Soaking in the sights, sounds of Spain

Soaking in the sights, sounds of Spain

SPHS students spend spring break among flamenco dancers, cathedrals What does it take to turn...

Support grows for student's housing fight

Support grows for student's housing fight

Rally Sunday urges GFU to reconsider allowing transgender student 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...

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Carlsey stepping away after 39 years

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April 16, 2014

Ruddick/Wood opens dining room

by Katy Sword
New business — With completion of second half, First Street restaurant fully open for business After opening its tavern in November, Ruddick/Wood has opened the doors to the dining room side,…
by: GARY ALLEN - New business - New daycare owner Lori Goodwin is putting the finishing touches on her center, ‘Play and Learn Daycare.' She hopes to utilize creative curriculum with the children, getting them ready for kindergarten.
April 16, 2014

Daycare center puts focus on learning

by Katy Sword
Play and Learn will open May 1, open house set for Saturday Owning a daycare wasn’t something Lori Goodwin envisioned herself doing. As a mother of three teenage girls and with a career in real…
April 16, 2014

Dundee zone changes would create new downtown core

by Katy Sword
Land use — Proposed changes would rezone the downtown area from C to CBD, looking to be more pedestrian oriented, friendly After receiving a grant recently the city of Dundee has been looking…
by: SUBMITTED - Distinguished speaker - Author and    alumnus Richard Foster, who penned ‘Celebration of Discipline' and ‘Sanctuary of the Soul: Journey in to Meditative Prayer,' will be the featured speaker May 5 at George Fox University's commencement ceremonies.
April 16, 2014

Spring GFU commencement divided in two

by Gary Allen
Higher ed — Size of graduating class requires school to hold two undergrad ceremonies May 5 Noted author and alumnus Richard Foster will speak at George Fox University’s two undergraduate…
April 16, 2014

NHS student transported to hospital in apparent overdose

by Seth Gordon
Public safety — Newberg police and fire respond to call for apparent overdose of cold meds A female student at Newberg High School was transported to Providence Newberg Medical Center April 7…
April 16, 2014

April 16 school briefs

by Gary Allen
Open-mic poetry event at Mabel Rush Mabel Rush Elementary School will host an open mic poetry night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 22 in the library. For more information, email Lacey McNay at…
April 16, 2014

NHS may be forced to alter its district

by Seth Gordon
Mandates — District reports to the state that it does not meet the Division 22 requirement of 130 hours of classroom instruction per hour of credit Newberg High School could see major changes to…
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April 16, 2014

District picks two new administrators

by Seth Gordon
Schools — Stafford Boyd will become director of secondary teaching and learning; Reed Langdon set to become principial at Dundee Elementary School Newberg School District Superintendent Kym…
April 16, 2014

City Council consider appointments, evaluations

by Katy Sword
The April 21 Newberg City Council meeting will mostly consist of appointments and evaluations. Helen Brown will be considered for a position on the budget committee, serving until Dec. 31, 2015.…
April 16, 2014

Feds consider steps to clamp down on growler sales

by Gary Allen
Beer news — Federal rules would require merchants to be registered as wine bottling houses Filling up a wine growler at area businesses could soon prove more challenging if a federal ruling…

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Apr 16, 2014

April 16 business briefs

by Gary Allen
Climax hires new vice president Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems has added another member to its staff, Scott Kunkler, as the new vice president of global quality and engineering.…
Apr 16, 2014

April 16 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Oustanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the following people with outstanding warrants. Anyone with information on these individuals may call the Yamhill County…
Apr 16, 2014

Art installation project will celebrate Earth Day

by Katy Sword
Timing leads to dual purpose celebration April 12 at Newberg Cultural District With the culmination of a community leadership program, the 25 or so participants were looking for a project where…
Apr 16, 2014

State AG warns of phone scam

by Pamplin Media Group
Public safety — The sophisticated scammers are telling people they owe money to the IRS or the state and claims they must pay immediately The Oregon Attorney General is warning residents of a…
Apr 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.
Apr 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…
Apr 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…
Apr 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.
Apr 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…
Apr 09, 2014

Oil tank explodes in downtown St. Paul

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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…




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