Residents involved in tax scam + WashCo COVID numbers on the rise


Get up and over to them, Beaverton! Let’s start this Saturday with everything you need to know going on in town today.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Cloudy with showers around. High: 50 Low: 33.

Here are the best stories in Beaverton today:

  1. Plan ahead to avoid delays when traveling in the area. here are the WashCo road projects starting on Monday:
    • Chemin Fischer between 131st Avenue and Queen Anne Lane will have intermittent sidewalk and lane closures until June 1 for the replacement of the access ramp, and
    • Roshak Road between Snapdragon Lane and Oneill Court will have sidewalk and intermittent lane closures until June 1 for the replacement of the access ramp. (LUT News)
  2. Learn more about the bakery owner who warms the pie and raises money for guide dogs at Carina Comer possesses Carina bakery downtown. She is legally blind and relies on his guide dog for help with daily tasks and as a bridge to connect with others. This Sunday, she gives back in organize a cooking demonstration to support Guide dogs for the blind seasonal festivities.
  3. A number of people in Washington County are in hot water for a tax evasion system. The Justice Department shared that David A. Katz, 45, from Tualatin, ease underlying cash wage payments to construction workers to help employers avoid paying wages and income taxes. Five employers were involved in the conspiracy, including Melesio Gomez-Rivera, 47 years old, from Aloha and Jorge Peraza, 49, and Nathalie N. Graham, 46, from Beaverton.
  4. The introduction of the omicron variant has prompted many of us to pay more attention to the COVID-19 numbers these days. Room reports that Washington County has ‘substantial’ level of coronavirus transmission like of Thursday 3 December, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data show 84.9 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants between November 25 and December 1, with a 4.7 percent positive test rate between 23 and 29 November, which was a 1.9 percentage point more than the previous week. Stay safe there guys!
  5. Among those who feel the pinch of staff that affects communities nationwide is TriMet. Unable to meet hiring goals and faced with employee attrition, the agency announced that it temporarily reduce the service of 20 of its lines. The changes begin January 9. (Willamette Week) Lines in our area that are affected include:
    • Line 52-Farmington / 185e
    • Line 54-Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway
    • Line 56-Scholls Ferry Road
    • Line 62-Boulevard Murray
    • Line 67-Bethany / 158th
    • Line 76-Hall / Greenburg
    • Line 78-Denney / Kerr Pkwy

Today in Beaverton:

  • Falling leaves – It’s the last weekend to take your vacation at Town of Beaverton Operations Building (9600 SW Allen Boulevard) or Whitford College (4935 SW Scholls Ferry Road). (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Creative Belonging and Connecting Workshop: Why Community Building Will Make Your Day Great! Tualatin Valley Creates, AgeCelebration / Just CreateCommunity host at Hidden Creek Community Center in Hillsboro. 13 years old and over, registration required. (10:00 AM)
  • Two little brothers – Wine tastings and live music are available for your refreshment at Scotch Church Road Vineyard. (3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

Beaverton notebook

  • Do not forget ! Today is the day for register for THPRD winter courses if you are in the neighborhood! Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. (Twitter)
  • What are your favorite beers of 2021, Beavertonians? To verify Ex Novo analysis on the Instagram of the brewery.

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Ash DeMello

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