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,…

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.

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.

Governor Brown Announces Phase 2 Update, Mask Requirement

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced Washington County (Tualatin Valley) will be grouped together with Multnomah County and Clackamas County as a single unit for reopening phases going forward.

Travel Oregon COVID-19 Emergency Response Grants

Travel Oregon COVID-19 Emergency Response Grants

WCVA Awards More Than $140,000 in Tourism Grants to Local Organizations

WCVA Awards More Than $140,000 in Tourism Grants to Local Organizations.