Country kids continue century of farming

Country kids continue century of farming

Country kids continue century of farming When visitors arrive at his late grandfather’s...

Camp Chica

Camp Chica

Summer camp for low-income Latinas opens them to art, culture, health, nature and more A bevy of...

Funding 'hiccup' slows Cornelius Place project

Funding 'hiccup' slows Cornelius Place project

Luke-Dorf housing project also excluded from state tax credit program Cornelius city officials...

2015 Viking Vengeance in photos

2015 Viking Vengeance in photos

About 80 participants turned out for the eighth annual Forest Grove running event. ...

"A Grand Classic Celebration" 2015 Concours d'Elegance in photos

On Sunday, the 43rd annual Concours d’Elegance was held at Pacific University in Forest...


Forest Grove's Latest News

July 27, 2015

Walk or run to support Prader-Willi Syndrome research

by Pamplin Media Group
Event takes place Aug. 1 at Hillsboro High School The community is invited to participate in a 5K run/walk Saturday, Aug. 1, to benefit the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research. The event, One…
COURTESY PHOTO - After spending five months running wild on Bald Peak with a harness still on her head, Sarah the Satanic Cow gained more than 150 pounds, causing her harness to cut into her muzzle.
July 28, 2015

Where now, brown cow?

by Travis Loose
Gaston bovine jumps fence, hangs out on Bald Peak for five months before recapture by owner With the 500-pound creature snared securely by the ankle, Jay Meyer was finally able to look her in…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - A construction crew begins tearing up pavement between McCormick and Clark halls Monday on the Pacific University campus.
July 22, 2015

Work begins on University Avenue revamp

by (none)
Project will improve pedestrian, traffic safety on north side Work to reconstruct University Avenue to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow began Monday on the north side of Pacific…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - Adam Buchalski, a former Cornelius resident, was shackled at the hands and feet as he entered and left Washington County Circuit Court last week. Hell be sentenced Aug. 21 in the head-on collision death of Hillsboro resident Maria Lara Martinez.
July 23, 2015

Illegal passer guilty in death of Maria Lara

by Travis Loose
Jury convicts Cornelius resident of second-degree manslaughter After two long days of trial testimony, a jury took only 20 minutes to find Adam Buchalski guilty of second-degree manslaughter,…
July 22, 2015

'Zero teacups': a reporter's-eye view from the air

by Michael Sproles
“It’s like riding in those teacups at Disneyland. Except you’re in a plane doing flips. And there are zero teacups.” These were the comforting words spoken to me by a man exiting the same air…
COURTESY PHOTO - Wreckage from a fresh crash sits at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Hawthorne Street, where part of the impact was caught on a camera worn by a Forest Grove police officer busy with a nearby traffic stop.
July 22, 2015

Controversial post shows pros, perils of technology

by (none)
Online debate questions behavior of officer, drivers, FGPD Facebook poster The Forest Grove Police Department (FGPD) experienced both the wonders and challenges of technology last week — first,…
News-Times Photo
July 22, 2015

A Woody, a 'Herbie' and a Rambler stand out

by Travis Loose
309 cars grace 43rd annual Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance When Phil Shaw bought his Perlweiss 1964 Volkswagen Beetle eight years ago, he fought hard against his overwhelming desire to revisit…
July 23, 2015

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 12 - A resident in the Forest Gale Heights area called police after finding a transient in the back yard asking to use the shower. The resident then found an open door and found items had…
COURTESY PHOTO - A TeamStrange member pauses in front of the carved Native American statue in Hillsboros Shute Park. Motorcyclists are taking part in a cross-country tour focusing on Whispering Giants, the giant Indian heads carved by Hungarian artist Peter Wolf Toth.
July 22, 2015

