Bypass on schedule, under budget

DUNDEE — Phase I of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass remains on target for completion late next year, and is costing less than its $277 million budget so far, Chair Dave Haugeberg told the Parkway ...

No lead in Y-C schools

YAMHILL — If you want to find any lead in Yamhill-Carlton Schools, you’ll need to look at the pencils, not the water. District officials found no lead during recent testing of water from fountains, ...

Commissioners deny grievance

At a special formal session Tuesday, the Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously to deny a grievance filed by a woman seeking to take a year’s unpaid leave. She wants to complete ...

Mac School Board to hold budget hearing

The McMinnville School Board will hold a public hearing on its 2016-17 budget proposal at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 27. The board will consider adopting the spending plan during a business session ...

Seniors get some help cooling off

Representatives from McMinnville’s Northwest Senior and Disability Services office have offered to help local low-income seniors deprived of their window air conditioners by their out-of-town landlord. “NWSDS ...

Tribal nominating scheduled

GRAND RONDE -- Nominations for this year's Grand Ronde Tribal Council elections will be accepted at a meeting set for 11 a.m. Sunday in the tribe's Community Center. Councilors elected to the ...

Pot tax up for vote

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council voted Monday night to place an ordinance on the November ballot enacting a 3 percent tax on retail sale of marijuana products. The state assesses a 17 percent ...

Gas odor forces evacuation

SHERIDAN — A natural gas odor forced evacuation of the Sheridan Care Center about 9 p.m. Wednesday. Residents were allowed to begin returning about 1 a.m. Thursday. The center is located at 411 ...

Submitted photo##A May 4 crash north of McMinnville on 99W left one dead and three injured. Police say it was the result of a high-speed street race.

Witnesses confirm cars racing before fatal crash

Melissa Gates told Yamhill County Circuit Court Pro Tem Judge Sam Justice she had trusted Jeremy Hopper with her daughter’s life. “I never thought I would be standing here,” ...

10,000 mile run for peace

A team of runners representing eight different countries passed through Oregon over the weekend as part of a 10,000-mile torch run through Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Runners set out from Florence at ...

County backs right-of-way acquisition

The Yamhill County Commissioners voted Thursday to allow the county’s share of expected savings on construction of the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass to be spent on acquisition ...

City to hear subdivision appeal

Anne Thompson operates a farm along Southwest Redmond Hill Road. Denny Elmer has proposed a 20-lot subdivision on adjacent property, and she doesn’t like it. The McMinnville Planning Commission ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Amity graduate Kennedy Amundson unloads a bag of toys into a donation cart at Doernbecher Children s Hospital in Portland, where she once stayed for treatment of leukemia.

Amity grad, cancer survivor gives back to Doernbecher

When Kennedy Amundson was in treatment for childhood leukemia, her quarters at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital were filled with colorful lights, works of art and stuffed animals. And she ...

Willamina to honors Hollmann's service

WILLAMINA -- Ernie Hollmann will be honored Monday night for 32 years of service on the Willamina School District Budget Committee. The committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. A regular school board ...

News-Register wins national awards

The News-Register won six awards, including four firsts, in the National Newspaper Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper competition. The McMinnville-based newspaper claimed first place in ...

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