Mac hospital plucks new CEO from Newberg

After eight years as CEO up the road at the Providence Newberg Medical Center, Lorinda (Lori) Bergen is moving to McMinnville to assume the helm at the Willamette Valley Medical Center. She will replace ...

Newberg man goes to prison for life

A Newberg man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a young girl at a Newberg home. Jason Nasmyth, 37, who was already serving a nearly 18-year prison term ...

Dundee fire chief placed on administrative leave

Longtime Dundee Fire Chief John Stock has been placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation of a complaint that he harassed an employee, gave her unwelcome personal attention, and treated her ...

Newberg library marshals Mask Force

Last week, the director of the Newberg Public Library received a request: could the library staff join local Rotarians to make protective masks for those in need? A group of volunteers quickly responded ...

TVFR firefighter tests positive

A firefighter with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, which serves Newberg, has tested positive for coronavirus, the agency said Wednesday. The employee started feeling ill while off-duty and immediately ...

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A-dec to supply Legacy with protective gear

A-dec, a global dental equipment manufacturer based in Newberg, has signed an agreement to begin manufacturing personal protection gear for health care workers at the Portland-based Legacy Health hospital ...

Another COVID-19 death reported in Yamhill County

A third elderly person has died of COVID-19 in Yamhill County, which also reported 14 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of early Monday. Statewide, there are 606 confirmed cases, and 17 people have died. Yamhill ...

Newberg declares coronavirus-related emergency

Newberg Mayor Rick Rogers has declared a state of emergency in Newberg as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The declaration allows the city manager to redirect city funds for emergency use and to ...

Hospitals add visitor restrictions

Both Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville and Providence Newberg Hospital in Newberg are limiting visitors, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. At WVMC, visiting hours are from 8 a.m. ...

Newberg settles with former Human Resources director

Anna Lee to receive $150,000, insurance

Planners approve Firesteed winery application

Firesteed Winery, recently bought out by California conglomerate Vintage Wine Estates, has received permission to proceed with plans to build a winery and tasting room on Worden Hill Road. Vintage does ...

Work begins on Wilsonville Road

Work began this week on a $7 million project to connect Wilsonville Road outside of Newberg to Highway 219 just south of Wynooski Road. The project is intended to improve the Newberg-Dundee Bypass by ...

Newberg man said to have threatened wife with gun

A Newberg man is accused of sticking a revolver in his wife’s mouth and threatening to kill her during a domestic assault at their home that left her with a broken wrist and a knee injury, according ...

Firesteed Wines wants to open tasting room outside Dundee

The owner of Firesteed Wines in Polk County wants to relocate the winery’s tasting room to Worden Hill Road outside Dundee on the property of the now-closed Dundee Manor Bed & Breakfast. The ...

Radon results by city

Radon tests by city: Amity Risk: High 19 locations tested Carlton Risk: Moderate 18 locations tested Dayton Risk: Moderate 22 locations tested Dundee Risk: High 131 locations tested Grand Ronde Zero ...

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