Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club hosts 56th annual show in Hillsboro
The Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club is hosting its annual Rock and Mineral show, which featured Fred Flinstone in years past.
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Welcome Back Vulture Day; Buckman Art Show; 'Oliver!': free and cheap family fun
Welcome to the weekend! Catch kid culture with the Watoto Children's Choir of Africa, Beaverton Symphony, or high school musicals.
Oregon Legislature could adjourn Friday after OHSU bonds, budget bills advance
After a long week of frustrations and delays, the Oregon Legislature appears to be on track to wrap up business Friday by signing off on budget adjustments, $200 million in bonds for Oregon Health & Science University and other remaining bills.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Say 'No," Tigard, to a cynical charter amendment: Agenda 2014
Next Tuesday, Tigard voters will make a choice that has significance for not only nearby Tualatin, King City, Beaverton and Portland but the entire metropolitan region.
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Teams join forces to rescue man from collapsed trench - Thursday, 06 March 2014 15:30
What started out as repair of a broken sewer line at a Cedar Hills home turned into a life-and-death situation for Apollo Excavating employees on Monday morning when a narrow, 14-foot-deep trench surrounding the pipe collapsed and buried one worker up to his head under layers of mud and dirt for more than two hours.
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Former Tualatin businessman, sentenced to prison in 2009, owes California nearly $500K in...
A former Tualatin businessman who was sentenced in 2009 to two years in prison has found himself in trouble again.
Vote for your favorite burger, enjoy 'Lear,' and a concert with Oregon Chorale, this...
From left, Kevin Connell as Lear, Benjamin Farmer as Perillus, Stephanie Leppert as Cordelia, Rebecca Ridenour as Goneril and Jessi Walters as Regan form the cast of Bag&Baggage's "Lear," opening March 7 at the Venetian Theatre in Hillsboro.
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Queen Thelma Hollingsworth: The Rose Festival Association seeks one actress to portray the first elected Rose Festival Queen; 503-227-2681.
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Stafford urban reserve designation struck down - Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
Nearly four years after West Linn appealed Metro's designation of the Stafford area as 'urban reserve' land, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the designation in a ruling issued Feb. 20. Along with 21 other petitioners, the city of West Linn claimed that the Land Conservation and Development Commission had misapplied legal ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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Driver OK after steel beam tears through truck cab
Police in the Portland suburb of Tualatin say a commercial truck driver was unhurt when one of the massive steel beams he was hauling crashed through his truck cab and broke out a front window.
Crash involving semi-truck near I-5 in Tualatin causing traffic delays
A crash involving a semi-truck carrying steel beams caused traffic delays near Interstate 5 and Southwest Nyberg Street in Tualatin on March 5. One of the beams broke through the semi's cabin.
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District puts nearly 70,000 plants in at parks this winter
But after the bare-roots plants go into the ground, they grow into native Oregon flora at local parks and natural areas.
Walmart project to bring traffic improvements, Tualatin native wins college basketball award: Tigard, Tualatin roundup
A project for a future Walmart in Tigard includes private money for road improvements, but that hasn't stopped people from protesting the impending arrival.
Beaverton fundraiser set for family of Matthew Scott, Tualatin victim of I-5 pileup
When Matthew Scott died in a 28-vehicle pileup on Interstate 5 near Battle Ground on Feb. 6 as the snow storm hit, he left behind a wife and three children.
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Legislature OKs land use grand bargain - Wednesday, 05 March 2014 10:59
On Feb. 27, when the House Committee on Rules voted 8-0 to send House Bill 4078 to the full House with a 'Do Pass' recommendation, the mood in the hearing room at the state capitol building was almost giddy.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tigard ballot measure: Supporters' mailer called 'deceptive': What do you think?
Opponents of Ballot Measure 34-210 say this mailer is misleading, as light rail is not planned to go down Pacific Highway in Tigard.
Lou Ogden talks NFL in Tualatin; Charlie Hales blasts Tigard ballot measure
Could the Oakland Raiders be playing home games in Tualatin one day? Mayor Lou Ogden said he's open to exploring that possibility.
Oregon kindergarten assessments, Hillsboro school boundaries: Parenting news
Teachers met with new kindergartners at Gilbert Park Elementary in 2012 to measure the readiness of every kindergartner for school using a reading test, a math test and a behavior checklist.
Agencies cooperate to rescue excavation worker from collapsed trench
What started out as repair of a broken sewer line at a Cedar Hills home turned into a life-and-death situation for Apollo Excavating employees on Monday morning when a narrow, 14-foot deep trench surrounding the pipe collapsed and buried one worker up to his head under layers of mud and dirt for more than two hours.
Watoto Children's Choir singers share their stories - Tuesday, 04 March 2014 00:00
Many of us can fondly recall traveling with our school choir at a young age on trips that enabled us to see a new city or, if we were lucky, a new state.