Who’s the most challenging client for a hair stylist? Rapunzel, perhaps? Doreen VanTyne of Lafayette has met her. She styled the fairytale princess’s lengthy braid for an episode of “Grimm,” ...

 

 


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Bounty of Yamhill County

August 26 – 28, 2016

Food and wine, hiking, yoga, hot air ballooning and horseback riding will be featured during the weekend-long “Bounty of Yamhill County,” a fundraising event for the Yamhill Enrichment Society. Kicking off the festivities is a “Winemaker Chill & Grill” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Remy Wines, 905 N.E. 10th Ave., McMinnville. Cost: $50.

For more information, visit www.bountyofyamhillcounty.com.

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Top Stories

Lafayette Public Works office damaged in fire

LAFAYETTE -- The Public Works office for the city of Lafayette was heavily damaged in a fire early Thursday morning, and City Administrator Preston Polacek said the building may be a complete loss. Polacek ...

Paolo files lawsuit against county

Murray Paolo, Yamhill County’s former information technology manager, has filed a lawsuit in Yamhill County Circuit Court naming County Administrator Laura Tschabold, former Deputy County ...

Commission cleans up marijuana rules

McMinnville planning commissioners adjusted local zoning codes regarding the marijuana business Thursday in order to bring them into line with state law. But they worried how that would come across ...

Teen to enter plea in double-fatal

An 18-year-old McMinnville resident, facing charges in connection with a double-fatal crash occurring west of Carlton in July 2015, is scheduled to enter a negotiated plea and undergo sentencing ...

 
Neighbors miffed as subdivision expands

Developer Alan Ruden told the McMinnville Planning Commission Thursday he’s excited to begin work on the 49-unit third phase of his Bungalows at Chegwyn Village project in Northeast McMinnville. Residents ...

Arrests made in shooting incident

Gustavo Andalon, 19, identified as the primary suspect in gang-related shooting that broke out Aug. 6 in Northeast McMinnville, has been charged with two counts each of attempting to commit a crime, ...

Museum sale set for closing in court

Leaner operation will focus on broadening educational activities

Patrols focus on seat belt usage

Funding provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation will enable law enforcement agencies countywide to strengthen patrol efforts through Sunday, Sept. 4, with a special emphasis on proper ...

 
Powwow draws dancers, drummers, spectators

GRAND RONDE -- Dancers and drummers from all over the Northwest came out for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde's annual contest powwow Saturday. The event, held on the Uyxat Powwow Grounds next to ...

 
Walnut City Music Fest draws crowd

The fourth-annual Walnut City Music Fest drew music lovers of all ages to the area outside the Grain Station Brew Works Friday and Saturday. The festival featured 13 bands, such as The Lower 48 and  ...

YES hosting Bounty of the County

The Yamhill Enrichment Society is packing more adventures into its annual fundraiser, Bounty of Yamhill County. The annual YES festival is Friday through Sunday, but tickets remain available for only a ...

Carlton mayor, councilors facing challenges

CARLTON — Challengers have filed to run against the mayor and three incumbent councilors in the Nov. 8 election. Darin Proebstel is challenging longtime mayor Kathie Oriet, whose term runs ...

 
Kindergarten camp helps with the transition

On the first day of Kindergarten Camp, 5-year-olds learned an important skill they’ll likely use throughout their school years — how to dance the Hokey Pokey. “You put your right ...

Candidates file in Dayton

DAYTON — The three Dayton city councilors up for re-election this year are facing a pair of challengers. The three top vote-getters will be seated. The filing deadline for the Nov. 8 balloting ...

Soroptimists offer award

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is offering a cash award to help women who are improving their lives through education and skill development. The “Live Your Dream: Education and ...

Quake concerns prompt emergency plan

The McMinnville City Council will hear a report on the state of the city’s emergency preparedness plan at its meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23. And time may be of the essence. Local Emergency ...

Recology to hike rates, expand recycling

Garbage rates in McMinnville will rise 5.5 percent on or before Dec. 1, enabling Recology Western Oregon to add glass and yard debris recycling to its curbside recycling services. Yard debris will ...

Head-on claims life

NEWBERG — A Newberg woman was killed Wednesday morning when her vehicle collided head-on with a tractor-trailer rig near the intersection of McKay Road and Gearin Road, south of Newberg. The ...

County creating new meetings page

Yamhill County is testing a new web page where the public will eventually be able to find, and search, all announcements and agendas of meetings involving county commissioners or committees. The ...

County commissioners exclude N-R reporter

In apparent retaliation for reporting previous comments that crossed the limits established for executive sessions, the Yamhill County commissioners excluded a News-Register reporter from an executive ...

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Reception set for interns

Interns participating in this year’s McMinnville Economic Development Partnership program will reflect on their experiences at a reception set for 1 p.m. Friday at McMinnville Civic Hall, ...

 
Canby’s Dougherty wins Bullmania at county fair

“I have been on that bull before – when he was a calf. He threw me then – I was only eight years old – so I had to get a little revenge,” Dougherty said.

 
A blink of the eye separates O’Loughlin from barrel racing victory

Like any competition, Barrel Racing is a combination of athletic ability and team building between rider and horse. At its highest level this competition is decided by the intangibles in that relationship. ...

   
Panthers fall in rugby state title game, 33-27

“I definitely pushed myself as best I could. I wasn’t feeling my greatest, but still gave it my all. I wish we could have had a little more time, it was horrible (to see the game end in that way).”
--Adriana Mendoza

 
Zoom! - Kart racing in Mac this weekend

McMinnville’s Mason Smark takes practice laps around the kart track at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds Wednesday in preparation for his race Sunday, July 24. Qualifying begins at 11 a.m. with racing ...

 
Grizzly JBO crunch West Albany in first round, 11-1

SHERWOOD - In a clash of number one seeds, McMinnville will meet Clackamas in the second round of the 12 and under Junior Baseball Organization state tournament on Friday at 6:30 pm after its decisive ...

 
Michael Abeyta’s busy ‘summer camp’ adventure

Named outstanding wrestler of Western regional tourney

 
Closer to home

McMinnville’s Sitton is back in the Pacific Northwest after signing with Mariners

 
Mac JBO teams advance to state

McMinnville’s Junior Federal (12 and under) Grizzly baseball team earned a trip to the state championships where the top eight teams will play beginning Thursday at Hopkins Elementary Field in Sherwood. The ...

Oswald to coach Willamina football

With Willamina football coming off three consecutive 1-8 seasons, Athletic Director Jerry Buczynski has been searching for a new head coach to lead the program. A few candidates were considered for ...

 
Off to the rodeo!

Y-C graduates Ouska, Sauers, set to compete in national finals next week

 
Grizzlies lose in Harlow’s farewell

WEST LINN – McMinnville head baseball coach Jordan Harlow’s three seasons at the helm are officially over after Wednesday night’s doubleheader against West Linn. Harlow’s ...

 
Grizzlies take three in home stand

After victories over Glencoe and Mountain View on Friday and Canby on Saturday, the Hyder Dental Grizzlies played Canby again for the tournament championship Sunday morning at Linfield College’s ...

 
Look at those turkeys trot

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2016 All-Valley Baseball Athlete of the Year

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Willamina Valve Cover Races results

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2016 All-Valley Softball Athlete of the Year

Haley Couch’s season in two words: total domination

 
Clowning around at the St. Paul Rodeo

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Harlow, Seifert resign coaching jobs

Mac baseball head coach departs to run Linfield JV team; softball skipper seeking more time with family

An Olympic Performance

Young track stars shine at Junior Olympics in Portland; 30 move on to regional round

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