Zacharias helps attract overflow turnout to 11th Mission ConneXion

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher VANCOUVER, Wash. — Sparked in part by the presence of famed author, radio speaker and Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias, Mission ConneXion North-west drew...

Night to Honor Israel returns to Portland area after four years

    HAPPY VALLEY — Since 2006, scores of rallies have been held nationally by concerned Christians and Jews in support of modern-day Israel. Although Eugene has...

Gresham woman to vie for Miss USA while battling cancer

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher GRESHAM — As would anyone receiving an unexpected cancer diagnosis, Gabrielle “Gabby” Neilan was genuinely stunned and scared when hers arrived...

Sunny skies greet Portland rally marking a somber anniversary

40 years abortion deaths protested by an estimated 2,000 downtown   By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Having seen just about every kind of inclement winter weather possible...

Portland agency plays role in ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover

PORTLAND — A locally based Christian adoption agency had a big role in a recently aired episode of the nationally popular Extreme Makeover: Home...

George Fox offers post-shooting trauma help

NEWBERG — In the wake of the Dec. 11 shooting incident at Clackamas Town Center mall in Clackamas, George Fox University’s Trauma Response Institute...

Huge pro-life rally set for downtown Portland

PORTLAND — For a second consecutive year, and the fourth time since 2009, Oregon’s biggest pro-life rally will be held this month in the...

Board sees hundreds turn out to protest Planned Parenthood in Portland schools

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Following the example of concerned parents and citizens in Salem and Keizer, hundreds of people in the Rose City turned...

Corban U to play role in final campaign by Graham

SALEM — Corban University here is now the Pacific Northwest headquarters for famed evangelist Billy Graham’s last campaign. The 94-year-old has launched a campaign called...

Eugene Christian School celebrates its new campus

  EUGENE — Eugene Christian School last month officially celebrated the opening of its new campus at 2895 Chad Drive. A grand opening celebration was held...