Board postpones trail testimony

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners, at the request of Commissioner Mary Starrett, postponed testimony on potential farm impacts of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, allowing all parties to submit additional ...

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Woman attacked on bed; suspect arrested

A rural Yamhill man allegedly forced his way into the victim's bedroom through a window and sexually assaulted her early on the morning of Monday, May 4, according to the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. Dylan ...

Proponents, opponents address Yamhelas trail impacts

Testimony has poured in to the county planning commission about how users of the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail would affect neighboring farms. A hearing is scheduled Thursday for additional testimony, ...

Motels used to shelter homeless at high risk

The Yamhill Community Action Partnership has received $85,000 from McMinnville, Newberg and the county to help it house homeless people at high medical risk from COVID-19 in area motel rooms. YCAP also ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Wearing a mask to speak with reporters, gardener Ron Gometz shows the various starter plants he has growing in the greenhouse behind his Carlton home.

Carlton gardener enjoys ‘assisting life’ of seeds and plants

Seedlings of all sorts poke their delicate stems and leaves from tiny pots in Ron Gometz’s greenhouse. “I’m assisting life,” said Gometz, who lives in Carlton with his ...

Shooting injures one in rural Gaston Friday night

One person was injured in a shooting at a rural Gaston residence Friday night. An arrest has not been made. The investigation is ongoing. The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office gave this account: About ...

Trail hearing timeline extended

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday followed a recommendation from the planning director to extend a timeline for submitting testimony on the potential impacts of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail on adjacent ...

Crash closes Highway 47

A two-vehicle injury crash south of Carlton closed Highway 47 at Pekkola Road shortly before 7:45 a.m. Monday. The highway is shut down because of a "substantial debris field all over the highway," according ...

Blue pinwheels send message about child abuse

Stress, isolation may lead to more cases, but fewer reports

County to hold another hearing on Yamhelas Westsider Trail

Testimony must be submitted in advance

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Meg Amerson and her children -- Lane, 12, Corbin, 10, Josephine, 5, and Mirabelle, who just turned 8 – wave at Yamhill Carlton Elementary School teachers as they parade through Carlton Friday. The kindergarten through fourth-grade teachers rolled through Yamhill, as well, accomapied by Yamhill and Carlton police officers, so they could see students who they will be teaching at a distance.

Y-C teacher parade gets staff close to students

Yamhill Carlton Elementary School teachers jumped in their cars and paraded through the community Friday so they could get as close as possible to their students. Families lined the streets — keeping ...

Carlton council will resume talking about ODOT project

Carlton’s City Council will meet Tuesday to resume discussing about the state’s plans for rebuilding Highway 47 through town. The city was in the midst of difficult deliberations about Highway ...

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A gnome is well hidden in the Downs’ front yard. The couple hopes seeing the whimsical creatures will bring the day for people taking walks.

Gnomes, teddy bears brighten walkers' paths

In McMinnville, Carlton and other cities across Yamhill County and the U.S., people are posting not just online, but also in their windows. Some have placed teddy bears or other stuffed animals in view ...

Sex offender avoids potential life sentence

A 47-year-old Yamhill man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl who believed they were going to watch movies has been sentenced to 80 months in prison. In a plea bargain, Jesse Rivas Jr. admitted to an ...

Circuit court restrictions in place

All Yamhill County Circuit Court proceedings are restricted to Courtroom 241 during the coronavirus pandemic. The courtroom is generally occupied by Presiding Judge Cynthia Easterday. Judges Jennifer ...

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