Newberg man commits suicide

NEWBERG — The death of a Newberg man, found Saturday morning, Dec. 23,  in the parking lot of a West First Street business, was ruled a suicide, according to Newberg-Dundee police. He was identified ...

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Yamhill County Parkway Committee chair Dave Haugeberg receives a standing ovation during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Phase One of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass Monday, Dec. 18, along the bypass route outside Newberg.

Bypass not-quite-opening ceremony held

NEWBERG -- The state held an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for Phase 1 of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass on Monday as workers continued busily to complete final details. The road is expected to open to ...

Former Riteway Meat owners found guilty

The former owners of Dundee’s Riteway Meat, Jeffry and Sharon Payne, were each found guilty of six counts of second-degree criminal mischief, a Class A misdemeanor, following a two-day trial in Yamhill ...

Submitted photo##A section of the Newberg bypass, which will be dedicated in a ceremony on Monday.

Bypass ceremony slated for Dec. 18

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled a public ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Newberg-Dundee Bypass at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18. It will be held on the new roadway at a point just east ...

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Jacob Losli marks his 100th birthday. He said he s lived from  horse-and-buggy days  to the time of space travel.

Singing at 100

Jacob “Jake” Losli enjoys serenading the staff at Ivy Pagoso’s adult foster care home in McMinnville. “Call me, Darling,” he sings in his strong baritone. “Oh, my darling, ...

Newberg drug dealer sentenced

Nathaniel Sedivec asked that his 30-day Yamhill County Jail sentence, meted on a conviction for delivery of a controlled substance/methamphetmaine within 1,000 feet of a school, be served over the course ...

Veteran, activist Faith Gerstel dies

NEWBERG — Navy veteran Faith Gerstel, longtime commander of American Legion Post 57, died unexpectedly Oct. 31 at her Dundee home. She was 74. Arrangements are pending. They will be announced on ...

Newberg cultural center under new leadership

Sean Andries has been named executive director of Newberg’s Chehalem Cultural Center. Andries, who previously served as operations manager at Portland Center Stage, succeeds Interim Director Jim ...

Fire displaces four Dundee residents

DUNDEE — A Thursday morning fire heavily damaged a Dundee home, displacing four adults. Firefighters responded about 5:30 a.m. to a home at 642 S.E. Elm St., according to Fire Chief John Stock. ...

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Newberg man charged in North Plains murder

HILLSBORO — A Newberg man has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal Sept. 19 shooting of a rural North Plains resident. Christopher Jay Stephens, 40, was arraigned on one count of ...

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Stan Fuhman walks with his son Nathaniel down the center line of the Dundee bypass during Saturday s Play on the Bypass event.

Bypass open house draws a big crowd

A sizable crowd turned out on Saturday to view completed portions of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass, touring by bicycle, scooter, tricycle and foot. Many of them brought their dogs to enjoy a walk on a perfect, ...

Route of the Newberg bypass.

Party on the bypass

People, leashed dogs, bikes, skateboards, rollerblades and rollerskates – but not cars – are being invited onto the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass for a Saturday event the ...

Highway 99W reopens through Dundee

DUNDEE - Highway 99W through Dundee has reopned after a ruptured gas line in the area of Seventh Street shut both lanes of traffic down for several hours Thursday. It's expected  it will take awhile ...

Open house slated for bypass

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled an open house for Saturday, Sept. 23, for the first four-mile phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass. It’s designed to give residents of the affected ...

Sex abuser draws 10-year sentence

A Newberg man who abused his female victim between the ages of 11 and 16 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Charles Foote, 51, entered an Alford plea to three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, ...

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