Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville police Capt. Tim Symons, Officer Justin Brenner, Officer Robert Harmon and Officer Mike Maierhofer confiscate Kim Wood’s tent Wednesday on N.E. Dustin Court.

Police clean up at Dustin Court encampment

McMinnville police confiscated a tent on Dustin Court Wednesday and took it to their evidence facility site -- along with an unanticipated passenger.Apparently unbeknown to the police, the tent was occupied ...

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Children exposed to Sheridan drug house; four arrested

[Updated Friday 11 a.m.] SHERIDAN — When the Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team served a search warrant on a Southwest Madison St. residence early Tuesday morning, and targeted Michelle Suzanne ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Circuit Court Judge candidate Jennifer Chapman reacts to the second round of election results late Tuesday night while those around applause the news she maintained her lead over competitor Lisl Miller.

Update: Chapman headed to seat on circuit court bench

Jennifer Chapman’s fluctuating and narrow lead over Lisl Miller for a seat on the Yamhill County Circuit Court bench stood at 130 votes, 18,547-18,417, in Wednesday morning unofficial results.

 

Peralta retains seat on Mac City Council

By the time early election returns were announced at 8 p.m. on election night, incumbent McMinnville City Councilor Sal Peralta already had a commanding lead in defending his Ward 1 seat from challengers Chris Chenoweth and Leanna Gautney.

Marcus Larson/News-Register##County Commissioner candidate Casey Kulla celebrates with friends, family and supporters at 3rd Street Pizza in McMinnville following release of initial election results gave him a  sizable lead over incumbent Stan Primozich.

Voters select Kulla for Yamhill County commissioner

[Updated Friday10:15 a.m.] Yamhill County farmer Casey Kulla won a seat on the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, winning 55.6 percent, to incumbent Stan Primozich’s 44.09 percent. “The ...

Holbrook, McGraw, Price win Dayton council seats

DAYTON -- Daniel Holbrook, Nikki McGraw and Darrick Price will be seated on the Dayton City Council, according to final unofficial results released Wednesday morning by the Yamhill County Clerk's Office. Holbrook ...

Chapman leading the way in judge's race

By PAUL DAQUILANTE<br/>Of the News-Register Jennifer Chapman’s fluctuating and narrow lead over Lisl Miller for a seat on the Yamhill County Circuit Court bench stood at 130 votes, 18,547-18,417, ...

Oregon voters keep first-in-nation immigrant sanctuary law

By GILLIAN FLACCUS Of The Associated Press PORTLAND — Oregon voters weren't afraid to say no this election as they weighed in on an array of hot-button social issues from abortion to immigration ...

State Rep. Nearman bests Jaffer in HD 23

Danny Jaffer knew he faced formidable odds in unseating incumbent Republican State Rep. Mike Nearman in House District 23. Still, he was stunned by the 8.84 percent lead Nearman had Tuesday evening, ...

Yamhill County votes Buehler, but Oregon re-elects Brown for governor

PORTLAND — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown was re-elected Tuesday, saying she won her first full term as leader of the Pacific Northwest state in a “slam-dunk.”
In Yamhill County, Republican challenger Knute Buehler was favored, earning 23,705 votes, or 53.48 percent, to Brown’s 17,274 votes, or 38.97 percent, after initial results released by the county clerk’s office.

Along the Street: MEDP will expand jobs ‘pipeline’ for local youth

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership has embarked on a project intended to create more local entry-level, career-track job connections, and it’s expected to begin accepting applications ...

Rake wins Carlton mayor seat

CARLTON — Brian Rake will be Carlton's next mayor. Rake had 546 votes, or 62 percent, and Jody Ingham had 324 votes, or 36 percent, with the rest going to write-ins, in the final unofficial ballot ...

Update: Sheridan police services fee measure failing

SHERIDAN - Residents were defeating a police services fee measure in early Wednesday morning returns. Measure 36-198 was failing by a significant margin, 910 votes, 59 percent, to 632, 41 percent. "I ...

Potter will be Yamhill mayor

YAMHILL -- Yvette Potter will be Yamhill's new mayor.She led in a three-person race for the Yamhill mayor's seat, according to the final unofficial count released Wednesday morning by the Yamhill County ...

Sheridan council welcomes new members

[Updated Thursday, 2 p.m] SHERIDAN — Lucy Hebert, Rich Cox Sr. and Sandy Walker were leading the Sheridan City Council race in unofficial final returns. However, Hebert had a sizable lead ...

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