Carlton OKs garbage rate increase, plans for new

Carlton residents and businesses will see a 4% increase on their garbage collection bills starting Jan. 1. They also can expect another rate increase in mid-2021, as the city negotiates a new franchise ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ##Julian Barton and Anthony Gibson with Vice Canning Inc. work to package the first run of ForeLand Beer, featuring a pilsner and IPA. Foreland takes over the location of Allegory Brewing, which closed earlier this year. Allegory owner David Sanguinetti is a partner in the new brewery with Sean Burke, former head brewer at Von Ebert Brewing.

Along the Street: New brewing venture takes over Allegory site

The inagural run of ForeLand Beer moved through the canning line this week as the new McMinnville brewery announced its launch. ForeLand will operate from the former location of Allegory Brewing, near ...

Watkins

Council member elected Carlton's next mayor

Challenger Linda Watkins was handily elected Carlton mayor Tuesday night. “I’m very happy,” said Watkins, who said she had “no great expectations” about the election. “Now ...

Tim Askey

Incumbent, challenger leading in Yamhill City Council race

Updated 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.: New numbers don't change expected outcome.   ----- Incumbent Tim Askey and challenger Marci Hedin are leading in the race to fill two seats on the Yamhill City Council. In ...

Watkins winning Carlton mayor's seat; Skipper, Erickson, Brandao leading council race

Updated: 2 a.m.: Fourth run of ballots doesn't change expected results. ------ Challenger Linda Watkins still is handily leading in the race for Carlton mayor, according to the final unofficial run ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Mike Larson and his youngest daughter, Heidi Davis, are partners in The Larson House, a restaurant opening soon in Yamhill. They also run Carlton Corners, an eatery and gas station in Carlton.

Stopping By: Father, daughter to open new Yamhill restaurant

Heidi Davis dreamed for many years of having her own restaurant. As a teen in a Clackamas Community College restaurant management class, she drew up plans for an eatery based on her family name and one ...

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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 ...

Westside truck route deemed too costly, not a safety improvement

Turning Westside Road into a dedicated truck route would cost far too much and not improve safety, officials of the Oregon Department of Transportation concluded Thursday. Jim West, Region 2 project manager, ...

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 ...

County to sell former gas station to city

The city of Yamhill may soon own a corner of its downtown that could be strategic to economic development. Yamhill County commissioners agreed Thursday to work toward the sale of a former gas station ...

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 ...

Carmona

Man who hit deacon because 'devil told me to' sentenced

McMinnville attorney Abraham Hanson said defendant Milton Carmona “wants to do the right thing,” but has struggled with drug addiction and mental health. Carmona punched a deacon in the face ...

Carlton planners give nod to 55-home subdivision

Carlton Planning Commission unanimously approved plans Monday for part of a subdivision in the southeast part of town. The planning commission meeting was calm and friendly, in contrast to boisterous earlier ...

Wolfe trial set over to late next year

A six-week trial for Michael Wolfe, the 53-year-old rural Gaston man charged with killing his 3-year-old son and the boy’s mother, is now scheduled to begin Sept. 13, 2021, before Presiding Judge ...

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