James Shook

Sheridan man missing in Tillamook County

TILLAMOOK - The Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a missing Sheridan man whose vehicle was located at Cape Lookout State Park, south of Tillamook. He was identified as ...

Polk County public safety levy passing

DALLAS — A crucial Polk County public safety tax evy passed handily Tuesday night. The unofficial count was 9,059 to 7,013, or 56.4 percent to 43.6. The Willamina City Council and Confederated Tribes ...

One incumbent, one newcomer win in Y-C

YAMHILL — Susan FitzGerald defeated incumbent Ron Gelbrich for Position 3 on the Yamhill-Carlton School Board in final returns Tuesday night But incumbent Tim Pfeiffer turned back a challenge ...

Mac school board incumbents sweep to re-election ... Link to election results

Editor's Note: Click here for link to full Yamhill County election results. ------------------------------- Three incumbents easily turned back their opponents in McMinnville School Board races, according ...

Second time the charm for Carlton pool house

CARLTON — Carlton's city pool is due a new bathhouse, based on final returns from Tuesday night balloting. The final  ballot tally released by the Yamhill County Clerk's Office about ...

Yamhill fire levy goes down to defeat

YAMHILL — Voters rejected a Yamhill Fire District tax levy Tuesday. The count was 511 no to 430 yes, or 54.3 percent  to 45.7 percent. The 10-year, $1.95 million levy had been earmarked for ...

Bank foreclosure suit targets Smith estate

The U.S. Bank National Association, acting as custodian and trustee for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, has filed for foreclosure against the estate of Del Smith, the Ventures Acquisition ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Merchants and other vendors offer all sorts of items during last year’s Friday Nights events. The evenings, which begin a second season this week in and around Blockhouse Park, also include food, music and cruise-ins.

Along the Street: Dayton kicks off Friday Night Series

For the second year in a row, Dayton will kick off a summer menu of family-oriented Friday night fun. Centered on Dayton’s historic town square, the free events are slated to run 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

Heather Hughes

Willamina teacher faces 3 felony counts

A Yamhill County grand jury has indicted Willamina coach and teacher Heather Hughes in connection with an alleged assault on her 6-year-old daughter, on one count each of first-degree criminal mistreatment, ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Robin Miguel is the new operations manager at the
Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas where she supervises
volunteers such as Darwin Scott.

Soup Kitchen gets a new manager

Robin Miguel served as the chef for two consecutive presidents at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio. Then she decided she would rather serve people in greater need. Miguel started ...

Mac High choirs to sing tonight

The McMinnville High School choirs will be staging a pair of concerts tonight. They are slated for 6:30 and 8 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is free. Teacher Robin Pederson will direct both ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Tim Simonson, left, was one of many event participants to get a haircut courtesy of Northwest College of Beauty students like Morgan Lundgren.

Agencies connect on Chemeketa campus

Representatives of more than 40 different social agencies gathered at Chemeketa Community College’s McMinnville campus Friday to connect the homeless and other people in need with an array of services. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Cookie plays with her stuffed monkey. Her one ear up, one down look is not caused by her handicap.

Handicapped dog needs special home

Cookie, a Staffordshire terrier mix, doesn’t realize she has a handicap. She’s happy and healthy, despite a birth defect that makes it hard for her to walk more than a few steps without toppling. She ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Students from Columbus Elementary check out the Linfield College fountain near Riley Hall during
their tour of the campus last week.

Fourth-graders get glimpse of college

College is a place where you can learn things that will help you become what you want to be, said Quenburly Elias, a fourth-grader who visited the Linfield campus Thursday. “I thought it might be ...

County weighs e-cigarette ban

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled to begin consideration next week of a board order subjecting e-cigarettes to the same restrictions as conventional cigarettes, including a ban on use in county ...

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