Photos courtesy of the Oregon State Police##A Yamhill County Sheriff s deputy was involved in this two-vehicle crash Sunday morning southwest of McMinnville on Highway 18.

Sheriff's deputy involved in Highway 18 crash

Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy David R. Mills, 27 of Sheridan, who joined the force last year, suffered serious injuries Sunday morning when his patrol car was hit head-on a few miles southwest ...

Submitted photo##The experiment students are sending into space.

Rocket lost after lifting off with Mac High experiment

[Updated 6/27/15 10 a.m.] The SpaceX Rocket carrying McMinnville High School's corrosion experiment launched on time this morning, but broke up 2 minutes, 19 seconds into its flight. The rocket and ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Judy Wilson-Ester and her husband, Michael, enjoy a walk down Third Street in McMinnville. A native of the Tennessee city of the same name, Wilson-Ester had always wanted to visit here.

Visiting McMinnville a lifelong dream

Judy Wilson-Ester has always dreamed of visiting McMinnville, Oregon. On Wednesday, the native of McMinnville, Tennessee, fulfilled that wish — and checked another state off her list, as well. She ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Larry Wood, director of the Evergreen museums, with his favorite plane — the Douglas A-4E Skyhawk. The Marine colonel flew 295 missions in Vietnam, most of them in the light, speedy A-4.

Wood stepping down as museum director

Longtime Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Director Larry Wood is hoping the third time will prove the charm when he retires at the end of this month. “I’ve done this twice before, though, ...

Fire destroys Lafayette home

LAFAYETTE - A two-alarm fire gutted a two-story home at 1606 Bridge Street Wednesday night. A new renter was in the process of moving in, and there was no one home at the time. The 1,200-square-foot home, ...

Marcos Radilla Jaimes

Pursuit of alleged shoplifter ends in a crash

DUNDEE — A Hillsboro man — accused of shoplifting from the McMinnville JCPenny — was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he led law enforcement officers on a pursuit that culminated with ...

Willamina teacher pleads guilty to assault

Willamina Elementary School teacher Heather Hughes has pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault, a Class A misdemeanor, in connection with an incident involving her 6-year-old daughter. Yamhill ...

Willamina board approves hanging of tribal flag

WILLAMINA - The Willamina School Board gave its unanimous approval for a Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde flag to hang alongside the state and national flags in the high school gymnasium at its Tuesday ...

Richard Hewitt McDaniel

McMinnville man arrested following vehicle tasing

A McMinnville man who allegedly caused a disturbance Monday afternoon at a downtown convenience store was tased in order to be removed from a vehicle prior to being taken into custody. McMinnville police ...

Edward Benavides III

Convicted felon wanted officers to shoot him

Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Ronald Stone took into consideration that Edward Benavides III put the lives of four law enforcement officers at stake in late April and told him he’s lucky to ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Evergreen Aviation Museum Director Larry Wood gives American Legion National Commander Mike Helm a personal tour of the museum’s featured attraction, the Spruce Goose.

National commander visits Mac Legion event

American Legion members snapped to attention as National Commander Mike Helm arrived in McMinnville Tuesday afternoon. “Ten-hut! Present arms!” a local member called as Helm and his ...

Sheriff's deputy breaks ankle

DAYTON — Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy Rich Geist broke his ankle last Sunday morning in the course of taking a McMinnville man into custody at a Dayton residence. Geist was transported ...

Arrests and citations for Friday 06/26/15

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Christopher Steven Baldoni, 21, Newberg, June 22, probation violation; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. Michael Scott Chandler, 34, Amity, June ...

Court records for Friday 06/26/15

Yamhill County Circuit Court   CIVIL FILINGS Portfolio Recovery Associates vs. Ladean Caducoy: Seeks $6,530 allegedly owed. Portfolio Recovery Associates vs. Eve Gussenhoven: Seeks $1,589 allegedly ...

Fireworks donations sought

Organizers of McMinnville’s Fourth of July fireworks show say they need additional donations to ensure success. The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and ...

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