Abstract art on display in North Plains library

Abstract art on display in North Plains library

The North Plains Public Library will host a free reception with refreshments from 6 to 7:30 p.m....

One crazy quilt

One crazy quilt

The North Plains Public Library is selling raffle tickets for a quilt donated by members of the...

Museum hosts 'Forgotten Eagles' screening

Museum hosts 'Forgotten Eagles' screening

A screening of “Forgotten Eagles,” a film about the Aztec Eagle fighter squadron in...

Musical duo returns to the Grove

Musical duo returns to the Grove

After getting their musical start in town, Tuck and Daisy are on to greater things They came...


Forest Grove's Features

Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Washington County residents George and Linda Starbird donated their extensive toaster collection to the county museum to be displayed.
January 21, 2015

Local collectors make a toast - to toasters

by Stephanie Haugen
County museum exhibit features unique models of commonplace appliance For 30 years, George and Linda Starbird spent their free time scouring antique stores, junk shops and flea markets. They…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Dessa Myatt does a fine job as Belle with her pleasant voice and demeanor.
January 21, 2015

Cast and masks make magic at TITG

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
'Beauty and the Beast, Jr.' is fun, youthful There’s no denying it — Disney sells. Near-capacity crowds at Theatre in the Grove’s current production of “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” are providing…
January 21, 2015

Workshop scheduled for landowners looking to lease

by Stephanie Haugen
Farmer, attorney join panel at Forest Grove UCC Jan. 25 Those with a few extra unruly acres on their hands no longer have to resort to their lawn mowers or hungry goats for help. That land could…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Robin Cody has won numerous awards, including an Oregon Book Award and a Western Writers of America Silver Spur Award.
January 21, 2015

Oregon author kicks off local lecture series

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Free 'Evening with an Author' event comes to North Plains library Saturday The Friends of the North Plains Public Library members are introducing their “An Evening with an Author” series with…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Students line the steps of Marsh Hall at Pacific University and listen to speakers during last years Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Forest Grove.
January 14, 2015

Pacific hosts annual MLK Day celebration

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The public is invited to join Pacific University students, faculty and staff in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19. The annual celebration begins…
January 07, 2015

Art briefs

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Winter markets draw 779 people The final of three winter markets put on by Adelante Mujeres and Dairy Creek Community Food Web — the Holiday Stock-up Market — drew 779 people. The market was…
January 07, 2015

TITG brings young beauties, beasts to stage

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Theatre in the Grove invites one and all to “be their guest” as the Forest Grove troupe brings the enchanted world of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” to town. Featuring songs from the…
December 31, 2014

This week's happenings

by Stephanie Haugen
Dec. 31 Party * McMenamins Grand Lodge will host a New Year’s Eve bash with live music by Trixy & The Nasties and Chris Marshall & The August Light. 9 p.m. Car Seats * Forest Grove Fire & Rescue…
December 31, 2014

Next week's happenings

by Stephanie Haugen
Jan. 7 Theatre * Head to the Forest Grove City Library for an Oregon Shadow Puppet Theater presentation of “Puss in Boots.” 7 p.m. Jan. 8 Speech * The Banks Chamber of Commerce will host the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - Ed Winkler (right), a member of the Oregon Army National Guard, used his business skills to communicate with Iraqi people. (003)
December 29, 2014

West Linn man shares his Iraq story

by Joann Boatwright
Ed Winkler will be at Cornell Estates Friday An Oregon entrepreneur who is also a 31-year National Guard veteran will share how he used his business practices to help reduce the number of…

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Dec 29, 2014

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
A bit of post-holiday whale watching Saturday, Dec. 27, through Wednesday, Dec. 31, marks the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s whale-watching week, which designates 24 whale watching…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - The last indoor winter market of the season will feature produce, baked goods, meats and fish, arts and crafts, gifts, and a chance to donate to Adelante Mujeres SNAP match program.
Dec 17, 2014

Local food, gifts set for last winter market

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For those who like their holiday meals made with ingredients grown and hatched right in their neighborhood, there’s one more chance to stock the pantry with local food for the season. Adelante…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - The Hillsboro Community Youth Choir will join the Portland Chamber Orchestra during a special concert in Hillsboro Friday.
Dec 17, 2014

Young and old sure to enjoy 'Messiah'

by Joann Boatwright
Concert celebrates Christmas and Hannukah Thirty members of Hillsboro Community Youth Choir’s Premier and Encore groups will join Portland Chamber Orchestra and the Choral Arts Ensemble of…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - Tristan Stewarts vocal and emotional range brings the misunderstood ogre, Shrek, to life.
Dec 10, 2014

Musical 'Shrek' a fine, fun, family outing

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
TITG's seasonal show packed with fun and family Theatre in the Grove’s holiday offering is not a Christmas show — or even a traditional holiday show — yet it is charmingly appropriate fare for…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Team members of GCL Construction hung the frames and then the blocks last Friday in Cornelius.
Dec 10, 2014

Colorful quilt blocks brighten up barns

by Stephanie Haugen
Washington County officially has a quilt barn trail Westside Quilters Guild members saw two years of planning come to fruition last week as they hung the first two installments of wooden quilt…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Rhys Thomas will present The Physics of Toys Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Washington County Museum.
Dec 10, 2014

National science star to light up museum - for free!

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Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have good excuses — and free admission — to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s…
Dec 10, 2014

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Christmas shop open at Shafer’s Miki’s Christmas Shop at Shafer Vineyard Cellars is now open for the season. It features a wide variety of Christmas gifts, holiday collectibles, ornaments and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: ELLEN SADLER - Parishioners of the quaint Banks Community United Methodist Church invite the public to their Christmas tea.
Dec 10, 2014

Christmas tea tradition continues in Banks

by Stephanie Haugen
Church to raise money, community connection Five years ago when parishioners of the Banks Community United Methodist Church needed money to make a few kitchen repairs, they put on a Christmas…
Dec 03, 2014

A 'White Christmas' straight from the HART

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
HART puts on classic holiday show in a classical way Washington County’s 2014 holiday season is rife with non-traditional theatrical fare, which makes HART Theatre’s decision to present a…
Dec 03, 2014

Latest holiday massacre brings comedy to life

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
B&B holiday show zany, festive and fun Two years ago, we saw our first Bag & Baggage holiday production, “Farndale Avenue’s...Christmas Carol” and left the theater somewhat puzzled. The show was…




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