Along the Street: Sokol Blosser makes 'green' list

Yamhill County’s pioneering Sokol Blosser winery has made Oregon Business Magazine’s list of the ‘100 Best Green Workplaces.” The family-owned Dundee winery was the sole Yamhill ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Senator Ron Wyden speaks to students and community members at McMinnville High School on Friday.

Wyden visits Mac High

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden spent 90 minutes with students and members of the larger community Friday at McMinnville High School. He takes pride in conducting town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties, ...

Early season plays havoc with local farms

Pablo Munoz Farms opened its fresh fruit and vegetable stand earlier than usual this year, as warm weather in early April sped the ripening process. The stand, located at the intersection of Northeast ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The Siletz Feather Dancers perform during a celebration Thursday at Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus. The Grand Ronde Canoe Family singers also danced and sang during the event. The third annual Native American Spring Gathering is to honor Native
American heritage and to encourage cross-cultural learning and interaction.

Chemeketa hosts Spring Gathering

Performers from the Grand Ronde and Siletz tribes sang and danced in traditional regalia, to the rhythm of Native American drummers, in a Thursday celebration at Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill ...

Sex abuse case is dropped

Charges pending against a Dayton man, based on a Yamhill County grand jury indictment alleging sexual contact with a girl under the age of 12, have been dismissed by Circuit Judge Cynthia Easterday. James ...

Mac High to graduate more than 450

About 480 members of McMinnville High School’s Class of 2015 will graduate Friday, June 5. Ceremonies are set for 7 p.m. at Wortman Stadium. Several speakers will address the graduating class. Valedictorians ...

Sheridan High will graduate 47

SHERIDAN — A class of 47 Sheridan High School Seniors is due to graduate at 2 p.m. Saturday on Bill Chrisman Field. The valedictorians are Jaden Douglas, Alivia Hermens and Jacob Hertel. Salutatorians ...

Dayton High plans graduation

DAYTON - Dayton High School’s Class of 2015 will graduate at 2 p.m. Saturday. The ceremony will be conducted on the football field. Valedictorians are Shelby Byerly, Kalkidan Crapper and Madeline ...

Amity to graduate Class of 2015

AMITY — More than 50 members of Amity High School’s Class of 2015 will receive their diplomas during ceremonies scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday in the school stadium. The valedictorian is Chelsey ...

Former sheriff backs Chemeketa scholarships

Retired Yamhill County Sheriff Lee Vásquez and his wife, Erma, have donated $100,000 to the Chemeketa Community College Foundation. In exchange, the foundation has agreed to launch a campaign to ...

United Way announces grants

Officials of the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley have announced $338,500 in Community Impact Grants for nine collaborative, inter-agency projects and programs in Yamhill County. Winning funds ...

Sheridan 911 service restored

SHERIDAN - Century Link has restored 911 service in the Sheridan area, according to the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. Service was out for several hours for some customers while Century Linkworked to ...

Judge approves Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy settlement

Sale of two museum buildings to friendly owner allowed to proceed

Michelle Alaimo/Courtesy of Smoke Signals##The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Royalty perform “The Lord’s Prayer” in sign language during the Tribe’s 13th annual Memorial Day Ceremony held
at the West Valley Veterans Memorial on the Tribal
campus on Monday, May 25.

West Valley vets honored in Grand Ronde

GRAND RONDE — From where he was sitting at Monday afternoon’s 13th annual West Valley Veterans’ Memorial observance, Ronald “Sam” Ksionsk could almost see his name inscribed ...

Along the Street: Unemployment falls to lowest level since 2007

Yamhill County’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in April, down from 5.1 percent in March, according to the latest statistics from the Oregon Department of Employment. That’s the ...

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