Burn ban now in place

The Yamhill County Fire Defense Board, in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Forestry, has enacted a burn ban within Yamhill County. Following that decision, all fire jurisdictions will ...

Dayton Council to meet

DAYTON — City councilor are slated to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, in the City Hall Annex, 408 Ferry St. They plan to consider a noise ordinance and discuss food truck operations. For more ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Children try to beat the heat on a hot July day.

Weather thermostat set to roast

With the thermostat set to '80s for much of the next week, the National Weather Service in Portland issued a reminder not to leave children or animals in cars, even for “just a minute.” Yamhill ...

Council postpones action on new parking regulations

Faced with a packed agenda Tuesday, along with an executive session that extended the proceedings to midnight, the McMinnville City Council decided to defer action on new parking regulations. The ...

Former nurse sentenced for drug thefts

A woman formerly employed as a nurse at the The Manor at Hillside has been sentenced to a month in jail and 18 months probation for appropriating oxycodone prescribed for residents. Carly Marie Johnson, ...

Driver gets nine months for high-speed chase

Amy Lee Calhoun, 30, of Yamhill, has pleaded guilty to attempting to elude a police officer, punishable by up to five years in prison, and a fine of $125,000, and two counts of reckless endangering, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Workers from Linfield College set up a platform in the Oak Grove in preparation for the 2016 International Pinot Noir Celebration this weekend.

Restaurants gear up for 'noir' Friday

For virtually any other retailer, Black Friday falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving. For local dinner houses, the busiest run of the year typically occurs the last weekend in July, when McMinnville hosts ...

Goodrum

Chamber inks deal with new leader

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Gioia Goodrum of Southern California as its new president and chief operating officer. Goodrum, 57, was one of about a dozen candidates interviewed. ...

Newberg festival features 'Christmas in July' theme

NEWBERG — The Newberg Old-Fashioned Festival, which opened Thursday, will continue through Sunday evening. Memorial Park, located at 411 S. Howard St., is once again serving as the main venue. “I’m ...

Willamina hires librarian

WILLAMINA — Sarah Frost has been hired to take over the Willamina Public Library. She starts the 20-hour-a-week position Monday. She has been substituting in the job during the search for ...

Amity plans Night Out

AMITY — Amity police are planning to host a bike rodeo and other activities Tuesday, Aug. 2, in conjunction with National Night Out. National Night Out encourages crime prevention and positive relationships ...

Opponents appeal landfill expansion to Court of Appeals

The Stop the Dump Coalition, Ramsey McPhillips, the Willamette Valley Wineries Association and the Friends of Yamhill County announced on Thursday afternoon that they have an appeal with the Oregon ...

Chehalem Parks District seeks outdoor sound exemption

NEWBERG -- Chehalem Park and Recreation District representatives are seeking authorization for amplified sound at events at the district’s 325-acre day-use park on Parrett Mountain. They ...

Amity plans Night Out

AMITY — Amity police are planning to host a bike rodeo and other activities Tuesday, Aug. 2, in conjunction with National Night Out. National Night Out encourages crime prevention and positive ...

Kirby Brumfield dies at 84

Kirby Brumfield, a former Portland television personality known for his live one-man shows, died July 21 at his home at Hillside Manor. He was 84. A memorial celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, ...

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