Farmers Market hours shortened because of heat

McMinnville's Farmers Market will run from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, shorter hours than usual due to the intense heat, the McMinnville Downtown Association announced.   "We expect there to be a reduced ...

Governor debate livestreams on N-R site

The first debate among the three candidates for governor takes place Friday as part of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Welches. The debate can be viewed at 2 p.m. Friday, July ...

Residents want to revisit closing Heaven's gates

Petition argues that 'traffic and unlawful shooting' have increased since 2019

Steve Sims/Yamhill County Public Works##Yamhill County Public Works employees Steve Wanner, Jason Reed and Cody Reid make the repair to a sinkhole on the north end of Bridge Street in Sheridan. The 6-foot-deep sinkhole was repaired without any damage to the underground water line.
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Post-repair photo

Bridge Street sinkhole repaired in Sheridan

The Yamhill County Public Works Department was called out to repair a sinkhole that developed on the north end of Sheridan’s Bridge Street Sunday, July 17, according to Road Division Manager Steve ...

Letter to readers Wolfe sentencing

Questions have been raised by some readers after the sentencing of Michael Wolfe to life with the possibility of parole after 30 years, after he pleaded guilty to murdering Karissa Fretwell and their young ...

The heat is on

Burn ban in force, cooling centers open this week

Mac city positions up for election filing

Aug. 30 is the deadline for candidates to file for three McMinnville City Council seats, and the position of mayor. However, Aug. 23 should be regarded as the critical date for submitting applications, ...

Man accused of assault on girlfriend


Shattered cell phone followed by sexual assault in Willamina

Newberg to celebrate old-fashioned fun

The Newberg Old Fashioned Festival, “A Portrait of our Community,” will run Thursday through Sunday, July 28 to 31, in Memorial Park and other venues throughout the city. The annual summer ...

Dayton festival to feature parade, music, reunions

Dayton Old-Timers’ Weekend, July 29-31, will kick off with a parade and music Friday night, followed by a weekend of reunions, a pancake breakfast, bingo and the Dayton Fire Department’s traditional ...

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Sylvia and Kent Taylor and the latest addition to their family, labradoodle puppy Mac, named for McMinnville. Kent Taylor was McMinnville city manager for many years until he retired to have more time for gardening.

Stopping By/Yard of the Month: Mac couple's garden unplanned by design

Colorful and spiritual yard produces welcome surprises

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Paul (Evan Tait) and Corie (Larissa Miller) share a moment of newlywed bliss in “Barefoot in the Park.” The Gallery show is set in the 1960s and features costumes and set decorations from that era.

"Barefoot" to open at Gallery

“Barefoot in the Park,” an observational comedy that the director says is as relevant today as when it debuted in the 1960s, will open Friday, July 29, at Gallery Theater. The show will play ...

Commissioners hold first reading of term limits amendment

The county board of commissioners held its first reading Thursday of an amendment to remove term limits for all elected county officials except commissioners. Voting on the issue is scheduled for Aug. ...

State epidemiologists encourages masking

Health authorities encourage state residents to mask as COVID spreads

County holds over hearing on proposed Bed and Breakfast

Yamhill County Commissioners heard testimony last week about another proposed bed and breakfast, to be operated by an employee of the property owner, this one located on Red Shot Lane west of Carlton. ...