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January 21, 2015

Red tape for surplus goods spurs Newberg charity

by Colin Staub
Unused and unsellable surplus items help out an Oregon community in dire need Change is coming in the way the city of Newberg sells off surplus property. At the Jan. 5 City Council meeting,…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Moving on up - La Sierra Mexican Grill moved from its former location in Dundee to this much larger building next door in November. With a full bar, private party room as well as quiet seating areas, La Sierra welcomes all types of diners to its new venue.
January 21, 2015

Big changes at La Sierra Restaurant

by Colin Staub
Business — Restaurant moves into the building next door, expansion means more space La Sierra Mexican Grill in Dundee has moved into a larger space, offering a wider range of options for…
January 21, 2015

Rallies continue for $15/hour wage hike

by Pamplin Media Group
Democracy — After demonstration in Salem, organizers vow to seek 2016 ballot measure As political momentum builds for a larger increase, Oregon’s minimum wage went from $9.10 to $9.25 per hour…
January 21, 2015

Jan. 21 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding Warrants, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log, Newberg Fire Department log and Yamhill County Jail reports Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
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January 22, 2015

Traffic stop yields drug discovery

by Colin Staub
Reckless driver reported in McMinnville, deputies locate large amount of drugs during vehicle search Deputies discovered nearly three ounces of methamphetamine, prescription pain pills, drug…
January 21, 2015

County will seek additional grants for Yamhelas trail

by Gary Allen
County government — Board of Commissioners approves seeking funds to contribute to the two-county effort In a 2-1 decision, the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners voted last week to apply for…
January 21, 2015

DMV: Oregon faces federal deadline on license security

by Pamplin Media Group
Safety — Oregonians could be forced to show other forms of ID if state doesn't meet requirements Oregon faces another deadline that, if state driver’s licenses do not comply with federal…
January 21, 2015

Jan. 21 business briefs

by Colin Staub
Conservation work group meets to prioritize The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District will co-host a public work group meeting to prioritize concerns about resources and to decide which…
January 21, 2015

Jan. 21 death notices

by Gary Allen
Craig Bissett Newberg native Craig Allen Bissett, of Tigard, died on Dec. 18, 2014. He was 58. He was born on Sept. 1, 1956. A public celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan.…
January 15, 2015

December was good month for real estate sales

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland Realtors closed more deals in December than they had in the past nine years, according to a new RMLS report released Thursday morning. The regional listing service reported that closed…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED  - Fire raged through a vacation home in the Dundee hills last Friday. Fire officials said the two-alarm blaze destroyed the home.
Jan 20, 2015

Fire destroys vacation home in Dundee hills

by Colin Staub
Unoccupied house blazed for hours, cause of fire undetermined The Dundee Fire Department battled a two-alarm blaze in the hills northwest of the city on Friday. A call came in at 11:02 a.m. of a…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - The Veterans of Foreign Wars are packing up and moving out of the meeting hall they've congregated in for decades. They will temporarily hold meetings in the building housing Newberg F.I.S.H. until they find a new permanent home. The 101-year-old building that has been the longtime home of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post was originally built as a church. As a sale is in progress the VFW is moving out and looking to build or buy a different building, citing a need for increased handicapped access.
Jan 14, 2015

VFW post looking for a new home

by Colin Staub
Group sells longtime meeting hall on Howard Street, cites handicapped access as reason The local Veterans of Foreign Wars post is moving out of the building it has occupied for decades and are…
Jan 14, 2015

There are new hires aplenty at city hall of late

by Colin Staub
Finance director and city engineer hired on; community development director still in process A lot of movement is occurring at city hall, and it’s not just because of the damaged offices…
Jan 14, 2015

County will seek out the homeless

by Colin Staub
Annual count aims to compile number of sheltered and unsheltered homeless in county Yamhill County Action Partnership (YCAP) is preparing to conduct its annual federally-mandated homeless count,…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Aftermath - New drywall has been installed and the floor is being repaired after a storm caused substantial water damage at city hall. Water streamed into City Manager Jacque Betz's office as well as City Attorney Truman Stone's and Mayor Bob Andrews' offices.
Jan 14, 2015

Water damages city hall

by Colin Staub
Government — Offices bare brunt of damage, employees relocated after storm tears off piece of roof A blustery storm in December tore a piece of metal flashing off the roof of city hall, exposing…
Jan 14, 2015

City, union come to terms on contract

by Gary Allen
Contract — Employees get a 3 percent cost of living adjustment retroactive to Jan. 1; 2 percent increases set for second and third years of contracts The city of Newberg reached an accord last…
Jan 14, 2015

Jan. 14 - Public Safety Round-up

by (none)
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…
Jan 14, 2015

Community in Brief - Jan. 14

by (none)
Yamhill County Genealogical Society to meet Thursday LAFAYETTE – The Yamhill County Genealogical Society will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Miller Museum, 605 Market St., in a program headlined…
Jan 14, 2015

Business in Brief - Jan. 14

by (none)
Funding announced for habitat project The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will announce several Oregon conservation projects that have been selected to receive funding from the…
Jan 14, 2015

Five mistakes people make in choosing a tax preparer

by (none)
Dollars & Sense Did you know that you are legally responsible for everything on your tax return, even if another person prepared it for you? Did you also know that your tax return paints a…




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