Danial Neal

Sheridan man arrested in stabbing incident

SHERIDAN - A Sheridan man was arrested Friday morning on charges alleging he stabbed a male acquaintance. The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Danial Alan Neal, 34. He was charged ...

Charan Cline

Y-C superintendent finalist for top schools' job in Roseburg

ROSEBURG - Yamhill-Carlton School District Superintendent Charan Cline is one of three finalists for the same position with the Roseburg School District in Southern Oregon. Randall ...

Vintage Aircraft close to cutting deal with creditors

Evergreen Vintage Aircraft and its dominant creditor, Umpqua Bank, have informed the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Portland that they are nearing a mutually agreeable settlement. The company put up 15 historic ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Columbus second-grade teacher Reid Kimura helps students Alyse Waldron and Sarah Leggett with their literacy work.

Kimura named outstanding young educator

Reid Kimura, a second-grade teacher at Columbus Elementary School, has been named McMinnville’s “Outstanding Young Educator.” He will be honored May 4 at the Distinguished Service Awards, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Reid Kimura helps student Marley Howard with her literacy work during independent learning time in the classroom.

Mentors help new teachers settle in

When Amy Fast joined the McMinnville School District in 2001, she was one of three brand-new fifth-grade teachers at Columbus Elementary School. When she and her fellow newbies had questions, they turned ...

Fireworks display coming to Mac July 4

After an absence of several years, Fourth of July fireworks are back with a bang in McMinnville. The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum to ...

Board adopts findings for landfill expansion

The Yamhill County commissioners formally adopted Thursday a set of findings supporting its 2-1 approval of Riverbend Landfill’s expansion for continued use. As before, Commissioners Stan Primozich ...

Students get into career spirit

Columbus Elementary School students are thinking about the future this week — the near future, when they’ll knuckle down to take state assessments, and a decade or two later, when they will ...

Along the Street: Prom dress exchange scheduled Saturday

Dayton’s FFA chapter and McMinnville’s Accessory Appeal shop are hosting a Prom Dress Exchange from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, to provide high school girls with free or discount formal ...

Services set for McMinnville attorney

McMinnville attorney Rachel Negra, who made her home in Newberg, died of undetermined causes Friday, April 17, at the age of 37. Negra was attending the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s ...

Tickets available for Distinguished Service Awards

Tickets are still available for McMinnville’s 60th Distinguished Service Awards banquet, slated for 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 4, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom. They run $35 in advance or $40 at ...

Riteway Meat facing three formal beefs

Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry is still considering the possibility of bringing criminal charges against Jeff and Sharon Payne, owners of Dundee’s now-defunct Riteway Meat Co., over ...

Housing meeting draws full house

As the McMinnville City Council attempts to tackle homelessness as one of its goals for 2015, it invited a panel of guests to address the issues and affordable housing Wednesday. About 50 people were present ...

Limits up on paper, but not in practice

The state Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to issue Riverbend Landfill a new air quality permit allowing it to emit 303,300 tons of greenhouse gases per year, up from 107,000 under its ...

Yamhill Fire District seeks levy approval

YAMHILL — The Yamhill Fire District is seeking approval of a 10-year, $1.95 million local option levy in the May 19 election. The money would be used for capital projects, beginning with the 2015-16 ...

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