'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

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Ghouls will take to First Street in annual Halloween rite

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Historic Bible worth a closer look

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Experts say a mild winter in store

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Bypass work begins preparation for spring push

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October 29, 2014

Public Safety, Oct. 29

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Yamhill County Jail Repor The Yamhill County jail in McMinnville periodically releases reports for people arrested during the weeks prior to publication of The Newberg Graphic. Below are…
October 29, 2014

Utility billing changes explained after some consternation

by Katy Sword
With change often times comes confusion. Such has been the case for the past several months with regard to Newberg’s water billing process. In May, the billing date was changed from the 20th of…
October 29, 2014

Council passes public safety fee hike

by Katy Sword
Government — Residents can expect to see an additional $2 a month on utility bill, proceeds will fund communications Amid concerns for utility billing issues, the Newberg City Council ordered a…
October 28, 2014

Mysterious gun shots heard Monday morning

by Katy Sword
Police find no evidence of shooting, confident shots fired in south Newberg Sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 3 a.m. Monday morning, shots were fired in Newberg. Capt. Jeff Kosmicki of the…
Photo Credit: NEWBERG-DUNDEE POLICE DEPARTMENT - Robert Thomas Jolliff (left) and Noah Daniel Phillips were arrested Monday for the robbery of Muchas Gracias.
October 28, 2014

Muchas Gracias robbed by two knife-weilding men

by Katy Sword
Shortly after incident Monday morning, suspects arrested in the area Two men robbed Muchas Gracias at about 12:20 a.m. Monday and were subsequently arrested shortly thereafter. “One of the men…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
October 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
October 23, 2014

Man escapes Newberg apartment fire with minor burns Thursday

by Pamplin Media Group
Three others avoid injury, apartment may be a total loss, fire officials say One man suffered burns Thursday morning in a two-alarm apartment fire in Newberg. The fire broke out at around 5:45…
October 22, 2014

Earthquake drill prepares participants for emergencies

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Great ShakeOut held once a year, but officials say drills should occur more often At 10:16 a.m. Oct. 16, buildings across the nation were evacuated as a part of the Great…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Construction underway - Founder Christian DeBenedetti and brewmaster Jordan Keeper are in the prep stages of  opening their new brewery, Wolves and People, in Newberg.
October 22, 2014

Brewing in a historical setting

by Katy Sword
Wolves and People Farmhouse Brewery looks to open in Newberg There’s something unique about walking into an old barn and imagining its history. For Christian DeBenedetti, it’s something he’s…
October 22, 2014

Wine country will celebrate autumn with festival

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Celebration — More than 150 wineries across the area will participate in a variety of events With the grape harvest nearing completion, many wineries in the Willamette Valley are planning…

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Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Final stages - The Evergreen International Aviation campus in McMinnville is still for sale, although there are a few interested buyers.
Oct 22, 2014

Evergreen campus remains for sale

by Katy Sword
Company's plight — Buyers haven't moved forward, trustee files extension in bankruptcy court In July, the Evergreen International Aviation McMinnville campus was listed for sale. In August, it…
Oct 22, 2014

Public Safety Log, Oct. 22

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Yamhill County Jail Report The Yamhill County jail in McMinnville periodically releases reports for people arrested during the weeks prior to publication of The Newberg Graphic. Below are…
Oct 21, 2014

Newberg man found dead near Depoe Bay

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Deputy finds the body of Michael A. Lyman near the Cape Foulweather observatory in an apparent suicide A Newberg man was found dead near a picturesque lookout on the Oregon coast…
Oct 22, 2014

Forum will look at GMO measure

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Is Ballot Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods, a straight-forward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need…
Photo Credit: PMG FILE PHOTO - Checking twice - Public certification of the voting machines in Yamhill County is scheduled for Oct. 28 in McMinnville.
Oct 22, 2014

Maintaining ballot integrity

by Katy Sword
Voting machines undergo extensive testing, practices to ensure vote secrecy and integrity Voting machines are required to be tested at least four times during an election, including twice before…
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Oct 22, 2014

Grider takes on McKinney for council spot

by Katy Sword
The pair square off in the general election for the District 2 spot With two weeks remaining until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg Graphic will print profiles on the candidates for local and…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Manning the phones - Mark Passmore speaks with a potential voter Monday night as part of the Chehalem Pool Committees phone bank at Chehalem Youth and Family Services. Volunteers will call more than 3,500 local numbers over a two-week span in an effort to pass the pool bond measure.
Oct 22, 2014

Advocates take to the streets, phone banks to sell pool bond

by Seth Gordon
Citizen group initiates effort to help pass the measure The Chehalem Pool Committee is putting the finishing touches on its campaign to pass a bond measure funding the renovation and expansion…
Oct 22, 2014

State wants anglers to report tagged fish from Hagg Lake

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GASTON — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released 500 specially tagged rainbow trout into Hagg Lake in early October as a way to evaluate the fish stocking program. To help the…
Oct 17, 2014

Newberg man found dead on coast in apparent suicide

by Gary Allen
Public safety personnel find the body of Michael A. Lyman near the Cape Foulweather observatory Wednesday morning A Newberg man was found dead near a picturesque lookout on the Oregon coast…
Oct 15, 2014

Sign code is back in force

by Katy Sword
Voluntary compliance for now while city educates community on standards The Newberg Sign Code has not been enforced since October 2013 when the Newberg City Council created the Temporary and…



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