Nearman tops Bledsoe; to meet Jaffer in House District 23 general

State Rep. Mike Nearman easily bested challenger Kris Bledsoe in Tuesday’s primary election for the Republican nomination for House District 23. The district encompasses most of Polk County, and ...

State Rep. Buehler wins GOP primary for Oregon governor

By TOM JAMES and ANDREW SELSKY Of The Associated Press SALEM, — A prominent Republican in the Oregon Legislature beat two main rivals in the party's gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, setting ...

Carlton turns down public safety building bond; WV Fire, Sheridan fees measures fail, too

CARLTON -- Voters turned down the $2.3 million bond measure that would have built a public safety building and cleared the way for construction of a new city hall with other funds. The measure failed, ...

County names Huffer as next administrator

Yamhill County Commissioners on Tuesday surprised Deputy County Administrator Ken Huffer with a vote offering him the job as the county’s next administrator, following the end-of-year retirement ...

Stan Primozich, left, and Casey Kulla, right.

Starrett wins second term; Kulla, Primozich advance to runoff

County Commissioner Mary Starrett has won handily over Position 1 challengers Chelsey Williams and David Wall, for a second term in office.

 

Willamina girl named hero of the month

Willamina 10-year-old, Hayden Shenk, diagnosed with osteosarcoma, was named one of the Children’s Cancer Association Heroes for 2018. She is the hero of the month for June. Hayden, who loves ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##The Falls Event Center McMinnville on the Evergreen Aviation Museum campus.

SEC files complaint against Falls Event Center

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the Falls Event Center and founder Steve Down, accusing Down of securities fraud, for allegedly misleading investors. The complaint ...

Motorist dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

NEWBERG — A motorist died early Sunday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after being contacted by Newberg-Dundee police. Department spokesman Brian Hagen identified him as Alexander J. Guidry, ...

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Chad Olsen say he s enjoyed his six years as city manager in Carlton. Olsen, who s retiring June 1, enjoys small towns where he gets to know the community and the people with whom he works closely.

Carlton city manager retiring

Council expected to name replacement Wednesday

Lisl Miller, left, and Jennifer Chapman, right

Miller, Chapman to face off in November for seat on bench

Jennifer Chapman said the movie she watched Tuesday night, “Life of the Party,” wasn’t anything to get too excited about.

After she returned home, however, the evening became better and better with each passing hour.

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Sharon Wade-Ellis has joined Community Home Builders as its executive director.

Where her heart is

Hers was just an old rickety house down a dirt alley in South Side Chicago. Sharon Wade Ellis spent much of her childhood there. Long before she was the new executive director of Community Home Builders ...

Reach the Beach will travel highways 18, 22

Motorists can expect hundreds of cyclists on Highway 18 and 22 and smaller area roads on Saturday during the annual Reach the Beach event. Riders will start from Newberg, Amity, Grand Ronde and Beaverton ...

Lindsay

Attacker's actions were 'extensive and cruel'

Matthew Lindsay first bound his female victim’s wrists in a former machine shop on the old SP Newsprint mill property in Newberg, Deputy District Attorney Alisa Ray told the court. He cut off her ...

Along the Street: TED talk looking for speakers

TEDxMcMinnville is now accepting applications from speakers who believe they have an “idea worth spreading” for the event local organizers plan to hold at Linfield College in January 2019. TEDx ...

County gets FEMA funds for food and shelter

Yamhill County has been awarded $41,728 from  the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide emergency food and shelter. The money comes from FEMA’s Phase 35 program. The award was made ...

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