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B&B forges plan to buy new theater

B&B forges plan to buy new theater

Hillsboro-based company likely to secure own space for performances If all goes as planned,...

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Families in the SHARC tank

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Keep pets cool during hot weather

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Hillsboro's Latest News

TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE - Fire caused heavy damage to this home in the Bethany area early Sunday.
July 05, 2015

Farm house burns down in Bethany area

by Jim Redden
An early Sunday morning fire destroyed an old farm house in rural Multnomah County northwest of Portland. No one was injured in the blaze in the Bethany area, although the American Red Cross…
July 03, 2015

School notes

by Kathy Fuller
State pilots Oregon Biliteracy Seal program This year, 450 Oregon graduates will earn the state’s first ever biliteracy seal as part of a pilot program in seven Oregon school districts and one…
July 03, 2015

Got a road peeve? Make a suggestion

by Travis Loose
With only two weeks until the July 15 deadline, the clock is ticking for Washington County residents to nominate their most-hated roadway flaws for fixing. Every year, the Washington County…
July 02, 2015

Community Action charts plan for trust grant

by Doug Burkhardt
Funds will assist agency that helps county's low-income residents Even helpers need a helping hand now and then, and Hillsboro-based Community Action recently earned a big hand up. Community…
July 02, 2015

Bonamici busy in visit to Hillsboro area

by Doug Burkhardt
In exclusive July 1 interview with the Hillsboro Tribune, congresswoman discusses trade, education, senior issues U. S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) is making the most of her Fourth of July…
Courtesy photo: Rick Paulsen
July 02, 2015

Jurassic meets technology

by Kathy Fuller
Artosaur is a creative collaboration between Hillsboro community members Christine Martell and Mark Walker, as well as the Glencoe High School FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Team 4488…
July 02, 2015

Marijuana is now legal in Oregon, but there are limits

by Staff
With July 1 changes to marijuana laws, state offers tips and updates As of July 1, recreational marijuana is legal in Oregon for adults 21 and older. But there are limits. The “What’s Legal?”…
July 02, 2015

Hops, Tuality foundation team up to fight cancer

by (None)
Wear pink to game to promote breast cancer awareness The Tuality Healthcare Foundation and the Hillsboro Hops baseball team are teaming up to raise awareness of the need for a regular mammogram…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - Cameron, 5 (left), and Mallory Kurth, 2, enjoy the warm waters at Hagg Lake on Saturday, June 27. They and their parents, Joe and Robin Kurth, traveled from Tigard to cool down a little bit and have some fun, they said.
July 02, 2015

How to BEAT the HEAT

by Nancy Townsley
Scorching temperatures send residents flocking to lakes, rivers, pools Break out the coolers and swim fins, folks. It’s going to stay hot for a while in the Willamette Valley. Forecasters say a…
July 02, 2015

First section of water pipeline ready to go

by Staff
Willamette Water Supply Program partners, the city of Hillsboro and the Tualatin Valley Water District, are teaming up with Washington County to construct nearly 2.7 miles of a large diameter…

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COURTESY PHOTO: M.O. STEVENS - Visitation Catholic School wants to build new, larger facility in Verboort. County Ordinance 797 would help pave the way for the private school to do that.
Jul 01, 2015

Ordinance could change rural school land use rules

by Kathy Fuller
A proposed land use ordinance before the Washington County Planning Commission today would solidify language in the county’s Community Development Code as it pertains to schools located in rural…
Hillsboros Fourth of July Parade is the largest parade of the day in Oregon.
Jul 01, 2015

Independence Day celebrations abound

by Pamplin Media Group
There’s no need travel this weekend for the Fourth of July, there are plenty celebrations right in our back yard. Those looking to give some holiday time to a good cause can do so in Hillsboro…
Jul 03, 2015

School district seeks amended complaint

by Kathy Fuller
Former employee's lawsuit claim 'not sufficiently written' Oregon School Boards Association attorney John Stellwagen, who is representing the Hillsboro School District in a wrongful discharge…
Jul 01, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
June 21 - A cellular telephone was stolen as the victim ate at a fast food restaurant in the 500 block of S.E. 10th Avenue. - A black 2015 Kawasaki Ninja was stolen from the 5200 block of S.E.…
Jul 01, 2015

City answers questions on smoking ban

by Kathy Fuller
City of Hillsboro is smoke free beginning today, July 1 As of July 1, smoking and vaping is prohibited on all city of Hillsboro property, including the Civic Center Plaza in downtown Hillsboro…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Bag&Baggage Productions is planning to buy the old Wells Fargo bank building, which has sat empty for years, to transform it into their own performing arts space.
Jun 29, 2015

Bag&Baggage, city forge plan to bring new theater building to…

by Stephanie Haugen
If all goes as planned, Hillsboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions will be moving their offices and getting to work planning the remodel of their very own theater this year. Bag&Baggage and the city of…
Jun 26, 2015

City moves ahead with North Hillsboro vision

by Kathy Fuller
About 1,300 acres may become 'urban renewal district' in city An open house on plans for the North Hillsboro Industrial District drew 60 people to the Hillsboro Main Library last week to see…
Jun 26, 2015

Former employee files lawsuit against Hillsboro School District

by Kathy Fuller
A former employee of the Hillsboro School District has filed lawsuit in Washington County Circuit Court, alleging she was wrongfully discharged from the school district and that the district…
Jun 25, 2015

Beat the heat at Hillsboro cooling stations

by Kathy Fuller
With severe heat predicted in the coming week, the city of Hillsboro offers cooling stations at the following locations, which are air-conditioned and will have water available: Hillsboro Police…
A Hillsboro man died Wednesday after crashing his car on Northwest Jackson School Road.
Jun 25, 2015

Hillsboro man dies in Jackson School crash

by Pamplin Media Group
A Hillsboro man died just before noon Wednesday, June 24, after he drove his vehicle off Northwest Jackson School Road. Washington County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene of the…




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