Three seek to become Yamhill mayor

The News-Register staff Two more file for mayor in Yamhill YAMHILL -- Two more candidates have filed to run for the mayor's position in Yamhill. Chuck Mitchell, a former mayor, and Jason Yates both ...

Mayor, council candidates file in Carlton

CARLTON — The city will have a new mayor and two new councilors next year. Mayor Kathie Oriet and Councilors Scott Chitwood and Gwen Jernstedt did not not file for re-election. Instead, two residents ...

Field fire burning on Poverty Bend Road

Update 2:10 p.m. The fire, which was reported at noon, grew to 22 acres. It has now been contained, and crews continue to work on putting it out. Meanwhile, crews have also been called to respond ...

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The band  Carlton Blues  performs at the Carlton Music for Hope event, which raised money to help cancer patients. The Saturday festival raised awareness, as well more than $1,800.

Music festival raises funds for cancer foundation

CARLTON — The Carlton Music Project’s third-annual “Music for Hope” event raised more than $1,800 in donations for the Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation. It also helped raise ...

Neuman leaving Y-C High principal job

YAMHILL — Greg Neuman is leaving Yamhill-Carlton High School in order to become principal of the much larger West Linn High School. “This was an opportunity I could not pass up,” Neuman ...

Sheryl Sublet

Yamhill drug dealer draws prison term

Sheryl Sublet, who was known to receive heroin and methamphetamine from Southern California through the mail, has been sentenced to six years in prison. The 61-year-old Sublet, a rural Yamhill resident, ...

Neuman leaving; Y-C looking for interim high school principal

YAMHILL -- Greg Neuman is leaving Yamhill-Carlton High School in order to become principal of West Linn High School. The change will not effect Y-C High classes, according to Superintendent Charan Cline, ...

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Chalk artists Beth Porter and Megan Gometz work to touch up their Alice in Wonderland themed piece.

Creativity flourishes in Carlton Chalk Walk

CARLTON — A thin layer of black chalk dust covered Meghan Turner’s clothes. Undeterred, she continued drawing whimsical bumblebees on Carlton’s downtown sidewalk. She was one of many ...

Y-C domes near completion

YAMHILL — Work continues on the two domes on the Yamhill-Carlton high school/intermediate school campus. Neither will be ready when classes start Sept. 4 — which was never planned, Superintendent ...

National Night Out events planned

When National Night Out started in 1984, organizers asked people to turn on their porch lights and use the event as a springboard for getting to know their neighbors and local police officers. Not only ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##With help from Officer Tim Jordan, 6-year-old Tanner Rauch checks out one of the Carlton police department s new patrol bicycles. Officers will be able to interact with kids more on the bikes, they said.

Carlton police will pedal patrols

CARLTON — Police have two new patrol vehicles, painted shiny black with gold lettering and trim and equipped with lights and sirens, just like the rest of the fleet. They don’t run on gas, ...

Carlton Chalk Walk Aug. 4

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Y-C School Board plans retreat, special meeting

YAMHILL -- The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will hold a special meeting at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in the district office, 120 N. Larch Place. The executive session will include a discussion of real ...

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Gabriel Pond leads his group, taking first place in the Yamhill Derby Days trike races.

Generations of royalty unite at Yamhill Derby Days

YAMHILL — In 1978, Tim Phillips pulled Derby Days’ princess Nancy Whitchurch’s float in the parade as she waved to a crowd of Yamhill residents. The high school sweethearts married the ...

Fund established to help crash victim

Friends of a motorcycle crash victim Derek Blake have established a donation fund in his name at First Federal. Blake, 19, of the  Yamhill-Carlton area, was seriously injured in a wreck on June 26 ...

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