County sued over mold

A former live-in Yamhill County Fairgrounds caretaker has filed a $658,193 breach-of-contract lawsuit, alleging the county was guilty of doing too little too late in addressing mold infesting the manufactured ...

Property tax bills mailed

Property owners around Yamhill County have begun receiving their tax bills in the mail. The county Department of Assessment and Taxation dropped them in the mail Thursday. Property owners have until Nov. ...

Commissioners uphold IT firing

In a three-minute hearing Monday, the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners unanimously upheld the decision of County Administrator Laura Tschabold to fire longtime Information Technology Manager Murray ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Workers prepare to lift a beam into place on a bridge spanning Highway 99W in Dundee Monday night. While bypass work continues, decisions made by Newberg may make completion of the full bypass more expensive or even impossible.

Bypass corridor left unprotected in Newberg

Construction is on budget and ahead of schedule on Phase One of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass. However, decisions made years ago may prevent the rest of the Newberg section from ever being carried out, at ...

Willamina loses civic leader Twila Hill

Longtime Willamina and West Valley civic leader Twila Hill died Wednesday at the Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital in Portland. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium ...

Heritage Center hosts new Halloween tour

Yamhill County’s newest Halloween event also features some of the oldest, spookiest props, including a vintage hearse. The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center will host the event, called “A Night ...

Juliette's House takes in $93,000

The annual dinner and auction fundraiser for Juliette's House, held Oct. 17, raised approximately $93,000 for its efforts help abused children. Development Director Francine Fiore said the money ...

County makes tentative commitment to buy building

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday a letter to Citizens Bank outlining a tentative agreement it has made to purchase a former Evergreen International Aviation building from Kit ...

Riverbend decision delayed

The state Land Use Board of Appeals has asked for more time to complete work on a decision on Yamhill County’s approval of a Riverbend Landfill expansion proposed by its parent company, Texas-based ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Debra Bridges recently returned from Douglas County, where she assisted victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting.

Rallying resources to cope with tragedy

Yamhill County Crime Victim Services Director Debra Bridges was in her courthouse office the morning of Oct. 1. She had a meeting with District Attorney Brad Berry scheduled for 11. At 10:38, the ...

District seeks change in dam priorities

The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District has drafted a resolution urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to place a higher priority on "storing water for all beneficial uses" in its management ...

Council to consider pot regulations

The McMinnville City Council will consider ordinances banning marijuana-related activities during its Tuesday evening meeting.  The council will examine whether to continue to allow medical marijuana ...

Along the Street: Better My Town Challenge

Move over Ice Bucket Challenge. McMinnville is getting into the public service promotion act that won’t require anyone to get drenched.  Two area business leaders this week kicked off the Better ...

Homemade food swap planned

Home preservers and growers can trade edibles Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Project’s annual fall food swap.  The event will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Carnegie Room ...

Sheridan addresses dog waste issue

SHERIDAN – City Councilor Val Adamson complained in June about dog walkers not picking up after their animals in Sheridan. The city staff has responded with a proposed ordinance addressing the issue. ...

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