Dam appeal decision delayed; appellant questions public process rather than proposal

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners heard an appeal of a proposed dam on Stoller Vineyards property outside Newberg Thursday, but delayed a ruling at the request of the appellant. Appellant Karyn ...

Siting shelters in face of a ‘rallying cry of opposition’

Should neighbors be alerted when a shelter is planned nearby? That question was the main talking point at a joint meeting between the city of McMinnville’s Affordable Housing Committee and Planning ...

PGE execs discuss pricing, wildfire dangers with Sheridan City Council

Executives from Portland General Electric met with the Sheridan City Council last Monday to discuss recent increases in pricing and ongoing wildfire mitigation and response plans. Utility rates increased ...

McMinnville tax cap measure short of signatures, Chenoweth seeks council help

McMinnville City Councilor Chris Chenoweth’s attempt to send a property tax limit to voters will need approval from his fellow council members to get on the November ballot. Chenoweth and McMinnville ...

Dayton will celebrate with senior royalty, parade, BBQ

Dayton’s annual Old Timers Weekend will start Friday, July 26, with a parade and coronation of the senior court, continue Saturday with downtown activities and finish Sunday with the traditional ...

Sheridan man indicted on Measure 11 sex crimes

A historical child sexual assault investigation has led to the indictment of 49-year-old Sheridan man on multiple Measure 11 sex crimes involving the victimization of a girl that allegedly began before ...

Pancakes and parade in Amity this weekend

Pancakes, ham and eggs will be on the menu Sunday, July 28, at the annual Amity Pancake Breakfast and antique car show. The breakfast will follow several events on Saturday, “Amity Day,” which ...

N-R receives ONPA contest awards

News-Register staff members won individual awards in Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association annual judging, announced last week. The paper placed third in General Excellence, behind Rogue Valley Times ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##essica Binkerd takes a look at luminaria honoring cancer victims during the July 20 “Light Up the Night for Hope,” on Third Street, part of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life activities in Yamhill County this year. Binkerd came to the event with a friend who lost her son at 17 due to an aggressive cancer; she also honored several of her own family members. The luminaria event and silent auction went well despite the heat, said Melissa Hernandez of the Relay for Life Committee.

Photos: Lights for hope

Luminaria on Third Street part of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life activities in Yamhill County this year

John Donnahoo indicted on federal drug, gun charges

John Billy Donnahoo was indicted last week in the U.S. District Court in Portland on five federal charges. Donnahoo, 50, was arrested May 22 following a grand jury indictment on charges stemming from ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Alaina Shivley shows off some of the goods on display at Village Provisions, which she runs with her mother, Julie. The two women said they carefully select merchandise with health in mind.

Village Provisions selective in search for sustainable products

Julie Shivley and her daughter, Alaina Shivley, opened Village Provisions last October to provide a place to buy local and Oregon products made and grown organically and sustainably. “We have such ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Queen Adelle Petratis, center, and Princess Maddy Tuning greet people on Friday night in Beulah Park during Yamhill Derby Days coronation festivities. They’d just run into Whitley Wolcott, 6, who had exclaimed, “I can’t believe I met a real princess!” Such interactions “make it all worth it,” Adelle said. Her mother, Shavaghn Petratis, and her brother, Joe, are pictured at left.

Yamhill announces Derby Day Queen

Yamhill kicked off its 71st year of the annual Derby Days on Friday, with booths from local businesses, live music, and the coronation of the Yamhill Derby Days court. The Derby Days court consists of ...

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##The newly renovated Xicha Brewing Volkswagen microbus beer wagon stands at right along Third Street Friday evening as the Cumbia fest gets going at Pura Vida Cocina (co-owned with Xicha, based in Salem). Pachanga musical group performed at the Cumbia, and the Antunez family gave the beer wagon its McMinnville debut. The event was an example of rotating and pop-up parties that are part of the weekly MacFresco, in which Third Street is closed to all traffic except pedestrian. MacFresco runs weekends starting at 4 p.m. Friday and goes through Sunday, stretching from Baker to Galloway streets.

Along the Street: MacFresco ends with 600 block of Third Street

MacFresco, organized by the McMinnville Downtown Association, will go back to its original footprint after a business in the 700 block complained this year’s extended street closure was keeping customers ...

Court Records: July 22, 2024

CIVIL FILINGS Midland Credit Management vs. Miguel Alvarez, McMinnville: Seeks $1,169.09 allegedly owed. Midland Credit Management vs. Jay Davis, McMinnville: Seeks $1,038.73 allegedly owed. Midland ...

Arrests & Citations: July 22, 2024

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Arlie Ray Bryant Jr., 35, Grand Ronde, July 19, Polk County hold; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. Casandra Marie Wagner, 45, Newberg, July 18, ...

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