Local tourism gets boost from the sun and the moon

Visit McMinnville will receive a funding increase from city hall, with a little help from the sun and the moon. The 2017 eclipse attracted a large volume of visitors to Oregon just as the local lodging ...

New operators lined up at Mac airport

The McMinnville Municipal Airport could be gaining new managers.

Commission candidate to meet with voters

County Commissioner candidate Chelsey Williams plans to hold a “meet and greet” with voters on Wednesday, February 28, in the Newberg Public Library, from 3 to 6 p.m. The library is located ...

County considering leasing buses

With 11 buses in need of some degree of repair, and riders growing frustrated, Yamhill County is considering temporarily leasing buses to bridge the gap until it can purchase new ones. The county has ...

Albertsons purchases Rite Aid

Privately held grocery behemoth Albertsons, which a few years ago bought Safeway, will purchase the publicly traded Rite Aid pharmacy chain, it was announced this week.  What that means locally is ...

Council looks to restrict RV parking

The McMinnville City Council directed city staff Wednesday, Feb. 21, to draft a law limiting RV parking on public streets and model the proposal on statutes already in force in Gresham and Oregon City. Gresham ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##Colby Cody shows off his drone, which he demonstrated for the Sheridan School Board this week.

'We have liftoff'

Student demonstrates drone for Sheridan School Board

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##A great deal of history can be found in the Willamina Cemetery.

Willamina hikes cost of cemetery plots

Colorful history unveiled as officials track land deeds

Along the Street: Turkey Rama, with all the trimmings

Since the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce decided in December to take over aspects of Turkey Rama from the McMinnville Downtown Association, there has been speculation and questions about what exactly ...

Sheridan weighs cost of law enforcement services

SHERIDAN — With 2018-19 budget talks rapidly approaching, the Sheridan City Council addressed law enforcement Tuesday night. The city’s first budget meeting is scheduled Thursday, April 26. Until ...

Local quilters to make Capitol tree skirt

A local quilting group, Gone to Pieces, will create a 14-foot diameter tree skirt for the Capitol Christmas tree. Oregon will provide the large tree this year, the first time the national Christmas tree ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##
The Wennerberg Barn, built about 1895 by farmer John Wennerberg, lies about four blocks south of Main Street in Carlton. It s been recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Two Carlton-area properties recommended for historic listing

CARLTON — The state Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation recommended two Carlton-area properties for National Historic listing when it met in Carlton earlier this month. The committee is ...

Sydney Behm

DAR honors young writers

Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, honored two young writers at its February meeting. Rylie Hoskins, an eighth-grader at Country Faith Christian Academy, and Sydney Beam, a seventh-grader ...

Author to speak at Linfield

Achy Obejas, an author and translator, will speak Thursday, March 1, at Linfield College as part of her residency as the 2018 Woodrow Wilson fellow. Obejas will read from her work at 7 p.m. in the Richard ...

Fulbrights abundant Linfield

Linfield College produced more Fulbright scholars than most U.S. colleges and universities in 2017-2018, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Four ...

Web Design & Web Development by LVSYS