Carlton lifts water restrictions

CARLTON — Carlton residents and businesses can once again use water without restriction. The city lifted its odd/even watering requirement Wednesday. A week earlier, it lifted more severe ...

Mac High wins grant for invention

An after-school club at McMinnville High School is one of 14 groups nationwide to win grants designed to help them invent solutions to real-world problems. Mac High’s InvenTeam won $10,000 ...

Carlton street work planned

CARLTON — Workers will grind, pave and patch streets in downtown Carlton from 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, until about 3 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19. Traffic on Main, Pine, Kutch and Monroe streets will ...

Deputy honored for rescue aid

At the end of May, then-deputy Rich Geist of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office was off-duty driving home from Salem with his wife, when they came across a serious traffic accident. Among the first ...

Sheridan drug deal was a ruse

Two West Valley men had no intention of selling heroin to a man they allegedly robbed last Friday, authorities say. They just used that to lure him to the backyard of a residence on Northwest Yamhill Street ...

Wilco driver injured in crash

HOPEWELL — The driver of a Wilco tanker truck was injured Tuesday morning when his rig rolled onto its side on Lafayette Highway. Raymond Wilbert Sickendick, 45, of Salem, was transported by McMinnville ...

Crash claims Portland man

WILLAMINA — A Portland man died Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash on the Highway 18B off-ramp to Willamina. His vehicle left the roadway, struck a utility pole and tree, slid down an embankment ...

Riteway Meat sold as criminal case continues

The former owners of Dundee's Riteway Meat Co. sold their abandoned building at 892 N. Highway 99W to a Portland company last month for $229,000. According to documents filed in federal bankruptcy ...

Carlton lifts water restrictions entirely

CARLTON -- Residents and businesses can once again use water without restrictions. The city lifted its odd/even watering requirement Wednesday. A week earlier, it lifted more severe restrictions ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##In Bobbi Kidd’s sixth-grade class at YCIS, Devin Ellis examines a marshmallow as he writes descriptive words. Kidd asked students to be as descriptive as possible in order to bring their writing alive.

Collaborating to reach every student

YAMHILL — Whenever Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School Principal Michael Fisher visits a classroom — which is often — he sees learning in progress. “Kids are talking about what ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Painted hay bales guard the perimeter of Oregon Sweet Berry Farm, which is open 10 am-6 pm daily with loads of family friendly
activities, such as hayrides, a corn maze, petting zone, rope swing and a slide.

Warmer than average winter expected

This coming winter is likely to be warmer than usual, thanks to an exceptionally strong El Nino system, National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tyree Wilde told Yamhill County officials ...

West Valley crash claims life of Portland man

WILLAMINA - A Portland man was killed Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash when his vehicle left Yamhill River Road, struck a utility pole and tree, went down an embankment and came to rest near the ...

Yamhill Fire District seeks levy approval

YAMHILL — Jim Phillips, chair of the Yamhill Fire District Board, was stunned in May when voters rejected a local option tax levy the district proposed to fund critically needed upgrades. The 10-year, ...

Anthony Aldeguer

Green Bridge suspect arraigned

Under questioning by Oregon State Police troopers Adam Kowing and Chad Drew, Anthony Aldeguer denied firing rounds from a .22-caliber rifle at two rafters in the area of the Bellevue Highway’s Green ...

Willamina recruitment hits snag

WILLAMINA — Lack of full attendance Thursday prevented the Willamina City Council from approving a job description and starting the hiring process for a new city manager. It also prevented the council ...

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