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...

Leader of fast-food chain tells how his company serves with love

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — If corporate America is supposed to be heartless and soulless, then the company behind the highly popular Burgerville U.S.A....

Creating interest for both young, old

New Ridgefield center looks at origins of man RIDGEFIELD, Wash. — Stan Hudson is a man on a mission — and it’s not sitting at...

Breakfast crowd hears how near-fatal accident changed life for businessman

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Ken Calwell has had a career of high accomplishment in the business world, but he barely mentioned it when he...

Salem-made online program to ease follow-up with new Christians

  SALEM — Locally based international evangelist Reid Saunders and his team are designing a new online program called NextStudy, which aims to make an...

Renewed petition drive targets state abortion funding

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher CORVALLIS — Energized largely by concerned Christians, a third round of petitioning since 2012 in hopes of ultimately halting state funding...