Shutoff slated in Carlton

CARLTON — Some Carlton residents will have their water shut off between 11 p.m. Monday and 4 a.m. Tuesday, as work continues on the city system. The shutoffs will occur on South Crook Street; West ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##County Commissioner Allen Springer talks to 10-year-old Uki Halloran-Steiner, left, and eight-year-old Toli Halloran-Steiner following the Meet and Greet with Local Elected Officials hosted by the McMinnville Chamber of Commerce at Linfield College on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

Commissioners urged to help calm Malheur tension

A Carlton man involved in the “Three Percenters,” a paramilitary patriot and gun rights movement, appealed Thursday to the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners to help ease tensions in the ...

Counting sites identified

The News-Register staff Sites for Wednesday’s head count of homeless people include: n Amity Assembly of God, 310 Getchell Ave., meals served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. n Joseph’s Storehouse, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Christian Hall crafts jewelry on the sidewalk at Northwest Third and Davis streets in McMinnville on Friday, Jan. 22. Volunteers will count homeless people in Yamhill County on Wednesday.

Homelessness by the numbers

The aim of Wednesday's organized head count  is expressing Yamhill County’s homeless problem numerically. But behind every number will be a person with a unique name and story. One of them ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Brandy McIntosh explains the various items included in the Children s Night Kit from Henderson House, part of the new Surviving  to Thriving program.

Nonprofits head into 2016 with ambitious agendas

Women escaping violence and abuse often appear at Henderson House in McMinnville with nothing but the clothes on their back — that and an overwhelming uncertainty about the future. Starting this ...

Marcus Larson##Heavy rains caused leaks at McMinnville High School.

Water seeps into utility tunnels at Mac High

Some McMinnville High School science students are using a classroom in the Adams building while air scrubbers and dehumidifiers are at work in their regular space on the main campus. The problem stems ...

Planners approve contested vacation rental

The McMinnville Planning Commission has approved an application for a vacation rental at 3489 N.E. Joel St., submitted by Nathan Ruden, but not before entertaining suggestions that it revisit its vacation ...

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Car prowler caught plying trade again

LAFAYETTE — A serial car prowler was caught about 6:30 a.m. Thursday rifling through a minivan in a residential driveway. He admitted to Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies he was aiming to steal ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Rebecca Quandt will take over the McMinnville Downtown Association as its new manager.

Quandt named to MDA helm

The McMinnville Downtown Association has named Rebecca Quandt as its new manager, President Kyle Faulk said Monday. Quandt, 30, joined the MDA in June 2014 as its promotions and marketing director. That ...

Injuries reported in Highway 18 crash

Several people were injured Saturday in a three-way crash west of McMinnville near Highway 18’s intersection with Oldsville Road. Oregon State Police trooper Dan Davis gave this account: About 3 ...

Sheridan aligns retail, medical pot regs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council has amended its development code to include regulations on recreational marijuana production, processing, testing, wholesaling and retailing. The vote was unanimous. The ...

Sheridan to keep ambulances closer to home

Says moving them east to stand by for Mac too costly

News-Register file photo##The Evergreen Museum auction has been postponed until Wednesday. If a deal is not struck, a bankruptcy filing expected.

Museum auction postponed to Wednesday

If deal not struck by Wednesday, bankruptcy filing expected

Wyden to host town hall Sunday

Senator Ron Wyden will host a town hall Sunday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m., at Linfield College’s Ice Auditorium at Melrose Hall, 900 SE Baker St., in McMinnville.  “I am proud to throw open ...

DA dismisses dental practice charges

All charges filed against Linda Hixson and Sherry McMullen, accused last summer of misappropriating money from the practice of McMinnville dentist Dr. James B. Nelson, have been dismissed by the Yamhill ...

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