Cornelius cops exit the city

Cornelius cops exit the city

Four of 13 officers ask to return to once-tumultuous department And then there were four. Of the...

Rotten trees come down at Pacific

Rotten trees come down at Pacific

Re-planting plans on Forest Grove campus include Oregon white oaks Forty-one dead or diseased...

Cornelius police takeover starts with Officer Friendly

Cornelius police takeover starts with Officer Friendly

First day of merger finds Sheriff's corporal searching for 'heartbeat of the city' It was 10 a.m....

Garden tour promotes yard produce

Garden tour promotes yard produce

Forest Grove group shows folks how to grow food in the smallest of spaces Just plant something...

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July 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Firefighters from North Plains Station #17 found heavy smoke coming from the front door and windows of a two-story home at 10105 N.W. 313th Ave. early July 10.
July 10, 2014

North Plains couple, dogs, escape early morning house fire

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A couple and their three dogs escaped unharmed from a one-alarm house fire in North Plains early this morning. The blaze was reported to 9-1-1 dispatchers at 12:45 a.m. and the first engine…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: JILL REHKOPF SMITH - Heather Longshore of Gaston works with Bugs to ready him for the adoption event this Sunday, July 13. In the past few days, she said, the donkey has warmed up to her and let her touch him.
July 09, 2014

Burro breakthroughs coming just in time

by Stephanie Haugen
Donkey gentlers take on challenge to ready skittish animals for adoption Cali was terrified for the first month and a half at her new home in Vernonia. It was a long way from her family in the…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: PARRISH EVANS - Tristan Jarmer, who is pursuing her master of arts in teaching degree at Pacific University in Forest Grove, teaches a class filled with economically disadvantaged students at Reedville Elementary in Hillsboro.
July 09, 2014

'No Excuses University' blooms at Reedville

by Jenni Luckett
Pacific' student teaches Hillsboro grade schoolers college is an option Daan Javier Solis wants to be a scientist when he grows up. Today, his parents work in a nursery. Fernanda Benito Loza…
Lucie Carricker and Henry Vaandering enjoy smores made inside their solar ovens, which were displayed before a June meeting of Forest Groves Sustainability Commission. Lucie said her oven has reached 154 degrees, hot enough to melt marshmallows.
July 09, 2014

Elementary students build solar ovens

by Debby de Carlo
Harvey Clarke students show creations to sustainability group Lucie Carriker and Henry Vaandering, students at Harvey Clarke Elementary School in Forest Grove, demonstrated their homemade solar…
July 09, 2014

Police logs

by Stephanie Haugen
Forest Grove June 30 n Police checked on a man who reportedly made suicidal statements to a friend via text message and on Facebook. When officers contacted the man, he said his statements were…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: VICKI FOTHERINGHAM - Beatrice Bangs of Warrenton and Everett Lee of Forest Grove stand in front of Elmers restaurant in Hillsboro, where Lee hosted Bangs for her 90th birthday brunch last Saturday.
July 09, 2014

Birthday party revives fading memories

by David Roza
Friendships forged in Gaston come full circle Lifelong friendships rarely last this long. On June 7, Forest Grove musician and World War II veteran Everett Lee, 90, hosted a birthday brunch at…
by: NEWS-TIMES: KATE STRINGER - Charles McAvoy recites one of his limericks to Forest Grove Police Chief Janie Schutz at the police departments second Coffee with a Cop event at Maggies Buns last Wednesday.
July 09, 2014

From mug shots to mugs and espresso shots

by David Roza
Second Forest Grove 'Coffee with a Cop' draws some enthusiasts The coffee at Maggie’s Buns was a little black July 2 — not because of what was in the mugs but due to the uniforms of the police…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Rick Martin with his rare and beautiful 1967 Maserati Mistral, just one of many featured Italian cars at this years Forest Grove Concours dElegance.
July 09, 2014

Rick Martin an unlikely auto collector

by Jim Redden
Portland jewelry designer will bring three Italian cars to Concours Rick Martin admits he is an unlikely car collector, let alone someone bringing three high-end Italian cars to the 42nd Annual…
July 09, 2014

