Eugene university reaches undisclosed settlement with fired prof

EUGENE — Having lost its case in federal court several months ago regarding the July 2015 firing of a professor, a Christian university here...

For 2nd time, privacy initiative attempt in Washington falls short

OLYMPIA, Wash. — For a second time, an initiative effort largely motivated by Christians concerned about the safety of women and children in the...

400-plus churches involved in effort to halt tax-funded abortions

CORVALLIS — As of last month, more than 400 Oregon churches are involved in a petition effort aimed at ultimately stopping taxpayer-funded abortions in...

A ceremony both symbolic and sincere

As part of a regional prayer gathering outside the Oregon State Capitol in Salem on July 22, organizers of the event saw fit to...

Richland florist asks High Court to review case

RICHLAND. Wash. — Most news reports about her refer to Barronnelle Stutzman as a floral shop owner. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) a Christian law...

Huge prayer effort set for both Oregon, national capitals

    SALEM — A huge nine-day prayer emphasis this month outside the Oregon State Capitol here will serve as a prelude to a planned massive...

State justices ponder career future of Christian judge

SALEM — Sincerely held religious beliefs that compelled Marion County Circuit Judge Vance Day not to perform same-sex marriages are not a reason for...

Federal appeals court reviews firing of praying football coach in Bremerton

SEATTLE — An hourlong court hearing here last month was a major step in determining whether a high school coach who refused to stop...

Seminar built around eclipse

JEFFERSON — On Monday, Aug. 21, an uncommon and huge occurrence — a total solar eclipse — comes to a wide swath of Oregon...

Life-giving gifts

Washington ministry raises $$$ for pregnancy center ultrasounds By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher BEAVERTON — It operates quietly, but a shiny new piece of electronic gadgetry here communicates well...