Wings ready to soar over Washington County

Wings ready to soar over Washington County

Annual air show returns to Hillsboro Airport soon For three days this month, the skies above...

County won't prosecute illegal sign-poster

County won't prosecute illegal sign-poster

Washington County officials have decided not to prosecute Gaston resident Michael Medill for...

Community pulls together after drownings

Community pulls together after drownings

When a tragedy the likes of the Aug. 25 drowning of four family members at Hagg Lake hits, the...

Don't fear, river beer will be crystal clear

Don't fear, river beer will be crystal clear

Portland-area beer drinkers rarely bat an eye at the unorthodox flavors dreamed up by local home...

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe the 29-year-old Forest Grove woman who was stabbed to death at a Cedar Mill...

Family of 4 pulled dead from Hagg Lake

Family of 4 pulled dead from Hagg Lake

Four members of a Hillsboro family, spanning three generations, appeared to have drowned Monday...

Unanimous support for Intel in joint session

Unanimous support for Intel in joint session

Officials take four hours of public comment before signing 30-year SIP deal Intel’s 2014...

Metro area caught in gigabit gamble

Metro area caught in gigabit gamble

Residents of the Portland metropolitan area who are interested in broadband service might be a...

City Council OKs agreement with county to streamline Nike expansion plans

City Council OKs agreement with county to streamline Nike expansion plans

The Beaverton City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Washington County to...

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Most young professionals are familiar with the heart-pounding, clammy sweat and free-ranging...

Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

It was purely by accident that Joseph Auth and Amanda Spahn discovered last May that their farm...

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

The Oregon Renaissance Festival is about to come roaring back into Hillsboro, and organizers are...

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

-  Community ties help lighten rigors of labor for area's farmworkers Julian Perez-Perez began...

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

It was a drill for an event no one ever wants to experience. On July 30, Hillsboro School...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Gidget the Jack Russell Terrier, who went missing in Pennsylvania last spring, was found in Tualatin this week. She is now being cared for at the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter in Hillsboro while her owners await her homecoming.
September 17, 2014

Terrier from Pennsylvania, found in Tualatin, winds up at…

by Pamplin Media Group
Gidget, a seven-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, has been on a journey that might make a good Disney movie. Gidget went missing from a town near Philadelphia on April 22. Three-and-a- half months…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A Washington County juvnile offender on a supervised day tip to Autzen Stadium is accused of raping a Eugene woman.
September 16, 2014

Washington County teen accused of Eugene rape on probation trip

by KOIN 6 News
Trip to Autzen Stadium intended to develop positive life skills The 17-year-old teen arrested Saturday in Eugene for the rape and beating of a woman near the University of Oregon’s Autzen…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Perry Gliessman, Southwest Portland-based Oregon Health and Science University's director of advanced technology, stands in front of a geodesic dome that houses OHSU's new Data Center West in Aloha.
September 12, 2014

OHSU makes data storage a breeze

by Shannon O. Wells
As the mercury steadily reaches toward the 80s in Hillsboro on a bright, sunny morning, the temperature inside a hulking, silver spaceship-like geodesic dome keeps things in the cool and comfy…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: NANCY TOWNSLEY - Michael Medill of Gaston pauses near a memorial to four members of a Hillsboro family who drowned at Hagg Lake last month. He erected unauthorized warning signs at the Sain Creek Picnic Area Saturday and was cited for criminal mischief.
September 12, 2014

Gaston man cited for posting warning signs at Hagg Lake

by Nancy Townsley
After bolting several unauthorized, homemade warning signs to trees at Hagg Lake's Sain Creek Picnic Area Saturday afternoon, Michael Medill paused near a memorial to four family members who…
September 12, 2014

Missing Hillsboro teen found safe

by Staff
On the afternoon of Sept. 11, Woodland Police Department officers, acting upon information developed by Hillsboro Police Department detectives, located 13-year-old Ivette Gutierrez of Hillsboro…
September 12, 2014

