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GARY ALLEN - Saved from the brink of destruction - The Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin has been relocated from the    northern border of the Champoeg State Heritage Area about a half-mile away to a spot adjacent to the Robert Newell House Museum, with the whole compound renamed the Newell Pioneer Village.
April 29, 2015

History, restored

by Gary Allen
Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin will be rededicated May 17 The Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin is now safe. An effort to move the historic site to high ground and away from the marauding…
SUBMITTED - History professor Paul Otto is the first George Fox University professor to earn a fellowship from the National Humanities Center, granted this year to 32 individuals from a pool of 547 applicants. He plans to spend the fellowship on site in Research Triangle Park., N.C.
April 29, 2015

Professor selected for top fellowship

by Pamplin Media Group
Higher ed — Paul Otto is one of 32 chosen from a pool of 547 applicants across the nation A George Fox University professor is among a select group of scholars that will spend the next academic…
April 29, 2015

Bill would set limits, provide incentives for lower-cost housing

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature — Oregon House advances House Bill 2564 to the Senate for examination Cities and counties could require builders to erect below-market housing in exchange for specified incentives…
April 29, 2015

One dead in fatal crash east of St. Paul

by Gary Allen
Public safety — State police still investigating crash Friday at Highway 219 and French Prairie Road Available information is sparse in a fatal crash at Highway 219 and French Prairie Road east…
April 29, 2015

Water rates compared across the state

by Colin Staub
Utilities — Newberg comes in low to average compared with the surrounding region For the third time since 2004, the League of Oregon Cities has conducted a survey exploring water billing…
April 29, 2015

OLCC wants $10M for new pot program

by Pamplin Media Group
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is asking the Legislature for $10.5 million in the 2015-2017 budget to get its recreational marijuana program up and running. The budget includes hiring 33…
April 29, 2015

April 29 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
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…
GARY ALLEN - Grand opening - Rain Dance Marketplace has a new  addition at its Bell Road  building. Besides llamas, woodwork    and fibrous  garments, the marketplace  now hosts a wine tasting room. Operating as Rain Dance Vineyards, the selection includes a 2013 pinot noir from vineyard land up the road.
April 29, 2015

Llamas, woodcraft and, now, wine tasting

by Colin Staub
Rain Dance Vineyards opens, selling its own brand of pinot noir Rain Dance Vineyard and its tasting room had their inception in 2013. While owners Celia and Ken Austin Jr. have had vineyards…
April 29, 2015

April 29 business briefs

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County to be discussed The Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Newberg City Club will hold a “State of the County” luncheon forum at noon May 12 at the Springbrook Community Center.…
COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Twenty-one-year-old Newberg resident Matthew Wuerpel died in an accident early Friday morning in rural Washington County.
April 24, 2015

Newberg man dies in accident

by Gary Allen
Matthew Wuerpel, 21, is ejected from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene in rural Washington County A Newberg man died Friday morning after the car he was driving rolled off a road in…

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GARY ALLEN - Preserved? - This Consolidated PBY Catalina is not among the 15 aircraft at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum that could be sold if an undisclosed buyer is not allowed to bail out Evergreen Vintage Aircraft.
Apr 22, 2015

Deal could save Evergreen museum

by Colin Staub
Bankruptcy court will consider sale of planes, buildings to undisclosed buyer Evergreen Vintage Aircraft may have struck a deal that would settle some of its debt and allow its planes and…
Apr 22, 2015

District gets Chinese language grant

by Seth Gordon
Schools — Teacher from China will come to district thanks to U.S. State Department As one of 10 districts in the nation to receive a U.S. State Department grant through the Teachers of Critical…
Apr 22, 2015

The Dances of Universal Peace set for April 30

by Seth Gordon
Newberg church will host a dance circle that draws from various faith traditions As a big believer in the interfaith movement, Newberg First United Methodist Church Pastor Bob Flaherty first…
GARY ALLEN - Newberg royalty - Newberg High School students (from left) Rayanne Reid, Tiffany Briant and Mikayla Farr are becoming fast friends as members of the Old Fashioned Festival Court and will vie for the role of queen when the festival returns to town in July.
Apr 22, 2015

Festival princesses brimming with hometown pride

by Seth Gordon
This year's Old Fashioned Festival Court takes pride in representing Newberg Although Tiffany Briant, Mikayla Farr and Rayanne Reid remember seeing the Old Fashioned Festival princesses and…
GARY ALLEN - Investigation continues - Damage to the southern and western side of the Dairy Queen was severe  during the April 10 fire.
Apr 22, 2015

DQ fire remains under investigation

by Gary Allen
Two-alarm fire heavily damaged restaurant, engineer looking at electrical panels The cause of an April 10 fire that gutted the Newberg Dairy Queen remains under investigation this week. Newberg…
FILE PHOTO - With a little chiding, firefighters will concoct Mickey Mouse pancakes for the kids at the annual breakfast May 3 at the main station.
Apr 22, 2015

Hungry? NFD pancake breakfast on tap for May 3

by Gary Allen
Fundraiser — Station will make way for hundreds to enjoy annual rite Where can you go on a Sunday morning to get a great breakfast, while also lending your support to the community? The Newberg…
Apr 22, 2015

Honoring veterans in a new way

by Colin Staub
County news — Veterans Recognition Program offers free, streamlined ID card veterans can present for countywide merchant discounts All of the pieces for Yamhill County’s new Veterans Recognition…
GARY ALLEN - Land swap - CalPortland's concrete plant on West Third Street will move out to property on Wynooski Road, while the city's public works maintenance yard will expand onto the Third Street property. The deal came about after about a year of city planning spearheaded by Jay Harris, public works director.
Apr 22, 2015

City moves forward with CalPortland transfer

by Colin Staub
Government — Along with monetary transfer, land on Third Street will be traded for Wynooski Street land The city of Newberg has authorized the purchase of property on West Third Street in order…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Quandary - Measure 91 legalizes personal possession of marijuana for people ages 21 and older starting in July, but construction of retail outlets to sell the substance are far behind.
Apr 22, 2015

Pot dispensaries might play big role, temporarily

by Pamplin Media Group
Bill — Legislation would allow medical pot growers to obtain licenses to sell excess for resale to recreational purchasers beginning sooner than 2016 SALEM — Licensed marijuana growers and…
Apr 22, 2015

Oregon unemployment basks in mild winter weather

by Pamplin Media Group
A mild winter may have helped push Oregon’s unemployment rate down to 5.4 percent in March as the state added about 4,300 jobs. Oregon Employment Department officials said April 14 that it was…




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