The people's doctor retires from practice

The people's doctor retires from practice

Meridian Family Care closing after 35 years in Tualatin, but the couple who own and operate it...

Two debates in Tigard this month

Two debates in Tigard this month

Chamber and Tigard First plan differing candidate forums The race for Tigard City Council is...

TTSD test scores still show racial divide

TTSD test scores still show racial divide

Despite years of work, achievement gap remains There are more students of color in...

State road funds stuck in traffic

State road funds stuck in traffic

Lawmakers wrangle barriers to paying for highway, bridge work Oregon lawmakers next year will...

Young entrepreneurs launch T-shirt enterprise

Young entrepreneurs launch T-shirt enterprise

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October 02, 2014

Farmers see troublesome legislation on the horizon

by Mateusz Perkowski
Non-farm uses expanding in some state land-use zones ENTERPRISE — Potential conflicts between farming and other land uses in Oregon are likely to inspire new legislative proposals next year,…
October 02, 2014

State Ag Board lines up legislative priorities

by Mateusz Perkowski
ENTERPRISE — The Oregon Board of Agriculture plans to narrow down a list of priorities in its recommendations to lawmakers during the upcoming 2015 legislative session. During a Sept. 23 meeting…
The Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools is enrolling for a new series of weekend classes for elementary and middle school students.
October 02, 2014

Enrollment ends Monday for SEED classes

by Geoff Pursinger
Looking for something to occupy your little one’s time this fall? The Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools is currently enrolling for its SEED program, one-hour-a-week classes on fun subjects…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Inmates stand with dogs they helped train during a graduation at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
October 02, 2014

A healing bond

by Caitlin Feldman
Through Coffee Creek Correctional Facility's Puppy Program, inmates learn how to train dogs and work together The first day Jennifer Hinde walked into prison, she saw a dog and instantly knew…
October 02, 2014

Tualatin will attempt to tax marijuana

by Caitlin Feldman
Council puts rules in place prior to Measure 91 vote At a special City Council meeting on Monday, the Tualatin City Council unanimously voted for the taxing of marijuana and marijuana-infused…
September 27, 2014

Tualatin Police host national pharmaceutical drug turn-in event

by The Times
People can drop off unwanted drugs On Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Tualatin Police in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration will host a "Pharmaceutical Drug Take…
Photo Credit: GEOFF PURSINGER - TigardCity Council President Marland Henderson, left, along with several school children and Metzger Elementary School Principal Lawrence Gillespie, officially unveil a new walking path between the school and Southwest 87th Avenue.
September 25, 2014

Tigard unveils new trail for school children, community

by Geoff Pursinger
Two years ago, neighbors put up a gate on Southwest Oak Way to keep people from walking down their short public road. On Thursday, city officials unveiled a new public walking path, transforming…
September 25, 2014

Tigard High homecoming kicks off Friday

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard High School's homecoming celebrations begin Friday evening, so drivers may need to find alternate routes home if they normally take Southwest Durham Road. The Tigard High School…
September 25, 2014

OHSU: State makes a big 'dent' in number of uninsured

by Peter Korn
Oregon has made “phenomenal” progress in reducing the ranks of the uninsured since implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to the lead author of a study released Thursday by Oregon…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Don and Mary Feller are leading a charge to stop a planned extension of their street for new development. Neighbors have hired an attorney and plan to fight the city if the plans go through.
September 25, 2014

An end to Tigard's 'street of dreams?'

by Geoff Pursinger
Neighbors ask Tigard to put the brakes on plans to extend road Mary and Don Feller moved to their home on View Terrace nearly 40 years ago and have never regretted it. It’s the type of…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the Tigard Knitting Guild show off scarves they made during a knitting workshop. The Guild celebrated its 20th anniversary last week, with plans to grow its membership this year.
Sep 25, 2014

A (knit)stitch in time

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Knitting Guild marks 20th anniversary and is still going strong For longtime knitter Sabrina Grant, the crowd of people at the Tigard Senior Center last week was there to celebrate…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - St. Anthonys new principal, Andrew Nichols, hit the ground running this school year by visiting classrooms and meeting new students.
Sep 25, 2014

St. Anthony welcomes new leadership team

by Geoff Pursinger
St. Anthony Catholic Church has gone through a bit of a facelift recently. From the street, the decades-old church looks the same, with its brick façade and stained-glass windows. But inside,…
Sep 25, 2014

Public vote for light-rail approval is years away

by Caitlin Feldman
Southwest Corridor planning pushes on, voter approval on mass rapid transit at least two years in future Tualatin voters last week supported Measure 34-220, which grants citizens a vote before…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Tigard city officials have imposed a tax on the sale of marijuana, despite a ban on stores from selling the drug until May of next year.
Sep 24, 2014

Tigard approves tax on weed shops

by Geoff Pursinger
City officials say tax will recoup cost of additional police The city of Tigard has approved a plan to tax marijuana shops and medical dispensaries in the city. The City Council voted…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - It took several weeks to figure out how to get Gidget, a 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who made it from Philadelphia to Tualatin, back to her owner.
Sep 23, 2014

Gidget goes home, reunited with family

by Caitlin Feldman
Dog found in Tualatin makes return trip to Pennsylvania late Tuesday evening It would take a person two months to walk the 2,700 miles from Philadelphia, Penn., to Tualatin. It took Gidget — a…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE  - A 50-foot-by-50-foot burn pile near a barn flamed up Monday night.
Sep 23, 2014

Burn pile flames up on Tooze Road

by Ray Pitz
Firefighters responded to a possible barn fire Monday night at 13980 S.W. Tooze Road in rural Sherwood. Crews from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reported seeing a column of smoke when they…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Gubernatorial candidates Gov. John Kitzhaber, left, state Rep. Dennis Richardson, center, and Pacific Green Party's Jason Levin, right, discussed a handful of issues Monday morning during their first joint appearance before the editorial boards of the Pamplin Media Group and the East Oregonian (EO) Media Group.
Sep 24, 2014

Kitz, Richardson shine light on differences in first joint…

by Peter Wong
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber defended his record of achievement Monday morning while Republican and Pacific Green rivals battered him on the Cover Oregon website fiasco, education funding and…
A new mural along Fanno Creek Trail is meant to move with the eye as you walk along the path, according to artist Ashley Montague.
Sep 22, 2014

New mural adds lively touch to bike trail

by Geoff Pursinger
The long retaining wall off Southwest Grant Avenue in Tigard was just a slab of concrete a few months ago, but joggers today will find something very different on their morning runs.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sarah Taylor, Alli MacMillan and Elyssa Adams warm up on the barre at June Taylor's School of Dance prior to their trip to an international dance competition in Belgium.
Sep 18, 2014

Dancing toward perfection

by Caitlin Feldman
Three local dancers head to Belgium to compete in the Genee International Ballet Competition Three young women walk to the pale pink wall in a studio at June Taylor's School of Dance in…



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