A-dec heirs file legal response to suit

Legal dispute continues over the control of A-dec, a dental equipment company in Newberg, between the family of founder Kenneth Austin II and former board member Brett Baker. Austin’s children filed ...

Sex abuse charges mount against Newberg resident

Jason Nasmyth, who is already serving a 213-month — almost 18 years — prison term related to child sex abuse convictions, now faces a 19-count Yamhill County Grand Jury indictment on new allegations. A ...

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Child predator sting nabs two local men

HILLSBORO — McMinnville and Newberg residents were among nine men arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office related to a child predator sting. Investigators posed on a variety of ...

Newberg-Dundee police step up patrols

NEWBERG - The Newberg-Dundee Police Department participated in enhanced traffic patrols during September. Enforcement was focused on distracted driving (cell phone use), speeding and driving under the ...

Legal battle breaks out for control of A-dec

A battle for control of A-dec, a global dental equipment company based in Newberg, has broken out in the wake of founder Ken Austin’s death in May. Brett Baker, president of Austin Industries, filed ...

Jury awards damages in Newberg discrimination suit

A Yamhill County Circuit Court jury has found in favor of an African American man who says he was passed over for a municipal job in Newberg because of his race. The jury ruled the city of Newberg discriminated ...

Newberg man faces vicious assault charges

NEWBERG — Daniel Hector Pacheco allegedly began viciously assaulting his victim by throwing hot sauce in her eyes. The attack ended when he broke a broom handle over her head. The 25-year-old Pacheco ...

Traffic enforcement beefed up on McKay Road

NEWBERG — Local law enforcement agencies recently assisted the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in its attempt to make McKay Road, which intersects with Highway 219 just south of Newberg and ...

Smith estate auctioned off

A buyer is going through escrow for the Del Mar estate of the late Del Smith. Premiere Estates agent Todd Wohl is declining to name the buyer or price until escrow is completed. However, the minimum bid ...

Newberg man pleads guilty to federal threat charge

A Newberg resident, who threatened staff and students at a California college and at Lake Oswego High School, has pleaded guilty to one count of transmitting a threatening interstate communication in U.S. ...

Police patrols are stepped up

NEWBERG — The Newberg-Dundee Police Department will continue conducting enhanced traffic patrols for distracted driving, drunken driving and cell phone use through the Labor Day weekend. In ...

Newberg, Dundee harboring high hopes for river frontage

NEWBERG — After more than a year of work by consultants and citizens, a committee has presented a master riverfront development plan to the Newberg City Council. It is scheduled for an adoption vote ...

Submitted photo##The specially painted car honors the late Page Petersen.

Police patrol car honors Newberg High student

NEWBERG — Page Petersen’s parents sought to honor their son following his death in January 2015. The 17-year-old Newberg High School senior committed suicide. They contacted the Newberg-Dundee ...

Newberg man draws jail term in sex case

A Newberg man has been sentenced to 240 days in the Yamhill County Jail related to incidents of sexual contact with a minor male between September 2009 and December 2012. Jeramie Swarts Jr., 22, pleaded ...

WestRock to sell Newberg paper mill site

WestRock Company announced Monday it is selling the property of the former paper mill in Newberg. The 220-acre property includes 100 acres of developable land along the Willamette River. Colliers International ...

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