Bypass work begins preparation for spring push

Bypass work begins preparation for spring push

Crews will excavate land, head off erosion through winter season Construction on the...

Farmers see bad legislation on the horizon

Farmers see bad legislation on the horizon

Agriculture — Non-farm uses are expected to expand into some state land use zones ENTERPRISE...

State road funding stuck in traffic

State road funding stuck in traffic

Lawmakers wrangle with barriers to paying for highway, bridge work Oregon lawmakers next year...

City Council passes pot tax

City Council passes pot tax

City Council issues preemptive tax following lead of other Oregon cities The Newberg City Council...

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

Recent Comments


Newberg's Latest News

Grider
October 22, 2014

Grider takes on McKinney for council spot

by Katy Sword
The pair square off in the general election for the District 2 spot With two weeks remaining until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg Graphic will print profiles on the candidates for local and…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Manning the phones - Mark Passmore speaks with a potential voter Monday night as part of the Chehalem Pool Committees phone bank at Chehalem Youth and Family Services. Volunteers will call more than 3,500 local numbers over a two-week span in an effort to pass the pool bond measure.
October 22, 2014

Advocates take to the streets, phone banks to sell pool bond

by Seth Gordon
Citizen group initiates effort to help pass the measure The Chehalem Pool Committee is putting the finishing touches on its campaign to pass a bond measure funding the renovation and expansion…
Photo Credit: PMG FILE PHOTO - Checking twice - Public certification of the voting machines in Yamhill County is scheduled for Oct. 28 in McMinnville.
October 22, 2014

Maintaining ballot integrity

by Katy Sword
Voting machines undergo extensive testing, practices to ensure vote secrecy and integrity Voting machines are required to be tested at least four times during an election, including twice before…
October 22, 2014

Earthquake drill prepares participants for emergencies

by Katy Sword
Public safety — Great ShakeOut held once a year, but officials say drills should occur more often At 10:16 a.m. Oct. 16, buildings across the nation were evacuated as a part of the Great…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Construction underway - Founder Christian DeBenedetti and brewmaster Jordan Keeper are in the prep stages of  opening their new brewery, Wolves and People, in Newberg.
October 22, 2014

Brewing in a historical setting

by Katy Sword
Wolves and People Farmhouse Brewery looks to open in Newberg There’s something unique about walking into an old barn and imagining its history. For Christian DeBenedetti, it’s something he’s…
October 22, 2014

Wine country will celebrate autumn with festival

by (none)
Celebration — More than 150 wineries across the area will participate in a variety of events With the grape harvest nearing completion, many wineries in the Willamette Valley are planning…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Final stages - The Evergreen International Aviation campus in McMinnville is still for sale, although there are a few interested buyers.
October 22, 2014

Evergreen campus remains for sale

by Katy Sword
Company's plight — Buyers haven't moved forward, trustee files extension in bankruptcy court In July, the Evergreen International Aviation McMinnville campus was listed for sale. In August, it…
October 22, 2014

Public Safety Log, Oct. 22

by (none)
Yamhill County Jail Report The Yamhill County jail in McMinnville periodically releases reports for people arrested during the weeks prior to publication of The Newberg Graphic. Below are…
October 21, 2014

Newberg man found dead near Depoe Bay

by Gary Allen
Public safety — Deputy finds the body of Michael A. Lyman near the Cape Foulweather observatory in an apparent suicide A Newberg man was found dead near a picturesque lookout on the Oregon coast…
October 22, 2014

Forum will look at GMO measure

by (none)
Is Ballot Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods, a straight-forward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need…

Don't miss the local news

Oct 22, 2014

State wants anglers to report tagged fish from Hagg Lake

by (none)
GASTON — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released 500 specially tagged rainbow trout into Hagg Lake in early October as a way to evaluate the fish stocking program. To help the…
Oct 17, 2014

Newberg man found dead on coast in apparent suicide

by Gary Allen
Public safety personnel find the body of Michael A. Lyman near the Cape Foulweather observatory Wednesday morning A Newberg man was found dead near a picturesque lookout on the Oregon coast…
Oct 15, 2014

Sign code is back in force

by Katy Sword
Voluntary compliance for now while city educates community on standards The Newberg Sign Code has not been enforced since October 2013 when the Newberg City Council created the Temporary and…
Peralta
Oct 15, 2014

Peralta, Primozich courting voters for commissioner spot

by Katy Sword
Election 2014 — Both candidates for the Position 1 seat have a fair amount of experience, although in entirely different venues With less than a month until the Nov. 4 election, The Newberg…
Oct 15, 2014

Public Safety Round-up, Oct. 15

by (none)
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…
Oct 15, 2014

Business in Brief - Oct. 15

by (none)
Mike’s Pharmacy closing After 45 years, Mike Douglas is retiring from Mike’s Medical Pharmacy and the business will close. Friends, customers and former employees are invited to stop by Mike’s…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Coming home - By opening a new bank where Columbia State Bank formerly resided, Ron Wolfe is returning to Newberg. Premier Community Bank will officially open in January.
Oct 15, 2014

Premier Community Bank to open in Newberg

by Katy Sword
Replacing Columbia River Bank, bank is run by community members For Ron Wolfe, opening a Premier Community Bank in Newberg is like coming home. He started his banking career at Columbia River…
Oct 15, 2014

City process underway to filling many open positions

by Katy Sword
Newberg government — City manager building new internal team as many leave their positions over the past several months Along with a new city manager, Newberg has or will soon replace the…
Oct 15, 2014

City in search of community volunteers to fill key positions

by Linda Vondrachek
Government — Applications due Oct. 24 for various committees, commissions to assist city The city of Newberg has multiple openings for volunteer committee positions. Both Newberg residents and…
Oct 22, 2014

Police search for suspect in Oct. 7 break-in

by Pamplin Media Group
Public safety — Local resident returns to her Old Highway 99W home to find an unknown man still inside A burglary suspect is still on the lamb after breaking into a Newberg home Oct. 7. Around 1…



Local Weather

Cloudy

59°F

Newberg

Cloudy

Humidity: 72%

Wind: 14 mph

  • 22 Oct 2014

    Heavy Rain 58°F 54°F

  • 23 Oct 2014

    Rain 58°F 50°F