Newberg Old Fashioned Fest offers parade, fireworks, park activities

Newberg’s annual Old Fashioned Festival will start Thursday, July 27, with a carnival, vendors in the park and Memorial Park concerts, and continue through Sunday, July 30, concluding with the traditional ...

Work planned on Highway 219

Drivers on Highway 219 south of Newberg should expect delays during the two weeks following July 24. Oregon Department of Transportation crews will be doing a chip seal project on the stretch ...

Chehalem Park & Rec appeals county denial

The Chehalem Park and Recreation District has appealed a county decision denying a permit for a footbridge across Chehalem Creek in Ewing Young Park. The district sought the floodplain development ...

Newberg school district to see board change

Voters in the Newberg School District appear to have decisively selected a change in direction for the district’s school board on Tuesday, rejecting three incumbents and electing a far more ...

CPRD board sees changes; housing measure passing

In the Chehalem Parks and Recreation District, challengers Jason Fields and Peter Sederius appear to have defeated longtime incumbents Don Loving and Matthew Smith in early returns, although the gap between ...

In brief: NDPD patrols target distracted driving

The Newberg-Dundee Police Department participated in April’s “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” by conducting enhanced patrols to locate motorists using cell phones while driving. Officers ...

Federal grant will help create new park in Dundee

Sander Estate Park in Dundee has received a $630,310 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant that will be earmarked for development. The park will be sited on 6.7 acres located next to the post office ...

Dick Erath to be remembered

The Erath family will host a celebration of life for the late Dick Erath, one of Oregon’s wine pioneers, who died March 29. Erath came to Oregon in 1967 to plant grapes in the Dundee hills ...

Former Newberg Youth Soccer coach acquitted at trial

A former Newberg Youth Soccer coach, Michael Doty, has been acquitted of one count of attempt to commit a Class C unclassified felony/first-degree attempted invasion of personal privacy following ...

In brief: Writers to be honored by Paper Gardens

Writers will be honored Tuesday, May 9, for their winning entries in the 2023 Paper Gardens Yamhill County Literary Contest. The celebration also will mark the publication of the 30th Paper Gardens books ...

##Sol Allen

Newberg School Board: Allen and Irwin vie for Zone 7 seat

In Zone 7 of the Newberg School Board, Sol Allen and Chris Irwin, both new candidates, are vying for the seat currently held by Brian Shannon, who did not file for re-election. Allen said he is ...

##Nancy Woodward

Newberg School Board: Peregrino de Brito faces Woodward in Zone 4

In Zone 4 of the Newberg School Board, Nancy Woodward, a longtime public and private school librarian, is challenging Raquel Peregrino de Brito, a dental technology sales consultant appointed to ...

##James Wolfer

Newberg School Board: Wolfer back in the race against Brown for Zone 6

School resource officer James Wolfer, who withdrew briefly from a race to challenge Newberg School Board Chair Dave Brown, is back in the race. Wolfer withdrew after he said Brown’s supporters ...

Newberg School Board: Hayden, Osborne seek Zone 3 slot

Jeremy Hayden and Sue Osborne are vying for a seat on the Newberg School Board, seeking to replace Ron Rilee, who was appointed to the board last year, but did not file to run for election. Neither ...

Newberg measure would require vote on any projects to house the homeless

An initiative petition in Newberg seeks to prevent transitional housing for homeless people from being developed without a public vote in a primary or general election during an even-numbered year and ...

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