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The Washington County Board of Commissioners postponed until Jan. 21, 2014 an ordinance to set parameters and fees for implementing a new regional storm water basins system in North Bethany and elsewhere in the county.
Four people were arrested early Tuesday in connection with a yearlong drug, identity theft and forgery investigation in Washington County, according to the sheriff's office.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. Police served three search warrants and arrested four people Tuesday morning after a year-long investigation into drugs, identity theft and forgery, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said.
A public forum on Rapid Transit in SE Washington County will be held at 7:00 p.m. on January 8 at the King City Club House, 15245 SW 116th, King City, to hear the proponents and opponents of rapid transit speak on the issue.
Washington County authorities served three search warrants in Aloha early Tuesday, Dec. 17, in connection with a drug, identity theft and forgery investigation, the sheriff's office said.
A group of east Bethany residents has worked for months trying to draw county officials' attention to a section of Northwest Saltzman Road in their neighborhood, south of Northwest Laidlaw Road.
Young artists featured at the Walters Cultural Arts Center this month all started out homeless and learned to practice their craft only after stumbling onto an organization called p:ear.
Three Cornelius police officers who signed a letter in October 2012 alleging corruption inside the department have filed lawsuits against the city of Cornelius.
"A AoeCats Move to Gingerbread Dream Home"A A was the winner in the adult category of a pet-themed gingerbread house contest sponsored by Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter.
Sonrise Church in Hillsboro, shown hosting Project Homeless Connect above, opened its shelter doors this Decemeber.
With 2013 drawing to an end, Washington County community reporters are preparing to reflect on the year in news for the communities we cover.
Seventeen police officers from Washington County and the metro area attended a holiday party at Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel this month.
After a dismal third-place finish in last year's first Salvation Army ring-off competition, Forest Grove Mayor Pete Truax held off a late challenge from Fire Chief Michael Kinkade during a Celebrity Ring-off that also included last year's winner, Police Chief Janie Schutz.
Washington County deputies arrested a 53-year-old Aloha woman on Sunday, saying she drove while intoxicated, crashed into at least one vehicle and then briefly attempted to elude law enforcement.
Angel Beltran, 6, enjoys cotton candy while his sister, Ashley, 8, gives him bunny ears at the Aloha Community Library's summer reading kick-off celebration in June.