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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: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Instructor Sue Groszmann uses a variety of exercise equipment while leading a group of seniors through a Stretch & Tone class at Fitness 1440 in Forest Grove.
January 28, 2015

Seniors enter the new year stretching and toning

by Nancy Townsley
Forest Grove's Sue Groszmann 'jokes, plays' with her class members For 10 years, Sue Groszmann has been teaching senior exercise classes in Forest Grove — and she’s still at it. Groszmann’s…
JULIO BOBADILLA
January 28, 2015

Police arrest Hillsboro man in Forest Grove Christmas theft

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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

Noise, livestock rules get airing in Cornelius

by Art Heerwagen
Sections on animal cruelty, humane treatment unchanged The tone of a town hall meeting on Cornelius’ noise and livestock ordinances was set when one resident stated, “There’s already too much…
January 28, 2015

Cornelius EDC sets 'aggressive' goals for 2015

by Art Heerwagen
Growing and retaining business a key component of city's New Year plans With an overall goal of raising awareness about Cornelius, the city’s 11-member Economic Development Commission has begun…
January 28, 2015

Cleanup day to feature 'dose of community pride'

by Art Heerwagen
May 16 is date for annual effort to spruce up Cornelius Billed as a day of work, fun, and interaction, the fourth annual Take Care of Cornelius Day will be held this year on Saturday, May 16.…
January 28, 2015

CommUnity Council hearkens to MLK message

by Art Heerwagen
Hunger, jobs, education on minds of Cornelius group members Members of the recently formed CommUnity Council met at the Cornelius City Council Chambers last Thursday, Jan. 22, to check on the…
January 28, 2015

Police log

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Jan. 18 - A woman called police to complain that a local motel had placed her under hypnosis. She also wanted to report that WalMart had stolen her twin. - An officer stopped a car and noticed…

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Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JILL REHKOPF SMITH - On roads to and from the Verboort roundabouts, the fog approached pea-soup consistency around 4:30 p.m. Sunday while the rest of the metro area enjoyed sun and blue sky.
Jan 28, 2015

Fog clouds Washington County weather picture

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Afternoon sunshine back in forecast Thursday through Sunday While Portland, the coast and even eastern Washington County enjoyed blue sky and sun Sunday and Monday, western Washington County…
Jan 28, 2015

Meeting to shine light on utility-bill hikes

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Directors will answer questions on water and electricity in Forest Grove It’s less than a latte costs: $2.46. But the increase in an average Forest Grove resident’s monthly water bill was enough…
Jan 28, 2015

School notes

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Former Obama assistant to speak at Pacific Paul Monteiro, director of AmeriCorps VISTA and a former White House assistant to President Barack Obama, will speak on Pacific University’s Forest…
Jan 28, 2015

News briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Schimmel named chair of sustainability group Brian Schimmel, a manager at Intel and head of the community outreach program at Sonrise Church Forest Grove, was elected chairman of the Forest…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: BLAKE TIMM - Pacific University Rotaract Club President Jacob Richards (left) was presented with the clubs charter by Rotary District 5100 Governor Doug Taylor Sunday, Jan. 18.
Jan 28, 2015

Aspiring Rotarians start Pacific club

by Stephanie Haugen
Rotaract group accommodates young people Inspired by his high school experiences, Jacob Richards brought his passion for service to Pacific University. Richards took the initiative to start a…
Jan 28, 2015

Correction

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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…
Jan 28, 2015

Kaiser offers free dental care Feb. 7

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Low-income residents can also get vaccinations February is National Children’s Dental Health Month — a prime opportunity to offer parents tips on caring for their children’s smiles. On Saturday,…
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.
Jan 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
Jan 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: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Two large peace doves sponsored by the Roots and Shoots program served as banners for the Martin Luther King Day commemorative march that began in Forest Groves Rogers Park and was filled with as many children as adults.
Jan 21, 2015

'Compassion, not retaliation'

by Richard Flamm
Rep. Lew Frederick reminds MLK Day crowd to work toward peace A Martin Luther King Day commemorative march swept through the streets of Forest Grove Monday morning, its numbers swelling as…




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