Christopher  Topher  Bernards

Search continues for missing Amity man

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office continues to actively work a missing person's report related to the disappearance last September of Christopher "Topher" Bernards of Amity. The 34-year-old Bernards, ...

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterThe Stark Building at Fourth and Evans streets has housed many businesses throughout the 20th century, including the News-Register. The Springs will move in once the renovation is complete.

Downtown building getting ‘gut and stuff’

The historic building at Fourth and Evans streets in downtown McMinnville is in the final stages of what builder Dennis Gaffney called a complete “gut and stuff.” Gaffney, vice president of ...

Dan Belderrain/McMinnville Fire Department##A 2015 Subaru crashed into the Hagan Hamilton Insurance building in McMinnville Monday evening.

Car crashes into insurance building

A passenger car crashed into the Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services building, 448 S.E. Baker St., about 10 p.m. Monday, causing significant damage. McMinnville police gave this account: A 2015 Subaru ...

Carrie Zimbrick

Willamina names Zimbrick superintendent

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board voted Tuesday night to hire Carrie Zimbrick as the district's superintendent. Zimbrick, currently the Willamina Elementary School principal, ...

Commissioners to discuss trail grant

The Yamhill County commissioners will hold further discussions Thursday on the Yamhelas Westsider Trail rail-to-trail project, in response to a staff request for authorization to pursue a state Parks and ...

Rockne Roll During last month s homeless count, put on by the Yamhill Community Action Partnership, volunteers helped distribute items like socks, wool hats, water bottles and plastic tarp to homeless community members.

Forum confronts theory, reality of homelessness

Carol Hogan’s sister, Cheryl, died this winter in a tent outside McMinnville Cooperative Ministries. Hampered by lack of transportation for the regular dialysis sessions she needed to keep her alive, ...

Plane foreclosure hearing is rescheduled

A hearing on a motion by Umpqua Bank, which is seeking to proceed with the foreclosure sale of 15 airplanes and replicas housed at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, has been rescheduled for April 16. The ...

Leaning now allowed at juvie

Radical reforms have taken place at the Yamhill County Juvenile Corrections Division’s detention facility in McMinnville: It’s youthful inmates are now being allowed to lean against its walls. That ...

Selk: Arrested for meth possession

New drug charges brought in Amity

AMITY — The Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team joined forces with the sheriff’s Community Response Team in serving a search warrant leading to the arrest of two Amity residents on drug ...

Two stabbing suspects face Measure 11 charges

Two suspects in recent McMinnville stabbings are each facing one count of second-degree assault, in addition to other charges. A Class B felony, second-degree assault carries a lengthy mandatory minimum ...

Willamina to name new superintendent

WILLAMINA -- The Willamina School Board will meet at 6:30 tonight in the school library to hire a superintendent. The meeting originally was scheduled for the district office. Carrie Zimbrick, principal ...

Disaster awareness class offered

The McMinnville Downtown Association and Third Street Books are joining to sponsor the FEMA-certified course, “Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders.” It is set to run 9 a.m. to ...

Probation violaters apprehended

Yamhill County law enforcement agencies made four arrests as part of an abbreviated domestic violence sweep targeting probation violators. Picked up were Jamie Deann Bell, 30, Kenneth Muorala, 40, and ...

Knife-wielder arrested in Amity

AMITY — An Amity man was arrested last week after he allegedly began swinging a large knife around the Amity Foods market at 615 S. Trade St. Peter Michael Bagnall, 21, was arraigned before Yamhill ...

Vietnam Memorial seeks fallen vet photos

Fourteen Yamhill County residents died in the Vietnam War, but only eight are pictured on a website honoring the 58,300 Americans who died in Vietnam. Supporters are launching a campaign to come up with ...

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