Oregon heads for ballot brawl over tax increase

Oregon heads for ballot brawl over tax increase

Government — Compromise in Legislature unlikely on gross receipts tax measure By Pamplin...

Wineries featured in cover story

Wineries featured in cover story

Wine Spectator takes a look at the 2013 harvest that produced positive pinots despite worrisome...

Newberg paper mill will close for good

Newberg paper mill will close for good

Multiple sources verify that new owner Westrock will shutter the mill permanently; workers will...

Answers few in Climax layoffs

Answers few in Climax layoffs

Machining company, former workers mum about job cuts A series of layoffs have recently occurred...

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Newberg Noon Rotary reaches out to Nepal

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February 05, 2016

Fire breaks out in Newberg duplex apartment complex

by Gary Allen
Three injured in Friday morning blaze on Morton Street An early morning fire Friday displaced several tenants and inflicted considerable damage on an apartment building in Newberg. According to…
February 03, 2016

Ethics commission returns to St. Paul

by Colin Staub
Government — Complaint by mayor alleges councilors held illegal executive session Three St. Paul city councilors are the subject of an Oregon Government Ethics Commission investigation following…
February 03, 2016

Police warn of check scam

by Gary Allen
Public safety — At least two may be victims of a monetary scam involving a Newberg property management company Police officials are warning of a scam targeting people responding to an online ad.…
February 03, 2016

Financial challenges loom, but there's time to plan

by Colin Staub
City — Infrastructure and personnel costs are high and increasing for Newberg — and for the rest of the state The annual League of Oregon Cities “State of the Cities” report does not paint a…
February 03, 2016

City adopts supplemental budget for year

by Colin Staub
Government — Personnel costs, service expenditure increases and husekeeping items mean a larger adjusted budget The city’s 2015-2016 budget has been updated to the tune of a $2.4 million…
February 03, 2016

Comment sought on proposed rate increases

by Colin Staub
Town hall asks for public feedback on committee recommendations The Citizens Rate Review Committee will hold a town hall public hearing this week to hear feedback on proposed utility rate…
February 03, 2016

State's economy may be on the rise, officials say

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — Economist John Mitchell said Oregon should enjoy a continued, tempered recovery during coming months Economist John Mitchell has predicted that the region’s economy will continue to…
February 03, 2016

Feb. 3 business briefs

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Small farms invited to conference at OSU CORVALLIS — Oregon State University’s Small Farms Program will hold its 16th annual Oregon Small Farms Conference this month. The conference, which last…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Gov. Kate Brown is not trying to negotiate an alternative to a union-backed corporate tax ballot measure, despite meeting with interests on various sides of the divisive proposal.
February 03, 2016

Brown talks with groups, but not negotiating alternative to tax…

by Pamplin Media Group
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown is not trying to negotiate an alternative to a union-backed corporate tax ballot measure, despite meeting with interests on various sides of the divisive proposal. Those…
February 03, 2016

Feb. 3 public safety round-up

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Outstanding warrants, Newberg Fire Department log, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log and Yamhill County jail reports Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…

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GARY ALLEN - By popular demand - A poll of the community indicated strong interest in a specialty market in the building that formerly housed the Newberg Bicycle Shoppe. That's one of the components owners Danny and Robin Sikkens plan for the site.
Jan 27, 2016

Specialty market, wine lockers will be put here

by Colin Staub
Business — Internet poll elicits numerous ideas for downtown space; couple plans 'Social Goods' business In October, Danny and Robin Sikkens prominently displayed a sign in the window of the former…
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Jan 27, 2016

Legislators set bills for the 2016 session

by Colin Staub
Bills include inmate health care system, criminal impersonation, industrial tax exemptions and abortion alternatives As the legislative short session approaches at the beginning of February,…
Newberg Graphic INSIDERS
Jan 27, 2016

Introducing the Newberg Graphic's INSIDERS

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Get advice and tips from local business experts Need advice on banking? Buying a home? The importance of flossing your teeth? How to help your pet lose weight? Or how to exercise with…
Jan 27, 2016

County revisits landfill issue

by Gary Allen
Government — BOC slates Feb. 4 hearing to address remand from LUBA on the expansion The long-debated proposal to expand Riverbend Landfill will return to from whence it came when the Yamhill…
Gage
Jan 27, 2016

Gage sent to prison in child porn case

by Gary Allen
Courts — Newberg man guilty on three counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse The Newberg man arrested in 2015 on charges he promoted child pornography has been sent to prison for…
Jan 27, 2016

State launches fraud investigation team

by Pamplin Media Group
Public safety — Agency merges two divisions to protect consumer and regulate variety of institutions The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services has merged its Insurance Division and…
Jan 27, 2016

Planning commission lauded for bypass proposal

by Colin Staub
Transportation — Numerous groups elect not to seek state intervention in light of proposed mitigation talks The Newberg planning commission may have done the impossible: through its decision…
PMG FILE - Higher still - Prices in the Portland area housing market are expected to continue their dramatic increase in the spring, attributed largely to a reported shortage of available homes on the market.
Jan 27, 2016

Expect housing prices to skyrocket

by Pamplin Media Group
Home prices in the already overheated Portland area housing market are expected to skyrocket when the rains let up in the spring, according to local real estate experts who have reviewed the…
Jan 27, 2016

YCAP performing homeless count today

by Seth Gordon
People can phone in or visit drop-in sites around the county to be counted Wednesday Yamhill County Action Partnership (YCAP) will perform its annual homeless count Wednesday as part of a…
Jan 27, 2016

Jan. 27 public safety round-up

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Outstanding warrants, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log, Newberg Fire Department log, Yamhill County jail reports Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…



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