STREET ART meets BRICK WALL

STREET ART meets BRICK WALL

Crusader needs a stable nonprofit to help champion his proposal for a legal paint-ready wall in...

Fire study favors consolidating six western agencies

Fire study favors consolidating six western agencies

Banks Fire District still holding out, but not essential to the plan Western Washington County...

Coffee-cop program starts brewing in Cornelius

Coffee-cop program starts brewing in Cornelius

Cornelius police officers are getting on the Coffee With a Cop bandwagon.  The program was...

Water worries: farmers brace for dry summer

Water worries: farmers brace for dry summer

Effects of winter's low snowpack will be felt soon California’s drought might be commanding...

A promise of support

A promise of support

Ten local churches band together to provide shelter, meals for families Sometimes, a helping hand...


Forest Grove's Latest News

NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Oregon Board of Education voted again to make schools remove all Native American mascots and replace them, even after legislation passed that would allow schools to enter into agreements with local tribes to keep them.
June 03, 2015

Mascot twist irks Banks Braves, tribal supporters

by Stephanie Haugen
Studies showing harm probably don't include tribe-taught schools Banks School District Superintendent Bob Huston spent countless hours over the last three years working on a compromise he…
June 03, 2015

YES Run raises $4,000 to combat human trafficking

by Clara Howell
More than 100 people showed up at Forest Grove High School last Sunday, May 31, to participate in Let Freedom Run, a 5-kilometer race hosted by FGHS’ Youth Ending Slavery group to spread…
COURTESY PHOTO: FOREST GROVE FIRE & RESCUE - A male cyclist was transported to a Portland hospital May 28 with possible head injuries after he was hit by a van near the Forest Grove Bi-Mart.
June 03, 2015

Van hits bike on Pacific

by (None)
A van and bicycle collided near Bi-Mart on the east end of Forest Grove around 2 p.m. last Thursday, May 28, sending the cyclist to a Portland hospital. According to Forest Grove Fire Marshal…
June 03, 2015

Community briefs

by (None)
Outdoor learning efforts include food, fundraising, letter-writing If you attend the Forest Grove Farmers Market today, you may encounter a gaggle of enthusiastic fifth- and sixth-graders…
June 03, 2015

Police log

by (None)
May 24 - A woman called police to report that a man was spraying weeds and he didn’t stop spraying when she walked by on the sidewalk. - Police responded to a report of a woman trying to climb…
COURTESY PHOTO: LINDSEY EPIFANO - Banks High School leadership team that helped organize Community 101 grants include, from left, Victoria Schmidlin, Madison Soper, Lucy Plews, Lindsey Epifano and Ruairi Omahony. Not pictured: Abby Sprute.
June 03, 2015

Booster Club accolades

by Lindsey Epifano
Focus of Community 101 in 2014-15 was helping homeless, others in need The students of Banks High School Leadership recently made a presentation to the Banks School Board about the success of a…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Dozens of area residents turned out May 7 for a two-hour open house regarding plans to add two more lanes to Highway 26 between 185th Avenue and Cornelius Pass Road. The event was held at Liberty High School.
June 03, 2015

Highway 26 widening on track for 2017

by Doug Burkhardt
Route will be six lanes from Cornelius Pass Road to Portland Highway 26 is growing up. The highway, which was completed in 1949, will soon be going from two lanes to three lanes in each…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTINE MENGES - Portland resident Scott Eberly (background) watches his son Rohnan Eberly, 7, and Owen Nathan, 8, compete during last weekends American Cornhole Organization state championships.
June 03, 2015

Cornhole championships in the bag in Forest Grove

by Christine Menges
Pacific University hosts second annual event with separate divisions Boxer fans may soon have another sport to root for, because the American Cornhole Organization (ACO) hosted its second annual…
June 03, 2015

