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 ...

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 ...

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