Along the Street: Mac hospital most profitable in Oregon

McMinnville’s Willamette Valley Medical Center is the most profitable hospital in Oregon, according to a report released earlier this month by the Oregon Health Authority, which collects and ...

Commissioners OK dog kennel contract

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday a contract under which McMinnville’s Pet Stop Inn will host county strays. The private kennel, serving to replace the county’s ...

Probationary employment extended for Willamina recorder

WILLAMINA — The probationary period for Debbie Bernard, who was named city recorder in Willamina in February, following the resignation of Sue Hollis, has been extended to the end of October. Meanwhile, ...

Sheridan firefighters respond

SHERIDAN — Firefighters responded about 10 a.m. Monday to a bathroom fire at a residence on Southwest Jefferson Street in Sheridan. A woman occupant reported flames rising from a ceiling fan, according ...

Five hurt in crash

SHERIDAN — Five local youth suffered injuries last Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash north of Highway 18B at the intersection of Southwest Cherry Hill Road and Regia Drive. The ...

Carlton movie night raises $1,000

CARLTON — Carlton’s Walk in the Park movie night, held July 24, raised about $1,000. The fundraiser one of three serving to replace the Walk in the Park festival, which was held in Carlton ...

Linfield lands grant

Linfield College has won a $100,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help fund an interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities in Action program, designed to foster career-oriented learning activities ...

County approves life jacket station

The Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve a request by a group of Newberg volunteers for installation of a life jacket lending kiosk at Rogers Landing in Newberg, a Willamette ...

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Register##Elsie Duyn kisses her goat after moving on to the next round in the Yamhill County Fair 4H Pygmy Goat Showmanship Competition on July 29.

 
Goats take the stage at county fair

McKenzie and Todd Halleman, siblings from Newberg, led their goats around the show ring Wednesday with the other advanced class contestants. Their aim was to display the best qualities of their charges, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Chloe Holveck evaluates a hen during a special judging contest for FFA students. The Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo continues today and Saturday.

County Fair continues through Saturday

Concerts, livestock exhibits and auctions, craft displays, carnival rides, rodeo competition and a wide array of edibles are on the schedule as the 161st annual Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo continues ...

Submitted photo##The Rosu family lost everything after two fires burned their house.

Family burned out twice in 48 hours

Losing everything they owned to a pair of fires that broke out within 48 hours of each other was devastating enough. Learning the second fire may have been deliberately set left members of a McMinnville ...

No charges will be filed against Newberg city manager

The Marion County District Attorney's Office has declined to file any criminal charges against Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz related to her decision to place Newberg-Dundee Police Chief Brian Casey ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Homeward Bounds Pets volunteer Michelle Chandler works with Snoopy, one of about a dozen dogs at the no-kill shelter. Dogs get to go for walks and play with toys as they await adoption.

40 years of helping pets

More than 13,500 cats and dogs have found homes since the organization now known as Homeward Bound Pets began 40 years ago. And the number keeps growing. Since Jan. 1, another 241 pets have been placed, ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads/News-Register##Bill Fisher, Nolan Inouye and Owen Inouye examine the engine of an antique car at the Amity Pancake Breakfast and Car Show on July 26.

Amity mixes dancing, cars and pancakes

Proud owners of classic cars rolled in to Amity City Park for a Sunday morning breakfast of ham, eggs and pancakes, taking advantage of the 58th annual Amity Pancake Breakfast and Car Show. The event also ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The Pirates Den float goes by during the Dayton Old-Timers Festival. The three day event dates back to humble beginnings in 1934 with a potluck picnic.

A reunion for all ages

“I’m one of the old-timers around here,” said Donald Wiley of the Dayton High School class of 1948, as he and his wife, Henrietta, took part in the Dayton Old-Timers Festival chicken ...

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