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Could Oregon see challenges on vaccine rules for churches?

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW pubilsher SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Christian legal rights agency based here recently made it unmistakably clear it stands ready to challenge...

A blessing at the coast for a bountiful season

Special to CNNW By TIM HIRSCH of the Pacific City Sun Prayers, flowers, and a rousing version of the National Anthem by local singer Leslie Griffith helped...

Salem mission to open men’s shelter July 17

SALEM — With services to the homeless needed more than ever in Oregon’s capital city, the people behind Union Gospel Mission of Salem look...

Christian school outnegotiates public district to secure building

By JOHN FORTMEYER,  CNNW publisher BATTLE GROUND, Wash. — Outnegotiating the local public school district, a private Christian school here in Clark County has purchased...

Teen athlete collapses, then God gets TV time

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher BEND  — A young Christian here stumbled and fell hard — but only physically, not spiritually –— and it not...

COVID debates exemplified with Albany church

ALBANY — Multiple cases of COVID-19 within a local church congregation — including one fatal case —have made the church a focus of the...

Salem church hit hard by the virus

SALEM —  A church here that last year joined nine other Oregon churches in a legal effort to overturn state COVID-19 restrictions has in...

Vaccine segregation in Washington churches OK’d

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Under new COVID-19 guidance from Gov. Jay Inslee, the state is giving churches and other public venues an incentive to segregate...

$$$ to Christian colleges targeted in LGBTQ lawsuit

EUGENE — A federal lawsuit filed here several weeks ago could pose a major challenge to Christian colleges and universities across the nation, and...

Seattle Pacific University faculty clash with school’s board over hiring policy

SEATTLE — The ever-expanding societal struggle over gay rights has hit one of the Northwest’s leading evangelical Christian universities with full force. Seventy-two percent of...