The POWER of the PASSION

The POWER of the PASSION

Latino version of Holy Week takes three days to tell in Forest Grove By the time the Romans...

Davis: Murders hastened civil rights

Davis: Murders hastened civil rights

Icon reminds Pacific crowd freedom summer deaths sparked change Sometime during the night of June...

Learning gardens grow at Banks Elementary

Learning gardens grow at Banks Elementary

Set-up meant to cultivate kids interest in growing food Last Saturday, volunteers took garden...

Lollipop gesture makes Forbes.com blog

Lollipop gesture makes Forbes.com blog

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April 23, 2014

Council vote could delay pot dispensaries

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Moratorium would give Forest Grove a year to study, prepare The possible establishment of medical-marijuana dispensaries will likely be postponed for a year at the upcoming Forest Grove City…
Collins
April 23, 2014

Gaston hires a pair of new principals

by Stephanie Haugen
Junior/senior high, grade school chiefs to begin next fall The Gaston School District has selected two new principals — one from outside Oregon and the other from iniside the state — for its…
April 23, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
April 13 n A man from Brooklyn, N.Y., called regarding someone from Forest Grove using his personal information to open a Comcast account. n A woman called police to report that her ex-boyfriend…
by: COURTESY PHOTOS - The Rotary Club of Forest Grove selected Forest Grove High senior Haley New (fourth from left) and Neil Armstrong Middle School eighth-grader Deangel Hernandez (third from right) as Aprils Youth Citizens of the Month.
April 23, 2014

Rotary names students Citizens of the Month

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Forest Grove High, Neil Armstrong pupils honored Forest Grove High School senior Haley New and Neil Armstrong Middle School eighth-grader Deangel Hernandez have been selected as the Rotary Club…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Kirsten Landauer poses with her fiance, Scott, and her son, Jaxson.
April 23, 2014

Hairdressers friends come to her aid with fundraiser, blood drive

by Stephanie Haugen
Events to support Forest Grove woman set Saturday in Cornelius Kirsten Landauer is tired. She’s been tired since she found out two months ago she has Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer…
April 23, 2014

Food chats in Banks spark ideas

by Stephanie Haugen
Residents get real about local food systems assets, challenges Representatives from the Oregon Food Bank called a meeting in Banks last week to discuss the community’s food system assets and…
April 23, 2014

Forest Grove board hears achievement compact update

by Art Heerwagen
Adjustments to ed agreements scheduled for fall The Forest Grove School District has met many components of Oregon’s educational achievement compacts, and Assistant Superintendent John O’Neill…
April 23, 2014

Earth Week events set at Pacific University

by (none)
Pacific University in Forest Grove is celebrating Earth Week with a packed schedule of events that are open to the public. n There will be a vegan bake sale in the University Center 11 a.m. to 1…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Joseph Gale Elementary School second-grader Victoria King grasps a copy of a student anthology called Honoring Our Rivers. Her painting graces its cover.
April 23, 2014

Girl's fish painting hooks nonprofit

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Second-graders art work makes anthology cover Victoria King has hooked a big one with her art work. A second-grade student at Joseph Gale Elementary School in Forest Grove, Victoria submitted a…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: ART HEERWAGEN - Neil Armstrong Middle School Principal Brandon Hundley and Hillsboro School Board member Glenn Miller observe students working with their iPads.
April 23, 2014

Middle-schoolers, iPads a happy mix

by Art Heerwagen
Neil Armstrong principal, teacher tout success of pilot program Tanner Mannen likes it a lot. “It’s easier for me to do homework,” the eighth-grader says. “I get better grades.” For Zalma…

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Apr 23, 2014

Want better plants? Know your soil

by Denise Ruttan
Area gardeners must overcome clay challenge If you want to grow better plants, you first need to understand the texture of your soil. “The texture of a soil is its proportion of sand, silt and…
Apr 23, 2014

News briefs

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Intersection meeting tonight Forest Grove Mayor Pete Truax will host state legislators and transportation officials at a Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, to discuss the need for…
Apr 23, 2014

Virginia Garcia grabs $10K grant

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Cornelius nonprofit gets program funds from Nike Inc. Beaverton-based Nike Inc. has announced that grants totaling $250,000 will go to 25 local nonprofits and schools through the Nike Employee…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: JENNIFER NELSON - At B Street Farm in Forest Grove, gardeners use mulch and permaculture in the garden to protect soil health and stop erosion.
Apr 23, 2014

Root of the matter: Weeds worsen erosion

by Jennifer Nelson
Protect stream banks and home gardens alike from erosion Most people think of the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District’s work as mainly involving the planting of native trees and large…
Larkin
Apr 18, 2014

Gaston schools gain new leaders

by Stephanie Haugen
The Gaston School District has selected two new principals for the high school and elementary school. Christine Collins will replace Susan McKenzie as the junior and senior high school principal…
Glanville
Apr 16, 2014

Robbery suspect also murder convict

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Shattered glass littered the ground in front of K & S Wholesale Inc. in Forest Grove Monday morning. The auto-sales shop’s windows were boarded up, and yellow “police line” tape surrounded the…
Apr 16, 2014

Roundabout gains clout, sparks doubt

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Deadly intersection gets ODOT love — now just needs money A fix for the notorious Highway 47 and Northwest Verboort/Purdin Road intersection north of Forest Grove has jumped ahead on the state’s…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Friends of Pacific University students Ayan Osman and Kiden Dilla repainted the spirit bench outside of Marsh Hall in honor of the two girls.
Apr 16, 2014

Friends, family grieve passionate pair

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
When a box truck slammed into his 18-year-old daughter as she drove to Forest Grove last week, Sam Dilla was on the other side of the world, visiting his native South Sudan. It’s a country he…
Apr 16, 2014

Man struck, killed outside school

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Angela Johnston had just finished a cigarette on the stoop of her 18th Avenue home in Forest Grove when she heard a crash and turned to see a man lying in the street beneath the wheel of a…
Matthews
Apr 16, 2014

Volunteers make city better place to live

by Stephanie Haugen
Earlier this month, Forest Grove Mayor Pete Truax joined mayors nationwide to recognize the national service of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members. “National service is a vital resource for our…




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