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Bypass intersection draws ire of neighborhood association

Bypass intersection draws ire of neighborhood association

Wilsonville Road configuration receives support from outside parties, but city has the final say...

Riteway hearing moved to Oct. 15

Riteway hearing moved to Oct. 15

Public safety — Lawyers for Jeff and Sharon Payne request more time to prepare their case...

2014: Best Vintage Ever?

2014: Best Vintage Ever?

Report provides snapshot of Oregon wine country, shows banner harvest year Like the grapes that...

City officials: No takeover of fire department imminent

City officials: No takeover of fire department imminent

Public safety — Idea to join with TVF&R is just that, Newberg city councilor says Despite...

Local firefighters join the effort to save the forests

Local firefighters join the effort to save the forests

With the numerous wildfires raging around Oregon, firefighters from municipalities statewide have...

Argyle connects with its past

Argyle connects with its past

Winery's expanded tasting room facility pays homage to building's history For Argyle Winery, the...

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Newberg's Latest News

September 02, 2015

City restructures debt and realizes $900K in savings

by Colin Staub
Newberg government — Business Oregon loans taken out over the years refunded and new bonds issued at lower interest rates A project to refinance and simplify some of the city’s debt has resulted…
September 02, 2015

Police contract finally adopted

by Colin Staub
City news — Officers receive pay increases to keep up with wages at comparable departments More than a year after its previous long-term contract expired, the Newberg-Dundee Police Association…
GARY ALLEN - Vintage - Urban Relics owner Kelli Reimer has long collected items that complete a room's décor. Now she sells such items out of her business in downtown Newberg.
September 02, 2015

Relics, new and old, on First Street

by Colin Staub
New business in downtown Newberg aims to tie the room together At Urban Relics, a “relic” isn’t defined by its age. It can be new, used or vintage, but there is one constant: no matter what it…
September 02, 2015

Fire department lifts backyard ban

by (none)
Public safety — Restrictions, enacted Aug. 21, removed as weather cools and chance of wildfires diminishes throughout the Northwest this week A week after placing a ban on all open-flame…
September 02, 2015

Security tightened at court-house

by (none)
Public safety — County follows lead of Oregon Judicial Department in adding scanning station at courthouse entrance McMINNVILLE — If you have business at the Yamhill County Courthouse you’ll…
September 02, 2015

Kicker could knock $124 off your state taxes

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature — State revenue forecast is for taxpayers to receive a credit on their 2015 taxes Oregonians can expect an average of $124 off their 2015 tax returns due in April 2016, according to…
September 02, 2015

Breathe a little easier: Economy is on upswing

by Pamplin Media Group
ECONorthwest report says the region has regained more than twice the jobs lost during the recession Six years after the recession was officially declared over, many area residents are still…
September 02, 2015

Sept. 2 public safety round-up

by (none)
Outstanding 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…
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August 26, 2015

Council mum on Betz issue

by Colin Staub
Specifics are scarce on 'separation agreement' between Betz, city As the Newberg City Council begins the process of selecting a new temporary city manager, numerous questions surrounding the…
August 26, 2015

Independent Party achieves status

by Pamplin Media Group
Elections — Party will name candidates on the 2016 primary election ballot and receive financing from state; party has Yamhill County tie in Peralta The Independent Party of Oregon officially…

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Aug 26, 2015

Aug. 26 business briefs

by (none)
Mid-Valley gets a name change McMINNVILLE — Nearly 50 years after it began helping adults with developmental disabilities, the rehabilitation center first known as Mid-Valley Workshop and later…
Aug 26, 2015

Aug. 26 public safety round-up

by Pamplin Media Group
Outstanding warrants, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log, Yamhill County jail reports and Newberg Fire Department log Outstanding warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
Aug 26, 2015

Will the kicker kick in in 2016?

by Pamplin Media Group
State government — Quarterly revenue forecast, to be released today, will show fate of the program When lawmakers hear the first quarterly revenue forecast of the new two-year state budget cycle…
Aug 26, 2015

Patrols looking for those violating safety belt laws

by (none)
The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office will join other law enforcement agencies in coming weeks in encouraging the use of safety belts and child restraints as the simplest and most effective way to…
GARY ALLEN - Name change - Newberg's paper mill will undergo a name change following the acquisition of its parent company, SP Fiber Technologies, by WestRock Co. The mill has made a shift in recent years toward kraft paper production rather than newsprint.
Aug 19, 2015

Mill will have another new owner

by Colin Staub
Newberg mill sold for $288.5 million to WestRock Co. The mill that has operated in Newberg for more than 120 years will continue its run, but its name will undergo yet another change following…
Aug 19, 2015

St. Paul City Council calls for city attorney's resignation

by Lindsay Keefer
John Rankin resigns after allegations surface of rendering poor advice, ill handling of city issues The St. Paul City Council is in the market for a new city attorney. At the Aug. 13 council…
Aug 19, 2015

What else is going on at city hall?

by Colin Staub
Local government — City employment, a team that will offer feedback on downtown's future, and a program to allow business seating in parking spaces were among items considered by councilors…
GARY ALLEN - Coming soon - The burger scene in Newberg is expanding to include a Frack Burger location on Highway 99W in the building formerly home to Muchas Gracias and now adjacent to that restaurant's new location.
Aug 19, 2015

Fresh, not frozen, at Frack Burger

by Colin Staub
Burger chain moving into space on Highway 99W, marking its sixth regional location When Muchas Gracias moved into its neighboring building to the north back in November, there were no immediate…
TYLER FRANCKE / WOODBURN INDEPENDENT - Proud owners - Father-son duo Lee and Kent Richeson smile at the counter of their store's new expansion wing, which was adorned in the style of an Old West saloon.
Aug 19, 2015

Gun shop shoots for the moon

by Tyler Francke
Shooting — Shop unveils new, 'saloon'-themed expansion, shooting gallery; owner's dream come true DONALD —Walking into Rich’s Gun Shop, with its rustic motif and throwback cowboy decor, has…
Aug 19, 2015

Democrats, Republicans draw lines in the legislative sand

by Pamplin Media Group
Both parties posturing for control of the Legislature The election is more than a year away, but Democrats and Republicans already are setting the battle lines for which party will control the…



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