City tees up new park

City tees up new park

Where golf balls once flew, shovels will instead be flying next year as workers plant trees and...

Jackson Elementary fetes Chinese New Year in style

Jackson Elementary fetes Chinese New Year in style

Jackson Elementary School students celebrated Chinese New Year the traditional way last week,...

Longtime councilor launches mayoral bid

Longtime councilor launches mayoral bid

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - STEVEN DOUGLAS ROCKETT
March 04, 2015

Facebook messages, hidden cameras surface in sex abuse trial of…

by Betty Campbell
In a videotaped interview presented to jurors Monday morning, a then-10-year-old boy wearing a Nike hoodie described the life of a normal child: playing sports and video games and enjoying PE…
March 03, 2015

Smoldering chaff barrel causes $100K in damages to warehouse

by Pamplin Media Group
Fire chars Oregon Coffee Roaster Inc. of North Plains Oregon Coffee Roaster Inc., in North Plains sustained an estimated $100,000 in damage Monday night when a plastic 55-gallon barrel of chaff…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER -  Pizzario will open on Hillsboro's Main Street in April, next door to MIR Music.
March 03, 2015

Pizzario set to open on Main Street

by Kathy Fuller
Owner Mike Soto will offer artisan pizza, live music, cocktails Pizzario will open its doors in April at 337 E. Main St., the space formerly occupied by Earth Oven Pizza. Owner Mike Soto is a…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Tobias third-grader Emilie Erickson, right, waits for Ian Baldwin, a fourth-grader at Minter Bridge, to make his move at last Saturday's Chess for Success tournament, held at Tobias Elementary School.
March 06, 2015

Win or lose, chess teaches success

by Kathy Fuller
More than 100 youngsters take part in regional tournament The sunshine outside could wait. Inside Tobias Elementary School's gymnasium Saturday, the competition was intense as 106 students from…
March 01, 2015

Man killed crossing TV Highway

by Pamplin Media Group
A 51-year-old man died early Sunday morning when he was struck by a car on the Tualatin Valley Highway in Hillsboro. Police have not released the man’s name. He died at the accident scene.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: STEVEN HALPERN - American Bitterns, such as this one spotted at Killin Wetlands near Banks, are solitary birds that draw bird watchers to the area.
February 27, 2015

Wetlands discussion brings ideas to table

by Stephanie Haugen
Viewing platforms, events space, public art, wildlife — the stuff of outdoor enthusiasts’ dreams might become a reality near Banks, where about 40 people gathered last Wednesday, Feb. 18, to…
February 27, 2015

Physical therapist joins practice

by Staff
Impact Physical Therapy owner Kent Bond has hired Sam Schroetke as the newest physical therapist on the staff of his Hillsboro practice. A former personal trainer, martial arts instructor and…
February 27, 2015

Knight cancer center gives $50,000 giftto Virginia Garcia

by (none)
The Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation and Health Center was recently awarded $50,000 from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to increase colorectal screening for low-income Latinos who receive…
February 27, 2015

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Feb. 15 A woman found a new 250-pound generator in her backyard in the 600 block of S.E. 73rd Avenue. n An unlocked vehicle in the 800 block of N.E. Caden Street was entered overnight and a…
February 27, 2015

Pedestrian killed trying to cross TV Highway

by Doug Burkhardt
A 34-year-old Hillsboro woman was struck and killed by a minivan while crossing Tualatin Valley Highway at around 8 p.m. Saturday. The deceased pedestrian was identified as Jamey C. Haines of…

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Nathan and Laurie Van Roekel were honored Feb. 10 for saving the life of Troy Van Roekel.
Feb 27, 2015

Wife, son honored for saving life of North Plains man

by Jim Redden
The life of a North Plains father who went into cardiac arrest while doing chores on his family’s farm was saved by the quick action of his wife and son. When Troy Van Roekel collapsed on Jan.…
Feb 27, 2015

Aloha man dies in motorcycle wreck

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An Aloha man died in a motorcycle crash Tuesday evening, Feb. 24, after losing control while driving on Southwest River Road. The driver, identified by Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO)…
Feb 27, 2015

Man accused of shooting up Aloha neighborhood

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man Tuesday afternoon after he reportedly shot a gun in his house and in his neighborhood. Deputies were called to the 20100 block of…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Fernando Rodriguez performed a monologue for Sundays audience at M&M Marketplace. Talent scouts from EstrellaTV were in town searching for the next stars to appear on the show Tengo talento, mucho talento.
Feb 27, 2015

Mucho TALENTO

by Kathy Fuller
M&M Marketplace hosts auditions for popular EstrellaTV show
Feb 27, 2015

Forum set on Smarter Balanced assessments

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro School District will host the Washington County Smarter Balanced Assessments Informational Forum on Monday, March 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hillsboro High School, 3285 S.E. Rood…
Photo Credit: COURTESY GRAPHIC - This rendering is one of three options for a new wayfinding system for Hillsboro. The city is taking public input before deciding on a finalized version.
Feb 27, 2015

System to point the way around city

by Kathy Fuller
A well-designed “wayfinding” system could be the glue that binds the far-reaching areas of the city together. Hillsboro officials are working on plans to design a way to make the city more…
Feb 27, 2015

Bright idea brings bulb and battery store to city

by (none)
Batteries Plus Bulbs, a franchise focused on the expanding battery and light bulb replacement markets, has opened a new store in Hillsboro. The store is located at 2505 N.W. Town Center Dr. in…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Students from the Mooberry Elementary School girls engineering club demonstrate their Rube Goldberg device for members of the Hillsboro City Council. Left to right are Daisy Ixcolin-Pontaza, Mackenzie Kilpatrick and Jordan Thielke. Rube Goldberg was an American inventor and engineer whose whimsical devices used complicated chain reactions to perform simple tasks.
Feb 27, 2015

Engineering excitement

by Kathy Fuller
Feb 25, 2015

Kindergarten registration starts Monday

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro kindergarten moves to full-day next school year Hillsboro School District is joining districts across the state in offering full-day kindergarten this fall. Kindergarten enrollment…
Feb 27, 2015

Citizens press DEQ on air permit application

by Kathy Fuller
Intel wants to double air contaminant limits Many questions remain to be answered to satisfy the public’s concern over Intel Corporation’s air emissions at its Aloha and Ronler Acres chip…




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