Rusty Rae/News-Register ## Andrew Wegman, with his hunneybeez food truck in the background, says his insurance policy will cover some of the damage done by vandals last Tuesday. He was able to clean up quickly and is back in business, though he s still waiting to get all of the systems replaced.

Burglary targets food truck pod

Andrew Wegman arrived at his Newberg food truck, Hunnybeez, last Tuesday to find the windows smashed, the truck’s contents strewn about the floor, and the empty cash register destroyed. All six carts ...

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Heroin user sentenced in building crash

A Corvallis man was under the influence of heroin when he drove into and heavily damaged Newberg’s ETS Laboratories building in early August, Circuit Court Judge Ladd Wiles said. Landre Andrews, ...

Newberg man indicted on sex abuse charges

Walter Eli Elston’s alleged victim said she was sexually abused by him over a period of years, dating from when she was 8.  Elston, 49, of Newberg, has been indicted by a grand jury on two ...

Affordable housing to be discussed in Newberg sessions

The city of Newberg is holding two online discussions next week related to affordable housing in Newberg. The first, a public forum on “middle housing,” will be held from 6 to 8 o’clock ...

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Matt Ross reaches up to secure some loose bulbs on a giant sphere-shaped display consisting of 3,600 lights. Below: Ross’ decorated home in Newberg draws plenty of spectators, many of whom donate to charitable causes — this year, FFA and science programs at Sheridan High.

Miles of lights: Educator pours skill and creativity into Christmas display

Matt Ross has lost count how many LED bulbs are now part of his impressive Christmas display. He knows, though, how many feet of extension cords it takes to power all those lights and moving displays, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Election processers work in the Clerks office last month on election night.

Outcomes the same after council recounts for Newberg, Lafayette

On Friday, the Yamhill County Clerk’s office finished its third recount of the November election results, but the figures did not change outcomes of close council races in Lafayette and Newberg. County ...

County approves bond for major Friendsview expansion

Yamhill County commissioners last week unanimously approved issuing a $7 million bond on behalf of Friendsview Retirement Community in Newberg, to finance an expansion. Friendsview is a not-for-profit, ...

Along the Street: 'Gentleman Logger' named Outstanding Tree Farmer

LeLand Payne, who farms 111 acres in the Kutch Creek Drainage near Yamhill, is being honored as Yamhill County’s Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. A third-generation land owner, Payne was ...

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Another drug conviction returns Newberg man to prison

Adam Snedden of Newberg is returning to prison after being arrested with more than one pound of meth.  Snedden, who has been in and out of jail and prison since 2014 and was on post-prison supervision, ...

File photo/Oregon Department of Transportation##The future of a massive “fishhook” ramp that provides access on and off the Newberg-Dundee Bypass is uncertain. The state Department of Transportation considered it a temporary measure, despite the expene of construction, but members of the county Parkway Committee told ODOT representatives last week they think it makes better sense to keep it in use.

Parkway to ODOT: Keep the fishhook

The massive “fishhook” connection at the south end of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass was meant to be temporary. But the Yamhill County Parkway Committee wants to retain it if possible. The ...

Commissioners hear proposal from Friendsview Manor

Yamhill County Commissioners last week heard a presentation from Friendsview Manor about a revenue bond request, intended to fund an expansion of the retirement center, something it also asked four years ...

Willamina, Newberg races remains close

The race for Willamina City Council in the general election remains close after the Polk and Yamhill County Clerk’s Office released another set of results last week. Incumbent Craig Johnson leads ...

Newberg lays new sidewalks as part of improvement project

A project to lay sidewalks around Memorial Park in Newberg is scheduled for completion by Thanksgiving weekend. The city began the work late last month. The project is part of a renewed effort to ...

Newberg presents tax break for downtown mixed-use development

The city of Newberg hopes to increase both commercial space and residential dwellings in its downtown area by giving developers a tax break for putting up multi-story, mixed-use buildings. Last Thursday, ...

Armed subject detained at Newberg hospital

An armed subject was detained Wednesday by Newberg-Dundee police at Providence Newberg Medical Center. Officers responded in the afternoon to the hospital in search of the individual, armed with a gun, ...

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