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Pets Perish but Family Escapes from Second Story of Burning Tigard Home (SLIDESHOW)

Early morning fire‏ likely started by an ember from the nearby wood stove.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - Photos of house fire in Tigard, Ore. 12-12-09 by TVF&R Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue called out just after 8:00 a.m. this morning to reports of a home on fire in the 8700 block of SW Spruce Street in Tigard.

Cassandra Ulven with TVF&R, says firefighters from Tigard Station 51 arrived within four minutes to find heavy smoke and flames coming from most of the windows of the two-story home at 8708 SW Spruce Street.

Read Full Article (Oct-15-2009 16:38)

City of Tigard Names New Police Chief

Newly appointed Police Chief Alan Orr will be officially sworn in at the regularly scheduled Tigard City Council meeting on November 24th.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - Alan Orr City Manager Craig Prosser, recently announced his appointment for a new police chief for the City of Tigard. Former Assistant Chief Alan Orr will assume his new role as Chief of Police effective November 24th.

That day coincides with the planned retirement of Bill Dickinson, the current Police Chief. Dickinson announced his retirement in August and Orr was appointed as Interim Chief of Police at that time.

Read Full Article (Jun-24-2009 20:14)

Police Release Sketch of Suspect in Robbery and Beating of Beaverton Woman

The attached sketches depict the suspect both with and without a hat. The vehicle associated with the suspect is a SUV similar to a Toyota 4Runner.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - Composite sketch of a suspect who robbed and beat a woman in Tigard, Oregon 6-22-09 Tigard Police Investigators have released a composite sketch of a suspect who robbed and beat a woman in Tigard Monday morning. The incident occurred in a medical plaza parking structure located at 13240 SW Pacific Highway in Tigard.

Jim Wolf, Public Information Officer with the Tigard Police Department, says the 42-year old Beaverton woman was hospitalized overnight Monday as result of injuries sustained from her attacker.

Read Full Article (Mar-09-2009 19:38)

Tigard Police Investigate Report of Bears Near Home

Parents in the area are urged to keep their children supervised outdoors and away from the area.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - Location of bears in Tigard, Oregon Police say bears were spotted earlier today by a resident in the 13200 block of SW Ascension Drive in Tigard.

Read Full Article (Feb-23-2009 09:05)

Kadel`s Auto Body Promotes Vorisek to Journeyman Body Technician

Newberg native Cory Vorisek is employed at Kadel's Auto Body's Beaverton facility.

(BEAVERTON, Ore.) - Kadel's Auto Body employees Don Braden President and CEO of Kadel's Auto Body announced today that Cory Vorisek has been promoted to Journeyman Body Technician at Kadel's Auto Body Beaverton located on Rose Lane in Beaverton, Oregon.

Vorisek joined Kadel’s Auto Body in March 2005 as a Tear Down Technician after completing the two year Auto Collision Repair Program at Portland Community College.

Read Full Article (Dec-10-2008 13:30)

Three People Injured as Vehicle Crashes Into Tigard Salon‏

Ironically, this is the second time in two years that this Tigard salon has been hit; the firefighters who responded to the first accident were also first to arrive and treat today's victims.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - Car that crashed into Tigard, Oregon salon Police in Tigard say a 75-year old woman accidentally drove her Mercedes C230 into the Dobler Salon and Swails located at 12950 SW Pacific Highway this morning at 11:00 AM.

Jim Wolf with Tigard Police says the car struck two women inside the salon who were treated by firefighter paramedics from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue and transported by Metro West Ambulance to a local hospital.

"One of the struck women was initially pinned by the vehicle. She sustained more significant injuries and was entered into the trauma system. An additional woman in the salon was struck with debris, but she chose not to be transported."

Read Full Article (Nov-23-2008 12:03)

Missing Sixteen Year Old Female Located in Rhododendron

The girl was located in Rhododendron and taken into protective custody until her mother arrived.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - 16-year old Maelissa Larson is missing Police say a tip from a citizen in Rhododendron late this afternoon ultimately resulted in locating sixteen-year old Maelissa Larson of Tigard.

The girl was reported missing on Saturday after her mother discovered she left her home along with her teenage sister.

Late Saturday night it was reported that the girls got separated near Sandy, Oregon. The sister was picked up by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and returned to her family.

Read Full Article (Oct-10-2008 16:40)

Driver in Double Fatal Tigard Crash Found on Roof of House

Approximately five to ten minutes into the incident, a Tigard Police Officer doing a perimeter search told firefighters that someone was lying on the roof of the home.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - A crash that killed a 22-year old woman and a 21-year old man in Tigard early this morning involved not just tragic, but bizarre circumstances. The only person who survived the crash was the driver who was ejected from the wreckage, landing on the roof of the house that the car crashed into.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue says they were called out at 2:30 AM to the motor vehicle crash at 135th Avenue and Brittany Drive in Tigard.

Crews arriving on the scene reported finding a car on its top next to a house with two individuals inside. Firefighters quickly determined that the young adult female, 22-year old Shimona Ruscioelli of Portland, was deceased. They determined that the young adult male, 21-year old Nick Anderson of Beaverton, was critically injured.

Read Full Article (Sep-26-2007 23:37)

Local Oregon Auto Body Shop Sees Big Changes

Based in Tigard, Oregon, Kadel’s is the region’s largest provider of auto body repair services.

(TIGARD, Ore.) - Kadel's Auto Body in Salem, Oregon A number of decades old Northwest businesses enjoy name recognition. But founders pass away, companies are sold, some are inherited by clueless heirs, and many close. But some businesses, fortunately, take the necessary steps to not only endure, but also profit and prosper from the employment of sound strategies.

Founded in 1954, Kadel’s is the 10th largest independently owned auto body collision repair provider in the U.S. You have already heard of it, most of us have, but the people running Kadel's say their business is on a steady upward climb.

Read Full Article (Mar-12-2007 07:17)

Flames From Fire Visable From Oregon Highway 99-W

Firefighters have attempted to extinguish the flames, but are unable to do so until they bring in an excavator.

(TIGARD, Ore. ) - Fire investigation Tualatin Valley Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a construction site where a debris pile from the demolition of an old building has caught fire.

It's producing flames about 20-feet in height which are visible from Highway 99-W about 400-feet away.

The location is at 11645 SW Pacific Highway in Tigard.

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