Submitted graphic shows a section of the proposed trail.

Trail meeting draws large audience

People interested in the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail jammed Room 203 of the McMinnville Community Center for a Wednesday night presentation by a National Parks Service consultant. He took the occasion ...

Heads will be shaved to fight cancer

People are invited to get their heads shaved in order to raise money for the fight against childhood cancer. The fundraising event is set to run from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, June 2, at Betty Lou’s ...

Mediation group comes up empty with city

Your Community Mediators of Yamhill County, a nonprofit dedicated to helping settle conflicts involving units of local government as well as private citizens, cannot seem to settle its own conflict with ...

Widow sues helicopter training company

The widow of a man who died in a 2015 helicopter crash in Newberg has sued the helicopter pilot training company in Yamhill Circuit Court, for $8.4 million. Clare Blackwell alleges that Precision LLC, ...

Submitted photo##Rick Peters of the Peters Company sets up a ballot counting exercise with the staff of the Yamhill County Clerk s Office.

Clerk streamlines ballot counting

Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen announced this week that a consultant has helped county election workers organize the ballot-counting process, decreasing by 66 percent the number of times each ballot ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register ##Angel Mendoza, commander of the countywide Honor Guard, talks about the  Fallen Comrade  display that honors POWs and those Missing in Action.

Chair of memory, hope

One chair always remains empty, eternally waiting, at McMinnville’s American Legion veterans’ club. Whether a meeting is underway or vets are simply gathered to talk or dine, a chair is reserved ...

Kiwanis awards more than $19,000 in aid

Club also honors outstanding seniors in various disciplines

County acknowledges story triggered exclusion

Yamhill County Commissioner Rick Olson lodged a formal objection Tuesday to his colleagues’ recent practice of excluding a News-Register reporter from executive sessions held to discuss labor negotiations ...

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Argument escalates to stabbing

LAFAYETTE — An argument between a man and woman turned violent when she allegedly stabbed him Friday night at the residence they shared in a Lafayette mobile home park. Mary Ruth Britt, 65, was ...

Ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

Yamhill Valley residents will mark Memorial Day Weekend with flags, flowers and special ceremonies in remembrance of the military. Memorial Day, observed since 1971 on the final Monday in May, honors ...

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As eighth-grader Colin Urquhart models firemen s turnouts, Justin Amentrout tells his Duniway classmates about working as a firefighter and EMT in Portland. Every day is different, he said, but whatever he does on the job, he knows he s helping people.

Professionals interest students in careers

Horticulturists and health care employees, cooks and construction company managers, cosmetologists and computer techs, engineers and emergency services workers visited local middle schools this spring ...

Along the Street: Employers, services plan Community Connect

More than 40 employers and service providers will participate in Yamhill County’s ninth annual Community Connect resource fair on May 31. Linfield College in McMinnville is hosting the fair for the ...

Linfield to award 670 degrees

Linfield College will graduate more than 670 students in a ceremony set for 10 a.m. Sunday in the Oak Grove. A 1989 graduate, Su-Yen Wong of the Human Capital Leadership Institute, will deliver the commencement ...

McMinnville poised to hike hotel tax

The city of McMinnville is likely to begin next month charging people an additional $2 for every $100 they spend at local motels and vacation rentals, and extending its lodging fee to RV parks. Jeff Knapp, ...

Sheridan Japanese School hosts fundraisers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Japanese School is hosting a pair of upcoming fundraisers. Picnic in the Park will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at City Park. The event will feature ...

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