Lack of sign code enforcement causes unintended consequences for Newberg

Lack of sign code enforcement causes unintended consequences for Newberg

While committee reviews issue, code isnt enforced, leading to excessive campaign signs With the...

Dundee council passes dispensary moratorium

Dundee council passes dispensary moratorium

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Finding family, using science

Finding family, using science

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Spreading word about the pool one door at a time

Spreading word about the pool one door at a time

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HAYC shooting for July finish of Deskins Commons

HAYC shooting for July finish of Deskins Commons

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April 23, 2014

Newberg woman surrenders nearly 60 cats

by Katy Sword
After getting out of hand, Oregon Humane Society takes custody of 13 kittens, 46 adult cats The recent surrendering of 59 cats from a Newberg apartment is one of the best examples of the need to…
by: FILE PHOTO - Alternate transportation - Newberg City Council member Ryan Howard is an advocate for alternative transportation, including biking. To encourage others to try the same, he and Planner Jessica Pelz have held the May Commute Challenge two years running. The program will continue this year.
April 23, 2014

Commute challenge sees third year

by Katy Sword
Challenge spans May, encourages alternative means of transportation Three years ago, Jessica Pelz and Ryan Howard decided to start something new — the May Commute Challenge encouraging biking…
April 23, 2014

Center seeks help in preventing abuse

by Katy Sword
Treatment— First Step Adolescent Center increasing outreach efforts, focus on prevention and intervention Inside the group room at First Step Adolescent Center, there are four areas of…
by: GARY ALLEN - Relocating - With the move to Dundee, Panther Creek's new tasting room is nearing completion. The room should open in May.
April 23, 2014

Winery relocates tasting room in Dundee

by Katy Sword
Wine news — Panther Creek Cellars to open location in May, looking for community involvement A new tasting room for Panther Creek Cellars means a new start and an opportunity to become more…
April 23, 2014

City manager search: And then there were three

by Katy Sword
City government — Process is nearing an end as three finalists are chosen from a field of 58 candidates for the position of city manager The search for a new Newberg city manager is coming to a…
by: FILE PHOTO - Saving lives - Life Flight Network is called in instances of trauma. In Newberg, that occurs about 30 times a year, with patients transported to one of two trauma centers in Portland.
April 23, 2014

Life Flight process becoming more efficient

by Katy Sword
Auto-launch system means quicker response times, lives saved When a trauma occurs, there’s a specific process in place to ensure appropriate action, and hopefully save lives. Often in rural…
April 23, 2014

April 23 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…
April 23, 2014

Body found at Rogers Landing

by Katy Sword
A body was pulled from the Willamette River Saturday after being discovered by two kayakers at Roger’s Landing. Capt. Tim Svenson of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office said as of Tuesday…
April 23, 2014

Hopes Journey: Filling a need in the community

by Katy Sword
New business will provide skills, training for people with disabilities seeking independence When Kelsey Csergei Habig saw a need locally, she decided to fill it. “I started Hopes Journey…
April 23, 2014

Local wineries named best in region

by Katy Sword
Wine country news — Chehalem Wines, Stoller Estate receive top awards As is the trend, two local wineries received awards recently from WinePress NW. Chehalem Wines won Oregon Winery of the Year…

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by: GARY ALLEN - Merger underway - Chehalem Springs will see new ownership as Emeritus Senior Living merges with Brookdale Senior Living sometime this summer. According to a spokesperson, the merger won't affect residents.
Apr 23, 2014

Chehalem Springs merging with Brookdale

by Katy Sword
Assisted living — Merger should finalize in summer, wont change community, officials say With a transaction value of $2.8 billion, Emeritus Senior Living will merge with Brookdale Senior Living…
Apr 23, 2014

Alzheimer caregiver support group in place

by Gary Allen
Friendsview — Group meets twice a month to provide resources, aid for those who are caregivers Thanks to Kathryn Saunders, Newberg now has a support group to serve caregivers of loved ones that…
Apr 23, 2014

April 23 death notices

by Gary Allen
Nancy E. Barrone Newberg resident Nancy Ellen Barrone died April 6, 2014. She was 69. A public memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. April 26 at North Valley Friends Church. Dorles J. Auer…
Apr 16, 2014

Ruddick/Wood opens dining room

by Katy Sword
New business — With completion of second half, First Street restaurant fully open for business After opening its tavern in November, Ruddick/Wood has opened the doors to the dining room side,…
by: GARY ALLEN - New business - New daycare owner Lori Goodwin is putting the finishing touches on her center, ‘Play and Learn Daycare.' She hopes to utilize creative curriculum with the children, getting them ready for kindergarten.
Apr 16, 2014

Daycare center puts focus on learning

by Katy Sword
Play and Learn will open May 1, open house set for Saturday Owning a daycare wasn’t something Lori Goodwin envisioned herself doing. As a mother of three teenage girls and with a career in real…
Apr 16, 2014

Dundee zone changes would create new downtown core

by Katy Sword
Land use — Proposed changes would rezone the downtown area from C to CBD, looking to be more pedestrian oriented, friendly After receiving a grant recently the city of Dundee has been looking…
Apr 16, 2014

NHS student transported to hospital in apparent overdose

by Seth Gordon
Public safety — Newberg police and fire respond to call for apparent overdose of cold meds A female student at Newberg High School was transported to Providence Newberg Medical Center April 7…
Apr 16, 2014

April 16 school briefs

by Gary Allen
Open-mic poetry event at Mabel Rush Mabel Rush Elementary School will host an open mic poetry night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 22 in the library. For more information, email Lacey McNay at…
Apr 16, 2014

City Council consider appointments, evaluations

by Katy Sword
The April 21 Newberg City Council meeting will mostly consist of appointments and evaluations. Helen Brown will be considered for a position on the budget committee, serving until Dec. 31, 2015.…
Apr 16, 2014

Feds consider steps to clamp down on growler sales

by Gary Allen
Beer news — Federal rules would require merchants to be registered as wine bottling houses Filling up a wine growler at area businesses could soon prove more challenging if a federal ruling…




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