Beacon helps in locating injured woman

A personal locater beacon helped Yamhill County searchers find a woman who had been injured falling from her horse Sunday afternoon. YCOM received a call from the Air Force about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, telling ...

Newberg teen sentenced to secured youth facility

Yamhill County Judge John Collins sentenced 17-year-old Jacob Hill of Newberg to an Oregon Youth Authority secured facility at the conclusion of a two-day disposition hearing Friday afternoon in ...

Photos courtesy of Oregon State Police##Four people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle head-on crash west of Sheridan at the intersection of Highway 18B and Rock Creek Road.

Highway 18B collision injures four

SHERIDAN -- Four people were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash Friday night west of Sheridan on Highway 18B. The Oregon State Police gave this account: About 7 p.m., an eastbound 2001 Hyundai ...

Photo courtesy of Oregon State Police##Three persons were injured, one of whom was arrested, when their vehicle crashed early Friday morning on Wallace Road

Dayton driver arrested following high-speed crash

WHEATLAND - A Dayton man was arrested Friday on multiple charges following a high-speed single-vehicle crash south of Wheatland Road on Wallace Road. Jonathan Romero Alcantara, 25, was charged ...

Bypass on schedule, under budget

DUNDEE — Phase I of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass remains on target for completion late next year, and is costing less than its $277 million budget so far, Chair Dave Haugeberg told the Parkway ...

No lead in Y-C schools

YAMHILL — If you want to find any lead in Yamhill-Carlton Schools, you’ll need to look at the pencils, not the water. District officials found no lead during recent testing of water from fountains, ...

Commissioners deny grievance

At a special formal session Tuesday, the Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously to deny a grievance filed by a woman seeking to take a year’s unpaid leave. She wants to complete ...

Mac School Board to hold budget hearing

The McMinnville School Board will hold a public hearing on its 2016-17 budget proposal at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 27. The board will consider adopting the spending plan during a business session ...

Seniors get some help cooling off

Representatives from McMinnville’s Northwest Senior and Disability Services office have offered to help local low-income seniors deprived of their window air conditioners by their out-of-town landlord. “NWSDS ...

Tribal nominating scheduled

GRAND RONDE -- Nominations for this year's Grand Ronde Tribal Council elections will be accepted at a meeting set for 11 a.m. Sunday in the tribe's Community Center. Councilors elected to the ...

Pot tax up for vote

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council voted Monday night to place an ordinance on the November ballot enacting a 3 percent tax on retail sale of marijuana products. The state assesses a 17 percent ...

Gas odor forces evacuation

SHERIDAN — A natural gas odor forced evacuation of the Sheridan Care Center about 9 p.m. Wednesday. Residents were allowed to begin returning about 1 a.m. Thursday. The center is located at 411 ...

Submitted photo##A May 4 crash north of McMinnville on 99W left one dead and three injured. Police say it was the result of a high-speed street race.

Witnesses confirm cars racing before fatal crash

Melissa Gates told Yamhill County Circuit Court Pro Tem Judge Sam Justice she had trusted Jeremy Hopper with her daughter’s life. “I never thought I would be standing here,” ...

10,000 mile run for peace

A team of runners representing eight different countries passed through Oregon over the weekend as part of a 10,000-mile torch run through Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Runners set out from Florence at ...

County backs right-of-way acquisition

The Yamhill County Commissioners voted Thursday to allow the county’s share of expected savings on construction of the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass to be spent on acquisition ...

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