Trial starts for teen accused of Newberg High threat

A trial started today for Jacob Hill, the 17-year-old Newberg High School student who allegedly detailed plans in his journal to personally kill at least 100 people at the school.Eighteen witnesses ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The McMinnville School District is planning to purchase this building.

District eyes Lafayette Avenue site for new shop

If voters say yes to the $89.4 million construction and renovation grant appearing on their May 17 ballot, the McMinnville School District will likely qualify for a $7 million matching grant from the state. The ...

County to hear from BLM reps

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled Tuesday to hear a presentation by District Manager Kim Titus and Tillamook Field Manager Karen Schank of the federal Bureau of Land Management. The presentation ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Stained carpeting on the ground floor of Yamhill-Carlton High School’s main building, pictured Friday, April 15. The carpet was installed 20 years ago and asbestos underneath has caused it to be untouched since then.

Y-C measure would leverage state money

YAMHILL — When Pat Fitzgerald moved here nearly a decade ago, he wasn’t very impressed by Yamhill-Carlton schools. Today he is. The district has made great strides, he said, especially since ...

Biographer booked at Linfield

Tracy Daugherty, professor emeritus of English and creative writing at Oregon State University, will present the 2016 Ericksen Lecture at Linfield College. He will discuss “Public and Private Lives: ...

Submitted photo##A fatal crash on Highway 18 early Friday morning shut down the road for many hours. So far, six people have died on roads in Yamhill County this year.

Local man dies in Highway 18 crash

A McMinnville man died early Friday in a three-vehicle crash just east of Highway 18’s Cruickshank Road interchange. The Oregon State Police identified him as Robby Ace Robbins, 56. Trooper Dan ...

Students welcome their grandparents

Memorial Elementary students welcomed their grandparents Friday.  Before showing them around their classrooms and the rest of the school, the students and more than 150 family members gathered for ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Head on accident on Highway 99w after a police chase.

11 are hurt in pair of crashes

Eleven people were hospitalized from a pair of crashes occurring about noon Saturday on Highway 99W in McMinnville. McMinnville Police Capt. Tim Symons said the initial crash occurred near the highway’s ...

Berry cites love for job in re-election bid

After five terms in office, District Attorney Brad Berry still loves coming to work every day. He said he’s typically the first to arrive, about 6 a.m., and one of the last to leave at the end of ...

Eagan argues incumbent has lost focus

After serving 16 years as a deputy district attorney in Yamhill County, Alicia Eagan is growing restive. She still loves the job, she said, but there are things she thinks could be done better. Toward ...

Museum files sale objection

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum has joined parties objecting to a Michael King Smith Foundation proposal to sell the museum’s space pavilion and water park for $7.7 million — several ...

Commissioners meet with Newberg councilors

NEWBERG - The Yamhill County commissioners met Monday, April 18 with Newberg city councilors to discuss transportation, urban growth, economic development and other issues of mutual interest. Afterward, ...

Perry

Repeated driving offenses results in prison term

In January, Ryan Perry hit a pedestrian and drove off without rendering aid. As part of his conditional release from the Yamhill County Jail, he was ordered not to drive. That didn’t stop him. The ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Evelyn Greene and her 8-month-old daughter Olivia visit the diaper bank operated by the Lutheran Community Services at First Baptist Church in McMinnville.

Lives of quiet desperation

Brutal realities hit parents, kids like a fist

Cellists to perform

The Linfield Cello Ensemble will present a free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, in the Vivian A. Bull music center on the Linfield College campus. The ensemble will perform arrangements of ...

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