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 ...

Brian Casey

Casey retires as Newberg-Dundee police chief

Brian Casey has retired as Newberg-Dundee Police Chief after 29 years with the department, effective today, the city announced in a press release. Capt. Jeff Kosmicki has been named interim ...

A-dec local layoffs reach 100

A-dec Inc., the dental equipment giant and one of Newberg’s biggest employers, has laid off about 100 of its 1,200 global employees in response to a COVID-19 triggered downturn in the industry. The ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Atticus Hotel manager Brandie Blanco answers a phone call in an empty lobby. Like most hotels in the county, the Atticus remains open but is having few rooms booked.

Virus is crimping budgets in both Newberg and Mac

Because of the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, Newberg’s proposed city budget for 2020-21 is down $4 million or 3.5% from this year’s approved budget. And officials say the decrease a harbinger ...

COVID takes WWII veteran

Andrew Fieger, 93, was among six residents of Newberg care home who died

County deaths have been from senior retirement home in Newberg

All six deaths from COVID-19 in Yamhill County have been among elderly residents of Astor House at Springbrook Oaks, a retirement home in Newberg. The most recent was a 94-year-old woman with underlying ...

Commissioners approve Memorial Day boat race permit in Newberg

Approval contingent on governor’s stay-home order being lifted by Memorial Day

Graphic by Amber McAlary/News-Register

COVID-19 cases at 28 in county, two more deaths

The Oregon Health Authority announced two more Yamhill County deaths related to COVID-19 this week, bringing the total to five. All were men over 90 years old who died at Providence Medical Center in Newberg. The ...

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 ...

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