FORMING a FRATERNITY

FORMING a FRATERNITY

Kappa Sigma is the first nationally affiliated house to establish itself at Pacific University In...

Public-private cost questions arise after fire

Public-private cost questions arise after fire

Stimson does its part to fight fires -- on its own land and elsewhere On Friday, Sept. 19, a...

Subcommittee takes steps toward forest fate

Subcommittee takes steps toward forest fate

Conservation zones and timber zones are key feature of draft plan It looks like management of...

Seniors cross 'zip lining' off their bucket lists

Seniors cross 'zip lining' off their bucket lists

White-haired daredevils descend on Gaston's Tree to Tree “I’ve never been afraid of...

Dilley School acts as gathering place for Hagg Lake fire evacuees

Dilley School acts as gathering place for Hagg Lake fire evacuees

Dilley Elementary School got ready to host evacuees from the Scoggins Creek Fire near Hagg Lake...

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Meals on Wheels HEALS

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October 01, 2014

Kitz: four more; Richardson: no more

by Peter Wong
Stark contrast emerges as governor, challenger clash at editorial board meeting Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber says his record merits a fourth term, while his Republican and Pacific Green rivals…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - A group of high-heel-wearing male students descend the University Center steps on PacificsForest Grove campus during a rally against domestic violence Friday.
October 01, 2014

Guys wear heels to rally against gender violence

by Nancy Townsley
Sign-carrying students show up for 'Step In Her Shoes' in Forest Grove Limping down the walkway past Marsh Hall toward University Center, Nick Richardson had three words for the spiky high-heels…
October 01, 2014

Market hosts final 'Capturing Caps' day

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Waste Center feature won't continue in 2015 The Capturing Caps Campaign wraps up its year-long effort to keep plastic caps out of the landfill today, Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Forest Grove…
October 01, 2014

Forest Grove candidate forum set for Oct. 23

by no byline
Chamber, university and newspaper team up for evening event If you were wondering who those nine people are running for the Forest Grove City Council, you’ll be able to get some answers on…
October 01, 2014

Online course helps gardeners, nurseries triage plant problems

by Daniel Robison
Class is in session from Oct. 6 to Dec. 15 Identifying diseases, pests and other threats to plant health can be a challenge for even the most experienced gardener or landscaper. A new online…
October 01, 2014

Parking crunch raises tensions in Cornelius

by Art Heerwagen
Wellness Center lot can't fit staff — just clients The Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Cornelius has a five-day-a-week problem: 50 employees, an average of 40 patients a day, students…
October 01, 2014

Even in fall, life's a picnic for yellow jackets

by Daniel Robison
As autumn begins, stinging insects can still spell trouble Yellow jackets buzzing around pop cans, hamburgers and fruit salad can ruin barbecues. And, because their sting can be life-threatening…
October 01, 2014

More signs going up around Hagg Lake shoreline

by Jake Thomas
County officials will use off-season to consider other safety improvements In response to the drownings of four people at Hagg Lake in August, Washington County began posting permanent signs in…
October 01, 2014

Schools face year of slow (but safer) computers

by Jake Thomas
Forest Grove overhaul leaves glitches; plans for replacement due As the new school year gets going, the Forest Grove School District is wrapping up a big technology overhaul that will make some…
October 01, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Sept. 21 n Officers were called to check on a man dancing and playing a guitar in the parking lot of Ace Hardware. n A woman called to report a domestic disturbance at her ex-boyfriend’s…

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Oct 01, 2014

Salmonberry Corridor inches closer to reality

by Doug Burkhardt
Plans to build 86-mile trail between Banks and Tillamook moving ahead Plans to create a recreational trail along the defunct railroad corridor that stretches between Banks and Tillamook appear…
Oct 01, 2014

Homeowners: is your house autumn-ready?

by no byline
AARP lists essential home maintenance chores for fall The beginning of autumn brings trees and sidewalks speckled with beautiful brightly-colored leaves and days for making warm apple cider.…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Hillsboro resident Susan Serres chats with 19th century man outside the Shute Park Library during the kick-off of Fair Shot Oregon, an advocacy group promoting fair pay and paid sick days for Oregons women and working families.
Oct 01, 2014

Advocates for a fair shot hit Washington County

by Kathy Fuller
Campaign seeks to update policies to help women, working families Supporters of a living wage, paid sick leave and equal pay were out in force across Oregon last week to kick off an advocacy…
Oct 01, 2014

Grab free crapemyrtle trees from Arbor Day Foundation

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The Arbor Day Foundation is offering five free crapemyrtle trees with each new foundation membership in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit’s Trees for America campaign, a program…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Student organizer Janae Sargent (center front) leads a group of 75 high-heel-clad men across the Pacific University campus in Forest Grove Friday evening in a demonstration against gender violence and domestic abuse called 'Step In Her Shoes.'
Sep 27, 2014

Pacific men in heels stage rally against domestic violence

by Nancy Townsley
Seventy-five men completed a three-legged race, put on makeup and bras and strutted across Forest Grove's Pacific University campus Friday evening in a visual take on an issue in the national…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
By Monday morning, most of the flames were out and state forestry crews were working to 'mop up' the Scoggins Creek Fire.
Sep 24, 2014

Close call: blaze comes within a mile of Forest Grove watershed

by Kendra Hogue
Forest land in path of Scoggins Creek fire provides city water Rob Foster, director of public works for the city of Forest Grove, was volunteering with the trash crew at the annual Corn Roast…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Ryan Beck, a junior from Arizona and a linebacker on the Pacific University football team, will wear three-inch heels as he joins more than 70 other students at Step In Her Shoes Friday, an event billed as a fun event for a serious cause -- taking a stand against domestic abuse and assault.
Sep 24, 2014

Getting pumped to end domestic abuse

by Nancy Townsley
Pacific students will have some fun tackling a serious issue Friday As part of a Halloween costume years ago, a young James Ramos put on a pair of his mother’s dress shoes and went out to…
Sep 24, 2014

Lake-area livestock find safe havens during fire

by Stephanie Haugen
Pet owners were proactive over the weekend Livestock owners prepared for the worst last weekend as firefighters, state officials and area residents scrambled to get information about the…
Sep 24, 2014

Viasystems to be purchased by giant high-tech rival

by Joseph Gallivan
Forest Grove’s largest employer has changed hands again. The Wall Street Journal on Sunday reported that Viasystems will be purchased by TTM Technologies for $927 million in cash, stock and…



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