Grant will Provide Books and School Supplies to Immigrant and Refugee Families - Release date: 09/06/2016
The $100,000 federal grant will ensure that the growing numbers of immigrant and refugee students and their families in Washington County have the books, programs and supplies they need to be ready for school and prepared to succeed.
Washington County Schedules Public Services Building Time Capsule Ceremony - Release date: 09/02/2016
Washington County will hold a brief, outdoor ceremony at noon on Tuesday, September 20 to retrieve a time capsule which was buried in 1990.
Public Comment Sought on Draft Washington County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan - Release date: 09/01/2016
Community members of Hillsboro, Tigard, and unincorporated Washington County are invited to provide input on the 2016 Washington County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is open for a public comment period which runs from August 31 to September 14, 2016.
Washington County Cooperative Library Services Celebrating 40 Years of Connecting People, Books and Resources - Release date: 08/31/2016
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to announce the celebration of providing 40 years of connecting people, books and resources for the residents of Washington County with a series of community events, a commemorative library Passport and four limited edition WCCLS card designs.
Washington County 2017 Community Cultural Participation Grants--Cycle Opens September 1st-–New Application Portal Debuts - Release date: 08/31/2016
The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opens its grant cycle on Thursday, 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 2017.
175th Avenue at Rigert Road to close Sept. 15 - Release date: 08/30/2016
175th Avenue at Rigert Road to close Sept. 15 for right-of-way improvements associated with development of Oldham Meadows Subdivision
Weight limits placed on two County bridges - Release date: 08/29/2016
New weight limits on two County bridges are now in effect. The restrictions will remain in place until the bridges are repaired or replaced.
Washington County Launches Wood Stove Exchange Program - Release date: 08/25/2016
Qualifying residents can receive a rebate of $1,500-$3,500 when they replace their old or uncertified wood stove with a cleaner heating device. In some cases, the replacement will be free.
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.
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.