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

Yellow filled the skies, smoke and soot had yet to fall, and the world seemed to turn upside down once again. Firefighters were manning the front line against the 35+ wildfires statewide. 

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. Following Governor Kate Brown’s guidance, TTSD Superintendent Dr. Sue Rieke-Smith...

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 small-town girl and had an adventurous spirit. She was ahead...

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

The Meals on Wheels People non-profit has always delivered meals to home-bound seniors (thus, the “wheels”) along with serving congregate meals in senior centers in Multnomah, Washingon and Clark counties, but now...

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 the city and community to work to root out racism...

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 about our department, including our policies, practices and even our...
Jason Snider, Mayor's Corner

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 overdue” to “Racism doesn’t exist.” To that I say, yes,...

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 sound like easily accessible table scraps to your pooch. Make...

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 that yet another new food or new attempt to top...

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 fun. The tournament included Miracle Putts, which all of us...