'Eleanor & Park' still out, but up for reconsideration

YAMHILL — The young adult novel “Eleanor & Park” is still not being read in eighth-grade classrooms at Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School. But school board members voted unanimously ...

'Eleanor & Park' still out, but book will go to reconsideration committee

YAMHILL -- "Eleanor & Park' will remain on the shelf, rather than in eighth-grade classrooms at Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School.  But school board members voted unanimously Monday night to ...

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Former water company employee sentenced in embezzlement case

Katherine Brown said her family needed money to pay rent and other bills. Employed as a part-time bookkeeper for the West Yamhill Water Company at $200 a month, she began using its First Federal checking ...

Noble hears about Y-C projects, programs

YAMHILL — State Rep. Ron Noble, R-McMinnville, examined current programs and heard about upcoming construction projects when he toured the Yamhill-Carlton High School campus. Principal Greg Neuman ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##State Rep. Ron Noble, R-McMinnville, enjoys lunch and conversation with Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School students.

Noble visits Y-C students

YAMHILL — “Why did you run for office?” middle schoolers asked State Rep. Ron Noble, R-McMinnville, when he joined them for lunch last week. Since the students are leaders themselves ...

Hearing set on sliver of land

CARLTON — The Carlton City Council plans to hold a public hearing Tuesday on the proposed sale of a 3-foot wide swath of property adjacent to Upper City Park. It is slated for 7 p.m. at city hall. The ...

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Officer Tim Jordan, Chief Kevin Martinez and Officer Jake Blair talk with Taisli, 5, Tairen, 7, and Taigen, 9, during their end-of-the-year patrol Saturday. Police handed out stuffed animals and treats to children who were playing outside that day.

Carlton police deliver gifts

CARLTON — With his dad looking on, Bauer Wilson drove his new truck up and down the street near his house Saturday morning. Then he powered it up onto the sidewalk, made it jump back onto the pavement, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Phyllis Riley leaves her salon in Carlton, where she cut and curled hair until retiring at the end of 2016.

Set on retiring

CARLTON — Phyllis Riley gave a permanent wave goodbye to her beauty shop last week. After cutting and curling in Carlton for 63 years, she’s finally retiring. But she still hopes to continue ...

Carlton Council to meet Tuesday

CARLTON — City council members will hold their first meeting of 2017 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. The public session will be held in council chambers inside Carlton City Hall. Mayor Kathie Oriet will ...

Longtime pastor dies

CARLTON -- The Rev. Bob Marquis, longtime pastor of the Carlton Assembly of God Church, died Tuesday, Dec. 27. He was 81. Services are under the direction of Macy & Son Funeral Directors, McMinnville. ...

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Legion post honors Carlton officer

CARLTON — The American Legion’s Carlton Memorial Post 173 has named Officer Jake Blair its Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. The honor was announced Monday at the post’s annual awards ...

Walk in Park benefits

CARLTON — Carlton’s annual Walk in the Park fundraising events — a concert, an outdoor movie and a golf tournament — assisted nine local nonprofits this year. Organizers divided ...

Carlton police target DUIIs

CARLTON — Oregon Impact awarded the Carlton police have been awarded a grant funding enhanced driving under the influence enforcement over the holidays. Enhanced patrol efforts began in November ...

Carlton earns budget honor

CARLTON — Carlton's municipal budgeting program has once again been honored by the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada. The professional association cited the ...

Submitted photo##Brody Miller with his service dog, Libby, and another family dog.

Brody inspires chamber leadership class

As soon as they saw the bright eyes and hopeful smile of 6-year-old Brody Miller, members of the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class said they knew they wanted to help the sick ...

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