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Adoptive ‘parents’ pamper parks Forest Grove Realtor Susie Johnson has volunteered to adopt the Forest Gale Heights entrance as part of the city’s Adopt-a-Park program. She replaces the site’s…

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Jul 09, 2014

Unger begins work for 'Our Oregon'

by Doug Burkhardt
Former legislator is new director of progressive organization Although state Rep. Ben Unger (D-Hillsboro) is stepping away from serving in the Oregon Legislature at the end of this year, he is…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: LEMAY AMERICAS CAR MUSEUM - This fully restored 1965 Ford Mustang convertible will be on display in Forest Grove, courtesy of the LeMay Americas Car Museum in Tacoma.
Jul 09, 2014

1960s icons muscle their way into Concours lineup

by Jim Redden
Mustang, Pontiac, others will be on display at Pacific University The annual Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance is known for its immaculately restored classic cars, and this year's event will be…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - A Bell 47 helicopter was totaled and its pilot slightly injured after it went down Thursday morning on Stimson Lumber Co. property near Henry Hagg Lake in Gaston.
Jul 03, 2014

Helicopter crash at Gaston mill injures pilot

by Nancy Townsley
A helicopter crashed Thursday morning on Stimson Lumber Co. property near Henry Hagg Lake in Gaston after dropping mosquito-killing chemicals into the mill’s log ponds. The pilot, Warren Larson,…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATE STRINGER - Kylie Marble, a member of the Forest Grove High School Class of 2010, smiles from her hospital bed at Oregon Health & Science University. The 21-year-old college student is recovering from a rare bacterial infection that nearly took her life.
Jul 02, 2014

'It's good to be alive'

by Nancy Townsley
Forest Grove's Kylie Marble is on the road to recovery after close call with rare flesh-eating bacteria Eight feet. That’s the distance Kylie Marble walked Sunday morning as she maneuvered down…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KATE STRINGER - This is the Spring Hill pump station on Fern Hill Road, where the city of Forest Grove is requesting a second point of diversion to pump its allotted 4.46 cubic feet per second from Gales Creek after it flows into the Tualatin River.
Jul 02, 2014

City pursues access to long-unused water right

by Kate Stringer
Forest Grove shut down Gales Creek station in 1979 The city of Forest Grove may soon start exercising a water right that it hasn’t used for nearly 30 years. The city has a right to draw 4.46…
Jul 02, 2014

The truth about teen drinking: most don't do it

by Kate Stringer
Local prevention task force attacks teen drinking with 'positive peer pressure' Everybody’s doing it. At least that’s what the 2012 Oregon Student Wellness Survey says students think of their…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Banks residents Dave and Carol Rogers hold their daughters Abbi and Lilli (left to right). Six-year-old Abbi passed away unexpectedly last week of unknown causes. Her celebration of life is set for July 23.
Jul 02, 2014

Family remembers 'quick-to-love' Banks girl

by Kate Stringer
Abbi Rogers, who died June 24, would have turned seven She may have forgotten her lunchbox as she scrambled to the school bus stop with shoelaces untied and a hairbrush in hand, stopping to…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Volunteers from The Outpost and Sonrise Church hand out hundreds of free lunches at Shute Park in Hillsboro on June 17.
Jul 02, 2014

Nonprofits, churches pick up summer meal slack

by Kendra Hogue
Cornelius has high need but low participation Free breakfasts and lunches are now being served at more than 70 sites in Washington County. “Washington County is a longtime champion of summer…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Sam Shogren, seen here in November 2013 as the Washington County Museum celebrated one year in its new downtown location at the Civic Center, had served as the museums executive director since 2008.
Jul 02, 2014

County museum board fires director

by Nancy Townsley
Sam Shogren, executive director of the Washington County Museum for the last six years, was terminated Friday, June 20, by the museum’s board of directors. Board president Betty Atteberry said…
Jul 02, 2014

Cougar sightings spook city officials

by David Roza
Popular trails at Jackson Bottom preserve closed after reports After three alleged sightings in one week, a cougar still has not been found at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve in Hillsboro.…




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