Ballots Must Be Received at Official Collection Sites by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 - Release date: 10/19/2015
Elections officials are encouraging voters to send in or drop off ballots as soon as possible for the Nov. 3 election so that all ballots are processed in a timely manner.
Bridging the Gap: Offering Mobile Libraries to In-home Child Care Providers - Release date: 10/15/2015
Early literacy education and public libraries go hand-in-hand with Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake and a child learning their ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s. The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to have been chosen as an anchor partner collaborating with the United Way and the Early Learning HUB of Washington County to deliver mobile library services to in-home child care providers.
Free Family Caregivers Conference on November 6 - Release date: 10/09/2015
The 12th annual Washington County Family Caregivers Conference will take place on Friday, November 6, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at Tuality Health Education Center.
Scoggins Valley Road to close for five weeks - Release date: 10/09/2015
The road is expected to reopen by end of day Friday, Oct. 9. It has been closed west of Tanner Creek Road since Sept. 8. Two culverts were replaced during the closure.
Several Immunization Clinics Scheduled Across Washington County - Release date: 10/07/2015
Health officials encourage parents to make sure their children's immunizations are current. Several vaccination clinics are scheduled throughout the county in the coming weeks.
New Rules in Washington County Designed to Protect Health by Reducing Wood Smoke - Release date: 10/06/2015
The ordinance is designed to raise awareness of wood smoke as a health issue and prevent unnecessary burning when the air quality is particularly poor. It goes into effect on November 6, 2015.
New Boundary Lines Are in Effect for County Commissioner Districts - Release date: 09/28/2015
A process outlined in a voter-approved County Charter amendment culminates this month with new County Commissioner Districts. Web-based look-up tool also available.
San Diego Deputy District Attorney to Present at Elder Abuse Forum - Release date: 09/28/2015
This free forum is appropriate for all community members who routinely come in contact with older adults, including caregivers, law enforcement, attorneys, social service providers and others.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Fall 2015 - Release date: 09/22/2015
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies on various boards and commissions.
WCCLS Launches Mobile Friendly and Accessible Website - Release date: 09/15/2015
Today the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to debut a redesign of the wccls.org website. Utilizing staff and patron feedback the Cooperative Library Services identified three main purposes for rebuilding the WCCLS website: making information more easily findable, making the website mobile-responsive, and making the website accessible to all visitors.
Micro-Surface Paving Begins July 27 - Release date: 09/10/2015
Travelers should expect delays and/or are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible.
Washington County Seeks Community Input on Natural Hazards Mitigation Action Plan - Release date: 09/08/2015
The Washington County Natural Hazards Mitigation Action Plan seeks to address a variety of natural hazards by identifying activities that can be taken to lessen their impacts. Those who live and work in Washington County are invited to give input to update the plan by completing a brief, online survey by October 1, 2015.
Washington County’s Suicide Prevention Efforts Featured on “Let’s Talk About It” Town Hall Show - Release date: 09/02/2015
Suicide Prevention Week is September 7-13. Watch "Let's Talk About It", a show focusing on suicide warning signs, risk factors and resources available in Washington County.
Public invited to comment on top URMD Safety Improvement candidates - Release date: 09/01/2015
The public comment period has concluded. The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee reviewed public comments and recommended seven safety projects at its October 21 meeting.
Washington County 2016 Community Cultural Participation Grants -- Cycle Opens September 1st - Release date: 08/28/2015
The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opens its grant cycle on Tuesday, September 1st. Washington County based not-for-profit arts, heritage and humanities organizations are encouraged to apply for grants to be used during calendar year 2016.
Access Re-opens to Hagg Lake at Scoggins Valley Park - Release date: 08/24/2015
Oregon Department of Forestry ceases air operations at Hagg Lake in response to the August Fire.
Road open to traffic at about 9 p.m. Sunday - Release date: 08/24/2015
Crews from Washington County Land Use & Transportation (LUT) and P&W worked diligently to make sure the crossing was replaced as quickly and safely as possible to ensure motorists, bicyclists and others reached their destinations with minimal delay, said Andrew Singelakis, LUT director.
Six-Week Series for Caregivers Begins September 17 - Release date: 08/21/2015
Registration is open for a six-week series called Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Classes take place on Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.
Hillsboro Library Donates 1,479 Books to Washington County WIC - Release date: 08/18/2015
The Hillsboro Public Library recently donated 1,479 new books to Washington County WIC for families to take home. This more than doubles their previous donation to WIC in February of this year.
Brookwood Parkway construction begins this week - Release date: 08/18/2015
Road work will occur at night. Travelers should expect delays or are encouraged to use alternate routes.