Hillsboro News Times

Hillsboro News Times The Hillsboro News-Times is a weekly newspaper serving the cities of Hillsboro and North Plains, Ore., and western Washington County.
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The Hillsboro News-Times is a weekly newspaper serving the communities of Hillsboro and North Plains, Oregon, and rural Washington County. The News-Times is published every Friday, with breaking news available online every day at www.hillsboronewstimes.com. You can also follow the News-Times on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/HillsboroNT The News-Times office is located at 2038 Pacific Ave., in Forest Grove. Have a story idea? Contact Editor Geoff Pursinger at 503-357-3181 or email [email protected]. The paper is owned by Pamplin Media Group, which also publishes the Portland Tribune, the Forest Grove News-Times and more than 20 other Oregon newspapers. To advertise in Hillsboro News-Times or any of the Pamplin Media Group’s products, including our website, contact Publisher Nikki DeBuse at 503-357-3181 or email [email protected], or Advertising Manager Toni Ashby, 971-762-1167, or email [email protected]

Washington County says it's obligated to provide information that ICE is seeking. It's unusual for ICE to issue subpoena...
02/19/2020
Washington County Sheriff's Office to comply with ICE subpoenas

Washington County says it's obligated to provide information that ICE is seeking. It's unusual for ICE to issue subpoenas to law enforcement agencies, but it's a tactic federal immigration authorities are using more and more.

The move appears to be intended to get around Oregon's sanctuary law, which federal authorities have criticized.

The Hillsboro Police Department is waiting for test results from the Oregon State Police, which is working to determine ...
02/17/2020
Possible human remains found at Hillsboro landfill

The Hillsboro Police Department is waiting for test results from the Oregon State Police, which is working to determine if materials found last week at the Hillsboro landfill are human remains.

Investigators are waiting for test results to determine if human remains were found at landfill on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

"As a region, we understand that this is just a first step," said Washington County chair Kathryn Harrington
02/17/2020
Metro income tax to help homeless buoyed by 3 county chairs

"As a region, we understand that this is just a first step," said Washington County chair Kathryn Harrington

Washington, Clackamas, Multnomah county chairs all support the proposed regional income tax to fund supportive housing.

Check out these three slideshows from Friday's action as Hillsboro 6A schools competed in the Pacific Conference Champio...
02/15/2020
PHOTOS: Hillsboro Schools at the Pacific Conference Swimming Championships

Check out these three slideshows from Friday's action as Hillsboro 6A schools competed in the Pacific Conference Championships at the McMinnville Aquatic Center.

Swimmers from Hillsboro 6A schools competed at the McMinnville Aquatic Center in day one of the Pacific Conference Championships.

EDITORIAL: Pacific University and others in our area recently marked National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the unt...
02/15/2020
Our Opinion: Blazers can honor Bryant by rekindling Fire

EDITORIAL: Pacific University and others in our area recently marked National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the untimely death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna has put a new spotlight as well on girls and women in basketball, especially. Is it time to bring the WNBA back to Portland?

Following National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we argue it's time to bring the WNBA back to Oregon.

"You can use crystals, gems or stones for healing different physical, emotional, spiritual aspects of your body," said J...
02/15/2020
Energetic healing shop opens in Hillsboro, aims to reduce stress

"You can use crystals, gems or stones for healing different physical, emotional, spiritual aspects of your body," said Jennifer Harrison, who owns Illuminating Wellness.

Illuminating Wellness offers healing crystals, essential oils and handmade jewelry.

Jackson School Homeowners Association board members say they don't plan to contest the lawsuit because they were ready t...
02/15/2020
Eminent domain lawsuits filed against Jackson School neighbors

Jackson School Homeowners Association board members say they don't plan to contest the lawsuit because they were ready to sign an agreement allowing the city of Hillsboro to proceed with construction on association property.

Hillsboro hopes to acquire property necessary to proceed with a roadway widening project along Jackson School Road.

A lawyer who rose to fame representing an adult film actor in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, was convicted to...
02/15/2020
Avenatti found guilty of trying to extort Nike

A lawyer who rose to fame representing an adult film actor in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, was convicted today of attempting to extort millions of dollars from Nike Inc.

The lawyer, who also represented adult star Stormy Daniels, was found guilty Friday of trying to extort up to $25 million from the shoe giant.

