Hearing June 16 on fire district consolidation

With Newberg embarking on a trial period of contracting out its firefighting and medical aid services out to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, the county commissioners will hold a public hearing ...

Fire victim bent on easing torment

NEWBERG — Edna Bennett said she supplied 12 gallons of gasoline to Ana Frigine-York in case her friend needed to escape “demons that were tormenting her.” The 60-year-old Frigine-York, ...

Pot shop applicant opposes own application

A Thursday night meeting of the county planning commission took an unusual turn Thursday when an applicant proposing a combined marijuana, wine and tobacco shop spoke in opposition to his own application. Applicant ...

Traffic could slow as bypass work heats up

NEWBERG -- Crews working on the Newberg-Dundee Bypass will start pouring concrete at 2 a.m. Wednesday for a bridge deck extending from College to River streets in Newberg, as they take advantage of the ...

Sentencing set over for Newberg teen

With Deputy District Attorney Michael Videtich and defense attorney Paula Lawrence at odds over several issues, a disposition hearing for Jacob Hill, found guilty of plotting a massacre at Newberg ...

Edna Bennett

Conspiracy alleged in fatal fire

Newberg woman accused of supplying gasoline for fiery suicide

Sentencing set for Newberg teen

A disposition hearing for Jacob Hill, found guilty last month of plotting a massacre at Newberg High School, has been scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, June 6. The date was set during a brief hearing ...

Seat inspection slated June 4

NEWBERG — The Child Safety Seat Resource Center will conduct a free safety clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Springbrook Fire Station #21 in Newberg. In addition to safety considerations, ...

Columbine music video spurred shooting plan

Jacob Hill and four friends, two girls and two boys, met at Friend’s Community Cemetery on South Everest Road in Newberg last Feb. 29. And they ended up plotting, or at least helping Hill plot, a ...

Hill guilty on all three counts

Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins found 17-year-old Jacob Hill culpable of all three charges Friday, the equivalent of guilty in an adult venue, at the conclusion of a four-day bench trial held ...

Hill termed 'driving force' in shooting plot

Accused of planning mass shooting at Newberg High

Students didn't take threat seriously

Update: The trial ended Friday with Hill's conviction.------Fellow student Jacob Hill confided to her a desire to secure weaponry to kill staff and students, a sobbing Newberg High School student testified ...

Trial starts for teen accused of Newberg High threat

A trial started today for Jacob Hill, the 17-year-old Newberg High School student who allegedly detailed plans in his journal to personally kill at least 100 people at the school.Eighteen witnesses ...

Commissioners meet with Newberg councilors

NEWBERG - The Yamhill County commissioners met Monday, April 18 with Newberg city councilors to discuss transportation, urban growth, economic development and other issues of mutual interest. Afterward, ...

George Fox to graduate April 30

NEWBERG — More than 350 undergraduates will receive diplomas Saturday, April 30, in George Fox University’s spring commencement ceremonies set for 2:30 p.m. in Stoffer Family Stadium. A ...

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