Taylor Rockwell, left, and Emmy Martin

Patton student wins state contest

PORTLAND — McMinnville’s Taylor Rockwell placed first in the junior level of the Oregon State History Contest, held Saturday at Oregon Historical Society headquarters in Portland. The Patton ...

County forgoes appeal, releases e-mails

Yamhill County has decided to forgo appeal of a ruling by District Attorney Brad Berry making five of eight contest e-mails subject to release to the News-Register under Oregon’s public records law. The ...

Shooting reported in Southwest McMinnville

Several rounds were fired at a Southwest McMinnville residence about 10:30 p.m. Friday in what Capt. Dennis Marks termed a targeted attack. The shooting took place in the vicinity of Southwest Agee and ...

Vollmer faces Whitaker in school board race

Incumbent Larry Vollmer, a sales and engineering rep for a conveyor company, will face financial services executive Al Whitaker in the race for Position 4 on the McMinnville School Board. It’s ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Inspectors found 10,500 pounds of rotting meat after the business mysteriously
closed. The meat was burnt and disposed of at Riverbend Landfill.

Tons of rotting meat removed at Riteway

Lots of people who want lots of money will have a chance to confront the owners of Dundee’s bankrupt Riteway Meat Co. at a court-ordered meeting set for Thursday, May 7, in Salem. Jeff and Sharon ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Wascher Elementary School students, from left, Eva Branden, Adison Hansford and Keith Broden check out the new Joel Perkins memorial plaque after the dedication ceremony.

Lafayette dedicates historical marker

Lafayette founder Joel Perkins will now be remembered with a marker in the park bearing his name. The Oregon Travel Experience, which maintains the state’s network of historical markers, dedicated ...

Utility commission to meet

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission is slated to meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday at utility headquarters, off Riverside Drive at 855 N.E. Marsh Lane. The agenda includes contracts for parking lot sealing ...

Meeting set on pool bond

CARLTON — The Carlton Pool Project Citizens’ Advisory Committee will host an informational meeting on the poolhouse project at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School. Carlton ...

Teddy Roosvelt to visit Newberg

NEWBERG -- "Teddy Roosevelt's Oregon Roadshow," a live performance by historical recreator Joe Wiegand, is slated for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Admission is free. The ...

Linfield prof to give 'last lecture'

Bob McCann, professor of education at Linfield College, will present his “Last Lecture” on Thursday, April 30. The free program will start at 7 p.m. in T.J. Day Hall 219. A reception will follow. McCann ...

Along the Street: Airport booked for regional drag race tourney

Spectator and participant tickets go on sale Friday, May 22, for a drag-racing competition slated for August at McMinnville Municipal Airport. The Oregon Airstrip Attack is expected to draw cars and drivers ...

Objections raised to parking variance

Several neighbors raised objections to a parking variance requested for an apartment complex designed to serve the mentally disabled, and they were joined by one outside party. The county Department of ...

Farmer, rancher vie in Y-C

YAMHILL — Incumbent Tim Pfeiffer, a farmer, is being challenged by Charles McCord, a semi-retired cattle rancher, for Position 2 on the Yamhill-Carlton School Board. It’s one of two contested ...

Kris Olsen named Oregon High School Principal of Year

McMinnville High School leader Kris Olsen has been named Oregon High School Principal of the Year. Superintendent Maryalice Russell announced the honor this morning at a high school staff meeting. Olsen's ...

Photos courtesy Washington County Sheriff s Office##A Carlton woman was killed about noon Saturday when her three-wheeled motorcycle collided with a car north of Gaston.

Carlton woman killed on her three-wheeled motorcycle

GASTON - A Carlton woman died about noon Saturday when her three-wheeled motorcycle was broadsided by a car north of Gaston at the intersection of Highway 47 and Southwest Old Highway 47. The Washington ...

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