Podcast: This week Gabby interviews artist Nancy Helmsworth. Catch her exhibit at the Walters Cultural Art Center in Hil...
02/14/2020
A&E podcast: artist Nancy Helmsworth

Podcast: This week Gabby interviews artist Nancy Helmsworth. Catch her exhibit at the Walters Cultural Art Center in Hillsboro through March 29.

NEW: This week Gabby chats with Nancy Helmsworth. She's one of the artists featured in the Layers exhibit at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro.

Enrique Zacarias Diaz attacked a stranger with a box cutter in downtown Hillsboro in June 2019. He was sentenced to 90 m...
02/14/2020
Man sentenced for stabbing stranger in downtown Hillsboro in June

Enrique Zacarias Diaz attacked a stranger with a box cutter in downtown Hillsboro in June 2019. He was sentenced to 90 months in prison on Thursday.

Enrique Zacarias Diaz of Portland attacked a stranger with a box cutter in downtown Hillsboro in June.

Alongside longtime favorites like Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs, this year's sales will feature a new cookie known as...
02/12/2020
Wallets beware: Girl Scout cookies go on sale this Friday

Alongside longtime favorites like Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs, this year's sales will feature a new cookie known as Lemon-Ups.

Valentines Day marks the annual Girl Scout fundraiser. Proceeds will go to local Girl Scout troops.

The speed limit on Northeast Jackson School Road in Hillsboro will be temporarily reduced to 25 mph starting on Feb. 20 ...
02/11/2020
Speed limit on Jackson School Road reduced ahead of construction

The speed limit on Northeast Jackson School Road in Hillsboro will be temporarily reduced to 25 mph starting on Feb. 20 ahead of construction to widen the road.

The speed limit along Northeast Jackson School Road has been reduced to ahead of improvement project construction.

Forest Grove resident Rebecca Frasure told CNN that she hadn't experienced any major symptoms. Her husband did not contr...
02/11/2020
Forest Grove woman contracts coronavirus on cruise

Forest Grove resident Rebecca Frasure told CNN that she hadn't experienced any major symptoms. Her husband did not contract the virus, and others in close company didn't either, Kent Frasure told the national news outlet.

Rebecca Frasure one of more than 60 passengers on board ship with virus outbreak

Hillsboro police said Elliot Satoru Carr pointed a gun at officers, one of whom fired a shot — which did not strike the ...
02/11/2020
Man fired at by Hillsboro police in September incident convicted

Hillsboro police said Elliot Satoru Carr pointed a gun at officers, one of whom fired a shot — which did not strike the suspect — before Carr was subdued.

Elliot Saturo Carr was convicted on multiple felonies related to an incident in which an officer fired his weapon.

The expected launch date of HiLight, Hillsboro's city-owned high-speed internet service, has been delayed for residents ...
02/10/2020
Launch of high-speed internet delayed for Hillsboro residents

The expected launch date of HiLight, Hillsboro's city-owned high-speed internet service, has been delayed for residents in two areas selected to receive the service first. Officials initially expected it would be available early this year.

The expected launch date for HiLight, Hillsboro's city-owned high speed internet service, has been delayed.

Washington County prosecutors lodged a fugitive complaint against Galvan-Nevarez in 2014, alleging he was wanted on warr...
02/09/2020
Man arrested in shooting at Ford dealership, police say

Washington County prosecutors lodged a fugitive complaint against Galvan-Nevarez in 2014, alleging he was wanted on warrants and for threatening in California

Washington County Sheriff's office responds to shooting at Doherty Ford Dealership in Forest Grove on Feb. 8.

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived fo...
02/09/2020
More Oregon students eligible to attend PSU for free

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived for 4 years at Portland State University:

Portland State University tweaks Four Years Free program for low-income students

EDITORIAL: We all know giving is good during the holidays. But what about the rest of the year? It's not just in Novembe...
02/08/2020
Our Opinion: After 'season of giving' comes the rest of the year

EDITORIAL: We all know giving is good during the holidays. But what about the rest of the year? It's not just in November and December that bellies are going unfilled, families are going unsheltered and health conditions are going untreated.

Homeless shelters and service providers, among other charitable causes in Washington County, still need support.

