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January 28, 2015

McMinnville man cited for DUII after crash

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A man crashed his truck and was ejected Police officers and emergency medical responders found James Bogosian, 29, of McMinnville, lying face-down in a ditch at about 12:30 a.m. last Thursday…
January 28, 2015

History finds fault with grand-jury status quo

by Lee van der Voo
Part 2: Tainted Oregon cases lend weight to call for reforms A bill to change that will be considered this legislative session. Senate Bill 365 is being co-sponsored by Rep. Jennifer Williamson,…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - This pit bull, Bella, was euthanized by Washington County Animal Services last fall after she bit Forest Grove resident June Lynch and attacked Lynchs dog, Corky.
January 28, 2015

Dog-bite story illustrates how new ordinance could play out

by Betty Campbell
Rules classify 'dangerous' canines and allow county to assess various fines June Lynch was strolling down the 1400 block of Hawthorne Street in Forest Grove last October with a leash in her hand…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - CREATE student Christina Martinez and her son, Eric Martinez, 2, participate in the Cornelius programs childcare program.
January 28, 2015

CREATE: 20 years of boosting students to success

by Julia Sanders
From math to child development, Cornelius-based program keeps classes relevant For one teenage parent in western Washington County, having a safe, friendly place to leave her two children while…
JULIO BOBADILLA
January 28, 2015

Police arrest Hillsboro man in Forest Grove Christmas theft

by (none)
Construction equipment, supplies stolen from Forest Grove company Forest Grove Police arrested Julio Bobadilla, 45, on Jan. 19 as a suspect in the theft of approximately $10,000 worth of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen will not be charged after an investigation by the Woodland, Wash., police department into allegations connected to her personal life.
January 28, 2015

North Plains cop won't be charged in Washington state

by Nancy Townsley
Officer had been under scrutiny for harassment, criminal mischief A prosecutor in Cowlitz County, Wash., has declined to charge North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen, 37, with any crime…
January 28, 2015

Correction

by (none)
The story “Forest Grove unveils school boundary changes” in the Jan. 21 issue of the News-Times said there are three classrooms for each grade at Cornelius Elementary School, two of which are…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen will not be charged after an investigation by the Woodland, Wash., police department into allegations connected to her personal life.
January 21, 2015

North Plains cop won't be charged in Washington state

by Nancy Townsley
A prosecutor in Cowlitz County, Wash., has declined to charge North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen, 37, with any crime after a two-month investigation into allegations of harassment and…
GREG SCHOLL
January 21, 2015

Grand-jury reform draws supporters from all sides

by Lee van der Voo and Nancy Townsley
Part One: Washington County prosecutors, defense attorneys split His death prompted Mike Schrunk, then-district attorney of Multnomah County, to ask a judge to record the grand-jury process that…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Police officers and medical crews wheeled a driver over to the Life Flight helicopter early Thursday morning.
January 22, 2015

Man critically injured in crash after eluding police

by Pamplin Media Group
A crash near Gales Creek sent a driver to the hospital via Life Light A man was transported to the hospital by Life Flight after crashing his truck near the intersection of Gales Creek Road and…

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Jan 21, 2015

Forest Grove man arrested after stabbing father

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This afternoon, a 45-year-old man was arrested after reportedly stabbing his father. Officers responded to a report of two men fighting in the courtyard of an apartment complex in the 2800 block…
Jan 21, 2015

Gaston welcomes newbies, mulls fire station expansion

by Stephanie Haugen
Council will consider letting restaurant owners keep living in RV The Gaston City Council welcomed a new mayor and councilor with a packed agenda Jan. 14, including Tire Man’s possible…
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Jan 21, 2015

Community voices: New lives in a New Year

by Nancy Townsley
Here's how some in Forest Grove are planning to use their time, talents in 2015 As the calendar page turns to January each year, millions of Americans make promises to themselves about how…
Jan 21, 2015

Banks, North Plains are radon risks

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Experts say invisible, radioactive gas can cause lung cancer New data released this month by the Oregon Radon Program show Banks and North Plains at greater risk for high levels of radon than…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - The operator of a log yarder was trapped inside when it tipped over on steep terrain near Hagg Lake Monday, Jan. 19.
Jan 21, 2015

Logging accident near Gaston injures man

by (none)
The operator of a log yarder was trapped inside when it tipped over on steep terrain near Hagg Lake Monday morning, Jan. 19. The logging site near Southwest Herr Road in Gaston is owned by…
Jan 21, 2015

Forest Grove police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Jan. 11 - Officers assisted the Washington County Sheriff’s Office after a driver hit a horse with their car. - Police responded to assist with a psychiatric patient who thought someone had put…
Jan 21, 2015

Cover Oregon open house set

by Staff
Online signups 'going smoothly,' director says More than 81,000 Oregonians have gotten medical coverage through HealthCare.gov., choosing a private health plan on the marketplace website that…
Jan 21, 2015

Banks Police Log

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- Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on N.W. Scottston Terrace. - Two students were cited for smoking on the Banks High School campus. - A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on…
Jan 21, 2015

Early-learning numbers reveal equity gap

by Kathy Fuller
Kindergarten assessment shows Hispanic students lag in literacy readiness The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) released the 2014-15 Oregon Kindergarten Assessment last week, the second year…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: FOREST GROVE FIRE & RESCUE - Firefighters use heavy extrication equipment to lift an injured teenager out of a car that crashed on Fernhill Road after hitting a patch of ice Jan. 14.
Jan 21, 2015

Icy-road crash sends teenager to hospital

by (none)
Victims of incident on Fernhill Road sustain non-life threatening injuries A serious injury accident on Fernhill Road in Forest Grove sent one person to the hospital Wednesday, Jan. 14. Forest…




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