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 ...

Newberg seeking volunteers

NEWBERG -- The City of Newberg is asking area residents and local high school students to apply to serve on city committees and commissions. Positions are available in three areas. The Library ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##2016 Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo ambassadors Erin Rush, Samantha Roff and Courtney Croft.

Stopping By: Fair ambassadors love animals

All three will show animals in addition to carrying out other duties

Chehalem Parks District seeks outdoor sound exemption

NEWBERG -- Chehalem Park and Recreation District representatives are seeking authorization for amplified sound at events at the district’s 325-acre day-use park on Parrett Mountain. They ...

Dog attack prompts safety reminders

A July 10 dog fight occurring in Newberg has Yamhill County Dog Control Officer Jodi Whiting urging people to remember to keep their dogs leashed and under control at all times. She also wants ...

Manslaughter indictment returned

NEWBERG — A Yamhill County grand jury has returned a second-degree manslaughter indictment against 75-year-old Edna Bennett of Newberg. Bennett is accused of helping her roommate commit a fiery ...

Newberg man arrested following pursuit

NEWBERG — A Newberg man was arrested Monday following a pursuit that began in Newberg and ended south of Sherwood. Benjamin David Wozniak, 38, was arraigned Tuesday in Yamhill County Circuit ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Nathalie Hardy, who helped organize the construction of a life jacket kiosk at Rogers Landing in Newberg, hangs donated jackets in place. They may be borrowed free of charge.

Life jacket kiosk opens at Rogers Landing

NEWBERG — In 2009, a man drowned in the Willamette River near Rogers Landing after falling off an air mattress. In 2011, a man drowned after his fishing boat capsized. In 2013, a 15-year-old ...

Recipe planning to reopen soon

NEWBERG — Owners of Recipe - A Neighborhood Kitchen hope to reopen in August with alfresco specials cooked on a wood-fired grill and served on the patio. The restaurant, located at 115 N. Washington ...

Newberg teen sent to youth correctional facility

Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins sentenced former Newberg High student Jacob Hill, 17, to a secure Oregon Youth Authority facility Friday, at the conclusion of a two-day disposition hearing. A ...

Newberg teen sentenced to secured youth facility

(Friday, June 24 story) Yamhill County Judge John Collins sentenced 17-year-old Jacob Hill of Newberg to an Oregon Youth Authority secured facility at the conclusion of a two-day disposition hearing ...

Commissioners approve Newberg fire merger with Tualatin Valley

Yamhill County Commissioners Mary Starrett and Allen Springer on Thursday unanimously approved a transfer of the Newberg area ambulance services from the city of Newberg to the Tualatin Valley Fire and ...

Juvenile center responds to state accusations

Officials of Newberg’s embattled Chehalem Youth and Families Services say they have fallen victim to a vendetta staged by embarrassed state officials trying to live down a larger scandal of their ...

Newberg juvenile center faces possible revocation

The state is threatening to revoke the licensing of Newberg’s Chehalem Youth and Family Services, which houses troubled minors made wards of juvenile court. Officials with the Oregon Department ...

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