TeamStrange members cross country to see Kno-Tah

by Michael Sproles
Whispering Giants Grand Tour draws riders to Hillsboro's Shute Park If not for the motorcycles, busy drivers whizzing past every day might not even notice it anymore: the giant, carved Native…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Julie Perger (top row, second from left) celebrated a ribbon-cutting at her Forest Grove home Monday, July 13, along with more than a dozen fellow home-business owners who set up vending tables around her home. Perger is a professional organizer whose business, Addition by Subtraction Organizing Solutions, helps people de-clutter their homes. To Pergers right are Forest Grove Mayor Pete Truax, Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber of Commerce board member Mike Hundley and Director Howard Sullivan. Pergers home-businesses friends offer everything from holistic health coaching and essential oils to clothes, jewelry, natural cleaning products, professional photography, notary services and more.
July 22, 2015

Home is where the business is

by (none)

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Jul 22, 2015

Banks log

by Stephanie Haugen
June - There was a hit and run on N.W. Barton Court. The victim’s vehicle was possibly hit in a parking lot at the grade school or Jim’s Thriftway. Slight damage to passenger door. - There was a…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: TRAVIS LOOSE - Wearing everything from 50s attire to all black, dance students put their skills to good use during the 2015 Thunderbirds Dance Camp at Pacific University.
Jul 22, 2015

Thunderbirds dance to beat in Forest Grove

by Nancy Townsley
Camp for high schoolers has been operating at Pacific for four years Peggy Schlegel of Banks coached high school dance teams for 30 years before she and co-director Betsy Schott took over…
Jul 23, 2015

News briefs

by (None)
Parks department invites beginning campers to overnighter L.L. Stub Stewart State Park is inviting beginning campers to join in an overnight guided camping excursion July 31 to Aug. 2 as part of…
Jul 23, 2015

Banks restricts tobacco use, pot sales

by Stephanie Haugen
At their meeting last Tuesday, July 14, Banks City Council members approved two ordinances that will restrict tobacco use and marijuana sales when the latter goes into effect in August. One new…
Sylvia Kelley
Jul 22, 2015

PCC board names Kelley interim president

by (None)
Portland Community College’s Board of Directors last week appointed Sylvia Kelley as the college’s interim president while a national search is conducted for PCC’s next permanent president.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Moving Wall visits Camden, Tenn., in 2011.
Jul 20, 2015

Milwaukie parade to honor Vietnam service, Moving Memorial Wall

by Raymond Rendleman
On Saturday, July 25, American Legion Post 180 and the Milwaukie Rotary Club will help organize the city of Milwaukie’s Honoring Military Service & Sacrifice Parade that coincides with the 50th…
Jul 18, 2015

News-Times wins writing, photography, advertising awards in…

by Pamplin Media Group
The News-Times, a Pamplin Media Group community newspaper, brought home 10 awards for writing and photography from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's 2015 Better Newspaper Contest…
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Jul 16, 2015

Arrest made in Forest Grove sexual assault investigation

by Pamplin Media Group
Forest Grove Police Department detectives arrested James Gialloreto, 49, of Forest Grove Wednesday, July 15, on charges of rape, robbery, assault, burglary, unlawful use of a weapon and…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: MICHAEL SPROLES - Firefighters from Forest Grove, Cornelius, Hillsboro and Gaston responded to a fire alarm around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, in downtown Forest Grove. Smoldering wood caused smoke to fill the space at 2036 Main St., Suite B, and billow outside.
Jul 15, 2015

Smoke inside former eatery brings four fire agencies to downtown…

by Nancy Townsley
Smoldering wood inside the former Izgara Middle Eastern restaurant in downtown Forest Grove brought multiple fire trucks screaming up Pacific Avenue to Main Street around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TRAVIS LOOSE - An illuminated Hope sign served as an emotional backdrop to the traditional luminaria ceremony at the Forest Grove Relay for Life Saturday evening, when participants set out glowing tributes to loved ones lost to cancer.
Jul 15, 2015

Relay for Life: 'Cancer was a gift to me'

by Christine Menges
Forest Grove raises $52K during 24-hour event at Neil Armstrong In 2010, Brenda Kintz was diagnosed leiomyosarcoma, a rare cancer affecting her body’s soft tissue. After receiving treatment,…




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