Local food, gifts set for last winter market

Local food, gifts set for last winter market

For those who like their holiday meals made with ingredients grown and hatched right in their...

Young and old sure to enjoy 'Messiah'

Young and old sure to enjoy 'Messiah'

Concert celebrates Christmas and Hannukah Thirty members of Hillsboro Community Youth...

Musical 'Shrek' a fine, fun, family outing

Musical 'Shrek' a fine, fun, family outing

TITG's seasonal show packed with fun and family Theatre in the Grove’s holiday offering is...

Musical duo returns to the Grove

Musical duo returns to the Grove

After getting their musical start in town, Tuck and Daisy are on to greater things They came...


Forest Grove's Features

Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Team members of GCL Construction hung the frames and then the blocks last Friday in Cornelius.
December 10, 2014

Colorful quilt blocks brighten up barns

by Stephanie Haugen
Washington County officially has a quilt barn trail Westside Quilters Guild members saw two years of planning come to fruition last week as they hung the first two installments of wooden quilt…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Rhys Thomas will present The Physics of Toys Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Washington County Museum.
December 10, 2014

National science star to light up museum - for free!

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Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have good excuses — and free admission — to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s…
December 10, 2014

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Christmas shop open at Shafer’s Miki’s Christmas Shop at Shafer Vineyard Cellars is now open for the season. It features a wide variety of Christmas gifts, holiday collectibles, ornaments and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: ELLEN SADLER - Parishioners of the quaint Banks Community United Methodist Church invite the public to their Christmas tea.
December 10, 2014

Christmas tea tradition continues in Banks

by Stephanie Haugen
Church to raise money, community connection Five years ago when parishioners of the Banks Community United Methodist Church needed money to make a few kitchen repairs, they put on a Christmas…
December 03, 2014

A 'White Christmas' straight from the HART

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
HART puts on classic holiday show in a classical way Washington County’s 2014 holiday season is rife with non-traditional theatrical fare, which makes HART Theatre’s decision to present a…
December 03, 2014

Latest holiday massacre brings comedy to life

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
B&B holiday show zany, festive and fun Two years ago, we saw our first Bag & Baggage holiday production, “Farndale Avenue’s...Christmas Carol” and left the theater somewhat puzzled. The show was…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - James Grimes portrays Donkey in Theatre in the Groves production of Shrek the Musical.
December 03, 2014

Musical Shrek graces TITG stage

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Everyone’s favorite upside-down fairytale is coming to Forest Grove with Theatre in the Grove’s “Shrek the Musical.” The song-and-dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Rademacher
November 26, 2014

'Bach to Rock,' this guy makes music history fun

by Joann Boatwright
Beaverton teacher to perform at Forest Grove library The evolution of Western music — from prehistory to post-Beatles — will be musician and teacher Paul Anthony Rademacher’s topic at the Forest…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Western Washington County Firefighters Association took over handling the light parade this year. It's usually organized by members of the Forest Grove City Club.
November 26, 2014

Holiday Light Parade looking for illuminated entrants

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Get ready for the most wonderful time of the year. The annual Holiday Light Parade will be making its merry way through downtown Forest Grove at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, to kick things off.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - The first winter market drew more than double the crowd the event used to get while it was held in the Forest Grove Grange in previous years.
November 19, 2014

Stock up: winter markets coming soon

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More winter farmers markets are coming to Forest Grove. Dairy Creek Community Food Web and Adelante Mujeres are stocking the Times Litho building on the corner of A Street and Pacific Avenue…

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - There will be a free concert Friday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles.
Nov 12, 2014

Pacific ensembles fete 10 years with free concert

by Joann Boatwright
Oregon selections, a bit of 'Star Wars' to mark Friday evening event Pacific Philharmonic and Chamber Ensembles will celebrate its 10th anniversary Friday with a free concert that includes two…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Lois Gibbs, who has dedicated her career to fighting toxic chemical dumps, will visit Forest Grove Thursday, Nov. 13.
Nov 12, 2014

Environmental activist comes to town

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Lois Gibbs, executive director of the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, will be visiting Forest Grove 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Forest Grove United Church of Christ, 2032 College Way in…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Micka
Nov 12, 2014

Hygienist retires after 56 years

by Stephanie Haugen
After 56 years working as a dental hygienist in Forest Grove, Alene Micka is going to spend more time with her husband, cooking and square dancing. Retirement is bittersweet for Micka, though.…
Nov 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Rows of crops in a Cornelius farmers field lead to the end of the rainbow Friday evening. A black and stormy sky provided a perfect backdrop for the colorful display.
Nov 06, 2014

Rainbow bridge

by Doug Burkhardt
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Indian culture organization Rasika will provide fun opportunities for locals to learn about Indian dress, music and dance.
Nov 05, 2014

'Incredible India' comes to museum

by Joann Boatwright
Local residents can experience Indian culture at free family day Learn how to wear a sari or get your hand tattooed with henna at Washington County Museum’s free monthly Family Day this…




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