A well deserved, but unusual recognition

A well deserved, but unusual recognition

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Digging in Hoover Park unearths history

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Obtaining legal pot a hot issue

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Goats play through at golf course

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March 25, 2015

Dundee may buck the trend on pot dispensaries

by Colin Staub
Under recommendations by planning commission to City Council, parks buffer zone would not be enacted and hours of operation would not be regulated The Dundee Planning Commission has approved…
GARY ALLEN - Moving indoors - Verlie and Alvin Aihara, owners of Taste of 808 restaurant, are expanding the business into a location at Highway 99W and Villa Road, the former site of Mike's Medical Pharmacy. Five years into the business's run, first as a shave ice tent and later as a mobile food truck, the Aiharas said this has been a goal for the business's growth all along.
March 25, 2015

'Taste of 808' continues its rise

by Colin Staub
Business that began as a shave ice tent moving into a storefront spot The flavor of Hawaii has proven a popular choice among Newberg residents, enough so that a longtime food cart is expanding…
GARY ALLEN - Bill addresses loophole - Oregonians must pass a background test to purchase firearms at gun shows, but private and Internet sales don't require the test.
March 25, 2015

Gun sale background check supporters make new push

by Pamplin Media Group
Public safety — Groups rally in Salem for increased scrutiny of gun purchases SALEM — Supporters of expanded gun sale background checks are renewing their push for legislation in the Oregon…
March 25, 2015

Family thrift store opens fulfilling a longtime dream

by Colin Staub
New business — Small store offers new, used and consignment sales, adds a retail store to the city of Newberg's downtown district A thrift store has opened on the corner of West First and…
EMILY HAVEN - A long tradition - The ‘Cardboard Guys,' a group of 23 local men who have been collecting cardboard, newspaper and glass for recycling since the 1970s were honored with the Volunteer Organization of the Year award at the chamber banquet Friday evening.
March 25, 2015

Chamber, city, school district mete awards

by Gary Allen
Hundreds gather at banquet Friday evening at the Chehalem Cultural Center The Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet Friday at the Chehalem Cultural Center and meted…
Brown
March 25, 2015

Gov. Brown: Re-examine small business regulations

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — She's still considering ideas about economic development; state aid will continue to regions to help forge unique identities Gov. Kate Brown said she wants to make her mark on…
March 25, 2015

March 25 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding Warrants, Newberg Fire Department log, Yamhill County Jail reports and Newberg-Dundee Police Department log Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
March 25, 2015

Man screams at police to kill him

by Colin Staub
Public safety — Newberg resident will not face charges stemming from March 19 incident A Newberg resident was taken into custody last week after attempting to get into the public safety building…
March 25, 2015

March 25 business briefs

by Colin Staub
First Federal holds shredding event The Newberg community is invited to attend Community Shred Day at First Federal, which is contracting with Iron Mountain to provide free paper shredding…
March 25, 2015

March 25 business correction

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An article in the March 18 edition of the Newberg Graphic, headlined “Another new life for an old schoolhouse,” contained an error. A percentage of the profits from the first couple years of…

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STEVE FROMMELL - Sammy Naluai drained a 3-pointer. then nabbed a steal and hit Morris for a fast break layup that made it 44-34 with 9:28 to play.
Mar 20, 2015

Bruins will return to the Final Four

by Seth Gordon
George Fox downs Montclair State 70-58, will face No. 1 and fellow unbeaten Thomas More Saturday GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The George Fox women’s basketball team has thoroughly embraced the attitude…
GARY ALLEN - Hearing - Commissioners (from left) Mary Starrett, Allen Springer and Stan Primozich listen to testimony during the landfill hearing last week at the McMinnville Civic Center.
Mar 18, 2015

Landfill hearing spirited

by Gary Allen
Commissioners get an earful from both sides in expansion issue McMINNVILLE — Ultimately, the decision whether Waste Management enlarges Riverbend Landfill by 29 acres may not be the Yamhill…
Roundtree
Mar 20, 2015

Officer injured in assault

by Gary Allen
Resident of Newberg group home arrested after altercation on Blaine Street A police officer received minor injuries last week when he responded to a report of an emotionally-troubled man lose in…
Thatcher
Mar 18, 2015

An end to daylight saving time?

by Colin Staub
Kim Thatcher and other senators sponsor bills advocating for dispensing with system Two state senators are sponsoring bills that call for the end of daylight saving time in Oregon. “I’ll assure…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Government - The Newberg Planning Commission recommended recently adopting development code amendment regulating marijuana operations.
Mar 18, 2015

Dispensaries issue headed to the City Council

by Colin Staub
Government — Planning commission recommends adopting development code amendment regulating marijuana operations Medical marijuana dispensary regulations are one step closer to being signed into…
GARY ALLEN - Different    times - Ted  Riffel grew up the youngest of five siblings in the small town of Karlsdorf in southwest Germany. When he turned 10 years old he was required by state law to join the     Hitler Youth, an organization controlled by Germany's Nazi party and a key           component for the re-education of     millions of young men and women   during a period of forced coordination known as the Nazi Gleichschaltung.
Mar 18, 2015

'When you wore the uniform, your parents couldn't spank you'

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Native of Germany has come far since his days as a Hitler Youth By George Edmonston Jr. Newberg Graphic correspondent Today, Ted Riffel lives in Dundee. In the 1930s he grew up the youngest of…
Mar 18, 2015

Cities applying for grants from Waste Management

by Colin Staub
Local government — Money offered to Yamhill County cities through Green4Growth grant program to focus on economic development The cities of Newberg and Dundee are submitting applications for the…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Sworn in - New Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins took the oath of office March 11 from Gov. Kate Brown (back to camera), son John, husband John (holding Bible).
Mar 18, 2015

Atkins ready to work with new voter registration law

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — The new secretary of state is sworn in by her predecessor, state's new governor Jeanne Atkins says that as the 25th Oregon secretary of state, she is already preparing to put into…
Mar 18, 2015

City, school district will build a safer route to Mabel Rush…

by Colin Staub
City projects — Project scheduled for the summer will provide several safety and bicycle improvements onsite and on Deborah Road Several improvements promoting safe transportation are planned…
Tycast
Mar 18, 2015

Newberg urologist utilizes Botox to calm overactive bladders

by Colin Staub
Health — Toxin has medical uses besides commonly-known cosmetic treatment Dr. James Tycast, a urologist at the Chehalem Medical Clinic who has practiced medicine in Newberg for three years, is…




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