Arab-American group cancels yearly festival in light of Gaza conflict

Arab-American group cancels yearly festival in light of Gaza conflict

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Alice Sumida learns to dance through history

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Walmart stores plan for August opening

Walmart stores plan for August opening

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Tualatin pair take a different approach to acting

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: TVF&R - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue officials say three cars were damaged and two destroyed after an afternoon fire in Tigard.
July 29, 2014

TVF&R crews battle car fire in Tigard

by The Times
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews say one man was burned after several cars caught fire in a Tigard parking lot on Tuesday afternoon. According to TVF&R, firefighters responded to 74th Avenue…
July 26, 2014

Expect traffic delays on Scholls Ferry at Tile Flat Road on…

by Beaverton Valley Times
Travelers are encouraged to use alternate routes as crews complete paving project A contractor for Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation will perform paving work on…
by: FILE PHOTO - ODOT will record traffic patterns during rainy weather to determine what, if anything, caused several crashes on the overpass of Highway 217 earlier this year.
July 31, 2014

Signs, seal and cameras to be installed at Highway 217 flyover

by Geoff Pursinger
After several crashes were reported on the flyover, ODOT says it will do whatever it takes to fix the problem Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation say they will be putting up…
by: GEOFF PURSINGER - Alexander Leake, 27, is escorted to a police transport vehicle. Neighbors have said for months that Leake's home on Gentlewoods Drive was being used to sell heroin.
July 24, 2014

Update: SWAT raid home of suspected drug dealer

by Geoff Pursinger
Hundreds of syringes found, two arrested. Tigard Police have arrested two people and detained more than a dozen others in an early morning raid on a suspected heroin trafficking operation,…
July 24, 2014

Police seek help in Scholls Ferry Road stabbing

by Geoff Pursinger
A Beaverton man is in the hospital after he was stabbed several times in the back late Tuesday night. Beaverton Police were called to the 10300 block of Scholls Ferry Road at about 10:51 p.m.,…
by: FILE PHOTO - Tigard Police and the Tigard Breakfast Rotary will be hosting a bicycle safety fair at Tigard Burgerville on Saturday as a fundraiser for a new K-9 unit. Bring your bike and helmet to Burgerville from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
July 24, 2014

Police K-9 fundraiser passes halfway mark

by Geoff Pursinger
Burgerville will donate proceeds to new dog during bicycle safety fair on Saturday The Tigard Police Department is well on its way to securing the funding for a new police dog. Tigard Police and…
July 24, 2014

Evidence suppression overturned by courts

by Caitlin Feldman
The Oregon Court of Appeals last week revisited an earlier judge’s decision in a driving under the influence of intoxicants case involving Tualatin resident Bethany Michel. The defendant was…
Philippo
July 23, 2014

Jury convicts Tualatin man of girlfriend's murder

by Caitlin Feldman
Lujar Philippo sentenced to 28 years in prison On June 22, 2012, Lujar Philippo stabbed his girlfriend Kiorinta Edmond to death on the lawn outside their Tualatin Meadows apartment. On Tuesday,…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp raises a point July 16 at a joint Tualatin-Wilsonville city council meeting on the future of Basalt Creek.
July 29, 2014

Visions for Basalt Creek differ

by Josh Kulla
Wilsonville wants industrial land. Tualatin wants residential. The two cities must meet in the middle One thing is clear from the recent joint meeting between the Wilsonville and Tualatin city…
ODOT released this simulation of how the traffic signs will work, telling drivers on Highway 217 to slow down as congestion increases.
July 22, 2014

New variable speed signs make debut on Highway 217

by Geoff Pursinger
'ODOT RealTime' signs warn about congestion to stop drivers from hitting the brakes. Drivers along Highway 217 might notice something a little different about their commute home. The Oregon…

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by: STATE OF OREGON - Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh
Jul 21, 2014

Former Gov. Atiyeh dies at 91

by Peter Wong
Led Oregon out of 1980s recession Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high…
The Times' Sports Editor Dan Brood brought home an award from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for this photo of Sherwood junior Hunter Pfefferkorn after the Bowmen won the 4 x 400 relay at the Class 5A State Track and Field Championships.
Jul 24, 2014

Times brings home awards from state newspaper association

by Geoff Pursinger
The Times has earned several awards in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including an award for general excellence. The ONPA's annual awards are the…
Jul 21, 2014

Training through experience

by Caitlin Feldman
Tualatin's Daniel Lacy hopes to fill need in the automotive training industry Daniel Lacy was struck by an idea 15 years ago. He wanted to figure out a way to provide mechanical training and…
The Tigard company opened its first store at Washington Square earlier this year.
Jul 18, 2014

Young Art to open in Bridgeport

by Geoff Pursinger
Just a week after Bridgeport Village announced that it would be opening six new stores this fall, the outdoor shopping mall has landed another tenant. Young Art Lessons, a children's art store…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Beaverton resident and military veteran Robert Gustafson stands by the U.S. flag in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3452 building in Tualatin. Gustafson is the second Save Our Veterans patient to have complimentary surgery since the program kicked off in early July.
Jul 17, 2014

Tualatin clinic takes load off veteran's shoulders with surgery

by Shannon O. Wells
While serving as a fixed-wing crew chief in the U.S. Army in the jungles of Vietnam, Robert Gustafson dodged enemy rockets for two years without suffering serious injury. While walking down the…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Aleiah Barnes, 8, and her sister, Ileiza, 11, race down their King City neighborhood in soap box derby cars. The sport, which began during the Great Depression, is still going strong with its national championships next week in Akron, Ohio.
Jul 17, 2014

King City girls feel the pull of soap box derby

by Geoff Pursinger
Soap box derby cars don't have engines, but they do have 70 years of racing tradition under their belt Ileiza Barnes and her sister Aleiah are still years away from taking their driving test at…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dave Whitcher, who teaches math at Twality Middle School, is raising money to transform his songwriting hobby into something more. Whitcher is known for his MegaMath songs, which teach kids about math terminology
Jul 17, 2014

Math teacher taps into tunes with Kickstarter campaign

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard math teacher hopes crowdfunding will take music project to next level Dave Whitcher is not a great singer, or so the Twality Middle School teacher says in his online video. He sees…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - When Jim Balsiger went into cardiac arrest in February, doctors didnt think he would pull through. On Monday, he met with the men and women who saved his life.
Jul 17, 2014

Heart attack survivor reunites with CPR heroes

by Geoff Pursinger
Jim Balsiger is alive because his daughter didn't hesitate A Tigard man was reunited Monday with the men and women who saved his life after he nearly died of cardiac arrest at his home during…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Demolition on the Tualatin City Council Building began last Thursday, July 10. The building was torn down to make way for the extension of Seneca Street into Nyberg Rivers.
Jul 17, 2014

Crews tear down Tualatin City Council Building to clear space…

by Caitlin Feldman
After four decades of existence and several months of vacancy, Tualatin’s City Council Building was torn down last week in preparation for the Southwest Seneca Street extension. The go ahead to…
Jul 17, 2014

ArtSplash returns for its 19th year

by Caitlin Feldman
Head to the Tualatin Commons to see and buy art from 39 artists The 19th annual ArtSplash Art Show and Sale hits the Tualatin Commons this weekend. Featuring 39 Pacific Northwest artists,…




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