March 6 business briefs
published: 3/5/2013 11:47:23 AM
George Fox offering tax return help
The George Fox University Accounting Club is offering free tax preparation and e-filing assistance to local residents for their 2012 tax returns.
New push rises to help dairy operations export
published: 3/5/2013 11:49:33 AM
A new initiative of the Portland-based Oregon Dairy Products Commission has been launched with the goal of increasing the volume and value of the state’s dairy product exports, particularly for small and mid-sized operations.
Bill would expand use of refillable ‘growlers’
published: 3/5/2013 11:50:50 AM
Oregon vintners are pushing for a new measure in the Legislature that would allow consumers to fill reusable containers — commonly called “growlers” — with two gallons or less of wine or hard cider from kegs at state-licensed stores, restaurants and watering holes.
Southern Oregon brand expands in Newberg
published: 3/5/2013 11:54:19 AM
The building at 214 E. First St. was a bank for many years, and several features of its design — not the least of which includes a pair of interior vaults and the brass lettering on its front stoop that still proclaim “First National Bank” — remain as evidence of that fact.
March 13 business briefs
published: 3/12/2013 1:53:36 PM
Eat at Pogy’s Subs, help Love INC
Eat at Pogy’s Subs, 2855 Hayes St., the third Tuesday of each month and 10 percent of that day’s gross sales will go to Love INC (In the Name of Christ).
March 13 Dollars & Sense column: Getting organized for tax season
published: 3/12/2013 1:55:14 PM
Are you one of those taxpayers surrounded by a mound of receipts, bank statements, cancelled checks and aspirin on the night before your income tax returns are due? Fear not.
Hawkins Cellars gets a new tasting room in Dundee
published: 3/12/2013 1:57:28 PM
DUNDEE — Hawkins Cellars, a relatively new boutique winemaking operation, has found a new home for its tasting room at 990 Highway 99W — a site formerly occupied by Daedalus Cellars before it closed late last year.
March 20 business briefs
published: 3/19/2013 2:12:40 PM
City metes out community enhancement awards
Two downtown remodel projects will receive community enhancement awards from the city of Newberg, it has been announced.
March 20 Dollars & Sense column: What to do if friends, family ask for money
published: 3/19/2013 2:15:35 PM
Shakespeare was definitely onto something when he wrote, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” Rather than trying to encourage the world to be tight-fisted with their cash, he was more likely alluding to the idea that lending money to friends or family can be a touchy situation.
Climax expands to the Middle East
published: 3/19/2013 2:18:03 PM
Newberg-based Climax Portable Machining & Welding Systems has opened new rentals depots in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, it was announced last week.
Cooking up a different culture with sweet treats
published: 3/19/2013 2:20:15 PM
MaryJoyce Fatal Keary’s idea for her small business came from a craving for a snack. She wanted something sweet, but not just any morsel would do.
March 27 business briefs
published: 3/26/2013 11:14:52 AM
Curves of Newberg hosting food drive
Curves of Newberg is asking members to donate money or bags of nonperishable food through April 6 to support local food banks, Newberg F.
March 27 Dollars & Sense column -- Student loan debt: Don’t sacrifice your credit
published: 3/26/2013 11:16:26 AM
Earning a college degree used to be the default route to a secure future. However, the financial crisis of the past five years has thrown a wrench into the works.
Yamhill County radio station signs off for the last time
published: 3/26/2013 11:17:23 AM
McMINNVILLE — Last week, Yamhill County-based AM-frequency radio station KLYC signed off for the last time.
The 24-hour station, which was broadcast on frequency 1260, first came on air in 1949, under the call sign KMCM.
Newberg Dodge on board with Old Fashioned Festival
published: 3/26/2013 11:18:33 AM
Bob Lanphere’s Newberg Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, 2809 Portland Road, has agreed to sponsor this year’s Old Fashioned Festival at the platinum level, it was announced earlier this month.