City cracking down on its sign law

The News-Register staff Nic Miles, the code compliance officer with the McMinnville Planning Department, said he will contact local business owners after Thanksgiving if their signs violate the city’s ...

Noble defeats Moore's second challenge

Ken Moore mounted a successful write-in campaign to win the Democratic primary May 15 for House District 24, but in the end, he was unable to unseat incumbent Republican state Rep. Ron Noble. Wednesday ...

Democrats face hurdles in Oregon despite supermajority

By ANDREW SELSKY Of The Associated Press SALEM — The election gave Democrats a three-fifths supermajority in Oregon’s Legislature with greater power to impose taxes, but the Senate president ...

Amity council approves sheriff’s office contract

AMITY — Amity’s police department will be a thing of the past at the end of this month. The Amity City Council approved a law enforcement services contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s ...

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TEDx tickets on sale, lineup announced

Tickets are on sale for the McMinnville TEDx presentation, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at Linfield College. Eight speakers are scheduled to discuss topics related to the theme “Under the ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville police Capt. Tim Symons, Officer Justin Brenner, Officer Robert Harmon and Officer Mike Maierhofer confiscate Kim Wood’s tent Wednesday on N.E. Dustin Court.

Police clean up at Dustin Court encampment

McMinnville police confiscated a tent on Dustin Court Wednesday and took it to their evidence facility site -- along with an unanticipated passenger.Apparently unbeknown to the police, the tent was occupied ...

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Children exposed to Sheridan drug house; four arrested

[Updated Friday 11 a.m.] SHERIDAN — When the Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team served a search warrant on a Southwest Madison St. residence early Tuesday morning, and targeted Michelle Suzanne ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Circuit Court Judge candidate Jennifer Chapman reacts to the second round of election results late Tuesday night while those around applause the news she maintained her lead over competitor Lisl Miller.

Update: Chapman headed to seat on circuit court bench

Jennifer Chapman’s fluctuating and narrow lead over Lisl Miller for a seat on the Yamhill County Circuit Court bench stood at 130 votes, 18,547-18,417, in Wednesday morning unofficial results.

 

Peralta retains seat on Mac City Council

By the time early election returns were announced at 8 p.m. on election night, incumbent McMinnville City Councilor Sal Peralta already had a commanding lead in defending his Ward 1 seat from challengers Chris Chenoweth and Leanna Gautney.

Marcus Larson/News-Register##County Commissioner candidate Casey Kulla celebrates with friends, family and supporters at 3rd Street Pizza in McMinnville following release of initial election results gave him a  sizable lead over incumbent Stan Primozich.

Voters select Kulla for Yamhill County commissioner

[Updated Friday10:15 a.m.] Yamhill County farmer Casey Kulla won a seat on the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, winning 55.6 percent, to incumbent Stan Primozich’s 44.09 percent. “The ...

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 ...

Chapman leading the way in judge's race

By PAUL DAQUILANTE<br/>Of the News-Register Jennifer Chapman’s fluctuating and narrow lead over Lisl Miller for a seat on the Yamhill County Circuit Court bench stood at 130 votes, 18,547-18,417, ...

Oregon voters keep first-in-nation immigrant sanctuary law

By GILLIAN FLACCUS Of The Associated Press PORTLAND — Oregon voters weren't afraid to say no this election as they weighed in on an array of hot-button social issues from abortion to immigration ...

State Rep. Nearman bests Jaffer in HD 23

Danny Jaffer knew he faced formidable odds in unseating incumbent Republican State Rep. Mike Nearman in House District 23. Still, he was stunned by the 8.84 percent lead Nearman had Tuesday evening, ...

Yamhill County votes Buehler, but Oregon re-elects Brown for governor

PORTLAND — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown was re-elected Tuesday, saying she won her first full term as leader of the Pacific Northwest state in a “slam-dunk.”
In Yamhill County, Republican challenger Knute Buehler was favored, earning 23,705 votes, or 53.48 percent, to Brown’s 17,274 votes, or 38.97 percent, after initial results released by the county clerk’s office.

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