Parents Urged to Get Children Vaccinated Before Exclusion Day - Release date: 01/19/2017
Exclusion Day is Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Any child without the required vaccinations or an exemption certificate will not be allowed to attend school or child care on or after that day.
Flooding on Washington County roads continues - Release date: 01/18/2017
Nearly 50 roads in Washington County were partially restricted or closed Wednesday night due to flooding. Travelers are advised to use caution.
Meek and Scotch Church road closures extended - Release date: 01/17/2017
Unusual winter weather conditions have caused delays in the construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Meek and Scotch Church roads. As a result, the closure of Meek and Scotch Church roads has been extended through March 1.
Washington County policy supports separated bicycle facilities - Release date: 01/16/2017
A resolution and order establishing a policy for the design of bicycle facilities for County-funded capital road improvement projects was adopted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at its Jan. 10 meeting.
Updated forecast calls for morning ice storm - Release date: 01/16/2017
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freezing rain advisory for an ice storm in effect from 4 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 17). Freezing rain is expected from about 4-8 a.m. Roads are expected to be extremely slippery; please avoid all unnecessary travel.
Flooding possible: Monitor forecasts, be prepared, travel with caution - Release date: 01/15/2017
Flooding is possible Tuesday through Thursday (Jan. 17-19) throughout most of NW Oregon, including Washington County, according to a flood watch issued by the National Weather Service.
Use caution if removing snow from roofs - Release date: 01/15/2017
The forecasted heavy rain may threaten the structural integrity of some roofs, particularly if those roofs are covered still covered by ice and snow. Home and building owners should make sure to take precautions if attempting to remove snow.
Aloha Library Grand Opening Postponed Second Time - Release date: 01/13/2017
GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION POSTPONED FOR 2ND TIME: Aloha Community Library Remains Closed Due to Inclement Weather.
Washington County Answers Questions about Garbage Collection in Storm Aftermath - Release date: 01/13/2017
Information for residents whose garbage collection was canceled this week due to winter weather.
Update: 3:30 p.m. 1/14/17 - Release date: 01/13/2017
3:30 p.m. Jan. 14: All roads in Washington County are open. Crews have installed reader boards on Cornelius Pass Road, north of U.S. 26 and north of West Union Road making travelers aware that Cornelius Pass is closed in Multnomah County at Skyline.
Storm clean up underway, continue to use caution - Release date: 01/12/2017
Washington County road crews are continuing to sand icy roads and address areas impacted by fallen trees and branches. For a current list of County roads impacted by trees or power lines, visit wc-roads.com.
County Buildings Close Due to Prolonged Power Outage - Release date: 01/11/2017
Due to the loss of electrical power affecting several buildings in the downtown Hillsboro area, Washington County is halting all operations except for those supporting winter storm response, the animal shelter and emergency or other 24-hour services.
Winter storm warning; use caution - Release date: 01/11/2017
Washington County road crews are doing their best to clear roads, but conditions remain hazardous. Traction devices are required on all Washington County roads; chains are required on vehicles that are towing.
Temps are rising, but roads still hazardous - Release date: 01/08/2017
Though the National Weather Service is reporting some warmer temperatures, and though some of the ice is starting to melt, road conditions remain hazardous. Washington County and Oregon Department of Transportation continue to encourage travelers to stay home, if possible.
Travelers urged to avoid icy roads - Release date: 01/07/2017
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for freezing rain, sleet and snow through Sunday evening. Washington County is urging all travelers to stay home and off county-maintained roads during the storm this weekend.
Seismic Retrofit Construction at Washington County Public Services Building - Release date: 01/06/2017
Washington County will soon begin a two-year construction project to ensure that the Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building (PSB) will withstand a major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. Construction will start in early 2017 and is expected to continue through 2018. Some County services will be temporarily relocated during construction to nearby office space in downtown Hillsboro.
Educational Series Targeted Toward Caregivers of Children with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - Release date: 12/28/2016
The Washington County Developmental Disabilities program has opened registration for Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week educational series for people caring for a child with an intellectual or developmental disability.
WCCLS Announces Grand Opening of Aloha Community Library Saturday, January 7, 2017 - Release date: 12/26/2016
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening Celebration for the Aloha Community Library on Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Weather Update 1:15 p.m. Dec. 14, 2016 - Release date: 12/14/2016
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning until midnight Thursday (Dec. 15).
Weather Update 8:30 a.m. Dec. 10, 2016 - Release date: 12/10/2016
The National Weather Service canceled the freezing rain advisory at 4 a.m. today. (Dec. 10).