Defendant admits pummeling young victim

Deputy District Attorney Lisl Miller said assault suspect Robert Rabon told a neighbor that his young female victim had lied to him, so he had proceeded to pummel her. Rabon said he knew that admission ...

Along the Street: Willamette Graystone puts building on market

McMinnville’s Willamette Graystone building supply store has vacated its Lafayette Avenue quarters and put them on the market for $1.7 million. The 20,260-square-foot building, erected in 1980, ...

State pre-empts county on e-cigs

Yamhill County commissioners were ready Thursday for a showdown on a proposed ban on use of electronic cigarettes in county buildings. However, the state Legislature rendered any action on their ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Wearing poodle skirts to set the time period, Yanelli Santos, left, Miriam
Konrad and Genny Wagner join other St. James School students in the finale of their spring variety show. While most of the event featured 1950s and
‘60s songs, children closed the program with a more recent song, “We are the
World.“

Stars stage a show

The Supremes, the Beatles, even Elvis Presley, showed up for the St. James School end-of-year variety show, held recently in the school gym. Students played most of the stars, including heartthrob Richie ...

Talk set on Anglo/Latino divide

The McMinnville City Club’s final program of the season, set for 11:45 a.m. Tuesday in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, will feature a talk by Sally Godard on the Anglo/Latino divide and ways it can ...

Submitted photo##Stephanie DeWitt’s chickens, pictured here, have been declared a nuisance in Sheridan. DeWitt’s house lies in an area of the city that prohibits chickens.

Sheridan resident loses chicken skirmish

SHERIDAN — Stephanie DeWitt fought a declaration of nuisance and order to abate posted in connection with a trio of chickens she and her husband, Andrew, have been keeping in their Northwest ...

Leadership students help community

Seventh-graders in Duniway Middle School’s leadership class raised about $6,000 for seven local nonprofits this spring. It was quite a learning experience, they said Wednesday as they presented ...

Dahl returns to Amity Council

AMITY — Karen Dahl was appointed to the Amity City Council Wednesday night on a 3-2 vote. An eight-year resident and former councilor, Dahl was the only applicant to fill the position, vacated with ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Railroad buff and rails-to-trails supporter Gordon Zimmerman talks with Ivory
McLaughlin at a recent Yamhelas Westsider Trail event.

Trail supporters honor railroad buff

CARLTON — Supporters of the planned Yamhelas Westsider Trail honored one of their own Thursday — local historian and railroad buff Gordon Zimmerman, author of “Song of Yamhill.” Zimmerman, ...

Pot legalization raises issues

Oregon’s looming July 1 legalization of marijuana has raised concerns in the business community, and the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce will attempt to answer them at a business community town ...

Mac school board to meet

McMinnville School Board will honor retiring staff members at a meeting Monday, June 8. The regular business meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. The board also will discuss policies, personnel, facilities ...

Board to hold budget hearing

The McMinnville School Board has scheduled a hearing on the 2015-16 school budget for 7 p.m. Monday, June 8, at the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. A regular business meeting will follow at ...

Y-C High School graduates 75 seniors

YAMHILL - Seventy-five Yamhill-Carlton High School seniors will graduate at 5 p.m. Sunday during the commencement exercise at the football stadium. Valedictorians are Jacob Bibb and Teagan Roberts. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Norman Surplus, of Ireland, flies over McMinnville on Monday morning. Surplus is continuing his gyrocopter
flight around the world where he left off last summer.

Gyrocopter leaves McMinnville on way around world

Irish flier Norman Surplus taxied his gyrocopter — which looks like a giant motorized tricycle with a whirling blade on top — around the parking lot behind the Evergreen Aviation Museum early ...

State whistleblowing case lands in Yamhill County

Investigation and potential prosecution of a high-profile, high-stakes state whistleblowing case has been turned over to Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry, after conflict of interest concerns ...

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