ODOT plans community meeting in Carlton

Oregon Department of Transportation officials will speak to Carlton residents Wednesday, Feb. 26, about reconstruction of West Main Street in the downtown area and other planned road repairs. ODOT also ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Sheryl Sublet, 62, lost a bid this week to prevent the county from seizing her Yamhill home. Sublet is currently serving a six-year prison sentence for dealing methamphetamine. A jury decided on Wednesday that the county was also entitled to take the house, because she used it in the course of committing her crimes.

Yamhill woman loses to county's forfeiture claim

A Yamhill woman imprisoned on drug charges will lose her home to forfeiture after a jury decided it is fit punishment for being convicted of dealing methamphetamine. Sheryl Sublet, 62, who is serving ...

Along the Street: Carlton Bakery opens at new location

Carlton Bakery to open Tuesday in new location The Carlton Bakery will open in its new quarters Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Kutch and Main streets, across the street from its original location. It will continue ...

SMART children learning to love reading

Anyone could tell last Wednesday that Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School kindergartners love to read. First, the children were sporting colorful bracelets that declare, “I Love Reading.” Second, ...

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Nick Kristof and his wife and co-author, Sheryl WuDunn, traveled the country learning about economic depression and social problems for their latest book. They used Yamhill, Kristof’s hometown, as the starting point for the narrative.

Crowd listens to Kristof, WuDunn

Social policies lacking, but there is hope for ‘deaths of despair,’ authors say

News-Register file photo##East Main Street runs through downtown Carlton. ODOT plans to redo the street in 2022-23.

ODOT talks with Carlton business people about street work

Monday morning in Carlton: A southbound semi-truck trailer rig stops at the corner of Main Street and Highway 47, called Pine in town, waiting to make a right turn — something that will require swinging ...

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A house and 28 acres of land for sale at 16470 N.W. Meadow Lake Road west of Carlton was previously owned by Robert Arnold Koester, who faces both state and federal charges for allegedly producing child pornography on the site. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison Oct. 25 as the result of a plea deal on similar charges in California.

Real estate listing has troubled history

Potential buyers tour convicted rapist’s home, acreage near Carlton

Injuries reported in Pike Road crash

YAMHILL - A two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Pike Road, about a half-mile west of Adcock Road, resulted in injuries to multiple occupants. Law enforcement and medical personnel responded to the head-on ...

Report reflects robust state wine industry

The value of Oregon wine shipments to buyers in the United States has increased 13% since 2018, according to the Oregon Wine Growers Association. By that measure, Oregon winegrowers are outpacing their ...

Two injured in DUII crash

YAMHILL — Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash last Thursday night about seven miles east of Yamhill on Highway 240. The Oregon State Police gave this account of the 6:35 p.m. crash: Scott ...

Motorcycle pursuit terminated by Carlton officer

CARLTON - The Carlton Police Department terminated a motorcycle pursuit Friday afternoon, according to Chief Kevin Martinez. He gave this account of the incident that was reported about 3:30 p.m.: Officer ...

Motorist asks upon arrest, 'Is this real?'

YAMHILL — When Yamhill police officer Travis VanCleave pulled over Isaac W. Fawver for what he identified as impaired driving, the Newberg resident appeared to be hallucinating, according to the ...

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Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on the steep road he walked daily in order to catch the bus to Yamhill Carlton High School.

New Kristof-WuDunn book looks at economic challenges

Husband-and-wife writing team turn their attention closer to home

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Carlton police officers and Santa stop a horse-drawn carriage Saturday in order to give youngsters stuffed animals and candy. The “Santa Patrol” is a Christmas tradition in Carlton, although this is the first time police have stopped a horse-drawn vehicle during the event.

Santa rides with police

CARLTON — Santa Claus made several trips to Carlton before Christmas, including one that led to him sitting in the back of a police car. But he wasn’t under arrest. Rather, he was helping ...

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