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  1. Willey touts city's growthin yearly addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    With a major development in South Hillsboro about to kick into high gear and growth in the industrial area north of Hillsboro accelerating, Mayor Jerry Willey believes the year 2014 was a very good one for the city of Hillsboro - and he expects 2015 to be even better. In his annual "State of the City" address at the Hillsboro Main Library Thursday evening, Willey was expected to reflect back on several big achievements while also highlighting several immense projects on the horizon.

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  2. Flu bug continues to take a bite out of residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    The current flu season has not yet stopped heating up, and citizens are not getting much help from this year's flu shot. According to Gerry Ewing, spokesman for Tuality Healthcare in Hillsboro, the vaccine being used to combat the seasonal bug is not doing the trick.

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  3. Bringing a MESSAGE of PEACERead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    Arun Gandhi's serious manner got a thorough test last Wednesday when he opened the floor to questions from students at Century High School. The grandson of the Indian peace activist Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi, Arun Gandhi couldn't help but smile when he was asked by a student, "Frozen yogurt or ice cream?" But most of his message to freshmen and social studies students at Century and, earlier in the day, at the Hillsboro Civic Center, took a more somber tone.

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  4. Portland fails to make first Google Fiber cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Portland Tribune

    Despite jumping through all the hoops required by Google, Portland is not one of the four cities to get the company's high-speed broadband service next. Google made the announcement on its blog Tuesday.

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  5. a Toast to ToastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Portland Tribune

    For 30 years, George and Linda Starbird spent their free time scouring antique stores, junk shops and flea markets. They kept their friends on the lookout.

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  6. Loose bull killed after rampage through CorneliusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Portland Tribune

    Washington County sheriff's deputies responded to a call about the bull around 11:30 a.m. in the area of North 29th and Highway 8. Deputies had received a call earlier that seven bulls had broken out of a damaged fence at a ranch in the 33000 block of Highway 8, according to Sgt. Bob Ray, the sheriff's office spokesman.

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  7. A 'bright, shining star' goes outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Portland Tribune

    It was completely out of character when Maria Lara Martinez didn't show up for work at the Verizon Go Wireless store in Cornelius. So on Sunday, Jan. 4, Store Manager Ulises Najera called Wireless Consultant Olivia Vasquez, who was off work that day, to see if she'd heard from Maria.

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  8. McLain plans coffee sessions in Forest Grove, CorneliusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon's new legislative session kicks off Jan. 12, but before it even begins, newly elected state Rep. Susan McLain is already thinking about how to keep in touch with citizens in the district she represents. McLain, a Forest Grove resident who worked as a teacher at Glencoe High School in Hillsboro for 42 years, will serve as the representative of Legislative District 29 over the next two years - and she is beginning to lay the groundwork for good communication with the district's leaders and residents.

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  9. Riley gears up for new legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Portland Tribune

    After a hard-fought campaign and a narrow win in November's general election, Chuck Riley is ready to get started on his first term as an Oregon senator. Riley, a Democrat from Hillsboro, topped his Republican opponent, incumbent state Sen. Bruce Starr, by fewer than 300 votes out of nearly 40,000 cast.

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  10. Riley gears up for legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Portland Tribune

    After a hard-fought campaign and a narrow win in November's general election, Chuck Riley is ready to get started on his first term as an Oregon senator. Riley, a Democrat from Hillsboro, topped his Republican opponent, incumbent state Sen. Bruce Starr, by fewer than 300 votes out of nearly 40,000 cast.

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  11. Two Views: Do research before investing in roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow has floated the idea that Interstate 205 can be widened from Oregon City to the Stafford exit, including the long stretch across the Willamette River on the Abernethy Bridge, for $250 million. I will leave it to traffic engineers to figure out the actual number, but I will say that my experience suggests it may cost more than that if the Abernethy Bridge requires major work.

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  12. The big stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Now, at 24, the 2008 Glencoe High School graduate is on the big stage, playing 'Clara' in the Nevada Ballet Theatre's production at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. 'I was a snowflake, a party scene girl, a mouse and a bon-bon,' she said last week from Las Vegas during a break between rehearsals.

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  13. Photo Credit: Contributed Photo - Mainoldys Camejo-Rodriguez, 29, of VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    An early-morning fight Monday, Dec. 22, left one man in jail and another in the hospital. Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex at the 200 block of S.E. 188th Ave. following a report of assault at 2:47 a.m. Officers learned Arnaldo Zamora-Ravelo, 25, of Hillsboro, had been stabbed in the fight.

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  14. Metro Council approves carbon emission reduction planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Calling it a natural progression of Oregon's land use planning legacy, the Metro Council on Thursday unanimously approved its strategies for cutting the region's personal motor vehicle tailpipe emissions. Work on developing the strategies, part of Metro's Climate Smart project, has been ongoing since 2009, when the Oregon Legislature ordered the Portland regional government to come up with a plan for curbing tailpipe emissions by 20 percent before 2035.

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  15. Route selected for planned 'Council Creek' trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    After tallying costs, benefits and comments for and against various routes proposed for the Council Creek Regional Trail, trail planners have finally chosen a preferred route. The decision came last week at a combined meeting of the project and stakeholders advisory committees.

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  16. Christmas Events ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    The orchestra plays J.S. Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio,' with more than 40 musicians and soloists taking part. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 N.W. 19th Ave., starting at $29 The orchestra and Choral Arts Ensemble present their holiday concert, featuring Handel's oratorio 'Judas Maccabaeus' and 'Messiah,' at metro-area churches.

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  17. Remarkable ReduxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Braylin Soon dons her pink cowboy boots, her stuffed Kermit the Frog tucked under her arm, and can't help but wiggle as she talks about her part as a chorus member in this weekend's Northwest Youth Theatre's production of "Annie Jr." The energetic girl and her Hillsboro family have had a long, trying year. Seven months ago Braylin fell ill, and within a few weeks, she was lying in a hospital bed in Palo Alto, Calif., hooked up to all sorts of tubes and beeping machines, awaiting a liver transplant.

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  18. Bike, ped trail will connect Hillsboro to Forest GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    After tallying costs, benefits and comments for and against various routes proposed for the Council Creek Regional Trail, trail planners finally chose a preferred path last week at a combined meeting of the project and stakeholders advisory committees. The chosen route prompted Mary Ordal, a project manager with the city of Hillsboro, to ask: 'Since not very much is on Council Creek, should we consider a name change?' 'I think it is a legitimate issue,' said Lyle Spiesschaert, a local farmer and member of the Stakeholders Advisory Committee.

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  19. Hillsboro police look for reckless driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    The suspect, who faces multiple charges, is an Hispanic man in his mid-30s, about 5-feet-8 and 160 pounds with dark hair. He was wearing dark jeans and dark jacket.

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  20. Road funding splits Metro votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Two key Metro advisory committees recommended approval of the proposed regional tailpipe emissions reduction plan this week, but not without suggested changes to parts of the strategy. The Metro Policy Advisory Committee and Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation, both made up of regional leaders who are charged with advising the Metro Council, both voted to approve Metro's Climate Smart strategy.

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