Rueck will return for Mayors' Prayer Breakfast

Rueck will return for Mayors' Prayer Breakfast

The former GFU coach will be the keynote speaker at the May 16 event Although it will come two...

Oscar Wilde play set in Yamhill County

Oscar Wilde play set in Yamhill County

Troupe melds a timeless classic with modern-day production What would it look like if Oscar Wilde...

Simple scenes and many vast landscapes

Simple scenes and many vast landscapes

Father and daughter duo have distinct styles, hints of similarity Before heading out on a...

Review: 'Age of Adaline' squanders potential

Review: 'Age of Adaline' squanders potential

An intriguing idea is a good start for a movie, but ‘The Age of Adaline’ is proof that...

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May 06, 2015

White on Wine: Wine provides an idealized reality

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Fifteen years ago, Stephen Tanzer, one of the world’s leading wine critics, described the cabernet sauvignon from Ridge’s 1991 harvest in Monte Bello Vineyard as “among the top dozen made in…
May 06, 2015

On the Refuge: May promises to be a busy month at the refuge

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May is here and it’s a great time to visit the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. The seasonal trail has reopened and it is prime time for songbirds. Many have begun nesting while others…
May 06, 2015

Pastoral Pondering: Recognize the spirit in you

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We are approaching Pentecost Sunday. Of course, at the time of Jesus, Pentecost was a Jewish pilgrimage feast. The New Testament writers knew the feast and used it to tell time. For instance,…
GARY ALLEN - Facsimile - Actor Joe Wiegand travels the country and gets in character as Teddy Roosevelt for an impressive number of performances each year, including one at the Chehalem Cultural Center last week. With his appearance, speaking style and schedule, Wiegand is keeping things as Rooseveltian as he can.
May 06, 2015

May 6 community briefs

by Gary Allen
Show and plant sale on tap in McMinnville McMINNVILLE — The Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon will hold its annual Wildlife Show & Native Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.…
May 06, 2015

May 6 Arts & Leisure briefs

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Last weekend to watch CPR play One weekend remains in Chehalem Players Repertory’s production of “George and Other Short Stories.” The play — featuring dark humor, social commentary and cultural…
May 06, 2015

May 6 religion briefs

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FLC to host marriage course Mondays Family Life Church will host “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage,” a four-week course, at 6 p.m. Mondays beginning May 11. Cost is $10 per couple and dinner…
April 29, 2015

Conference is a chance for renewal

by Seth Gordon
Northside Christian Church will host Jon and Kelly Allen for 'Renew' May 8-9 The Northside Community Church School of Ministry will hold its biggest event yet May 8-9, when husband-and-wife…
SUBMITTED - Double duty - Russell Crowe stars in and directs ‘The Water Diviner,' which was released in theaters on Friday.
April 29, 2015

Review: 'The Water Diviner' a good start for Crowe

by Gary Allen
It’s not easy being Russell Crowe. The expectations for the Australian actor are immense, brought about by his landmark roles in such critical and commercial hits as “Gladiator,” “A Beautiful…
April 29, 2015

A local focus on tribal culture

by Colin Staub
A five-month program highlighting the tribes of Grand Ronde begins this Friday Every year the Chehalem Cultural Center highlights a different culture for its “focus culture” season, during which…
GARY ALLEN - Let it ride - Former city councilor Ryan Howard is co-organizing the 2015 May Commute Challenge, which asks participants to get out of their cars and walk, bike, skateboard or utilize any other alternative form of transportation during the month of May.
April 29, 2015

Bike challenge: Riding to the occasion

by Colin Staub
Bicycle news — Event asks participants to bike or walk instead of drive to destinations During the month of May Newberg residents will be challenged to forgo four wheels and a seatbelt for two…

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Apr 29, 2015

April 29 community briefs

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Preparing for emergencies goal of classes The Newberg Public Library and Yamhill County Emergency Management team are teaming up to present a trio of classes on being prepared for emergencies.…
Apr 29, 2015

Pastoral Pondering: A new character like a new set of clothes

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I think it’s safe to say that most of us would like to be a better person. Hundreds, if not thousands of books have been written on the subject. People pay good money to attend seminars where…
Apr 29, 2015

April 29 Arts & Leisure briefs

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Cultural coalition to accept grant applications The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition is offering competitive matching grant awards up to $2,500 with the coalition funding up to 50 percent of a…
Apr 29, 2015

April 29 religion briefs

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Burgerville fundraiser scheduled for May 6 Northside Community Church will hold a fundraiser at Burgerville from 5 to 8 p.m. May 6. Ten percent of sales during that time will be donated to the…
SUBMITTED - In character - While he looks, talks and keeps a schedule like Theodore Roosevelt, this is not the man himself but rather Joe Wiegand, a Roosevelt impersonator. Wiegand portrays the 26th President of the United States to educate and entertain audiences across the country.
Apr 22, 2015

Bringing back the bully pulpit

by Colin Staub
Roosevelt impersonator Joe Wiegand will perform at cultural center When Joe Wiegand takes the stage portraying Theodore Roosevelt at the Chehalem Cultural Center next week, it will be one of…
GARY ALLEN - Rich in nutrients - The Newgrow compost program is unique on the west coast, explains Ron Layne of the public works department. The program avoids sending dewatered sewage to the landfill, instead drying sawdust and mixing the two together to begin a 21-day composting process that ends with nutrient-rich biosolids. The resulting compost has proven a popular commodity among Newberg residents, with average sales of 3,600 cubic yards per year over the past seven years.
Apr 22, 2015

Reduce, reuse and give the planet a hand

by Colin Staub
Wastewater plant uses innovative thinking to cut down on waste, fill a need and generate income It’s the definition of recycling and sustainability mixing with economics, a system that takes a…
SUBMITTED - Police noir - Newberg native Scott James wrote a crime story which, while fictitious, is based on a real case and is set in Newberg and Newport. ‘Dirt: A Crime Novel' represents James' first foray into novel writing.
Apr 22, 2015

Book reflects a different era of police work

by Colin Staub
Novel — Police noir set in Newberg in the 1970s written by son of former NDPD sergeant Leisure suits, mustaches, wheel guns and whiskey. These images set the tone of “Dirt: A Crime Novel,” a…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - The history of racing - Races and high performance cars will be on permanent and rotating display when the World of Speed opens on April 24.
Apr 22, 2015

Racing history on display in Wilsonville

by Pamplin Media Group
Motorcar history — World of Speed motorsport museum will open its doors Friday WILSONVILLE — Oregon’s first motorsport museum will open Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony honoring historic…
Apr 22, 2015

Shelter volunteers needed this summer

by Seth Gordon
Ministry — Love INC clearing house calling for shelter hosts beginning in May; other donations With summer around the corner, many volunteer hosts at the Newberg Community Shelter are unable to…
Apr 22, 2015

White on Wine: Investing our hearts, heads in Champagne

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“Here you have this wonderful, miraculous thing, with hundreds of thousands of little tiny bubbles that are defeating gravity and exploding in this gentle fragrant foam on the lip of the glass.…




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