Commissioners condemn background checks bill

Yamhill County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Thursday calling for the county to ignore Senate Bill 941, which extends criminal background checks to private gun transfers. Commissioner ...

Emily Hoard/News-Register##Ariana Piscitelli and her 7-year-old horse, Diva,
will participate in the grand entry of the Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo.

County rodeo once again has royalty

“I remember sitting in the stands, getting dirt thrown up at me from the rodeo queens’ horses,” Ariana Piscitelli said of past rodeos at the Yamhill County Fair. “I have ...

Amity police will crack down on illegal fireworks

AMITY - Because of the extreme fire danger, Amity police officer James Clark told the city council Wednesday night that the department “will not tolerate” illegal fireworks before, on or after ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Eagle Scout Jason King puts the finishing touches
on his Eagle Scout project by watering some freshly
planted flowers in the waiting area for the St. Vincent
de Paul Food Pantry.

Eagle Scout project aids Food Pantry

Jason King characterized the waiting area at McMinnville’s St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry as a “total train wreck.” It became an Eagle Scout beautification project for him, and what ...

Juliette's House wins re-accreditation

The Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center, located in McMinnville, has been reaccredited by the National Children’s Alliance. “What that means is that people can be reassured ...

Injured deputy released from hospital

Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy David Mills has been released from Salem Hospital following treatment for injuries suffered in a head-on Sunday morning crash a few miles southwest of McMinnville ...

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Crime spree sends Newberg man to prison

Charles Chaffee IV gave no explanation to Circuit Court Judge William Horner for the late March crime spree he embarked upon in Newberg, in which he set vehicles on fire, broke into businesses and stole ...

Museum exemption added to tax credit bill

Language to exempt the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum from property taxes has resurfaced in Salem.  Brainchild of former legislator and gubernatorial candidate Kevin Mannix, who has been providing ...

Crash closes Lafayette Highway in the Hopewell area

HOPEWELL - Three people were reportedly injured, including one critically, in a two-vehicle crash about 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Lafayette Highway and Hopewell Road, according to ...

Courtesy Newberg Fire Department##Newberg firemen extinguish a field fire caused by a helicopter crash late Wednesday night in Newberg.

Precision instructor, student killed in rural Newberg helicopter crash

NEWBERG - Two people were killed shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday when a helicopter crashed in the area of North Valley and Dopp roads, in rural Newberg. The 2004 Schweizer 300 c helicopter crashed in ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##A  Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office patrol car is wedged under a transmission tower on the Christensen Auto Sales lot following Wednesday morning’s fatal officer-involved shooting.

Sheriff's deputy shoots, kills Dayton man

[UPDATED: Tuesday, July 3, with version as it appears in today's newspaper.]  Convicted felon Kevin Lamont Judson, 24, of Dayton, was shot and killed about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday by Yamhill County Sheriff’s ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads/News-Register##Emily Sparrow, Maisie Riddle and Allison Shaver pose in the photo booth set up at the Carlton Fun Days Festival.

Fun days for the kids in Carlton

CARLTON — Children squealed with glee as they rushed to pick up candy on the sidewalks of Carlton. It was thrown from floats, trucks and hot rods by some of their elders. The Newberg Old Fashioned ...

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Fireworks: rules, regulations and dangers

“In these conditions, it could take only one spark to cause chaos,” said Rich Hoover, community liaison in the State Fire Marshal’s Office.  @@fast-facts@@ Before people set off ...

County eyes resolution to ignore gun law

The Yamhill County commissioners are planning to vote Thursday on a resolution pledging to forgo enforcement of Senate Bill 941, a new state law mandating expanded background checks on gun transfers in ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Relay for Life participants circle the track at the McMinnville School District’s property at Baker and 17th Street during the American Cancer Society’s annual fundraiser Saturday, June 27.

Walking to heal and remember

More than 200 people descended on the old black track north of McMinnville School District offices this weekend. They shared a common connection — the scourge of cancer — and a common ...

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