1st Satanic club in nation debuts in Portland school

  PORTLAND — Although the press was not allowed to attend, the first-ever meeting of an After School Satan Club in the United States not...

Christian Chamber board officially disbands the organization

    By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND— Although the leaders of the Christian Chamber of Commerce of the Northwest several weeks ago kept open the possibility of...

Mission ConneXion Northwest returns for 15th run next month

PORTLAND — “Who is Able” to touch the world for Jesus Christ? With those three words the theme for the 15th annual run of one...

Faith-motivated Portland March for Hope canceled, but prayer goes on

  PORTLAND — Deeply concerned about the level of unrest, property damage and even violence seen here since Donald Trump’s election Nov. 8 as U.S....

160 acres on Mount Hood given to YMCA to develop Christian camp for at-risk...

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher MOUNT HOOD — Thanks to a donation of 160 acres of land here, the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette will develop within the...

Parkrose district in Portland approves After-School Satan Club

  PORTLAND — While several other Northwest school districts wrestle with whether to approve Satanic after-school clubs in their facilities, a Portland-area district recently became...

After 75 years, Christmas pageant in Rickreall reaches its end

  RICKREALL — For three quarters of a century — since before World War II —this small community in the mid-Willamette Valley has devoted three...

Yamhill County native develops tool for strengthening the faith of youth today

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher YAMHILL — He now lives in Florida, but Dave Richardson grew up in this small Willamette Valley town and came back...

Finding hope even when life is not all ducky

  University of Oregon grid chaplain tells his story at Hillsboro breakfast   By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher HILLSBORO — When Josh Bidwell addressed the annual Hillsboro Prayer Breakfast Oct....

13-state coalition files brief in support of Richland florist

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Numerous states and groups filed friend-of-the-court briefs several weeks ago with the Washington Supreme Court in support of a Richland floral artist and the...