12 hrs ago
TVF&R crews extinguish shed fire in Aloha
Just after 1:30 p.m., a resident heard crackling and exited his front door to find flames and heavy smoke billowing from his nearby storage shed at 6900 S.W. 195th Ave. in Aloha.
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18 hrs ago
Alex Smith, Aloha teen who drowned trying to save his brother, remembered as a hero
Alex Smith didn't hesitate when his younger brother, Chris Smith, 13, slipped and fell in the Row River, the current dragging him toward a steep drop over Wildwood Falls near Cottage Grove.
Grandma jailed after toddler drinks meth tea
An Oregon woman whose 2-year-old granddaughter drank methamphetamine-laced tea has pleaded guilty to child endangerment and possession of a controlled substance.
The more things change ...
A preponderance of rocket ships, lasers and alien raider attacks clearly marks Clayton Callahan's second novel, 'Tales of the Screaming Eagle: The Legend of Kilroy,' as futuristic science-fiction.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Book Signing, Free Food & Prizes at Jan's Paperbacks 7/12
To celebrate, Jan's will be hosting a reception for the Read It & Review It summer reading contest Saturday July 12th from 1-4pm.
Square Dancing Offers Many Wonderful Benefits, at A Minimal Cost
As we search for entertainment that provides exercise as well as fun, we may want to take a look at square dancing.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Aloha-Reedville Study: Readers react to Washington County's call for advisory group to guide proposals
When the Aloha-Reedville Study was being conducted, community members wrote their suggestions for the community on a 15-foot-by-15-foot map of Aloha.
Aloha woman who fired shots from her home gets 5 years probation
Summary: An Aloha woman who fired gunshots from her residence last summer has been sentenced in Washington County Circuit Court.
Elder on a satirical mission
Fifteen years ago David Larsen effectively left the Portland area, attending Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, living briefly in Los Angeles and then settling down and establishing his acting career in New York City with his wife, Amanda Kloots Larsen.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Deputies say woman broke into house while owner was home
ALOHA, Ore. A woman was arrested Sunday after breaking into a house in Aloha while the owner was home, Washington County sheriff's deputies said.
Aloha Business Association brings in Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle: Aloha agenda
Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle and his wife Ann wave to onlookers and toss out candy at the 2013 Beaverton Celebration Parade.
16-year-old who drowned 'was a big brother to the end'
ALOHA, Ore- It's a beautiful area of Lane County that Alex Smith and his family visit every summer.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Washington County takes two steps forward on road funding: Editorial Agenda 2014
A light-rail train crosses Southwest 170th Ave. in Aloha. It will take multiple funding sources to address Washington County's transportation needs, but a vehicle registration fee and fully implemented transportation development tax are steps in the right direction.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Sunset Athletic Club swim instructor accused of sex abuse; Beaverton teachers rate leadership: Beaverton Top 5
It's time again to review our most read stories. Due to the 4th of July holiday, this week's round up includes stories from our Beaverton, Aloha, Washington County and North of 26 reporting from June 28 to July 3. 1. Sunset swim instructor: A Beaverton teen has been accused of sexually abusing two young girls while working as a swimming instructor ... (more)
Father and daughter both worked through chemo to open Beaverton childcare center
JUNE 30, 2014 -- Debbee Cookston, 52, is a breast cancer survivor who directs the Venture Kidz Children's Center out of the New Vision Church on Menlo Drive.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Aloha man accused of launching bottle rocket at deputies, threatening them with hammer during scuffle
An Aloha man was Tased several times by Washington County deputies Wednesday after a noise complaint investigation led to a large scuffle inside the man's home involving a bottle rocket, hammer and other items, court documents say.
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Aloha High School students dig through grocery stores' trash for class project
Zalena Miller, left, a recent Aloha High School graduate, and Faith Lee, an incoming senior, approached three Aloha grocery stores about installing recycling bins.
Wed Jul 02, 2014