Marcus Larson/News-Register##Norman Surplus, of Ireland, flies over McMinnville on Monday morning. Surplus is continuing his gyrocopter
flight around the world where he left off last summer.

Gyrocopter leaves McMinnville on way around world

Irish flier Norman Surplus taxied his gyrocopter — which looks like a giant motorized tricycle with a whirling blade on top — around the parking lot behind the Evergreen Aviation Museum early ...

State whistleblowing case lands in Yamhill County

Investigation and potential prosecution of a high-profile, high-stakes state whistleblowing case has been turned over to Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry, after conflict of interest concerns ...

See Ya Later loses site access

The last-minute withdrawal Thursday, by one of two applicants seeking annexation of Hill Road land into McMinnville’s urban growth boundary, threatens to prevent the See Ya Later Foundation from ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##After the ceremony, graduates Kaila Nip and Andre Conn give each other congratulatory leis and hugs.

Linfield graduates 700 plus

Thomas James Arand. Shelley Jo Bergmann. Jillaine Katherine Cook. Kacie N. Copeland. Ian Sean Cox ...  and the names kept rolling as Linfield College graduated more than 700 students Sunday. The ...

Zachary Chronister

Two Yamhill County Jail inmates charged in inmate's death

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 2 Two Yamhill County Jail inmates have been charged in connection with the death of fellow inmate Jed Myers, a 34-year-old McMinnville resident. Corrections deputies discovered ...

Along the Street: Sokol Blosser makes 'green' list

Yamhill County’s pioneering Sokol Blosser winery has made Oregon Business Magazine’s list of the ‘100 Best Green Workplaces.” The family-owned Dundee winery was the sole Yamhill ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Senator Ron Wyden speaks to students and community members at McMinnville High School on Friday.

Wyden visits Mac High

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden spent 90 minutes with students and members of the larger community Friday at McMinnville High School. He takes pride in conducting town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties, ...

Early season plays havoc with local farms

Pablo Munoz Farms opened its fresh fruit and vegetable stand earlier than usual this year, as warm weather in early April sped the ripening process. The stand, located at the intersection of Northeast ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The Siletz Feather Dancers perform during a celebration Thursday at Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus. The Grand Ronde Canoe Family singers also danced and sang during the event. The third annual Native American Spring Gathering is to honor Native
American heritage and to encourage cross-cultural learning and interaction.

Chemeketa hosts Spring Gathering

Performers from the Grand Ronde and Siletz tribes sang and danced in traditional regalia, to the rhythm of Native American drummers, in a Thursday celebration at Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill ...

Sex abuse case is dropped

Charges pending against a Dayton man, based on a Yamhill County grand jury indictment alleging sexual contact with a girl under the age of 12, have been dismissed by Circuit Judge Cynthia Easterday. James ...

Mac High to graduate more than 450

About 480 members of McMinnville High School’s Class of 2015 will graduate Friday, June 5. Ceremonies are set for 7 p.m. at Wortman Stadium. Several speakers will address the graduating class. Valedictorians ...

Sheridan High will graduate 47

SHERIDAN — A class of 47 Sheridan High School Seniors is due to graduate at 2 p.m. Saturday on Bill Chrisman Field. The valedictorians are Jaden Douglas, Alivia Hermens and Jacob Hertel. Salutatorians ...

Dayton High plans graduation

DAYTON - Dayton High School’s Class of 2015 will graduate at 2 p.m. Saturday. The ceremony will be conducted on the football field. Valedictorians are Shelby Byerly, Kalkidan Crapper and Madeline ...

Amity to graduate Class of 2015

AMITY — More than 50 members of Amity High School’s Class of 2015 will receive their diplomas during ceremonies scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday in the school stadium. The valedictorian is Chelsey ...

Former sheriff backs Chemeketa scholarships

Retired Yamhill County Sheriff Lee Vásquez and his wife, Erma, have donated $100,000 to the Chemeketa Community College Foundation. In exchange, the foundation has agreed to launch a campaign to ...

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