Lafayette council position open for applications

Lafayette Mayor Hilary Malcomson is taking applications for appointment to the city council, in the wake of the resignation of Councilor Jim Drebin last week. Applications are open until Aug. ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Penny Bowman, center, her sister Andria, right, and dad Nicholas react Tuesday to the news that their family won a prize for best patriotic outfits at the Lafayette Fourth of July event. The girls and their sister, Charity, made their own T-shirts, and dad and mom Amy wore red, white and blue, too. Even their dogs — Avery James, pictured above, and Josephine — dressed up.

Lafayette sparkles in red, white, blue

Red, white and blue were everywhere in Lafayette on Tuesday as the community celebrated the Fourth of July with a parade, pancake breakfast, picnic and other activities. The Bowman family — ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Karen and Ken Jansen of Lafayette share a moment in their garden. The couple have been married for 61 years. Karen works in her garden daily, and the results show in its lush flowers and greenery.  She s an artist,  Ken said.

Stopping By: Love, laughter and gardening

Many people — and a bestselling book — have claimed that everything one needs to know can be learned in kindergarten. Ken Jansen of Lafayette begs to differ. “Everything I needed ...

Lafayette plans large slate of July 4 events

The community of Lafayette will put on a long list of Independence Day activities on Tuesday, July 4. The fun begins from 8 to 10 a.m. with the annual pancake breakfast served by volunteer firefighters ...

Blood drives scheduled around county

Five local sites are hosting blood drive visits by the American Red Cross over the next two weeks. These are the venues: Friday, June 30: Willamette Valley Medical Center, 2700 S.E. Stratus Ave., ...

Lafayette retires city flag, inaugurates food pantry Sunday

Girl Scout Troop 10219 will help lead a retirement ceremony for the Lafayette Community flag at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 11, and at the same time the city will dedicate its new food pantry. Mayor Hilary Malcomson ...

In brief: Lafayette to host community resource fair

The city of Lafayette will host a “Community Resource Fair” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13. The free event will be held in the Lafayette Community Center, 133 Adams St. Local organizations ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Lafayette Assistant City Administrator Kevin Perkins, right, discusses the city’s issues with Rep. Andrea Salinas, left. Perkins, City Administrator Branden Dross and Mayor Hilary Malcomson took Salinas on a walking tour of the downtown area Tuesday.

Growing pains in Lafayette

City officials give U.S. Rep. Andrea Salinas a tour of downtown problem areas

Submitted graphic##McMinnville s ambulance service area, which extends past Lafayette to the Red Hills, and to the Amity Hills, will see response times improve in the northern section with an agreement to staff a round-the-clock ambulance crew in Lafayette. The service area is shaded light green on the map.

Ambulance plan to improve service in Lafayette and Mac

The city of Lafayette, which sports a new fire station, opened in 2021, has reached an agreement with the McMinnville Fire Department to staff it with a round-the-clock ambulance crew. Officials ...

Lafayette eyes homeless rules

Lafayette city councilors are considering how to bring their city codes into compliance with two new state rules that go into effect on July 1. Mayor Hilary Malcomson explained in her regular ...

New Lafayette manager plans open house

Lafayette’s new city administrator, Branden Dross, will host a public coffee and listening session Saturday, March 4, in the Cafeyette, 392 Third St., Lafayette. Dross said he would like to meet ...

Lafayette to see water rate hike

Lafayette residents are likely to see their monthly water rates rise by about $10.50 per month starting July 1, if a rate hike discussed by the city council Thursday, Feb. 9, goes through. City Administrator ...

Donations organized for Lafayette fire victims

Victims of a fire that destroyed a manufactured home in Lafayette’s Pioneer Park Mobile Estates about 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, are in need of clothes and personal hygiene items. Jack and Rosy Logsdon ...

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The back of a manufactured home in Lafatette burned to the ground and the structure was
deemed a total loss. Wet conditions helped prevent the fire from spreading to neighboring
properties.

Fire guts Lafayette manufactured home

Betsey and Casey Ranger and their two children were home in Lafayette’s Pioneer Park Mobile Estates about 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. “We heard a pop,” Betsey said. “And then some ...

Cities plan tree lightings, parades

Yamhill County cities are planning tree lightings, Christmas parades and other holiday events. Amity, Lafayette, Sheridan and Yamhill have events scheduled tonight. Amity’s Christmas parade will ...

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