Night-time road work starts on Tualatin-Sherwood Road - Release date: 05/24/2016
Night-time work on Tualatin-Sherwood Rd begins June 1 for traffic signal detection loop upgrades.
Washington County & Safe Kids Encourage Water Safety at Hagg Lake - Release date: 05/23/2016
Visitors to Scoggins Valley Park at Henry Hagg Lake are urged to use personal floatation devices at all times, regardless of swimming ability. Parents and other responsible adults must monitor their children’s activities at all times and ensure they wear properly fitted PFDs when on, in or near the water.
Budget Committee Approves $1 Billion Spending Plan - Release date: 05/19/2016
Washington County’s approved $1 billion all-funds budget includes upgrades and repairs to facilities and technology as well as modest investments in mental health care, community engagement and affordable housing.
URMD publishes annual report - Release date: 05/18/2016
The 2014-2015 Urban Road Maintenance District Annual Report is available online. Nearly 95% of URMD streets are rated in "good" or better pavement condition.
Family Members of Three Fallen Service Members to Speak at Washington County Memorial Day Ceremony - Release date: 05/18/2016
The ceremony takes place at 2 p.m. on May 30th at the Veterans Memorial Gateway in Hillsboro. All are welcome.
Preschool Promise to Help 170 Washington County Children Attend Preschool this Fall - Release date: 05/17/2016
The Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division has awarded over $2 million to Early Learning Washington County to help children from low-income families attend preschool this fall.
Open house scheduled for Roy Rogers, Bull Mountain projects - Release date: 05/13/2016
An open house for two projects on Roy Rogers and Bull Mountain roads will be from 5-7 p.m. June 8 at Scholls Heights Elementary School, 16400 SW Loon Drive.
Saturday Hours & Traffic Changes to Help Voters Beat Election Deadline - Release date: 05/12/2016
Washington County elections officials are asking last-minute voters to drop off their ballots well before 8 p.m. this Tuesday, May 17, so that all ballots are processed in a timely manner. The Elections Office will be open for part of Saturday and traffic revisions on Murray Boulevard will be in place Tuesday to ensure safety.
Open house scheduled for 198th Avenue improvements - Release date: 05/10/2016
An open house for the SW 198th Avenue improvements will be 5-7 p.m. June 2 at Edwards Aloha Community Center, 4375 SW Edwards Place.
Washington County Public Health Begins Nurse-Family Partnership Services - Release date: 05/09/2016
The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides nurse home visitation services to low-income, first time mothers.
Local Events Shine a Spotlight on Prevention - Release date: 05/06/2016
May 15-21, 2016, is National Prevention Week, an annual observance to increase public awareness and action around mental health and substance use disorders. Several public events are taking place in Washington County before and during Prevention Week.
Ballots Must Be Received at Official Collection Sites by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 - Release date: 05/06/2016
Elections officials are encouraging voters to drop ballots off as soon as possible for the May 17 primary election so that all ballots are processed in a timely manner.
Open house scheduled for Walker Road/Murray Boulevard intersection - Release date: 05/06/2016
Open House scheduled for Walker Road/Murray Boulevard improvements May 12 at Holy Trinity Parish, Beaverton
Meet the Contractor scheduled for first phase of Walker Road project - Release date: 05/04/2016
A Meet the Contractor open house for the first phase of improvements planned for Walker Road will be from 5-7 p.m. May 24 at Kaleo Covenant Church, 15900 SW Regatta Lane, Beaverton.
Washington County proclaims May National Building Safety Month - Release date: 05/04/2016
Washington County Board of Commissioners proclaims May 2016 as Building Safety Month to bring public awareness to the role of code professionals to create and sustain safe and sustainable built environment.
Washington County Receives Grant Funding for Homeless Assistance Programs from HUD - Release date: 05/03/2016
Washington County has been awarded $3.4 million in Continuum of Care Program grant funds, under the new Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act. In partnership, Washington County and non-profits will provide housing and supportive services to people experiencing homelessness.
National Public Public Works Week 2016 - Release date: 05/03/2016
This morning, the Washington County Board of Commissioners proclaimed May 15- 21 as National Public Works Week.
Boards and Commissions Additional Vacancies - Summer 2016 - Release date: 05/03/2016
The Washington County Boards of Commissioners announces vacancies for boards and commissions.
Scoggins Dam seismic studies will impact traffic at Hagg Lake - Release date: 05/03/2016
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's seismic testing of Scoggins Dam will impact traffic at Hagg Lake starting May 31. West Shore Drive across the dam will remain open, but only one-way northbound traffic will be allowed.
Neighborhood Health Center to Offer Teen Clinic in Hillsboro - Release date: 05/02/2016
The clinic, which is open to boys and girls ages 12-24, is staffed by educators and medical professionals who are trained to meet the special social and medical needs of teens.