Carlton turns down police station bond

CARLTON — In a 60.5 to 39.5 percent vote Tuesday night, residents rejected the $2.3 million bond measure that would have built a public safety building and made way for construction of a new city ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register file photo##Dennis Durham, left, with other finalists during a meet-and-greet in Carlton.

Carlton picks next city manager

CARLTON — The city council hired Dennis Durham Wednesday night to be its next city manager. Durham, who lives in Michigan, will move to Oregon to replace Chad Olsen, who is retiring June 1 after ...

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Chad Olsen say he s enjoyed his six years as city manager in Carlton. Olsen, who s retiring June 1, enjoys small towns where he gets to know the community and the people with whom he works closely.

Carlton city manager retiring

Council expected to name replacement Wednesday

Planners decline recommendation on Yamhelas Trail

After taking about four hours of testimony on the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail Thursday night, Yamhill County planning commissioners deadlocked on whether to recommend the county adopt findings on ...

Hood to Coast relay goes through Yamhill County

A one-day relay, part of the Hood to Coast series, will travel through Yamhill County on Saturday. The 77-mile event will start at Bald Peak State Park north of Newberg Saturday morning, with runners ...

Yamhill council, county commissioners to meet

YAMHILL — City council members and residents will meet with Yamhill County commissioners at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. A council business meeting will follow, with both sessions in council chambers ...

Y-C students perform play

YAMHILL -- Students will perform “The Giver” Thursday through Saturday, May 3 to 5. The show is abased on Lois Lowry’s distopian novel by the same name. It tells the story of a young ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Dylan Gunther works on his Picasso-style self-portrait during the Y-C Night of the Arts fundraising event.

Night of the Arts called success

CARLTON — The second “Night of the Arts” fundraiser for Yamhill-Carlton High School art programs was a great success, according to Susan Fitzgerald, president of the  Yamhill-Carlton ...

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Jim Stonebrink shows Donna Peters and Trena Peloquin photos taken at their 40th class reunion 25 years ago.

It was the summer of '53

YAMHILL — When they graduated from Yamhill High School in 1953, Fran’s Place was the local hangout, Menafee Turkey Farms one of the largest employers and Maple and Main streets were full of ...

Carlton council looks at vacation

CARLTON — City council members set a public hearing for May 15 on a request to vacate 150 feet of alley just west of Highway 47. Councilors will consider granting the vacation after the hearing, ...

Y-C students win Geo Challenge regionals

A sixth-grade team from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School placed first in the National Geographic Geo Challenge Regional Competition, held last week at Fresno State University in Fresno, California. Judges ...

Carlton clean-up planned

CARLTON — Residents can get rid of their yard debris and trash Saturday, April 21, during Carlton’s annual Earth Day clean-up. Dumpsters will be set up from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., or until they ...

Y-C Board plans executive session

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will meet in executive session Monday, April 9, to evaluate Superintendent Charan Cline. Board members plan to review a staff survey about the superintendent, ...

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Carlton Police Chief Kevin Martinez demonstrates the low quality of the department s car garage that is need of an upgrade.

Chief reminded often of facilities need

CARLTON — Chief Kevin Martinez, who’s led the Carlton police department since 2012, agrees his city sorely needs a new law enforcement facility. He thinks about it whenever he calls a meeting ...

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Carlton Police Chief Kevin Martinez talks about the limited space his department has to deal with on a day to day basis.

Carlton bond would build new police station

CARLTON — Voters will decide in May whether to approve a $2.3 million bond measure to build a new law enforcement building and, by extension, allow the city to use other funds to expand space for ...

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