Dec. 5 - Editorial: School district construction a concern
published: 12/4/2012 3:30:26 PM
Although it is very discouraging that the change orders to the Newberg School District construction project is coming in at over $1.4 million, it doesn’t surprise us much.
Dec. 8 editorial: Affordable housing could be a reality
published: 12/7/2012 4:40:02 PM
The proposed affordable housing complex on North Meridian by the Housing Authority of Yamhill County (HAYC) will be going before the Newberg Planning Commission Thursday evening.
Dec. 12 editorial: Thumbs up for a week gone by
published: 12/11/2012 2:57:16 PM
— Kudos to a local family and their efforts to minister to Masai tribal members in Africa. George Fox University graduates Nick and Heidi Forrest have relocated their family to Arusha, Tanzania, as they do missionary work with the heralded tribe of the African plains, also teaching the indigenous people how to read.
Dec. 15 editorial: Newberg -- people care here
published: 12/14/2012 12:14:33 PM
The scene was one of chaos Thursday morning as fire took flame at Critter Cabana, the popular First Street pet store in Newberg. Police officers cordoned off the street, effectively rerouting traffic for commuters headed toward Portland.
Dec. 19 editorial: We need to do a better job helping the mentally ill
published: 12/18/2012 2:20:30 PM
We at this newspaper are at some disagreement about this editorial, regarding whether we should write something now at all, and if so, what that opinion should be.
Dec. 22 editorial: Merry Christmas, count your blessings and take care of each other
published: 12/21/2012 11:35:22 AM
The events of the past two months, including Hurricane Sandy and the shootings at Clackamas Town Center and an elementary school in Connecticut, remind us that even during the Christmas season evil is always present and can wreak havoc with little regard for people or their property.
Dec. 26 editorial: Start improving the world by making someone smile
published: 12/24/2012 9:56:07 AM
In Saturday’s issue of this newspaper we reported that citizens raised more than $10,000 to help the beloved First Street pet store, Critter Cabana.
Dec. 29 editorial: Enact common sense gun legislation
published: 12/28/2012 10:49:50 AM
Given the tragic shootings in Portland and Connecticut it’s not surprising that people are demanding that something be done to curb gun violence.
Jan. 2 editorial: What we are thankful for as 2013 begins
published: 12/31/2012 3:27:26 PM
The year 2012 has passed and as we embark on a new year, there is much to be thankful for and much that gives us pause.
We are thankful for our families, our customers and for living in a community that cares for its residents more so than a lot of other places.