More than 100 criminal defendants in Washington County do not have court-appointed attorneys assigned to their case — further evidence of the impact of a mounting public defender crisis in Oregon.
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Multiple news reports say Intel has scrapped plans to develop a $700 million "mega lab" at its Jones Farm campus in Hillsboro, part of ongoing downsizing at the international chipmaking company.
From classroom speeches to the Oregon Capitol building, three Washington County elementary schoolers are looking to make a big impact across t…
Advocates for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault say the gaps in protection for these victims in Oregon’s criminal justice system have been around for decades.
The Washington County Family Justice Center in Beaverton is a resource for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Advocates there …
A bipartisan bill in the Oregon Legislature would enact a statewide ban on flavored tobacco and nicotine products — a step that the Washington County Board of Commissioners hoped for when it enacted a similar ban in late 2021.
Faulty sidewalks can cause tripping hazards for able-bodied pedestrians, but they can be especially hazardous for those who rely on wheelchair…
Hillsboro Public Works signs and traffic cones line one stretch of Northeast Third Avenue where a sidewalk has been missing for at least a year.
Even the sidewalks around Bagley Park are cracked and sloped in some areas, though these have not been marked for replacement by city crews.