Lafayette looking to Mac for water

LAFAYETTE — McMinnville Water & Light has reached a tentative agreement to initiate water service to the city of Lafayette, subject to development of an estimated $2.5 million pump station and ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Wascher preschooler Luna Miller and fellow students paint leaves, one of many art projects that will be sent to a survivors of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Children send best wishes to Las Vegas concertgoer

LAFAYETTE — Preschoolers at Wascher Elementary studied friendship during September, their first-ever month of school. This week, they’ve had a chance to put what they’d learned into practice. They’ve ...

Water restrictions lifted

The cities of Dayton and Lafayette have lifted summer water restrictions with the onset of cooler, wetter weather. Dayton Mayor Scott Pingel said in a letter to residents, “With compliance from ...

Training offered in early childhood ed

Kindergarten teachers, day-care providers and other people who care for young children can get additional training through programs being launched in Sheridan and Lafayette. Officials at the Yamhill Community ...

Photo courtesy Washington County Sheriff s Office##A Lafayette man, who was killed in a Sunday evening crash in rural Sherwood, was driving this Ford Crown Victoria

Lafayette man dies in crash

SHERWOOD - A Lafayette man was killed Sunday night in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Southwest Roy Rogers Road, south of Bull Mountain road, in rural Sherwood. The Washington County Sheriff's ...

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Stopping By: Brothers in uniform

Not long after his 2012 graduation from McMinnville High School, where he studied physics and chemistry at the Engineering and Aerospace Sciences Academy, Ben Dority tried to enlist in the Navy.  It ...

Kasey Heermann

Nunchuck attacker said he wanted to kill his mother

Kasey Heermann told Yamhill County Sheriff's Deputy Todd Steele that he repeatedly struck his mother with nunchucks and his fist, in addition to kicking her in the back, because he wanted to kill her at ...

Lafayette to mark Fourth with parade, activities

LAFAYETTE — A children’s parade and other activities are planned Saturday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. The annual festival will start at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast ...

Lafayette to mark Fourth with parade, activities

LAFAYETTE — A children’s parade and other activities are planned Saturday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. The annual festival will start at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast ...

Edgardo Sanchez Rodriguez

Deputies nab theft suspect in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE — A Lafayette resident has been arrested in connection with a series of thefts, mostly from vehicles. Edgardo Sanchez Rodriguez, 19, was charged with one count of second-degree burglary, ...

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