After 33 years, case closes on murder

After 33 years, case closes on murder

Call it a lesson in determination, with a big assist from technological advances. When...

Downtown burger joint closing in autumn

Downtown burger joint closing in autumn

After 19 years in business, Baker’s Burgers is being forced to vacate its building at 807 S....

Hey diddle diddle, Sarah The Satanic Cow jumped a fence, then roamed Bald Peak

Hey diddle diddle, Sarah The Satanic Cow jumped a fence, then roamed Bald Peak

With the 500-pound creature snared securely by the ankle, Jay Meyer was finally able to look her...

All girls, all tech

All girls, all tech

The future of technology is bright ... pink. For two weeks this month, Hillsboro High...


Hillsboro's Latest News

NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - (From left) Ali Groshong, Emily Olson, Chris Breeding and Tiana Rudolf participate in the Washington County Fair's Pig Scramble on Thursday morning in Hillsboro. It was Olson's second, Rudolf and Bredding's third and Groshong's fifth year showing pigs at the fair.
August 07, 2015

Washington County Fair's opening-day heatwave doesn't wither…

by Travis Loose
Thursday’s scorching heat did nothing to deter young or old — seeking thrills on a carnival ride, a peek at barnyard animals or a tall cone of cotton candy — from turning out on opening day of…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper told Kerry Eggers in October 2014 that his life after professional wrestling was all about fun and family. Piper died Friday, July 31, at age 61.
July 31, 2015

Wrestler, Oregon entrepreneur 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies

by Pamplin Media Group
Pro wrestler, entrepreneur and comedian “Rowdy” Roddy Piper of Gaston died Friday. He was 61. The World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment) hall-of-famer and…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - (From left) Ali Groshong, Emily Olson, Chris Breeding and Tiana Rudolf participate in the Washington County Fair's Pig Scramble on Thursday morning in Hillsboro. It was Olson's second, Rudolf and Bredding's third and Groshong's fifth year showing pigs at the fair.
July 31, 2015

Washington County Fair's opening-day heatwave doesn't wither…

by Travis Loose
Thursday’s scorching heat did nothing to deter young or old — seeking thrills on a carnival ride, a peek at barnyard animals or a tall cone of cotton candy — from turning out on opening day of…
COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Sam Jones plays Lord Rivers and Peter Schuyler plays King Richard in Bag&Baggage Productions version of Richard III.
July 31, 2015

'Richard III' a funny, campy version of bloody drama

by Tina Arth
Scott Palmer, artistic director of Hillsboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions, is notorious for his irreverent interpretations of Shakespeare’s hallowed output — but this summer’s plein air cartoon…
COURTESY PHOTO - Police are seeking an armed suspect, seen here holding up the Lucky Market in Forest Grove.
July 31, 2015

Police seek handgun-armed robber

by Staff
The Forest Grove and Hillsboro police departments are looking for a man who robbed the Lucky Market in Forest Grove and the Cornell Mini-Mart in Hillsboro at gunpoint on Monday, July 27. At 1:30…
July 31, 2015

Can you eat local?

by (None)
Oregon Food Bank issues the food challenge in August Stop by any farmers' this time of year and you're likely to find a hive of activity. Stalls overflow with locally grown and produced food,…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Team Tegan - Tualatin's Johnson family (from left) Connor, Brian, Teagan and Mick - helped publicize and support the Tour de Cure to benefit diabetes research and support.
July 31, 2015

Tour De Cure raises nearly $400,000 to help stop diabetes

by The Times
Saturday's weather may have been disagreeable, but the 500+ riders and volunteers who took part in the American Diabetes Association's annual Tour de Cure were not — they all agreed to do their…
FILE PHOTO - Local libraries had their share of interesting events -- like a visit from trickster border collies -- this summer as part of the Summer Reading program.
July 31, 2015

Summer reading isn't over - yet

by Stephanie Haugen
As summer flies by so does the Washington County Cooperative Library System’s Summer Reading Program, which provides special events for all ages from June through August, book sugges- tions and…
July 31, 2015

North Plains officer investigated for harassment heads to new…

by Nancy Townsley
Jody Petersen, the North Plains police officer and part-time Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was twice under investigation last year — once in Washington state and once in…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Flo Rida
July 31, 2015

FLO @ THE FAIR photos

by Pamplin Media Group
Flo Rida headlined the first night of the Washington County Fair with Dillon Francis, Kalin & Myles, Tori Kelly, Katy Tiz, MKTO, and DJ Noodles.

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Jul 31, 2015

Senior Center gets $50K boost

by (None)
The Community Senior Center of Hillsboro has received a $50,000 gift from a nonprofit group that is aligned with the center and backs its programs. “We are excited to support Hillsboro Community…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Jennifer and Joe Finegan and their four children work on the family farmland for a living. One of their properties was just granted Century Farm status by the Oregon Farm Bureau.
Jul 31, 2015

Country kids continue century of farming

by Stephanie Haugen
When visitors arrive at his late grandfather’s farm, nine-year-old Owen Finegan greets them with facts about bygone crops and livestock that sprouted his family farming traditions. His…
Jul 31, 2015

12 from Hillsboro graduate from Oregon National Guard program

by Staff
Youth ChalleNGe gives at-risk teens another chance to succeed A dozen young people from Hillsboro have graduated from the Oregon National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (OYCP), a statewide,…
Jul 31, 2015

New year, new look

by Kathy Fuller
Portland Community College’s Hillsboro Center is throwing its doors open this fall and welcoming students with a revamped schedule, more classes, more subject options and personalized service.…
Jul 31, 2015

Camping 101 adventure comingto a park near you

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
For one thing, they can see stars. Urban families who travel to Stub Stewart State Park in western Washington County as part of the “Let’s Go Camping” program notice the difference in the night…
Jul 31, 2015

Police Log

by (None)
July 19 In the 2000 block of S.E. Cypress Street, a male victim reported being assaulted by an unidentified white male adult. The victim suffered minor injuries as a result of the assault. In…
Hillsboro Tribune Photo: Stephanie Haugen
Jul 31, 2015

McLain, Gallegos talked traffic , minimum wage

by Stephanie Haugen
State Representatives Susan McLain and Joe Gallegos hosted a town hall meeting at the Hillsboro Main Library last Thursday, July 16, to wrap up the last legislative session. It was a packed room…
Jul 31, 2015

Pacific offers veterans confidential counseling

by (None)
Pacific University’s Psychology & Comprehensive Health Clinic is inviting post-911 war zone military service veterans and their family members to schedule free and confidential counseling…
Jul 31, 2015

First Avenue will be closed for repair in August

by Staff
Two blocks of First Avenue in downtown Hillsboro will close for four days in August as part of the Tualatin Valley Highway paving project. Here is the current schedule for the closures: n From 6…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Following in the footsteps of Hank's Thriftway just a couple blocks west, Baker's Burgers will close its doors in September. It has operated on Baseline Street for 19 years.
Jul 29, 2015

Hillsboro burger joint closing in autumn, leaving another gap in…

by Doug Burkhardt
After 19 years in business, Baker’s Burgers is being forced to vacate its building at 807 S. E. Baseline St. The owners, Man Ho Jo and Karen Jo, said they were notified by the owner of their…




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