DON'T MISS THE SPORTSMEN'S SHOW THIS WEEKEND!Love the outdoors? The place to be this weekend is the Pacific Northwest Sp...
02/08/2020

DON'T MISS THE SPORTSMEN'S SHOW THIS WEEKEND!
Love the outdoors? The place to be this weekend is the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show. The popular gathering of anglers, hunters, campers and more continues through Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive.
A family favorite for years is the Baxter Kids Trout Pond which is free for kids. The little-ones can also try their hands at archery and pan for gold. The show also offers about 50 hours of seminars a day and 900 outdoors companies selling their products.
Show hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for kids 6-16. Parking is $10.
For complete info: https://www.thesportshows.com/shows/pacific-northwest/show-information/

Check out these photos from Friday night's Liberty girls basketball game vs. Century.
02/08/2020
PHOTOS: Liberty Girls Basketball vs. Century

Check out these photos from Friday night's Liberty girls basketball game vs. Century.

The Liberty girls basketball team played Century on Friday night. The Falcons beat the Jaguars 98-43.

Flooding in Eastern Oregon
02/08/2020
Flooding in Eastern Oregon

Flooding in Eastern Oregon

Local organization collecting donations to help Oregonians in Pendelton after flooding affected the area.

Felicita Monteblanco, See Eun Kim and Kate Grandusky all occupy elected positions in Washington County. On Thursday, the...
02/08/2020
Female elected leaders discuss barriers for women in politics

Felicita Monteblanco, See Eun Kim and Kate Grandusky all occupy elected positions in Washington County. On Thursday, they discussed the challenges women face in politics at Pacific University.

Three female elected leaders in Washington County discussed challenges for women in politics at Pacific University.

HiLight — Hillsboro's city-owned high-speed internet service — has officially launched at eight Hillsboro schools. More ...
02/07/2020
High-speed internet now active at eight Hillsboro schools

HiLight — Hillsboro's city-owned high-speed internet service — has officially launched at eight Hillsboro schools. More schools will be connected as early as next week, officials say, as the city prepares to launch the service for residents.

Eight Hillsboro schools, and more soon, are now connected to high-speed internet through a partnership with the city.

Washington County Cpl. Jeremy Braun was severely wounded in a shootout near Henry Hagg Lake in August. He spoke publicly...
02/06/2020
Cpl. Jeremy Braun: 'I will serve this community again'

Washington County Cpl. Jeremy Braun was severely wounded in a shootout near Henry Hagg Lake in August. He spoke publicly about the experience and his recovery for the first time Thursday, saying he "will serve this community again."

The Washington County Sheriff's Office corporal was wounded in a shootout near Henry Hagg Lake in August.

Students danced "La Raspa" as an inaugural activity at Eastwood Elementary School's new gym Tuesday. Officials said the ...
02/06/2020
Eastwood Elementary unveils new gym as part of 2017 bond progress

Students danced "La Raspa" as an inaugural activity at Eastwood Elementary School's new gym Tuesday. Officials said the facility and seven others like it also being constructed will be important assets for communities as a whole.

The completion of the gym marks the first of eight similar projects around the Hillsboro School District.

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived fo...
02/06/2020
More Oregon students eligible to attend PSU for free

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived for 4 years at Portland State University:

Portland State University tweaks Four Years Free program for low-income students

Wren wrote that disclosing the person's name would "indeed have a chilling effect on other complainants coming forward t...
02/05/2020
Judge rejects Sen. Boquist's public records lawsuit

Wren wrote that disclosing the person's name would "indeed have a chilling effect on other complainants coming forward to report inappropriate behavior or workplace conduct."

Legal fight with legislative leader Peter Courtney was part of a political feud in Senate.

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The Hillsboro News-Times is a weekly newspaper serving the communities of Hillsboro and North Plains, Oregon, and rural Washington County. The News-Times is published every Wednesday, with breaking news available online every day at www.hillsboronewstimes.com. You can also follow the News-Times on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/HillsboroNT The News-Times office is located at 2038 Pacific Ave., in Forest Grove. Have a story idea? Contact Editor Geoff Pursinger at 503-357-3181 or email [email protected]. The paper is owned by Pamplin Media Group, which also publishes the Portland Tribune, the Forest Grove News-Times and more than 20 other Oregon newspapers. To advertise in Hillsboro News-Times or any of the Pamplin Media Group’s products, including our website, contact Publisher Nikki DeBuse at 503-357-3181 or email [email protected], or Advertising Manager Toni Ashby, 503-357-3181, or email [email protected].

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