Public can tour Carlton’s new civic hall Friday

Carlton community members won’t be paying their water bills at the new civic building quite yet, but they can tour the facility Friday, June 14, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##As he steps up for his diploma, Yamhill Carlton High School graduate Hunter Waibel shakes hands with vice principal Brad Post before a large crowd at YCHS field.

Patience, parachute lessons stressed at YC graduation

The theme of patience wove through the June 8 commencement ceremony for the 64 graduates of Yamhill Carlton High School. James Brewer and Tanner Hurley presented a tag-team message as they took their ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Nick Kristof, journalist and author, right, recalls his early career with Jeb Bladine, who hired him as a teen reporter in the 1970s. Kristof went on to international fame as a foreign correspondent and columnist with the New York Times. He spoke about his new memoir, “Chasing Hope,” in the McMinnville Community Center on Tuesday.

Laughter, applause as Kristof reflects on journalism career

New York Times columnist, author and Yamhill Carlton High School graduate Nick Kristof made an audience of about 200 people laugh and applaud Tuesday in the McMinnville Community Center. Kristof, whose ...

Carlton to open new civic hall

Carlton will mark the grand opening of its new civic center, which will house city offices, the police department and community meeting space, on June 14. A ceremony is scheduled from 3 to 3:30 p.m., ...

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 ...

LUBA hears farmstand arguments

Whether sales of locally-produced cider, wine and beer are permitted at two farm stands owned by The Ground went before the state Land Use Board of Appeals on May 29. A ruling on the cases is scheduled ...

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##Nicholas Kristof, in his study at home in Yamhill, sees his new book as a way to “cultivate a little bit of respect for journalism” and encourage “thoughtful efforts to bridge the urban-rural divide.”

Nicholas Kristof self-reflects in new memoir, 'Chasing Hope'

Book covers often seem designed with little relevance to the content or, in the case of non-fiction works, the person writing it. However, in the case of the dust jacket of “Chasing Hope: A Reporter’s ...

Events planned to honor vets

A huge display of flags, ceremonies at local cemeteries and other events will honor veterans this Memorial Day weekend. Children and volunteers will set out 5,924 small American flags along Baker Creek ...

Carlton woman arrested again on theft charges

While facing charges for stealing more than $50,000 from the Main Street Market & Deli in Carlton, Aubrie Jo Ivie, 36, allegedly stole more than $10,000 of Apple products and other merchandise from ...

‘Go bag’ emergency class set in Yamhill on Saturday

The Yamhill Neighborhood Association offers a free class in preparing emergency and disaster “go-bags,” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Attendees will learn about preparing for unexpected ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##“Running Rocker” Jason Moore embodies the spirit of “Run, Rock, Read” as he plays the guitar, and takes requests, while running the course Saturday, all part of the Beverly Cleary Day festivities in the town of Yamhill. Helping are Jeff Yeo, left, and Mike Orneles, right. Both a 10K and 5K course were offered for people and dogs, too. Yamhill’s annual literary event also included a radio-controlled car event featuring Ralph S. Mouse, one of Cleary’s characters; book giveaways; a Carlton Observatory telescope; music, kids’ games and a party on the lawn of the Larson House.

Photo Gallery: Run, Rock, Read

Yamhill celebrates Beverly Cleary Day

Neighbors help as fire erupts in Yamhill garage

A “big boom” sent Cindy Tucker rushing for her shoes and her phone Thursday night. The engine had exploded in the vehicle her husband and son were working on, at about 6 p.m. Tucker called ...

Yamhill celebrates Beverly Cleary Day

The “Run! Rock! Read!” event in Yamhill kicks off Yamhill’s fifth annual Beverly Cleary Literacy Celebration on Saturday, May 11, held in honor of the beloved children’s book author ...

Commissioners scheduled to award chip seal contract

Yamhill County Commissioners this week will vote on a contract for the annual chip-sealing road projects, to Sierra Santa Fe Corporation, for $917,770. Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, May ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Longtime firefighter and chief Terry Lucich enjoys talking with friends and supporters during a party at Humble Spirit restaurant Tuesday, April 16, to announce his being named a “humble spirit” for his 50 years of service to the community. Lucich joined the McMinnville volunteer firefighters in the early 1970s as a student at Linfield, became an EMT and later served as chief in Lafayette and Carlton. He still volunteers.

Called to fight: Retired chief Terry Lucich still responds to fire and medical calls

Terry Lucich, who has spent more than 50 years as a firefighter, was named Humble Spirit restaurant’s third “humble spirit” – the first to be honored in a new annual series of such ...

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