Starla Pointer / News-Register##As community members and students watch from the grandstand, medics assist a  victim  of the mock crash Friday morning.

Mock crash sends important message: Drive safely

YAMHILL -- Students at Yamhill-Carlton High School received an unforgettable lesson Friday morning: A mock crash, complete with classmates dripping fake blood, reminded them to drive safely. Yamhill and ...

Carlton City Hall reconnected

CARLTON -- One phone line has been re-established at Carlton City Hall, which had been without phone service since Sunday afternoon. The city hall phone system crashed when power went out Sunday. Workers ...

Carlton woman located wet and cold, but OK

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. Thursday Connie Barrett was located about 5 p.m. on Main Street in east Carlton. She had been reported missing since early Wednesday. Barrett was wet and cold, but apparently ...

Pool backers seek financial support

CARLTON — Voters in Carlton passed a $975,000 bond issue in May to finance replacement of a poolhouse dating back to the 1930s. However, completion of the project is contingent on Friends of the ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Volunteer Todd Reed drills holes in the walls of one of the Haunted Granary’s “scare rooms.”

Ghosts return to Haunted Granary for revenge

CARLTON — According to a legend featured in Carlton’s first Halloween attraction, back in 2012, a teenage couple once met up with a serial killer in the town’s tallest structure, the ...

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Stopping By: Yamhill couple team up for Art Harvest tour

YAMHILL — Artists Marc and Veronica Bartlett put down their usual tools — saws and sanders in his case; clay, paints, a camera and found objects in hers — for a few days in order to spruce ...

Artists will open studios for Art Harvest tour

Thirty-nine local artists will display their work and their creative process during the annual Art Harvest Studio Tour. The Arts Alliance of Yamhill County puts on the annual tour, which allows viewers ...

Photos courtesy Oregon State Police##A three-vehicle crash Thursday morning north of Gaston on Highway 47 injured a Carlton woman and Yamhill woman. The incident involved a fully-loaded corn truck.

Carlton, Yamhill women injured in Highway 47 crash

GASTON – A Carlton woman and Yamhill woman were injured Thursday morning in a three-vehicle crash involving a fully-loaded truck of corn on Highway 47 north of Gaston. Sarah R. Riffel, 27, of Carlton, ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Yamhill-Carlton High School sophomores listen to Rich Jernstedt and other members of the class of 1965. Golden grads joked about how ancient they must seem to teens; they don’t feel ancient, though.

Life lessons

YAMHILL — Some of the members of the Yamhill-Carlton Class of 1965 gasped as they entered their alma mater. “Things have changed!” exclaimed Rich Jernstedt, explaining he hadn’t ...

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Crushing the competition

Patrick Swanick has never actually kicked off his shoes, climbed into a giant wooden vat and stomped grapes. However, as the manager of the grape-stomping competition at the Carlton Crush Harvest ...

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Fun on four wheels, or fewer

Derby, tricycle races among highlights of Yamhill festival

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Cooking up ideas

Lynn Van Horn makes goat cheese parfait. Bekha Loomba fashions three kinds of chutney. What will emerge next from the kitchen of Carlton’s Willamette Valley CookSpace? Van Horn and co-founder Lynnette ...

Business expert booked in Carlton

CARLTON — Nationally known destination business expert Jon Schallert is slated to speak Wednesday, June 17, in the Carlton VFW Hall, 158 E. Main St. The City of Carlton and the Carlton Business ...

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Trail supporters honor railroad buff

CARLTON — Supporters of the planned Yamhelas Westsider Trail honored one of their own Thursday — local historian and railroad buff Gordon Zimmerman, author of “Song of Yamhill.” Zimmerman, ...

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Walk in the Park times three

Carlton’s Walk in the Park Foundation, a nonprofit that raises money for community needs in the twin towns of Yamhill and Carlton, is planning to host three fundraising events this summer. The first ...

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