Dancing toward perfection

Dancing toward perfection

Three local dancers head to Belgium to compete in the Genee International Ballet Competition...

Tigard parents turn tragedy into hope for others with SMA

Tigard parents turn tragedy into hope for others with SMA

Loss of baby son to genetic disorder leads family to launch foundation Above the front door...

Lost dog gets plane ticket home to Philly

Lost dog gets plane ticket home to Philly

Gidget, a lost Jack Russell terrier from Pennsylvania who turned up in Hillsboro, is headed home....

Thousands flock to Cabela's for grand opening

Thousands flock to Cabela's for grand opening

Nyberg Rivers store officially opened this morning after hundreds camped out and thousands waited...

Summerfield swimmer is going the distance Going the distance

Summerfield swimmer is going the distance Going the distance

Gary Barrett has been swimming laps at the Tigard pool for 28 years and counting As the crow...

Unveiling History

Unveiling History

Bronze mastodon sculpture takes place at Nyberg Rivers and is revealed to a crowd of 250 people...

Crosswalk sting nabs double-digit offenders

Crosswalk sting nabs double-digit offenders

Police hope operations will educate public on pedestrian laws. Brian Imus must have crossed...

Center asks people to stop donating large items

Center asks people to stop donating large items

Homeless shelter will no longer accept furniture or other 'garage sale' items The Good Neighbor...

Drivers be aware, road construction extended in Tigard

Drivers be aware, road construction extended in Tigard

Drivers across Tigard, start mapping alternative routes around town. Last week, The Times...

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

Cabela's almost ready for Sept. 18 grand opening

With just over a week until the public unveiling, employees at Nyberg Rivers store are excited to...

Paws for a Cause is huge success

Paws for a Cause is huge success

Results of Oregon Dog Rescue's biggest fundraiser were better than ever It all started with...

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Deputy Fire Marshal Tom Mooney has investigated fires across Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. The Bull Mountain resident said hot, dry weather has lead to several fires across the area, including two just blocks from each other on Bull Mountain.
September 18, 2014

TVF&R investigator examines house fire clues

by Geoff Pursinger
Tom Mooney gets to the bottom of what causes blazes that destroy homes The house in the 14500 block of Southwest 148th Place on Bull Mountain looks like any other on its quiet cul-de-sac — until…
September 18, 2014

State police cite driver for going 114 miles per hour on Highway…

by Geoff Pursinger
A 29-year-old Tualatin man is facing charges after he was arrested for traveling 114 miles per hour along Highway 217 to Interstate 5. At about 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, an Oregon State…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF CLEAN WATER SERVICES - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, county Chair Andy Duyck and other officials toured Hagg Lake and Scoggins Dam in May. The dam could be in line for safety improvements if Congress acts on funding.
September 18, 2014

Scoggins Dam safety teeters on politics

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County officials are hopeful that funds will come The tide appears to be turning for Scoggins Dam, an earthquake-vulnerable structure that contains the Henry Hagg Lake reservoir near…
A truck at Specialized Pavement Marking caught fire on Tuesday afternoon. It took more than 30 firefighters to put out the blaze.
September 17, 2014

Tualatin striping company truck catches fire

by The Times
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were able to subdue a large truck fire that erupted Tuesday afternoon at an industrial park in Tualatin. The truck caught fire at Specialized Pavement…
September 17, 2014

Area braces for Cabela's grand opening traffic

by Caitlin Feldman
Congestion is anticipated to affect nearby roads through weekend With Cabela's grand opening expected to pull in thousands of visitors from across Oregon and beyond, traffic has been a major…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tigard Police Officer Cameron Odam is off duty after he was involved in a three-vehicle car crash on Southwest Scholls Ferry Road on Monday.
September 18, 2014

K-9 officer involved in three-car crash

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard police officer is out of the hospital after his patrol car was involved in a three-vehicle crash earlier this week. Officer Cameron Odamwas driving his squad car along Southwest Scholls…
September 18, 2014

Tualatin voters want a voice in light rail plans

by Caitlin Feldman
Passage puts brakes on regional transit planning for city leaders Unofficial results from Tuesday's special election show Tualatin voters support Measure 34-220. The passage of 34-220 forces the…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND POLICE - Beaverton man Scobee Mike Bates was reported missing by his wife Friday, believed suicidal
September 15, 2014

