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Promoting God’s peace at the Capitol

David's Tent helps to calm tense mood between protesting groups SALEM — It was identified in the Statesman-Journal newspaper here only as an “annual, multi-day...

Warner Pacific University announces new president

PORTLAND — Effective Aug. 1, Warner Pacific University has a new president — the eighth in the institution’s 83-year history. Brian Johnson comes to Warner...

Worship gatherings held in Salem park despite snags with city, state regulations

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SALEM — Organizers of a nightly worship outreach in Riverfront Park that began in June aim to continue the gatherings...

Evangelical leaders see ‘Return’ event in D.C. on Sept. 26 as pivotal to the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Some of the most influential evangelical leaders from across the United States believe a juncture in American and global history is being...

On top of pandemic, massive unrest hits nation, region

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Already in a fight of unprecented proportions with a still-new foe —  the novel coronavirus COVID-19 — the...

City to pay $50,000 to evangelist banned from park

PORTLAND — The city government last fall acknowledged it was wrong last year to ticket and ban from a downtown park a street evangelist...

State to probe legality of Concordia’s closure

PORTLAND — Last February, thousands of students, faculty, staff and supporters were stunned — and many angered — when Concordia University here unexpectedly announced...

Iconic church visible along I-205 seeks new home after building sold

HAPPY VALLEY — Visible to thousands of Interstate 205 motorists daily, the iconic cross atop a church here remains as the building and surrounding...

Repeal of new sex ed law set for Washington’s November ballot

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A controversial measure will be on Washington’s general election ballot in November, and evangelical Christians are being credited in part for...

Despite legal confusion, churches inch toward reopening

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher Depending on many factors, the speed with which churches in Oregon, Washington and nationally will reopen appears to vary widely. But...