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Newberg woman charged with beating boyfriend

A Newberg woman faces charges accusing her of hitting her boyfriend over the head with a frying pan, breaking a wine bottle over his head and attacking him with a running weed whacker, leaving bruises ...

Rusty Rae/New-Register##Mark and Sandy Hyder, left, and Tammy Maxwell share a few moments over wine at Pinot Vista in downtown McMinnville  Wednesday afternoon.

Wineries reopen to patrons, 'slow and safe'

“First and foremost, it’s not business as usual for Memorial Day Weekend,” said Morgen McLaughlin, executive director of the Willamette Valley Wineries Association. This would ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##By-Pass Bar and Grill bartender Isaiah Benavidez mixes a drink for a customer.  Owner Mylee Smith, left, was recently able to rehire Benavidez after she received her PPP loan.

PPP Round 2: Smaller businesses receive help

Mylee Smith placed a “Welcome Back” sign in the window of The By-Pass Bar & Grill on Ferry Street in Dayton Saturday. She opened the business a year ago, then shut it except for take-out ...

Sam Beyer photo/Courtesy The Bruin##Mac High’s class of 2020 on the football field earlier this school year.

Schools formalizing graduation plans

Although school buildings closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, Yamhill County high schools are making plans to honor the graduating classes of 2020.

By district, these are the most up-to-date plans.

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Red Hills Market employee Lily Williams serves a veggie sandwich and roast beef sandwich to Dennis and Heather Lewis for their Monday afternoon meal.

Restaurants enjoy successful reopening weekend

Despite new challenges, Yamhill County restaurateurs who reopened their doors to dine-in service this weekend were enthused about the initial results. “You’re sort of reinventing the ...

Along the Street: Turkey Rama, boat races, garden tour canceled

Turkey Rama, McMinnville’s annual downtown summer festival scheduled for July 10-12, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mass gatherings are prohibited through September as part ...

Newberg looks at safer route to elementary school

Newberg is surveying residents about how to create a safer route for students walking and biking to Edwards Elementary School. Sidewalks and curb ramps are missing along critical parts of the routes to ...

Providence Oregon announces pay cuts, furloughs

Providence Oregon, the hospital group that includes Providence Newberg Medical Center, is reducing executive pay and putting hundreds of employees on temporary furloughs over the next 11 weeks ...

Austin Foundation grants nearly $500,000 in employee, community COVID-19

The Austin Family Foundation, a dream of A-dec co-founder Joan Austin, has supplied more than $345,000 in grants to employees and plans to spend another $150,000 in COVID-19 relief to nonprofit organizations ...

George Fox cancels grad event

Newberg’s George Fox University held a virtual event to celebrate the Class of 2020’s graduation on May 2, the day commencement would have been held if schools weren’t interrupted ...

City of Newberg graphic##Map showing the proposed borders (in purple) for an Urban Renewal Area in Newberg.

Newberg working on Urban Renewal feasibility study

The city of Newberg is considering joining McMinnville and Carlton as Yamhill County cities with an established Urban Renewal Area.  Newberg city staff provided city council with an update on the ...

Motels used to shelter homeless at high risk

The Yamhill Community Action Partnership has received $85,000 from McMinnville, Newberg and the county to help it house homeless people at high medical risk from COVID-19 in area motel rooms. YCAP also ...

Submitted photo##DC International employee Esmeralda Tinoco assembles and quality tests a dental unit at the Newberg plant.

For the lucky ones, Payroll Protection Program throws a lifeline

The federal government’s highly touted $659 billion loan program to save small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic has led to uneven results in McMinnville and Yamhill County. A worried Main ...

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue photo##Five adults escaped a burning Newberg residence late Sunday night.

Smoke alarms credited for saving Newberg residents

Smoke alarms are credited for saving five Newberg residents when their South Whitney Drive home caught fire late Sunday night, according to the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. The fire was ...

Wolves & People headed back to county for another hearing

An events permit for the Wolves & People Brewery outside Newberg is headed back to Yamhill County for another review. The state Land Use Board of Appeals and Court of Appeals have ruled the county ...

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