Commissioners split on trail grant application

The Yamhill County commissioners voted Nov 12 to authorize application for a pair of grants to help cover design and engineering costs for Yamhelas Westsider Trail bridge work. One of the applications ...

Commissioners to hold UGB repeal hearing this morning

The city of Newberg is asking the county commissioners to repeal an Urban Growth Boundary amendment affecting its southern industrial area. A hearing is scheduled before the commissioners for 10 a.m. ...

Newberg Police Chief Brian Casey

Newberg clears Chief Casey

An internal review the city of Newberg conducted on Chief Brian Casey’s stewardship of the police department has cleared him of any wrongdoing. An outside assessment remains underway. City spokesperson ...

Submitted photo##Efren De La Torres crashed his car Thursday when he lost control of his vehicle while driving under the influence of intoxicants.

Carlton man cited in crash

NEWBERG — A Carlton man was injured Thursday in a one-car crash near Newberg on Highway 240. The Oregon State Police gave this account: About 10 a.m., an acquaintance brought Efren De La Torres, ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Workers prepare to lift a beam into place on a bridge spanning Highway 99W in Dundee Monday night. While bypass work continues, decisions made by Newberg may make completion of the full bypass more expensive or even impossible.

Bypass corridor left unprotected in Newberg

Construction is on budget and ahead of schedule on Phase One of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass. However, decisions made years ago may prevent the rest of the Newberg section from ever being carried out, at ...

Photos courtesy Oregon State Police##A Carlton man was injured in a single vehicle crash Thursday morning on Highway 240.

Carlton man injured in crash

NEWBERG - A Carlton man was injured Thursday morning in a single vehicle crash on Highway 240 in rural Newberg. The Oregon State Police gave this account: About 10 a.m., Efren De La Santos, 20, ...

Riteway Meat sold as criminal case continues

The former owners of Dundee's Riteway Meat Co. sold their abandoned building at 892 N. Highway 99W to a Portland company last month for $229,000. According to documents filed in federal bankruptcy ...

Employee's arm trapped in grocery store drain for 2 hours

NEWBERG — Rescuers used concrete drills and jack hammers to free an employee whose arm got caught in a floor drain at a Fred Meyer store in Newberg. The woman got her entire arm stuck down to the ...

Californian buys historic vineyard

A California winemaker has purchased two local vineyards, together totaling more than 250 acres. And one of them dates back to the beginnings of the Yamhill County wine industry. The sale includes Chehalem ...

Two bridges open on Dundee bypass

A pair of bridges funneling local traffic in Dundee over the Newberg-Dundee Bypass have been completed. The Eighth Street crossing opened Monday and the Fullquartz Landing crossing Tuesday. The ...

Artists will open studios for Art Harvest tour

Thirty-nine local artists will display their work and their creative process during the annual Art Harvest Studio Tour. The Arts Alliance of Yamhill County puts on the annual tour, which allows viewers ...

Fox to dedicate Roberts Center

NEWBERG — George Fox University is planning to rededicate its Villa Academic Complex as Roberts Center, in honor of Professor Arthur Roberts and his wife, Fern. The ceremony is set for 4:30 to 5:30 ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Argyle’s new, larger tasting room in Dundee was completed this summer.

New tasting room preserves the past

Just like wine, buildings at Argyle Winery in Dundee have evolved over the years. The nearly 30-year-old company originally set up shop in an old pioneer house along what is now Highway 99W. Before its ...

Steven Smith

Newberg man drunk when he fired rounds

NEWBERG — Steven Smith was intoxicated when he discharged his .22-caliber rifle in the direction of a tree in his backyard the evening of Thursday, Sept. 3, sending bullets flying toward the Newberg ...

Newberg man charged in hit-and-run

WOODBURN — A Newberg man was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly striking a West Linn resident at a car show at the Woodburn Drag Strip. Alejandro Del Real, 23, was charged with one count each ...