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Oregon Inn joins the By Magnuson Worldwide Collection

Magnuson Worldwide's global hotel brand is proud to announce the addition of the Washington Square Inn located in Tigard to the collection.
Tags: Travel, Oregon, Tigard, Magnuson Worldwide, Magnuson Worldwide Collection, Washington Square Inn

Man accused of trying to suffocate roommate gets probation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted in connection to trying to suffocate his 75-year-old roommate with plastic wrap has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a Washington County jury found 73-year-old Leo J. Miller guilty of fourth-degree assault earlier this month. The Tigard man was acquitted of attempted murder, […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Portland, Washington County, Ore AP, Tigard, Nation & World, Leo J Miller

Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest 8/10 – 8/16

Can’t believe we’re already coming to end with summer soon! If you’re looking for that last minute fun thing to do with the family before everyone goes back to school we have a bunch of fun things to check out below! Festivals, fairs, movies in the park, OH MY! Make sure to check out these fun ideas around the Northwest: Fairs & Festivals in the Pacific Northwest 2018 NW Summer Outdoor Movies 2018 Portland Staycation Ideas Seattle Staycation Ideas NW Weekend Getaway Ideas on a Budget (updated ...
Tags: Budget, Entertainment, Oregon, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Portland Timbers, Northwest, Silver Lake, Disney Channel, Michael, Mamma Mia, Hillsboro, Everett, Christopher Robin

Son’s death sparks crusade for safer light rail crossings

Darla Sturdy and her children.(Photo: Sturdy family) Greg Spencer is a writer and editor who volunteers with the local chapter of Families for Safe Streets. Eighty crosswalks and 45 light-rail stations made safer. That’s how Darla Sturdy sums up her proudest accomplishment to date. Sturdy, a Gresham mother and member of Families for Safe Streets Oregon and SW Washington, never imagined a second life as a transportation engineer, much less as a lobbyist. But this is the work she threw herself i...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Senate, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, Portland, Advocacy, Max, Aaron, Gresham, Oregon State Capitol, TriMet, Tigard, Greg Spencer

The SW Corridor project DEIS is out: Here’s what the bikeways look like

Visual from DEIS that shows Barbur Blvd at the Barbur Transit Center. The SW Corridor Project has reached a major milestone with the release this week of its Draft Environmental Impact Statement — a required step for the estimated $2.8 billion, 12-mile TriMet MAX light rail project to receive federal funding. The plan has been seven years in the making and once complete (possibly around 2027), the new line would go from downtown Portland’s transit mall to Tualatin via Tigard. As proposed, the ...
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Senior Transportation Planner at City of Tigard in Tigard, OR

SALARY: $5,625.00 - $7,537.00 Monthly OPENING DATE:02/01/18   CLOSING DATE:Continuous   DESCRIPTION:
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Ex-Tigard teacher accused of sexually abusing 2 students

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested a former Tigard High School teacher and coach accused of sexually abusing two students. Tigard police spokesman Jim Wolf says 40-year-old Marcus Jolley was arrested at home Thursday after a Washington County grand jury indicted him. Wolf says the investigation began last summer and recently intensified when a second […]
Tags: News, Wolf, Washington County, Ore AP, Tigard, Jim Wolf, Nation & World, Tigard High School, Marcus Jolley

Envista Group acquires family entertainment center brand Sky High Sports Network

Envista Group has acquired Sky High Sports Network, a family entertainment center brand. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Portland-based Envista Group today announced the acquisition of the Sky High Sports Network comprised of fourteen trampoline parks across the country that host more than one million jumpers per year. Envista Group was created in 2012 as a private investment vehicle that acquired local Portland businesses. Under the ...
Tags: London, Washington, Oregon, Trends, United Kingdom, Portland, Kramer, Ron, Santa Clara California, ASTM, Tigard, PE Deals, KinderCare Learning Centers, Envista Group, Sky High Sports Network, Elizabeth Kramer

