Democratic debate watch scheduled

Local Democrats have scheduled a viewing party for tonight’s Democratic presidential debate, set for 7 tonight. It will be held in Third Street Pizza’s Moonlight Theater, at 433 N.E. Third ...

Haunted Granary to rise again

CARLTON — Carlton’s popular Haunted Granary attraction will be opening Friday for a three-weekend run. Shows will start at 7 p.m. the Fridays and Saturdays of Oct. 16-17 and Oct. 23-24 and ...

Action set on shelter expansion

The McMinnville Planning Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposed expansion of the Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission shelter onto adjacent parcels. The commission heard several hours ...

YCIS earns top scores

Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School's team efforts led to "amazing scores" on the Smarter Balance assessments students took last spring, Superintendent Charan Cline said. Out of about 190 schools across ...

Fire district briefs council on needs

AMITY — The Amity Fire District is laying plans to present a capital improvement measure to voters next spring, Board Chair Ron Huber told the Amity City Council last week. He said the content, ...

Mark Gordon Chaney, left, and Jacob Michael Sones.

Charges brought in drug deal ripoff

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan men were arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly attacking and robbing a man who had agreed to sell them heroin. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office identified the ...

DEQ fines Cascade Steel

McMinnville’s Cascade Steel Rolling Mills has been assessed with a $7,099 fine by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for failing to monitor zinc and lead emissions on a monthly basis ...

News-Register file photo##Evergreen Museum in 2013. Parts of the property is subject to a Nov. 30 sheriff’s sale.

Space museum, water park up for sheriff's sale

Sheriff’s sale sought by Hoffman Construction for payment of debts

Employee's arm trapped in grocery store drain for 2 hours

NEWBERG — Rescuers used concrete drills and jack hammers to free an employee whose arm got caught in a floor drain at a Fred Meyer store in Newberg. The woman got her entire arm stuck down to the ...

Sarena Moore in a photo from her Facebook page.

UCC victim once lived in Yamhill

One of the students killed in the Oct. 1 shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg was a former Yamhill resident. Sarena Dawn Moore, nee Goin, spent her early childhood living on the north edge ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Leslie Fly and Janice Cole cut a rug at the McMinnville Senior Center’s 20th anniversary celebration Wednesday. The Happy Wanderers provided music to go along with speeches, food and displays harkening back to the center’s opening in 1995.

Senior Center celebrates 20 years

Seniors whooped and clapped and sang “Happy Birthday” Wednesday as the McMinnville Senior Center celebrated its 20th anniversary.  The freestanding center opened, adjacent to Wortman ...

Bonamici reviews water concerns with local farmers

Local agricultural and conservation leaders told U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, in a Monday session she organized, that it’s time officials reconsidered the way they are managing the region’s ...

Sheridan eyes sewer and water rate hikes

SHERIDAN — Sheridan residents are facing potential rate hikes of 3.61 percent for water and 3.21 percent for sewer on Jan. 1. Those increases are still subject to city council approval, but are ...

Rides offered to medical appointments

Oregon Health Plan members served by the Yamhill Community Care Association are eligible for free rides to and from medical appointments through a new program called WellRide. While the free service is ...

Commissioners debate taping meetings

The Yamhill County commissioners rejected 2-1 Thursday a proposal to contract for the videotaping of their Thursday business sessions for airing on local cable television channels. The taping, proposed ...

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