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July 18, 2014

Here's why I - and you - need journalism

by Kate Stringer
There are many reasons I shouldn’t be a journalist. That was my thought in 10th-grade English class. One particular day, my teacher was recruiting students to register for the journalism class…
July 18, 2014

In this heat, give pets an extra break

by Hillsboro Tribune
We’ve all seen it. A parked car sitting somewhere with no humans around, and inside, a dog locked within. Sure, the pet’s owner has left the window rolled down a few inches, but that’s just not…
July 18, 2014

Hunger still a big problem in county

by Ronald Sarazin
Bursting with good economic news, Washington County may seem like an unlikely place for hunger. Yet it exists all around us. The county has fared quite well in recovering from the Great…
July 11, 2014

Volunteers celebrate Fourth by helping others

by Hillsboro Tribune
Washington County sure knows how to celebrate! The weekend’s Fourth of July festivities started early around the area and really didn’t stop even when July 5 rolled around. In Hillsboro, the…
July 11, 2014

Hunger exists all around Washington County

by Ronald Sarazin
Bursting with good economic news, Washington County may seem like an unlikely place for hunger. Yet it exists all around us. The county has fared quite well in recovering from the Great…
July 11, 2014

Changes will enhance law enforcement coverage in Cornelius

by Jef Dalin
Effective July 1, police services in the city of Cornelius will be provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. For Cornelius residents, this means they will receive a higher level of…
July 11, 2014

Letters

by none
‘Facts’ on guns are often complete falsehoods The last issue of this newspaper contained both an opinion (“Gun violence now just part of the landscape,” Hillsboro Tribune, June 20 issue) and a…
July 04, 2014

No reason to overreact to cougar sightings

by Hillsboro Tribune
Last week, the city of Hillsboro responded to a report that a cougar was sighted near the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve by closing the trails at the popular park. On June 26 at around 8:30…
July 04, 2014

Letters

by none
‘Facts’ on guns are often complete falsehoods The last issue of this newspaper contained both an opinion (“Gun violence now just part of the landscape,” Hillsboro Tribune, June 20 issue) and a…
July 04, 2014

Counting on kids from classroom to career

by Michael Brown
When Hillsboro youth have opportunities to help others and achieve excellence in their own lives, it makes our community stronger. From the recent creation of the city’s first career exploration…

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Jul 04, 2014

Publication note

by Doug Burkhardt
The July 4 issue of the Hillsboro Tribune will be published on its normal schedule and will be available in newspaper boxes and other regular outlets by late afternoon on Thursday, July 3.…
Jun 27, 2014

Relay For Life is a noble endeavor

by Hillsboro Tribune
This weekend, hundreds of citizens will come together for a high-profile annual event geared toward combating the scourge of cancer. On Saturday and Sunday, the American Cancer Society’s Relay…
Jun 27, 2014

What does May's election mean for Washington County?

by Russ Dondero
Given the re-election of Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck and Commissioner Bob Terry, despite facing two excellent opponents, one has to credit them for running very effective campaigns and…
Jun 27, 2014

Counting on kids from classroom to career

by Michael Brown
When Hillsboro youth have opportunities to help others and achieve excellence in their own lives, it makes our community stronger. From the recent creation of the city’s first career exploration…
Jun 27, 2014

Letters

by none
‘Facts’ on guns are often complete falsehoods The last issue of this newspaper contained both an opinion (“Gun violence now just part of the landscape,” Hillsboro Tribune, June 20 issue) and a…
Jun 22, 2014

Gun violence now just part of the landscape

by Hillsboro Tribune
The anxiety and frustration is growing, and a tipping point has to be coming soon ... doesn’t it? Week after week now, we hear of a shooting somewhere in the United States. It’s an epidemic of…
Jun 22, 2014

Letters

by none
Hillsboro Airport is not main producer of toxic chemicals in city’s air No one can deny or disprove that the air we breathe contains toxic chemicals. Some of these toxins are naturally occurring…
Jun 23, 2014

Amazon.com is standing up for indie authors

by Ken Bilderback
Soon, Stephen Colbert will be sitting at David Letterman’s desk at CBS, earning millions of dollars a year to host the “Late Show.” Until then, however, he’s fighting for his rights as an…
Jun 13, 2014

Honoring sacrifice, from Salem to Cornelius

by Hillsboro Tribune
It is difficult to believe it has been 70 years since what was perhaps the most important battle of World War II — the Allied invasion of the Normandy region of France on June 6, 1944. For many…
Jun 13, 2014

Letters

by no
Like it or not, economic growth supports citizens Miki Barnes’ guest commentary (“County should steer away from ‘economic engine’ model of growth,” Hillsboro Tribune, May 23 issue) urges…




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