For 2nd time, privacy initiative attempt in Washington falls short

OLYMPIA, Wash. — For a second time, an initiative effort largely motivated by Christians concerned about the safety of women and children in the...

400-plus churches involved in effort to halt tax-funded abortions

CORVALLIS — As of last month, more than 400 Oregon churches are involved in a petition effort aimed at ultimately stopping taxpayer-funded abortions in...

A ceremony both symbolic and sincere

As part of a regional prayer gathering outside the Oregon State Capitol in Salem on July 22, organizers of the event saw fit to...

Richland florist asks High Court to review case

RICHLAND. Wash. — Most news reports about her refer to Barronnelle Stutzman as a floral shop owner. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) a Christian law...

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...