Opponents weigh in on Riverbend

With a deadline looming at 10 a.m. Thursday, 13 people have submitted testimony in opposition to expansion of Waste Management Inc.’s Riverbend Landfill, none in support. The Yamhill County commissioners ...

News-Register file photo##Newberg paper mill WestRock, previously called SP Newsprint, will close permanently, corporation officials announced.

Newberg paper mill closure permanent

The mid-November idling of Newberg’s WestRock paper mill has been made permanent, the corrugated paper giant announced Friday. After informing city officials privately Thursday, WestRock brought ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Several Duniway and Patton students rehearse controlling their robots on a practice course getting ready for the upcoming state qualifying meet.

Mac middle school squads team up to take tourney

Robotics teams from Patton and Duniway middle schools worked together to win the First Tech Challenge tournament over the weekend, qualifying them for the state semifinals. McMinnville teams also brought ...

Ireland

Woman gets jail time for bilking employer

Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins told Renee Ireland, at her Friday sentencing, that her actions fit the pattern of an employee repeatedly embezzling money from her employer over an extended period ...

Newberg offers amnesty for fine payers

NEWBERG — The city of Newberg is offering amnesty from late fees on overdue municipal court fines. Fees will be waived for all fines paid in full between Feb. 15 and May 15. For more information, ...

City to focus on existing goals, forgo new ones

Arguing the staff is already overburdened, City Manager Martha Meeker urged the McMinnvill City Council not set any additional goals for the city during its annual goal-setting session, which ran ...

Carlton weighing vision statement

CARLTON — Carlton’s Strategic Plan Committee plans to make recommendations about a city vision statement at the council meeting set for Tuesday, Feb. 2. The council meets in work session at ...

Applications being accepted

Applications for the 2016 award year for the Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program are due May 1. Oregon families who have continuously farmed portions of the same acreage for the past 100 or 150 years ...

'Jungle Book' slated

Grandhaven Elementary School students will join the Missoula Children’s Theatre for a performance of “The Jungle Book” Friday and Saturday. The Friday performance will start at 7 p.m. ...

Foundation debt picture clarified

Due to incorrect information supplied to the News-Register, one element of the debt owed by the Michael King Smith Foundation has been misconstrued in previous accounts. The misunderstanding surfaced Tuesday ...

News-Register file photo##Glenn Shipman, lower right, and four other former sheriffs pose for a photo in 2003. Top row, from left, they are Lee Vasquez, Norm Hand and Jack Crabtree; bottom row, Bill Jones and Shipman. Missing is Bud Mekkers, who preceded Shipman in the office.

Former Sheriff Glenn Shipman dies at 88

Former Yamhill County Sheriff Glenn Shipman died Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Legacy Hopewell House in Portland. He was 88. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the chapel of Macy & Son ...

County's dropout rates detailed

According to the state, 179 of the county’s 5,319 high school students dropped out in 2014-15. That works out to 3.37 percent. Individual rates ranged from zero at both Sheridan High and the Sheridan ...

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Museum foundation files for bankruptcy

Filing not expected to affect ongoing museum operations

Defense says dental practice charges bogus

Prosecution defends decisions to bring, then dismiss, charges

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Marine Corps veteran Duane Davidson, left, goes through a pile of donated coats with Robert Fleming of Worksource-Beaverton at the Yamhill Conuty Veterans  Stand Down hosted Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the McMinnville Elks Lodge.

No veteran left behind

Head count volunteers attempt to connect veterans to services

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