Harvest 2014: Summer's warm weather proves kind to wine grapes

Harvest 2014: Summer's warm weather proves kind to wine grapes

Ideal weather conditions mean harvest is starting early, yields expected to be larger than normal...

Affordable housing complex completed

Affordable housing complex completed

Public housing — Grand opening for Deskins Commons held Sept. 11, 56-unit complex is nearly...

System breaches language barriers

System breaches language barriers

Still a pilot program, MARTTI testing well with PNMC staff and patients Health care professionals...

President takes action to improve veterans' services

President takes action to improve veterans' services

Federal action — Executive orders require improving wait times, mental health services The...

Local crews dispatched to lend a hand on 36 Pit fire

Local crews dispatched to lend a hand on 36 Pit fire

Personnel from Newberg and Dundee safeguarding homes in blaze east of Estacada Some good news was...

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September 17, 2014

Regional leaders gather to discuss issues

by Katy Sword
Government — Transportation funding draws most comment, Newberg UGB gets a lot of attention at gathering last week City Hall Day in Newberg was fairly well attended by local and state…
September 17, 2014

City in running for large Frontier grant

by Katy Sword
Telecom largess — Winners could receive up to $3 million for community development projects In front of many prominent Newberg community leaders, Frontier Communications announced a new grant…
September 17, 2014

Unemployment in July? More of the same

by Katy Sword
Economy — Job market still positive, but there have been few changes in recent months For the past several months, the job market has remained the same. July was no exception. At the end of…
September 17, 2014

Sept. 17 business briefs

by Katy Sword
Curves hosting ‘Me Time’ event tonight Newberg Curves will host a “Me Time” event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. There will be free massages, snacks, prizes and classes. Curves is located at 110 N.…
September 17, 2014

Sept. 17 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Newberg Fire Department log, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log and Yamhill County Jail reports Newberg Fire Department log Aug. 22 NFD personnel responded to MVCs at Highway 99W and Old…
Photo Credit: PMG - 31 Pit Fire Press Conference - Spet 16th, 2014
September 15, 2014

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada covered in smoke

by Estacada News
State resources assist with 3,588-acre fire With the 36 Pit Fire continuing to burn in forest land about 10 miles east of Estacada, Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared the disaster a conflagration,…
September 12, 2014

Local transient found dead along 99W on Rex Hill

by Seth Gordon
The body of the man was discovered by another transient Friday morning The body of a local transient was found by a passerby just off Highway 99W on Rex Hill northeast of Newberg Friday morning.…
September 11, 2014

East wind fans region's wildfire flames

by Pamplin Media Group
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area.…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - A sports spectacle - George Fox's legion of players rushed onto the field to mark the first football game at the Christian institution in more than 46 years.
September 10, 2014

George Fox football is back!

by Seth Gordon
More than 3,600 people witness the Bruins' first official contest on the gridiron in 46 years It’s taken years of effort on the part of administrators and boosters to return football to George…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Sunny work - Biology/chemistry faculty member Beth Morton trims rose bushes at the Newberg Public Library.
September 10, 2014

GFU Serve Day continues to grow

by Seth Gordon
Service — Students, staff and faculty help out more than 100 organizations during the university's annual event George Fox University’s annual Serve Day — the school’s 15-year tradition of…

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Sep 10, 2014

Newberg's lone red light camera will be removed

by Katy Sword
Transportation — City elects not to fight ODOT on removal to make way for bypass The Newberg City Council voted last week to not oppose the Oregon Department of Transportation when it comes time…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Best market - The Newberg Farmer's Market is participating in the ‘I Love my Farmers Market' contest. Newberg is currently second place in Oregon with voting closing Saturday.
Sep 10, 2014

Vying for the best farmers market

by Katy Sword
Nationwide contest raising awareness, support for local markets The season for the Newberg Farmers Market has been excellent, according to manager Mike Ragsdale. “We’ve got excellent produce…
Sep 10, 2014

Cultural district looks for winter progress

by Katy Sword
NCD news — Summer event season nearing close, time for board to evaluate potential improvements With the summer season ending, it’s time for the Newberg Cultural District board of directors to…
Sep 10, 2014

State is close to a 'kicker' refund

by Peter Wong
The good news about Oregon’s latest economic and revenue forecast, released Aug. 27, is that there’s not much new. Money coming into the general fund, which pays for most state services and…
Sep 10, 2014

Waste Management creates new program

by Katy Sword
Philanthropy — 'Green4Growth' will award $15,000 to each city in Yamhill County McMINNVILLE — Waste Management, owners of Riverbend Landfill, has created a new community partnership grant with…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - File photo / Newberg Graphic
Annual event - WildCat Haven Sanctuary will hold its annual fundraiser, the ‘Big Cat Monster Bash,' Oct. 25 to help pay for operating costs.
Sep 10, 2014

WildCat Haven will host its annual Halloween fundraiser

by Katy Sword
Four years after Mike and Cheryl Tuller bought a bobcat hybrid named Bobo, they held their first fundraiser to help form what became the WildCat Haven Sanctuary. Now holding more than 60 wild…
Sep 10, 2014

Oregon rates poorly for emergency preparedness

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Officials say use the opportunity to discuss the issues, develop emergency plans A recent report showed that while 29 states meet emergency standards for children — more than…
Sep 10, 2014

City officials discuss future policy with public

by Katy Sword
Local government — Biennial City Hall Week promotes discussion between local, state officials Every year before a long legislative session, cities across the state host a City Hall Day giving…
Sep 10, 2014

Sept. 1 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
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…
Sep 10, 2014

City Club sets talk on Common Core

by Katy Sword
Luncheon — Superintendent Kym LeBlanc-Esparza will lead informational meeting Sept. 16 This year marks the fourth year the Newberg School District has implemented Common Core standards for…



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