McMinnville shooting victim identified

The Dayton resident who died of a gunshot wound last Saturday night at a McMinnville residence has been identified as 35-year-old Brigido Noe Sauceda, according to Capt. Tim Symons of the McMinnville police. He ...

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Most local grad rates higher than state average

At most Yamhill County high schools, a higher percentage of students graduated in 2018 compared with the state’s overall average. Three schools — Amity, Dayton and McMinnville — graduated ...

Photo by Scott Edwards##A vehicle erupted in flames Friday morning following a motor vehicle crash on Highway 18, east of Lafayette Avenue.

Crash closes Highway 18 east of Lafayette Highway

DAYTON - A serious motor vehicle crash shortly before 5 a.m. Friday has closed Highway 18 in the area of the Fletcher Road overpass. Multiple law enforcement and medical units responded to the scene, ...

Holbrook, McGraw, Price win Dayton council seats

DAYTON -- Daniel Holbrook, Nikki McGraw and Darrick Price will be seated on the Dayton City Council, according to final unofficial results released Wednesday morning by the Yamhill County Clerk's Office. Holbrook ...

Violent Dayton assault results in prison term

Judge Ronald Stone wanted to make some issues clear to Thomas De La Garza, whom he sent to prison for 55 months. “You can’t do meth,” Stone told the defendant during a sentencing hearing ...

Dayton voters will decide police bond measure

DAYTON — Voters will decide Tuesday, Nov. 6, whether to approve a local option levy for police services. The three-year levy would continue to fund a Yamhill County deputy sheriff who provides police ...

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Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry gives a press conference on the investigation into Meighan Cordie s death with Sheriff Tim Svenson, left, and Sheriff’s Office detective Will Lavish, right.

Mother charged, but Cordie death ruled an accident

Jennifer Weathers has been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants and recklessly endangering another person in connection with the death of her 27-year-old daughter, Meighan Cordie, Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry said Thursday afternoon.

 

Cordie death investigation continues

The Meighan Cordie death investigation is progressing, Capt. Chris Ray of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office said, but officials aren’t ready to release any details. Cordie, 27, of Clackamas ...

Candidates file in Dayton

DAYTON -- Mayor Beth Wytoski is seeking re-election in the Nov. 6 election. She will run unopposed, since no one else filed to run by the Aug. 24 deadline. Four people, two of them incumbents, will seek ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Dayton residents join members of the Cordie family at a vigil for Meigham Cordie in Courthouse Square Park Friday.

Clackamas woman died of blunt force trauma

No further information released as Sheriff’s Office investigates death

Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##A body found near Dayton Thursday morning was identified as that of Meighan Cordie, missing since last Saturday.

Sheriff releases cause of death

UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. Friday: Meighan Cordie died of blunt force trauma, according to the autopsy conducted by the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office. Yamhill County Sheriff's Office announced the cause ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Friends Judy Rondolph, Pam Fuller and Cat Bowdish dance to live music at the Dayton Old Timers Festival.

Traditions honored in Dayton

DAYTON — For former Dayton resident Karlyn Miller, the Old Timers Weekend doubled as her 61st Dayton High reunion. As she enjoyed Friday night’s entertainment, friend after friend embraced ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Molly Casperson of the BLM takes a look at the Brookside Cemetery s new sign.

Cemetery preservation workshop a draw in Dayton

DAYTON — People interested in historic cemeteries — both locals and those from as far away as Jacksonville — gathered Thursday and Friday in Dayton for an Oregon Commission on Historic ...

Historic cemetery group to meet in Dayton

DAYTON — The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries will meet in Dayton the Thursday and Friday of July 26 and 27. In addition to its business meeting, the commission will host a a historic monument ...

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