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Ronald Thompson, long-serving Forest Grove city councilor, died unexpectedly today, city officials said this evening.
02/13/2020
Forest Grove City Councilor Ronald Thompson dies

Ronald Thompson, long-serving Forest Grove city councilor, died unexpectedly today, city officials said this evening.

Thompson died Wednesday, Jan. 12, the city announced in an evening statement. A cause of death was not released.

Banks residents will start paying a new $5 fee on their utility bills starting July 1. Officials say the fee is necessar...
02/13/2020
Banks residents to pay new $5 fee for parks

Banks residents will start paying a new $5 fee on their utility bills starting July 1. Officials say the fee is necessary to permanently fund maintenance at the city's two public parks.

City officials say they need to bill residents to pay for maintenance at the city's two parks starting July 1.

Alongside longtime favorites like Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs, this year's sales will feature a new cookie known as...
02/12/2020
Wallets beware: Girl Scout cookies go on sale this Friday

Alongside longtime favorites like Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs, this year's sales will feature a new cookie known as Lemon-Ups.

Valentines Day marks the annual Girl Scout fundraiser. Proceeds will go to local Girl Scout troops.

Forest Grove resident Rebecca Frasure told CNN that she hadn't experienced any major symptoms. Her husband did not contr...
02/11/2020
Forest Grove woman contracts coronavirus on cruise

Forest Grove resident Rebecca Frasure told CNN that she hadn't experienced any major symptoms. Her husband did not contract the virus, and others in close company didn't either, Kent Frasure told the national news outlet.

Rebecca Frasure one of more than 60 passengers on board ship with virus outbreak

Last chance to vote for your favorites in our 2020 Reader's Choice Awards! Insider tip: some categories are neck-in-neck...
02/10/2020
2020 News-Times Readers Choice ǀ The Best of Forest Grove

Last chance to vote for your favorites in our 2020 Reader's Choice Awards! Insider tip: some categories are neck-in-neck. Your vote could make the difference! Voting ends Tuesday at midnight.

As voted by you and your fellow neighbors, discover the best places to eat, shop & more in Forest Grove, Cornelius, Banks & Gaston!

Washington County prosecutors lodged a fugitive complaint against Galvan-Nevarez in 2014, alleging he was wanted on warr...
02/09/2020
Man arrested in shooting at Ford dealership, police say

Washington County prosecutors lodged a fugitive complaint against Galvan-Nevarez in 2014, alleging he was wanted on warrants and for threatening in California

Washington County Sheriff's office responds to shooting at Doherty Ford Dealership in Forest Grove on Feb. 8.

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived fo...
02/09/2020
More Oregon students eligible to attend PSU for free

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived for 4 years at Portland State University:

Portland State University tweaks Four Years Free program for low-income students

EDITORIAL: We all know giving is good during the holidays. But what about the rest of the year? It's not just in Novembe...
02/08/2020
Our Opinion: After 'season of giving' comes the rest of the year

EDITORIAL: We all know giving is good during the holidays. But what about the rest of the year? It's not just in November and December that bellies are going unfilled, families are going unsheltered and health conditions are going untreated.

Homeless shelters and service providers, among other charitable causes in Washington County, still need support.

DON'T MISS THE SPORTSMEN'S SHOW THIS WEEKEND!Love the outdoors? The place to be this weekend is the Pacific Northwest Sp...
02/08/2020

DON'T MISS THE SPORTSMEN'S SHOW THIS WEEKEND!
Love the outdoors? The place to be this weekend is the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show. The popular gathering of anglers, hunters, campers and more continues through Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive.
A family favorite for years is the Baxter Kids Trout Pond which is free for kids. The little-ones can also try their hands at archery and pan for gold. The show also offers about 50 hours of seminars a day and 900 outdoors companies selling their products.
Show hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for kids 6-16. Parking is $10.
For complete info: https://www.thesportshows.com/shows/pacific-northwest/show-information/

Flooding in Eastern Oregon
02/08/2020
Flooding in Eastern Oregon

Flooding in Eastern Oregon

Local organization collecting donations to help Oregonians in Pendelton after flooding affected the area.

Felicita Monteblanco, See Eun Kim and Kate Grandusky all occupy elected positions in Washington County. On Thursday, the...
02/08/2020
Female elected leaders discuss barriers for women in politics

Felicita Monteblanco, See Eun Kim and Kate Grandusky all occupy elected positions in Washington County. On Thursday, they discussed the challenges women face in politics at Pacific University.

Three female elected leaders in Washington County discussed challenges for women in politics at Pacific University.

Check out these photos from Thursday night's Forest Grove wrestling match against McMinnville.
02/07/2020
PHOTOS: Forest Grove Wrestling vs. McMinnville

Check out these photos from Thursday night's Forest Grove wrestling match against McMinnville.

The Forest Grove wrestling team competed against McMinnville in a match on Thursday night. McMinnville won 40-30.

Washington County Cpl. Jeremy Braun was severely wounded in a shootout near Henry Hagg Lake in August. He spoke publicly...
02/06/2020
Cpl. Jeremy Braun: 'I will serve this community again'

Washington County Cpl. Jeremy Braun was severely wounded in a shootout near Henry Hagg Lake in August. He spoke publicly about the experience and his recovery for the first time Thursday, saying he "will serve this community again."

