Police arrest suspect in Forest Grove armed robbery

Police arrest suspect in Forest Grove armed robbery

A man has been taken into custody in Forest Grove following an eight-hour stand-off with police...

Pacific community reeling after crash kills students

Pacific community reeling after crash kills students

ODOT officials plan roundabout for intersection at 47 and Verboort Two Pacific University...

Holocaust of flame sears Forest Grove

Holocaust of flame sears Forest Grove

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Banks opens middle school on time and under budget

Banks opens middle school on time and under budget

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by: COURTESY PHOTO: FOREST GROVE POLICE DEPARTMENT - By 9:30 a.m., the accident site was still littered with a blanket, medical-supply backpacks, jeans with the belt still in them and a pair of black shoes.
April 09, 2014

One dead in early morning accident near Joseph Gale Elementary…

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
An employee of a local landscaping company died Wednesday morning after being struck by a sport-utility vehicle as he unloaded equipment from the large company trailer. According to Capt. Mike…
April 09, 2014

SUV strikes, kills man near Joseph Gale school

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One man was killed and another injured Wednesday morning in a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident in Forest Grove's Old Town neighborhood. According to Forest Grove Police Capt. Mike Herb: "At…
April 11, 2014

REMEMBRANCE OF KIDEN DILLA AND AYAN OSMAN SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY,…

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A remembrance for Pacific University students Kiden Dilla and Ayan Osman will take place on Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in McCready Hall at the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center on the Forest…
As a sign of their commitment to historical renovation, the Browns cite their efforts to match this Craftsman homes old narrow-lap siding when they had to cover a new exterior wall at the back of the house.
April 09, 2014

From RUMOR to REALITY

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Mountaindale couple to restore 1912 home on C Street in Forest Grove Susan Brown first glimpsed the house when she drove past it one Saturday on her way back from the Hillsboro Farmers’ Market…
April 09, 2014

SWAT team called to armed robbery in Forest Grove

by KOIN NEWS 6 and Nancy Townsley
The Washington County SWAT team was called to an armed robbery at an auto parts store in Forest Grove on Wednesday. According to the Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency, the…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Oregons sixth poet laureate, Paulann Petersen, will teach a writing workshop in Forest Grove April 12.
April 09, 2014

Library extends wide embrace to poet laureate

by Gloria Hatrick
Paulann Petersen will teach workshop Saturday in Forest Grove “Oregon is mountains, ocean, high desert, rain forest. It’s the hot springs in Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge, the Church of Elvis in…
April 09, 2014

Adelante's GirÍn a 'Woman of Achievement'

by Nancy Townsley
Director of Adelante Chicas program in Forest Grove feted in Portland Cecilia Girón, director of the Adelante Chicas program for the Forest Grove nonprofit Adelante Mujeres, received a Women of…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Josh Jacobson, Jeremy Wilson, and David Rudkin (left to right) nail in the siding on a shed they are helping to build for Forest Grove resident Rebecca Cohoon.
April 09, 2014

Program connects orphans and widows

by Betty Campbell
Foundation boosts adoptive couples, aids women whose husbands have died Shelley and Josh Jacobson of Tigard spent last Saturday with scores of friends working on the home of Forest Grove widow…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Eighteen Pacific University students, including emcee Janae Sargent (far right) performed as human canvases in Tom Miles Theater Friday, celebrating the power, strength and beauty of the human body. Artists posed with the canvases during the evening event.
April 09, 2014

Students offer their skins as canvas

by Nancy Townsley
Jungle-themed human art show hits Pacific during Love Your Body Week Painted bodies were all the rage inside Tom Miles Theater Friday night, when more than 100 people showed up to celebrate the…
April 09, 2014

Gaston residents talk food with Oregon Food Bank rep

by Stephanie Haugen
Food bank official chats with event attendees about food system About a dozen people met at the Ananda Center at Laurelwood in Gaston last week to discuss the community’s food system with a…

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by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - With all the police officers in BJs Coffee last Wednesday morning, it could have been a crime scene- - except for the smiles. Im pretty thrilled, said Forest Grove Police Chief Janie Schutz, who led the departments inaugural Coffee With a Cop. The event drew compliments, questions and friendly hellos from Forest Grove residents.
Apr 09, 2014

Coffee with a cop

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
One man wanted to know what he should do when he’s riding his horse down Stringtown Road and a car whizzes past dangerously. Another wanted to talk about Safeway’s outdoor loudspeaker. It’s so…
Apr 09, 2014

Cornelius pipe fix complete

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Joint Water Commission review set in wake of valve failure A Joint Water Commission (JWC) transmission line in Cornelius, located on 12th Avenue next to Veterans Memorial Park, was returned to…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: VANESSA VANDOMELEN - Pukhraj Deol (right) of the OSU Extension Service demonstrates planting lettuce seeds in North Plains. Gaston resident Lydia Smith said the class made her all exhilarated with new seeds to grow.
Apr 09, 2014

Seed swap kicks off growing excitement

by Vanessa VanDomelen
Events cover topics of starts, new gardeners A garden class and seed swap in North Plains last weekend brought together green thumbs and those with an interest in the local food system. The…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - This cover crop experiment planted last fall, shows how plants in the pea family along with other crops can be used to increase soil health between seasons even in small spaces and even during the winter.
Apr 09, 2014

Getting back to basics: soil health

by Jennifer Nelson
High-performing and productive, soil is important to all There is a misconception out there that only farmers need to be concerned with the health of the soil. Some people seem to think the…
Apr 09, 2014

Police log

by Mike Herb
March 30 n A resident called police about a strange vehicle in his driveway. It turned out to be a neighbor’s. n Another resident called police after her neighbor backed into her as she was…
Studnick
Apr 09, 2014

Awards cap annual health week in Hillsboro

by Nancy Townsley
County to honor student, nonprofit staffer, church On Valentine’s Day, when greeting card aisles at area grocery stores were crowded with people hoping to impress their sweethearts, Sierra…
McCambly
Apr 09, 2014

Man gets 45 days for robbing restaurant

by Stephanie Haugen
Forest Grove man caught on tape breaking into Grendels Rory P. McCambly, 49, of Forest Grove, pleaded guilty to burglary and theft after stealing alcohol and cash from Grendel’s on the corner of…
Apr 09, 2014

Metro OKs funding to engage Latino community

by Nancy Townsley
Spanish materials will come to open houses on regional trail and CSC project The Metro Council has set aside $8,500 to engage Washington County Latinos in the planning process for two local…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Harold Wyatt, who died March 31 at the age of 101, set up a million-dollar scholarship fund for Forest Grove High School graduates.
Apr 09, 2014

Scholarship fund will continue on

by Nancy Townsley
FGHS principal says financial aid from the late Harold Wyatt is changing lives Born long before cell phones, personal computers and the Internet revolutionized life in the 21st century, Harold…
Apr 09, 2014

Essays focus on environment

by no byline
Library's invitation to write about science draws student participation As in previous years, this year’s Forest Grove Conversations Program included an invitation for local students to…




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