Stephani Freund

Drugs seized, two McMinnville residents arrested

Two McMinnville residents were arrested and about 37 grams of methamphetamine, in addition to more than $400 in cash, was seized Tuesday as the result of an investigation by the Yamhill County ...

Unvaccinated Y-C students get 21-day exclusion

Yamhill County Public Health Officer William Koenig has ordered five Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School students excluded for 21 days because they have not been inoculated against whooping cough and a ...

Bankruptcy settlement threatened by dispute

A proposed settlement in federal Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy proceedings is being held up by one of the creditors, and the dispute could derail the deal. Neither side was willing to yield, despite ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Student Ryan Terry attaches the flowered rocket to the pump, which will raise the water pressure inside the soda bottle from which the rocket is made. This will cause it to fly high into the air.

Rocket launch caps STEM project

Hypothesis: The J Dog rocket will fly higher and for a longer time if it weighs less. “We launched it yesterday, then we improved it,” McMinnville High School sophomore Ryan Terry explained ...

Pinot noir celebrates 50th with weekend wine tasting events

More than 150 regional wineries and tasting rooms are holding special events over the Memorial Day weekend. This year’s holiday celebration has extra meaning as it’s the 50th anniversary of ...

Submitted photo###Volunteers from Zero Waste staffed 10 different stations throughout downtown McMinnville during the UFO Festival this past weekend. They collected 700 pounds of compostable material.

Along the Street: Volunteers clean up alien trash

Activists from Zero Waste were joined by volunteers from McMinnville High School and Linfield College in swooping behind aliens last weekend to steer as much of their trash as possible into recycling and ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Kindergartner
Adalyn Sousa drives the big lawn mower usually
used by city worker Christina Reed during the “Touch a Truck” event at Grandhaven Elementary School.

Children learn about public works

Kindergartners learned about water, electricity, sewers and parks, and the men and women who help make them available, during a “Touch a Truck” event staged Tuesday at Grandhaven Elementary ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Bernie Malis of Yamhill Public Works installs one of the new bike racks on Maple Street / Highway 47 in
Yamhill. The Ford Leadership
group proposed the idea of unique bike racks in both
Yamhill and Carlton.

Unique bike racks a community project

Cyclists who stop in Yamhill or Carlton can park their two-wheelers at a tractor, a train, a Tiger or any of a dozen other decorative and serviceable bike racks. The bike racks, which all should be installed ...

David Kline

Sheridan names new elementary principal

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School Board approved the hiring Wednesday night of David Kline as the new principal at K-8 Faulconer-Chapman School. He succeeds Marti Hofenbredl, who served in the post ...

Safety issued aired in Amity

AMITY — Shanena Perez said she went to a packed Amity Police Committee meeting Wednesday afternoon at city hall to defend a segment of the local youth population she believes was unfairly characterized ...

Polk County passes public safety levy

DALLAS — A crucial Polk County public safety levy passed handily Tuesday night. Complete but still unofficial returns had it prevailing 9,059 to 7,013, or 56.4 percent to 43.6. The Willamina City ...

Stephen Herod

Theft ring member gets 17 months

When Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at Stephen Herod’s Willamina residence in late January, they found a stolen motorcycle and welder, along with evidence that led ...

Election turnout varies throughout county

Only about one in five Yamhill County voters marked their ballots in Tuesday’s election, which decided an array of school and fire board seats along with two money measures. However, turnout was ...

Incumbent falls in Y-C school balloting

YAMHILL — Challenger Susan FitzGerald defeated incumbent Ron Gelbrich for Position 3 on the Yamhill-Carlton School Board in Tuesday night balloting. Incumbent Tim Pfeiffer turned back Charles McCord ...

McMinnville streets to be paved this summer

A number of McMinnville streets will be waving goodbye to potholes this summer.  The city has released a list of streets due for a new coat of pavement during the coming construction season, the ...

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