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Relay for Life:  Determined to remember

Relay for Life: Determined to remember

Highest high school student participation to date in local event honoring cancer survivors...

Park district selects pool contractor

Park district selects pool contractor

Woodburn-based Triplett is chosen; board also names citizen oversight committees The design...

Stricken local girl will return home

Stricken local girl will return home

GoFundMe page set up to assist Cali Rader's family in making improvements to their home Two years...

Use extra caution with fireworks this holiday

Use extra caution with fireworks this holiday

Various agencies weigh in on enjoying a festive Fourth of July while being safe By Casey Taylor,...

Three injured when car goes off cliff into Molalla River

Three injured when car goes off cliff into Molalla River

A 21-year-old driver from Newberg and his two passengers were taken to area hospitals, one in...

CalPortland proposes new plant on Wynooski

CalPortland proposes new plant on Wynooski

Concrete company plans to develop land for operations Concrete-mixer CalPortland has applied to...

Essin offers wisdom on endangered cedar

Essin offers wisdom on endangered cedar

City councilor and former arborist discusses tree proposed for removal near library With the...

Tunes on Tuesday lineup set

Tunes on Tuesday lineup set

Concert series prepares to launch for the summer season, some new elements Change is in the air...

A learning environment for guns

A learning environment for guns

Business — New gun shop aims to educate and familiarize new customers with firearms For...

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Newberg's Latest News

July 01, 2015

City of Newberg gets grant for historic effort

by Colin Staub
History — Money will go toward updating the city's resource inventory as well as adding upgraded educational resources Newberg’s efforts toward historic preservation received a boon recently…
July 01, 2015

Your AC is working hard: Tips for staying cool and saving energy

by Gary Allen
Heat wave — PGE shares some ideas on using less electricity while staying comfortable as summer rages at increasing temperatures outside PGE, the area’s primary provider of the electricity that…
PMG FILE - A different kind of tax - OLCC officials have said that retail recreational marijuana prices would be lower with a sales tax when compared with a harvest tax, because a harvest tax would increase the markup cost of cannabis before it reaches consumers.
July 01, 2015

Sales tax could yield more revenue, cheaper marijuana

by Pamplin Media Group
Recreational weed would cost $277 an ounce under proposal An economist for the Legislature offered two tempting reasons why lawmakers should pick a sales tax on marijuana instead of a harvest…
GARY ALLEN - New direction - Yamhill County's KLYC AM Radio station is shifting toward a mobile focus that will have its AM Van out in the community covering local events and setting the station apart from Internet radio giants like Pandora or Spotify, explains station proprietor Dave Adams.
July 01, 2015

A new lease on the airwaves

by Colin Staub
Local radio station shifts focus to emphasize mobility and street level broadcasting In the modern age of fast-changing technology, media outlets must adapt or fade away. Despite a close call…
July 01, 2015

Inspection yields immediate closure

by Colin Staub
Public health — Nara Teriyaki remains closed as owners try to resolve issues with food storage facilities, county says Newberg’s Nara Teriyaki restaurant remains closed for what is now the…
July 01, 2015

July 1 business briefs

by (none)
Tilikum Center accredited The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has accredited the Tilikum Center for Retreats and Outdoor Ministries of Newberg, meaning the center joins a…
July 01, 2015

July 1 public safety round-up

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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…
July 01, 2015

Safe city means low premiums

by Colin Staub
Business — Newberg comes in near the top on list of state's cheapest insurance rates by city Of the 57 cities included in a recent survey, Newberg came in 10th for the lowest homeowners…
June 24, 2015

St. Paul question draws state help

by Colin Staub
Government — Ethics commission offers advice on issue where council member is related to city worker City councilors who are related to city employees has been a recurring situation in St. Paul…
June 24, 2015

A Family Place awarded United Way grant for youth respite program

by Seth Gordon
Nonprofit — The relief nursery will receive $70,000 over two years to start outreach and respite program in Newberg and Yamhill County Thanks to a $70,000 grant from the United Way of the…

Don't miss the local news

Jun 24, 2015

World flavors, locally made

by Colin Staub
The flurry of food truck activity in Newberg and Dundee continues with the upcoming addition to the industry of Cream Northwest, which will offer made-from-scratch ice cream using as many local…
Jun 24, 2015

Counties will tap $35 million for special courts

by Pamplin Media Group
Courts — The money is part of a two-year budget for the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission SALEM — Counties can tap $35 million in grants for programs that keep inmates out of state prisons…
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 business briefs

by (none)
Unemployment at a record low Oregon’s unemployment rate reached a near-record low in May when it was 5.3 percent. These numbers are below the national rate, which was 5.5 percent in May. While…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Passage expected - Gov. Kate Brown is expected to sign a bill designed to regulate how police can use body cameras to record their interactions with the public.
Jun 24, 2015

Police body camera law clears final hurdles

by Pamplin Media Group
Limits will be placed on the public's access to recordings Gov. Kate Brown is the last stop for a bill designed to regulate how police can use body cameras to record their interactions with the…
Jun 24, 2015

'Ban the Box' measure headed to Brown's desk

by Pamplin Media Group
SALEM — Oregon may soon join the ranks of states barring some employers from inquiring about criminal convictions on initial job applications. The House gave final legislative approval on a…
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 public safety round-up

by (none)
Outstanding warrants, Yamhill County jail reports and Newberg-Dundee Police Department log Outstanding warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the following people with…
GARY ALLEN - Standing tall - Although its age is uncertain, the deodar cedar tree is estimated to be about 80 years old. Arborists have said it could last longer, but a parking lot remodel and falling branches have led to a plan for its removal.
Jun 17, 2015

City plans to fell large tree near library

by Colin Staub
Officials say deodar cedar unhealthy; nearby business wants to renovate parking lot A large tree in downtown Newberg may be felled soon as timing has brought together a longtime concern of the…
GARY ALLEN - Preliminary approval - A requested change from low to high density zoning at a site on Villa Road was voted on by the Newberg planning commission last week. The Newberg City Council will take up the issue next month.
Jun 17, 2015

Commission approves rezoning for Martell Commons

by Colin Staub
Plans for controversial apartment complex will now go before the Newberg City Council Despite hearing more than an hour of testimony from neighbors of a proposed development site in May, the…
GARY ALLEN - Sorted out - While the bankruptcy settlement was approved earlier this month, the value of one specific    aircraft (not the PBY Catalina pictured) was still in dispute until a court hearing last week. With that detail ironed out, the settlement looks to be in the clear.
Jun 17, 2015

EVA one step closer to settlement

by Colin Staub
A dispute over the value of an aircraft tangled up in the Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy case has been settled, paving the way for a smooth, if not entirely satisfactory, final bankruptcy…
GARY ALLEN - Coming soon - An application has been submitted for the final phase of the Highlands at Hess Creek development, which has so far brought 76 new houses into the city and with this phase will top 100. Built by contractor Mart Storm, the     project has spanned 10 years due to the housing market crash shortly after it began.
Jun 17, 2015

Hess Creek development reaches final stage

by Colin Staub
Twenty-seven houses will round out subdivision at more than 100 new homes The Highlands at Hess Creek development at the south end of Newberg was not projected to be a decade-long project, but…




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