Boquist files knife bill to ‘broaden the discussion’ on gun control
published: 3/5/2013 11:19:26 AM
State Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas), whose district covers Dundee and most of Yamhill County, is out to change the focus of the state’s gun-control/gun-violence discussion with the filing of a bill that would enact mandatory background checks for the purchase of knives and require the creation of a statewide knife registry.
Landfill berm gets DEQ nod
published: 3/5/2013 11:20:43 AM
McMINNVILLE — The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved, pending a public comment process, the request by Riverbend Landfill and its owner, Waste Management Inc.
Under new OSAA reclassification proposal NHS will face new rivals
published: 3/5/2013 11:29:18 AM
WILSONVILLE — If things remain as they currently stand with the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) Classification and Districting Committee, the Pacific Conference will be dissolved beginning in the 2014-2015 school year and Newberg will become one of four new members to join a proposed 10-school Central Valley Conference.
Newberg City Council breathes new life into UGB proposal
published: 3/6/2013 3:24:15 PM
Exactly one month after agreeing to reconsider an earlier decision on the Newberg south industrial urban growth boundary (UGB) amendment, the City Council voted to follow the same course of action during its meeting this week.
Newberg residents nervous about murderer’s release
published: 3/5/2013 11:23:17 AM
The announcement last month that convicted double murderer Scott William Cox, 49, would be released into Yamhill County after a 20-year prison sentence has caused a stir.
City Council breathes new life into UGB proposal
published: 3/12/2013 11:43:59 AM
Exactly one month after agreeing to reconsider an earlier decision on the Newberg south industrial urban growth boundary (UGB) amendment, the City Council voted to follow the same course of action during its meeting last week.
Company lends a hand in Beavers’ rebrand
published: 3/12/2013 11:46:43 AM
From August to December, Saturdays have taken on all new meaning for Drew Gereb. Gereb is vice president of business development for Newberg companies Finish Line Industries and Hydro Graphics Inc.
Man faces sexual abuse charges
published: 3/12/2013 11:49:06 AM
A Newberg man was arrested Friday on allegations he sexually abused the 2-year-old daughter of his live-in girlfriend.
Alexander Britton Addoms, 28, is charged with three counts of first-degree unlawful sexual penetration and six counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment.
Volunteers, administrators, pets wild about their new digs
published: 3/12/2013 11:53:13 AM
The new Newberg Animal Shelter is no longer just an idea, or a fundraising goal, as it had been for more than a decade. And it’s no longer a large, empty building on South Sandoz Road.
Sherwood woman found dead at Bald Peak State Park
published: 3/13/2013 2:50:57 PM
The body of a Sherwood woman was found Tuesday at Bald Peak State Park northwest of Newberg.
According to Oregon State Police Trooper Bridget Taylor, the lead investigator in the case, the body of 55-year-old Monica Gotter was found and reported at about 11:30 a.
Newberg man faces federal child pornography charges
published: 3/19/2013 1:45:05 PM
A Newberg man was arraigned in federal court Thursday on allegations he possessed tens of thousands of images of child pornography and transported and shared those images with others.
YCCO’s ‘transformation plan’ being implemented
published: 3/19/2013 1:46:24 PM
In one of its first big tests since officially starting operations Nov. 1, the nonprofit Yamhill County Care Organization (YCCO) has reportedly cleared a hurdle at the state level with flying colors.
State of Yamhill County? Moving forward
published: 3/19/2013 1:48:16 PM
Commissioners Kathy George and Allen Springer visited Newberg last week to update city officials and business leaders on the “state of the county” during a Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce forum luncheon.
Local man living the dream packing into God’s country
published: 3/19/2013 1:51:29 PM
After nearly 30 years packing into the wilderness areas of California, Idaho, Oregon and New Mexico, Dundee resident and farrier Steve Morris was considering calling it quits.
Rodeo cancels wild horse race for 2013
published: 3/26/2013 10:15:18 AM
The St. Paul Rodeo board of directors has voted to discontinue the wild horse race for this year’s rodeo, it was announced this month, marking the first time in 50 years or more that the event will not be held.
Effort to move historic cabin continues at Champoeg
published: 3/26/2013 10:19:48 AM
In January 2012, after a series of northwest Oregon’s notorious rain storms that began the fall before, the waters of the Willamette River came within a few feet of flooding the historic Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin.
Court finds in favor of winery
published: 3/26/2013 10:20:59 AM
Dayton-based Stoller Vineyards has prevailed in a challenge of its conditional use permit before the Oregon Court of Appeals, a decision that could have ramifications for other wineries in the region.
Is this the face of a killer?
published: 3/26/2013 10:23:06 AM
A recent outbreak of animal attacks and disappearances has riled and concerned a group of residents on Dog Ridge Road, located southeast of Newberg along the Willamette River.
Police to search Mount Hood for Newberg woman
published: 3/29/2013 4:35:04 PM
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a
missing Newberg woman believed to have gone missing while hiking alone on Mount Hood.