Amity opens transfer enrollment

AMITY — Students who want to transfer to Amity schools can do so during an inter-district transfer period running June 15 to Sept. 15. To transfer, students need to first have a release signed by ...

Mac council raises transportation SDC

The McMinnville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the systems development charge it assesses to help cover the cost of growth-related transportation improvements. It took the action over the objection ...

Last excluded student back in school

According to Yamhill County Public Health, all five students excluded from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School for lack of whooping cough immunization are now back in school. “All five families ...

Willamina poised to authorize flag posting

WILLAMINA — Administrators in the Willamina School District have developed a revised policy for flag displays and salutes, in response to public outcry over the school board's reluctance to authorize ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Playing an 1800s teacher, Carolyn Stastny teaches Dayton Grade School students.

Students learn 1800s style

Students formed two lines as they entered the Hutchcroft School, a historic building moved to the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, just southwest of McMinnville. In one line, girls stood in period costumes ...

FAA authorizes broad drone testing

Oregon will be among states testing the use of unmanned aircraft, better known as drones, at several sites. The announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration has generated excitement among fans ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Rite Aid’s Susan Simpson prepares to unload a pallet of merchandise at the store’s new location in McMinnville on Wednesday night. The store moved from its previous location at McMinnville Town Center overnight and was open for business Thursday morning.

Rite Aid makes its move

Shortly after John Jackson took over as the manager of the McMinnville Rite Aid in March, he started calling managers of other company stores to discuss his first big assignment — moving everything ...

Yamhill fire district weighing options

YAMHILL — The Yamhill Fire District suffered a levy setback in May 19 balloting, but remains undeterred. It is already laying plans for another try, probably in the general election of November 2015 ...

E-cigarette advocates oppose ban

The Yamhill County commissioners got an earful from electronic cigarette users and vendors during a Thursday hearing on a proposed ban.  The commissioners are considering addition of e-cigarettes ...

Water rates on rise in Willamina

WILLAMINA — When consultant Ray Bartlett of Vancouver-based Economic & Financial Analysis was finished dissecting Willamina’s water rate structure, it was clear users have been enjoying ...

McMinnville resident reports robbery

A resident of the Tice Park Apartments, 2965 N.E. Evans St., was robbed at gunpoint about 3:30 a.m. Thursday of a cell phone and undetermined amount of cash. He told McMinnville police he was confronted ...

Newberg fined for spill

The state Department of Environmental Quality has slapped the city of Newberg with a $12,800 fine for a February sewage spill. More than 23,800 gallons of raw sewage were discharged into Chehalem Creek ...

McMinnville resident robbed at gunpoint

A resident of the Tice Park Apartments, 2965 N.E. Evans St., was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning of an undetermined amount of cash and a cell phone. The male victim reported that two ...

Yamhill County Jail inmate dies

Updated at 8:30 p.m. Friday A Yamhill County Jail male inmate was pronounced dead early Thursday morning, according to the sheriff's office. He was identified as Jed Hawk Myers, 34. He was taken ...

Brad Thompson photo##Scott Brosius, Linfield College s baseball coach, is stepping down after eight seasons.

Brosius steps away from Linfield

Former New York Yankee star and World Series hero Scott Brosius resigned Saturday as head baseball coach at Linfield College. Updated at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday He returned the reins to the man he replaced ...

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