Coronavirus Upends Tigard & the World

From Wuhan, China, where it originated in December, the coronavirus has quickly spread throughout the world, touching some 204 countries and territories, infecting about...

Tigard Police Forces are Stretched Thin

Heather Wakem, a Tigard police officer who currently works the graveyard shift, recalled when a woman in the vicinity of Pacific Highway and Hall...

High School Spring Sports on a Hiatus

Before any athlete had a chance to compete, the season was abruptly put on hold. Following nearly every major American professional and collegiate league...

Tigard News in Brief: March 2020

Tigard police investigate hotel homicide Local police and the Washington County Major Crimes Team were investigating the March death of a man at the Embassy...

COVID-19 Updates

The situation with COVID-19 is evolving and the flow of information can be overwhelming. The news cycle is 24/7 and there are podcasts, special...

COVID-19 Social Distancing – “Exercise Activity Plan B”

On Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020, I showed up to the front door of a fitness center I frequently use. They were allowing 25 members...

Fanno Creek Trail Segments Face ‘Significant Budget Problems’

The cost to build four segments of the Fanno Creek Trail will be about $1.8 million more than anticipated due to an overall slow...

Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Adopt Pets and Bond with Neighbors

If there is something that we could agree on, it’s that all our pets are quite happy to have us around more during the...

COVID-19 Update: Tigard Police Modify Service

Our thoughts are with our community right now, knowing that this is a challenging time for residents and businesses. The health and safety of our...

Mayor’s Corner: March 2020

Stay home, stay healthy! Thank you for following the advice of public health experts for the greater good of the Tigard community, the region,...

COVID-19 and Your Pet

In the United States, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is no evidence demonstrating that any companion animals, livestock, or wildlife...

Bond Restructuring Plan will Save City $1.4 Million

The city is planning to restructure its two general obligation bonds, a move that will save Tigard about $1.4 million and prepare the way...

Go for the Green

Now is a great time to get your lawn off to an early start by applying a late winter / early spring fertilization and...

55+ Active Senior Communities

When most of us decide to buy our home and live within a 55+ active senior communities like Summerfield, King City and the...

Recent Fed Rate Cuts don’t Guarantee Lower Mortgage Rate

In the midst of market uncertainty and the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19, the Federal Reserve unanimously approved their biggest one-time rate cut since the...

Real Estate in the Time of Coronavirus

Remember the book ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’? As we navigate our daily movements, we each seek to keep life moving in a...

Plaza Project Moves Forward, Pandemic may Delay Public Outreach

Universal Plaza, a community gathering place planned for downtown Tigard, is still at least two years from fruition. But the city wants residents to...

Tigard Police Blotter: March 2020

This information is provided by the Tigard Police Department and represents a partial log of calls received by the department last month. The department’s...

Tigard-Tualatin Survivor Season Two

Two-and-a-half years ago a group of Tigard-Tualatin teenagers were so enthralled with the television series “Survivor” that they decided to create their own version...

City of Tigard Closes All Playgrounds & Basketball Courts at all...

EDIT ON TIGARD PARK CLOSURES:   City of Tigard staff just clarified that Park Staff is condoning off playground equipment and basketball courts in all city...