Bypass work to close section of Fernwood

NEWBERG -- The Oregon Department of Transportation announced this week that it will close Fernwood Road between Springbrook and Brutscher roads in Newberg for about five to six weeks, beginning at  ...

Local plucked for top state job

Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Nik Blosser, chairman of the local Sokol Blosser Winery, as her new chief of staff. He replaces Kristen Leonard, who resigned amid questions about conflicts of interest. Abby ...

Victim struck by car, triggering gunshots

NEWBERG — A Tigard resident was arrested by Newberg-Dundee police Sunday in connection with a Saturday incident in which an adult male was hit by a car, triggering a flurry of gunshots in response. Christian ...

Dundee council considers street improvements

DUNDEE -- The Dundee City Council will hold a public hearing at its 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3, on plans to upgrade Locust Street from Seventh to Eighth streets. In a report to the council Dec. 6, ...

'Treasure' coming to George Fox campus

NEWBERG — George Fox University plans to display “Treasure,” a bronze sculpture depicting a family of four, at the campus entrance lying between Pennington Residence Hall and ...

Newberg woman taking arson case to trial

A 75-year-old woman indicted on arson and manslaughter charges will take her case to trial. The trial, expected to last about one week, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 7. Circuit Court ...

County planners OK Fox Ridge permit

The Yamhill County Planning Commission approved Thursday a conditional use permit allowing an excavation company to continue using a shop building on Fox Ridge Road, over the opposition of neighbors. The ...

Night paving scheduled in Dundee

Drivers traveling through Dundee at night next week should expect delays as crews pave the Highway 99W intersection with the Newberg-Dundee Bypass. Grinding and paving work is scheduled to begin Sunday ...

Theft suspect tracked to Newberg

NEWBERG — Newberg-Dundee police were assisted by an Oregon State Police SWAT unit and personnel from other agencies in taking a Washington County theft suspect into custody early Sunday. He ...

Commissioners uphold outdoor sound ban at Newberg day park

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday upheld a ban on outdoor amplified sound at a Chehalem Parks and Recreation District day park on Parrett Mountain. Parks district attorney John Bridges ...

Head-on claims life

NEWBERG — A Newberg woman was killed Wednesday morning when her vehicle collided head-on with a tractor-trailer rig near the intersection of McKay Road and Gearin Road, south of Newberg. The ...

Fuel trailer rolls

NEWBERG — One trailer in a tandem trailer tanker truck carrying aviation fuel rolled onto its side about 6 p.m. Tuesday. The incident occurred north of Newberg on Northeast Bell Road, near ...

Suspicious backpack left at police station

NEWBERG — About 5 p.m. Tuesday, a man entered the Newberg Public Safety Building, dropped a backpack in the lobby and walked out. Reception and records personnel had left for the day, but ...

Unidentified backpack left at Newberg Public Safety Building

NEWBERG - About 5 p.m. Tuesday, an unidentified male entered the front lobby of the Newberg Public Safety Building and purposely left a backpack, then walked away. Reception and records personnel had ...

Vandal destroys coffee kiosk

NEWBERG — The Speedy Espresso Coffee Stand, located at 111 W. First St., suffered a crushing blow from a large truck in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The truck, described as a dual-axle ...

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