A vaguely nauticle spectacle

A vaguely nauticle spectacle

Returning paddlers gear up for West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta Heather Fulton answered the door...

Tualatin candidates face off in forum

Tualatin candidates face off in forum

Mayoral and City Council hopefuls share visions for city With all of Tualatin’s four...

'Burbs leaders are a winning combination

'Burbs leaders are a winning combination

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Gearing up for success

Gearing up for success

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THS alumni sought for induction to 'Hall of Fame'

THS alumni sought for induction to 'Hall of Fame'

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Breast cancer mission complete

Breast cancer mission complete

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A SMARTer approach to literacy

A SMARTer approach to literacy

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Running in remembrance

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October 19, 2014

Elmer's in Tigard robbed

by Jim Redden
A suspect got away after robbing the Elmer's Restaurant lat 14055 S.W. Pacific Highway in Tigard on Saturday evening. No one was injured during the incident. The suspect is described as a white…
October 16, 2014

Estimate shows levy funds increasing for schools

by Geoff Pursinger
County says levy could generate as much as $6 million a year Voters pamphlets were mailed to homes across Tigard and Tualatin this week, but while the pamphlet is normally a great place to learn…
October 16, 2014

Trust government? Fuhgeddaboudit

by Peter Wong
New poll reveals most voters are dissatisfied as crucial election nears Oregonians, like other Americans, do not trust their government even as they prepare to elect new officials Nov. 4. By a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Learning Palace manager Sherri McBride pulls toys off the shelves at her Washington Square store, which closed this week. The store had only a few months to go on its 15 month lease.
October 16, 2014

Washington Square closes door on Learning Palace

by Geoff Pursinger
Mall terminates store's lease prior to holiday season To hear Mike Farris tell it, Washington Square mall practically begged him to open a store there less than a year ago. Now, mall management…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A heart failure patient is brought into Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center on a stretcher. By working with skilled nursing facilities and primary care clinics, the hospital has been able to reduce the return rate of heart failure patients by 95 percent.
October 16, 2014

Breaking barriers for patient care

by Caitlin Feldman
Legacy Meridian Park works with Marquis Hope Village to establish better lines of communication and ultimately provide better patient care When Carol Palmer decided to look into why Legacy…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Tigard Police have reached a new contract with the city, after working for months without an agreement. Police will see a slight raise, as well as increased retirement options.
October 16, 2014

Tigard council agrees to new police contract

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard’s Police union has struck a deal with the city for a new contract, which is expected to cost taxpayers about $1 million more over the next three years. On Tuesday, the City Council…
October 16, 2014

Schools earn high marks on state report cards

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard-Tualatin and Sherwood school districts have once again out-performed the rest of the state, according to newly released report cards from the Oregon Department of Education. The report…
October 15, 2014

72nd Avenue to reopen this weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
Good news drivers, after weeks of closure Southwest 72nd Avenue in Tigard is set to reopen this weekend. Crews shut down the busy road between Dartmouth Street and Elmhurst Street in late…
Merkley
October 14, 2014

Merkley focuses work on economy

by Peter Wong
Senate re-election bid pushes for funds to fix roads, bridges Democrat Jeff Merkley says he will continue to pursue economic issues — and prod the U.S. Senate to act on them — if he is elected…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A crash on Sunday involving a 77-year-old Tualatin man is under investigation. The driver was transported to the hospital, but was released for non-life threatening injuries.
October 14, 2014

Investigation continues into single-vehicle crash

by Caitlin Feldman
Oregon State Police respond to injury crash involving Tualatin man An investigation is continuing into a single-vehicle rollover crash that involved a 77-year-old Tualatin man, Silverio Frias…

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Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Beaverton dentist Tim Murphy examines a boy at Compassion Tigard. The free one-day health clinic returned to Tigard High School on Saturday, serving about 300 people.
Oct 09, 2014

Tigard health clinic makes deeper impact

by Geoff Pursinger
Fewer drop-in patients receive more personal services The popular Compassion Tigard health clinic may have become a victim of its own success. Although hundreds normally line up outside Tigard…
Oct 09, 2014

Tualatin Lions' Oktoberfest benefit raises $1,300

by Caitlin Feldman
Funding supports vision and hearing screenings in Oregon The Tualatin Lions Club hosted the second annual Oktoberfest Dinner on Saturday in an effort to raise funds for the Oregon Lions Sight…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge recently took comments on whether youths should be allowed to hunt waterfowl. It received 211 comments, a mix that's still being tallied.
Oct 09, 2014

Refuge receives 211 comments on youth waterfowl hunting

by Ray Pitz
A public comment period regarding whether to allow waterfowl hunting in specific portions of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge generated 211 public comments on the subject, according…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - A record 20 giant pumpkins are expected to make their way to this year's Pumpkin Regatta, meaning a record number of paddlers will get to partake in the fun.
Oct 09, 2014

Tualatin counts down to giant pumpkins

by Caitlin Feldman
11th annual West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta returns Oct. 18 With the weather as nice as it’s been, you might have forgotten that it’s actually October. Which, in Tualatin, means that it’s just…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Westside Christian High School students Chloe Brown and Danielle Simmons unload garbage into a Dumpster as part of Get Out! Serve Day, a day-long community service project across Tigard and Beaverton.
Oct 09, 2014

Westside Christian students get out and serve

by Geoff Pursinger
For most high school teenagers, getting them to mow the lawn or pick up around the house is a real chore. At Westside Christian High School, it’s the norm. Students and faculty from the small…
Owens
Oct 09, 2014

New Tigard spokesman aims to tell city's story

by Geoff Pursinger
Communications strategist Rudy Owens' job focuses on public engagement Rudy Owens is a storyteller. A writer and photographer, Owens this week stepped into a whole new world, as the city of…
Oct 09, 2014

HomeGoods opening soon in Tualatin

by Caitlin Feldman
Nyberg Rivers' anchor stores continue to open One of the anchor tenants of Nyberg Rivers, HomeGoods, opens on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 8 a.m. Though its grand opening won’t be as extravagant as…
Oct 09, 2014

Tualatin high's future business Leaders enjoy fundraising…

by Caitlin Feldman
Students raise more cash for March of Dimes than other Oregon clubs Selling paper pumpkins may not be the most traditional fundraising tactic, but for Tualatin High School’s Future Business…
Oct 08, 2014

Tualatin chamber endorses candidates for first time

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin Chamber of Commerce supports incumbents in general election For the first time ever, the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce will endorse select candidates this election season. For the…
Oct 07, 2014

Police arrest man for leaving kids in hot car while getting a…

by Ray Pitz
The Portland man was lodge at the Washington County Jail A 35-year-old Portland man was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with two counts of second-degree child neglect after leaving his…



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