Humlies earn judges' praise, America's vote

We Three, the Humlie sibling band from McMinnville, won the hearts of "America's Got Talent" viewers Tuesday and advanced to the next round of the television talent competition. The trio will play live ...

Air quality alert extended through Friday Morning

An air quality alert for the Portland Metro area and Willamette Valley issued by the Portland office of the National Weather Service has been extended through Friday morning. The alert was first posted ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##During the Valley View Concerts, Car & Air Show, members of the McMinnville Aircraft Modelers compete in a model aircraft combat event where they try to cut each others’ ribbons being dragged behind their competitors’ planes.

Ribbon cutters: Model airplanes a big hit at Valley View show

Four miniature planes flew at other’s tails, each with a long string trailing behind. The goal? To sever the strings until just one remained. From the ground, McMinnville Aircraft Modelers (MAM) ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Nature elements are scattered throughout A Family Place classrooms, which employees say reduces stress.

West Valley program to aid traumatized kids

WILLAMINA — The classrooms at A Family Place relief nurseries are typical for youngsters between 1 and 5, with toys, stuffed animals and books scattered throughout. But look closer, and you’ll ...

Kelsey Richmond photo##Daniel Gurucharan Tabachnick plays the guitar for a chant he is leading with Hardev Kaur at a combined worship service and protest at the federal prison in Sheridan where 123 refugees have been detained.

Crowds dwindle at prison, but voices still raised in protest

Gurpreet K. Singh of Beaverton visits the federal penitentiary in Sheridan every month for what has become a combination worship service and protest for 123 refugees imprisoned there. Her prayers are ...

Sheryl Sublet

Yamhill drug dealer draws prison term

Sheryl Sublet, who was known to receive heroin and methamphetamine from Southern California through the mail, has been sentenced to six years in prison. The 61-year-old Sublet, a rural Yamhill resident, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Third Street Books owner Sylla McClellan asks Sarah Thompson how to spell a complicated word during the adult spelling bee at Allegory Brewery.

Adult spelling bee supports Book Buddies

Dylan Weaver’s never witnessed heckling at a spelling bee until he started attending the library’s adult spelling bee, where if you miss a word, you can grab a beer and move on. “It’s ...

McMinnville man avoids injury in fatal crash

A McMinnville man escaped injury Saturday morning in a multi-vehicle crash in rural Marion County that claimed the life of a motorcyclist. The crash occurred about 9 a.m. east of Salem on Highway 22E ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Wayne Beckwith leads his mule team pulling a 1953 All-Crop Harvester to cut grain at last year’s Harvest Fest.

Annual Harvest Fest this weekend at historical museum

The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its annual Harvest Fest Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center at the intersection of Highway 18 and Durham Lane. The ...

Mac grad among women suing Nike

PORTLAND — A McMinnville High grad and three other women who once worked for Nike filed a federal lawsuit alleging the company violated state and U.S. equal-pay laws and fostered a work environment ...

Amity board approves transportation contract

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved a special education transportation contract with First Student at its Wednesday night meeting last week. This was the board’s 2018-19 organizational ...

Neuman leaving; Y-C looking for interim high school principal

YAMHILL -- Greg Neuman is leaving Yamhill-Carlton High School in order to become principal of West Linn High School. The change will not effect Y-C High classes, according to Superintendent Charan Cline, ...

Even Stevens shops close in Arizona

Five Even Stevens Sandwiches locations have been closed in Arizona, according to a Thursday story in the Phoenix Business Journal. “Restaurant in downtown Phoenix, Chandler and Tempe remain open,” ...

County approves change in TB funding, findings for land use

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved a change in the county’s agreement with the Oregon Health Authority for funding to fight tuberculosis. According to a memo from Health and Human ...

Brewery approved near Carlton

Yamhill County Planning Department approved a second brewery and tasting room in farm country, in June, despite objections from Friends of Yamhill County. The brewery, located 10280 N.E. Abbey Road between ...

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