The Washington County Sheriff's Office corporal was wounded in a shootout near Henry Hagg Lake in August.

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived fo...
02/06/2020
More Oregon students eligible to attend PSU for free

Free college? Oregon kids who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and meet income requirements could get their tuition waived for 4 years at Portland State University:

Portland State University tweaks Four Years Free program for low-income students

Wren wrote that disclosing the person's name would "indeed have a chilling effect on other complainants coming forward t...
02/05/2020
Judge rejects Sen. Boquist's public records lawsuit

Wren wrote that disclosing the person's name would "indeed have a chilling effect on other complainants coming forward to report inappropriate behavior or workplace conduct."

Legal fight with legislative leader Peter Courtney was part of a political feud in Senate.

Last week, 20-year-old Edgar Adrian Hernandez eluded law enforcement following a high-speed chase with kidnapping victim...
02/05/2020
Cornelius man suspected of kidnapping two women arrested

Last week, 20-year-old Edgar Adrian Hernandez eluded law enforcement following a high-speed chase with kidnapping victims in the car.

Edgar Adrian Hernandez, 20, was arrested during a traffic stop Feb. 5, a week after eluding law enforcement.

🎙This week's podcast: It's National Girls and Women's Sports Day and they're holding a local event for young girls to tr...
02/05/2020
From the Sidelines: Celebrating National Girls and Women's Sports Day 02/05/20

🎙This week's podcast: It's National Girls and Women's Sports Day and they're holding a local event for young girls to try out new sports. Wade's bets on the superbowl didn't work out. And he and Matt discuss local boys and girls prep basketball.🎙

It's almost National Girls and Women's Sports Day and they're holding a local event for young girls to try out new sports. Wade's bets on the superbowl didn't work out. And he and Matt discuss local boys and girls prep basketball.

1/30/2020: "A caller reported that someone had deleted emails from his account. A quick investigation revealed the perpe...
02/05/2020
Forest Grove Police Log: Jan. 24-30, 2020

1/30/2020: "A caller reported that someone had deleted emails from his account. A quick investigation revealed the perpetrator to be his ex-girlfriend, to whom he had given the password."

This week's calls include: a troublemaking ex, a chain reaction and deleted emails.

Public records show the City of Forest Grove paid former Police Chief Janie Schutz $75,000 as part of a separation agree...
02/05/2020
Forest Grove paid former police chief Janie Schutz to retire

Public records show the City of Forest Grove paid former Police Chief Janie Schutz $75,000 as part of a separation agreement finalized in January.

The chief, who left the department Jan. 9, was paid $75,000 in a separation agreement, public records show.

Portland Trail Blazers offer She Hoops series. The six-week series is open to girls in grades 4-8, runs on Wednesdays Fe...
02/04/2020

Portland Trail Blazers offer She Hoops series. The six-week series is open to girls in grades 4-8, runs on Wednesdays Feb. 12-March 18 — http://bit.ly/3bcm988

"My warnings about this technology were ignored," Wyden wrote on Twitter Monday afternoon. "And the result is chaos."
02/04/2020
Ron Wyden says he tried to warn DNC officials about faulty Iowa app

"My warnings about this technology were ignored," Wyden wrote on Twitter Monday afternoon. "And the result is chaos."

The U.S. Senator says he was ignored several times as he attempted to gather information about the mobile app which malfunctioned during Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses on Monday night.

Those close to the work of Celeste Goulding, director of the winter shelters in Forest Grove and Cornelius, said her und...
02/04/2020
For homeless shelter director, personal experience drives work

Those close to the work of Celeste Goulding, director of the winter shelters in Forest Grove and Cornelius, said her understanding of issues facing unhoused people is crucial at a time of increasing vulnerabilities.

The director of the winter shelters in Forest Grove and Cornelius says issues facing guests are close to home for her.

Residents say they've been pushing for safety improvements on a section Tualatin Valley Highway between Cornelius and Hi...
02/04/2020
Residents demand Highway 8 fixes following neighbor's death

Residents say they've been pushing for safety improvements on a section Tualatin Valley Highway between Cornelius and Hillsboro for years. Multiple efforts by Metro could bring change.

There have been several deaths over the past two years on Tualatin Valley Highway between Hillsboro and Cornelius.

The man was thrown into a ditch and suffered a knee injury. Law enforcement is asking the public for help in the hit and...
02/03/2020
81-year-old man struck in hit-and-run north of Forest Grove

The man was thrown into a ditch and suffered a knee injury. Law enforcement is asking the public for help in the hit and run investigation.

The victim was struck by a car while retrieving mail at his mailbox. Law enforcement is seeking information.

The first place Liberty Falcons girls basketball team made their first eight shots en route to a 23 point halftime lead ...
02/01/2020
Liberty girls fast start dooms Forest Grove, 67-35

The first place Liberty Falcons girls basketball team made their first eight shots en route to a 23 point halftime lead over Forest Grove on Friday night.

The first place Falcons make their first eight shots en route to a 23 point halftime lead.

A neighborly act earned a Forest Grove couple recognition as "Newsmakers of the Year."
02/01/2020
Forest Grove couple named 2019 'Newsmakers'

A neighborly act earned a Forest Grove couple recognition as "Newsmakers of the Year."

Pamelajean Myers and Jeannine Murrell were honored for their 'heroic' response to neighbors' house fire.

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