Starla Pointer/News-Register##Chemeketa Community College board members listen to student leaders, from left, Nicole Dickerson, Jamie Corff, Salim Hakeem, Koll Klienstuber and Ahmed Hakeem during a meeting in McMinnville on Wednesday.

Board gets look at Yamhill Valley campus

Students and staff from Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill Valley Campus turned out in force Wednesday to let the college’s board of directors how much they appreciate the facility. “You ...

Students to collect food

Drama students from Patton Middle School will go door-to-door Thursday to collect food for the local food bank. Their effort is part of the International Thespian Society’s annual Trick or ...

Medal of Honor exhibit at museum

An exhibit focusing on Oregon’s 26 Medal of Honor recipients is on display at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. The new permanent exhibit will be dedicated in a ceremony set for noon to 2 p.m. ...

Patton to host assembly

Patton Middle School will host its annual Veterans’ Assembly on Thursday, Nov. 5. Local veterans are urged to attend. They are asked to arrive by 8 a.m. at the school office, on 19th Street just ...

Sheridan superintendent outlines goals

SHERIDAN — Superintendent Steve Sugg outlined his 2015-16 district goals for the Sheridan School Board at its Wednesday night meeting. They focus on student achievement. Sugg said he wants to increase ...

Arrests and citations for FIRDAY 10/23/15

McMINNVILLEPOLICE DEPARTMENTSumer Miranda Canterbury, 40, McMinnville, Oct. 21, violation of a release agreement; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail.Todd Allen Cox, 48, McMinnville, Oct. ...

Crash blocks 99W at Evans Street

Medics and police are responding to a report of a bicyclist hit by a vehicle at Highway 99W and Evans Street. Callers say the rider is injured. Traffic was stalled for about 30 minutes following the 1:20 ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Multnomah Greyhound Park in Wood Village was recently purchased by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

Grand Ronde Tribe purchases race track

GRAND RONDE — Tribal lobbyist Justin Martin, a former professional baseball player, thinks the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde leaders has hit a home run with its purchase of the former Multnomah ...

Del Smith estate files hazelnut lawsuit

By MATEUSZ PERKOWSKIOf the Capital Press SALEM — The estate of Delford E. Smith, founder of the bankrupt Evergreen International Aviation and its Evergreen Agricultural Enterprises subsidiary, has ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Second-grader Adrian Angel Reyes and teacher Mary Morton delight in his growing reading skills.

Thinking about others, thinking about thinking

LAFAYETTE — The second-graders in Mary Morton’s room practice diligently on their reading, math, handwriting, writing, spelling and other academic subjects. They also work on their interactions ...

Commission approves shelter expansion

The McMinnville Planning Commission approved Thursday a proposed expansion of the Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission’s homeless shelter.  The 6-1 vote followed much discussion on whether, ...

Toddler's meth ingestion leads to charges

A Grand Ronde man is facing assault, endangering, mistreatment and neglect charges in connection with a toddler’s ingestion of methamphetamine at her mother’s McMinnville apartment. Matthew ...

Grant would enhance Willamina High

WILLAMINA — A new ag, metal and woodworking shop is taking shape at Willamina High School. Should the district secure a $400,000 Career and Technical Education Revitalization Grant through ...

'Thriller' dance planned for Mac halftome show

Zombies will dance to Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” during halftime at the McMinnville High School football game on Friday, Oct. 30.  In preparation, students of all ages ...

College board to meet in Mac

The Chemeketa Community College Board will hold its October meeting on its Yamhill Valley Campus, located at 288 N.E. Norton Lane in McMinnville. Except for an executive session on labor, property and ...

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