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Judge comes down hard on elude suspect

Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Easterday questioned Tuesday whether the Oregon sentencing guideline grid is tough enough on defendants convicted of attempting to elude police officers. Matthew ...

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Sheridan man indicted on bank robbery charge

A Sheridan man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of bank robbery. Deemed a serious flight and public safety risk, he was ordered held without bail by Federal Magistrate Stacie Beckman. Richard ...

Home intruder was shot once in the chest

The home intruder who was shot by a McMinnville resident early Sunday morning continues to recover at Oregon Health & Science University, according to McMinnville Police Capt. Rhonda Sandoval. She ...

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County worker Annette Fernandez-Madrid gives a speech detailing the workers demands for their new contract and how they can persevere by sticking together.

Union rallies for new contract

Several members of Yamhill County’s largest union attended the county commissioners’ Thursday morning meeting to explain why they are intent on holding their ground in stalled contract negotiations. Later ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##About 9 a.m. Tuesday, flames were visible from the interior of the Breathe Body & Spa in a one-story building at 205 N.E. Ford Street.

Downtown Ford Street structure catches fire

Firefighters responded to 205 N.E. Ford St., on a structure fire shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Flames were visible  when the first crew arrived. The fire appeared from the street to be centered in ...

Public comment invited on vacation rental issue

The McMinnville Planning Commission will host a public discussion at its next regular session, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, on local vacation rentals. Planning Director Heather Richards said the commission is ...

Lafayette looking to Mac for water

LAFAYETTE — McMinnville Water & Light has reached a tentative agreement to initiate water service to the city of Lafayette, subject to development of an estimated $2.5 million pump station and ...

Local banking figure dies

Kim Mills, a fixture in the local banking industry, died Oct. 11 at the age of 67. A native of Cottage Grove, she started her career in McMinnville in 1989 at Ben Franklin Savings & Loan. She then ...

Maps help YCAP map its services

Social service providers at the Yamhill Community Action Partnership are mapping new ways to help people in need — by using actual maps. In a high-tech digital age of data collection and analysis, ...

Submitted photo##Crews from Yamhill County at the North Bay Fire near Santa Rosa, California. Photo taken by Cody Coonrod and posted to the McMinnville Fire Department’s Facebook page.

Yamhill County firefighters assist on California blazes

A Yamhill County firefighting strike team set out on a 13-hour drive to Northern California last Wednesday morning to assist with efforts to gain control of deadly and destructive wildfires. The contingent ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##HB Pets director Ronnie Vostinak holds Ruth Ann. The cat belonged to Homeward Bound Pets founder Julie Julson until Julson’s death in March.

Late founder's cat needs a home

Julie Julson, who founded the organization that eventually became Homeward Bound Pets, couldn’t pass by a box of kittens offered outside Walmart about 10 years ago. She picked up a tiny ...

Dan Belderrain photo/McMinnville Fire Department

Fire destroys large Carlton residence

CARLTON — Eleven residents were displaced Wednesday when a three-alarm fire destroyed a two-story, 4,100-square-foot home at 9600 N.W. Shelton Road, near Carlton. The blaze started in a bedroom, ...

Svenson honored for crisis intervention work

Yamhill County Sheriff Tim Svenson and Marion County District Attorney Walt Beglau have been honored as co-recipients of this year’s Crisis Intervention Training Executive of the Year award. Crisis ...

Svenson honored for crisis intervention work

Yamhill County Sheriff Tim Svenson and Marion County District Attorney Walt Beglau are recipients of the 2017 Crisis Intervention Training Executive of the Year award. The seventh annual Northwest CIT ...

McMinnville home intruder shot

A home intruder was shot by a McMinnville resident early Sunday morning. Police gave this account: Shortly after 6 a.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of S.W. Gilorr St. An unidentified ...

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