Marcus Larson/News-Register##Dylan Gunther works on his Picasso-style self-portrait during the Y-C Night of the Arts fundraising event.

Night of the Arts called success

CARLTON — The second “Night of the Arts” fundraiser for Yamhill-Carlton High School art programs was a great success, according to Susan Fitzgerald, president of the  Yamhill-Carlton ...

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Jim Stonebrink shows Donna Peters and Trena Peloquin photos taken at their 40th class reunion 25 years ago.

It was the summer of '53

YAMHILL — When they graduated from Yamhill High School in 1953, Fran’s Place was the local hangout, Menafee Turkey Farms one of the largest employers and Maple and Main streets were full of ...

Carlton council looks at vacation

CARLTON — City council members set a public hearing for May 15 on a request to vacate 150 feet of alley just west of Highway 47. Councilors will consider granting the vacation after the hearing, ...

Y-C students win Geo Challenge regionals

A sixth-grade team from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School placed first in the National Geographic Geo Challenge Regional Competition, held last week at Fresno State University in Fresno, California. Judges ...

Carlton clean-up planned

CARLTON — Residents can get rid of their yard debris and trash Saturday, April 21, during Carlton’s annual Earth Day clean-up. Dumpsters will be set up from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., or until they ...

Y-C Board plans executive session

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will meet in executive session Monday, April 9, to evaluate Superintendent Charan Cline. Board members plan to review a staff survey about the superintendent, ...

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Carlton Police Chief Kevin Martinez demonstrates the low quality of the department s car garage that is need of an upgrade.

Chief reminded often of facilities need

CARLTON — Chief Kevin Martinez, who’s led the Carlton police department since 2012, agrees his city sorely needs a new law enforcement facility. He thinks about it whenever he calls a meeting ...

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Carlton Police Chief Kevin Martinez talks about the limited space his department has to deal with on a day to day basis.

Carlton bond would build new police station

CARLTON — Voters will decide in May whether to approve a $2.3 million bond measure to build a new law enforcement building and, by extension, allow the city to use other funds to expand space for ...

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From left, Dennis Durham, Heidi Bell and Kelsey Lewis wait to be introduced at a meet-and-greet event for Carlton city manager candidates held at De Ponte Cellars in Carlton Monday, March 26. A fourth candidate, Thomas Reber, arrived the next day for interviews.

City manager finalists meet Carlton

CARLTON — Dozens of residents introduced themselves to city manager finalists Monday night at a reception at De Ponte Cellars. More citizens, city staff members and officials met with the candidates ...

Alleged Yamhill shooter opts for trial

By PAUL DAQUILANTE<br/>Of the News-Register Richard Mershon, charged with shooting Yamhill resident David Trivelpiece in the neck last November, will take his case to trial. McMinnville attorney ...

Carlton residents can meet city manager candidates

CARLTON — Three of four finalists for the city manager job will meet the public Monday night. Heidi Bell of Donald, Kelsey Lewis of Tualatin and Dennis Durham of Michigan will attend the event, ...

'Sick threat' brings investigators to Y-C High

YAMHILL — A threatening message was found in a girls’ bathroom at Yamhill-Carlton High School Monday afternoon. School officials and police investigated, but don’t believe there was any ...

Girlfriend alleges violent assault by boyfriend

CARLTON -- A Carlton woman alleges she was physically and sexually assaulted by her boyfriend. His behavior turned seemingly bizarre at one point, she said, when he poured spaghetti sauce on some of her ...

Submitted photo##A container in which meth was hidden.

Drug bust nets pounds of meth, heroin

YAMHILL - A five-month Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team investigation resulted in three arrests and the seizure of more than eight pounds of methamphetamine, a half pound of heroin and $50,000 ...

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The Wennerberg Barn, built about 1895 by farmer John Wennerberg, lies about four blocks south of Main Street in Carlton. It s been recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Two Carlton-area properties recommended for historic listing

CARLTON — The state Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation recommended two Carlton-area properties for National Historic listing when it met in Carlton earlier this month. The committee is ...

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