Marcus Larson/News-Register##Contestants compete in Native American dances during the Grande Ronde Powwow.

Powwow draws dancers, drummers, spectators

GRAND RONDE -- Dancers and drummers from all over the Northwest came out for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde's annual contest powwow Saturday. The event, held on the Uyxat Powwow Grounds next to ...

Paolo files lawsuit against county

Murray Paolo, Yamhill County’s former information technology manager, has filed a lawsuit in Yamhill County Circuit Court naming County Administrator Laura Tschabold, former Deputy County ...

Museum sale set for closing in court

Leaner operation will focus on broadening educational activities

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Kindergartners  shake it all about  as they learn to do the Hokey Pokey during this week s back-to-school camp at Memorial Elementary.

Kindergarten camp helps with the transition

On the first day of Kindergarten Camp, 5-year-olds learned an important skill they’ll likely use throughout their school years — how to dance the Hokey Pokey. “You put your right ...

Commission cleans up marijuana rules

McMinnville planning commissioners adjusted local zoning codes regarding the marijuana business Thursday in order to bring them into line with state law. But they worried how that would come across ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##An excavator works on the grounds next to homes in Chegwyn Village in Northeast McMinnville. Developer Alan Ruden is planning to soon begin Phase 3 of the housing development, but current residents say the constant construction is interrupting their livelihoods.

Neighbors miffed as subdivision expands

Developer Alan Ruden told the McMinnville Planning Commission Thursday he’s excited to begin work on the 49-unit third phase of his Bungalows at Chegwyn Village project in Northeast McMinnville. Residents ...

Teen to enter plea in double-fatal

An 18-year-old McMinnville resident, facing charges in connection with a double-fatal crash occurring west of Carlton in July 2015, is scheduled to enter a negotiated plea and undergo sentencing ...

Patrols focus on seat belt usage

Funding provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation will enable law enforcement agencies countywide to strengthen patrol efforts through Sunday, Sept. 4, with a special emphasis on proper ...

Arrests made in shooting incident

Gustavo Andalon, 19, identified as the primary suspect in gang-related shooting that broke out Aug. 6 in Northeast McMinnville, has been charged with two counts each of attempting to commit a crime, ...

Soroptimists offer award

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is offering a cash award to help women who are improving their lives through education and skill development. The “Live Your Dream: Education and ...

YES hosting Bounty of the County

The Yamhill Enrichment Society is packing more adventures into its annual fundraiser, Bounty of Yamhill County. The annual YES festival is Friday through Sunday, but tickets remain available for only a ...

Carlton mayor, councilors facing challenges

CARLTON — Challengers have filed to run against the mayor and three incumbent councilors in the Nov. 8 election. Darin Proebstel is challenging longtime mayor Kathie Oriet, whose term runs ...

Candidates file in Dayton

DAYTON — The three Dayton city councilors up for re-election this year are facing a pair of challengers. The three top vote-getters will be seated. The filing deadline for the Nov. 8 balloting ...

Submitted photo##Sheridan firefighters work at Sea Reach Friday evening. The fire was reported about 8:30 p.m.

Sheridan firefighters extinguish chimney blaze

SHERIDAN -- Firefighters extinguished a chimney fire at the Sea Reach building Friday night. The exhaust system ducts from a paint booth were identified as the source of the fire, a Sheridan Fire ...

Police arrest suspects in alleged gang shooting

McMinnville police announced Friday evening that they have arrested four people involved in an Aug. 6 alleged gang-related shooting. No one other than the alleged shooter was injured. Police arrested ...

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