Rick Olson recovering at home

Rick Olson, Yamhill County commissioner and former McMinnville mayor, was hospitalized this week and will be out of his county offices for a time. The News-Register was unable to contact him at press ...

Council to hear report on car camping

McMinnville Planning Director Heather Richards will update the city council Tuesday, June 26, on a proposed program that allows people to camp in cars where allowed by property owners. The program is ...

'New life' for parking structure begins

It’s moving day for anyone camping at the parking structure at Northeast Fifth and Evans streets across from the Yamhill County Courthouse. The code of conduct for the structure passed by the McMinnville ...

Tom Henderson / News-Register##A crowd estimated at 1,245 orotested at Southside Park near the federal prison at Sheridan.

Rally outside Sheridan prison attracts huge crowd

Trump reverses policy on separating families, activists plan to keep fighting Sarai Weeks never spent a night in a detention center separated from her family, but the 12-year-old nonetheless knows how ...

Submitted photo##Oregon Humane Society took animals into care after a caller reported that they appeared to be starving.

Humane Society seizes livestock from county site

The Oregon Humane Society announced this week it removed six animals from a rural property in Yamhill County, working in coordination with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office, after someone reported ...

Commissioners approve budget issues

Yamhill County Commissioners are scheduled to approve the $153 million county budget next week. They held a public hearing Thursday, but received no testimony or public comment. Maintenance of county ...

Submitted photos##Speeds reached 125 during the chase, which ended with a crash.

Motorcyclist crashes while eluding deputy

DAYTON — A McMinnville resident allegedly eluded a Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office deputy on his motorcycle at speeds reaching 125 mph before he crashed into a fence in Dayton Wednesday night. He ...

Dayton expects to lift water warning

Pump station repaired; health warning will end

Lions pancake breakfast set Sunday

McMinnville Lions will host their annual Community Pancake Breakfast and car and airplane show Sunday, June 24, at the McMinnville Airport. The event, now in its 32nd year, is a fundraiser for Lions causes. ...

Gould

Jury convicts transient of first-degree assault

A Yamhill County Circuit Court jury found transient Norman Gould guilty of one count of first-degree assault. Judge Cynthia Easterday sentenced him to 90 months in prison in connection with a November ...

Along the Street: Cascade in the millions

Cascade Steel Rolling Mills generated operating income of approximately $11 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2018, a “significant improvement” over last year, according to the company. The ...

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Peg Wilson operates the new lift that lowers her slowly into the hot tub at the McMinnville Aquatic Center. She said she s been looking forward to using the lift.

New lift makes aquatic center hot tub accessible

Peg Wilson sank gratefully into the bubbling waters of the hot tub at the McMinnville Aquatic Center. After two hours of water exercises in the center’s recreation pool, the hot tub felt great. ...

Burglary suspect arrested in Carlton

CARLTON — Police arrested a Carlton man Monday on charges that he stole building materials from new houses under construction in the northeast part of town. Chief Kevin Martinez said Brian Lindekugel, ...

Sheridan slashes law enforcement coverage

SHERIDAN — The 2018-19 budget adopted by the Sheridan City Council Monday slashes about $94,000 from law enforcement services, reducing patrol and code enforcement contracted by the Yamhill County ...

Carlton police recruit volunteers

CARLTON — The police department is looking for volunteers to serve as Neighborhood Watch block captains and as a reserve officer. Chief Kevin Martinez said block captains will work with the police ...

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