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Newberg's Features

February 10, 2016

Charting the rise of jazz

by Colin Staub
CCC — Program details the progression of the musical genre and has musical performances The sounds of jazz will fill the Chehalem Cultural Center Thursday morning, when a Portland-based…
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February 10, 2016

A decade's worth of resolve

by Seth Gordon
Theology — GFU professor Patrick Allen pens book on spiritual formation based on the Episcopalian prayer 'Morning Resolve' More than a decade ago George Fox University professor Patrick Allen…
February 10, 2016

OPB will present Dundee program

by Colin Staub
History — Infamous holdup over the Siskiyou Pass in 1923 the subject of Dundee Woman's Club event The Dundee Woman’s Club will host a program this week detailing one of the most infamous train…
February 10, 2016

Feb. 10 Arts & Leisure briefs

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History presented at Champoeg Two topics of local history are coming to the Champoeg State Heritage Area for a presentation titled “The Development of Early Oregon Agricultural Economy.”…
February 10, 2016

Feb. 10 community briefs

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NRFPD board will meet Feb. 16 at station The board of directors for the Newberg Rural Fire Protection District will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at the main fire station on Second and Howard streets.…
February 10, 2016

Feb. 10 death notices

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Sharon Wilkerson Woodburn resident Sharon Lynn Wilkerson died on Jan. 28, 2016. She was 80. She was born on May 21, 1935. At her request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, Wilkerson…
February 10, 2016

Feb. 10 religion briefs

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NCC hosting church conference simulcast Newberg Christian Church will host a broadcast of the Catalyst Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16. The conference is being streamed from San…
SUBMITTED - On display - Painters Jonathan Puls and Duncan Simcoe are        featured in a show at George Fox University's Minthorne Gallery. The painters have known each other, as well as GFU art professor Tim          Timmerman, for many years.
February 03, 2016

Micro, macro themes in George Fox art show

by Colin Staub
Culture — Varied work by two painters is on display in university's gallery show this month George Fox University art professor Tim Timmerman, who booked artists Jonathan Puls and Duncan Simcoe…
February 03, 2016

Diaper drives help fill a need

by Colin Staub
Philanthropy — Local businesses collect diapers and donate them to A Family Place Multiple efforts in Newberg are working to ensure no family goes without diapers and to that end they have…
COURTESY OF TRNWR - Coming soon - While there is speculation that the resident bald eagles have been spending time in and around their nest at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, observers haven't seen the majestic birds yet.
February 03, 2016

On the Refuge: Witness nature firsthand

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Myriad activities on tap at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in Sherwood The Portland metro area had a record 14 inches of rain in December, which caused the Tualatin River to flood.…

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Feb 03, 2016

Feb. 3 community briefs

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Relay kickoff Feb. 11 The Newberg Area Relay for Life Kickoff is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11 at Oregon Massage Clinic, 408 E. First St. This year’s theme is “Luau” and the relay is scheduled…
Feb 03, 2016

Feb. 3 Arts & Leisure briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Soup night at First Friday this week Subterra Restaurant and the George Fox University art department are working together to host “Group Soup,” an event that will take place during First Friday…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Best prom ever! - Eighty people with special needs got the full prom experience,        including dancing and free professional hair and makeup, last winter at Newberg Christian Church as part of the inaugural Night to Shine, a nationwide event founded and supported by the Tim Tebow Foundation. NCC is hosting the event again Feb. 12.
Jan 27, 2016

Night to Shine returns after successful debut

by Seth Gordon
Newberg Christian Church expects attendance at free prom for people with special needs to nearly double this year After serving as one of 44 host churches during the inaugural Night to Shine in…
GARY ALLEN - Classics - The golden age of Broadway musicals will be celebrated in Chehalem Players Repertory's 
upcoming show, ‘There's No Business like Show Business,' created and     directed by    first-time CPR collaborator Deanna Maio. The eight-person cast will sing hits from musicals in the 1940s and 1950s.
Jan 27, 2016

Reviving the golden age of Broadway

by Colin Staub
Revue by local troupe brings back classic musicals of the 1940s and 1950s While Portland-area director Deanna Maio created the musical revue she’s directing for Chehalem Players Repertory’s…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - On the road - Native Iowan William Schmitt will perform at the Coffee Cottage this weekend, sharing music he describes as inspired as much by Henry David Thoreau as Woody Guthrie.
Jan 27, 2016

Singer comes to town to perform

by Colin Staub
Culture — Folk musician inspired by Guthrie and Thoreau will play at local venue A well-traveled folk musician will make his way to Newberg this weekend, stopping by the Coffee Cottage to share…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dilemma - The 45-year marriage of Geoff and Kate Mercer is shaken when information from before they met returns from the past and presents
Jan 27, 2016

'45 Years' of marriage, undone in one week

by Colin Staub
Movie review — Relationship threatened as past events come to light during pivotal week Kate and Geoff Mercer live in the scenic rural English countryside and on first glance their domestic life…
Jan 27, 2016

Jan. 27 Arts & Leisure briefs

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Public invited to Cultural District annual meeting The Newberg Cultural District, which operates the plaza and areas surrounding the Chehalem Cultural Center and the Newberg Public Library, will…
Jan 27, 2016

Jan. 27 religion briefs

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NCC?offers women a self-defense class Newberg Christian Church is offering a free self-defense class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 6 as part of its Living in Community classes. The event, which…
Jan 27, 2016

Jan. 27 death notices

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Kaye Knottingham Newberg resident V. Kaye Knottingham died on Jan. 18, 2016. She was 76. She was born on Nov. 19, 1939. A memorial will be held at 4 p.m. Jan. 29 at Newberg Christian Church,…
Jan 27, 2016

Inspiration Point: Maybe God really does need us too

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The three of us intersected slightly off the busy path of our energized workplace. McClain and Dre each had a broom in their hands as I turned the corner. McClain often asks me unexpected…



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