Dip in scores prompts middle school study

by Nancy Townsley
A middle school study team will soon begin to analyze faltering scores by Hillsboro School District eighth-graders on the latest round of state tests, Assistant Superintendent Steve Larson said…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - More than 3,000 people joined hands across the Interstate 5 bridge between Portland and Vancouver last year to celebrate the journey to addiction recovery. This years event is set for Sept. 13.
September 12, 2014

Joining hands helps break addiction chain

by Kathy Fuller
Once a year, the Portland metropolitan area addiction recovery community gets together to celebrate recovery in a big way, with a human chain reaching from Oregon to Washington. On Sunday, Sept.…
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September 12, 2014

Council campaign settles into two-way race

by Doug Burkhardt
The field is a little less crowded now in the Hillsboro City Council race in Ward 2. Until the end of August, three candidates were vying for the seat — Kyle Allen, Monte Akers and Brenda McCoy.…
September 12, 2014

Blood donation centers set up in September

by Staff
American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month. To help increase donations during the month of…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: PCC - Portland Community College President Jeremy Brown hands out diplomas on stage at the Memorial Coliseum during the college's commencement in June.
September 12, 2014

PCC jumps to fifth in nationin associate degrees earned

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Community College Week, a national trade publication for two-year colleges, ranked Portland Community College number five in the nation in awarding associate degrees among two-year schools. The…

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Sep 12, 2014

Wrong-way driver causes head-on crash

by no byline
Highway 26 shuts down near Sylvan Road as officers investigate Hillsboro police are investigating a wrong-way driver incident on Highway 26 that resulted in a three-car crash early Saturday…
Sep 12, 2014

Urban vote key in GMO campaign

by Mateusz Perkowski
The fate of Oregon’s genetically modified organism labeling initiative will hinge on whether heavy spending by opponents can overcome the liberal leanings of urban voters, experts believe.…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: BETTY CAMPBELL - Miguel Monico, a Washington County Sheriffs deputy serving in Cornelius, sits in a federal courtroom where a jury unanimously agreed Monday, Sept. 8, that he falsified evidence.
Sep 12, 2014

Jury: Cornelius officer untruthful but not malicious

by Betty Campbell
After deliberating Friday afternoon and Monday morning, the seven-member jury in a federal lawsuit brought by Cornelius resident Diego Mata-Gonzalez unanimously agreed the city of Cornelius and…
Sep 12, 2014

School Notes

by Kathy Fuller
Essay contest highlights Oregon’s rivers Students returning to school with good memories of fishing, swimming or boating in one of Oregon’s rivers are invited to turn those memories into works…
Sep 12, 2014

Shop Whole Foods, help out with affordable housing

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Community Partners for Affordable Housing is inviting community members to “Five Percent Community Support Day” on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Whole Foods Market in Hillsboro’s Tanasbourne area.…
Sep 11, 2014

East wind fans region's wildfire flames

by Pamplin Media Group
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area.…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - New warning signs are now up at the Sain Creek Picnic Area at Hagg Lake, site of the tragic drowning deaths of four Hillsboro family members Aug. 25.  The five permanent signs were put up this afternoon.
Sep 10, 2014

Signs of hope

by Doug Burkhardt
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - KERI SINNER
Sep 08, 2014

Cornelius runaway found in northwest Portland

by Nancy Townsley
A runaway Washington County teenager has been located in northwest Portland after a month-long disappearance. Keri Sinner of Cornelius, who went missing Aug. 5, turned up in the St. Johns area…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Gear from emergency personnel is spread everywhere after a pickup truck went out of control and landed on its top, briefly trapping its two occupants who were taken to area hospitals.
Sep 11, 2014

Helvetia wreck sends two to hospital

by Staff
Pickup strikes poles and rolls over on Helvetia Road Two people were seriously injured when their pickup truck struck a power pole and flipped onto its roof Monday morning on Northwest Helvetia…
Photo Credit: WASHNGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Colt Lyerla's booking photo at the Washington County Jail
Sep 07, 2014

Colt Lyerla arrested for DUII in Washington County

by Jim Redden
Colt Lyerla was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs early Saturday in Aloha. Lyerla, 21, is a former football player for Hillsboro High School, the Oregon Ducks and the…



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