Tigard police officer remains hospitalized after crash

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — A police officer from Tigard remains hospitalized two weeks after authorities say an intoxicated driver slammed into his car. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 39-year-old Matthew Barbee was listed in serious condition at a Portland hospital Wednesday. Authorities said Wednesday no arrests or citations have been issued in the crash. Tigard police said […]
Tags: News, Portland, Tigard, Nation & World, Wednesday Authorities, Matthew Barbee

Quran instructor arrested on charges of sex abuse

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — A Corvallis man who ran a business providing private instruction on the Quran has been arrested on seven counts of sex abuse after two girls under the age of 14 reported him. Tigard police said Thursday that 50-year-old Muhammad L. Hasan was taken into custody Wednesday at his home in Corvallis […]
Tags: News, Corvallis, Ore AP, Tigard, Quran, Nation & World, Muhammad L Hasan

Industry news: Urban Arrow in Portland, Framebuilder Supply’s grant, Velotech expands, Left Coast makes house calls

Who’s ready for some local industry news? Here are the latest tidbits we’ve come across from Portland’s ever-changing bike business landscape. Framebuilder Supply names first-ever “Women Build Bikes” grant winner Framebuilder Supply owners Tony Tapay and Mike Cobb want to see more women among the building ranks. (Photo courtesy Jackie Mautner) “When Mike and I attended the recent Handmade Bike Show here in Portland,” Tapay said in a company statement, “at one point we were all asked t...
Tags: Business, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Amsterdam, Portland, Ed, Pacific Northwest, Brompton, Mike, Tony, Rae, Mike Cobb, Henning Thomas, Tigard, Jonathan Maus

Tigard police officer struck while on-duty

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — A Tigard motorcycle officer has been taken to a hospital after he was struck by a vehicle. Police spokesman Jim Wolf says the officer was responding to an emergency call shortly after 7 a.m. Monday when the collision occurred on Pacific Highway. Wolf described the officer’s condition as stable. He says […]
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HUGE Clearance Deals At Babies R Us

I was at Babies R Us in Tigard, OR the other day and noticed this clearance rack at the front of the store. Everything on the rack had a red sticker for clearance — well everything was additional 75% off the already discounted price!!! I bought two items — a swimsuit for Gwendolyn for $1.99 it was 16.99Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Economic Development Manager at City of Tigard in Tigard, OR

Annually OPENING DATE: 07/12/17 CLOSING DATE: 09/05/17 05:00 PM DESCRIPTION: Amazing cities don't just happen! Vision, strategy and innovation come to life at the City of Tigard. We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefit package. All internal and external qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the individual or panel interviews with public and private ...
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Study breaks down Oregon's clean energy hotspots

A pro-climate-action business group is out with a new analysis that shows clean energy industries touching every corner of Oregon, with jobs galore in the Portland metro area and big energy projects in the state’s rural areas. The top district for clean energy jobs, according to data compiled by the group Environmental Entrepreneurs, is Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick’s 18th District, which encompasses much of Portland’s west side and stretches down to Tigard. E2 determined there are… ...
Tags: Oregon, Portland, Tigard, Ginny Burdick, Environmental Entrepreneurs is Senate

Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest! 4/14 – 4/20

All the spring flowers in the Pacific Northwest are popping up and this weekend is full of festive fun and frugal family-friendly events too with all the egg hunts around the area! Whirligig is still happening at Seattle Center and the tulip festival is blossoming in Skagit Valley – there is so much to do and so little time! Make sure to also check out these fun ideas around the Northwest Washington hotels with great indoor pools Washington State Spring Fair Discounts Skagit Valley Tulip Fest...
Tags: Entertainment, Washington, Bellevue, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Tacoma, Portland Timbers, Northwest, Michael, Burlington, Des Moines, Wallingford, Kitty

Highway building bill gets sharp rebuke at first public hearing – UPDATED

A lawmaker who wants to give cities broad authority to design and construct major new highways learned in a public hearing yesterday that there’s a good reason why our region hasn’t built one since the 1980s: Strong opposition from people who actually understand transportation planning amd the vast negative consequences of highways and the motor vehicle trips they encourage. Republican house respresentative Rich Vial, who represents a rural district west of Tigard in Washington County, testifi...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, Portland, Salem, Charles, Metro, Marion County, Washington County, Harrington, House Transportation Committee, Tigard, John Charles, Earl Blumenauer

