Council looks at affordable housing for 2020

More than half of the renters in McMinnville have homes they can’t afford. Planning Director Heather Richards told the city council Tuesday, Feb. 11, that 54% of renters pay more than 30% of their ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Sheryl Sublet, 62, lost a bid this week to prevent the county from seizing her Yamhill home. Sublet is currently serving a six-year prison sentence for dealing methamphetamine. A jury decided on Wednesday that the county was also entitled to take the house, because she used it in the course of committing her crimes.

Yamhill woman loses to county's forfeiture claim

A Yamhill woman imprisoned on drug charges will lose her home to forfeiture after a jury decided it is fit punishment for being convicted of dealing methamphetamine. Sheryl Sublet, 62, who is serving ...

Along the Street: Carlton Bakery opens at new location

Carlton Bakery to open Tuesday in new location The Carlton Bakery will open in its new quarters Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Kutch and East Main streets, across the street from its original location. It will ...

Monagan

Monagon seeking new trial

Convicted sex abuser Vaugh Monagon is seeking a new trial, arguing the previous one was unfair. Monagon complained that broad, vague timelines alleged by the state made it nearly impossible to present ...

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Amity fire victim Chris Brown and his partner, Jackie Anderson, are staying temporarily at the McMinnville Motel 6 after flames engulfed their manufactured home last week.

Amity fire victims lost everything, even beloved pets

Chris Brown knows all too well the impact a tragic occurrence can have on one’s life. “My cousin was the second one shot at Umpqua Community College,” he said, recalling the morning ...

Dayton residents can meet three superintendent finalists

Dayton residents and school staff will get an opportunity later this month to talk with the three finalists for the job of Dayton school superintendent. Finalists Steve Sugg, Daniel Busch and Brian Recht, ...

McMinnville woman hit by vehicle

A McMinnville woman was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle Monday night at the intersection of Northeast 19th and Evans streets, according to McMinnville police. Capt. Rhonda Jaasko identified ...

Aggravated animal abuser goes to jail

A Willamina man who killed his roommate's dog when it wouldn’t stop barking, and then reported a burglary to cover his actions, was sentenced to 130 days in jail. Eric Goddard, 23, pleaded guilty ...

Linfield, George Fox react to Concordia closure

Concordia University officials announced Monday that the 115-year-old Portland school will close at the end of the academic year in April. The announcement sent shock waves through Oregon institutions ...

Linda Kuhlmann

Local author completes trilogy

McMinnville author Linda Kuhlmann has just released her latest book -- the third in her “Triple Crown” series set in the world of thoroughbred racing. “Koenig’s Promise,” ...

Shared lives

Gen. Phil Sheridan lined up a row of Native American men he suspected took part in the attack at Fort Raines along the Columbia River that left 17 people dead. He smelled their muskets. If a musket smelled ...

Tim France

Willamina High principal, dean of students resign

Willamina High School/Middle School Principal Tim France and Dean of Students Bart Baldwin have resigned, creating concern about turnover in key positions in the district. Their decisions to leave after ...

Winemakers will meet and mingle at Linfield

Several local winemakers and Linfield College’s entrepreneur-in-residence, musician Marcus Johnson, will meet the public at a “Winemaker Conversation and Concert” Thursday on the Linfield ...

SMART children learning to love reading

Anyone could tell last Wednesday that Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School kindergartners love to read. First, the children were sporting colorful bracelets that declare, “I Love Reading.” Second, ...

ODOT to clean up debris along Cozine Creek

Crews from the Oregon Department of Transportation are scheduled to clean up debris left by homeless camps along Cozine Creek near Linfield College on Wednesday. They aren’t expected to clear out ...

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