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 ...

Hospitals add visitor restrictions

Both Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville and Providence Newberg Hospital in Newberg are limiting visitors, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. At WVMC, visiting hours are from 8 a.m. ...

Newberg settles with former Human Resources director

Anna Lee to receive $150,000, insurance

Planners approve Firesteed winery application

Firesteed Winery, recently bought out by California conglomerate Vintage Wine Estates, has received permission to proceed with plans to build a winery and tasting room on Worden Hill Road. Vintage does ...

Work begins on Wilsonville Road

Work began this week on a $7 million project to connect Wilsonville Road outside of Newberg to Highway 219 just south of Wynooski Road. The project is intended to improve the Newberg-Dundee Bypass by ...

Newberg man said to have threatened wife with gun

A Newberg man is accused of sticking a revolver in his wife’s mouth and threatening to kill her during a domestic assault at their home that left her with a broken wrist and a knee injury, according ...

Firesteed Wines wants to open tasting room outside Dundee

The owner of Firesteed Wines in Polk County wants to relocate the winery’s tasting room to Worden Hill Road outside Dundee on the property of the now-closed Dundee Manor Bed & Breakfast. The ...

Radon results by city

Radon tests by city: Amity Risk: High 19 locations tested Carlton Risk: Moderate 18 locations tested Dayton Risk: Moderate 22 locations tested Dundee Risk: High 131 locations tested Grand Ronde Zero ...

News-Register file photo##The A-dec campus in Newberg.

A-dec feud seems to be settled

The legal battle for control of A-dec Inc., a dental equipment company that employs 1,100 in Newberg, seems to have reached an out-of-court settlement. Heirs of company founder Ken Austin Jr. and former ...

CANCELED: Farmworker leader speaks at George Fox

UPDATE 3/3/20: Dolores Huerta has cancelled her appearance at the George Fox University. The 89-year-old activist cited health concerns.Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the National Farm Workers of America ...

Oregon announces first presumptive case of coronavirus

Oregon anounced its first presumptive case of novel coronavirus Friday evening. An adult resident of Washington County experienced symptoms of COVID-19 beginning Feb. 19, and a sample was collected ...

Legal intrigue continues over A-dec

Dental equipment maker, among county’s largest companies, in conflict after founder’s death

Linfield, George Fox react to Concordia closure

Concordia University officials announced Monday that the 115-year-old Portland school will close at the end of the academic year in April. The announcement sent shock waves through Oregon institutions ...

Appeals Court remands Wolves & People event permit

The state Court of Appeals has remanded to the state Land Use Board of Appeals a decision on an event permit the county granted to the brewery Wolves & People, in rural Newberg. That means either ...

Newberg hemp grower suing processor

A Newberg hemp grower is suing a Colorado processor for allegedly failing to pay for delivered goods. Willamette Valley Hemp Growers LLC is seeking $85,306 in the lawsuit, filed in Yamhill County Circuit ...

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