Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus in July.

Filing deadlines approach for candidates in city races

Deadlines are approaching for filing for Yamhill County city offices. Candidates must file this month to run for mayor or city council openings. The last date for filing varies by city. To run for a ...

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Two charged in theft of tools, guns, 1958 Chevy

Two men were arrested for running a burglary and theft ring targeting Yamhill County in May after sheriff’s deputies recovered more than $50,000 in stolen goods, including a fully restored 1958 Chevrolet ...

Carlton council to discuss vote on Highway 47

Carlton City Council will hold a special meeting tonight to take care of several items left over from the Aug. 4 meeting. During the Zoom session, the council will discuss having voters choose whether ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus.

Yamhill caucus chooses slate of candidates

About 40 Yamhill residents gathered in Beulah Park Wednesday night to choose a slate of candidates for the Nov. 3 election. Yamhill is one of only a few places that uses the caucus system to select candidates ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Organizer Shai Sesay McDonough speaks at a Juneteenth celebration in Newberg.

Dozens celebrate Juneteenth in Newberg

Growing up in Yamhill County, adopted into a white family, Shai Sesay McDonough didn’t celebrate Juneteenth. She only learned about the holiday when she began researching Black history on her own ...

Carlton will discuss loan, new city hall

Carlton City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, June 23, to discuss a grant for businesses affected by coronavirus closures as well as plans for a new $4 million city hall. The city received ...

Yamhill will hold caucus to nominate mayor, councilors

Yamhill citizens will gather in Beulah Park to choose candidates for mayor and city council on Wednesday, July 8. Residents will nominate candidates for the seats now held by mayor Yvette Potter and council ...

County reissues Yamhelas trail bridge contract

Over objections by opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved a new contract for bridge construction, in a 2-1 vote. Commissioner Mary Starrett ...

YC approves school budget

Yamhill Carlton School Board on Thursday approved a nearly $20 million budget for 2020-21 along with a list of potential cuts if funding is less. The total budget is $19,667,385, with a general fund of ...

YC hires interim superintendent

Retired school superintendent William “Bill” Rhoades will serve as interim superintendent of the Yamhill Carlton School District for the upcoming school year. Rhoades, who has previously filled ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##YC High graduate Cody Brault and his parents, Tracy and Craig Brault, pose for a photo following the commence-ment ceremony held at Bailey Nurseries west of Yamhill. About 61 students graduated Sunday afternoon.

Yamhill-Carlton holds commencement in the country

Surrounded by farm fields and rolling hills, Yamhill Carlton High School’s Class of 2020 received their diplomas Sunday afternoon. With school grounds closed because of the coronavirus pandemic ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Ann-Marie Anderson rides her bike past the Yamhill County Courthouse Thursday morning, joining over 100 others in support of the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail.  The rally followed one last week by opponents of the trail, including a parade of tractors. The board of commissioners ultimately voted to move forward with a section of the trail on a 2-1 vote.

Yamhelas trail moves forward on split vote

Supporters of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail took a turn rallying in front of the county courthouse on Thursday, an hour before commissioners began deliberations on whether an initial segment of the trail ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Noah Roberts and Wynne Peterson-Nedry work to unload cases for 00 Wine at The Carlton Winemakers Studio in preperation for filling them with wine the next day.

Wine industry adapts to post-pandemic business

Yamhill County wineries struggling financially during the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic say they have responded in two key ways to reinvigorate the industry as it reopens: innovation ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Several farmers drove their tractors down Fifth Street in front of the Yamhill County Courthouse in protest of the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail.

Attorneys present trail arguments to commissioners

Farmers who live along the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail congregated with tractors in front of the Yamhill County Courthouse Thursday morning, protesting the 17-mile corridor for hikers and bikers ...

Sam Beyer photo/Courtesy The Bruin##Mac High’s class of 2020 on the football field earlier this school year.

Schools formalizing graduation plans

Although school buildings closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, Yamhill County high schools are making plans to honor the graduating classes of 2020.

By district, these are the most up-to-date plans.

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