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Planning underway for July 4th fireworks celebrations in Dayton, Mac

Committees in both Dayton and McMinnville are working toward the launch of new Fourth of July fireworks shows, with one eyeing this year and the other planning for 2025. In Dayton, a city committee started ...

Dayton creates events committee, plans Cinco de Mayo celebration

The city of Dayton is planning a Cinco de Mayo event with “full-blown parade and festivities,” as city manager Rochelle Roaden described it. The city is expanding on a smaller Carnaval de Cinco ...

Food pantry fundraising nearing goal

The Dayton Community Food Pantry is seventh-eighths of the way toward its fundraising goal for a new building. Several grants and donations have brought the organization to $698,125 toward its goal of ...

Grants will boost school career programs

Farm and table will become expanded areas of learning in local schools. That and fire science, dentistry, and cosmetology, among others. Thanks to Career-Tech Education Revitalization Grants from the ...

Districts will gain electric school buses

First Student plans to build a charging station and add electric buses to its local fleet. The company contracts to transport students in McMinnville, Amity, Dayton and Willamina, The buses will be cleaner ...

Photo courtesy of Dayton schools##Sodden, crumbled ceiling tiles litter the floor, furniture and window valances in the Dayton district office after pipes burst over the weekend and caused flood damage. A hallway and three classrooms were also flooded.

Dayton schools dealing with burst pipes

Dayton Superintendent Amy Fast said Dayton Grade School experienced “several burst pipes and equipment failures” when the power went out overnight on the weekend. A pipe in the ceiling above ...

Wheatland Ferry closed Thursday

The Wheatland Ferry will be closed the morning of Thursday, Jan. 11, according to the public works department of Marion County, which operates the ferry located near Dayton. The ferry is scheduled to open ...

Commissioners uphold Measure 49 application

Yamhill County Commissioners last week upheld a decision by the county Planning Commission to approve a lot partition under Measure 49, denying an appeal by a neighbor. Since the Planning Commission ...

Stolen nursery truck recovered; Dayton owner loses cash and plants

Alderbrook Gardens owner Leslie Overgard said she was devastated to discover the theft on Monday, Nov. 27, of a 1999 Ford box truck, which happened during a delivery. The truck was stolen from ...

Dayton reports ‘multiple’ body boxing incidents

The Dayton School District has reported “multiple” incidents considered body boxing, a term used on social media for filming fights and posting them online, according to Yamhill County ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Cranes swing a 220-foot long steel beam into place Wednesday next to the old Dayton footbridge, where it will temporarily hold city water and sewer lines. Once the old span crossing the Yamhill River is demolished, the lines and beams will be moved into the place where the former footbridge stood.

Dayton span swings into place

Two huge cranes swung slender steel beams into place across the Yamhill River at Dayton Wednesday morning as part of the city’s footbridge replacement project. The beams will serve as a temporary ...

Dayton schools to host town hall

Dayton School District will host a town hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the Dayton Fire Hall. Superintendent Amy Fast and other school officials will be present. Community members ...

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Former Dayton teacher sentenced on harassment charge

A former Dayton Grade School third-grade teacher pleaded guilty to one count of harassment, a Class A misdemeanor, and was sentenced to two days in jail by Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Chapman. The ...

Dayton awards scarecrow contest winners

The community of Dayton celebrates Halloween with a public party from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Palmer Creek Community Center. Dayton festivities started in early October with the ...

Challenged books will remain in Dayton classrooms

Updated 10/20/23. Five books that had been challenged by a parent will remain in use in Dayton High School’s ninth through 12th-grade English/Language Arts classes. Superintendent Amy Fast made ...

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