Washington County Hotel Performance: January 2022

beds in a hotel room in Hillsboro

The first STR report of calendar year 2022 shows continued growth in Washington County’s hotel performance. (STR is a benchmarking tool that provides a set of key performance indicators of a destination’s hotel performance.)   For January 2022, overall room occupancy stood at 51.2%,…

Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month and this year’s theme of “Black Health and Wellness,” the Washington County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation designating February 1-28 as Black History Month 2022.  At their business meeting on January 25, the proclamation was read into…

Cultural Coalition of Washington County 2022 Grant Applications Open

Announcement from the Cultural Coalition of Washington County: It’s fall which means that it’s time to seek arts, heritage and humanities program funding for the next calendar year. One of Oregon’s long-standing regional funders includes the Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC). CCWC has…

Breaking News: Washington County Board of Commissioners Adopts Rules to Enforce Mask Mandate

Board of County Commissioners approve local enforcement of statewide mask mandate On August 24, 2021, the Washington County Board of Commissioners, acting in their role as Local Public Health Authority for Washington County, unanimously agreed to enact a new rule authorizing County Health and…

Washington County Cooling Centers – UPDATED

In anticipation of the upcoming heat wave, Washington County is opening cooling center locations August 11-14, 2021 (see map >>>). Two pet-friendly locations are available: St. Anthony’s Church in Tigard and the Hillsboro Civic Center. Hot Weather Resources: Hot weather web page (English/Spanish) Map of…