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Government, school, entertainment and high school sports news from Beaverton and Washington County. Editor: Theresa Myers
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Lupe Juarez used extreme couponing to buy more than 500 toys for the Fox 12 toy drive:
Lupe Juarez uses extreme couponing, and a watchful eye on the clearance rack, to purchase toys for the toy drive that once helped her family.
Going past a road closed sign can earn you a citation. Deputies issued 30 of them in three hours at the intersection of NW Saltzman Road and NW Burton Street in Cedar Mill.
Forest Grove Fire & Rescue helped two women out of their cars after each driver got stuck attempted to cross closed roads.
It looks like a five-story hotel in the works for downtown Beaverton, Oregon. The building is just a part of the city's plan to redevelop the Westgate/Creekside area.
A hospitality management company wants to work directly with Beaverton to build a 140-150 room Cambria Hotel and Suites.
Getting ready for tax time yet? Here's a chance to safely dispose of the papers you're sure you won't be needing to keep.
Free Document Shredding Event
The Beaverton Police Department will be offering an opportunity for you to safely recycle documents containing personal information on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event will be held at the Sunset Presbyterian Church located at 14986 NW Cornell Rd. Portland Oregon 97229.
Identity theft and fraud crimes continue to be of great concern for all of us. The City of Beaverton would like to help you avoid becoming a victim of identity theft and fraud, by keeping your personal information away from the hands of identity thieves. One of the methods identity thieves use to steal your information is combing through recycling and garbage for sensitive information that has been thrown away.
For this reason, the Beaverton Police Department recommends and encourages citizens to use a shredder (preferably cross-cut) for sensitive documents, such as credit card statements, financial statements, pre-approved credit card offers, old IRS tax forms, bank checks, household bills, and other documents that may contain sensitive information.
Shred-it will be on site with two commercial-sized shredding trucks for this event. Items no larger than staples and paper clips may be attached to the papers. Because of the popularity of this event each vehicle will only be allowed THREE BANKER STYLE BOXES of documents to be shredded.
This event is not for business documents. It is for personal documents only that contain personal information that if thrown out could lead to identity theft.
Service will be on a first come, first served basis and limited to the capacity of the commercial-sized shredding trucks from Shred-it. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause should the capacity be reached. Participants are encouraged to donate canned food to the Oregon Food Bank at the shredding event. Volunteers will be on site to accept these food donations.
Please do not contact Sunset Presbyterian Church with questions about this shredding event. All information related to this event is posted on the Beaverton Police Department’s web page and page.
Two pups 'home for the holidays' as they begin their duties with Beaverton Police Department.
Congratulations, Jesuit! Get the game highlights here: http://bit.ly/1NzhBsj
Jesuit wins the 6A football state championships 21-14 over strong competitors West Linn. Congrats Crusaders!
It was a great night for tree lighting in Beaverton, Oregon and reporter Wendy Owen was there to capture the fun.
Hundreds of people took advantage of the dry, cool evening to walk through Beaverton Fountain Park and see the lights.
Tonight's the night Beaverton, Oregon. Break out the elf hats and dancing shoes to celebrate the official holiday tree lighting ceremony. Downtown, by the library, on Fifth Street.
This year's tree lighting is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.
Changing neighborhoods mean changing boundaries for Beaverton School District - Official. Have you weighed in yet?
Most people expressed concerns that fell into three main topics: traffic, community unity, and a desire to let students stay at their current schools in Beaverton.
Beaverton is home to a few championship private schools. Has the balance tipped in their favor for team athletics?
Jesuit is playing for the Class 6A state football championship Saturday, a private school going after yet another state title.
Five new businesses. $20,000 each. Coaching and mentoring. These five grant-winning startups are a diverse lot, receiving a boost from the city of Beaverton, Oregon and the Westside Startup Fund LLC.
More than 60 startups applied for a piece of the $100,000. The city of Beaverton announced the winners on Dec. 1.
Here's a story with a happy ending. Pippin, stolen last year in Beaverton, has been reunited with his owners.
A woman accused of stealing a dog last year has been arrested after the dog was found Monday in Sherwood.
Just in time for the holidays, Beaverton Civic Theatre opens the classic, 'A Little Princess.' Grab a preview tonight at the Beaverton City Library, 7 p.m.
