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A long held love of vintage tractors

A long held love of vintage tractors

Owen Hinkle's collection encapsulates more than three decades of Allis Chalmers' manufacturing...

Bypass route may undergo revision

Bypass route may undergo revision

Transportation — Wilsonville Road neighbors agree with ODOT on direction for Highway...

Food cart scene is gaining steam

Food cart scene is gaining steam

Local carts are hitting area events and wineries, enjoying mobility While the sun and its...

City manager allegations revealed, Betz responds in interview

City manager allegations revealed, Betz responds in interview

Jacque Betz cleared of criminal charges, report submitted by police department to district...

Betz cleared in criminal investigation

Betz cleared in criminal investigation

Marion County district attorney finds no evidence to charge Newberg city manager Newberg City...

Fire breaks out on Parrett Mountain

Fire breaks out on Parrett Mountain

Area agencies fight blaze that blackens 14 acres late Thursday evening A wildland fire took flame...

Old Fashioned Festival doesn't disappoint

Old Fashioned Festival doesn't disappoint

Festival-goers enjoy cool temperatures for Newberg's annual rite of summer The Old Fashioned...

Newberg shelter remodeled to match new mission

Newberg shelter remodeled to match new mission

The Home Builders Foundation completed the $45,000 project with just a $4,300 investment from...

Probe continues into cause of DQ fire

Probe continues into cause of DQ fire

Police, insurance carrier, engineer work on April 10 fire that destroyed popular eatery The...

Diners could soon be sitting in the streets

Diners could soon be sitting in the streets

City staff preparing pilot program to allow expansion of restaurant seating into the street A...

Newberg police chief reinstated

Newberg police chief reinstated

Just hours after taking office as city manager pro tem, Terry Mahr puts Brian Casey back on the...

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Newberg's Latest News

August 05, 2015

Sheriff's office receives a suspect letter

by Colin Staub
24 counties receive strange mail; sender released after no harmful substances found The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office was among county offices statewide that received suspicious mail July 27,…
PMG FILE PHOTO - Rules - The Oregon Health Authority is writing temporary rules necessary to allow recreational customers to purchase cannabis seeds, plants that are not flowering and up to one-quarter ounce of marijuana flowers or leaves from medical marijuana dispensaries.
August 05, 2015

State officials begin work on new pot rules

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislation — Recreational sales of marijuana will become legal October 1 at medical dispensaries Oregon public health officials are writing rules for the first phase of the state’s legal pot…
August 05, 2015

Young voters often skip local elections

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland State University study shows few millennials bother to vote A new study out of Portland State University shows a dark trend for civic engagement nationwide. Voters of the millennial…
August 05, 2015

Aug. 5 business briefs

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Bounty to be celebrated Yamhill County’s wineries, farms and chefs that contribute to the region will once again be the focus of the annual Bounty of Yamhill County celebration late this month.…
August 05, 2015

Aug. 5 public safety round-up

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Newberg-Dundee Police Department log, outstanding warrants, Newberg Fire Department log and Yamhill County jail reports Newberg-Dundee Police Department log July 13 Officers are investigating a…
COURTESY PHOTO - After spending five months running wild on Bald Peak with a harness still on her head, Sarah the Satanic Cow gained more than 150 pounds, causing her harness to cut into her muzzle.
July 31, 2015

Hey diddle diddle, Sarah The Satanic Cow jumped a fence, then…

by Travis Loose
With the 500-pound creature snared securely by the ankle, Jay Meyer was finally able to look her in the eye. His flashlight briefly illuminated a frothing beast with a deep gouge on its nose and…
July 29, 2015

Lawsuit alleges child sexual abuse in Friends organization

by Seth Gordon
Allegations — Man accuses church of allowing sexual abuse by Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends youth superintendent between 1987 and 1991 PORTLAND — A lawsuit filed July 17 in Multnomah County…
FILE PHOTO - Coming soon? – While the commercial and residential Crestview Crossing development is still planned at the east end of the city, there have been no recent updates and a necessary wetland mitigation project is on hold for the time being.
July 29, 2015

