Starla Pointer / News-Register##Kindergartner
Adalyn Sousa drives the big lawn mower usually
used by city worker Christina Reed during the “Touch a Truck” event at Grandhaven Elementary School.

Children learn about public works

Kindergartners learned about water, electricity, sewers and parks, and the men and women who help make them available, during a “Touch a Truck” event staged Tuesday at Grandhaven Elementary ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Bernie Malis of Yamhill Public Works installs one of the new bike racks on Maple Street / Highway 47 in
Yamhill. The Ford Leadership
group proposed the idea of unique bike racks in both
Yamhill and Carlton.

Unique bike racks a community project

Cyclists who stop in Yamhill or Carlton can park their two-wheelers at a tractor, a train, a Tiger or any of a dozen other decorative and serviceable bike racks. The bike racks, which all should be installed ...

David Kline

Sheridan names new elementary principal

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School Board approved the hiring Wednesday night of David Kline as the new principal at K-8 Faulconer-Chapman School. He succeeds Marti Hofenbredl, who served in the post ...

Safety issued aired in Amity

AMITY — Shanena Perez said she went to a packed Amity Police Committee meeting Wednesday afternoon at city hall to defend a segment of the local youth population she believes was unfairly characterized ...

Polk County passes public safety levy

DALLAS — A crucial Polk County public safety levy passed handily Tuesday night. Complete but still unofficial returns had it prevailing 9,059 to 7,013, or 56.4 percent to 43.6. The Willamina City ...

Stephen Herod

Theft ring member gets 17 months

When Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at Stephen Herod’s Willamina residence in late January, they found a stolen motorcycle and welder, along with evidence that led ...

Election turnout varies throughout county

Only about one in five Yamhill County voters marked their ballots in Tuesday’s election, which decided an array of school and fire board seats along with two money measures. However, turnout was ...

Incumbent falls in Y-C school balloting

YAMHILL — Challenger Susan FitzGerald defeated incumbent Ron Gelbrich for Position 3 on the Yamhill-Carlton School Board in Tuesday night balloting. Incumbent Tim Pfeiffer turned back Charles McCord ...

McMinnville streets to be paved this summer

A number of McMinnville streets will be waving goodbye to potholes this summer.  The city has released a list of streets due for a new coat of pavement during the coming construction season, the ...

Meeting set for online school

The Oregon Connections Academy, a free online school open to students throughout the state, will hold an informational meeting Tuesday in McMinnville. The free session will start at 6:30 p.m. at the McMinnville ...

Sheridan's SRO position in peril

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District may not be able to fund a school resource officer position for the 2015-16 school year, City Manager Frank Sheridan told the Sheridan City Council Monday night. The ...

James Shook

Sheridan man missing in Tillamook County

TILLAMOOK - The Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a missing Sheridan man whose vehicle was located at Cape Lookout State Park, south of Tillamook. He was identified as ...

Polk County public safety levy passing

DALLAS — A crucial Polk County public safety tax evy passed handily Tuesday night. The unofficial count was 9,059 to 7,013, or 56.4 percent to 43.6. The Willamina City Council and Confederated Tribes ...

One incumbent, one newcomer win in Y-C

YAMHILL — Susan FitzGerald defeated incumbent Ron Gelbrich for Position 3 on the Yamhill-Carlton School Board in final returns Tuesday night But incumbent Tim Pfeiffer turned back a challenge ...

Mac school board incumbents sweep to re-election ... Link to election results

Click here for link to full Yamhill County election results. Editor's Note: This article, originally posted on May 19, was updated on May 22 with additional information. Three incumbents easily ...

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