Observing October with malice and mayhem

Observing October with malice and mayhem

Bag&Baggage's Halloween show is more subtly creepy This year’s Bag & Baggage homage to the...

Artists share insight into creative process

Artists share insight into creative process

Washington County Open Studios tour is this weekend The fifth annual Washington County Open...

 Local artists open work spaces for tour

Local artists open work spaces for tour

Dozens of artists from one end of the county to the other will open the doors to their most...

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Hillsboro's Features

Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - With fog and dew arriving with Octobers cooler temperatures, spider webs around the area are catching more than just tasty bugs and insects for a spiders dinner. This web in Hillsboro, for example, glistened with a heavy coating of dewdrops before the sun rose high enough to dry off the webbing.
October 24, 2014

A WEB of WET

by Doug Burkhardt
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - On Oct. 11, members of the Hillsboro Garden Club turned out for a day of beautification at the Hillsboro post office at the corner of First and Main. The dedicated team planted 64 trees and bushes and about 60 other plants. Members plan to add more plants in the future and maintain the landscaping.
October 24, 2014

Gardening GREATS

by Staff
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Hilhi students (left to right) Elijah Webb, Isaac Mitzel and Lauren Goldfarb star in upcoming play, Night of the Living Dead.
October 24, 2014

Zombie thriller hits Hilhi stage

by Pamplin Media Group
Just in time for Halloween, 'Night of the Living Dead' runs five nights Hillsboro High School’s theater department is ready and waiting to give its audience a good scare. “Night of the Living…
October 17, 2014

HACC looking for new members

by Stephanie Haugen
The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council is looking for new members. Artists, members of arts organizations or arts lovers passionate about supporting the growth of Hillsboro’s arts and culture…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters members pride themselves on their unique costumes, like these Confederate soldier uniforms.
October 10, 2014

Barbershop show celebrates 40 years

by Stephanie Haugen
The Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters will present a 40th anniversary reunion show, “Thanks for the Memories,” this Saturday, Oct. 11. Chuck Olson of Forest Grove co-founded the group four decades…
October 10, 2014

You can help solve mysteries at Washington County Museum

by Joann Boatwright
Ken and Kris Bilderback work to make history fun, but can murder, suicide and mysterious deaths actually be fun? Audience members can be the jury. The Bilderbacks will present five cases of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Lisa Changs hula classes are for all ages. Lilinoe Pai (left) and Clare Hildick Klein danced at the Beaverton International Celebration.
October 10, 2014

Hillsboro gets a taste of the islands

by Joann Boatwright
Hula instructor Lisa Chang will bring a bit of the Hawaiian Islands to Hillsboro this fall when she teaches at the Walters Cultural Arts Center. She will teach a five-week class that encompasses…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Toni Lincoln will be at the Walters Cultural Arts Center Oct. 10 with Tom Grant, Ron Steen and Dave Captein.
October 03, 2014

Portland jazz artist to perform in Hillsboro

by Joann Boatwright
Toni Lincoln was so shy as a child that she’d sing only for the dolls and stuffed animals she propped up on her bed. Since then, she’s expanded her audience to include the one at the Walters…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jimmie Ray Cantrell channels Johnny Cash for his tribute to the 'Man in Black,' accompanied by his wife, Cyndi Cantrell, who will perform the hits of June Carter Cash.
October 03, 2014

Johnny Cash tribute rolls into town

by Ray Pitz
Jimmie Ray Cantrell’s love of Johnny Cash goes deeper than the fact both have embraced a love for America, trains and their wives. “He was a wonderful man,” said Cantrell, “just him as a human…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Chris Dillon (left)  and Alex McGaw of Two Kilts Brewery in Sherwood are packing up everything and moving to Hillsboro.
October 03, 2014

Two Kilts Brewery heads to Hillsboro

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood’s noted Two Kilts Brewery is saying “hasta la vista” to the city, heading out to greener pastures in Hillsboro. Run by Chris Dillon and Alex McGaw, the microbrewery has been located in…

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Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Helena Macalino holds her first book, The Reflection, which will be released Saturday during a party at Jacobsens Books & More.
Oct 01, 2014

Never too young to tell a story

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro author, 7, releases first book Seven-year-old Heléna Macalino, a self-described “bundle of energy,” has channeled some of that energy into writing and publishing her very own book.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Kara Girod and Javier Solis are professional salsa dancers. Solis will be in Hillsboro Saturday for a special event.
Sep 26, 2014

Salsa affair brings spice to library

by Joann Boatwright
Salsa — from fancy footwork to taste-tickling sauce — will be served up at the Hillsboro Public Library’s Main Branch on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., is free, open to…
Sep 26, 2014

Hillsboro girl, 7, writes book

by (none)
Seven-year-old Heléna Macalino will unveil her first book, “The Reflection,” at Jacobsen’s Books at 3 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 4. Helena’s brother, Damien Macalino, released “What if an…
Sep 26, 2014

Six receptions set for First Tuesday event

by (none)
Walters Cultural Arts Center, the Washington County Museum, Manaia Café, Summa Real Estate, Influence Music Hall and Sequoia Gallery + Studios will host opening receptions for First Tuesday,…
Sep 26, 2014

October genealogy classes held at North Plains Library

by Stephanie Haugen
The North Plains Public Library staff will hold free genealogy classes Oct. 8, 15 and 22 at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Learn to use Family Search, Heritage Quest and Ancestry databases and Find-a-Grave…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ - Doug Burkhardt, an Aloha resident and associate editor of the Hillsboro Tribune, has released a new book about the history of Washington County railroads under the pen name D.C. Jesse Burkhardt.
Sep 19, 2014

Local railroads come alive in new book

by Shannon Wells
Growing up in the sleepy town of Jackson, Mich., D. C. Jesse Burkhardt found trains mysterious and alluring. “I would hear them at night as a kid,” the Aloha resident said. “I was curious where…
Sep 19, 2014

Modern witch hunts target of B&B's 'Crucible'

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Since Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” was first produced in 1953, it has been venerated as a brilliant allegory about the communist “witch hunts” of the McCarthy era. However, by casting his…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Pianist George Winston will return to the Walters Cultural Arts Center next weekend for the first time since 2009.
Sep 19, 2014

Philanthropic piano star offers two shows

by Joann Boatwright
Legendary pianist George Winston will return to the stage at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro for two concerts Sept. 26 and 27. Known for his introspective and almost tranquilizing…
Sep 19, 2014

County libraries expand e-book options

by Stephanie Haugen
A new simpler option is coming for Washington County Cooperative Library Services library cardholders as of Sept. 23. The service links to WCCLS online accounts and has many new titles for all…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOANN BOATWRIGHT - Hillsboro painter Elizabeth Hodgson is a veteran of Hillsboro Plein Air, which is back this weekend for the eighth consecutive year.
Sep 12, 2014

Artists hit the Hillsboro outdoors

by Joann Boatwright
See how creative folks really work at this weekend’s Hillsboro Plein Air, the eighth annual “in the open” celebration of the city and its artists. Visitors will find artists and easels and…



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