VJ Adams

McMinnville School Board: VJ Adams challenges Carson Benner

V.J. Adams, a retired aviation mechanic and trainer, is challenging incumbent Carson Benner, co-owner of a construction company who was appointed last year, for the Zone 3 seat on the McMinnville School ...

Daniel Mellers

Missing George Fox student found dead; suicide suspected

SHERWOOD - The body of missing George Fox University student Daniel Mellers was found Monday night in the trunk of his car in Sherwood. It's believed he committed suicide. "Based on details learned during ...

Beach to replace Smiatana

Yamhill County has selected a corrections manager to replace Ted Smiatana as director of the Community Justice Department, successor to the Community Corrections Department, when he retires in June. Smiatana ...

Fair set on emergency prep

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be hosting an emergency preparedness fair Saturday, April 29, in partnership with several local emergency service providers. The fair, open to the ...

Clerk to test ballot system

On May 9, Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen will test the ballot counting system his office will be using in the May 16 special district election. The public certification testing, performed before ...

Biggest Turkey hopefuls begin their quest

Contestants representing three local charitable organizations will vie for this year’s Biggest Turkey title. Diane Longaker, a member of the Yamhill Community Action Partnership staff, will represent ...

Willamina sets public hearing on sewer, water rate hikes

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council will hold a public hearing at 6 tonight at the West Valley Fire Station to take citizen input on a proposed 20 percent increase in water rates and 3 percent ...

Probation violation nets Amity man 18 months

James Johnson would have been able to serve the six-month term he received after pleading guilty to three counts, one each of attempt to elude, reckless endangering and resisting arrest, in the Yamhill ...

Budget sessions set

The Yamhill County Budget Committee plans to host presentations from county department heads on their proposed budgets for fiscal 2017-18 on May 1 and 2. It plans a public hearing on the budget at 7 p.m. ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Rotarians, city officials and others gather for the dedication of the peace pole Friday at McMinnville[ s Civic Plaza.

Rotarians call for peace

“May peace prevail on the Earth” reads the new peace pole erected in McMinnville’s civic plaza Friday by the local morning and noon Rotary clubs. The message is repeated in Spanish, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School fifth-graders watch the baking demonstration.

Flour, yeast, math, science and charity

YAMHILL — Science and math can turn a little flour, a little yeast, water, sugar and salt into something that can help others, a representative of the King Arthur Flour’s Bake for Good program ...

Y-C School Board race: Watson challenges Nettles

YAMHILL-CARLTON — Incumbent Holly Nettles, operations manager with the Yamhill Community Care Organization, is facing a challenge from Ken Watson, a retired Yamhill-Carlton teacher now serving as ...

Faulconer-Chapman: A 'culture of chaos'

SHERIDAN — Superintendent Steve Sugg and the Sheridan School Board came under fire for the second time in two months Wednesday night. Angry parents demanded something be done to improve the learning ...

Submitted photo##Daniel Mellers, missing from George Fox University.

Police looking for missing George Fox student

NEWBERG -- Police are seeking a George Fox University student who walked away from campus Saturday night. Newberg-Dundee police said Daniel Mellers, 21, told his roommates he was going to walk to ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Walk/Rally for Child Abuse Prevention participants cross Fifth Street during their march Wednesday night.

Locals march for children

Local people carried signs and blue pinwheels  -- and umbrellas, in some cases -- during McMinnville's first Walk/Rally for Child Abuse Prevention, held Wednesday evening. The blue pinwheel is the ...

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