Rusty Rae / News-Register## Latino high school boys from all over Oregon attended workshops and listened to speakers Friday at the MENTE Summit, held at Linfield College. Speakers encouraged them to think of the future and their unique gifts.

Speakers urge Latino teens to go to college, become leaders

About 450 Latino high school boys spent the day at Linfield College Friday at the third-annual MENTE Summit. The event is the only gender- and culture-specific conference to address inequities in the ...

Sheridan teachers plan to join statewide Day of Action

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Education Association has voted to participate in the statewide Day of Action walkout scheduled Wednesday, May 8, Superintendent Steve Sugg told the school board at this month's ...

Health educator to present 'last lecture'

Dawn Graff-Haight, professor of health education at Linfield College, will give her final public lecture on Wednesday, April 24. The free program will start at 7 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall ...

Y-C chooses new high school principal

YAMHILL — Clint Raever has been named principal of Yamhill-Carlton High School, Superintendent Charan Cline announced Monday afternoon. Raever was one of three finalists interviewed by administrators, ...

Miller Woods to mark Earth Day

Miller Woods, an educational wilderness site northwest of McMinnville, will host its annual Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27. A variety of activities and hikes are planned. ...

Critics says proposed development threatens wetlands

City says neighbors of proposed development are overstating scope of issue

County budget hearings begin April 29

The Yamhill County Budget Committee will begin hearing presentations on the county’s proposed $148 million budget for the next fiscal year on Monday, April 29, at 9 a.m. in room 32 of the Yamhill ...

Commissioners to hear hardship appeal

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday will hold a public hearing to consider neighbors’ objections to a hardship permit granted to a Newberg woman. Planning Director Ken Friday approved the permit ...

Noble takes child-welfare problem to the floor

Two siblings — a 3-year-old and an 18-month-old sibling — went through more than a dozen Oregon foster homes in a single month. Both had medical conditions that required regular medication. ...

Judge dismisses trail lawsuit

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the county challenging its ownership of a railroad corridor that passes through farmer Christofer Mattson’s land in Yamhill. Mattson filed the lawsuit in ...

Lafayette target of raw sewage suit

Lafayette residents Jose and Hortencia Morales claim that “thousands of gallons of raw sewage” flowed into their Jackson Street home in 2014 and again in August 2018. The family has filed ...

Mac High speakers win at state

McMinnville High School’s speech team placed third at the state forensics meet over the weekend. Individual speakers and Coach Courtney Walsh received honors, as well. “I am proud of every ...

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During Carlton s Easter Egg hunt, Jeremy Dewar points out an egg to his daughter Lilith Dewar-LaRoche. The 18-month-old ignored and picked up three other eggs, dropping two of them during her search.

Children race for Easter eggs

The Easter Bunny was extra generous this year, sprinkling parks across Yamhill County with colorful eggs Saturday morning. Children made quick work of the Easter egg hunts scheduled in Sheridan, Amity, ...

Noble says his legislative glass remains half full

State Rep. Ron Noble is the very definition of a glass-is-half-full kind of person. The Republican who represents House District 24 put his name to 20 bills as a sponsor or co-sponsor this legislative ...

Dayton plans May 6 school bond, board candidate forum

DAYTON — A town hall meeting about the Dayton School District bond measure, which would update and repair district buildings, will be held Monday, May 6, in the Dayton fire hall. School board candidates ...

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