State Officials Launch System Improvement Efforts to Help At-Risk Youth in Washington County - Release date: 05/06/2014
Washington County has been selected as the 4th site in Oregon to enact the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform’s “Crossover Youth Practice Model,” aimed at reducing the number of abused or neglected youth who enter the juvenile justice system.
Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow - Release date: 05/06/2014
"Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow" is the theme of the 2014 National Public Works Week celebration. Public Works Week calls attention to the importance of public works in community life.
May is National Building Safety Month - Release date: 05/05/2014
Washington County's Board of Commissioners has declared May 2014 as National Building Safety Month. Each week will feature a different aspect of building safety.
Ballots Must Be Received at Official Collection Sites by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 - Release date: 05/05/2014
Elections officials are encouraging voters to drop ballots off as soon as possible for the May 20 primary election so that all ballots are processed in a timely manner.
Forum Addresses Growing Problem of Elder Abuse - Release date: 04/28/2014
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) is hosting an Elder Abuse Forum on Friday, May 16, from 1-4 p.m., at the Hillsboro Civic Center.
Bethany Boulevard paving prep work April 28 – May 2 - Expect delays - Release date: 04/25/2014
Travelers should use alternate routes or expect delays.
Portland Area Animal Shelters Acquire Vital Disaster Response Equipment - Release date: 04/18/2014
Four large animal transport trailers were recently purchased with grant funds to use in emergency response situations.
Washington County and Cities Celebrate National Community Development Week - Release date: 04/16/2014
Washington County and city partners are celebrating the 40th anniversary of two pivotal federal grant programs which contribute to community development.
County Celebrates Earth Day with Shadybrook Landfill Cleanup Completion - Release date: 04/15/2014
Washington County recently completed a decade-long cleanup process on the former Shadybrook Landfill site, just outside of North Plains.
Washington County Agencies Practice for Earthquake at Federal Training Center - Release date: 04/14/2014
Agencies and organizations throughout Washington County participate in disaster training and a disaster exercise at the federal Emergency Management Institute this week. Public guidance about disaster preparedness is available at key websites.
April 30 Open House for Farmington Road Project - Release date: 04/11/2014
The public is invited to stop by Beaverton High School's library any time between 5 and 7 p.m.
Roadside signs sprouting like weeds - Release date: 04/11/2014
Signs placed illegally along the road generate safety issues and complaints.
Developmental Disabilities Resource Fair on May 1 - Release date: 04/10/2014
The annual Washington County Resource Fair for people with developmental disabilities takes place on Thursday, May 1, at the Aloha Community Center.
Ortiz Sex Offender Notification - Release date: 04/09/2014
A high risk sex offender, Juan Carlos Ortiz, will be released from the Two Rivers Correctional Institute in Umatilla, Oregon, on April 10, 2014. Mr. Ortiz will be housed at the Community Corrections Center in Hillsboro after he is released.
Did You Feel It? - Release date: 04/08/2014
Residents throughout Washington County felt a 3.3 magnitude earthquake Sunday night. Learn more about readying your family for emergencies by visiting various preparedness websites.
Washington County’s Public Health Week Culminates with Awards Ceremony - Release date: 04/02/2014
National Public Health Week is April 7-13. On Friday, April 11, Washington County Department of Health and Human Services will present the 12th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards.
Join us April 10 for an Area 93 Community Plan open house - Release date: 04/01/2014
The public is invited to drop in anytime between 4:30 and 7 p.m. at the Sunset High School Commons Area. No formal presentation is planned.
County invites review of road maintenance program - Release date: 03/28/2014
Washington County invites public review and comment on the 2014-2015 road maintenance program draft.
Review Shows Reasonable Action Taken Involving Aggressive Dog - Release date: 03/26/2014
Washington County Animal Services reviewed a recent incident where a dog was injured in Hillsboro and concluded that the responding officer followed a reasonable course of action given the specific circumstances at that particular time.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Spring 2014 - Release date: 03/25/2014
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces Boards and Commission Vacancies.