In the end, it's Svenson for sheriff

In the end, it's Svenson for sheriff

Election 2014 — The operations chief outdistances challenger Tim Casey by 186 votes in...

County will continue prosecuting pot charges, for now

County will continue prosecuting pot charges, for now

Legal news — DA says marijuana possession charges may not be enforced in the future, pending...

SP Fiber Technologies seeks enterprise zone

SP Fiber Technologies seeks enterprise zone

Industry — If approved, zone would abate property taxes on capital improvements for five...

Newberg will get new library system, but not without some disruption

Newberg will get new library system, but not without some disruption

Reading — Library joins others in CCRLS in implementing a new online library catalog Newberg...

WildCat Haven faces lawsuit

WildCat Haven faces lawsuit

Family of keeper Renee Radziwon-Chapman file wrongful death suit, seek $6 million in damages ...

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

Recent Comments


Newberg's Latest News

November 26, 2014

League of Oregon Cities will address Measure 91 concerns

by Katy Sword
2014 primary election — League will discuss marijuana tax, local opt-out and other issues with legislators as the 2015 session looms Among other issues with Measure 91, the League of Oregon…
November 26, 2014

Comcast spreading word of Internet Essentials program

by Katy Sword
A Comcast program is rife with good intentions, but Director of Government Affairs Tess Fields said not many are utilizing the program. Internet Essentials provides basic Internet access for…
November 26, 2014

Transportation plan open houses set for December

by Katy Sword
Government — Discussion will focus on proposed improvements, timeline for concerns McMINNVILLE — The November storm dubbed Snowmaggedon never came, but it did lead to numerous events being…
November 26, 2014

Nov. 26 business briefs

by Gary Allen
¡Salud! raises more than $700,000 at annual event The 23rd annual ¡Salud! dinner and auction raised $722,000. This is the largest amount raised since the recession. ¡Salud! provides money for…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - New business - Jason Doherty has been tattooing 'too long,' but he and his partner Luke Malone recently opened Gilded Heart Tattoo on First Street.
November 26, 2014

New tattoo shop in Newberg hopes to alter perceptions

by Katy Sword
Gilded Heart Tattoo opens on First Street, creating an open feeling for a tattoo shop With their new shop, Gilded Heart Tattoo, Jason Doherty and Luke Malone are looking to break through common…
November 26, 2014

Recount is now set for state GMO measure

by Peter Wong
Election 2014 — Current margin now within automatic trigger; counties must certify results An automatic recount will be undertaken for Measure 92, a ballot initiative that would require labeling…
Breen
November 26, 2014

Food bank cancelled as founder jailed

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Sean Breen sent to jail for violating probation after convictions for sex crimes On Nov. 5, this newspaper published a story about Sean Breen and the emergency food bank he…
November 26, 2014

Newberg, county's population growth mirrors state trends

by Seth Gordon
PSU study — The county matches the overall 1.1 percent growth rate for Oregon over the past year, with Newberg just behind at 0.81 percent The growth of Newberg and Yamhill County over the past…
November 26, 2014

Nov. 26 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding 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…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Safe cooking - From 2009 to 2013 there were more than 3,750 cooking-related fires in Oregon, five resulting in deaths, as well as 222 injuries and more than $32 million in property damage.
November 26, 2014

The holidays are here, be careful in the kitchen

by Gary Allen
Holiday safety — State fire marshall lends some advice on safely cooking holiday fare Halloween is behind us and the traditional start of the holiday season, Thanksgiving, is nigh, as is the…

Don't miss the local news

Svenson
Nov 19, 2014

Svenson maintains lead, likely to become sherriff

by Seth Gordon
Tim Casey gains two votes after latest update from Yamhill County Clerk's office McMINNVILLE — The final seconds are ticking off, but the clock has not yet reached zero in Tim Svenson’s bid to…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - The city of Newberg's ordinance levying a tax on sales of recreational marijuana sales will likely stand scrutiny by the state, says the city attorney.
Nov 19, 2014

City pot tax appears safe for now

by Katy Sword
Newberg government — City attorney says a challenge to marijuana sales tax is likely, but questions state authority to regulate local laws When it comes to marijuana, there are a lot of…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Back on track - Cassie Ashcraft is studying math as a student at George Fox University.
Nov 19, 2014

A second chance on life

by Gary Allen
Agency helps George Fox student get back on her feet Pregnant and 16, Cassie Ashcraft was sure she could handle motherhood. After all, she’d taken care of her younger siblings since she was 8.…
Nov 19, 2014

Property taxes 'divorced from economic reality' in Oregon

by (none)
Nearly two decades into Measures 5 and 50, solutions sought for increasing problems It’s property tax season and you know what that means. No? Well, you’re not the only one. Oregon’s property…
Photo Credit: WASTE MANAGEMENT - Under review - The new Riverbend Landfill application submitted by Waste Management will expand the landfill by 37 acres, as opposed to the original plan for 98 acres.
Nov 19, 2014

Landfill expansion on track for `15

by Katy Sword
Land use — Waste Management submits expansion plans this month, commission hearing Dec. 4 In response to community input, Waste Management Communications Manager Jackie Lang said the company has…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - New sources of funds needed - Fuel sales are down as vehicles become more efficient and electric/hybrid cars gain popularity.
Nov 19, 2014

Report: Link future gas tax hikes to fuel efficiency

by Peter Wong
Coalition includes proposal in transportation financing recommended to 2015 Legislature Linking future gasoline tax increases to fuel efficiency is endorsed by a coalition of transportation…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Innovation - George Fox University baseball player Ian Skiles created the Swing King. While raising money via Kickstarter for his project, he's developing a corrective aid for baseball swings.
Nov 19, 2014

Help for those searching for the perfect swing

by Katy Sword
Start up — GFU student creates Swing King, corrective tool for baseball swings Bored working a summer job as a flagger for the Clackamas County roads department, Ian Skiles had an idea. As a…
Nov 19, 2014

Hike in natural gas prices begins

by Gary Allen
Utilities — Oregon Public Utility Commission approves increases of 2 percent for residential, 4.5 for commercial and 10.4 for industrial users Starting Nov. 1, natural gas rates increased for…
Nov 19, 2014

One space to the left

by Katy Sword
Newberg business — Muchas Gracias moves restaurant next door, space already garnering interest Since Taco Time closed on Portland Road earlier this year, the space began to look more and more…
Nov 19, 2014

Climax launches a new machine

by Katy Sword
A new line of tools has been released by Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems. The company specializes in portable maintenance, repair and testing equipment, and their latest design…




Local Weather

Cloudy

56°F

Newberg

Cloudy

Humidity: 77%

Wind: 6 mph

  • 26 Nov 2014

    Rain 58°F 52°F

  • 27 Nov 2014

    AM Light Rain 56°F 51°F