First baby of 2013 right on time
published: 1/4/2013 11:33:22 AM
Organized and under control are not terms usually associated with birth, as any experienced parent will tell you. But that was the scenario that unfolded Jan.
Newberg considers long-needed update to its zoning tables
published: 1/8/2013 4:09:28 PM
Those interested in opening a reducing salon in Newberg might want to attend an upcoming workshop with the Newberg Planning Commission later this month, as that term could soon be vanishing from the city codebook.
Talking it out: Yamhill County Mediators offers a viable alternative to litigation
published: 1/8/2013 4:15:47 PM
If you have an issue with your neighbor, there aren’t a lot of options. You can get angry, start an argument and threaten to move. If things get really serious, you can go to court.
Springer plans to hit the ground running
published: 1/8/2013 4:18:47 PM
McMINNVILLE — New Yamhill County Commissioner Allen Springer may be a lifelong resident of McMinnville, and owner of a construction business based there, but he made it clear shortly after being sworn in this week that he plans to serve his constituents who live outside the county seat.
New clerk doesn’t expect major changes
published: 1/16/2013 11:16:16 AM
After more than a decade in the Salem print industry, Brian Van Bergen — a lifelong Yamhill County resident and former manager of his family’s Newberg-based printing business — is working in the county again.
Lewis term ends after a dozen years
published: 1/16/2013 11:19:35 AM
In 1990, Leslie Lewis joined the Yamhill County Planning Commission primarily to check up on a project she thought was already well under way: the Newberg-Dundee bypass.
Turnout good for Wyden town hall
published: 1/16/2013 11:22:26 AM
On Jan. 10, in front of nearly 300 local residents, Ron Wyden held his 640th public town meeting since first being elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996.
City’s bargain with new union clears council
published: 1/16/2013 11:23:40 AM
Newberg officials have reached a tentative agreement with a local branch of a union representing almost 30 of the city’s maintenance, operations and administrative personnel, and city councilors unanimously approved the deal in principal during their meeting last week.
County surveyor resigns suddenly midway through fifth term
published: 1/17/2013 3:05:12 PM
Yamhill County Surveyor Dan Linscheid resigned from office Wednesday in a letter to the Board of Commissioners. The resignation, effective Feb.
Bypass appeal denied by LUBA
published: 1/18/2013 2:34:31 PM
SALEM — The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) released its opinion on the Newberg-Dundee Bypass appeal filed by Dundee resident Mart Storm, ruling in favor of ODOT and Yamhill County regarding the location of a proposed temporary interchange south of Dundee.
Leadership runs deep in the Crawford family
published: 1/22/2013 11:38:16 AM
By Janis Brentano, Newberg Graphic correspondent
When brothers Ted and Mike Crawford got together over the holidays, talking politics was not the taboo subject it is with many families.
CHL applications, sales spike as lawmakers aim for change
published: 1/22/2013 11:41:43 AM
In December 2011, the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office received 76 applications for concealed-handgun licenses (CHLs). During that same month one year later, it took in 232 — an increase of more than 300 percent.
Crabtree says he’ll defend Second Amendment rights, but doubts that will become necessary
published: 1/22/2013 11:44:06 AM
If one had to sum up in two words Yamhill County Sheriff Jack Crabtree’s advice in the wake of a recent surge of interest in gun-related issues, they just might be “calm down.
County counsel faces disbarment
published: 1/22/2013 3:36:38 PM
Yamhill County Counsel Rick Sanai has been suspended from practicing law in Washington — where he has been licensed for more than a decade — after a hearing officer for that state’s bar association recommended he be disbarred in July 2011.
Slain Beaverton woman will be memorialized in Newberg
published: 1/23/2013 4:01:46 PM
A memorial for a 16-year-old Beaverton resident murdered last week on the Oregon coast has been moved to Newberg.
The body of Kayla Ann Hendrickson was found Jan.
Courthouse dog will join DA’s office this summer
published: 1/29/2013 3:28:59 PM
This summer, the courtrooms in Yamhill County may see a new and unusual face alongside District Attorney Brad Berry after his office received word in December that they are in line to receive Oregon’s first courthouse dog.
Are Newberg and Dundee ready for the big one?
published: 1/29/2013 3:35:48 PM
Geoscientists in Oregon talk about a massive, magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurring along the Cascadia subduction zone differently than many in the general public do.
Bar association complaints ongoing for Sanai, Videtich
published: 1/29/2013 3:37:04 PM
An attorney who represented a Newberg man during a 2008 drunken-driving arrest in Yamhill County that sparked a federal lawsuit earlier this month has appealed decisions handed down recently in two separate but related complaints before the Oregon State Bar Association.
Councilor seeks owner of lost award
published: 1/29/2013 3:39:52 PM
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Newberg City Councilor Denise Bacon and a group of local children and other volunteers collected more than 40 pounds of trash in and around the campus of Edwards Elementary School as part of an annual service project.
Police find no gunman at elementary school after false report
published: 1/29/2013 12:27:25 PM
Antonia Crater Elementary School, the Chehalem Senior Center, Joan Austin Elementary School and Chehalem Valley Middle School all were briefly put on lockdown Tuesday morning, after local police received a 9-1-1 call from a Crater student reporting another student with a firearm was on the premises.
Downtown music store to reopen after blaze
published: 1/31/2013 10:17:41 AM
After being closed more than two months following the Dec. 13 First Street fire, the Newberg Music Center is back in business.
“It feels like a new lease on life, a new beginning,” said store co-owner G.