aug 28, 2015

Firefighters quell blaze on farm near Hillsboro 'One little…

by Travis Loose
'One little spark' sends dry grass up in flames on Southwest Tongue Lane One little spark turned into a full-fledged fire in 30 seconds on a farm in Washington County Thursday afternoon, Aug.…
RUSSELL SMEED
Aug 28, 2015

Washington County Sheriff's Office seeks help finding Rock Creek…

by Pamplin Media Group
Russell Smeed, 50, took toy poodle and left note he might harm himself. The Washington County Sheriff's Office wants help finding a Rock Creek man who has been missing for weeks and poses a risk…



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