Carlton approves zone change for housing project

CARLTON — City council members last week approved a zone change to allows an affordable housing nonprofit to apply for a 12-unit subdivision. The mayor and four council members voted yes to change ...

Along the Street: Cornerstone Coffee spot up for lease

The former Cornerstone Coffee Roasters location at 216 N.E. Third St. is up for lease. Steve Down, founder of the bankrupt Falls Event Center, announced in 2016 he planned to open a sandwich shop called ...

Committee passes budget with reduced reserve

The McMinnville Budget Committee approved the city’s 2019-2020 budget May 15, but was distressed by dwindling reserves in the city’s general fund. The 2018-2019 budget year ended with a 20-percent ...

Grant workshop offered May 28

The Oregon Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that is a major funder of grants across the state, will offer a grant workshop Tuesday, May 28, in Amity. Open to anyone from Yamhill County, ...

Council considers law to remove homeless

Raising wastewater fees to pay for shelters on the table 

'It was the worst night of my life'

Jamie Rollins was at home in Dayton when he received a text message from his friend, Lacey Everett, on the night of Nov. 24, 2017. She had finished her shift at the former Zippy’s Pizza in Yamhill ...

Reach the Beach goes through Yamhill County Saturday

Three segments of the American Lung Association’s annual Reach the Beach “Cycle for Air” fundraising bike ride will start in Yamhill County Saturday morning. About 3,000 riders are expected ...

Walk will help fight hunger

The News-Register staff Walk will help fight hunger A walk to raise money and awareness about hunger will start at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the McMinnville First Presbyterian Church, 390 N.E. Second ...

Greenhouse use grows

A greenhouse was included when Patton Middle School was built in the late 1970s — it was called McMinnville Junior High School and later McMinnville Middle School before changing to its current name. But ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A group of students work on starts during a class session. The students plant seeds and follow their growing process as a part of the class in the Patton Greenhouse. From the left: David Thunderbird, Kushi Virka, Ava Pendleton, Nick Compton (partially hidden) and Daniel Ornelas.

Growing green

Students take garden work from school to home

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Linfield College  aliens,  newly arrived on Earth, prepare to walk in
the UFO Fest Parade at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Elise Martin, left, and Sam
Hannigan are in the foregroud. In back, from left, are Nathan Dillon,
Rob Santos, Alexandria Hunter, Erika Glas, Melory Miraschrafi and
Clementine Dorsey.

The aliens really HAVE landed

Visitors from far, far away join weekend’s UFO Festival fun

Yamhill shooting victim will carry bullet with him forever

David Trivelpiece rose from his seat and walked slowly, with a limp, to the witness stand in Judge John Collins’ courtroom. With a bullet still lodged in his neck, he testified Tuesday afternoon ...

UFO Fest in full swing

McMinnville is throwing the biggest party in the solar system this weekend as the 20th UFO Fest continues its annual run. Started in 2000 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Trent sighting of a UFO near ...

Amity Elementary library due a makover

AMITY — The Amity Elementary School library will be reconfigured into a multi-purpose room. The school board approved spending $13,700 at this month’s meeting to complete the job. Rich Parr ...

Principals named in Mac, Y-C

McMinnville School District has hired Lauren Berg, a former McMinnville teacher, as principal of Wascher Elementary School in Lafayette. Berg, who has been principal of Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School ...

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