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Love Rocks Run Photos

Love Rocks Run Photos

More than 600 people lined up to run, walk and raise funds for a community playground during the...

Love Rocks Run celebrates 'joy, happiness' along rural Forest Grove route

Love Rocks Run celebrates 'joy, happiness' along rural Forest Grove route

Sunshine broke through light clouds for the start of the inaugural Love Rocks Run in Forest Grove...

Forest Grove free-for-all

Forest Grove free-for-all

Forest Grove Aquatic Center offers free swims on summer Saturdays Hagg Lake tragedy linked to...

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

'Sweetheart' pups paw through tough competition

Ten officers compete for 'Top Dog' status at county fairgrounds The competition was tough as...

Love and joy will   WIN the RACE

Love and joy will WIN the RACE

On June 27, community members can run or walk to honor Anna and Abby, raise funds for playground...


Forest Grove's Latest News

COURTESY PHOTO: M.O. STEVENS - Visitation Catholic School wants to build new, larger facility in Verboort. County Ordinance 797 would help pave the way for the private school to do that.
June 29, 2015

Ordinance could change rural school land use rules

by Kathy Fuller
Some in Gales Creek worry that Visitation School plan would set a precedent. A proposed land use ordinance before the Washington County Planning Commission today would solidify language in the…
June 26, 2015

Man sets himself on fire during domestic dispute

by (None)
A Forest Grove man was transported by Life Flight helicopter to the Legacy Oregon Burn Center Thursday afternoon after setting himself on fire during a domestic disturbance. Officers responded…
Keep pet cool by keeping them inside during hot weather.
June 25, 2015

Keep pets cool during hot weather

by Kathy Fuller
It doesn't have to be a scorcher for pets With the onset of the summer’s first serious heat, Washington County Animal Services manager Deborah Wood reminds pet owners to take care to keep pets…
June 24, 2015

Parents pitch new location for memorial playground

by Travis Loose
Forest Grove city council hears 'surprise proposal' for Anna and Abby's Yard A proposed playground that has drawn tens of thousands of dollars from grieving and inspired community members who…
June 24, 2015

Forest Grove district, classified union ratify three-year…

by Kathy Fuller
The Forest Grove School Board Monday night unanimously approved a three-year labor contract with the Oregon School Employees Association Chapter 55, the union representing the district’s…
June 24, 2015

Awaiting state regs, board opts for medical-pot model

by Daniel Forbes
Legal marijuana use likely permitted in eight county districts Awaiting state guidance on the potential upcoming wave of recreational marijuana shops, Washington County is moving cautiously,…
June 24, 2015

Forest Grove showers money on community projects

by Travis Loose
As funding for projects increases, so do requests The Community Enhancement Program (CEP) committee got $100,000 this year to play Santa Claus to 24 different nonprofits and city commissions…
June 24, 2015

Church passes school leadership off to Hillsboro

by Stephanie Haugen
Banks Christian Academy will become Faith Bible West when school starts in fall After more than 30 years in the Banks area, Banks Christian Academy is dissolving. The 2014-15 school year brought…
June 24, 2015

Nighttime road striping to begin on county roads

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Motorist should be alert for crews throughout the dry weather months Nighttime road striping will start soon on some Washington County arterial roads. Washington County officials are asking…
June 24, 2015

Bank's caution won't stop Gales Creek Terrace

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Developer first needs to install sewer system in adjacent property Gales Creek Terrace developer Gordon Root is currently unable to buy the property he needs for phase three of the controversial…

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Jun 24, 2015

Correction

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A sidebar to a June 3 News-Times story on street art in Forest Grove (“Birth dad discovery brings Gundersen to Forest Grove”) stated that Joshua Gundersen’s mother took him away from his father,…
Jun 24, 2015

CORRECTION

by Pamplin Media Group
A story in last week's issue of the News-Times about this Saturday's Love Rocks Run ("Love and Joy will win the race," June 17) mistakenly said Josh Rigsby, the event director, is the cousin of…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - A GroveLink bus waits on a city street for Forest Grove passengers to board.
Jun 24, 2015

GroveLink breaks records from previous year

by Clara Howell
Ride numbers for Forest Grove's local transit service continue to rise Maxine Carlson, 95, steps onto the GroveLink bus after her afternoon swim at the Forest Grove Aquatic Center. She has been…
Jun 24, 2015

Trail plan soliciting comments through July 31

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
The Council Creek Regional Trail Master Plan draft is finished and people have until July 31 to comment on it. The 15-mile trail proposal is the result of two years of discussions and debate,…
Jun 24, 2015

Tuality gets certification renewal

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In recognition of “quality care and a commitment to reach certain performance standards,” according to a press release issued by spokesman Gerry Ewing, Tuality Healthcare has received the Joint…
News-Times Photo: Michelle Thomas
Jun 24, 2015

Shave and a haircut

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The Cutting Zone, a new barber shop, is moving into the space at 2635 Pacific Ave. formerly occupied by Karma Day Spa, which now operates next to Grampy's Deli on Main Street in Forest Grove.…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - This solar-powered trash compactor, which sits near the corner of Main Street and 21st Avenue in downtown Forest Grove, holds five times more waste than a regular garbage can.
Jun 24, 2015

Pilot program brings city a solar trash compactor

by Michael Sproles
Just in time for the 2015 farmers market season, which brings droves of people to Main Street during the summer months, Forest Grove received an expensive high-tech upgrade — to a garbage can. A…
Jun 24, 2015

PCC Foundation names two new board members

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Hillsboro Aviation's Carol Lyons to serve three-year term The Portland Community College Foundation has announced the addition of two new board members. Carol Lyons, managing partner of Lyons…
COURTESY PHOTO: LYNN KETCHUM - Healthy, sweet blueberries are a favorite in Pacific Northwest gardens.
Jun 24, 2015

With a little care, blueberries sweeten garden for decades

by Kym Pokorny
Berries grow best in well-drained, light, sandy loam When it comes to fruit in the garden, blueberries rule. Favored for their sweet flavor, blueberries are also known for their high level of…
COURTESY PHOTO - Forest Grove native Marcella Kriebel published Mi Comida Latina in 2012. The cookbook has caught the attention of Burgess Lea Press.
Jun 24, 2015

Cookbook sales send money Adelante's way

by Megan Eatough
Publisher of Marcella Kriebel's 'Comida Latina' funnels funds to nonprofit Marcella Kriebel — artist, traveler, cooking enthusiast and longtime supporter of Forest Grove nonprofit Adelante…




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