Jan. 9 business briefs
published: 1/8/2013 4:29:08 PM
Oregon Symphony coming to GFU
The Oregon Symphony, conducted by Grammy Award winner Jeff Tyzik, will perform a pops concert in George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium at 8 p.
Insurance should cover repairs on First Street building
published: 1/8/2013 4:33:57 PM
The owner of a building in the 500 block of East First Street extensively damaged by fire and smoke in a Dec. 13 blaze believes the property’s insurance will allow for a full restoration of the historic structure.
NDC nets gains in Main Street system
published: 1/8/2013 4:35:47 PM
The Christmas present may have been a couple days late, but the Newberg Downtown Coalition wasn’t complaining Dec. 28, when it was announced that the organization had been approved by Oregon Main Street as a Transforming Downtown-level community.
Sweetest Thing Cupcakes: A new recipe for business
published: 1/8/2013 4:32:32 PM
Sweetest Thing Cupcakes & Fine Baked Goods, which boasts its flagship store at 2501 Portland Road in Newberg and a second location in Tigard’s Bridgeport Village, is no ordinary business.
Jan. 16 business briefs
published: 1/16/2013 11:08:12 AM
Fine Wine half-marathon garners praise
The Fueled by Fine Wine half-marathon held in July in Dundee was ranked 13th by Runner’s World magazine in its run-down of the nation’s top 13.
Benefit concert set for Newberg Music Center
published: 1/16/2013 11:09:32 AM
A benefit concert for the Newberg Music Center will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium.
The event is designed to raise funds for the music store, the property and inventory of which were damaged by smoke and rapid temperature changes during the Dec.
Slick’s barbecue aims to expand in town
published: 1/16/2013 11:12:23 AM
After years as a fitness promoter and manager of a line of nutritional products, you might find Dan Slick’s latest venture — Slick’s Big Time BBQ, a Newberg-based sauce-manufacturing and barbecue catering company — a bit odd.
Newspapers acquired by Pamplin Media Group
published: 1/8/2013 2:10:29 PM
The Newberg Graphic, along with five sister papers in Oregon, has been acquired by Pamplin Media Group, a subsidiary of R.B. Pamplin Corp.
Jan. 23 business briefs
published: 1/22/2013 1:48:32 PM
Allison named one of the best in the U.S.
The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg stands near the top of all hotels in the United States, according to awards handed out by travel website TripAdvisor, which are based on user reviews.
Local working to redeem pawn shops’ rep
published: 1/22/2013 1:51:06 PM
When Mike Booth started Trading Post NW, a pawn and loan shop, three years ago, the first call he made was to the Newberg-Dundee Police Department.
Marvin Pierce and his four-legged students
published: 1/22/2013 1:53:44 PM
With more than a decade of experience raising cow dogs on his ranch outside Newberg — training the animals to herd livestock rather than following their natural instinct to attack — teaching canines to “sit” and “stay” is fairly small potatoes for Marvin Pierce.
Jan. 30 business briefs
published: 1/29/2013 4:07:38 PM
Local esthetician joins Allure team
Newberg esthetician and permanent makeup technician Donna Harris has joined the team of Allure Hair Design, 621 E.
Construction valuation in Newberg triples in 2012
published: 1/29/2013 4:09:56 PM
Although some experts say the economy grew only sluggishly in 2012, don’t say that to folks at the Newberg Building Division.
They were “very busy” last year, according to Planning and Building Director Barton Brierley, and the numbers bear that out.
Longtime horse handler shares trail wisdom
published: 1/29/2013 4:12:24 PM
Newberg equine educator Kristel Holveck’s long career with horses started as a dream. A native of Alaska, she had begged her parents for years for a horse, but they had always refused, until — when she was 11— the family relocated to Oregon.