Estate of man beaten in jail files tort claim notice

An attorney for the estate of a man who was beaten to death in the Yamhill County Jail in May has filed a tort claim notice with the county. Attorney Matthew Kaplan wrote in the notice that claims ...

Betz reaches settlement with Newberg, will resign

(Updated Friday, Aug. 21, with additional information) Embattled Newberg City Manager Jacuque Betz will resign from her position after she reached a settlement with the city. Betz will receive six months’ ...

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##Two Willamina residents were rescued from their burning vehicle. They sustained minor injuries.

Citizens save Willamina couple from burning vehicle

(Updated with new information Monday, Aug. 17) SHERIDAN - Paul Dolan understands how close he and his wife, Joann, were to losing their lives last Wednesday afternoon. Now he believes the good Lord has ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Sean Burke will serve as McMinnville High School principal for the year.

Mac High to get new principal for a year

McMinnville High School will have a new principal during 2015-16. Sean Burke will move from assistant principal to acting principal while Kris Olsen spends the year working in the district office. Olsen ...

Third Street rail crossing to close Friday

The rail crossing lying between Galloway and Irvine on Third Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. While the crossing is closed, traffic will be rerouted via Fifth and Second Streets.  The ...

Sheridan couple runs 'afowl' of city ordinance

SHERIDAN — Municipal Court Judge Cliff Ross found Andrew and Stephanie DeWitt guilty of two ordinance violations Tuesday, stemming from their continued stewardship of three chickens in the ...

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Eola Hills Charter School returning to Ballston

AMITY — The Eola Hills Charter School will resume operations this fall in Ballston, near the site where it started in 2006 prior to moving to 7575 Bethel Road. A two-alarm fire destroyed the K-12 ...

Along the Street: SP Newsprint acquired by Virginia firm

WestRock Company, based in Richmond, Virginia, has announced purchase of SP Fiber Holdings Inc., based in Greenwich, Connecticut, for $288.5 million. The deal, still subject to regulatory approval, includes ...

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Levi Carlile, former Linfield prof, dies at 87

Levi Carlile, who taught economics and business at Linfield College from 1964 to 1993, died Aug. 10. He was 87. Linfield accounting professor Rich Emery recalled Carlile saying people self-select Linfield. ...

Board grants rodeo conditional approval

The Yamhill County commissioners tentatively approved Thursday a rodeo proposed on private land on Mineral Springs Road, subject to several conditions, including submission of a fire safety plan the week ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Nearly a year later, work is finally progressing on the front steps at the Fenton House, the location of the offices for Yamhill County Commissioners. The original wooden steps were found to be rotted and are being replaced
with concrete.

Fenton House steps nearing completion

It has taken most of a year, but the county says the front porch steps to Fenton House, the historic house where county administration offices are located, are finally near completion. They aren’t ...

Museum hosts balloon rally

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is hosting its eighth annual Loose Goose hot air balloon rally this weekend. Balloons will begin inflating at dawn and lift off soon after, going wherever the ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Granary District General Manager Kelly McDonald preps the site of a new outdoor stage. Community members will gather Saturday, Aug. 15, to raise the structure.

Volunteers sought for amphitheater build

McMinnville’s Historic Granary District is home to several events and fundraisers each year, including Saturday’s Walnut City Music Festival, along with Oregon Brews and BBQs and Flix on the ...

Claims filed in Mac police shooting

The city of McMinnville and Yamhill County have been served with wrongful death tort claims in the fatal shooting of Juventino Bermudez-Arenas, who approached a trio of officers with a knife outside a ...

Carlton restricts outdoor watering due to severe shortage

Updated Friday with additional information CARLTON — A severe water shortage has prompted officials in Carlton to sharply curtail customer consumption. Customers may no longer water lawns, wash ...

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