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Hillsboro's Latest News

COURTESY PHOTO: M.O. STEVENS - Visitation Catholic School wants to build new, larger facility in Verboort. County Ordinance 797 would help pave the way for the private school to do that.
July 01, 2015

Ordinance could change rural school land use rules

by Kathy Fuller
A proposed land use ordinance before the Washington County Planning Commission today would solidify language in the county’s Community Development Code as it pertains to schools located in rural…
Hillsboros Fourth of July Parade is the largest parade of the day in Oregon.
July 01, 2015

Independence Day celebrations abound

by Pamplin Media Group
There’s no need travel this weekend for the Fourth of July, there are plenty celebrations right in our back yard. Those looking to give some holiday time to a good cause can do so in Hillsboro…
July 03, 2015

School district seeks amended complaint

by Kathy Fuller
Former employee's lawsuit claim 'not sufficiently written' Oregon School Boards Association attorney John Stellwagen, who is representing the Hillsboro School District in a wrongful discharge…
July 01, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
June 21 - A cellular telephone was stolen as the victim ate at a fast food restaurant in the 500 block of S.E. 10th Avenue. - A black 2015 Kawasaki Ninja was stolen from the 5200 block of S.E.…
July 01, 2015

City answers questions on smoking ban

by Kathy Fuller
City of Hillsboro is smoke free beginning today, July 1 As of July 1, smoking and vaping is prohibited on all city of Hillsboro property, including the Civic Center Plaza in downtown Hillsboro…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Bag&Baggage Productions is planning to buy the old Wells Fargo bank building, which has sat empty for years, to transform it into their own performing arts space.
June 29, 2015

Bag&Baggage, city forge plan to bring new theater building to…

by Stephanie Haugen
If all goes as planned, Hillsboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions will be moving their offices and getting to work planning the remodel of their very own theater this year. Bag&Baggage and the city of…
June 26, 2015

City moves ahead with North Hillsboro vision

by Kathy Fuller
About 1,300 acres may become 'urban renewal district' in city An open house on plans for the North Hillsboro Industrial District drew 60 people to the Hillsboro Main Library last week to see…
June 26, 2015

Former employee files lawsuit against Hillsboro School District

by Kathy Fuller
A former employee of the Hillsboro School District has filed lawsuit in Washington County Circuit Court, alleging she was wrongfully discharged from the school district and that the district…
June 25, 2015

Beat the heat at Hillsboro cooling stations

by Kathy Fuller
With severe heat predicted in the coming week, the city of Hillsboro offers cooling stations at the following locations, which are air-conditioned and will have water available: Hillsboro Police…
A Hillsboro man died Wednesday after crashing his car on Northwest Jackson School Road.
June 25, 2015

Hillsboro man dies in Jackson School crash

by Pamplin Media Group
A Hillsboro man died just before noon Wednesday, June 24, after he drove his vehicle off Northwest Jackson School Road. Washington County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene of the…

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Jun 25, 2015

City, firefighters ratify two-year contract

by Kathy Fuller
Local 2201 negotiates pay increases of 2 to 4 percent The Hillsboro City Council has unanimously approved a two-year labor contract with Hillsboro Firefighters Local 2201, the union representing…
Jun 25, 2015

Awaiting state regs, county board opts for medical-pot model

by Daniel Forbes
Legal marijuana use likely permitted in eight districts While Oregon may soon be awash in recreational marijuana dispensaries — weed becomes legal here for adult use on July 1 — Washington…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Erin Schneider, who was paralyzed in a July 2011 car accident after glancing down to change the music on her iPod, recently became the owner of a retrofitted van that allows her more independence
Jun 25, 2015

A second chance at independence

by Clara Howell
â- Hillsboro native Erin Schneider, paralyzed in a crash, gets retrofitted van On July 22, 2011, Erin Schneider was driving down Northwest Hornecker Road in Hillsboro when a quick glance at her…
COURTESY PHOTO: STEN PORSE - Stevia can be grown in Oregon without too much trouble, and provides a healthy alternative for cooking.
Jun 25, 2015

Sweeten cooking with garden herb

by Stephanie Haugen
Sugar substitute can be grown in local gardens Trying to cut down on sugar? Grow stevia. Stevia is a natural sweetener that can be grown in Oregon gardens. The leaves and flowers are intensely…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Last years Relay for Life event in Hillsboro was a rainy affair, but crowds of folks still showed up to walk down East Main Street to promote awareness for cancer research.
Jun 25, 2015

Relay for Life participants to converge on Hillsboro Stadium…

by Clara Howell
Annual event to raise funds for cancer research will cover 24 hours Almost 600 participants have registered for the Relay for Life event coming up this Saturday, June 27, at the Hillsboro…
COURTESY IMAGE: CITY OF HILLSBORO - This rendering by Venice, Calif. artist Cliff Garten shows what will be an art piece installed along the Brookwood Parkway overpass at Highway 26 once the road construction there is complete.
Jun 25, 2015

Rendering shows Brookwood overpass art, fencing by artist Cliff…

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Hillsboro will soon have a new piece of public art that serves a dual purpose as pedestrian fencing above the Brookwood Parkway overcrossing. Newly-released artist renderings depict what drivers…
Jun 26, 2015

Nighttime road striping to begin

by Pamplin Media Group
Motorists should be alert for crews on county roads Nighttime road striping will start soon on some Washington County arterial roads. Washington County officials are asking drivers to be on…
COURTESY PHOTO - Hillsboro Schools Foundations prize patrol recently paid a visit to Evergreen Middle School to award a grant to the schools Comicon, a yearly convention to showcase student-designed graphic novels. Evergreen was one of nine grants awarded by HSF for the 2015-16 school year.
Jun 24, 2015

Hillsboro Schools Foundation awards $50K in grants

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro Schools Foundation, a volunteer-driven nonprofit that raises funds to enhance public education in the Hillsboro School District, has awarded nine grants totaling $50,000 to schools…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Washington County Sheriffs Deputy Joe Yazzolino, left, defends an attack from K9 officer Taz as his handler, Deputy Don Maller looks on.
Jun 26, 2015

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

by Kathy Fuller
Ten officers compete for 'Top Dog' status at county fairgrounds The competition was tough as canine officers and their handlers competed for the title of “Top Dog” in front of a big crowd at the…
COURTESY PHOTO: HILLSBORO FIRE - Improperly discarded smoking materials caused an early morning house fire on Evergreen Road that displaced 11 residents.
Jun 23, 2015

Tuesday morning house fire displaces 11

by Pamplin Media Group
Blaze started by improperly discarded cigarettes Eleven people and one dog were safely evacuated and uninjured after an early morning house fire at 30095 N.W. Evergreen Road in Hillsboro…




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