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Tigard is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. The population was 48,035 at the 2010 census. As of 2007, Tigard was the state's 12th largest city. Incorporated in 1961, the city is located south of Beaverton and north of Tualatin, and is part of the Portland metropolitan area. Interstate 5 and Oregon Route 217 are the main freeways in the city, with Oregon Route 99W and Oregon Route 210 serving as other major highways. Public transit service is provided by TriMet, via several bus routes and the WES Commuter Rail line.
Tigard Transit Center is a bus transfer center and train station in Tigard, Oregon, United States. Operated by regional public transit authority TriMet, the facility opened in 1988 as a bus transit center, and a station for service from the Westside Express Service (WES) commuter rail line was added in 2009. The station is the middle stop of the five-station line.
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The Oregon Electric Railway (OE) was an interurban railroad line in the U.S. state of Oregon that linked Portland to Eugene. Service from Portland to Salem began in January 1908. The Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway purchased the system in 1910, and extended service to Eugene in 1912. Regular passenger service in the Willamette Valley ended in May 1933. Freight operations continued and the railway survived into the 1990s, ultimately as a Burlington Northern feeder. Operation as an electric railroad ended July 10, 1945.
InFocus Corporation is an American privately owned company based in the state of Oregon. Founded in 1986, the company develops, manufactures, and distributes DLP and LCD projectors and accessories as well as large-format touch displays, software, LED televisions, tablets and smartphones. InFocus also offers video calling services. Formerly a NASDAQ listed public company, InFocus was purchased by Image Holdings Corp., owned by John Hui, in 2009 and is now a wholly owned subsidiary headquartered in Tigard, Oregon.
The Tigard-Tualatin School District (23J) is a school district serving part of the suburban Portland metropolitan area in Oregon including the cities of Tigard, Tualatin, Durham, and King City, as well as the unincorporated communities of Metzger and Bull Mountain.
Western Family Foods was founded as the Pacific Mercantile Cooperative on March 3, 1934, by a group of retailer-owned grocery wholesalers. Western Family Foods was established December 19, 1963. The company supplies independent grocery stores with store brands. It is based in Tigard, Oregon. It used to distribute the Western Family, Shurfine, Shursaving, MarketChoice, and Better Buy brands, which are used in many independently owned supermarkets. On June 13, 2016 Western Family Foods announced that they had been acquired by Topco and closed their Tigard office later in 2016.
Oregon Route 141, known as the Beaverton-Tualatin Highway No. 141, is an Oregon state highway which runs from the city of Wilsonville to the southern edge of Beaverton. The highway is 10.46 miles (16.83 km) long.
WES Commuter Rail is a commuter rail line serving part of Washington County, Oregon, United States, within the Portland metropolitan area. Owned by TriMet and operated by Portland and Western Railroad (P&W), it serves five stations in the cities of Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, and Wilsonville. The line spans 14.7 miles (23.7 km), traveling north–south along the west side of Oregon Highway 217 and Interstate 5. It runs on a 30-minute headway on weekdays during the morning and evening rush hours, connecting suburban commuters to MAX Light Rail at Beaverton Transit Center. In May 2018, WES carried an average 1,590 riders.
The Miss Oregon Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Oregon in the Miss Teen USA pageant.
Dolan v. City of Tigard, 512 U.S. 374 (1994), more commonly Dolan v. Tigard, was a United States Supreme Court case. It was a landmark case regarding the practice of zoning and property rights, and served to establish limits on the ability of cities and other government agencies, to use zoning and land-use regulations to compel property owners to make unrelated public improvements.
Ashcreek is a Southwest Portland, Oregon neighborhood. It borders Maplewood to the north, Multnomah and Crestwood to the east, Far Southwest to the south, and the Washington County communities of Garden Home-Whitford and Tigard to the west. Though like the city itself it lies mostly in Multnomah County, it extends a short distance into Washington County in several places on its western side.
Steven Cooke is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1992–1994 and 1996-1998. He was named as the LHP in the Topps All-Star Rookie Team in 1993.
Progress, Oregon is a neighborhood in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Originally an unincorporated community that stood apart from any city, most of Progress now lies within the city limits of either Tigard or Beaverton. Other nearby communities include Garden Home and Metzger.
Bull Mountain is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Bull Mountain is located mostly on a hill for which the community is named. It is bordered on the east by Tigard, on the south by King City, and Beaverton lies to the north. The north-eastern part of the Bull Mountain hill is now within the Tigard city limits, as the city has steadily annexed portions of the unincorporated region on its boundary. In 2010, the community became a census-designated place with a population of 9,133. Fire protection and EMS services are provided through Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue.
Tigard High School is a public high school located in Tigard, Oregon, United States. It is one of two high schools in the Tigard-Tualatin School District and educated students in grades 9-12.
Fanno Creek is a 15-mile (24 km) tributary of the Tualatin River in the U.S. state of Oregon. Part of the drainage basin of the Columbia River, its watershed covers about 32 square miles (83 km2) in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties, including about 7 square miles (18 km2) within the Portland city limits.
The Beaverton Valley Times, also known as the Valley Times, is a weekly newspaper covering the city of Beaverton, Oregon, United States, and adjacent unincorporated areas in the northern part of the Tualatin Valley. Owned since 2000 by the Pamplin Media Group, the paper was established in 1921. Currently based in neighboring Portland, the Valley Times is printed each Thursday and in 2014 had a paid circulation of 3,353.
Portland Timbers U23 is an American soccer team based in Salem, Oregon, United States. Although founded in 2008 as part of the development system for the Portland Timbers USSF D2 organization, beginning in 2011 they are part of the development system for the Major League Soccer franchise of the same name. The team plays in USL League Two, the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid.
John Tigard House is a home built in 1880 located in Tigard in the U.S. state of Oregon. The home was originally owned by John Tigard, the son of Tigard founder Wilson Tigard. Queen Anne in style, the structure was moved from its original location along Oregon Route 99W in 1978. Now a museum, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Tigard Public Library is the library within Washington County Cooperative Library Services serving Tigard in the U.S. state of Oregon. Established in 1963, the current 48,000-square-foot (4,500 m2) building opened in 2004 on Hall Boulevard. As of 2012, Margaret Barnes was the director of the library that had a collection of about 230,000 items making 1.5 million loans of those items.