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Metro area caught in gigabit gamble

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City Council OKs agreement with county to streamline Nike expansion plans

City Council OKs agreement with county to streamline Nike expansion plans

The Beaverton City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Washington County to...

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

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Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

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Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

Rural landowners get reprieve from zoning change

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Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

Knights and pirates and fairies ... oh, my!

The Oregon Renaissance Festival is about to come roaring back into Hillsboro, and organizers are...

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

Farmworkers find laughter, kindness while toiling in fields

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School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

School drills plan for 'worst-case scenario'

It was a drill for an event no one ever wants to experience. On July 30, Hillsboro School...

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August 27, 2014

Family of 4 pulled dead from Hagg Lake

by Nancy Townsley and Jill Rehkopf Smith
Under sunny, summer skies, deserted park yields grim find Four members of a Hillsboro family, spanning three generations, appear to have drowned Monday in Henry Hagg Lake near Gaston. Jova…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Searchers will continue looking for the family of a child who drowned in Hagg Lake on Tuesday.
August 26, 2014

Child drowns at Hagg Lake, no sign of family

by KOIN 6 News
Hagg Lake was closed Tuesday as searchers looked for the family of a child believed to have drowned there Monday evening. The Newberg Fire Department Dive Team was expected to join the…
August 24, 2014

Shots fired in Hillsboro apartments

by Jim Redden
Hillsboro police are investigating an exchange of gunfire at an apartment complex Saturday evening. No one was reported injured in the incident, which occurred at the Brookwood II Apartments,…
Photo Credit: WASHINGON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - A boat was destroyed and  dock was damaged by a Sunday morning fire at Hagg Lake.
August 24, 2014

Fire damages boat and dock at Hagg Lake

by Jim Redden
A boat caught fire and destroyed part of a dock at Henry Hagg Lake on Sunday morning. No one was injured, although there was significant damage to both the boat and dock. No estimate was…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - This 2013 Scion XD driver by Javier Martinez-Becerril hit a power pole and was heavily damaged.
August 24, 2014

Two drivers arrested after power pole crash

by Jim Redden
Two people were arrested late Friday following a crash near Schools that broke a power pole. Javier Martinez-Becerril, 35, from Beaverton was cited for DUII and Criminal Mischief. He was also…
August 22, 2014

150-year farm knots Batchelder family

by Stephanie Haugen
Judy Batchelder Clyde still remembers getting roused in the middle of the night to catch chickens. She remembers picking apples across the road and cranking an old press to make cider. She…
August 22, 2014

Oregon Food Bank warns of recall

by Pamplin Media Group
Recalled nut butters distributed through food bank network Oregon Food Bank is alerting recipients of food through the Oregon Food Bank Network and associated partner agencies, pantries and…
August 22, 2014

Schools put bucks behind college, career planning

by Kathy Fuller
It’s never too early to dream of becoming a vet or a doctor or a rocket scientist. After all, kids love to dream. Brooke Nova wants to put those dreams into action as the Hillsboro School…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Aisha Willits is the new director of planning for the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District.
August 22, 2014

Avid gardeners need not give up in August

by Shannon O. Wells
As natural to the Westside’s landscape the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District’s parks, green spaces and recreational facilities may seem, not one of the district’s properties came to be…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - A full school year awaits students in the Hillsboro School District in 2014-15.
August 22, 2014

Hillsboro schools restore lost days

by Kathy Fuller
For the first time in five years, Hillsboro students will be able to anticipate a full school year — with no budget reduction days — when they walk in the doors Sept. 2. Hillsboro School…

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Aug 22, 2014

Intel pledges $100 billion investment in Washington County

by Kendra Hogue
Representatives of Intel Corp., Washington County and the city of Hillsboro said Monday that they have reached a proposed agreement for the microchip giant to invest $100 billion in its…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Oregon Symphony music director Carlos Kalmar will direct the Beat Goes On Marching Band Sunday at the Hillsboro Hops baseball game.
Aug 22, 2014

Maestro at the ballpark

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro Hops baseball fans just scored a musical victory. The Oregon Symphony and the Beat Goes On Marching Band have announced the quirky combination of baseball and band. On Sunday, Aug. 24,…
Aug 22, 2014

Aquatic center closing for two weeks

by (none)
Time for a little R&R after a busy summer. The city of Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department’s Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) will close for its annual repair and cleaning…
Aug 22, 2014

County paving projects start

by Pamplin Media Group
Paving crews under contract with Washington County’s Department of Land Use & Transportation will soon begin paving work on a number of major county roads. County paving projects will continue…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Washington County politicians take to the Tualatin River last summer during the 2013 version of the Political Paddle Race. This years event is set for Aug. 23.
Aug 22, 2014

Political race lands on Tualatin River

by Kendra Hogue
Elected officials from the Tualatin River Basin and beyond will soon face tough competition in the race to be No. 1. On Aug. 23 at 8 a.m., politicians will gather at Cook Park in Tigard for the…
Aug 22, 2014

State voters will decide

by Peter Wong
Oregon voters will decide seven measures on the Nov. 4 statewide ballot — and four of them have appeared in some form before. On the ballot will be all four initiatives for which signatures were…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Brett Robinson
Aug 22, 2014

Second Washington County Jail worker charged with sexual…

by Kendra Hogue
Another jail services technician at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Tuesday and indicted on allegations of sexual misconduct with an inmate. Brett Robinson, who has been…
Aug 22, 2014

School Notes

by Kathy Fuller
Former Liberty teacher sentenced for sexually abusing student Gregg Martin Jensen, 54, of Hillsboro, was sentenced Aug. 12 in Washington County Court to six years, four months in prison for…
Aug 22, 2014

Cemetery volunteers needed

by (none)
The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is seeking volunteers to fill two open positions. The commission is comprised of seven citizens who develop and maintain a listing of all pioneer and…
Aug 22, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 25 A 1999 green Honda Civic was stolen from the Willow Creek MAX station. A 20-year-old man struck a parked car and fire hydrant and fled near the intersection of 15th Avenue and Walnut…




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