Highway 6 closes after tanker truck crash
WASHINGTON COUNTY Ore. (KPTV) - Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Wilson River Highway was closed both ways after milepost 42 on Saturday morning. Deputies said a tree fell across the road and a tanker truck hit it. Deputies said the truck leaked fuel as a result of the crash.
Tanker truck crashes into downed tree on Hwy 6 in Washington Co.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Wilson River Highway was closed both ways after milepost 42 on Saturday morning.
These Beaverton, OR based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near beaverton.
Washington County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 20 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories
Washington County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 20 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories. During the last week, Washington County reported a total of 20 crime cases. The most frequent crime was Theft, with 7 incidents, making up 35% of the total crimes reported. This was followed by Trespass, with 4 cases accounting for 20% of the total. Assault was the third most common crime with 3 reported cases, contributing 15% to the crime total. Less frequent but still of concern were cases of Vandalism and Robbery, each with 2 reported incidents, accounting for 10% each of the total crimes. The least frequent crimes were Suspicious Situation and Burglary, each with a single case reported, making up 5% each of the total. This data highlights a concerning level of theft in the place, while also pointing to a range of other crimes that need attention. The local law enforcement agencies are urged to increase their vigilance and residents are advised to take necessary precautions to protect their properties and personal safety.
Jail deaths spurred Washington County’s sheriff to investigate. The office won’t release the report
Washington County officials have refused to release the completed investigation of Washington County Jail deaths that former Sheriff Pat Garrett launched in 2022 to promote “transparency and improvement.”. The move stands in contrast with the approach in Multnomah County, where a similar spate of inmate deaths sparked an external...
Forest Grove School District to start Cornelius abatement in summer 2024
As the Forest Grove School District prepares to start construction for the new Cornelius Elementary, the district is expediting the removal of hazardous materials in the old building. In a board meeting on Monday, Feb. 26, district leaders voted to move forward with early abatement services at Cornelius Elementary starting the summer of 2024. The services, which will be completed by Performance Abatement Services, will involve the removal of all...
All Hillsboro School District students now have access to free meals
HILLSBORO Ore. (KPTV) - Starting Friday, every student in the Hillsboro School District has access to free meals. After a change in certification requirements for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program, all students with HSD can eat both breakfast and lunch for free. Before Friday, about a third...
No. 4 Jefferson girls basketball heads to state quarterfinals with 67-37 win over No. 13 Forest Grove
For the past two years, the No. 4 Jefferson High School girls basketball team viewed the 6A state quarterfinals hosted at the Chiles Center as their own version of Disneyland. After a dominating 67-37 win over No. 13 Forest Grove in the second round Saturday, March 2, the Democrats can put on the proverbial mouse ears as they are heading to University of Portland campus next week. From the beginning...
Forest Grove man sues Safeway alleging discrimination for mistaken identity
A Forest Grove middle school employee was trying to return a grocery item to a local Safeway store when he says he was mistaken for a prior trespasser and ordered out of the supermarket in front of colleagues. Nathaniel Davis Jr., 42, who is Black, is now suing Safeway, alleging...
Banks girls claim fourth place trophy at 3A girls state tournament
Last year the Banks girls basketball team won a state championship. But with five seniors and four significant contributors gone due to graduation, little was expected from the Braves this season. But while outsiders wondered what to expect from a roster with just two seniors, one of those upperclassmen, Jocelyn Janecek, knew differently. “Last year, when we graduated four of our starters, people counted us out this year,” Janecek said. “But I was like, people don’t know what we have coming back and how these...
Snapchat threat at Scappoose School District likely not credible, officials say
Scappoose School District is being monitored by law enforcement after a threat was posted to Snapchat, though investigators determined the threat was likely not credible.
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Nature Center to Temporarily Close for Maintenance and Flooding, March 3-4, 2024
The Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Nature Center will close for maintenance on March 3 and 4, 2024. The closure is for maintenance, including repaving the pathway from the parking lot to the Nature Center and interior improvements such as cleaning and painting.
Washington County, OR High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - March 2
In Washington County, Oregon, there are attractive high school basketball games on the calendar today. The inside scoop on how to watch them is available in this article. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Washington...
Family searches for endangered man last seen in Hillsboro months ago: ‘Like he’s vanished’
HILLSBORO Ore. (KPTV) - A family and authorities are asking for help to find a man last seen in Hillsboro who they say may be in danger without critical medication. Phillip Sumner’s mother says he has been missing since Nov. 18, 2023. “Nowhere, nothing, just like he’s vanished,” Sharon...
Shape Forest Grove's Future: Local Residents Encouraged to Engage in Community Planning
Forest Grove's future is being shaped by its residents, who are encouraged to participate in local government and community engagement. The city is addressing issues like homelessness, infrastructure needs, cultural inclusivity, and safety. The Forest Grove Committee for Community Engagement (CCE) plays a key role in these discussions, hosting Annual Town Meetings and promoting resident engagement.
First Alert Weather Mornings ahead; cold showers dump wet snow in spots heading into early March
March is almost here! We’ve got a Leap Day tomorrow, then the first weekend of March 2024 ahead. Now some years in late winter or very early spring we get mornings with sloppy/wet snowfall in the lowlands of NW Oregon or SW Washington. Last year it occurred several days in the first week of the month. Notice the highs/lows and traces of snowfall at PDX last March. Highs only reached the mid-upper 40s, but little/no overnight freezing.
Today the gas price is close to $3.69 in Cornelius as of 2024-03-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Discover the Top 4 Must-Visit Pubs in Hillsboro: A Guide
This article presents a guide to four exceptional pubs located in Hillsboro. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Forest Grove and Cascade Locks Join Elite Ranks in OMS Network for Downtown Revitalization
Oregon's small-town charm is getting a big boost as the Oregon Main Street (OMS) network swells to 102, with the City Club of Forest Grove and Main Street Cascade Locks stepping up the ranks to the Affiliated Main Street level. This coveted slot puts these two communities on track to preserve their historic character while spurring economic growth in the heart of their downtowns, according to an announcement from the OMS program.