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Beaverton firefighter Chris Mills makes a life-saving play

Beaverton firefighter Chris Mills makes a life-saving play

He helps pull a woman from her burning home in rural Wilsonville on Thursday *This story has been...

Two injured in two-alarm fire on Parrett Mountain

Two injured in two-alarm fire on Parrett Mountain

The blaze on Kramien Road renders wood-built home nearly a total loss; victim taken by Life...

Bypass intersection draws ire of neighborhood association

Bypass intersection draws ire of neighborhood association

Wilsonville Road configuration receives support from outside parties, but city has the final say...

Assessor chosen, Betz resignation finalized

Assessor chosen, Betz resignation finalized

Seven-day waiting period concludes, clean break and cash for Betz as city continues search for...

Riteway hearing moved to Oct. 15

Riteway hearing moved to Oct. 15

Public safety — Lawyers for Jeff and Sharon Payne request more time to prepare their case...

Argyle connects with its past

Argyle connects with its past

Winery's expanded tasting room facility pays homage to building's history For Argyle Winery, the...

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September 04, 2015

Arrest made after shots fired near NHS

by Gary Allen
Soccer game interrupted by sounds of gun fire, police arrest man from neighborhood A Newberg man was arrested early Friday morning after police responded to reports of shots fired at Newberg…
September 02, 2015

City restructures debt and realizes $900K in savings

by Colin Staub
Newberg government — Business Oregon loans taken out over the years refunded and new bonds issued at lower interest rates A project to refinance and simplify some of the city’s debt has resulted…
September 02, 2015

Police contract finally adopted

by Colin Staub
City news — Officers receive pay increases to keep up with wages at comparable departments More than a year after its previous long-term contract expired, the Newberg-Dundee Police Association…
GARY ALLEN - Vintage - Urban Relics owner Kelli Reimer has long collected items that complete a room's décor. Now she sells such items out of her business in downtown Newberg.
September 02, 2015

Relics, new and old, on First Street

by Colin Staub
New business in downtown Newberg aims to tie the room together At Urban Relics, a “relic” isn’t defined by its age. It can be new, used or vintage, but there is one constant: no matter what it…
September 02, 2015

Fire department lifts backyard ban

by (none)
Public safety — Restrictions, enacted Aug. 21, removed as weather cools and chance of wildfires diminishes throughout the Northwest this week A week after placing a ban on all open-flame…
September 02, 2015

Security tightened at court-house

by (none)
Public safety — County follows lead of Oregon Judicial Department in adding scanning station at courthouse entrance McMINNVILLE — If you have business at the Yamhill County Courthouse you’ll…
September 02, 2015

Kicker could knock $124 off your state taxes

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature — State revenue forecast is for taxpayers to receive a credit on their 2015 taxes Oregonians can expect an average of $124 off their 2015 tax returns due in April 2016, according to…
September 02, 2015

Breathe a little easier: Economy is on upswing

by Pamplin Media Group
ECONorthwest report says the region has regained more than twice the jobs lost during the recession Six years after the recession was officially declared over, many area residents are still…
September 02, 2015

Sept. 2 public safety round-up

by (none)
Outstanding warrants, Yamhill County jail reports, Newberg Fire Department log and Newberg-Dundee Police Department log Outstanding warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
GARY ALLEN - Banner year - The 2014 Oregon wine harvest combined quality with quantity, according to an Oregon Wine Board report. The organization added that the 2014 vintage might be the ‘vintage of a lifetime.'
August 26, 2015

2014: Best Vintage Ever?

by Colin Staub
Report provides snapshot of Oregon wine country, shows banner harvest year Like the grapes that are harvested, the Oregon wine industry just keeps growing. That was the major takeaway from the…

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FILE PHOTO - Funding solution? - The city of Newberg has no imminent plans to merge its fire department with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, but the idea has been floated as a budget fix.
Aug 26, 2015

City officials: No takeover of fire department imminent

by Colin Staub
Public safety — Idea to join with TVF&R is just that, Newberg city councilor says Despite widely circulated rumors to the contrary, there is no imminent plan for the Newberg Fire Department to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Helping out - The Newberg and McMinnville (above) fire departments are part of the Yamhill County Task Force that has sent crews and equipment to help out with wildland fires raging across Oregon following Gov. Kate Brown enacting multiple conflagrations.
Aug 26, 2015

Local firefighters join the effort to save the forests

by Colin Staub
With the numerous wildfires raging around Oregon, firefighters from municipalities statewide have been called to duty, including personnel from the Newberg Fire Department. “A lot of lightning…
Betz
Aug 26, 2015

Council mum on Betz issue

by Colin Staub
Specifics are scarce on 'separation agreement' between Betz, city As the Newberg City Council begins the process of selecting a new temporary city manager, numerous questions surrounding the…
Aug 26, 2015

Independent Party achieves status

by Pamplin Media Group
Elections — Party will name candidates on the 2016 primary election ballot and receive financing from state; party has Yamhill County tie in Peralta The Independent Party of Oregon officially…
Aug 26, 2015

Aug. 26 business briefs

by (none)
Mid-Valley gets a name change McMINNVILLE — Nearly 50 years after it began helping adults with developmental disabilities, the rehabilitation center first known as Mid-Valley Workshop and later…
Aug 26, 2015

Aug. 26 public safety round-up

by Pamplin Media Group
Outstanding warrants, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log, Yamhill County jail reports and Newberg Fire Department log Outstanding warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
Aug 26, 2015

Will the kicker kick in in 2016?

by Pamplin Media Group
State government — Quarterly revenue forecast, to be released today, will show fate of the program When lawmakers hear the first quarterly revenue forecast of the new two-year state budget cycle…
Aug 26, 2015

Patrols looking for those violating safety belt laws

by (none)
The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office will join other law enforcement agencies in coming weeks in encouraging the use of safety belts and child restraints as the simplest and most effective way to…
GARY ALLEN - Name change - Newberg's paper mill will undergo a name change following the acquisition of its parent company, SP Fiber Technologies, by WestRock Co. The mill has made a shift in recent years toward kraft paper production rather than newsprint.
Aug 19, 2015

Mill will have another new owner

by Colin Staub
Newberg mill sold for $288.5 million to WestRock Co. The mill that has operated in Newberg for more than 120 years will continue its run, but its name will undergo yet another change following…
Aug 19, 2015

St. Paul City Council calls for city attorney's resignation

by Lindsay Keefer
John Rankin resigns after allegations surface of rendering poor advice, ill handling of city issues The St. Paul City Council is in the market for a new city attorney. At the Aug. 13 council…



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