Rusty Rae/News-Register##Nick and Jenni Amerson, with their son Garrett, are happy to no longer have to keep Garrett’s shoe design secret. Chosen as one of six youngsters to design Nike shoes for a Doernbecher fundraiser, they had to stay mum until the auction on Friday.

Stopping By: Yamhill boy designs Nike shoes to benefit Doernbecher, where he was born

Garrett Amerson wasn’t sure his friends at Yamhill Carlton Intermediate School believed that he was one of the six young people chosen to design shoes for the OSHU Doernbecher/Nike fundraising ...

Carlton open house looks at future

Carlton will host an open house Monday, Oct. 30, to discuss planning for the city’s future. The Envision Carlton event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. in the fire hall, 343 E. Roosevelt St. Envision ...

YC schools briefly on lockdown Monday morning

Yamhill Carlton High School and the adjacent YC Middle School were placed on lockdown for a short while Monday morning after authorities were told there might be a weapon on the Yamhill campus. Law ...

Rep. Elmer to host town hall in Carlton

Rep. Lucetta Elmer, Oregon House Dist. 24, will host a town hall at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Carlton, the second such event in Yamhill County in about a month. Elmer, a McMinnville Republican, ...

Disaster preparation class offered

Yamhill Neighborhood Association offers a free comprehensive class in disaster preparation, “How To Survive,” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Yamhill Methodist Church, 195 S. Laurel St. Early ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Surrounded by members of her congregation, Louise Stinnett exits the new elevator at Yamhill Christian Church. The lift makes it easy for her to reach the sanctuary. It was part of improvements dedicated in August that expand access and usability for the church, originally built in the 19th century.

In Yamhill, more accessible worship

Louise Stinnett has been moving her walker up a ramp to reach the sanctuary at Yamhill Christian Church for many years. The ramp was challenging, especially on the way down, she said, although ...

Yamhill Church celebrates improvements

Yamhill Christian Church invites the community to a celebration at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, to dedicate building improvements including a new west entryway. A short ceremony is planned, with ...

Day of music planned in Carlton

The sixth-annual “Music for Hope” event Saturday, Aug. 19, will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The Carlton Music Project sponsors the day of musical performances each year. Admission ...

Winery suing Pacificorp over smoke taint

A Yamhill area winery plans to sue PacifiCorp over the 2020 Labor Day fires, saying the company caused the winery to lose the year’s sales and damaged its reputation. Elk Cove Vineyards ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Goat and sheep judge Monica Mitchell scrutinizes several lambs and their handlers during a show Wednesday at the Yamhill County Fair. FFA and 4-H members also show cattle, swine, goats, poultry, rabbits and other animals.

County fair continues Friday, Saturday

Bright lights, country music, loud motors, and furry livestock are all part of the fun remaining to be had at Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo, running10 a.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday. The rodeo ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##New owners Wanda and Mark Hemenway want the Yamhill Bar & Grill to be a meeting place where customers can stop and socialize. They reopened the Yamhill restaurant on July 20.

New owners of Yamhill Bar & Grill revise the space, keep the vibe

Yamhill reminds Mark and Wanda Hemenway of the Hillsboro they grew up in – a small, friendly town where people knew and supported one another. No wonder they decided to buy the Yamhill Bar & ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##In a close finish for the Kit Car division Riley Mack on the left in lane one edges Teagan Robbins on the right at the finish line.

Local racers compete in annual Soap Box Races

Yamhill residents, community members and derby racers returned to Beulah Park on Friday and Saturday for the 70th annual Derby Days Festival. Among the action included the annual soap box races, which ...

Y-C, Newberg athletes compete in national clay shooting competition

Athletes and teams representing 466 high schools from around the country participated in national clay target competition Championship last week, including Yamhill-Carlton and Newberg. The 2023 USA High ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Maverick Williams, in green soap box car at left, races Raylan Gephart in a preliminary race in the home built division Saturday at Beulah Park in Yamhill. Luke Skipper won the division and Gephart finished second. For more on the races, see A12.

'Great community' steps out, and up for Derby Days

Yamhill Derby Days parade-goers weren’t experiencing déjà vu Saturday. Queen Adelle Petraitis and grand marshals Jim Phillips and Bob Landauer passed by twice, first on a horse ...

Yamhill Derby Days to mark 70 years

Yamhill community members, visitors and returning residents will gather in Beulah Park Friday night and Saturday, July 14-15, for the 70th annual Derby Days festival. The celebration also will ...

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