36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada shrouded in smoke, ash

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada shrouded in smoke, ash

The 36 Pit Fire burning in forest land continues to grow about 10 miles east of Estacada. As of...

George Fox football is back!

George Fox football is back!

More than 3,600 people witness the Bruins' first official contest on the gridiron in 46 years...

GFU Serve Day continues to grow

GFU Serve Day continues to grow

Service — Students, staff and faculty help out more than 100 organizations during the...

Vying for the best farmers market

Vying for the best farmers market

Nationwide contest raising awareness, support for local markets The season for the Newberg...

WildCat Haven will host its annual Halloween fundraiser

WildCat Haven will host its annual Halloween fundraiser

Four years after Mike and Cheryl Tuller bought a bobcat hybrid named Bobo, they held their first...

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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.…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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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Sep 10, 2014

Oregon sues Oracle over website failure

by Pamplin Media Group
Health care — State takes legal action against California firm responsible for health exchange site As expected, Oregon filed a lawsuit Aug. 22 against Oracle America in connection with the…
Photo Credit: GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES - No helmets, just determination - The 1896 Pacific College (now George Fox University) football team featured 16 players, some of whom were faculty. The team formed in 1894 and its first game was on Oct. 20, 1894, and pitted the Quakers against the Pacific University Boxers.
Sep 03, 2014

Tracing the beginnings of George Fox football

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The tiny Christian school catches football fever and fields its first team in October 1894 vs. Pacific University By George Edmonston Jr., Newberg Graphic correspondent It was the year of the…
Photo Credit: NICO HAMACHER - Century plus five - Margaret Morse holds a 1940 photo of    herself and husband Curtis with their three sons and one daughter while living in Idaho. She was 31 years old.
Sep 03, 2014

Keeper of the recipe for a long life

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Friendsview resident Margaret Morse turns 105 years old By Nico Hamacher, Graphic news intern Something big happened at Newberg’s Friendsview Retirement Community in August. But the event was a…
Sep 03, 2014

Oregon third in delivery of long-term care

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Senior care — National study still finds room for some major improvements in the state's system Oregon continues to rank third among the states in delivering services and supporting long-term…
Photo Credit: PMG FILE PHOTO - Bees in peril - A legislative task force has been charged with producing recommendations on how the state can protect bee pollinators.
Sep 03, 2014

Task force continues to look at bee health

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Agriculture — The task force's deadline for legislative report Oct. 1 A legislative task force has two months to come up with recommendations about what more Oregon should do to protect bee…
Photo Credit: PMG FILE PHOTO - Expensive travel - Oregon once again tops the list for highest gas prices in the continental United States. Followed by Washington, only Alaska and Hawaii have higher prices per gallon.
Sep 03, 2014

Oregon gas prices top charts

by Katy Sword
Transportation — High do little to stop holiday travel, Oregon/Idaho AAA reports Oregon has the highest gas prices in the 48 contiguous states for the second week in a row. With last week’s…
Sep 03, 2014

CERT training for disaster

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Community training prepares residents for emergency situations, creates volunteer team prepared for deployment It’s been years since Newberg had its own standalone Community…
Sep 03, 2014

Dundee, St. Paul have spots open

by Katy Sword
Elections — Both cities will elect new Mayors and City Councilors come November Both Dundee and St. Paul have city positions opening up with the November election. In Dundee, the mayor position…
Sep 03, 2014

Love INC prepping to reopen shelter

by Seth Gordon
Ministry — Bed bug infestation forces the replacement of nearly $6,000 in equipment, reorganization of shelter's model A bed bug infestation forced Love INC (In the Name of Christ) to shut down…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Unfortunate noise - Pile driving and construction work in Dundee has sparked resident complaints, but the Oregon Department of Transportation said it's necessary to move forward with the Newberg-Dundee Bypass.
Sep 03, 2014

ODOT apologizes for its noisy work

by Katy Sword
There have been complaints from residents near the Newberg-Dundee bypass site, but Lou Torres said the noise can’t be helped. “They’re getting ready to build the bridges,” the Region 2 Oregon…



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