Veteran, activist Faith Gerstel dies

NEWBERG — Navy veteran Faith Gerstel, longtime commander of American Legion Post 57, died unexpectedly Oct. 31 at her Dundee home. She was 74. Arrangements are pending. They will be announced on ...

Newberg cultural center under new leadership

Sean Andries has been named executive director of Newberg’s Chehalem Cultural Center. Andries, who previously served as operations manager at Portland Center Stage, succeeds Interim Director Jim ...

Fire displaces four Dundee residents

DUNDEE — A Thursday morning fire heavily damaged a Dundee home, displacing four adults. Firefighters responded about 5:30 a.m. to a home at 642 S.E. Elm St., according to Fire Chief John Stock. ...

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Newberg man charged in North Plains murder

HILLSBORO — A Newberg man has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal Sept. 19 shooting of a rural North Plains resident. Christopher Jay Stephens, 40, was arraigned on one count of ...

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Stan Fuhman walks with his son Nathaniel down the center line of the Dundee bypass during Saturday s Play on the Bypass event.

Bypass open house draws a big crowd

A sizable crowd turned out on Saturday to view completed portions of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass, touring by bicycle, scooter, tricycle and foot. Many of them brought their dogs to enjoy a walk on a perfect, ...

Route of the Newberg bypass.

Party on the bypass

People, leashed dogs, bikes, skateboards, rollerblades and rollerskates – but not cars – are being invited onto the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass for a Saturday event the ...

Highway 99W reopens through Dundee

DUNDEE - Highway 99W through Dundee has reopned after a ruptured gas line in the area of Seventh Street shut both lanes of traffic down for several hours Thursday. It's expected  it will take awhile ...

Open house slated for bypass

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled an open house for Saturday, Sept. 23, for the first four-mile phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass. It’s designed to give residents of the affected ...

Sex abuser draws 10-year sentence

A Newberg man who abused his female victim between the ages of 11 and 16 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Charles Foote, 51, entered an Alford plea to three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, ...

Attacker wanted to kill his victim

UPDATED: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9: NEWBERG — Matthew Lindsay said he bound his victim’s wrists and stabbed her twice, according to court records. He said it was his intention to kill her, ...

Old Fashioned Fest slated in Newberg

Newberg’s 37th annual Old Fashioned Festival returns this weekend with a menu of fun for everyone. The four-day event kicked off with a Thursday night children’s parade, setting out from 6th ...

Metro West fires back on ambulance service lawsuit

Officials at Metro West Ambulance Service have issued a formal statement indicating they will not comment on a lawsuit filed against the company by Yamhill County and the city of Newberg. However, the ...

Burgerville employee charged with arson

NEWBERG — A Burgerville employee told Newberg-Dundee police he set a bulletin board on fire about 6 a.m. last Sunday because he wanted to burn down the business. The employee, Gregory James Garrett, ...

Newberg, county sue ambulance service provider

Metro West Ambulance Service violated its contract by transporting patients between Yamhill County medical facilities without authorization, according to a $1 million lawsuit filed last week by Yamhill ...

Suicide victim exhibited 'bizarre behavior'

In the weeks before Edna Bennett helped close friend and housemate Ana Frigine-York kill herself, by setting their Newberg manufactured home on fire, daughter Alyssa York called Newberg-Dundee police to ...

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