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 ...

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 ...

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