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Newberg police chief reinstated

Newberg police chief reinstated

Just hours after taking office as city manager pro tem, Terry Mahr puts Brian Casey back on the...

Mahr appointed as city manager pro tem

Mahr appointed as city manager pro tem

Retired longtime city attorney returns to city during Betz investigation Former City Attorney...

Old Fashioned Festival kicks off with the queen's coronation

Old Fashioned Festival kicks off with the queen's coronation

Queen Milayla Farr selected from a court of three princesses By Casey Taylor, Newberg Graphic...

Design in the works for Villa Road upgrades

Design in the works for Villa Road upgrades

Housing development or not, improvements are coming to the major collector street There are a lot...

Bypass work will continue into the night

Bypass work will continue into the night

Work on some nights will begin at 2 a.m. on large bridge in southern Newberg Work on the...

Congresswoman gets insight into wine industry

Congresswoman gets insight into wine industry

Industry — Representative pays a visit to A to Z Wineworks to discuss industry issues and...

Riteway Meat Co. owners arraigned

Riteway Meat Co. owners arraigned

Courts — Sharon and Jeff Payne face six counts each of second-degree criminal mischief in...

Newberg city manager put on immediate leave

Newberg city manager put on immediate leave

Newberg City Council votes to put Jacque Betz on paid administrative over her handling of dispute...

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Newberg's Latest News

July 28, 2015

Sheriff's office receives suspicious envelope

by Colin Staub
Prior warning prompted the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office to refrain from opening the parcel The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office was among county offices statewide that received suspicious mail…
GARY ALLEN - The big announcement - The queen's coronation ceremony, set for Thursday evening, marks the official start of the Old Fashioned Festival.
July 22, 2015

Newberg preps for its big party

by Seth Gordon
Old Fashioned Festival kicks off Thursday and continues through Sunday at many venues At its heart, the Old Fashioned Festival is a celebration of Newberg, so why not decorate the town itself as…
GARY ALLEN - Preserved - A large conifer tree at Fifth and Meridian streets will remain standing, a change in fate from a former plan to remove it and two adjacent apple trees due to visibility issues.
July 22, 2015

Stop signs will save tree

by Colin Staub
Intersection will get four-way stop signs after neighbor's request for city consideration A plan to make adjustments for safety at an intersection on Meridian Street has been altered and will…
SUBMITTED - Remembrance - Sebastian Brutscher, Newberg's first postmaster who also gave the city its name, will be honored by Providence Newberg Medical Center through an upcoming development project.
July 22, 2015

Providence will honor Brutscher

by Colin Staub
Newberg history — Park area designed to pay tribute to location of first postmaster's house An upcoming development project will pay tribute to one of Newberg’s forefathers while also serving a…
July 22, 2015

PERS board working to determine rate hikes

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — Inflation, expenses, wages, investments to be considered by board While some state boards take a break, the Public Employees Retirement System governing board will begin the process…
James
July 22, 2015

Grant allows Family Place to add staff

by Seth Gordon
Nonprofit — The relief nursery hires Tai James after receiving $95,000 grant from Ford Family Foundation McMINNVILLE — When it rains, it pours. Although the Willamette Valley hasn’t seen much…
July 22, 2015

July 22 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 - Expansion approaches - Fred Meyer's gas station expansion project is projected to begin sometime in the fall. If the building permit is received in early September the project could wrap up by late October.
July 22, 2015

Work winding down on Fred Meyer remodel

by Colin Staub
Large-scale project reaches its conclusion next month, gas station expansion likely to begin in the fall The remodel of Fred Meyer that began in April is nearing completion, with a subsequent…
Gage
July 22, 2015

Newberg man jailed on child sex abuse charges

by Gary Allen
Public safety — William Trask Gage arraigned on 10 counts involving child pornography A Newberg man is facing a lengthy list of charges that he took part in the sexual abuse of children over the…
July 22, 2015

YamCo Public Works to hold right-of-way training session

by (none)
MCMINNVILLE — The Yamhill County public works department is conducting a public training session for managers and supervisors of utilities, contractors and subcontractors who work in its…

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Jul 17, 2015

Newberg police chief suddenly put on administrative leave

by Colin Staub
City Manager Jacque Betz places Brian Casey on paid leave as the city begins an assessment of the police department Chief Brian Casey of the Newberg-Dundee Police Department was put on paid…
GARY ALLEN - Emily Wilson, a Special Olympics athlete from Multnomah County, officially kicked off the Summer State Games Saturday evening when she transferred the flame from the torch carried around the state to the giant version on Loran Douglas Field at Newberg High School. Wilson will compete at World Games this month in Los Angeles.
Jul 15, 2015

SOOR enjoys ideal conditions

by Seth Gordon
Cool weather boosts the spirits of athletes and participation in ancillary activities After high temperatures, rain and even lightning have limited and canceled sporting event in recent years,…
GARY ALLEN - Playing the blues – Musician Ty Curtis was the kickoff act for this summer's Tunes on Tuesday concert series July 7.
Jul 15, 2015

Crowd packs the first Tunes on Tuesday

by Colin Staub
Newberg event — Summer concert series opens with crowd that's estimated to be a record Things started off on the right foot with a big turnout for the July 7 opening of Tunes on Tuesday. “We…
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NEWBERG FIRE DEPARTMENT - Newberg Fire Department personnel survey the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed July 1.
Jul 15, 2015

Initial report points to engine failure in fatal chopper crash

by Colin Staub
Public safety — Witnesses report observing mechanical issues that may have been a factor in crash near Chehalem Airpark A preliminary investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board…
GARY ALLEN - Coding for cash - Local programmer Colin Trachte founded Ground Effect Games as a way to sell pieces of code to other programmers via an online marketplace. Some of his products help other coders complete a project and some will be scrutinized by students learning about coding.
Jul 15, 2015

Writing a little game coding on the side

by Colin Staub
Programmer uses online marketplace to sell contracted code with a vision of developing his own games Learning a computer programming language sounds like a daunting task, but with the help of…
Jul 15, 2015

Anti-profiling bill a step away from final OK

by Peter Wong
Oregon House passes measure on interactions between police, public Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill barring police from “profiling,” the broad use of race or other specified characteristics to…
Jul 15, 2015

Second dispensary planned in Newberg

by Colin Staub
Medical marijuana — City reviewing an application for facility on Springbrook Road An application to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Newberg has been received by the city’s community…
Jul 15, 2015

July 15 business briefs

by (none)
Newberg rated high for affordability Besides being a great place to grow, Newberg was recently cited as one of the most affordable Portland suburbs. Newberg came in as the second most affordable…
Jul 15, 2015

Newberg man involved in crash improving

by Colin Staub
Public safety — Critically injured man in June crash improves to 'fair' condition, hospital reports A Newberg resident and passenger involved in a June 25 accident during which a car drove off…
Jul 15, 2015

Newberg will host revitalization meeting

by (none)
Downtown news — Statewide program invites interested parties to convene, work together Newberg’s downtown area may receive a facelift in the upcoming years, along with several other downtown…




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