Crash claims life of McMinnville man

Crash claims life of McMinnville man

SUV veers into the path of a loaded dump truck near the Highway 99W/Highway 18 junction A...

Remove lanes downtown?

Remove lanes downtown?

Under preferred scenario, First and Hancock streets will each have one lane removed when the...

County submits plan for butterfly protection

County submits plan for butterfly protection

Environment — Plan encourages landowners to adopt practices protecting butterfly species, ...

Library parking will be restricted

Library parking will be restricted

Fifteen parking spots in front of the Newberg Public Library will become restricted to two-hour...

Dog daycare opens with camp theme

Dog daycare opens with camp theme

New business — Facility in the Red Hills run by former veterinarian with animal expertise A...

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March 04, 2015

City staff, objectors cite progress on UGB

by Colin Staub
Both sides describe session as productive, but few specifics available to the public The first mediation session has been held on the city’s proposal to add an additional 260 acres of land to…
Heuer
March 04, 2015

Circuit Court judge reopens Newberg pot tax petition

by Colin Staub
Marijuana laws — After January's closure of filing challenging the city of Newberg's jurisdiction to tax marijuana sales, case is moving forward again A lawsuit challenging the city of Newberg’s…
Means
March 04, 2015

YCAP will join sock effort

by Seth Gordon
The Oregon Housing Alliance is collecting socks to raise awareness about homeless students in state When Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP) Executive Director Lee Means worked as a…
March 04, 2015

Faith in Action, PNMC volunteer service join forces to become…

by Gary Allen
New organization will meld together services provided by two groups Changes are afoot at Providence Newberg Medical Center as its outreach services have been combined into a single department…
March 04, 2015

Vets' center in the works

by Colin Staub
Plan — Group will offer centralized meeting space, resources for veterans and advocacy opportunities A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans is in the early stages of forming in…
March 04, 2015

Kicker return may be in play

by Pamplin Media Group
Economy — If economic projects continue to hold course, Oregonians could get tax credits Oregon taxpayers could see up to $349 million credited against their 2015 taxes next year under an…
March 04, 2015

County well represented in annual wine awards

by Colin Staub
The Painted Lady can add another award to its growing list of accolades: the Newberg eatery has been named the top Willamette Valley regional restaurant that advocates for Oregon wine. The…
March 04, 2015

March 4 business briefs

by (none)
USDA extends stewardship deadline The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the deadline for farmers, ranchers and private forest managers to apply for…
March 04, 2015

Need help with your taxes? GFU's got you covered

by Gary Allen
Once again, the accounting department at George Fox University’s business school is offering local residents help preparing their taxes. Set for dates in March and April, the Tax-Aide program is…
March 04, 2015

March 4 public safety round-up

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

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - City of Newberg employees found the suspicious device resting next to a fire hydrant adjacent to a popular walking path near North Valley Friends Church Monday.
Mar 02, 2015

Suspicious device found near church

by Gary Allen
The device, preliminarily described as a pipe bomb, is found near a popular public walking trail next to North Valley Friends Church Newberg public works employees found what police have…
Photo Credit: COLIN STAUB - Destination unknown - A truck from a Eugene mobile slaughter and processing firm disposed of rotted meat last week from Riteway Meat Company in Dundee.
Feb 25, 2015

Rotted meat rolled out of Riteway

by Colin Staub
Customers' meat transported away from Dundee facility under the supervision of the USDA On Feb. 19 meat was removed from Riteway Meat Co., confirming customers’ beliefs that their meat was still…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems' Newberg plant has applied for a property tax exemption as part of the city's enterprise zone.
Feb 25, 2015

City moves ahead with property tax waivers

by Gary Allen
Land use — Application from Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems prompts council vote Without naming the company specifically the Newberg City Council approved a motion last week paving…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Painful truth - More than 3,300 Oregonians claimed an exemption from vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons in 2014.
Feb 25, 2015

Vaccinations hit with a healthy dose of skepticism

by Pamplin Media Group
Pushback on bill ending philosophical exemptions likely in the Legislature It’s no longer as easy as checking a box on a form. With all the controversy over childhood vaccinations, Oregon —…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Feb 25, 2015

Business in Brief - Feb. 25

by (none)
Ribbon-cutting welcomes new bank Premier Community Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in mid-February announcing its official grand opening at 901 N. Brutscher St. in Newberg. The branch is the…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Change coming - A remodel is planned for Fred Meyer in Newberg as part of a rolling program that sees each store location refurbished roughly every 10 years. The exterior will remain mostly unchanged while the interior will undergo large-scale changes.
Feb 25, 2015

Fred Meyer in preparation for a revamp

by Colin Staub
Retail news— Grocery store to receive several new features, existing departments will be refurbished during six-month remodel Fred Meyer’s Newberg store is preparing for some major changes in…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Throwback - The Old Mill Market Place development sought to include in its design a nod to the community's rural heritage and agribusiness. The first phase of the project will be a 10,000-square-foot building with six commercial tenants, with more buildings planned for subsequent phases
Feb 25, 2015

Old Mill development proposed to city

by Colin Staub
Project includes three commercial buildings containing a number of retail spaces A new retail marketplace has been proposed at the intersection of Elliott Road and Highway 99W, which would bring…
Feb 25, 2015

Tax service moves down First Street

by Colin Staub
Downtown news — Business keeps community in mind as it helps clients with taxes and more This tax season is the first one Newberg’s 1st Street Tax Service will spend in its new location, which…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Adjusted hours - The gas station at Fred Meyer has begun opening at 7 a.m., two hours later than its former opening time. The change came when the city discovered the station's permit only allows operation within hours the store is open.
Feb 25, 2015

Gas station scales hours, may expand

by Colin Staub
Business — City discovers Fred Meyer station was operating outside of approved store hours Early-risers may have noticed a change in Fred Meyer’s gas station hours last week, as the pumps began…




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