Thursday is deadline to file for school board positions

Positions on every school board in Yamhill County will be filled in the May 21 election. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Thursday, March 21, to file to run. They must fill out paperwork and turn it in to ...

Linfield announces new internship program

Linfield College has announced a new four-year internship program named in honor of several recent college presidents. Five freshmen have been chosen for the initial Presidential IMPACT Internships. They ...

Mac board adopts calendar

McMinnville schools will hold their fall conferences in October, rather than November, under the 2019-20 calendar approved by the school board Monday night. Fall conferences will be held the evening of ...

Amity purchases high school boiler, bus

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending $199,400 on a new high school boiler at Wednesday night’s meeting. A $47,900 expenditure was approved for a used mini bus. There were four ...

Willamina secures large water grant

WILLAMINA — Willamina officials and councilors Tuesday night celebrated the news that the city has received a $495,900 Community Development Block Grant through Business Oregon to complete the ...

Willamina school administrators renewed

WILLAMINA — Principals Tim France, high school/middle school, and Sarah Norwood, elementary school, had their contracts renewed for three years by the Willamina School Board at Monday night’s ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##More than 200 students spontaneously gather outside the Dayton School District office to voice their support for Dayton High School principal Jami Fluke.

Students protest on behalf of principal

DAYTON -- Thursday started as a fairly ordinary day for Catie Jacks at Dayton High School ... until third period. Just 90 minutes later, she was yelling into a megaphone in the parking lot of the school ...

New foreclosure bill created at county' behest

Legislation would return excess money after foreclosure

Report analyzes Kids on the Block

McMinnville’s Kids on the Block after-school program has been around for 30 years. Still, consultant Susan Zundel told the city council March 12, not everyone knows it exists. Zundel, quality improvement ...

County commissioners vote to approve bridge design contract

Yamhelas Trail fans and foes turned out Thursday for another round of testimony, this time about a proposal to award a contract for the design and engineering of three bridges for the trail. Commissioners ...

Jessica Howard

Portland college leader to become Chemeketa president

SALEM — Chemeketa Community College’s board has chosen Jessica Howard as the regional school’s next president. Howard, now Southeast Campus president for Portland Community College, ...

Along the Street: Program links recent graduates to jobs

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership unveiled this week a new program offering career opportunities to recent high school graduates not planning to attend college. A pilot project for the ...

Terroir registration open with early discount

Registration is open for Terroir, the Yamhill County creative writing festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 20. The day of presentations by writing professionals and workshops will take place at Chemeketa ...

Amity, McMinnville fire agreement set

Amity Chief Bruce Hubbard will have dedicated more than 40 years to the fire service profession when he retires July 1. “It’s time to get out and do something fun,” said Hubbard, the ...

Nap's incident results in jail time

Anthony Morris attempted to steal a Red Bull energy drink and a bag of doughnuts from Nap’s Thriftway in Newberg last December, Deputy District Attorney Stephanie Harmon explained. He returned ...

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