Battle of Books teams advance to state

The Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School Battle of the Books team placed first at the regional BOB battle, qualifying for the state tournament. The Patton Middle School team was second in the finals of ...

School races contested in Mac, Y-C

Two positions on the McMinnville School Board will be contested in the May 16 election. Voters will decide two such races in Yamhill-Carlton as well, and one in Newberg. In Y-C, they also will fill a ...

Carlton police force earns reacreditation

CARLTON — The Carlton Police Department has won re-accreditation through the Oregon Accreditation Alliance and Oregon Chiefs of Police. The organizations grant accreditation to police agencies that ...

New Y-C tennis team practices at Mac city courts

Players on Yamhill-Carlton High School’s new tennis team will practice on McMinnville’s city-owned courts while they plan for their own courts at Yamhill’s Jane Heinrich Park. McMinnville ...

Carlton Crawl to offer food, drink

CARLTON — Ten food, beer and wine venues are planning to participate in the second-annual Carlton Crawl, set for Friday, March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day. The Carlton Business Association ...

Carlton keeping heat on

CARLTON — Thanks to an Oregon Impact grant, the Carlton Police Department was able to launch a concerted drive last month to get impaired drivers off the road. The saturation patrol effort produced ...

'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 ...

Brown

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 ...

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