Budget hearings scheduled for Cove Orchard sewer district

When the budget meetings to adopt the fiscal year 2017-18 budgets were held for Cove Orchard Sewer Service District and Extension Service District last week, the public hearing portions were inadvertently ...

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Leno will not seek eighth Grand Ronde council term

GRAND RONDE — For the first time in 21 years, Reyn Leno will be on the sidelines watching the Grand Ronde Tribal Council. There are nine paid positions on the council, each carrying three-year terms. ...

Newberg, county sue ambulance service provider

Metro West Ambulance Service violated its contract by transporting patients between Yamhill County medical facilities without authorization, according to a $1 million lawsuit filed last week by Yamhill ...

Old method revived for easing labor pain

Currently associated with dentistry, nitrous oxide, often called laughing gas, was widely used to relieve labor pains in the early 1900s, before more powerful painkilling methods existed. Taking a page ...

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Mac gets a cryptocurrency storefront

If you hop on Google and search for bitcoin mining farms, you’ll read about intensely secretive facilities tucked away in isolated mountain ranges. Like the fortified lair of a James Bond villain, ...

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Ryan Ballard and Casey Ranger of Encore Home Furnishing portray the Blues Brothers in the Fun Days parade;. The festival s theme was  Carlton Gets the Blues.

Fun days for all

CARLTON — As Fun Days parade floats began rounding the corner onto Kutch Street, 3-year-old Emma Craig sprinted out in pursuit of a low-slung dune buggy. Candy for the taking had been strewn along ...

Local students graduate from online school

Four local students graduated earlier this month from the Oregon Connections Academy, an online charter school. They are Michelle Jones of Amity, Chloe Malloy of Lafayette, Lily Moser of Sheridan and ...

Carlton playing catchup on street work

CARLTON — More than a quarter of Carlton’s 11.3-mile street network is in poor to very poor condition, thus in need of immediate attention, according to a consultant assessment presented at ...

Yamhill grants dome variance

YAMHILL — The Yamhill City Council upheld Thursday a height variance approved by the planning commission for a domed gym the school district has in the works. The normal height limit is 35 feet. ...

Linfield earns high online ed ratings

Linfield College’s 300-student online school has earned national rankings for overall affordability and the affordability of its accounting and marketing programs. GreatValueColleges.net ranked ...

Commissioners adopt economic outline

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners adopted Thursday a document designed to guide the county’s economic development for years to come. The “Economic Development Vision, Mission, Values ...

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Greg Jones, an expert on climate and viticulture, will become head of Linfield College s wine studies program.

Wine studies gets new director

A noted expert on climate change and its effect on viticulture has been named director of Linfield College's innovative wine studies program. Gregory Jones will join the college faculty on Aug. 15. He ...

Mac school board to meet

McMinnville School Board members on Monday, June 26, will hold a work session about bond projects and a regular business meeting, which will include a hearing on the 2017-18 budget. The work session will ...

Drug investigation nets three arrests

Citizen involvement played a key role in a four-month Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team investigation that led to the arrest of three McMinnville residents. Shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, the ...

News-Register file photo##At the 2015 Relay for Life, candles honor those who ve been lost to cancer.

Relay for Life fundraiser set this weekend

The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life runs from noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at Newby/Duniway field, 1125 N.W. Second St. Almost 20 teams will walk the track ...

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