Highway building bill gets sharp rebuke at first public hearing

A lawmaker who wants to give cities broad authority to design and construct major new highways learned in a public hearing yesterday that there’s a good reason why our region hasn’t built one since the 1980s: Strong opposition from people who actually understand transportation planning amd the vast negative consequences of highways and the motor vehicle trips they encourage. Republican house respresentative Rich Vial, who represents a rural district west of Tigard in Washington County, testifi...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, Portland, Salem, Charles, Metro, Marion County, Washington County, Harrington, House Transportation Committee, Tigard, John Charles, Earl Blumenauer

Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest! 4/7-4/13

Who is looking for cherry blossoms this weekend?  There is no shortage of spring flowers in the Pacific Northwest and this weekend is full of festive fun and frugal family-friendly events too!  With Whirligig at Seattle Center and tulip festivals in Skagit Valley, and a giant Daffodil Parade that marches through Tacoma, Puyallup, Orting and Sumner, we are definitely embracing spring on the West Coast.   Make sure to also check out these fun ideas around the Northwest Washington hotels with gre...
Tags: Entertainment, Bellevue, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Portland Timbers, Northwest, Michael, Des Moines, Sumner, Lori, Seattle Center, Pierce County, Northwest Washington

Weekend Event Guide: 3-speeds, the Gorge, a big sale, and more

Riding in and around The Dalles will be beautiful this weekend at the Gorge Roubaix and Gravel Grinder events.(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) I know it’s hard to believe, and I know Saturday is April Fools Day on Saturday, but spring seems to have finally sprung. We actually have more sun than rain in the forecast for the next few days. So embrace it! And ride your bike. Here are some event and ride ideas to inspire you… All Weekend Western Bikeworks Spring Sale (Pearl District and Tigard ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, New Zealand, Vancouver, Jones, Sandy, Hood River, Nathan Jones, Rowena, TriMet, Tigard, West Hills, Dalles, Jonathan Maus

New life for styrofoam helps resuscitate Tigard cleantech firm

If you get a lot of wine delivered to your house, or Omaha Steaks, here’s good news: There’s a local outfit that really wants all that Styrofoam that’s piling up in your basement. It’s Agilyx, the Tigard company that became a bit of a local cleantech star early this decade with a technology for converting waste plastic into crude oil, a prospect that would warm any green’s heart. Investors included Virgin Group founder and environmental entrepreneur Richard Branson. The technology worked,… ...
Tags: Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Tigard, Omaha Steaks

The skinny on the three Portland-area freeway projects in line for state funding

The projects would add supply to a high-demand system.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) By now you’ve probably heard whispers and/or seen the headlines about the three freeway widening projects in the Portland region that are a top priority of lawmakers statewide. The goal of the projects is to improve driving conditions for motor vehicle users on Interstate 217 south of Beaverton, I-5 adjacent to the Rose Quarter, and I-205 south of Oregon City. These three projects represent an estimated co...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Broadway, Salem, City Council, Smith, MMA, Oregon State, Metro, Trump, Chris Smith

TriMet lobbies for more freeways in a misguided ‘fix’ for Portland congestion

Don’t believe the hype.(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) This is a guest post from former news editor Michael Andersen. The top executive of Portland’s mass transit agency said this week that the Portland region has four top transportation priorities, and three of them are to expand capacity of urban freeways. TriMet’s Neil McFarlane has inexplicably assumed the role of freeway expansion advocate. “These are projects we’ve known we need to do for some time,” Neil McFarlane told the ...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Legislation, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Salem, Congestion, Medicaid, Don, Brown, Tribune

