Washington state high court to hear case regarding florist

  OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Supreme Court agreed March 2 to hear the case of Barronelle Stutzman, the Richland florist sued by the state attorney general and...

Pastors hear of purposes behind Graham rallies across U.S.

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher SALEM — Despite the multitude of serious threats and problems facing America, God can still turn things around in a big...

Compelling life story told to 1,000 at yet another prayer breakfast

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Much the same very personal message of hope delivered at a big annual Vancouver, Wash., breakfast event last fall...

National tour with Franklin Graham to hit Salem, Olympia in June

SALEM — Evangelist Franklin Graham’s yearlong 50-state Decision America tour will come both to Salem and Olympia, Wash. in late June. Both at noon,...

Panel calls for removal of Christian judge from his post

SALEM — Marion County Circuit Judge Vance Day’s Christian beliefs regarding marriage are incompatible with his duties, says a state panel that is now recommending he...

Firing attributed to pro-life beliefs draws national attention

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND – The new president of Oregon Right to Life received national attention several weeks ago not due to her pro-life...

Cannon Beach pastor aims to bring dinosaurs to coast

CANNON BEACH — Visitors here might soon be forgetting about looking for sand dollars, driftwood or seaweed during their beach outings. They’ll be too distracted...

Former White House counsel takes on legal case for bakery couple

  SANDY — A trio of Oregon lawyers until now has largely handled the nationally publicized legal case for Sandy-area residents Aaron and Melissa Klein...

Mission ConneXion emphasizes taking the Gospel to all

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — With its highly diverse offerings, but also a strong, singular focus on seeing the world reached for Jesus, Mission Con-neXion...

Will Washington pharmacy case go to High Court?

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The long-running legal battle over whether pro-life pharmacists here must act against their beliefs by providing abortion-inducing drugs could wind up going...