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Thousands seek legal help regarding vaccine mandate

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Americans alarmed about government mandates on the COVID-19 vaccine are contacting Christian legal rights agencies in droves...

Shelter project aims to meet growing need

SALEM -- During a special promotional event Sept. 17-19 at Riverfront Park in Salem, Temre Yann (above and at left) of the local ministry...

Florist’s attorneys again ask High Court to review case

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher RICHLAND, Wash. — The attorneys for local floral shop owner Barronelle Stutzman have not given up hope that the nation’s...

Many step forward to back up Seattle mission’s right to hire only Christians

SEATTLE — Seventeen states, 20 current and former Washington state legislators, and numerous legal scholars and faith-based organizations have submitted to the U.S. Supreme...

Antifa attacks worship gathering in downtown Portland

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — The radical organization Antifa brazenly attacked a Christian worship gathering in downtown Portland last month — bringing a...

70 rappel downtown Portland building to boost relief ministry

By TIM HIRSCH, for CNNW PORTLAND — Approximately 70 committed Forward Edge International volunteers took a leap of faith —  literally — during Over the Edge,...

In Oregon visit, firebrand Canadian pastor warns of loss of liberties in U.S.

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SALEM — A Canadian pastor, who has drawn huge attention for his passionate and sometimes emotional opposition to COVID-19 mandates...

Founder of very busy legal defense agency visits the Rose City

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — The California-based Pacific Justice Institute’s name obviously reflects its West Coast roots, but the Christian legal defense organization...

Richland florist’s legal battle ends without success

    RICHLAND, Wash. — In what one conservative Christian talk host termed “devastating” for religious freedom in America, the U.S. Supreme Court last...

Salem mission facility has a grand and sunny opening

It was a $15 million project years in the making, but all it took was a very quick snip of a ribbon under beautiful...