This holiday season, Beaverton Civic Theatre will bring to life "A Little Princess," adapted from Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic 1905 children's novel.
Thanks to Boy Scout Logan Cluff, West Slope Library of Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) has a few exterior upgrades. Won't it be nice to leave that bike in a covered shelter while browsing for books?
Why is a covered bike rack such a big deal at the West Slope Library? Because, it rains in Oregon.
Happy Thanksgiving! Here's a roundup of fun, family friendly events for this cool, sunny weekend.
The holiday season opens in Washington County with holiday theater, turkey trots, and community tree lightings.
Here it is: Your ultimate guide to tree lightings, Santa sightings and other holiday events throughout Washington County!
Washington County has events for the holiday season that include tree lightings, swimming parties, menorah lightings, bazaars and more.
Responding to the needs of an aging community, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue has opened its first mini-station, equipped to handle medical emergencies only.
What is placed at the station is driven by the calls that occur -- mostly medical in Raleigh Hills.
Hey, Beaverton readers, let's help spread the word about places serving community Thanksgiving meals.
If you know someone in need of a hot meal this Thanksgiving, please share this list of local organizations making sure no one goes hungry!
Have you felt 'the retirement gap' - that anywhere from uncomfortable to downright desperate difference between savings from a lifetime of work and unexpected monetary needs? Read George Rede's stories on the folks who just need to keep on working.
Early job loss, shrinking pensions, unexpected health issues spell crisis for many.
Before riding a bike was trendy, Kevin Chudy was an aficionado who turned his passion into a career. Cyclists throughout the county will miss him and his stores.
After 41 years selling bikes and accessories, owner Kevin Chudy is retiring and closing the stores in Beaverton, Hillsboro and Milwaukie.
John Ekman, originally of Gales Creek and lately of Beaverton, is in a bit of trouble while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. It sounds like something that could really happen to just about anyone.
Ekman said he didn't see a motorcycle lying in the roadway until it was too late to stop …
It was confusing enough when Pope Benedict retired a few years back, but now, Santa?
Santa Bob's boots won't be empty for long. Yes, Virginia, there is another Santa Claus.
He survived the frights of the night, the winds and the rain ... but rising rent and gentrification have conquered Beaverton's super hero, Guardian Shield.
Guardian Shield, who recently found fame through local media, can't afford the rising rent at his apartment complex and is moving to Marion County.
Three students at Stoller Middle School in Beaverton School District - Official produce a book, and Scholastic declares it a masterpiece - in more ways than one.
Grace Tran, Catherine Lian and Len Nguyen, who are now high school freshmen, wrote and illustrated a children's book called, "Masterpiece."
Meet Ed Foy. On May 28, 1959, Foy, a lieutenant and frogman in the U.S. Navy, was on a ship far out in the Atlantic Ocean, watching the sky and hoping that history would be made. It was. Along with two monkeys, he made it.
At 81, Ed Foy lives in a sprawling Beaverton Apartment complex.
Was your commute delayed this morning, anywhere near Elmonica Station in Beaverton? Roads were blocked and commuters rerouted for a really serious crash.
The crash happened at the Elmonica Station in Beaverton, according to police.
Rat fanciers gathered Saturday for the annual fall rat show in Hillsboro. They proved generally bad rat misconceptions wrong by kissing, squishing and cooing over their beloved critters. (photos and video with story: http://bit.ly/1Lgw3zG)
WooHoo! Wind tunnels provide an indoor skydiving experience in Tigard. The place is named, you guessed it, iFLY Portland.
iFLY Portland is the 12th and newest of the Austin, Texas-based company's U.S. facilities. There are 38 worldwide, with another 15 under construction.
Beaverton gets another great food option, this time a Chinese hot pot planning to open at Southwest 117th Avenue.
Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, a Chinese hot pot chain coming to Beaverton.
The discussion on changes to boundaries in the Beaverton School District - Official continued at last night's board meeting.
No new lines drawn on preliminary boundary map, but at least 60 people show up to get their concerns across.
Almost derailed from a distinguished career as a K9 officer, Jago overcame an early injury and served with Officer Ken Magnus for close to 10 years on the Beaverton Police Department.
Most of Jago's career was spent finding suspects and barking an alert to his human partner, but he had his share of captures.
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