ODOT estimates next phase of bypass will cost $185 million

Local supporters of the Newberg-Dundee bypass finally have a target to work toward, as the state Department of Transportation on Thursday released preliminary cost estimates for completing Phase II of ...

County set to welcome back MERIT program

A decade ago, people in Yamhill County considering starting a small business had a local resource offered through Chemeketa Community College; evening classes in the basics of running a business. The ...

Keeping things cool

Caroline O’Brien went to the McMinnville Public Library April 22 and was absorbed in a tale of danger and suspense — but not one from any books. She watched a fellow patron verbally abuse ...

Submitted photo##Rescuers search the Willamette River near the Wheatland Ferry.

California resident missing in Willamette River

WHEATLAND — California resident Leocadio Sendejas-Sanchez, 68, disappeared while swimming Wednesday in the Willamette River just north of the Wheatland Ferry. Rescuers and dive teams searched Wednesday ...

Public comments taken on Comcast agreement

Members of the public have an opportunity to voice opinions about McMinnville’s franchise agreement with the cable company Comcast during a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, in the city ...

Despite fines, many RV dwellers remain on the street

McMinnville police have issued Jack and Babsie Skaw 13 tickets since July 10 for parking their RV on Marsh Lane. That doesn’t count all the tickets they’ve received since they took up residence ...

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Glenn and Marta Gustafson visit the McMinnville Public Library for use of the internet to look up information about car tires. The library not only offers information and literature, but director Jenny Berg said it also a community center that provides a place for people to cool off and generally hang out.

Library's air conditioner off again, on again

By TOM HENDERSON<br/>Of the News-Register The McMinnville Public Library’s air conditioner is working again, and library director Jenny Berg said she is confident it will stay that way. Librarians ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Much has change in the past decade, but Rick Shaw Taxi is still going.

Along the Street: Still time for taxi

When Rick Connell started driving a taxi a decade ago, Yamhill County Transit was in its infancy, there was no Uber, and locals who needed a taxi probably called Shamrock — the company the then-58-year-old ...

Sheridan police services fee headed to ballot

SHERIDAN — There was no opposition at a public hearing at the Sheridan City Council meeting Monday night related to a police services fee that will be placed on the November ballot. The fee for ...

Fund established to help crash victim

Friends of a motorcycle crash victim Derek Blake have established a donation fund in his name at First Federal. Blake, 19, of the  Yamhill-Carlton area, was seriously injured in a wreck on June 26 ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Darrel King pulls and cuts back weeds along West McMinnville Linear Park, where he and his wife, Lucy, enjoy walking.

Park aesthetics to be prioritized in coming years

Lucy King remembers how the streets neighboring Roma Sitton Memorial Park looked when she moved nearby 10 years ago. The north end of the West McMinnville Linear Park had lush, healthy greenery lining ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##4 Elements Yoga instructor Jessica Bogh guides students through gentle stretches on their paddle boards.

McMinnville introduces yoga on water

In early July, Linfield graduates Kendra McSheridan and Madi Rountree went to a yoga class together, but they didn’t use mats and they weren’t on land. They balanced through each stretch and ...

McMinnville businessman charged with sexually abusing juvenile boy

James Adam Tate, founder of NW Food & Gifts in downtown McMinnville, was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court on one count of first-degree sexual abuse. His alleged victim ...

Yamhill chooses city ticket

YAMHILL — Residents gathered for the semi-annual city caucus last week and chose a slate of candidates for the November election. The city ticket includes Yvette Potter, a current council member, ...

News-Register settles FTC complaint

The News-Register Publishing Company has resolved a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission, alleging a 2016 violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act. Without admitting any violation, the N-R agreed ...

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