Soaring Temperatures can be a Danger to Pets - Release date: 08/18/2016
Tips and advice for keeping your pets safe and healthy during the heat wave.
Washington County Investigating E. coli Cases - Release date: 08/17/2016
Washington County Public Health is investigating several cases of diarrheal illness caused by Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) or “STEC” bacteria. A source has not been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.
Where to Stay Cool in Washington County the Next Few Days - Release date: 08/17/2016
Several organizations are opening their doors or extending hours of operation to help people stay safe and cool over the next few days.
Rural road chip seal plans for 2016 - Release date: 08/12/2016
Several rural roads will be chip sealed this summer to preserve the road surface and extend the life of the road. This work will cause short-term inconvenience, but the result is a long-term benefit.
Timber Road to close three weeks for culvert replacement - Release date: 08/11/2016
Timber Road between Strassel Road and OR 6/Wilson River Highway will reopen early following replacement of a culvert.
Hillsboro Health Expo Geared Toward the 24 and Under Crowd - Release date: 08/09/2016
On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, Neighborhood Health Center is hosting a health expo outside of their Hillsboro clinic location from 4-7 p.m.
Six-Week Series for Caregivers Begins September 8 - Release date: 08/08/2016
The annual series is designed to help unpaid family caregivers take care of themselves while they are caring for a relative or friend with a chronic illness.
Phone Lines RESTORED at Washington County Animal Services - Release date: 08/05/2016
The telephone lines have been RESTORED at the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter and Washington County Animal Services.
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Seeks Community Input for Future Planning - Release date: 08/05/2016
The online survey, available in English and Spanish, will remain open through August 31. It is targeted toward older adults and those who care for or work on behalf of them.
Scoggins Dam seismic studies require lane closure at Hagg Lake - Release date: 08/05/2016
The lane closure on Scoggins Dam at Hagg Lake is extended one week - through Aug. 26.
Weekend lane closures expected on Brookwood Parkway - Release date: 08/04/2016
Lane closures on Brookwood Parkway, between Evergreen Parkway and Dawson Creek Drive, will occur the weekends of Aug. 19-21 and Sept. 9-11 for reconstruction of the existing roadway.
Board Approves Long-term Lease for Washington County Mental Health Urgent Care Center - Release date: 08/04/2016
The mental health urgent care center will be a supportive place where adults and youth, including those in crisis, can receive care and assistance in accessing ongoing treatment and other helpful resources.
County Launches Website for Community Participation Organizations - Release date: 07/27/2016
Community Participation Organizations (CPOs) have a new set of webpages this month as part of a programmatic transition from OSU Extension Service to the Washington County organization.
Purdin Road at Hwy 47 to close for construction of roundabout - Release date: 07/26/2016
Purdin Road will be closed at Hwy 47 from Aug. 12 through September for construction of a roundabout at Hwy 47 and Verboort-Purdin roads.
Nighttime traffic delays may result from traffic signal shutdowns - Release date: 07/21/2016
Nighttime traffic delays at four Cornelius Pass Road intersections, south of U.S. 26, can be expected due to traffic signal shutdowns for installation of new traffic signals.
Washington County Announces Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Release date: 07/19/2016
Washington County recently completed its second comprehensive inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with internal operations showing a decline across all emissions sources.
Comments on TSAP sought through online open house - Release date: 07/19/2016
An open house for the Washington County draft Transportation Safety Action Plan is providing an opportunity for public comment.
KeepRoadsSafe.org website educates about road maintenance funding shortfall - Release date: 07/18/2016
When it comes to Washington County roads, safety is the No. 1 priority. However, road maintenance funding - primarily from gas taxes and fees - is not meeting the growing need for road, bridge and culvert repair and replacement.
Open house scheduled for 90th Avenue safety improvements in Tigard - Release date: 07/15/2016
An open house for the 90th Avenue (Tigard) Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD) Safety Improvement Project will be 5-7 p.m. July 28 at Metzger Park, 800 SW Hemlock St.
August Workshops Address Reducing Access to Lethal Means for Those at Risk for Suicide - Release date: 07/15/2016
Means reduction is an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Registration is now open for four upcoming workshops.