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 ...

Suicide facilitator headed to prison

Judge John Collins characterized Ana Frigine-York’s fiery Newberg suicide, committed with the assistance of longtime housemate Edna Bennett, as unusual and bizarre. “The facts defy common understanding,” ...

Newberg homicide case resolved short of trial

A 76-year-old Newberg woman, accused of helping her roommate commit a fiery suicide last June by supplying her with 12 gallons of gasoline, has pleaded guilty in Yamhill County Circuit Court to one count ...

Suicide is suspected in missing student's death

SHERWOOD — The body of missing George Fox University student Daniel Mellerswas was found Monday night in the trunk of his car, discovered in Sherwood. Police belive he committed suicide. “Based ...

Daniel Mellers

Missing George Fox student found dead; suicide suspected

SHERWOOD - The body of missing George Fox University student Daniel Mellers was found Monday night in the trunk of his car in Sherwood. It's believed he committed suicide. "Based on details learned during ...

Submitted photo##Daniel Mellers, missing from George Fox University.

Police looking for missing George Fox student

NEWBERG -- Police are seeking a George Fox University student who walked away from campus Saturday night. Newberg-Dundee police said Daniel Mellers, 21, told his roommates he was going to walk to ...

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