Gaston schools gain new leaders

Gaston schools gain new leaders

The Gaston School District has selected two new principals for the high school and elementary...

Roundabout gains clout, sparks doubt

Roundabout gains clout, sparks doubt

Deadly intersection gets ODOT love — now just needs money A fix for the notorious Highway 47...

Friends, family grieve passionate pair

Friends, family grieve passionate pair

When a box truck slammed into his 18-year-old daughter as she drove to Forest Grove last week,...

From arrowheads to computers

From arrowheads to computers

Visitors take in history of technology at county museum What do an arrowhead and a computer have...

Hillsboro hosts celebration of culture

Hillsboro hosts celebration of culture

Thousands turn out for annual Latino Festival Sunday’s Latino Cultural Festival in downtown...

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Glanville
April 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…
April 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
April 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…
April 16, 2014

Body found at wetlands

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At about 10:30 p.m. last Sunday, April 6, a Forest Grove police officer preparing to patrol Fernhill Wetlands found a pickup in the parking lot with the body of a 66-year-old white male inside.…
April 16, 2014

FGHS grad dies

by (none)
The Forest Grove education community was hit hard by news of another death, this one a relatively recent Forest Grove High School graduate and also the child of two school district employees.…
April 16, 2014

Forest Grove moves toward urban renewal

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Timeline could establish district this summer Forest Grove city councilors took the first official step Monday toward a low- to no-risk program that could bring in hundreds of thousands of…
April 16, 2014

Police log

by Mike Herb
April 6 n Officers were called to help with an out of control 14-year-old girl. n A man called police asking for advice on how to pay his child care provider without violating a court order.…
An old News-Times supports the Bilderback's findings.
April 16, 2014

Little Gaston born after two and a half years in labor

by Ken and Kris Bilderback
The city of Gaston celebrated its centennial this past Monday, April 14, 2014. Its official date of birth is listed as April 14, 1914, although by then, Gaston already thought it had been a city…
April 16, 2014

Dreaming of Harvard in a Habitat home

by Betty Campbell
Forest Grove High student credits nonprofit for boosting her education Gladys Lemus set new life goals after a ride on a MAX train a year ago. She was on her way to church and sat next to some…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - For the second year in a row, Forest Grove Community School students gathered at Rogers Park last week to celebrate Arbor Day. Students and staff members have participated in a tree planting each year since 2007.  We encourage students to make positive contributions to their environment and their community, said Vanessa Gray, community school principal.
April 16, 2014

Students help beautify park

by Stephanie Haugen

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Apr 16, 2014

Your progeny can appear on our pages

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Send your photos in now to appear in the 2014 Brag Book We’d like to see your progeny in our pages. The News-Times is looking for photos of kids to run in our special 2014 Brag Book section on…
Apr 16, 2014

Library art aims for Labor Day target

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Foundation still raising funds for entryway piece World-renowned glass artist Ed Carpenter has set Labor Day weekend as the time to install a huge art piece made from metal, wood and colored…
Apr 16, 2014

Grendels sells to two couples

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Grendel’s restaurant in downtown Forest Grove will soon become The King’s Head. Owner Jarrod Sherwood has sold Grendel’s, 2004 Main St., to a group of four people — Cassandra Johnston, Wayne…
Apr 16, 2014

Giant PNW earthquake happening - in Maryland

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Emergency management officials practice their response Coincidentally, a host of emergency personnel from organizations across Washington County are responding to a major earthquake scenario…
Apr 16, 2014

Nemeyer Facebooks about 'heck of a week'

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Forest Grove Fire Marshal Dave Nemeyer felt the weight of last week’s tragedies and offered these thoughts on the Forest Grove Fire & Rescue Facebook page: Well Grovers, it’s been a heck of a…
Apr 16, 2014

Banks open-enrollment applications drop

by Nancy Townsley
Gaston schools are big winner under HB 3681 The number of students asking to join the Banks School District through Oregon’s three-year-old open-enrollment law has dropped by half for the…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Polly Gottesman of Pumpkin Ridge Gardens shows off a bunch of cauliflower she recently harvested.
Apr 16, 2014

Plan now to harvest produce year-round

by Polly Gottesman
North Plains farmer shares tips from years of experience Despite the rough winter we just experienced in the Pacific Northwest, my husband and I harvested fresh vegetables all winter long for…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Monserrat Garcia (left) works on a bear mask, while Elsie Bran (right) adds detail to her Minnie Mouse mask during an art literacy lesson at Free Orchards Elementary School.
Apr 16, 2014

Art literacy program colors Free Orchards

by Gloria Hatrick
When Nancy Upton and Kim Harrington put their heads together, they found a way to make the Tuesday Art Club a reality at Free Orchards Elementary School in Cornelius. Upton, the school's library…
Apr 16, 2014

News briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Forest Hills ladies golf group seeks new members The Tee Timers, a group of fun-loving women golfers, will play nine holes every Tuesday from April through October at Forest Hills Golf Course,…
Apr 16, 2014

Banks briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
- The Banks City Council appointed Michael Lyda and Rachel Nelson to the Banks Planning Commission. Their positions were previously vacant. - The city council approved a contract with Shaun…




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