Mac school board OKs anti-racism resolution

McMinnville School Board members unanimously approved an anti-racism resolution Monday during their first meeting since a group of parents and other citizens requested they take a stand. STAND UP Yamhill ...

Willamina residents spend ‘Willabucks’

“Willabucks,” the $100 scrips created to spur commerce and help families during the coronavirus pandemic, are being spent as intended, city officials say.City Manager Kenna West, who introduced ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Carlton residents met at the fire house in February to discuss the rerouting of Highway 47.

Carlton will wait for ODOT to consider Westside truck bypass

Carlton City Council members on Tuesday briefly considered asking voters to state their preferences for the path Highway 47 takes through town — along Main Street downtown, as the state ...

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Along the Street: Soap business opens retail shop in Carlton

Rough Cut Soaps and Sundries has moved to a more visible location in downtown Carlton — West Main Street. Owner Tanya Braukman started making soap at her home in Carlton and selling it online and ...

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Linfield hires deans for schools

Jennifer Madden Linfield University has hired deans for its new School of Business and College of Arts and Science. Formerly Linfield College, the university also has a School of Nursing in Portland, ...

Willamina food service feeds thousands

The Willamina School District served a record number of breakfasts and lunches to children in June and July in response to school closures amid the coronavirus pandemic, Nutrition Services Director Lynne ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Initial construction of the Stag Hallow Creek bridge along the planned Yamhelas Westsider Trail.

Commissioners approve Yamhelas trail planning grant

Yamhill County commissioners on Thursday voted to accept a grant from the state Department of Transportation to develop a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Commissioners Casey Kulla and Rick ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville Christian Academy students posted nearly 6,000 flags in 2019 in honor of Oregonians who died in military service.

Private schools seek permission to open for in-person instruction

While public schools throughout the county are working on strategies to teach children online, some private schools are fighting against the state’s distance-learning mandate. Yamhill County Commissioner ...

Ruiz, McCracken file for Mac council

Brittany Ruiz, a citizen lobbyist and parental rights advocate, and Lisa McCracken, a U.S. Navy veteran and former assistant veteran services officer, have filed for seats on the McMinnville City Council. Ruiz, ...

Wolfe murder trial, on hold for now, may last six weeks

The trial for Michael Wolfe, a 53-year-old rural Gaston man charged with killing his 3-year-old son and the boy’s mother, may not be scheduled for months.Wolfe is charged with four counts of ...

Assisted living center sees virus outbreak

Two people have died and 26 have tested positive in a COVID-19 outbreak reported at an assisted living center in McMinnville as the coronavirus continues to surge in Yamhill County. As of Thursday, there ...

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 ...

McMinnville schools will open Sept. 14 with distance learning

UPDATED with local information. ------ McMinnville schools will open Sept. 14, a week later than planned, with comprehensive distance learning rather than in-person classes. The district, which had ...

Dennis Durham, who resigned as city manager of Carlton on Thursday.

Carlton will seek city manager

Carlton will look for a new city manager to replace Dennis Durham, whose resignation was accepted by the city council during a special meeting Thursday night. Durham has been city manager since May 2018. ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A Macy and Son Funeral Director’s hearse passes by hundreds of supporters on Highway 18 with the body of Oregon Army National Guard soldier Pfc. Alexander Blake Klass of Willamina Thursday afternoon

Hundreds honor Willamina soldier

Hundreds of flag-waving supporters lined both sides of Highway 18 on Thursday, hoping for a glimpse of the hearse that carried the body of Oregon Army National Guard soldier Pfc. Alexander Blake Klass ...

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