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 ...

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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 ...

Sign work to close 99W

NEWBERG — Highway 99W will have to be closed intermittently at Springbrook Road late Monday night and early Tuesday morning to allow installation of a large traffic sign. The closure period is due ...

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Dundee working on urban renewal plan

DUNDEE — With the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass now nearing completion, Dundee is embarking on an urban renewal plan aimed at spurring development of downtown parcels that have long remained ...

School races contested in Mac, Y-C

Two positions on the McMinnville School Board will be contested in the May 16 election. Voters will decide two such races in Yamhill-Carlton as well, and one in Newberg. In Y-C, they also will fill a ...

Newberg woman died before fire started

NEWBERG — A woman was found dead Tuesday morning in a second-story bedroom by firefighters responding to a blaze in the 1500 block of S.W. Paradise Drive. On Thursday, the Newberg-Dundee Police ...

Bypass work to close section of Fernwood

NEWBERG -- The Oregon Department of Transportation announced this week that it will close Fernwood Road between Springbrook and Brutscher roads in Newberg for about five to six weeks, beginning at  ...

Local plucked for top state job

Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Nik Blosser, chairman of the local Sokol Blosser Winery, as her new chief of staff. He replaces Kristen Leonard, who resigned amid questions about conflicts of interest. Abby ...

Victim struck by car, triggering gunshots

NEWBERG — A Tigard resident was arrested by Newberg-Dundee police Sunday in connection with a Saturday incident in which an adult male was hit by a car, triggering a flurry of gunshots in response. Christian ...

Dundee council considers street improvements

DUNDEE -- The Dundee City Council will hold a public hearing at its 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3, on plans to upgrade Locust Street from Seventh to Eighth streets. In a report to the council Dec. 6, ...

'Treasure' coming to George Fox campus

NEWBERG — George Fox University plans to display “Treasure,” a bronze sculpture depicting a family of four, at the campus entrance lying between Pennington Residence Hall and ...

Newberg woman taking arson case to trial

A 75-year-old woman indicted on arson and manslaughter charges will take her case to trial. The trial, expected to last about one week, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 7. Circuit Court ...

County planners OK Fox Ridge permit

The Yamhill County Planning Commission approved Thursday a conditional use permit allowing an excavation company to continue using a shop building on Fox Ridge Road, over the opposition of neighbors. The ...

Night paving scheduled in Dundee

Drivers traveling through Dundee at night next week should expect delays as crews pave the Highway 99W intersection with the Newberg-Dundee Bypass. Grinding and paving work is scheduled to begin Sunday ...

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