Learning to be a leader

Learning to be a leader

Police cadet Decker Strom wins statewide award Decker Strom, a senior at Liberty High School,...

Flinging flying discs

Flinging flying discs

There’s nothing like flinging a disc across a wide open field to get a little energy out of...

Investing in the future

Investing in the future

Students throughout school district get STEAM infusion “Whoa. This is so cool,” said...

North Plains school celebrates centennial

North Plains school celebrates centennial

North Plains Elementary School is commemorating its 100th year with a slate of activities on...


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May 28, 2015

Deputies named in federal lawsuit

by Doug Burkhardt
Plaintiff claims failure to arrest led to her mother's slaying Alleging that deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office erred by failing to arrest a domestic violence suspect, the…
May 28, 2015

Hillsboro budget is nearly set

by Doug Burkhardt
$419 million proposal includes a big jump in personnel costs The city of Hillsboro is nearly set with its fiscal year 2015-16 budget, with a public hearing on the proposed budget one of the…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - North Plains Elementary School principal Karen Murphy introduces one of the speakers during an assembly Thursday afternoon celebrating the schools 100 years.
May 28, 2015

100 years

by Kathy Fuller
North Plains Elementary students got a history lesson today during the centennial celebration. school North Plains Elementary is 100 years old. The students celebrated Thursday during school and…
May 28, 2015

Beaverton man dies in rollover crash on Highway 6 in Washington…

by (Staff)
A 42-year-old Beaverton man died Wednesday in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 6 at milepost 36 in Washington County. Oregon Stat Police troopers responded to the crash around 9:19…
May 28, 2015

Book helps people identify tree species in Oregon

by (None)
The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees with a simple, step-by-step process. The book, “What Tree is That?” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree…
May 29, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
May 13 -- In the 1600 block of N.W. 191st Avenue, a residence’s garage door was left open overnight, and an unknown suspect entered it and ransacked the garage and vehicle inside. May 14 - In…
COURTESY PHOTO - Christopher Duran Hernandez is fighting leukemia, and a bone marrow transplant could save his life. Hernandez, 16, is the brother of a former volunteer firefighter with the North Plains district.
May 28, 2015

Challenge from North Plains firefighters geared to help cancer…

by Staff
Fire station will host 'Be-the-Match' events June 12-13 Washington County Fire District No. 2 (WCFD2) is the first fire department to issue a “firefighter challenge” for BeTheMatch.org, the…
May 28, 2015

Glencoe graduates complete basic training

by (none)
Army Pvt. Tobias J. Medina, the son of Forest Grove resident Erika Baca, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Army Pvt. Vivian Hernandez-Davila also…
May 27, 2015

Washington County Community Action director announces plans to…

by (None)
Jerralynn Ness, the longtime executive director of Community Action — a nonprofit serving Washington County’s low-income residents — announced Wednesday she plans to retire before the end of…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - A handful of residents attended last week's meeting at the Hillsboro Main Library to take a look at the city's draft Trail Master Plan.
May 27, 2015

City's plan envisions loop trail around Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Proposal would add 70 miles of trails to city A handful of residents got a glimpse last week of a comprehensive draft of the city of Hillsboro’s Trail System Master Plan. The final of three…

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May 27, 2015

School notes

by Kathy Fuller
Governor signs Rep. McLain’s HB 2680 Gov. Kate Brown last week signed House Bill 2680, which establishes a temporary moratorium on the use of standardized tests in evaluating schools and…
May 27, 2015

Forest Grove council picks new city manager: Jesse VanderZanden

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Jesse VanderZanden is the Forest Grove City Council's choice for city manager. Councilors unanimously approved a resolution of intent Tuesday evening to hire the Hillsboro native as the city's…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - PCC President Jeremy Brown was removed from his position Monday night, May 18, weeks after it was reported that he applied for a job in Arkansas.
May 22, 2015

PCC board ousts college president

by Pamplin Media Group
After serving less than two years, Jeremy Brown gets $300K severance payment The Portland Community College board voted Monday night to part ways with Jeremy Brown, the college president. Board…
May 21, 2015

Brown to sign bill limiting e-cig sales

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Change effective Jan. 1 bans sales to minors, indoor use On New Year’s Day, Oregon will ban sales of e-cigarettes to teenagers and also ban their use in public indoor settings. House Bill 2546…
MAP COURTESY OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE - This map of Oregon shows how serious the lack of snowpack is in 2015. For the region of the state where Washington County is located, the snowpack was between 60 to 90 percent below its normal peak levels, and the peak came early, ranging from six to 12 weeks earlier than normal.
May 21, 2015

Water worries: farmers brace for very dry summer

by Stephanie Haugen
Effects of low snowpack will be felt soon California’s drought might be commanding the boldest headlines, but Oregon’s record-low snowpack last winter has left some Washington County growers…
May 21, 2015

State saving dollars for a rainy day

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Revenue forecast puts cash in reserve, gives taxpayers 2016 rebate Along with a projected $473 million rebate to taxpayers and hundreds of millions more available for schools and state services,…
May 21, 2015

Fire damages tool plant

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No injuries reported in ventilation system blaze May 15 A fire in a dust filtration unit at Davis Tool on Northwest Aloclek Place in Hillsboro May 15 caused an undetermined amount of damage and…
COURTESY PHOTO: LYNN KETCHUM - A hanging basket filled with fuchsias is perfect for the shade.
May 21, 2015

Hanging baskets give landscape another dimension

by Kym Pokorny
Apply water-soluble fertilizer to keep flowers looking fresh Hanging a basket filled with colorful plants gives decks and gardens another dimension. “You’ll have color where you wouldn’t have…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Jeffery Menear
May 21, 2015

Hillsboro hires new firefighters

by Staff
The Hillsboro Fire Department has added two new probationary firefighters to its staff. Jeffery Menear, 34, and Sven Dugojevic, 24, began serving with the city of Hillsboro on May 1. While both…
May 21, 2015

County hosts Memorial Day event

by Staff
The public is invited to a Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 25, at the Washington County Fairgrounds’ Veterans Memorial Gateway on the corner of N.E. 34th Avenue and Veterans Drive in…




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