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  1. Washington County/Beaverton road project fills in sidewalk gaps for pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Beaverton resident Anna Ruiz's daily walking route includes SW Farmington Road, which has long gaps between sidewalks. A new construction project, like other efforts around the county, will add sidewalks and bikeways, something Ruiz said she applauds.

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  2. Joseph Rose: When it feels like Beaverton's photo radar vans are using the metric systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Portland police Officer Chris Barker gives a tour of one of the city's photo-radar vans. Traffic cops insist there's no such thing as a "speed trap," saying they park the vans where they get the most speed complaints.

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  3. THPRD Board accepting applications for Parks Bond Citizen Oversight CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Applications will be accepted through Feb. 23 for six positions on the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District's Parks Bond Citizen Oversight Committee . The committee's purpose is to ensure the park district meets the objectives of its 2008 voter-approved bond measure and uses the funds as planned.

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  4. ACMA students design downtown Beaverton pedestrian bridges like no othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    A pedestrian bridge, which would get folks safely over Southwest Farmington Road, near Beaverton High School, over the railroad tracks, over Southwest Canyon Road and into the area near the new City Hall on Southwest Millikan Road, is in the Creekside District Master Plan . The city planning commission even discussed the idea at one point, but the cost will likely keep it from being built anytime soon, Jon Gottshall told the Beaverton City Council Tuesday night.

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  5. Stolen car suspects found on Beaverton roof, hiding in blackberry bushes face multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Two stolen car suspects - arrested after Beaverton police say they found one on the roof of a home and the other hiding in some blackberry bushes Monday evening - have been booked in the Washington County Jail on multiple charges. Patrick Daniel Sutherland, 28, faces accusations of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, attempting to elude police, possession of a stolen vehicle and reckless driving, said Officer Mike Rowe, a Beaverton police spokesman.

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  6. Nitro Knitters celebrates anniversary; Shibaguyz Designz has free patterns for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Nitro Knitters is celebrating its one-year anniversary, and this means a month of February fun. The store will have special events, including sales and trunk shows.

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  7. Three Hillsboro School Board positions to be decided in May electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Three positions on the seven-member Hillsboro School Board will be on the May 19 ballot, as will all school board positions statewide that expire on June 30. Board chair Kim Strelchun, vice chair Wayne Clift and member Adriana Canas all have terms expiring in June. Clift and Strelchun have each served on the board since 2011; Canas has served since 2009.

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  8. SWAT standoff ends peacefully after man runs from Beaverton policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    A man who police thought might be a Tigard homicide suspect was arrested Saturday, Beaverton police said, when he ran from officers during a traffic stop. Officer Mike Rowe, a Beaverton Police Department spokesman, said an officer stopped a car on Southwest Scholls Ferry Road at 11:40 a.m. thinking it might be Orlando Pouncey, 29, a person of interest being sought in a shooting death in Tigard Friday afternoon.

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  9. Beaverton students invited to participate in 11th annual Human Rights Creative Expression ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The City of Beaverton's Human Rights Advisory Commission is now accepting entries for its annual Creative Expressio n Contest. The contest gives Beaverton-area students, grades K-12, an opportunity to express their ideas about the importance of human and civil rights.

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  10. Falcon Building spends $9,300,000 on Portland site, Burger King of Newport sells for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    Oregon Badminton Academy has leased 20,000 square feet of space at Fry Warehouse, 5807 S.W. 107th Ave., Beaverton, from Fry Warehouse LLC. Paul Miller of Barnard Commercial Real Estate represented the lessee. Greg Nesting of Norris & Stevens represented the lessor.

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  11. Free tax help available for low and middle income Beaverton familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The City of Beaverton, in partnership with AARP Tax-Aide and Creating Assets, Savings and Hope Oregon, is making free tax help available to area residents. The city is encouraging eligible low and middle-income families to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit with the help of dedicated volunteers.

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  12. Former Beaverton dance instructor accused of abusing 16-year-old student, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A 23-year-old Beaverton man and former dance instructor at a local studio is accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old student, according to police. Ryan Garie Smith was arrested Wednesday on a warrant and booked into the Washington County Jail , said Officer Mike Rowe, a Beaverton police spokesman.

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  13. Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The "Concert in the Key of Woof and Meow," featuring the world premiere of a canine soloist and a guest appearance by Hugh Ewart, Concertmaster Emeritus of The Oregon Symphony, will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at TaborSpace. Proceeds will benefit the Portland Animal Welfare Team.

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  14. 'Harper's Trees' at World Forestry Center showcases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Eight-year-old Harper Fife-Adams didn't know what she was making yet, but her little hands continued to instinctively brush a brilliant blue across a blank canvas at the Portland Child Art Studio on Tuesday night, Jan. 27. It could have been a tree - that's what Harper likes drawing most. It's also the subject of her upcoming solo exhibit: "Harper's Trees."

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  15. Eight indicted on federal charges, accused of running illegal online gambling and marijuana-trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Seven of eight people indicted on money laundering charges in connection with an investigation into an Asian-run gambling and marijuana distribution network are expected to make their first appearances in U.S. District Court in Portland Wednesday afternoon. Eight people face federal indictment, accused of running an illegal gambling ring, money laundering and trafficking in marijuana across the United States.

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  16. City of Beaverton reaches out to small businesses through Connect 2 Oregon eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The City of Beaverton will host the region's first Connect 2 Oregon event at The Beaverton Building on Thursday, Jan. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. C2O is a free, all-day event designed to promote and connect local small business with public contracting opportunities. It is part of the city's efforts to support the small business community in Beaverton and comes as the city explores changes to its purchasing policy to support its social equity goals.

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  17. Nike's private sports field, for employee use only, approved by Hillsboro plannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    At least 1,000 of Nike's approximately 8,000 Oregon employees work in Hillsboro, according to city budget documents. TVA Architects submitted a land-use application late last year to build a "sports field, picnic areas, walkways, a storage structure and trash enclosure along with landscaping and site lighting" for "Nike employees working in nearby office buildings."

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  18. Report of attempted kidnapping in Tigard was false, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The 15-year-old girl who made the report acknowledged Tuesday that the incident did not happen, said Officer Mike Rowe, a Beaverton police spokesman. The report prompted the agency to have extra patrols in the area around Big Al's, 14950 S.W. Barrows Road , which is near the location where the girl said the incident occurred in Tigard.

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  19. Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery-A-Longs start this week; Super Bowl yarn events: Knitting newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    This Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, photo shows Toby, a 4-month-old standard poodle, who wears his knitted sweater when he accompanies his owner, Ruthie Kolb, to the Knit Knack shop in Arvada, Colo. Lots of fun Rose City Yarn Crawl news this week, plus some nifty Super Bowl sales! Are you pumped for Yarn Crawl yet? Remember, it's Thursday, March 5 , through Sunday, March 8 .

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  20. Police investigate attempted kidnapping in TigardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A 15-year-old girl said a man attempted to kidnap her around 11 a.m. as she walked along a path that runs parallel to Barrow Road near Southwest Menlor Lane , police said. The path is part of a trail network that winds through Beaverton and Tigard.

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