Rusty Rae/News-Register##Hanna and River Frankamp and Cooper Oaks add bright colors to a poster proclaiming “You Are Loved” during the first Pride Street Fair. Saturday’s fair was one of numerous activities held during Pride Month.

Street fair, other activites celebrate Pride

McMinnville's first Pride Street Fair and the fist-ever Queer Wine Festival capped off a weekend of activities celebrating June as Pride Month.   Wine Country Pride's street fair brought ...

County clerk says his departure won't hurt county

Staff well-prepared to take over, he says

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A crew from Shad-O-Hill Farms Land and Livestock harvests Royal Ann cherries. Each team requires at least three and usually more workers. Left, Pete Cisneros pulls sticks and other debris off the conveyer belt taking cherries to a container, while Kris Brunner drives. Off camera, another worker is responsible for shaking the tree.

Cherries late and few this year after cold, wet April

April behaved more like February this year, with days of rain, freezing temperatures and even a round of mid-month snow — just as many cherry varieties were blooming. The cost is becoming ...

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With volunteer of the year Lucas Partin dribbling a ball at the front, members of the Yamhill Carlton Soccer Club march through downtown Carlton Saturday morning. It was the first Fun Days Parade since 2019; the event was suspended for two years because of the pandemic.

Parade highlights return of Carlton Fun Days

Back for the first time in three years, the Carlton Fun Days' parade offered a little of everything and a lot of some things, like candy. “This is most of my favorites,” said Levi ...

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Steve Long and his assistant, Caleigh Hoffman, price cans of paint. She will replace him as manager after he retires June 30; he will be off to other adventures, such as walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

ReStore manager worked to help housing program

He didn’t plan on a career managing a Habitat for Humanity ReStore, or any retail outfit, for that matter. But Steve Long has enjoyed the job he’s done for the last 12 years. It’s been ...

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Steve Long talks with a customer at the McMinnville Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Long, who is retiring after more than 11 years as manager, said his focus at the ReStore has been bringing in money for Habitat’s projects that provide affordable housing.

Stopping by: Walking toward retirement

Steve Long figures he walks about four miles a day in his job as manager of the McMinnville Habitat for Humanity ReStore — walking from his office to the front desk to talk to one of the volunteers, ...

Opera events share spotlight with music of Ukraine

By CHARLOTTE ABRAMSON Of the News-Register After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Aquilon Music Festival is ready to return to the stage. Director Anton Belov, who is also chair of the music department ...

McMinnville police make child abuse arrest

McMinnville Police have charged Zachary James Baker, 19, of McMinnville with 10 counts each of second-degree encouraging child sexual abuse, a Class C felony, and encouraging sexual assault of an animal, ...

Dayton Friday Nights will resume July 1

Dayton Friday Nights, the weekly gatherings in the park for music, food and fun, will resume July 1. Activities will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Blockhouse Park in downtown Dayton. Food, crafts and ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Cellists Sherill Roberts and Amelia Bierly perform for listeners in the Atticus Hotel courtyard during Make Music McMinnville on Tuesday.

Performers play, sing on 'Make Music Day'

Numerous musicians, from flutists and cellists to interactive drum circles to singer/songwriters, performed at a variety of venues on the first day of summer -- Make Music Day all over the world and, for ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill County Circuit Court judges Jennifer Chapman, Cynthia Easterday and Ladd Wiles, in back, join retired judge John Collins and Scappoose Municipal Court Judge Steven Todd for the investiture ceremony.

Kaufman Noble sworn in as judge

Cynthia Kaufman Noble, the newest Yamhill County Circuit Court judge, was honored at her investiture Friday, June 17, in a packed courtroom filled with family, friends and judicial associates. Among the ...

News-Register file photo##An aerial view of Riverbend Landfill.

Public asks DEQ to close Riverbend landfill and keep it closed

The state Department of Environmental Quality intends to have Riverbend Landfill closed in eight years, officials told the public Wednesday evening, during a hearing conducted by Zoom. However, the monitoring ...

Hot weather is here

Yamhill County residents have been wishing for warm, sunny days – but maybe not quite as hot as the weather will be this weekend. Forecasters are predicting temperatures in the low 90s Saturday ...

Professors group censures Linfield

University dismisses claims by AAUP over firing of Daniel Pollack-Pelzner

County finds reminders work best for assuring court appearances

One of the traditional arguments for holding people in jail has been to ensure they show up for their arraignment and court hearings. Failure to appear is a crime that results in an arrest warrant being ...