Masks now required in all workplaces and more

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Oregon has new mask requirements and recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Masks are now required inside all private and public workspaces, including classrooms, offices and meeting rooms. Employees must wear masks unless they’re alone in an office or private workspace. Along with the new…

Forest Grove Businesses: Sign up for Trick-or-Treat

Halloween jack o lanterns

The City Club of Forest Grove is organizing a Trick-or-Treat event in downtown Forest Grove. The club has modified the plan to be safe and adhere to COVID-19 regulations. Businesses can sign up to host a booth for kids to Trick-or-Treat along Main Street…

2020 Oregon Tourism Industry Stakeholder Survey

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Travel Oregon and the state’s seven official regional destination management organizations (RDMOs) launched a tourism industry stakeholder survey to seek input from communities, local businesses and individuals that drive the state’s tourism economy. The COVID-19 pandemic and necessary restrictions on travel have had devastating…

Metro, Travel Portland Apply for Economic Development Administration Grant

Portland Oregon

In a joint effort, supported by the chairs of the board of county commissioners in Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties, Metro Regional Government and Travel Portland applied for an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to help recover lost meeting and convention business due to…

Washington County Arts Organizations Awarded More Than $1.6 Million in Support Grants

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In late September, Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support grants were issued to 621 organizations around the state. Thirty-two Washington County arts organizations received more than $1.6 million of these funds, which were part of a relief package passed by the Oregon Legislature in July….

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…

Hotel Performance August 30-September 5, 2020

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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,…

QR Codes for Tualatin Valley Visitor Information

Tualatin Valley visitor information

We’ve created new QR Codes to help you safely share visitor 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…

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.

Oregon Launches Program to Help Agricultural Workers

Farmers market

New financial assistance will be available to agricultural workers in Oregon who have to quarantine due to exposure to COVID-19.