Festival turns to the community for support

Festival turns to the community for support

Following removal from the city's budget, the Old Fashioned Festival launches a crowdfunding...

Evergreen settlement meets with opposition

Evergreen settlement meets with opposition

Court proceedings — Deal to settle the McMinnville company's bankruptcy case delayed ...

Fred's gas expansion approved

Fred's gas expansion approved

Land use — Popular fueling center will receive four more pumps, return to former hours of...

Starbucks will locate 'Evenings' here

Starbucks will locate 'Evenings' here

Coffee giant plans to open a different style of cafe that serves beer, wine and artisan foods...

Investing in pot? State still tinkering with regs, taxes

Investing in pot? State still tinkering with regs, taxes

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May 27, 2015

Landfill expansion will be appealed

by Gary Allen
Opponents give notice they will seek to have decision overturned at LUBA Opponents of Riverbend Landfill will seek to have overturned an April decision by the Yamhill County Board of…
Manners
May 27, 2015

Manners ethics investigation closed

by Colin Staub
Government — The former St. Paul mayor signs a 'letter of education,' not assessed financial penalty Nine months after receiving a complaint regarding former St. Paul Mayor Steve Manners and the…
GARY ALLEN - Questions arise - A project by the St. Paul Rodeo Association to run water lines from its newly-dug well raised some debate at a City Council meeting last week. Councilor Rosemary Koch questioned what would be the short-term costs and long-term expectations from the city in association with the project.
May 27, 2015

Rodeo water project spurs debate

by Colin Staub
Government — St. Paul councilors split on memorandum beginning Rodeo water line construction A contentious special meeting of the St. Paul City Council May 21 ended with the decision to begin…
May 27, 2015

Voters will get a say on impeachment plan

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature — Proposal would set process for removal of top state officials by legislators Oregon would join other states where legislators could remove the governor and four other statewide…
May 27, 2015

May 27 business briefs

by Colin Staub
New fat loss procedure demonstration Ultimate Tan and Med Spa is hosting “A Cool Night Out,” which will feature a demonstration of a non-invasive fat loss procedure called CoolSculpting. There…
Springer
May 20, 2015

State of the county? Not bad, but ...

by Colin Staub
Board of Commissioners addresses current issues affecting county residents and services While there are a lot of positive things going on in Yamhill County, there is much work to be done. That…
May 20, 2015

Riverbend expansion decision will be appealed to LUBA

by Gary Allen
Stop the Dump Coalition, winery association and farmer will plead their case before Land Use Board of Appeals Opponents of Riverbend Landfill will seek to have overturned an April decision by…
GARY ALLEN - Questions - Vice-chairman Allyn Edwards questions proponents of the Martell Commons project during a hearing before the Newberg planning commission May 14 at the Public Safety Building.
May 20, 2015

Commission gets an earful

by Colin Staub
Martell Commons project draws a crowd to commission hearing The community got a chance to weigh in on a potential high-density housing complex at a planning commission meeting last week, with…
GARY ALLEN - Representation - Nurses at Providence Newberg Medical Center are now represented by the Oregon Nurses Association after a majority voted in favor of unionizing last week.
May 20, 2015

Nurses vote to join union at PNMC

by Colin Staub
Labor — A large majority of nurses at the medical center vote in favor of unionizing Oregon’s last non-union Providence facility no longer carries that designation following a vote last week…
GARY ALLEN - Reverence - The local VFW and American Legion posts, in addition to being organizers of the Memorial Day event, are out in force showing their patriotism at the annual event at Memorial Park.
May 20, 2015

Memorial Day: A time to remember the fallen

by Gary Allen
Annual event set for 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Sure, Memorial Day represents a three-day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, a time to gather together with family and friends and blow…

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GARY ALLEN - Duct tape can fix that - Sometimes the action can get a little rough at the annual Memorial Day boat races, set for this weekend at Roger's Landing in Newberg.
May 20, 2015

Boat races to feature national championship event

by Seth Gordon
Action sports — The 67th Annual Memorial Weekend Boat Races will hold the APBA 45SS National Championship Race Sunday afternoon This weekend will mark the 67th year that Newberg will play host…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Gridlock - Although mayors from 44 Oregon towns have beseeched the Legislature to pass a comprehensive transportation funding package Democrats and Republicans are deadlocked over the issue.
May 20, 2015

Oregon mayors plead for more state transportation funds

by Pamplin Media Group
Mayors from 44 Oregon towns, including Kim Wallis of St. Paul, have written to legislative leaders beseeching them to pass a comprehensive transportation funding package. “Funding basic…
May 20, 2015

Sheriff's office targets safety measures

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Public safety — Yamhill County joins other law enforcement agencies in effort to encourage use of safety belts and child restraints By KC Taylor, Graphic intern The Yamhill County Sheriff’s…
May 20, 2015

May 20 public safety round-up

by Gary Allen
Outstanding warrants, Newberg Fire Department log, Yamhill County Jail reports and Newberg-Dundee Police Department log Outstanding Warrants Area law enforcement officers are looking for the…
GARY ALLEN - Prime location - Sara and Dave Specter visited Newberg as tourists in 2008, not imagining that seven years later they would open Bells Up winery on a patch of land that was visible from the bed and breakfast they stayed at.
May 20, 2015

Keeping things small

by Colin Staub
Bells Up joins growing ranks of wineries near Zimri Drive In 2008, Dave and Sara Specter visited Oregon wine country as tourists. They stayed at Chehalem Ridge Bed & Breakfast, which overlooks…
May 20, 2015

Child abuse prevention bill soon to be law

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislation — Legislation allows more centers and funds to help pay for child abuse assessments Following a hearing a Senate committee has recommended passage of a bill aimed to help improve the…
May 20, 2015

May 20 business briefs

by (none)
Christian Chamber of Commerce to Host Life Coach The Christian Chamber of Commerce of the Northwest will host therapist, speaker and author Sabrina Walters from 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 26 at the…
May 20, 2015

Taxpayers' kicker funds come as tax rebate, not checks

by Pamplin Media Group
Refunds — Legislature changes to the law in 2011 will save money on issuing checks Oregon taxpayers can now expect a tax rebate that is projected at $473 million. It would be the first such…
May 20, 2015

Not so different after all, poll says

by Pamplin Media Group
By the numbers — On social and political issues, we have a lot in common across lines When John Kitzhaber resigned in February, Secretary of State Kate Brown became the second female governor in…
SUBMITTED - Vanished - Nineteen signs along Benjamin Road that were put up by neighbors hoping to encourage slower traffic speeds were stolen on the night of May 8, discouraging residents who turned to their own efforts to deal with a longstanding speeding problem.
May 20, 2015

Signs disappear off Benjamin Road

by Colin Staub
Rural news — Efforts by neighbors to slow traffic on the 40 mph road are hampered by theft of citizen signs Residents on Benjamin Road have been frustrated with cars speeding down the street for…




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