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 ...

Newberg man goes to prison for life

A Newberg man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a young girl at a Newberg home. Jason Nasmyth, 37, who was already serving a nearly 18-year prison term ...

Dundee fire chief placed on administrative leave

Longtime Dundee Fire Chief John Stock has been placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation of a complaint that he harassed an employee, gave her unwelcome personal attention, and treated her ...

Newberg library marshals Mask Force

Last week, the director of the Newberg Public Library received a request: could the library staff join local Rotarians to make protective masks for those in need? A group of volunteers quickly responded ...

TVFR firefighter tests positive

A firefighter with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, which serves Newberg, has tested positive for coronavirus, the agency said Wednesday. The employee started feeling ill while off-duty and immediately ...

Photo courtesy A-dec

A-dec to supply Legacy with protective gear

A-dec, a global dental equipment manufacturer based in Newberg, has signed an agreement to begin manufacturing personal protection gear for health care workers at the Portland-based Legacy Health hospital ...

Another COVID-19 death reported in Yamhill County

A third elderly person has died of COVID-19 in Yamhill County, which also reported 14 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of early Monday. Statewide, there are 606 confirmed cases, and 17 people have died. Yamhill ...

Newberg declares coronavirus-related emergency

Newberg Mayor Rick Rogers has declared a state of emergency in Newberg as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The declaration allows the city manager to redirect city funds for emergency use and to ...

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