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Beaverton 8th-Grader's Project Wows At Google Science Fair

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 2:27 p.m. | Portland

Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair with her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.

Education | News | local | Health | Lead In The Water

Oregon Lawmakers Approve School Lead Testing Money

OPB | Sept. 23, 2016 3:24 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's legislative emergency board approved reimbursing school districts for costs to test drinking water for lead.

Education | News | local | Health | Lead In The Water

Improving Oregon Schools Starts With Plans, Stops At Dollar Signs

OPB | Aug. 30, 2016 4:02 p.m. | Portland

Oregon schools are required to submit healthy school plans, but a lack of funding and requirements mean big improvements to school buildings may be years off.

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Beaverton Schools Settle Special Education Civil Rights Complaint

OPB | March 18, 2016 9:58 a.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

Beaverton school officials have settled a civil rights complaint involving lost instructional time for special needs students.

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Beaverton Parents Question Proposed High School Boundary Map

OPB | Feb. 17, 2016 8:07 a.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

A boundary committee has been working to rewrite lines all over the district, because Beaverton is opening a new high school. The latest proposal came out just days ago, surprising many parents. 

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Disjecta Announces Artists For 2016 Biennial

OPB | Feb. 3, 2016 11:03 a.m.

Thirty-four artists will exhibit in Portland and across Oregon for the 2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art this July.

Sports | Business

Ohio State, Nike Agree On $252M Sponsorship Extension

AP | Jan. 15, 2016 7:08 a.m.

The university and the Beaverton, Oregon-based athletic apparel company announced the deal on Thursday. The current partnership had been scheduled to end in July 2018. It will now continue to 2033.

local | Land | Animals | Environment | Water | Fish & Wildlife | Oregon Field Guide

Portland Area Learns To Live With Urban Beavers

OPB | Oct. 22, 2015 8:30 p.m.

There's a beaver boom all around Portland. Local agencies let them stay where they are.

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Police: 3 Officers Fired At Man Who Shot Beaverton Officer

AP | July 9, 2015 4:13 p.m. | Portland

The Beaverton Police Department disclosed Thursday that three officers fired at a man who shot an officer at a trailer park.

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Wounded Beaverton Police Officer Released From Hospital

AP | July 8, 2015 11:07 a.m. | Portland

Beaverton police say the officer shot Wednesday while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a trailer park has been released from the hospital.

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No Uber In Portland Is Bad For Business In Nearby Cities

OPB | Feb. 5, 2015 9:15 a.m. | Portland

Uber is counting down the days until it can start picking up customers in Portland again. Though the ride service is available in Portland's suburb and drivers can drop off in the city center, it's difficult to work more than part time without customers in the City of Roses.

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Top Stories: Springfield Mill To Rebuild After Fire, Nike Begins $150 Million Expansion

OPB | Jan. 16, 2015 7:45 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Friday, Jan. 16: Swanson Group Manufacturing will rebuild its mill on the same site as its previous facility; Nike is beginning its $150 million expansion in Beaverton; and more.

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Oregonians React To Uber Executive Rant Against Journalists

OPB | Nov. 19, 2014 2:14 p.m. | Portland

Off the record comments from an Uber executive have left some Oregonians questioning if the rideshare service should be welcome in the state's larger cities, namely Portland where the company has yet to set up shop.

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Top Stories: Snow Expected Around Oregon, Uber Launches In Portland Suburbs

OPB | Nov. 12, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 12: Snow is coming to Oregon; the rideshare company Uber is launching in Portland suburbs today; Oregon gas prices reach a four-year low; and more.

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Top Stories: UO Players Banned, More Bee Deaths In Oregon

OPB | June 24, 2014 7:39 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Tuesday, June 24: Three former UO basketball players are banned from the university for at least four years, officials are investigating the death of hundreds of bees in Beaverton over the weekend, water in five upper Klamath Basin creeks is now being regulated and more.

Think Out Loud

Primary Election Preview

OPB | May 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jim Moore, Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation at Pacific University, speaks about some of the races in the upcoming primary.

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Top Stories: Cover Oregon Deadline Wednesday, Portland Considers Road Repair Fee

OPB | April 30, 2014 6:37 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Wednesday, April 30: Wednesday is the last day to sign up for Cover Oregon, Portland City commissioners may impose a road repair fee, Deschutes County commissioners deny a zoning request that would have brought more home construction to Central Oregon and more.

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Top Stories: Taxes Due, CenturyLink Says 4,500 Calls Failed In 911 Outage

OPB | April 15, 2014 7:13 a.m.

Headlines for Tuesday, April 15: Taxes are due today, a fire destroyed a mobile classroom in Beaverton this morning, CenturyLink said 4,500 calls failed to get through to 911 last week in Washington and more.

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Beaverton Valley Times: Grocery Store Owner, Employees Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

Pamplin Media Group | Dec. 4, 2013 5:21 a.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

Five suspects accused of using food program benefits to gain profit


Beaverton Library Accepts Food In Lieu Of Fines

OPB | April 21, 2013 4:45 p.m. | Portland

The library has been accepting donations for shelf-stable items for the Oregon Food Bank, with the additional promise of fine reductions.