Support grows for students housing fight

Support grows for students housing fight

Rally Sunday urges GFU to reconsider allowing Jayce Montgomery to live with male roommates...

Dundee votes on medical marijuana moratorium

Dundee votes on medical marijuana moratorium

Dundee government — City Council votes Tuesday on the future of dispensaries in town; future...

Carlsey stepping away after 39 years

Carlsey stepping away after 39 years

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St. Paul student science savvy

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April 10, 2014

Dundee to vote on medical marijuana moratorium

by Katy Sword
Dundee City Council will vote April 15, future of Human Collective unclear Despite Dundee Mayor Ted Crawford’s insistence that the city had no intention of passing a moratorium on a marijuana…
by: SUBMITTED - Fighting discrimination - Jaycen, a transgender student at George Fox University who goes by ‘Jayce,' has taken his fight to live on campus with male friends next year public after his appeal to do so was denied April 3 by President Robin Baker. A Title IX discrimination complaint was filed on his behalf Friday with the U.S. Department of Education.
April 09, 2014

GFU, transgender student at odds on housing

by Seth Gordon
Sophomores request to live on campus with male roommates next year denied by the Christian school A transgender student at George Fox University claims the school discriminated against him by…
April 09, 2014

City Council passes ban on dispensaries

by Katy Sword
City government — Newberg follows suit with other cities and counties in Oregon in placing a one-year ban on opening marijuana shops Newberg City Councilor Mike Corey’s absence from Monday’s…
April 15, 2014

Pool fans poised to canvas Newberg

by Seth Gordon
The Chehalem Pool Committee planning volunteer event Saturday to distribute 5,000 informational door hangers across the community If you don’t know much about the current state of the pool at…
by: SUBMITTED - Ancient Native American stone tools and other artifacts have been in storage at George Fox University since the space that formerly held Brougher Museum was converted to classrooms.
April 09, 2014

Relics need a home

by Jessica Stanton, news intern
Historical artifacts at George Fox University have been moved from site to site without a place to call home It’s unlikely anyone would suspect that key pieces of George Fox University, the…
April 09, 2014

Oil tank explodes in downtown St. Paul

by (none)
Public safety — One employee of Ernst Irrigation sustains serious but not life-threatening injuries in blast; transported to OHSU in Portland ST. PAUL — An unidentified employee of Ernst…
April 09, 2014

Commissioner hopefuls discuss issues at forum

by Katy Sword
Election 2014 — Eight candidates addressed countys future, give insight into political views With the filing deadline passed, campaigning for the May primary election is thoroughly underway.…
by: GARY ALLEN - Rebuilding -- Workers from the DWI Company of Oregon remove cubicles and furniture preparing the City Hall basement for repairs after the flood March 28.
April 09, 2014

Heavy rains cause flood issues at Newberg City Hall

by Katy Sword
City government — Basement floor staff relocated, repair will take four to six weeks The deluge seen March 28 is what Russ Thomas described as a 50-year rain — something seen only once every 50…
April 16, 2014

School district seeks parent feedback

by Seth Gordon
Schools — Online survey measuring parent engagement and satisfaction is open through April 15 In an effort to assess itself and improve, the Newberg School District is asking parents to…

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Apr 09, 2014

April 9 - Public Safety Round-up

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Newberg Fire Log March 27 Newberg emergency personnel responded to first-aid medical calls on Hayes Street, First Street, 11th Street, College Street and Donald Lane. NFD personnel responded to…
Apr 09, 2014

First transformation project meeting deemed a success

by Katy Sword
Planning — Organizers say high turnout sparked thoughtful discussion, ideas for reshaping Newbergs downtown abundant While more than 100 people showed up to the Newberg Downtown Coalition…
by: GARY ALLEN - New business -- Dundee's first drive-thru in recent history will tentatively open Wednesday. Hillary's Coffee (in the Arco parking lot) is owned by Hillary Lemmon and husband Conner.
Apr 09, 2014

Drive-through coffee place will open soon

by Katy Sword
Dundee business — First in years, Hillary's Coffee opening soon off Highway 99W An entrepreneur at heart, Hillary Lemmon jumped at the chance to open a coffee stand in Dundee after purchasing a…
Apr 09, 2014

Regions jobs inch forward in recovery

by Julia Anderson
Economy — Rest of the state not expected to regain lost jobs until 2015, 74 percent recovered After six long years, the Portland area has regained all of the jobs — and then some — that were…
Apr 09, 2014

Dual credit bill changes state law

by Jillian Daley
A change in state law furthers Gov. John Kitzhaber’s education reform efforts, clarifying who can participate in dual college credit courses — and helping more students to do so. Kitzhaber on…
Apr 16, 2014

April 9 Schools in Brief

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Donate used prom dresses by Saturday Newberg High School’s Clara’s Closet used prom dress program will be accepting dresses, accessories or cash donations through Saturday. Donations, which are…
Apr 09, 2014

April 9 Business in Brief

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Community shred day scheduled for April 12 First Federal is hosting a shred day April 12 at its Newberg branch. Shredding will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and all types of documents will…
Apr 16, 2014

Newberg FFA places well in state competition

by (none)
State convention — 22 students competed in Bend over spring break, with four students earning first-place awards BEND — It may not have been a banner year for Newberg FFA in terms of advancing…
Apr 09, 2014

Les Schwab employee pinned between trucks

by Katy Sword
Employee transported by Life Flight to Portland Friday with undisclosed injuries After completing a service call in a parking lot near West First and Grant streets, a Newberg Les Schwab employee…
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Local news — news about your city, your community, your neighborhood — is the future of journalism. No one in the media business disputes that notion. Investors as savvy as Warren Buffet are…




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