Harrington, Treece, Willey take oaths for four-year terms; Hutzler sworn in as auditor - Release date: 01/09/2019
Washington County Chair Kathryn Harrington, Commissioners Pam Treece and Jerry Willey and Auditor John Hutzler were sworn into office Tuesday as part of a ceremony to start their new four-year terms.
Educational Series for Caregivers Begins February 7, Respite Care Available - Release date: 01/03/2019
The classes take place on Thursdays, February 7 through March 14, from 1-3:30 p.m., at the Beaverton City Library. The series helps unpaid family caregivers take care of themselves while they are caring for an aging or chronically ill relative or friend.
Ecole Avenue sidewalk project open house is Jan. 10 - Release date: 12/27/2018
The public is invited to learn about sidewalk improvements planned for Ecole Avenue at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Barnes Elementary School, 13730 SW Walker Road.
Partnering for the Future FY 17-18 annual report available online - Release date: 11/21/2018
Partnering for the Future: Annual Report FY 2017-18 has been published online by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Open house for Madeline Street sidewalk project is Dec. 4 - Release date: 11/19/2018
The public is invited to comment on sidewalk improvements planned for Madeline Street at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Aloha High School, 18550 SW Kinnaman Road.
Washington County lifts red day alert, moves back to yellow - Release date: 11/15/2018
Washington County and the cities of Hillsboro and Cornelius have lifted the “red day alert” that was issued late Wednesday afternoon. The air quality status has been upgraded to “yellow” until noon Friday.
Washington County issues “Red Day Alert” for poor air quality - Release date: 11/14/2018
In accordance with ordinances adopted in 2015, residents of unincorporated Washington County and the cities of Hillsboro and Cornelius are prohibited from using their wood stoves, wood stove inserts and fireplaces until noon on Thursday, November 15.
Grant funding available to address anxiety and depression in older adults - Release date: 11/09/2018
Washington County Health and Human Services is accepting applications to fund an innovative community-based project that serves older adults with the purpose of improving outcomes related to anxiety and depression.
Simantel named HHS assistant director - Release date: 11/08/2018
Mjere Simantel has been named assistant director of Washington County Health and Human Services. Simantel is currently the supervisor for Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services.
Young named OACES 2018 Surveyor of the Year - Release date: 11/06/2018
Scott Young, Washington County Surveyor, has been named the 2018 Surveyor of the Year by the Oregon Association of County Engineers & Surveyors (OACES).
Too Late to Mail Ballots for November 6 General Election - Release date: 11/02/2018
Elections officials are asking last-minute voters to drop off their ballots well before 8 p.m. this Tuesday. Official ballot drop sites are located throughout the county.
Wood Smoke Advisory Season Starts Today in Washington County - Release date: 11/01/2018
From November 1 through March 1, Washington County Public Health monitors daily air quality for levels of PM2.5, a type of fine air pollution caused in large part by wood smoke.
Washington County’s Veterans Day ceremony to commemorate Vietnam era veterans - Release date: 10/31/2018
The public is invited to Washington County's annual Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, November 11, 11 a.m. – noon, at the Washington County Veterans Memorial in Hillsboro.
Juvenile Department LIFTT program provides at-risk youth with tools for success - Release date: 10/30/2018
The Washington County Juvenile Department is working collaboratively with the Tigard-Tualatin School District to administer a pilot program aimed at providing at-risk youth with supportive services and tools for success.
Drive safely in the rain - Release date: 10/26/2018
Rainy weather has returned to Washington County. Showers are predicted for the weekend and into next week.
New Deputy County Administrator for Washington County - Release date: 10/24/2018
Ruth Osuna has been named Deputy County Administrator and will begin her new post on December 3, 2018.
175th Avenue/Kemmer Road intersection closing Oct. 29-Nov. 13 - Release date: 10/22/2018
Starting Oct. 29, 175th Avenue will be closed at Kemmer Road for construction of a roundabout.
Voters Urged to Mail or Drop Off Ballots Early - Release date: 10/22/2018
Elections officials are encouraging Washington County voters to mail or drop ballots off as soon as possible for the November 6 General Election.
Washington County epidemiologist nationally recognized for innovative approach to suicide prevention - Release date: 10/22/2018
Dr. Kimberly Repp, chief epidemiologist with Washington County Public Health, received the 2018 National Susan P. Baker Public Health Impact Award from the National Association of Medical Examiners at their annual conference last week.
Washington County recognized by Oregon Public Risk Management Association - Release date: 10/18/2018
Washington County has received the annual Risk Management Achievement Award from Oregon Public Risk Management Association (OR-PRiMA) for implementation of a successful, 24-hour Workers’ Compensation Injury Call Center.