Rees Dikeos

Two arrested, murder charges filed in Newberg homicide

NEWBERG - Newberg-Dundee police have made two arrests in connection with the Friday, Jan. 12 murder of 20-year-old Jack Alan Burnell. Rees Gilmore Dikeos, 20, of Lake Oswego, was arraigned last ...

Newberg resident sentenced for sodomizing epileptic boy

Judge Ladd Wiles described the 25-year prison sentence he imposed upon Kaleb Hendricks-Villarreal Tuesday as on the “light side,” considering the young boy whom he sodomized suffers from epilepsy. “This ...

Motorist dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

NEWBERG — A motorist died early Sunday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after being contacted by Newberg-Dundee police. Department spokesman Brian Hagen identified him as Alexander J. Guidry, ...

Dundee bypassed? Commissioners listen to city's concerns

DUNDEE -- With the Newberg-Dundee Bypass in operation, some Dundee officials are feeling bypassed. City Councilor Kristen Svicarovich said she worries about new bus routes taking the bypass without making ...

Whooping cough still appearing in Newberg

Cases of Pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, have been appearing throughout Newberg in recent weeks, county Health and Human Services Director Silas Halloran-Steiner told Yamhill County Commissioners ...

Oregon State Police photos##A Washington state truck driver suffered a heart attack that resulted in a two-vehicle crash just south of Dundee early Wednesday morning. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Truck driver dies in Highway 99W crash

DUNDEE - A truck driver suffered a heart attack triggering a two-vehicle crash about one mile south of Dundee on Highway 99W Wednesday morning. The Oregon State Police identified him as Dwayne Steven ...

Newberg man arraigned on sex abuse charges

A Newberg man was arraigned Friday in Yamhill County Circuit Court on charges alleging he had unwanted sexual contact with five adult females during a three-year period. Benjamin Jaquith, 38, is charged ...

Jaquith

Local businessman faces sex abuse charges

NEWBERG — A Yamhill County insurance agent and 2017 Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year faces charges alleging he had unwanted sexual contact with five adult females during ...

Newberg sued for racial discrimination

Newberg city officials are scheduled to respond to charges of racial discrimination at a preliminary hearing Friday, Feb. 16, on a lawsuit brought by an African-American job applicant who claims he was ...

Lindsay

Newberg man pleads guilty in mill attack

Matthew Lindsay of Newberg will spend no more than 40 years and no less than 25 in prison after pleading guilty to charges alleging he bound his victim’s wrists, stabbed her twice and left her to ...

Woman kidnapped, assaulted in Newberg

NEWBERG — A woman was reportedly kidnapped at knife-point and sexually assaulted early Sunday, Newberg-Dundee police said. Officers responded shortly after 5 a.m. to the report of a disturbance ...

Burnell

Newberg homicide victim identified

UPDATE, Jan. 15: Newberg-Dundee police identified the shooting victim as Jack Alan Burnell, 20. Originally from La Grande, he had been living in the Newberg area for about a year. No arrests had been ...

Newberg man shot and killed during alleged robbery

PORTLAND - A Newberg man who was shot and killed Wednesday night while allegedly robbing an employee at the U-Haul at Powell Blvd. business has been identified as Robert R. Porter, 53, according to Portland ...

Eluder, deputies get preview of bypass

NEWBERG — Multiple agencies, including the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office, were involved in a high-speed pursuit late Sunday night that crossed over the Newberg-Dundee bypass for a period ...

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First babies of 2018 arrive quite differently

One born in Mac hospital, the other on the way to Newberg

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