Development's future uncertain

by Colin Staub
Crestview Crossing still planned, but application not yet submitted and Corps of Engineers says wetlands application on hold While the Crestview Crossing development at the eastern edge of…
July 29, 2015

YCAP will expand its mobile produce program

by Seth Gordon
Wine business — Nonprofit partners with Salud! to bring fresh food to vineyard workers The Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP) is teaming with the ¡Salud! Mobile Health Clinic to expand…
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July 29, 2015

DOJ involved in arrest of Newberg man for child porn

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Special unit refers case of William Trask Gage to Yamhill County district attorney's office; judge levels $250,000 bail in case The case against a Newberg man arrested recently on…

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Jul 29, 2015

July 29 business briefs

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Drink a pint for trail advocacy To raise money and awareness for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, Grain Station Brew Works and Ken Wright Cellars will host the Trail Ale Pint Promotion through the…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - A different way - ODOT has studied the road usage fee as an alternative to funding construction in the state.
Jul 29, 2015

OReGO lines up test drive for state road fee

by Pamplin Media Group
ODOT expects about 500 volunteers to give new pay-by-the-mile tech a whirl The first volunteers are being recruited in Oregon’s “test drive” of whether a pay-per-mile fee should replace a…
Jul 29, 2015

July 29 public safety round-up

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Outstanding warrants, Yamhill County jail reports, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log and Newberg Fire Department log Outstanding warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
PHOTO COURTESY OF CITY OF NEWBERG - Filling in – Former city attorney Terry Mahr is filling in as city manager while City Manager Jacque Betz remains on administrative leave during a criminal investigation.
Jul 24, 2015

Mahr appointed as city manager pro tem

by Colin Staub
Retired longtime city attorney returns to city during Betz investigation Former City Attorney Terry Mahr has stepped into the role of city manager on a temporary basis following a short City…
Jul 28, 2015

Sheriff's office receives suspicious envelope

by Colin Staub
Prior warning prompted the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office to refrain from opening the parcel The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office was among county offices statewide that received suspicious mail…
GARY ALLEN - Mikayla Farr is crowned queen of the Old Fashioned Festival court during a ceremony Thursday evening at Memorial Park.
Jul 24, 2015

Old Fashioned Festival kicks off with the queen's coronation

by Pamplin Media Group
Queen Milayla Farr selected from a court of three princesses By Casey Taylor, Newberg Graphic intern The official start to Newberg’s Old Fashioned Festival isn’t when the first elephant ear is…
GARY ALLEN - Problem point - The train trestle over Villa Road has been referred to as a ‘pinch point' of sorts, especially in connection with the traffic increase that could be brought on with the new high-density housing development called Martell Commons.
Jul 22, 2015

Design in the works for Villa Road upgrades

by Colin Staub
Housing development or not, improvements are coming to the major collector street There are a lot of unanswered questions about what a stretch of Villa Road will look like in the next few years…
GARY ALLEN - Heat wave - The weather has cooperated for work on the Newberg-Dundee bypass project, even too much in some cases. The heat means crews will be starting as early as 2 a.m. several nights next month for temperature-sensitive concrete pours.
Jul 22, 2015

Bypass work will continue into the night

by Colin Staub
Work on some nights will begin at 2 a.m. on large bridge in southern Newberg Work on the Newberg-Dundee bypass project will be allowed to begin as early as 2 a.m. on designated days in August…
GARY ALLEN - Touring the facility - Rep. Suzanne Bonamici visited Newberg's A to Z Wineworks last week for a tour led by winemaker Sam Tannahill. Discussion topics included some of the challenges facing the industry as well as   climate change and its implications.
Jul 22, 2015

Congresswoman gets insight into wine industry

by Colin Staub
Industry — Representative pays a visit to A to Z Wineworks to discuss industry issues and local businesses benefitting from international trade Newberg was visited by one of Oregon’s federal…
GARY ALLEN - Preserved - A large conifer tree at Fifth and Meridian streets will remain standing, a change in fate from a former plan to remove it and two adjacent apple trees due to visibility issues.
Jul 22, 2015

Stop signs will save tree

by Colin Staub
Intersection will get four-way stop signs after neighbor's request for city consideration A plan to make adjustments for safety at an intersection on Meridian Street has been altered and will…




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