Summer water outlook poor

It’s going to be a hot, dry summer, hydrologists warn. Following a virtually snow-free winter in a state known for its dependence on snow melt, that means some areas may fall short of water for drinking, ...

DUII suspect clocked at 102

WILLAMINA — The Oregon State police charged a Willamina man for driving under the influence of intoxicants Saturday, after he was clocked at 102 in a 55 mph zone on Highway 18. He was identified ...

Child identification planned in Carlton

CARLTON — The Carlton Police Department will host a Child Identification Day on Saturday, May 23. The free event will run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carlton City Hall. Families will be able to have their ...

Along the Street: Dairy farmer terms change in law a free speech victory

A bill revoking a state ban on the advertising of raw milk sailed easily through both the House and Senate earlier this month. All it needs now is the signature of Gov. Kate Brown.  House Bill 2446 ...

Amity residents voice crime concerns

AMITY — Janell Temple, owner of Uncle Jack’s Bar-B-Que on South Trade Street, was joined by other residents Wednesday night in voicing their concerns to the Amity City Council about an alleged ...

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 ...