Musical duo returns to the Grove

Musical duo returns to the Grove

After getting their musical start in town, Tuck and Daisy are on to greater things They came...

Celebrate Halloween with 'slow boil' spooky thriller

Celebrate Halloween with 'slow boil' spooky thriller

“Do you really believe in the perfect murder?” asks actress Cassie Greer on stage...

Holocaust sculptures on display at Pacific

Holocaust sculptures on display at Pacific

Sunday talk accompanies artist's exhibit The images came to her with the titles included, D. K....

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - The first winter market drew more than double the crowd the event used to get while it was held in the Forest Grove Grange in previous years.
November 19, 2014

Stock up: winter markets coming soon

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More winter farmers markets are coming to Forest Grove. Dairy Creek Community Food Web and Adelante Mujeres are stocking the Times Litho building on the corner of A Street and Pacific Avenue…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - There will be a free concert Friday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles.
November 12, 2014

Pacific ensembles fete 10 years with free concert

by Joann Boatwright
Oregon selections, a bit of 'Star Wars' to mark Friday evening event Pacific Philharmonic and Chamber Ensembles will celebrate its 10th anniversary Friday with a free concert that includes two…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Lois Gibbs, who has dedicated her career to fighting toxic chemical dumps, will visit Forest Grove Thursday, Nov. 13.
November 12, 2014

Environmental activist comes to town

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Lois Gibbs, executive director of the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, will be visiting Forest Grove 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Forest Grove United Church of Christ, 2032 College Way in…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Micka
November 12, 2014

Hygienist retires after 56 years

by Stephanie Haugen
After 56 years working as a dental hygienist in Forest Grove, Alene Micka is going to spend more time with her husband, cooking and square dancing. Retirement is bittersweet for Micka, though.…
November 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Rows of crops in a Cornelius farmers field lead to the end of the rainbow Friday evening. A black and stormy sky provided a perfect backdrop for the colorful display.
November 06, 2014

Rainbow bridge

by Doug Burkhardt
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Indian culture organization Rasika will provide fun opportunities for locals to learn about Indian dress, music and dance.
November 05, 2014

'Incredible India' comes to museum

by Joann Boatwright
Local residents can experience Indian culture at free family day Learn how to wear a sari or get your hand tattooed with henna at Washington County Museum’s free monthly Family Day this…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Charlie Hyman has been capturing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest since he was about 7 years old.
October 29, 2014

Photographs, quilt to adorn North Plains library

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A new month means new displays at the North Plains Public Library. November will bring work from a local quilter and a Portland-area photographer. Jo Ann Tannock, a North Plains library…
October 29, 2014

HART show delivers tricks and treats

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
'Pieces of the HART' runs through Nov. 9 in Hillsboro Hillsboro Artists’ Regional Theatre (HART) fills an essential niche in the west-side theater scene by regularly providing a venue where area…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Local trick-or-treaters are invited to downtown Forest Grove for candy and treats this Friday afternoon, Oct. 31.
October 29, 2014

Calling all ghouls and goblins, superheroes and scarecrows

by Stephanie Haugen
Don the masks, wigs and facepaint — Halloween is here once again, and there’s plenty to do in western Washington County. Options abound for those looking to be scared and those looking to relax.…

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Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: STEPHANIE HAUGEN - Adam Bachmann -- his friends call him Andy -- creates stained glass windows, lamp shades and other decor in his Cornelius workshop.
Oct 22, 2014

From quartermaster to glass master

by Stephanie Haugen
Cornelius man celebrates 90th birthday, artwork About 70 years ago, Adam Bachmann was training his hands to man the wheel of a 523-foot vessel, haul nautical rope and measure latitude and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Courtesy Photo
Oct 22, 2014

Review: Observing October with malice and mayhem

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Bag&Baggage's Halloween show is more subtly creepy This year’s Bag & Baggage homage to the spooky season has no zombies, werewolves, or vampires. Rather, it is a play having fun with the dark…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Laurie Weiss, a Cornelius resident who hand-crafts books, has opened her studio for the county tour two other years.
Oct 15, 2014

Local artists open work spaces for tour

by Joann Boatwright
Gaston and Cornelius studios among stops Dozens of artists from one end of the county to the other will open the doors to their most intimate space — their studios. The fifth annual Washington…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - A young girl got the chance to play one of Oregon Symphony musician Ken Finchs mini cellos, a viola with an added point on the end.
Oct 15, 2014

Symphonic ambassadors make storytime fun

by Stephanie Haugen
For many youngsters at the Forest Grove City Library last Wednesday, it was their first taste of live classical music. The library will host Symphony Storytimes each Wednesday in October from…
Oct 15, 2014

Cast talent shines through confusing comedy

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Set design 'brilliant' in TITG's adaptation of 'As You Like It' The last 500 years have made much of Shakespeare’s work impenetrable to modern theater audiences, making it challenging for actors…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Voices of Africa has visited Pacific Universitys Forest Grove campus before, but the group has been experimenting with new faces and new energy since then.
Oct 15, 2014

Pacific hosts African musical group

by Pamplin Media Group
The nationally acclaimed female musical group, “Voices of Africa,” is coming to Washington County. The group will perform Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center, 2014…
Oct 08, 2014

You can help solve mysteries at the museum

by Joann Boatwright
Local historians bring grusome mysteries to light Ken and Kris Bilderback work to make history fun, but can murder, suicide and mysterious deaths actually be fun? Audience members can be the…
Oct 08, 2014

Forest Grove library website replaced

by Stephanie Haugen
The Forest Grove City Library website will merge with the city of Forest Grove's website this Friday, Oct. 10. The current website, fglibrary.plinkit.org, will redirect to the city website.
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Gavin Knittle, who landed in Forest Grove to attend Pacific University, is directing his first show at Theatre in the Grove.
Oct 08, 2014

TITG takes on Shakespeare with new director

by Joann Boatwright
A classic romantic comedy hits the stage this weekend Gavin Knittle will make his directorial debut this weekend in Theatre in the Grove’s production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters members pride themselves on their unique costumes, like these Confederate soldier uniforms.
Oct 08, 2014

Barbershop show celebrates 40 years

by Stephanie Haugen
The Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters will present their 40th anniversary reunion show, “Thanks for the Memories” this Saturday. Chuck Olson of Forest Grove co-founded the group four decades ago…



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