A colorful awareness

A colorful awareness

Vibrant ribbons throughout downtown one part of Relay For Life effort If Newberg appears more...

Growth means GFU needs more space

Growth means GFU needs more space

University's summer will be packed with construction of essential buildings By Casey Taylor,...

Newberg Habitat gets big cash for ReStore project

Newberg Habitat gets big cash for ReStore project

Charitable trusts mete hundreds of thousands of dollars to Christian housing ministry Newberg...

Evergreen bankruptcy settlement approved

Evergreen bankruptcy settlement approved

Business — Bank will get majority of proceeds, remainder still being divided up While none...

Less space, less clutter, simple life

Less space, less clutter, simple life

Construction — Newberg contractor building tiny houses that emphasize simplicity, economics...


Newberg's Latest News

PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Although recreational use of marijuana will become legal in July, the state hasn't produced a plan for implementing and overseeing the legsilation passed by voters in November.
June 03, 2015

Legislature continues to wrangle over pot legislation

by Pamplin Media Group
SALEM — The Oregon Senate passed a bill May 27 to rein in the state’s largely unregulated medical marijuana market, which some believe is crucial to the state’s effort to undermine the black…
June 03, 2015

Cell tower proposed near city center

by Colin Staub
Land use — Public comment period open on Verizon Wireless proposal to build in city of Newberg Having trouble getting cell coverage between Newberg and Sherwood? Not for long, if a proposal to…
SUBMITTED - A light touch - Senior Newberg-Dundee Police Department Officer Huntley Miller takes on a skills course during a competition in Washington in May. For the second consecutive year he won Top Honda Rider.
June 03, 2015

Newberg motor officer defends his title

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Huntley Miller of the NDPD named Top Honda Rider at annual competition Newberg residents are accustomed to seeing Senior Officer Huntley Miller tooling around town on his Honda,…
June 03, 2015

License issue may leave Oregonians grounded

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — State seeks federal aid to secure storage of personal data, looks for extension Oregon lawmakers will wait until 2016 to decide on whether to complete the final step to provide…
SUBMITTED - Street 
canvas - Eugene artist Hans d'Hollosy will display artwork at Formworx Design Studio during First Friday Art Walk. D'Hollosy,  who is known for a large-scale mural in downtown Eugene, has known Formworx architect Mark Stevens since the 1970s when both attended University of Oregon.
June 03, 2015

Formworx design unveils new space

by Colin Staub
Business — Local architect to emphasize hospitality-industry buildings including wineries Architect Mark Stevens has designed restaurants for almost 40 years and co-founded San Francisco-based…
June 03, 2015

June 3 business briefs

by (none)
Hires, promotions abound at First Federal A number of positions have recently been filled at First Federal. With 22 years of banking experience, Robert Luettjohann has been named senior vice…
June 03, 2015

June 3 public safety round-up

by (none)
Outstanding warrants, Yamhill County Jail reports, Newberg-Dundee Police Dept. log and Newberg Fire Dept. log Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the following…
June 03, 2015

Growing economy adds up to more budget reserves

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — By the end of the June 30 budget cycle, economists predict the state will have nearly $900 million in reserves SALEM — Along with a projected $473 million rebate to taxpayers and…
FILE PHOTO - Will the show go on? - In the past the Old Fashioned Festival received $8,000 from the city of Newberg for its renowned fireworks show, but city cutbacks this year mean funds must be found elsewhere.
May 27, 2015

Festival turns to the community for support

by Colin Staub
Following removal from the city's budget, the Old Fashioned Festival launches a crowdfunding campaign Although the city budget committee voted to deny funding to community organizations such as…
May 27, 2015

Landfill expansion will be appealed

by Gary Allen
Opponents give notice they will seek to have decision overturned at LUBA Opponents of Riverbend Landfill will seek to have overturned an April decision by the Yamhill County Board of…

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May 27, 2015

Manners ethics investigation closed

by Colin Staub
Government — The former St. Paul mayor signs a 'letter of education,' not assessed financial penalty Nine months after receiving a complaint regarding former St. Paul Mayor Steve Manners and the…
FILE PHOTO - Deal delayed - A settlement for the Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy case that would sell the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum building, property and some of its planes for $22 million has been delayed following an objection by one of the secured creditors in the case.
May 27, 2015

Evergreen settlement meets with opposition

by Colin Staub
Court proceedings — Deal to settle the McMinnville company's bankruptcy case delayed following secured creditor's objection Despite what could have been a final settlement meeting last week, the…
FILE PHOTO - Coming soon - Fred Meyer has received approval to expand its fueling station and include four additional pumps. Several conditions were placed on the approval, including the requirement that a wooden fence be      continued to the edge of the expansion to protect the 99W Drive-In from being impacted by the increased light.
May 27, 2015

Fred's gas expansion approved

by Colin Staub
Land use — Popular fueling center will receive four more pumps, return to former hours of operation Lines could get shorter at Fred Meyer’s gas station in the near future following an approval…
GARY ALLEN - Questions arise - A project by the St. Paul Rodeo Association to run water lines from its newly-dug well raised some debate at a City Council meeting last week. Councilor Rosemary Koch questioned what would be the short-term costs and long-term expectations from the city in association with the project.
May 27, 2015

Rodeo water project spurs debate

by Colin Staub
Government — St. Paul councilors split on memorandum beginning Rodeo water line construction A contentious special meeting of the St. Paul City Council May 21 ended with the decision to begin…
SUBMITTED - Confirmed - Starbucks has selected developer Stuart Brown's proposed retail center at Elliot Road and Highway 99W for one of its Evenings locations, in which beer, wine and artisan foods are served in addition to coffee and other standard cafe items.
May 27, 2015

Starbucks will locate 'Evenings' here

by Colin Staub
Coffee giant plans to open a different style of cafe that serves beer, wine and artisan foods Starbucks is coming to town, but with a fitting twist for Oregon wine country: at this location,…
May 27, 2015

Voters will get a say on impeachment plan

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature — Proposal would set process for removal of top state officials by legislators Oregon would join other states where legislators could remove the governor and four other statewide…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Much work to do - A committee in the legislature is charged with setting regulations and taxes after voters approved Measure 91 last fall. The measure made legal the sale and purchase of recreational marijuana in Oregon.
May 27, 2015

Investing in pot? State still tinkering with regs, taxes

by Pamplin Media Group
SALEM — Oregon lawmakers are working on legislation that could determine who can invest in the state’s new legal recreational marijuana market and change the way it’s taxed. A two-year residency…
May 27, 2015

May 27 business briefs

by Colin Staub
New fat loss procedure demonstration Ultimate Tan and Med Spa is hosting “A Cool Night Out,” which will feature a demonstration of a non-invasive fat loss procedure called CoolSculpting. There…
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May 20, 2015

State of the county? Not bad, but ...

by Colin Staub
Board of Commissioners addresses current issues affecting county residents and services While there are a lot of positive things going on in Yamhill County, there is much work to be done. That…
May 20, 2015

Riverbend expansion decision will be appealed to LUBA

by Gary Allen
Stop the Dump Coalition, winery association and farmer will plead their case before Land Use Board of Appeals Opponents of Riverbend Landfill will seek to have overturned an April decision by…




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