Hotel Performance Sept. 6-12, 2020

Washington county Hotels COVID-19

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. While Washington County’s hotel occupancy is performing better than other destinations, it is still a decrease from last year during the same period. For the week of…

Oregon Businesses Helping Amid Wildfires

Oregon wildfire smoke

As wildfires continue to rage through Oregon’s lush greenery and hazardous air hangs over the state, many businesses have once again made the difficult decision to temporarily close for health and safety. Despite that, we’re also seeing Washington County businesses helping amid the wildfires…

Tualatin Valley Wildfire Alerts

Oregon wildfires smoke

Washington County Fire Information — Updated September 18, 2020  Our hearts go out to the thousands of people forced to evacuate and those impacted by the wildfires burning throughout our state. Oregon’s usually lush, green landscape is experiencing very dry conditions, which paired with…

Hotel Performance August 30-September 5, 2020

A hotel lobby

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. While hotel occupancy is performing better than other destinations, it is still a decrease from last year during the same period. For the week of August 30,…

Celebrating Washington County’s Cultural Communities

Korean Food washington county culture

People of color have always lived in Tualatin Valley, from the original inhabitants, the Atfalati tribe of Kalapuya Native Americans, to the multicultural communities that live here now. Washington County is now the most diverse county in Oregon, with the largest populations of Asian…

Share Tualatin Valley Visitor Information with QR Codes

Tualatin Valley visitor information

We’ve created new QR Codes to help you safely share information about Tualatin Valley with visitors and customers. We invite you to include these codes on any printed materials you distribute in your business. The codes can be scanned by smartphone cameras to direct…

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce forms Black Advisory Business Council

Several Black business owners have teamed up with the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce to form the Black Advisory Business Council in Oregon’s Washington County. The goal of the council is to inspire, empower and promote the economic growth and stability of Black businesses and…

Cities Organize Expanded Outdoor Dining

1st Street Dining Commons Beaverton

Several cities in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley have organized expanded outdoor seating areas to allow extra space for people to dine at restaurants. This allows more people to enjoy their favorite businesses while abiding by physical distancing requirements.