News-Register file photo##Cherie Letter lives in her vehicle in Joe Dancer Park.

Homeless story sparks support, connections

Dying homeless woman appreciative, but focused on others

Government seeks to throw out Falls Event Center bankruptcy

The U.S. Trustee in Utah is seeking to have the court throw out a bankruptcy petition by The Falls Event Center, arguing that the company didn’t obtain the proper authority to proceed. It’s ...

Fire chief sounds alarm over his diminished ranks

McMinnville Fire Chief Rich Leipfert remembers a time when employers willingly provided workers time off from work to help save buildings from burning. He can still rely on his volunteers, Leipfert told ...

Enrollment spikes slightly in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Enrollment in the Sheridan School District is “slightly higher” that what was anticipated to begin the 2018-19 academic year, Superintendent Steve Sugg told the school board ...

Police resolve 'out of control' teen call

McMinnville police responded Monday morning to a call of an “out of control 16-year-old” in the 100 block of Southeast Rummel Street, according to Captain Rhonda Jaasko. “Officers were ...

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##Robert Brittan, Chloe Feron and Dean Maher sort through Brittan Vineyard s first group of Pinot Noir grapes of the season.

Vintage outlook sunny as Pinot grape picking begins

Early signs of autumn in Yamhill County are crisp mornings, kids back in school, the first leaves hitting the ground and truckloads of grapes delivered from vineyard to winery. The crush of 2018 is underway, ...

Submitted photo##Retired Linfield College professor Tara Lepp, center, with some of the children she works with in Kenya.

Linfield retiree serves as medical missionary in Kenya

Some of Tara Lepp’s fellow volunteers at the mission site in Kenya have told her they always dreamed of helping people in Africa. Lepp hadn’t considered it. “It was a God thing,” ...

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Frank Cochran talks about the multiple parking tickets that have been left on his camper s window over the past week.

To tow or not to tow?

That’s the question councilors grapple with in parking debate

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Cason Cunnningham spent four years sailing around the world with the Marines. Now the Linfield senior is working toward a career in education. He s doing his student teaching at Duniway Middle School.

Linfield recognized for supporting vets

When it was time to enroll in higher education, Cason Cunningham looked for a school that not only met his academic interests, but also would accept the G.I. Bill and offer other supports specific to his ...

Bids for Kids auction slated Saturday

The McMinnville Kiwanis Club’s 39th annual Bids for Kids auction and dinner is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday at the McMinnville Community Center. The community’s oldest charity auction, it ...

YCAP hosts quarterly food bank meeting

Yamhill Community Action Partnership hosts the Oregon Food Bank Network at its quarterly meeting at a the Hotel Oregon in McMinnville Wednesday to Friday, Oct. 17 to 19. This is the first time the quarterly ...

New city manager getting a feel for Carlton

CARLTON — New city manager Dennis Durham is really getting a feel for Carlton. While waiting for his house to sell in Michigan, where he previously was a city manager, Durham is living in an apartment ...

Annual diaper drives seeks to help families

Eight banks in Yamhill County are accepting donations of diapers as part of Lutheran Community Services’ annual drive to collect them for underprivileged families. The diapers will be offered through ...

Sheridan council awards waterline contract

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council awarded a contract for the East Main Street waterline improvement project to CG Contractors LLC of Salem at its regular meeting Monday night. The city will spend ...

McMinnville police resolve 'out of control" teen call

McMinnville police responded Monday morning to a call of an "out of control 16-year-old" in the 100 block of Southeast Rummel Street, according to Captain Rhonda Jaasko. "Officers were able to diffuse ...

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