Millworkers await TAA announcement

Millworkers await TAA announcement

Certification would provide expanded unemployment benefits and retraining opportunities Although...

Climax layoffs sign of a changing company

Climax layoffs sign of a changing company

Downturn in markets leads to restructuring of workforce, sources say The job cuts at Climax...

Local pot regulations move forward

Local pot regulations move forward

Medical regulations finalized at local level; recreational deliberations continue Marijuana...

Park district hopes to break ground on new pool in August

Park district hopes to break ground on new pool in August

CPRD — Value engineering also lowers cost of new aquatics center to $15.3 million According...

Oregon heads for ballot brawl over tax increase

Oregon heads for ballot brawl over tax increase

Government — Compromise in Legislature unlikely on gross receipts tax measure By Pamplin...

Wineries featured in cover story

Wineries featured in cover story

Wine Spectator takes a look at the 2013 harvest that produced positive pinots despite worrisome...

Newberg paper mill will close for good

Newberg paper mill will close for good

Multiple sources verify that new owner Westrock will shutter the mill permanently; workers will...

Answers few in Climax layoffs

Answers few in Climax layoffs

Machining company, former workers mum about job cuts A series of layoffs have recently occurred...

Newberg Noon Rotary  reaches out to Nepal

Newberg Noon Rotary reaches out to Nepal

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February 10, 2016

Bypass talks move forward

by Colin Staub
Transportation — Following a letter from neighborhood association, six groups in discussion A Feb. 2 letter from the Ladd Hill Neighborhood Association made several demands of the Oregon…
GARY ALLEN - Renovated - An antique mall is on its way to downtown Newberg as business owner Theresa Pollock       prepares to open T's Antiques in the space formerly home to Northwest Tax Accountants.
February 10, 2016

Downtown Newberg gets a new antique mall

by Colin Staub
Commerce — Sixteen vendors will sell their wares in the former Northwest Tax Accountants space The latest addition to Newberg’s downtown commercial district is T’s Antiques, which owner Theresa…
February 10, 2016

Sheriff's office steps up efforts on safety belts and child…

by Gary Allen
Counties ramp up enforcement The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has joined other Oregon jurisdictions in encouraging the use of safety belts and child restraint devices “as the simplest and…
GARY ALLEN - A project to expand the parking lot at Providence Newberg Medical Center is underway and scheduled for completion in April. The lot will mean 118 more parking spaces at the facility.
February 10, 2016

PNMC construction moving forward

by Colin Staub
Health care — Work will expand parking lot and pay homage to a figure in Newberg's history A project to expand the parking lot at Providence Newberg Medical Center is well underway, signaling…
February 10, 2016

Federal act could mean local funding

by Colin Staub
Land use — Yamhill County organizations can receive cash for projects enhancing forest resources The Siuslaw Resource Advisory Committee is accepting project proposals to receive funding for…
February 10, 2016

Tasting room work harder than it seems

by Colin Staub
Wine country — Courses offered through Wine Education Center train future tasting room attendants A local wine author will offer a series of classes on various aspects of working in a wine…
February 10, 2016

Coalition seeks to raise legal tobacco age

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — Legislation to increase the age to buy tobacco to 21 stalls in committee A coalition of 20 health organizations has launched a campaign to combat a sobering trend: About seven kids…
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February 10, 2016

Gov. Brown changes minimum wage plan

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — New plan would boost the minimum to $14.50 in Portland and $13.25 in the rest of the state by 2022 Gov. Kate Brown’s minimum wage proposal apparently may have proven unpopular…
February 10, 2016

Feb. 10 public safety round-up

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Outstanding warrants, Newberg Fire Department log, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log and Yamhill County jail reports Outstanding warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
February 10, 2016

Feb. 10 business briefs

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State gets Web tool to calculate kicker refund The Oregon Department of Revenue has created a website to help people figure out how to collect the tax credit being offered by the state instead…

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Feb 05, 2016

Fire breaks out in Newberg duplex apartment complex

by Gary Allen
Three injured in Friday morning blaze on Morton Street An early morning fire Friday displaced several tenants and inflicted considerable damage on an apartment building in Newberg. According to…
Feb 03, 2016

Ethics commission returns to St. Paul

by Colin Staub
Government — Complaint by mayor alleges councilors held illegal executive session Three St. Paul city councilors are the subject of an Oregon Government Ethics Commission investigation following…
Feb 03, 2016

Police warn of check scam

by Gary Allen
Public safety — At least two may be victims of a monetary scam involving a Newberg property management company Police officials are warning of a scam targeting people responding to an online ad.…
Feb 03, 2016

Financial challenges loom, but there's time to plan

by Colin Staub
City — Infrastructure and personnel costs are high and increasing for Newberg — and for the rest of the state The annual League of Oregon Cities “State of the Cities” report does not paint a…
Feb 03, 2016

City adopts supplemental budget for year

by Colin Staub
Government — Personnel costs, service expenditure increases and husekeeping items mean a larger adjusted budget The city’s 2015-2016 budget has been updated to the tune of a $2.4 million…
Feb 03, 2016

Comment sought on proposed rate increases

by Colin Staub
Town hall asks for public feedback on committee recommendations The Citizens Rate Review Committee will hold a town hall public hearing this week to hear feedback on proposed utility rate…
Feb 03, 2016

State's economy may be on the rise, officials say

by Pamplin Media Group
Government — Economist John Mitchell said Oregon should enjoy a continued, tempered recovery during coming months Economist John Mitchell has predicted that the region’s economy will continue to…
Feb 03, 2016

Feb. 3 business briefs

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Small farms invited to conference at OSU CORVALLIS — Oregon State University’s Small Farms Program will hold its 16th annual Oregon Small Farms Conference this month. The conference, which last…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Gov. Kate Brown is not trying to negotiate an alternative to a union-backed corporate tax ballot measure, despite meeting with interests on various sides of the divisive proposal.
Feb 03, 2016

Brown talks with groups, but not negotiating alternative to tax…

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown is not trying to negotiate an alternative to a union-backed corporate tax ballot measure, despite meeting with interests on various sides of the divisive proposal. Those…
Feb 03, 2016

Feb. 3 public safety round-up

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Outstanding warrants, Newberg Fire Department log, Newberg-Dundee Police Department log and Yamhill County jail reports Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…



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