Former Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100

Former Secretary of State George Shultz died Saturday at his home in California. He was 100. His son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Marilyn Shultz, are longtime Carlton residents. The local connection ...

YC winemakers offer roses, rosé

Tiger Vines, the student-run vineyard and winery at Yamhill Carlton High School, is offering gifts for the Valentine’s Day holiday. “Rosé and Roses” includes a bottle of 2019 ...

Yamhill council to meet Wednesday

Yamhill City Council will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in council chambers, 155 E. First St. Council members will consider implementing a public service fee and adding “dead ...

Video lottery reopening met with mixed reactions

Video lottery machines can operate in restaurants and bars closed for in-person dining in extreme risk counties, the Oregon Health Authority announced last week. Some businesses in Yamhill County ...

News-Register file photo##After months and months of discussion by county officials, proponents and opponents, the Yamhelas Trail has been canceled.

County commissioners officially end pursuit of Yamhelas Westsider trail

Yamhill County has ended its effort to pursue the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, and will have to repay the state more than $2 million it received in grants to purchase railroad right of way and for design ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register## Retired veterinarian Eric Witherspoon and his wife, Artist Annie Witherspoon - here at their home northwest of Yamhill - have supported each other since they met in college. They moved to Oregon in 1980 to open the Carlton vet Clinic.

Stopping by: Creatures great and small

Now retired, longtime Carlton vet fulfilled his 'James Herriot' dream

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Carlton negotiating with top choice for city manager

Carlton is negotiating with Shannon Beaucaire, its choice to fill the city manager position. Mayor Linda Watkins said Beaucaire’s small-town experience, including 3 1/2 years as city manager of ...

Submitted photo##Johnathan Calhoon is remembered as a  goofball with a big heart, who always had a smile on his face.

Yamhill community mourns loss, supports family

Brad Post said the Calhoon family of rural Yamhill reminds him of family he misses in Chicago. “It’s a tight-knit family,” Post said of the Calhoon’s. “I like their grit.” Johnathan ...

News-Register file photo##The bridge over Stag Hollow Creek, pictured here last August, is now 95% completed, but work is on hold.

Commissioners debate next move regarding Yamhelas Trail

Commissioners held an hours-long discussion about issues related to the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail on Thursday. During the session, Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer criticized staff at length about ...

Chemeketa, ferry closed; schools will continue distance learning

Head Start of Yamhill County will be closed Wednesday because of snowy weather. ------ School districts, including Yamhill Carlton and McMinnville, have announced that distance learning will continue ...

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Dozens voice opinions as county considers future of Yamhelas Trail

Yamhill County commissioners, who plan to consider the future of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail this week, have been flooded by letters from constituents. As of Monday afternoon, 35 people in support of ...

Yamhill Fire District photo##A 13-year-old boy died in a three-alarm fire Sunday night in rural Yamhill.

Yamhill fire claims life of 13-year-old

A 13-year-old Yamhill boy died in a three-alarm fire Sunday night in the 17800 block of N.E. Stillers Mill Road. Several other residents escaped.

 

Trail's end or just a hiatus?

With opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail now in the majority on the county board of commissioners, progress on the project is uncertain, but widely expected to be halted for at least two years. It’s ...

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Carlton swears in new mayor, councilors

Carlton’s council transformed Tuesday night as several new leaders were sworn in. Linda Watkins, voice shaking with emotion, was the first to take her oath of office as the new mayor. A former city ...

Districts around the county planning for school return

After months of working on a variety of plans for returning to in-person classes before the school year, then converting to comprehensive distance learning instead, Yamhill County school districts expect to finally begin reopening school buildings this month.

 

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