CHICAS on the WATER

CHICAS on the WATER

Forest Grove nonprofit Adelante Mujeres teams up with Tualatin Riverkeepers to give girls a...

A fair time had by all

A fair time had by all

Washington County Fair draws crowd, blue ribbon winners The Washington County Fair Complex in...

Boundary change hurts rural lifestyle

Boundary change hurts rural lifestyle

Couple outside Cornelius was shocked to find their home inside the UGB It was purely by accident...

Reunion brings new memories to old school

Reunion brings new memories to old school

â-  Gales Creek neighbors hold community together since campus' closure Barbara Delgato had just...

Heart trouble sidelines vigil founder

Heart trouble sidelines vigil founder

Walt Wentz plans to return but ponders end to 11-year vigil Three out of 520. Until this month,...

Marketing VP of proposed TriQuint merger 'works hard, plays hard'

Marketing VP of proposed TriQuint merger 'works hard, plays hard'

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July 30, 2014

Caregivers get their own support

by Stephanie Haugen
The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter will hold a “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers — Middle Stage” class, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2327…
July 30, 2014

Forest Grove police log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 20 n Officers responded to calls of dogs reportedly left in hot vehicles. n Police responded to a report a belligerent man bothering customers at 7-11. They responded to another call at a…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: STEVE HALPERN - The 12-week-old eaglet flaps and hops in the nest, but hasnt yet jumped out.
July 30, 2014

Cross-species community of parents eyes nest

by Debby de Carlo
Day after day, John Dull drove past the man and his mysterious mini-telescopes until he couldn’t stand it anymore. He parked at a nearby Latter-day Saints church and got out to investigate. “I…
July 30, 2014

Driver arrested after ramming cars

by none
Just after midnight Saturday, July 26, a deputy with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) observed a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada SUV, driven by Molly Renee Noonan, westbound on Highway 26…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: ART HEERWAGEN - Young Summer Skills Academy students work on an art project at Fern Hill Elementary School in Forest Grove.
July 30, 2014

Gaining skills during break

by Art Heerwagen
More than 440 students help dispel summer school's poor reputation Last Wednesday, the Forest Grove School District’s long-running Summer Skills Academy (SSA) showcased its 24-day enhanced…
July 30, 2014

County tourism on the rise

by Kendra Hogue
Washington County tourism continues to climb steadily upward, so much so that two new hotels — Embassy Suites and Hampton Inn and Suites — will add 271 guest rooms to the Hillsboro area alone.…
July 30, 2014

Neighborhood Watch surge = busy night out

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Forest Grove, Cornelius host annual safety events In Forest Grove, the number of functional Neighborhood Watch groups with active leaders has tripled — from six to 18 — since the News-Times ran…
July 30, 2014

Timber student's documentary on Tillamook Burn wins praise in…

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The News-Times Olivia Winter, a homeschool student from Timber, presented her project at the annual National History Day competition, held at the University of Maryland College Park Campus in…
July 30, 2014

Scenic bikeway draws visitors

by (none)
Route sparks rave reviews and cyclist-driver tensions Since the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway opened nearly a year ago, the 50-mile route between Hillsboro and Vernonia seems to be doing what…
July 30, 2014

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Hot weather brings drought … of blood Blood donations have been down since early May, with 80,000 fewer than expected nationwide, according to Jared Schultzmann, communication manager for Red…

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Jul 30, 2014

Cornelius police log

by Stephanie Haugen
July 12 n A woman reported her car, which had been parked with the windows down, stolen from S. Beech Street. She then found it parked in a green space near the intersection of S.W. 331st Avenue…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jill Ann Curry, a longtime technician at the Washington County Jail, pleaded not guilty Monday to six counts of first-degree custodial sexual misconduct with an inmate.
Jul 29, 2014

Jail employee faces felony charges for sexual misconduct with…

by Kendra Hogue
Jill Ann Curry, a longtime technician at the Washington County Jail, was accused of six counts of first-degree custodial sexual misconduct with an inmate. The charges are Class C felonies. Curry…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: MARK MCBREARTY - Riders on the 4-H Wagon Train headed into the haze last week as they trekked near Central Oregon wildfires.
Jul 23, 2014

SMOKED OUT

by Stephanie Haugen
Exciting 4-H Wagon Train ends early due to wildfires Sweeping prairie views vanished in a smoky haze. Ash fell like snow in 90-degree weather. A neon-red sun burned in the sky and smoke stung…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY - Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh spoke last October at Pacific University, during an event honoring him and celebrating the opening of The Victor Atiyeh Collection.
Jul 23, 2014

Local archive to carry on Atiyeh's legacy

by David Roza
Pacific University exhibit of late governor's artifacts goes online Since the death of former Oregon Gov. Victor Atiyeh on Sunday night, Pacific University archivists and scholars have been…
Jul 23, 2014

Schools will see more money from Gain Share

by Kathy Fuller
Decision-makers eye one-time purchases that won't rely on continued funding Classroom assistants, building repair and technology could be some of the goodies purchased for local schools now that…
Lindas Recreations and Funky Finds recently opened at 1840 Pacific Ave., where its owners specialize in refurbishing cast-off items.
Jul 23, 2014

Local businesses open, close, move, grow

by Stephanie Haugen
Summertime … and the living is, well, busy for these Forest Grove businesses, which are moving and shaking their way through the local commercial community. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Beef brisket,…
Jul 23, 2014

Officials say drive-by shooting appears random

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Washington County Sheriff’s deputies are still investigating a nonlethal drive-by shooting of a parked vehicle that occurred in the 1700 block of North Davis Street in Cornelius early Thursday,…
Layers of wallpaper, canvas and wood reveal a house that has seen many changes since 1848. The anonymous preservationist who bought the house plans to restore the property back into a residence.
Jul 23, 2014

Restoration opens window to past

by Kate Stringer
Oldest home in the county entices history buffs July 19 Squinting through the dusty window panes of Forest Grove’s Silas Beeks house Saturday, visitors could almost look past the fields and…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: JOHN SCHRAG - This 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Touring Berlinetta got a lot of attention Saturday morning on Main Street in Forest Grove, where a parade of classic cars set out for a Vineyard Driving Tour as part of the weekend festivities surrounding the 2014 Forest Grove Concours dElegance. The car, owned by Jon Shirley of Medina Washington, also caught the discerning eyes of the judges, who on Sunday awarded it the top two honors: Best in Show and Best Classic Car.
Jul 23, 2014

Concours brings comfy weather, lively crowd

by Nancy Townsley
With temperatures in the mid-70s and nary a raindrop falling from the sky, attendance at the 42nd Concours d’Elegance was up a little from 2013. It was decidedly higher than in 2012, when a…
Jul 23, 2014

Cornelius police officer drops corruption suit

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Former Cornelius Police Officer Mark Jansen has dropped his lawsuit against the city. City Manager Rob Drake said Citycounty Insurance Services notified him of the legal development last month.…




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