Huge prayer effort set for both Oregon, national capitals

    SALEM — A huge nine-day prayer emphasis this month outside the Oregon State Capitol here will serve as a prelude to a planned massive...

State justices ponder career future of Christian judge

SALEM — Sincerely held religious beliefs that compelled Marion County Circuit Judge Vance Day not to perform same-sex marriages are not a reason for...

Federal appeals court reviews firing of praying football coach in Bremerton

SEATTLE — An hourlong court hearing here last month was a major step in determining whether a high school coach who refused to stop...

Seminar built around eclipse

JEFFERSON — On Monday, Aug. 21, an uncommon and huge occurrence — a total solar eclipse — comes to a wide swath of Oregon...

Life-giving gifts

Washington ministry raises $$$ for pregnancy center ultrasounds By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher BEAVERTON — It operates quietly, but a shiny new piece of electronic gadgetry here communicates well...

Doubly confirmed

So unusually heavy and persistent were the rains here in the Pacific Northwest in recent months that even Northwest natives who jokingly say they...

Can Clackamas strategy save more marriages in region?

OREGON CITY — Big goals start small —including the very big goal of saving thousands of marriages. It was in 2000 when local residents Tom...

Two Bible schools to launch classes in Oregon this fall

Plans for two new Bible schools in Oregon that officially launch this fall were announced last month. By coincidence, both have chosen names based...

Mount St. Helens Creation Center finds new home in Castle Rock, Wash. facility

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher CASTLE ROCK, Wash. — A longtime creation science outreach focusing on nearby Mount St. Helens has found a new home here. The Mount...

Safety for kids promoted to pastors

  Signatures sought for Washington vote   SOUTH BEND, Wash. — Concerned pastors statewide, including a pastor in this southwest Washington coastal town, are calling other church...