Wine country marathon a labor of love

Wine country marathon a labor of love

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Kidney in hand, family now needs cash

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A different setting for births

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Many bee colonies didn't survive the past winter

Many bee colonies didn't survive the past winter

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Throwback to traditions past

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July 09, 2014

Initial vision for downtown core complete

by Katy Sword
Newberg Downtown Coalition releases report detailing citizen requests for transforming downtown After months of discussions, editing and planning, the Newberg Downtown Coalition has released the…
July 09, 2014

Advocates of GMO labeling file petitions

by Pamplin Media Group
Public health — May lead to ballot measure, expensive campaign in November election More than 150,000 signatures were submitted July 2 for a ballot measure requiring labeling of genetically…
July 09, 2014

July 9 business briefs

by Gary Allen
Golf tournament slated Aug. 15 The Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce golf tournament is now open for sign-ups. Celebrating its ninth year, the tournament starts at 7:45 a.m. Aug. 15 at the…
July 09, 2014

Dollars and Sense -- Happy halfway to the holidays: Plan now to…

by Gary Allen
It’s sweltering outside and the most important thing on your mind is sitting by the pool with a glass of ice cold lemonade. How about cooling off with some refreshing savings ideas for the 2014…
July 09, 2014

July 9 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…
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July 09, 2014

Arrests made following June 30 Newberg burglary

by Katy Sword
Police news — Detectives track down suspects using identification left at burglarized home Three Newberg residents were taken into custody and charged after police officers responded to a…
July 09, 2014

George Fox ranked among best schools in the nation by Washington…

by Gary Allen
Higher ed — National publication ranks school among best providers of higher education for cost A recent ranking by the national magazine Washington Monthly listed Newberg’s George Fox…
July 09, 2014

July 9 death notices

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Arden B. Butler Newberg resident Arden Barry Butler died June 30, 2014. He was 71. A memorial will be held at 3 p.m. Aug. 1 at the West Chehalem Friends Church in Newberg.
July 09, 2014

New law benefits Section 8 participants

by Pamplin Media Group
Property — 'Housing Choice Act' benefits both tenant and landlord, took effect July 1 A new state law that promotes affordable housing went into effect July 1. The law, House Bill 2639 is also…
July 09, 2014

Crash of Newberg helicopter injures pilot

by Gary Allen
GASTON — A helicopter crashed July 3 on Stimson Lumber Co. property near Henry Hagg Lake after dropping mosquito-killing chemicals into the mill’s log ponds. The pilot, Warren Larson, 31, of…

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - TVFR Lt. Wylie Johnson died at Lincoln City hospital July 3
Jul 07, 2014

Off-duty firefighter drowns in Lincoln City accident

by Katy Sword
TVFR Lt. Wylie Johnson died at Lincoln City hospital July 3 A Dundee off-duty firefighter died July 3 on the beach at Lincoln City. Wylie Dale Johnson Jr., 49, was a lieutenant with Tualatin…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - A Bell 47 helicopter was totaled and its pilot slightly injured after it went down Thursday morning on Stimson Lumber Co. property near Henry Hagg Lake in Gaston.
Jul 03, 2014

Helicopter crash at Gaston mill injures pilot

by Nancy Townsley
A helicopter crashed Thursday morning on Stimson Lumber Co. property near Henry Hagg Lake in Gaston after dropping mosquito-killing chemicals into the mill’s log ponds. The pilot, Warren Larson,…
by: SUBMITTED - he reggae band Sol Seed will make its first appearance at the Tunes on Tuesday concert series, which will be held this year in the forecourt before the Chehalem Cultural Center on Sheridan Street.
Jul 02, 2014

Tunes line-up set for 2014

by Katy Sword
Popular concert series will be held in new space, includes new bands, genres The completion of the Newberg Cultural District has meant quite a few community events were able to relocate and…
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Jul 02, 2014

Bonamici discusses issues facing vets at forum

by Katy Sword
1st District — Lack of attendance shifts to a roundtable conversation about current concerns There was some tension expected at a veteran’s forum hosted by Rep. Suzanne Bonamici Monday, but the…
by: SUBMITTED - Retiring, again - Cornelius Police Chief Ken Summers (right) shares a laugh with City Manager Rob Drake at a goodbye party in his honor. His last day as chief was June 30.
Jul 02, 2014

Summers says farewell to Cornelius

by Stephanie Haugen
Public safety — Former Newberg and Yamhill County officer recalls some tumultuous times amid retirement Cornelius Police Chief Ken Summers endured angry coworkers, in-fighting among his…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Catch-22 situation - Fewer projects to repave roads and fix bridges will be undertaken by the state as proceeds from gas taxes continue to plummet due to more fuel efficient cars on the roads.
Jul 02, 2014

Fuel efficient cars, lower gas tax proceeds

by Pamplin Media Group
Transportation department has less money to undertake important projects The trend toward fuel-efficient cars is reducing the gas tax revenue traditionally used to pay for the Oregon Department…
Jul 02, 2014

Medicaid system sees fewer people hospitalized

by Pamplin Media Group
Public health — Data promising after first full year of Oregon Health Authority survey Under Oregon’s new Medicaid system, fewer patients are being hospitalized for chronic conditions. That’s…
Jul 02, 2014

City cuts two more spots from budget

by Katy Sword
Government — Economic development and deputy city recorder spots are cleaved from final document In an attempt to eliminate a deficit in the city’s general fund, two additional city positions…
Jul 02, 2014

Statewide initiatives await ballot status as deadline looms

by Katy Sword
2014 elections — Measures would affect primary elections, recreational marijuana use As the filing deadline nears, sponsors have submitted more than enough signatures for a ballot initiative…
by: GARY ALLEN - Variety - Valley Wine Merchants owner Andrew Turner stands amid just some of the wines he offers at his College Street Shop.
Jul 02, 2014

An old-fashioned experience

by Katy Sword
Valley Wine Merchants brings personal touch to wine, local and beyond When Andrew Turner and his wife Michelle were looking for a change, within seconds of arriving in Portland, they knew this…




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