Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Election processers work in the Clerks office last month on election night.

Outcomes the same after council recounts for Newberg, Lafayette

On Friday, the Yamhill County Clerk’s office finished its third recount of the November election results, but the figures did not change outcomes of close council races in Lafayette and Newberg. County ...

County approves bond for major Friendsview expansion

Yamhill County commissioners last week unanimously approved issuing a $7 million bond on behalf of Friendsview Retirement Community in Newberg, to finance an expansion. Friendsview is a not-for-profit, ...

Along the Street: 'Gentleman Logger' named Outstanding Tree Farmer

LeLand Payne, who farms 111 acres in the Kutch Creek Drainage near Yamhill, is being honored as Yamhill County’s Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. A third-generation land owner, Payne was ...

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Another drug conviction returns Newberg man to prison

Adam Snedden of Newberg is returning to prison after being arrested with more than one pound of meth.  Snedden, who has been in and out of jail and prison since 2014 and was on post-prison supervision, ...

File photo/Oregon Department of Transportation##The future of a massive “fishhook” ramp that provides access on and off the Newberg-Dundee Bypass is uncertain. The state Department of Transportation considered it a temporary measure, despite the expene of construction, but members of the county Parkway Committee told ODOT representatives last week they think it makes better sense to keep it in use.

Parkway to ODOT: Keep the fishhook

The massive “fishhook” connection at the south end of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass was meant to be temporary. But the Yamhill County Parkway Committee wants to retain it if possible. The ...

Commissioners hear proposal from Friendsview Manor

Yamhill County Commissioners last week heard a presentation from Friendsview Manor about a revenue bond request, intended to fund an expansion of the retirement center, something it also asked four years ...

Willamina, Newberg races remains close

The race for Willamina City Council in the general election remains close after the Polk and Yamhill County Clerk’s Office released another set of results last week. Incumbent Craig Johnson leads ...

Newberg lays new sidewalks as part of improvement project

A project to lay sidewalks around Memorial Park in Newberg is scheduled for completion by Thanksgiving weekend. The city began the work late last month. The project is part of a renewed effort to ...

Newberg presents tax break for downtown mixed-use development

The city of Newberg hopes to increase both commercial space and residential dwellings in its downtown area by giving developers a tax break for putting up multi-story, mixed-use buildings. Last Thursday, ...

Armed subject detained at Newberg hospital

An armed subject was detained Wednesday by Newberg-Dundee police at Providence Newberg Medical Center. Officers responded in the afternoon to the hospital in search of the individual, armed with a gun, ...

Denise Bacon

Bacon winning; McBride takes slim lead in Newberg

In Newberg’s District 3, incumbent Denise Bacon was well ahead of challenger Adam McGuffie in early-morning returns, with 5,946 votes, or 64.32%, to McGuffie’s 3,257, or 35.23% of the ...

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County approves rural broadband project

Over the next 12 to 18 months, every rural home in Yamhill County wanting adequate internet service should be able to have it. Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved using $500,000 ...

County opens COVID relief grant for businesses, nonprofits, agencies

Yamhill County is offering grants to businesses and nonprofit organizations that support individuals and families "most affected by the emerging health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19." The ...

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Newberg drug arrest yields more than a pound of meth

A convicted drug dealer with a lengthy criminal record was caught with more than one pound of methampetamine last week by the newly formed Newberg-Dundee Police Community Response Team, working with ...

News-Register 2020 Local Election Guide

Yamhill County Treasurer Full-time drama over part-time job in campaign for Yamhill County treasurer McMinnville City Council Mayor McMinnville candidates for mayor make their case in forums Hill ...