Meet the Courtyard Rockettes

Meet the Courtyard Rockettes

New dance ensemble takes Courtyard Village by storm Four pairs of tap shoes pitter pattered on...

Trees light up and illuminate the holidays

Trees light up and illuminate the holidays

Communities gathered Friday for annual holiday celebrations On a frigid December Friday, it...

An unconventional entrance into the world

An unconventional entrance into the world

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Big mouth

Big mouth

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A talented couple

A talented couple

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Santa has a new headquarters

Santa has a new headquarters

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Retaining history through architecture

Retaining history through architecture

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Tigard's Features

December 04, 2014

Tis the season for lighting up the night

by Christina Lent
Community events ring in holidays with festive celebrations Families and neighbors looking to ring in the holiday season with the community are invited to gather at one of the several tree…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Before 'The Princess Bride' could be made, the filmmakers had to make sure they had the perfect person to play each role. One such role was that of Fezzik, played by Andre the Giant.
November 26, 2014

Going back in time with 'dear, sweet Westley'

by Caitlin Feldman
Actor Cary Elwes shares tales of 'The Princess Bride' in his new book, and will be signing at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing on Thursday, Dec. 4 Growing up, my family had a recorded…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Noah Strycker will embark on a quest to see 5,000 bird species in 2015. He became enthralled with birds as a boy.
November 20, 2014

Put a bird on it - or maybe 5,000 of them

by Jennifer Anderson
Man aiming for species-spotting record part of Wild Arts fest Noah Strycker has lived for months at a time in some of the most remote places on Earth — Antarctica, Costa Rica, the Galapagos…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Jeanne Jamison, executive director of King City Love INC, stands in front of a map showing the affiliates coverage area with photos and locations of churches it works with. She is holding three cards that contain information about local homeless shelters, food pantries and other services.
November 20, 2014

Helping the homeless

by Barbara Sherman
King City Love In the Name of Christ makes an impact Life has gotten a little easier for homeless people and indigent families in Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, Durham and King City, thanks to Love…
November 20, 2014

Meals on Wheels People hosts Thanksgiving dinners

by The Times
Meals on Wheels People will deliver more than 1,000 turkey dinners to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day. The organization will also host community Thanksgiving dinners at several locations…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: VIRGINIA WERNER - Andrew Davis, 8, dances as Pinocchio during a rehearsal for The Portland Ballet's upcoming premiere of 'Tales from Mother Goose.'
November 13, 2014

Seeking perfection

by Caitlin Feldman
The Portland Ballet gears up for annual Thanksgiving shows Talk to nearly any dancer, and you’ll get quite familiar with the term “self-discipline” by the end of the conversation. “Challenging”…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Brian Wegener and Todd Prager walk behind the Tualatin Riverkeepers headquarters in Tualatin. Wegener and Prager are inviting the public to participate in a summit to weigh in on community tree codes.
November 13, 2014

Urban Forestry Summit coming to Tualatin

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin Riverkeepers and others to discuss existing tree codes Look around any given town in Oregon, and chances are you’ll see trees. Trees between sidewalks and roads, trees at the entrances…
November 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Rev. Jose Garcia serves as a chaplain at Legacy Meridian Medical Center in Tualatin.
November 06, 2014

Finding spiritual balance

by Caitlin Feldman
Legacy Meridian Park chaplains have one mission: Support patients The chaplains at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center don’t have an agenda, nor do the other chaplains. For these spiritual…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Members of the Northstar Dance Company rehearse at  THPRD's Garden Home Recreation Center.
November 06, 2014

Blending the cultural divide

by Caitlin Feldman
Northstar Dance Company celebrates Native American Heritage Month by educating public Inside a studio in the Garden Home Recreation Center, dancers dressed in vibrant regalia sway and bounce and…

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: THPRD - Visitors will learn about the adaptations of newts and other forest inhabitants at indoor exhibits and interactive activities hosted by the park district's nature experts.
Nov 05, 2014

It's raining: Time to go newt exploring

by Beaverton Valley Times
Tualatin Hills Nature Park hosts Newt Day activities on Saturday Rain or shine, Newt Day returns to the Tualatin Hills Nature Park on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Nature Park Interpretive…
Nov 05, 2014

Community events honor Veterans Day

by Christina Lent
Special programs invite public to pay tribute Families looking to honor veterans can participate in an array of community celebrations marking Veterans Day. Here are a few events close to home:…
Nov 01, 2014

World War I anniversary inspires new exhibit

by The Times
All military veterans get in free to Washington County Museum in November The donation of a World War I uniform worn by Washington County resident William Crandall’s father, Sgt. John Crandall,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tigard photographer Loren Nelson with his large format camera at the Helzer Art Gallery at Portland Community College's Rock Creek Campus.
Oct 30, 2014

The patient photographer

by Caitlin Feldman
Loren Nelson's photography exhibit steps back in time through the perspective of a blacksmith shop established in 1890 Virtually untouched since its doors closed for business in 1962, the…
Oct 30, 2014

Does your group want to perform?

by The Times
Bridgeport Village recently announced a new program called “Season of Sounds.” This program will give school choirs, bands and theater groups the chance to perform at Bridgeport Village in…
Oct 30, 2014

Military veterans are invited to special patriotic tribute

by The Times
Tigard High hosts early Veteran's Day celebration on Nov. 7 Tigard High School’s leadership class invites all veterans to its annual recognition ceremony Friday, Nov. 7, to honor all those who…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: OWEN CAREY - Madison Wray portrays Ivy, and Haley Ward is Bean in the Oregon Children's Theatre's new production that opened in the Newmark Theatre on Saturday.
Oct 29, 2014

'Ivy + Bean' come to life on the stage

by The Times
Oregon Children's Theatre presents show based on Annie Barrows' book Meet Bean. She’s a loud and wild 7-year-old with a huge imagination. Bean rules the neighborhood on Pancake Court and the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: CARLI DAVIDSON - Wally, an African wild dog, practices his standup routine at the Oregon Zoo. On Saturday, the zoo will host an evening of comedy to benefit conservation of this and other endangered species.
Oct 29, 2014

Zoo comedy night is going to the animals

by Beaverton Valley Times
Event supports Portland Audubon and Tanzanian Carnivore Project Cackling geese, laughing hyenas and hard-to-amuse humans all stand to benefit from the Oregon Zoo’s second annual comedy night…
Oct 25, 2014

State seeks input on senior issues and disability concerns

by The Times
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…
Oct 24, 2014

Westside Economic Alliance welcomes Bonamici, Schrader

by The Times
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will be in Tigard next week to discuss her plans for the 114th Congress. The Oregon Democrat from Beaverton will speak at the Westside Economic Alliance’s breakfast…




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