Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##More than 6,500 marijuana plants worth about $9 million were seized early Tuesday morning along the Willamette River in rural Dayton.

Massive illegal marijuana grow site raided in rural Dayton

DAYTON - More than 6,500 marijuana plants with a value of more than $9 million were seized early Tuesday morning when the Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team broke up a grow operation in rural Dayton ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Dayton graduate Dylan Blanchard poses for a portrait in front of two commemorative plaques listing the names of missionaries from his church. His name soon will join the list.

Faith will take him far

DAYTON — Dylan Blanchard is ready to go wherever God takes him. Dylan graduated June 11 from Dayton High School, where he served as vice president of the Class of 2016. He wants to become a lawyer, ...

Yamhill caucus will choose city ticket for election

YAMHILL -- Citizens will gather at city hall at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, to choose a city ticket for the Nov. 8 election. Candidates also may file to run independently. Yamhill may be the ...

County takes road show to Carlton

CARLTON — Residents and city officials met with Yamhill County commissioners Tuesday evening in Carlton, taking the opportunity to air concerns about country roads, garbage-hauling traffic and the ...

Water & Light approves water, fiber budgets

Both revenue and expenses were higher than expected in fiscal 2015-16 for McMinnville Water & Light’s water department, which is reflected in its budget for fiscal 2016-17. The department ...

Road work, events closing off city streets this week

Commuters can expect numerous disruptions this week in McMinnville. Anne Street will be closed between Fourth and Ninth, and Tenth Street between Logan and Newby, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday. ...

Death claims international adoption advocate

Barbara Drury, a former Yamhill County resident who spent much of her life helping children find adoptive homes, died Sunday, June 12, in Eugene. She was 91. Drury served as social services supervisor ...

Filing open for Carlton seats

CARLTON -- Residents who would like to serve as mayor or city councilor have until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, to file. The posts will be filled in the Nov 8 general election. Three council seats ...

Newberg teen sent to youth correctional facility

Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins sentenced former Newberg High student Jacob Hill, 17, to a secure Oregon Youth Authority facility Friday, at the conclusion of a two-day disposition hearing. A ...

Amity adopts school budget

AMITY — The Amity School Board adopted a 2016-17 general fund budget of $8.5 million Wednesday night. It is designed to balance an all-funds budget of $13.37 million. Patrons will pay $4.78 per ...

Local students graduate from online school

Ten Yamhill County students graduated this month from the Oregon Connections Academy. The Class of 2016 included about 380 students. Most received their diplomas during a ceremony held on the ...

Developer eyes 500-home subdivision on west side

A Lake Oswego developer is planning to build 500 homes, and perhaps some apartments as well, south of Baker Creek Road near Michelbook Country Club. Planning Director Doug Montgomery identified the prospective ...

Nine tribal members chasing three council seats

GRAND RONDE — Nine members of the Grand Ronde Tribe accepted nominations Sunday for three governing council seats being filled in a mail-ballot election concluding Saturday, Sept. 10.  Councilors ...

Four hurt on Highway 18B

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

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Trenton Sitton tries his hand at a bean bag toss game to earn prize tickets as part of Carlton Fun Days  games for kids on Saturday.

Carlton goes country at Fun Days Festival

CARLTON — Four-year-old Bridgett turned into a one-person waving machine during Saturday’s Carlton Fun Days Parade. She only stopped waving long enough to pick up candy tossed her way ...

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