Amidst the Many Wildfires, Communities and Local Businesses Team Up to...

Yellow filled the skies, smoke and soot had yet to fall, and the world seemed to turn upside down once again. Firefighters...

Tigard-Tualatin Students Start the School Year at Home

Students of the Tigard-Tualatin School District (TTSD) won’t be returning to a physical school building for quite some time.

Veteran’s Corner: WWII Marine Golda Fabian

Ninety-seven years ago, Golda Fabian was born to a logger and his wife who lived in Grand Ronde, but she was no...

As COVID-19 Spreads, Meals on Wheels People Adapts to Continue Serving...

The Meals on Wheels People non-profit has always delivered meals to home-bound seniors (thus, the “wheels”) along with serving congregate meals in...

City Drafts Anti-Racism Action Plan

In early June, amid nationwide outrage over police brutality and racism triggered by the killing of George Floyd, Mayor Jason Snider challenged...

Tigard Police Department Launches Transparency Website

“In the days and weeks since the murder of George Floyd, I have been getting a lot of questions from community members...

Mayor’s Corner – September 2020

Since I challenged Tigard to help eliminate institutional racism within our community, I’ve received a range of responses, from “This is long...

Five Fall Yard Safety Tips for Pets

Composting is a wonderful, environmentally friendly way of breaking down kitchen waste into nutrient-packed matter for your garden. It can also...

Pet Talk: September 2020

Picky eaters. We hear it all the time. Worried, exacerbated, frustrated pet owners, wondering what next to try with their pets. Apprehensive...

Summerfield Ladies Golf Club raises $9,500 for Caring Closet

Our Summerfield Ladies Golf Club had their Charity Golf Tournament again this year. It was held on July 16, and all had...

What’s Happened to High School Sports?

UPDATE – Sept. 15, 2020 Beginning Sept. 28, the Tigard-Tualatin School District (TTSD) is allowing high school athlete participation...

Self-Care in 2020

Change is inevitable, but 2020 seems like it’s getting more than its share. With everything going on, it’s not an exaggeration to...

Tigard Church in Need of Winter Coats

The Tigard Community Friends Church is in need of warm and used clothing to be given out to families in need.

Tigard Library Programs

Enjoy the fall with events offered by the Tigard Public Library. Celebrate your summer reading, take home a project to make in...

New Owners Bring Focus on ‘Craft’ to Max’s Brew Pub

Max’s Fanno Creek Brew Pub has long been a popular spot to grab a beer. Chris Sjolin hopes that, soon, people will...

We All Contribute to Community Safety

When we live within an active senior 55+ community association like King City, Summerfield and Highlands, the potential to solve the kinds...

What’s a Golf Ball Worth?

Along the seventh hole of the King City golf course sits an ever-changing collection of golf balls placed under a “FREE” sign...

In My Opinion: September 2020

Tigard Life welcomes Letters to the Editor on various topics affecting Tigard. Letters should be limited to 500 words and emailed to...

COVID-19 Forces Cancellation of 2020 Tigard Senior EXPO

Tigard Senior EXPO has become the Amazon of local senior services. Many seniors don’t know how to navigate the...

How to Lock-In a Low-Interest Rate

Despite the ongoing uncertainty of the coronavirus, the real estate market is holding steady. Total existing-home sales jumped 20.7% from May 2020,...