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...

An Inn, but in His timing

  Original purposes behind a God-oriented retreat center renewed through vision of family, others By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher CARLTON — With a fresh and renewed dedication to...

Two Northwest school districts inch closer to OK on Satanic clubs

Publisher's update:  Since our October issue went to press, an After School Satan Club has been approved for a grade school in Portland's school...

National bus tour promoting life to make 3 local stops Oct. 22

    Recognizing the urgency for ending America’s abortion crisis, 40 Days for Life last month set out on an unprecedented 40-day bus tour to bring...

Two universities react to inclusion on so-called Shame List

LGBTQ advocacy group cites  Multnomah, George Fox, 100 more By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher If two Christian universities in Oregon must be “shamed” in today's society for...

Called to uncharted waters

  Tall ship project for Oregon aims to see vessel utilized in a wide range of ministry By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher SALEM — With an obvious big interest...

State claims big penalty against Kleins justified

SALEM — State lawyers contend that the $135,000 fine for discrimination levied by a state official against the Christian owners of a Gresham bakery...