Threats result in arrest

When a marijuana customer couldn’t pay the cost of a deal, David Yarbrough first exchanged punches with him, then threatened him and others with a handgun, court records allege. The 24-year-old ...

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Sea Reach principal Susan Jurasz, left, confers with fabricator Ira Trussell at the company s shop in Sheridan.

Signs of Success

Susan Jurasz and her staff at Sea Reach Ltd. in Sheridan create informational markers, explanatory kiosks and directional signs.That job sounds simple, but in fact, it gets complicated. Or, as Jurasz would ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Jeanne Weirich, right, of Church on the Hill helps 86-year-old Geneva Schroerfer with a coloring project at Life Care Center of McMinnville during the church’s Serve Mac service day last year.

Church on the Hill plans day of service

More than 150 volunteers will carry out multiple service projects Saturday as part of Church on the Hill’s second Serve MAC Day. Starting at 8 a.m., they plan to spread out around the community in ...

Oregon Department of Transportation photo##Aerial view of Phase 1 of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass from the south terminus looking north.

ODOT and Parkway Committee planning bypass viewing party

Members of the state Department of Transportation and the Yamhill County Parkway Committee are planning a festival a few months before the scheduled completion date to give people a chance to see an up ...

Council honors officer, colleagues, citizens

The McMinnville City Council took time Tuesday to honor Officer Justin Zemlicka, along with five citizens, seven medics and three dispatchers, for helping save the life of eighth-grader Brian Ceras when ...

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Linfield College student Amy Burrill leads a tour group of high schoolers around campus during Oregon Private College Week. Visitors learned what it’s like to attend a small, close-knit school.

Students take a look at Linfield

Dozens of high school students, including some from far-flung states, toured Linfield College this week under an Oregon private college visitation program.Linfield is one of several schools trying to attract ...

County responds to lawsuit settlement

Sheriff Tim Svenson has released a statement acknowledging the negotiation of a settlement with the estate of a man who died of a jailhouse beating in 2015, and expressing his regret. The statement does ...

Old Fashioned Fest slated in Newberg

Newberg’s 37th annual Old Fashioned Festival returns this weekend with a menu of fun for everyone. The four-day event kicked off with a Thursday night children’s parade, setting out from 6th ...

Willamina loses key school staffer at 53

WILLAMINA — Carol Haight, who served as the Willamina School District’s deputy clerk for more than 16 years, died at the age of 53 last Friday at her Tillamook County home. Haight graduated ...

Night Out event on tap in Carlton

CARLTON — Carlton residents will be gathering for an annual National Night Out party Tuesday, Aug. 1. Carlton Police Department hosts the event, which is taking a fiesta theme this year. The aim ...

Council caught in crossfire at forum

The McMinnville City Council found itself caught in the crossfire Tuesday as merchants and citizens packed the Kent Taylor Civic Center to address what they called downtown safety concerns, related to ...

Medics respond to vehicle vs. pedestrian crash near library

Medics are responding to a crash involving a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on West Second Street near the McMinnville Public Library. The initial call at 3:35 p.m. indicated the pedestrian was injured. ...

Carr leaving Mac Water & Light

The McMinnville Water & Light board has scheduled a special meeting for 7 a.m. Wednesday to discuss policies, procedures, standards and criteria for the recruitment of a new general manager to replace ...

Museum landlord facing SEC probe, financial woes

One of the two principal landlords at McMinnville’s Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is facing a federal Securities and Exchange Commission investigation and accompanying financial difficulties, ...

Jail death suit settled for $5 million

Yamhill County has reached a $5 million settlement with the estate of a jail beating victim who died after several hours of crying out in vain for help from jail deputies. Jed Hawk Myers, 34, died May ...

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