Carmona

Man who hit deacon because 'devil told me to' sentenced

McMinnville attorney Abraham Hanson said defendant Milton Carmona “wants to do the right thing,” but has struggled with drug addiction and mental health. Carmona punched a deacon in the face ...

Carlton planners give nod to 55-home subdivision

Carlton Planning Commission unanimously approved plans Monday for part of a subdivision in the southeast part of town. The planning commission meeting was calm and friendly, in contrast to boisterous earlier ...

Wolfe trial set over to late next year

A six-week trial for Michael Wolfe, the 53-year-old rural Gaston man charged with killing his 3-year-old son and the boy’s mother, is now scheduled to begin Sept. 13, 2021, before Presiding Judge ...

Erin Edelen Kutter

Three candidates, two openings for Yamhill council

Three people are running for two openings on the Yamhill City Council: one incumbent and two candidates nominated at the annual city caucus in July. At the caucus, attended by about 40 Yamhill voters, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Log trucks enter McMinnville from Westside Road, which becomes Baker Street near Tice Park. If Westside became a dedicated truck route, upwards of 1,000 trucks a day would flow through north McMinnville via the road.

Yamhill, Mac oppose Highway 47 reroute to move traffic out of downtown Carlton

Moving heavy trucks off Highway 47 and onto Westside Road would benefit Carlton, but turning it into a dedicated truck route would create headaches for Yamhill, McMinnville and rural residents along the ...

Meeting set on Westside Road bypass between Mac and Yamhill

The Oregon Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting next week about the possibility of turning Westside Road into a designated truck route between McMinnville and Yamhill. ODOT is considering ...

Bull elk skeleton found near Yamhill, OSP seeks info

The Oregon State Police is seeking information about skeletal remains of a bull elk discovered earlier this month north of Yamhill. Evidence indicates the elk was killed during the first two weeks of ...

Carlton native Tom Jernstedt, known as the ‘Father of Final Four’, dies at 75

Tom Jernstedt, Carlton’s “Father of the Final Four,” died on Saturday. He was 75. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and pioneer of the NCAA Division I men’s ...

Yamhill County commissioners hold record open in Yamhill house permit hearing

At the request of opponents, county commissioners on Thursday agreed after a lengthy hearing to allow another week of written testimony on a proposal to build a house in rural Yamhill. Applicant Steven ...

Winegrowers Association supports food bank

An $8,000 donation from the Yamhill-Carlton Winegrowers Association will help the YC Storehouse continue supplying dozens of people who need food and supplies every month. Volunteers from the Carlton-based ...

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 ...

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##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus in July.

Filing deadlines approach for candidates in city races

Deadlines are approaching for filing for Yamhill County city offices. Candidates must file this month to run for mayor or city council openings. The last date for filing varies by city. To run for a ...

Riley Martin

Two charged in theft of tools, guns, 1958 Chevy

Two men were arrested for running a burglary and theft ring targeting Yamhill County in May after sheriff’s deputies recovered more than $50,000 in stolen goods, including a fully restored 1958 Chevrolet ...

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