Soles4Souls: Shoes for a cause

Soles4Souls: Shoes for a cause

Local podiatrist collects footwear as part of national nonprofit effort Newberg podiatrist Dr....

Book a small glimpse of large lives

Book a small glimpse of large lives

'American Dreamers' details lives of the Austins and the origins of the dental manufacturing...

SP will be included in enterprise zone and get property tax break

SP will be included in enterprise zone and get property tax break

Government — City council joins other entities in property tax exemption that will save the...

Some rare Evergreen planes on the block

Some rare Evergreen planes on the block

Bankruptcy — Umpqua Bank says sale was halted by bankruptcy filing, asks court to allow it...

Painted Lady retains AAA rating

Painted Lady retains AAA rating

Establishment is the only Oregon restaurant to make the cut Newberg is home to Oregon’s...

Butterfly, lupine get a leg up from the USDA

Butterfly, lupine get a leg up from the USDA

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January 28, 2015

New life for old well in Dundee

by Colin Staub
The city of Dundee is looking into utilizing a former test well that did not yield the desired results when it was originally examined. The well was drilled in 2005, and was bored deep into the…
January 28, 2015

Study shows wineries are steadily increasing

by Colin Staub
Agribusiness — Wine production a major component of state's economy, growing rapidly each year as more wineries come on line Oregon’s wine industry is not only bringing the state national…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF STATE OF OREGON - First Lady Cylvia Hayes
January 28, 2015

First lady's consulting work leaves some scratching their heads

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes was paid $118,000 for communications work for a nonprofit clean economy consulting organization at a time when she was advising the governor’s office on…
January 28, 2015

State not immune to climate change

by Gary Allen
Climate report — State experiences the second warmest year on record, researchers say The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, better known as NOAA, has been keeping records on…
January 28, 2015

State job growth climbs in late '14

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon added 24,300 jobs during the last three months of 2014, as the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent in December from 7 percent in November, the lowest level since August 2008.…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Gauging the public's wishes on pot - A    survey by the OLCC was designed to help plan a statewide ­listening tour to be announced later this month, which will visit nine to 12 Oregon communities during a month.
January 28, 2015

OLCC pot survey closes, will help guide new rules

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — Regulators wanted to gauge the public's take on marijuana as it approaches legal status The Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s online community survey has closed, giving the new…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - House Speaker Tina Kotek, a North Portland Democrat, says shell have more clout in the 2015 session, now that she has more experience running the chamber.
January 28, 2015

Speaker Tina Kotek returns for second term when Legislature…

by Peter Wong
Having steered the Oregon House of Representatives through one two-year cycle, Rep. Tina Kotek of Portland is back for another term as its speaker. She returns with a larger Democratic majority,…
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January 28, 2015

Newberg man faces heroin charges

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Police serve search warrant at Sandoz Road home; juvenile girl arrested as well A Newberg man was arrested on drug charges late last week following the execution of a search…
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding Warrants, Yamhill County Jail reports, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log and Newberg Fire Department log Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28 business briefs

by Colin Staub
New team in place at Western Title The Yamhill County branch of Western Title & Escrow has an all new team of five who have recently relocated to McMinnville. The team consists of a branch…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Helping hand -- Michelle's Love volunteer Kara Ranger (left) and founder Andy McCandless (right) came with a group to assist Newberg resident Kelly Slepicka (center) as she undergoes treatment for cancer.
Jan 21, 2015

Helping new friends in need

by Colin Staub
Volunteer group completes housework, yard work and more for single mother undergoing cancer treatments A Newberg mother is receiving help from a Portland-area volunteer organization as she…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Sudden closure - Riteway Meat Company closed its doors without notice several weeks ago, leaving customers wondering about the status of their orders. The owner said the business will likely reopen this week. A sign on the door of the business was the only publicly available information about its sudden closure.
Jan 21, 2015

Riteway closes, may reopen this week

by Colin Staub
Owner Sharon Payne says facility struck by family emergency Dundee’s sole butcher shop closed suddenly earlier this month, leaving customers in the dark and wondering if the business was gone…
Jan 21, 2015

Red tape for surplus goods spurs Newberg charity

by Colin Staub
Unused and unsellable surplus items help out an Oregon community in dire need Change is coming in the way the city of Newberg sells off surplus property. At the Jan. 5 City Council meeting,…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Still standing - A Consolidated PBY displayed at the Evergreen Air & Space Museum appears to be safe amidst the ongoing Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy case, as it is registered to the Michael King Smith Foundation. Twenty-four of the museum's aircraft are owned by EVA along with the museum building itself, and may be impacted by the bankruptcy.
Jan 21, 2015

Creditors question Evergreen in hearing

by Colin Staub
Bankrupt company clarifies details, identifies potential helpful organizations A meeting of creditors at the federal courthouse in Portland last week gave a deeper insight into the scope of the…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Moving on up - La Sierra Mexican Grill moved from its former location in Dundee to this much larger building next door in November. With a full bar, private party room as well as quiet seating areas, La Sierra welcomes all types of diners to its new venue.
Jan 21, 2015

Big changes at La Sierra Restaurant

by Colin Staub
Business — Restaurant moves into the building next door, expansion means more space La Sierra Mexican Grill in Dundee has moved into a larger space, offering a wider range of options for…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Cheap go juice - According to Oregon/Idaho AAA, drivers in 12 states saw their average price at the pump drop below $2 per gallon during the past week, meaning 18 states have cheap fuel.
Jan 21, 2015

Gas prices continue to plummet

by Pamplin Media Group
Economy — Oregon's average dips below $2.30 a gallon, skid reaches more than 50 days How low will gas prices go? Oregon’s price for a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped for more than 50 days…
Jan 21, 2015

Rallies continue for $15/hour wage hike

by Pamplin Media Group
Democracy — After demonstration in Salem, organizers vow to seek 2016 ballot measure As political momentum builds for a larger increase, Oregon’s minimum wage went from $9.10 to $9.25 per hour…
Jan 21, 2015

Jan. 21 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
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…
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Jan 22, 2015

Traffic stop yields drug discovery

by Colin Staub
Reckless driver reported in McMinnville, deputies locate large amount of drugs during vehicle search Deputies discovered nearly three ounces of methamphetamine, prescription pain pills, drug…
Jan 21, 2015

County will seek additional grants for Yamhelas trail

by Gary Allen
County government — Board of Commissioners approves seeking funds to contribute to the two-county effort In a 2-1 decision, the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners voted last week to apply for…




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