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Abigail Wheeler, 6, tells Santa about herself when they meet on Monroe Street in Carlton. Police Chief Kevin Martinez, center, reminded kids that Santa wants them to do nice things for others.

Santa patrol pairs police, youngsters

CARLTON -- Santa joined Carlton police officers on their annual holiday patrol Saturday, Dec. 16. Chief Kevin Martinez and Officer Tim Jordan cruised Carlton’s streets with Christy Martinez, city ...

Walk in the Park Foundation distributes funds

CARLTON — The Walk in the Park Foundation, which hosts several events a year to raise money, distributed funds Wednesday to a dozen community organizations in its home communities of Yamhill and ...

Mershon

Yamhill shooting suspect faces 12-count indictment

Richard Mershon, who allegedly fired rounds from a handgun at two men on a Yamhill street late last month, critically wounding one of them shot in the neck, has been indicted by a Yamhill County ...

Church hosts pageant

The News-Register staff Church hosts pageant YAMHILL — "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" will play once tonight and twice Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at ...

Yamhill tree lighting Friday

YAMHILL — Yamhill’s ninth annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony is set for 6 p.m. Friday in front of city hall. It will feature an appearance by Santa as well. Refreshments will follow in ...

Carlton to light Christmas tree

CARLTON — Carlton’s annual tree-lighting ceremony is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in Upper City Park. Hot chocolate will be served as Mayor Kathie Oriet reads “The Night Before Christmas” ...

Good Samaritan critically wounded in Yamhill

Shootings also reported over the weekend in Amity, McMinnville

Carlton man dies on 99W

MONMOUTH — A 79-year-old Carlton man died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash south of Monmouth on Highway 99W. The Oregon State Police identified him as William Harold Arthur. Troopers gave this account ...

Carlton to seek funding for public safety building

CARLTON — Carlton will ask voters to approve a $2.3 million bond issue in the May primary to fund a new public safety building allowing for more space, security and features. City manager Chad Olsen ...

Richard Mershon

Arrest made in Yamhill shooting

UPDATE: Monday, 4 p.m.: YAMHILL - Police have made an arrest in connection with Friday night's shooting in the area of Zippy's Pizza. Richard Robert Mershon, 67, of Yamhill, is charged with two counts ...

Oregon State Police submitted photos##A Carlton man, driving this car, was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Monmouth on Highway 99W.

Crash kills Carlton man

MONMOUTH - William Harold Arthur, 79, of Carlton died Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Monmouth on Highway 99W. The Oregon State Police released his name Friday evening. Troopers gave this ...

Y-C sets special session

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will hold a special executive session Monday, Nov. 27, to discuss possible property transactions. The 6 p.m. session is closed to the public, but the board ...

Carlton asking residents to return survey

CARLTON — Residents need to complete and return a survey about their satisfaction with city services by Nov. 30. City Manager Chad Olsen said this is Carlton’s second biennial citywide survey. ...

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##A McMinnville man was killed Saturday night when the vehicle in which he was a passenger went off Highway 240 east of Yamhill.

Highway 240 crash kills McMinnville man

YAMHILL - A McMinnville man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night about nine miles east of Yamhill on Highway 240. He was identified as 21-year-old Ivan Omar Chacon-Ramirez. The Oregon ...

Yamhill council to meet

YAMHILL — City councilors will discuss the Yamhill-Carlton School District construction schedule when they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in council chambers. The council also plans to take up a school ...

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