Marcus Larson/News-Register##While her mother Amanda works on making wreaths, 6-month-old Norah Bozich chews away happily on a
lavender flower at the Lavender Festival.

Festival unites lavender and art

“I love the smell of lavender,” said 12-year-old Dundee resident Danielle Comfort as she enjoyed the Willamette Valley Lavender Festival and Plein Air Art Show at the Chehalem Cultural Center ...

Crash results in DUII arrest

NEWBERG - A Woodburn man was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants as the result of a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night in the area of Highway 219 and Northeast Bald Peak Road in rural ...

A celebration of lavender and art

Here’s your chance to come enjoy the fresh scent of lavender while contemplating local art. It’s the Willamette Valley Lavender Festival & Plein Air Art Show, set for 10 a.m. to ...

Emily Hoard/News-Register##Ariana Piscitelli and her 7-year-old horse, Diva,
will participate in the grand entry of the Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo.

County rodeo once again has royalty

“I remember sitting in the stands, getting dirt thrown up at me from the rodeo queens’ horses,” Ariana Piscitelli said of past rodeos at the Yamhill County Fair. “I have ...

Charles Chaffee IV

Crime spree sends Newberg man to prison

Charles Chaffee IV gave no explanation to Circuit Court Judge William Horner for the late March crime spree he embarked upon in Newberg, in which he set vehicles on fire, broke into businesses and stole ...

Courtesy Newberg Fire Department##Newberg firemen extinguish a field fire caused by a helicopter crash late Wednesday night in Newberg.

Precision instructor, student killed in rural Newberg helicopter crash

NEWBERG - Two people were killed shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday when a helicopter crashed in the area of North Valley and Dopp roads, in rural Newberg. The 2004 Schweizer 300 c helicopter crashed in ...

Marcos Radilla Jaimes

Pursuit of alleged shoplifter ends in a crash

DUNDEE — A Hillsboro man — accused of shoplifting from the McMinnville JCPenny — was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he led law enforcement officers on a pursuit that culminated with ...

St. Paul Rodeo drills own well to help water issues

ST. PAUL – Threatened with restrictions on its water use, the St. Paul Rodeo Association has completed initial development on a new city well, projected to ultimately cost about $250,000, all coming ...

Cultural Center hosts contra dancing

NEWBERG — The Chehalem Cultural Center has begun hosting contra dances from 7 to 10 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Organizers describe the folk dance style as fun and easy to learn. ...

Newberg fined for spill

The state Department of Environmental Quality has slapped the city of Newberg with a $12,800 fine for a February sewage spill. More than 23,800 gallons of raw sewage were discharged into Chehalem Creek ...

Events to mark Memorial Day

Yamhill Valley residents will mark Memorial Day with numerous ceremonies and special events Monday. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day. It was first celebrated in 1868 as a way of honoring ...

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 ...

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