Decorated veteran Homer Farley during World War II, left, and at home in 2011.

Decorated veteran Homer Farley dies

Homer Farley, a decorated veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died Sunday, March 1. A resident of Amity, he was 93.

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##A McMinnville man was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 99W north of Lafayette.

McMinnville man killed in Highway 99W crash

LAFAYETTE - A McMinnville man was killed about 10 a.m. Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 99W just south of the McDougal junction. Matthew B. Childress, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene, according ...

Y-C School Board to meet

YAMHILL - The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will finalize the 2015-15 calendar when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the district office. A board sub-committee work session will precede the resular meeting ...

Willamina School Board meets

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board plans to set a 2015-16 calendar when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the rubber room, adjacent to the cafeteria. The board will also receive a district projects ...

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Sex abuse victim sues Western Mennonite School

A former Western Mennonite student who was sexually abused by a teacher at the school in 2010 and 2011 has filed suit against the school and Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference. Filed in Multnomah County ...

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Former principal Keith Zaugg, dressed as a country bumpkin to entertain the children, reads several a story about Mutley the skiing dog during the Read Across America event at McMinnville Adventist Christian School.

Things and Things and Cats in Hats

Students at McMinnville Adventist Christian School traded their uniforms for costumes and their chairs for cushions and blankets Monday for “Read Across America,” a celebration of reading and ...

Starrett unappeased by state letter

State health officials have responded to concerns raised by the Yamhill County commissioners with an Adolescent Sexuality Conference held in Seaside, saying they believe the material presented to teen-agers ...

Joy and heartache on the wrestling mat

PORTLAND — The joy that Dallas High School wrestler Matt Hofenbredl felt after winning the 132-pound state championship Saturday night at the OSAA Class 5A Wrestling Tournament was sadly punctuated ...

DEQ withdraws zinc violation notice

The state Department of Environmental Quality has withdrawn a violation notice issued to Riverbend Landfill last year after elevated zinc levels were discovered in stormwater. Zinc is a heavy metal that ...

News-Register file photo##Evergreen Museum has created a new executive committee to steer the threatened institution.

Evergreen museum reaching out to community

“Under new management” is not really the phrase John Rasmussen prefers to use in connection with the newly reconstituted Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum board of directors. But that’s ...

Don Iler/News-Register##Mothers, their children and allies showed support for breastfeeding at the McMinnville Goodwill on Friday after a social media furor over an employee tweet prompted breastfeeding advocates to organize a protest.

Breastfeeders stage 'nurse-in' at Goodwill

Dozens of mothers, joined by their children and supporters, organized a nurse-in Friday at the McMinnville Goodwill on Highway 99W. The protest, which drew significant TV coverage in the Portland market, ...

Council sets goals for the year

The McMinnville City Council set goals for the 2015 year during its annual goal-setting retreat, focusing on many of the hot-button topics floating through council chambers in recent months.  Economic ...

Domestic violence case finally resolved

A two-year-old domestic violence case was finally brought to a close last week in Yamhill County Circuit Court. Derek Gerber’s privately retained defense attorney, Michael Finch of McMinnville, ...

Soroptimists collecting baby items

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is collecting diapers, crib sheets, baby clothes and other items for its annual Community Baby Shower. The club, which works for the benefit of women and girls, ...

Submitted photo##Willamina and Sheridan firefighters responded to a fire in Fort Hill, on Friday.

Fire destroys Fort Hill residence

FORT HILL — A fire reported about 4:45 p.m. Friday destroyed a single-story wood-frame home in the Fort Hill area. An adult male lived alone in the home, located at 25945 Highway 18, according to ...

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