Arrests and citations for Friday 06/26/15

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Christopher Steven Baldoni, 21, Newberg, June 22, probation violation; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. Michael Scott Chandler, 34, Amity, June ...

Court records for Friday 06/26/15

Yamhill County Circuit Court   CIVIL FILINGS Portfolio Recovery Associates vs. Ladean Caducoy: Seeks $6,530 allegedly owed. Portfolio Recovery Associates vs. Eve Gussenhoven: Seeks $1,589 allegedly ...

Fireworks donations sought

Organizers of McMinnville’s Fourth of July fireworks show say they need additional donations to ensure success. The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and ...

Submitted photo##Carlton Officer Rob Anderson poses with Pam, one of the Special Olympics athletes, during the Tip a Cop fundraiser June 18.

Tip a cop brings in funds for Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers raised about $1,600 for Special Olympics at last week's Tip a Cop event, held in downtown Carlton. Carlton and McMinnville officers and Special Olympics athletes asked ...

Mac council repeals pot ban ordinance

When marijuana becomes legal to possess in Oregon beginning July 1, McMinnville has updated its ordinances Tuesday to reflect the change in law. It will no longer be illegal under city ordinance ...

Along the Street: County employment picture stable

Yamhill County’s unemployment remained essentially unchanged in May, ticking up from 4.8 percent in April to 4.9 last month. Oregon’s statewide unemployment rate was unchanged in May, matching ...

Free blood pressure screenings

Free blood pressure screenings, sponsored by the McMinnville Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Healthy Heart Program,will be available this Saturday, June 27, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside Parkway Natural ...

Former McMinnville High principal dies

Ken Myers, the principal of McMinnville High School from 1958 to 1968, died June 22, a day before his 90th birthday, at Hillside Retirement Community in McMinnville. He was born in North Powder ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Lunch hour temperatures already were climbing Thursday as  the Brown Bag Summer Concert Series audience sought shade while listening to the band Weather Machine at U.S. Bank Plaza in downtown McMinnville.

'Red Flag' warning goes into effect; fire danger extreme

UPDATE/Friday, 10:30 a.m.: A "Red Flag" warning has been issued for the Yamhill Valley because of critical fire-related weather conditions. The warning will go into effect at 11 a.m. Friday and ...

Hazelnuts a big crop locally

Wine grapes may be the leading local glamor crop, but in a state that produces 99 percent of the nation’s hazelnuts, Yamhill County does some heavy lifting. Official surveys date back to the mid-20th ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Farm land is changing hands as hazelnuts boom.

A boon for Oregon's hazelnut

Green lawns and swimming pools aren’t the only things taking a beating in California’s record-busting drought, now in its fourth year. The state’s nut crop is feeling the effects as well. In ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##McMinnville firefighters familiarize themselves with the turntable controls of the department’s new Pierce ladder truck during a training exercise Wednesday in McMinnville. The new truck vastly exceeds the capabilities of the 35-year-old Seagraves ladder truck it replaces.

Mac fire replaces its ladder truck

The McMinnville Fire Department has taken delivery of a brand new 100-foot aerial platform truck. The department purchased it from Pierce Manufacturing, based in Appleton, Wisconsin, for $861,000. The ...

Volunteers rally to replace sewage system

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Terry Keller of Keller Excavating digs a hole for a new septic tank on Carolyn Oden’s property outside Grand Ronde on Saturday, June 20. GRAND RONDE — Carolyn ...

Hearing slated Thursday on UGB expansion

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled to hold a public hearing Thursday on an urban growth boundary expansion for the city of Lafayette. The county has an agreement with all of its cities requiring ...

Carlton pool closed over weekend following cardiac death

Updated with additional information on Tuesday, June 23. CARLTON — A local man suffered a heart attack at the Carlton pool Thursday. Lifeguards, medics and police officers did everything they could, ...

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