Bill to replace Jason Lee statue goes nowhere

SALEM — An image of Oregon pioneer missionary Jason Lee — and not one of the late Sen. Mark Hatfield — will continue for...

Pregnancy centers again block restrictive legislation

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher SALEM — For a second time in three years, the dozens of pregnancy resource ministries in Oregon have succeeded in blocking...

Renovated facility helps mission expand capacity to aid homeless

PORTLAND — In the past year, 56 people died while living on the streets of Multnomah County, and 85 percent of those deaths were...

Alcorn novel released, but in comics format

From Christian Newswire LEESBURG, Fla. — Aiming to be the world's largest publisher of Christian comics and biblical-worldview graphic novels, Florida-based Kingstone Comics last month...

Huge Clark County picnic gets new location

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher VANCOUVER, Wash. — Although a National Park Service policy change on use of Pearson Air Museum last year forced cancellation of Detour...

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...