Bypass work begins preparation for spring push

Bypass work begins preparation for spring push

Crews will excavate land, head off erosion through winter season Construction on the...

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Farmers see bad legislation on the horizon

Agriculture — Non-farm uses are expected to expand into some state land use zones ENTERPRISE...

State road funding stuck in traffic

State road funding stuck in traffic

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City Council passes pot tax

City Council passes pot tax

City Council issues preemptive tax following lead of other Oregon cities The Newberg City Council...

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October 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…
October 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…
Peralta
October 15, 2014

Peralta, Primozich courting voters for commissioner spot

by Katy Sword
Election 2014 — Both candidates for the Position 1 seat have a fair amount of experience, although in entirely different venues With less than a month until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg…
October 15, 2014

Public Safety Round-up, Oct. 15

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Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the following people with outstanding warrants. Anyone with information on these individuals may call the Yamhill County…
October 15, 2014

Business in Brief - Oct. 15

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Mike’s Pharmacy closing After 45 years, Mike Douglas is retiring from Mike’s Medical Pharmacy and the business will close. Friends, customers and former employees are invited to stop by Mike’s…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Coming home - By opening a new bank where Columbia State Bank formerly resided, Ron Wolfe is returning to Newberg. Premier Community Bank will officially open in January.
October 15, 2014

Premier Community Bank to open in Newberg

by Katy Sword
Replacing Columbia River Bank, bank is run by community members For Ron Wolfe, opening a Premier Community Bank in Newberg is like coming home. He started his banking career at Columbia River…
October 15, 2014

City process underway to filling many open positions

by Katy Sword
Newberg government — City manager building new internal team as many leave their positions over the past several months Along with a new city manager, Newberg has or will soon replace the…
October 15, 2014

City in search of community volunteers to fill key positions

by Linda Vondrachek
Government — Applications due Oct. 24 for various committees, commissions to assist city The city of Newberg has multiple openings for volunteer committee positions. Both Newberg residents and…
October 22, 2014

Police search for suspect in Oct. 7 break-in

by Pamplin Media Group
Public safety — Local resident returns to her Old Highway 99W home to find an unknown man still inside A burglary suspect is still on the lamb after breaking into a Newberg home Oct. 7. Around 1…
October 15, 2014

Craigslist sale ends in local knife fight

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Public safety — Chad Greene arrested for theft after stealing cell phone during meet-up One man was injured and another fled the scene following a knife fight Oct. 9 in southern Newberg.…

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Oct 22, 2014

Yates looks for yucks

by Pamplin Media Group
Election 2014 — Congressional candidate will perform stand-up comedy to relay his message Newberg resident Jason Yates is seeking the 1st Congressional District seat, and in a new campaign…
Oct 15, 2014

Job vacancies improve in state, nationally

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Economy — Fewer seeking unemployment as job openings increase Oregon businesses had nearly 50,000 vacancies this summer, the most since spring 2008. This equates to three unemployed people to…
Oct 15, 2014

Medicare class offered at Portland Community College

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A Medicare 101 class will soon be offered at the Portland Community College Newberg Center. Presented via Interactive video conference, the Saturday class is sponsored by the Senior Health…
Oct 15, 2014

Three common small business mistakes

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DOLLARS AND SENSE According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), a small business is one that employs fewer than 500 employees, a definition that applies to a wide swath of…
Oct 15, 2014

Community in Brief - Oct. 15

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Newberg City Club will take a look at two measures At its next meeting, the Newberg City Club will look at two measures slated for the November ballot that could have an impact on the local…
Oct 15, 2014

Online course helps gardeners, nurseries triage plant problems

by Pamplin Media Group
Ag program — Oregon State University class is in session and will continue through Dec. 15 Identifying diseases, pests and other threats to plant health can be a challenge for even the most…
Yates
Oct 15, 2014

Yates looks for yucks

by Katy Sword
Election 2014 — Congressional candidate will perform stand-up comedy to relay his message Newberg resident Jason Yates is seeking the 1st Congressional District seat, and in a new campaign…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - The river is a little cleaner now - Once complete, volunteers in the Great Willamette Clean Up discarded their collection of trash in a Dumpster provided by Waste Management.
Oct 08, 2014

Sprucing up the river

by Gary Allen
Thirty people volunteer locally to help clean up the Willamette The Willamette River, like many other major tributaries across the land, has for more than 150 years been the dumping ground for…
Howard
Oct 08, 2014

City councilor aspires to take Senate seat

by Katy Sword
Election 2014 — Newberg City Council member Ryan Howard vies for the Senate District 13 spot coveted by House member Kim Thatcher With less than a month until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Expanding family - After finding themselves with a new daughter, Faith, Shafraz (pictured) and Nohr Faleel are still raising money to make the adoption official.
Oct 08, 2014

In need of a helping hand

by Katy Sword
A Newberg family is seeking the community's help after taking in a new daughter It’s not often that families are asked to adopt a child, but for Nohr and Shafraz Faleel, that’s exactly what…



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