Signs point to high-stakes FG school board race

Signs point to high-stakes FG school board race

Hayes suspects Bafaro and Everett are running as a team - but they say no

Hagg Lake wrongful death lawsuit thrown out

Hagg Lake wrongful death lawsuit thrown out

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Mutinous moves reveal turmoil on FG panel as election looms

Mutinous moves reveal turmoil on FG panel as election looms

Mutinous moves illuminate turmoil on Forest Grove panel as election looms

Community members, students erect Forest Grove's second Peace Pole

Community members, students erect Forest Grove's second Peace Pole

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From contraceptives to budgets, school board candidates field tough questions

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Representatives from the Washington County Sheriff's Office accepted recognition for their work in curbing driving under the influence.
April 29, 2017

County sheriff's office named agency of the year preventing DUIIs

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County Sheriff's Office was named the Oregon agency of the year in DUII prevention
April 28, 2017

Pacific grad dies in crash on Highway 30 near Clatskanie

by Pamplin Media Group
Lenore Ribera, a psychology major from Warren, will be remembered during May 11 ceremony
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Kevin Yamada's restaurant Kama'aina has been named one of the best places in the country to find Hawaiian food.
April 28, 2017

Kama'aina ranked nationally for best Hawaiian food

by Stephanie Haugen
Local eatery earns kudos for major U.S. cites, Forest Grove


NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - A Forest Grove Fire and Rescue firefighter surveys a residential fire on Thursday at Quail Run Mobile Estates in Forest Grove.
April 27, 2017

Thursday morning fire damages Forest Grove mobile home

by John William Howard
Authorities believe home was empty at the time of the fire
This piece by a first grader will be featured at the 'Evening with the Arts' event.
April 27, 2017

'Evening with the Arts' set Thursday at Forest Grove school

by Stephanie Haugen
Harvey Clarke staff organizes arts event that celebrates 'whole child'
April 26, 2017

Tuality nabs 'A' grade for hospital safety

by Pamplin Media Group
Tuality Hospital in Hillsboro received high score for health and safety
April 26, 2017

Cornelius boy is this year's 'Amazing Kid'

by Stephanie Haugen
Look for special section in the May 10 issue of the News-Times
April 26, 2017

Rosenblum stresses legality, not politics at Pacific talk

by Erika Vives and Holly Bartholomew
Oregon attorney general covers immigration, Planned Parenthood at Pacific University
COURTESY PHOTO: DAVID WARNER - 'Dork' was one of the harmful labels discussed during 'Marked' last week at Forest Grove High School.
April 25, 2017

Unify theater show attracts governor's attention

by Stephanie Haugen
Annual FGHS spring show powerful for many including Gov. Kate Brown
April 25, 2017

Missing Hagg Lake boater found safe

by Stephanie Haugen
Boat owner said he left his vessel on purpose, authorities still unsure why
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Students were evacuated to the bleachers at Forest Grove High School this morning while crews made sure there was no natural gas leak.
April 24, 2017

Gas leak evacuates students before all checks out OK

by Stephanie Haugen
Smell of natural gas at Forest Grove High School had some alarmed
Forest Grove Police Department officers have been busy this week.
April 24, 2017

Forest Grove police log

by Stephanie Haugen
What have the Forest Grove Police Department officers been up to April 16 to April 22?
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - James McCalister and Jessica Hiestand opened Pacific Coast Vintage clothing store in February.
April 22, 2017

Vintage clothing store opens Forest Grove Pacific Avenue

by Stephanie Haugen
Banks woman sells clothing, accessories from 90s and before in downtown
COURTESY PHOTO - A Cornelius duplex housing 12 people caught fire Thursday, April 20, but all residents got out safely.
April 21, 2017

Cornelius house fire displaces 12

by Stephanie Haugen
Cornelius house fire Thursday destroys duplex housing kids, adults, grandparents
April 21, 2017

These kids are truly amazing

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April 20, 2017

In Pacific talk, AG says: focus on legality, not politics

by Harrison Clifford
Ellen Rosenblum,Oregon's Attorney General, speaks at Pacific on 'Trump effect'
April 20, 2017

Gaston seniors host scholarship fundraiser April 22

by News-Times
Get crushed rock, vacation rental, yard art and more at Gaston auction
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April 19, 2017

Early morning police chase starts in Cornelius

by News-Times
WCSO deputies pursued a Milwaukie suspect into Portland Wednesday after an attempted traffic stop
April 19, 2017

Librarians put on social service hats for homeless

by Stephanie Haugen
Trainings emphasize compassion and respect for the down and out
COURTESY PHOTO - The ball fields in Gastons Brown park took a beating during an early April windstorm, which caused dugouts to blow over.
April 18, 2017

One, two, three floods you're out

by Stephanie Haugen
Gaston ball fields get whupped by Mother Nature every year but this year is worse than others

