Marcus Larson/News-Register##Ann-Marie Anderson rides her bike past the Yamhill County Courthouse Thursday morning, joining over 100 others in support of the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail.  The rally followed one last week by opponents of the trail, including a parade of tractors. The board of commissioners ultimately voted to move forward with a section of the trail on a 2-1 vote.

Yamhelas trail moves forward on split vote

Supporters of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail took a turn rallying in front of the county courthouse on Thursday, an hour before commissioners began deliberations on whether an initial segment of the trail ...

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Newberg woman charged with beating boyfriend

A Newberg woman faces charges accusing her of hitting her boyfriend over the head with a frying pan, breaking a wine bottle over his head and attacking him with a running weed whacker, leaving bruises ...

Social media companies alerted about elections content in Oregon

Oregon's Republican Secretary of State Bev Clarno alerted Twitter and Facebook to what she said were falsehoods being shared on their platforms and the social media companies say they’ll take steps ...

Census: It's not too late to be counted

More than 60% of U.S. residents have completed the 2020 Census, but nearly 40% still need to fill it out. They still can, and still should, according the Census Bureau. “Everyone living in the United ...

Yamhill County unemployment tops 13 percent

Yamhill County’s unemployment rate was 13.2% in April, spiking more than 10% from March as every private-sector industry reported job losses attributed to COVID-19, state economists said. “It’s ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Updated 2:30 p.m. and 5:12 p.m. Friday, May 29] Yamhill County reported one new case of COVID-19 today. The person is in the 30-to-39 age group. The county's total is 69. Oregon reported 48 new confirmed ...

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Linfield College faculty vote no confidence in board chair

Vote came after college president reassured students, shared personal experience with abuse

 

Marcus Larson/News-Register##New Newberg City Manager Dan Weinheimer said that while the pandemic is creating challenges, it is also bringing out the best in city residents and staff.

New Newberg city manager says changes will take time

By NICOLE MONTESANO<br/>Of the News-Register Newberg is starting fresh after years of turmoil among several of its city department heads, but the process is complicated by the pandemic that arrived ...

Bargaining continues between McMinnville teachers, district

Teams from McMinnville’s teacher union and the McMinnville School District are discussing safety issues and employee assignments, as well as finances, as they negotiate a new contract. The ...

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Sheridan standoff suspect receives 2-year prison term

A 48-year-old man involved in a seven-hour standoff at the Sheridan home of his disabled father has been sentenced to two years in prison. Kenneth Sundrud was accused of threatening people at the home ...

Carlton to show design for new city hall at open house

A first draft of plans for a new Carlton City Hall will be on display Saturday, May 30. Residents can examine the design at an open house from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at city hall on 191 E. Main St. They can ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##During an American Legion Post 21 Riders Scholarship ceremony last week, Libby Glassley of Dayton High School elbow bumps Mike Paull after receiving her award. Jakob Jarvis, right, of Yamhill-Carlton, Madeline Smith of McMinnville and Paul Morris of Willamina also received the $1,000 scholarships.

Legion Riders give scholarships

The American Legion Riders from McMinnville Post 21 have chosen four graduating seniors to receive scholarships. The motorcycle group presented $1,000 scholarships to Paul Morris of Willamina ...

COVID-19 case confirmed in Sheridan

After dropping to fewer than 20 new cases a day recently, Oregon reported more than 70 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and 49 on Thursday, with three new deaths reported Thursday, bringing the state’s ...

No one is tampering with party affiliation, clerk says

Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen has a plea for county residents — and all voters, really: If you have questions about your ballot, or your party affiliation, please, call your local ...

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McMinnville trio face burglary, theft charges

A 20-count grand jury indictment accuses three McMinnville men of burglarizing local churches and other businesses throughout April and early May. McMinnville police announced last week that “high ...

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