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At brunch time in Ridgefield, smooth vocals feed the soul

By VIKI EIERDAM RIDGEFIELD, Wash. — On the last Sunday of every month, folks can get a little church with their eggs and bacon at Summit...

For umpteenth time, legislation aims to remove Lee statue in D.C.

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SALEM  — To be accurate, it’s the sixth time in seven years,  although some counting might be tempted to term...

Pregnancy ministry joins national brand

OREGON CITY — Following the lead of another pregnancy counseling center ministry about 70 miles south, a center here has decided to come under...

Financial planner shares lessons he has learned in a life of growing faith

PORTLAND — Among the values emphasized by Ron Wilkinson’s financial consulting firm, Security First Advisors, is the importance of lifelong learning. And Wilkinson himself...

Washington church sues to block state law on abortion $$$

SEATTLE — Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a lawsuit in federal court March 8 against Washington state officials for forcing churches to pay for...

Auto shop ministry helps folks 3 ways

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher TUALATIN — Let’s begin by clarifying what Bob’s Auto Café is not. First off, there is no “Bob.” involved. The story...

Portland rally looks at many challenges to religious liberty

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Four women — all nationally known to Christians for their faith-oriented stance on traditional values — updated several hundred...

Salem mission moves steadily toward project

SALEM— Less than a year has passed since Union Gospel Mission of Salem launched a campaign toward a major expansion, and already more than...

Newberg congregation steps in to fill a church gap in nearby Carlton

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher CARLTON — At the invitation of its denominational state organization, a Newberg church is expanding with a second campus into...

To combat homelessness, Medford OKs car camping in church lots

MEDFORD — Re-sponding to a growing problem of homelessness here, the City Council last month OK’d — with stipulations — car camping in church...