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Replica that was part of 1959 Oregon Centennial trek will be on display at Washington County...

A year with no winter

A year with no winter

Warm temperatures threaten many crops, but grape growers are hopeful While many Washington County...

Win or lose, chess teaches success

Win or lose, chess teaches success

More than 100 youngsters take part in regional tournament The sunshine outside could wait. Inside...

City tees up new park

City tees up new park

Where golf balls once flew, shovels will instead be flying next year as workers plant trees and...

Jackson Elementary fetes Chinese New Year in style

Jackson Elementary fetes Chinese New Year in style

Jackson Elementary School students celebrated Chinese New Year the traditional way last week,...


Hillsboro's Latest News

COURTESY PHOTO: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - STEVEN DOUGLAS ROCKETT
March 04, 2015

Facebook messages, hidden cameras surface in sex abuse trial of…

by Betty Campbell
In a videotaped interview presented to jurors Monday morning, a then-10-year-old boy wearing a Nike hoodie described the life of a normal child: playing sports and video games and enjoying PE…
March 06, 2015

Police log

by (none)
Feb. 22 - A bike was stolen from a driveway in the 6200 block of S.E. Polaris Drive. - A jacket with a wallet and a garage door opener in it was stolen from the front yard in the 100 block of…
March 06, 2015

Council says Realtors can remain mum about stink

by Stephanie Haugen
The North Plains City Council decided Monday that homeowners should be told they are responsible for street-tree and sidewalk maintenance in front of their houses. But real estate agents and…
March 06, 2015

Pair files term limit paperwork with county

by Nancy Townsley
Black and Vazquez champion effort to pare down time in office for county commissioners An initiative proposing term limits for members of the Washington County Board of Commissioners has taken a…
March 06, 2015

Cornelius marijuana ordinance ready for approval

by Art Heerwagen
City's year-long moratorium will end May 1 In surprise action at the Cornelius City Council meeting on Monday night, a proposed medical marijuana facility (MMF) ordinance failed due to the lack…
March 06, 2015

Airport works to become carbon neutral

by (none)
Hillsboro facility among three to promote clean air Portland International Airport, Hillsboro Airport and Troutdale Airport are now certified through the Airports Carbon Accreditation (ACA)…
March 06, 2015

ODOT warns time change can make you drowsy

by Staff
The Oregon Department of Transportation is warning motorists to be aware of potential effects of this weekend’s shift to Daylight Savings Time. Oregonians will “spring forward” by setting clocks…
COURTESY KELSEY SMITH - Taran Dodge, 3, endures a major abdominal surgery to correct issues with his digestive system. Dodge was born with much of his intestine necrotized outside of his body.
March 06, 2015

While toys come rolling in, families struggle with basic needs

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Taran Dodge’s mom thinks he has super powers. The 3-year-old has been through so much in his short life and still manages to bounce back with a smile. “If he has another day like yesterday, they…
March 05, 2015

Second pedestrian dies along TV Highway

by Doug Burkhardt
Man, woman hit and killed eight days apart in Hillsboro In what Hillsboro Police Department spokesman Lt. Mike Rouches termed a “rare” phenomenon, two pedestrians were killed in separate…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - George Hudson, a principal with Portland-based Alta Planning & Design, hired by Hillsboro to be the consultant team for the citys master planning process, refers to a large map as he discusses trail options with citizens at last weeks Hillsboro trails system master plan open house.
March 06, 2015

Gazing 20 years down the trail

by Doug Burkhardt
City officials chart a course for recreational network Hillsboro’s citizens and planners are looking a long way down the road as they take the first big steps toward creating a master plan for…

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Mar 06, 2015

Groner will become K-8 next year

by Kathy Fuller
Board also extends City View charter Groner Elementary School is poised to become Hillsboro School District’s only K-8 school next year. Board members voted last week to give the go-ahead for…
COURTESY PHOTO - Liberty High School's culinary team includes, left to right, Rhett Truman, Nick Durrenberger, teacher Mary Masters, Shayla Santillan Mendoza and Andres Morales.
Mar 05, 2015

'Lick the plate good'

by Kathy Fuller
Liberty High's culinary team preps East Indian cuisine in state finals Liberty High School’s culinary team was one of 20 teams at the 2015 Oregon Pro Start High School Culinary Championships…
Mar 05, 2015

Water pipeline route identified

by Kathy Fuller
Program partners Hillsboro Water and Tualatin Valley Water District have agreed on a preferred route for a 30-mile pipeline to bring water from the Willamette River to Hillsboro. The pipeline…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Andy Kyler, CEO of Care Partners Hospice & Palliative in Hillsboro, says the nonprofit corrected deficiencies pointed out in a 2009 inspection by federal regulators in the wake of changes to Medicare and Medicaid.
Mar 06, 2015

New rules expose flaws at Hillsboro hospice

by Betty Campbell
HuffPost names Care Partners one of 50 worst end-of-life agencies Kathy Barclay’s husband, Marty Stites, fought cancer for six years. His care at Knight Cancer Institute in Portland was…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - The building that housed a roller skating business known as Skate World for 33 years is being transformed into a storage facility. The new business, Northwest Self Storage, plans to open in June.
Mar 06, 2015

From Skate World to 'crate world'

by Doug Burkhardt
Iconic recreational business transitions into storage site Skate World, a Hillsboro business that made a name for itself as a recreational icon in the community, closed its doors for good on…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton has Washington County's most popular public library.
Mar 06, 2015

Library levy has strong support, poll shows

by Eric Apalategui
Telephone survey suggests most residents support higher taxes for WCCLS services More than two-thirds of voters said they will probably support a larger Washington County Cooperative Library…
Mar 05, 2015

Richard M. Ginsburg

by (none)
Sept. 8, 1945 - March 1, 2015 Richard M. Ginsburg, 69, of Cornelius, died Sunday, March 1, 2015. Arrangements are pending through Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt.
Mar 05, 2015

Eion G. Scott

by (none)
May 3, 1931 - Feb. 3, 2015 Eion G. Scott, 83, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Services will be held at 1 p.m. March 14, at the Hillsboro UCC, 494 E. Main St. in Hillsboro. A reception…
Mar 05, 2015

John W. Thompson

by (none)
Nov. 11, 1947 - Feb. 26, 2015 John W. Thompson, 67, of Cornelius, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Forest Grove Assembly of God, 1523…
Mar 05, 2015

Charlotte M. Huth

by (none)
March 7, 1926 - Feb. 17, 2015 Charlotte Marie Huth, 88, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Finley-Sunset Hills Mortuary, 6801 S.W.…




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