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With a focus on culture

Latin American Heritage Month begins Saturday at cultural center Last year, the Chehalem Cultural...

ODOT's long-term paving project nearing completion

ODOT's long-term paving project nearing completion

Transportation — Seven-mile stretch starting in Newberg set to be wrapped up in mid-October...

Profitable year ahead for local nut growers

Profitable year ahead for local nut growers

Price per pound for Oregon hazelnuts at highest minimum ever As predicted, an increased demand...

Poll: Voters split on marijuana measure

Poll: Voters split on marijuana measure

Survey USA — Other results show incumbents Kitzhaber and Merkley maintain leads in their...

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Moore
October 01, 2014

Moore faces longtime incumbent in Weidner

by Katy Sword
Election 2014: Democrat Ken Moore faces against Republican Jim Weidner for House District 24 spot With a little more than a month until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg Graphic will print…
October 01, 2014

Public Safety

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OCTOBER 1 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…
Browning
October 01, 2014

Newberg woman arrested for drunk driving with kids in car

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Public safety — Tabitha Browning charged with DUII after being confronted by police in Forest Grove Forest Grove Police officers arrested Newberg resident Tabitha Browning Sept. 19 for DUII and…
October 01, 2014

Forum introduces office seekers

by Katy Sword
Elections — Political hopefuls discuss issues at Sept. 23 forum Newberg had its first official introduction to City Council candidates in a forum held last week. Alongside Yamhill County…
October 01, 2014

Unemployment increases despite increases in jobs

by Katy Sword
Monthly report — Influx of people to Oregon skews August data, shows 2,900 new jobs added Breaking from recent trends, the Oregon unemployment rate rose in August, despite hiring increases.…
October 01, 2014

Oregon Wine Services has new partner

by Katy Sword
Wine news — Merging with Calilfornia's Wineshipping, alliance will expand customer base, benefits for both companies A recent merger that includes a Yamhill County component has formed the…
October 01, 2014

Oct. 1 business briefs

by Katy Sword
Maintenance technician Craig Brault receives Outstanding Service Award Craig Brault received the Outstanding Service Award from the city of Newberg for July. Brault is a maintenance technician…
October 01, 2014

Transient found dead on Rex Hill identified

by Seth Gordon
Yamhill County Sheriff's Office officials say Chad M. Bolden, found Sept. 12 near Corral Crrek Road, died of natural causes The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a local…
September 29, 2014

Ruptured gas line thwarts Highway 99W traffic in Dundee

by Gary Allen
Officials say contractor several gas line adjacent to new fire station A ruptured gas line near Dundee’s new fire station forced the evacuation of several nearby businesses and caused Highway…
September 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…

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Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Big job - Twenty-nine George Fox students took down more than a half-acre of berry briars as part of Serve Day Sept. 3. Their work was continued a few weeks later by a group of youths from a local church. Once the acreage on the banks of Hess Creek are cleared, the land will be covered until native species of shrubs and trees can be planted in order to drive out the invasive Himalayan blackberry briars.
Sep 24, 2014

Effort afoot to restore Hess Creek canyon

by Gary Allen
Landowner begins work with help from students during Serve Day, encouraging others to follow For years now George Fox University and Friendsview Retirement Community have undertaken an effort to…
Sep 24, 2014

Newberg woman arrested for driving drunk with kids in car

by Gary Allen
Tabitha Browning charged with DUII after being confronted by police in Forest Grove Forest Grove Police officers arrested Newberg resident Tabitha Browning Friday for DUII and four counts of…
Sep 24, 2014

Gay marriage foes will renew the fight

by Pamplin Media Group
State issue — Full U.S. appeals court asked to weigh legal standing of appellants The National Organization for Marriage signaled Sept. 11 it will pursue its fight against marriage by same-sex…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Fighting - With the help of friends, Suzi Rankin is battling breast cancer for a second time.
Sep 24, 2014

Fighting to stay afloat

by Katy Sword
Dundee resident battles cancer, hefty medical expenses as friends and family arrange fundraiser Several years ago, Suzi Rankin James beat Stage III breast cancer. While recovering from back…
Sep 24, 2014

OHSU: State makes a big 'dent' in the number of uninsured

by Peter Korn
Affordable Care Act — Most of the newly insured, about 360,000 now enrolled in Oregon Health Plan, state's version of Medicaid Oregon has made “phenomenal” progress in reducing the ranks of the…
Lee
Sep 24, 2014

Lee, Post will square off in general election

by Katy Sword
Election 2014 — House District 25 hopefuls, an Independent and Republican, first in series With less than six weeks until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg Graphic will print profiles on the…
Sep 24, 2014

State OKs continued foreclosure advice

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Government — Legislative Emergency Board sets aside $659,300 for continuation of program An allocation from Oregon lawmakers will allow homeowners to continue to receive counseling and meet with…
Sep 24, 2014

Public Safety Round-up - Sept. 24

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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…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Public safety â€' Every year the Newberg-Dundee Police Department conducts operations to educate drivers and pedestrians on Oregon law and safety. This year more than 200 drivers were cited or warned for violations.
Sep 24, 2014

Pedestrian safety yearly focus for police

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Grant allowed four educational efforts this year, 241 drivers stopped for violations ­Every year, the Newberg-Dundee Police Department employs at least one pedestrian safety…
Photo Credit: JENNIFER ANDERSON - Producing - Craft brewers in Oregon and beyond rely on the bounty from hops farms in the Willamette Valley. Fall harvest is wrapping up right about now.
Sep 24, 2014

Farmers go out on a limb to grow organic hops

by Jennifer Anderson
Producers overcome cost, logistics to supply craft brewers BUTTEVILLE — The aroma — a mix of freshly cut grass, pine needles and, strangely enough, watermelon — is sharp and pungent, immediately…



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