Starla Pointer / News-Register##Left to right, Carlton Police Officer Jake Blair, Chief Kevin Martinez and Officer Tim Jordon deliver a turkey and side dishes to a local resident during their Thanksgiving patrol Wednesday.

Officers deliver holiday cheer

CARLTON -- Police handed out turkeys, rather than citations, Wednesday during a special Thanksgiving patrol. With a mobile command vehicle — a former ambulance — stuffed with turkeys, Chief ...

Lock it or lose it, police say

CARLTON — Police have started a new program, “LOCK IT or LOSE IT,” to promote awareness in the hope of eliminating thefts from automobiles. Carlton police and other law enforcement agencies ...

Carlton man resolves Trappist Abbey case

Brent Cordie told Judge Ronald Stone he wants to get his life back on track. The judge said he has an opportunity to change, in part, by getting clean and sober. The 26-year-old Carlton resident was charged ...

Rural Yamhill property owner suing county

Yamhill County once sued Esteban Diaz in an effort to force the rural property owner to clean up an accumulation of garbage. Diaz has now filed a suit in circuit court court against the county and Public ...

Submitted photo##Two occupied RVs surrounded by displaced items in the rear yard on property owned by Rodger Schneider.

Rural Carlton man charged with junk accumulation

A Carlton-area man charged by the county with allowing people to live in campers and recreational vehicles on his property, and junk to accumulate, failed to appear Tuesday for his trial, and consequently ...

Carlton police arrest identity theft suspect

CARLTON — A local resident contacted police in January complaining that someone was posing as them on Craigslist. After an extensive investigation, Carlton police arrested a suspect, Angelica Hutcheson, ...

Walters pleads not guilty, trial set

Local attorney Erin Cooper Walters, who is charged with five counts of misapplication of entrusted property, a misdemeanor, and two counts of first-degree theft, a felony, has entered a not-guilty plea. She ...

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Rake, Ingham vie for mayor's seat

CARLTON — Two residents who say they love their city are vying for the mayor’s seat. Brian Rake and Jody Ingham are running to replace longtime mayor Kathie Oriet, who had served on the council ...

Y-C to dedicate new dome

YAMHILL — Yamhill-Carlton School District will officially open its new science and career tech education building with a ribbon cutting on Thursday. The ceremony will start at 6 p.m. in the building, ...

New city manager getting a feel for Carlton

CARLTON — New city manager Dennis Durham is really getting a feel for Carlton. While waiting for his house to sell in Michigan, where he previously was a city manager, Durham is living in an apartment ...

Y-C FFA alumni hold benefit

CARLTON — Yamhill-Carlton FFA alumni will hold their 16th annual benefit dinner and auction Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Carlton Legion Hall, 158 E. Main St. The social hour and silent auction will ...

YC hires interim high school principal, band director

YAMHILL — Cindy Schubert will serve as interim principal of Yamhill-Carlton High School this year. She started the job Wednesday, replacing Greg Neuman, who left in August to take a principal position ...

Carlton police arrest robbery suspects

CARLTON — Police arrested two suspects in connection with an alleged robbery in Carlton. Following a two-week investigation, officers arrested Cade Henry, 20, and Glenn Lundy, 18, both of Carlton. The ...

Submitted photo##The Thursday morning blaze left the Carlton house damaged, but thanks to Good Samaritans, no one was injured.

Good Samaritan helps rescue woman from house fire

CARLTON — Kyle Findley’s maintentance job with the Yamhill-Carlton School District usually means he’s working in Yamhill. But Thursday morning, his boss asked him to go to Carlton and ...

Carlton resident arrested in connection with Trappist Abbey

A Carlton transient was arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary and theft at Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, 9000 block of N.E. Abbey Road, north of Lafayette. Brent Adam Cordie, 25, was ...

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