New homeless shelter opens in Newberg

A new homeless shelter for men has opened in Newberg. While the shelter can accommodate at least a dozen more than the one or two people its been getting most nights so far, Mike Pollock, the ...

Derek Doornbos

Six scooped up in Willamina drug raids

WILLAMINA — The Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team served search warrants at three residences in downtown Willamina about 6 a.m. Thursday, leading to the arrest of six individuals. ...

Judge approves Evergreen sale to Jackson

A judge sitting in the federal bankruptcy court in Delaware has approved sale of two buildings on the former Evergreen International Aviation campus in McMinnville, across from the Evergreen Aviation & ...

County re-opens Riverbend Landfill record

However, submission will be limited to narrow range of issues

Tribe renews pact with Willamina schools

WILLAMINA — As part of the Willamina School District's interagency agreement with The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde, the tribe has once again agreed to make up to $20,000 available ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Grandhaven cafeteria assistant Avery Grell, left, guides students Nic Russell and Abby Ramirez to the appropriate composting bin to use for  leftovers and compostable trays from after school meals.

More students eating at Mac schools

The number of students eating at school jumped by one-third last year after the McMinnville School District launched a free breakfast and lunch program open to all. This year, it's jumped again, ...

Manns

Driver released pending sentencing

Depoe Bay resident Randy Manns, who faces charges in connection with a June head-on crash that badly injured Yamhill County sheriff's deputy David Mills, has again been granted a conditional release. Manns, ...

Warning issued on phone scam

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has been notified of a phone scam in when someone purporting to be an agency supervisor informs the victim a warrant has been issued for his arrest. To avoid ...

Program introduces people to their homeless neighbors

Homeless people simply represented a social issue for Elise Hui’s teenage daughter. Then one night at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, they became something more. They became chess buddies. Hui, ...

Adult choir debuts Wednesday

A new adult choir is forming. Its first session is slated for Wednesday, Jan. 20. The director is Robin Pederson, who teaches vocal music at McMinnville High School. She said the choir will meet from ...

Along the Street: Spirit Mountain raises minimum wage

The Spirit Mountain Casino this week approved an increase in its minimum wage to $10.10. That figure exceeds not only the state’s minimum wage of $9.25, but also those of the federal government ...

Carlton council will meet Tuesday

CARLTON -- City council members will hold a public hearing on standards for commercial marijuana activities at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, in Carlton City Hall.  Later, the council will consider ...

Sones

Four years meted in Sheridan drug ripoff

Elana Andrew-Flynn negotiated a plea deal for client Jacob Sones that enabled him to avoid a Measure 11 sentence for his role in an October drug ripoff in Sheridan. Sones, 26, of Willamina, pleaded guilty ...

Looking for instruments

Making plans to field a fifth-grade band next year, the McMinnville School District is looking for more band instruments. “Any instrument in any condition,” is the way it was put by ...

Pool backers schedule waffle feed

CARLTON — Supporters of the Carlton poolhouse project are planning to host a “Waves ‘n Waffles” fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 23. Hot waffles will be dished up from 9 a.m. ...

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