Along the Street: See Ya Later Cupcake contest starts

The See Ya Later Foundation is sponsoring a Valentine's Cupcake Competition for children in grades five through eight. The first 10 children who register by Feb. 10 can participate in the contest. Cost ...

Newberg school IT head comes to Mac

Luke Neff, PhD., has joined the McMinnnville School District as its director of information technology. Neff had worked for the Newberg School District since 2014. He also has been a classroom ...

Shannon, Brown will retain their seats after Newberg recall failure

With 106 ballots eligible to count, it appears certain that Brian Shannon and Dave Brown will keep their seats on the Newberg School Board. As of Wednesday, the unofficial results in the Jan. 18 recall ...

Linfield, Fox lauded for online programs

Linfield University was named the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private colleges and universities in Oregon. George Fox University in Newberg also made the list, published ...

County, most local districts, exceed state graduation rate

About 87% of Yamhill County's public school students graduated in four years, exceeding the state rate of 80.6% for the 2020-21 school year, according to reports released this month by the state Department ...

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The Yamhill County Historical Society has sold an 1890s church in Lafayette. It housed exhibits that have now been moved to the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center near McMinnville.

Along the Street: Historical Society sells Lafayette church

The Yamhill County Historical Society has sold the historic church that served as the original home of its museum exhibits. New owners took over the Poling Memorial Church in Lafayette on Saturday, Jan. ...

County commissioners OK water, sewer grants

Yamhill County Commissioners have approved grants to cities for water and sewer infrastructure, and authorized the county administrator to begin advertising for consultants to create a plan for the county ...

Newberg voters rejecting school board recall in early returns

Controversial Newberg School Board members Brian Shannon and Dave Brown appear to have held onto their seats following Tuesday's recall election, although more ballots are still expected to arrive this week.

 

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Hair stylist Braxton Starr gives a tour of his studio, Parlor, to guests during an open house event Friday night. Parlor is located upstairs in the 400 block of Third Street.

Along the Street: Salon opening celebration helps Homeward Bound

Colorful McCaw, a locally owned and operated hair salon for people of all ages, will celebrate its new location with an event Saturday, Jan. 15. The grand opening will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at 525 N.E. ...

Dayton schools take a break; some Sheridan classes online

Some Yamhill County school districts are closing buildings or switching to online learning temporarily, with many staff members as well as students absent because of COVID or in quarantine related ...

Republican, conservative money targets recall vote

By NICOLE MONTESANO Of the News-Register Right-wing politicians and organizations have been pouring money into the Newberg School Board recall election, with fliers attempting to link it to everything ...

Ballots arriving now for Newberg Schools recall

Ballots for the Newberg School District recall election went out this week, County Clerk Brian Van Bergen said. Ballots for military, overseas and out-of-state voters went into the mail on Dec. 29, and ...

Crews stay busy as snowstorm impacts miles of county roads

Now you see it, now you don’t. The snow that dropped on Yamhill County earlier this week, measuring six inches in Yamhill, four in McMinnville and 3 1/2 in Newberg, was an afterthought a few days ...

Snow expected; warming shelters ready for use

If you’re traveling for Christmas or over the week before New Year’s, be sure to prepare for winter conditions, National Weather Service forecasters are warning. Locally, warming shelters are ...

Recall effort: Enough signatures to add Brown to Jan. 18 ballot

A campaign to recall Newberg School Board Chair Dave Brown has submitted enough signatures to force a recall election, Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen confirmed last week. Brown has until ...