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 ...

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, ...

Reward posted in unsolved assault case

Rick Weidner learned through an Instagram post that a fundraiser to assist McMinnville assault victim Traci Spurgeon was planned. The downtown McMinnville Harvest Fresh Grocery & Deli, where ...

Docents will give talks at museums

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum docents will give a series of talks on space, aircraft and related topics this month. The talks are included with museum admission. They will run from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ...

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 ...

Planners hear complaints against Wolves and People

Several neighbors, along with representatives from Friends of Yamhill County, testified before the county Planning Commission Thursday that they don’t believe Wolves and People Brewery in Newberg ...

Attorney arrested on theft charges

Local attorney Erin Cooper Walters was arraigned Friday on five counts of “misapplication of entrusted property,” a misdemeanor, and two counts of first-degree theft, a class C felony. Walters, ...

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Dewie the horse peers out from inside his stall anxious to greet visitors walking by at the Yamhill County Fair.

Music and animals take over Yamhill County Fair

The Yamhill County Fair hosted some notable musicians over the weekend, including Brett Young, honored as New Male Vocalist of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Traditional fair fare, notably ...

Congresswoman plans local visit

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici plans to visit McMinnville Wednesday, Aug. 8, for an itinerary that starts with her helping build a Habitat for Humanity house at 126 N.E. Atlantic St. Alison V. Z. Mayeda, ...

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Heather Hunter directs the Champion Team.

The Heather Factor

Champion Team director fights for nonprofit

Sutton was 'out of control' late in life, relative says

Kelly Sutton Jr. was “out of control” the past six months, his sister, Harmoni Marshall, told Newberg-Dundee Police Det. Joe Eubanks and Sgt. Cameron Ferguson, two days following the Saturday, ...

News-Register file photo##We Three will play on America s Got Talent live shows in August.

McMinnville's We Three advances to live shows

We Three, the Humlie siblings’ band, is advancing to the live rounds of “America’s Got Talent.” The McMinnville trio made its second appearance on the television show Tuesday night. ...

Local Falls Event Center subsidiary files for bankruptcy

The Falls at McMinnville, LLC, a local subsidiary of The Falls Event Center, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Utah federal court. The company owns some buildings and land occupied by the Evergreen ...

Consultant presents proposed transit changes

For the past year, consultants and bus riders have been working to create a new transit master plan for the county. On Tuesday, Yamhill County Commissioners heard an update on the project, as the next ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Izzy Tilletson, 17, prepares her goat, Lily, for the Yamhill County Fair. Izzy said the two have a strong bond. The 6-month-old dairy goat likes to follow her around.

Six-month-old goat prepares for fair

Two days after her birth, a white Nigerian dwarf goat, dubbed Lily, went home with 17-year-old FFA enthusiast Izzy Tillotson of Dayton. Lily slept with Izzy the first week and eagerly adjusting to ...

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