Parents push back on transgender issue

Former U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall and Linfield psychology professor Tanya Tompkins criticized the Yamhill County commissioners Thursday for their recent stance in opposition to federal Title ...

County to hear pot appeal

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled to hear on Thursday the appeal of a planning commission decision allowing marijuana sales as a conditional use in highway commercial zones. The decision ...

Appeals court denies dump dismissal motion

The Oregon Court of Appeals has denied a bid by Waste Management Inc. to reject a Riverbend Landfill expansion appeal. The Texas corporation argued that landfill opponents had missed a filing ...

Waste Management asks court to throw out dump appeal

Waste Management has asked the Oregon Court of Appeals to throw out an appeal by the Stop the Dump Coalition and allies. The Texas corporation argues that the opponents missed a deadline and said ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Workers at Stoller Vineyards hastily collect grapes for this year s harvest.  Picking is happening several weeks early this year.

Another early wine grape harvest

When Yamhill County’s wine grape harvest began during the final days of August last year, the most recent precedent local winemakers had for such an early start was 1992. This year, vineyard ...

MV Advancements at 50

In 1966, a group of parents decided to create opportunities for their adult children, whom they knew were capable of many things despite having developmental disabilities. Led by Ezra and Veda ...

County hires new planner

There’s a new planner in town, and he couldn’t be happier to be here. When County Planning Director Mike Brandt retired this summer, department manager Ken Friday stepped into the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Open burning banned during heat wave

------ The Yamhill County Fire Defense Board has banned all open burning in the county while a Red Flag warning remains in place. Red Flag warnings indicate extreme fire danger. The National Weather ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Kade Weeks waits his turn in the tractor parade during the Harvest Fest event on Saturday.

Crowds learn about vintage harvests

Crowds turned out Saturday and Sunday to learn about vintage agricultural practices at Harvest Fest, the Yamhill County Historical Society's August event. YCHS also sponsors Farm Fest in April. ...

CASA gets new director

Kendra Votava has been named executive director of Yamhill County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates program. CASA volunteers act as advocates for children in the court system. They are charged ...

Commissioners debate unions, school clinics

Yamhill County commissioners spent more than an hour in executive session following their regular Thursday morning meeting.  They discussed labor negotiations, as well as an unrelated issue that ...

Pot decision appealed to commissioners

In July, both Yamhill County planning staff and the planning commissioners it reports to debated at length whether allowing marijuana sales in highway commercial zones was comparable to allowing alcohol ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Yani Emry and Nick Peloquin perform  Sunday Morning  by the band Maroon 5 during Saturday morning s Yamhill County Fair talent show.

County fair 'huge, biggest ever'

By the time the last demolition derby car was towed away Saturday night, and the closing band Skid Row finished rocking, more than 43,000 people had visited the 2016 Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo. Saturday ...

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