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Apr 18, 2017

Banks council moves forward with land annexation

by Stephanie Haugen
30-acre parcel up for final vote next month in May
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Brian 'Doctor Squirrel' Douglass returned to the Pacific University campus last week to chat with students and visit with descendants of the furry friends he brought to campus 45 years ago.
Apr 19, 2017

Former Pacific student excelled in rodent appreciation

by Stephanie Haugen
A bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 'Doctor Squirrel' aims for coffee table book
Apr 18, 2017

Take Back the Night march set Thursday

by Stephanie Haugen
March against sexual violence set to Thursday on Pacific's campus
Apr 18, 2017

DCCFW to hold plant sale this weekend

by Stephanie Haugen
Local nonprofit holds plant sale this Saturday and Sunday in Forest Grove
Apr 18, 2017

Forest Grove police log

by Pamplin Media Group
What has the FGPD been up to April 9 to April 15?
Apr 17, 2017

Sheriff makes case for Washington County levy

by Peter Wong
Measure 34-272 on May 16 ballot would extend tax rate for patrols and other services in unincorporated urban communities for five…
Matthew Constantino
Apr 14, 2017

PCC teacher from Scappoose charged after placing hidden camera in campus restroom

by Pamplin Media Group
Matthew Constantino allegedly filmed people while they used a bathroom at the Rock Creek campus. Detectives are currently working to…
News-Times Photos: John Schrag
Apr 14, 2017

FGHS Mr. Viking competition raises $3K

by Stephanie Haugen
Annual pageant raises $3,000 for Love Rocks to help put up a playground
FILE PHOTO - A Hillsboro boy was arrested in 2009 after he and a friend lured Eduardo Andrade-Alcantar, 18, to Steamboat Park in Cornelius where he and another man murdered him and kicked the body in the Tualatin River.
Apr 14, 2017

Hillsboro teen who was tried as adult re-sentenced

by Geoff Pursinger
Juan Negrete-Vasquez will be released in four years after he beat and murdered a man in a Cornelius park in 2009.
Apr 13, 2017

Banks police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Washington County Sheriffs Office deputies assigned to Banks were busy in March
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Emily Wiprud, a local pilot for Intel, watches as Cornelius Elementary 4th grader Jaziel Mendez, 10, launches a wooden airplane towards the runway during the schools career day.
Apr 12, 2017

Plans and dreams STEM from Cornelius career day

by Stephanie Haugen
Elementary students watch and listen to professionals in Science Technology Engineering and Math
NEWS-TIMES GRAPHIC - The public is invited to a forum featuring candidates for the Forest Grove School board Wednesday, April 19 at Pacific University.
Apr 12, 2017

School board hopefuls to answer questions at April 19 forum

by Nancy Townsley
News-Times and Pacific University team up to host candidate panel next Wednesday
STEVE MORGAN - The Venetian will close its doors next week as new owners take over the space, Denzil Scheller confirmed this week. The theater's fate remains uncertain, but Scheller said that many of the company's staff will likely stay under new management.
Apr 12, 2017

Venetian Theatre and restaurant to close

by Geoff Pursinger
Hillsboro's downtown venue gets new owner and hints about plans
Apr 12, 2017

Housing, transportation, water supply top Washington County agenda

by Peter Wong
Chairman Andy Duyck, in his next to last State of the County address, says the year starts with a strong economic base to meet big…
Apr 12, 2017

Clute takes new job in Newberg

by Pamplin Media Group
Forest Grove School District Business Manager Ilene Clute is leaving at the end of the school year
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: PETER WONG - Washington County Chair Andy Duyck talks with U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici after a meeting. Duyck will not seek a new term as county chair.
Apr 11, 2017

Andy Duyck says he will step down as Washington County board chair

by Peter Wong
Departure of 24-year board veteran, including two terms as leader, will leave a vacancy to be filled countywide in 2018 election.
COURTESY GRAPHIC - The PacOak development will create a three-story, 20,200-square-foot commercial building just east of the PacOak dental building on Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove.
Apr 11, 2017

Goodbye billboard, hello PacOak office building

by Tom Beck
Report from the Chair: FG Planning Commission approves Pacific Avenue project to replace 'eyesore'
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gales Creek Elementary School was beloved by community members, who are still mourning its closure six years later. The building now houses Oak Grove Academy.
Apr 11, 2017

Gales Creek residents mourn school loss, Oak Grove staff do the best they can

by Stephanie Haugen
Gales Creek community mourns loss of school, struggles to accept replacement
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Dancers perform Waikahuli — Wahine Auana, which compares Hawaiians to beautiful blossoms that travel to the islands from far away.
Apr 11, 2017

Slideshow: Sold-out lu'au attracts 2,000

by Pamplin Media Group
Food, music, dance performances highlight 57th annual event sponsored by Hawai'i Club
Apr 11, 2017

Forest Grove police log

by News-Times
What has the Forest Grove Police Department been up to April 2 to 8?