Caswell tackles a third work for Kansas sites

    TROUTDALE — Nationally renowned bronze sculptor, Rip Caswell of Troutdale, has been commissioned to create an original work of art, Ascending Christ, for the Catholic...

St Helens festival next month to feature Saunders and more

  ST. HELENS — Similar to the Salem RiverFest that Salem-based evangelist Reid Saunders held several years ago, Columbia RiverFest next month in St. Helens...

Beaverton church aims to aid Japan over the long run

  BEAVERTON — Three members of Beaverton Christian Church recently returned from a 10-day mission trip to Japan where they encouraged local Christians and viewed...

Petitions targeting abortion distributed

  CORVALLIS — Signature gathering for the Oregon 2014 citizen initiative to stop taxpayer funding for abortion has officially begun. The Corvallis-based petition committee mailed a...

Richland florist countersues the state

  RICHLAND, Wash. — Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a Washington florist sued by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a countersuit against him May...

Longtime Multnomah U president announces he will retire next year

  PORTLAND — Multnomah University President Daniel Lockwood has announced he will retire June 30, 2014, following 17 years of service as the university’s fourth...

Both Paulks take sharply divergent paths on ex-gay efforts

  PORTLAND — More than a decade ago, husband and wife John and Anne Paulk were on the cover of Newsweek magazine and in newspaper...

Former Lost Boy shares his story at breakfast

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Having at one time been assumed dead by his Sudanese family and buried in absentia, Lopez Lomong was indeed one of...

George Fox student survives 6 days on Mount Hood

PORTLAND — Speaking to the media last month from her bed at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, George Fox University senior Mary Owen...

Pregnancy centers battle state legislation

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher SALEM — Two years ago, the dozens of pregnancy resource ministries in Oregon had to do some quick rallying, but succeeded in blocking...