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.
Tualatin-Sherwood Road to Close for Railroad Crossing Replacement - Release date: 08/11/2015
The replacement of the Tualatin-Sherwood Road railroad crossing is moving ahead unaffected by the recent trestle fire. Tualatin-Sherwood Road will be closed for up to 72 hours starting at 7 p.m. Friday evening, August 21. Your patience is appreciated during this inconvenient but necessary road closure.
Paving begins August 17 - Release date: 08/11/2015
Paving begins August 17 on various county roads. Travelers should expect long delays or are encouraged to use alternate routes.
Registration Open for September Family Caregiver Training Series - Release date: 08/07/2015
Registration is underway for a free five-week family caregiver training series that begins September 2.
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Moving to New Location - Release date: 08/03/2015
DAVS is moving from their current location in downtown Hillsboro to 5240 NE Elam Young Parkway, Suite 300, in Hillsboro.
Washington County seeks ideas for Cornell/Murray property - Release date: 08/03/2015
Creative developers – including retailers, restaurateurs and others – are asked to submit innovative, feasible proposals for a vacant, County-owned property in the Cedar Mill Town Center, at the southeast corner of Cornell Road and Murray Boulevard. Responses are requested by Sept. 14.
Rural road chip seal plans for 2015 - Release date: 07/31/2015
This summer's chip seals are complete. Road striping will be restored soon.
Apply by August 5 to Become a Master Recycler - Release date: 07/16/2015
The eight-week course covers the latest information on sustainable consumption, composting and recycling and includes tours, project development and presentations by more than 25 experts.
Three-week Helvetia Road closure begins July 27 - Release date: 07/15/2015
Helvetia Road will be closed to all travel while the contractor replaces a culvert.
Groundbreaking at Sunset View Apartments - Release date: 07/14/2015
Washington County celebrates an innovative public-private partnership to expand affordable housing with a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Sunset Garden Apartments on SW Jenkins, West of SW 158th Avenue in Beaverton.
Oleson Road Bridge over Fanno Creek completion celebration July 11 - Release date: 07/08/2015
The celebration begins at noon in the parking lot of Western Pet Supply.
Cornelius Pass Road construction begins July 13 - Release date: 07/08/2015
Washington County and the City of Hillsboro announce construction kick-off for Cornelius Pass Road between Cornell Road and U.S. 26.
HPAC and HABOD Vacancies - 2015 - Release date: 07/07/2015
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies on the Homeless Plan Advisory Committee and the Housing Authority Board of Directors.
Willamette Water Supply Program begins constructing pipeline in partnership with Washington County’s 124th Avenue Extension Project - Release date: 06/29/2015
Road and pipeline construction is scheduled to begin this fall.
Beat the Heat - Stay Cool at Your Local Library - Release date: 06/25/2015
If you are looking to beat the heat and enjoy inside activities this summer - check out the fifteen Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) member libraries.