News Flash

City

3 Stories
Posted on: February 20, 2024

City Officials Tour Washington County’s Forthcoming CATT Facilities.

Logo Placeholder

Mayor Wenzl, Council President Rippe, and Forest Grove City Manager Tour Washington County’s Forthcoming CATT Facilities.

Mayor Malynda Wenzl, Council President Timothy A. Rippe, Forest Grove City Manager Jesse VanderZanden, and Washington County elected o...

Read on...

City
Posted on: February 12, 2024

"If I Were Mayor..." Student Contest

If I Were Mayor Mascot

“If I Were Mayor...” Student Contest Mayor Wenzl and the Oregon Mayors Association invite Forest Grove students, including home-schooled students to participate in the annual “If I Were Mayor...” Student Contest. St...

Read on...

Contest Information City
Posted on: January 25, 2024

American Red Cross Honors Local Man for Saving his Uncle's Life

Cropped image for website of Ryan

The Red Cross Certificate of Merit presented for using training skills to save a life

On July 21,2023, Twenty-year-old Ryan Perez, put his lifeguarding and first aid skills to work to save the life of his uncle on Detroit Lake. 

His uncle, Tabor Wa...

Read on...

City

News Flash

News Flash

Home

7 Stories
Posted on: December 28, 2023

Firefighter of the Year: Chad Toomey

Chad 3

Although Firefighter Chad Toomey is a longtime member of Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, he is a somewhat newer member in the Fire and Life Safety Division in his role as Deputy Fire Marshal. As Deputy Fire Marshal, Chad’s role has shifted from a ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: December 28, 2023

Forest Grove Police Department Adds Officer Honl to Staff

Officer Honl

Originally from Warren, Oregon, Officer Honl began his career in law enforcement in 2018 when he joined the Washington County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer. He also holds an Associates Degree in Fire Science from Portland Community College.&am...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Councilor Gustafson Appointed to Serve on LOC Policy Committee

Logo Placeholder

On December 1, 2023, LOC President Steve Callaway appointed Donna Gustafson, City Councilor of Forest Grove, Oregon to the League of Oregon Cities (LOC), Broadband, Cybersecurity & Telecommunications Policy Committee.  This committee reviews ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: January 25, 2024

City Club and Chamber of Commerce Unite for Main Street Revitalization

Downtown photo

In strategic collaboration, the Forest Grove City Club and Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to amplify their efforts in driving Main Street initiatives and fostering vibrant downtown partnerships.  This alliance aims to bring positive trans...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: January 25, 2024

American Red Cross Honors Local Man for Saving his Uncle's Life

UPDATED Cropped image for website of Ryan (1)

The Red Cross Certificate of Merit is presented for using training skills to save a life.

On July 21,2023, Twenty-year-old Ryan Perez, put his lifeguarding and first aid skills to work to save the life of his uncle on Detroit Lake. 

His uncle, Tabo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: December 5, 2023

Forest Grove Unveils Two New Initiatives to Boost Local Tourism

Logo Placeholder

Forest Grove, OR — The City of Forest Grove is thrilled to announce the launch of two exciting programs aimed at bolstering the local tourism sector: the Tourism Event Sponsorship Program and the Tourism Capital Grant Program. These initiatives mark a sig...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 9, 2024

Hazel Sills Park Gets A New Look!

New Hazel Hills play structure, Crab Trap

Designed to spark imagination and provide endless hours of fun, this unique play feature brings a touch of the ocean right to our backyard.  

Not only does this new addition encourage physical activity and social interaction, but it also fosters i...

Read on...

Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Police

2 Stories
Posted on: February 22, 2024

FGPD Community Police Academy Returns April 2024

Community Academy Logo

The Forest Grove Police Department is pleased to announce the return of the Community Police Academy starting this April.

The course begins on Wednesday, April 17 and will meet every Wednesday evening from 6-9 p.m. in the Forest Grove Community Auditorium ...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Forest Grove Police Welcome Officer Lincoln Miller

FGPD New Hire Lincoln Miller

The Forest Grove Police Department is pleased to welcome Officer Lincoln Miller who was sworn in on January 23.Officer Miller began his career in public service in 2016 when he joined the Oregon Army National Guard, where he continues to serve as an Infan...

Read on...

Police