Easter hunters, on your mark this Saturday

The Easter Bunny will be busy this week hiding eggs filled with candy in parks all around the Yamhill Valley. He’ll have some help from local fire departments, service clubs and student groups, ...

Along the Street: economic forecast on tap in Salem

University of Oregon economist Tim Duy is slated to deliver his 2015 economic forecast from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at a Strategic Economic Development Corporation forum. SEDCOR promotes ...

Vehicles set afire in Newberg

NEWBERG — Newberg-Dundee police are investigating a series of vehicle fires reported early Sunday morning. About 12:40 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to a report of a vehicle fire in ...

County to launch veterans program

The Yamhill County Clerk’s Office will introduce a new veterans recognition program, in conjunction with local businesses, at a ceremony set for 9 a.m. next Tuesday, April 7. Under the program, ...

Carlton pool supporters to host meeting

CARLTON — Friends of Carlton Pool, a group formed to support a bond measure designed to fund a new community poolhouse, plans to host an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in the ...

Crescent Cafe gets a little taste of Shakespeare

McMinnville’s Crescent Cafe is planning to mark the 451st anniversary of William Shakespeare’s baptism with a Renaissance dinner and play. The event is set to run 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, April ...

Linfield speaker to focus on 60s

Blake Slonecker, chair of humanities at Heritage University, will present, “We are Marshall Bloom: Sexuality, Suicide, and the Collective Memory of the Sixties” on Thursday, April 2, at Linfield ...

Auction, dinner to benefit FFA

DAYTON — FFA alumni will host their 25th annal auction and dinner Saturday, April 11, at Dayton High School. The event is a fundraiser for the school’s vocational ag programs. Doors will open ...

Parent meeting set on school testing

A local group concerned about Common Core curriculum, Smarter Balance testing and related issues in Oregon’s K-12 schools plans to host an open meeting Thursday. The meeting will focus on Smarter ...

Linfield to host choir clinic

The Linfield College Concert Choir will host its fifth annual choir clinic for Yamhill County elementary and middle school students on Friday, April 10. The all-day program, open to students in grades ...

Linfield exhibit set to open

An exhibit by Portland artist Karl Burkheimer, “Not It,” will be on display April 1 through May 9 in the Linfield Gallery, located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield College. A ...

Willamina man injured in rural McMinnville crash

A Willamina man was injured Monday night in a single-vehicle crash on Southwest Hill Road near Southwest Pemberly Loop in rural McMinnville. McMinnville police identified the lone victim as Kenneth Boyd ...

Private wells cleared around Whiteson Landfill

Tests conducted by the state Department of Environmental Quality show that the water from 10 of 11 private wells around the former Whiteson Landfill is safe to drink, and that elevated arsenic levels at ...

Toddler assaulted over spilled juice

A McMinnville woman’s boyfriend told police he “lost it” when her 1-year-old boy spilled some juice while in his care and he grabbed the boy’s face. Called to investigate, McMinnville ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##While Matt Cooksey sands a temple piece, his brother Josh uses a saw to cut out a new set of frames. The brothers are hoping to raise money to start their eyeglasses business.

Teens carve a niche in eyeglass frames

Josh Cooksey makes eyeglass frames out of wood in a shop behind his family’s McMinnville residence. He was inspired by his younger brother. “My brother said I had ugly glasses,” the ...

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