Cascade Steel to lay off 70 workers

Company cites flood of cheap steel from abroad

District focuses on student safety

Educators “go to great lengths” to protect students from harm, McMinnville Superintendent Maryalice Russell said in response to concerns raised by the Sean Burke case. “There’s ...

Merkley and Bonamici draw big crowd

AMITY — A sizable crowd turned out on Saturday for a joint town hall held by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici in the Amity High gym. According to a show-of-hands poll Merkley ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Joel Kiff on banjo, Dave Sumner on guitar, and Rob Higgins of the Yamhillbillies band serenade guests with country music as they arrive at the Mayor s Ball.

Mayor's ball a rip-roarin' success

Cowboy hats and boots, banjo picking and line dancing helped turn the McMinnville Mayor’s Charity Ball into a rip-roarin’ good time Saturday night. With the theme “Country Charm and ...

News-Register file photo##Sean Burke is shown in this 2012 photo. The former school administrator resigned after a police inquiry.

Administrator was under investigation when he resigned

Accused of improper relationship with teen back in teaching days

Walker

Suspect found guilty in child meth case

Judge Ronald Stone recalled viewing a photo of Kiven Schoenherr’s 2-year-old daughter, who ingested methamphetamine in September at the McMinnville apartment she shared with Matthew Walker, her boyfriend ...

SWAC appointments up

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled to resume consideration of appointments to the county’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee at meetings set for today and Thursday. At 2 this afternoon, ...

Pool panel to meet

CARLTON — Carlton’s pool project advisory committee is slated to meet tonight to discuss the status of fundraising activities. The public session is set for 6 p.m. at city hall. The ...

Sheridan gets good refinancing news

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s effort to refinance the remaining $3.5 million it owes on its Stoney Mountain water storage reservoir is promising to pay even greater benefits than expected. The city ...

Perry

Hit-and-run driver says he 'panicked'

Ryan Perry told Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy Michael Samerdyke he thought he had killed pedestrian Benjamin Stonebrink as he was driving northbound on Westside Road, northwest of Carlton, about ...

Homeless net to meet

Piecing Community Together, a consortium of local homeless people and service agency representatives, is slated to meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, 544 N.E. Second ...

Cascade Steel to lay off 70

Cascade Steel Rolling Mills will reduce its crew by about 70 workers in a couple weeks, citing West Coast market conditions that have produced stiff competition from international steel importers. With ...

Along the Street: McMinnville to host economic forum

Economist John Mitchell will address Oregon’s economy at a McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce forum slated for noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. Mitchell, who had a long career with U.S. Bank ...

Board to meet Monday

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board plans to discuss the amount of a proposed bond measure at 7 p.m. Monday at the district office, 129 N. Larch Place. The board plans to submit the bond ...

Driver gets 80 months for assault, DUII

Sheriff’s deputy David Mills sat in the front of Judge John Collins’ courtroom Monday for Randy Manns’ plea and sentencing hearing in Yamhill County Circuit Court. Manns pleaded no contest ...

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