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New warning signs might lack key details

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GroveLink's service, funding draw spotlight

GroveLink's service, funding draw spotlight

Community forum to seek ideas for improving (and funding) local bus service Forest Grove’s...

Pacific opens new UC to students and public

Pacific opens new UC to students and public

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Candidates talk education, land use, minimum wage

Candidates talk education, land use, minimum wage

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October 17, 2014

Baby dies after being left in car in Intel parking lot

by Nancy Townsley
A six-month-old baby girl left unattended in a car for six hours in an Intel parking lot Thursday has died, and investigators are looking into whether to charge her father with child neglect or…
October 22, 2014

Banks says no to pot tax

by Stephanie Haugen
Banks City Council members voted against enacting a tax on marijuana at their meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. Recreational marijuana cannot be legally sold in Oregon, but a statewide vote is set for…
October 15, 2014

Lie knocks Cornelius deputy out of court

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
District attorney reviewing future and past cases involving Miguel Monico Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Miguel Monico, currently serving in Cornelius, will no longer be used as a witness in…
October 15, 2014

Ethics panel signals no conflict for Sykes

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission appears to have cleared Forest Grove City Manager Michael Sykes from a conflict-of-interest question related to his work on the vacant Times Litho…
October 15, 2014

A year after Abby and Anna's 'Heaven Day,' parents plan quiet…

by Susan Di
Editor’s Note: Susan Dieter-Robinson, mother of Forest Grove sisters Abigail Robinson and Anna Dieter-Eckerdt, wrote this post on her blog, love-drenched-life.com, on Oct. 13, a week before the…
October 15, 2014

Mayoral and council hopefuls answer questions

by no byline
In Forest Grove, seven candidates are vying for three seats up for election on the city council and one candidate is challenging the incumbent mayor for his seat. All nine responded by email to…
October 15, 2014

Program could turn dropouts into graduates

by Jake Thomas
Forest Grove board learns 12 students taking online courses toward diploma A program intended to give Forest Grove High School students who have dropped out a way to finish their education will…
October 15, 2014

Trio of candidates in hunt for House District 30 seat

by Doug Burkhardt
Democratic incumbent faces challenge from Republican, Libertarian As part of our ongoing election coverage, the Hillsboro Tribune asked the three candidates competing to be chosen as the state…
October 15, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Oct. 5 n Officers were called to check on a man who was sleeping in the field behind the old Blockbuster Video building. He was arrested after a records check revealed a warrant for his arrest.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Gaston Elementary School Principal Tim Larkin talks with district patrons inside Gaston Market during a coffee chat with school leaders last month.
October 15, 2014

'Coffee chats' create connections in Gaston

by Stephanie Haugen
School district leaders meet patrons to talk issues Between 25 and 30 people mingled with school leaders inside the Gaston Market earlier this month as they sipped coffee and chatted. The new…

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Oct 15, 2014

Make trick-or-treating a safe and fun experience

by no byline
Police, missing children center give tips for Halloween activities Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for children, but sometimes hectic for parents and guardians. In…
Oct 15, 2014

Learn about river's native people next week

by no byline
Tualatin Riverkeepers will present the first in a series of special lectures and field trips next Wednesday, Oct. 22. The “River Professors” series is designed to help Riverkeepers volunteers…
Oct 15, 2014

Seaside man, one other face charges after rollover crash

by no byline
At least one person was ejected from a vehicle and two others fled the scene after a rollover crash early Sunday morning on Highway 26. They were eventually found and the driver is facing…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: BOB ROST - Prohibiting new development limits urban growth better than targeted taxes and incentives, say researchers.
Oct 15, 2014

Food, timber, housing - and preservation?

by Daniel Robison
Paying landowners to convert farmland could create conflict Rewarding landowners for converting farmland into forest will be key to sequestering carbon and providing wildlife habitat, according…
Oct 15, 2014

Measure 92 forum set in Portland Oct. 22

by Mark Garber
Pamplin Media Group, EO Media Group host event analyzing GMO labels Is Ballot Measure 92 a straightforward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need about genetically modified…
Oct 15, 2014

'Report card' shows most Forest Grove schools above average in…

by Nancy Townsley
Banks, Gaston rank below average in annual state ratings Two high schools in western Washington County were ranked “below average” and one “above average” in the Oregon Department of Education’s…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - A scene in Silverton reminds Oregonians why autumn is such a beautiful season in the state.
Oct 15, 2014

Head outdoors, enjoy Oregon's fall colors

by no byline
As days shorten and nights grow cooler, take advantage of beauty Whether you’re a nature lover, photographer, or just love outdoor life, right now — as the days shorten and nights grow cooler —…
Oct 13, 2014

Council OKs conditional sale agreement for Times Litho property

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Forest Grove city councilors have approved a conditional sale agreement for Sycan B Corp. to buy the 2.4-acre Times Litho property on the 1800 block of Pacific Avenue. The city would retain the…
Oct 08, 2014

It's a three-way race in Senate District 15

by Doug Burkhardt
As part of our ongoing election coverage, we asked the three candidates in the Senate District 15 race to respond to several questions covering a variety of issues. The three — incumbent state…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Pacific University professor Elizabeth Crawford (back to camera) is helping teach her physician assistant students about how to control a virus like Ebola if the need should ever arise.
Oct 08, 2014

Physician assistant students study Ebola epidemic

by Stephanie Haugen
Pacific professor confident deadly virus won't take hold in U.S. As authorities work to quell fear and panic in the wake of the first Ebola diagnosis in the U.S., Pacific University students are…



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