Farm succession talk set

The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District is joining with the Oregon State University Extension Service and Rogue Farm Corps to host a Monday workshop on farm succession. The free workshop will ...

Distinguished Service Awards banquet reservations due

Reservations are due by Wednesday for the 62nd annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet. It is slated for 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, upstairs at 325 N.E. Third St. Tickets ...

Mac School Board sets work session

The McMinnville School Board will hold a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the old district office quarters at 1500 N.E. Baker St. The board will discuss technology infrastructure, connectivity and ...

Carlton clean-up set

CARLTON — Carlton residents will hold their annual citywide clean-up Saturday, along with a “garage sale” of city surplus items. Dumpsters will be provided by the city and Recology Western ...

Expert addresses undocumented youth

Roberto Gonzales, assistant professor in the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, will discuss his 12-year-study of undocumented youth and education on Thursday, May 4, at Linfield College. ...

Submitted photos##Sheridan firefighters quickly brought a house fire under control Wednesday evening.

Firefighters battle house fire in Sheridan

SHERIDAN -- Firefighters battled a house fire in the 200 block of North Bridge Street Wednesday evening. The fire was reported just after 6 p.m. and under control by about 6:36,  the Sheridan Fire ...

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Richard Wagner talks about his hopes to build a processing facility for the marijuana that he grows on his property.

Neighbors angry at pot plant prospect

The fear odor and chemicals; he says he plans to be organic

Contract dispute thwarts gym work

AMITY — The Amity School District and TS Gray Construction have become embroiled in a contract dispute that could stall renovation of the high school gym. The school board awarded the contract to ...

Submitted photo##Two people were killed when a vehicle crossed the center line on Highway 18 just east of McMinnville Saturday afternoon.

Two die in Highway 18 head-on

Two people died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon just east of the Cruickshank Road interchange on Highway 18 The Oregon State Police identified them as Marc Geoffrey Sloan, 54, of Bellevue, Washington, ...

Vineyard defense motion denied

Judge John Collins has denied defense attorney Paula Lawrence’s motion to bar the media from photographing or videotaping 15-year-old murder suspect Andrew Vineyard, who is being adjudicated as an ...

Play offered in English and Spanish

A play about an engineer who helped bring electricity to rural Nicaragua will be offered in both English and Spanish Friday, April 21. “El Payaso,” produced by Teatro Milagro, will run from ...

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Drug team apprehends meth dealer

NEWBERG — A methamphetamine addict who sells the drug to others to support his habit was arrested last week by the Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team. Nathaniel Gene Sedivec, 38, was picked ...

Peace pole planting Friday

McMinnville Rotary clubs will plant a peace pole Friday, April 21, in front of the McMinnville Civic Hall. The public ceremony will start at 1 p.m. Peace poles are obelisks that send a message of peace ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Third-graders Ava Garcia and Josie Barker and classmates take a moment to  act like the boss  as a reward for maintaining positive behavior during the PAX Good Behavior Game at Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School.

Students make a game of good behavior

CARLTON — As Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School third graders worked on math problem, teacher Kourtney Fjelland watched not only how well they were handling fractions, but also how well they were ...

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Rilla Meier works together with her grandson Leo Maas to find specific objects in a game of Find It!  Many different fun activities were available at Columbus Elementary s Grand Parents day.

Grandparent visit delights students

Joeda Simonson scanned the crowd of students on the bleachers in the Columbus Elementary School gym. Spotting a second-grader with long, dark hair, she waved. “My granddaughter, Emma,” she ...

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