Tualatin-Sherwood Road to Close for Railroad Crossing Replacement - Release date: 07/07/2015
Tualatin-Sherwood Road will be closed for up to 72 hours starting at 7 p.m. Friday evening, August 21. The inconvenient but necessary road closure is required for replacement of the railroad crossing. Your patience is appreciated.
HPAC and HABOD Vacancies - 2015 - Release date: 07/07/2015
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies on the Homeless Plan Advisory Committee and the Housing Authority Board of Directors.
Willamette Water Supply Program begins constructing pipeline in partnership with Washington County’s 124th Avenue Extension Project - Release date: 06/29/2015
Road and pipeline construction is scheduled to begin this fall.
Beat the Heat - Stay Cool at Your Local Library - Release date: 06/25/2015
If you are looking to beat the heat and enjoy inside activities this summer - check out the fifteen Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) member libraries.
Summer Water Safety at Hagg Lake - Release date: 06/25/2015
Before your next visit to Scoggins Valley Park at Henry Hagg Lake, plan ahead for possible risks, focus on water safety and prepare for water emergencies.
Washington County Public Health Advises People to Take Precautions During Extreme Heat - Release date: 06/24/2015
Forecasters predict that temperatures will climb into the high 90s and perhaps even into the triple digits starting on Friday and lasting for several days.
Board approves Road Maintenance Program for 2015-16 - Release date: 06/24/2015
The Road Maintenance Program approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners includes more than 50 miles of road paving or sealing.
Rural road chip seal plans for 2015 - Release date: 06/24/2015
Chip seals are planned on several rural roads this summer.
Board adopts high-growth transportation funding program - Release date: 06/23/2015
The high-growth transportation funding program is a partnership between Washington County and the cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Tigard to share funding resources for improvements to certain roadways in four major residential growth areas.
WCCLS Adds Downloadable Audiobooks to 3M Cloud Library to Meet Growing Demand - Release date: 06/19/2015
Washington County readers can now download audiobooks using 3M Cloud Library from the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS).
Six Boundary Change Proposals to be Considered - Release date: 06/18/2015
A public hearing to consider options for the commissioner district redraw will be held at the June 23rd Board of Commissioners Meeting. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Public Services Building, 155 N. First Avenue, Hillsboro.
Washington County WIC at Area Farmers Markets - Release date: 06/18/2015
Washington County WIC will be at farmers markets all summer long in Beaverton, Forest Grove, Hillsboro and Tigard, distributing Farm Direct Nutrition dollars to WIC participants.
Washington County to Award Funds for Primary and Preventive Health Care - Release date: 06/12/2015
Four local safety net agencies will receive funds to provide primary and preventive care.
County Health Officials Remind Residents of Potential Dangers of Bats and Rabies - Release date: 06/11/2015
As people spend more time outdoors with the arrival of summer, Washington County Public Health officials are reminding residents of the potential dangers of bats and rabies.
Springtime road striping - Release date: 06/09/2015
Springtime road striping will start soon. The county's striping contractor will repaint road stripes at night when there is less traffic.
June 16 combined open house for Brookwood Parkway and Groveland Drive projects - Release date: 06/08/2015
The public is invited to stop by the Hillsboro Main Library any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about both projects.
Cornell Road at Elam Young Parkway traffic signal outage through June 9 - Release date: 06/04/2015
The contractor continues work on restoration of the traffic signal.
May is International Internal Audit Awareness Month in Washington County - Release date: 05/28/2015
Board of Commissioners proclaims May as International Internal Audit Awareness Month in Washington County.
Portland author, Ursula K. Le Guin to Speak at Local Summer Reading Kick-off - Release date: 05/28/2015
Local author and poet, Ursula K. Le Guin, will speak at the Garden Home Recreation Center (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223) on Saturday, June 13 at 2:30 p.m. to kick-off the Adult Summer Reading program for the Garden Home and West Slope Community Libraries.
Gravel road dust control contributes to safety - Release date: 05/28/2015
Dust control improves safety by increasing gravel road surface stability on curves and hills.