Travel group to seek grant

Travel Yamhill Valley plans to seek an economic development grant from Yamhill County’s Strategic Investment Fund to fund a staff person, representatives decided Thursday, after broaching the idea ...

DAR to honor local students

Three Yamhill County students will be honored at the 101st state conference of the Oregon State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, set for Thursday through Sunday, May 14-17. The students, ...

Sheridan considers tobacco ordinance

SHERIDAN — An ordinance augmenting regulations on the sale and use of tobacco, and extending them to cover electronic smoking devices under Chapter 9 of the municipal code, is up for consideration ...

Highway 22 work scheduled

A contractor working for the Oregon Department of Transportation has begun repair work on Highway 22 at milepost 7.5, east of Buell. The project, designed to stabilize a slide area, should be completed ...

Picnic celebrates Mental Health Month

Several mental health agencies in Yamhill County are throwing a picnic to celebrate Mental Health Month. It is set for 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Wortman Park. The event is being sponsored by the ...

Amity school board to meet Wednesday

AMITY — Amity School Board members will consider repairs to the elementary school roof when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. The public session will be held in the district office, 807 Trade ...

Yamhill Council to meet

YAMHILL — City councilors will discuss  an agreement for building official services when they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in council chambers, adjacent to Yamhill City Hall. The council ...

Second Winds Community Band to perform

The Second Winds Community Band is scheduled to perform a circus-themed concert Sunday at the McMinnville Community Center. The free program will start at 3 p.m. Tax-deductible donations will be accepted ...

Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##A 20-year-old McMinnville resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning in the 15000 block of  Northwest Baker Creek Road.

Rural McMinnville crash kills one

A 2013 McMinnville High School graduate, Parker Berndt Wold, 20, was killed early Monday morning in a single vehicle rollover crash in the 15000 block of Northwest Baker Creek Road. Wold ...

Mac school board to meet

The McMinnville School Board will discuss student fees and early graduation requests when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 11, at the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. An executive session for discussion ...

Highway 22 work scheduled

A contractor working for the Oregon Department of Transportation will begin a slide repair project Monday, May 11 on Highway 22 east of Buell - milepost 7.5. The project will stabilize the slide area and ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Liz Hart drives a nail outside what will be the garage of a Habitat for Humanity house Wednesday during their Women Build Project.

Women Build Week draws lots of volunteers

Erika Silva usually spends her work days behind a cash register at Lowe’s on Southwest Booth Bend Road. Although she sells building supplies for a living, she never really had much personal experience ...

State, tribe weigh in on flag issue

UPDATE: Tuesday night's Willamina School board meeting, starting at 7, will be held in the cafeteria and not in the library. - - - WILLAMINA — A pair of state Department of Education officials ...

Jeff Sargent

Sargent to lead the troops at YCAP

Jeff Sargent of McMinnville, acting executive director of the Oregon Federal Executive Board in Portland, has been hired to succeed Lee Means as the executive director of the Yamhill Community Action Partnership. Means ...

Joe Kennes Hill Jr.

Pursuit ends at police station

A car chase ended Monday afternoon at one of the best places possible for McMinnville police — the parking lot of their downtown station. The driver was identified as Joe Kennes Hill Jr., 66, of ...

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