News-Register file photo##Olio Nuovo Festival in 2016.

Along the Street: Olioteca presents month-long celebration

Durant Olive Mill Oregon’s only commercial olioteca — olive oil producer — will host its 13th annual Olio Nuovo Festival during November. The festival will be held in the gift shop 5510 ...

Police respond to shots fired call in Newberg

Newberg-Dundee police responded to a shots fired call in the 1800 block of Orchard Drive in Newberg shortly before 12:30 p.m. Friday. Police Chief Jeff Kosmicki gave this account: Officers arrived and ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Guitarist Jake Blair leads a set at the Mac Market on Saturday. The Market is expanding its food, beverage and event offerings, with another music series coming up early next year.

Along the Street: Mac Market expanding its offerings

Mac Market, a community gathering places that offers food, beverages, local produce, crafts, and events, is making some changes to provide more selections for its customers, owner Diana Riggs said. Located ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##As Rance Harber and Eric Virtue wait for their food at Two Dogs Taphouse, their dog, Sampson, howls in communion with the nearby scarecrow. The Halloween decoration features two heads, one a good dog and the other a bad one. It’s one of 10 scarecrows lining Third Street. Community members can vote on their favorite by Friday, Oct. 29, on the McMinnville Downtown Association website, www.macdowntown.com.

Pumpkins, scarecrows, costume events planned

There’s plenty to do and see this season as Halloween approaches. Here are some of the activities: - Carlton American Legion groups will host the second-annual Halloween haunted house from ...

County wants to hear drivers’ priorities for improving safety

Yamhill County’s road department wants to know residents’ biggest concerns along the worst section of North Valley Road. Safety concerns include: drivers swerving out of their lanes around ...

Area schools report more than 100 cases

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., rang its bells 700 times Tuesday, once for every 1,000 Americans lost to COVID-19 since the pandemic started — 700,000 deaths. In Oregon, 3,867 people ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##R. Stuart & Co. Winery assistant winemaker Emilie McKinny uses a rake to feed pinot grapes from a 1/2 ton harvest bin into the winery’s destemmer, the first step in the process of making red wine.

Hearty harvest: Growers report ‘intense’ flavor, volume of grapes in 2021 pick

The hot, dry summer helped produce a flavorful crop in Yamhill County vineyards, although some growers report they will pick fewer grapes this year while others are predicting a bountiful yield. Either ...

Esri Redistricting##The boundaries of newly created U.S. House Dist. 6, indicated by the blue line, include all of Yamhill and Polk counties, and portions of Marion and Washington counties.

New political lines drawn; same divide may remain

Voters in the cities of Newberg, Dundee, Amity, Sheridan, Willamina and Grand Ronde will have new representation in the Oregon House and in a Senate District 12 that now includes nearly all of Yamhill ...

Newberg School Board enacts new ban on ‘political’ displays

Overriding the objections of three board members and the concerns of School Superintendent Joe Morelock, four conservative members of the Newberg School Board voted on Tuesday to ban “political, ...

George Fox hosts conversation on civility with Braver Angels on Oct. 5

Oregon’s co-coordinators for Braver Angels, a national group promoting civil conversation and cooperation across political divides, will describe their work in a special presentation on the George ...

Missing Dundee man found dead in Lincoln County

A missing Dundee resident, 74-year-old Robert Donough, who had not been heard from since June 26, was found dead Saturday, July 10, on a Lincoln County logging road, according to the Lincoln County ...

Dundee names new fire chief

Brandon Hamilton was named Dundee Fire Chief at the Tuesday, June 15, city council meeting. The hiring was made official on a unanimous vote. Hamilton has been serving as interim chief of South ...

Brandon Hamilton

Dundee names new fire chief

Brandon Hamilton was named Dundee Fire Chief by a unanimous city council vote Tuesday night. He leaves South Sherman Fire and Rescue in the north-central Oregon community of Grass Valley as the ...

Firefighter, Dundee reach an agreement

City close to moving on new fire chief hir

DEQ issues three fines over river water quality concerns

Penalties go to landfill, city of Dundee, Amity quarry   The state Department of Environmental Quality has fined Riverbend Landfill, the city of Dundee and owners of an Amity quarry for separate ...