At least half of Newberg’s streets are in fair to poor condition, or worse (very poor or gravel), and it’s estimated that it would cost more than $10 million to bring them all up to snuff.
Excluding the improvements to gravel roads (which make up about 6.6 percent of the city’s system, but are by far the most expensive to improve), the total cost of bringing all of Newberg’s streets up to “good” condition carries of price tag of approximately $4 million.
5/21/2013 1:11:44 PM)
By George Edmonston Jr., Newberg Graphic correspondent From his photo in the Newberg High School yearbook, Dick Whitney’s face looks straight at you 49 years later with a grin as wide as Nebraska, his father’s ancestral home.
5/20/2013 10:23:59 AM)
A 17-year-old Newberg High School student was killed Saturday evening when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and crashed in rural Dundee.
5/14/2013 1:49:15 PM)
Having come from Colorado, a state on the leading edge of dealing with school violence, improving school safety was already a priority when Kym LeBlanc-Esparza took over as Newberg School District superintendent last summer.
5/14/2013 1:46:22 PM)
By Josh Kulla, Wilsonville Spokesman It’s a grand experiment.