Photo by Corey Rich##The Roswell Conner House fire started on July 23.

Historic house fire started downstairs

The fire that heavily damaged a historic McMinnville residence, built in 1905 and featured in the 1983 movie “Quarterback Princess,” started on the main floor, according to McMinnville Fire ...

Mac council bans loaded open carry in parks

The McMinnville City Council banned the open carry of loaded guns in city parks Tuesday. The move occured after the city learned its previous rule banning guns outright did not conform to state law. Cities ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Maddy Tuning cuts a door on the police car she’s helping to make for National Night Out. Kids’ cars will be
displayed at the event Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Carlton’s upper park.

National Night Out brings neighbors together

Neighbors will gather and get to know each other better at National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 4. Locally, events are scheduled at Discovery Meadows Park in McMinnville, in Amity City Park and in ...

Cities host Friday Nights series

Free, family-oriented Friday Nights series are being offered again this summer in Amity and Dayton, which lie just eight miles apart. The Amity program opens its run tonight and continues through Sept. ...

Along the Street: Mac hospital most profitable in Oregon

McMinnville’s Willamette Valley Medical Center is the most profitable hospital in Oregon, according to a report released earlier this month by the Oregon Health Authority, which collects and ...

Commissioners OK dog kennel contract

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday a contract under which McMinnville’s Pet Stop Inn will host county strays. The private kennel, serving to replace the county’s ...

Probationary employment extended for Willamina recorder

WILLAMINA — The probationary period for Debbie Bernard, who was named city recorder in Willamina in February, following the resignation of Sue Hollis, has been extended to the end of October. Meanwhile, ...

Sheridan firefighters respond

SHERIDAN — Firefighters responded about 10 a.m. Monday to a bathroom fire at a residence on Southwest Jefferson Street in Sheridan. A woman occupant reported flames rising from a ceiling fan, according ...

Five hurt in crash

SHERIDAN — Five local youth suffered injuries last Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash north of Highway 18B at the intersection of Southwest Cherry Hill Road and Regia Drive. The ...

Carlton movie night raises $1,000

CARLTON — Carlton’s Walk in the Park movie night, held July 24, raised about $1,000. The fundraiser one of three serving to replace the Walk in the Park festival, which was held in Carlton ...

Linfield lands grant

Linfield College has won a $100,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help fund an interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities in Action program, designed to foster career-oriented learning activities ...

County approves life jacket station

The Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve a request by a group of Newberg volunteers for installation of a life jacket lending kiosk at Rogers Landing in Newberg, a Willamette ...

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Register##Elsie Duyn kisses her goat after moving on to the next round in the Yamhill County Fair 4H Pygmy Goat Showmanship Competition on July 29.

 
Goats take the stage at county fair

McKenzie and Todd Halleman, siblings from Newberg, led their goats around the show ring Wednesday with the other advanced class contestants. Their aim was to display the best qualities of their charges, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Chloe Holveck evaluates a hen during a special judging contest for FFA students. The Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo continues today and Saturday.

County Fair continues through Saturday

Concerts, livestock exhibits and auctions, craft displays, carnival rides, rodeo competition and a wide array of edibles are on the schedule as the 161st annual Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo continues ...

Submitted photo##The Rosu family lost everything after two fires burned their house.

Family burned out twice in 48 hours

Losing everything they owned to a pair of fires that broke out within 48 hours of each other was devastating enough. Learning the second fire may have been deliberately set left members of a McMinnville ...

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