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Work on the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee bypass is ramping up South Newberg is an upcoming...

Bypass construction spurs wetland project

Bypass construction spurs wetland project

Mitigation program means a net gain in wetland area near Newberg As part of the Newberg-Dundee...

City will once again consider sign code amendments

City will once again consider sign code amendments

Planning commission holds discussion in latest step toward code changes On Dec. 11, the Newberg...

Legislators OK start-up money for marijuana rulemaking

Legislators OK start-up money for marijuana rulemaking

State measure — Oregon Liquor Control Commission will draw from liquor fund, repay with...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
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December 17, 2014

Preparing to take on the city's work

by Colin Staub
Incoming councilors focus on economic development, downtown transformation, bypass project The new year will bring two new members to the Newberg City Council, replacing two councilors who did…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Numbers growing - According to the Oregon Center for Public Policy, the economic recovery has done little to reduce the share of the state's residents living in poverty.
December 17, 2014

Poll: Income inequality flops as big issue

by Jim Redden
Most Oregonians want to help the poor, fund job training Income inequality has become a huge political issue in recent years. Many people lost their jobs and homes during the recession, while…
December 17, 2014

Employers: Marijuana is legal, now what?

by Pamplin Media Group
State measure — Zero tolerance is still allowed and employees might want to think twice before lighting up at their place of work Within days of the passing of Measure 91, employment attorney…
December 17, 2014

Bill would exempt state land use law

by Pamplin Media Group
Land use — Senate panel agrees to introduce it for 2015; similar proposals have failed in the past SALEM — Oregon lawmakers will consider exempting counties with low populations and slow growth from…
December 17, 2014

Sheriff increases holiday patrols

by Colin Staub
Public safety — Sheriff Jack Crabtree advises motorists on signs of intoxication, asks partiers to be alert Yamhill County Sheriff’s deputies will increase patrols during the holiday season in…
December 17, 2014

Yamhill County nets federal funds

by Gary Allen
Federal funds are available for Yamhill County agencies providing food and shelter to local residents. A local board will distribute $40,089 to local voluntary nonprofits or government agencies…
December 17, 2014

News story correction

by Gary Allen
An error occurred in the Dec. 10 issue of the Newberg Graphic in a story headlined, “Two kidney transplants, one goal: Life.” The name of the second recipient of a kidney donation at Legacy…
December 17, 2014

Dec. 17 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding Warrants, Newberg Fire Department log, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log, Yamhill County Jail reports Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
December 17, 2014

Peace Village will return for a third year

by Gary Allen
Camp — Annual event designed to teach children skills to counteract bullying and the culture of violence Peace Village, a summer day camp for children, will be held June 22-26 in Newberg, a…

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Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - On the mend â€' Michelle Andrews recently received a          kidney transplant from a friend.
Dec 10, 2014

Two kidney transplants, one goal: Life

by Colin Staub
At long last, Newberg residents Kevin Gray and Michelle Andrews receive donor kidneys After a long search to find eligible donors, two Newberg residents have undergone much-needed operations…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Market returns to normal - The overplanting of trees in the early 2000s has given away to more frugal yields the past three years, meaning the price per Christmas tree is better for growers in the state.
Dec 10, 2014

Christmas tree growers regain market Share

by Colin Staub
Industry trends welcome after downturn the past few years After years of oversupply in the Christmas tree industry, things are turning around for wholesale growers in Oregon. “Grower prices went…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - City's finances discussed - Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz speaks before the Dec. 1 City Council meeting.
Dec 10, 2014

City budget in the black

by Gary Allen
Government — City manager and interim finance director deliver snapshot of the budget to the City Council The good news is the city of Newberg is solvent. It’s operating in the black and, given…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Open for business - Originally from Vietnam, Thao Tran and her 
husband are the owners of Just Pho You, the first Vietnamese pho restaurant in Newberg. Tran previously worked as a hairdresser and said the restaurant is a new adventure for herself and her husband. Just Pho You opened in November, offering traditional Vietnamese dishes and a place to relax.
Dec 10, 2014

No more trips to Sherwood: Newberg gets its own pho place

by Colin Staub
New business — Just Pho You opens for business in Springbrook Plaza, offers traditional Vietnamese dishes A Vietnamese pho restaurant, the first of its kind in Newberg, has opened its doors at…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Honored - Police Chief Brian Casey presented Harding with a shadow box at a recent City Council meeting where she was recognized for her service.
Dec 10, 2014

Harding honored for years of service

by Colin Staub
Longtime NDPD officer will continue to care for animals at shelter After 30 years on the job Animal Control Officer Darleen Harding retired this year. During the Dec. 1 city council meeting…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Clearing space - In place of the demolished Newberg Marquis Post-Acute Rehab center facility, Portland developer Sean Heyworth plans to subdivide the lot and build single family residences.
Dec 10, 2014

Care home razed to make way for residences

by Colin Staub
New direction — Rehab center residents moved to new facility, plans call for detached residential housing Last week, the former site of the Newberg Marquis Post-Acute Rehab center on First…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Helping hand - The Civil Air Patrol assists during the annual F.I.S.H. Christmas box distribution event in 2013. While the winter months have traditionally been a busier time for the food pantry, in recent years it is experiencing little downtime throughout the year.
Dec 10, 2014

Food pantry prepared for Christmas

by Colin Staub
Service — F.I.S.H. officials say numbers of boxes going out suggests the recession is not over yet Newberg F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service to Humanity) is gearing up to give out its annual…
Dec 10, 2014

Some immigrants may get driver licenses despite M-88's defeat

by Peter Wong
State law — Issue in the states hinges on interpretation of President Barack Obama's order allowing federal work permits and legal status President Barack Obama’s immigration order could open…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Shopping spree - Shop with a Cop, now in its fourth year, connects low-income children with police officers for a holiday shopping trip at the Newberg Fred Meyer store.
Dec 10, 2014

Shop with a Cop returns for another year of giving

by Colin Staub
Event connects children and officers, fosters understanding This holiday season the Newberg-Dundee Police Department will once again partner with local organizations to make a positive…
Dec 10, 2014

Edible pot, packaging concern lawmakers

by Peter Wong
SALEM — Lawmakers asked lots of questions about Oregon’s new legal marijuana law during the first week the legislative committee met since voters approved Measure 91. Starting July 1, adults 21…




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