Spotted Owl

The Elusive Spotted Owl in Tigard: Update

Last month, my column featured a Northern Spotted Owl my wife Beth and I spotted while walking our dogs (The Elusive Spotted Owl in...
King City, King City Police, Police and Public Safety Measure

King City Awaits Results of Police and Public Safety Measure

King City voters have faithfully approved five-year local option levies twice in the past to support police services, and another levy for police services...
Bunions, Tigard Foot Solutions

7 Things You Need to Know About Bunions

A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe, caused by the pressure of the...
Tigard Police

Responding to Crises in Our Community

During a recent shift, Lieutenant Mike Eskew responded to a couple of intense calls. In one incident, he found a man passed out, lying...
Hospice, Aging in Place

Hospice, A Gift to Aging in Place

In August, my father was diagnosed as terminal with a large abscess on his heart valve, upon which the hospital offered the option of...
Mayor's Corner, Jason Snider

Mayor’s Corner: Walkable. Healthy. Inclusive

In 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge swept the globe, Frozen became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, and the City of Tigard started...
Downtown Tigard's Corylus Sculpture

New season, new color for Main Street’s hazelnut sculptures

The weather is changing and with the leaves turning colors the well-known hazelnut bud sculptures on Main Street have transformed from pink to green....
Tigard Feed and Garden Store

Tigard History: Historic Tigard Feed and Garden Store

Downtown Tigard was home to several historic buildings, including the train depot, the grocery store, and the Tigard Feed and Garden Store. Built in...
tigard heritage trail ground breaking

Tigard Street Heritage Trail Breaks Ground

On Aug. 29 members from the community gathered to celebrate the ground breaking ceremony for the Tigard Street Heritage Trail and Outdoor Museum. The...
arts in the burbs

Art in the Burbs returns for 20th year

Come celebrate Art in the Burbs’ 20-year anniversary on October 12th & 13th at Tualatin High School.  The two-day annual festival transforms the gym...