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Famous walkers trot across new tome's pages - Wednesday, 23 April 2014 01:00
Ken and Kris Bilderback's latest book recounts sensational murder trials; a visit to Forest Grove from a United States President; accusations of blackmail and bribery against Pacific University's president; killer cows, deadly train crashes and so many other fascinating details of local history since white settlers first appeared that you'd never ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Forest Grove, Gaston and Banks districts outline dates and needed documents for kindergarten registration
Teacher Anne Wolfington demonstrates the proper way to answer a question in kindergarten during the first day of class at Dilley Elementary on Sept.
An Earth Day Toast To Organic Winemaking In Oregon
Earth Day is a perfect moment to toast the history of Oregon and its winemaking tradition, as well as the entrepreneurial spirit and sustainable lifestyle that continues to draw people there.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Forest Grove School District gets eight open enrollment requests, fewer than Gaston and Banks
A student heads into Forest Grove High School. The district recommended opening up 50 seats at the high school for open enrollment transfers this year.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Bob Terry, Washington County Commissioner, receives $10,000 donation from Stimson Lumber Company
It is the Elizabeth Furse to represent District 4 , which encompasses much of the county's rural areas and the cities of Hillsboro, Banks, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Gaston and North Plains.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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Pacific University 'Take Back the Night' march, iPad program tours, Forest Grove High...
Delaney Aleshire works on her iPad during science class. With the devices, the class has gone paperless.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Forest Grove High School valedictorians, Pacific University lu'au, Gaston baseball : School Notes
Performances during the 54th annual Pacific University lu'au included traditional Hawai'ian dancing as well as dances from other Polynesian cultures.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Forest Grove School District parent workshop, Gaston School Board meeting, Jazz Nite at Pacific University: School Notes
Parents attended a Parent Academy workshop at Joseph Gale Elementary last year. About 80 people attended a "parent academy" held Jan. 26 at Joseph Gale Elementary.
Bob Terry, Washington County commissioner, talks about development
Washington County District 4 Commissioner Bob Terry talks about the role of government in supporting development.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Gaston prom, Forest Grove High School seniors beat staff in basketball: School Notes
This is part of a series of short posts titled "school notes," with the goal of sharing updates on education news, events and themes.
Two Oregonian Reporters Jump Ship
The departures of Kimberly A.C. Wilson , a general assignment reporter, and Christian Gaston, who covers the Legislature and state politics, come on the heels of a new Oregonian management policy that rewards reporters for the quantity, rather than the quality, of their online output.
Washington County Commissioners Dick Schouten and Greg Malinowski endorse candidate Elizabeth Furse
Washington County Commissioners Dick Schouten and Greg Malinowski are endorsing challenger Elizabeth Furse in her race against Commissioner Bob Terry.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Gaston High School celebrates 'A Night With the Stars' prom in McMinnville
Students at Gaston High School slow it down on the dance floor, as they celebrate the 2014 prom at Grand Ballroom in McMinnville on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
'Walking to Forest Grove' author Ken Bilderback shares five weird facts about local history
Local author Ken Bilderback likes mysteries, and when he moved to Gaston from Portland, that's exactly what his new town was to him.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Thu Apr 03, 2014