April 2016 - Tualatin Life

Stories From Our Latest Publication:

Revolution Coming to Tualatin


A Revolution Parkour that is! Revolution Parkour (RVPK) was started in 2008 as one of the largest and longest established parkour gyms in the United States. In 2011 Revolution Parkour, under new ownership, underwent an extensive remodel and continues to be one of the most versatile parkour facilities. As the RVPK students continue to grow […]

Jessi Thorn Update

Jessie Thorne update

Dear Tualatin Life Readers, I am pleased to say that surgery is scheduled, for April 15th! We were unable to wait for the endoscopic procedure in California, as they were not budging on the price. There is a team of surgeons doing it here in Portland, at St. Vincent. Now, like I have said before, […]

Officer of the Year

Officer of the year

The Officer of the Year award is intended to recognize one sworn Member from the Department for their outstanding service to the community and/or to the Department during the past year. This award reflects continuous service throughout the year and not just a single event. Full article

Tualatin River Greenway Trail

Tualatin River Greenway Trail

The Tualatin River Greenway Trail is a 3/4 mile long bicycle and pedestrian facility that promotes active, healthy living while connecting people with nature. The trail meanders through stately trees, provides beautiful views of the Tualatin River, skirts the edge of a bird-filled wetland, and crosses under Interstate 5. The trail provides a safe bike and […]

Poetry Winners

poetry out loud

Senior Mitchell Lenneville, and his freshman brother Evan Lenneville-Hutchinson, won in the Poetry Out Loud competition held last month at Village Home in Beaverton. It is the second year the brothers from Tualatin took top honors. Following their win they competed at regionals held at Powell’s Books in Beaverton. Full article

Back in The Olden Days

Herb Elwert

As sure as the sun comes up in the east each morning, spring has come to the Pacific Northwest. As I ready my garden for spring planting, I am reminded that farmers used to plow, disc and harrow their fields each spring. Before the advent of tractors, that meant harnessing the hay burners and hitching […]

Patriot Guard Riders

Tualatin Patriot Guard Riders

All three of the Tualatin residents who are active in the Patriot Guard will be involved next month in escorting a cart customized to transport fallen heroes that are headed for Washington, DC. Annually, Patriot Guard members participate on their bikes in a cross country “Run to the Wall” to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, […]

Aging in Place


As you have read in previous issues of Tualatin Life, this column’s goal is to present information on various topics pertaining to the senior population in Tualatin. One of the concerns and particular interests of the Aging Task Force is safe sidewalks, intersections and streets to accommodate senior citizens, which in turn accommodates all residents […]


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