Columbia, West Coast to merge in $506M deal
published: 10/2/2012 3:54:26 PM
Columbia Banking System Inc. and West Coast Bancorp, both of which have branches in Newberg, will merge in a deal valued at $506 million, it was announced last week.
Oct. 3 - Business in Brief
published: 10/2/2012 3:53:05 PM
Economic seminars on tap at Newberg FUMC The Newberg First United Methodist Church is holding a series of educational seminars this month and next.
Suspicions arise around ‘Dex Motors’
published: 10/2/2012 3:54:15 PM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is evaluating a possible probe into a suspicious business purported to operate in Newberg, which at least one would-be customer claims is a scam.
GFU expands options for business students
published: 10/9/2012 3:07:56 PM
The integration of four concentrations in the school’s part-time master of business administration (MBA) program and an increase in internship opportunities are two ways George Fox University’s School of Business is responding to students’ desires to customize their degree and gain real-world business acumen before graduation.
Just follow the aroma to new eatery
published: 10/9/2012 3:11:38 PM
In the mid-1980s, Thomas Griner had everything he needed for a foray into the New Orleans restaurant industry. Everything, that is, but a name.
Oct. 17 business briefs
published: 10/16/2012 2:57:06 PM
Help make downtown shine
The Newberg Downtown Coalition is asking businesses to consider helping repair some of the city’s 128 light decorations, which will be hung throughout Newberg in December in celebration of the Christmas season.
Oct. 17 Dollars & Sense colum: Prepare for April by examining what you filed last year
published: 10/16/2012 2:58:58 PM
Tax time may have been last spring, but before you store your return in the attic, take a moment to review it. According to the Oregon Society of CPAs, you’ll find that you can discover a lot about your financial situation and identify changes that will improve your tax outlook before it’s time to file next year’s return.
Higher insurance rates kick in Nov. 1
published: 10/16/2012 3:00:19 PM
An annual rate increase of an average of 12.2 percent will take effect Nov. 1 for the more than 12,000 Oregonians covered by Providence Health Plans — the health insurance arm of the larger Providence organization, which includes Providence Newberg Medical Center.
New York-style delicatessen aims for authenticity
published: 10/16/2012 3:03:29 PM
Entrepreneur Joe Bonaventura Jr. and his family have set a laudable but challenging goal for themselves with what will be downtown Newberg’s newest eatery when it opens sometime next month: create a place with equal parts small-town atmosphere and big-city flavor.
Oct. 24 business briefs
published: 10/23/2012 3:18:41 PM
City engineer recognized for service
Paul Chiu, an engineer for the city of Newberg, has received October’s Outstanding Service Award for his work on this year’s pavement rehabilitation project on a number of local roads.
Beaver State gets high marks for green industry
published: 10/23/2012 3:19:58 PM
In a recent report by the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Economic Policy Institute, Oregon was selected as No. 5 in its run-down of states with the greenest workforce.
St. Paul gets its first food cart – barbecue
published: 10/23/2012 3:22:33 PM
The smoky aroma of barbecue has been wafting over St. Paul lately with the addition of the town’s first food cart, Burning Boar Barbecue.
Located on a grassy lot near the center of St.
Black Walnut Inn -- A family's dream come true
published: 10/23/2012 3:25:30 PM
DUNDEE — More than a decade ago, Karen Utz, along with her son, Kris, and dog, Bailey, traversed a narrow deer trail through thickly wooded brush to the top of a hill overlooking neighboring vineyards and a vast swath of the Willamette Valley.
Newberg medical clinic joins national initiative
published: 10/23/2012 3:26:45 PM
Providence Medical Group-Newberg — located within the Providence Newberg Medical Center — is one of 70 primary-care clinics across the state selected to participate in a first-of-its-kind partnership between public and private healthcare payers.
Oct. 31 business briefs
published: 10/30/2012 3:12:24 PM
Paulée now offering breakfast, lunch
DUNDEE — Paulée, the French-inspired restaurant at 1410 N. Highway 99W, Suite 102, has expanded its hours and menu to now offer breakfast daily.
Roco Winery to unveil new tasting room
published: 10/30/2012 3:15:10 PM
Rollin and Corby Soles may have opened the Roco Winery on Red Hills Road in 2009, but their plans for the building weren’t fully realized until this year, with the completion of a 2,800-square-foot addition that includes a tasting room, kitchen, private dining room and office space.
Red Hills Salon and Spa opens in downtown Newberg
published: 10/30/2012 3:18:03 PM
Over the years, 209 East First Street has been many things: a butcher’s shop, saddle store, gun broker, Greyhound bus stop and a print shop.