City creates tourism board

McMinnville now has a new tourism marketing organization and a board to govern it. The city council approved the board Tuesday. It also appointed a complement of members, most carrying over from a transient ...

Along the Street: Hospitals viewed as economic engine

Oregon hospitals accounted for $18.9 billion in economic output in Oregon in 2013, according to an ECONorthwest study released by the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. Along The Street David ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##School board members Stan Primozich and Larry Vollmer congratulate Karen Ray, Gnelia Ray and other McMinnville School District retirees at a ceremony in their honor Monday night.

16 retiring from Mac schools

A dozen teachers and four classified staff members are retiring this month from the McMinnville School District. School board members honored the retirees Monday night. They presented each with ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Newby School fourth-graders and school board members discuss the pros and cons of drilling and its impact on the environment during a demonstration of learning techniques at Monday’s board meeting.

Board joins student discussion

McMinnville School Board members knelt on the floor or sat on chairs beside Newby Elementary School fourth-graders Monday night for a joint Socratic seminar. Socratic discussion is one of the techniques ...

Free meals offered this summer

Children and teens up to age 18 are entitled to free breakfasts and lunches at several Yamhill County sites this summer. Adult meals are available, as well, for a small charge, generally between $2.75 ...

Japanese School graduates 7

SHERIDAN — Seven seniors graduated Saturday, June 6, from the Sheridan Japanese School. Devin Frost, Payton James, Zack Monroe, John Myers, Mara Neel, Diego Rentsch and Wynton Skowrup received diplomas. Neel ...

DAR to host Flag Day event

CHAMPOEG — The Yamhill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a ritual flag retirement ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday — Flag Day — at the DAR’s Newell Pioneer ...

Tip a Cop on tap Thursday

CARLTON — Officers from the Carlton, Yamhill and McMinnville police departments and Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office will fill in as waiters from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Barrel 47, 111 E. Main ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Principal Kourtney Ferrua congratulates Elizabeth Lambert as she receives her
certificate at Wascher School’s fifth-grade commencement Wednesday.

Advancing into the middle ranks

LAFAYETTE — Although only 10 or 11 years old, members of Wascher Elementary School’s Class of 2015 stood tall and walked proudly to the podium to receive their commencement certificates Wednesday. “Today ...

It's time for kids to play in the park

School’s out and so is the sun. So the McMinnville parks system is ready to host some fun. @@fast-facts@@ McMinnville Parks and Recreation is putting on its first Rec Mobile, a summer tour of neighborhood ...

Water & Light to meet Tuesday

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission will hear budget presentations from the water and fiber-optic departments at 5 p.m. Tuesday at utility headquarters, off Riverside Drive at 855 N.E. Marsh Lane. The ...

Y-C yet to finalize school bond date

YAMHILL – Ideally, the Yamhill-Carlton School District would like to send a bond measure to voters in November. However, it might have to wait until May 2016, Superintendent Charan Cline ...

Bob Wolfe

Polk County Sheriff announces retirement

DALLAS - Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe has announced he will retire at the end of this year. Wolfe, whose law enforcement career spans 39 years, including 16 as the sheriff, cited family reasons ...

Yamhill County Sheriff s Office photo##Remains thought initially 
to be human were found Friday about three miles west of Yamhill in the area of this bridge.

Medical examiner says remains aren't human

This article was updated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, with additional information. YAMHILL — What appeared to be human remains were discovered about about three miles west of Yamhill about 6:45 p.m. ...

Photo courtesy Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum##The DeHavilland DH4-M1

Court to establish DeHavilland airplane value

This article was updated at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. Evergreen Vintage Aircraft and its various creditors will return to federal bankruptcy court Thursday, this time to argue the value of a unique ...