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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 1,080,000 people and causing some 58,000 deaths worldwide, as of...

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 Boulevard called 9-1-1. “She was yelling, ‘Stop it! Stop it!...

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 as well as directives from Oregon Governor Kate Brown, the...

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 Suites Hotel on Washington Square Road. The state medical examiner...

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 episodes, webinars, resource pages and emails from anyone you’ve ever...

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 in at a time to comply with COVID-19 social distancing...

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 process, increasing construction costs and new design requirements. Among those segments...

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 pandemic. With so much being said about the negative...
Tigard Police

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 officers, staff, and community members are our top priorities. In...
Jason Snider, Mayor's Corner

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, and the state. City staff is doing the same. With city...