Commissioners OK road contract notice

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved a notice of intent to award a contract for pavement repairs on Albertson Road and a request from the city of Newberg for use of a particular procedure ...

Supreme Court hears B&B case

The Oregon Supreme Court on Friday heard arguments whether inns should be considered bed and breakfasts or motels under Oregon land use law. It has not yet issued its decision. Traditionally, a bed and ...

Board to consider road repair contract and Newberg request

Yamhill County commissioners this Thursday have a light agenda, but it may be updated Tuesday or Wednesday. Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, in Room 32 of the Yamhill County Courthouse, ...

CPRD survey finds strong support for more trails

The Chehalem Park & Recreation District this week released the results of its 2023 survey of community support for parks and trails. They found that 87% of respondents said trails are important to ...

St. Paul man is still missing

A recent ground and air search for a missing St. Paul man yielded no results, according to an Oregon State Police spokesman. The family of Gurjinder (Gary) Singh Grewal, 48, the owner of St. Paul Market ...

Search continues for missing St. Paul man

The family of Gurjinder (Gary) Singh Grewal, 48, the owner of St. Paul Market who went missing earlier this month, is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his location. Grewal was last ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register file photo##Singer-songwriter Rob Rainwater of Dundee performs at Alit Wine Room during a Third Thursday event last year at wineries and other businesses throughout town. The monthly program, featuring special wine pourings, music, art and activities, resumes Feb. 15.

Dundee’s Third Thursday event returns this week

Dundee’s Vino & Vibes event, aka Third Thursday, starts its monthly 2024 run from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15. Vino & Vibes started as the vision of a local group of businesses and ...

Housing agencies lock horns following Starrett's removal from YCAP board

The Yamhill Community Action Partnership “is not a 24-hour emergency services agency,” Executive Director Alexandra Ball told the Yamhill County Commissioners, in a nine-page letter on Thursday. YCAP ...

Judge rules Newberg school board members must repay district

Four current and former members of the Newberg School Board must repay the district more than $42,000, a Yamhill County Judge has ruled. Judge Cynthia Easterday ruled that the evidence shows the four ...

County commissioners deny gate, approve health funding requests

Despite reservations about several of the items, Yamhill County Commissioners last Thursday approved requests from the Health and Human Services department. HHS Director Lindsey Manfrin intends to apply ...

Newberg pair indicted on 25 charges after November crime spree

In November of 2023, a spike in reported property crimes occurred in Newberg. Businesses including the Dollar Tree, The Vineyard Bar & Grill, Antique Freak & Flea, and the Eden Gate Restaurant, ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##YCAP board member Arlene Worden, left, and staff member Michelle Whiting tour one of the six bedrooms at the renovated Newberg Navigation Center.

A place of opportunity, Newberg navigation center nears opening

With plenty of natural light and comfortable chairs near a fireplace, the front room of the renovated Navigation Center in Newberg could easily be mistaken for a hotel lobby. City officials joined Yamhill ...

'Almost, Maine' on Newberg stage

Penguin Productions will stage “Almost, Maine,” a play full of magical love stories, Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12 to 21. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and ...

Former Newberg rugby coach will stand trial

Former Newberg High School girls’ rugby coach John Gispert, who allegedly made video recordings of sexual encounters involving himself and a 17-year-old member of the team, will stand trial over ...

Man gets prison time for failure to pay restitution

A Portland man, charged with third-degree assault related to a May 2019 family dispute, was sent to prison for 34 months on a probation violation for not paying his restitution, according to court records. Michael ...

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