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 ...

Tim Heidt suing Mac for $3 million

McMinnville police officer Tim Heidt is suing the city of McMinnville for $3 million, saying it violated his First and 14th Amendment rights, and attempted to circumvent the collective bargaining ...

Erik Duran

McMinnville shooting suspect arrested

Police have charged 19-year-old Erik Duran of McMinnville in connection with the Monday, Aug. 3 gang-related shooting of a McMinnville resident in the area of Northwest Second and Fenton streets. Duran ...

Driver indicted in crash involving deputy

The driver of a vehicle involved in a Highway 18 head-on crash with a Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office patrol car in late June has been indicted by a grand jury on multiple charges related to alcohol, ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##St. Barnabas Church members say goodbye to some of the 4K for Cancer cyclists as other riders gather for a morning cheer. The group stayed overnight in the church
and had dinner at the soup kitchen.

Anti-cancer cyclists stop in Mac

By the time Rhani Pflaum and her fellow cyclists reached McMinnville on Thursday afternoon, they had pedaled almost 4,000 miles and raised well over $130,000 in the fight against cancer. They described ...

Smith farm triggers dueling lawsuits

Beneficiaries of the late Del Smith are fighting in court over the disposition of one of his farms. Smith, who founded the now-bankrupt Evergreen International Airlines, and later the Evergreen Aviation ...

Smoking ban riles Sheridan resident

SHERIDAN — Tricia Young lashed out at the Sheridan City Council last week, claiming it was attempting to restrict citizens’ personal choices by considering a smoking ban on designated sidewalks ...

Amity board members to be sworn in

AMITY — Ray Bottenberg and Barbara Rowe will be sworn into new four-year terms with the Amity School Board when the board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the district office. They were re-elected ...

Henderson House to offer scholarship

Leaders of Henderson House in McMinnville are launching a scholarship program to help victims of domestic violence reclaim their lives through pursuit of additional education. Their initial candidate, ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Cindy Shultz unpacks the carts she filled with ravioli, chicken and other
items as Sheryl Ryker of Grocery Outlet rings up the shopping spree purchases. Shultz planned to donate the food to YCAP.

60 seconds of chicken and ravioli

Sixty seconds isn’t enough time to boil an egg, to run a mile, or even to play Chopin’s so-called “Minute” waltz. But it proved to be enough time for a local teacher and animal ...

Brian Casey

Misconduct allegations behind placing Casey on leave, chief responds

New details emerge in city hall scandal after release of police report

Firefighters respond to report of smoke in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE -- Firefighters from several agencies are responding to the report of a structure fire on the west end of town. Callers reported smoke coming from the windows of the three-bedroom house at 248 ...

News-Register Archive##This 2008 photo shows the underside of Three Mile Lane Bridge, which will be replaced.

ODOT to replace Three Mile Lane Bridge

The Oregon Department of Transportation has announced plans to replace McMinnville’s Three Mile Lane Bridge, which serves as a vital link between the city’s downtown core and hospital, museum, ...

Senator brings centrist message to Mac

State Sen. Betsy Johnson, a force for moderation and centrism during her three terms in the Oregon Legislature, often irritating her Democratic colleagues in the process, told the McMinnville Kiwanis ...

Injured deputy testifies at sentencing

Becca Geist, whose husband, Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy Rich Geist, remains off duty while recovering from a broken ankle sustained during the June apprehension of Joel Marsh, read a statement ...

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