After a century, Dundee church closes its doors

After a century, Dundee church closes its doors

With dwindling membership and no pastor, DUMC holds its final service Having opened in 1898, the...

A fitting, and familiar, venue

A fitting, and familiar, venue

Concert — Coffee Cottage regular versed in many genres returns to perform original music The...

'A Little Chaos' struggles to hold interest

'A Little Chaos' struggles to hold interest

Review — Film supposedly about the gardens of Versailles is more of a boring romance If the...

A look at reality at Art Walk

A look at reality at Art Walk

Exhibit by Dundee photographer highlights natural, un-manipulated scenes We all see life from our...


Newberg's Features

PMG FILE - Flexible food - You can make a large batch of soup and either freeze it or portion it to eat throughout the week. It can be a wonderful method to get picky eaters to try something new.
July 01, 2015

Not hot enough for you? Have some soup

by Pamplin Media Group
A breeze to prepare, tortilla soup is a favorite with a little kick I was standing in line at the grocery checkout recently to purchase a bowl of soup and noticed the woman in front of me had…
July 01, 2015

July 1 community briefs

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Newberg library adds summer hours The Newberg Public Library will extend its hours on Wednesdays for the summer season. As of today the facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on…
July 01, 2015

Pastoral Pondering: Mary -- A young woman not afraid

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Many of us have read what Mary, the mother of Jesus, said in Luke 1 upon arriving at her cousin or aunt Elizabeth’s house after learning she was pregnant. Most of the time we assume it was an…
July 01, 2015

July 1 religion briefs

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Vacation Bible school coming to Grace Baptist Grace Baptist Church will host its vacation Bible school, Camp Kilimanjaro: An Epic Expedition Through Proverbs, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 13-17. To…
SUBMITTED - Hitting the road - Melanie Jean and Ky Burt will appear as the Ky Burt Duo at Coffee Cottage Thursday evening. The performance is part of their tour up and down the West Coast.
June 24, 2015

Americana and a good cause

by Colin Staub
Duo appearing in Newberg engages in a charitable side project on tour While an upcoming concert at Coffee Cottage will emanate the traditional sound of Americana, the songs themselves are…
SUBMITTED - Fun in the outdoors - The Chehalem Park and Recreation District's Bigfoot Survivor Camp for children ages 6-9 will be held June 29 to July 2. A second session, Zombie Survival Camp, for kids 10-14, will take place Aug. 17-21.
June 24, 2015

CPRD offers outdoor survival courses for youth

by Seth Gordon
Led by instructor Dan Coyle, the camps for kids will take place at Parrett Mountain Farm Inspired to engage in two of his passions — working with children and spending time outdoors — during the…
SUBMITTED - On display - Theresa Andreas-O'Leary's paintings will be featured at Art Elements Gallery starting Thursday and continuing through July 18.
June 24, 2015

Gallery to showcase Hallowed Ground

by Pamplin Media Group
Opening — Portland artist pays homage to land that provides inspiration By Casey Taylor, Graphic news intern Yamhill County’s bountiful crops do more than feed the body, for artist Theresa…
SUBMITTED - Hitting it off - A chance meeting between parents at the park leads to an increasingly bizarre and eventful evening at a strange Los Angeles couple's house in ‘The Overnight,' now playing with a limited release.
June 24, 2015

'The Overnight' awkward but funny

by Colin Staub
“The Overnight” is a sex-centric movie, which is made clear from the fade-in. Alex (Adam Scott) and Emily (Taylor Schilling) are recent transplants from Seattle to Los Angeles. They are a young…
SUBMITTED - Book signing - The Hillside Inn will host Pamela Lau for a book       signing and hosted discussion of her new book, which began when she  set out to write a Bible Study on Psalm 119.
June 24, 2015

'A Friend in Me' author will speak

by Seth Gordon
Literature — Pamela Lau will discuss her latest book, 'A Friend in Me' and how older and younger women can bridge the generation gap Connecting with a local author on a subject that is very much…
June 24, 2015

On the Refuge: There's much on tap this summer

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Summer has settled on the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. It is quieter now as the songbirds complete their annual breeding cycle. Many are still present and may sing early in the…

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Jun 24, 2015

Northside Extravaganza will return for a third year

by Seth Gordon
Event — The annual public dessert and fireworks show will be held in honor of pyrotechnic Don Jensen For the past two summers, about a thousand people have gathered for a free dessert and a…
SETH GORDON - Dundee United Methodist Church has been central to the community for almost as long as the town itself has existed, having been housed in the longest still-occupied building in town.
Jun 24, 2015

Methodist Church closing after a century in Dundee

by Seth Gordon
With no pastor and a dwindling membership, the church will hold its last worship service and community reception Sunday Having opened in 1898, the Dundee United Methodist Church has been central…
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 Arts & Leisure briefs

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Currents Gallery celebrates 10th anniversary McMINNVILLE — Currents Gallery, 532 N.E. Third St., is celebrating its 10th anniversary from 5 to 8 p.m. July 18 during McMinnville’s Art and Wine…
Jun 24, 2015

Pastoral Pondering: God gives us the advantage in truly hopeless…

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Here we are on the brink of summer and I’m thinking about snow. I read this beautiful verse in the poetic old King James version that says, “Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? Or…
SUBMITTED - June 24 engagement notices
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 engagement announcements

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Cross, Walters Newberg native Samantha Cross, of Tigard, and Tigard resident Ian Walters have announced their plans to marry Aug. 7. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bobby and Tawnya Cross, of…
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 religion briefs

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NCC hosting space camp for kids Newberg Christian Church will host a Space Adventure Camp for children ages 4-10 from 9 to 11:15 a.m. June 29-July 1. The free event includes recreation, drama…
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 community briefs

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AARP driver safety classes on tap AARP will hold its driver safety classes starting in July at locations at senior centers in Newberg and McMinnville. The dates and times are: 9 a.m. to noon…
SUBMITTED - Tribal resource - The Willamette Valley Treaty of Jan. 22, 1855, transferred the region's land into the       control of the United States. Michael Karnosh, ceded lands manager for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, will get into the details during a discussion next week.
Jun 17, 2015

Regaining what was lost

by Colin Staub
Discussion covers treaties that transferred Willamette valley land into federal hands One hundred sixty years ago, one particular treaty shaped the future of the Willamette Valley. Next week,…
SETH GORDON - Time to move on - Lee Means took over the post of CEO of Yamhill County Action Partnership (YCAP) in 2007 after successful stints with youth development organizations and the Girl Scouts Council of California.
Jun 17, 2015

YCAP better for Means' service

by Seth Gordon
Longtime CEO retiring after eight years at the post With a wide array of experience in government, small business and nonprofit agencies, Lee Means was well prepared to serve as the rallying…
Jun 17, 2015

Theater collective experiments again

by Colin Staub
Drama — Second production for group of collaborative dramatists tackles the American foster care system Last summer a theater collective came together and presented “The First Experiment,” a…




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