Linfield lands grant

Linfield College has won a $100,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help fund an interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities in Action program, designed to foster career-oriented learning activities ...

County approves life jacket station

The Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve a request by a group of Newberg volunteers for installation of a life jacket lending kiosk at Rogers Landing in Newberg, a Willamette ...

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Register##Elsie Duyn kisses her goat after moving on to the next round in the Yamhill County Fair 4H Pygmy Goat Showmanship Competition on July 29.

 
Goats take the stage at county fair

McKenzie and Todd Halleman, siblings from Newberg, led their goats around the show ring Wednesday with the other advanced class contestants. Their aim was to display the best qualities of their charges, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Chloe Holveck evaluates a hen during a special judging contest for FFA students. The Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo continues today and Saturday.

County Fair continues through Saturday

Concerts, livestock exhibits and auctions, craft displays, carnival rides, rodeo competition and a wide array of edibles are on the schedule as the 161st annual Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo continues ...

Submitted photo##The Rosu family lost everything after two fires burned their house.

Family burned out twice in 48 hours

Losing everything they owned to a pair of fires that broke out within 48 hours of each other was devastating enough. Learning the second fire may have been deliberately set left members of a McMinnville ...

No charges will be filed against Newberg city manager

UPDATE Friday The Marion County District Attorney's Office has declined to file any criminal charges against Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz related to her decision to place Newberg-Dundee Police Chief ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Homeward Bounds Pets volunteer Michelle Chandler works with Snoopy, one of about a dozen dogs at the no-kill shelter. Dogs get to go for walks and play with toys as they await adoption.

40 years of helping pets

More than 13,500 cats and dogs have found homes since the organization now known as Homeward Bound Pets began 40 years ago. And the number keeps growing. Since Jan. 1, another 241 pets have been placed, ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads/News-Register##Bill Fisher, Nolan Inouye and Owen Inouye examine the engine of an antique car at the Amity Pancake Breakfast and Car Show on July 26.

Amity mixes dancing, cars and pancakes

Proud owners of classic cars rolled in to Amity City Park for a Sunday morning breakfast of ham, eggs and pancakes, taking advantage of the 58th annual Amity Pancake Breakfast and Car Show. The event also ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The Pirates Den float goes by during the Dayton Old-Timers Festival. The three day event dates back to humble beginnings in 1934 with a potluck picnic.

A reunion for all ages

“I’m one of the old-timers around here,” said Donald Wiley of the Dayton High School class of 1948, as he and his wife, Henrietta, took part in the Dayton Old-Timers Festival chicken ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##During the MV Advancements golf tournament, a helicopter drops several hundred golf balls from about one hundred feet in the air aiming for a hole on the ground.  The balls were purchased by tournament participants with the winner of the ball drop receiving $1000.00.

Mid-Valley gets new name and director

When Kathy Schlotfeldt’s boss in Lake Oswego told her God owned the company, she wondered why the creator of the universe would be interested in selling headphones. “What my boss was trying ...

Last two Brown Bags are evening concerts

The final two concerts in this year’s popular summer Brown Bag series will be held in the early evening rather than noon. The free concerts will run 5:30 to 7 p.m. the Thursdays of July 30 and Aug. ...

Council to consider ban on guns

The McMinnville City Council will consider an ordinance Tuesday banning openly carrying loaded weapons in public places.  The city had previously sought to ban guns from its parks altogether. But ...

Chief Rise will be remembered in Yamhill

YAMHILL — Flags will fly Saturday in honor of the late Gordon Rise, who died Aug. 1, 2013, after 27 years of service as Yamhill police chief. Rise was 64 when he died suddenly and unexpectedly of ...

Mac gets an IPNC 'bump'

For the local wine industry, Yamhill County’s most prestigious annual wine event, the International Pinot Noir Celebration, is something akin to Christmas in July. There’s nothing bigger on ...

Stabbing incident leads to prison term

Thomas Greenslade was on probation when he stabbed a 59-year-old man outside McMinnville’s First Baptist Church in January. He ended up settling the case in Yamhill County Circuit Court by pleading ...

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