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Black vs. white turns to GRAY

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Vietnam expert, 'loving colleague' dies at 64

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Farmers market boasts new vendors on opening day

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May 06, 2015

'Psychic' con women ruined another life 100 years ago

by Ken and Kris Bilderback
Long before Ralph Raines, Washington County man was left penniless and outcast When James Harvey McMillan arrived at the end of the Oregon Trail in 1845, a fortune teller might have seen a long…
Bump
May 06, 2015

Longtime doctor Forrest Bump passes away at 94

by Pamplin Media Group
Dr. Forrest E. Bump, one of Tuality Community Hospital’s founding fathers and a longtime Forest Grove physician, passed away on Monday, April 27, at the age of 94. According to Manny Berman,…
May 06, 2015

Ex-Cornelius fire chief dies at home

by Doug Burkhardt
Chris Asanovic served community 41 years, becoming chief in 1981 Chris Asanovic, longtime fire chief of the Cornelius Fire Department, passed away at his Cornelius home April 29. Michael…
May 06, 2015

Norovirus sickens 25% at Jennings McCall

by Nancy Townsley
Late April outbreak third at Forest Grove retirement center since 2009 Norovirus sickened about a quarter of the residents and five caregivers at Jennings McCall Retirement Community in Forest…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DOUG BURKHARDT - Plata Garza, a Forest Grove resident, said he tries to capture a spirit of happiness in his artwork, which will be on display at the Shirley Huffman Auditorium in the Hillsboro Civic Center until mid-June.
May 06, 2015

Forest Grove man grew up with art, brings it to Hillsboro

by Doug Burkhardt
Plata Garza's paintings are on exhibit in the Shirley Huffman Auditorium Like many people, Plata Garza had a passion for art when he was a young boy. But unlike most others, Garza did not drop…
May 06, 2015

Is NAMS 'reputation' a relic from the past?

by Kathy Fuller
Principal reacts to social media post about middle school knife incident Between class periods at Forest Grove’s Neil Armstrong Middle School, the hallways are humming with students bustling…
May 06, 2015

School notes

by (None)
Coffee chats continue in Gaston Gaston School District administrators gathered with about 15 local parents, community members and business owners at the Gaston Market last week for one of their…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Washington County Transportation Futures Study is scheduled to take 18 months to complete, but citizen members of the Study Advisory Committee hope the results will help reduce congestion and improve livability in the county.
May 06, 2015

Vision for county roads rolls ahead

by Jim Redden
Group launches look into transportation needs, but completion far away The long-awaited study of Washington County's transportation needs is finally under way, including an online survey open to…
May 06, 2015

Road projects few in county's west end this summer

by Art Heerwagen
According to Washington County’s 2015 road maintenance program, motorists living in the west end of the county won’t have to contend with many traffic delays caused by road construction this…
May 06, 2015

Hwy. 26 widening is topic of open house

by (none)
The public is invited to an open house Thursday, May 7, to discuss the possibility of widening U.S. 26 in Hillsboro to three lanes from 185th Avenue west to Cornelius Pass Road. The meeting will…

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May 06, 2015

Celebrate Mother's Day all weekend

by Stephanie Haugen
Celebrate Mom this weekend with brunch, tea — or the gift of a getaway. The Forest Grove Senior & Community Center, 2037 Douglas St., will be hosting an afternoon Mother’s Day tea Saturday, May…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATHY FULLER - Second grader Jeremy Contreras gets his hand stamped after a lap around the Cornelius Elementary School field. He and about 90 percent of his schoolmates have been participating in the Cornelius Cruisers running club since the end of March.
May 06, 2015

Cornelius Cruisers step up to running challenge

by Kathy Fuller
Washington County educators organize 5K race to raise funds, awareness The rules are simple: Be safe, be respectful, be responsible and do your best. Oh, and wear sneakers. And with that, the…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: NANCY TOWNSLEY - About 50 people attended a ribbon-cutting at Chaucer Foods Inc. in Forest Grove April 29. Among them were (left to right) Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber of Commerce board liaison Camille Miller, Chaucer CEO Andy Ducker, Forest Grove City Council president Tom Johnston, chamber director Howard Sullivan and chamber member Jill Wilson.
May 06, 2015

Chaucer Foods already looking ahead

by Nancy Townsley
Freeze-dried fruit processing plant hosts ribbon cutting Five minutes before he used a giant scissors to cut a thick red ribbon — officially opening Forest Grove’s newest food-processing plant…
May 06, 2015

Final suspect in Gaston con gets two years in prison

by Betty Campbell
Trio of scammers bilked Ralph Raines Jr. out of millions Surrounded by friends and family, Ralph Raines Jr. sat in the front row of a Portland courtroom Thursday to witness the sentencing of the…
May 06, 2015

Term limits ballot initiative gets green light

by Nancy Townsley
Proponents can begin collecting 15,270 signatures It may take more than the time allotted to get a measure on the November 2015 general election ballot, but Tom Black just received a green light…
Esau
May 06, 2015

Washington County light rail petition sits in limbo

by Geoff Pursinger
Judge rules against Tigard's Tim Esau in anti-transit ballot initiative wording Four months ago, Tim Esau expected to have a ballot measure out to voters in no time at all. Now, he’s not so…
COURTESY PHOTO - Justin Roney, Chris McLinden and Chris Queen will be at the Forest Grove Farmers Market today to sell their unique soil amendment.
May 06, 2015

Pacific grads return to town with venture in compost alternative

by Stephanie Haugen
Food-waste collection systems a focus for Forest Grove group Pacific University graduates and business partners Justin Roney and Chris McLinden are returning to Forest Grove today, May 6, for…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - German chamomile grows upward and is an annual, while Roman chamomile is a creeping perennial ground cover.
May 06, 2015

Grow chamomile for teas and pathways

by Stephanie Haugen
Chamomile is a delightful, cheerful little flower that can be easily grown to steep into teas, tossed into salads and used in natural body care recipes. So for herb lovers and those looking for…
May 01, 2015

Suspected norovirus outbreak sickens residents at Forest Grove…

by Nancy Townsley
A gastrointestinal bug sickened about a quarter of the residents at Jennings McCall Retirement Community in Forest Grove this week, according to Washington County health department officials.…
Fred Marble
Apr 30, 2015

Q & A with Forest Grove School Board candidate Fred Marble

by Kathy Fuller
Fred Marble is seeking re-election to the Forest Grove School Board. The text below is Marble's answers to questions asked by the News-Times. Tell us a bit about yourself: I am retired. I was in…




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