Legislators considering bill to soften impact of unemployment tax hikes

Businesses in McMinnville and other parts of Oregon could get some relief from rising state unemployment rates under a bill being considered by the Oregon Legislature. HB 3389, which would allow ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Just southeast of Flâneur Wine’s outdoor tasting room, the winery’s new production facility is being built in a former warehouse. Flâneur will be making wines in Carlton by fall; its tasting room in the historic grain elevator has been open since 2019.

Along the Street: Flâneur turning old warehouse into winery

Flâneur Wines, which already has a destination tasting room in a century-old granary in Carlton, is remodeling an old warehouse building next door to become a wine production facility. The ...

College of Arts-Sciences votes no confidence in Davis, Baca; NAACP begins investigation

College of Arts-Sciences votes no confidence in Davis, Baca; NAACP begins investigation   The faculty assembly of the Linfield University College of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly issued ...

Commissioners say ODOT should help repay grants

County staffer questions Berschauer’s motives over trail funds impasse    Yamhill County commissioners on Thursday heard a demand from the Oregon Department of Transportation that the ...

Sheridan mayor resigns

Council to talk succession at its May 4 meeting Sheridan Mayor Harry Cooley announced his resignation at Monday night’s city council meeting. He will step down Friday, April 30, in the midst ...

County back to high risk category

Yamhill County is back in the high risk category for COVID-19 starting today, after cases climbed more during its two-week “caution” period. The county had just entered the low-risk ...

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Shortly after the Organic Valley Creamery fire started, a quarter-mile radius around the plant was evacuated and a wider shelter-in-place zone was established. Firefighters, working from the ground and overhead, earned the praise of company officials for their efforts in battling the blaze.

Dozens fight huge blaze at creamery

Ten agencies from three counties and between 75 and 100 firefighters responded Tuesday afternoon to a three-alarm blaze at McMinnville’s Organic Valley Creamery. Firefighters, who poured ...

McMinnville school board to meet

McMinnville School Board members will discuss after school and summer school programs when they meet in a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 26. The board also will hear reports on capacity and assessments. For ...

County invites vaccine appointments

Yamhill County Public Health is having a vaccine clinic Thursday and there astill may be appointments available. Event Date: Thursday April 22nd Location:  McMinnville High School ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Multiple fire units responded Tuesday afternoon to a blaze at McMinnville s Organic Valley Creamery on North Highway 99W.

Crews respond to Organic Valley Creamery fire; crews remain on site hours later

Multiple units responded Tuesday afternoon to a three-alarm fire at McMinnville's Organic Valley Creamery, 700 North Highway 99W. Firefighters were still working on the property early Wednesday morning.  The ...

County to purchase seats for bus stops

Yamhill County is spending $51,940 to purchase 80 seats for bus stops throughout the county, as part of its ongoing effort to improve transit services. The cost includes shipping. Transit Manager ...

Willamina renews sheriff’s office contract

The Willamina City Council renewed its fiscal year contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services through June 2022 at this month’s regular meeting. During ...

Fire board extends contract with Chief Hertel

The Sheridan/Southwestern Polk/West Valley tri-district has extended Chief Fred Hertel’s contract through June 30, 2024. The agreement was revised at this month’s Zoom board meeting. Hertel’s ...

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Three seek school board Position 1

Three people, the incumbent and two challengers, are seeking election to Position 1 on the McMinnville School District Board of Directors. Voters will decide among incumbent Yanira Vera, who was appointed ...

Blue sends anti-abuse message

Community members are asked to wear blue Wednesday, April 21, to demonstrate support for child abuse prevention. Blue is the color of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which runs though April. Blue pinwheels, ...

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