Two longtime Christian schools in Newberg to become one

NEWBERG — Two longtime Christian school operations here are becoming one. The board of directors of C.S. Lewis Academy last month announced the academy’s merger...

Renewed Oregon effort launched to stop tax funding of abortion

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher An effort — largely energized by concerned Christians — to let Oregon voters have their say on state funding of abortion...

Oregon pastors to again make an impact at the Capitol

SALEM — The Bible exhorts believers in I Timothy 2:1-3 to “Pray for all kings and all those in authority, that we may live...

Native minister Twiss, 58, dies after heart attack

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Tributes have come from both far and near remembering Vancouver resident Richard Twiss, internationally known Native American minister. Twiss died Feb....

Cross Walk will wait a year

  PORTLAND — It will take a little more time to organize a mass display of the Cross of Christ in the Rose City. A report...

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...