Hagg Lake fire down, then out

Hagg Lake fire down, then out

Shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, a light rain began to fall in the foothills of the Coast Range south...

Youngsters dig '1 Million Trees' project

Youngsters dig '1 Million Trees' project

Scott Fogarty, executive director of Friends of Trees, wondered if he heard right when Portland...

Dilley School acts as gathering place for Hagg Lake fire evacuees

Dilley School acts as gathering place for Hagg Lake fire evacuees

Dilley Elementary School got ready to host evacuees from the Scoggins Creek Fire near Hagg Lake...

High-tech highways roll into Hillsboro

High-tech highways roll into Hillsboro

Highways and major arterial roads around Hillsboro and elsewhere in Washington County are poised...

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - People in need are invited to head to the Union Gospel Mission's 14th annual Operation Overcoat block party today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Portland.
September 27, 2014

Operation Overcoat provides meals, clothes and services

by Christina Lent
Update: Union Gospel Mission attracts hundreds with downtown street fair Hundreds of the Portland area's homeless and low-income community received clothing and a meal Saturday during the Union…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Hillsboros Jason Palumbo is seeking better ways to clean up oil spills.
September 26, 2014

Pacific student earns research scholarship

by no byline
The Oregon NASA Space Consortium has awarded Pacific University chemistry student Jacob Palumbo an undergraduate research scholarship of $12,000 to continue his work studying surfactants in an…
September 26, 2014

City is green power champ

by Kathy Fuller
The city of Hillsboro was recognized this week as one of two winners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Green Power Community Challenge” for having the nation’s highest green power…
September 26, 2014

Officials push pot tax as loophole looms

by Doug Burkhardt
The state’s voters are poised to decide in November whether the use of recreational marijuana will be legalized in Oregon. In turn, the Hillsboro City Council is poised to ensure the city has…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF BONNIE HAYS ANIMAL SHELTER - Gidget, the Jack Russell Terrier who wandered thousands of miles from home, is on her way back to her owner in Philadelphia, thanks to a donation from PetLink, the company that made her ID chip.
September 26, 2014

Lost dog gets plane ticket home to Philly

by Kendra Hogue
Gidget, a lost Jack Russell terrier from Pennsylvania who turned up in Washington County, was en route to Philadelphia Tuesday to reunite with her owner. She had been missing from her home since…
September 26, 2014

AARP offers driver safety courses

by (none)
The AARP Smart Driver Course is being offered two more times this fall at the Tuality Health Education Center in Hillsboro. The six-hour course is being held Oct. 20 and Nov. 17. The course is…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - The Glencoe High School robotics team demonstrates how the robot they designed can throw a ball. Team members brought their robot to the Hillsboro Civic Center for a demonstration in front of the city council.
September 26, 2014

Robot rolls into council chambers

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro City Council meetings are open to the public, but on Sept. 16 there was a visitor of a different sort. Members of Glencoe High School’s “Team Shockwave” provided a demonstration of the…
September 26, 2014

Residents evacuate pets, livestock in fire

by Stephanie Haugen
Livestock owners prepared for the worst last weekend as firefighters, state officials and area residents scrambled to get information about the wildfire spreading quickly near Henry Hagg Lake.…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden came to Hillsboro Sunday to help a pair of fellow Democrats vying for seats in the Oregon Legislature.  Wyden visited the Democratic Party headquarters on Southeast Second Street downtown to boost the re-election campaigns of incumbent state Rep. Joe Gallegos (D-Hillsboro) in House District 30 and Susan McLain, who is seeking election to the open seat in House District 29. Wyden and the Speaker of the Oregon House, Tina Kotek (D-Portland), came to Hillsboro to kick off an afternoon canvass for the two candidates. Gallegos represents Oregon House District 30, which covers Hillsboro, North Plains and portions of Aloha and Beaverton; while McLain hopes to succeed retiring state Rep. Ben Unger in House District 29, which encompasses Forest Grove, Cornelius and parts of Hillsboro.
September 26, 2014

Wyden headlines campaign event

by Doug Burkhardt
September 26, 2014

Kitzhaber wants four more, Richardson says no more

by Peter Wong
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber says his record merits a fourth term, while his Republican and Pacific Green rivals accuse him of not being effective on education and the economy. Kitzhaber,…

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Sep 26, 2014

Natural gas price may go up

by Staff
Northwest Natural Gas Company (NW Natural), has filed its annual “purchased gas adjustment” with the Public Utility Commission of Oregon (OPUC). The proposed rate change includes a 1.7 percent…
Sep 26, 2014

Police Log

by Stephanie Haugen
Sept. 7 A vehicle was broken into in the 21900 block of N.W. Imbrie Drive. A wallet, credit cards, cell phone, cash and Intel ID were taken. Sept. 8 A car was broken into in the 200 block of S.…
Sep 26, 2014

Oregon Attorney General to host town hall on consumer fraud

by (none)
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will be in Hillsboro Sept. 30 to host a town hall on consumer fraud. The town hall and resource fair will take place at the Hillsboro Main Library, 2850…
Sep 26, 2014

Auditor says Metro recycling hotline is overstaffed, outdated

by Steve Law
After 30 years, it’s time for Metro to reassess its use of a telephone-based recycling hotline, which is getting less use each year, according to Metro Auditor Suzanne Flynn. In an audit report…
Sep 26, 2014

School Notes

by Kathy Fuller
Join Scott for a chat Hillsboro School District Superintendent Mike Scott will hold the first of four “Coffee Chats” Sept. 30 starting at 7:30 a.m. at the downtown Starbucks, 102 E. Main St.…
Sep 25, 2014

Reading volunteers needed

by Kathy Fuller
SMART program needs helpers in Hillsboro schools SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) early literacy nonprofit is seeking volunteers to help pre-kindergarten through third-grade children become…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Sep 22, 2014

Hillsboro hunter found dead

by Courtney Vaughn and Doug Burkhardt
Body of Jon Hill, 37, located in Columbia County The search for a Hillsboro man who was reported missing Sunday afternoon after he did not return from a hunting trip ended tragically Tuesday…
Sep 24, 2014

Hillsboro school board reinstates full school year

by Kathy Fuller
Gain Share funds help fund first full year in five years Buckle down and study. A full school year lies ahead. Hillsboro School District Board members voted unanimously Tuesday evening to…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - About 600 firefighters battled the Scoggins Creek Fire near Hagg Lake Sunday afternoon, digging a fire line around its perimeter.
Sep 22, 2014

Evacuation warning lifted; fire 55 percent contained

by KOIN 6 News
Evacuations issued for residents in the area of the Scoggins Creek Fire were lowered to Level 1 Sunday, meaning people can return to their homes. Officials made the decision at 4 p.m. Sunday.…



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