Seniors can visit the zoo for free Tuesday

Seniors can visit the zoo for free Tuesday

Local seniors have the opportunity to reconnect with wildlife Tuesday during Senior Safari, a...

Helping hands

Helping hands

Tigard Auxiliary's Kathy Norris has been making blankets for veterans since 2009, and is on her...

Sunset High School sophomore sheds light on rare cancer

Sunset High School sophomore sheds light on rare cancer

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Still-relevant 'Crucible' honors youth, classic tale

Still-relevant 'Crucible' honors youth, classic tale

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Tigard's Features

September 11, 2014

Project aims to help people with disabilities

by The Times
Washington is one of 12 counties piloting Oregon Project Independence Washington County is one of 12 counties participating in a year-long Oregon Project Independence pilot project. Project…
September 11, 2014

Tour de Parks explores Tigard on Saturday

by The Times
On your mark, get set, ride! Bicyclists from across Washington County will converge on Tigard this weekend for the seventh annual “Tour de Parks” bike ride. The free bicycle ride will travel…
September 11, 2014

Vox Max Belgian hoists prize in river beer contest

by Kendra Hogue
Clean Water Services' challenge sends four top brews to New Orleans event Beer maker Ted Assur took the top prize last week in the inaugural challenge to create beer from Tualatin River water.…
Photo Credit: TIME FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT - Jadon Ruiz rides through the bike safety rodeo supervised by the Beaverton Police Department during the annual Bike Beaverton event.
September 03, 2014

Bike Beaverton event returns on Sunday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Families encouraged to take part in annual ride and safety rodeo The city of Beaverton's Bicycle Advisory Committee is hosting the seventh annual Bike Beaverton event starting at 1 p.m. on…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Representatives from the Indonesian Community of Oregon will return to the 57th annual Beaverton Celebration Parade on Saturday.
September 02, 2014

Celebration Parade embraces city's diversity

by Beaverton Valley Times
Beaverton traditions winds through downtown Saturday It's time to celebrate in Beaverton. The pageantry of the 57th annual Beaverton Celebration Parade returns to the heart of downtown on…
September 04, 2014

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

by Nico Hamacher
SHERWOOD — The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comment on a proposed youth waterfowl hunt program at the refuge. Starting Sept. 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Together, Sue Poff and Ginger Rapport have stood at the helm of the Beaverton Farmers Market for the last 19 years. Both say that without each other, they wouldn't have been about to do it.
August 28, 2014

Celebrating 500th Beaverton Farmers Market in 19 years

by Caitlin Feldman
Beaverton Farmers Market wouldn't be the same without Ginger Rapport and Sue Poff In 19 years, Ginger Rapport has missed three Beaverton Farmers Market. Three. She’s planned vacations around it.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Former Tigard mayor and Metro Councilor Craig Dirksen leads the racers in the Tualatin River Political Paddle Race on Saturday.
August 28, 2014

Ready, set, paddle

by Kendra Hogue
Elected officials hit Tualatin River at Cook Park for annual race On a picture-perfect Saturday morning at Cook Park in Tigard, elected officials from throughout the region snapped on their…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A view from the cab of the SP 4449 of Mike Warren watching Gary Oslund inspect further maintenance to the firebox of the historic steam locomotive at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
August 21, 2014

HISTORY'S INSIDE VIEW

by Jim Redden
Maintenance of SP 4449 locomotive offers a rare view of local rail heritage Portland’s most famous steam locomotive is open for public inspection — literally. The city-owned 1941 locomotive that…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Suzanne Kenney and Luis Torres perform as two star-crossed lovers during rehearsal of 'High Art.'
August 21, 2014

The full circle of Pendulum

by Caitlin Feldman
Pendulum Aerial Arts' revamped "High Art" performance premieres in Portland this weekend With a fluidity traditionally reserved for rivers and streams, The Painter glides through her movements…

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Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF JANIS MIGLAVS - Mursi huts keep their occupants safe from the oncoming storm in Ethiopia, Africa.
Aug 14, 2014

Through a different lens

by Caitlin Feldman
Sherwood photographer Janis Miglavs spent the past 14 years documenting remote African tribes It started with a billboard. He was driving into Portland on Interstate 84 when he saw it — one of…
Aug 13, 2014

Big rigs roll into Conestoga for Big Truck Day

by Beaverton Valley Times
Big Truck Day, one of the most unique events coordinated by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, will be back for its 16th year on Saturday at the Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center,…
News-Times photo: David Roza
Aug 07, 2014

CHICAS on the WATER

by David Roza
Adelante Mujeres teams up with Tualatin Riverkeepers to give girls healthy, productive summer Beaverton resident Richard Harrold has led quite a few kayak and canoeing trips along the Tualatin…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Trumpeters practice during a rehearsal at the Juanita Pohl Center in Tualatin. The musicians pay $7 a week to be part of the band, with money simply going toward buying music.
Aug 07, 2014

Big Band makes a comeback

by Caitlin Feldman
New Horizons Big Band of Tualatin breaks age barriers and revives a seldom-played genre Taking after his father, Bob Lenneville began learning the drums at age 5. By age 14, he’d switched to the…
Aug 07, 2014

Robert Cray headlines Groovin' in the Grass

by Beaverton Valley Times
Saturday night will get smoother as five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray takes the stage as the headliner in Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s fourth annual Groovin’ on the Grass…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: LACEY JACOBY - Joe Dudman from Portland takes first place in the 5K during the Sun Run in Beaverton. This year, the run raised about $10,000 for the Beaverton Police Activities League and HomePlate Youth Services.
Aug 06, 2014

They're off and running

by Beaverton Valley Times
Sun Run benefits Police Activities League, HomePlate Fundraising-oriented runners recently hit the streets for the second annual Beaverton Rotary Sun Run on July 27. The event included 5K, 10K…
Rose Kisling
Jul 31, 2014

Beaverton Christian honors 30-year career of church secretary

by Beaverton Valley Times
A celebration honoring Rose Kisling’s 30 years of service as secretary will be held at Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., on Saturday at 4 p.m. Kisling’s last day on the job is…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - J. Lex Butler flips through the pages of his new book 'Without a Compass: A Memoir.'
Jul 31, 2014

Tualatin author releases new memoir

by Caitlin Feldman
J. Lex Butler chronicles tales from decades of his life J. Lex Butler never knew why he remembered so many details of his life — he just did. After years of telling story after story about what…
by: TIMES PHOTOS: JOHN LARIVIERE - The Jones family of Jerry, 3-year-old Ruby, 5-year-old JJ and Mary race toward the finish line of the Party in the Park Family Triathlon on Saturday morning.
Jul 30, 2014

A true Party in the Park

by Beaverton Valley Times
Thousands of people flock to Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District's signature community celebration
by: COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL SHAFER-MONTGOMERY - German student Emanuel Schultz wears his final, shiny coat in the final scene in the German production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in 1999. A documentary filmed at the time will be shown Monday at the Elsie Stuhr Center.
Jul 25, 2014

Documentary showcases German production of 'Joseph'

by Ray Pitz
As a continuing tribute to the legacy of James N. Erickson, the late Beaverton High School drama teacher and director, a special showing of the documentary chronicling his 1999 journey to…



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