Remove lanes downtown?

Remove lanes downtown?

Under preferred scenario, First and Hancock streets will each have one lane removed when the...

County submits plan for butterfly protection

County submits plan for butterfly protection

Environment — Plan encourages landowners to adopt practices protecting butterfly species, ...

Library parking will be restricted

Library parking will be restricted

Fifteen parking spots in front of the Newberg Public Library will become restricted to two-hour...

Suspicious device found near church

Suspicious device found near church

The device, preliminarily described as a pipe bomb, is found near a popular public walking trail...

Rotted meat rolled out of Riteway

Rotted meat rolled out of Riteway

Customers' meat transported away from Dundee facility under the supervision of the USDA On Feb....

City moves ahead with property tax waivers

City moves ahead with property tax waivers

Land use — Application from Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems prompts council...

Vaccinations hit with a healthy dose of skepticism

Vaccinations hit with a healthy dose of skepticism

Pushback on bill ending philosophical exemptions likely in the Legislature It’s no longer as...

Old Mill development proposed to city

Old Mill development proposed to city

Project includes three commercial buildings containing a number of retail spaces A new retail...

Gas station scales hours, may expand

Gas station scales hours, may expand

Business — City discovers Fred Meyer station was operating outside of approved store...

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March 04, 2015

City staff, objectors cite progress on UGB

by Colin Staub
Both sides describe session as productive, but few specifics available to the public The first mediation session has been held on the city’s proposal to add an additional 260 acres of land to…
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March 04, 2015

Circuit Court judge reopens Newberg pot tax petition

by Colin Staub
Marijuana laws — After January's closure of filing challenging the city of Newberg's jurisdiction to tax marijuana sales, case is moving forward again A lawsuit challenging the city of Newberg’s…
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March 04, 2015

YCAP will join sock effort

by Seth Gordon
The Oregon Housing Alliance is collecting socks to raise awareness about homeless students in state When Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP) Executive Director Lee Means worked as a…
March 04, 2015

Faith in Action, PNMC volunteer service join forces to become…

by Gary Allen
New organization will meld together services provided by two groups Changes are afoot at Providence Newberg Medical Center as its outreach services have been combined into a single department…
March 04, 2015

Vets' center in the works

by Colin Staub
Plan — Group will offer centralized meeting space, resources for veterans and advocacy opportunities A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans is in the early stages of forming in…
March 04, 2015

Kicker return may be in play

by Pamplin Media Group
Economy — If economic projects continue to hold course, Oregonians could get tax credits Oregon taxpayers could see up to $349 million credited against their 2015 taxes next year under an…
March 04, 2015

County well represented in annual wine awards

by Colin Staub
The Painted Lady can add another award to its growing list of accolades: the Newberg eatery has been named the top Willamette Valley regional restaurant that advocates for Oregon wine. The…
March 04, 2015

March 4 business briefs

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USDA extends stewardship deadline The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the deadline for farmers, ranchers and private forest managers to apply for…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Pet vacation - Camp Kissapet, run by former veterinarian Kris Fischer, offers pet boarding and daycare   services with a camp theme at its location in the hills north of Dundee.
March 04, 2015

Dog daycare opens with camp theme

by Colin Staub
New business — Facility in the Red Hills run by former veterinarian with animal expertise A camp-themed pet care facility has opened in the hills north of Dundee, offering daycare, boarding and…
March 04, 2015

Need help with your taxes? GFU's got you covered

by Gary Allen
Once again, the accounting department at George Fox University’s business school is offering local residents help preparing their taxes. Set for dates in March and April, the Tax-Aide program is…

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Mar 04, 2015

March 4 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Oustanding Warrants, Yamhill County Jail reports, Newberg Fire Department log and Newberg-Dundee Police Department log Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Feb 25, 2015

Business in Brief - Feb. 25

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Ribbon-cutting welcomes new bank Premier Community Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in mid-February announcing its official grand opening at 901 N. Brutscher St. in Newberg. The branch is the…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Change coming - A remodel is planned for Fred Meyer in Newberg as part of a rolling program that sees each store location refurbished roughly every 10 years. The exterior will remain mostly unchanged while the interior will undergo large-scale changes.
Feb 25, 2015

Fred Meyer in preparation for a revamp

by Colin Staub
Retail news— Grocery store to receive several new features, existing departments will be refurbished during six-month remodel Fred Meyer’s Newberg store is preparing for some major changes in…
Feb 25, 2015

Tax service moves down First Street

by Colin Staub
Downtown news — Business keeps community in mind as it helps clients with taxes and more This tax season is the first one Newberg’s 1st Street Tax Service will spend in its new location, which…
Feb 25, 2015

Newberg among four towns battling for Frontier cash

by Gary Allen
Money for innovation — America's Best Communities contest deadline looms Newberg remains in the running for millions of dollars in a contest that pits it against communities across the land.…
Feb 25, 2015

Beware when you answer the phone

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Local and state law enforcement agencies report an uptick in phone scammers Phone scams have become a fact of modern life as unsavory characters try to make a quick buck bilking…
Feb 25, 2015

Automatic voter registration is cleared for House vote

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature — Budget panel divides by party, Republicans tie issue to successor to governor The Legislature’s budget committee, on a party-line vote with multiple political implications, has…
Feb 25, 2015

Feb. 25 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding warrants, NDPD, NFD and Yamhill County Jail reports Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the following people with outstanding warrants. Anyone with…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Ethics review - Former St. Paul Mayor Steve Manners is under investigation by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission for removing a shed from city property and transporting it onto his own property. While he later put the shed back onto city property, a complaint alleges he personally benefitted financially from publicly-owned property.
Feb 18, 2015

Former St. Paul mayor faces ethics investigation

by Colin Staub
Case focuses on shed that Steve Manners moved from public to private property without official approval St. PAUL — A situation involving a utility shed has led to an investigation by the Oregon…




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