Deal could save Evergreen museum

Deal could save Evergreen museum

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Festival princesses brimming with hometown pride

Festival princesses brimming with hometown pride

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DQ fire remains under investigation

DQ fire remains under investigation

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Hungry? NFD pancake breakfast on tap for May 3

Hungry? NFD pancake breakfast on tap for May 3

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City moves forward with CalPortland transfer

City moves forward with CalPortland transfer

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Providence nurses may unionize

Providence nurses may unionize

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COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Twenty-one-year-old Newberg resident Matthew Wuerpel died in an accident early Friday morning in rural Washington County.
April 24, 2015

Newberg man dies in accident

by Gary Allen
Matthew Wuerpel, 21, is ejected from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene in rural Washington County A Newberg man died Friday morning after the car he was driving rolled off a road in…
April 22, 2015

District gets Chinese language grant

by Seth Gordon
Schools — Teacher from China will come to district thanks to U.S. State Department As one of 10 districts in the nation to receive a U.S. State Department grant through the Teachers of Critical…
April 22, 2015

The Dances of Universal Peace set for April 30

by Seth Gordon
Newberg church will host a dance circle that draws from various faith traditions As a big believer in the interfaith movement, Newberg First United Methodist Church Pastor Bob Flaherty first…
April 22, 2015

Honoring veterans in a new way

by Colin Staub
County news — Veterans Recognition Program offers free, streamlined ID card veterans can present for countywide merchant discounts All of the pieces for Yamhill County’s new Veterans Recognition…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Quandary - Measure 91 legalizes personal possession of marijuana for people ages 21 and older starting in July, but construction of retail outlets to sell the substance are far behind.
April 22, 2015

Pot dispensaries might play big role, temporarily

by Pamplin Media Group
Bill — Legislation would allow medical pot growers to obtain licenses to sell excess for resale to recreational purchasers beginning sooner than 2016 SALEM — Licensed marijuana growers and…
April 22, 2015

Oregon unemployment basks in mild winter weather

by Pamplin Media Group
A mild winter may have helped push Oregon’s unemployment rate down to 5.4 percent in March as the state added about 4,300 jobs. Oregon Employment Department officials said April 14 that it was…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Slow rise - Single-family residential building permits are on par with trends in recent years and could see a slight increase, with 16 permits issued for new houses in Newberg nearly a quarter into 2015 and many months remaining in the busy summer building season.
April 22, 2015

Residential building keeping pace

by Colin Staub
Economy — Homebuilding figures steady with those from past two years, possibly increasing slightly Three and a half months into 2015, residential construction permits appear to be fairly…
April 22, 2015

April 22 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
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…
April 22, 2015

Rodeo nets tourism award

by Colin Staub
The St. Paul Rodeo has been recognized and awarded for its contributions in drawing tourists to the area and highlighting Oregon’s natural beauty and its outdoor recreation. The Oregon Tourism…
April 22, 2015

April 22 business briefs

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Seminar covers marijuana and workplace issues McMINNVILLE — The Yamhill County Employer Council is sponsoring an event presented by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries that will explore…

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FILE PHOTO - The owners of Riteway Meat Co., Sharon (right) and Jeff Payne (left) have kept a low profile since closing the Dundee business last fall amid outcry from customers who lost their meat.
Apr 15, 2015

Riteway meat products destroyed, USDA says

by Colin Staub
An investigation into closure of Dundee meat processing facility continues by local police While law enforcement investigators continue to look into the case, the state and federal departments…
GARY ALLEN - In memoriam - Civil War enactors from the Sons of the Veterans Reserve present the colors during an event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the war's conclusion Saturday.
Apr 15, 2015

Paying Tribute

by Colin Staub
Ceremony recognizes those Civil War vets buried in Newberg cemetery Last weekend on a drizzly Saturday morning a group gathered at Friends Cemetery to pay tribute to soldiers in the Civil War,…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - While the actual number of counted homeless residents in Yamhill County have yet to be announced, voluntary answers to some additional questions YCAP asked of participants are available. The idea behind the questionnaire was in part to identify ways in which homeless services could be improved.
Apr 15, 2015

Results of homeless count are in

by Colin Staub
Responses show areas for improvement, reinforce thinking about certain services Preliminary findings have been released from the January homeless count orchestrated by Yamhill Community Action…
GARY ALLEN - Celebration - Students of Hula and Tahitian dance instructor Lisa Chang perform a     number in the ballroom at the Chehalem Cultural Center Saturday.
Apr 15, 2015

Camellia Fest blooms once again

by Colin Staub
Hundreds turn out Saturday to celebrate the city's flower For the seventh year pan-Asian culture took center stage at the Chehalem Cultural Center last weekend, with music, food, dancing and,…
Apr 15, 2015

Newberg councilors split on pot regulations

by Colin Staub
Mayor Bob Andrews breaks the 3-3 vote, passing additional restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries Medical marijuana dispensaries planning to locate in Newberg now have an idea of what to…
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Apr 15, 2015

Newberg man arrested in connection with car fires

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Charles Lord Chaffee IV faces a rash of charges in the March 29 incidents A Newberg man has been taken into custody in connection with a pair of fires that destroyed several cars…
Apr 15, 2015

Dundee opts for parks buffer around dispensaries

by Colin Staub
Dundee government — Councilors approve development code changes 6-1, one vote remains The Dundee City Council approved changes to its development code regarding marijuana dispensaries last week,…
GARY ALLEN - Doing nails - Luxury Nails owner Kevin Hoang worked in nail salons around Oregon for 22 years before buying his own nail salon on North Springbrook Road. Originally from Vietnam, Hoang worked as a tailor prior to his move to the United States in the 1980s.
Apr 15, 2015

Luxury Nails customer oriented

by Colin Staub
Nail salon under new ownership, proprietor is a longtime manicurist Kevin Hoang knows nails. He also knows Oregon, having lived and worked around the state for the past 22 years. And now, he…
Apr 15, 2015

Dundee to consider water hook-ups

by Colin Staub
Dundee government — With upcoming adoption of new water master plan, city will again consider requests for outside connection to water supply subject to Council review The city of Dundee has…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Size of problem unknown - State agencies do not know how many websites might be vulnerable to hacking because many agencies have autonomous IT teams and websites.
Apr 15, 2015

Websites a click away from security vulnerability

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — Agencies discover that outdated encryption protocols leave some sites vulnerable to hackers SALEM — Oregonians who used state websites to pay child support, file unemployment claims…




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