Carlton budget hearing June 7 

CARLTON — The Carlton City Council will consider a proposed  budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, in its city hall chambers.The $7.4 million budget was ...

Willamina schedules open house

WILLAMINA — Residents can tour Willamina High School’s new farming, forestry, metalworking and woodworking shop during an open house set for 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 3. Staff and Students will ...

Work session slated today

The Yamhill County commissioners will meet at 1p.m. Tuesday, an hour earlier than usual, to conduct an executive session on labor negotiations. That will be followed by its usual Tuesday work session, ...

Water & Light sets electrical budget

Water and Light commissioners have approved a $38.6 million budget budget for the utility’s electrical department for the 2016-17 fiscal year, up 8.6 percent. Over the next four years, the federal ...

Pet safety on warm days

With temperatures expected to reach well into the 80s this week, and people begin enjoying summer activities, it’s important to remember pet safety. The Multnomah County Animal Shelter notes, “In ...

Linfield College wins STEM grant

Linfield College has received a $648,563 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program. It’s designed to increase ...

USDA urges good food safety practices

Food spoils faster in hot weather, agency notes

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Workers from Jafco Concrete pour the foundation for the expansion of Elizabeth Chambers Cellar facility in downtown McMinnville on Thursday, May 26.

Elizabeth Chambers planning major expansion

The historic brick building housing Elizabeth Chambers Cellar is getting a reboot. Last week, workers from Cellar Ridge Construction started pouring concrete for the pad of a 5,212-foot expansion. It ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Willamina graduate Olive Vinson shares a hug with her cousin, Stella Schaefer, at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Grad takes project to a new level

WILLAMINA — After accepting her  diploma from Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick and School Board Chair Clinton Coblentz in a Saturday afternoon ceremony, newly minted Willamina High grad Olive ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Following the ceremony, Linfield graduate Eli Biondine receives a special lei from Colton Murray-Stamm.

‘Make an impact on the world’

Michael Lindblad enrolled at Linfield College planning to become a professional baseball player — and perhaps a lawyer as well. But as he excelled on the Wildcat baseball team and made lifelong ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##McMinnville’s Jacob McGhehey, 10,  places an American flag at the gravestone of a veteran with the help of his grandmother, Patty McGhehey, during the South Yamhill Cemetery’s annual cleanup Saturday, May 28.

A labor of love

“We’re old-timers,” Phil Schreiber said of the team of volunteers he assembled Saturday to spruce up the historic South Yamhill Cemetery, a Memorial Day tradition stretching back more ...

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McMinnville man arrested on child porn charges

With assistance from The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, a McMinnville man has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse. He ...

Crash results in DUII arrest

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants after crashing his pickup Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 18 and Gopher Valley Road. Peter Kristian ...

Planners get dispensary application

The Yamhill County Planning Commission will hold a hearing  at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, on an application asking them to find that marijuana dispensaries, wine sales and tobacco shops are ...

Marcus Larson##Carlton Elementary students, along with CPD, shout at cars as they drive by, promoting a  Don t text and drive  message

Carlton kids say "hang up and drive"

CARLTON — Grade school students gave Carlton police a helping hand this week with a campaign to warn motorists against using hand-held devices at the wheel. “Protect us!” students called ...

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