Startup behind jello shot maker pulls in $5M

The Tigard startup behind the jello shot maker Jevo has landed $5 million from investors, according to regulatory filings with the Security and Exchange Commission. Food + Beverage Innovations has developed a machine that can make 20 jello shots in minutes, bringing down the time and labor needed for bars and restaurants to serve the desirable concoctions. The shots can also be made without alcohol, which is expected to open up other potential markets such as healthcare, where gelatin is freque...
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Weekend Event Guide: Big sales, Division protest, holiday lights, ‘Kimmy Cross’, and more

If you missed the holiday lights at PIR last month you have another chance to see some displays this weekends.(Photo: J Maus/BikePortland) This is the time of year where some of us need the encouragement of others to get out and brave the elements. We’ve got a few group rides that might be just what you were looking for. Or, if you’d rather stay cozied up and off the bike this weekend, you can peruse some sales or party for a good cause. Whatever you do, watch yourself out there. As the s...
Tags: Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Dartmouth, Portland, Vancouver, XOXO, Tigard, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Springwater Corridor, Tilikum Bridge, Weekend Event Guide

The Monday Roundup: Highway propaganda, Shaq on a bike, London on the upswing, and more

Cc: Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. This week’s Monday Roundup is brought to you by Western Bikeworks who reminds you to check out their big warehouse sale coming December 9-11th at their Tigard location. Lots of fun stories to share this week so let’s get right to it. Here are the best stories we came across last week… The Portland “megaregion”: A mapping project highlighted by National Geographic holds important clues about geography and mobility. Can someone tell me why we don’t have high-speed ...
Tags: London, Washington, Los Angeles, Sport, Cnn, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Netherlands, Sydney, Portland, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Denmark, National Geographic, Economist

Biking and Safe Routes to School programs come up big in $2.5 million worth of regional grants

About a quarter of the grants went to Safe Routes to School programs.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Here’s some good news: Metro just announced grants to 17 agencies and organizations throughout the region that will make it easier to get around without driving alone. The grants are worth a total of $2.5 million — money that comes from the federal government and is doled out by Metro via their Regional Travel Options (RTO) program. Metro spokesman Craig Beebe said, “This cycle’s awardees co...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Funding, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Grant, Pacific Northwest, Cornell, County, Wta, Metro, Portland Community College, Washington County, Gresham

People driving out of control: Daycare damaged, schools delayed, bike rider burned by downed power pole

What happened this morning. Be thankful you weren’t in that car, in that daycare or under that power pole. (Images: Portland Police, Tigard Police) The amount of daily destruction and disruption in our region caused by peoples’ inability to control their cars and trucks is staggering. Between 2:00 am and 6:00 am this morning there were two incidents that illustrate what has become an all too common occurrence on our roads. Around 2:00 am on Hall Boulevard in Tigard (adjacent to the skatepark ...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Crashes, Beaverton, YMCA, Portland Police Bureau, Mark Hunter, Tigard, Jonathan Maus, Fanno Creek Trail, Language Matters

Forest wedding in Portland for $12K: Abby + Jordan

Happy day-before-Thanksgiving, friends! How dreamy is this shot by Jonnie + Garrett? Tall trees and lots of green were Abby + Jordan’s wedding must-haves, considering how much they love the great outdoors. But even though they wanted to keep things simple and intimate (she wanted a small wedding, and he a large, so they compromised with 130 guests) and planned the whole thing in 6 months, it’s certainly not lacking in details. Oh, and did we mention they did it all for less than 12K? Looking ...
Tags: Fall, Oregon, Green, Wedding, Portland, Jordan, Asos, Ken, Vanessa, Fred Meyer, Abby, Tigard, Real Weddings, Budget Wedding, Stella York, Farm Wedding

Trump in, Novick out: Recap and thoughts on the election

Eudaly scores upset win for council spot while Clinton’s win in Oregon wasn’t enough to carry her to victory. Last night’s election was full of surprises both nationally and locally. And that’s a huge understatement. Donald Trump was elected president with 279 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 228 (so far). She becomes just the fifth candidate to lose after winning the overall vote count (her national popular vote margin over Trump was 166,443 as of 7:45 am this morning). His win comes despi...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Front Page, Hillary Clinton, Cycling, House, Election 2016, Portland, Donald Trump, Ludlow