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Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Detectives seek public's help to find suspect in murder of Forest Grove woman Investigators...

She's a fighter, buoyed by music and prayer

She's a fighter, buoyed by music and prayer

Kylie Marble is back home and healing after bout with flesh-eating bacteria These are people that...

A CENTURY of FARMING

A CENTURY of FARMING

Verboort family pulls together for award marking 100 years When he sat in the yard watching his...

Firefighters ready for Gaston's 100-candle cake

Firefighters ready for Gaston's 100-candle cake

Little town's centennial celebration features old cars, parade, local history If an early 1900s...

Exodus underscores senior center tensions

Exodus underscores senior center tensions

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August 22, 2014

Oregon Food Bank warns of recall

by Pamplin Media Group
Recalled peanut, almond butter distributed through food bank network Oregon Food Bank is alerting recipients of food through the Oregon Food Bank Network and associated partner agencies,…
Cisneros
August 20, 2014

ICE thaws; Garcia wins claim and release

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Driver in tragic accident returns to Forest Grove after deportation 'negated' Cinthya Garcia (Cisneros), who accidentally killed two young Forest Grove sisters last October when she unknowingly…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Father John Marshall, whos only been a priest for 14 months, recently made a stable call to bless Levi the painting horse in Forest Grove.
August 20, 2014

Ailing equine gets special intervention

by Stephanie Haugen
Father John Marshall recently received a request to provide a service he’d never given before: an emergency blessing for a sick horse. Levi the painting horse, who lives at Forest Grove’s…
August 20, 2014

Whittled-down trail routes on display at open house

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Government heeds Council Creek neighbors' concerns about notification Three months after a June open house on a proposed trail left her frustrated and worried, Lauren Petit of Cornelius is…
August 20, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Aug. 10 n A pastor from a church in Hillsboro turned in drugs to a Forest Grove officer that were given to him by someone wanting to get clean. Officers talked to the pastor about the hazards of…
August 20, 2014

Police arrest Cornelius man for car break-ins

by Tyler Francke
Washington County sheriff’s deputies tracked down and arrested a Cornelius man Aug. 15 on allegations of breaking into several cars and stealing property. According to a press release, a…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: DIANA WUERTZ - Anela Gaumond (right) prepares for a pie-eating contest at Summer Fest last Sunday while Maggie Schlag looks on.
August 20, 2014

Summer heat broils Summer Fest

by Pamplin Media Group
Second annual event still brings in $3,000 for St. Anthony's food bank The heat may have kept some people away, but organizers are estimating the second annual Summer Fest celebration at St.…
August 20, 2014

Forest Grove online classes a hit

by Nadine Colb
As many as 160 expected to sign up for program From technological advances in the classroom to healthier options on lunch menus, Brian Burke has seen plenty of changes during his 20 years in…
August 20, 2014

Paper seeks nominees for Amazing Kid honor

by no byline
The News-Times is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging from elementary school kindergartners to high school seniors to be considered for the honor of representing Forest…
Photo Credit: OREGON STATE POLICE - A van driven by Ramon Oros Barrera of Cornelius was damaged after it collided with a Honda Accord early Tuesday morning on Highway 219 near Newberg. Barrera was arrested and chaged with felony hit and run.
August 19, 2014

Cornelius man charged with felony hit and run

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Tuesday morning crash occured near Newberg Oregon State Police arrested a 35-year-old Cornelius man Tuesday morning following an injury hit and run traffic crash on Highway 219 south of Newberg.…

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Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - The Tillamook Forest Center, located along the Wilson River Highway 29 miles west of Forest Grove, curates much of the history of the northern Coast Range landscape. Its also the site of several programs this month observing another anniversary of the Tillamook Burn, a series of fires that started in 1933.
Aug 13, 2014

RETURN from the BURN

by Kate Stringer
Recurrent fires in the Tillamook Forest started 81 years ago It took one spark to start the series of fires that would burn down 355,000 acres of forest land. It took 24 years, thousands of…
Aug 13, 2014

Residents in new UGB may keep rural zoning

by Stephanie Haugen
Cornelius neighbors fight to keep preferred lifestyle Much to their surprise, residents of a rural neighborhood on the east end of Cornelius are celebrating. After learning roughly 40 farms and…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JILL REHKOPF SMITH - Max Daley, 91, moved to Forest Grove a month ago and began using GroveLink every Friday -- and plans to start using it even more, he said. Driver Paul Davis helps him into the bus.
Aug 13, 2014

GroveLink celebrates a year of growth

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Some would-be riders still finding out about Forest Grove bus service Teenagers heading for McDonalds. Latino families traveling from the east side of town to the west. Seniors. Commuters.…
Aug 13, 2014

Seven measures await voters in November

by Peter Wong
Marijuana, GMO labels, primary, driver card up for votes Oregon voters will decide seven measures on the Nov. 4 statewide ballot — and four of them have appeared in some form before. On the…
Schlag
Aug 13, 2014

Forest Grove hires pair of administrators

by no byline
Schlag, Garcia-Contreras join staffs at Joseph Gale, NAMS Two new administrators have joined the Forest Grove School District for the 2014-15 academic year. Joseph Gale Elementary School’s new…
Aug 14, 2014

Cancelled: Centro Cultural Mexican film screenings

by Stephanie Haugen
The News-Times featured Centro Cultural of Washington County's Mexican film festival on the top of page A4 in the Aug. 13 edition. The films screenings have been cancelled and postponed until…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Washington County politicians take to the Tualatin River last summer during the 2013 version of the Political Paddle Race. This years event is set for Aug. 23.
Aug 13, 2014

'Political paddle' leaves stuffiness in its wake

by Kendra Hogue
More than a dozen politicians set for Tualatin River race Elected officials from the Tualatin River Basin and beyond will soon face tough competition in the race to be No. 1. On Aug. 23 at 8…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tim Larkin and Darla Waite-Larkin moved to Myrtle Creek to Forest Grove this summer to take over as Gaston and Banks elementary schools principals.
Aug 13, 2014

Couple takes over as principals in Banks, Gaston school districts

by Stephanie Haugen
The Larkins are coming to town and they’re bringing their small-town-big-dreams teaching styles with them. Tim Larkin and Darla Waite-Larkin are the new elementary school principals in Gaston…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Members of Boy Scout Troop 581 from Banks wait out the remnants of Hurricane Iselle Aug. 7 inside a shelter run by the Red Cross on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Aug 13, 2014

Banks Scouts have close encounter with Iselle

by Nancy Townsley
Hurricane's fury misses Big Island as troop hunkers down in Kona shelter One night in late July, 10 Boy Scouts and five adult leaders from Banks were bedded down on the battleship USS Missouri…
Aug 13, 2014

News briefs

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Farmers market breaks record for visitors Since opening in May, attendance at the Forest Grove Farmers Market has “exceeded all expectations,” according to Kaely Summers, market manager. “We…




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