Missing Beaverton man found safe in Tigard

by Joseph Gallivan
Quit work early Friday morning, abandoning cell phone. A missing Beaverton man is safe after he was discovered in Tigard over the weekend. Scobee Mike Bates, 58, of Beaverton, was reported…
The Apple Harvest Festival returns to the John Tigard House this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.
September 15, 2014

Apple Harvest Festival kicks off fall this weekend

by Geoff Pursinger
This weekend, Tigard is going back in time. The Tigard Historical Association's Apple Harvest Festival returns this Saturday, offering all the old-fashioned fun that people have come to expect…
September 13, 2014

Website makes it easy to see if solar will work, and pay off,…

by Steve Law
Ever wonder how much electricity you could produce with solar panels on your rooftop? A new online tool called Mapdwell Solar System can help create an estimate, and it’s available free to…

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Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - More than three dozen new homes have been constructed in the Bronson Creek development on West Union Road in Washington County. A new study says many people still desire the suburban lifestyle.
Sep 12, 2014

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

by Jim Redden
Metro study sees population shift, critics say numbers skewed The traditional American Dream is alive and well in the Portland area. Despite all the buzz about tiny homes on wheels and…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Michelle Woodworth, left, and Pam Engel have formed a nonprofit called Diva Days, which offers free dresses to girls for homecoming and prom. The next dress giveaway is this Saturday at Tigard High School.
Sep 11, 2014

Diva Days returns to THS

by Geoff Pursinger
Nonprofit offers free dresses for homecoming and prom this weekend This time of year, Michelle Woodworth and Pam Engel are busier than ever. “Oh, this one’s pretty,” said Woodworth, pulling out…
Sep 11, 2014

Tualatin ponders light-rail vote

by Caitlin Feldman
Measure 34-220 gives residents chance to vote on allowing MAX in city In Tuesday’s special election, Tualatin voters will decide if they should have the right to determine the fate of light rail…
According to TVF&R, witnesses initially reported a grass fire, but the blaze grew to engulf part of the house by the time firefighters arrived a few minutes later.
Sep 11, 2014

Update: TVF&R battles second Bull Mountain fire

by Geoff Pursinger
For the second time in a week, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were called to battle a blaze on Bull Mountain. A resident of a house in the 14500 block of Southwest 148th Place called 911…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Physician Jody Tate talks about the various techniques that the Legacy hospitals use to help diagnose and cure sleep disorders.
Sep 11, 2014

Tualatin hospital helps strugglers find sound sleep

by Caitlin Feldman
Sleep apnea can lead to myriad other health issues, and often goes undiagnosed Every night, John Severns would go to sleep, and every night, he would wake up 34 times an hour. He’d stop…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tigard City Councilor Gretchen Buehner shares her opinion during the legislative forum.
Sep 11, 2014

Forum tackles property tax, transportation, mental health…

by Shannon O. Wells
League of Oregon Cities lays out goals for 2015 Legislature With all the talk these days of individual states declaring marijuana legal for medicinal and even recreational use, city of…
Sep 11, 2014

Tigard ponders rolling out reefer tax

by Geoff Pursinger
Marijuana sales in the city could be taxed if voters approve weed legalization in November If Oregon voters approve legalizing recreational marijuana this fall, the city of Tigard is ready to…
Sep 11, 2014

Student removed from SHS after police find 'hit list'

by Ray Pitz
A Sherwood High School student who was in possession of a “hit list” has been removed from school until authorities further evaluate the situation. Police found a piece of paper titled, “my hit…
Sep 10, 2014

State releases TTSD and Sherwood test scores

by Geoff Pursinger
New test scores from the Oregon Department of Education show that Tigard-Tualatin and Sherwood school districts are holding their own. Results released this week show that both districts have…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A zombie actress performs during a scene of Brad Burkes new film Zompacalypse, which has been filming throughout Tigard in the past few weeks.
Sep 09, 2014

Tigard native brings 'zombie musical' to town

by Geoff Pursinger
If you happened to notice a plague of brain eating zombies shuffling through Tigard last week, don’t worry. It’s all part of a new film by Tigard native Brad Burke. For months, Burke, a Portland…



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