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by: STATE OF OREGON - Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh
July 21, 2014

Former Gov. Atiyeh dies at 91

by Peter Wong
Led Oregon out of 1980s recession. Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP:  JOHN SCHRAG - John Bennett put a final bit of elbow grease into this 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Touring Berlinetta  which is on display at today's  Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance.
July 20, 2014

Classic cars converge in Forest Grove

by John Schrag
You can see more than 300 stunning automobiles at Pacific University today It required an unexpected tromp through a wheat field, but one of the most celebrated cars in the Pacific Northwest…
July 18, 2014

Surveyor rescued from fall into ravine near Gales Creek…

by Nancy Townsley
A surveyor who fell 20 feet into a creek bed near Gales Creek Campground on Thursday afternoon suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. According to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue…
July 18, 2014

Schools get more money from Gain Share

by Kathy Fuller
Gain Share funds higher than anticipated Washington County Commission Chair Andy Duyck and Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey announced last week that Gain Share revenues for the current 2014-15…
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July 17, 2014

Washington County Jail employee arrested for sexual misconduct

by Nancy Townsley
Eight days after learning of possible criminal conduct by a civilian jail services technician, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the employee, Jill Curry, and booked her into the…
July 18, 2014

Helicopter rescues man after fall into ravine near Gales Creek…

by Nancy Townsley
A surveyor who fell 20 feet into a creek bed near Gales Creek Campground last Thursday afternoon suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. According to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue…
by: CREDIT: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP:  JOHN SCHRAG - This 1938 Alfa Romeo got a lot of attention Saturday morning on Main Street Forest Grove, where a parade of classic cars set out for a Vineyard Driving Tour as part of the weekend festivities surrounding the  Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance.
July 19, 2014

Classic cars converge in Oregon

by John Schrag
You can see more than 300 stunning automobiles in Forest Grove on Sunday If you see some head-turning cars around the Portland area this weekend, don’t be surprised. The Forest Grove Concours…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - This 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900, built by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan, Italy, is owned by John Shirley of Medina, Wash. It will be at the Forest Grove Concours dElegance show this Sunday, July 20.
July 16, 2014

Language of (Italian) car love spoken at Concours

by Allen Stephens Jr.
'Fast but civilized' autos coming to Forest Grove This year’s Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance celebrates Italian motoring and the artistry in the design of automobiles manufactured by Alfa…
by: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Without 4-H programs, the Washington County Fair would just be another carnival, according to Pat Willis of the Oregon State University Extension Service.
July 16, 2014

Fair grows more enticements for Latinos

by Stephanie Haugen
Spanish-speaking volunteers to offer classes in gardening, healthy food With the Washington County Fair one week away, thoughts of curly fries, fresh pies, grunting pigs, freshly groomed…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY - An art major at Pacific University in the 1980s, Bryan Dibble has gone on to teach middle-school history in Washington. While on the Forest Grove campus, he drew this cartoon of his professor, Joe Frazier, misspelling his name.
July 16, 2014

Art major's missive a tiny time capsule

by Jenni Luckett
Construction at Pacific uncovers informal piece of history “I tossed this behind the wall so that maybe in the future someone would see it. Obviously if you’re reading it you’ve seen it. I don’t…

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Jul 16, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Forest Grove July 6 n A man called police dispatch and admitted he had purchased drugs the day before and then shared and used those drugs with friends. He wanted to know what would happen to…
Jul 16, 2014

New Manning restaurant scheduled to open July 25

by Nancy Townsley
From its name to its employees, BlueJay's aims for positive local impact An ill-fitting cooler slowed down the timeline for BlueJay’s Family Restaurant & Lounge — a new restaurant in Manning…
Jul 16, 2014

Quilt Barn Trail working through obstacles

by Stephanie Haugen
Members of the Westside Quilters Guild (WQG) are well on their way to creating a Quilt Barn Trail in Washington County. The “trail” would create decorative wooden murals emulating quilt patterns…
Jul 16, 2014

Chamber membership increases 20 percent

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Staff addition, revamped Friday Flash adds to success The Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber of Commerce has grown by 20 percent since Howard Sullivan became executive director May 1, 2013. In…
Jul 16, 2014

Vandals hit school garden

by Nancy Townsley
Drug paraphernalia found, but police have no suspects Someone entered the Forest Grove Community School’s “Back Yard Garden” on the corner of 19th Avenue and Main Street over the weekend and…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JILL REHKOPF SMITH - Rex Weller, 4, tries to pull his dad, Thomas Weller, out of the Tualatin River while mom Sarah Cain watches. The Hillsboro family found respite from the heat Saturday near Cherry Grove, in the cool water between Lee Falls and Little Lee Falls.
Jul 16, 2014

When you're hot, you're ... obsessed with cooling off

by Nancy Townsley
Residents head to lake, pool, beach to beat baking temperatures It’s hot. A heatwave that started to ramp up Friday is expected to last throughout the week, according to Steve Pierce of…
Jul 16, 2014

'Pacific experience' precedes officer's career

by Clara Howell
Music brought Jeff Williams to Forest Grove, and now he's landed in Beaverton Jeff Williams’ first call on the job was a burglary in progress. Sirens off, he and his field-training officer…
Jul 16, 2014

Cornelius hires library fundraisers

by Kate Stringer
Pair of consultants looks for ways to raise $2.4 million Fundraising for the $2.4 million Cornelius Library capital campaign will be headed by two partnering consultants, who were approved by…
Jul 16, 2014

Banks police log

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June n Officers responded to a disturbance on N.W. Trellis Way. An intoxicated man was chasing a woman down the street. A bystander intervened and the drunk man assaulted him. The drunk man was…
Jul 16, 2014

Fire danger prompts burn bans

by Pamplin Media Group
Burn bans are in effect throughout Washington County and due to weather conditions and fire danger. While northwestern Oregon’s wildfire season typically starts later than the rest of the state,…




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