County reaches impasse with main union

Yamhill County has reached an impasse with Local 1422 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents its main employee group. County Administrator Laura Tschabold ...

Trustee sale postponed

A trustee’s sale of the former Evergreen International Aviation headquarters building at 3800 S.E. Three Mile Lane, slated for Monday on the courthouse steps, failed to come off for the third time. The ...

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Stan Fuhman walks with his son Nathaniel down the center line of the Dundee bypass during Saturday s Play on the Bypass event.

Bypass open house draws a big crowd

A sizable crowd turned out on Saturday to view completed portions of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass, touring by bicycle, scooter, tricycle and foot. Many of them brought their dogs to enjoy a walk on a perfect, ...

Easing of rules is urged for accessory dwellings

The McMinnville Planning Commission is asking the city council to ease restrictions on secondary dwellings as a way to foster more affordable housing. Commissioners adopted the recommendation at their ...

Sewer, water rates going up in Sheridan

The News-Register staff SHERIDAN — Consultant Steve Donovan told the Sheridan City Council last week that it’s time the city raised its sewer and water rates and consider increasing its systems ...

Students show off schools

Wascher Elementary School looks much different than it did when Lorin Jones was a sixth-grader back in 1980. The Lafayette school’s single wing of classrooms had just been completed. In fact, Jones ...

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Firefighters from Newberg walk carefully as they check for roof stability on a burned out apartment building.

Fire sweeps duplex, injuring one occupant

A two-alarm fire Saturday afternoon injured one resident and displaced 12 — 10 adults and two children — at the Rhoda Anne Apartments, 2302 N.E. Evans St. McMinnville firefighters responded ...

Local advocates respond to immigration action

Kim Kushner Dominguez of Lutheran Community Services likened the situation for young immigrants to a game of Pachinko, a sort of vertical pinball popular in Japan. People are in freefall, hitting all ...

Amity Elementary due new play structure

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending $20,000 on a new elementary school playground structure at last week’s meeting. Cascade Recreation Inc. of University Park, Washington, was ...

Bonamici weighs in on public education

YAMHILL — First District Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici would really like to meet Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Bonamici told participants in a Sept. 18 town hall audience in Yamhill that most ...

Fire heavily damages McMinnville duplex, one injured

A two-alarm fire Saturday afternoon at the Rhoda Anne Apartments, 2302 N.E. Evans St., injured one resident and displaced 10 adults and two children. McMinnville firefighters responded to the complex ...

No one testifies at rate hearing

No one testified Tuesday at a public hearing called by McMinnville Water & Light on a rake hike for electrical service slated to take effect Oct. 1. Water & Light raises its retail rates most ...

Council gives manager glowing review

“Everyone loves Jeff.” That was not only the overarching theme of McMinnville City Manager Jeff Towery’s six-month performance evaluation, delivered by the city council Monday. It was ...

Manslaughter conviction nets motorist 75 months

Jenna Tubbs told Yamhill County Circuit Judge Ladd Wiles that her father was killed just 15 days before his 63rd birthday and only 16 days prior to her 30th. He would have walked her down the aisle on ...

News-Register file photo##The Evergreen Wings & Waves Water Park, owned by the Falls Event Center.

Falls Event Center sues two detractors

Company seeking $25 million in U.S. District Court

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