The Courier Mailer
Alpaca Open Barn: Washington County Weekend
Get up close and personal with an alpaca this weekend at the Alpaca Open Barn, co-hosted by Easy Go Farm of HIllsboro and Alpacas of Oregon at their Sherwood location.
South Cooper Mountain open house well attended; traffic concerns raised
More than 60 community members showed up at a South Cooper Mountain open house Thursday night to ask questions and voice concerns on the area's development.
Thu May 23, 2013
Beaverton, Banks and Beyond Bicycle Tour
Explore the rural splendor of Western Oregon This is a beautiful bicycle fundraising tour being held on Saturday, August 24, 2013, from Papa's Pizza Parlor located at 15700 Blueridge Drive in Beaverton, Oregon to Stub Stewart State Park in Buxton, with an option to explore Vernonia and return.
Beaverton couple brings board game museum to public
Just as in music and movies, the world of board games includes plenty of titles beyond the obvious, mid-20th century selections most everybody of a certain age remembers: Monopoly.
Memorial Circle honoring fallen soldier takes shape - Wednesday, 22 May 2013 04:00
A permanent memorial is taking shape in Southwest Beaverton to remember a beloved Tigard soldier killed in action in Afghanistan last August .
Wed May 22, 2013
Beaverton's new vintage shops attract shoppers looking for unique pieces
"Is this really marked right?" a customer asked on a recent weekday afternoon, as jazz played softly in the background.
Loan keeps mall expansion moving
With an $11 million loan through U.S. Bank it just announced, the C.E. John Company is moving full steam ahead on an expansion of the Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center, with two buildings housing three new tenants planned to be ready by this fall.
Beaverton proposed budget includes higher property taxes, water fees
Beaverton plans to raise property taxes and water charges in the fiscal year beginning July 1, as the city plans for increased healthcare costs and equipment upgrades.
Cody admits defeat in 'well-fought' park district board race against...
Note: Because of the extremely narrow vote margin in this race as of Thursday morning, this story will be amended with updated commentary from candidates Greg Cody and Jerry Jones Jr.
State ranks Canyon Road project a leading priority
The Oregon Transportation Commission voted last week to designate the city's Canyon Road Safety and Complete Corridor project one of eight statewide priority projects for the this year's round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER V, grants.
Mon May 20, 2013
Bohemian Gourmet Food serves aspiring chefs, Czech dishes
Barbara Vybiralova opened a commercial kitchen in Beaverton with help from her partner, Mirek Fejfar.
Thu May 16, 2013
Photocraft moving from Northwest Portland to Beaverton
Graphic design and printing company Photocraft will relocate its roughly 100 employees from Northwest Portland to Beaverton by mid-June. At a little more than 71,000 square feet, the new location on Southwest Millikan Way near Southwest Hocken Avenue is a better fit than Photocraft's roughly 50,000-square-foot space on Northwest Yeon Avenue, said ... (more)
ODOT officials, Washington County sheriff's deputies conduct illegal movers sting in Beaverton
Officials booked "appointments" at a decoy rental home, in the 5200 block of Southwest Barclay Court , with the movers, who were previously identified as unlicensed, said Dave Thompson, ODOT spokesman.
Wed May 15, 2013
High-end grocer anchors new Beaverton project
Upscale grocer Market of Choice will anchor Timberland Town Center, a new retail development in Beaverton's fast-growing Cedar Mill area.
Vanquishing the enemy, laser-like - Wednesday, 15 May 2013 04:00
Bryan Dolores-Cruz, who turned 8 on Tuesday, fulfilled his wish of becoming 'Ben 10,' his cartoon hero, and vanquishing aliens from Earth during a laser tag party at the Laserport, 6540 S.W. Fallbrook Place, in Beaverton.
Tue May 14, 2013
Beaverton man accused of discharging gun, sending bullet into neighbor's home
A 33-year-old Beaverton man was arrested Monday night after he discharged his gun and sent a bullet through his home and into his neighbor's residence, according to the Beaverton Police Department .
Mon May 13, 2013
Expect delays, closures while workers repave Southwest 5th Street near Oregon 217
A Beaverton maintenance crew resurfaces pavement on Southwest 5th Street near Southwest Griffith Drive on Monday, May 13.
Beaverton to discuss $5.7 million cost of moving to the Round at meeting tonight
The Beaverton City Council will consider a slew of spending and borrowing measures tonight to pay for the city government to move to the Round at an estimated cost of $5.7 million.
Beaverton police accuse man of abusing his dog while panhandling
Beaverton police have accused a man of animal abuse after he reportedly punched and kicked his small dog Friday evening, the department said.
Stella Verdouw, 16, leaving Portland Festival Ballet to study in Amsterdam
Stella Verdouw, 16, a student at the Portland Festival Ballet School in Beaverton, has decided to study with the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam.