Heat warning issued

The office of the National Weather Service in Portland has issued an excessive heat warning through 11 p.m. Thursday. Daytime temperatures are forecast to be in the high 90s and low 100s. The weather ...

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 ...

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Chalk artists Beth Porter and Megan Gometz work to touch up their Alice in Wonderland themed piece.

Creativity flourishes in Carlton Chalk Walk

CARLTON — A thin layer of black chalk dust covered Meghan Turner’s clothes. Undeterred, she continued drawing whimsical bumblebees on Carlton’s downtown sidewalk. She was one of many ...

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, ...

Sheriff clears deputies in Amity officer-involved shooting

Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Sam Elliott and deputy Stephanie Sulak followed agency policies related to the use of force and deadly force when they fired their duty weapons during a Saturday, ...

Y-C domes near completion

YAMHILL — Work continues on the two domes on the Yamhill-Carlton high school/intermediate school campus. Neither will be ready when classes start Sept. 4 — which was never planned, Superintendent ...

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 4-H enthusiast Izzy Tillotson of Dayton. Lily slept with Izzy the first week and eagerly adjusting to a bottle-feeding ...

Water damage shift classes around at Coop

Programs and classes at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries are temporarily moving to new quarters as the church deals with water damage in the combined Lutheran/Methodist church. Officer Manager Amber ...

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