Starla Pointer/News-Register##Destination business consultant Jon Schallert expands on some of his advice as he talks with Cynthia Abel, owner of the Carlton Main Street House vacation rental.
Schallert spoke Wednesday in Carlton.

Destination business speaker inspires in Carlton

CARLTON — Destination business consultant Jon Schallert addressed an attentive crowd of city, county and private sector leaders Wednesday morning. They listened intently to his often humorous 90-minute ...

Dog waste riles Sheridan councilor

SHERIDAN – City Councilor Val Adamson voiced his concern Monday night about dog walkers leaving waste in their wake. He said there ought to be a law, or in this case, a city ordinance discouraging ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Neyssa Hayes points out an owl near a trail on the Miller Woods property during Spring Adventures.

Watershed Education Adventures explores the outdoors

“Children in nature become curious, inquisitive, excited learners,” said Theresa Crain, a local naturalist and outdoor educator. “The natural world abounds with wonders and countless ...

St. Paul Rodeo drills own well to help water issues

ST. PAUL – Threatened with restrictions on its water use, the St. Paul Rodeo Association has completed initial development on a new city well, projected to ultimately cost about $250,000, all coming ...

Fire damages Amity home

AMITY — A Monday night fire caused an undetermined amount of damage to a two-story single-family home at 104 E. Third St. Two adults and a 6-month-old girl were staying at the residence, in addition ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Mac Prescription Shop in downtown was broken into early Sunday morning.

Citizens help police nab drug heist suspect

A group of citizens flagged down police early Sunday to report a break-in in which a cache of Schedule II narcotics were stolen from the Mac Prescription Shop, located at 225 N.E. Third St. in the heart ...

Starrett reconvenes water task force

Summer hasn’t yet officially begun, but most of Oregon remains in the grip of ongoing drought, including much of Yamhill County. With an eye on those conditions, Yamhill County Commissioner ...

Drug deal sends mom to prison

Deputy District Attorney Alicia Eagan told Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins that Stephanie Freund’s recent drug activity had traumatized her children. She said it had been very disruptive ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads/News-Register##Hope Ulery smiles at her parents while riding a merry-go-round at the Sheridan Days Festival on Saturday,
June 13.

Sheridan Days: A festival of magic

About 20,000 people from all over Oregon gathered in Sheridan over the weekend for the 17th annual Sheridan Days festival. This year’s theme was, “We Believe in Magic.” A carnival and ...

Polk sheriff announces retirement

DALLAS — Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe is planning to retire at the end of the year. Wolfe, whose law enforcement career spans 39 years, the last 16 as sheriff, cited family reasons. He said his ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads/News-Register##Colleen Johnson sings the National Anthem.

These colors don't run

  Michaela Fujita-Conrads/News-Register##St. James School fifth-grader Vincent Hoffarth waits to present a historical American flag. The Elks Lodge conducted its ...

OLCC adds pot to its regulatory domain

When Steve Marks became executive director of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission 18 months ago, he expected to be working largely with liquor laws, with which he was well familar. But as it ...

Unidos seeking to bridge ethnic divide

“Latino immigrants are the backbone of our economy here in Yamhill County,” Sally Godard told the McMinnville City Club Tuesday. “We wouldn’t be successful in any of these industries ...

Submitted photo##Tarik Alfadi struck a passing truck on his
motorcycle.

Motorcycle tangles with pickup on Hwy. 47

GASTON — A Beaverton man was injured Friday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a pickup driven by a McMinnville man. The collision occurred about 4 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 47 ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##While other Duniway students watch, workshop leader John Niebergall and Laura Denney put together a multilayered, multi-colored vinyl cutout.

Applying the learning at Duniway

In the last few days of school, Duniway Middle School students did some applied learning. Educators use the term to describe how concepts studied in the classroom can be used with activities in the larger ...

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