Commissioners hear proposal from Friendsview Manor

Yamhill County Commissioners last week heard a presentation from Friendsview Manor about a revenue bond request, intended to fund an expansion of the retirement center, something it also asked four years ...

Willamina, Newberg races remains close

The race for Willamina City Council in the general election remains close after the Polk and Yamhill County Clerk’s Office released another set of results last week. Incumbent Craig Johnson leads ...

Newberg lays new sidewalks as part of improvement project

A project to lay sidewalks around Memorial Park in Newberg is scheduled for completion by Thanksgiving weekend. The city began the work late last month. The project is part of a renewed effort to ...

Newberg presents tax break for downtown mixed-use development

The city of Newberg hopes to increase both commercial space and residential dwellings in its downtown area by giving developers a tax break for putting up multi-story, mixed-use buildings. Last Thursday, ...

Armed subject detained at Newberg hospital

An armed subject was detained Wednesday by Newberg-Dundee police at Providence Newberg Medical Center. Officers responded in the afternoon to the hospital in search of the individual, armed with a gun, ...

Denise Bacon

Bacon winning; McBride takes slim lead in Newberg

In Newberg’s District 3, incumbent Denise Bacon was well ahead of challenger Adam McGuffie in early-morning returns, with 5,946 votes, or 64.32%, to McGuffie’s 3,257, or 35.23% of the ...

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County approves rural broadband project

Over the next 12 to 18 months, every rural home in Yamhill County wanting adequate internet service should be able to have it. Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved using $500,000 ...

County opens COVID relief grant for businesses, nonprofits, agencies

Yamhill County is offering grants to businesses and nonprofit organizations that support individuals and families "most affected by the emerging health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19." The ...

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Newberg drug arrest yields more than a pound of meth

A convicted drug dealer with a lengthy criminal record was caught with more than one pound of methampetamine last week by the newly formed Newberg-Dundee Police Community Response Team, working with ...

News-Register 2020 Local Election Guide

Yamhill County Treasurer Full-time drama over part-time job in campaign for Yamhill County treasurer McMinnville City Council Mayor McMinnville candidates for mayor make their case in forums Hill ...

Who governs us: In Yamhill County, cities seek to broaden leadership

After a summer of protests and conversations prompted many residents of Yamhill County to reflect on race and equity in life and work, the fall election season poses an interesting question: Who governs ...

Yamhill County Commissioners approve spirits tasting at Duck Pond Cellars

Note: This article has been updated to correct the name of the distillery and date of its purchase, as well as the fact that it was not appealed. Duck Pond Cellars has received clearance from the Yamhill ...

Prison affords Newberg man a chance to address addiction

A 48-year-old Newberg man says he wants to address his drug addiction during the more than three years he’ll spend in prison on convictions that resulted from leading several law enforcement ...

Dundee man draws prison term for bar stabbing

NEWBERG — A Dundee man was sentenced to more than four years in prison on convictions stemming from a 2019 pocket-knife stabbing at Eden Gate Restaurant and Lounge in Newberg. Keith Johnson, 35, ...

John Stock

Dundee fire chief still on paid leave as investigation nears six months

Dundee Fire Chief John Stock, the subject of two sexual harassment and discrimination complaints, continues to receive his full monthly salary of about $6,600 plus benefits nearly six months after he was ...

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