Rusty Rae/News-Register##Riverbend Landfill this week

Riverbend landfill hearing extended

Opponents of the expansion of the Riverbend Landfill protested outside the Yamhill County Courthouse on Thursday as the board of county commissioners considered how to respond to a last-minute deluge of ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus.

Yamhill caucus chooses slate of candidates

About 40 Yamhill residents gathered in Beulah Park Wednesday night to choose a slate of candidates for the Nov. 3 election. Yamhill is one of only a few places that uses the caucus system to select candidates ...

McMinnville School district: two options for fall considered

The McMinnville School District is considering two options for education this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, one primarily in-person and the other virtual. While the district has been meeting with ...

Pfc. Alexander Blake Klass

Willamina guardsman who died in Kosovo remembered as 'whip smart and so funny'

Oregon Army National Guard soldier Pfc. Alexander Blake Klass of Willamina died Saturday, July 4, as the result of a non-combat incident while serving in Operation Joint Guardian in Kosovo, according ...

Twelve COVID-19 cases tallied in baseball team outbreak

Yamhill County reported another seven cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 171, including at least 12 people connected to a Newberg youth baseball team that traveled to Roseburg ...

Stolen fire district property recovered; suspects ID'd

Nearly all of the property stolen late last month from the West Valley Fire District main station in Willamina has been recovered and two 21-year-old Hillsboro men have been identified as the alleged burglars. The ...

Hayden Fredrickson

Newberg student killed in Idaho plane crash

A Newberg High School soccer-playing sophomore was among eight people killed when two planes collided over Lake Coeur D’Alene in Idaho. Hayden Fredrickson, 16, was a passenger on a floatplane with ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The Queener family is opening Two Dogs Taphouse this month in McMinnville.

Taphouse set to open in old hardware space

As one beer-centric downtown McMinnville business prepares to open, another has announced it will soon be moving in just a couple doors up the block. Mac High grads Dave and Jami Queener will open the ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Yamhill County Commissioners use masks during Thursday s hearing.

OHA releases mask guidelines

The Oregon Health Authority released new regulations this week on face coverings, which are now required statewide in indoor public spaces for everyone older than 12 unless they have a disability that ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Tim Elliott, who drives the Cruising McMinnville mascot, Finn the  57, hands an award to scholarship recipient Aubree Park.

Cruising McMinnville: no cruise, but two virtual car shows

Cars will not cruise down Third Street as originally planned, since the annual Cruising McMinnville event has been canceled. However, car lovers will get a chance to admire some of the unique and vintage ...

School district offers summer explorations

The McMinnville School District is offering a summer enrichment program with online links to help students stay engaged with learning during their vacation. Students can find a list of weekly activities ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A sign on McMinnville s 8th Street urges people to take  One Day at a Time.

Signs of encouragement: 'I just had to do something'

“Don’t Give Up!” a yard sign declares to passersby. “You are worthy of love,” says another. “Mistakes do not define you.” Witnessing signs such as these “keeps ...

Oregon smashes daily virus record with nearly 400 new cases

Oregon smashed its previous daily record for COVID-19 cases on Thursday with a 389 new diagnoses and six deaths. The number of cases was the highest seen in the state since the start of the pandemic, ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Updated 9:35 a.m. Thursday, July 9] Yamhill County reported seven new cases of COVID-19 today. The total is 171. The two age groups with the most cases are the youngest, 0-to-19, which has 30, and the ...

Kristin Begue

Crash enables police to solve two Newberg stolen vehicle cases

A Sunday morning crash enabled Newberg-Dundee police to solve two stolen vehicle cases. Officers responded to a report of a suspect that had just stolen a Toyota Land Cruiser.  Officers located ...

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