Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Relay for Life schedules meeting, water task force will meet in Lafayette, TVF&R open house set

Relay for Life sets meeting at NHS

Relay for Life will hold its kick-off rally for the June 20-21 event from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at Newberg High School, 2400 Douglas Ave. For more information on this year's event, headlined "Decades of Hope," call Jami Fuller at 971-241-8287, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

Water task force will meet Jan. 27 in Lafayette

The Yamhill County Water Task Force will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 27 at the Lafayette Community Center, 133 Adams St. Topics for discussion at the meeting include an update on McMinnville Water and Light's inter-tie project and water sharing in general; an update on water quality in the country by Travis Williams of Willamette Riverkeepers; and brainstorming on groundwater recharging.

For more information, call Commissioner Casey Kulla at 971-6585.

TVF&R seeks volunteers; open house set

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is recruiting volunteers for service throughout its district and to that end will hold a volunteer open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 7 at Station 50, 12617 S.W. Walnut St. in Tigard.

The agency has two ways to serve: Incident support volunteers transport rehabilitation units to major incidents where TVF&R crews are involved, including breathing apparatus, medical monitoring and providing other support in non-firefighting roles.

These volunteers also participate in public education events, attend parades, support community activities and attend monthly drills. The department also has auxiliary volunteers, who play a more active role in TVF&R's public education programs and also attend community events. These are non-emergency response volunteers who may work once or twice a week or even just a few times a year, depending on their abilities and schedules.

To qualify, volunteers must be a minimum 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a criminal background check, have a valid Oregon driver's license and live within TVF&R's service area. In addition, volunteers must undergo CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) training within fix months; incident support volunteers must also emergency medical responder certification within 12 months.

For more information, visit Applications are due Jan. 12.

Give blood and you might save a life

The American Red Cross will hold blood drives from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Newberg Fred Meyer store and Jan. 28 at the Newberg Public Safety Building, 414 E. Second St.

Donors can make appointments prior to the events by calling 1-800-733-2767.

You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.

Go to top
JSN Time 2 is designed by | powered by JSN Sun Framework