From sales force to war zone

From sales force to war zone

It must have been a gigantic transition going from being a car salesman to serving in a war zone,...

A TOAST to TOASTERS

A TOAST to TOASTERS

For 30 years, George and Linda Starbird spent their free time scouring antique stores, junk shops...

Two-way street decision headed to court

Two-way street decision headed to court

The city of Hillsboro might want to hold off on removing any “one-way” street signs for...


Hillsboro's Latest News

Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WCSO - A lone bull's rampage through the small town of Cornelius ended Monday afternoon, Jan. 19, when a Washington County sheriff's deputy shot the animal.
January 23, 2015

Deputies put down loose bull in Cornelius

by (none)
A loose Charolais bull gave some Cornelius residents a scare late Monday morning, Jan. 19. Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) deputies responded to a call about the bull around 11:30 a.m.…
GREG SCHOLL
January 23, 2015

Grand jury reform draws supporters from all sides

by Lee van der Voo and Nancy Townsley
Nearly five years ago an African-American man was shot during an encounter with police. He was unarmed. He had just stepped out of an apartment building with his hands behind his head. It didn’t…
January 23, 2015

Cities, counties gear up for fight over marijuana taxes

by Hillary Borrud
SALEM — The marijuana industry and lobbyists for cities and counties are preparing for a fight in Salem over whether to allow local sales taxes on legal marijuana. Under Measure 91, recreational…
January 23, 2015

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Jan. 11 An iPhone 6 was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2200 block of N.W. Amberbrook Drive. Jewelry was stolen from a vehicle in the 800 block of N.E. 34th Avenue. Jan. 12 A car was…
January 23, 2015

Cornelius to growth-boundary residents: No forced annexation

by Art Heerwagen
A public meeting about land use in Cornelius last Thursday, Jan. 8, began with a promise. “First, and possibly most importantly,” said Community Development Director Michael Cerbone, “the city…
January 23, 2015

State's employment numbers are strongest since August '08

by Staff
Oregon’s unemployment rate continued to drop, going from 7.0 percent in November to 6.7 percent in December — the lowest level since August 2008. Jobs grew rapidly again in December. During the…
January 23, 2015

North Plains cop won't be charged in Washington state

by Nancy Townsley
A prosecutor in Cowlitz County, Wash., has declined to charge North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen, 37, with any crime after a two-month investigation into allegations of harassment and…
January 23, 2015

Idea survey nets intel for Hillsboro schools

by Kathy Fuller
More than 3,300 Hillsboro School District staff, parents and community members participated last fall in a community dialogue hosted through ThoughtExchange, an online process that allows…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Something big is brewing behind these large windows at 315 E. Main Street in downtown Hillsboro, but an opening date remains unclear.
January 23, 2015

Brewery's opening date in question

by Doug Burkhardt
Two Kilts Brewing opened in Sherwood in 2011. The new business, which boasted “classic pub fare” and a variety of micro-brews, was housed in a 4,400-square-foot building along Tualatin Sherwood…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO  - State Rep. John Davis, whose district includes portions of Hillsboro, is shown at work in Salem on Jan. 12, the day he was sworn in.
January 23, 2015

Davis takes oath of office for second term

by Staff
In a ceremony administered by Thomas A. Balmer, the Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, state Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) was sworn in for a second term representing House District 26…

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Jan 23, 2015

Hillsboro man arrested as suspect in Christmas theft

by Staff
On Monday, a Forest Grove police officer arrested Julio Bobadilla, 45, as a suspect in the theft of approximately $10,000 worth of construction supplies and tools that occurred on Christmas Day…
Jan 23, 2015

Reading program seeks original art

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County Cooperative Library Services is looking for the best art by teenagers for its 2015 Teen Summer Reading Art Contest. This year’s teen summer reading theme will be “Unmask!” The…
Jan 23, 2015

Community Briefs

by (none)
Oregon LNG Terminal meetings coming up The Department of Environmental Quality will host meetings in Warrenton and Vernonia concerning water quality certification for the proposed Oregon LNG…
Jan 23, 2015

Cover Oregon open house slated for Feb. 9 in Hillsboro

by Staff
More than 81,000 Oregonians have gotten medical coverage through HealthCare.gov., choosing a private health plan on the marketplace website that opened Nov. 15. The data are current through Jan.…
Jan 23, 2015

State urges taxpayers to file returns electronically

by (none)
The 2015 tax filing season has now begun for both the Oregon Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service. Both agencies began accepting returns electronically and processing all…
Jan 23, 2015

Riley sets about creating small business council

by Staff
After being sworn in Jan. 12, newly elected state Sen. Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro) followed through on his promise to create a Small Business Legislative Advisory Council comprised of business…
Jan 23, 2015

Board puts teeth into animal code changes

by Richard Flamm
The Washington County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the first major update of the county’s animal code in 30 years Tuesday morning, Jan. 20. In doing so, commissioners did away…
Jan 23, 2015

Grant to fund 'adventure packs' for Cornelius Library

by (none)
Friends of the Cornelius Public Library has received a $2,000 grant from the Oregon International Air Show to support “Reading Adventure Packs,” a new initiative to encourage reading and…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - City View art teacher Shannon Johnson leads first graders through an art project earlier this week.
Jan 23, 2015

Charter school is poised for growth

by Kathy Fuller
After 10 years of constant growth, leaders at City View Charter School want to double the school’s enrollment. Hillsboro School District’s only charter school opened 10 years ago and has seen…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: CLINT HASTINGS - Team Thunder from Farmington View Elementary won the Young Team Award last weekend at the Oregon FIRST Lego League championship held at Liberty High School.
Jan 23, 2015

Local robotics teams snag awards

by Pamplin Media Group
Three Hillsboro area teams brought home awards from the Oregon FIRST Lego League Championship Tournament, presented by Rockwell Collins, held last weekend at Liberty High School. The event…




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