Rusty Rae/News-Register##Scarecrow city workers make some street improvements and a friendly, straw-stuffed guy welcomes visitors to Dayton as part of the Dayton Community Development Association’s second-annual scarecrow contest.

Halloween events, activities planned

There’s plenty to do and see this season as Halloween approaches. Farm stands are offering pumpkins, and organizations are hosting scarecrow contests, trick-or-treating events and other activities. ...

Area schools report more than 100 cases

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., rang its bells 700 times Tuesday, once for every 1,000 Americans lost to COVID-19 since the pandemic started — 700,000 deaths. In Oregon, 3,867 people ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##R. Stuart & Co. Winery assistant winemaker Emilie McKinny uses a rake to feed pinot grapes from a 1/2 ton harvest bin into the winery’s destemmer, the first step in the process of making red wine.

Hearty harvest: Growers report ‘intense’ flavor, volume of grapes in 2021 pick

The hot, dry summer helped produce a flavorful crop in Yamhill County vineyards, although some growers report they will pick fewer grapes this year while others are predicting a bountiful yield. Either ...

Esri Redistricting##The boundaries of newly created U.S. House Dist. 6, indicated by the blue line, include all of Yamhill and Polk counties, and portions of Marion and Washington counties.

New political lines drawn; same divide may remain

Voters in the cities of Newberg, Dundee, Amity, Sheridan, Willamina and Grand Ronde will have new representation in the Oregon House and in a Senate District 12 that now includes nearly all of Yamhill ...

Dayton delays school start until Sept. 9

Dayton School District won't start classes until Thursday, Sept. 9, due to unfinished construction at the grade school, junior high and high school. The district had planned to start Tuesday, the traditional ...

Mike Solem

Dayton schools shift leadership staff

Dayton High/Junior High Principal Mike Solem will move to a position new to both him and the school district when he becomes director of teaching and learning. Solem, who served as principal for the past ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Harry Noah is seeking the seat once held by Mike Nearman in the Oregon Legislature.

Harry Noah tosses hat in ring for District 23

Grand Island farmer seeks Nearman seat

Kulla

Kulla announces run for Governor

U.S., state Capitol attacks created ‘a call to action’

Summer meals offered to young people

Free summer meals are available for those 18 and younger at several sites around Yamhill County. School districts are serving the meals in the federal program. Generally, meals are served at school ...

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Caspian Price, one of the Dayton High valedictorians and the November student of the month for honesty, high-5’s classmates Jodie deSmet and Maddie Fluke at the commencement. Price, who won an Oregon Promise scholarship, will start classes at Chemeketa Community College this fall.

In Dayton, the gift of in-person graduation

Dayton High’s graduating seniors had the VIP seats at their commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon. Spaced several feet apart, they filled the stadium, enjoying a view of their parents ...

As much pomp as circumstances allow

Yamhill County high schools will hold their graduations in the next two weeks. The ceremonies, which were drastically altered in 2020 because of the pandemic, will look much more like normal this year ...

A few Easter egg hunts spring up

The Easter Bunny will be hippity-hopping through Yamhill County on Saturday, hiding candy-filled eggs and other surprises for children to find in several cities. Because of continuing pandemic restrictions, ...

# McCready

Dayton teen faces rape charges

A Dayton teenager is accused of rape and sexual assault in two separate cases, with a third case being investigated. Carlton police arrested 18-year-old Cameron McCready of Dayton last month, alleging ...

Candidates file for May election

Several school board races will be contested in the May 18 election. McMinnville has two open positions that are contested, one by the incumbent and two others, the other by the incumbent and one challenger. Newberg ...

Deadline near for county school, fire board filings

The deadline to file for election to area school and fire boards is Thursday, March 18. Voters will decide in the May 18 election. Ballots will arrive in mailboxes at the end of April. Several positions ...

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