News-Register file photo##The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum will complete payments for the famous airplane over five years.

Spruce Goose payoff terms finalized

A dispute between the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and the Aero Club of Southern California has been settled in mediation, according to Museum Board President John Rasmussen. Museum founder Del ...

News-Register wins 15 awards in state competition

The News-Register picked up 14 individual awards, including for news and feature stories, editorials, headlines and web operations, in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers’ Association 2015 Better Newspaper ...

Turmoil erupts at Newberg city hall

Police chief, city manager suspended by turns, pending investigations; Mahr will replace Stone as interim city manager

Photo submitted by Brandie Embry##A McMinnville resident wets the roof and side of her house in case a field fire moves her direction. Firefighters controlled the fire before any houses were damaged.

'Suspicious' field fire threatens McMinnville homes

Updated Tuesday A field fire threatened several homes on Northeast Carly Court in McMinnville, but firefighters from multiple agencies ultimately controlled the blaze Saturday afternoon. Investigators ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##District Attorney Brad Berry describes a diagram of the July 1 officer-involved shooting during a press conference Thursday afternoon at the McMinnville Civic Center.

DA rules deputy justified in fatal shooting

Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry said Thursday afternoon that sheriff's deputy Richard Broyles, a 16-year veteran of the agency, was justified in the use of deadly force when he shot Kevin ...

City Attorney Candace Haines to retire

McMinnville city attorney Candace Haines is retiring and will be leaving City Hall effective Sept. 30.  Haines has served as city attorney for nearly 16 years. Her retirement was announced ...

Sheridan school construction work moving along

SHERIDAN — Superintendent Steve Sugg led the Sheridan School Board on a tour of the high school Wednesday night so members could observe the progress being made on a $2.1 million construction project ...

McMinnville to expand handicapped parking

Over the next few months, the McMinnville plans to add 26 on-street parking spaces to its inventory of spaces reserved for handicapped use. That will ensure at least one out of every 25 on-street spaces ...

Vintage, unique cars to be on display

DAYTON — North Valley Cruzzers will host its 15th annual car show Saturday, July 18, in Dayton. North Valley Cruzzers is a group of car enthusiasts who’ve been meeting and showing off their ...

Brian Erickson

Inmate cited in new round of jailhouse tampering

Brian Erickson has been indicted by a Yamhill County Circuit Court Grand Jury a second time for placing or commissioning jailhouse calls in an attempt to pressure the victim in his sexual and physical ...

Fire causes extensive damage

WILLAMINA — A Tuesday stove fire at 220 S.W. Fir Street caused extensive smoke damage, according to Connie Crawford Lain of the West Valley Fire District. She said it also destroyed a stove, microwave ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##During activity time at the Carlton Free Lunch program, Ruth Rorabaugh and Kali Sivula work on creating duct tape wallets. Yamhill-Carlton schools serve both breakfast and lunch.

Eat, play, win

CARLTON — Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School has been offering free summer lunch to local children for eight years. And when Jane Gullet took over as food services manager three years ago, she added ...

Arrests and citations for Friday 07/17/15

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Jon Michael Archer, 27, McMinnville, July 15, probation violation; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. John Alan Cessnun, 44, Sheridan, July 14, post-prison ...

Water & Light to meet Tuesday

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission plans Tuesday to consider purchase of 3.8 miles of transmission line from the Bonneville Power Administration. It will also entertain a lease agreement with ...

Tina’s new owners, (from left) Michael and Dawn Stiller, and Karen and Dwight McFaddin, stand in the bar of their newly acquired restaurant.

Along the Street: Longtime employees take charge at Tina's

Tina’s Restaurant has passed from its founding owners to a pair of long-term employees, one of whom is returning to the business after a brief sojourn elsewhere. The Dundee-based restaurant, founded ...