Marcus Larson/News-Register##Rep. Suzanne Bonamici tours the bypass with ODOT director Matt Garrett.

ODOT shows off bypass for dignitaries

Thanks to relatively dry spring weather, construction is moving forward quickly on 10 bridges designed to carry Newberg-Dundee Bypass traffic. The four-mile, $262 million first phase is slated to open ...

Lawyers inform students of rights, responsibilities

NEWBERG — A dozen lawyers spent Friday morning at Newberg High School talking with seniors the rights and responsibilities they will have as adults. Judge Ronald Stone, who organized the event, ...

Motorist charged with manslaughter

SALEM — A Newberg man has been indicted by a Marion County Grand Jury on a Class A felony count of first-degree manslaughter in connection with a fatal motor vehicle crash on McKay Road NE, near ...

Woman wins dog bite suit

A Yamhill County woman has been awarded more than $108,000 for damages suffered when she was bitten in the face by the hosts’ dog at an afternoon cocktail party. Christine Shertzer, 43, had to undergo ...

Motorist nearly crashes into OSP vehicle

NEWBERG — A Newberg motorist who nearly crashed into an Oregon State Police patrol vehicle late Wednesday night was arrested on multiple charges, including driving under the influence of intoxicants. Trooper ...

Along the Street: Riteway Meat creditors' hearing moved to Portland

A creditors’ hearing part of Riteway Meat Co. bankruptcy procceedings, now underway in U.S. District Court, is being moved from Salem to Portland. Originally scheduled for Salem’s Red Lion ...

Services set for McMinnville attorney

McMinnville attorney Rachel Negra, who made her home in Newberg, died of undetermined causes Friday, April 17, at the age of 37. Negra was attending the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s ...

Riteway Meat facing three formal beefs

Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry is still considering the possibility of bringing criminal charges against Jeff and Sharon Payne, owners of Dundee’s now-defunct Riteway Meat Co., over ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Inspectors found 10,500 pounds of rotting meat after the business mysteriously
closed. The meat was burnt and disposed of at Riverbend Landfill.

Tons of rotting meat removed at Riteway

Lots of people who want lots of money will have a chance to confront the owners of Dundee’s bankrupt Riteway Meat Co. at a court-ordered meeting set for Thursday, May 7, in Salem. Jeff and Sharon ...

Teddy Roosvelt to visit Newberg

NEWBERG -- "Teddy Roosevelt's Oregon Roadshow," a live performance by historical recreator Joe Wiegand, is slated for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Admission is free. The ...

YCOM accepts county takeover offer

The Yamhill County commissioners approved Thursday an offer to assume command of the Yamhill 911 Communications Agency’s emergency radio system, contingent on YCOM providing $270,300 in annual funding ...

Tensions flare at YCOM session

A Tuesday meeting between the County Board of Commissioners and Yamhill Communications Agency Board exposed deep divides between the respective boards and  between small outlying emergency service ...

Charles Lord Chaffee IV

Newberg man charged in car fires case

A Newberg man implicated in a series of car fires and thefts that happened early morning on March 29, was arraigned today.

Camelia Festival blooms on Saturday

NEWBERG — Flowers, Asian art, a 5- or 10-kilometer run, food, music and dance will be featured Saturday, April 11, at the seventh-annual Camellia Festival. The event is named for Newberg’s ...

Andrew Alan Nelson, 32.

Mac man charged in Newberg stabbing

NEWBERG — A McMinnville man was arrested Tuesday night on charges stemming from the stabbing of a woman in a rural area near Newberg. Andrew Alan Nelson, 32, was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in ...

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