Enhanced traffic patrols planned for "cruising" weekend

The Yamhill County Multi-Agency Traffic Team will conduct enhanced traffic safety enforcement patrols the afternoon and evening hours of Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24 and 25. These dates coincide with ...

Neuman leaving; Y-C looking for interim high school principal

YAMHILL -- Greg Neuman is leaving Yamhill-Carlton High School in order to become principal of West Linn High School. The change will not effect Y-C High classes, according to Superintendent Charan Cline, ...

Louis  Paul  Geary / 2008 photo

Search continues for missing McMinnville man

The McMinnville police continue to investigate the September 2014 disappearance of Louis "Paul" Geary. A family member requested a welfare check on him on Sept. 4 of that year after not hearing from him ...

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Even Stevens shops close in Arizona

Five Even Stevens Sandwiches locations have been closed in Arizona, according to a Thursday story in the Phoenix Business Journal. “Restaurant in downtown Phoenix, Chandler and Tempe remain open,” ...

Brewery approved near Carlton

Yamhill County Planning Department approved a second brewery and tasting room in farm country, in June, despite objections from Friends of Yamhill County. The brewery, located 10280 N.E. Abbey Road between ...

Photos submitted by the Yamhill Fire District##Two injured ATV riders were rescued Thursday night from a steep ravine in rural Yamhill County. Multiple agencies responded.

ATV crash injures two

YAMHILL - A man and woman, who were not wearing helmets, were injured Thursday night when the ATV on which they were riding crashed between 20 and 30 feet down a steep ravine east of Yamhill in the area ...

Lafayette man charged with multiple sex crimes

A Lafayette man faces a 15-count Yamhill County Grand Jury indictment on charges that allege he had sexual contact with a minor female between March 2013 and January 2018. Ryan William Phillip Thomas, ...

Grant will pay for rebuilding airport tarmac

The McMinnville City Council is scheduled to accept a $253,048 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to improve the tarmac at the McMinnville Municipal Airport. Councilors will likely accept ...

Amity man arrested for alleged assault on father

AMITY — The wife of an Amity man used a fire extinguisher on her son while he was allegedly beating his father with a metal tube early Sunday morning. Alex Ernest Tombleson, 28, was arraigned Monday ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Doug Cruikshank, a professor emeritus of education at Linfield College, works on a Habitat for Humanity house in McMinnville with fellow University of Oregon alumnus U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici. This particular building project is based on a Ducks versus Beavers theme to build esprit de corps among the volunteers. Cruikshank became a Habitat volunteer after he retired from Linfield in 2001.

Bonamici, staff pitch in on local Habitat house

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and some of her aides wore work clothes and hard hats, rolled up their sleeves and traveled to McMinnville Aug. 8 to apply muscle and sweat to a new Habitat for Humanity house. Well, ...

State, city blend their legislative wish lists

The McMinnville City Council and League of Oregon Cities will be singing from the same hymnal when the Oregon Legislature convenes Jan. 22 — for the most part. League officials asked city councils ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Liam Christensen blows on the sail of his foam boat to propel it down a water-filled gutter during Lafayette s National Night out.

Lafayette celebrates its first National Night Out

LAFAYETTE — Brown and gray horses Ceito and Chetski welcomed the attention from passersby at Tuesday’s National Night Out in Lafayette. They munched on hay as youngsters admired their soft ...

County approves change in TB funding, findings for land use

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved a change in the county’s agreement with the Oregon Health Authority for funding to fight tuberculosis. According to a memo from Health and Human ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Workers continue construction on additions to McMinnville High School Tuesday. The crews are making the final effect to have most of the building’s new features available for the first day of school; however, construction will continue throughout the school year.

Mac High work progressing as school year approaches

McMinnville High School, which has been closed all summer because of construction, will reopen to students in September. Remodeling and expansion won’t be all finished — a new gym won’t ...

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