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The Courier Mailer
Quatama Elementary School students release salmon into Tualatin River for science project
They're tiny little salmon, and they'll eventually be in the Pacific Ocean, according to Alison Heimowitz of the Oregon Zoo, but they're there for now, courtesy of second- and third-grade students at Hillsboro's Quatama Elementary School .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Washington County warming shelters brace for possible rain, sleet next week
With the frigid temperatures, all 20 beds are likely to be full, church secretary Margot Brown-Amii said.
Bells add swirl of energy to show
Masterworks Chorale Ensemble has some surprise gifts wrapped up for its holiday concert, "Sing Glad Tidings: Holiday Choir and Bells," a collaboration with Tualatin, Ore., handbell ensemble Bells of the Cascades.
Clothing centers outfitting needy families in Portland area see high demand for basics
Since 1964, the PTA Council's Clothing Center has operated without fanfare, handing out bags of gently used and in some cases new clothes to some of Portland's neediest families.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Three warming shelters to open tonight in Clackamas County
Three warming shelters will open in Clackamas County Thursday evening to give people a way to get out of the bitter cold.
Forest Grove mayor, police chief, fire chief battle in Salvation Army bell-ringing competition
Forest Grove Fire Chief Michael Kinkade, right, will face off against Police Chief Janie Schutz and Mayor Peter Truax in the city's second annual Salvation Army bell-ringing competition on Saturday, Dec. 7. Forest Grove Police Chief Janie Schutz, Fire Chief Michael Kinkade, and Mayor Peter Truax will each stand in front of red kettles, and, bells ... (more)
South County Spotlight
Tualatin woman writes the book on child-rearing - Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
"Face to Face: Cultivating Kids' Social Lives in Today's Digital World" hits the market this month, and it's more than advice for limiting children's Internet use or media diet.
South County Spotlight
With composting off table, S H moves forward - Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
A bill signed by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber last June may have ended any talk of a composting facility in the Stafford area, but S&H Landscape Supplies & Recycling never intended to abandon the property.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Rolling Hills Community Church's Christmas Drama returns this year with 'The Empty Box' Dec. 5-8
BY CORNELIA BECKER SEIGNEUR It was a tradition. Each year during the holiday season, Rolling Hills Community Church hosted a Christmas Drama for church members and the surrounding tradition.
Woman injured after being struck by vehicle in Tigard
The crash was reported about 3:45 p.m. in the 11900 block of Southwest Pacific Highway and the victim was taken from the scene with apparent non-life threatening injuries after initially refusing treatment, said Cassandra Ulven, a Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue spokeswoman.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Daily Journal of Commerce
Robinson Construction Co. is Requesting Sub-Contractor Bids for...
Daily Journal of Commerce > BBC > Robinson Construction Co. is Requesting Sub-Contractor Bids for Nyberg Rivers Bidg Pkg #2-Shell Building D, Sitework, Public Improvements & Traffic Signal-Tualatin, OR.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Nyberg Rivers shopping center: Last hearing before Tualatin's Architectural Review Board
What remained of the vacant K-Mart building in Tualatin on Oct. 3, 2013. The building will be replaced by a New Seasons and Cabela's as part of the multimillion dollar Nyberg Rivers shopping center project.
Fundraiser will benefit endowment honoring wildlands firefighter John Percin of West Linn
Honor guards salute John Percin Jr., a West Linn native, who was one of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed fighting an Arizona wildfire, during his memorial service at Rolling Hills Community Church in Tualatin.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Black Friday shoppers brave crowds for a few laughs and bumps, some success stories
Veronica and Jose Avelar tried to shop at Target on Thursday evening, but found the crowd a little overwhelming.
Tualatin backtracks on medical marijuana store ban; Women accused of elder abuse
Tualatin's Union Wine company has been testing and sampling canned pinot noir and pinot gris under the Underwood brand to hit shelves in 2014.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Courier Mailer
More Washington County warming shelters set to open as temperatures drop
Sonrise Church in Hillsboro, shown above hosting Project Homeless Connect, will open its shelter doors Monday.
Fire burns pole barn near Sherwood
A delivery worker spotted smoke a little before 12:30 p.m. in the 18700 block of Southwest Parrett Mountain Road and called 911, said Piseth Pich, a Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue spokesman.