Envisioning a future better than the present

Envisioning a future better than the present

Review — 'Tomorrowland' introduces a new world with mostly positive results From the get-go,...

Discussing history of the Grand Ronde

Discussing history of the Grand Ronde

As part of the Chehalem Cultural Center’s program focusing on the culture of the...

Coffee artists will face off

Coffee artists will face off

The annual Barista Showdown hosts nine competing coffeehouse employees In the world of coffee...

Pamplin to 'Kids': Make world a better place

Pamplin to 'Kids': Make world a better place

Ceremony — Newspaper group honors future leaders with May 6 gala PORTLAND — Potential...


Newberg's Features

May 27, 2015

Tales from `The Grubby End': Setting the medical record straight

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Long heralded as Newberg's first woman doctor, Clara Davidson was not Who was the first woman medical doctor in Newberg history? For many years now, it has been reported that the honor of this…
May 27, 2015

Come to the refuge, see nature up close and breathe easy

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On the Refuge: Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge has many events set for summer “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” John Muir On a recent bird walk on the…
Streed
May 27, 2015

Streed anniversary

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Newberg residents Dennis and Elaine Streed will soon see their 65th wedding anniversary celebrated with a surprise party. The couple were married on May 28, 1950, in the Zion Lutheran Church in…
May 27, 2015

May 27 community briefs

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Class will discuss advance directives The Newberg Public Library will hold a class on advance directives at 7 p.m. Thursday. Presented by Oregon Health Decisions, the class is designed to aid…
May 27, 2015

May 27 Arts & Leisure briefs

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Native American Spring Gathering Thursday McMINNVILLE — Yamhill Tribal Club and the Yamhill County Cultural Coalition are hosting the Third Annual Native American Spring Gathering on Thursday.…
SUBMITTED - Textured - The multimodal artwork of Tangie Pape Belmore, who lives on acreage between Wilsonville and Tualatin, will be on display at Art Elements Gallery for the next month. Belmore's style is a varied one, including at times concrete, granite and rusted objects.
May 20, 2015

Concrete and granite, subconsciously inspired

by Colin Staub
Native Oregonian utilizes mixed media to create unique textures Many artists look to their environment for inspiration, but for painter Tangie Pape Belmore it happened subconsciously. “I thought…
May 20, 2015

Celtic 'Fire' will heat up downtown

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The Celtic sounds of Scotland will fill the Newberg Music Center this weekend as musical duo “The Fire” makes a stop in town to promote its new CD. Featuring Rebecca Lomnicky and David Brewer,…
May 20, 2015

May 20 Arts & Leisure briefs

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Native American Spring Gathering at Chemeketa Campus McMINNVILLE — Yamhill Tribal Club and the Yamhill County Cultural Coalition are hosting the third annual Native American Spring Gathering May…
SETH GORDON - Living lab - Jose Piedra and Miguel Reynoso of Tryon Creek Landscapes install  irrigation and electrical systems for an 11,000-square-foot learning garden at Portland Community College's Newberg Center. Designed by Seed Garden Designs of Portland, and driven by student leadership at the center, the garden will be a living lab for students and include plots for members of the community. Classes that could take advantage of the garden include environmental science, horticulture, landscape technology, building technology, psychology, physical education and health education. Stacey Werner, owner of Tryon Creek Landscaping, is a 1987 graduate of PCC's landscape technology program.Seth Gordon / Newberg Graphic
May 20, 2015

May 20 community briefs

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YSWA slates annual meeting, guest speaker McMINNVILLE — The Yamhill Small Woodlands Association, with the assistance of the OSU Extension Service, will hold its annual meeting and banquet May 27…
May 20, 2015

May 20 religion briefs

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Mission trip’s chili feed fundraiser May 31 Grace Baptist Church will host a chili feed fundraiser for its summer high school and college mission trip at noon May 31. For more information or to…

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May 20, 2015

May 20 birth notices

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Zirbel Jessa Morgan Zirbel, 8 pounds 8 ounces, was born April 24, 2015, to Caitlyn and Chad Zirbel of Newberg.
May 20, 2015

Church will preview world interfaith event

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Religion — Parliament of the World's Religions will be held in Salt Lake City in October Having attended the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Barcelona, Spain, in 2004 and in Melbourne,…
SUBMITTED - Cruising - Newberg residents Jan and David Wodehouse traveled the world's waterways for years performing aboard cruise ships. Their travels took them from South Africa to Jamaica to Istanbul and back again.
May 13, 2015

A life of cruises and adventure

by Colin Staub
Couple has a colorful past centered around entertainment In 1963, Jan Wodehouse, under her maiden name of Jan Brinker, was performing the nightclub scene in her hometown of Portland. “I was…
PAULA WINOGRAD - Coming to town â€' Seth Wulsin and his band Wildbone will make a stop at Coffee Cottage in Newberg on their West Coast tour this weekend.
May 13, 2015

Band melds genres at Coffee Cottage

by Colin Staub
Local music — Popular coffee hangout will host New York-based Wildbone on Sunday evening Soul, folk, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, country and punk music will converge in Newberg this…
May 13, 2015

May 13 Arts & Leisure briefs

by Colin Staub
Two local bands at GFU The Newberg Community Band and McMinnville’s Second Winds Community Band will play a double concert at George Fox University in late May. The Newberg Community Band is…
GARY ALLEN - Fixer upper - For 20 years the Retired Recyclers of Newberg have been repairing bikes and donating them to the community. The group had their beginnings at what is now the SP Fiber Technologies mill before a 2012 move into their new home at the Newberg School District maintenance yard.
May 13, 2015

Retired Recyclers continue to give back

by Colin Staub
Bike enthusiasts with average age of 80 work out of district maintenance yard As the Newberg May Commute challenge gets underway expanding bike ridership in the city, another longstanding staple…
May 13, 2015

White on Wine: Forget the flutes and dash the coupes

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“Flutes?” asked Sebastian Zutant, a leading sommelier in Washington, D.C., with obvious disdain. “We’re adults; we use real wine glasses.” Zutant was helping pour wines at a charity wine dinner…
May 13, 2015

May 13 community briefs

by Gary Allen
Roger’s Landing will close for boat races Roger’s Landing in Newberg will be closed to the public starting at 5 p.m. May 22 and continue through midnight May 24 to make way for the annual…
May 13, 2015

April Rex Hill Rainfall column

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Temperature wise, this April was about the same as last year. Our average high temperature was 61.5 degrees, compared with 61.6 degrees last year. The average low was 40.5 degrees, compared to…
COURTESY OF OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY - Homecoming - Oregon State University head women's basketball coach Scott Rueck cuts down the nets following the Beavers first-ever Pac-12 championship this past season. The former George Fox head coach will return to Newberg May 16 for the Mayors' Prayer Breakfast, which will be held at 8 a.m. at George Fox University's Klages Dining Hall.
May 06, 2015

Rueck will return for Mayors' Prayer Breakfast

by Seth Gordon
The former GFU coach will be the keynote speaker at the May 16 event Although it will come two years later than originally intended, Oregon State University head womens basketball coach Scott…




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