Forest Grove

Police continue search for man missing from Forest Grove

Toufik “Tom” Tanous. Photo courtesy of WCSO 79-year-old Toufik “Tom” Tanous walked away from the Hawthorne House Care Facility in Forest Grove Tuesday night. The Forest Grove Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are searching for Tanous, who has Alzheimer’s. According to a Washington County Sheriff’s Office press[Read More…]

Oregon Legislative News: Rep. Susan McLain on the challenges of legislating during COVID-19

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley Oregon House District 29 Rep. Susan McLain (D-Hillsboro) said the 2021 legislative session, which is being held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions, is, to say the least, a challenging year. Hearings on new bills in the coronavirus era still take place[Read More…]

Hundreds gather in Forest Grove to protest police brutality against black Americans

Protesters line 19th Way in Forest Grove on Tuesday, June 2. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – Around three hundred people gathered at the base of Forest Grove’s famed large flag just east of Safeway between Maple and Laurel Streets to protest police brutality against black Americans Tuesday afternoon.  The[Read More…]

‘Great Grains’ event returns to Forest Grove-area farm

Grain at the Spiesschaert farm. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – On Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Spiesschaert Farms, located at 3150 NW Thatcher Road on the outskirts of Forest Grove, is hosting a free, family-friendly event exploring the reintroduction of locally-raised whole grains, and introducing[Read More…]

Saturday Academy launches classes at Forest Grove’s Pacific University

Marsh Hall at Pacific University. Photo courtesy of Pacific University FOREST GROVE – Saturday Academy, a Portland-based supplemental science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) program formed in 1983 that’s aimed at students in grades 2-12, is holding classes for the first time at Forest Grove’s Pacific University this summer.[Read More…]

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