SolarWorld plans $10 million expansion, will add 200 jobs

SolarWorld plans $10 million expansion, will add 200 jobs

Hillsboro's SolarWorld Industries Americas will soon expand manufacturing capacity and add 200...

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

Before he was a 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist ice skater, four-time world champion and...

Suburbs still hold most appeal for housing

Suburbs still hold most appeal for housing

Metro study sees population shift; critics believe numbers skewed The traditional "American...

From QUARTERMASTER to GLASS MASTER

From QUARTERMASTER to GLASS MASTER

Cornelius man celebrates 90th birthday, artwork About 70 years ago, Adam Bachmann was training...

Parent alleges neglect in son's concussions

Complaint claims Hilhi athlete was not properly screened for concussion The mother of a football...

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October 31, 2014

Candidates race for Oregon House District 24 seat

by Doug Burkhardt
As part of our ongoing election coverage, the Hillsboro Tribune asked the candidates competing in House District 24 to respond to questions covering a variety of issues. The three hopefuls for…
October 31, 2014

Netflix shutters Hillsboro service center

by no byline
Netflix is moving its Hillsboro service center to California in June 2015, company officials announced Wednesday. Netflix is pouring more resources into streaming video, and the Hillsboro…
October 31, 2014

Mother pushes bullying complaint to next level

by Kathy Fuller
The mother of a Century High School student who claimed her son was harassed by school staff members has escalated her complaints to the Hillsboro School District administrative level. After…
October 31, 2014

Woman files lawsuit against police officers, city

by Doug Burkhardt
Alleging her civil rights were violated, a Hillsboro woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Hillsboro in U.S. District Court in Portland. Also named as defendants in the complaint are…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - A number of trees around the area fell Saturday as a windstorm briefly blasted the region. These scenes are from the neighborhoods just off Hillsboros Cornelius Pass Road. In the aftermath of the Saturday windstorm, its clear tree service companies are going to be kept busy. Hillsboro Airport recorded a peak wind gust of 45 mph just before 4 p.m. Saturday.
October 31, 2014

Wind storm damage

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A number of trees around the area fell Saturday as a windstorm briefly blasted the region. This tree from a neighborhood just off Hillsboro's Cornelius Pass Road. In the aftermath of the…
October 31, 2014

Know signs of coming treefall

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Trees in the Pacific Northwest — tall and majestic though they may be — are not always without downsides, the most obvious being their potential to lose branches or topple altogether during…
October 31, 2014

Road projects OK'd

by Kendra Hogue
Three small-scale, road improvement projects have been given the green light by Washington County’s Minor Betterment Program selection committee. The program will be funded by an allocation from…
October 31, 2014

School superintendent issues statement on Washington school…

by (none)
Hillsboro School District Superintendent Mike Scott has issued a statement in the wake of the school shooting this morning at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle: "Hillsboro School…
October 31, 2014

Hundreds of students 'invade' Civic Center

by Kathy Fuller
Last Thursday, 285 high school students from Hillsboro converged on the Hillsboro Civic Center for a crash course in public service careers. Dubbed “Youth Invasion 2014,” the event was organized…
October 31, 2014

Time to 'fall back'

by Staff
It’s that time of year again. This Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time officially comes to an end. That means that if you want to be on the same schedule with your neighbors and…

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Oct 31, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Oct. 19 In the 2300 block of N.E. 12th Way, a man reported his vehicle was broken into sometime between Friday night and mid-day Saturday. Oct. 20 An unknown suspect broke into a truck in the…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: NANCY TOWNSLEY - Gunk-filled gutters can cause rainwater to overflow and force it under your shingles, causing damage.
Oct 31, 2014

Got an afternoon? Clean your gutters

by no byline
In a downpour, a clogged roof gutter sends a cascade of water down the side of your house, making canyons of your flowerbeds and saturating your foundation. This autumn, take time to purge your…
Oct 30, 2014

Jackson Bottom slates 'Stewardship Day'

by Pamplin Media Group
Free family day set Nov. 1 Join Hillsboro Parks & Recreation staff and REI on Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for “A Day of Stewardship,” a free event at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve. The day…
Oct 29, 2014

Commissioners OK pot dispensary code ordinance

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County’s Board of Commissioners finally settled the hot-potato issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday night, with commissioners voting 4-1 to approve Ordinance…
Oct 29, 2014

SolarWorld eyes U.S. expansion; details due Thursday morning

by Kendra Hogue
Hillsboro-based SolarWorld Industries Americas will expand its U.S. manufacturing capacities, according to an Oct. 28 report in Bloomberg News. The story quoted SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck: “The…
Oct 29, 2014

School board hears report on emergency response

by Kathy Fuller
Info after 'major disruption' goes online first, Scott says Hillsboro School District is a leader in safety and preparedness in case of an emergency incident at any of the district's school…
Oct 29, 2014

Junior trapshooting league begins Nov. 1

by Pamplin Media Group
Open to all youth under 18 Hillsboro Trap & Skeet Club will host the 11th annual Junior Winter Trapshooting League beginning Nov. 1. Youth 18 and under are invited to participate. No experience…
Oct 28, 2014

Supplemental ballots mailed to Hillsboro voters

by Pamplin Media Group
New ballots list correct two candidates for city council race Hillsboro voters should be receiving supplemental balllots in their mailboxes Tuesday or Wednesday. Supplemental ballots listing the…
Oct 28, 2014

North Plains council race draws six hopefuls

by Kathy Fuller
Six candidates are running for three open seats on the North Plains City Council. The candidates are incumbents Michael Broome and Glen Warren, Sandi King, Greg Kuhn, Sherrie Simmons and Scott…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
Oct 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…



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