Attorney challenges mayor's vote in street decision

Attorney challenges mayor's vote in street decision

When Mayor Jerry Willey voted to break the Hillsboro City Council’s 3-3 deadlock and thereby...

Planners eye unique state forest plan

Planners eye unique state forest plan

State forestry leaders are taking a new cut at how to manage state forest lands in a three-county...

Hagg Lake fire down, then out

Hagg Lake fire down, then out

Shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, a light rain began to fall in the foothills of the Coast Range south...

Youngsters dig '1 Million Trees' project

Youngsters dig '1 Million Trees' project

Scott Fogarty, executive director of Friends of Trees, wondered if he heard right when Portland...

High-tech highways roll into Hillsboro

High-tech highways roll into Hillsboro

Highways and major arterial roads around Hillsboro and elsewhere in Washington County are poised...

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October 20, 2014

Incorrect ballots sent out in Hillsboro council race

by Staff
City's voters told to wait for new ballots A clerical error has resulted in incorrect ballots being sent out to voters in the city of Hillsboro. According to Philip Bransford, communications…
October 20, 2014

Oregon wants ideas for seniors, people with disabilities

by Jim Redden
The State of Oregon wants to hear from people about the services it should be providing for seniors and people with disabilities. Aging and People with Disabilities, a division of the Oregon…
October 17, 2014

Baby dies after being left in car in Intel parking lot

by Nancy Townsley
A six-month-old baby girl left unattended in a car for six hours in an Intel parking lot Thursday has died, and investigators are looking into whether to charge her father with child neglect or…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: CLEAN WATER SERVICES - This two-acre asphalt pad turned into a lush wetland with 36 plant species over the past two years at Fernhill Wetlands, which is adjacent to the Forest Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility operated by Clean Water Services. Work will finish this month on a similar project but much larger project -- a highly visible, 90-acre wetland just to the south.
October 17, 2014

Projects create 'marsh magic' at Fernhill Wetlands

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
In just two years, Clean Water Services turned a two-acre asphalt parking lot into a lush wetland that doubles as a wastewater-treatment facility. The magical marsh was on display last Saturday,…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Choosing bright costumes is one of the suggestions the Oregon State Police offers to help keep kids more visible -- and safe -- on Halloween.
October 17, 2014

Keep trick-or-treating safe and fun

by no byline
Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for children, but sometimes hectic for parents and guardians. In addition to worrying about costumes and cavities, parents must be…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Four families were displaced Saturday by a fire in the kitchen of this 12-unit apartment at 1719 S.E. Oak St., in Hillsboro.
October 17, 2014

Apartment fire displaces four Hillsboro families

by (none)
Four families were displaced early Saturday evening by an apartment fire that started in a kitchen in one of the units at the 12-unit complex at 1719 S.E. Oak St. The fire was reported just…
October 17, 2014

Measure 92 forum set for Oct. 22

by Mark Garber
Is Ballot Measure 92 a straightforward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need about genetically modified organisms, or is it a fundamental threat to Oregon agriculture? A…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENDRA HOGUE - After receiving Spanish-language housing counseling from the Portland Housing Center, the Flores family moved to a brand-new, four-bedroom home in Beaverton eight months ago. From left, David, Martha and David Benjamin Flores, 14.
October 17, 2014

Housing Center extends Hispanic outreachoutreach

by Kendra Hogue
On Southwest Griffith Drive in Beaverton, Humberto Carlos is directing subcontractor traffic at Portland Housing Center West, the first satellite office for the 23-year-old nonprofit housing…
October 17, 2014

Don't wait to address autumn issues around your home

by no byline
We’re three weeks into autumn, and time is wasting when it comes to getting maintenance chores around the home completed before winter sets in. Experts at the DIY Network offer the following…
October 17, 2014

Leaf pickup service begins in November

by Staff
Beginning Monday, Nov. 3, the city of Hillsboro will start its 2014 annual curbside street tree leaf pickup. The city’s leaf program helps keep streets clean and reduces flooding caused by…

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Oct 17, 2014

Builder sets food drive at Orenco

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Pahlisch Homes, a home builder with communities in Hillsboro, will hold a fall festival and food drive from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and bring…
Merkley
Oct 17, 2014

Merkley focuses work on economy

by Peter Wong
Senate re-election bid pushes for funds to fix roads, bridges Democrat Jeff Merkley says he will continue to pursue economic issues — and prod the U.S. Senate to act on them — if he is elected…
Oct 17, 2014

Untruths undercut deputy's reliability

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Miguel Monico, currently serving in Cornelius, will no longer be used as a witness in criminal proceedings, according to Washington County District Attorney…
Oct 17, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Oct. 5 A laptop and other items were stolen from a residence in the 400 block of N.W. Connell Avenue. A car was broken into in the 800 block of S.E. 15th Avenue. Oct. 6 A work vehicle was broken…
Oct 17, 2014

Human Bean hosts 'coffee cure'

by no byline
The Tuality Healthcare Foundation and the Human Bean coffee shops in Hillsboro and Cornelius are teaming up again this year to raise money to benefit breast health programs supported by the…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Queen Lisa Ellis and King Benjamin Miller reigned over Hillsboro High Schools homecoming festivities last weekend as the Spartans football team defeated Rex Putnam High on Thursday, Oct. 9.
Oct 17, 2014

Homecoming ROYALTY

by Nancy Townsley
Joe Gallegos
Oct 16, 2014

Gallegos, Mason, Markley vie for House District 30

by Doug Burkhardt
As part of our ongoing election coverage, the Hillsboro Tribune asked the three candidates competing to be chosen as the state representative for House District 30 to respond to several…
Susan McLain
Oct 16, 2014

It's a two-way race for House District 29

by Doug Burkhardt
It’s a two-way race for House District 29 As part of our ongoing election coverage, the Hillsboro Tribune asked the two candidates competing in House District 29 to respond to questions covering…
John Davis
Oct 16, 2014

District 26 candidates answer questions

by Kathy Fuller
Education funding, growth surface as top issues As a part of our ongoing election coverage, the Hillsboro Tribune asked the three candidates in House District 26 to respond to several questions…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - City of Hillsboro interns Joscelyn Martinez, Scott Ackerman and Karissa Pavlik prep the Burger Dad for a new coat of paint.
Oct 15, 2014

Interns spruce up city's 'Burger Family'

by Kathy Fuller
Longtime icons on 10th Avenue get a fresh coat of paint Next time you pass the Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center on Southeast 10th Avenue, be sure to slow down and check out the Burger…



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