Rockne Roll/News-Register##From right, Nerd Herd robotics team coach Alicia Eagen looks on as Max Kuhn, Meira Lee and Jessica Johnson work on one of the team s robots at Eagan s home in McMinnville.

The nuts and bolts of coaching

Former deputy district attorney’s home turned into mechanics shop to boost success of robotics team

Arrests & Citations: July 21, 2017

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Daniel Taylor Anglin, 27, Lafayette, July 19, probation violation; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. Levi Marya Boen, 28, Willamina, July 19, fail ...

Mac Water & Light honors Haugeberg

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission honored its former attorney, David Haugeberg, for more than 40 years of service at its Tuesday night meeting.It noted Haugeberg’s law firm, Haugeberg, ...

Yamhill Fire District awarded tribal grants

YAMHILL — The Yamhill Fire District has been awarded grants from the Grand Ronde and Siletz tribes together totaling more than $5,000. The Grand Ronde Tribe awarded the district a Spirit Mountain ...

DUII enforcement continues in Carlton

CARLTON — Police are continuing targeted patrols to keep motorists from driving under the influence of intoxicants. Carlton police stopped 15 drivers during the extra patrols in June. Ten were given ...

Sheriff’s office receives traffic enforcement grant

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded an Oregon Department of Transportation safety grant. It will fund enhanced traffic enforcement in an effort to curb serious crashes. The department ...

Sheriff’s office to stage town hall on dog control

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office plans to hold a town hall at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 to discuss changes it is making in the county’s dog control program. The session will be held in the McMinnville ...

Patrol coverage slightly reduced in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — As the Sheridan City Council began mulling a cut in law enforcement coverage, provided by the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office under contract, Sgt. Todd Whitlow sounded a word of ...

Wertz named fair manager

Upon emerging from a Yamhill County Fair Board executive session Tuesday, members voted unanimously to hire one of their own, Board Chair Gary Wertz, as the county fairgrounds’ new full-time manager. He ...

Merchants urged to rally on homeless issue

The homeless contingent camping downtown in increasingly conspicuous fashion in recent months seemed to all but disappear over the July 4 holiday. But gone does not, by any means, equate with forgotten ...

Mac officer honored for heroism

Mac council next week will also award several contracts for transportation bond projects

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Mike Full holds a fossilized tooth from a Castoroides, better known as a giant beaver, at his home in McMinnville. Full recently discovered the tooth while diving for fossils in the Yamhill River.

Beaver State lays claim to ancient beaver

After 30 years of excavating the Yamhill River for fossils, retired McMinnville police officer Mike Full has dredged up a fascinating new find — the remains of Castoroides, a giant beaver from the ...

Shelter operators praise city government

While some people criticized the city council for not doing more to curb local homelessness, Kaye Sawyer had nothing but praise for the city’s efforts at the council’s most recent session. Sawyer, ...

Meeting slated for wayfinding input

Officials at Visit McMinnville want better ways to guide people to and through the community. And they could use some insights from local residents. They have scheduled a meeting from 4:30 to 6:30 Thursday, ...

Trial scheduled in Paolo lawsuit

Trial has been scheduled for Dec. 5 in a lawsuit filed against Yamhill County by former Information Technology Manager Murray Paolo. In addition to the county, the suit names County Administrator Laura ...

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