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3 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Jail technician accused of sexual misconduct

Eight days after learning of possible criminal conduct by a civilian jail services technician, Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested the employee, Jill Curry, and booked her into the Washington County Jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Multnomah County, OR

3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Forest Grove will wait for fire services study before considering contract with Gaston Rural Fire

City Manager Michael Sykes said Tuesday the city has not received a formal request from the Gaston Rural Fire District board that calls for Forest Grove's services.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Gaston, OR, Fire, Banks, OR, Cornelius, OR

4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Washington County Fair preparations begin; Lujar Phillipo trial resumes: southwest metro news

JULY 21, 2014 - It's almost time for Washington County Fair 2014. Today is a relaxed day with some vendors coming in to set up shop.

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Related Topix: Tualatin, OR

7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Washington County to look at quilt barn trails, commissioner district boundary changes

The Barker Farm barn north of Tillamook features one of 99 quilt blocks mounted on the sides of barns and commercial buildings that make up the Tillamook County Barn Quilt Trail.

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Related Topix: Tillamook, OR, Tillamook County, OR, Hillsboro, OR

21 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Portland metro unemployment holds steady in June; Salem, Eugene, Medford, Corvallis see...

Retailers such as the Danner Shoe Co. saw modest gains in metropolitan area jobs in June, the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Hood River County, OR, Hillsboro, OR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Washington County residents: Did you know Vic Atiyeh? Share your memories with us

Vic Atiyeh served as Oregon governor from 1979 to 1987 and later became an elder statesman for the Republican Party after leaving office.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Forest Grove, OR, Hillsboro, OR

The Oregonian

Gaston man sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sex abuse

A Gaston man received 35 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting two girls during a span of several years.

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Related Topix: Gaston, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

OregonLive.com

Lujar Philippo murder trial; jail sex misconduct case: Washington County cops & courts

A deputy checks cells in the Washington County Jail after inmates were released into the dayroom.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, OR, Forest Grove, OR

OregonLive.com

ArtSplash; Robin Hood Festival; Tigard/Tualatin City softball: southwest metro news

There was plenty reason to celebrate in Washington County over the weekend - community festivals and softball games had the southwest metro region aflutter from Friday through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Tualatin, OR, Arts, Painting

The Forest Grove News-Times

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Washington County Commission Chair Andy Duyck and Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey announced last week that Gain Share revenues for the current 2014-15 fiscal year will be $6 million more than expected.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Revive Westside Bypass? Expand Oregon voting through 'open primary'?

Plans for the long-dormant Westside Bypass envisioned a new freeway branching off Interstate 5 here, in southern Tualatin, before heading in a sweeping northwest arc past Sherwood to Hillsboro.

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Related Topix: Tualatin, OR, Sherwood, OR, Hillsboro, OR

The Courier Mailer

Dream Girl Espresso closes in Forest Grove; Westside Bypass dream lives on (Washington County opinion roundup)

The July 25, 2013, opening of Dream Girl Espresso drew a small group of protesters at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Elm Street in Forest Grove.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance: Washington County countryside from a '66 Ferrari

Many know the splendors of a drive through the fertile countryside of Washington and Yamhill counties.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Yamhill County, OR, Carlton, OR

OregonLive.com

Washington County employees quick to respond to resident's safety, road concerns

Often, when there is something in the paper about county, city, state or federal government, it is negative.

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Portland Tribune

Two crashes, two DUII charges Friday

At about 4:06 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a roll-over crash near 32380 N.W. Hornecker Road in unincorporated Washington County near the city of Cornelius.

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Related Topix: Cornelius, OR, Hillsboro, OR

OregonLive.com

Bethany man killed in crash, jail worker arrested on sex misconduct accusations: Beaverton Top 5

It's time again to review our most read stories. Here are our top 5 stories of the past week from our Washington County, North of 26, Aloha and Beaverton reporting.

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Related Topix: Aloha, OR

OregonLive.com

Aloha-Reedville Study: Six upcoming projects include roads, park, farmers market

At least $32 million has been earmarked for Aloha investments in the next five years, according to Mike Dahlstrom, the Washington County senior planner who coordinated the Aloha-Reedville Study .

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Related Topix: Aloha, OR, Tualatin, OR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Helicopter rotor hits trees during rescue

Coast Guard crews, working with Washington County rescue personnel, rescued an injured 58-year-old man from a ravine near Gale Creek Campground, approximately 28 miles west of Portland, Thursday.

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The Oregonian

Grass fire near North Plains causes temporarily traffic delays

A small grass fire near North Plains briefly closed westbound U.S. 26 on July 18. No one was injured.

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Related Topix: North Plains, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

The Courier Mailer

Washington County and Hillsboro to allocate an extra $3 million Gain Share funds to schools

Washington County Commissioner Andy Duyck signed a Gain Share check for over $1.2 million alongside Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey, as Kim Strelchun, chair of the Hillsboro school board, in September 2013.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, OR, Education Etc.

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