Rusty Rae/News-Register##Charles Weigant, Siri Nordstrom, Kylie Warner and teacher Jordan Slavish work on their rocketry team’s wiring and engine parts in their classroom at Yamhill Carlton High School. The team is preparing for a trip to a NASA competition in Alabama in late April.

Flight Crew: Y-C rocketry team invited to NASA competition in Alabama

How does launching a rocket affect the brains of humans riding inside? Yamhill Carlton High School rocketry students are addressing that question by sending a simulated brain nearly 4,000 feet into the ...

Feds indict grass seed grower on wire fraud

Gregory McCarthy, owner of Ground Zero Seeds, a Yamhill grass seed production and wholesale company, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. McCarthy ...

‘You probably want to hang on,’ then the pickup rolled, killing one

Jacob Doctor had three passengers with him in the Dodge Ram pickup he was driving last Saturday morning when he turned off Northeast Meadow Lake Road and onto Northwest Panther Creek Road west of Carlton, ...

Yamhill OKs new subdivision

Despite hearing numerous concerns about impacts to Yamhill’s water system, the city council on Wednesday overturned the city planning commission’s decision, paving the way for 57 new houses ...

Driver arrested after teen killed in rural crash

A Lafayette teenager was killed and a Carlton man was arrested as the result of a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning about seven miles west of Carlton on Northwest Panther Creek Road. Zakery ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett looks on as parents and students protest mask mandates Wednesday in Yamhill. The Yamhill Carlton School District says it will make masks optional when the state gives it a choice on March 31.

YC families hold protest on masks

Drivers of trucks, farm equipment and passenger vehicles honked and waved as they passed a crowd of parents and children protesting mask mandates in downtown Yamhill Wednesday afternoon. Between honks, ...

Kristof ruled ineligible to run for governor

The prolonged Nick Kristof candidacy question has been settled, and the Yamhill Democrat will be kept off the ballot for governor. No prolonged fight is planned against Thursday’s Oregon Supreme ...

Districts receive $1.9 million in Common School Fund money

Yamhill County public schools will receive almost $1.9 million from the Common School Fund in 2022, according to the State Land Board. Across the state, 197 school districts will share $64.2 million ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Panther Creek Bridge on Hill Road north of McMinnville is one of several bridges on the list for repair. The county plans to focus on rebuilding several badly degraded roads and replacing and repairing several bridges over the next year.

County eyes road, bridge upgrades

After hiring a company last year to review the condition of the county’s roads and bridges and come up with a five-year plan to maintain its current rating of 76 on the Pavement Condition Index, ...

Yamhill council to meet Wednesday

Yamhill City Council will discuss a proposed ordinance regulating camping on city property when it meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, in council chambers adjacent to city hall. The council also will honor ...

Carlton police focus on seat belts

Carlton police will focus on seat belt enforcement during extra patrols this month. The police department received a seat belt enforcement grant from Oregon Impact and Oregon Department of Transportation ...

Yamhill workers repairing water line break

Some Yamhill residents were without water in their homes this morning, Feb. 2, after a water line broke in the area of First and Balm streets. City crews were working to repair the damage and restore ...

Supreme Court starts review of Kristof case

The briefs are in and the Oregon Supreme Court began considering the Nick Kristof ballot eligibility arguments on Jan. 27. A decision by the Supreme Court is expected within two weeks, but the court has ...

Retired Y-C School District teacher dies

Retired Yamhill-Carlton School District teacher Don Cram collapsed and died Tuesday morning in the Y-C High gymnasium while exercising with friends and former colleagues, according to information posted ...

Retired Y-C School District teacher collapses, dies on campus

Retired Yamhill-Carlton School District teacher Don Cram collapsed and died Tuesday morning in the Y-C High gymnasium while exercising with friends and former colleagues, according to information posted ...