Board to vote on proposed Dayton urban renewal district

Two issues that were postponed at the last Board of County Commissioners meeting will be back before the dais Thursday. A decision on a proposed city of Dayton urban renewal district was delayed last ...

Carlton, Yamhill, Dayton list mayoral, council openings

Carlton residents can file for mayor or any of three openings on the Carlton City Council. All city offices are nonpartisan offices. Mayor Linda Watkins’ two-year term ends Dec. 31. Three council ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Dayton Class of 2024 President Camilo Medina, center, and friends enjoy their graduation Saturday. Medina later welcomed the crowd and said it was a great senior year. Speaker Jennifer Shadden, an English teacher, called this year’s group of graduates “phenomenal.”

Dayton graduates celebrated for their kindness, resilience

Dressed in black gowns, colorfully decorated mortar boards and layers of leis, banners and honor cords, Dayton High School seniors marched across Gubser Field’s Memorial Stadium one by one Saturday ...

Amity, Dayton, Sheridan, Y-C graduations planned Saturday

Amity High School Amity High School will graduate its Class of 2024 at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the football stadium. Brennan Hake is valedictorian of his class. Carter Northrop is salutatorian. Members ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Jeanne Feldkamp and Dan Diephouse are excited about the new tasting room for their Corollary Wines brand. They’ve been making sparkling wine since 2017, but haven’t had their own place to show off the brand to customers.

Corollary Wines owners open dramatic hilltop tasting room

Corollary Wines’ new tasting room is located only a few minutes outside Amity, but its views seem to take in the whole world. The orange-red building — “corollary red,” like the ...

Police chase of stolen motorcycle leads to arrest

A Dayton man was arrested in the early morning of Friday, May 10 following a high speed chase in the Sheridan area on what was discovered to be a stolen motorcycle, according to a probable cause statement ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Yazmin Valencia of Dayton serves homemade chicharrones, along with Misión San Martin de Porres, the Dayton church which provided all food for sale, including tacos, empanadas, gorditas, bunuelos and agua fresca. Beer was also served at the park for the first time, following city council approval in April, meaning alcohol can be served at future park events.

Photo Gallery: Carnaval in Dayton

Pageantry, music and plenty of traditional food highlight Dayton’s Carnaval de Cinco de Mayo celebration on Sunday.

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##Nick Kristof talks with Joni Marten of Carlton, a Yamhill Carlton High School classmate, right, as Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, center in background, greet visitors to the release of Kristof wines Friday at Pike Road.

Along the Street: Kristof Wines make debut in McMinnville

Kristof Wines debuted Friday at Pike Road Wines on Third Street, with fellow vintners and wine industry supporters, as well as Yamhill Carlton High School classmates of Nick Kristof turning up. Kristof ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register## Dayton High School freshmen Lillian Thayer, left, and Charly Upmeyer, right, tend to geraniums in one of the large greenhouses in the school’s newly expanded agriculture and career tech area. They are helping to prepare plants that will be for sale starting Tuesday.

Dayton High School’s renovated shop, ag areas enable district to expand career programs

Students are busy welding, repairing small engines and growing things in Dayton High School’s newly remodeled and expanded career tech area. “This is not just a building and a greenhouse, ...

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A.J. Custer and Sadie Best of McMinnville High School’s Leo Club fill plastic eggs with candy for the annual Lions Easter egg hunt. Leos is a junior version of the McMinnville Lions Club, which will sponsor the event for children at 10 a.m. sharp Saturday, March 30, in Discovery Meadows Park. It’s one of many Easter egg hunts planned in cities around Yamhill County this weekend. The Easter bunny should have good weather for hiding eggs — Saturday is forecast to be sunny with highs in the 60s. But kids should wear sturdy shoes for the egg hunts anyway, as the grass still may be damp Saturday morning.

Weekend hopping with egg hunts

Easter egg hunts are planned Saturday — with a handful scheduled Sunday — in various venues around Yamhill County. Unless indicated, they are free. They include: McMinnville: The McMinnville ...

Dayton council to meet Monday

The Dayton City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the City Hall Annex, 408 Ferry St. The public meeting also will be available via Zoom; call city hall at 503-864-2221 for more information. A ...

McDougall Junction safer than before

Highway 18 has a history of being a dangerous road, and many longtime county residents recall the heavy toll of deaths it has cost, both in the West Valley and at McDougall Junction, where Highway 18 merges ...

Easter egg hunts planned around county

Hippity-hop, the Easter Bunny is on its way to Yamhill County. It will visit numerous egg hunts, including the McMinnville Lions Club’s venerable event, mostly on Saturday, March 30. Additional ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Bloodworks Northwest phlebotomist David Slavens uses a cotton swab to demonstrate where the needle will go into Kirsten Wells’ arm. For many people, the pinch is the worst of it. Wells dropped in when she was driving by and saw the bus at the Embold Credit Union parking lot.

Amid shortage, blood drives spring up

With blood donation needs running high throughout the region, plenty of late winter/early spring donation opportunities have come to Yamhill County. Bloodworks Northwest, from Beaverton, travels in a ...

Mac, Amity set to benefit from Elmer’s workforce housing bill

State Rep. Lucetta Elmer’s Housing Oregon’s Workforce bill passed the House of Representatives Tuesday with near unanimous support, 54-2. However, funding for projects in Sheridan, Carlton ...

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