Queen takes her throne at Old Fashioned Festival

Queen takes her throne at Old Fashioned Festival

Newberg High School graduate Stephanie Apple crowned Thursday evening As the stage was cleared...

Let the party begin

Let the party begin

The spectacle of the Old Fashioned Festival returns Thursday for another year The Old Fashioned...

Celebrating history, future of cultural center

Celebrating history, future of cultural center

Cultural center construction — Renovated ballroom slated to be unveiled at Aug.15 fete,...

Prepare to get wet: Splash pad to open at Rotary Centennial Park

Prepare to get wet: Splash pad to open at Rotary Centennial Park

Businesses, service clubs give back to community through park addition On a 90-degree day last...

Local students fare well at the Marion County Fair

Local students fare well at the Marion County Fair

The St. Paul Green Grazers 4-H club sent 22 students to the Marion County Fair July 10-13, with...

Be smart: Stay cool in summer temperatures

Be smart: Stay cool in summer temperatures

Beating the heat — Heat exhaustion and heat stroke an issue in scorching temperatures,...

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July 23, 2014

June 23 public safety round-up

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Newberg Fire Log NFD personnel responded to a suspicious odor at 1524 Hess Creek Court; motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) at Highway 219 and Mountain Top Road, Highway 99W and Archery Summit Road…
July 23, 2014

A different kind of brew craft

by Katy Sword
Beer — After starting to homebrew five years ago, Celtic Raven Brewing looking for commercial space Five years ago Terrisa Watson and her husband Gregg decided to start homebrewing beer. “My…
July 23, 2014

Taxpayers' forgotten refunds pile up

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Taxes — Unclaimed refunds go into special account at the Department of State Lands More than 1,000 Oregon taxpayers have a refund check that is still waiting to be cashed. The Oregon Department…
July 23, 2014

City goes silent as lightning strikes equipment

by Katy Sword
The lightning storm July 13 didn’t just cause the Special Olympics to end early, it also knocked out communications equipment for the city of Newberg. “We don’t know exactly how lightning struck…
July 23, 2014

Unemployment numbers continue to remain steady

by Katy Sword
Economy — Despite jobs lost, market still improving, more long-term unemployed Oregonians finding work Although there were 4,300 Oregon jobs lost in June, the percentage wasn’t enough to effect…
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Decision - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that police officers usually need a warrant before searching the cellphone of an arrested suspect, a decision trumpeted by people concerned about privacy rights in the digital age.
July 23, 2014

Weighing supreme court cell phone ruling

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Federal law — Oregon leaders suspect the state will see little impact from recent decision The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that police officers usually need a warrant before searching the…
July 23, 2014

Dollars & Sense: Bank or credit union? Finding the best fit

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Unless you’ve been stuffing your life savings in your mattress, you probably have your money in either a bank or a credit union. You may not have given the financial institution where your money…
July 23, 2014

Arrest made in Fred Meyer handgun thefts

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Mark Reyna, 25, being held in Washington while investigation continues An arrest has been made in the June theft of 22 handguns from the Newberg Fred Meyer store. On June 21,…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: STEFANIE DONAGHUE - State Rep. Dennis Richards makes a point during Friday morning's debate with Gov. John Kitzhaber in Salem. Debate hosted by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association was the first joint appearance between the two candidates of the campaign.
July 18, 2014

Kitzhaber, Richardson jab during first debate

by Stefanie Donahue
Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson spent their first joint appearance of the gubernatorial campaign Friday morning sparring on topics ranging from marijuana legalization to the…
by: GARY ALLEN - An athlete comes in for a landing in the long jump pit Saturday morning.
July 16, 2014

2014 Summer State Games hot!

by Seth Gordon
Saturday sessions shortened due to heat, lightning brings an early end to games Sunday In response to high temperatures, organizers at the Special Olympics Summer State Games shortened…

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by: GARY ALLEN - George Fox students and others staged a rally last spring to support Jayce in his effort to secure on-campus housing with male students.
Jul 16, 2014

George Fox gets an exemption in case of transgender student

by Seth Gordon
Ruling — Feds also dismiss complaint from student whose request to live on campus with male friends is denied by the Christian university The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed the…
by: SUBMITTED - Healthy treats - (from left) Lauren O'Halloran, Ryan Verus and Kim McIntyre partnered to start Paleo Rage, an online bakery providing sweets for the paleo eater, after bonding at Newberg Crossfit.
Jul 16, 2014

New bakery hopes to calm the 'Rage'

by Katy Sword
Local shop — New business caters to paleo needs, sells paleo treats for those craving sweets There’s a moment for many that can described as a “rage.” A craving hits — most often for something…
by: GARY ALLEN - Family honor - Brigitte Hoss wanted to open Franziska Haus to honor her grandmother who always dreamed of doing just that. Now the bed and breakfast is complete and serving customers.
Jul 16, 2014

Franziska Haus a family affair

by Katy Sword
Dundee B-n-B honors past generations, seeks to be relaxing retreat in wine country The Franziska Haus is truly a family affair. Not only is the Dundee bed and breakfast run entirely by one…
Jul 16, 2014

High profile shootings don't change opinions

by Gary Allen
OPB poll shows that people maintain their beliefs on gun control regardless of incidents in the Northwest Public opinion about gun control laws doesn’t appear to have shifted after two recent…
Jul 16, 2014

Controversial subdivision will go forward

by Katy Sword
Land use — Application for Shellie Park plan faced opposition from community members, but planning commission decides proposal can continue After months of debate, the Shellie Park subdivision…
Hamacher
Jul 16, 2014

High school student interns at Graphic this summer

by Gary Allen
Media — Nico Hamacher of Newberg, a student at Catlin Gabel School, will take on a variety of duties High school student Nico Hamacher has begun work at The Newberg Graphic as a summer intern.…
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Jul 16, 2014

Bonamici introduces bipartisan resolution on education

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Congress — The Whole Child Resolution encourages cooperation between federal agencies 1st District Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Rodney Davis (R-Illinois) introduced a bipartisan resolution…
by: GARY ALLEN - Construction soon - The Dundee Woman's Club was awarded two $40,000 grants to help pay for a new roof at the Dundee Community Center. Construction should start Aug. 1
Jul 16, 2014

Club gets funding one step at a time

by Katy Sword
Dundee news — Recent grants will go toward replacing center's roof, fundraising continues The Dundee Woman’s Club recently received $40,000 in grants from the Collins Foundation and the Meyer…
Jul 16, 2014

July 16 public safety round-up

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Newberg-Dundee Police Department log June 20 Officers took a report of a stolen bicycle in the 2400 block of Douglas Avenue. June 21 Officers investigated a criminal mischief complaint near…
Jul 16, 2014

Council will hear sign code recommendations

by Katy Sword
In October 2013, the Newberg City Council established a Temporary and Portable Sign Ad-Hoc Committee. At the July 21 meeting, the committee will present its findings and recommendations to the…




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