Employee's arm trapped in grocery store drain for 2 hours

NEWBERG — Rescuers used concrete drills and jack hammers to free an employee whose arm got caught in a floor drain at a Fred Meyer store in Newberg. The woman got her entire arm stuck down to the ...

Californian buys historic vineyard

A California winemaker has purchased two local vineyards, together totaling more than 250 acres. And one of them dates back to the beginnings of the Yamhill County wine industry. The sale includes Chehalem ...

Two bridges open on Dundee bypass

A pair of bridges funneling local traffic in Dundee over the Newberg-Dundee Bypass have been completed. The Eighth Street crossing opened Monday and the Fullquartz Landing crossing Tuesday. The ...

Artists will open studios for Art Harvest tour

Thirty-nine local artists will display their work and their creative process during the annual Art Harvest Studio Tour. The Arts Alliance of Yamhill County puts on the annual tour, which allows viewers ...

Fox to dedicate Roberts Center

NEWBERG — George Fox University is planning to rededicate its Villa Academic Complex as Roberts Center, in honor of Professor Arthur Roberts and his wife, Fern. The ceremony is set for 4:30 to 5:30 ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Argyle’s new, larger tasting room in Dundee was completed this summer.

New tasting room preserves the past

Just like wine, buildings at Argyle Winery in Dundee have evolved over the years. The nearly 30-year-old company originally set up shop in an old pioneer house along what is now Highway 99W. Before its ...

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Newberg man drunk when he fired rounds

NEWBERG — Steven Smith was intoxicated when he discharged his .22-caliber rifle in the direction of a tree in his backyard the evening of Thursday, Sept. 3, sending bullets flying toward the Newberg ...

Newberg man charged in hit-and-run

WOODBURN — A Newberg man was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly striking a West Linn resident at a car show at the Woodburn Drag Strip. Alejandro Del Real, 23, was charged with one count each ...

Two Newberg bicyclists struck; wife killed, husband critically injured

Tis article originally was posted on Sept. 9. It was updated on Sept. 11. NEWBERG — Two Newberg bicyclists were struck by a sport utility vehicle Tuesday night adjacent to the Ewing Young Elementary ...

News-Register file photo##Kaite Weaver is honored with a toast and applause after winning a prize in the lederhosen contest during last year’s Oktoberfest in Newberg.

Newberg to host Oktoberfest

Roll out the barrel — Newberg is hosting its fourth annual Oktoberfest Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11-12, in the city’s Memorial Park.  The event is sponsored by the Newberg Early ...

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Newberg High gunfire leads to charges

NEWBERG — A Newberg man has been charged in connection with shots fired near the Newberg High School athletic field Thursday night during a girls’ soccer match. The gunfire led players, ...

Senior exercise program offered

A movie about the senior exercise program Strong for Life will be shown from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, a the Chehalem Senior Center, 101 W. Foothills Drive, Newberg. The event will also give ...

Fumble, late touchdown foil George Fox football

Schroeder rushes for two touchdowns in nonleague loss

Newberg chooses police assessment firm

NEWBERG — The city of Newberg has chosen the Massachusetts firm of Strategic Policy Partnership LLC to perform an assessment of the Newberg-Dundee Police Department. The review will begin later this ...

Newberg settles with manager on terms

The city of Newberg released a statement Friday afternoon finalizing terms of the resignation of City Manager Jacque Betz, who has spent recent weeks on paid administrative leave. It listed Aug. 20 as ...

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