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Friends of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail image##Map of the current proposed route for the Yamhelas Westider Trail in its entirety.

 
Trail design planning begins with request for public input

Final design planning for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail has begun, and county grants and special projects manager Carrie Martin hopes to include ...

Yamhill County commissioners approve new jail risk manager

... pair decided to postpone a vote on whether to extend a contract for bridge design for a portion of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, noting they would have a tie and might as well wait until Olson returns to resolve ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 28, 2020

... “Has the U.S. gone nuts?” I also look at Commissioner Starrett’s action regarding the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. She is against it because she “wants to protect farmland.” Yet she voted ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 21, 2020

... Linder McMinnville   Push on with trail As a local Yamhill County resident, I am writing today in proud support of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. We need more than ever to push forward on this project and dream.  Friends of ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Initial construction of the Stag Hallow Creek bridge along the planned Yamhelas Westsider Trail.

 
Commissioners approve Yamhelas trail planning grant

... voted to accept a grant from the state Department of Transportation to develop a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Commissioners Casey Kulla and Rick Olson voted in favor, while Commissioner Mary Starrett ...
Submitted photo ## Members of the Yamhill community gathered on a recent weekend to help spruce up the town.

 
Harloff: Marriage of old, new the mission in Yamhill

... restaurants. More assets are developing, notably a new subdivision on the east side of town and construction of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, a pedestrian/cycling/equestrian corridor that will foster recreational opportunities. ...

Letters to the editor: July 31, 2020

... so blessed to now call it home. Yet, we are truly at a loss over the current argument regarding the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. In Minnesota, there are many miles of dedicated biking, jogging and walking trails ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##Jarod Logsdon, a county parks manager, stands on an overgrown path nears where the Yamhelas Westsider Trail is being constructed.

 
Yamhelas Westsider Trail winds its way toward an uncertain future

YAMHILL — Amid the gravel and brambles and weeds, a walk on the Yamhelas Westsider Trail provides a glimpse of what the future might hold if supporters of the decades-old project ...

Farmers appeal trail approval to LUBA, again

Farmers opposing the Yamhelas Westsider Trail have filed a new appeal with the state Land Use Board of Appeals, objecting, for a second ...

Yamhill County planners postpone rural roads decision

... a crowded room during a pandemic and opposition to changing county ordinances that could affect the Yamhelas Westsider Trail while it faces legal hurdles, county planning commissioners opted to punt. They decided ...

Letters to the editor: June 26, 2020

... News-Register. Arvey Nelson Amity   Enough is enough Does anyone realize the effort to construct the Yamhelas-Westsider Trail has involved questionable activity from the start, and that the county’s chief ...

Letters to the editor: June 19, 2020

... Pohl Dundee    Golden opportunity Being preoccupied by other matters, I haven’t followed the progress of the Yamhelas-Westsider Trail. But I did receive notice that the Yamhill County commissioners had approved the first ...

County reissues Yamhelas trail bridge contract

Over objections by opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved a new contract for bridge construction, ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##Ann-Marie Anderson rides her bike past the Yamhill County Courthouse Thursday morning, joining over 100 others in support of the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail.  The rally followed one last week by opponents of the trail, including a parade of tractors. The board of commissioners ultimately voted to move forward with a section of the trail on a 2-1 vote.

 
Yamhelas trail moves forward on split vote

Supporters of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail took a turn rallying in front of the county courthouse on Thursday, an hour before commissioners ...

Letters to the editor: May 29, 2020

... vote YES on some other candidate. A conservative candidate opposed to the continued development of the Yamhelas Trail could have been found. Instead, a political consultant was tapped for the race. Some remarks ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##Several farmers drove their tractors down Fifth Street in front of the Yamhill County Courthouse in protest of the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail.

 
Attorneys present trail arguments to commissioners

Farmers who live along the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail congregated with tractors in front of the Yamhill County Courthouse Thursday morning, ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##Current Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett greets future commissioner Lindsay Berschauer, while maintaining social distancing policy, during the Yamhelas Westsider Trail protest outside the Yamhill County Courthouse.

 
Berschauer wins commissioner's race

... the time of COVID-19. Berschauer, boosted by more than $25,000 in contributions by opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, which the board is currently debating, received 52.8% of the unofficial vote to 40.3% ...

Letters to the editor: 052220

... vociferous minority of landholders and anti-growth activists has jammed a foot in the door to keep the Yamhelas Westsider Trail open for further review. For commissioners who listened to countless hours of public ...
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Berschauer wins commissioner race outright

... “working class champion.” She received particularly strong support from farmers opposed to the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, which she promised to oppose if elected. Boyer, who is chair of the county Soil and ...

Candidates respond to issues as election nears

... our county. Commissioners also have quite a bit of influence over land use decisions. The Yamhelas Westsider Trail is an example of county government overreaching and causing damage to our farmers’ ...