School notes

by Kathy Fuller
Board extends Curtis’ contract one year The Forest Grove School Board last week voted to extend Superintendent Yvonne Curtis’ contract for one year. Board members rated Curtis’ performance as…
COURTESY PHOTO - Cadet Kyle Warren, a 2011 graduate of Forest Grove High School, has completed his education at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
June 03, 2015

Warren graduates from West Point

by (None)
Forest Grove High alum will head to medical school Forest Grove native Kyle Christopher Warren has graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Warren, the son of Allen and Valerie…

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COURTESY PHOTO - Christopher Duran Hernandez is fighting leukemia, and a bone marrow transplant could save his life. Hernandez, 16, is the brother of a former volunteer firefighter with the North Plains district.
Jun 03, 2015

Firefighter challenge geared to help cancer victims

by (None)
North Plains fire station will host 'Be-the-Match' events June 12-13 Washington County Fire District No. 2 (WCFD2) is the first fire department to issue a “firefighter challenge” for…
Jun 03, 2015

Free 'State Parks Day' set Saturday

by (None)
You can fish without charge June 6 and 7 In an effort to get people immersed in the outdoors, State Parks Day will take place on Saturday, June 6, at various state parks throughout Oregon,…
COURTESY PHOTO: GLENN AHRENS - Dying trees have been spotted frequently in western Oregon this spring.
Jun 03, 2015

Drought hits Douglas fir trees hard

by Mary Stewart
Oregon's mild winter and spring causes browning and dieback Many Oregonians have noticed widespread damage in landscape and forest trees this spring — and weather may be the culprit. “Browning…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - PCC President Jeremy Brown was removed from his position Monday night, May 18, weeks after it was reported that he applied for a job in Arkansas.
Jun 03, 2015

PCC board ousts college president

by Kevin Harden
After serving less than two years, Jeremy Brown wins $300K severance The Portland Community College board voted May 18 to part ways with Jeremy Brown, the college president. Board members…
COURTESY PHOTO - Forest Grove High School senior Gina Johnson (center) was named a Youth Citizen for May by the Forest Grove Rotary Club May 27.
Jun 02, 2015

Forest Grove Rotary names pair Youth Citizens for May

by Staff
Gina Johnson, a senior at Forest Grove High School, and Daphne Janko, an eighth-grader at Neil Armstrong Middle School, have been selected as the Rotary Club of Forest Grove’s Youth Citizens of…
COURTESY PHOTO - Cadet Kyle Warren, a 2011 graduate of Forest Grove High School, has completed his education at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Jun 01, 2015

Forest Grove High alum graduates from West Point

by Pamplin Media Group
Forest Grove native Kyle Christopher Warren has graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Warren, son of Allen and Valerie Warren of Forest Grove, participated in commencement…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - The 2015 Viking House Open House happens noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
May 28, 2015

The house that Vikings built

by Kathy Fuller
2015 Viking House open Friday and Saturday for tours It’s a fine example of craftsmanship -- a house every Forest Grove High School Viking House student is clearly proud of. On Wednesday, the 15…
May 28, 2015

Beaverton man dies in rollover crash on Highway 6 in Washington…

by (Staff)
A 42-year-old Beaverton man died Wednesday in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 6 at milepost 36 in Washington County. Oregon Stat Police troopers responded to the crash around 9:19…
The Discover guide
May 27, 2015

Discoveries in your backyard

by (none)
This week’s News-Times includes the debut issue of Discover Forest Grove/Cornelius. The 80-page, full-color publication is a partnership between the News-Times and the Forest Grove/Cornelius…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - Lorri Nandrea, who has operated Periscope Books & Tutoring in downtown Forest Grove for three years, is selling the tutoring portion of the business and closing the bookstore.
May 27, 2015

Periscope to close book store; tutoring program will continue in…

by Nancy Townsley
After more than three years in downtown Forest Grove, the book store portion of Periscope Books & Tutoring is closing and the tutoring portion will soon have a new owner. Current owner Lorri…




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